Saturday, July 7

The Liebster Blog Award

I was recently nominated for the Liebster blog award by Kimmy at CreoqueKim (Ty Ty!). I just thought this would be a fun way for you to get to know a little bit more about me. Although I started this blog a while ago, it has only been recently that I really began to post, so I greatly appreciate all the support and love I've received!

The Liebster Blog Award is given to upcoming bloggers who have less than 200 followers. The Meaning; Liebster is German and means sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing and welcome.

Here are the rules for receiving this award:
1. Each person must post 11 things about themselves
2. Answer the questions the tagger has set for you & create 11 questions for the people you've tagged to answer.
3. Choose 11 people and link them in your post.
4. Go to their page and tell them.
5. Remember, no tag backs!
11 Fun Facts
1. I can't swim =(
2. My favorite basketball team are the Bulls
3. I am entering my second year of grad school (if you have questions about grad. school, feel free to ask)
4. My favorite book is "Rhapsody" by Elizabeth Hayden (this served as the inspiration for my blog name)
5. All my blog pictures are taken with a Canon Powershot SD1100 IS (non-DSLR)
6. I love to thrift!
7. Public speaking stresses me out >.<
8. I enjoy playing video/PC games even though I'm not great at it (LoL, Call of Duty )
9. My favorite scent is "Daisy" by Marc Jacobs 
10. I love baths after a stressful day.
11. I enjoy experimenting and putting my own twist on the things I cook.

Kimmy's Questions
1. What is your favorite animal? Dragons!
2. Have you ever been in hospital, why? No for injuries, yes for work/school
3. Last time you laughed till you cried and at what?
4. Your dream job? Something in healthcare (maybe advocacy)
5. Top 3 favorite things to eat? Korean BBQ, Pastas & Indian dishes w/Naan
6. Favorite cocktail? Not really a crazy drinker
7. Worst fear? Drowning
8. What is your zombie apocalypse plan? Make sure I have a health pack (like in Left for Dead), Make sure my friends and family are safe (like in the Walking Dead), Stock up on supplies
9. What do you wear to bed? shorts and a tank top =)
10. Favorite website to shop at? Amazon or Forever21 (wish H&M had an online shop =()
11. Your top 5 clothing brands? Forever21, H&M, Old Navy, Merona (Target), VS

My Questions
1. What is your favorite clothing item or accessory?
2. Favorite place to shop (online or store)?
3. Top 3 favorite foods?
4. What are 2 hobbies you enjoy?
5. Dream vacation?
6. Favorite book?
7. Favorite candy or dessert?
8. Favorite TV show?
9. Favorite scent?
10. Most love superhero?
11. Why do you enjoy blogging?

My Nominations

I'm passing this on to the following to spread the love, give support to new and upcoming blogs or just show a couple of blogs I love! (all have less than 200 followers).

Hope you enjoyed & don't forget to pass the love along


  1. Thanks for the award & congratulations on receiving yours. Your blog is amazing!♥

  2. Thanks for the award! You definitely deserved it.

  3. Joy, thank you for nominating The Jem Journal! I SO appreciate the support! Your blog is lovely!

  4. congrats

  5. Joy, thank you for nomination my blog. I really appreciated your support.

  6. I ahve to admit, I'm a pretty horrible swimmer . Actually, I don't know if what I do in the water counts as swimming --it might just be flopping & splashing pathetically. It's kind of a relief to see there are other adults who can't swim either! LOL

    I'm in the middle of reading Rhapsody! Loving it so far!

    Best of luck winning the award!