Liebster Award Nomination + 11 Random Facts

Liebstar Award Nomination 

Hi and welcome back to Ria Lives Well!

A pretty cool thing happened the other day: I found out that I’ve been nominated for a Liebstar Award by RooodonFood. He has a beer, wine and liquor review section on his blog that I highly recommend for those who enjoy a good drink. So check it out.

Liebster Award RULES:

  1. Post 11 random facts about yourself.
  2. Answer the 11 questions made by the person who nominated you.
  3. Create 11 questions for the bloggers you pass the award to.
  4. Choose 11 bloggers to pass the award to and mention them in your post.
  5. Go to their blogs and let them know that they have been nominated.

What a task!

11 Random Facts About Ria {I’ll make ’em purrty interesting so you don’t get bored and stop reading 😉 }

  1. “Say hello to my leeddle friend!”–I could marry Tony Montana from Scarface

    I have been a vegetarian since I was 10 years old.

  2. I was once “charged” by a bull in England {when I tell the story, the bull is big. But really? He was small}.
  3. I’m the world’s biggest procrastinator.
  4. I’m drawn to horses–they’re like my spiritual mates or something.
  5. I think my life’s purpose is to protect animals and the environment.
  6. I’ve never broken a bone in my life. My bones are the title to my life, and that title is: “Live it up, Ria! Damn!”
  7. I’m addicted to peanut butter.
  8. I have an obsession with buying coffee mugs.
  9. My most consistent dream is going to a beach in Thailand and opening up a tiki bar.
  10. I love Christmas time–not the day so much as the festivity and cheer leading up to it.
  11. I’m in love with Al Pacino’s character in Scarface.

Roodonfood then asked me 11 questions. So here they are.

11 Questions from RoodonFood to Ria Lives Well

1) What is your absolute favorite meal?

This tomato basil cream pasta from Oh She Glows. 

One way I relax is to light a candle and read a good book.

2) What is your favorite spice?
Cumin. It works with everything. IMO. 
3) What place would you most like to visit?
Italy! For the food, of course. I always say that I have one foot in Italy, and I’m waiting for the second to follow suit. It will. Eventually.
4) What do you do to relax?
This is weird, BUT I wash my hair with an organic shampoo bar then light a candle and read a novel.
5) Where do you live and what is the coolest place there?
I live in Oregon. The coolest place here is one I’ve never been…yet. Mount Hood for excellent snow boarding!
6) What was your proudest moment?
Every moment where I take a stand for what I believe in is a moment of pride.
7) What is your dream job?
Writing literary fiction with a fancy pipe balanced between my lips.
8) What are your favorite TV Shows and movies?
TV shows: 1) Breaking Bad, 2) Family Guy, 3) Mad Men. Movie: Scarface.
9) What is your favorite book or author?
Favorite book: Memoirs of a Geisha. Favorite Author: John Steinbeck.
10) What is the best recipe on your site?
My plantain omelet recipe is my personal fave. It illustrates the versatility of a vegan diet.
11) What super power would you most want and why?
The ability to be happy all the time. Because I’ll be happy All.The.Time. Imagine what good I could do with that inner strength! 🙂

The questions were fun to answer, and I thank Roodon for nominating Ria Lives Well for the Liebstar Award!

My 11 nominates go to:

  1. News for Animal Welfare
  2. A Drink with Jam and Bread
  3. Shameless Foodies 
  4.  Lucky Rabbit Recipes 
  5. It’s Raining Peanut Butter 
  6. Find Wholeness
  7. Words and Herbs
  8.  A Life Vegan 
  9. Give a Chuck 
  10. The Vegan Green
  11. Me & The Boy

So, guys. My 11 questions to you are:

  1. What’s your favorite place to visit?
  2. What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done?
  3. What’s your favorite sport?
  4. Who is your favorite actor?
  5. What inspired you to create your blog?
  6. What’s your favorite animal?
  7. Where is one place you want to go, but haven’t gone?
  8. What is one thing you want to do, but haven’t done? {Make it crazy!}
  9. What was your worst job?
  10. What was your best job?
  11. What are you most passionate about?

On another note, I’ve just made an incredible DIY frizz tamer. It’s summer after all, which means humidity has escaped it’s owners leash. Who’s it coming for? Us curly haired folks.

Anti-Frizz Awesomeness--Screw you, Summer Humidity!
Anti-Frizz Awesomeness–Screw you, Summer Humidity!

It looks like a container of milk, but it’s not. It’s awesomeness. Awesomeness for your hair.

So for the ladies and men who want a natural, vegan recipe to beautify their frizz, look out for that post! It’s a goodie that I love, love, love and I’m stoked for having found the recipe!

~Live Well!

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