Monday, July 16, 2012

Liebster Blog Award

So, I took a small hiatus from blogging.  With maintenance man on vacation the first week of July, then travelling to Michigan the second week of July, I didn't couldn't find time to blog.

I returned to bloggyland, to see that My Chocolate Peaces nominated me for the Liebster Blog Award.

The word Liebster is German and means sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing, and welcome. 

I love getting awards!  Thanks, so much, Chocolate Mom!  So, here goes.  I have to give 11 random facts about me, answer Chocolate Mom's 11 questions, then pass on 11 more questions to 11 more blogs.  IDK about you, but narrowing my list to just 11 wonderful, endearing, kind, pleasant, nice, dear, and welcoming blogs is the hardest part! 

Random Facts About Me:
1. I'm a bit of a tom-boy
2. I hate dresses!
3. I love cartoons.
4. I miss my soap operas. :(
5. I'm a Mac, not a PC.
6. I love being a Texan but I am secretly plotting a move to a cooler climate.
7. I have green eyes
8. I'm addicted to iPod games. (my username is danadove if you want to join me:))
9. I prefer to be barefoot over wearing shoes.
10. I don't take any medicine on a daily basis.
11. I recently sold my mini-van and now drive a car..I hate it!  I miss my mini! 

Now, My Chocolate Peaces questions:

1- What is your favorite kind of chocolate? (Ha! That was a given):  I love, love, love milk chocolate, but I like dark chocolate as well.
2- Dream vacation?  5 days on the beach with nothing or nobody around except me, my husband, and my Kindalia (that's my Kindle's name lol)
3- Favorite childhood toy? my big wheel! (told ya...tomboy)
4- If you could add any strength or skill to your resume, what would it be? 
5- What do you consider your greatest strength? The ability to overcome adversity and become stronger by it.
6- What do you do to relieve stress? Sleep! 
7- What do you treat yourself to on occasion (or more often)? A nice, cold Bud Light.
8- What is your favorite weekend activity (or non working day)? Taking a nap.
9- Favorite piece of clothing? My denim capris.
10- Funniest pick up line that you have heard, or used? "Heaven must be missing an angel because here you are" :eyeroll: 
11- Childhood nickname? Buzzard.  It's great having big sisters who make fun of your name...NOT!  (my middle name is Dove)
OK, here's the 11 awesome blogs I nominate:
And, now, my 11 questions:

  1. What side of the bed do you sleep on?
  2. At what age did you start wearing makeup?  Did your mom know and approve?
  3. Do you thing you're strong...emotionally?
  4. Do you play music when you are alone in the house?
  5. Have you ever eaten an "exotic" meat? (moose, alligator,snake)
  6. Chocolate or sex?
  7. Do you wear slippers?
  8. What is the most unusual thing in your purse?
  9. It's your last meal; what will you have?
  10. What usually wakes you up?
  11. What's your drink for the summer?
Congratulations, ladies! You all do a wonderful job keeping blogland fun and interesting!  Make sure to pay it forward to 11 more fantabulous ladies! 


  1. Thank you, Dana! And congratulations on your award, too! :)

    1. I posted today if you'd like to stop by and read the answers to your questions ;)

  2. Thanks so much for the nomination and congrats!

  3. Thanks so much for the award :)