Fashionista Award!

Hello everyone! I hope you’re having a great day. Last week I was nominated for the Fashionista Award by Bieke of Lifestyle Talks-see her post here! This is another great award designed to let the reader know a little more about the blogger, and I’m super excited to be doing this! It’s similar to the Liebster Award or the Versatile Blogger Award. (My first and second Liebster Awards and my Versatile Blogger Award can be seen here, here, and here.) It was started by Vanessa of That Chic Fashion Blog, and if you’d like to vote for the overall winner, you can follow this link. Anyway, without, further ado, here is the Fashionista Award!

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The rules are simple-answer the questions, nominate 10 WordPress blogs, and spread the love and recognition! Here goes!

THE QUESTIONS:

1. What motivated you to start blogging? I love to read fashion blogs, and I thought it would be lots of fun. I was right! 🙂

2. Favorite movies? The original Footloose, and Pitch Perfect.

3. What is your dream career? Anything that’s helping people. Preferably in the medical field.

4. Top wish list items at the moment? I’m on the lookout for the perfect pair of black booties. My Amazon wishlist is full of vinyl records though, and I’ve got my eye on some new stationary from Etsy too!

5. Favorite television show? Honestly, I don’t really watch TV often, but I’ve been watching House MD on Netflix recently and I’m loving it!

6. What store do you find yourself shopping in the most? Probably Forever21 because I’m still a student haha, but I love my local thrift stores!

7. Favorite fashion designers? I love Oscar de la Renta.

8. Describe your dream vacation. Somewhere secluded, away from civilization, or in a seaside town to explore! I’d love to travel anywhere really.

9. What are your goals for you blog? To create the best content I can and really enjoy myself.

10. If you had the opportunity to interview a celebrity, who would it be? J.K. Rowling, for sure. I adore the Harry Potter books.

Thanks for reading! And now the nominees…

Made From Beauty

What Would V Wear

All That’s Glamorous

Jenessa Sheffield

What Katey Thinks

The Chic Life

Tea Time With Elle

Living Disrobed

Charlene Chic

Life And Stuff

I hope you check out these other bloggers! Thanks for sticking with this post to the end too haha. Thanks for stopping by, and have a lovely day!

Love Kiki

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Liebster Award #2!

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Today I’m happy to share with you that I’ve received my second Liebster Award! Thanks to the wonderful Ira of JOURNAL OF STYLE for nominating me! You can check out her blog right here!

I was previously nominated for this award, and I’m super excited to be doing this again, it’s such a great way to bring awareness to other’s blogs. If you don’t know the rules of the Liebster Award, here they are! You can see my first Liebster Award here.

THE RULES:

1) Thank and link the person that nominated you.

2) Answer the 11 questions asked by the person that nominated you.

3) Nominate 5-10 blogs with under 200 followers and link them.

4) Create 11 new questions for the people you nominate to answer. (You can use the questions I answered here!)

5) Notify your nominees via social media.

THE QUESTIONS:

Here are the questions that I was given!

1) Online shopping or store shopping?

I’m kind of torn! I love the ease and the amount of choices in online shopping, but I like being able to try things on in stores too. If I had to pick though it would probably be online shopping.

2) Your favorite item in your wardrobe is…?

Hmmm this is tough! Probably my favorite vintage navy blue dress-it’s perfect for every occasion!

3) What phobias do you have?

I’m terrified of lightning-I don’t know why! I always hide under my covers during thunderstorms 😦

4) What is the best advice you’ve ever received?

When I left for college, my grandmother told me “Don’t let anyone tell you no; you just go around them if they’re in your way.” I think this is perfect advice. Don’t let anyone stand between you and where you want to be in life-especially don’t let that person standing in your way be yourself!

5) What is your favorite place in your town?

I love the cute little diner made out of an old train car in my town, it’s such a great spot!

6) The best thing which have happened to me so far was…?

Right now I think the best thing is successfully finishing my first year at college haha!

7) Which closet would you like to raid?

Probably Taylor Swift, I love all her vintage-inspired dresses. Either her or Lorde’s grungey outfits!

8) What’s your favorite word?

Nefelibata: “cloud-walker”, one who lives in the clouds of their own imagination or dreams, or one who does not obey the conventions of society, literature, or art.

9) Does somebody inspire you? Who is it? And why?

I’m inspired by my favorite authors, such as Madeleine L’Engle and Nina LaCoeur. Great books inspire me 🙂

10) Do you love to travel? What’s your favorite destination?

I adore traveling, and I think my favorite place that I’ve been to so far would have to be Madrid. I can’t wait to head back there this summer 🙂

11) What do you dream of?

I dream of traveling to anywhere and everywhere, of helping others, of good books and great fashion, and of growing my blog, so thank you for reading and helping a little part of that dream come true for me!

THE NOMINATIONS:

Ellena at Tea Time With Elle

Joanne at Sweet Simple Day

Minau at Minau Project

Gail at Prim and Wonder

Tinu at With Tinu

I hope you get a chance to check out each of these lovely blogs! Thanks for reading all of that! I hope you enjoyed it, and please let me know what you think in the comments! Have a wonderful weekend, everyone! 🙂

Love Kiki

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Versatile Blogger Award!

versatile-blogger-awardI am honored to have been nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award by the lovely T of T’s Spoonful of Sugar-thank you T! I’m so excited for this one! This is another one of those awards that are passed around from blogger to blogger as a way of recognizing your favorite bloggers and new bloggers you’ve found! This award is similar to the Liebster Award- check out my post on that here!

The rules of this award are simple:

  1. Thank the person who gave you this award.
  2. Include a link to their blog. (right up there!)
  3. Select 10 blogs/bloggers that you’ve recently discovered or follow regularly.
  4. Tell the person who nominated you 7 things about yourself.
  5. Nominate those 10 bloggers for the Versatile Blogger Award — you might include a link back to the post on your site announcing their nomination.

So here we go! Hold onto your hats!

Seven Facts About Me:

  1. I am currently a college student majoring in nursing. (People are always surprised by my major!)
  2. My favorite color is mustard yellow.
  3. I love all music, but if I had to listen to one group for the rest of my life it would be Fleetwood Mac.
  4. I play four instruments- two well, one okay, one terribly.
  5. I never say no to a road trip! I live for travel and adventure. So far I’ve been to 8 countries, but I plan to add many more to my list.
  6. When I graduate from college, I intend to join Nurses Without Borders.
  7. I adore mangoes.

Thanks for reading that! Here are the 10 bloggers I nominate for the Versatile Blogger Award-I hope you get a chance to check out every single one of them!

Little Lady Zahra

A Sea Change

Elleosophy

Made In Mauve

The Fashion Lotus

Pink Wings

Tea Time With Elle

Tongue In Chic

Sophie’s Little Secrets

Rachel Shucat Makeup

Some of these blogs are big, and some are small; some are devoted to beauty and some toward fashion; each has their own unique aspects that make them great! Check them out, I’d love to hear what you think of them!

I think awards like this are so fun because they raise awareness of blogs you may not have heard of otherwise! What do you think? Thanks for stopping by!

Love Kiki

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The Liebster Award!

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For those of you who don’t know what the Liebster Award is, it’s an award that’s passed around to new or not very well known bloggers as a way to get them some more exposure! I was nominated by the lovely Kristie of Gold Standard Workshop. Check her out here! The Liebster Award is simple-once you are nominated, you answer the questions given to you and post them so that those who read your blog can get to know you a little better. Then you nominate some other bloggers, and pass on the award!

THE RULES:

1) Thank and link the person that nominated you.

2) Answer the 11 questions asked by the person that nominated you.

3) Nominate 5-10 blogs with under 200 followers and link them.

4) Create 11 new questions for the people you nominate to answer. (You can use the questions I answered here!)

5) Notify your nominees via social media.

THE QUESTIONS:

1.) What is your blog about?
M blog is about living life to the fullest and chasing after what you want! I believe that everyone has the capacity to live their dreams if they keep moving toward them. My content is mostly fashion, DIY ideas, makeup, and travel, with some inspirational posts thrown in.

2.) What made you start a blog?
I’ve been reading blogs for years, and I fell in love with the style of self-expression that you can only find in the blogging world. I love sharing my ideas with all the lovely people who stop by to check out my blog!

3.) What is your favorite color?
I love mustard yellow, rust, and forest green. Fall colors are my favorites, with deep greens navy, and burgundy tones.

4.) If you could splurge on one thing without any guilt or worry of the cost what would it be?
I’d backpack through India-it’s on my travel bucket list!

5.) Morning or night person?
I’m very much a night owl, but I love the feel of an early morning and a nice cup of tea 🙂

6.) What is the most listened to song on your playlist?
San Francisco by the Mowgli’s. I listen to a lot of indie music, and this song is so great! It’ll get stuck in your head all day, check it out here!

7.) Fruit candies or chocolate candies?

Definitely fruit 🙂

8.) What is your dream job?

I’m not sure what exactly that is yet, but I know it will involve helping others! Right now I’m working toward a nursing degree.

9.) What is your favorite day in your life so far?

I think every day has been special in its own way, but one of my very favorites was when I was sixteen years old and finished walking the Camino de Santiago, a 600 mile pilgrimage across northern Spain. It was an amazing trip, and I learned so much about myself while doing it. It’s such an amazing accomplishment to me! I’ll actually be going back this summer to walk the Camino again-stay tuned for more on that later!

10.) Where is your favorite place to vacation?

I love going on road trips and camping trips on my vacations! It would be really hard for me to pick one place, so I’ll just say the outdoors 🙂

11.) Who is someone you look up to (real or fictional)?

P!nk, because she’s the bomb and she doesn’t care what you think of her! I also love Emily Dickinson, Amelia Earhart, and JK Rowling, because they weren’t afraid to pursue their dreams when society was against it.

So there’s me! Thanks for reading all the way through 🙂 Leave me a comment and let me know what you think of my answers and of the Liebster award itself! Check out the bloggers I’ve nominated below too! (I didn’t really see if they had less than 200 followers haha, it’s really hard to track that) These are just some that I really like!

Elin at ReloadEvolve

Emily at No Repeats or Hesitations

Charlene at CharleneChic

Mars at Call Me Mars

Yena at Unsmileys

Thanks for stopping by! Don’t forget to let me know what you think! 🙂

Love Kiki

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