Sequins and Sea Breezes: I'd Like To Thank The Academy...

I'd Like To Thank The Academy...

10/02/2014



WAAAAYYYYYYY back in the day (ya know, like 8 months ago) when I first started blogging I was nominated for the Liebster Award and I participated then but recently Miss Tiffancy nominated me and I figured why not do it again since I think it's a great way to get to know your fellow bloggers. Not to mention it's fun! And who doesn't like getting an award...am I right? 


{yeah, I had to}

I loved getting to read Tiff's answers even though I knew the answer to a few... Chipotle. Duh, because we're #basic. Tiff also sent over a few questions for me to answer about myself and my blog so here they are!

1. How did you come up with your blog name?
Well obviously I'm a girl and like most girls (and birds) I'm attracted to shiny things and since I live in Florida I came up with the title Sequins & Sea Breezes, to fit in with my love of shiny, pretty things and who doesn't love a nice sea breezes?

2.  If you could choose which era would you live in?
Hmm... I think I'd have to choose this one? As much as I'd love to go back in time and come up with the idea for Facebook or Microsoft and be a billionaire now I just can't see myself living without my cell phone. Or hair straightener. 

3. What's in your purse?
My wallet, compact, at least 4 lipsticks and 3 of the exact same lip balm (you never know when you're going to lose one!) , my sunglasses (even though we haven't seen the sun in like 2 weeks), an umbrella, a hair tie, and my keys. Usually my phone would be in there too but it's next to me right now. 

4. If the sky’s the limit, what would you like to do next? 
Travel! I would LOVE to visit Australia, Greece, Italy, (back to) London and so many other places!

5. What has been the proudest moment in your life so far?
Hmm that's tough. I'd have to say it's between getting my first real job out of college and that moment when I finally realized I need to let go of what I can't control.

6. What is your prized possession?
My dog. He's my baby for sure.

7. 9. If you could meet anyone dead or alive, who would it be?
Audrey Hepburn

8. What kind of party would you throw if money wasn't an object and where would it be?
Hmmm I feel like we've heard this question at one of our Welcome Breakfast's recently Tiff... ;) I'm going with a party on a yacht with unlimited champagne and ALL the meat HAHAHA! Some place tropical of course.

9. What is your guiltiest pleasure?
LOL I have so many. From PLL, Vampire Diaries and Reign to fried cheese curds, queso and mac & cheese (yes, I have been known on multiple occasions to eat an entire box of Kraft spirals by myself). 

10.  What is your favorite alcoholic drink?
Currently champagne. Because champagne is always a good idea. But I've also developed a love for Deep Eddy grapefruit vodka and soda water.  Thanks Jill for both of these...

11.What is your favorite way to recover from a long day?
Get in my pajamas, light a yummy scented candle, curl up on the couch and either read a book or watch something good on tv. The occasional glass of wine is never a bad idea either. 

I nominate the following gorgeous ladies for the Liebster Award. If you've already done it and don't want to do it again I don't blame you... but your blog must be pretty awesome to be nominated multiple times ;) Take it as a compliment! 


Here are your questions ladies:

1. If you won the lotto tomorrow what's the first thing you would buy/do?
2. Why did you start blogging?
3. What is one item you can't live without?
4. If you could move any where in the world where would you live?
5. What's one random fact about you?
6. Who is your fashion icon? 
7. What is your favorite holiday?
8. If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life what would it be?
9. What song makes you jam out embarrassingly when no one is looking?
10. What is one trend you absolutely cannot stand right now?


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38 comments

  1. The lip balm thing is so true! They always get lost and then randomly reappear. I always stock up. I work in a bakery and I can't go a day without lip balm, because the ovens make the air very dry. Audrey Hepburn is a great choice. I also live for mac and cheese/ queso / cheese fries! I'm even worse though, because potatoes are my other weakness and the two together are not the healthiest combo. lol XO

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  2. Thanks for the nomination love!! I so love these posts and getting to know you better!! #2 is so true...I'd like to come up with a brilliant idea!! And yes to #8 and hopefully I'll be on that yacht with you! :)

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  3. Congrats on the Leibster, babe!
    Your travel list = my travel list! I wanna go to Greece soooo bad!

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

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  4. Awww thanks for nomination :-D

    And yes champs is always a fantastic idea!! And love your travel bucket list, amazing places!

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  5. I always love reading these! Your party sounds fabulous... count me in ;) And PLL is my guilty pleasure, too... hoping it comes back on soon!!

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  6. congrats and loved reading more about ya!

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  7. Yes! I miss these good ol' posts! Loved getting to know you a little better!
    Can you believe that I don't love cheese? I've got to be the only girl on this earth who doesn't really care for it, ha ha! It blows Eric's mind each time I remind him how much I don't really like it....

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  8. ok now im craving mac + cheese :) and queso!! i'd love to meet audrey too -- she seems like she was a wonderful person. xo jillian - cornflake dreams

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  9. I also carry 3 of the same chapsticks at all times, Burts Bees original! And Kraft spirals are my favorite too! Love these posts and learning the most random stuff about people! Congrats on the nom!.

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  10. This post made me feel guilty, as we received a nomination a few months ago and haven't followed through on it - oops! Thanks for the reminder, and of course for the new insights - mac and cheese + champagne sounds like a winning combo to me :)

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  11. Thanls so much for the nomination! I love these "get to know other blogger" awards and posts! I will plan to do this next week.Mac & Cheese is def a guilty pleasure of mine too! :)

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  12. Congrats again! Can't wait for Vampire Diaries tonight! Even though I'll have to watch it this weekend! So no spoilers and cheese curds sound good too!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeatsoles.blogspot.com

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  13. Loved this, and getting to know you better. Your way of relaxing = my way of relaxing and I too would love to go to Greece one day too!

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  14. um we need to travel together. just saying we need some london in our life! xo

    cheshirekatblog.com

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  15. These are fun! Traveling, yessss! Your idea of relaxing after a long day is perfection :)

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  16. How fun! These posts are great to read multiple times because we always learn something new. Hooray for traveling! We hope to do the same soon, too. :)

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  17. I like this posts. Always fun to read more about the behind the scenes. Greece......it looks seriously like Heaven on earth right?

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  18. Amazing blog and interesting posts!
    Just followed you- check out mine maybe you will like it too, would be great if you follow me back :)
    Would be really amazing xx

    Lots of Love, Dilan from DILANERGUL

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  19. Love getting to know more about you! That wind-down routine is one of my favorites -- nothing beats being curled up on the couch surrounded by your favorite candle(s)!
    xo Southern Style

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  20. I adore the name of your blog :) and can I pleeeease be invited to your yacht party?! haha

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    1. Also, SO happy to know that I'm not the only one who's guilty pleasures include PLL. :)

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  21. I love posts like these, it's so fun getting to know more about other bloggers. Vampire Diaries is a guilty pleasure of mine as well. At this point I have absolutely no idea why I'm still watching it, but I am, and I definitely feel weird admitting that...

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  22. Great answers! It's always nice learning new things about other bloggers!

    Shannon
    Clothes & Quotes

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  23. Loveeee! Champagne IS always a good idea! So is PLL :)

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  24. A yacht party with champagne sounds like the best thing ever! Do you ever watch Rick Kids of Beverly Hills? Because they do that like all the time!

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  25. Hah wine is never a bad idea, as is champagne. Until the next day at work (me. now. fail.). Cute post :)

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  26. I love this type of post. Gives you an insight into the person behind the blog :)
    Nilla Forever

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  27. Pajamas, wine and couch sounds amazing right now!

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  28. sometimes i think i'd love to go back in time, for example i'm obsessed with jane austen's time, but hot damn i wouldnt want to live there! i am not a huge wine drinker but for some reason I can always do champagne ;)

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  29. Loved getting to know you a little better. Congrats! on the award.

    pinkandnavystripes.com

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  30. I would love to travel too! Great choices to visit too! I can finish a box of mac and cheese all by lonesome as well! It's a gift really! :)
    xo Erin
    www.winkandatwirl.com

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  31. These are the best ways to get to know your fellow bloggers, and I loved reading more about you! :) and Champs is totally my favorite drink, too! #basic #notsorry

    Maggie
    www.PolishedClosets.com

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  32. I loved reading these-- I'm not a big alcoholic drink person, but I would rarely turn down a glass of champagne!

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  33. I love Q and A's with my fellow bloggers! It's fun getting the inside scoop! I would totally love to have met Audrey Hepburn. She was the epitome of class and sophistication. And I'm right there with you when it comes to unwinding at the end of the day in comfy lounge wear with a calming candle and a glass of wine!

    www.taffetaandtulips.com

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  34. I will freely admit my guilty pleasure is PLL and VD too! So excited for the return on VD tonight!
    -B
    heelshandbagsandhormones.blogspot.com

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  35. Congrats, girl! I loved hearing about how you came up with your blog name!
    www.amemoryofus.com

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  36. I loved reading your answers :)

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  37. Bahaha! I may or not eat a whole box of spirals as well... :)

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