Liebster Award

Liebster Award

I'm so excited to announce that I have been nominated for my first award, The Liebster Award! I want to thank the lovely and stylish Dionne from Supersize my Fashion (click the name of the blog to check her out) for nominating me!

The Rules:

1. Thank the one who nominated you.
2. Write 11 things about yourself.
3. Nominate promising bloggers who have less than 200 followers and tag them in your post.
4. You have to give them 11 questions to answer.
5. You should not tag back.
11 Things about myself:
  1.  I am a single mom to a 16yr old son named Ethan
  2. I'm a self taught baker
  3. I am a total Harry Potter geek/fan. I've read the books (several times) and have the audio versions on my iPod and listen to them often
  4. I despise mayonnaise
  5. I love my freckles
  6. My birthday is on Halloween and love to collect anything Halloween related
  7. I adore dogs of any shape, size and color 
  8. I have a very good singing voice but only sing in front of people if I've been drinking
  9. I love that I live in Spanish Harlem, NYC
  10. I have a love/hate relationship with my unruly curly hair
  11. I've been coloring my hair red for so long, that some people actually think I'm a true red head lol

My answers to the questions given to me by Dionne:

1. What inspired you to start your own blog?
When I came across Gabifresh and Nicolette Mason's blogs. They were such an inspiration to us plus size women and show us that no matter what your size, always be confident. So I did!
2. What are your favorite places to shop?
Forever 21, ASOS, Torrid
3. What's your guilty pleasure?
Jersey Shore
4. When getting dressed, is there an item you build the rest of your outfit around? If so, what is it?
Yes, it's usually my Cropped Military Blazer, (seen here) I always want to wear it but I know I can't lol
5. What do you usually wear on your day off, around the house?
It depends. I'm usually with my boyfriend on the weekends so I like to dress up but if I'm home I'm usually in my pj's.
6. Favorite thing to do in your spare time?
Isn't it obvious? SHOPPING!!! lol!
7. Single, in love, engaged or married?
Totally taken and in love with my boyfriend Eric of almost 3yrs
8. What's your favorite movie?
Ugh! it's so hard to pick just one but I'll have to say Clueless
9. Is there a saying or phrase you live by? If so, what is it?
Carpe Diem
10. If you had three wishes, what would you wish for?
World Peace (corny but true) Wealth, and three more wishes lol
11. If you had an opportunity to style a celebrity (female), who would you style?
America Ferrera
I'm nominating:
  1. Alissa from The Adored Life
  2. Lindsey from Know Better Now
  3. Leslie from La Mujer Decente
  4. Monica from Thirty Something Chic
  5. Karen Allen from Hablamos Fashion
  6. Rebecca Perez from Justbecca's Vintage Jewelry
  7. Tatianna from Style Remaining Fashion Fading
My questions for you:
  1. What inspired you to start your own blog?
  2. What's your all time favorite food?
  3. What did you want to be when you grew up?
  4. What can't you live without?
  5. Do you like twitter or facebook better?
  6. What is one thing you do everyday that makes you happy?
  7. What is your dream vacation ?
  8. What shows do you enjoy watching?
  9. What is your biggest pet peeve?
  10. What is your favorite pastime?
  11. What is your fav song?
Thanks again to Dionne for nominating me and I hope you enjoyed getting to know me better!
Until next time Lovies
~ La Pecosa Preciosa


  1. Gracias. Estoy pensando a quien nominaré =) el fin de semana publico el mio =)

  2. Thank you for the nomination! I've been nominated do I do it again?

    1. Oh really? I believe you can, saw someone who said they were nominated twice.

  3. Thank you very much! Will definitely check out your blog :)


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