Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Leaping Liebster!

             Leaping Liebster! I just got a Blog Award from Wendy over at 
Award Background
Liebster is a German word that means "dearest," "lovely," or "cute." The purpose of this award is to recognize new blogs that are worth a look. 
Wow! I married a German!

The 'rules' to accept this award...

  • Link back to the blogs that nominated me
  • Nominate 5-11 blogs with fewer than 200 followers
  • Answer the questions posted for us by my nominator
  • Share 11 random facts about me
  • Create 11 questions for my nominees
  • Contact my nominees and let them know of their nomination
A Little Bit About Me 
Featuring questions from Wendy:

1.  Tell us about your family.
I am the oldest of 5. I have twin brothers. I live with my husband and 2 teenaged
daughters. tomorrow my baby turns 17!

2.  Where did you go on your last vacation?
We went to Bradenton Beach Florida right near Anna Marie Island. Love the tranquility! 

3.  Coke or Pepsi?
I will actually drink either Diet Coke or Diet Pepsi, which ever one is available.

4.  What's the last movie you watched?
Just went to see Monster's University. What a great way to teach children about bullying!

5.  Favorite store to shop in?

I love Target insert a French accent.

6.  What would you pick as your last meal?
Chicken Parmesan with salad and garlic bread

7.  Top three blogs you read?
Read With Me ABC
Teaching Madness
4th Grade Frolics

8.  Share a quote that is meaningful to you.
You can not discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.

9.  What super power would you like to possess?
Snap my fingers like Samantha from Bewitched..and have everything in its place!

10. Name one item you can't live without.
Ice believe it or not! I worked in England 19 years ago for an entire ice over there due to refrigeration. I like my drinks cold including my Milk in the morning!

11.  Tell us a funny school story.
Oh that is a difficult one..I have so many over these past 32 years..

11 Random Facts About Me...
*I love chocolate chip cookies
*My parents were both in the Marines
*I was born in California but wound up on the East Coast
*I lived in Hawaii
*I have a passion for books
*Back in the day I used to waitress the midnight shift at a local diner
*I love watching the Food Network
*I enjoy all types of music
*My favorite colors are red and yellow
*I met my husband through a Personal Ad 18 summers ago! :)
*I enjoy the theater

Here are my nominees for this award:

Brigid from Bits of Brigid

The folks at A Special Sparkle

Taylor from Its A Krazy Life

Carol from Still Teaching and Learning

Amy from Math,Science,Social Studies...Oh My!
My Questions for them...
1. If you could thank one person who would it be?
2.What is something you wished you had mastered?
3.If you could go back in time..what time would you select and why?
4.What is your favorite ice cream flavor?
5.What is one thing you would change about yourself?
6. If you were a book character who would you be?
7.What is your biggest pet peeve?
8.What is the most difficult part about teaching?
9.Why did you decide to become a teacher?
10.What color crayon describes your personality?
11. Are you a coffee drinker or a tea drinker?

Thank you Wendy for the nomination. :)


  1. Congratulations on your Liebster! I got one's very exciting!! :)
    Rockin' and Lovin' Learnin'

  2. Hi Debbie,
    I loved reading your answers! We have a lot in common...
    My Dad was a marine.
    Our baby will turn 17 soon.
    Love, love, love Target!
    I want the 'snap my fingers' power, too.

    Read With Me ABC