Liebster Award!

Two different bloggers have nominated me for the Liebster Award.  Thanks Holly and Amanda! 🙂

I finally have time to answer their questions, so I wanted to join in the blog award fun! LOTS of info in this post…here goes!
The Liebster Award is for bloggers with less than 200 followers. Liebster is a German word meaning dearest, and the award is given to up-and-coming bloggers  who deserve some recognition and support to keep on blogging.
Here are the “rules” 
·  List 11 facts about yourself.
·  Answer the 11 questions given to you.
·  Create 11 new questions for the bloggers you nominate for the award.
·  Choose 5 bloggers with 200 or less followers to nominate.
·  Go to each bloggers page and let them know about the award.
·  Thank the person who nominated you and link back to their blog.
11 facts about me!
1.      I’m a nail biter.
2.      My heart stopped twice when I was born.
3.      My dad wanted to name me Kendra (after an ex-girlfriend!) but momma said no.
4.      My running playlist has lots of angry showtunes. I run to songs from Spring Awakening, Newsies, Legally Blonde, Rent…and they are all angry/sassy songs.
5.      I hate wrapping Christmas gifts.
6.      I would love it if my “job” could be full-time Zumba and blogging (if only that would pay the bills!)
7.      My background on my work computer is Hanson.
Screen shot of the work computer!
8.      I want another dog…but Mikey doesn’t get along well with other dogs.
9.      I’m watching “Up” for the first time tonight!
10.  I would rather take a bath than a shower. Every time.
11.  I love getting mail. Like real letters and cards.  I have a few friends who are excellent at sending mail (Hi Kenley! I know you read!) and they are such a blessing.  
Amanda’s Questions:
1. Do you believe in a higher power? Yes I do! I believe in God. He is my savior, lifeline, and the boss of my life.
2. What is your favorite pick-me-up song when you are sad? Hanson music. Usually anything off their first album, Middle of Nowhere.
3. Favorite form of exercise? Zumba. Duh.
4. Dream vacation destination? I would love to go to Europe.
5. What age did you have your first kiss? I was in 8th grade…so 13 or so?
6. If you won the lottery tomorrow, what would you buy first? I would pay off our house loan.
7. What is your favorite animal? Dogs. I love a good pup.
8. What is your favorite book? The Hunger Games.
9. Favorite subject in high school? I liked English and science.
10. If money were no object, what career would you choose? I answered that above…but I would teach Zumba and blog.
11. Favorite holiday? Toughie…I think Thanksgiving. I love Christmas, but Thanksgiving is more laid back.  No expectation of gifts and stuff. Just family time and good food.
Holly’s Questions:
  1. If you had an afternoon all to yourself, what would you do with it? I would shop, get a pedicure, and take a nap. I love a good nap.
  2. Where is your favorite place to shop? At the moment, my favorite place to shop is at Forever 21. I have been finding super cute shirts there.
  3. Who is your favorite musician and why? Hanson. Their music just speaks to my soul…the lyrics, the beat, the melody…I just love it.
  4. If crafting was your career, what would you make and sell? That’s a tough one! I making pretty good quilts, but they are hard work! I don’t know if I would want to do that full time!
  5. How would you describe your home decorating style? My home is cozy with pops of color.
  6. Who inspires you the most and why? Recently I have been inspired by my Zumba students. Many of them are going through so much in life and they are still shining joy. They inspire me because they work hard and share their love with me.
  7. What do you value most in life? I value my family. I know that someday they won’t be around, so I try to cherish time with them.
  8. Where is your favorite vacation spot? Depends. Quick vacation with Tyler? Eureka Springs. Long vacation? I LOVED Orange Beach. Lots of money vacation? Hawaii.
  9. What’s the best restaurant you’ve been to? Mama’s Fish House in Hawaii. Everything was so good.
  10. What is your go-to dinner to cook? Crock pot food! Mexican Chicken Soup is a favorite.
  11. What is your morning routine? I get up at 4:30, let the dog out, and get a drink. Then I work out, do a Bible study, and get ready. I will shower, do my hair, then go to the living room.  I do my makeup on the couch while watching the news.  Then I fix my lunch and leave the house by 6:30!
My questions:
  1. What is the #1 thing you want for Christmas?
  2. What is your favorite movie?
  3. You have to remember something. Do you write a note, write it on your hand, put it in your phone, or something else?
  4. What were your wedding colors (or what would they be if you got married today)?
  5. Favorite lotion scent?
  6. I’m buying you a gift card (not really). Where would you want it for?
  7. Favorite breakfast food (if calories didn’t matter).
  8. If you work, what is in your office? If you don’t, what’s on the walls of the room you are in?
  9. Favorite drink?
  10. What was your old school AOL screename (or old yahoo email works too)?
  11. If you just got in the car and drove, where would you end up?
I tag (I stopped at 8…ran out of time)
Mrs. Kee


  1. Thanks for participating, Brittney! I enjoyed reading it!

  2. Thank you Brittney!! I’m so excited!!!

  3. Oh, internet memes! I’m one for Halloween (a blogger, wearing the blogger uniform!)

    • Oh I would like to see that! Gotta love the memes! I didn’t have much to say today, so I thought I would play along. It is like the chain letter of the blogging world! ha!

  4. How exciting! I will definitely be filling this out soon! Thank you for thinking of me! I’ll keep you updated on our girls night out!

  5. enjoyed reading about you!

  6. Great post!! I did this a few weeks ago!

  7. Thank you Brittney!

  8. Yay!!! Thank you! I loved reading these. I still have that Hanson pic as my background — I honestly don’t think I will ever change it… unless I find an even better Hanson pic, let’s just be honest here. You’ve never seen “UP”? You will cry!! Such a sweet movie.

  9. thanks so much for the award! I will post next week about this and answer your fun questions! 🙂 Thank you also for your sweet comment on my blog today. We have to be real, otherwise who are we kidding? Have a great weekend!

  10. Sorry just now getting to this. Hopefully I can answer them tomorrow! Thanks Brittney!

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