You like me, you really, really like me!

Wow, I have been given an award, by a fellow blogger!  Thanks so much to The Greek Housewife  

for giving me the Liebster Award!  I am in turn passing the award onto eleven deserving up and coming blogs!

The Liebster award is given to up and coming bloggers who have less than 200 followers.  What is a Liebster?  The meaning:  Liebster is a German word and means sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing and welcoming.  

Here are the rules for receiving this award:

1. Each blogger should post 11 random facts about 
2. Answer the questions the tagger has set for you, and then
    create 11 new questions for the bloggers you pass the
    award to.
3. Choose 11 new bloggers (with less than 200 followers) to
    pass the award to and link them in your post.
4. Go back to their page and tell them about the award.
5. No tag backs.

11 Facts About Me: 
  1. If you had 3 hours to yourself (no husband, no kids, no chores) what would you do?   I have to say PINTREST!
  2. What is the best life advice you can give to your followers?  Take the plunge and become an Expat, it has been the best experience.  I am so glad that I will never look back and say "I wish that we would have gone."
  3. What is your goal for this year?  To continue to regularly post on my blog.
  4. If they made a movie of your life, who would you pick to play you?  Reese Witherspoon
  5. What is your favorite quote?  "Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.”
  6. Describe your ideal Valentine's day!  Pasta dinner with my family.
  7. What is the best song to describe your mood today?  Bruno Mars "The Lazy Song."
  8. Apart from blogging how do you spend your free time?  Running, Reading, traveling.
  9. What is your favorite memory?  When my boys were born!
  10. If you could do any job in the world, what would it be? (Except for being a mom or dad!)  Photo Journalist.
If you won the lottery, what would you do with the money, and why?  Put some in savings to be given to my boys upon completion of college.  Buy a beach house.  Give to charity!  

I pass this award onto these amazing bloggers!   

Christy at Mom Genes

Aryn at Drifwood and Daydreams

Rachael at Let's Be Adventurers

The Little White House on the Seaside 

Diane at Oui In France

 A Mother in France Kayleigh at The Way I Wanderlust

Kayleigh at The Way I Wanderlust 

Sam, Emily and Jess at Stamp in My Passport  Farrah at The Three Under

Farrah at The Three Under  

Kat at Travel with Kat

Amber at The Mile High Mama

 Ladies, your questions are as follows...

  1. If you could have dinner with one person alive or dead who would it be?
  2. What is one travel location that you would love to visit?
  3. What is your biggest fear?
  4. What is your real hair color?
  5. If you were to give your 20 year old self one piece of advice, what would it be?
  6. What household chore do you hate to do?
  7. What is your all time favorite movie and why?
  8. What are your goals for 2013?
  9. Do you tweat?
  10. What is your favorite drink?
  11. If you were stuck on an island, what would the one thing you could not live without~can not be a person.


  1. That was so kind of you to think about me. I'll choose my eleven friends tomorrow afternoon (I have that afternoon off at work) and will answer the questions then... Some aren't easy!

  2. Well how fun is this? My first ever award! I love it! Thank you so much :)

  3. Congratulations again! Well done! I liked your quote (#5)! I kinda needed to read that!

    1. Thx again Vicky! I have that quote taped to my treadmill!!

  4. Congratulations and thank you for passing it on (although technically I don't qualify re number of followers). Really lovely to be nominated just the same. Many thanks, Kat

  5. Oh sorry Kat! I have to say that I love your blog!!

  6. Congrats Dena! Well deserved! I have to say I completely agree with your #2 - I would highly recommend that anyone given the opportunity to become an expat take the plunge. It has been such a wonderful adventure!

    1. Thx Gina! I am so happy every day that we took the plunge into the Expat world. Although it has it's not so easy times, the experiences make it all worth while!


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