Tuesday, July 9, 2013

So exctied to be nominated for the Liebster Award!

WOW! So EXCITED and honored to be nominated for the Liebster Award from two fellow bloggers! Thank you to Sarah at Kinder Kakes Kakes and Veronica at Teaching with Giggles for the nominations. To accept the nomination I must:

1. Link back to the blog that nominated me
2. Nominate 5-11 blogs with fewer than 200 followers
3. Answer the questions posted for me by my nominator
4. Share 11 random facts about myself
5. Create 11 questions for my nominees
6. Contact my nominees and let them know I nominated them

I am nominating the following blogs I discovered through Linky parties and follow on

Second Grade Stories


11 Random Facts About Me:
1. I worked as a cook in a restaurant in High School because I was SOOO bad at waitressing! My boss threw me in the kitchen and I thrived.
2. I knew in first grade that I wanted to be a teacher.
3. I love every shade of blue there is.
4. I sometimes wish I lived on the beach.
5. I have recently lost 40lbs since starting a new diet! Whoohoo!
6. I am an admitted purse-a-holic.
7. I am married to a guy I NEVER would have thought would be my husband when we were in high school together.
8. I wanted to create clip art so badly that I taught myself how.
9. I have been wrong about EVERY pregnancy prediction I have given (boy/girl) – including my own.
10. I wish I could play a musical instrument, particularly a guitar or drums.
11. I love, love, love to cook. I always say that I would have been a chef if I didn’t go to school to be a teacher.

11 Questions for my Nominees: (From Kinder Kakes)
1. What is your favorite dessert?

This is a tough one – but I must say apple pie with vanilla ice cream.
2. If you could be a Disney Princess, who would you be?
3. What is your dream car?

I am not really into cars… I know NOTHING about them! Haha! However - I love the car that Desiree drives in the show the Bachelorette, love the color the most I think…so that one!
4. What is your favorite TV show?

Big Brother
5. What is the last song you listened to?

Baby Einstein CD….always the Baby Einstein CD
6. What is your favorite animal?

7. Which holiday is your favorite?

8. What is your favorite fruit?

9. What was the last thing you ate?

Boiled Egg
10. If you could meet a character from a picture book, who would it be?

Pooh Bear J
11. Where would you vacation if money was no object?

Europe….everywhere in Europe


11 Questions for my Nominees: (From Teaching with Giggles)
1. How long have you been teaching?
7 years
2. What is your favorite grade to teach?

I loved my sweet Firsties!
3. What is your favorite college memory?

Watching a large group of people try to find a guy “Timmy.” (One of those –ya had to be there- moments.)
4. What is your favorite grade school memory?

My first dance in 5th grade, so cute!
5. Have you lived in more than one state?

No, Louisianan all my life
6. What is your dream vacation spot?

Europe – probably Italy to be more specific
7. If you were stranded on a deserted island, what would you take?

Wilson! ….haha kidding… a flashlight, or some fire starting contraption because I am terrified of the dark.
8. Do you prefer hot or cold weather? Why?

Hot weather, I HATE cold weather
9. If you won the lottery what would be the first thing you would buy?

My own house on the beach!
10. What is your dream car?

I am not really into cars… I know NOTHING about them! Haha! However - I love the car that Desiree drives in the show the Bachelorette, love the color the most I think…so that one!
11. What is something you never leave home without?

Cell Phone!

Questions for my nominees:

1. What was your best Halloween costume ever?

2. What is your favorite meal?

3. What reminds you of home?

4. What is your favorite article of clothing?

5. If you could meet any character from a book, which would it be?

6. What do you obsess over?

7. What is your favorite word?

8. What makes you laugh the most?

9. What is your favorite classroom office-type item?

10. What grade was your favorite in school?

11. What is the last vaction you went on?
Thank you again so much for the nominations! They made my week! :)


  1. Thanks so much for the honor, Brittney!! So happy to have found your blog! I, too, would be soooo happy living on the beach! And a major congrats to you on your weight loss! Awesome!!

    ABCs and Polkadots

    1. Thank you and your welcome. I really enjoyed your blog! :)

  2. Hey! I didn't realize you'd been nominated already. Congrats! I nominated you as well. People should be following your blog.

    Super Sparkly in Second

    1. Thank you so much for the nomination!

  3. Your answers are so much fun. The Liebster Award has been a great way to meet and get to know people! Come say hello! I'm a new Follower!

  4. Thanks Sandy! I will definitely come visit, I agree that Liebster has been a great way to connect with others! Thanks for your kind words. :)

  5. The Liebster Award will take you places. Even the nomination. By the way, A friend told me about favoritewords dot com, it's different but I like it, actually, so I decided to post about it here because it's relevant to mention.