Monday, June 25, 2012

Liebster Award + Sets of Eleven

Chelsea over at {3...2...1...} has nominated me for the Liebster Award!

Here's the description of the award (taken from Chelsea's page):
The Liebster Blog Award is given to upcoming bloggers who have less than 200 followers. The Meaning; Liebster is German and means sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing and welcome.

Here are the rules for receiving this award:
 1. Each person must post 11 things about themselves.
2. Answer the questions the tagger has set for you plus create 11 questions for the people you've tagged to answer.
3. Choose 11 people and link them in your post.
4. Go to their page and tell them.
5. Remember, no tag backs!

{11 things about me}

♥ I always make a wish at 11:11.
♥ I was born in Baltimore, Maryland. 
 My favorite thing in the world is to travel.
 My dream car is a blue Mini Cooper convertible.
 I'm going back to school to be an Elementary School Teacher.
 I got married at the most romantic place {Boojum Tree Hidden Garden}.
 My next big adventure is our trip to New York City in August.
 I would love to own everything from Anthropologie.
 I read the ingredient list of everything I buy. 
 I learn a lot from The Big Bang Theory.
 I think Han Solo is a badass.

{Chelsea's questions}

What is your favorite song lyric and why? 
♥ "They let us play with markers, but I keep trying to draw infinity" in the song "The Church Channel" by Say Anything. They have been my favorite band for a long time, and I've always connected with the lead singer, Max Bemis.

What is an average day in your life like?
  I try to not let any day just be average. I like to embark on something creative everyday, as well as taking long walks/runs with my awesome hubby + puppy. Our runs are more frolicking and galavanting than trying to keep a serious pace.

Sweet food or spicy food?
 Well I don't like spicy at all, and I rarely crave something sweet. 

Why did you start blogging? 
 I love that it's a unique way to express yourself, and connect/relate to others.

If you were on a desert island and could have one person with you, what person would that be and why?
 Hands down my husband. I have more fun with him than anyone else in the world. We laugh, play, and he makes the most mundane things interesting.

Where do you find inspiration? 
 Pinterest, and history.

What are your goals for the next five years? 
 I want to move somewhere with seasons {obviously completely opposite of Arizona}, buy a house with a backyard for Joker to run around in, and visit Europe again.

What are three things you wish would disappear from the world/your life?
 Poverty, Excessive Social Media, and for something trivial: the Arizona summer heat.

What do you do in your spare time?
 Hike, kayak, and all things crafty :)

What are your guilty pleasures? 
 I try not to feel guilty for the things that I enjoy, but I can't help but going on Please don't judge me, but I love all the outfits Zooey Deschanel wears in New Girl.

What is your biggest dream?
 To be a mom.

{My Questions} 

1. If you could change one thing about your life, what would it be?
2. What does your perfect day consist of?
3. Are you a dog or cat person? Or both?
4. Do you have a lucky number, and why?
5. What is one thing in your state that you haven't done, but would like to do?
6. If you could travel any one place in the world, where would it be?
7. What book are you reading? Or one you've been meaning to read?
8. Do you feel like you were meant to be born in a different decade, or era? Why?
9. Do you believe in love at first sight?
10. Do you still possess a stuffed animal from your childhood?
11. When was the last time you took a really nice, long walk? How was it?

{My nominations}


  1. I know what you mean about wanting to live someplace that has actual seasons!Florida doesn't have actual seasons either. And I love Han Solo; he really is such a badass. <3

    1. He's my favorite! I've been kind of on a Harrison Ford kick, and last weekend did an Indiana Jones marathon. Thanks again for nominating me :) That made my day!

  2. Thanks for the nomination, Naomi! I also wish at 11:11. =) This was fun to read!

  3. thanks so much for the nomination that is so sweet, i really appreciate it!! i too love doing outdoor activities like kayaking and hiking, though sometimes i don't get to do it enough :(


    1. I absolutely love your blog :)

      I know what you mean. I pounce on any opportunity I have to do fun outdoorsy stuff!

  4. How interesting and thanks for nominating me! This should be fun! I need to get started!

    1. Of course! Your blog is one of my favorites :)

  5. Thanks so much for the award!! I like making wishes at 11:11 too, but I never remember, haha!

    1. That means when you do catch it, it's extra special ;) Hope you had a great birthday!

  6. Thank you so much for tagging me! I'll look to it as soon as possible ;)

    xoxo Jenni

  7. thanks so much! i'm so excited for my first blog award nomination! this is gonna be fun!

    1. It was mine too! Just thought I'd let ya know that I love your blog :)