February 26, 2013

Liebster Blog Award

Yesterday I received a blog award from ginger, lemon & spice called  The Liebster Blog Award! 
The Liebster Blog Award is given to new bloggers that only have about 200 followers. ‘Liebster is German for dearest, loveliest or favorite.I noticed your blog and would like to pass the award on to you.  This is a vehicle to help you connect with other new bloggers and to mutually encourage one another.  Have fun!
liebster blog award
There are some rules to accepting this award:
1. Each awarded blogger will post 11 random facts about themselves
2. 11 questions provided by the sender have to be answered
3. 11 new bloggers have to be chosen to which the award will be passed on
Go to their pages, tell them about the award and pass on the link to your post!
So it is kind of a blogger chain mail. This is a nice way to hep promote new blogs and to  get to know the owners.
So here it goes: 11 random facts about me:
1.I live in South West Michigan, on the Great Lake Michigan
2. I am an only child
3.I love to cook for people and plan events 
4. I studied Criminal Justice and Social Work at the University of South Florida
5. I a a member of a Reformed Baptist Church.  Many have never heard of that.  Here is a link!
6. I have 4 boys who are all very different from one another but great combinations of their parents!
7. I lived in Florida at 2 separate times in my life...even 2 years in Key West!
8. I want to travel to France and Italy.  My oldest son was able to go to England and France last summer. 
 9. I cannot draw
10. I love being home
11. My hobbies are food and catering.

So now is the time to pass this award along!
I looked through Facebook pages that I am associated with and really enjoy.  I would love to help promote their work.   Here they are:
Mumsfilibab.  Nordic food
My Turn For Us
Christines Pantry.  Easy & affordable cooking with a dash of history 
Food Blog Life  A food blog community
Our Little Family Adventures  Family food blog
Life, Liberty an the Pursuit of Foodiness
Getting Stuffed 
Gourmet on the go Gourmet food made easy
Tips For Delicious and Healthy Cooking
Good Food and Useful things 
These were the questions asked by ginger, lemon & spice
1. What is the weirdest thing you have ever eaten? Probably alligator ( I lived in Florida)
2. Summer or winter? SUMMER!!!!!
3. What did you dream of becoming when you were growing up? a lawyer
4. What is your profession? Homemaker
5. Beer or wine? BOTH
6. What are your hobbies besides blogging? catering and nutrition
7. What is your favorite band?
8. Is there a food you hate? venison
9. Sweet or salty snacks? BOTH.  One after the other!
10. Coffee or tea? Coffee
11. What was the first blog you read? Can not remember.

Now, Here are my 11 Questions:
1.  Where do you live NOW?
2.  What made you decide to bog?
3.  What was the number one tool that helped you get started?
4.  Share a blog address that INSPIRED you.
5.   What are your goals for your bog?
6.  How do you take your photos?
7.  How much time do you spend per day/week on your blog or Facebook interactions?
8.  What do you like most in a blog post from others?
9.  What are other hobbies that you have besides blogging?
10. Favorite blog?
11. Favorite ingredient? 
Fun stuff.  Please just cut and paste into a new blog post changing the information to suite YOU!  I hope you get more traffic to your blog because of it.  


  1. Thank you so much for the award. That means a lot to me. Thanks for thinking about me.

  2. Congratulations and thank you :). Great page. Will come back.

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  4. Please come back and post a link to your post.


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