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Liebster Award

I was nominated for the Liebster Award by L over at Glamburger. This award is like a chain mail style letter given to up and coming…


I was nominated for the Liebster Award by L over at Glamburger. 

This award is like a chain mail style letter given to up and coming bloggers with less than 200 followers to help promote them.

Here are the rules :

  • Each person must post 11 things about themselves.
  • Answer the questions that the nominator set for you plus create 11 questions for your nominees.
  • Choose 11 people with less than 200 followers and link them in your post
  • Go to their page and tell them
  • No tag backs.

11 Random Facts:

  1. I can make a really impressive and accurate chicken noise.
  2. I lived in France for a year when I was 21, teaching English at a high school.
  3. I’m a complete girl gamer, I love Call of Duty and Skyrim. I have about 50 Xbox games and love Minecraft.
  4. I had keyboard lessons for 11 years, from that I taught myself piano.
  5. I have a degree in French and Philosophy.
  6. I have never broken a bone in my body. 
  7. I love the giraffes. They are wonderful. If anything has a giraffe on it, I will buy it.
  8. I drink about 10 cups of tea a day when I’m not at work. When I am at work I drink about 10 cups of coffee. Addict. 
  9. I have a phobia of salad cream, my 3 older brothers used to torture me this this as a child and would find ways to trick me into eating it. I would scream the house down.
  10. I became an aunt when I was 5 and have 6 nieces and 6 nephews.
  11. I sleep with the light on, I haven’t always done this, but it is something I developed about 3 years ago. :/
School I taught at in France

Gaming in my onsie =)

Questions from L:

  1. What’s your favorite colour? I think orange. Or red. Or lime green. I don’t know. One of these. Probably orange and lime green. I am not good at making decisions so please can I have two? Okay thanks.
  2. What’s your favorite street makeup brand and product? Um, this is a hard one. At the moment it is probably Barry M for favorite brand and my favorite product would be Garnier BB cream.
  3. Who is your current favorite musician/band? OH NO. This is a hard one for me, I love Bright Eyes, Band of Horses, Death Cab for Cutie, Anthony and the Johnsons, the Blow (I have a weird taste in music). Hmm, I’ll go with Band of Horses. To see what I listen to visit my last FM page here! 
  4. Where do you currently live, and where do you want to go? I live in West Yorkshire in England. I most want to go to New York. 
  5. What made you start blogging? Hm, I don’t know really. I started my first online journal on a forum when I was 16, 10 years ago. Since then I have pretty much had an active journal, whether live journal, deviant art journal, blogger or on a forum for about 8 of the past 10 years. It’s kind of a big part of my life. I just wish I started this one sooner!
  6. What’s your favorite online clothing store? ASOS!
  7. What’s your favorite recipe to cook/bake? Um, I don’t really cook a lot. The most adventurous thing I make is cheese and beans on toast, sometimes I’m a bit wild and replace the toast with a jacket potato. Hey, don’t judge. I live with 3 chefs they do the cooking!
  8. What’s your skin type and daily skin care regime? I have dry, sensitive skin. My morning routine is exfoliate my face in the shower, when I get out I use moisturiser and then primer before I put makeup on. On an evening I remove makeup with a face wipe and moisturise. It’s not very exciting.
  9. What is your current occupation? I am a stock control manager in a supermarket.
  10. What’s your favorite season and why? Aaah, I this is hard. I think Spring, everything smells nice and seems fresh and wonderful. I always seem to be happiest in the Spring. Plus it just sounds nice. SPRRRINNGNGGGGNGNGNGN.
  11. Name something popular/trendy that you hate. Again? Just one? Hmm, I’ll go fooorrrrrrr Ugg boots. I would like them as a slipper but not to go in the outdoors. 

My Questions for Nominees:
  1. Which blogger do you admire/inspires you the most?
  2. What would be your dream job?
  3. If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?
  4. What is the most embarrassing thing you have ever done?
  5. Did you think the world was going to end on the 21st December?
  6. Do you believe in aliens.. and ghosts?!
  7. How do you think the internet will develop over the next 10 years?
  8. What would you be doing now, if the internet didn’t exists and would your life be richer or poorer for it?
  9. Happiness is a choice. Discuss.
  10. If there was a movie about your life, who would play you?
  11. Who is your favorite person in the whole world, either somebody you know or somebody famous?
My nominees:

Janine from Bake, Glue and Trend.

@distract_me from Distract Me Now Please.

Fleur at Pink Posies and Cupcakes.

Sparrow Mint from Sparrow Mint.

Rosa at Chocolate Rose Style.

Mayrn at My Passion for Fashion

And Finally:

Sorry if none of your girls don’t want to be tagged or don’t want to do it! Link me bank to your post if you decide to join in on the fun =)

I am going to work now. Help. Well, not now. I just got out of the shower. 

I have yesterdays out fit of the day to post. Oh no, no time. I’m very busy and important, you see. I’ll probably do it tomorrow morning as I have tomorrow off. Hurrah. Best get back to getting ready!

ASOS just tweeted me and that made me feel excited.



  1. Congratulations on your award! I’m so envious that you got to live in France for a year and I totally love ASOS too!

    Happy New Year Corinne!

    Rowena @ rolala loves

    1. Yes, I am a very lucky girl. Not many people can they they moved to a different country on their own for a year. It taught me a lot of life lessons!

  2. Thanks Corinne! I followed back!:)
    About my dress – yes it’s really great, beacuse I always have a problems to match dress in standard size.
    What about time? I don’t remember very well, but it was something like 2 weeks or less (I’m counting from the day when I placed an order).
    And they have a lot of dresses on their webpage, so I think that you’ll find something interesting for you:) I can realy recomend their service.

  3. bless you, thank you so much for nominating me! i am truly honoured. (‘:

    i most want to go to new york, too!! maybe we could plan some kind of strange meeting in the heart of manhattan city some day ♥

    and you’ve taught english before!
    oh. em. gee.
    you just got infinitely cooler in my books! ;D i’m stoked to get on this but i’ll have to put it off to tonight as i’m on my way out to meet somebody.

    thanks again, though! have a wonderful day~

    1. Yaya, yes, let’s do a strange blogger meeting one day, that would be cool. I did something similar once and met up with 5 other internet people in France. 1 from England, one from the US, one from Belgium and one from Switzerland. It was a lot of fun!

      Can’t wait to read your answers =)

    2. here’s my post. definitely took a while because it involved much more thinking than i’d anticipated!! lol. thanks so much though. i always love a challenge (;

      and stranger/blogger meet-up sounds WAY too cool! maybe we could do a FaceTime/Skype thing for a first meet. how cool is that?? meeting each other in cyberspace. lol. like, proper meeting. audio/video conversation and all.

  4. Thank you for the nomination 🙂

    Here is my post:


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