THE LIEBSTER AWARD

I have been nominated by Ely’s Kitchen for the Liebster Award, a fun tag-game to meet new bloggers! You can learn more about Ely and her wonderful blog here!

The rules are easy: pick 10 blogs to nominate, answer 10 questions, prepare other 10 questions and add the logo to your blog!

Below you will find my answers and at the end the list of blogs I have nominated along with the questions I made, have fun!

1. Why did you start blogging?

I started blogging after a ton of encouragement from my friends who insisted that I should share my passion for cooking with others.

2. What’s your favourite thing to do on a Sunday?

On Sundays, I cook the traditional Caribbean Sunday lunch and then I bake for the rest of the evening, usually bread, pastries and cookies.

3. Do you prefer sea, mountains or countryside?

Without a doubt I prefer the sea, I’ve been surrounded by beautiful beaches my whole life 🙂

4. What’s your favourite foreign dish?

My favorite food is Italian and my best friend makes the best meatballs ever! Pompolino or something, not sure on the spelling!

5. What has been the happiest day of your life, so far?

The days on which my children were born have been the happiest days of my life ❤

6. If you won the lottery, what would you do?

Pay off my families school loans and then travel the world!

7. What’s the place you want to visit most?

I would love to visit Africa

8. What’s your favourite ingredient to use in the kitchen?

I love using lemon zest and fresh basil

9. What would you like to be in another life?

Definitely a unicorn

10. What’s your favourite dessert?

Cheesecakeeeee

I would like to nominate

  1. A Journey With You
  2. Come cook with me
  3. Indfused
  4. Whisked Away
  5. Living with Benji
  6. Weisserwatercolours
  7. Idioglossia
  8. Stephysweetbakes
  9. Harsh Reality
  10. Encouraging Life

Here are your questions! I hope you participate!

1. Why did you start blogging?

2. What’s your favourite thing to do on a Sunday?

3. Do you prefer sea, mountains or countryside?

4. What’s your favourite foreign dish?

5. What has been the happiest day of your life, so far?

6. If you won the lottery, what would you do?

7. What’s the place you want to visit most?

8. What’s your favourite ingredient to use in the kitchen?

9. What would you like to be in another life?

10. What’s your favourite dessert?

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THE VERSATILE BLOGGER AWARD

Hello folks! I’ve just been nominated for The Versatile Blogger Award by Stephysweetbakes! Steph is an AMAZING baker and she constantly threatens my waistline with each delicious creation she makes! Check her out here! I shouldn’t have to suffer alone! ❤

The Versatile Blogger Award rules!

1.  Thank the person who gave you this award. That’s common courtesy.

2.  Include a link to their blog. That’s also common courtesy — if you can figure out how to do it.

3.  Next, select 15 blogs/bloggers that you’ve recently discovered or follow regularly.

4.  Nominate those 15 bloggers for the Versatile Blogger Award — you might include a link back to  the post on your site announcing their nomination.

5.  Finally, tell the person who nominated you 7 things about yourself.

The 15 bloggers I nominate are as follows, I hope they all participate.  🙂

  1.  Gardeneden
  2. Myunikitchen
  3. Jackcollier
  4. Apples&cardamom
  5. Dariesdailydish
  6. Justafellowhumanray
  7. Umadevu
  8. Vickidelbrouck
  9. Partandparcel
  10. It’s all about food
  11. The Farmer’s Table
  12. Simple and Healthy Foods
  13. Dad what’s for dinner
  14. Wine is Fun
  15. Indian Curry Shack

Ok 7 things about me! Please note you are not allowed to use these answers as any sought of blackmail 😀 😀

  1. I was born in the Caribbean twin islands of Trinidad and Tobago
  2. I am deathly afraid of spiders and cockroaches and heights
  3. My favorite type of food is Italian
  4. I am still afraid of the dark
  5. I am a ninja *stop laughing, I’m serious*
  6. I have two beautiful children, Myles and Hailey, they are my everything
  7. My favorite color is teal

Looking forward to hearing your answers! 🙂 ❤

REAL NEAT BLOG AWARD

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Hey everyone! I have been nominated for The Real Neat Blog Award by the lovely blogger theuglyducklingslife. She has a beautiful blog full of great recipes! She is warm and friendly and we love to talk about all the things we want to eat 🙂 Visit her blog  here.

I’ve been meaning to start my blog for a long time, but with little kids, it’s so hard finding the time! But this year in February I decided it would be now or never! I am so thankful to her for nominating me, she really made my day! Especially because she noticed that I was missing for a while because I was sick! ❤

Rules/Instructions:

  • Put the award logo on your blog.
  • Answer 7 questions asked by the person who nominated you.
  • Thank the people who nominated you, linking to their blogs.
  • Nominate any number of bloggers you like, linking to their blogs.
  • Let them know you nominated them (by commenting on their blog etc.)
  1. What inspired you to start your blog?

It seems like my family is always hungry, I spend a lot of time in the kitchen. Initially I wasn’t the biggest fan of cooking. I preferred to be the eater not the cook! But now that I have my own little family I feel so inspired to create things for them that will nourish their bodies and make them happy 🙂

2. Where do you find your inspiration to do what you do?

I find inspiration everywhere! My garden, the grocery store, farmer’s markets, restaurants and the food network of course! * I have a major crush on Chef Ramsey*

3. Name five favorite things.(Food,Drink,Place,Song,Movie)

My favorite food- pasta! I could eat pasta everyday!. Favorite drink – sweet tea. Favorite Place – Tobago *the beaches are so beautiful*. I have wayyyy too many favorite songs, I listen to everything from calypso to rock and roll! My favorite movie..hmmm…anything with Will Ferrell *he’s hilarious*

4. What would be the one quote you live by(also by whom)?

“If you want something you have to reach out and grab it, stop waiting for things to just drop in your lap, because more often than not, they won’t” –  by my last Boss. She always encouraged me to believe in myself and to keep pushing for success.

5. What is your most favorite living creature?

I just adore koalas! I wish I had a baby koala to cuddle with all day

6. Describe yourself in three words(don’t use your blog name,please)

Hilarious, shy, hungry

7. Name three things you can’t live without.

mascara, gum and koalas * ok ok my kids* 🙂

Blogs I would like to nominate are:

  1.  Mind Your Dirt
  2. Asa-Mari
  3. Stephysweetbakes
  4. Frugal Hausfrau
  5. Recipes from Molly
  6. Le Platte Art
  7. Feasting with friends
  8. Kenwynarts
  9. Microgalactic

Here are my questions

  1. What is your best childhood memory?

  2. What is your favorite song?

  3. If you could travel anywhere, where would you go and why?

  4.  If you could only keep five possessions, what would they be?

  5.  If you won the lottery, what would you do?

  6. What are you most afraid of?

  7. What is a skill you’d like to learn and why?

I’m looking forward to reading your answers 🙂