Saturday, 12 January 2013

I'd like to thank all the little people...

How fun!  I have been nominated for Liebster award by the lovely voice behind Oh. Scrap. That. 

Don't know what the Liebster Awards are?   It's an fun "award" passed from blogger to blogger as a way to network and acknowledge some of your favourite blogs.  A receiving blog must have less than 200 followers. 

To participate:
1. Thank and link back up to the one that nominated you (Me).
2. Answer 11 question asked to you by me.
3. Tell us 11 things about yourself.
4. Nominate 11 of your favorite blogs that have less than 200 followers
5. Ask them 11 questions.

So here goes ..

Thanks to Oh. Scrap. That.  for passing along the award to me! 

Questions asked of me

1. Tell me something special about the town or neighborhood where you grew up
I made a big move at the age of 10 but I'll choose my neighbour where I was born in Kenya, Africa for the question.. It wasn't uncommon for monkey to be seen from our house windows.  I remember c a few hanging off our windows!

2. What time of day do you write your blogs and visit others?
Mostly late at night.
3. Do you write one blog entry at a time or a few ahead of time?
One at at time

4. If you could move anywhere in the world (and take your loved ones with you), where would you go and why?
Hmm.. maybe Vienna.. kinda like where I am now
5. What is your favorite type of cookie?
Chewy chocolate chip

6. Are you into any certain sports or physical activities?
Sadly no.. probably enjoy swimming the most but don't do that enough
7. What is your favorite topic to blog about?
Easy.. making bags.. :)

8.What types of books do you like to read?
Chick lit right now.. easy stuff

9. Are you a pinterest junkie?
Surprisingly no
10. If you are crafty, do you get your talents from a certain family member?
 My mom and aunts all did some sewing at some point but  I'd say only one aunt is crafty in other ways
11. If you had to chose a last meal, what would it be?
I love fryed cassava.. yum.. just that..

11 thing about me
1.  I love desserts and chocolates.. 
2.  I have chosen a husband that does not love desserts and chocolates.. smart huh, I get his share
3.  I am raising a son that loves desserts and chocolates.  (darn, now I have to share)
4.  I have just started watching Big Bang Theory and love it.. watching as I type this
5.  I am lucky that I get to work from home part-time
6.  I am not a morning person
7. I don't know my own cell number which I've had for a couple years now
8.  I am still good friends with a group of about 10 friends from high school which I meant over 20 years ago
9.  I have no pets but would love a bird
10.  I have horrible penmanship
11.  I was an early reader, when I was in kindergarten (nursery school in Kenya) they had to order more books because I read all the ones they had. 

11 AWSEOME blogs I'm nominating
At home with Mrs H
Sew at Home Mummy
Mia Creates
Passion and couture
Sewing barefoot
Sew Crafty Kathy
Green Acres Hobby Farm
Mama Sews Best
Reduce, Reuse and Renewed
Domestic Evolution

11 Questions for above blogs if they choose to accept
1. What's your favourite day of the week?
2. What would you be doing right now if you weren't responding to this?
3. What's your favourite crafting or sewing tool?
4. How many posts to you write a week?
5. What made you start a blog?
6. What skill would you like to have or learn that you don't have right now?
7. What's your favourite thing to shop for?
8.  Link or post a picture of a handbag you have been lusting for
9. What's your favourite vacation spot?
10.  Do you play a musical instrument?
11.  What's your favourite chip/crisp flavour?


  1. ~squeal!!!!!!!!!~ Thanks so much for nominating my blog! Totally accept and look forward to answering the questions and passing on the Award! :)

  2. Thank you so much for the nomination. It was fun reading the answers to your cool to once live where monkeys jump in trees!!

  3. Nissa, I accept your award with great honor. I'm glad to see that I am among the 10 that you have chosen, I can only say one thing, thanks!
    I just need some time to reply to the answers, but I'll do it. This is a great way to meet other blogs and get to know better the people behind the blogs. A fantastic idea!
    Marisa from

  4. thanks for participating and I enjoyed reading your answers- :) have a great week1


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