I’ve been nominated!

Sweet! I’ve been nominated for the Liebster Award!


I want to thank The Veiled Purl www.veiledpurl.wordpress.com thank you so much for the nomination, it means so much to me! 🙂 Since I am just starting out in the world of blogging, this is especially cool and quite a surprise to me!

What is this award? Well, it’s an award to show your appreciation to fellow newbie bloggers. 🙂

The Five Rules:

Thank and link back to the blogger who presented you with the award.
List 11 random facts about yourself
Answer 11 random questions
Create 11 random questions for your nominees
Present/nominate a Liebster Blog Award to more newbie bloggers! (no tag backs)

11 Random Facts About Me

1. I usually whistle while I clean. It makes the chore go by so much faster.

2. I absolutely love the smell of the first rain on a summer day. So cliche’ but seriously it is the most amazing smell in the WORLD! Besides chocolate 🙂

3. I am a HUGE fan of The Simpsons. I’ve been watching it since 1989 when it started on Fox.

4. I have a fear of spiders and clowns…especially spiderclowns! Ahhhh!

5. One of my favorite directors is Francis Ford Coppola. I just love his style!

6. Six is my favorite number. I just like the shape of it and I also love even numbers. I know, that’s odd right?

7. My first big concert was Metallica/Godsmack. I went with my mom and my best friend and it was the most amazing experience EVER!

8. I can identify most celebrities just by the sound of their voice. Creeper status!

9. Even though I have countless pages of hand drawn tat flash, I still do not have a single tattoo on my body. I’m not sure what I am waiting for, maybe I need to start researching artists again. SOON!

10. My favorite colors are purple, pink and turquoise. Also, I would put black in there, but black is not a color, it’s the VOID! LOL (a little inside joke)

11. I am a Game of Thrones fanatic, I am also growing impatient for the next book to come out! What am I to do with myself? 🙂

11 Questions From The Veiled Purl:

Who/what inspired you to crochet/knit/sew or do any of the other crafty things you do?

What inspired me was my great grandmothers’ crochet work, that we all still treasure. I also picked up this habit so I could stop the nastiest habit of all, smoking!

How old were you when you first learn to do any of the above?

28 years old, yeah I’m a late bloomer 🙂

What are your hobbies besides the above mentioned?

I like Making crafts I find on Pinterest, or at least attempting to make something! I also love photography and playing around with Photoshop.

What’s your favorite season and why?

I love Autumn, the leaves on the ground, the colors of the trees and the colorful sunsets are what make this season so great!

Tall or short?

Sunrise or sunset?

What is your favorite flower?
Stargazer lily

What’s a pattern that you really want to do, but can’t find the time?

A large ripple stitch blanket! They look so cool with bright colors, I just love them!

Knitting, sewing, or crochet?

What’s a place you really want to visit, and why?

Ireland, because that is where my family is from and I would love to see the green countryside.

How old is your blog?

2 months as of today!

Blogs I Nominate:




11 Questions From Talia On The Hook:
1.How long have you been blogging?
2.What is your favorite kind of project to make?
3.Who or what inspired you to learn your craft?
4.Have you ever traveled out of the country?Where?
5.Do you sell your projects or do you give them as gifts?
6.What is your favorite food?
7.What is your favorite brand of yarn?
8.What is your favorite animal?
9.Who is your favorite actor/actress?
10.When you started your craft, did you learn from a person, book or video tutorials?

11.How often do you get to indulge in going to local craft fairs?

Happy hooking! 🙂


July 2019
« May    

Scientific Wildlife Art and Design

Crochet of a Subversive Reader

Crochet patterns inspired by the world of television, books and general pop culture


This WordPress.com site is the cat’s pajamas

Dormant Warrior

A fine WordPress.com site

Light in Colors

4 out of 5 dentists recommend this WordPress.com site

HappyHooker's Blog

Just another WordPress.com weblog

Crochet Eclectics

Exploring the world of crochet

Education, Career, and Life Planning

"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge, but imagination." --- Albert Einstein

Shiny Car Things

Photos of the shiny parts of a car. It all started with a new camera and a car show ... Light, Reflections n' Shiny Things started. My love for photography and Shiny Pieces of Art that Adorn these Classic cars..I have fun putting my artistic spin on the photos!

The Bubbly Bay

Slow Down, Enjoy the Journey...Discovering the Bay Area with the Family....including your dog!!! ;-)

PsiKeep Venture

Creating an art center in the wilderness

Swimming with the Fishes

Anything marine life and SCUBA diving

European Photos

Visual Treasures from France, Italy, The Czech Republic, The Netherlands and Belgium

McDonald's an Anthropological View

An Alien Anthropologist Studies McDonalds

Honey Bees and Cupcakes

Life is too short to be bored

Beer'd Thoughts

My beard's take on the blue collar libation of choice

20 Thousand jobless Comics & we all think we're one

Good ol' Smack talk, Roasting, Venting & ranting

Chronicles ~ Lamentations

it is ~ what it is