They Like Me, They Really Like Me!

 I started a blog because I enjoy writing.  Sometimes it’s the writing part of writing that I enjoy.  Taking the time to craft my words so they wind and twist delightfully through my readers’ mind is a challenge I enjoy taking on.   Other times, and most often in this blog, I get my words ‘on paper’ as fast as possible before someone poops, breaks something or sets the house on fire. Nonetheless, I write because it’s what I like to do, so for other bloggers to enjoy my writing enough to nominate me for an award is just the icing on the cake.


The Liebster award is awarded to bloggers to try to promote their blog and also bring together a community of bloggers. The rules are as follows:

  • The nominated must provide a link back to the person who nominated them.
  • Tell 11 facts about yourself.
  • Answer 11 question set by the person who nominated you.
  • Choose 11 more bloggers and ask them 11 questions.

I was nominated for the Liebster Award by 2 bloggers I recently started following:

Robin| A Little of This and That. Her fun blog combines sassy humor and easy family recipes in a unique way. Check it out here.


Enissa | Self Love, Soul Series. A refreshing blog that is empowering and inspiring.  Visit her  here.

11 Facts About Me

I know every line in the movie, Heathers. / I cry when I hear Baby of Mine (Dumbo). / I drool in my sleep. / Cigar smoke makes me sick. / I ❤ NY / I wanted to be a Radio City Rockette / I hate when too many sentences start with “I”.  / I haven’t slept a full night in 9 years. / I have a favorite child (but it changes daily) /  I have an irrational fear of sharks. / I have an obsession with finding shark’s teeth.

Questions From Robin

What is your favorite childhood memory? Watching 4th of July fireworks from the top of the UN building in NYC / If you could sit on a park bench with anyone (alive or on the other side) and talk for one hour, who would it be and why? My Uncle Joe, because I miss him every day / How many items are on your bucket list? I don’t have a bucket list, only a to-do list… to which I have now added: Make bucket list / What is your favorite post on my site? “This Is Not An Assignment” / If you could be one super hero, who would it be? Iron Man / Would you ever give your significant other a hall pass? Nope / Favorite meal? Anything with steak and Bleu cheese / What are the top 5 places you would like to visit? Puerto Rico, Hawaii, Australia, Venice … and the utopian world from Avatar / Soda or pop? Soda #representNYC

Questions From Enissa

What was the last book you read and why? Fifty Shades of Grey Series, because I wanted to see what all the hype was about.  I was pregnant within a month and haven’t had time to pick up a book since /  What inspires you more than anything? People who don’t make excuses / Who is someone you know that you respect and admire? Why? My mom. As cliche as it sounds.  She is the most admirable person I’ve ever known. / What is a gift or talent that you have? Making meatloaf.  No seriously, even people who don’t like meatloaf, love my meatloaf. Adding crack helps. / What qualities do you love about yourself? The ability to stay focused and calm in emergency situations. / What qualities do you wish you can change or strongly dislike? My impulse to want to strangle people on a daily basis. / What pivotal moment made you start your blog?  When my Facebook status updates about the insanity in my house were getting too long./Where do you see yourself five years from now? Crying in the hallway of an elementary school when my last baby starts kindergarten. / What is your favorite t.v. show and why? I suck at having “a” favorite anything. The Walking Dead – Hoarders – Chopped – Archer / What is your favorite ice cream flavor? Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough … and Toasted Coconut … and Moose Tracks. Yea, not good with the favorite thing. / What type of music do you like?  All 80’s, 90’s Alternative, Classic Rock, Old School Rap, Merengue.

 Questions For My Nominees

Where are you originally from? / Biggest pet-peeve? / Crunchy or Creamy? / 3 things you can’t live without? / Your favorite post on my blog? / A word that annoys you? / Favorite Movie? / Favorite villain? / Your favorite post on your own blog? / Morning Person or Night Owl? / Why do you blog?

My Nominated Blogs

( Cue screaming baby …. I will post the rest of my nominees as soon as possible)




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