The Best Follower Award

I was given this Best Follower Award by the wonderful, creative soul known to the world as Indigo Roth

He says it is because I have been [and I quote]; A huge encouragement and consistent presence since the beginning. And a "real life" friend, gorgeous redhead, sharer of escapades, and renowned tinyperson.
[bless him for editing what he really thinks] I humbly thank him here for thinking of me in that light and for passing this award on to me. 

And now on to the “20” questions I must answer with my acceptance speech to keep housed it on my blog:

1. What is your current obsession?
clearing clutter. (or is that my current compulsion?)

2. What are you wearing today?
what kind of question is this? jeans and a sweatshirt?

3. What’s for dinner?
I have no idea, if you do let me know

4. What’s the last thing you bought?
for myself? hershey's extra dark chocolate

5. What are you listening to right now?

6. What do you think about the person who tagged you?
he is creative, thought provoking, and the very best friend i have.

7. If you could have a house totally paid for, fully furnished anywhere in the world, where would you like it to be?
some place warm with a magnificent view of the ocean - i do like Indigo's Marin County California idea.

8. What are your must-have pieces for summer?
sunscreen and bare feet

9. If you could go anywhere in the world for the next hour, where would you go?
to have Curry with Indigo and  iDifficult

10. Which language do you want to learn?
the language of love

11. What’s your favourite quote?
"i hope its clear that i was really really trying not to be weird about the way things were. all the time i was telling myself; just enjoy it for what it is. don't be weird. don't get all screwed up over something that isn't"
[see: straight little line ]

12. Who do you want to meet right now?
my online friends

13. What is your favourite colour?
green, the color of new life

14. Give us 3 styling tips that work for you.
Styling tips? me?!? LMAO! refer to questions 2 and 8

15. What is your dream job?
interior design

16. What’s your favorite magazine?
don't know that i have one. Country Home maybe?

17. If you had $100 now, what would you spend it on?
gifts for someone else

18. What do you consider a fashion faux pas?
[again refer questions 2 and 8] but then again, men who insist on going commando under short shorts would take that honor 

19. Who according to you is the most over-rated style icon?
Vera Wang - and all of those like her who insist emaciated bodies are sexy and should be the norm.

20. What kind of haircut do you prefer?
wash and go

21. What are you going to do after this?
refill my coffee

22. What are your favourite movies?
Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Christmas Vacation, Christmas Story, Indiana Jones [all of em], Lethal Weapon . . .

23. What inspires you?
unusual visuals, humor, dreams, people i love...

24. What do your friends call you most commonly?
i'm sure i don't want to know

25. Would you prefer coffee or tea?
coffee, though it depends on my mood

26. What do you do when you are feeling low or terribly depressed?

27. What makes you go wild?
wild how?

28. Which other blogs do you love visiting?
those that inspire me to be creative in my soul or my home

29. Favorite Dessert/Sweet?
pecan pie/dark chocolate - but i don't turn down too many others.

30. How many tabs are turned on in your browser right now?
just this one. i'm anal that way.

31. Favorite Season?
fall for all it's glorious scents and colorful scenery

32. If I come to your house now, what would you cook for me?
what would you like?

33. What is the right way to avoid people who purposefully hurt you?
if i knew this they wouldn't still be in my life.

34. What are you afraid of the most?
harm coming to my children/grandchildren

35. When you looked at yourself in the mirror today, what was the first thing you thought?
brush your hair!

36. What brings a smile on your face instantly?
the laughter of children - especially my own

37. A word that you say a lot?

38. What would you do if you were made President for one day?
avoid the press

39. What is that one thing that keeps you going?

40. What word drives you crazy when you hear it?

41. What's your least favourite character trait?
lack of self esteem

The rules say i must tag a new set of people but i shant [see: intentionally breaking the chain ] and that i must add a question of my own:

42. on or off?
and my answer; depends on who controls the switch

disclaimer: if you feel eloistpetite was undeserving of this award and or feel you are deserving of it yourself please let the administrator of this blog know via comment or email and your issue will be taken into consideration


  1. Congratulations! I enjoyed reading your answers...which lead me to believe that you are both private and loving.

  2. Can I help it if you're fab?

  3. Thank you Rebecca. Private and loving. i like that thought. =)

    And Indigo, have i told you lately just how much i love you? [which reminds me of another favorite quote - the one i hang onto when things get rough around the edges; "you are ten times the person he thinks he is." ]

  4. That is one shed load of questions. Trust me I know sheds.

    Took me over an hour to answer them myself.