Friday, June 28, 2013

Liebster Award

I'm super excited to say that I was nominated for the Liebster Award! This award is for new bloggers that have less than 200 followers and helps them grow! I thought it was so sweet of Mrs. T's Wild Ride to nominate me! Check her out!

To accept the nomination I must:1. Link back to the blog that nominated me
2. Nominate 5-11 blogs with fewer than 200 followers
3. Answer the questions posted for you by your nominator
4. Share 11 random facts about yourself
5. Create 11 questions for your nominees
6. Contact your nominees and let them know you nominated them

The blogs I've nominated are:
1. Jenny @ The Jenny Revolution
2. Brittney @ Teaberry Trails
3. Devon @ La Du It 2 It 
4. Christina @ Piecing It All Together
5. Sarah @ To Be Mrs. Collier

11 Questions for my Nominees:
1. Why did you start a blog?
2. What is your favorite blog?
3. What is your favorite TV show?
4. Any family traditions?
5. Gold or Silver?
6. If you could travel any place, where would you go?
7. Favorite alcoholic drink?
8. No kids, no hubby, no work- what are you doing with your time?
9. Where is your favorite place to shop?
10. Bath or Shower?
11. If you could live anywhere, where would it be?

11 Random Facts About Me:
1. I was born legally blind
2. I grew up playing soccer and still play occasionally
3. I LOVE to travel
4. I've been to over 18 Hard Rock Cafes
5. I'm always looking at my phone at work, but barely notice it in the evenings
6. I think about my son constantly while at work
7. I'm always making lists
8. I love my job (For the first time in a long time)
9. Scrap booking is my favorite hobby
10. I've been with my husband for almost 12 years and married for almost 3
11. We can't wait to start trying for baby #2

1. Why did you start a blog?
I wanted to inspire people to start eating healthy. When I cut meat and most dairy from my diet, I lost 20 pounds SO fast it was unreal! It has opened my eyes to what really goes into our food and how I feel when I eat certain things. It's truly changed my life on so many levels.

2. What is your favorite blog?
The blog that got me hooked was Mama Laughlin. Such an inspiration to many!

3. What is your favorite TV show?
True Blood, Game of Thrones, Walking Dead & Vampire Diaries (can't pick one)

4. Any family traditions?
Not necessarily, but looking forward to making some with my husband and son.

5. Have you met any celebrities?
No, I'm lame!

6. If you could meet one person dead or alive, who would it be and what would you all do?
My Great Grandfather. He died right before I was born and I would love to meet him and ask all sort of questions about his life and how things were when he grew up!

7. Favorite alcoholic drink?
A simple red wine, a Margarita, and Summer Shandy

8. No kids, no hubby, no work- what are you doing with your time?
Sleeping. Or Scrap booking. Or shopping in peace...for myself!

9. Where is your favorite place to shop?

10. Bath or Shower?

11. If you could live anywhere, where would it be?
Michigan. I love being near my family and friends. I've actually been offered jobs out of this state TWICE and turned them down.

Have a great weekend!
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  1. awww CONGRATS <3 I am below 200 still and hoping one day I get nominated :) It's such a great honor for new bloggers! You so deserve it. I love reading your stuff :)


  2. Congrats on the award!

    I am a huge GoT fan and am dieing for the next season to start.

  3. Grats on your award! Another GoT fan here! Bring on the next Season....QUICKLY!!!

    Thanks for linking up with this weeks Mad Mid-Week Blog Hop! xx

  4. New follower from Nykki's blog hop! I just read this one post, and I'm already inspired by you. I constantly worry about my sons too. It's just our mommy nature. :)

  5. Congratulations on the award!

    Tons of interesting things about you, thanks for sharing. Have you shared the story about being born legally blind? Are you still off meat. I stopped for 8 years and then started again but didn't gain back the weight. In fact I'm lighter now than before I had my three kids (at one time!?). All the best with baby #2. I'm also a new follower via Pinterest (

    Thanks for linking up to my weekly BlogLovin Hop ( I’m a follower of yours.

    Looking forward to connecting further.

    Besos, Sarah
    Blogger at Journeys of The Zoo

    1. Thank you so much! I never really thought about blogging about being born legally blind, but now I am inspired to do so! Thanks for that!

      I am still meat free but have fish every once in a while (when we go out). It feels good to be able to maintain my weight and haven't really missed meat too much.