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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Tuesday Topics–4 Sites and Liebster Award

The Austin Family Diary

Four sites I visit daily…probably the same sites everyone visits daily! I’d have to say my four sites are predictable! 


Firstly, bloglovin. I have been using bloglovin to read blogs since the Google Reader debacle. I start at the bloglovin homepage and then use the Newer and Older navigation buttons to read the blogs on my reading list. So if a blog is updated daily, I most likely read it daily, but it would be difficult to name all the blogs I read daily, so I’ll just leave it with bloglovin!


2nd of course would be facebook. If I don’t read facebook, I’m behind on all the news, both personal and political. I always say I get all of my news from facebook.


Lately I’ve been visiting twitter daily as well. I didn’t used to be very involved with twitter, but I’m trying to interact there more often. I still don’t find many people replying to my tweets, but it is definitely another source of news for me, especially involving other bloggers.


And fourthly, pinterest. See, I told you my four sites are predictable! I like to scroll through pinterest if I’m bored or just want to check out some great ideas that my friends have been pinning!


Oh yeah, I check my email too, haha!

One of the blogs I read daily is Holly’s blog. And she nominated me for a Liebster Award! This is an award for bloggers who are “up and coming.” I do have to apologize because I know I was nominated for this award before and in the past I let it slide without acknowledging it on my blog. This time though, I want to answer the questions that Holly left for me.

1. If you could learn another language, what would it be? I kind of sort of know Hebrew. I’d like to be able to speak it fluently though. I can understand it much better than I can speak it, but if I could speak it, I’d be happy.

2. What is your idea of a perfect date? For me, I tend to worry about my kids a lot when I’m out. I would love to be perfectly sure that the kids are just fine at home and also not have to worry about finding a babysitter. The times that we go out and I have the most fun are times when friends have get togethers at their houses. I’d love to do that more often.

3. If you could move anywhere, where would it be and why? I am never moving again! Moving half way across the country was enough moving for me. In a dream world though, where I wouldn’t have to do any of the stressful things involved with moving, I guess I’d want to live in Florida. You know, so I could go to Disney World every day. Although I’m sure it’s better not to be local in order to appreciate it more when I do get to go!

4. What is your dream vacation? I would like to go to a time share at the Beach Club in Disney World for like 3 weeks and just come and go from the parks as I please, basically experiencing all of Disney without being rushed at all.

5. Gold or Silver? I prefer silver. White gold is ok too. But I don’t much like yellow gold, even though it seems to be coming into fashion.

6. Favorite store? Old Navy, usually, but also Target.

7. Where did you go on your honeymoon? Hawaii! We took our honeymoon 6 months after our wedding – and one week after Dave had to have his appendix out. We’re lucky we got to go at all! But we had a great time. We visited Oahu, Maui, and the Big Island.

8. If you could live in another decade, would you and if so, which one? I find the 60s and 70s interesting, but no, I don’t think I’d want to live in another decade. I’m pretty accustomed to the things we have available to us now, you know?

9. What is your favorite season? I’ve always loved spring, with the warm weather and flowers. I also like summer.

10. What can't you leave the house without? Well, I guess my phone, of course.

11. How do you motivate yourself to exercise? My exercise time is the time I get to myself each day when my husband gets home from work. If I stay home, I don’t get my much needed break from the witching hour! So that’s pretty much it. Well, also I have formed relationships with people at the gym, including my instructors, and I know they will notice if I’m not there. So that motivates me too.

Thanks again Holly!

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Raising Reagan said...

Congratulations on your Liebster award! You and Leslie have got to be the biggest Disney freaks I know!! LOL

(¸¤ Lanaya | xoxo

Janine Huldie said...

Huge congrats on the Liebster Award and all your picks all the tops on my list, too as far as sites I visit daily!!

Holly Higgins said...

I don't I ever want to move across the country again either! We moved from Indiana to Philly and back. No thanks!

Mama's High Strung said...

Thanks for stopping by the Mom's Monday Mingle. Following you here and everywhere!

Kelly {Sparkles and Shoes} said...

I love BlogLovin!

Sparkles and Shoes

Taylor @ Pink Heels Pink Truck said...

I am so excited to be going to Disney World for the first time this October for Wine & Food Fest! :) I've been to Disneyland several times and can't wait to check this one off! My dad and step-mom have Disney Points (Disney's timeshare) and they go like 3 times a year. ;) LOL

Lauren {at} Life.Love.Lauren said...

I wanna go to Hawaii! Congrats on the Liebster Award! I am with you on all your daily sites!

ShaunaQ said...

Twitter has definitely been new for me and I'm not yet well versed in how to use it to grow my blog BUT...I am having so much fun with twitter and hashtagging my favorite TV shows. It's like watching my favorite shows with a bunch of other people and commenting at the same time. It's so much fun!!! And totally not productive at all.

Katrin said...

Congratulations on the award! Your blog is gorgeous by the way!
I would love to visit Hawaii too! There are so many places I would love to see in America. I moved here from Germany. :)

Leslie @ Violet Imperfection said...

Ooh, three weeks at the Beach Club sounds good to me. I haven't stayed there but I have at Boardwalk and it is ahhhhh-mazing.

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