The Liebster Award: What It Is and Facts About Me

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Thank you so much Not So Cordial for nominating me for this peer award. I am going to be publishing an article by her on Tuesday, and I have been enjoying getting to know her a bit. Thanks for the honor!

For everyone who is not accustomed to the rules of the Liebster award, here they are.

Rules of the Award

  1. Thank your nominator and provide a link to their blog
  2. Post the Award on your blog
  3. Write 11 random facts about yourself
  4. Give an answer to all 11 questions the nominator asked
  5. Nominate 11 other bloggers (this award is meant for new, upcoming bloggers)
  6. Come up with 11 new questions for your nominees

Facts About Me

  1. While I am afraid of heights, I’m not afraid of flying or rollercoasters.
  2. I have two amazing kiddos, ages 4 and 2.5.
  3. I am a massive introvert and recharge best by being alone.
  4. My favorite place in the universe is Disney World. We are taking our kids for the first time in December.
  5. My top 3 shows of all time are Mad Men, Breaking Bad, and Orphan Black.
  6. My favorite book is “Love in the Time of Cholera.” I’ve read it at least 7 times.
  7. I love working out. Especially strength training.
  8. My favorite movie is the OG Beauty and the Beast. I love it so much, I saw the new one in theaters, and cried almost the entire time.
  9. I am obsessed with Harry Potter and cried when I got to ride the Hogwarts Express at Universal Studios.
  10. On that note, I am a proud Hufflepuff.
  11. I have bipolar disorder and that is what fueled my passion for blogging: sharing my journey.

Questions to Answer

Now, I will answer the 11 questions I was asked by NotSoCordial

Now, it’s time for some questions! I am looking forward to some fun answers!

What was your first real writing about?

My first blog post was about the best way I have found to achieve goals, the SMART method.

What is your comfort food?

Pizza! I like just plain cheese.

Which music soothes your mind?

Ed Sheeran is my go to for feeling good!

Are you a cat person or a dog person?

I have always hates cats and preferred dogs, but I’ve found myself bonding with the cat we got about a year ago.

Mountains or beaches?

The beach! I hate heights.

How do you get yourself out of a writer’s block?

Taking a break, and also doing some free association helps. Just write down a bunch of random stuff until something sticks.

What is your comfort clothing?

I am a big pajamas gal! Especially warm fuzzy PJ pants.

If you were to go on a trip right now, which place would you go to?

Either Disney World, or my top bucket list vacation spot: London.

What would be your scariest nightmare to date?

I have scary dreams regularly about my grandfather (dad’s dad) who passed away when I was 6. Which is strange because he was very loving and fun and not at all scary!

Complete: “Life is all about…”

Life is all about finding what you are passionate about and running with it!

Tell me your guilty pleasure.

Binge watching corny shows on Netflix ? I’m currently watching “Lucifer.” It’s so campy but amazing!

Here’s a list of 11 beautiful people I feel deserve more love and support of the Writing Community, so I nominate them for this blogger award!

  1. NotSoCordial
  2. Amy
  3. Allie
  4. Spence
  5. Macy
  6. DaLorean
  7. Koral
  8. Nikki
  9. Weird & Liberated
  10. Avacato

Now, it’s time for some questions! I am looking forward to some fun answers!

  1. Tell me why you settled on your blog niche
  2. What is your favorite song?
  3. What was the last thing that made you LOL?
  4. Do you have any pets?
  5. What is your dream vacation?
  6. If you won $1mil what would you do with it?
  7. If you could write a book, what would it be about?
  8. Who is your hero, and why?
  9. What is your favorite season?
  10. What are your go to pizza toppings?
  11. Who is your celebrity crush?

Have a great day, guys!


Jen from Diffusing the Tension

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