I am so excited because today’s post is going to be a little more personal and will give you the chance to get to know me better! I was nominated twice for the Sunshine Blogger Award which made me so happy and emotional this week!! The ladies that gave me that great honor are Kayla from Uniquely Minded and Marie from Nonchalant Diva both awesome bloggers you need to get to know them!! Thank you both for the support and love!!! You are the best!!
The rules for the Sunshine Blogger Award are the following:
- Thank the blogger(s) that nominated you and link back to their blog(s)
- Answer the 11 questions the blogger(s) asked you
- Nominate 11 new blogs to receive their award and ask them 11 new questions
- List the rules and display the Sunshine Blogger Award logo in your post and/or in your blog
I decided to combine both nominations and write a big post which means that it is going to be a long-get to know me post so grab your coffee, tea, wine, chocolate and let’s do this!
First up the questions by Kayla!
What made you start your blog specifically? I think it was my need to share with others the things i love and connect with people that have the same interests with me! It is also something different from my every day job and makes me feel nice and complete!
What is your biggest inspiration in life? I find that the cities i live and visit inspire me mostly…I tend to move around every now and then due to my job and also i get to travel so i get inspired by the different cultures!
Favorite blogs at the moment? I am constantly finding new blogs i love to read and follow and a bunch of them you will find them in the end of my post nominated for the award. If i had though to pick one different from these that would be Cupcakes and Cashmere!
What’s your favorite animal, and why? I have to say dogs because they are so intelligent and cute!
Best life advice you have to offer? Don’t be afraid to follow your dream even if nobody else understands it!
Biggest life challenge you’ve overcome? Leaving Greece, my family and my friends to go pursue my carrier in science somewhere else in Europe. It was never easy and it will never be living away but i try at least to make the best of it!
What’s your highest achievement? Getting my PhD in Biology and then a position in University of Cambridge to continue my carrier will be always my highest achievements!
What’s your favorite part about blogging? I think it changed the way i am as a person, it made me less afraid to share my feelings, likes and dislikes with everybody and expose myself to others! I love the new me!
What other passions do you have besides blogging? Biology which is my day time job and always my love and greatest passion!
What are your plans this summer?Any vacations?Goals? I already planned to go twice back in Greece during July and August to attend two weddings, see my family and friends which i miss a lot and go for holidays!My goal is to spend as much time as possible with the people i love and of course get as much sun as i can get!Also i am trying to get more bold in my summer outfits so i will try some new things!
What do you love about yourself?Name at least one quality! That is a difficult one…what i love about myself is that i am not scared to confront others and tell them what i feel! I am honest with them! It took me a while to get to that point but this is the quality that i cherish the most!
Now the questions by Marie!
Have you ever met a celebrity?If so, who? Unfortunately i haven’t met any celebrity so far but i hope in the future!
What is the favorite song at the moment? Right now i am listening on repeat the “Lonely together” from Rita Ora and Avicii! Love it!
What are the top 5 places that you want to visit one day? I would love to go to Sicily, Japan, New Zealand, Thailand and USA West Coast!
What language do you want to learn? I really like different languages and i already speak some so i would love to add Spanish in them!
How long do you plan on blogging? As long as it completes me as a person and makes me happy! I hope that would be for a long time!
Who are your supporters in your blogging life? My husband is the one who helped me follow my blogging dream and supports me the most and of course fellow bloggers that show me all their love!
If you could publish a book right now, what would you call it? I think i would call it In The Milky Twilight as my blog since for me right now this fits everything in my life!
As your blog start getting bigger and bigger will you ever delete your first couple blogs as the years go by or will you keep them? I would definitely keep them since i am connected with every post i make for my blog! They all represent who i am and show how i evolve as a person!
Orange juice or apple juice? Orange juice always!
What is the most rebellious thing you did as a teenager? I was not that much of a rebel but some times i would skip school just to hang out with my friends in a park next to it!
Do you always read a full blog no matter how long it is? Yes i always read everything since when i engage with a post i love reading it until the end!
My Blog Nominations for The Sunshine Blogger Award are:
- Brianna from Brianna Marie Lifestyle
- Veronika from Serendipity With Veronika
- Mira from Admirably Legal
- Charlotte from Views of Venus
- Beka from Beka
- Katie from katielauren blogs
- Didi from Didi’s Wonderland
- Emm from Beauty by Emm
- Aimee from Aims on Health
- Yiota from Pink Daisy Loves
- Ellie from Ellie K
The questions they need to ask are:
- What do you love most about your blog?
- What is the social media platform you enjoy using and why?
- What hobby would you like to do if money and time were not an issue?
- How has blogging changed your life overall?
- What is your favorite movie?
- If you could be any TV character which one will you choose and why?
- Where would you like to live and why?
- What is your favorite guilty pleasure when it comes to food?
- If you could go back in time what would you do differently in your blog and why?
- What is your favorite drink?
- What aspect of your character you think other people like in you?
That was it! A long post that i really enjoyed and thanks to Kayla and Marie once again for giving me the opportunity to write it! I suggest you visit them and all the other blogs i nominated since they are all incredible ladies!!!
Until the next time don’t forget to live the glam life!