I was nominated by High Heels and Grits for a Liebster Award and now is my turn to pass it on.

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And my Liebster Blog Award nominees are:

1. A Makeup Blogger
SharlenesMua,  this beauty is definitely one to watch for makeup tips.  Her makeup is gorgeous and her blog is easy on the eyes.

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2. A Fashion Blogger
MashElle, because it is only a matter of seconds before this beauty blows up.  Her style is very feminine, practical and accessible.

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 3. A Lifestyle – Local NYC Blogger (and Japan)
Urban Inspirations NYC, because an urban eclectic Latina will take you for a ride and open up your mind.
Urban Inspiration NYC

Urban Inspiration NYC blog

4. A Humorous Blog 
New York Cliche, because a funny blonde is a double edge sword.  You have to love a woman (or man) with a sense of humor.

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5. A Male Blogger
In Haute Pursuit because this guy will keep me up to date with top-notch, best of best male grooming products for my fiance.

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6.  A Beautiful Blog
Netherleigh, because sometimes you just want to escape the clutter, stop thinking and look at beautiful pictures.



7. The Traveler
The Wanderlust Entries, because who doesn’t want to see the world through a pretty blog.



  1.  The Pastry Chef
    Alison Olivia, because life can never be too sweet.  Recipes, pretty please.



9.  The Jesus Lover 
Briony SkerJance, because I need me some Jesus lover with a pretty blog in my life.

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10.  The Poet
Clever Carousel Co, because wise words can change and inspire the mind.

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11.  FoodPorn Photo Blog
NYC Best Eats, OK so I cheat a bit here but this new Instagram photo blog is an amazing resource to finding good NYC restaurants and food.  They don’t yet have a website but I would imagine they will soon.  I find this one very useful and the pictures are delish.

NYC Best Eats


I select YOU for a Liebster Award because it is obvious that you have taken the time to create and share something beautiful, useful and inspirational.

Now you must pass it on by following these rules:


11 Questions for you:

  1. What inspired you to blog?
  2. What are the top 5 bloggers you follow?
  3. What is your favorite place?  (that you have been to)
  4. Where will you travel to next?
  5. Something not many people know about you.
  6. Your last meal or restaurant on earth.
  7. When was the last time you tried something new?
  8. What/who makes you smile?
  9. Can you describe your life in a six-word sentence?
  10. What is your greatest fear?
  11. What is your number one goal in the next six months?

You can read about my nomination here

And my 11 randoms facts + answers to High Heels and Grits questions here

I can’t wait to read your entries!





  • This award is so cool to get, I got nominated yesterday, I still have to type up my blog post for it!

  • Catherine S

    What a neat and great idea. I am sure any blogger would love to be nominated. Congratulations! !

  • This is a really cool idea. It’s so much fun to get a “behind the scenes” of a blog writer. Very cool.

  • HilLesha O’Nan

    Congratulations! The award is really pretty. :)

  • The Wandering Poet

    Congratulations on the nomination.

  • I like travel blogs #7 is my favorite all the way.

  • Vanessa

    I haven’t received a nomination yet. I follow a number of food blogs and some fashion blogs pertaining to British fashion.

  • These are some very lovely blogs. I can see why they were nominated.

  • Rochkirstin Santos

    I’m also following The Pasty Chef because all posts are so yummy and delightful to read. I’m not a baker but just interested to see how pastries are made and presented wonderfully.

  • Michelle F.

    Congratulations on being nominated. Great picks. I have to check out your nominations.

  • Congratulations. Also very smart to break it up into 3 distinct posts!! I got to spend time focusing on your nominees. Some I’ve never heard of.

  • FamiGami

    Congratulations on your nomination! It’s always a great thing to be recognized by your peers!

  • Chrissy Mazzocchi

    How amazing to get one! That’s so nice, I hope I get nominated :)

  • Gabby O’Brien

    What a fun post! I love learning about the person behind the blog. This was neat.

  • Congrats on the nomination! I like your idea of splitting it up into two posts- when I was nominated I just did one big post, and boy does that take forever!

  • What a great award! I have only seen this one other time but I imagine it makes you feel pretty good to get it. Thanks for sharing these great blogs with the rest of us!

  • mail4rosey

    In Haute Pursuit sounds intriguing. I’d like to see male fashions from time to time, esp. around Christmas when I’m shopping for my two (grown) boys.

  • TouristMeetsTraveler

    Can’t go wrong when you look at food porn, honestly it makes me hungry.

  • Melissa Smith

    Those blogs looks great! I can’t wait to find out all of their answers for their 11 questions. :-)

  • All the nominees have great blogs and are doing really great with their respective blogs!!

  • Meeks

    This is a great idea. If I wasn’t running for state elections, I’ll participate in this. I’ll have to wait until next year to do this.

  • Congratulations on the nominees! I’m sure their blogs are worth visiting. I received two Leibster awards in the past too :)

  • First off, congratulations on your Liebster! I also love the list of blogs you added here. I will check them out when I catch my breath.

  • Love so many of these that you listed. All awesome blogs.

  • Congrats to all the nominees! Visited some of the blogs and they are truly awesome! Nomination well deserved. ^_^