Sunday, January 20, 2013

My First Award!

Isn't it beautiful! :) It's the Liebster Award. Okay it's not an Oscar or a Golden Globe but it is pretty awesome that a new blogger pal, Jade (Muffin Tea House) nominated me! What the award is about  new bloggers (those with under 200 followers) getting to know each other and motivating each other.

 Here are the rules:
1. You must post 11 things about yourself.
2. Answer the questions that the nominator set for you.
3. Create 11 questions for the people you nominate.
4. Choose 11 new blogs & link them in your post
5. Please leave me a comment on this post with the URL to your Liebster award so I can learn more about YOU!

MY 11 things!
  1.  I have given up soda and gluten at the beginning of this year
  2.  I haven't killed anyone because of it!
  3.  I have MS (Multiple Sclerosis)
  4.  I love my job - okay I've only been there 7 months!
  5.  I have a nephew on the Autism spectrum
  6.  Fall is my favorite season.
  7.  I cut my own hair ( it grows so freaking fast!)
  8.  I'm a total gamer!
  9.  I hate things on my feet.
  10.  I only have local stations for tv viewing  - that's right a digital converter box and rabbit ears!
  11.  I can't stand my hands to be sticky.

Here are the ??? Jade asked me! How is your day so far?  Today has been great! I got a lot done in my craft room and might actually get to start crafting this week!

Why do you blog? I love writing. Blogging for me is a way to journal with pictures or videos. Plus I get the chance to me some pretty cool people along the way!

Ever drunk text someone?  If so, share!
  No but Jade is there something you want to share? :)

What is your passion? This year my passion is going to be me. Taking care of me and getting myself into a healthier state physically, mentally and spiritually.

Read any good books lately? Besides my accounting text books? No - another reason I will be glad when school is over so I can start reading real books again!

What is the most daring thing you’ve ever done?  Skinny dipped - or my case chunky dunked!

Know any good jokes?  Please share. No but I like listening to good jokes!

If you could live in another city, where would you live?  NYC!

What skill or ability do you wish you had?  I wish I could orb like in "Charmed". For a get back to reality answer I would say I wish I could knit!
  Who would play you in a movie? Marisa Tomei

  What did you eat today? Greek yogurt, homemade soup, GF crackers, vegies

My 11 questions to ask my nominates!
  1. What is your dream vacation?
  2.  Have you outgrown your childhood fears?
  3. What is your least favorite food?
  4. What do you see yourself doing 5 years from now?
  5.  Why did you start blogging?
  6.  What is your favorite 3 movies?
  7.  Name 1 major change you would like to do in your life.
  8.  What would you do with one million dollars?
  9.  If you could own any animal, what would it be and why
  10. What is your favorite tv program?
  11. Who inspires you the most?

 The 11 Blogs I Nominate Are:
The Fat Dormouse
Athanasios AKA Vabakken's Crafty Community
Buttons N Lace24 Creations
111 LaLa Lane
Cave Creek Notebook 
Crafting across Continents
dysfunctionally - functional
Marlynne Creates Daily
My Paper Daisy 
Precious Cottage  
Blue Finch




  1. Thank you Mary for visiting my blogs and nominating me for the award. It just seems like to much work and I have declined it before. Thank you though for thinking of me Marlynne mcreates &

  2. LOL, I enjoyed reading your answers! Sounds like you are successfully taking care of yourself this year. Cheers to living well!!!

    PS: I drunk text love messages to my husband

  3. Thank you for nominating me. It was quite tricky thinking of facts about myself but I've done it!

  4. Thank you so much for stopping by my blog and nominating me for this award! If you will email me your mailing address, I will send you a pair of earrings. Thanks!

  5. Hello, my Dear! I've come to you from The "Grow Your Blog" was over before I knew about it, but it was so nice of Vicki to leave the list up! Anyway, I always welcome new blogs to enjoy, and yours is delightful! I am now following you ~ please come and visit me if you get a chance!
    So nice to "meet" you!