Friend Making Monday: Food

Food

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1. What is your favorite food dish? Macaroni and Cheese, honestly I don’t think there is a way that you can mess it up (well you could over cook the noodles) but any Mac and Cheese is good Mac and Cheese!

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2. What is your favorite food type (Italian, Mexican, etc)? Mexican food

3. What is your favorite snack? Microwave popcorn

 

4. What do you usually eat for breakfast? This week I’ve been having this fantastic smoothie

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  • 1. serving, Bananas – Raw
  • 0.75 cup, Orange juice – Raw

 

 

 

5. Do you eat your veggies?  What are your favorites? I do, and usually by breakfast I have my 5 a day in. I really love spinach, and broccoli (but have to limit those due to being on a bood thinner) carrots have been my go-to veggies (raw not cooked) that are easily portable and I often have a bag with me when I’m going on. I’ve been eating a lot of okra lately as well.

 

6. What is your favorite junk food/guilty pleasure? Chinese food

7. Do you cook most/all of your own food? I do because not only is it saving me money, but I know exactly what I’m eating and so it’s easier for me to calculate my Weight Watchers points. I also pre-make my dinners at the beginning of the week so there is no guessing on what’s for dinner, on a really successful well, all of my meals are planned out.

8. Are you vegetarian or vegan?  If not, have you ever considered or tried it?  No

 

9. If you eat meat, do you eat red meat, and if you do, how do you like it cooked? I eat a lot of chicken, turkey and fish, I’ve never really been a big fan of beef. I’ll eat it any way except for deep fried (and man do I miss it)

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10. Is there a food or a dish that you have always wanted to try and is there a reason you haven’t tried it yet? I have never really been a fan of seafood, and a month ago I tried crab for the first time, and shocking I really enjoyed it (I actually think it was around the time that I tried sushi for the first time as well, and I really liked that as well)

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Until Next Time,

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Friend Makin’ Mondays: St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day

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If you’ve taken part in FMM before then you are familiar with the rules. If you’re new, please take a moment to answer this week’s question on your own blog then add your link in the comments section here so we can all see your FMM questions and answers. Please invite your blog readers to add their links here too so everyone has to opportunity to be seen. The idea is to connect with other awesome bloggers so take a moment to read and comment on a couple of other posts. Now it’s time for this week’s topic!

And yes I realize that it is no longer Monday, but if I can look pass it, you should too….

 

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1. Do you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? Not really

2. Do you wear green on St. Patrick’s Day?  If so, post a picture of what you plan to wear tomorrow or have worn in the past that is green. I’m actually doing this a bit late it’s acutally St. Pats and I’m not wearing a stitch of green, but wait I have a green bathrobe… hold on. Does this count?.

3. Do you go out drinking for St. Patrick’s Day? Nope, I don’t get to participate in the drinking of the alcohol. Liver transplants….. what cha gonna do?

4. Have you ever had green beer? No, these questions are starting to depress me

5. Are you of Irish decent/heritage? Uhm, no…. there is some Welsh somewhere …. far down there though

6. Have you ever been to Ireland or do you ever plan to go? The dream is to take a European vacation and Ireland is one of the stops

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7. Have you ever searched for a 4-leaf clover?  If so, did you find one? No, but someone gave one to me

8. Have you ever been to St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City? Yes, I have, they were doing renovations at the time because the Pope (Pope Benedict XVI ) was coming

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9. Have you ever been to a St. Patrick’s Day celebration like a Celtic music festival (or other)? No, but I did see the Coors perform….. I think that totally counts

 

10. Have you ever met anyone from Ireland or do you have a friend from Ireland? I have, I swear Graduate School was a melting pot, I meat people from all over….

 

 

Tairiscint mé tú saol agus dea-shláinte le fada, go dtí an chéad uair eile ,

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Friend Makin’ Monday: Hobbies!

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If you’ve taken part in FMM before then you are familiar with the rules. If you’re new, please take a moment to answer this week’s question on your own blog then add your link in the comments section here so we can all see your FMM questions and answers. Please invite your blog readers to add their links here too so everyone has to opportunity to be seen. The idea is to connect with other awesome bloggers so take a moment to read and comment on a couple of other posts. Now it’s time for this week’s topic!

And yes I realize that it is no longer Monday, but if I can look pass it, you should too….

Hobbies!

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1. What do you do for fun? Socializing, Reading, Games, Watching Movies, Traveling,

 

2. What do you do to relax? I sleep, I’m a big fan of sleeping… HUGE!

 

3. What do you do to waste time? Reading, Playing Games

 

4. What hobbies do you have that you do regularly? Blogging, Crochet and Needlepoint. This is my newest project… well I haven’t started it yet

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5. Is your hobby something that could make you money? I guess I could

 

6. Do you make money from your hobby? Or would you like to? Not really, I don’t do it often enough to actually make enough stuff

 

7. Do friends or family make fun of your hobby? Not really, I’ve actually taught a lot of friends how to crochet… and I swear every one of them has made a infinity scarf.

 

8. Is your hobby expensive, moderate, or free to support? blogging, totally free, needle crafts are moderate… I find crochet to me the most expensive, depending on the project

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9. How did you first get started with your hobby? I was in the 8th grade, and my homeroom teacher was pregnant at the time, was crocheting something for her baby, and I asked her if she could teach me, and see did. And I’ve been doing it ever since.

10. Is your hobby something that you can do with other people? If so, do you? Yes, when I was Graduate school, I was in this little club called Stitch and Bitch…  it was fun, I should totally find another group.

Until Next Time,

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Friend Makin’ Mondays: Movies!


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If you’ve taken part in FMM before then you are familiar with the rules. If you’re new, please take a moment to answer this week’s question on your own blog then add your link in the comments section here so we can all see your FMM questions and answers. Please invite your blog readers to add their links here too so everyone has to opportunity to be seen. The idea is to connect with other awesome bloggers so take a moment to read and comment on a couple of other posts. Now it’s time for this week’s topic!

Movies!

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1. What is your favorite current movie? Lost in Austen (which is technically not a movie) so then I’ll pick Austenland (notice a theme here?)

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2. What is your all-time favorite movie? Pretty in Pink, this movie started my John Hughes/ Molly Ringwald obsession

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3. What was your favorite movie growing up? The Sound of Music .. it still is. I love Julie Andrews.

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4. Is there a movie(s) that you watch at a certain time(s) of the year every year? I only watch Elf during the holiday season, and actually any other Christmas themed movie is strictly reserved for the Holiday Season

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5. Do you like animated movies? They are okay, the last animated movie I saw in the theater I cried like someone beat me, so I wait till they come on video and cry in the privacy of my own home.

6. What is your favorite genre of movie? Romantic Comedies

7. Do you like movies with sequels or multiple parts? If so, which ones are your favorite? Sometimes a sequel is required, but there are some movies that only have sequels because they are want to make a quick buck…. one of the most unnecessary sequels EVER…Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2.…. no one needed to see that.

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8. What is your least favorite genre of movie? Sci-Fi  and Action

9. What is the worst movie you have ever seen? Fifty Shades of Grey. The book was absolute shit… so one shouldn’t expect much.

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10. Do you like to see movies in the theater or do you wait until they all come out on video? Depends on the situation, depends on the movie… more often than not I hear about a movie and want to see it and it’s already gone.
It really depends on the movie.  There are some that just *have* to be seen in the theater, but most can wait until they’re out on video.

Bonus Question: what do you like to snack on while watching a movie? Since starting weight watchers I stay away from the concession snacks (empty calories, and way too much fat and sugar) So I bring my own, yes I know it’s technically not allowed, I ALWAYS bring carrots, if I close my eyes real tight they seem like chips or popcorn (it’s all the chewing that required and they snap) and Veggie Straws, which is a great alternative to salty snacks…

And since I’m working on my Korean I pose this question to you all 당신이있는 곳, 그것이 여기에 시카고에서 얼어 감기인가? … 따뜻하게!  (Is it cold where you are?, it’s freezing here in Chicago … Stay Warm!)

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Friend Making Monday: How Was Your Christmas?

Sarah from Losing Weight and Having Fun is taking a break from blogging and in her stead we have Sara from Sara Runs this Weigh will be taking her place for the time being.  If you’ve taken part in FMM before then you are familiar with the rules. If you’re new, please take a moment to answer this week’s question on your own blog then add your link in the comments section here so we can all see your FMM questions and answers. Please invite your blog readers to add their links here too so everyone has to opportunity to be seen. The idea is to connect with other awesome bloggers so take a moment to read and comment on a couple of other posts. Now it’s time for this week’s topic!

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How Was Your Christmas?

1. How was your Christmas? First off I wasn’t in the holiday spirit, and when I woke up Christmas morning I was just like, “I can’t wait for this day to be over” I spent the day and my parents and right after breakfast my step-father got ill and went back to bed. But with us four Christmas was very low-key, I was happy that. This year wasn’t great, but at the end of the day I spent it with my family and that was the most important thing. Now that Christmas is over, now I can start getting irritated with all the Valentine’s Day crap that will be hitting the store in the next few days…. it’s never ending.

2. Did you get any gifts you weren’t exactly happy with or just downright hated? I was very happy with everything that I got this year; but I’m always happy when people give me gifts….

3. Did you get any gifts that you loved? What was your favorite? All of them….the Fitbit, the wireless speaker, the Coach perfume, the new George Forman Grill, and a nifty pair of Cole Haan sunglasses.

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4. Did you have a gathering (friends, family, co-workers) to celebrate and eat?  I spent the day with my parents then I went over to my aunt’s house for a few hours to end the night there… nothing out of the ordinary….just family

5. What is your favorite food and/or drink of the season? Although I didn’t have any this year (what’s up with that?) I love having Hot Apple Cider.

6. Do you have any sporting events you like to watch on or around Christmas? I’m generally not a sports fan, but the Bulls were playing the Lakers on Christmas so I watched a little bit of that… let me just say that their holiday uniforms were hideous.

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7. Do you go to any tree lightings or trail or lights? Nope, since I wasn’t in the holiday mood this year, I figured just showing up to my parents was all the holiday glee I could muster.

8. Did you ever have your photo taken with Santa as a child?  Yes, who doesn’t have that one picture of themselves in tears on Santa’s La

9. If you have kids, do you take them to get their photo taken with Santa? No kids, but I’m always jealous of people who get pictures of Santa and their dogs…. you can’t do that with cats, it’s such a shame Tsuki is so photogenic.

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10. Do you gather at a particular person’s house every year for Christmas, do you rotate who hosts Christmas, or do you just do your own thing? Since 2 out of 3 of my mom’s children are in Chicago we just go to her house for the holidays

Until Next Time

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