Liebster Award!!!

Imagine my joy and surprise when I woke up to a Liebster Award nomination. I was nominated for the Liebster Awards by the uber cool Laura, at LivingMyLifeLikeMe . I am super chuffed and grateful for this awesome opportunity.

The nitty-gritty:

  1. Mention and acknowledge the blog that nominated you, and display the award logo.
  2. Answer the 11 questions that the blogger who nominated you gave you.
  3. Tell 11 facts about yourself.
  4. Nominate 11 blogs.
  5. Also, make sure to notify these bloggers of their nomination.
  6. Finally, give them 11 questions to answer.

So here are my answers to the questions from Laura.

What is your favourite Childhood memory?

Tradition has always played a big part in my childhood and my favourite childhood memory has to do with the tradition of Christmas. Every year was spent with my entire family at my gran’s home. It really was festive and everything Christmas should be. We would attend midnight mass, then come home to celebrate as a family. We partied up a storm and spent hours in the kitchen cooking the most delicious meals. It really was the happiest of time in my life as a child.

If you could go anywhere in the world for a week, where would you go?

I have traveled extensively having visited more than 100 cities, but I still have a long bucket list of places I want to visit. The place I would want to travel to for a week will have to be Rome, Italy’s capital. Influenced by architecture, art and culture Rome has an amazing history worth discovering in the flesh. I’d definitely want to visit the sites of the ancient ruins , Vatican City and numerous museums that house masterpieces of the legends gone before us.

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When was the last time you laughed so hard you cried?

It was actually a week ago, when my family and I went to watch Daddy’s Home 2. It was really a fun and humorous take on the shenanigans synonymous with the festive season. Definitely a must watch for the entire family. Just be prepared to be left in stitches.

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What is your favourite period in history?

Definitely the 70s. It was an exceptionally great decade, The members of the band, who reached unprecedented success in the ’70s, described the decade in a sort of magical nostalgia that provoked a sense of disappointment at not having been born early enough to experience this wonder decade. Having just caught the tail end of the ’90s, I can only reflect on the awesomeness of the 1970s

If you could time travel, would you go back to the past, or forward to the future?

Time travel has never been something that has peaked my interest. I’m someone who prefers living in the present. I believe in seizing the moment and living life to its fullest. Going to the past or future brings no added value as far as I am concerned and that is why I feel it is so important to live everyday as if it were your last.

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What is your favourite thing about blogging?

I’m a virgin blogger and still pretty much finding my feet. I can’t pin-point what my favourite thing about it is as yet, but I do love the fact that I get to share my journey with people out there and that I have been able to inspire so many people. Inspiring others, was not the reason for me starting this journey, however it has not only moved to the top of the list of reasons I am motivated to push harder and continue on this journey.

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Who was the last person you said ‘I love you’ to?

That is an easy question. The last person I said “I love you” to was my baby boy, Skylar. He’s such an affectionate little bugger and always showers me with tons of hugs and kisses. He has the abilty to warm my heart in the most remarkable way.


What was the weirdest dream you’ve ever had?

Im rather weird and dont seem to remember much. On the odd occassion that I do remeber a dream, it is normally a meaningful dream about someone I care about.

How do you keep occupied on rainy days?

Oh gosh!!! I’m not someone to sit around the house and do nothing. I have the aboslute worst habit of not being able to sit still. I find relaxing exceptionaly boring and such a waste of my time. So even on a rainiest of days, you are bound to find me adventuring and exploring with my kids.

If you could be anything or anyone for one day, who or what would it be?

This is so random, but I’d love to be a dolphin

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In a world without internet or phones, what would you invent to communicate?

As much as the internet and phones are so important to everyday life and play a pivitoal role in the 21st century, I would go back to good old-fashined communication of talking to people. I feel that we have become so disconnected and lost that personal touch. Why call someone to catch-up when you can send an email or whatsapp right? We sit in meetings or in the coming of people, only tendiong to focus on whats happening on our phones. We are constantly faced with FOMO and have to constantly check our phones so that we dont miss a beat. We dont even need to think anymore, because Google and YouTube have all the answers and solutions.

11 facts about me:

  1. I love being 40
  2. I’m proudly South African
  3. I’m a badass mom to two gorgeous boys
  4. I love to adventure, explore and travel
  5. I’m a qualified aircraft engineer
  6. I have tried my hand at flying
  7. I’ve dropped 15kg and 3 dress sizes in 2017
  8. I have 13 tattoos
  9. I absolutely love cooking
  10. I am the Boss Lady of meal prep
  11. I’m on a journey to live my best possible life

Okay, now for my 11 nominations.

  1. Nelle at realnelle
  2. Regally Modest
  3. Dog Days of Daycare
  4. Joy at mademoiselle o’lantern
  5. Fiona at Questions From a Teenager
  6. Astrid at Hideawaygirl
  7. Apoorva at Simplyapoorva
  8. Lebana’s Journal
  9. Lena at Pink and Ash
  10. Lorelie Joy at Myself and Teas\
  11. Natasha at Fit LIke Mummy

Finally, I am going to give 11 questions for the nominated blogs to answer in their posts.

  1. If you could change one thing about yourself what would it be?
  2. Of the elements earth; fire; water and wind, which one do you relate to the most?
  3. How many countries have you travelled to?
  4. What is your super power?
  5. If you could make one thing right in the world, what would it be?
  6. What is your all-time favourite movie and why?
  7. If you could have dinner with one influential person, who would it be?
  • If you could learn a new skill what would it be?
  • Who inspires you the most?
  • State a fact about yourself that nobody knows
  • What is the best decision you have ever made?
  • Hope you guys got to know me a little more and thanks again

    for the nomination Laura.

    Much love



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    8 thoughts on “Liebster Award!!!

    1. Congratulations 👏🏼 Well deserved because not only are you a phenomenal woman but you are an remarkable writer and I love reading your blogs ☺️

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      1. Ahhh thanks a million for your kind words. So glad you are enjoying the blog 😗


    2. livingmylifelikemee December 14, 2017 — 10:08 am

      LOVE LOVE LOVE all your answers. I feel like I know you so well now 🙂
      The questions you wrote are also incredibly thought-provoking and intelligently written. Love them.
      Best of luck with the award ❤

      xoxo, Laura

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      1. So glad you loved my response Thanks Laura xxx

        Liked by 1 person

    3. Congratulations on your award. I am sure that you deserve it

      Liked by 1 person

    4. Great. I enjoyed reading this and getting to know you better.

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