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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Liebster Blog Award

I was nominated for the Liebster award by my new blogger friend Shelly of This is an award for new bloggers that helps them to get recognized in the blogging industry. It's for bloggers, by bloggers. Since receiving this nomination, it is now my job to:
  • Thank the blog that nominated me and link back (
  • Nominate bloggers to receive the award
  • Answer 11 questions provided by nominator 
  • Tell readers 11 random facts about myself
  • Give my nominees 11 questions to answer about themselves to post in their nomination
The Q&A's Shelley asked are:

1. What is the one song you hear that takes you back to a certain memory? 
- I'm a very musical person (not actually playing or singing myself, though!) and I can associate almost any song to a memory.

2. What was your favorite vacation and why?
- I would have to say my honeymoon because, well, it was my honeymoon! ;)

3. What did you have for dinner yesterday?
- Grilled chicken, boiled red baby potatoes, and green beans.

4. What's your favorite Dr. Seuss book?
- Oh, the Places You'll Go

5. Where were you 9/11/2001?
- Sitting in Mrs. Sever's fourth grade classroom.

6. Would you rather shovel snow or mow the lawn?
- Uh, neither.

7. What's your favorite word and why?
- I've always like the word snorkel...and I have no idea why!

8. What's your biggest fear?
- A painful death, not dying itself though because I know as a Christian I'm going straight to heaven, I just don't want to be in pain on the way!

9. Are you superstitious?
- Nope!

10. If you were a car, would you be an SUV or a sports car?
- Definitely an SUV - soccer mom style!

11. Have you ever written a poem?
- "Roses are red, violets are blue. I'm not good at poems - how about you?"

11 random facts about me:

1. I worked at Chick-fil-A for 6.5 years
2. I slept with a stuffed animal named Puffalumps till I was about 16 - and yes, Puffalumps made an appearance at my wedding ceremony! 
3. I was terrified of all dogs until I was 17.
4. I have an irrational fear of chickens/roosters.
5. I would rather sleep horizontally on the bed than vertically. 
6. I've never been to Disney World.
7. I hate painting my own nails.
8. I don't like sweet tea. 
9. I don't eat seafood.
10. I love taking naps!
11. I wear a size 4 ring.

My blogger nominations:

1. Whitney -
3. Ellen -
4. Sarah -

I don't keep up with a whole lot of new blogs, but would love to start! Please share any newbies that you think are great!!

My 11 questions for the nominees:

1. What's your go-to on Netflix?
2. If you could be best friends with 5 celebrities, who would they be?
3. What's your favorite food from childhood?
4. If money wasn't an issue - what's the first thing you'd buy/do?
5. Socks or bare feet?
6. What's one item you couldn't live without?
7. What's your favorite blog to keep up with?
8. What's you favorite blog post you've written?
9. Do you prefer movies that make you laugh or make you cry?
10. What's your dream job?
11. What three words best describe your blog?

And there you have it, folks! I appreciate all the nominations!