Monday, November 25, 2013

Liebster Award Nominee!

First off thank you to Brittany over at Fabulously Faint for nominating me for the Liebster Award. She is an ever so sweet nurse with a truly inspiring story. She also has some delectable recipes to share with her readers. I love the fact the she was a dancer for Danity Kane, holler!

This is an award given to bloggers who have 200 followers or less.  That is definitely me, but that is ok! This award is used to promote each other in the blogging community and attract some attention to your blog in a positive way!  Each nominee must first list 11 random facts about themselves, then answer the 11 questions provided by the person who nominated them.  Lastly, you choose 11 other bloggers who have 200 or less follows on bloglovin and ask them your own 11 questions.

The rules are:
Thank the person who nominated you and link them in the post.
List 11 random facts about yourself.
Answer the 11 questions provided by the person who nominated you.
Choose 11 blogs you like and link them in your post.
Write out 11 questions for those bloggers to answer.
Go to their page and let them know that you nominated them.
Phew ;)

Random Facts about Me
1. I met my husband at a club!
2. I am a year and a half older than him. Cougar ;)
3. I love espresso, it can cheer me up.
4. I was a dental assistant for the same dentist for 7 years before I left to be at home with my girls.
5. I am half Cambodian, half Irish, but most people cannot guess my ethnicity.  I get Filipino a lot.
6. I was nominated for homecoming princess my freshman yr. of high school, I didn't win.
7. I was in fact very unpopular in school.
8. I was a total wild child, sorry mom and dad!
9. I have 11 tattoos.
10. I don't know how to do a cartwheel. Sad I know!
11. I cannot stand it when the beds are unmade in my house!

Brittany's Questions she had for Me
1. If I could only eat one food for the rest of my life what would it be?
2. What is the most exciting/adventurous thing I've ever done?
I think the most adventurous thing I've done is that zip lining bungee thing in Las Vegas. Sorry its not more exciting.
3.Describe myself in 3 words.
Sensitive. Loving. Shy
4. Who inspires me?
My dad.  He is the most hardworking, determined, and loyal dad.  He came to the U.S. as a Cambodian refugee and taught himself to drive, get a job, etc.  He is living his own American dream and I am so proud to be his daughter! 
5. If I could choose any career what would it be?
Aside from being at home with my girls, my dream job would be traveling to different places, eating the best foods and getting paid for it.  I'd love my own cooking show.
6. What is my favorite piece of clothing?
I love comfy soft sweaters, not tight clingy ones.
7. If I could switch lives with someone for one day who would it be?
Hmmm, maybe Giada De Laurentiis
8. What is my guilty pleasure?
I love food. Cake & Pasta
9. What is my dream vacation?
My dream is to travel around Cambodia and Greece.
10. Who are my style icons?
I love Jessica Alba's style.  I like being comfortable but still cute and trendy.  I'm not a big heels girl, but if the occasion calls for it I'm happy to get dolled up!
11. What is my biggest achievement?
At this point in my life I would say being a mother and wife.  There is no better job, or anything more rewarding than being with my girls.  I have never loved anything more than them, and life my with my husband.

My Nominations
Jaclyn at Los Dos Aiko's
Kate at The Little Fischie's
Holly at Sweet Orange Fox
Jewel at Jewel Sha'ree
Aspen at Makeover With Aspen
Corianne at
Christina at This Woman Cooks
Osh at Sun-Kissed Peony
Kimberly at The Ellertson's Everyday Adventures
Megan at Willow Way

Questions for my Nominees
1. Do you like to read, what is your favorite book?
2. Are you left or right handed?
3. How many children do you have, do you want to have more?
4. Do you have a secret talent to share with us?
5. Can you speak any other languages besides English?
6. What is your favorite band or artist?
7. Who are your style icons?
8. Are you a hoarder of anything in particular?
9. What are you hopeful your kids will be when they're older?
10. What is your favorite meal to eat?
11. Who is your biggest inspiration and why?

Thank you for reading and hopefully participating.  I know I'd love to hear more about you!
Much love, Linzi


  1. How awesome! Thanks so much! I need to find time to do this in-between my scheduled posts :)

    Makeover With Aspen

  2. Thank you for the nomination! I just posted my Liebster Post :)
    ~ Osh

  3. Loved this! I agree with your #5; I would love to be a travel writer.

    1. Thank you Kelly! I tried to make my questions for my nominees a bit light ;)

  4. So fun! I'll see what I can do about a post soon. Btw you were soooo popular in school silly girl! ;)

  5. Linzi, I have known you since grade school and Kim Ellertson is right you were too popular, what planet were you on? I can't believe you would even think that everyone loved you!

    1. Really! I'm pretty sure people knew who I was. I really didn't have that many friends. I guess we all see those years in our lives a bit differently. Thank you for reading and commentin blog! Happy Thanksgiving ♡

  6. Hey Linzi It is Rachael I posted the comment above I did not mean to be anonymous!
    Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!

    1. Oh yay! Thank you! Excited you're reading my blog :)