Liebster Award and Me?

liebster2Much to my surprise, I was nominated for a Liebster Award today by fellow blogger Preggo My Eggo.  I was having a pretty bad day due to a bad case of the grumpies, so I thought it might be fun to participate and it might help lift my spirits.

So, here’s what I know about the Liebster Award:

The Liebster Award is not quite the Pulitzer Prize, but I still think it’s pretty cool. The Liebster Award is awarded from a fellow blogger who likes your blog (which is why I think it’s pretty cool). The reason for the award is to generate attention for new and upcoming bloggers with less than 200 followers. The rules are pretty simple:

  1. Link back to the blogger who gave you the award.
  2. Answer the question designated by the blogger who nominated you.
  3. List 11 random facts about yourself.
  4. Nominate 3-5 other bloggers with less than 200 followers.
  5. Make up a set of questions for the nominated bloggers to answer.


I definitely recommend checking out Preggo My Eggo. Her blog is pretty awesome!

My Questions and Answers:

  1. If you could live anywhere where would it be? Right Here with my husband and dog.  We live in a great city, in a great country (Canada) and we are happy right where we are.
  2. Your last google search? Statistics on 5 consecutive miscarriages
  3. Your biggest pet peeve? Being Told to Relax. I think I heard it for the first time when I was 2 or 3 years old, and I still get to hear it all the time.
  4. Dream vacation? A few weeks in the Mediterranean with my husband.  I’ve spent time in Southeast Asia and South America, Scandinavia, and New Zealand but we are still waiting to see the Mediterranean and much of Europe.
  5. Most recent book read? I am currently reading The Gifts of Imperfection By Brené Brown.  
  6. Red or white wine? Definitely Red.
  7. How much time do you spend on your blog per day? Probably about 30 minutes (writing time not included).  Some days more, some days less.
  8. Best meal you know how to cook? Lasagna (not from Costco, but from scratch)
  9. Who would you love to meet? Brené Brown.
  10. Best piece of advice you have ever received? Be kind to yourself (I’m working really hard to learn this and actually practice it)
  11. One thing you would change about the world? Hunger.  In this day in age, we, as in all of society, have no excuse for letting people go hungry anywhere in the world.

11 Random Facts about Me:

  1. I love making breakfasts on the weekends.
  2. I am usually planning our next trip before my husband even realizes it.
  3. Mojitos should be included with every meal in the summer. Red Wine in the winter.
  4. I like camping and hiking in the mountains, preferably in the sunshine and with my husband and our dog.
  5. I love my Samsung more than my old iPhone.
  6. I have a love affair with books.
  7. My dog is my child.
  8. I have a pretty good eye with a camera.
  9. I don’t know how to say “no” and mean it, often at the expense of my health and sanity.
  10. I can catch fish on a fly, but I will not take the fish off the hook – they are just too squirmy and slimy.
  11. I give up socks and live in sandals the second the snow melts.

I nominate a few of the blogs that I have really been enjoying lately:


PCOS & Fighting Back

Life, Love and My Version of Motherhood

Questions for my nominees to answer:

  1. What Country are you from?
  2. What is the most prized possession you own?
  3. Why did you start blogging?
  4. What is your favourite food?
  5. Biggest inspiration?
  6. Most recent place you traveled to for enjoyment?
  7. Favorite song at the moment?
  8. Biggest accomplishment?
  9. Biggest fear?
  10. Something that makes you smile?
  11. Cats or Dogs or neither?

5 Comments on “Liebster Award and Me?

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