December 20, 2012

Liebster Award

Thanks to Sarah at Life isn't always a fairytale for nominating us for the Liebster Award. 

"The scoop on the Liebster award is that bloggers nominate other bloggers with 200 or less followers. Liebester means "favorite" in German, so bloggers are to promote their favorite blogs, which will help others find new ones! If you are nominated, you have to follow the rules below and nominate 11 more blogs to keep the fun going!! "

Rules for nominees:
1. List 11 facts about yourself.
2. Answer the 11 questions given to you.
3. Create 11 new questions for the bloggers you nominate for the award.
4. Choose 11 bloggers with 200 or less followers to nominate.
5. Go to each bloggers page and let them know about the award.
6. Thank the person who nominated you and link back to their blog.

11 Facts about us:
1.  We have been blogging for less than a year, although Christine had a previous/different blog for 3+ years
2.  We started running just over two years ago
3.  Christine works as a consultant 
4.  We have dogs; Christine an Old English Sheepdog and Pam a Yorkie
5.  Pam eats ice cream almost every night
6.  Christine loves to cook, and Pam loves to bake
7.  We are both running at WDW marathon weekend in January
8.  Christine volunteers at a local shelter reading to children
9.  Pam volunteers for the Assistance League of Greater Wilmington
10. We enjoy snow skiing, although winter races are interfering with this hobby
11.  Anything chocolate and peppermint is wonderful to both of us

Responses to Sarah's Questions:
1. What is your favorite post race food?  While this is not the best post race food, we both love a good burger, fries and a milkshake or Coke/Diet Coke.

2. Share your favorite holiday recipe for dessert. Homemade brownies with peppermint stick ice cream on top.

3. If you had 1 million dollars, what would you do with it?  Christine would quit her job and Pam would be at Disney all the time!

4. What is the top thing on your bucket list?  Christine would like to travel to Provence to take a French cooking class.

5. Who is your go to person? Christine - dear friend Susan; Pam - husband Tom

6. If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go?  Christine - Tahiti; Pam - Egypt to see the Pyramids

7. What is your favorite family tradition?  We have many and not one favorite - making Christmas cookies, watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade...boring but fun for us!

8. What is the biggest goal you have accomplished?  Athletically, it would be running a half marathon for both of us.  For Christine, completing her Mechanical Engineering degree was a big triumph!

9. Who is your hero?  Anyone who selflessly helps those less fortunate.

10. What is the best book you have ever read?  The Great Gatsby and recently, Unbroken

11. If you could spend 1 day with anyone, who would you choose?  Pam - Margaret, a dear friend who is very ill

Questions for our favorite bloggers:
1.  What is your favorite race?
2.  When did you start getting serious about training?
3.  What is your favorite time of year?
4.  When is your birthday?
5.  What is your favorite vacation spot?
6.  How many different places have your lived?
7.  Do you have a favorite meal?
8.  How many siblings do you have?
9.  What is your favorite cheat food?
10.  Fun fact few people know about you!
11.  Why did you start blogging?

Tag, you are it!  Here are some of our favorite bloggers that we are nominating for the Liebster award:

Lisa at Lisa Runs for Cupcakes
Megan at Running Toward the Prize
Erin at For the Love of Disney Running
Linzie at See Sharp Run
Sarah at Running at Disney (RAD)
Matt at Dad Runs Disney

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