Liebster Award

I’m so excited to receive two nominations for The Liebster Award from Olga Alexandra and Jessica Jade, thank you to these lovely ladies!!! Be sure to check out their blogs. In German, the word Liebster means sweet or kind. The Liebster Award is passed around amongst bloggers to provide support within the blogging community and I’m really excited to share mine with you today.



  1. Thank the person who nominated you and link back to their blog.
  2. Nominate 10 new bloggers.
  3. Answer the 10 questions the person who nominated you asked you.
  4. Create 10 new questions to ask the bloggers you nominate.
  5. Notify the bloggers you have nominated by leaving them a comment on their blog.



(I condensed them to include sets from each of my nominations and took out repeats.)

  1. If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? – Within the USA: Boston, Maine, Alaska, California, Nashville, Washington DC, Seattle, Colorado. International: Greece, London, Australia, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Spain, Ireland.
  2. What is one thing you can’t live without? – Lipstick, duh :).
  3. What is your favorite animal? – Cats and puppies.
  4. Have you read a good book lately? – “Yes Please” by Amy Poehler.
  5. What inspires you? – Nature, art, and people.
  6. What makes you smile when you are having a bad day? – Being with my nephew.
  7. Did you go to University, if so where and what did you major in? – I have my Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from The University of Wisconsin-Stout several years ago. Also my Master of Science in Counselor Education from The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
  8. What do you like to do in your free time, aside from blogging? – I like to be outside, find new restaurants, travel, craft, bake, play with my kitten, and spend time with my loved ones.
  9. What is your pump up music? – It’s Britney, bitch.
  10. What is your favorite color? – Purple!
  11. What is your favorite show to watch? – Friends and Modern Family.
  12. If you play games, any sort, what is your favorite? – Lego Batman on the PS4 with my husband because he can get me past all of the hard parts ;).
  13. What do you use to take the pictures for your blog? – Mostly I use my iPhone 5.
  14. What is your favorite post on your blog?This one about spring nail polishes.
  15. What do you really love about blogging? – I love reading up on new beauty products from fellow bloggers and connecting with other people who share similar interests.
  16. Do you have any goals for your blog? – I would like to grow my following and develop a more consistent posting schedule. I’m a relatively new blogger so am feeling a lot of it out right now. So far I love it!



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  1. What is the best vacation you have ever taken?
  2. Do you have any pets?
  3. What is your dream job, if you could do anything?
  4. Who is your celebrity lookalike?
  5. Who is your celebrity crush?
  6. What are you currently watching on Netflix?
  7. What is your favorite season?
  8. Is there a story behind your name?
  9. When did you start blogging?
  10. In which area of the world do you live?


Thanks again to the two ladies who nominated me for this and thank you for taking the time to read a little bit more about me. Hope you enjoyed, XOXO!

Creative Blogger Award

I was recently nominated for The Creative Blogger Award!!! Thanks so much to Ci Ci David for this fun chance for my followers to get to know me and for me to be able to pass on this honor to fellow bloggers.



  1. Thank the person who nominated you and include a link to their blog.
  2. Share five facts about yourself.
  3. Nominate 15 – 20 bloggers and add their links.
  4. Notify the bloggers you included.
  5. Keep the rules in your post.



  1. I recently became a catmom and have been loving every minute of it. Except when my little furball decides to wake me up at 3:30am for cuddle time. But even that makes my heart melt and I give in almost every time!
  2. My husband and I have three trips planned this year… St. Louis, Key Largo, and either Nashvillie or Boston.
  3. I am a huge family person and have the best friends in the world. The people in my life are very important to me and provide me the best support. I consider myself so blessed in this way.
  4. Cereal is my favorite food by far.
  5. My shoe obsession has really gotten out of hand. I have a full rack of heels, two racks of flats, and a tub of flip flops.



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Please follow the bloggers above… they are all so great and have fantastic posts to check out. And thanks again for taking the time to learn a little bit more about me, XOXO!