liebster award.

a dear dear friend of mine, amelia bedelia, nominated me for a liebster award. what is a liebster award you ask? well, it's not an award given to you by elder liebhardt from your mission (which is what i originally thought), but is an "award given to up-and-coming bloggers with less than 200 followers who deserve some recognition and support to keep on blogging." it's german for dearest. cute right! basically sounds like a chain letter purposefully sent out to encourage blogging; and i'm all about that.

this award comes with rules ... sounds like a chain letter right?
1. each person awarded must post 11 facts about themselves. 
2. answer the 11 questions the nominator has set for them.
3. choose five bloggers to nominate.
4. create 11 more questions for the bloggers they will nominate.
5. let the lucky bloggers know.

here goes.
11 facts about moi1. i sleep with earplugs and an eye mask. there's a running joke among my friends that i have to "cover all my holes when i sleep". 2. i don't have anything under my bed. throws off the feng shui. 3. floral over solid, stripes over floral, polka dots over all. 4. i rarely drink something other than diet coke. 5. i maintain the idea that you can sum up a person by what shoes they are wearing. 6. i've never broken a bone, but that didn't get me out of wearing a cast for 6 weeks. 7. know a lot about movies, love movies, can't quote movies to save my life. 8. i have a dream to be a rawist, if only for a week. 9. i enjoy being called coconey. 10. i can sing a song in mandarin about an anime character. she's crazy for the rain and hangs out with her grandpa. 11. i prefer using imported pens - the signo uniball .28 point via japan.

1. if i gave you a plane ticket right now where would you go?
new york; iv'e been missing it lately.
2. what is your dream job?
bake cookies and make the world a better place.
3. what is the craziest fashion trend or look you've ever tried?
hmmm. the early millennium wasn't good for anyone. but the thing i've most regretted was getting a purple streak in my hair.
4. what was your favorite childhood birthday?
my eighth birthday. i WANTED to go to the lion house and have a tea party because that is what my friend michelle got to do. instead we ate at spaghetti factory in trolley square, went to the church history museum, and rode around temple square in a carriage pretending we were princesses, waving at the passers by. this was also the first time i was flipped off ...
5. if you could pick one dish that you could make perfectly every time, what would you choose?
macaroons. is that a dish?
6. if you had to pick the life of a fictional character (be they movie/book/tv etc.), who would it be?
kathleen kelly on you've got mail. little book shop owner on the upper west side of manhattan? yes please.
7. if you could pick any subject to be an expert on what would it be?
art history. or philosophy. or theology. i don't know.
8. what's your favorite thing about yourself?
my desire to feel accomplished every day.
9. what is your favorite thing to do when you're stuck home alone?
drink tea, take a bath, pamper myself, listen to music, and then fall asleep watching a movie.
10. what song can you not resist dancing to?
countdown by beyonce. or anything else by beyonce.
11. if you could make a movie what would it be?
a horror film of course! set in lava hot springs, idaho.

i hereby nominate the following:
1. sarah, of forever in blue jeans
3. ann, of ... ann do you have a blog?
4. aundrea, of a change is a good thing
5. annie, of stevenannie (which isn't the name of her blog but that is what it's called here)

questions for you to answer:
1. if you could tell your 16 year-old self something, what would it be?
2. what are 3 things that make you most happy right now?
3. what is something you're passionate about?
4. what has been your greatest accomplishment?
5. what do you think people misunderstand most about you?
6. what do you hope to be remembered for?
7. what was the last song you listened to?
8. what was the last movie you watched?
9. if you had a life motto what would it be?
10. what are your 3 most visited websites (excluding facebook, email, and work websites)
11. what is your essential start-the-day-off item?

hey, you kids have fun this weekend. go to a haunted house or something.


brittney said...

your night at home sounds like the best night ever.

Amelia said...

Love it. All of it! I want to hear the full cast story. Also I love your choice of Kathleen Kelly. Well done.

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Annie and Steven Hamilton said...

yes!!! I am so glad I was nominated for this. I will get going on it asap.