Liebster Blog Award

As a newbie to the blog world, I was SO excited to hear that I had been nominated for the Liebster Blog Award by Sparrowgrass!  Thank you so much!! liebster award   HOW TO ACCEPT THE AWARD: The Liebster Blog Award is a way to recognize blogs who have less than 200 followers.  Liebster is a German word that means beloved and valued.  Here are the rules for accepting the award:

  1. Thank the person who nominated you and include a link back to their blog.
  2. List 11 random facts about yourself.
  3. Answer the 11 questions given to you.
  4. Create 11 questions for the bloggers you nominate.
  5. Choose 11 bloggers with 200 or less followers to nominate and include links to their blogs.
  6. Go to each bloggers page and let them know you have nominated them.”

11 random facts about me:

  1. I have a bright blue parakeet-he hates me, but loves my husband
  2. I don’t consider myself fluent-but I can wing a little bit of awkward Spanish if the situation called for it
  3. I have more pictures of horses at my work desk than my husband (sorry honey)
  4. I have seen every episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  5. I do NOT like ice in any drink except for water
  6. I read or ride to relax
  7. I was a lifeguard for years growing up-best job ever!
  8. I have a degree in Public Relations/Marketing
  9. I love Dan Brown books
  10. I like sweet/chewy candies like starbursts, laffy taffy etc.
  11. I’m pretty dang tall for a girl-but wear heels almost everyday to work anyway 🙂

My 11 questions from Sparrowgrass were:

  1. What is the last childish thing you did?  Urgh, I definitely bite my nails when I’m nervous!  I hate it!
  2. Where have you walked (or run or ridden) today? I walked around a bunch shopping the Memorial Day Sales, and then I’m going for a run tonight in this fab weather.
  3. What are you most proud of? My ability to make people comfortable (I like to be there for people, to help them and make things better)
  4. How much sleep do you need? At least 7 hours realistically…I need my sleep!
  5. What do you wish you had more time for? Riding and being with my husband
  6. What makes you laugh? It doesn’t take much-I’m easily amused
  7. Routine or spontaneity? I tend to be very habitual and routine.
  8. What’s the weather like where you are at the time of writing? It is in the 70’s and sunny, although it’s supposed to rain on and off…makes for muddy horses.
  9. What’s the last thing you made? Lemon bars for date night
  10. What’s the one question you wish I’d asked you? Ha, um…what is one thing I can’t leave the house without?
  11. What’s the answer to the one question you wish I’d asked you? Chapstick or lipgloss, I’m totally addicted.

My 11 questions for those I nominate are:

  1. What do you notice first about someone?
  2. What was your first job?
  3. Do you believe in love at first sight?
  4. Any bad habits?
  5. What is your dream car?
  6. Mac or PC?
  7. What was your favorite subject in school?
  8. Where was the best vacation you ever went on to?
  9. What are you most passionate about?
  10. Do you have a favorite thing to cook or eat?
  11. What is the one thing you couldn’t live without?

I think it’s a little funny, and very predictable that in this case I am nominating all horse themed blogs for this award!

1.  Collecting Thoroughbreds 

2. Cob Jockey

3. SelahShepard

4. Equestrian At Hart

5. Alchemy Eventing

6. Sprinkler Bandit

7. From The Horses Mouth

8. Bits, Belts, and Breeches

9. All In

10.  Poor Woman Showing

11.  The Misadventures of Icarus

Once again, thank you to Sparrowgrass for the nomination!  And Happy Memorial Day to all!

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