Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Liebster Award and My Nominations

This Monday i got a great surprise as i was nominated for The Liebster Award by the lovely Carolin whose lovely blog can be found at .

This is indeed the second award that Carolin has nominated me for in the past 4 weeks as the first was "The One Lovely Blog Award" and i am so grateful to Carolin for the nominations and for being so good to me.And this is the perfect opportunity for me to say that Carolin is just the nicest person you could possibly meet and i am so glad that i now concider myself to have a lovely twitter/blogger friendship with her.

The great thing about the Liebster Award is that it is not something that you can just get yourself,you must be nominated for it so therefore in my opinion it is a real honour to be nominated and i hope the people who i nominate will feel the same. It is also a great way to promote your blog and promote other blogs too.

Now with this award,there are various different rules that can apply as nothing is set in stone so after some research on the rules,i have adopted the following but am keeping Carolin's questions;

|The Rules|

1. Get nominated
2. Link back the girl/guy who nominated you
3. Answer the 11 questions
4. Create 11 new questions for your nominees to answer.
5. Nominate 5-20 people to do the questions.

|Q & A|

My Questions for me to answer are as follows;

 1. What are your top 3 bloggers and why?

 A very difficult question to start with as i have so much respect for anyone who takes the time and effort to write a blog for their own and the enjoyment of others.There are so many blogs that i love reading but i will say what my favourite blog is though. It is by the amazing Tamara Kalinic.The reason i know it is my favourite is because it is the first blog i check out every day.Anyone who is actually reading this,please have a look.

2. What drives you?

What drives me is my experiences from my past,notably being cheated on by my husband and i still cant believe how naive i was. I have learned alot from this experience and it certainly drives me on a daily basis.

3. What little thing makes you happy?

One little thing that makes me happy is when i get a nice comment on a blog post as it shows that someone has taken the time to read it and actually comment on it.This really does make me happy.

4. What is your dream job/ personal goal?

Another difficult question but my dream job would be to be one of the Sky Sports girls on Sky Sports news,they always seem to be enjoying their job and get invited to the best parties! My personal goal in life is have a son or a daughter and to enjoy the joys of parenthood.

5. Do you have a favourite food?

I do indeed,if i was going out for a meal,it would be certainly be steak and chips with mushrooms and fried onions but if i was ordering in,it would be a doner kebab and taco fries with extra cheese and taco sauce,yummy.

6. What is your favourite beauty brand? (makeup or facial care, or hair etc)

I dont have a personal favourite beauty brand but i do like Rimmel and anything from MAC Cosmetics

7. Favourite clothes shop?

I have a few favourites which include Pennies (Primark), Debenhams, H & M and Zara. Zara always have the most amazing shoes like the ones pictured below

8. What would be your spirit animal and why?

My spirit animal would certainly be a dog. Loyal and faithful to the people that love me and look after me,always there to protect them and help them as are they for me. 

 9. Why did you start blogging?

Good question,i only joined twitter at the end of july this year and found myself following people who had blogs so i said at the end of august,sure why dont i give this a go. Now i had absolutely no idea where to start and was trying to figure out how to start my blog on bloglovin not knowing that i actually needed something like blogger to get going. Thankfully a lovely girl called Chelsea Marrs 
put me in the right direction of how to start a blog. I had no idea what i was going to write about but i did know that there would be an interest from the fpl community in any fantasy football posts as i had been asked to guest post on various football sites. 

 10. Have you changed much over the last year?

 I have changed alot in the past 2 years as i finally got out of my rut that i was in after my marriage breakup and i have met the most wonderful boyfriend ever who has helped and supported me and was the reason for me gaining back my confidence and becoming the girl that i once was but even stronger than before.

 11. If you could star in a TV series based on your life, what would it be? (sitcom, drama etc…)

It would probably be Dallas with all the cheating that went on behind my back between my husband and my best friend but that's another story (it's on the blog too if anyone fancies a read).

And so there are my answers to the questions as supplied by the lovely Carolin. My 11 questions will remain the same for my nominations.


Leanne o'Farrell
Leanne Winters

So there you have it,thanks again to Carolin for nominating me and giving me the opportunity to write this post which i very much enjoyed,

Hollie xxx




  1. Aw thank you so much Hollie. No problem at all. I love your answers, especially your spirit animal.

    Carolin xx

    1. Thanks so much for the comment Carolin,i really have alot to thank you for so a massive THANK YOU for everything! xx Glad you liked it! xx

  2. This is awesome! And I notice that you're a relatively new blogger, welcome haha! If you're ever looking for a blog designer, I'm your girl xx

    Emily | Twenty-One Designs

    1. Thanks Emily,i appreciate your lovely comment,if i ever need a blog designer,i will certainly look you up! x

  3. I remember getting a liebster award when I first started, it's so rewarding all that engagement :D loved reading these answers! I also believe in spirit animals, such a great choice for a dog :) definitely agree on those Zara shoes as well! Maya - Archistas

    1. Thank you so much for your comments Maya,i really appreciate it. I love writing up these sort of posts and enjoyed every minute of it and i am so happy you liked my answers! Xx Really love those shoes! Xx

  4. Congrats on your nomination. I still remember your "Blog at the crossroads" pst a while back. You see you are still going into the right direction by doing what you love.

    LindaLibraLoca: Beauty, Baby and Backpacking

    1. Thanks Linda Libra Loca for being so supportive,i really appreciate it alot! xx