Saturday, January 12, 2013

Liebster Award Nomination

I'm totally gushing right now!

Thanks to Nissa Made @ for nominating my blog for the Liebster Award.


This award, believe it or not, has no Wikipedia entry. Here's a copy & paste from NissaMade: 
Don't know what the Liebster Awards are?   It's an fun "award" passed from blogger to blogger as a way to network and acknowledge some of your favourite blogs.  A receiving blog must have less than 200 followers.  

To participate:
1. Thank and link back up to the one that nominated you (Me).
2. Answer 11 question asked to you by me.
3. Tell us 11 things about yourself.
4. Nominate 11 of your favorite blogs that have less than 200 followers
5. Ask them 11 questions.

nissaMade bags and stuff

11 Questions Asked by NissaMade to her Nominees: 

1. What's your favourite day of the week?
It used to be Friday since neither my husband or I worked and we had a family day. Now its Monday since he works Fridays now.

2. What would you be doing right now if you weren't responding to this?
Working on my sewing project on the Learn to Sew Series at Crazy Little Projects.

3. What's your favourite crafting or sewing tool?
My sewing machine that I bought in August. Its been so much fun to learn to use! 

4. How many posts to you write a week?
I try and do one a week. Sometimes its more if I get backed up or have an explosion of ideas.

5. What made you start a blog?
I signed up to be the Craft Coordinator for MOPS and was inspired by all the crafty blogs I visited to start one of my own. Now its my second addiction, after coffee. 

6. What skill would you like to have or learn that you don't have right now?
Speak another language fluently. 

7. What's your favourite thing to shop for?
A good deal...on anything. Its the rush. 

8.  Link or post a picture of a handbag you have been lusting for.

but in turquoise

Didn't think I had such expensive taste since I usually get my purses on sale or thrifting. ~sigh~ Maybe in ten years or so I'll find one at Goodwill? lol

9. What's your favourite vacation spot?
Camping anywhere. No internet, no phone, no clock, no schedule. Just being. Its so freeing and relaxing. 

10.  Do you play a musical instrument?
Used to play the piano. Now I just putz around on the keyboard. 

11.  What's your favourite chip/crisp flavour?
Doritos Regular and Cooler Ranch. mmmmmmmmmm! 

11 Things About Myself:
1. I LOVE coffee.
2. I love Linky Parties and their inspiring ideas. 
3. I've been experimenting with "Green" cleaning supplies and am LOVING it!
4. I stopped using I use the no-poo method from Ashley's Green Life.
5. I'm the Craft Coordinator for MOPS. 
6. We actively support Operation Smile since our son was born with a cleft lip and palate. 
7. I'm in love with chalk paint.
8. My favorite present this year was a power sander from my husband. Really, no sarcasm here! lol
9. I'm planning my first craft fair for this year and am working on items already.
10. Turquoise and any and every hue related to it is my absolute favorite color. 
11. My faith is very important to me, especially as I live my life through its ups and downs and realize just how tangible it can be. 

Blogs I'm nominating: 
1. Ashley's Green Life @
2. My Love 2 Create @
3. Mandy Jean Chic @
4. The Thrifty Challenge @
5. And Who Says You Can't? @
6. Renew, Create, Restore @
7. Re-love @
8. Karen Whitley Paintings @
9. ChippaSunshine @
10. My-CreativiT @
11. Thrifty Chicken @

11 Questions to the above Bloggers if they choose to accept: 
1. Are you a Pinterest Junkie? 
2. What is your favorite part of blogging? 
3. Which cause is closest to your heart and why? 
4. What books/literature do you like to read most? 
5. Have you had a crafting "epic fail?" Feel free to share a pic. 
6. Do you have a favorite quote? 
7. What is your favorite crafting tool? 
8. If you could win an all-expenses-paid-trip to anywhere, where would you go? 
9. Who would you take with you? 
10. Do you use any "green" items in your home? What? 
11. What is your favorite thing about yourself? 


  1. Loved reading your responses Audra!

    1. Thanks! And thanks for the nomination. It was fun to fill out and pass along. :)

  2. Congrats to you! I love the questions you are asking the other bloggers. Have you ever had a craft epic fail? Too funny! I myself have had many! I'll be back!

    1. Me too! Its fun to laugh off the stress of it. And they are such valuable learning experiences...on how not to do something. lol

  3. Thanks for the nomination!

    Take Care,
    Mandy Jean

    1. You're welcome! Look forward to reading your Liebster post. :)

  4. Thank you so very much for the nomination. I happily accept :-)

  5. Thank you for the nomination! I am all smiles!

    1. You're welcome! Its fun to answer and send out. Look forward to reading yours. :)

  6. Congrats on the award. LOVE that purse too :)

    1. Thanks! Love the purse...not the price tag...but its good to dream! lol