Thursday, October 25, 2012

Liebster Award!

I have previously recieved one of these. Mel from Just winging it. Parenting by the seat of my pants has kindly passed another one my way. Thankyou Mel :)

So what is a Liebster Award? The award is given to support and recognise up and coming bloggers who have less than 200 followers (on their blog) or likers (on their Facebook page). The word “Liebster” apparently has German origins and is reported to mean sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing, and welcome. By following some basic rules (answer 11 questions set by your nominee, write 11 questions of your own and pass the award onto 11 other bloggers to answer) it enables readers to get to know new bloggers and connect with a wider audience.

Questions set by Mel

1.      How long have you been blogging/had a Facebook page for?  I started blogging in May of this year, my first post was about laying in a pissy bed,  thanks to my daughter Izzy. The facebook page came later.
2.      Why did you start blogging? Just to write things down somewhere, I had no idea how big it was and how many  friendly people were out there in blog world.
3.      What should you be doing right now, instead of blogging? Sleeping! 
4.      Name 3 items you could grab from where you are sitting? Drink bottle, phone, tissues.
5.      Are you a morning or evening person?  I would say evening, I don't like getting out of bed in the morning. Maybe I should go to  bed earlier. But evening is me time, and morning is "Mum, muuuum, muuuuuum"....all  day!! 
6.      What book are you currently reading? Nothing. I hardly get to read the local rag in peace. 
7.      Where were you born? Mt Gambier, South Australia. 
8.     How many times in your life have you moved and where to? About 7 times. The last 5 have been in the town I am in now, we moved here when I  was 12. I've been in this house for 10 years.               
9.      Are you a coffee or tea drinker?  Both. Mostly coffee.
10.   What is the next country on your travel wish list? I haven't been OS, ever, unless you count Tassie. For some reason I would like to go to  Noumea.
11.   Are you spontaneous or a planner?  I would say planner, I like to know what is going to happen and when. I have to think about being spontaneous, which I think defeats the purpose.

The eleven blogs I have chosen
1.  Tao of poop
2.  Broome time Mummy
3.  Four little piglets
4.  The Semi-rural life
5.  Mumabulous
6.  Kate Writes
7.  Danya Banya
8.  Uber Simplicity
9.  A cajun down under
10.Mums take five
11.I,m thinking of starting a blog
Questions for my eleven nominees

1.  What is your favourite book character ever?
2.  What's in your fridge veggie draw, right now?
3.  What was the last thing you took a photo of?
4.  Where was the last place you travelled to?
5.  Do you wear thongs(flip flops, thought I should clarify!), what colour are they?
6.  What was the last shop (besides the supermarket) you bought anything from? And what?
7.  What is your least favourite chore?
8.  What is the last tv show you watched?
9.  Do you have a family nickname, or one your friends call you?
10.Name three things on your kitchen bench.
11.Name three things on your bathroom vanity.


  1. Congrats!! I am still trying to finish off the one you gave me!! Hopefully next week!!

    1. Thanks Ann. I was given this one weeks ago, thought I should get round to passing it on :)

  2. Cool :) Ok shall give it a go :) thanks

  3. Hi Alicia. Thanks for following. I am on my way to Vanuatu and New Caladonia...not Noumea but not far away! Kate x

  4. Great minds think alike. I just posted mine today too :-)

  5. congratulations - you deserve this you blog is amazing.

  6. Congratulations! And wow, thank you!

  7. Congratulations! And thank you. It's fantastic to be recognized by someone with a great blog!

  8. I always find these posts really interesting! Your first post will make for lovely reading when Izzy is older :)

  9. Congrats on the award! I feel like I've gotten to know you a whole bunch better! :)

  10. Congrats on the award, and for passing one onto me, its my first ever award so feeling pretty good about myself.

  11. All done :) thank you for the award x


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