The Real Neat Blog Award

I would like to thank Noriko for nominating me for this award! Please check out Noriko’s blog if you’re interested in anything to do with books!

1.  Are you an introvert or an extrovert?

Probably a mixture- an ambivert!

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2. How long have you been blogging?

A little over 2 years now!

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3. What do you love most about blogging?

All the comments and socialising with people I would never otherwise have a chance to talk to!

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4. Who is your favorite author?

There are too many to pick just one!!

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5. What keeps you from attaining goals?

My anxiety.

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6. Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

Doing my Masters and hopefully publishing my first book.

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7. What quality do you look for a friend? What about them attracts you the most?

Loyalty and a similar sense of humour. They just have to be someone I can be myself around.

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My Nominees:

Anyone who wants to try this out!!

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The Mystery Blogger Award

I would like to thank myloudbipolarwhispers for nominating me for this awesome award! She is really awesome and is helping to educate people about mental health so please do check out her blog!

Thank you to Okoto Enigma for creating this ingenious award.

What is your favorite sport?

Basketball although I rarely watch it because I’m not a huge fan of sports.

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What is your favorite NFL Football team and do you watch football every Sunday? (I love football and am a huge Minnesota Viking’s fan).

I’m not a huge American Football fan but I’m going to say Dallas Cowboys because I’ve heard of them…

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Why do you write and why did you decide to write a blog?

I write because it’s my way of expressing myself, it’s what I love to do and what I’m passionate about. I decided to blog because I always knew I wanted to be a writer but wasn’t really doing much about it and I felt kind of stuck so I decided to start blogging as a way to start writing for a larger audience.

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What is your favorite television show?

Of all time would be FRIENDS!! But I also really like Family Guy, American Dad, The Simpsons, Bob’s Burgers, 30 Rock, The Office, Parks And Recreation, Riverdale, Game Of Thrones, Master Of None, Arrested Development, and 2 Broke Girls.

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Besides writing, what is your favorite hobby and/or talent?

Reading, eating, cooking, drinking wine and knowing things… 😉

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My Nominees:

Anyone who wants to try this out feel free to!

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Family Guy, American Dad, The Simpsons, Bob’s Burgers, 30 Rock, The Office, Parks And Recreation, Riverdale, Game Of Thrones, Master Of None, Arrested Development, and 2 Broke Girls.

The Versatile Blogger Award!

I would like to thank Maxim for nominating me for this awesome award! I’m so sorry it took me forever to get to it! Maxim blogs about his experiences and a lot of interesting topics so please do check him out!!

HERE ARE THE RULES:

  1. Thank the blogger who nominated you and share their link.
  2. Nominate 5-10 bloggers for the award and provide links to their blogs. Also inform them about the nomination.
  3. Reveal 7 facts about yourself that your readers may not know.

Facts About Me:

  • I love animals
  • I love nature
  • My favourite flowers are roses and lilies
  • I don’t like things that are banana flavoured
  • I love writing and want to write a book by the time I’m 25
  • I want to get a Doctorate in something to do with history
  • I hate warm milk

My Nominees:

Anyone who wants to try this out!!

For more Awards click here.

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The Sunshine Blogger Award!

I would like to thank Amela for nominating me for this award! I’m so sorry it took me a while to get to and please do check out her blog I’m positive you won’t be disappointed!

What is your favorite movies/TV show?

Favourite movie is Star Wars (minus the prequels) and I like way too many TV shows to pick just one!!

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What is something that you are dependent on?

Probably oxygen… and books!

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Favorite drink and food?

Pizza and Mountain Dew!

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What is your favorite hobby?

Reading or writing!

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What kind of music do you listen to?

Anything except House music and techno.

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Why did you start your blog?

Because all my life I wanted to write and this is a good start!

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What kind of social media platforms you use usually for your blog (if any)?

Twitter- there’s a link to it somewhere on the side!

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If you have a blog/site focused on certain topics, but are suddenly inspired to write a post on something different, do you do it?

This is a really interesting question because when I first started I wrote about only specific things but I wanted to write about more than just those specific things so I left Wednesday for anything I want to write about that week without having a specific topic for that day!

For more on the topics I use and why check out this post I did as a guest writer by clicking here!

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What is the name of your country?

Kenya

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Favorite blogs (if any)?

Opher, Elaine, Leona, Shay-lon, David, James, Shweta, and many more! These are just the ones that came to my mind right now!

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Any advice for a potential bloggers-beginners?

Be yourself, be honest and don’t get preoccupied with gaining traffic or followers. Enjoy the whole experience. And socialise as much as you can!!

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My Nominees:

Anyone who wants to try this out feel free too!!

For more awards click here.

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The Liebster Award!

I want to thanks James and Shay-lon for nominating me for this award! So basically what happened is that Shay-lon got nominated by James too and then she nominated me with the same questions so I decided to do it one post since it’s the same questions!

Shay-lon’s blog is about fitness, physical and mental health, positivity and inspirational posts! She also has a YouTube channel!! Check her blog and channel out if you haven’t already!

James’ blog has some awesome book reviews as well as challenges, awards and tags! Do take some time to check out his blog! You will not regret it!

Which body part would you exchange if you could?

Hehe I can’t answer that this blog is PG! Just kidding, probably my nose- I want a smaller nose.

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How often do you brush your teeth? Honestly, and if you try to lie, your teeth will turn yellow on the spot based on the dust I sent with this post.

Not as often as I should…

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If you could inhabit someone else’s body for a day, who would it be?

I’m really not sure… maybe Seth MacFarlane…. I want to know how it feels to be that smart and gorgeous!

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If you could have someone else’s personality and intelligence, who would it be?

Again probably Seth MacFarlane- he is so smart and has a great sense of humour! And he has the voice of an angel!

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Where are you taking me to dinner tomorrow night? Or if that’s not gonna work for you, what gift are you sending in lieu of canceling last minute on me? Seems appropriate.

I’ll take you to go see a movie!

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Have you ever tried to count the licks to get to the center of the Tootsie Roll Pop?

No I’ve never had a Tootsie Roll Pop- I think that’s an American thing.

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Did I share too much above? If yes, which item. If not, you’re my new best friend.

I don’t think you over shared!

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If you could hide in someone’s pocket for a day just to see what they really do when you’re not around, who would it be?

My cats- I’m REALLY curious!

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If you have an entire cake to yourself, and you know for certain that no one else will eat it nor see you eat it, would you still cut it up and serve it on a plate? Or would you dig in with a shovel? (Assume nothing bad happens to your body as a result of consuming said healthy cake)

I would eat the entire thing with a shovel even if everyone I know was watching… Kidding I don’t really like cake that much…

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What’s the first thing that comes to mind when I say “bite me” ? Good or bad, let it rip.

Hehe Seth MacFarlane again 😅😉😜 Just kidding this blog is PG…

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Hahah lol 😂

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My Nominees Are:

Anyone who wants to do this feel free to try it out!

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Book Blogger Test

I was nominated by Ella who has incredible recipes on her blog! She is super awesome so please do check out her blog and give it a follow if you haven’t already!!

Rules:

  1. Thank the person who nominated you and add a link to their blog
  2. Answer the ten questions asked on this post
  3. Nominate at least five people to do it also
  4. Let your nominees know you nominated them

Describe your perfect reading spot.

At home snuggled up in bed!

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Tell us Three book confessions

  • I watched The Hunger Games before reading the books even though I always tell everyone to read the book before watching the movie…
  • I  haven’t read Moby Dick
  • I hated The Catcher In The Rye

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When was the last time you cried during a book?

Yesterday.

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How many books are on your bedside table?

A LOT.

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What’s your favourite snack to eat while you’re reading?

Crisps!

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Name Three books you would recommend to Everyone

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

The Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling

On The Road by Jack Kerouac

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Show us a picture of your favourite bookcase on a bookshelf

I don’t have a bookshelf… I just have a bunch of cupboards filled with books…

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Describe how much books mean to you in just three words

They mean everything.

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My Nominees:

Jeyran Main

inkgirlandwords

Christina

Kristin

RAK

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Sunshine Blogger Award

I would like to thank Janice Collins for nominating me for this awesome award! She is super awesome so please take some time to check out her blog if you haven’t already!!

Rules :

1.) Thank the person who nominated you in a blog post and link back to their blog.
2.) Answer the 11 questions sent by the person who nominated you.
3.) Nominate 11 new blogs to receive the award and write them 11 new questions.
4.) List the rules and display the Sunshine Blogger Award logo in your post and/or on your blog.

Questions Given To Me:

What is your favorite song?

Imagine by John Lennon or My Way by Frank Sinatra-although it’s very difficult to pick favourites those are probably it.

Ideal 3-course meal.

Salad, pizza, pasta, fries and ice cream!

What do you prefer? Sweet or Savoury food. 

Definitely savoury!

Your favorite celebrity chef.

Gorden Ramsay because he’s so mean it’s hilarious!

Favorite YouTuber.

Ryan Higa (NigaHiga)

Favorite show you can watch over and over again.

Friends!!

One book you refer to all your friends to read once in their lifetime.

Harry Potter or Pride And Prejudice!

Why you chose your blog name to be your blog name?

Ummm it was weird and I liked it!

If you could go back in time and choose another career what you would choose?

Well I haven’t chosen one yet so… I’m not regretting anything right now…

What is one ultimate advice you would give your kids?

Be yourselves! No matter who tries to change you stay loyal to yourself!

Where would you prefer to live? (Near water, on mountains, in an urban area, countryside, etc.)

Either on mountains or the countryside because I like being in places with very few other people there.

My Nominees:

Anyone interested in doing this!

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The Sunshine Blogger Award

I want to thank Stephanie for nominating me for this Award! Her blog is filled with lots of awesome book reviews so if you like literature this is the blog you need to check out if you haven’t already!!

Here are the Rules: 

  •  Thank the person who nominated you in a blog post and link back to their blog.
  • Answer the 11 questions sent by the person who nominated you.
  • Nominate 11 new blogs to receive the award and write them 11 new questions.
  • List the rules and display the Sunshine Blogger Award logo in your post and/or on your blog.

Here are My Questions:

Do you prefer to read a series or standalone?

I don’t mind either as long as it’s good!

What is your favorite book quote of all time or if you don’t have a favorite book quote, then a quote from a movie, etc that is your favorite?

“[…]the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everybody goes “Awww!”
― Jack Kerouac, On the Road

I’ve always loved this quote so much.

Tell us 3 random facts about you.

I’m pretty loud

I like animals and nature

I hate it when people have sharp unkempt toe nails…

What is your favorite flavor of ice cream or if you don’t like ice cream, then tell us what dessert you prefer?

I love all the flavours but my favourite is probably chocolate and my least favourite is probably vanilla.

What is the one book that you would recommend that everyone read before they die? Why?

Pride and Prejudice, On The Road, Harry Potter, The Handmaids Tale, Equus, The Kite Runner, The Book Thief, Schindler’s List, Accidental Death Of An Anarchist (I know it’s technically a play but still!), Othello, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights and lots more!

I know it says ONE but I just can’t pick one…

What is your favorite thing about blogging?

Interacting with other bloggers!

What is the most important thing you’ve learned about blogging so far that you think is important new bloggers know?

Be honest, don’t be obsessed with your stats and socialise as much as you can!

What are your most anticipated 2017 book releases for the rest of the year (Your top five)?

None in particular!

What do you think is the most underrated book (or movie or tv series) that everyone should read or watch?

Freaks and Geeks or My So Called Life (those are both TV shows)

How To Be A Good Wife by Emma Chapman (I really enjoyed this book even though it is seriously depressing)

Choose one book that you would like to completely forget whether it’s because you want to read it again for the first time (it was just that amazing) or because you thoroughly disliked it.

Harry Potter because I loved it so much I would love to have the experience of reading it for the first time all over again.

What is your favorite book genre? Your least favorite?

My least favourite is fantasy and I like most other genres.

My Nominees:

Anyone who wants to try this out is welcome to!

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The Liebster Award!

I want to thank skyscrapesforthesoul for nominating me for this super fun award and sorry it took me forever to post this! Please do check out skyscrapesforthesoul which is an awesome blog filled with really interesting posts!

Rules for this award
Acknowledge the blog who nominated you for this award.
•Answer 11 questions the blogger gave you
•Give 11 random facts about yourself
•Nominate 11 blogs
•Give 11 questions for them to answer

Q.1 What is the weirdest experience of your life?

One time I saw something weird in the sky that I’m pretty sure was a UFO. Also I once saw something that looked like a ghost. It was very dark so I don’t know if it was real though.

Q.2 If you could have a chance to live anywhere on Earth, where would it be?

Germany.

Q.3 If you could choose how old to live to, what would that age be?

99?

Q.4 If you were to be executed, what would be your last meal?

Pizza, pasta, lasagna, kimchi fried rice and ice cream!

Q.5 Who have you met that you felt you’d known forever, but they only had that moment in your life?

Most of the blogger I talk to seem like old friends to me!

Q.6 Whose blog do you most look forward to reading and why?

I really can’t choose!

Q.7 Any suggestions to improve my blog?

Nope!

Q.8 If you had to start over at 18 and follow a different career, what would it be?

Lol my career isn’t written in stone yet so I’m still okay to choose! But for now I want to get my Degree, Masters and Doctorate and after that I want to work as a professor at a university or teach underprivileged youth.

Q.9 If aliens landed in your back yard, would you go with them?

Probably- almost definitely.

Q.10 What is one physical characteristic about yourself you’d like to change?

Ummm nothing in particular really. Maybe a smaller nose…

Q.11 What kind of weather do you like best?

I prefer colder weather

11 Random facts about me:

  • I’m 20 years old
  • I love my nails so they’re always pretty and polished
  • I prefer my hair straight than curly
  • I love animals
  • I love nature
  • I love cooking
  • I don’t like drinking water but I have to because I don’t want to get dehydrated!
  • I have stopped drinking anything with caffeine
  • I have anxiety
  • I want to travel the world and see everything
  • I’m a huge fan of Seth MacFarlane and literally anything he’s ever done!

My Nominees:

Anyone reading this should consider themselves nominated with the same questions!

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Versatile Blogger Award!

I would like to thank girlenters for nominating me for this awesome award! She is super awesome and has a really great blog so please do check it out! And I’m so sorry it took me forever to do this!

Rules:

  1. Thank the blogger who nominated you and share their link.
  2. Nominate up to 10 bloggers for the award and provide links to their blogs. Also, inform them about the nomination.
  3. Reveal 7 facts about yourself that your readers may not know.

Facts About Me:

  • I am very stubborn and I like to do things my way

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  • I really like cheese

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  • I like everything to be in a certain way and it drives me crazy when it isn’t but I’m working on that!

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  • I have a pretty explosive temper (I get mad at stuff very easily) but I’m also working on that!

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  • I hate carrots

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  • I love Game Of Thrones and no I didn’t mind that Ed Sheeran was on it

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  • I can be very lazy but I can also be very active depending on my mood

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My Nominees Are:

Anyone reading this should consider themselves nominated!

For more Awards click here.

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