The Liebster Blogger Award

I’ve received the Liebster Blogger Award, which is an award discovering new and promising blogs!

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Eyyy! Guess who got nominated for the Liebster Blogger Award?!   …Well, actually, it’s this chick right here! Oh, I know-I’m psyched about it, too, what with it being the first blogger award I’ve received in the history of ever.

So I will start with a special thanks to @WillowUnspoken that nominated me for this award! Go check out her blog at https://willowunspoken.wordpress.com/ ! She has some great and insightful posts for you to reflect on.

So with that out of the way, buckle your seat belt, folks. Because I’m about to fill your brain with my completely awe-inspiring and wonder-filled answers. The questions WillowUnspoken gave me were tough, but great questions to choose for me.

I will also be nominating eleven other blogs for this Liebster Award. If I nominated you, here are the rules to your nomination:

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The Questions @WillowOutspoken Chose for Me:

  1. Are you an open person? Why or why not?  I mean, I think it depends on what we’re talking about. Yes, I am open to hearing and discussing other people’s worldviews and ideas. But at the same time, I know what I believe and what I stand for. If you are asking if I am open with others then I’d have to say not all the time. That is not something that came to me instantaneously at birth. It has been something I’ve learned and have grown into after gaining confidence in myself and in who I am. Although, I definitely think it is a good thing to be cautious about who you trust, to some extent. If you’re talking about being open to new adventures, then 100% yes. I’m ecstatic to get out and travel and do new things. I’ve developed this adventurous and spontaneous spirit as I grew older. (While of course, still maintaining my common sense and reason about me.)
  2. If you could go back in time to fix a mistake of yours, what would it be, when, and why? I’d say that there are many points in life that I wish I could go back and do something different, but all in all, I’ve ended up seeing how those situations had grown me as an individual. I think a lot of aspects of life (including our mistakes) prepare us for the real world. Because the real world is not always so peachy as we’d like it to be.
  3. How would you describe yourself in one single word? This one is tough. Well-rounded? I’m part of a family that cares about art and literature as well as sports and fun, and because of this, I’d say that’s given me a good outlook on life.
  4. Other than a parent or guardian, who would you trust with your life? Um, duh. Spiderman.
  5. If you could change one thing about this world, what would it be? I would change the way it treats children, animals, and the total well-being of others.
  6. What is your favorite activity? Soccer has always been something that I’ve had a deep passion for. It hurts a lot that I don’t get to play it anymore, but I try to keep up with games on TV and still love it the same. Other than soccer, another one of my favorite things that I get to do is play tennis. I’ve watched tennis with my dad since I was four or five (Roger Federer, you rock!) But it was only recently that I have started enjoying it more. Overall, I’d say my favorite activity in the world would be writing, for sure. I’ve been writing little snippets and stories since I was in first grade and it’ll always be a part of me.
  7. Do you want children, or have children?  Yeah, sure. I’d want kids; I love them! I think I would like to adopt, too, but before I do all that I want to go to college, travel, write, just live life for a while.
  8. When were you happiest last? The weekend, definitely!
  9. If any, what is a great memory that is also painful? I’d say any memory with my adopted brother is at least a little painful. We’ve gone through way too much with him, but everything played a part in leading us to my dear little niece and nephew. A huge lesson in adoption is learning that family is not always the person that gave birth to you. It is who is there for you through it all, and who will always be there because of choice, not because of blood. Love is so much stronger than many blood relations are. I think I’ll be speaking of that in a future blog post, by the way.
  10. Do you think of yourself as a hypocrite? Why or why not? I don’t. Although, for every single person on God’s green earth, the way people perceive us is not who we are all the time. It is human nature. One comment I have heard is, “I don’t think she has a mean bone in her body!” But I’ll bet you if you see Hannah in the morning of a particularly bad Monday then you may realize for yourself that no matter how put together someone looks from the outside looking in, we all have our faults and short-comings. Being a hypocrite is different than being real!
  11. Do you see yourself on a straight path in the next 10 years? I would hope so! I know that college and young adulthood is always a tough time for people, but I wish to stay true to myself and what I stand for in the process. I want to grow into adulthood with grace.

 

11 Completely Random Facts About Me:

  1. I’ve wanted to be an author since I was in first grade.
  2. I’m an ambivert ( “a person whose personality has a balance of extrovert and introvert features.” ) …Hahaha see? I told you I’m well-rounded! But this just basically means that I love people, but I get super drained in big group settings and with people I don’t know well.
  3. I want to become an Adoption Lawyer.
  4. I. Love. Music. and singing. I love singing, too.
  5. I’m 5,2″ or 5,3″. Let’s go with 5,3″
  6. I’ve found that David Copperfield is actually a really good book. Oh, the joys of having a father that was a former British lit teacher. You grow up around this stuff.
  7. French cappuccino. Need I say more?
  8. I’m 16 years old.
  9. At ages around 11-12, I wrote 100 pages of a book before I stopped. It’s hilarious to look back at the old things you’ve written when you were younger. It always involves a whole lot of cringing and laughter.
  10. I go to a school that my dad founded this year that’s mission is for kids in rough situations.
  11. I’ve been parasailing and yes. It is as awesome as it sounds.

 

Questions for the People I’ve Nominated

  1. What made you pursue writing?
  2. What is the most important event/events that have grown you into the person that you are today?
  3. Describe yourself in one sentence.
  4. If you could meet with anyone past or present who would it be and why?
  5. What are five principles that you try to live your life by?
  6. If you could pack up and live anywhere in the world for a year, where would you live and why?
  7. Who are your favorite authors? Why do you like their work so much?
  8. If you could be anything in the world, what would you be?
  9. What do you love to do in your free time?
  10. What would you say is your biggest down fall?
  11. What would you say is your best attribute?

 

To those that I have nominated, be sure to comment and tell me when you finish your blog posts so I can check them out !

The Nominees-

https://roadtoharmony.com/     This woman’s blog post of her mother will bring you to tears. It is relatable to many, even to those who still have their mother with them. It shows the true importance of a mother.

https://myfrugalfarmstead.wordpress.com/   I love this woman’s blog already! I love the topic and the beautiful photography and style that accompanies it. Cannot wait to see more from her in the future. Go check her out!

https://dearlilyjune.wordpress.com/  This is a blog that I know has more than 200 followers, but I enjoy it so much that I am sharing anyway! It is dedicated to this woman’s dear little girl Lily June, in the form of written letters. She expresses within her writing the heartache as well as happiness that comes along with living everyday life.

https://megssaskia.wordpress.com/ Just recently found this blog and its design is beautiful! It’s such a great idea for a blog, it’s well-written, and she’s just so friendly! Go check her out!

https://justinqueso.wordpress.com/ This woman is hilarious! Plus, who DOESN’T want to follow a blog that goes around reviewing different restaurants with cheese?? Come, now! Let’s be honest.

https://echoesfromthehollow.wordpress.com/2016/02/15/if-then/  Go check out Echoes from the Hollow- a blog run by someone close to me! She has some very thought provoking posts of living with a mother with Alzheimers, plus a couple funny posts mixed in here and there. P.S. See, Mrs. Clark?? You really SHOULD blog more!

https://victorialouisewrites.wordpress.com/  I really like this girl’s post on running. It’s so true and her writing is AWESOME! I really hope she posts more because I am excited to see what she does in the future.

https://thehighheeledpapergirl.wordpress.com/  I just recently found this girl’s blog the other week, but already I love it! The idea to spur on inspiration and motivation to teens, and to push others to dream is very admirable, and I love the idea of doing the same. The way she does collabs intrigues me, as well, and I would love to start doing collabs with other bloggers, too. It seems like a real way to grow. So go look around her blog!

https://alexisdavidalexisdavid.wordpress.com/ Go check out this blog! The author of this blog all but breathes, sleeps, and eats French ! (It’s awesome). She writes in English, by the way, so don’t worry about that language barrier. This blog is relatable, funny, and always an enjoyable read!

https://overanalysingliterature.wordpress.com/ This girl’s blog is great, fun, and unique! She definitely isn’t afraid to be herself. If you are into books, book reviews, even if you aren’t you should go look around! She just seems like such a sweet soul!

https://noteablepad.wordpress.com/ Go look at this blog, too! I love her writing, her blog’s design is killer, and she seems like such a cool and interesting person!

Oops! Almost forgot!

Here is another writer I wanted to nominate, too! (I know I’m going over the limit, but I never said I wasn’t a rebel.)

https://thelearnify.wordpress.com/ Go check out this girl’s blog! I especially love her cute little post for Mother’s Day. You won’t regret looking around.

Now, those that I have nominated- go get busy with those Award posts of yours!

Remember to tell me when you’ve finished, in case I miss it! 

Your dedicated (I must be to have written this much for one post) blogger signing out,

Hannah

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

43 thoughts on “The Liebster Blogger Award

      1. And seriously OMG!!!!!!
        You nominated me ♥♥♥ I’m too glad and your words ● ops almost forgot● is called serious recognition ♥♥ thank you so much ★so happy me★

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  1. Congratulations, and thank you so, so, so much for the nomination! Your answer to the fourth question made me laugh; I have to agree with you on that one! 😀 May I ask what makes you want to become an adoption lawyer? It seems like a great job choice made by a very caring person, and I just wonder if there’s a story behind that.

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    1. Hahaha! Yaas! But it’s true! Spiderman is the guy to go with. But lol so glad I could make you laugh! And of course you can ask! When I was eleven years old, my niece and nephew were placed into foster care. Seeing that take place and the true impact it had on them and my family was eye opening, and seeing the way that the good adoption lawyers were helping was a huge thing for me. My adoptive brother had also previously been in foster care most of his life, too, so from the get-go I’d say I just really have had a heart for kids in the system. And recently I’ve taken an interest in law, so it hit me- why not mix these two passions? 🙂

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  2. I totally agree with fact #9. I’ve looked back to old fanfics I’ve written and cringed pretty hard. That being said, our old pieces are great for a nostalgia kick. I look back at my old work with a sense of fondness and embarrassment. It’s great.

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  3. Congratulations! Thank you for the nomination! 🙂 An adoption lawyer…that sounds awesome! I’d love to hear more about your brother because I really want to adopt a child when I’m older. 🙂

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    1. Thank you! And, of course! I’d love to tell you about him. My family has a lot of experience in foster care and adoption. My father used to work at a Children’s Home years ago when he met my brother. Is there a way to message on here? I could email, if you really want to hear about him haha but I may create a few posts concerning adoption in the future, as well. That’s what I’m planning, at least. 🙂

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  4. Congratulations on the award! It is well and truly deserved 🙂 Your answers were lovely to read. Having a father that was a former British lit teacher must be very interesting.
    Thank you so much for your kind words, and the nomination! 🙂

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    1. Thank you so much! Yes, it definitely has been interesting. Since I was in about second grade I’ve loved the story of David Copperfield and others after watching the movies with him. Then when I got a little older I could start reading them 🙂 No problem, I’m glad to!

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  5. Hannah, first and foremost: Congratulations! I have no doubt this will be your first of many blogging awards. Secondly: I’m so sorry I’m only just now getting around to reading your incredible post with your thoroughly intriguing questions. It generally takes forever (and a day) to get to these, but I promise, someday I will. In the meantime, thank you so much for thinking of me!

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    1. Aw thank you for this lovely comment! I was so happy to see that I got the award 🙂 And that’s no problem, it took me soooo long to get around to this post, so I know the struggle! 🙂 And no problem, I just love reading your posts so it was easy to pick you!

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