Sparkles & Stretchmarks: A UK Parenting & Pregnancy Blog: Liebster Blog Award

Friday, 6 July 2012

Liebster Blog Award


The Liebster Blog Award is given to upcoming bloggers who have less than 200 followers. The Meaning; Liebster is German and means sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing and welcome.

I want to say a HUGE thank you to two very lovely bloggers who nominated me for this award - Miss Jammy & Sinead at Fashion & Beauty Tribes - thank you both so much for nominating me, it really means a lot to me :)

I highly recommend both of their blogs, they are among my FAVOURITES list and are really worth subscribing to - plus they are lovely girls! :)

Here's what you need to do!

1. Each person must post 11 random facts about themselves.
2. Answer the questions the tagger has set for you plus create 11 questions for the people you've tagged to answer.
3. Choose 11 people and link them in your post.
4. Go to their page and tell them.
5. Remember, no tag backs.

I'm going to change the rules on this slightly as I have already posted up a lot of random facts about myself on other posts, so I'm starting to run out of facts!! Plus, as I'm accepting this from two bloggers at once there are two sets of questions to answer :)


Miss Jammy's Questions Answered!

What is your favourite makeup product of all time?
I would have to say it's MACs studio finish concealer - I suffer terribly with under eye dark shadows and this is the only concealer that works well for me!

What is your favourite nail polish of all time?
Ooh this is a tough one! I would say it would have to be Barry M's Strawberry Ice Cream as its my favourite shade of pink - but I have only recently started to get into nail polishes so that may change soon!

What are your favourite and least favourite kind of blog posts to read?
My favourite kind of posts to read are: Whats In My Bag, Tag posts, How Tos and Product Reviews...I also love movie reviews!
My least favourite I guess are monthly empties posts, its just not something that interests me personally but each to their own :)

What is your favourite hairstyle?
I like buns using the hair doughnuts as they look good with very little effort! :)

What was the last thing you bought?
The last thing I bought was a few Make up items in TK Maxx - it was a set of 3 ELF lipglosses, an ELF eyeshadow set, and a Benefit lipstick.

If you could go back in time, what would you do?
I'd stand up for myself more in high school, I was bullied quite a lot and I never really fought back...that bothers me.

What is your dream job?
Oooh this changes a lot! I'd say I'd love to be a teacher or I'd also really love to have my own shop.

What is your favourite quote or saying?
"Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans"

What is your favourite TV Series?
I can't choose between Sex & The City and Friends!

If you won £1000, what would you do with it?
I'd put it towards a cruise holiday! :)

Any plans for the summer?
Not all that much planned to be honest! I'll be working, and trying to save money for my holiday in November!


Sinead's Questions Answered!

1.London or New york ?
Well I've never been to New York (Though I'd love to go!) so I'd have to say London...I do LOVE London

2.What really annoys you ?
I hate jealousy, and bitchiness in girls....there's way too much of it showing its ugly face lately

3.What is your favourite colour ?
PINK! Especially baby pink

4. Have you any serect talents ?
Umm well I can read tarot cards and I practise other forms of divination

5. What was your favourite subject at school ?
English literature and drama

6. What item of clothing do you love wearing ?
This changes often, but right now I'm loving coloured jeans and cute tops

7.What does fashion mean to you ?
I have always loved fashion...its just a great way to express yourself and your mood on any given day!

8.How would you define your city's fashion ?
Well this is a hard one for me, as I would class my city as Liverpool as thats where I was born & raised - Liverpool's style gets a lot of stick in the press and yes, there are a lot of "misguided" people who think it looks good to go out shopping wearing their pyjamas with their hair in rollers!, but equally there are a LOT of people who dress really fabulously - people in Liverpool always make an effort to look good, and everybody dresses to the 9s no matter what the occasion and I like that.

I now live in Devon, and the difference in fashion is astounding! People don't really dress up a lot here, its much more of a student kind of vibe so girls tend to wear old jeans and sweatshirts/sneakers more than they'd wear fashionable clothes - I miss the glamour of living in a city, I appreciate that kind of look more than the dressed down look people like around here.

9.What are some of your favourite clothing stores/catalogues/websites ?
I love New Look, ASOS, Brand Alley, Juicy Couture, Debenhams, House Of Fraser & River Island.

10.Where do you get your inspiration for your blog ?
I just blog about whatever is on my mind or things I'm interested in at the moment :)

11.Where can readers find out more about you and your
blog?
Well they can find me on Twitter @raine_fairy or on Facebook here: 


My Nominations!



My Questions To You!

What are you top make up tips?
What is your favourite colour?
What are your top 3 must have beauty products?
What is your favourite movie?
Who is your fashion icon?
If you had 3 wishes, what would they be?
What is the colour scheme in your bedroom?
What beauty chore do you least enjoy?
Who do you think is the biggest Fashion Offender in the public eye today?
What would be your dream holiday/vacation?
What made you decide to start blogging?


15 comments:

  1. Hi Hayley,

    Thank you so much for nominating me! :) Really appreciated.

    Also, in reply to your comment on my blog, Buyapowa is a website where people request items they really want but don't want to pay full price for them, if they get enough requests of the same product, Buyapowa contact the company and they usually offer a big discount from the RRP price if a certain amount of people buy the product. The more people that buy, the lower the price drops :) theres always great beauty products on there, you should check it out occasionally :)

    Laura xx
    http://laurasallmadeupbeauty.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. Hi Laura,

      Aww thats ok, I love your blog :)

      Ohh I see! Sounds different, I will definately keep an eye on it! :)

      xxx

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  2. thank you so much for doing this
    http://fashionandbeautytribes.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. Aww thats ok. I loved it!
      Thank you for the nomination :) xx

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  3. Great! I love your answer<33
    Thanks for doing it btw! :)
    MissJammyxo

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    1. Aww thats ok its fun, thanks so much for nominating me :) xx

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  4. Thank you so much for the nomination <3

    xo
    Napoleana

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  5. Oh huge congrats on another award hun, you deserve it. Thanks so much for nominating me too x :-)

    Its funny, this evening I've been writing a post for awards I've beven nominated for. I think its a bit long so I will break it down & add this one in to it too x :-)

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  6. oh goodness, thank you for this=] I loved reading more about you, I totally agree with a lotta things you've said! that's awesome you read tarot cards, my best friend used to read mine everyday before I got too busy =/

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    1. Aww you're welcome :)

      I love reading cards for people, its really interesting. I dont do it all that often though, I only do it for people I know currently...I dont have the confidence to do it professionally!

      xxx

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    2. Yeah thats how my friend is. I used to keep a journal of my readings it was so nerdy lol

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    3. Ha! No thats a good idea, its fab to look back on them after a few months and see how accurate they were!

      xxx

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  7. Thanks for the nomination!! I get a bit overexcited over things like this lol! Great questions I'll get cracking with them ASAP! xxx

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    1. Haha! I'm the same! You're very welcome dear, you deserve it!

      xxx

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