Thursday, August 16, 2012

I've been nominated....

 I have been nominated for the Leibster Award by my sweet blogging friend, Kenzie! Check out her blog. She is so cute! I also want to thank Vanilla and Lime for nominating me too!! :)

The award is given to upcoming bloggers with less than 200 followers. "Liebster" is German and means sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing, and welcome!

And this is how the Liebster Award works:

1. Each nominee must post 11 things about themselves.
2. Answer the questions that the tagger set for you and create 11 questions for bloggers you've tagged.
3. Choose up to 11 bloggers and link them in your post.
4. Go to their page and tell them.
5. No tag backs.
So! Let's jump right into 11 things about me...

1. I have a Master's in Occupational Therapy and currently studying for the licensure exam. I have wanted to be an OT since I was a junior in high school.
2. I have been married to the love of my life a little over a year.
3. I want a dog so bad! I would really like to have a Boxer! I think they are so cute!
4. I love the beach! Everything from the seashells, sunsets, the sand between my toes, sailboats and lighthouses!
5. I love anything nautical!  I love navy blue, stripes, anchors, lanterns. I guess you can say my decorating style is coastal cottage. ;)
6. I love shopping at thrift stores! I love finding things and revamping them!
7. I feel the most beautiful when I'm wearing bright nail polish!
8. I pretty much have had short hair my whole life, so I'm growing it out and I love it!!!
9. I have an obsession with Starbucks! I always order an iced, tall, upside down, non-fat Carmel Macciato! You should try it!
10. I love country western dancing!
11.  I love coffee dates with my friends!
And now to answer the 11 questions Kenzie created for me...
1. Who is your style icon? Why?
I have been told by my friends that I have Jack Onassiss' stye. I just loved her sophisticated and classy style.
I actually have a couple style icons...Kate Middleton and Reese Witherspoon. They have such poise. They are both so beautiful and classy.

2. Are you right or left handed? 
I am right handed.

3. If you had to choose, what song would you consider YOUR "anthem?"
"Watch Me Shine" by Joanna Pacitte
I have hit a HUGE road bump and the last few months have been really tough for me. Take a listen and I hope it inspires you. Just remember something...NEVER GIVE UP!!  

4. How would you describe yourself in three words?
Strong, loving, caring

5. Have you ever been on a plane? If so, when was the last time and where did you go?
Many times! The last time I was on a plane was when I went to Playa del Carmen with my husband on our honeymoon. ;)

6. What is your favorite summer activity?
Laying out by the pool

7. What is your biggest fear?
spiders and roaches!!!!

8. What is your favorite drink at Caribou Coffee/Starbucks?
An upside down, non fat, iced caramel machiatto!! I'm sort of addicted ;)

9. What is your middle name? Are you named after somebody?
Michelle, yes it was my great grandmothers middle name

10. Have you ever been to the ocean? If so, which one(s)?
Gulf coast and Atlantic

11. What is your beverage of choice?
Coca Cola!

The 11 questions for ...

1. What is your favorite holiday and why?
2. Who inspires you?
3. What is your favorite childhood memory?
4. Who is your favorite author?
5. Who is your style icon?
6. What is your favorite book and why?
7. What song makes you turn up the radio and sing at the top of your lungs?
8. What is your secret indulgence?
9. What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?
10. What is your dream car?
11. If you could live anywhere in the world where would it be?

And now for the big reveal!! I tag....

Lora@Raising Steppe Sisters
Rachel@Making Life Fabulous
Bre@Blog by Bre

Can't wait to read your posts ladies!! Have a wonderful day!


  1. Congrats on your award, girl :)
    I order a skinny caramel macchiato, but I've never heard of it ordered upside down before! Hmm! I'll have to look into that!


  2. Congrats on the nomination! Love your blog! Want to follow each other!?


  3. Thank you so much!! I'm so excited and honored :) I posted my answers to the questions on my blog!

  4. ... I LOVE IT! So glad you got around to writing the post. :-) I just adore you, your posts, and your blog as a whole!

    Gonna have to try your Starbucks drink next time I'm there. Writing that down. :-)

    Love you - hope your weekend is amazing!