I got an award!

Yay, I got my very first blogging award recently, from a very lovely finnish blogger Kaisa! Kaisa has her own fun blog Being Alive where she writes about musicals… She is truly an expert on the subject and her blog is a great place for anyone interested in musicals – and who wouldn’t love a bit of do-re-mi or singing in the rain in their lives? (Unfortunately for you non-finnish readers, her blog is in finnish!)

Okay and now onto the award (I feel so fancee saying award, hehee) I got from Kaisa, which is called Very Inspiring Blogger Award!

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She said these lovely and kind things when “handing” over the award (she gave it to me and one other finnish blogger):

“Viola, who makes the world a better place and cheers up your day on her Wellabe-blog”

Now let me tell you, these words made me so childishly happy! THANK YOU Kaisa!

With the award I was also given a task, to tell seven things about myself… Sooo, let’s get started! And as I like random facts, these will be precisely that.

1. I used to not like sports at all and these days I exercise daily. And I LOVE it… Things change, oh yea!

2. As a kid I loved to draw. I really mean true loving here. I drew all the time, mostly people. Lately I have slowly started to draw again, and I am hoping to rekindle this passion because I want to feel that artsy flow again. 

3. I couldn’t imagine a day without music. I sing (all the time), play the piano (poorly, but I don’t mind) and want to start learning playing the guitar (I manage the basic chords). I also dream about playing the ukulele (at the beach, preferably). Someday I wish to be part of a band that would do cool gigs at small cafes and indoor gardens… No Lady Gaga-like mega shows needed, just some grooving under twinkly lights or a starry sky… That would be my kind of a bliss!

4. My favorite food right now is anything with eggplant. Or fresh berries.

5. I love the color of minty green. And buttery yellow. Crisp white shades and beachy tones are also a hit at my house. But my fav colors change – sometimes it might be cool greys and peaches and then neon orange and khaki green shades… But my love for color never fades.

6. I used to be really scared to be myself, I was so afraid I wasn’t good enough. Now I don’t care about what I “should be like”, cause I have realized I am  the creator of my scene, the builder of my life “stage”. What I pick to have on that stage is up to me – and I won’t make it someone else’s play – not on my stage! And on this stage  of mine, some main “actors” are; good people, great music, lots of smoothies, travels, smiles, genuine vibes, open minds, humor, arts, bikes, running shoes and yoga mats, crazy dancing and giggling like nobody’s business.

7. I love the outdoors. Running in the woods vs. running at the gym… well, you guess what I would choose… I am also very much concerned about the state of the nature and climate change. These are issues I hope to work with in the future. 

Alright, that’s my seven facts!

And now onto the fun part… I get to give the award to someone… And my “Very Inspiring Blogger Award” goes to…

KANDEE JOHNSON!

First I thought that I should give this award to someone not already so hugely popular, but then I thought no, I really want her to receive this – because Kandee Johnson is the very first blogger I started following! (as an eternal make-up lover she really made an impact on me!)

Her make-up tutorials on Youtube are amazingly good and she blogs about beauty in a fun way that makes it all very sparkly-like! She is really like the californian sunshine in a human form. Plus she is a Vitamix-lover, which makes me like her even more (hehee)…

So there is goes, my award is off to Kandeeland!

I am celebrating my award with some fresh strawberries right now!

♥ Viola

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