The Sunshine Award — Part 2

November 11, 2013

I was nominated by the lovely Kate for The Sunshine Award and I was also nominated by two other beautiful gals, Justina and Ambi. Please do check out their blogs, I’m sure you will not be disappointed. Thank you ladies for thinking of me!



The Sunshine Award is given out to bloggers who inspire creativity and positivity. The rules are to provide 11 facts about yourself, answer the 11 questions set for you, provide 11 questions yourself and tag 11 lovely bloggers to do it too.


11 Facts About Me:


1- I used to play The Sims all the time! 

2- I graduated high school a year early.

3- I hate clowns! 

4- With that said, I hate scary movies! 

5- I am not good at math, my brain seems to shut down at the first signs of a math problem. LOL! 

6- Our first pet was a Dalmatian, because my brothers and I were obsessed with the movie 101 Dalmatians. 

7- I love reading magazines! 

8- Actually, I enjoy reading in general. 

9- I love The Walking Dead…

10- I might have a slight crush on Daryl Dixon (Norman Reedus)

11- I played the flute and piccolo most of my middle and high school years.




On to Kate’s questions!


1- What is your favorite starbucks drink?
-For this time of year a PSL and Peppermint Mocha’s are my go-to. Every now and then I’ll get a Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate. 

 2- Who is your current celebrity crush?
-Channing Tatum, duh!

 3- What is the next place you want to travel to?
-I’d love to visit NYC!

 4- What was your favorite vacation?
-Every year we take a trip to the mountains with my family, it’s the best, so relaxing!

 5- Do you believe in soul mates?

 6- What is your least favorite movie?
-I don’t think I have a specific one, so scary movies?!

 7- Why did you start blogging?
-I love makeup and had a lot of extra time on my hands, so glad I did, the community is just amazing!

 8- Do you collect anything? If so what?
-Let’s see, I used to collect porcelain dolls, I had tons and tons. But I outgrew that stage once I entered my teen years. Other than that, I sure don’t.

 9- What is the best piece of advice someone gave you?
-Do what makes you happy.

 10- What is your favorite quote?
-Not caring what other people think is the best choice you will ever make.

 11- What is your happy place?


Justina’s Questions 

-Are you an early shopper or wait until last minute to buy gifts?
-I used to be an early shopper and I’m determined to get things done early this year! 

-What item is on the top of your Christmas wish list?
-I have so many things on my list, but I honestly don’t know what’s at the top…

-Do you like your Christmas trees tall & fat or tall and skinny?
-I like the tall and fat trees.

-What is your favorite part of the holidays?
-Being with family and all of the yummy food!

-Do you travel or stay home for the holidays?
-We stay home.

-Can you been seen from space with all of your outdoor decorations or do you keep it low key?
-Definitely low key.

-If you have pets, do you buy them Christmas gifts as well?
-Of course, they are our children!

-What colors do you use on your Christmas tree? (example: mine are red, green, and silver)
-I have jewel toned colors, blue, green, and purple.

-When will you be putting up your Christmas tree?
-Probably after Thanksgiving.

-What is your favorite Christmas movie?
-How The Grinch Stole Christmas and A Christmas Carol.

-Does your family have Christmas traditions? If so, what is it?
-Nope, not really.

Ambi’s Questions 

1- What is your favorite color ?

-Pink, purple, gray, and black….lol!


2- Spring or fall ? Why?

-Fall, I just love everything about it!


3- Lip stick or lip gloss ?

-Both, I’m starting to come around to some lip glosses.


4- Favorite book of all time to read ?

-I love to read, but honestly I don’t have an all time fave.


5- MAC or Urban decay ?



6- Body mist or perfume ?

-Mist in the summer, and perfume in the colder months.


7- What is your dream job?

-Wedding Designer/Party Planner, MUA, Full-Time Beauty Blogger…a girl can dream, right?


8- What is your hobby?

-Blogging, reading, and playing with makeup.


9- Why did you started blogging?

-I love makeup and had a lot of extra time on my hands, so glad I did, the community is just amazing!


10- Which blogger inspire you ?

-Honestly, there are many! But one of the reasons why I began blogging was because of Emily Eddington, she’s such an inspiration.


11- Makeup brushes or sponges ?



My Questions For My Nominees:

1-Do your friends/family know you blog?

2-How do people react when you tell them about your blog?

3-Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

4-Dream job?

5-Who/what inspired you to begin blogging?

6-Have you ever done a collab post?

7-Favorite drink from Starbucks?

8-How much time do you spend blogging and reading blogs on a daily basis?

9-Do you have any pets?

10-Favorite quote?

11-Best advice you can give to other bloggers…


I Nominate!
 Chelsea at Tiger Love Beauty
Izzy from Cozyup Rubywoo
Leigh-Ann from Blushing Beauty
I know a lot of girls have been nominated for this recently, so I tag anyone else who’d love to do this. Let me know, I’d love to read it!


Thank you again ladies!!

Until next time!

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