Liebster Award

Today, I am very lucky as I have been nominated for the Liebster Award from two of my favorite blogs - Living Made Healthy & The Fit Life with Amber!  I was lucky enough to be nominated back in March by Sunnyside Shlee and I am very honored to be nominated again!!  Thank you ladies!

The Liebster award is given to up and coming bloggers.

What is a Liebster?  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 that the tagger set for you plus 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.

No tag backs!

So here are my 11 things (different from the original 11 posted HERE), my answers from Erin & Amber’s questions, my nominees and their 11 questions!

11 Things about Me:

  1. I’m a modern day amazon woman, standing proud at 6’1″ tall!
  2. I am obsessed with sticky notes.  I have them everywhere!
  3. I will forget everything unless I write it down.
  4. My favorite ice cream flavor is Clemmy’s vanilla.  Coffee is a close second.
  5. I enjoy my son’s legos, as much, if not more, than he does.
  6. My mom is my hero.
  7. I love movie popcorn!
  8. I believe in karma.
  9. I’m currently obsessed with the Sons of Anarchy series.
  10. I grew up in south Florida, but I only like to go to the beach at night.
  11. I am a die hard Florida State alumni & fan.  I bleed garnet & gold!

Questions from Erin at LivingMadeHealthy:

1. What’s your dream job?   Owning my own fitness & health center.  Blogging full-time would be #2!
2. How many pairs of workout shoes do you own?  One, but I workout barefoot. :)
3. How did you meet your best friend?  My hubby is my best friend and he found me at MySpace!
4. What household chore do you hate the most? Why?  I hate mopping because our house is two stories and I have to mop both of them (tile & pergo flooring).
5. What is your favorite kind of cookie?  I really love Ohio State Buckeyes.  You can’t go wrong with peanut butter & chocolate.
6. How long does it take you to get ready in the morning? 5-10 minutes tops
7. What’s the last delicious meal you made at home?  Gluten Free Avocado Cream Enchiladas
8. What’s you favorite reality show?  MasterChef
9. If you could only eat one dessert for the rest of your life, what would it be?  My mom’s chocolate chip cookies.
10. Where’s your favorite place to shop?  Target - I should buy stock in that place.
11. What’s the last book you read?  Wheat Belly

Questions from Amber at TheFitLifewithAmber:

1. If you could do any job in the world, what would you do?  See #1 above.

2. What is your favorite place to vacation?  Mexico!  You can’t keep me away!

3. What is your favorite TV show?  Sons of Anarchy and True Blood

4. If you were an animal, what animal would you be?  A giraffe, duh?!  lol

5. What is your go to work out?  DDPYoga

6. If you had to choose, college football or NFL? Why?  College football, hands down.  All my players from FSU keep changing teams - I can’t keep up! lol

7. Early bird or Night owl?  Hoot Hoot

8. What is your favorite food?  Mexican and Italian

9. List one thing one your bucket list.  Travel abroad with my family

10. What is your favorite restaurant to eat out at?  Big Bear Brewing Company - they have an entire gluten-free menu!

11. Do you have any pets? If so, what kind of pets do you have?  No pets, not until my son asks for one.  :)

My 11 nominated blogs:

  1. Inspiration One Bang at a Time
  2. DDPYoga Regular Guy
  3. PFITblog
  4. Stacey Morris
  5. Gluten Free Gal
  6. Life as Tina Lloyd
  7. The Cosy Kitchen
  8. Fit This Girl
  9. Nancy Creative
  10. Who Moved My Cheesecake
  11. The Husband She Deserves

Questions for Bloggers Nominated:

  1. If you were going to write a book, what would it be about and what would be the name?
  2. Who is your inspiration?
  3. What is the best decision you ever made?
  4. Sky diving or bungee jumping?
  5. If you could learn one random skill, what would it be?
  6. What is one goal you have for 2013?
  7. Describe yourself in 3 words.
  8. What’s your favorite joke?
  9. Name one of your vices.
  10. What book do you want to read next?
  11. If you could move anywhere where would it be?

Congrats to all the bloggers nominated! 

Please help spread the word about these awesome blogs!

Christina Russell

I'm just a girl who overcame obstacles to shine brighter than ever before! Join me on my journey towards optimal health!