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Thursday, 31 January 2013

Liebster Award #2!!!


Well hello again all!  I'm amazed that I've been able to do all these blog posts recently LOL.  This is a special one though as I've been nominated for another Liebster Award!!!!!  Thank you so so so so so much to Melanie Snyder of Melanie's Fancies for nominating me.  This is my second Liebster award.  The first I received last year in September.  You can check that post out here if you like.  I'm still just a little blog but actually my followers list has grown a lot in the last week or so I am truly grateful for all my new followers.  I really hope you like what you see on my blog and that you continue to enjoy my content and the things I like to share and have a passion for.

Here are the rules to this award:
  1. Each person tagged must post 11 things about themselves.
  2. They must also answer the 11 questions the ``tagger`` has set for them.
  3. They must create 11 more questions to ask bloggers they have decided to tag.
  4. They must then choose 11 bloggers with less than 200 followers and tag them in their post.
  5. These lucky bloggers must then be told.
  6. There's no tag backs.
11 Things About Me
  1. I am married to an Englishman, London accent and all!!
  2. I don`t like anything about soggy or squished bananas, triggers a gag reflex actually.
  3. I have a leopard print steering wheel cover in my car that my husband thinks makes him look gay when he drives LOL.
  4. I have never been nor do I ever intend to go sky diving.
  5. I do not have a fear of heights but rather a fear of falling.
  6. I am allergic to cats but yet I love wild cats, especially tigers, especially white tigers.
  7. I have a step-son who I have been a mother figure to since he was nine months old and who I love as if he were my very own child.  He is now 3!
  8. I gave birth to my first born child nearly 7 months ago now and every day I have with him is pure joy and I am in such awe of how perfect and sweet he is and I think he is the best thing I have ever done in my entire life!
  9. I am very creative and actually need to exercise my creativity and have a serious problem with jobs that lack a creative outlet.
  10. I have a major sweet tooth and love me some candy.
  11. Can`t decide who I have a bigger crush on, Bradley Cooper or Chris Hemsworth!
My Answers
  1. Aside from your nail polish, what's the one item you could not live without? My flat iron.
  2. What's the most recent book you've read? OR if you don't enjoy reading, what's 1 more activity you enjoy other than polish and blogging? I am just starting to read Fifty Shades of Grey.  The last book that I finished reading was One Fifth Avenue by Candace Bushnell.
  3. What's your favorite holiday? Christmas!
  4. Story time! I want to hear a funny story from your childhood :D I don`t know if this is so much funny or if it`s just gross but it`s literally all I can think of.  I was about 12 years old and I was on a family vacation with my parents and little brother (he would have been about 5 at this time).  We were on our way to Las Vegas from Disneyland I believe.  We were driving and we were crossing the corner of Arizona during the late morning or early afternoon I think.  It was soooooooooooooooo hot and muggy.  Dad stopped to fill up the vehicle with gas and treated us all to slurpees.  I was sooooooooooo overheated and I LOVE slurpees so much that I totally downed mine in a few minutes flat (and it was a large one).  We were back on the road and it had not even been 15 minutes later I don't think.  Having cooled my body temp down so fast and drastically by chugging my slurpee combated with the extreme heat and mugginess of the climate in Arizona, I practically went into sudden convulsions that no one could have anticipated, and before I could warn dad in any way to pull over I got super sick and my mom was twisted around half out of her passenger seat in the front reaching into the back trying to find anything at all for me to be sick into.  Even my brother was scrambling to try and help.  Turns out I filled a bunch of empty plastic bags and then promptly passed out!  I didn`t hear or see a thing until the late hours of the evening when we were just pulling into the surrounding area of Las Vegas and I remember thinking ``where the hell are we?" as I saw nothing but dark and dessert surrounding a sea of the brightest lights I had ever seen.  Needless to say, I have never chugged a slurpee since!  But it did not swear me off of slurpees, I don't think anything could make me give up slurpees LOL.
  5. What's your favorite color? Red or Pink
  6. If you could have any animal, alive, fictional or extinct, as a pet what would you pick? Definitely a white tiger!!!
  7. Favorite and least favorite beauty products, doesn't have to be polish! Fave beauty product would probably be eos lip balm.  I use it like 50 times a day and I have them all over the house.  I have one at my desk, one in the living room, one on my nightstand in my bedroom and one in my purse.  Plus I have about 3 to 4 backups at any given time.  Least fave is probably deodorant.  It's necessary for obvious reasons but I don't like using the deodorants with aluminum in them and there are very few to choose from that don't contain aluminum and the ones that do exist don't really have the greatest scents and there aren't any that are unscented.
  8. If you love to cook, what is one of your favorite things to make? If not, just tell me what your favorite food is! I do love to cook.  Not as much as I used to mind you as I find it hard to find the time to cook a really fabulous meal between the toddler and the baby and the husband and everything that needs to be done around the house.  But my fave thing to cook is lasagna.  A big pan of lasagna will feed us all for 2 to 3 days so it alleviates the cooking duties for a bit LOL.  When I make lasagna the middle layer is so densely full of rich, creamy cheese mixed with spinach.  And I love to put a super thick layer of mozza over the top of the lasagna and I bake it until the corners get nice and brown and a little crispy.  Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm!
  9. Since polish and candy seem to go hand in hand, what's your favorite candy? Salt water taffy (drool)
  10. Favorite place to buy polish? an online store nailpolishcanada.com
  11. If you had to sell all of your polish and never buy any ever again, which 5 would you keep? Includes base and top coats because I'm a jerk like that :P China Glaze Calcium Gel Fortifier, Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat, Color Club Halo-graphic, OPI DS Extravagance, Rainbow Honey Pinkie Promise.
My Questions for My Nominees
  1. What got you started into blogging?
  2. Would you change your name, and if so, what would you change it to? (just thinking of that episode of Friends where Phoebe changes her name to Princes Consuela Banana Hammock and her husband Mike threatens to change his to Crap Bag LMAO!)
  3. What is your favorite live concert you've ever been to?  If you have never been to a concert, just tell me your favorite album to listen to.
  4. Where would you like to see yourself in five years?
  5. What is your favorite animal and why?
  6. If you could have dinner with absolutely anyone (living or dead) who would it be and why?
  7. What is your most cherished memory to date?
  8. Aside from painting your nails, what do you most like to do in your free time?
  9. What beauty product could you never be without? (doesn't have to be nail or polish related)
  10. What is your most sought after and desired nail polish?
  11. If you could recommend a nail polish to anyone what would you recommend?
My Nominees

This is the most difficult part and it took me quite some time to come up with this list.  I tried not to repeat the blogs who I forwarded my first Liebster Award to.  Not that they don't deserve it again but I just wanted to share this with some others who may not have already had this opportunity.  But I know for a fact that I could give this to many more bloggers than just 11.
  1. Beauty With A Passion
  2. ErinZi's Nails
  3. Hawaiian Chicky
  4. Lacquer by Love
  5. Little Bit of Everything
  6. Marie's Manicure Madhouse
  7. OMG Wait What Polish Is That
  8. Paper Thin Nails
  9. Polish Insomnia
  10. Polished and Glittered
  11. Tipsy Tips Nails & Cocktails

1 comment:

  1. omg that childhood story! that's just crazy.. I didn't know that could happen.. I mean I knew about getting brain freeze from slurpees but wow. Don't blame you for never chugging another one. I don't like heights, but I think part of my problem is a fear of falling, also. I HATE bridges for that reason. Agreed, love white tigers (sorry you're allergic to cats.. that sucks!) and lasagne simply is one of the best foods :)

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