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{January 31, 2013}   Let’s Break the Ice

Ok, ok, I admit I didn’t know what to post about today so I got a little creative and looked online….I already answer 5 questions every Friday, but I thought it would be FUN for me to answer some today, too! 🙂

Since not everyone that reads my Blog may know me as well as others, I thought I could use this post for a kind of “Icebreaker” post by answering some Icebreaker Questions. If you are unsure of what “Icebreaker” Questions are, they are questions usually asked in a group, just for fun, to get to know each other. Hope you enjoy, whether you’ve known ME for awhile or are new to meeting me and my blog!

1.What’s your favorite room in the house and why?  The Bedroom! And NOT in a naughty way, so get your minds out of the gutter! One of my favorite spots to read is in bed and the DVR in the Bedroom is all mine! 😉
2.Tell how you are feeling today in the form of a weather report. (For example, partly cloudy, sunny with a chance for showers, etc.) Hmmm….Partly Cloudy with some Fog and chances of the Fog clearing later in the day and becoming Sunny 🙂
3.The greatest compliment I ever received was… “You inspired me” in regards to my dancing in a group as a plus size woman….It meant a lot to me to hear that I inspired someone that might have thought you had to be a size zero to get out there and dance but it’s also a great compliment anytime someone tells me I inspired them for whatever reason!
4.The gift I will never forget… is a little Angel figurine that came from a Dollar Store that my little niece Hannah gave me for Christmas one year when she was little bitty 🙂 It meant a lot because she didn’t have a lot of money so it was special to me that she spent some of her money on me.
5.If you were a car, what would you be and why? Well, first of all, I wouldn’t be a very happy camper cause a Car is not an exciting thing for me to be….If I’m being honest, I would probably be a Purple car(my favorite color) but an economical and safe, boring choice because even though choosing a fast convertible sounds fun…..that would NOT be me. I admit that I live a rather boring lifestyle and I’m NOT a risk taker
6.If they made a movie of your life, who would you want to play you? And would it be a comedy, a romantic-comedy, a drama, action or science fiction? My life would run across a lot of genres, a little comedy, a little romance, a little drama…not too much Action though and No Sci-Fi unless there’s something going on that I am out of the loop on! I’m not sure who would play me…..Melissa McCarthy would be hilarious, though AND she is a beautiful Plus Size woman! 🙂
7.If you could visit any place in the world where would you go and why? I want to go to Ireland! I’ve been to Wales and a teensy bit of England and I would LOVE to revisit them but something about Ireland sounds so magical to me! Oh, and I have a bit of Irish in my blood 🙂
8.What was your favorite food as a child? Do you eat it now? Macaroni and Cheese! I actually haven’t ate any of it in months because I am trying to eat healthier but I can promise that I WILL eat it sometime in the future, just rarely!
9.Share a quirky habit you have. How long have you had it? I just thought of one that might shock some people. When I sleep, I make sucking sounds like I am sucking on a bottle. LOL I’ve done this since I was a baby and I guess it must have come from falling asleep with a sippy cup. I can’t help it, although I pay for it cause sometimes I end up with blisters on the sides of my tongue from it. 😦 Luckily, my hubby thinks it’s cute!
10.Share a time when someone in your family did something that made you proud. I’m proud whenever any of my nieces or nephews accomplish something big. Most recently, my niece Grace won a Blue Ribbon for her Southdown Sheep and I was so proud of her for that!
11.Have you ever been told you look like someone famous? Who? No, I can’t remember ever being told I looked like someone famous BUT I have been told I looked like someone’s niece once LOL
12.What’s the worst thing you did as a little kid? (smeared cheese on the wall, accidentally called Japan, called one of your mom’s friends’ fat, inadvertently downloaded Pentagon files to your dad’s computer, etc.) LOL! I painted my whole number with Red Nail Polish and if that wasn’t bad enough, I also got it all over my sister’s vanity….it took my Mom forever to get it off me and you would THINK I learned my lesson, but NO! Another time, I painted myself all over with Black PERMANENT Marker! My Mom said I screamed and screamed as she scrubbed it all off me….Honestly, I don’t vividly remember these times so I’m glad I wasn’t traumatized or anything!
13.I really crack up when… I’m really sleepy….everything makes me laugh when I am really tired…well, at least at night when I have been up too long…if I get woken up early, I don’t laugh…I get grumpy THEN
14.What was your most memorable birthday? I’m going to say my 23rd? Hurricane Katrina hit ON my birthday and we lost power so I spent the day at home, in the dark…So it was the most memorable because of that BUT I also remember my sister calling us to tell me Happy Birthday and my little nephew, about 3 at the time, told me “Happy Birday!” and that just made everything all better! 🙂

Yea…14 is a strange number to end it on, but there you go! I am strange so why not? 🙂

{April 20, 2011}   Nothing fancy here….

Copy and paste this to your blog and leave a link at the bottom to the blog where you found the quiz…

Apple juice or orange juice? Orange juice…but I also like Apple Juice

Are you a morning or night person? I’m a huge night owl!

Which do you prefer, sweet or salty foods? Salty 95% of the time

Ninjas or Pirates? Pirates…only because of Johnny Depp

Autobots or Decepticons? neither?

What was your favorite childhood television program? I had so many….I loved the cute little innocent shows of the 80’s…Care Bears, Strawberry Shortcake, My little pony, Pound Puppies, Smurf’s,etc.

Are you a collector of anything? Books and Teddy Bears mainly

If you could be any animal, what would you be? a cute baby one

If you could have any superpower, what would it be? I would love to be able to snap my fingers or wiggle my nose like the girl in Bewitched and just make things happen….

What is usually your first thought when you wake up? It depends….

What do you usually think about right before falling asleep? This also depends….usually it’s about things from my day or things I want to do the next

What’s your favorite color? Purple

What’s your favorite animal? If I could consider Teddy Bears an animal…then them…otherwise, idk…I like baby animals…

Do you believe in extraterrestrials or life on other planets? I believe it’s a possibility and you never know…

Do you believe in ghosts? yes, I do…which is a really interesting discussion around my baptist family who do NOT, LOL

Ever been addicted to a video/computer game? Sort of…

You’re given 1 million dollars, what do you spend it on? I would definitely buy a house with enough space for extra family someday…maybe a new car….I would help out family and friends as much as I could……but I don’t think I could really say ALL I would do with it unless it actually happened, you know?

Have any bad habits? Oh yes, procrastination is among the top…

Which bad habits, if any, drive you crazy? My procrastination drives ME crazy…in others? I hate the fact that my hubby smokes….I hate when people spit in public, I hate when people crack their knuckles, I hate when people are constantly clearing their throats….let’s move on now….

List 3 of your best personality traits: I am extremely honest, very caring (maybe too much at times) and non-judgmental

List 3 of your worst personality traits: I am very emotional and wear my heart on my shoulder so I can get hurt easily, I put off tomorrow what I need to do today and when I am hurt, I can be too honest where it hurts someone else…which I hate : (

Have any celebrity crushes? Johnny Depp!

List 1 thing you wish you could change about yourself: My weight because it impedes me from doing everything I want to do in my life

Any tattoos or piercings? just ears pierced…but one ears has two because my left ear has a rip in it…..the earring fell out one time when I was dressing and I was about 10, I think….I noticed the back was still on the piercing and looked at my ear and it was ripped…I don’t remember any blood though…I guess it must have occurred over time and I didn’t realize it?

What’s the first thing you notice in the opposite sex? Eyes, smile,personality…that’s what attracted me to my husband

What personality traits do you look for in a partner? Honesty…it’s the most important part of a relationship along with trust, Sense of Humor, Intelligence

What personality traits do you dislike in other people? Dishonesty, a big ego,hatefulness and apathy

Are you mostly a clean or messy person? Ok…I admit it…I am messy…I just didn’t inherit a clean freak side 😦

Do you see yourself getting married in the next 5 years? I already am and I plan to still be in the next 5

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you live? I would love to live in Austin where I was born and raised, but I also wish ALL my family and friends that I love could be close to me as well……OR I had that snapping fingers skill where I could make them appear whenever I wanted…not sure what THEY would think of that!

If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go? I want to go back to Wales one day and England…I want to see more of them both….I also would LOVE to see Scotland and Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, The Netherlands….all of Europe mainly….France and Italy, too!

List 5 goals on your life’s to-do list:

~ Add a baby to my family within the next few years

~ Get a house eventually and leave apartments behind

~ Lose weight through lap band or another way

~ Get back into performing

~ Write a book

Name 1 regret you have: Not always realizing when my grass WAS green and wanting it to be greener

Name 1 thing you miss about being a kid: Way less stress, less problems, less drama….

Name 1 thing you love about being an adult: I love being able to look back at my past and see it from a different perspective…I love the ability to appreciate NOW what I didn’t then…if that makes any sense

What’s your favorite song of the moment? That changes constantly depending on my mood

What’s your favorite song of all time? How could I ever pick just one?!

What’s your favorite thing to do on a Saturday night? watch tv with the hubby, cuddle, read, surf the internet and do my blog

What’s your favorite thing to do on a Sunday afternoon? idk…

Have any hidden talents? Yea…

You’re about to walk the green mile, what do you have as your last meal? I’m reading The Green Mile by Stephen King right now so I actually know what this means…..Although I don’t ever think I would be capable of doing anything to get me in this situation in the first place…as far as a last meal….definitely pasta….preferably Cavatappi pasta with asiago sauce and spinach/artichoke hearts….yum!

What would be your dream job? A mommy…but that doesn’t pay in cash, huh? LOL I would love to be a singer/actress/writer/paid blogger! I dream big!

Which would you rather have, 100 million dollars or true love? True Love….No money in the world can buy that! And I would still say that even if the true love was gone a day after you experienced it…..It truly IS better to have loved and lost then never at all

If you could have 3 wishes granted, what would they be? I know this is SUCH a superficial thing, but I would love to wish my fat away….I love being curvy but just to be healthier…Wish 2 would be for me to be able to see all my family/friends whenever I wanted…actually switch this with #1 because it means more to me and then Wish 3 would be for me to find a good job that I could physically do that I love

Name 1 thing not many people know about you: This is a hard one because I have some family members who read my blog and know just about everything about me already….I can’t think of anything right now that would be a surprise for THEM but for my other blog readers….I don’t think I have mentioned this since I first started my blog in 2010, but I have a thyroid disorder

If you HAD to change your name, what would you change it to? I would rebel…I am too used to the name I have! :p

Do you believe in the afterlife? YES

Thanks to my friend Jackie and her blog for this survey!

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