The Liebter Award nomination is given to up and coming bloggers who have fewer than 200 followers. It's a great way to meet other bloggers, find great blogs and a way to recognise the hard work that goes into creating and maintaining a blog.
1)Link back to the person that nominated you
2)List 11 Facts about yourself (optional)
3)Answer the 11 questions given to you by the person who nominated you for the award
4)Nominate 11 blogs/bloggers who themselves have 200 or fewer followers
5)Think up 11 different questions for the people you are nominating to answer
6)Notify your nominees so they know you can answer and join in!
so..11 facts about me!
1)I'm so grammar obsessed I changed the word 'less' to 'fewer' in the rules because it was used incorrectly.
2)I have a German ShepherdxHusky called Charlie.
3)I didn't choose Charlie. My boyfriend's sister owned him but couldn't cope.
4)I am buying a house two streets away from where I currently rent.
5)I work as a teacher in an FE College teaching GCSE and Functional Skills English.
6)I'm 27 and still get asked for ID.
7)I used to dye my hair constantly when I was a teenager - so much I forgot what my natural hair colour looked like.
8)I love Family Guy, Friends, Britain and Ireland's Next Top Model and House, although I'm embarrassed that this choice of programmes makes me look like an airhead.
9)I like vintage style but have to try to decorate on a budget so have to be clever with buying items.
10)I am thinking about making my own teacup candles.
11)I am doing an MSc in Psychology in my free time, just for fun.
Now the 11 questions from Fay
1)What's your favourite brand of nail polish ?
I don't really wear nail polish!
2)If you win the lottery what 5 things would you buy?
A mortgage free home, another dog, cushions, blankets, a slightly newer car.
3)out of 10 how much do you enjoy blogging and why ?
It changes from day to day, but it's usually about a 9. I wouldn't do it if I didn't love it. I like to record my thoughts and connect with others.
4)Who's your favourite blogger ?
The Styling Dutchman is the first blog I really discovered and inspired me to blog.
5)What makes you happy ?
My boyfriend, dog, friends, blog and home.
6)What 4 things in your handbag can you not live without ?
Lipsalve, purse, keys, mobile phone.
7)Best Film ?
Tricky one. Possible Bridget Jones' Diary?
8)Do you have a nick name ?
I used to be called Lubi a lot but thankfully people stopped calling me that when I got older!
9)What's your favourite thing to do when you have spare time ?
Blog, study for my MSc, drink tea, go to vintage fairs.
10)Are you a soap person or not ?
No. I used to watch Neighbours but I don't have time now.
11)Best time of the year and why ?
Summer because it's hot and the days are long.
So now for the blogs I am nominating!
1)Sally at http://darknesslight1.blogspot.co.uk/
2)Tori at http://toritellshertales.blogspot.co.uk/
3)Em at http://emgeorgias.blogspot.co.uk/
4)Donna at http://missrubyjuly.blogspot.co.uk/
5)Sinead at http://sineaddreamingagain.blogspot.ie/
6)Hristina at http://mistysstuff.blogspot.co.uk/
7)Hollie at http://prettybigbutterflies.com/
8)Louisa at http://www.duck-in-a-dress.blogspot.co.uk/
I couldn't think of 9-11, sorry!
My Liebster Questions to my Nominees:
1)What's your favourite book and why?
2)What's your favourite animal?
3)Describe your style.
4)Are there any blogs you check more than others? What do you particularly like about those blogs?
5)How many pairs of shoes do you own?
6)Which would you rather be, a badger or a cow?
7)Do you wear glasses?
8)What was the last thing you made?
9)What film do you wish you had never seen?
10)What do you spend the most money on?
11)What piece of advice would you give your 16 year old self?
Phew, that was exhausting!