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February 06, 2013

"And The Nominees Are ..."

Good Wednesday Morning to all my friends out there in bloggyland. I hope your week has been a great one so far! Mine has been pretty good and pretty rough all in the same toll. I haven't felt that great this week, but the show must go on!

I was pleasantly surprised to to read my comments this morning and find out that my friend Carolyn over at Prospective has nominated me for the Liebster Award! I am beyond excited!!!

What is the Liebster Award? 
The Liebster Award is given to bloggers who are fairly new to the blogging world with less than 200 followers. The award is then passed along to other bloggers of the same criterion.
 Here are the rules for receiving this award:
  1. Each person must post 11 things about themselves.
  2. Answer the questions that the tagger set for you plus create 11 questions for the people you’ve tagged to answer.
  3. Choose 11 people and link them in your post.
  4. Go to their page and tell them.
  5. No tag backs
11 {Random} Things About Me ...

  1. I love my cowboy boots! 
  2. I have a heavy southern drawl! 
  3. I enjoy scrapbooking in my spare time. I don't do it much anymore, but I wish I still did! 
  4. I'm afraid of snakes! Big time!
  5. I have never lived outside of the state of Tennessee. 
  6. I'm addicted to Coke!!!!! 
  7. I've had low self-esteem issues all my life ... I'm working on it though ;)
  8. I'm a lover of University of Kentucky football! Go Cats!! 
  9. I love to cook!! Yum-Yum! 
  10. My daddy gave me the nickname "Frog" when I was little. I still answer to it today! 
  11. I have been in love with my hubby since I was like 15'ish! 

11 Questions ...
  1. What is your favorite book?       
    I love the book "Flirting with Forty" by Jane Porter and "The Pact" by Jodi Picoult.  
  2. Are you a cat or dog person?
    I love both! It would be too hard for me to pick. I have a tabby/calico mix named Precious and a basset hound named Chloe! I love them like they are my children!
  3. Where do you see your self in ten years?
    I'd love to be in a bigger house and out of debt! As for my blog, I hope to be well established by then and helping others achieve their dreams!
  4. What is your favorite form of social networking?I love to catch up with all the happenings via Facebook. I pretty much have all my blogging friends on there. It's nice to get a glimpse into their lives outside their blog.
  5. What are you most excited about in 2013?
    I am excited for my husband's job role change. He has worked really hard to get to where he is today, and our family is really going to benefit from it! I'm also excited that I get to blog everyday and truly do something that I love! I'm thankful for that every morning when I wake up!
  6. What is your favorite Holiday?
    My favorite holiday is a toss up between Christmas and Halloween.
  7. Do you prefer coffee, tea, or neither?
    I prefer tea over coffee. I'm more of a hot chocolate kinda girl instead of coffee! Yuck!
  8. What is your favorite thing to do in your spare time?
    I enjoy catching up on other blogs when I have time or curling up on the couch with my honey and watching a good movie!
  9. Do you have any weird habits?
    Weird habits ... let me see. I drink a Coke pretty much every morning to give me a boost! Does that count? I never make meatloaf the same way twice. We keep our Reese's Cups in the fridge. Oh yeah, I bowl backhanded!
  10. What's your favorite smell?
    Hands down ... Honeysuckle!!!
  11. How many siblings do you have?
    I have 2 siblings ... both are older brothers!

And now, for my 11 questions ...
  1. What is your #1 pet-peeve? 
  2. Who is your biggest inspiration? 
  3. What is the best part about blogging {in your opinion}?
  4. What blogs do you read everyday?
  5. What are your must watch TV shows?
  6. What is something you could not live without? 
  7. Do you have any children?
  8. What is one thing you want to do before you die? 
  9. Describe yourself in one word. 
  10. What is your favorite thing to do outdoors? 
  11. What is something you wish you owned but never have?       

I Nominate Thee ...

  1. Kelsey @ Keeping Up With Kelsey
  2. Laura @ Calm Delight
  3. Bethany @ The Classy Bee
  4. Lauren @ Tennessee Honey
  5. Beth @ Shug in Boots
  6. Kathy @ Sparkles and a Stove
  7. Miranda @ Our Nesting Place
  8. DaLynn @ For the Display of His Splendor
  9. Cortney @ Autumn Sunsets
  10. Rachel @ Floral & Fudge
  11. Chloe @ Rainbows @ Honeysuckle

Congrats to everyone receiving a nomination!!!

From my front porch to yours,


  1. Found you through Ms. Carolyn at Perspective and your Leibster Award nomination. Congrats!

  2. Thanks girl! And DARN you! I'm working on one that I got from someone else and was totally going to put you on it! lol I'll fill out your questions and then post them with my other set. LOVES! :)

  3. You are fabulous! Love your lists! I'm a diet coke girl myself!

    1. Thanks :) I really worked hard on this post! I was so excited! There's just something about Coke.. lol..

  4. Felicidades!!!

  5. I'm here from seeing your blog mentioned on Keeping Up With Kelsey!
    I look forward to following and getting to know you better!

    suzi and chores and chandeliers

    1. Thank you Suzi! And welcome!!! I will hop on over to your place shortly!

  6. Ahh! This looks like fun! Thank you for picking me! :)

  7. Oh, Thanks Demi! I just now found this!! I've moved my blog though - I'll contact you privately for the new url. I sure appreciate it and will get on it this next week! <3 Blessings!


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