Monday, June 24, 2013

Leapin' Liebster!

You guys, I was nominated TWICE for this award!  So sweet!  The awesome Kayla over at Green Mountain Couple nominated me a few weeks ago and I was getting my post ready to go when I got another nomination from Dylan over at Dream Brite!

For those of you who don’t know what a Liebster Award is, its basically one blogger saying that they think your blog is up and coming and deserves to be noticed! I mean, there’s no trophy or anything, but seriously it’s still an honor to be nominated in the blogging world.

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Here is how it works:

The award is for bloggers with less than 200 followers and these are the rules for after you have been nominated:

 Acknowledge the blog that nominated you via post.
 Tell 11 awesome or embarrassing facts about yourself.
Answer the 11 questions the nominating blogger created.
List 11 bloggers with less than 200 followers that you believe deserves some recognition.
Post 11 questions for them to answer.
Notify all the bloggers you've selected that they've been nominated.
 You CANNOT nominate the blog who nominated you.

11 Random Facts:
Right now in the work fridge I have lunchables, string cheese & snack pack jello. I'll never grow up.
When I was younger I was totally afraid of the vacuum.  And by younger I mean until High School.
I drink a 32 ounce glass of iced tea every single day. I love iced tea. Passion fruit flavor is the best!
I cannot stand the smell of eggs cooking. It makes me want to vomit.
I am addicted to buying pretty underwear. Really, its bad.

I bought my first place at age 25.  Until then, I lived with my parents.
My mom and I are left handed, my dad and brother are right handed.

In fourth grade my goal in life was to have twins.

When I was younger I used to tell my little brother that I was adopted and my real parents came to visit me in the middle of the night. He believed me for years.

I always have at least 3 different kinds of gum in my purse at all times. 

I love Coach purses, but I will only but them from the outlet store.


Kayla’s Questions
1. What is your Favorite TV show?
Oh gosh this is a hard one! TV is my thing!  I think I’d have to go with Nashville right now.  That show is awesome!

2. Dream Career?
Can I say mom? That’s really been my dream for as long as I can remember!  In 4th grade I wrote down that my goal in life was “to have twins” haha. If I have to pick a “real” job I’d probably say something like working in a flower shop or cake shop.  Something creative!

3. Favorite Recipe?
Hahahaha….I don’t cook. I’m soooo very lucky that C does!

4. Do you think it is important to help out other bloggers when you can?
I definitely think so!  I mean, I am still a newbie myself and I really appreciate the help.  Someday I hope to be in the position to help others!

5. Favorite Social Media Application?
I think I’d have to say facebook right now. For a while though, it was twitter.  I am also an avid instagram user.  I think I am a bit addicted to all of them.

6. Would you like to know more about the "Prepper" Lifesyle?
I suppose so. I really don’t even know what that is, so let’s start with that!

7. Android or Apple?

8. Favorite Flavor & Brand of Ice Cream?
Mocha Almond Fudge by Dryers. Yum, yum, yum.  I just had some last night!

9. Favorite Nail Polish Brand?
You know, I am not a nail polish user really.  I get pedicures, but I don’t purchase my own very often.  I tend to pick O.P.I. at salons though.

10. Did/Do you have baby names picked out before you have/had kids?
Yep, C and I have a few names picked out already J

11.Best thing about Blogging(in your Opinion)?
Meeting new blogger friends!  Also, its nice to have some outside input on things happening in your life.

Dylan’s Questions

1.      What are you currently reading/the last book you read?
I just finished Jen Lancaster’s book Jeneration X on Wednesday night.  She is my all-time favorite author.  Last night, I started Bossypants by Tina Fey

2.     Who is your celeb girl crush?
Carrie Underwood for sure.  I just love her. If I could look like anyone in the world I would choose her!

3.     Is an animal cracker a cookie or a cracker?
Hahahah I never really thought about this. I lean more towards it being a cookie.

4.     Do you have a list of names you want to name your future children? If yes name one boy and one girl (:
Sure do!  Right now they are Noah Charles and Aria Jean.  Charles and Jean are C’s parent’s middle names (they have both passed away). I’m starting to not like Aria though…too complicated for people to say.

5.     What is your favorite Pixar movie?
Finding Nemo

6.     Something you have already crossed off your bucket list.
Going to Hawaii!  I wish I could have gotten to swim with dolphins there too, but I’ll take turtles for now. Swimming with dolphins is still on the list!

7.      What is your worst habit?
Is not working out a habit? Haha. I’d probably have to say eating late at night….in bed.  Which is probably the reason I really need to work out!

8.     Where did you get your blog layout?
The lovely Areeba from Aree with Umbrella just created for me. I love it!

9.     What’s the worst job you've ever had?
Believe it or not, I’ve only had 3.  So I’m going with working at In-N-Out.  It was great pay and a great company to work for….but yeah, it was fast food.

10. How many pillows do you sleep with?
There are usually 7 pillows on our bed…but I still with one of them haha

11.   What is a beauty trend you want to try but haven’t gotten around to yet?
BB cream.  I kept hearing about it but never knew what it was.  Then I finally looked it up. I don’t know why I waited so long, I think it would be perfect for me!  I currently use a cheap tinted moisturizer.
My Nominees:

My Questions for the Nominees:
  1. Who is your favorite author and why?
  2. Along those same lines, what is your favorite book?
  3. What is your favorite vacation spot?
  4. What is your dream vacation?
  5. What is your dream date?
  6. What is one of your guilty pleasures?
  7. What five things make you extremely happy?
  8. What is your dream date?
  9. How did you decide on your blog name?
  10. What was your favorite tv show as a child?
  11. If you had to change your name, what would you change it to?
Phew, that was quite a bit of work! Can't wait to read everyone's responses!
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  1. Thank you so much for the nomination girl! I hope you're having a great time in Santa Barbara right now! xx

  2. I found your blog through one of your sponsors and I think your blog design is cute. I see that you live in Phoenix! I live in Mesa... small world! I added your button on my blog as well :)

    - Nicole

  3. Hi Justine - found your blog today and have really been enjoying it. I especially like to get to know more about bloggers and was glad you have this Liebster post. Your box reviews are fun, I subscribe to birchbox but that's about it. Now following you via Bloglovin :) Hope you have a great weekend.



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