Friday, December 28, 2012

Liebster Blog Award

Last night I received an email from a wonderful fellow blogger, C. Michelle Ramsey at WRITING MY DREAMS.  She had given me the Liebster Blog Award and I am truly flattered.  I have been amazed that there are people actually reading my blog.  Since May, over 4200 of you have stopped by and that truly is an honor for me, especially as I am such an amateur!  

The rules of the Liebster Award are as follows:

1. Thank your Liebster Blog Award presenter on your blog and link back to the blogger who presented this award to you;

2.  Answer the 11 questions from the nominator, list 11 random facts about yourself and create 11 questions for your nominees;

3. Present the Liebster Blog Award to 11 blogs of 200 followers or less who you         feel deserve to be noticed and leave a comment on their blog letting them know they have been chosen. (No tag backs)  

4. Copy and Paste the blog award on your blog.

Questions asked by Michelle: 

1. What is your most memorable 'Aha' moment in life?  One of the greatest pleasures  is doing what others say you can't.

2.  Favorite Food.  - Burgers

3.  Greatest Secret You Never Kept - I always keep secrets (wink)Seriously

4.  Favorite Song - Set the Night to Music - Roberta Flack (our wedding song)

5.  Favorite Book - Hershey's Chocolate Lover's Cookbook

6.  Favorite Author - since joining Twitter,  I have been purchasing and downloading many  books from the numerous authors I have been following.  I have enjoyed them all and cannot pick a favorite - but as a kid, I loved Carolyn Keene (Nancy Drew).

7.  Scariest Moment as a Kid - Growing up.

8.  Random Word - flabbergasted

9.  Favorite Historical Person - Cleopatra

10.  Dream Vacation - a week (or month) on a private island

11.  Greatest Adventure You've Ever Taken - my marriage

Random "Me" Facts:   

1.  I love junk food.

2.  I am in the midst of a mid-life crisis and all I want to do is have fun.

3.  I hate going out by myself.

4.  I cry at movies, I even cried at the end of Wreck It Ralph. (happy tears).

5.  I have a major crush on Bruce Willis.

6.  I'm afraid of the dark. (and spiders).

7.  My new favorite phrase is "Holy Crap".

8.  I love New York!

9.  My favorite place is anywhere there is a beach.

10.  When I grow up, I want to be a photographer.

11.  I sing in the car all the time, loudly and out of tune.

Questions for my Nominees:

1.  What is the one food you can't do without?

2.  One thing you want to do before you die?

3.  What is your favorite hobby and why?

4.  If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go?

5.  What book are you reading now?

6.  What are you looking forward to most in the New Year?

7.  Favorite meal when eating out?

8.  If you have one 'do-over', what would it be?

9.  What is your favorite movie and why?

10.  Who is your favorite TV character?

11.  If you had a day to do anything you wanted to do, what would you do?

My Nominees:

 I have enjoyed following these blogs and hope that you will too - please be sure to check them out as well as Michelle's blog WRITING MY DREAMS.  

As always, thanks for stopping by!!  Wishing you all a Happy, Healthy, Fun, Safe and Prosperous New Year!


  1. Judi, what an honor to be nominated for the Liebster blog award!! Thank you so much!! I'll get right on it. So very much appreciate your support!!

    1. You're very welcome!! - love your blog!! Happy New Year!!

  2. Hello Judi,

    First of all, thank you for thinking of me, and passing the award. I'm honored for the mention.

    Secondly, sorry for the late coming..Life has been very hectic and has not been slowing down yet :-(

    Finally, wishing you and your family a fantastic New Year!

    1. you're very welcome - I hope you and your family have a great New Year!! It's always hectic this time of year!!! Hopefully now things will get back to normal !!

  3. Judi,

    Thank you for the nomination. A very fun post to read. I know you so much better now. We have a lot in common, especially chocolate. I will have my response to the Liebster Blog Award soon. I'm planning to publish it this coming Saturday.

    1. Hi Dan - you are very welcome, you know I really enjoy reading your blog!! glad you enjoyed reading my post and I look forward to reading yours as well!!