Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Blog: Liebster Ladies

Today's a good day, loves. Today, not only do I get to express my dearest gratitude for Sarah at Run Shop Eat Repeat for nominating me for a Liebster Award, I also have the honor of nominating a few of favorite bloggers for the same award!
So what is the Liebster Award? It's given to up and coming bloggers by other bloggers. It's nothing serious - just a fun way to recognize each-other, discover new blogs and network with other bloggers. But there are a few rules that go along with giving and receiving the Liebster Award:

1. Each person must post 11 things about themselves.
2. Answer the questions that the tagger set for you. Then, create 11 questions for the people you nominate to answer.
3. Choose 11 bloggers with less than 200 followers to nominate for a Liebster Award, and tag them in your post. {Nominees - I'm sure you have way more than 200 followers. No offense is meant by this - I just love your blogs!}
4. Go to each blogger's page and tell them about their nomination!
5. Follow each blogger you nominate, and connect on social media.

Here are the questions provided by Sarah at Run Shop Eat Repeat:

When did you start your blog?
I created Twentyapolis in April of 2012. Before that, I had a Tumblr account under the same name where I posted photos and images similar to what I write and post about today.

Why did you start it?
I wanted an outlet where I could express my love of style, design and writing. I have always loved writing and wanted to find a way to continue after college, and blogging seemed like the perfect fit!

Favorite quote?
"Be in love with your life. Every minute of it." - Jack Kerouac

Summer or winter?
Summer! Sunny days and bare feet are my bread and butter.

If you could live anywhere, where would you choose?
This is a tough one! It changes depending on my mood, but a villa in Italy, a flat in London or a bungalow on the beach in the Caribbean sound fabulous to me.

What's something you can't leave the house without?
My phone and my two silver rings. I feel naked without them!

What's your dream job?
Being the editor of a women's lifestyle magazine. 

Favorite food?
Chocolate, coffee and fruit.

Where do you see yourself in five years?
In five years, I hope that I am married, a homeowner, successful in my career and happy as ever in a city I love (hopefully Minneapolis!)

What's your go-to drink?
Champagne! It has always been my favorite.

Piece of advice you'd give to your teenage self?
Everything works out in the end.

OK, now it's time for the fun part - my nominations and their questions! Don't forget to check out their gorgeous blogs!

Cassie @ The Happiness Project
Rose @ Blonde In This City
Samantha @ Sipping Style
Jewel @ Style Optimist
Catherine @ My Inner Fabulous
Katie @ To Live For Style
Molly @ Heart of a Blonde
Morgan @ Morgan Neisinger Photography
Lauren @ Lovelo Beauty & Style
Tameka @ Cultural Explorer
Sarah @ Run Shop Eat Repeat (I had to return the favor, darling!)

Tell us about your blog!
What is one thing your readers don't know about you?
What inspires you?
Spill the details. What is your guilty pleasure?
Next vacation?
Which would you pick - truth or dare?
Describe your perfect Saturday.
What's one goal you would like to accomplish this year?
How would you describe your personal style?
Name one thing you are currently obsessed with.
One piece of advice for other bloggers?

Happy Blogging!

- C


  1. Thank you so much for nominating me! I'll have to get going on tagging other people!

  2. You are the sweetest, Courtney! Thank you for including me in your line-up :) -- I need to do this asap.

    P.S. Did you create your blog layout or did you have someone help you out? It looks great!


  3. Catherine - Yes, tagging other people is the best part! :)

    Samantha - Absolutely, I adore your blog! As for the layout, I bought a template on Etsy. It was super easy and they install it for you - I highly recommend it!

    x, Courtney


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