Liebster Award

Thanks to Jonas Lee for giving me this fun homework, or even thinking about me to pass it along!


I always get way to excited when I get nominated for these things.  I know some people just consider it homework, or not even worth their time.  But come on, we are a community here.  It’s fun getting to know more about each other.

So, I had to go look up the rules for this because I had no idea exactly what to do.  I found so many different sets of rules and all on one site. You can find it here.

My Nominees

The nominees are supposed to be people that have like…3000 followers or less.  I don’t know how many people follow my nominees and I am too lazy to try and figure it out…so, I do what I want! 😛

  • Christina @ Life Being Girly.  Simply because she is awesome and her post are always so cheerful and inspiring.  I look forward to reading her blogs everyday!
  • Juan @ Ghozt Writer.  His short stories are awesome!
  • Minnie @ A “Minnie” Blog.  She has some fantastic art work!
  • Sknicholas @ My Red Abyss.  I love poetry and this guy post several poems a day.  Great work!

I think 4 is enough.  Also, if you don’t want to accept the homework, I am totally cool with it.

11 Random Facts about me

  1. I love to bake! I love creating new sweets and my favorite is creating it all from scratch.  No boxed mixes here!
  2. I love working retail.  I recently came back to retail after saying I would never return.  But I missed it!
  3. If there is a movie based on a book, I have to read the book first.  I am one of those “The book was better” kind of people.  Sorry world.
  4. I recently started uploading videos to vine.  They are all of my puppy and her quirky ways.
  5. I will laugh at just about anything. I laughed at my own grandpa’s funeral.  But you had to be there.
  6. If I could, I would only eat fruit.  All day, every day.
  7. I sometimes forget to come up for air.  I’m always day dreaming, pretending I am someone else and forget where I am and what I am supposed to be doing.
  8. My dream vacation is a cabin in the mountains with no internet.  Just my laptop so I can write, a good book to read, and a pool in the back.
  9. My favorite foods are Mac and cheese, and pb&j sandwiches.  I am a child trapped in an adult.
  10. Every time I pass a mirror I feel obligated to look at myself.  Does that sound vain?
  11. I absolutely love horror movies.  Even the cheesy, low budget ones.

The 11 Questions

  1.  You are able to scratch one thing off your bucket list, no matter what it entails. What is it?
    Hmm…go to Ireland!
  2. You can listen to any band/artist (live) in their time period. Who would you want to see?
    Queen!  Before Freddie Mercury died.  One of my favorite bands ever.
  3. If you could collaborate with any artist/author/professional on a project, who would you choose?
    Easy!! Stephen King.  I want to write a book with him one day.
  4. Would you rather live in a zombie apocalypse (Walking Dead) or an electronic apocalypse (Revolution)?
    At first I thought Zombie Apocalypse, but I am going to say Electronic Apocalypse.
  5. Why to number 4?
    I would rather go back to do things the hard way, than fighting off a bunch of flesh eating weirdos.
  6. Pop Tarts or Toaster Strudel?
    Pop Tarts.  You can eat them cold or pop them in a toaster.  I want a pop tart now.
  7. Favorite smell?
    Fresh cut grass!  Is that weird?
  8. You can have one super power. What would you choose?
    Flying.  I always pick flying because gas prices are so high.  I am sure there is another super power that would fit better.
  9. What is your worst habit?
    Procrastination.  I seriously put everything off until the last possible minute.  It’s horrible and I can’t stop it!
  10. What do you find to be your best quality (physically or mentally)?
    I’m extremly optimistic.  I have my moments, but I can usually find something to be happy about in my darkest moments.
  11. What keeps you from having your dreams come true?
    Myself.  The whole procrastination thing again.

And….Here are your questions!

  1. If you could be any animal what would you be?
  2. What is your favorite quote?
  3. If you could only watch one show for the rest of your life, what would it be?
  4. Do you prefer texting or talking on the phone?
  5. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would you change?
  6. What is your dream job?
  7. What is your irrational fear?
  8. What is your pet peeve?
  9. What is one thing you could not live without?
  10. What is your favorite blog post that you have written?
  11. If you were an alien, where would you come from?

Coming up with new questions was hard.



Interview Madness


Things are looking a little brighter this morning.  I slept a little late, but not as late as usual.  I am on the mend my friends.  I have found some kind of happy place and I am hanging on until my hands fall off.

Yesterday I had my first interview in almost 3 years. I was so nervous, but I think it was the turning point in my mood.  I left feeling really good about the interview, the lady was super nice and I was really confident.

In honor of my interview, I thought I would give you all a few tips on interviewing.  Why would I do this when there are 50 million other people doing the same?  Because I am coming from a totally different mind.  Also, some of the things I say may not be 100 percent reality

  1. Make sure you know the company.  Some people actually ask questions about the company when they interview you.  I honestly think it’s ridiculous, because the reason I applied to the job is because I needed a new job.  Except yesterday, I did know about the company I applied to.
  2. Be early to the interview.  I am not saying get there an hour early, or even 30 minutes early.  No, get there 15 to 20 minutes early.  Or…30 minutes early if you want.  That way you have plenty of time to slowly walk to the store or place you applied to.  Also, being there early shows that you want the job.  15-20 minutes early means you are punctual and trust worthy.  30 minutes early means you are desperate and nervous.  Late means you won’t get the job.
  3. Dress appropriately.   I applied to a clothing store in the mall.  I freaked out the night before trying to figure out what to wear.  That’s a lie.  I freaked out about it as soon as I landed the interview.  Which was Tuesday.  It’s a little different when you apply to a clothing store.  Do you show that you are stylish or professional and how the heck can you mix the two?  I some how pulled it off and was actually complimented on my outfit.  WIN FOR ME!
  4. Don’t say “um” and “I guess.”  I seriously said “I guess” so many times I wanted to chop my own head off.  It’s a great way to show indecisiveness.  “Hello, my name is Heather and I don’t know what I am saying.  I guess.”  Okay, that didn’t really happen, but it might as well have.  I actually apologized to the woman interviewing me because I said it so many times.
  5. Don’t be nervous.  Why is this here?  Of course I am going to be nervous.  I am going to be so nervous that I feel like a lead ball is sitting at the bottom of my stomach.  I am going to be so nervous that I am not comfortable in anything I try on.  I am going to be so nervous that I will forget my own name!  Actually, I did really good and didn’t forget my own name.  Shocker!  I probably giggled too much and smiled like a creeper.  I kept wondering if I was standing or sitting straight.  Or was I sitting to straight and not looking relaxed?  Did I look too up tight?  Was I too quiet?  Did I talk loud enough?  Did I answer those questions right?  OMG!!! My mind was out of control!
  6. Look up interview questions that others have been asked in the same position.  WHAT?  I found a website that had reviews of people who and interviewed at the clothing store that I applied to.  I saw all the questions they were asked and what they were asked to do.  I read that some people had to do a group interview and some even had to pick out an outfit for a mock customer.  This is so bogus! Do not, DO NOT do this.  Do not look up questions and others experience.  It made my nerves even worse.
  7. Be confident.  This is probably as real as this list is going to get.  Own it.  You know yourself better than anyone in the world.  You know the answers to the questions.  You got this!

The thing about this interview yesterday is I learned a few things about myself.  And I will share that tomorrow, because this post is already longer than I like to post.  Have a fantastic day my friends!

Wacky Wednesday: The Magic Door

I am pretty certain that where I work is some kind of supernatural/fairy tale gateway/portal.  There is always this mysterious stuff happening.  I hear wolves howl (I’m sure they are werewolves), I hear giants dropping things, and fairies causing accidents.  I have never actually seen any of the creatures inside the building, but I know I have seen a few follow me here.

Today though, I think I saw something!  Something I didn’t even expect.  I am sure it was an alien.

There is this large, garage door that I pass when I go to the bathroom.  It’s blue and there are three small, rectangle like windows in it, that sit one above the other.  The room stays dark, and you can’t see anything when you look in the windows.  There is a door off to the side that supposedly leads into this room behind the garage door.  They have even had it open once, and all that was in there were computers and spare equipment.  It’s a basic storage room…when the door is open.

When the blue door is closed, I think there is more behind that door.  I think it is a portal to another planet from this world.  An alien planet, and the aliens study us by looking through the three glass windows.  I always felt like something was watching me when I pass the door, but when I look there is never anything there.  That was until today.

I outsmarted the aliens today.  I pretended I wasn’t looking, and I caught a glimpse of the green eyes that were staring at me.  There were six of them, and I believe they belonged to one head, or at least one body.  When I looked straight on, they were gone.  Maybe there is some kind of magic that hides the aliens from the sight of humans.  Maybe I am one of those special humans that can see them.  I just have to train my brain to look past the magic that hides the truth from me.

The real question though, do I want to find the truth?  I could keep dreaming that I am actually working a full time job, but the truth could reveal that we are all just animals in the eyes of these aliens.  We are their test dummies, and this door, this magic blue door, is just one of the many doors they watch us from.

What kind of experiments are they running on us?  How do I out them?  How do I join them?

I know it sounds crazy, but is it really?

Welcome to my world.  Question everything.