liebster award

Liebster Blog AwardI’m so excited to say that I’ve been nominated for the Liebster Blog Award by Kathy Pardell … Thank you, Kathy! If you don’t follow her now, I suggest you do! Her photography is stunning!


The Liebster award, something I only heard about yesterday, is a way to discover and connect with other fellow bloggers. This virtual award is quickly gaining popularity. It’s to blogs we enjoy. 🙂

There are rules for this award:

  • You must acknowledge the one who nominated you and share their links.
  • Share 11 facts about yourself.
  • Answer all 11 questions asked.
  • Nominate 11 more bloggers whose blog you would recommend
  • Ask 11 questions that you would like those bloggers to answer.
  • Include an image of the Liebster Award either in your post or in the sidebar of your blog.

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Eleven Facts About Me … 🙂

  1. My home is in the country … sixteen miles out!
  2. I have nine grandchildren
  3. I only drink coffee cold
  4. Romantic comedies and I get along real well
  5. This weekend I’m going to my family’s centennial reunion
  6. I love the mountains
  7. Reading is a favorite pass time (although I don’t do it often enough!)
  8. I love learning new things
  9. I love Jesus
  10. Purple is my favorite color
  11. Italy is a country I want to visit

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Answers to the Eleven Questions Asked of Me … 🙂

  • What’s your best tip for other bloggers or potential blog starters?
    • Be your best you …
  • Who was your greatest influence in life?
    • My Mom – she is Korean and her story of her escape from North Korea is like none I’ve ever heard before. (I’ll share it one day!)
  • What is your favorite type of blog to follow?
    • Lifestyle
  • How long have you been blogging?
    • Longer than shows 😦 I probably started my first blog 9 years ago!
  • What’s your way of relaxing?
    • In the summer … sitting in my backyard enjoying the quiet
  • What do you think of driverless cars?
    • Ridiculous and dangerous!
  • Who is the funniest person on the planet?
    • It’s a tie between granddaughter Layla and her sister Cara
  • Choose dimples or freckles?
    • Freckles for sure … I have plenty of my own!
  • What’s your best advice for young women today?
    • Listen to your Mom – she really knows best!
  • What is your best inspirational quote?
    • Honestly, I don’t have one … but this is a current favorite … Like wildflowers; You must allow yourself to grow in all the places people thought you never would. E.V.
  • Can you share one writing or photography tip?
    • Photography because writing isn’t my forte – Keep a steady hand so your main point of focus is in focus.

My Nominations


Debra Nancy


Mummy Miller

Elizabeth Wilson

Wilhelmina Photography


Neela Willow


Erin Girouard

Mary Nell Moore


My Questions for these bloggers: 

  1. What/Who inspires you in your photography?
  2. If you could travel to any country, which would it be?
  3. If you could take someone with you in your travels, who would it be?
  4. Curly or straight?
  5. What is your favorite color?
  6. Most delicious meal you’ve ever eaten?
  7. What is the most extreme thing you’ve ever done?
  8. How do you come up with new topics for your blog?
  9. What do you do in your leisure time?
  10. East coast or west coast?
  11. Favorite city?


Thank you for stopping in! I hope you can take a moment to check out each of these bloggers! Hoping to see you soon!


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