Another Leibster Award Nomination

I have been nominated a third time for the Leibster Award!  Thanks so much guys.   I was nominated by the lovely Jeanette over at Choatic Bliss Homeschooling (click here to see her questions for me and nomination)

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  1. What is the worst gift you’ve ever received?

    Probably kitchen utensils.  Unless asked for, I am a believer than mom should not get stuff for cooking and cleaning aka household stuff.

  2. What is your favorite band/group/singer?

    It changes so often!  I really like James Blunt, The Beatles, Taylor Swift, we listen to a lot of Disney as well.

  3. What is your favorite TV show?

    Again, changes so often, right now it is Reign, but my all-time favourite would be American Dreams.

  4. If you could pick up right now and move anywhere, where would you go and why?

    Vancouver.  Still in Canada but no snow.  Very outdoorsy area, great rivers to paddle, and tons of vegetarian food.

  5. Where is your favorite place to go shopping?

    It used to be Target but they left Canada and now I’m sad!

  6. What is the one kitchen appliance you would not be able to live without?

    Kitchen Aid Mixer, make muffins, dip, bread, cookies, omelets, pancakes, that thing gets used a lot in my kitchen.

  7. How often do you go on play dates?

    It really depends, with my daughter in Nursery School, and me working there isn’t a lot of time, maybe once or twice a month.

  8. What is your favorite date night activity?

    A nice walk outside looking at the stars, maybe going to a ceramic painting place and painting something.

  9. If you could go back in time and change anything, what would you change?

    This is a pretty deep question.  I was very close with my cousin growing up and lost her as a teenager to an alcohol-related car crash, if I could go back in time it would be to spend more time with her before she died and/or change what happened so she was still here today.

  10. What is your biggest fear?

    My children, anything happening to them.

I have already made my nominations but here is a link to them to check it out.

Thanks so much for the nomination!

Award Nominations for Most Versatile Blogger Award and Liebster Award

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I am so excited to have been nominated by Kara from Fit Chick Next Door for the Liebster Award and The Most Versatile Blogger award and Danielle from Serene Mom for the Liebster Award as well.  Kara has been inspiring me to try and take some time for myself and fit more yoga in, as well as tackle some new beauty products so I can teach my girly girl daughter about it when the time comes and not seem so inept.  Danielle is an awesome mom.  Her posts make me feel better about myself and supported as a mom, since other moms face the same challenges that I do too.  I love both blogs so much and have been learning a lot from both.  I am honored to have these ladies select me to share the blog love.

My 11 Questions from Kara

  1. Why did you choose this topic for your blog?  Parenting, vegetarian and pagan are really the only things I know right now, so why not write about what is currently relevant.
  2. What makes you smile when you’re having a bad day? My children, my toddler is so clever, she is quick to give hugs and kisses if she thinks you are sad and the stuff she says just blow my mind.  My son is so happy and laughs all the time and loves to snuggle.  Hard to be in a bad mood with these two around!
  3. How do you define happiness? It’s all relative!  Happiness is having a loving family, a place to live, food to eat, good health, children growing and happy, and a husband to be my best friend.
  4. What is your favorite quote? “I won’t think about that now, I’ll think about it tomorrow” – Scarlet O’Hara from Gone With The Wind.
  5. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be? Hmmm, that’s a hard question, there are tons!  I would love to have time to get in more activity, pre-baby I loved yoga, kayaking, and walking and I really miss it!
  6. What is your favorite thing about yourself? My ability to function on no sleep!
  7. What is your biggest fear? Messing up my kid I guess
  8. Who/what inspires you? A lot, my loving family and all the struggles they have overcome, my children to be a better person, better mother, better wife.
  9. What motivates you? Life!  I want to do and see it all!
  10. Which song makes you happy? Any Disney song.

11 facts about me

  1. I really like elephants.
  2. I have lived in three provinces.
  3. My favourite city in Canada is Vancouver.
  4. I love sandwiches.
  5. My favourite colour is purple.
  6. I was a cheerleader for three years and a captain for one of those while in CEGEP (college).
  7. The biggest waterfall I have ran in a kayak is 25 feet in Mexico.
  8. My favourite holiday is Christmas.
  9. I connect the most with the element of water.
  10. I used to want to run a doggy day care growing up.
  11. I cannot wait to introduce my children to Harry Potter and all things Disney!

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The Official Rules Of The Liebster Award 

  1. thank the person who nominated you, and post a link to their blog on your blog.
  2. display the award on your blog — by including it in your post and/or displaying it using a “widget” or a “gadget”. (Note that the best way to do this is to save the image to your own computer and then upload it to your blog post.)
  3. answer 11 questions about yourself, which will be provided to you by the person who nominated you.
  4. provide 11 random facts about yourself.
  5. nominate 5 – 11 blogs that you feel deserve the award, who have a less than 1000 followers. (Note that you can always ask the blog owner this since not all blogs display a widget that lets the readers know this information!)
  6. create a new list of questions for the blogger to answer.
  7. list these rules in your post
  8. Inform the people/blogs that you nominated that they have been nominated for the Liebster award and provide a link for them to your post so that they can learn about it (they might not have ever heard of it!)

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If you are nominated, you’ve been awarded the Versatile Blogger award.

  • Thank the person who gave you this award. That’s common courtesy.
  • Include a link to their blog. That’s also common courtesy — if you can figure out how to do it.
  • Next, select 15 blogs/bloggers that you’ve recently discovered or follow regularly. ( I would add, pick blogs or bloggers that are excellent!)
  • Nominate those 15 bloggers for the Versatile Blogger Award — you might include a link to this site.
  • Finally, tell the person who nominated you 7 things about yourself.

My 15 nominations for the Versatile Blogger & Liebster Award

  1. Danie from Primordial Willow – http://primordialwillow.com/
  2. Karen from Raising Little Superheroes – http://raisinglittlesuperheroes.com/doughnut-shop-shape-game-for-kids/
  3. Dayne from The Daily Dayne – http://thedailydayne.blogspot.ca/
  4. Tori from the Adultier Adult – http://theadultieradult.com/
  5. Daniela from My Danish Baby – http://www.mydanishbaby.com/the-blog/
  6. Trina from Hear Now and Always – http://hearnowandalwaysbytrina.blogspot.ca/?m=1
  7. Lyndsay from Coles Mom – http://colesmom.com/
  8. Becky from A Bird’s Eye Review – http://www.birds-eye-review.com/
  9. Trisha from The Ham and Cheese of It – http://www.thehamandcheeseofit.com/about-me
  10. Deanna from Play Dough & Popsicles – http://www.playdoughandpopsicles.com/
  11. Stacey from Creating My Happiness  – http://creatingmyhappiness.com/
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My 11 Questions for Nominees

  1. How long have you been blogging?
  2. How did you come up with your blog name?
  3. What’s your favourite post you have written (feel free to link it)?
  4. What do you blog about and why?
  5. Favourite blog you follow?
  6. What was the happiest day of your life?
  7. Favourite Book?
  8. If you could be anyone in the world/history for 24 hours who would it be?
  9. Who or what inspires you?
  10. Biggest challenge you currently have to face?
  11. What’s your top tip for bloggers?
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