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Sunshine Award!

I am very grateful and honored that Alex from Monster Misa nominated me for the Sunshine Award as one of her favorite bloggers. The main idea of the Sunshine Award is to nominate fellow bloggers that brighten your day with their posts.

As you know, I haven’t been blogging very long. When I first started I was so afraid that I was the only one reading it lol! But not only are people visiting my blog, they actually like it! So this shout out really means a lot! I also have to say that everyone in the blogger-sphere has been very kind and supportive.

I guess since Alex nominated me, I can’t nominate her. But, definitely check out her blog, it is a great mix of fashion and lifestyle, and even delicious recipes!

The Rules:
Include the award logo in your post.
Link to the person who nominated you… Monster Misa!
Answer 10 questions about yourself.
Nominate 10 bloggers to receive the award and link the nominees to your post (plus notify them!).

My Questions:

Where is your dream vacation?
Egypt! As a historian, I just can’t help myself, I have to see the pyramids!

What is/was your college major (or what do you want to major in?)
I have a BA in history and a BFA in graphic design.

What is your favorite restaurant and why?
I hate chain restaurants, so all of my favorite spots are local. If you ever find yourself in Tampa you must eat at Datz and Daily Eats.

What is your favorite thing to do with your friends?
We love to play trivia, and are probably a little too competitive. We also love the giant Jenga set at our favorite bar.

What fall trend are you loving right now?
I love that baseball hats are trending. I just wish they weren’t all wool! Too hot for Florida.

What is one thing in your closet that you could never part with?
My gold bow Ferragamo heels.

Do you have a bucket list, if so what is one thing that is on it?
Skip along on the Great Wall of China!

Do you have a favorite holiday, what is it?
Who doesn’t love Christmas?

What is your favorite movie?
This changes all the time, but I will always love Back to the Future (especially the second one).

If you won the lottery, what is the very first thing you would do?
Buy a plane ticket for my best friend to come visit me in Italy.

Questions for my Nominees:
1) What advice would you give new bloggers?
2) Why did you first start blogging?
3) Where do you shop the most?
4) What do you buy too much of?
5) What is the last book you read?
6) If you could go anywhere in the world tomorrow, where would you go?
7) What TV show are looking forward to watching the most this fall?
8) What is your favorite iPhone or smartphone ap?
9) If you could give yourself from 5 years ago one piece of advice, what would it be?
10) Do you like history, if so what period/time frame (sorry couldn’t resist!)?

My Nominees:
Simple Details
Nautical By Nature
Lucky Day
Prep Avenue
For All Things Lovely
Southern Curls and Pearls
A Preppy State of Mind
Sweet Southern Prep
Good Life For Less
Prep on a Budget