The Liebster Award {Facts about Me}


Liebster Award

First of all… THANK YOU Shelly Ray for the nomination. Check out Shelly Ray’s Blog, her blog is a fun read! I hadn’t heard of the Liebster Award before BUT it is such a cool idea. For those of us who love blogging and love discovering new reads! After some researching the Liebster award has been around for some time now and it is an award given by bloggers to other bloggers. It is generally given to bloggers with a smaller following. I see it as good networking and a great way to meet other bloggers. Weather you accept the award or not… I think it’s a cool award.  The idea is simple… and I am happy to report that I have found some awesome bloggers from being nominated! Here is how to participate:

  1. Post the Liebster logo in your post. Liebster Award Logo
  2. Thank {and link back} the person who nominated you
  3. Tell your readers 11 facts about you.
  4. Answer 11 questions from the blogger who nominated you.
  5. Nominate up to 11 bloggers to receive the award.
  6. Give your nominees 11 questions to answer when they post their nominees.
  7. Alert the nominees by posting a comment on their blog.

11 Facts About Me

  • I am 27
  • I have two kids
  • I have been to Italy, Fiji, New Zealand, Australia, Canada& Mexico
  • I went to Makeup School in LA
  • I am a certified Esthetician
  • I was a massage therapist for 10 years
  • Owner of Cedar & Sage Trading Co.(my BFF and I started it this year)
  • I am Irish, welsh, German and Cherokee Indian
  • I was a vegetarian for 6 years
  • I am Christian
  • Halloween is my favorite

Questions from Shelly Ray


  1. What was your first ever blog post about?
    Makeup. Makeup. Makeup. lol Always.
  2. Do you have any routines when blogging? (Certain music you like to listen to, place you feel most comfortable blogging, etc) Honestly, I would love to get more of a routine going. I mostly just try to fit it in when my kids are napping.
  3. If you could travel anywhere in the world where would it be?
    We have been many places BUT next on my list is Greece or Samoa.
  4. Besides blogging, what are some of your hobbies/interests?
    I love to be outside, biking, hiking, anything outside.
  5. If you could travel back in time, what year or decade would you choose to travel to? Probably the late 60’s early 70’s. I love the style and the carefree attitudes.
  6. Do you prefer watching movies or TV shows?
    I like movies AND TV. But now, I enjoy tv shows like “Fixer upper” and shows I can watch while I’m playing with my babies.
  7. What types of blogs do you most enjoy reading?
    I love people’s honest reactions and opinions to things. Beauty, momlife, food… I enjoy reading raw (un polluted opinions).
  8. What animal best represents you and why?  I think a fawn. Probably because I am a little naive at times and I like to snack on berries… and i am a sucker for my hubby in flannel. lol
  9. What is one of your resolutions for 2016?
    To start blogging more regularly and with more passion. I love to do it, BUT sometimes I don’t LOVE my content. So just perfecting my craft I guess.
  10. What was your dream job growing up?
    I had MANY. Just like today, I have so many hope and dreams. I wanted to be an architect, interior designer, then a fashion designer, then a makeup artist. lol
  11. How do you hope to change or improve your blog this year?
    This goes back to my resolution… I just want to take pride in EVERY post and get better with my photos and improve my content so every reader looks forward to my posts.

My Liebster Nominees

  1. Top Knots and Pearls
  2. Destination Maternity
  3. Lip Stain & Champagne
  4. Hannah Kate Life
  5. All things that Glitter 94

Questions for the Liebster Award

  1. How many years have you been blogging?
  2. What style or categories do you MOST like to blog about?
  3. Where would you like to travel this year?
  4. What advice do you have for bloggers just starting out?
  5. Where do most of your views come from?
  6. Do you blog full time? Or just as a hobby?
  7. Do you have any children?
  8. What is your favorite moment of 2015?
  9. What is something that very few {readers} know about you?
  10. If you could live anywhere in the world where would it be?
  11. Did you win the billion dollar lottery? :p If not, what would you do if you did?

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