the liebster

Friday, August 10, 2012

Oh hi friends!
Stopping in today to thank Ariel from On a Whim for nominating me for the Liebster Blog Award. whoot woot! It's given to up and coming bloggers with less than 200 followers. So thanks, Ariel, you're so kind.

Lets get down to it, shall we?

11 random facts about yours truly:::

1//coffee is my daily source of inspiration. i've once considered "drinking" it intravenously because it would be more effective.

2//i love art history and took several classes in college even though it wasn't my major.

3//i have an obsession with cuba and want to get there any way possible someday.{anyone got a boat??}

4//honduras was my home for nearly a year. you can read about that here.

5//because of #4 i speak spanish fluently.

6//one of my dream jobs is to be a wife and a mother.

7// i am so extremely directionally challenged which makes this whole wanderlust of a life i've got goin' on here real  interesting and sometimes a real gas-guzzler. 

8// i recently discovered my fear of buying a home or a big dog.

9//i'm a somewhat-professional scorpion killer. especially when you give me a pocket knife and a clothes pin.

10//writing letters is one of my favorite things to do. and yes, i do own a typewriter.

11//mangoes are my favorite fruit.

My answers to Ariel's questions:::

What do you order at Starbucks?
Tall iced non-fat caramel macchiato no whip.
How did you spend your 18th birthday?
My friend and I threw ourselves a princess and superhero joint birthday party. {real life.}
What's your go-to nail polish color?
Robin's egg blue
All-time favorite movie?
The Departed or Green Street Hooligans {I'm actually a guy. Just kidding.}
Would you ever own a motorcycle?
Yes yes and yes.
What is your favorite pandora station?
The Lumineers
If you could have any job in the world, what would it be?
Living in Lain America {oh wait I just did that}, being a wife and mom, doing something that matters.
What were you named after?
Who is your biggest celerity crush?
Channing Tatum. Until I see what he's like in real life. And then I'm like..yuck.
Where were you for your first kiss?
On the balcony of a high school stage.

If you're actually still reading at this point I applaud you.

Okay, here's who I'm nominating for this thing:::
Elizabeth from What I Love About Today
Stefanie from Living Deliberately

 Each person must list 11 things about themselves.
 Answer the 11 questions that the tagger has set for you plus you MUST create 11 questions of  your own for the 11 people you will nominate with this award, which brings me to rule 3.
 Choose up to 11 bloggers linking them to your post.
 Go to their page and inform them of the nomination.
Absolutely NO tag backs.
 Remember to ONLY tag bloggers with less than 200 followers

What's the first thing you do when you get up in the morning?
What would your ideal Friday night?
Favorite summer drink?
What's the one thing you like the most about yourself?
Why did you start blogging?
Do you have any tattoos? Please elaborate if yes.
Coffee or tea?
What is your most irrational fear?
Where is your favorite place on this earth?
What did/are you going to school for?
What is one thing you are passionate about?

Whew! Have a blessed Friday ya'll. 
{p.s. This northerner doesn't say ya'll but I'm trying to incorporate it into my working vocabulary just for fun.}


  1. Thanks so much for the nomination!


  2. Ditch "ya'll" - haha, jk. Nice post!

  3. I'm really impressed with 9.
    I recently talked to a lady who went to Cuba recently and said they had opened it up to tourists again recently??
    I've been wanting to take an art history class... You're like the 58th person to claim love for it and this might just have convinced me.
    Love the Lumineers:)

    <3 Leney


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