You Like Me, You Really Like Me!

Instead of my normal shenanigans for Monday, I JUST found out that I was nominated for a Liebster Award!!

Casey from The Aslan's Auspicious Albany Adventure (who is WONDERFUL) nominated me and I couldn't me more excited! She's awesome and knowing she thinks I'm noteworthy is pretty cool! So thankyouthankyouTHANKYOU Casey!!

Here's how this sweet little award works.

This award is to be presented to blogs who have less than 200 followers.

Awesome? Right? I thought so too!
Such a great way to spread the word and love for us newer and smaller blogs.

Here are the deets. After being acknowledged, you should...
-Acknowledge the blog that nominated you in a post.
-Tell 11 facts about yourself.
-Answer the 11 questions the nominating blogger created.
-List 11 bloggers with less than 200 followers that you believe deserve some recognition.
-Post 11 questions for them to answer.
-Notify all the bloggers selected that they have been nominated.
-And finally, you can't nominate the blog who nominated you.

So without further adieu..

11 Facts About Me

1. I'm 1/2 Brazilian and 1/4 Irish
2. I've never been out of the country (I went to Canada in high school but you didn't even need a passport then plus we drove there so I don't count it)
3. I say "also" far more than necessary in normal conversation (you've probably noticed)
4. I have 2 tattoos
5. My initials are A.B.C.
6. The only chapstick I will use is Burt's Bees
7. My favorite flowers are snapdragons

8. (like Casey) I have a younger sister (4 years younger) who is taller than me and everyone thinks she's older
9. I met my best friend in 6th grade and we've been BFF ever since. She hated me in 8th grade. I didn't know until a few years ago
10. I love playing Lego video games. They're the only ones I don't suck at
11. I have HORRIBLE posture and I hate it

11 Questions from Casey
1. If you had all of the money in the world for any hobby, what would it be?
Horseback riding. I used to ride but it's expensive and I live in too urban of an area. I tried to get back into it last year but it's a serious commitment and I didn't have the time or money that it takes to really make it worth it

2. What is your fondest memory from your childhood?
playing "house" with my sister in my backyard. we had a little bunch of trees that we "decorated" and would be outside for as long as our parents allowed. we played probably every nice day for years

3. What did you want to be when you "grew up"
a princess. Duh. That was a constant but I also rotated on wanting to be a vet, dolphin trainer, nature photographer, wedding planner

4. What is your home town's best kept secret?
over the last 8 or so years my hometown has become a hotspot in CT, I don't think there are any secrets left! Maybe that we're not as cool as we seem?

5. If you could only blog about one topic for a year, what would it be?
Lil. I mean you guys may not wanna read about her everyday but she's basically my life. I try to limit my content on her for everyone's sake.
my bloggy co-pilot

6. How has the blogging world enriched your life?
it's been an incredible creative outlet, I'm not a writer but I like writing this kind of stuff! More than that, it's allowed me to meet so many incredible people and that is definitely the best part!

7. Favorite throwback song?
basically all of them. But when Mambo #5 comes on I definitely stand up singing and dancing and shouting "THIS IS MY JAM"

8. Favorite ice cream flavor?
cookies and creammmmmm. Preferably Stop & Shop brand or Friendly's

9. What is your ideal summer vacation spot?
somewhere warm and sunny that I can do fun sightseeing activities and drink wine. Also a beach needs to be involved at some point. So basically Southern California or Tuscany

10. How long have you been blogging?
a year ago yesterday! haha but I took a break and started this new blog 3 months ago today (kinda weird and I didn't realize that until right now)

11. What is something from your past that you wish you could bring back?
Scrunchies? that was a cop out but I'm tired and that's the first thing I thought of

and now for the lovely ladies I'm nominating!

1. Sara from Sara In Texas
2. Kate from Another Clean Slate
3. Alyssa from Alyssa Said Hi
4. Candace from Just Stay Lovely 
5. Erin from The Party Girls Guide
7. Carly from The Pinot Project
8. Brooke from Babbling Brookelyn
9. LB from LB in Wonderland
10. Patricia from Kisses and Croissants
11. Andrea from Fluent In Sparkle

And now for the questions they'll have to answer!

1. Who's been your biggest bloggy help?
2. What "Most Likely To..." superlative would you get now? (doesn't have to be traditional)
3. What's your favorite movie to quote?
4. What's one thing that surprised you about blogging?
5. What's the first thing you do when you get home from work?
6. What's your favorite social media outlet?
7. What's your go to/signature drink at the bar?
8. What's your dream career?
9. How many times do you snooze your alarm in the morning?
10. What's your favorite summer activity?
11. Flats or heels?

linking up with Bre, Lisette 


  1. Thanks friend!!! If your BFF hates you again let me know so I can beat her up!

  2. I definitely have a younger sister that everyone mistakes for my older sister. So frustrating. Haha.

  3. Haha Mambo #5! It came on while I was driving with my fiancé one day and I started singing it to him as loud as I could...he may have thought I was nuts ;)

  4. I could totally blog about my dogs for a year straight.

  5. ahhh thanks lady! i already filled one of these out a few months ago though. not sure i have the strength to think of more questions haha so i will leave you with my link. #hellalazy

    and because i know you were curious: 5. What's the first thing you do when you get home from work? ---open the fridge. even if it's not my house. my grandpa gives me such a hard time about it.

  6. Snap dragons bring me back to the days of my grama when I was little. Love them. And that's so funny about your bff hating you haha.

  7. Love your answers & love you :) thanks for sharing the love friendddddd

  8. Woop woop! Thanks for nominating me sister!

  9. thanks so much I am very excited!! I hope to hell i know of 11 blogs to list, but i tihnk i can find some :) I will be doing this as soon as my work conference is over :)

  10. I'm so happy to have connected with you through this wonderful award! :D

  11. My sister is 4 years younger too :)

  12. oh this is so cool! :) what a great idea.