Many Many Awards

I have been nominated for numerous awards, but I have been slacking on completing them. In this post I hope to catch up on all the awards I have been nominated for.

Mystery Blogger Award #6 & #7

the-mystery-blogger-awardThank you Devereaux Frazier from Creative Writing of a Baltimorean and Kanza from Faded Rouge for nominating for the Mystery Blogger Award!

This award was created by Okoto Enigma and it is for amazing bloggers with ingenious posts. Their blog not only captivates; it inspires and motivates. They are one of the best out there, and they deserve every recognition they get. This award is also for bloggers who find fun and inspiration in blogging; and they do it with so much love and passion.

The Rules

  • Put the award logo/image on your blog
  • List the rules
  • Thank whoever nominated you and provide a link to their blog
  • Mention the creator of the award and provide a link as well
  • Tell your readers 3 things about yourself and answer the questions from your nominator
  • You can nominate up to 20 people
  • Notify your nominees by commenting on their blog (Optional)
  • Ask your nominees any 5 questions of your choice; with one weird or funny question
  • Share a link to your best post(s)

3 Things About Me

  • I am vegetarian
  • I love animals
  • I love plants

My Best Posts

Devereaux’s Questions

  1. Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton? Bernie Sanders! But if I had to pick one of the two, Hillary 
  2. What impact did Barack Obama leave on you? I was not impacted much by Obama, but I believe he was a great president and had a huge positive impact on the lives of many Americans
  3. How is 2017 going so far? Pretty good. There have been some ups and downs, but mostly ups like my parents visiting me!
  4. What’s the last book you read? Framed and Burning by Lisa Brunette
  5. How would you make this blog better? Nothing! As long as you post what you love, then you should not change anything 

Kanza’s Questions

  1. Winter or Summer? Winter. I love cozying up with a blanket, book, and hot drink while there is snow outside
  2. Hot chocolate or tea? Tea. I love both hot and iced tea
  3. Earphones or headphones? Headphones
  4. 3 things you would take to a deserted island. (A person does not count!) Books, a knife, and a fire starter
  5. Short or long hair? Long

Versatile Blogger Awards #1-5

the-versatile-blogger-awardThank you all My Creative Hut, Leave Before It’s Too Late, Rei from Musings of a 20 Something Mom, Jess from Daring to Jess, and Hannah from Sassy Girl’s Journey for nominating me for the Versatile Blogger Award!

The Rules

  • Thank the person who nominated you for this award and provide a link to their blog
  • Share 7 facts about yourself
  • Nominate other bloggers
  • Link the nominees and inform them about their nomination

My 35 Facts 

  1. I am 23 years old
  2. My birthday is in September
  3. I live in Denmark, but I am from Texas
  4. I am left-handed
  5. I have a Bachelor’s degree in psychology
  6. I hope to become a researcher to help children with learning disorders
  7. I played piano during my whole childhood up until I graduated from high school
  8. I grew up on a ‘farm’
  9. I have two tattoos, but no piercings
  10. My natural hair color is light brown, but I dye it black
  11. My favorite color is teal
  12. My favorite movie is Big Fish
  13. My favorite movie genres are mysteries, comedies, and kids movies
  14. My favorite book is And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
  15. My favorite book genres are mysteries and thrillers
  16. My favorite video games are Harvest Moon on the Wii, Pokemon on the 3DS, Skyrim on PC, and Mystic Messenger on my phone
  17. I dislike action and sci-fi movies/tv shows/games
  18. I enjoy seeing musicals and plays
  19. The last musical I saw was We Will Rock You , and the last play I saw was Spider’s Web
  20. I love animals
  21. My favorite animal is the koala
  22. I dislike snakes
  23. I love cooking and baking
  24. I am vegetarian
  25. My favorite dish is udon noodles with tofu
  26. My favorite dessert is strawberry cheesecake
  27. I dislike coconut
  28. I love mushrooms
  29. I love hot and iced tea
  30. I do not drink coffee
  31. I rarely drink alcohol
  32. I love plants
  33. I have 7 succulents in my apartment
  34. My favorite plant is the cherry blossom
  35. Besides Denmark, I have been to Canada, Mexico, Australia, Sweden, and Germany

Blogger Recognition Award #7 & 8

blogger-recognition-award-logoThank you so much Daisy from Life as Daisy and Jackie from Makeup and Beyond for nominating me for the Blogger Recognition Award!

The Rules

  •  Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link to their blog
  •  Write a post to show your award
  •  Give a brief story of how your blog started
  •  Give a piece or two of advice to new bloggers
  •  Select 15 other blogs you want to receive the award
  • Comment on each blog to let them know you nominated them and link to the post you created

How My Blog Started 

When I was in college, my friend had a blog on tumblr and I decided it would be fun to join her. I created two blogs, a personal blog of cute things I liked and a review blog. At first I loved tumblr, but then I started losing interest in blogging because I did not feel like I was part of the community (mainly because on tumblr you cannot comment on posts, and instead you can like or reblog posts. If you wanted to talk to someone, you had to message them). In May of last year, I deleted both my tumblr blogs and decided to create this blog on WordPress. Since then I have received tons of support from the community here and I enjoy blogging again.

Advice to New Bloggers

Be true to yourself. Post what you like even if it means not fitting into the norm. Post your stories, reviews, pictures, recipes, advice, thoughts, etc. as long as it is what you want. If you only post what you think others will like and not what you like, you can lose motivation and interest in blogging and the quality of your posts will decrease.

Be consistent in posting. It is not necessary to blog everyday especially if you have a busy life with school, work, family, friends, etc., but it is good to try to stick to schedule of posting depending on what you find manageable whether it is once, twice, or more a week.

Be active in the community. Like and comment on posts you like, follow bloggers you like on WordPress and other social media sites, and reply to comments on your blog to keep the conversation going. I have met many great bloggers by being active in the community and you can too!

The Liebster Award #4

3and3quarters.net_Thank you Julia from Makeup and Cosmetics for nominating me for the Liebster Award!

The Rules

  • Answer 5 questions from your nominator
  •  Nominate 5 other blogs and ask them 5 questions (let them know you nominated them)

Julia’s Questions

  1. What is your favourite foundation? Tarte Amazonian Clay Foundation
  2. Which makeup products can’t you live without? Mascara, concealer, and lipstick/lip gloss
  3. If you had to create your own product, what would it be and why? An eyeshadow palette that includes a highlighter, bronzer, and blush because I want to have a palette that can be used for a full face makeup look
  4. If you could travel to any place in the world, where would you go? Japan! I would love to visit there one day
  5. What is your favourite food? Noodles

Real Neat Blog Award

blog-awardThank you Louise from Louise Austin Richards for nominating me for the Real Neat Blog Award!

The Rules

  • Thank and link the blogger who nominated you
  • Answer the questions asked
  • Nominate seven more bloggers for the award
  • Create seven questions for your nominees


Louise’s Questions

  1. Briefly describe how your blog got started. My friend in college had a blog and I thought it would be fun to join her
  2. Who inspires you? My parents
  3. Favourite place in the world? Japan, but if it is a place I have visited then Australia 
  4. I am most happy when I am …… able to relax and have a good time 
  5. Thing you are most proud of Graduating from college 
  6. Most treasured possession All the photos I have 
  7. Where would you like your blog to me this time next year? I hope my blog continues to grow and I continue to receive support from fellow bloggers 

Blue Sky Tag

blue-sky-tagThank you so much Anne from Beauty by a Dutch Girl for nominating me for the Blue Sky Tag!

The Rules

  • Thank the person who nominated you
  • Answer the 11 questions
  • Tag 11 people
  • Give them 11 questions to answer


Anne’s Questions

  1. What is your favorite makeup brand? My favorite high-end brand is Tarte and my favorite drugstore brand is NYX
  2. Who is your favorite YouTuber? Marzia Bisognin
  3. Where do you really want to travel to? Japan! I have been wanting to visit Japan for many years. I also really want to go to France
  4. Which language(s) do you speak? Only English. I know some French and a little Danish though 
  5. What is your favorite thing to eat for dinner? I love Mexican food especially since it is so easy to make like tacos, fajitas, enchiladas, etc. 
  6. What is your favorite ice cream flavor? Mint chocolate 
  7. What is your favorite Social Media to use? Instagram
  8. Why did you start blogging? (tell us in less than 50 words) My friend in college had a blog on tumblr, so I thought it would be fun to have one too. I then deleted my tumblr blogs and started this one on here 
  9. What is the last movie you saw? Taken
  10. How many time do you spend on/with your blog in a day? (making blogposts, commenting/liking other blogs) If I am writing a blog post, then hours. Otherwise I will sit down and read blog posts a few times a day
  11. What is the worst fashion-mistake you’ve ever made? Probably going out to eat in pajamas 

Thank you so much everyone who nominated me for an award! I truly appreciate all of the nominations I have received!

I decided not to do any nominations of my own this time around, but I will in the future!

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