Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Liebster Award

Ohh, I forgot to mentioned that yesterday I was nominated for the Liebster Award by Kathy from Sassy Litle Lady. I was very excited to read her note telling me about this. Being new in the blogosphere, this is a big deal to me. Once again, "thank you Kathy!"

Thank you so much to Kathy from Sassy Little Lady for nominating me!
The Liebster award is given to up and coming bloggers who have less than 200 followers.
What is a Liebster?
The meaning: Liebster is a German word and means sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing, and welcome.

Here are the rules for receiving this award:

* Tell 11 random facts about yourself
* Answer the 11 questions the nominator has asked you.
* Choose 11 new bloggers (with less than 200 followers) to pass
the award to and link them in your post.
*Create 11 new questions for the bloggers you pass the award to.
*Go back to their page and tell them about the award.
*No tag backs.

11 Random Facts About Me:
1} I once Bungee jumped off a bridge in Queenstown New Zealand
2} I briefly appeared on stage with Chris Isaac and his band.
3}  I met my husband through the internet
4} I survived a massive aorta aneurysm and surgeries
5} Some people say that I look younger than my age
6} When I was a child I used to have a huge praying manthis as a pet. {the very huge ones live only in Asia}
7} I play classical piano
8} When I was a child I wanted to be a singer and I used to sing at my friend's birthday party
9} I love horror movies and ghosts
10} I love to paint
11} My favorite movie is Gladiator.  I've watched it again and again.

11 questions from Kathy from Sassy Little Lady
1} If you could travel to anywhere in the world, where would you go?
A Flea market in Paris called "Les Puces"
2} What is your favorite type of food?
I love Asian food but I also love Western food.
3} What is your favorite season?
4} How did you come up with your blog name?
I read a book called "How to Think like Leonardo da Vinci". It mentioned in order to be successful one must have a sense of curiosity in all aspects of life. And I am that person. I am curious about many things in arts and crafts (as you can see in my blog!)  So... "curiositaellya" was born.
5} You have $500 but you have to spend it in one store.  What store would it be?
 A thrift shop in Delray Beach, Florida
6} What is your favorite drink?
Bottled Cold Vanilla Chai Tea from the Asian grocery near my house.
7} You have to write a book about your life.  What is the title?
"It's My Life" {Something like that!}
8} What is your favorite quality about yourself?
I practice positive thinking all the time...and it works!
9} Why did you start blogging?
To express the creativity in me without leaving home.
10} What is your favorite dessert?
Right now I am dying for my mom's "Lupis" {A cooked triangle glutinous rice wrapped in banana leaves with shredded coconut and brown sugar syrup}
11} What is your hidden talent?
I play classical piano.
Thank you again to Kathy from Sassy Little Lady!

 Now I get to nominate 11 bloggers.  I choose:
1} Amanda from Watch Out Martha
2} Jamie from Better With Age
4} Jenna from 24 Cottonwood Lane
5} Eva from Snappee Turtle
6} Kimberli from Great Tastes Tuesdays
7} Myrna from The Busy Bee
8} Grace from Butter and Jam
10} Brittney from Smart Girl Style
Questions for those I’m nominating:
1}Who would you want to be with on a desert island?
2}If you could join any music group which would join?
3} If you had to describe yourself as a flavour, what would it be?
4} Have you ever cried at a film?  Which one?
5} Do you keep a diary/journal?
6} What's your favorite flower?
7} Do you believe in ghosts?
8} What was the last film you saw?
9} What three things do you think of most each day?
10}What's your favorite precious stone?
11} What was your last dream about?

Thank you again to Kathy from Sassy Little Lady!


  1. Hi Ellya! Thanks for nominating me! That was sweet of you! Didn't even know you read my blog!

    1. With pleasure! Can't wait to read it!

      Thank you so much !

  2. Hi Ellya, thank you so much for stopping by over in my little world. I really enjoyed reading your responses to Kathy's questions. Also were you aware that you are a "no-reply" blogger? I wanted to respond personally via email but couldn't.

    Have a great day!

    1. Really....!! Got to check this !

      Thanks a bunch for letting me know !

      But wait a minute, what do you mean by "no-reply blogger?"

  3. Loved learning so much about you! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and leaving the sweet comment- and a huge thank you for nominating me for the Liebster award!!! I'm working on my post and will have it up within the next few days:)

    1. Hi Laura
      Thank you so much! Can't wait to read your Liebster award post.

  4. Hi Ellya,

    Thanks for nominating me! I just posted my Liebster Award post. I enjoyed reading your post on it too. I got nominated by three lovely ladies on the same day so you can read more about it here:
    Thanks again!


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