Thursday, April 18, 2013

We're nominated for a Liebster Award!!

Oh Snap! We’ve been nominated for the coveted Liebster Award! Two Bored Housewives was nominated for their very first Liebster award by  We can’t believe it someone noticed us...there's no stopping our rants now!
The Liebster award is German for “favorite” or “dearest” and is given to new blogs with under 200 followers, by fellow bloggers who like their work.
We have only been blogging for two months and are so excited to see all the support for the blogging community! Our next glass, or two, OK three, of wine we will say a special cheers to all of our fans as well! Thanks again and we hope you all continue to enjoy our housewife expat stories, rants, and bloopers!  
A big thanks to! Everyone MUST check out her site! 
So, you may wonder what goes with this prestigious honor?  Well here are the rules!

The Rules: 
There’s a theme here…11-11-11!
According to the rules, once you’ve been given the Liebster Award, you:
1.  “Accept” the Liebster Blog Award on your blog. 2.  Link back/shout out to the blogger who presented the award to you. 3.  Showcase the Liebster Award “icon” on your blog. 4.  Nominate to 11 new blogs that you love/would like to be recognized for the Liebster Blog Award. 5.  Let the 11 blogs know they have been chosen by leaving a comment/or emailing the honoree.

11 Random facts about Two Bored Housewives
  1. We live in Warsaw Poland
  2. Annoula is Greek & Italian 
  3. Nash likes to build furniture & bakes an amazing cake
  4. Annoula loves to cook but rarely does it
  5. Annoula is a Leo…YIKES!
  6. Mandy is an Aquarius, aka lover!
  7. Mandy loves politics.  She secretly dreams of being Hillary! 
  8. Mandy enjoys riding motorcycles with Ricky-Bobby.  But, no more crotch rockets, I’m too old for that! 
  9. Mandy likes the smell of Play-Dough 
  10.  Mandy would time warp back to the 80’s if she had the chance!  Where’s Dr. Brown when you need him?
  11.  Annoula & Mandy are working on cleaning up their potty mouth.
11 Questions for TwoBoredHousewives
1.  What motivated you to start blogging?
Two Bored Housewives is an idea that came to us via our friend, FunnySuz. While attending a “Spa Girls Night Out” FunnySuz said, “You should write a blog called the bored housewife. After a few drinks the plan was set in motion.
2.  What does your blog name mean?
Just that!  We have gone from working mothers to expat housewives. Our days are filled with coffee mornings, lunches, wine socials, attempts to go to the gym, spa days, shopping, driving our kids and husbands around and ….we are BORED out of our Skulls!
3.  What are your writing habits?  
We plan certain days to sit down together and go over ideas and writings.  With the occasional, “OMG I have a great idea,” late night sessions on the phone or texting.
4.  What advice would you give a new mother?
Laugh often and say goodbye to life as you know it.  
Enjoy every moment; they’re not your babies for long.  Next thing you know they are teenagers and you wonder where your baby went! 
5.  What is your favorite guilty pleasure TV show?
Oh God, now everyone is going to know we love us some trash TV!  General Hospital and Real Housewives of course! We had a “Trash TV” event one day where we had some other expat wives from around the globe come sit and watch Miami Housewives.  We heard comments like, “Why are we watching these ladies?” & “What happen to her face!”
 6.  What 3 things do you need to get you through the day?
We need a coffee, iPhone, and a shower.
7.  Favorite Holiday and why?
Thanksgiving.  Of course with us being in Poland, Thanksgiving was not a holiday here.  So Annoula decided to make it Thanksgiving at her house.  She ordered a turkey and Nash cooked up a whole spread for us all.  He cooked over the hot stove all day, while having an occasional drink, or 10.  By the time dinner was over, so was Nash! The best turkey day ever!
8.  If you had to choose 1 celebrity to be stranded on a deserted island with whom would it be and why?
Annoula would pick George Clonney…Why? Really you have to ask? Nough’ said!
Mandy would say, Mcgyver! -“I want to get off the damn island!”
9.  What are the best 5 words to describe you?
Expat, Trailing Wife, Adventurers, Newbies, Hilarious-Just ask us! 
10.  What’s on top of your bucket list?
Annoula’s bucket list felt complete when Girly was born.  Although she still wants to go to the lavender field of France.
Mandy’s bucket list would be to start her own non-profit. Also fundraise enough money for her boys to take the Around the World trip they plan on attempting one day. 
11.Drink of Choice and why?
Annoula drinks red wine and Mandy is a Vodka girl! We both love our coffee!

11 New Nominees

11 Questions for the Nominees
  1. What motivated you to start blogging?
  2. What does your blog name mean?
  3. What is your favorite movie?
  4. If you could rename the book “What to Expect when Expecting”, what would you call it?
  5. What is your Theme Song?
  6. What 3 things do you need to get you through the day?
  7. What really makes you mad?
  8. What famous person would you invite over for dinner, and what would you cook?
  9. Describe yourself in one sentence.
  10. What’s on top of your refrigerator?  
  11. Drink of Choice, and why?


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