Random Info About Me

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Kelli, from Eat Pray Read Love tagged me in this fun About Me post.

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She’s asked some questions and is waiting for my answers.  So here they are!

#1What is your favorite book ever?
 This is always a hard question for me. I LOVE to read, and picking just one, is pretty hard. I think two of the greatest books you can ever read are The Book of Mormon and The Bible.
 Fictional, though, I would choose The Giver. It was the first dystopian style book I ever read, and I LOVED it. The whole concept behind this “perfect” world, and learning the truth and then acting on that truth just had me riveted. The Hunger Games Trilogy (so excited for the movie!) falls under this same dystopian theme, and the series has become another one of my all time favorites!

#2 Do you greet the day or wish for a few more hours of sleep?
 Ummm, both? It really depends on how early I went to bed, whether any kids got up during the night, and how comfortable baby in the tummy let me sleep.  Generally, I love mornings. I smile as I hear the birds singing, and see the sun shining through the windows. But some days, what I wouldn’t give for just a few more minutes of shut-eye.

#3What color would you really want to paint your living room? Or, if you love your living room color, what color is it?
 I don’t mind the color we have. I don’t know how to describe it really, it’s an off white, tannish, cream color. We’re painting our family room white, though, and I have to say, I don’t want it white. But for now, it’s going to have to suffice.  Really I just want that room livable again, lol!

#4What is your favorite kind of shampoo/conditioner?
 The kind on sale (does that help, Kelli?).  Lately, it’s been Sauve – I stock up whenever I find them under $1.

#5What is your favorite Etsy shop, and does she (or he!) sell?
 – I don’t visit etsy as frequently as I used to 🙁 Sad I know, but I had to stop my dreaming of wanting things I could not afford. A few that I still connect with on facebook though are
     Saressa Designs.  She hand makes some beautiful jewelry (and I am lucky enough to own a necklace from her!)

     AlgaeArtandCrafts. She’s my sister and pretty creative. I love her stuff, and everyone should check her out!

#6 Have you met any of your blogger friends in real life that you didn’t previously know?
Sadly, no. This year, though! Blog Conference here I come. 

#7What is one social issue that gets you revved up?
Education. All aspects. I’ll try not to get into it…..oh who am I kidding, you brought it up, Kelli!  Teachers are not responsible for your kids! Be the parent! Teach your kid right from wrong, and when they screw up, don’t blame schools and the teachers! The majority of teachers are not in it for the money! Because unless they’ve been teaching for a long time, and live in a real ritzy area, teachers make less per hour than you pay a babysitter to watch your sleeping kids……ok I’m stopping now. It’s a hot button for me.

#8What is your absolute favorite meal ever?
Easy – Chicken Cordon Bleu. Nothing beats mixing chicken, swiss, ham and a good sauce!

#9What is your least favorite chore?
Bathrooms! Oh I despise having to clean the bathrooms.

#10What is your favorite season and why?
Spring and fall. I really find them both similar.  In spring, the birds are back bringing joy to the mornings. The flowers are blooming, and it’s time to let in the fresh air.  Fall, the leaves are changing, the weather is not too hot or too cold, and it’s time to do some canning.

#11Do you prefer to be indoors or out?
Oh out definitely!  Fresh air just lightens the soul, and makes the whole day better!

How fun is that?! Now you know more about me! I’d love to see some of your answers to these questions. Leave a comment, or write up a post!

3 thoughts on “Random Info About Me

  1. I love "The Giver." My favorite book though is "Mrs. Dalloway" by Virginia Woolf. Reading it, I truly feel that I am hearing the real thoughts of person and am experiencing a day in the life of fasinating woman. As a former English teacher I love hearing parents take some responsibly for their kids education. I've worked in rich and poor districts and the difference is parent involvement and expectation, that is what makes a child succeed.
    So, great to learn more about you.

  2. Thanks girl! These are so fun, and I love learning about other bloggers!
    I also buy the shampoo that's on sale- was just wondering if there was some miracle (and inexpensive) thing I was missing out on!
    I am going to have to read The Giver. My brother loves it also and I've been meaning to read it.
    Thanks for playing! 🙂

  3. I love that you are a dystopia fan!!! I knew that though lol!!! I bet you would love love love "The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood, that is a GREAT one!!!

    by the way giver is also one of my fav books too as well as hunger games and the bible (bible is a juicy read!)

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