Thanks so much to the lovely Indie Mistress, The Beauty Haven, Blissful Jar BambiLeigh, Happy Lifeaholic and Petite & Pretty for the nomination – chuffed/delighted/over the moon ladies… if you aren’t already following their rather fabulous blogs then do pop over & say hi!
So here are the rules:
1. Display the Liebster Award logo on your blog
2. Thank and link back to the person who has nominated you
3. List 11 facts about yourself
4. Answer the 11 questions they have posted
5. Create 11 questions to ask
6. Choose your own nominations
My 11 facts:
I love going to fun-fairs but am always too scared to go on the rides… such a coward!
I trained as a nail technician & opened my own nail bar when I was 19
I’m obsessed with candles & bought almost 140 of them two weeks ago in Ikea. I’m already half way through them *gasp*
My favourite food is Chinese, specifically vegetables & noodles. Yum.
I never own more than one bottle of perfume at a time – bizarre right?
My biggest travel dream is to tour America
I have a love/hate relationship with scary movies… love the intensity but hate the nerve wrecking aftermath.
I’ve had my lip pierced since I was 16
I reeeeeally dislike feet *blurrgh*
I’d love to visit New England in autumn – check it out, the pictures are breathtaking.
I still think Carrie made a huge mistake picking Mr Big over Aidan. Stupid, stupid move!!! *rolls eyes*
What do you like to blog about?
I blog about things that I love or inspire me, currently that ranges from new make-up or beauty products I’m trying out, fashion, crafts, exciting recent purchases I’ve stumbled upon, hints & tips, my life, my experiences, to a sprinkle of advice after working in the bridal industry for so long. If something has inspired me, you’ll most likely hear about it!
What’s the story behind your blog?
I actually started blogging just over a year ago, however seeing as I had made the transition to becoming a full time writer I had absolutely no experience of it whatsoever and so I decided that blogging about writing was as good a place to start as any – I was wrong. After a year of random waffles I declared enough was enough and started to find my niche and so Confetti and Curves was born *Yay*
Where are you from?
I was originally born in Belfast, however after a good few years of moving I’ve finally settled on the gorgeous East coast with my hubby & our little girl Emma. We’ve lived here for six years now and love it. We’re a twenty second walk from a huge sandy cove by the shore of the Irish sea, which I must admit is absolutely gorgeous any time of year! It’s a very laid back way of life, perfect for escaping from the city to write.
What’s your No.1 place to visit?
Ooooh this is a toughie but I’d probably say I’ve always had a longing to visit & tour America – it just seems such an exciting, diverse and amazing place to see.
Who inspires you?
I wouldn’t say I’m religious but my faith is a very important part of who I am and how I respond to situations as a person. So, I’d have to say God gave me my gifts and it’s His teachings that inspire & encourage me to try and use them as best I can.
What is the one goal you are working towards?
For quite some time now I’ve battled anxiety (not depression, just anxiety) and I’ve experienced how restrictive it can be. Some days are fine, in fact some weeks are amazing but it just takes that one panic attack to hit on a bad day and it can really knock me of course. My goal is to start gaining my confidence back and getting on with my life without panicking or worrying about things so much. Oh, also to get my 1st book published in 2015 *woo hoo*
What is your dream bag?
Honestly, I’m a pretty easy gal to please in this department. Designer labels aren’t priority – if I love the look of it then I’m pretty much sold.
What is your favourite book?
I read sooooo much so this is incredibly hard, however the first book I ever read alone was Matilda by Roald Dahl. I remember being in fits of giggles as a kid so I’d have to say it has a pretty special place in my heart.
Can you speak more than one language?
I’d love to say yes considering I took GCSE French but it’s been so long I’ve forgotten most of it unfortunately.
What is currently your favourite song?
So many, ermmm… something moody like Lana Del Ray, Born to Die – such a sultry track, love it!
If you could meet anyone in the world who would it be?
Again so many but I would probably say Tom Hanks. I’ve watched his movies ever since I was a little girl & there’s not one I don’t like. He’s an incredibly talented actor that seems so genuine & down to earth. Much respect Tom!
Now for my questions:
What’s the one beauty or makeup product you keep stocked up at all times?
What’s your nightly skin care routine?
Coffee or Tea?
What would be the title of your life story if made into a movie?
Who would play the lead character?
Describe your current fashion style?
What’s been your worst wardrobe disaster?
Who’s your favourite author & why?
Name three things that you have to have in your handbag?
What’s your favourite self-written blog post to date? (post link also)
If you could swap lives with someone for one week who would it be?
So there you have it, now for my nominees *drum roll please*
(No pressure folks & apologies if you’ve been nominated previously)