Monday, 28 March 2016

Liebster Awards | Blogger Nomination | Q & A


Oh hi :) 

I hope y'all are well and enjoying all of your Easter eggs? (If you celebrate Easter that is) 

I had a small Rolo one off my rents ha ha but also £10 which was nice of them, so I went ahead and bought two sterling silver rings from ShopDixi (who do the most amazing jewellery ever). The rings were £25 each and I got them for £9.95 inc P and P. 

Freaking score.

Ooohh, I am currently working with Shopdixi so if you fancy 10% off your order quote LELUXDIXI at the till. You're welcome. 

Okay, so onto the post, I have been nominated by the lovely and beautiful Beth Chudley for the Liebster Blogger Awards. She is such an amazing person and has an awesome blog over @ Littlecapsulewardrobe . I have also been nominated by Robyn Samantha  today but I had already written this post, so thank you for nominating me also. You beautiful people. :) 

This is an award I have never heard of until I was nominated by Beth and it is such a good way to know the blogger you're investing your time in. 
It's an online award given to bloggers by bloggers which is super cool because it helps build relationships and invite others to check out what you're up to. 

We all love a bit of recognition, right? 

Of course. 

The main question is, how does this whole thing work? 

Once you have been nominated by myself or anyone else you need to do the following: 

. Thank the blogger who nominated you (politeness goes a long way).

. Answer the 11 questions that are set to you by the person who nominated you (provided at the end of the post).

.Share 11 random facts about yourself (that won't be hard for me. Ha.)

. And finally, nominate up to 11 other bloggers who you think 100% deserves the award and ask them 11 new questions of your own. 

It's time to get creative.

Beth asked me the following questions...

1. What made you want to start to blog?  

For me, I started it years ago when I watched that programme with Billie Piper in it, Belle De Jour? The working girl who started an anonymous blog. I found it interesting but it fizzled out. I then picked it up again at uni whilst doing my journalism course and carried it on fully when I was made redundant from my job. It's remained in my life and I love what I am doing. 

2. If you could have one superpower what would it be and why?

This is a hard one to answer because there is a lot I would like. I used to say I would love to read minds, but I think that would get confusing as hell with all those little voices in your head. So for me I think it would to control time, like Bernard's Watch - does anyone remember that programme? I could stop it, forward it, rewind time to avoid mistakes, look into the future. It would be amazing. 

3. What type of blog posts are your favourite to photograph? 

Ooohhh another hard question as I love taking pictures full stop. I think for me currently my favourite to photograph has got to be my makeup looks. I love to experiment and beauty is no exception. I love doing close ups and catching the 'mood' in a picture. Yeah, it's got to be that. 

4. Summer or Winter? 

I always used to say Summer is my favourite time of year as it's my birthday season and the sun makes everyone happy. This has changed slightly because I have now occurred hay fever over the last few years and it ruins my Spring/Summer. I have it from around March time up until Oct and I get it bad. I mean no one has got time for me snotting everywhere. Ha. So in the summer I have to stay indoors a lot. :( So for me I totally love winter for the simple fact my hay fever goes away and it's freaking CHRISTMAS TIME. :D 

5. What would your dream career be? 

Beth, these questions are hard. Ha. 

I am a performer deep down so I would like to say my dream career would to be a singer with a huge fan base and sold out concerts. That aside I would love to be a major blogger or working with animals. I have a lot of interests so I couldn't just pick one career as my 100% dream, if I had to pick one that slightly outweighed, it would be a performer.

6. What TV shows are you bingeing on at the moment/recently? 

 PLL (Pretty Little Liars) is a show I am addicted to although I no longer have Netflix as I am in between jobs at the moment, so I haven't caught the latest series. I am dying to though. I am also loving, F.R.I.E.N.D.S (which is a given for me, I know it all word for word), Gavin and Stacey (James Corden is da bomb), Eastenders, Hollyoaks, Supervet, Gogglebox and The Voice UK. 

7. If you had to give up crisps or chocolate which one would you choose? 

Ahhh mayyynnnnn, you cannot possibly ask me that!!! Ha. 

If I have something sweet like chocolate, I then have to have something savoury like crisps. Okay, I will have to say I would give up crisps because I could get savoury elsewhere to curb my cravings. Chocolate, not so much. You cannot take chocolate away from a hormonal woman, are you kidding me. There would be chaos. 

8. How do you find managing blogging and your everyday life? 

Right now, I am job searching (which I am fed up of) so I am managing just fine because I have the time I need to really put all the work/effort into it. When I do eventually get a job my blogging pattern will have to change. For example I will have to write posts over the weekend way in advance so I have the content ready to go for my post days of Monday and Thursday. It will all be about planning. I have done it before and I will do it again.  

9. What scares you the most about blogging? 

For me it would be failure. I am a perfectionist and I work hard at everything I do. The amount of effort I put into each post I do is unreal. It's not half hearted, if I do something I do it properly. It's hard to get the subscribers/followers now because blogging is so saturated, it's not a case of a small bunch of people anymore... We are talking millions. It's hard to get noticed as we are all doing the same thing.

10. What is your favourite way to relax at the weekend? 

I love to take pictures, experiment with my hair and makeup and again take pictures and edit those. I also love to take a bath, wash my hair, go in hard with my skin routine and chill in my room watching movies and eating junk. Ha. 

If I had a job I think my weekends would change slightly, in the day I would most probably go shopping and then maybe hit the town at night for a cheeky catch up with friends. 

Right now I am happy doing my thaaannng. 

11. What brands would you like to work with if you had the chance? 

Oh my goodness, there are so many. You ready?

ShopDixi, Cult Beauty, MUDA Beuty, Makeup Revolution, Feel Unique, Barry M, Urban Decay, Zoeva, Nanchy, Real Techniques, Sigma, Soap & Glory, MAC, Body Shop, Lush, Rimmel, Loreal, Smashbox, YSL, New Look, H & M, Eylure, Elegant Touch, Moroccan Oil, Primark, Garnier, Foxy Locks Extensions, Melt Cosmetics, Rodial Skincare, Kiko Cosmetics, Superdrug/Boots, Topshop, Boohoo, Da Silva London. There are far too many to list. Ha. 

11 Random Facts About MEEEEEEE.

1. I leave two bits of chicken in my curry and leave the rest. Just don't ask. Ha. 

2. I am a singer and I have been on the X Factor and a horrendous dating show. 

3. When I sit down I curl my toes under my foot - it's something I have always done. (That picture actually looks freaking weird). 

4. I suck my thumb, hence why I need Invisalign. *Covers eyes*. 

5. I have met Adam Lambert, Tom Odell and Brian Molko.

6. I didn't sleep with anyone until I was 18 and that was with my boyfriend at the time. 

7. I cannot sleep in the dark, I have to have a dim light on otherwise I freak out something is going to get me. Ha.

8. I love anything rose gold/copper and have re-designed my room to fit that in. 

9. I have 5 tattoo's and used to have my belly and tragus pierced.

10. I have a serious crush on Harry Styles. 

11. I have three moles equally aligned in the form of Orions Belt on the right side of my forehead, left side of my forearm and on my left leg. I like to think I was born a star. Phaha. 

My Questions To My Nominees. 

1. Where do you find your inspiration for your blog posts? 

2. If you could pick a curry to describe your personality which would it be and why? 

3. If you could bring a celebrity back from the dead who would it be? 

4. What is your current must have beauty product and item of clothing and why? 

5. Describe yourself in 3 words. 

6. Pet peeve? 

7. Explain your blogging process, what you do first and what you do last. 

8. Where did your blog name originate from? 

9. If you could collaborate with anyone on your blog who would it be? 

10. If you could be anyone but yourself for the day who would it be? 

11. Biggest fear in life? 

(Don't forget to add your 11 random facts about yourself.) 

My Nominees. :) 

Lucy @ LJLV
Holly McLoughlin @ Books&Memories 
Sarah Murgatoyd @ SarahMurgatoyd
Jadriah Sarmad @ Jasminecatchesbutterflies
Lucinda Anderson @ LCNDA
love_lippy @ LoveLaughsLipstick 
Jay @ Blissfulbeautybird
Just A Uniform @ justauniform
Eloise @ Eloiselovesnature

I hope you got to know me a little better and like me enough to subscribe to my blog here on Bloglovin'.

I can't wait to see the answers these beauties come up with. 

Until next time...




  1. I loved learning more about you! Your personality is so cute! Ever thought of putting cover songs on YouTube? I love that you added pictures to your answers to give us a little sneak peak at what you mean. The toes one made me laugh :) Thanks so much for the nomination. Questions are great! I'll get on answering those ASAP!
    Great post! xx


    1. Well thank you beautiful :) I am a quirky bean! Ha ha. You will never find anyone quite like me, I'll tell you that for free. :D I had done on my other YouTube channel but it was years ago when I was in a singing comp and I was poorly with my B12 then (didn't know I had it at that point) and I had constant tonsilitus. I think if you search my name you will find them. Cringe. I have clips of my singing on my Insta: leluroxxblogger. I know man, that toe thing is creepy as hell I have always done it. :D You are very welcome for the nomination you deserve it!!! I can't wait to read yours!! xxx

  2. Ahh thankyou for doing this, it's great to hear more about you! I'm also obsessed with copper and omg as if you were on X Factor, thats awesome! Sorry the questions were so hard :') I hope you enjoyed doing it lovely, it's such a great way to get to know other bloggers and show recognition! Much love xx

    1. Thank you for nominating me :) Ha, yeah I deffo have a few more quirky facts lying around. Ha. Copper and rose gold is life right now. Ha. Yeah I was *covers eyes* it's a very long story ha. I love answering questions and they were good one's that you picked!!! Got me thinking. :D Lavvvv youuuu xxxx


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