Friday, April 4, 2014

tag: my life in 20 questions

Every once and a while, I come across something that speaks to me. That happened recently when I saw the my life in 20 questions tag floating around! It's fun to do...plus, it's a good way to let you guys know a little bit more about me.

So, keep reading to find out my answers. And if you want to try this tag yourself, go for it!


Favourite colour: Pink! Without a doubt, pink is my favourite colour. It just makes me happy to see pink clothes, accessories, and well, anything else!

Favourite number: 7. It just always has been, I don't really know why.

Dream career: To be a successful writer, writing about topics I am passionate about...rather than whatever pays the most. Ultimately, I would love to be a novelist. I've actually written a book but haven't had time to devote to the editing process, lately.

Where do you see yourself living when you’re on your own? At this point, I really don't know. I always dreamed of spending a month or two living in London or New York City, but long-term, I'm not sure. I don't think the city is for me! Perhaps the suburbs are a place for me to stay.

Favorite way to travel: Probably the train? I don't enjoy the process of traveling but usually when I take the train, I can just put on my iPod and sit back.

What do you do in your free time? Not a lot. I don't actually have a ton of free time. I'm usually working at my full-time job or I'm doing my freelance work, blogging, applying for writing jobs....the usual! When I do have some time off though, I spend it with my boyfriend or go the movies.

Favorite clothing stores: Either Forever 21 and H&M. Great trendy pieces for decent prices. You just can't go wrong!

Who would you like to see in concert? Everyone! I love going to concerts. There are a lot of people I've seen that I would love to see again. Still on my bucket list? Cher and Christina Aguilera.

Favorite tea blend? I don't drink tea - or any hot beverages, for that matter.

Do you collect anything? Probably CDs, books, and makeup!

I can’t sleep without: My stuffed Dogbert.

If you were given 1 million dollars all for yourself what would you do with it? I would pay off my parents house, take a trip to Disney World, and write full-time.

Favorite make-up brand? NARS for sure. Benefit is a close second, though.

Favorite treat to eat? Chocolate! Oh my gosh, I love chocolate. It's so bad but I'm pretty sure I could eat it all day every day and never get sick of it!

What is your favorite season? I love the summer. During those months, everyone is more relaxed, makes room for fun activities, and wears cute clothes. What could be better? I am super excited for summer this year!

Do you sleep with your doors open or closed? Closed. I like to have privacy when I sleep. Plus, I don't want the dog to walk in.

Why did you start blogging? I had graduated from University and couldn't seem to find a freelance writing job. I was getting frustrated and wanted to write for an audience. So, I started this blog. I was able to channel my passion for writing with my passion for beauty. It was the perfect solution! And I ended up getting my first internship based on some of those early posts, so it all kind of worked out.

Do you have any magazine subscriptions? No. I don't usually have enough free time to sit and read a magazine. Every now and then I will pick up Cosmo, Women's Health, or Glamour, though.

What were you doing at 12AM last night? I was sleeping! During the week I have to be up at 6am for work so by the end of the day, I'm wiped!

Favorite perfume? This is tough because I am such a perfume addict. There are so many that I love! My favourite is probably from FCUK or Hidden Fantasy from Britney Spears.

I hope you liked this tag! Be sure to give it a try yourself...I'd love to know what your answers are.

xo Shannon

21 comments:

  1. Love your blog! Have a fab weekend!

    Xo, Jenessa

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  2. Great tag!
    xx
    www.myrunwayfashionworld.blogspot.com

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  3. Great post.its nice getting to know you more.pink is my favourite colour too
    Keep intouch
    Kisses

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  4. I've really appreciated this focus on yourself! Great and very interesting tag! xoxo

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  5. I’d absolutely love to live in NY for a bit too! I love this post, it’s nice to get to know the person behind the blog! I may do this as my first tag!x

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  6. Nice post!I love summer too and don't have any free time either.
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  7. great post dear !! i also love chocolate :) xx
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  8. Wonderful post, love it :))

    I hope you have some time to visit my new blog!
    Good luck!
    xx
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  9. I really love this post and your blogstyle!
    would you like to follow each other on GFC and Bloglovin, dear? I'd like to keep in touch!
    Let me know with a comment on my blog, I promise that I'll follow you back!

    J'aime les feuilles rouges

    xoxo Marta

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  10. im desperate to live in new York too!x

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  11. awww I loved knowing a lot more about u! The answers were quite fun to read. great tag!
    You have such a gorgeous blog and I'm so glad I came across it! The effort you put in it shows and I'll surely be more coming here more often :)

    Love,
    ♥ Heart Bows & Makeup ♥

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  12. Love to read tag posts, always intresting to learn more about someone.

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  13. Wow, it's so impressive that you wrote a book! I would love to read it someday when you finish editing it. :)

    Take care always, love Christine ~ xo
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  14. If living in NY would cost too much, visiting is enough lol! I just love NY :)

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  15. Great answers! My favorite number is 7 too and I totally think you should live in NYC for a bit. Come visit me lol! :)

    Kristen @ Your Beauty Fix

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  16. Nice blog post, I always love to read your answers. Even though I've been reading your blog for some time now, I always find out new things about you. How come you don't like hot beverages? Thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving such a nice comment!

    xxx
    E from Helsinki, Finland
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    1. I have this weird fear of burning myself....so I can't drink hot things. My sister is the same way. Strange!

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  17. what a lovely color :D

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  18. Great post! :)
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  19. Haven't done a post like this in a while, I'm gonna do one, thanks for inspiring me :)

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