Thursday, 21 August 2014

The Liebster Award

Hi guys! We were really excited to be nominated by Alexandra Marie to take part in the Liebster Award. We had never heard about it before but when we saw it described on Alexandra's blog as an award 'given to bloggers by other bloggers in order to recognize and/or discover new bloggers and welcome them to the blogging world', we couldn't wait to take part. We hope you have fun reading our responses!
  1. List 11 facts about yourself.
  2. Answer the 11 questions given to you by the person who's nominated you.
  3. Write 11 new questions.
  4. Nominate 11 other bloggers with under 200 followers to answer your questions.
  5. Remember to let the bloggers know you nominated them.
11 Facts About Us
  1. We are both from Dundee.
  2. Mish's birthday is in July and Tori's is in September.
  3. We are both terrified of spiders.
  4. We both studied history at university.
  5. If Tori could have a superpower she'd love to be able to stop time and Mish wants to fly.
  6. Our favourite colour is blue.
  7. Mish's favourite holiday destination is NYC and Tori's is Ravello, Italy.
  8. Mish's favourite pudding is Black Forest Gateaux.
  9. We both love Pimms.
  10. Mish's favourite book is the Magic Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton.
  11. We once had a major disagreement about My Chemical Romance and Katie Melua, Mish loved MCR and couldn't stand Katie... Tori loved Katie and hated MCR. Oh dear.
Alexandra Marie's Questions:
  1. What's your favorite TV show?
  2. Why did you start blogging?
  3. Favorite Youtubers (if you watch Youtube)?
  4. What is your dream job?
  5. Coffee or tea?
  6. Favorite store?
  7. Do you have any special talents?
  8. What would you say has been your biggest accomplishment?
  9. Favorite musical artist?
  10. What do you like to do in your free time?
  11. Do you have any current favorite fashion trends?
Our answers:
  1. Mish: E.R. Tori: Made in Chelsea
  2. Mish decided that she would like to start a blog to offer unique perspectives on beauty products by having two resident bloggers. After much persuasion Tori came on board and the blog was born as a broader platform with a focus on lifestyle, culture and beauty. 
  3. Essiebutton, Zoella, SprinkleofGlitter, Sunbeamsjess, grav3yardgirl
  4. Tori: I'd love to be an adult literacy teacher. Mish: I want to curate a museum.
  5. Mish: tea. Tori: coffee.
  6. We love Boots. So help us.
  7. Tori: I do some killer accents. Mish: can play the baritone and used to be a majorette!
  8. Both: graduating from university.
  9. Mish: Queen. Tori: Probably HAIM.
  10. Mish: read, watch films. Tori: watch YouTube videos, doodle.
  11. We tend to do our own thing.
Our Questions:
  1. If you could only use one beauty brand for the rest of your life, what would it be?
  2. If you could be any film character, who would you be?
  3. If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
  4. Milk hot chocolate or white hot chocolate?
  5. Sweet or sour?
  6. If you could go back in time, would you and where would you go?
  7. Which of your own blog posts is your favourite?
  8. What's your favourite flavour of jam (jelly if you are in the U.S.)?
  9. Have you ever visited Scotland?
  10. Who is your favourite/ most respected historical figure?
  11. Describe your biggest beauty disaster?

Thanks for nominating us Alexandra, we'd like to nominate:
Please check out these great blog and we hope our nominees can find the time to take part but if you can't we won't hold it against you! :p Happy Thursday everyone!

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  1. I always like reading these. It shows how interactive the blogging community really is :) Nice post!

    1. Thank you Emily! It was a surprise to be nominated but Tori and I agree it's fun learning about other people in the blogosphere. Mish xx

      P.S Really love your blog and the layout!

  2. I completely agree with Emily - great post and great to know more about you.

    1. Thanks Elizabeth! Yeah Tori and I had great fun thinking about our answers and what questions to ask others. Love the diary technique on your blog, also I cannot wait to start watching 'Orange is the New Black', it looks so good! Mish xx