Friday, August 31, 2012

I Was Awarded the Liebster Award!

I would like to say thank you to Michele from Michele's Place of Learning and Earning Online for nominating me for the Liebster Award! This is the first time I have received this award, it is a cool and fun award too.


For those who are not sure what the Liebster Award is, here is the details:

"The Liebster Award is given to up and coming bloggers who 

have less than 200 followers. What is a Liebster? The meaning: 

Liebster is German and means sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, 

beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing, and 

welcome." 



The Rules:

1. Each person must post 11 things about themselves.

2. Answer the questions that the person who tagged you created

 and then make 11 questions of your own for the people you tag.

3. Choose 11 people and link them in your post.

4. Go to their page and tell them.

5. No tag backs!


Ok and here we go :)

11 things about me:

1.  I love to cook
2.  My kids are my world and my interests are mainly based around them
3.  Blogging is an addiction of mine
4.  I started to enjoy growing vegetables, it has become a hobby
5.  Walking is my favorite form of exercise, I do it everyday
6.  I rarely eat out, but when I do it is usually pizza
7.  My least favorite chore is doing the floors - dread it
8.  I have 1 loving cat, I had 2 but lost one to old age last year
9.  My favorite TV show is Criminal Minds
10.  I never liked writing in school, and now I love writing
11.  I still enjoy my classic video games

The 11 questions Michele asked me:

1.  Who has influenced you most in your life?
This is a tough one, my whole family has been great! I honestly can't pick just one person, they have all been a great value to who I am today.

2.  What is your favorite pasttime?
Probably have to say blogging

3.  What kind of music do you like?
I like a big variety of music from Lady Gaga to Nickelback.  I don't have a specific genre

4.  Do you have any siblings?
No I am an only child

5.  How do you destress?
Walking is a great way for me to destress.  I love to walk and exercise is great to help you clear your mind.

6.  What is your favorite ice cream flavor?
Moosetracks

7.  If you could vacation anywhere in the world, where would it be?
Italy

8.  Who is your favorite actress?
To be honest, I don't have one.  I am bad with remembering the star's names and I don't watch a lot of TV to know a lot of actresses! I do have a favorite actor tho (yes he is on Criminal Minds) - Matthew Gray Gubler

9.  What is your favorite type of food?
I love a big variety of food so this one is hard for me to answer! I would have to say home cooked because the list would be too big :)

10.  Are you a glass half empty or a glass half full kind of person?
I really don't think about it either way.  I am more of a glass is empty or glass has some in it kind of person.  

11.  Are you the type of person who would rather cook a good meal at home, dine out or purchase take out?
I am definitely one who would rather cook at home.  I almost never eat out and love to cook! That and my favorite food is a home cooked meal.  I do occasionally like to eat out, but very rarely.


My 11 questions to be answered:

1.  Do you work at home or out of the home?

2.  What made you choose to start your blog?

3.  What is your favorite social media site?

4.  Do you like to go shopping?

5.  What is your favorite store to shop at?

6.  What is your least favorite household chore?

7.   Do you have a favorite recipe to share with your readers?

8.  Are you a coffee or a tea kind of person?

9.  If you could give one piece of blogging advice, what would it be?

10.  To relax, would you rather read a book or watch a movie?

11.  What is your favorite TV show?


My nominees are:

Genesis at At Home Mom Blog
Christina at Working WAHM
Emily at Busy Mommy
Anne at Non Mom
Charlotte, Andy and Deb at PooGrin
The writers at Work From Home Blog





Thursday, August 9, 2012

Learn More About Working at Home

Working at home can be rewarding, but it can also be confusing with all the information out there in the online world.  You need to make sure to get legit and real information and not just information from somebody trying to make money off of you joining a program.  If somebody is looking to refer you so they can make money off of you joining with them, they are going to tell you what it takes to get you to join.  You don't want that kind of information.

You want information from people who are really working at home and are willing to give you valid information without trying to get you to join the next latest and greatest work at home opportunity. I am not selling you anything with this post, nothing at all.

Come join our community (it is free) and learn some important things from people who are working from home.  If you have valuable information to share, feel free to share there too! One thing I ask is that you do not come to the community to spam it.

We have a really cool community leader who does many things to work at home, she is very helpful and friendly too.  Her name is Alicia owner of Workersonboard and she also blogs about working at home.  She shares a lot of real opportunities that are legit and free, like programs should be.  Come check out the community and ask questions and share tips.




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