Sunday, November 28, 2010


It's been AGES since I did a good tag, so I snagged these tags from Shaynie a while back and even though I'm not going to pass them on (you're welcome to take them if you want) I still wanted the fun of posting them up. 

So Tag #1:

1. What are your favorite songs of all time?
Well, I love Christmas music, piano music, Phantom of the Opera, Sound of Music, etc. Soundtracks mostly

2. Have you found something you really want?
I try not to think of the things I really want and make do with what I have.....but 

3. What's the funniest fact about you?

Funniest fact? Depends on what your definition of funny...But something funny about me is that I make all these associations of things with other things. If that doesn't make sense, here's an example: When I was eleven, our friends came over to babysit and we made peanut butter playdough and I ate so much that still cannot think (much less eat!) peanut butter balls or anything that is mostly peanut butter without remembering that stomach ache :P
I do that for EVERYTHING! I can't eat this without thinking of this....can't do this without remembering that...etc. :D

4. Do you ever feel jealousy with your BFF, and why is that?

I'm never jealous of my BFF (Leia) since I LOVE being the oldest child :D Of course, she does get to do everything younger than I did (except drive! haha)...and that gets annoying...but I'm not *jealous* of her. 

5. What was the first magazine you had and you liked so much?

Big Backyard!!! We don't read it anymore, but that was the very first magazine I *ever* read, then Ranger Rick and Cobblestone. But they're all so liberal! Even Cobblestone is hard to read sometimes.

6. If you win a prize to have $100 million, what will you buy?
100 million dollars! I'd pass out first!  :D
  • I'd spread $10 million out among our missionary friends who need support
  • $5 million would go to my dad's business
  • $5 million would go to the children's hospital
  • $5 million would go to an adoption fund for families who need financial support to adopt
  • $5 million would go to Samaritan's Purse
  • $10 million would go to Wycliffe to translate the Bible into more languages 
  • I'd invest $15 million or so in small businesses to get them on their feet and promote the "American dream" :D
  • I'd give my parents a few million - they deserve it :D
  • $7 million - I'd divide it up and give each of my siblings a million
  • I'd open a savings account and put $5 million or so in there
  • I'd buy little navy blue Honda :)
  • Then I'd buy all the patterns, fabric and notions I wanted and make every costume I've ever dreamed of, as well as raid Barnes and Noble and buy books galore!
There's still about $15 million unaccounted for...good grief. I'd probably have to hire a manager to help me with it all! Good thing I *don't* have 100 million dollars...

7. What was your craziest dream? (dream in your sleep)
My *craziest* dream??? I'm a Crazy Dreamer! Well, a few nights ago I dreamed that I was going down one of the steeper hills in the city in the middle of the night and almost got in a wreck 'cause I didn't have my headlights on. That was actually more *scary* than *crazy*....

8. Why did you make a blog?
Because I wanted a place to write whatever I wanted and to express myself and meet new people. I had no idea how much fun it would be when I started last year!

Next tag, also from Shaynie:
(this is one of those answer-eight-questions-write-eight-questions tags, but I liked the questions that Shaynie answered so much that I'm doing them too!)

{one}-- What was the first chapter book you ever read?
The Boxcar Children - I distinctly remember reading it with Mama as part of my kindergarten assignment at the preschool I went to.

{two}-- If God told you he would grant you ONE thing, what would you ask him for?  
Boy...probably unlimited patience.

{three}-- Do you like Musicals? Why or why not?
Musicals are awesome! I love musicals! Of course, there are a few that are kinda...cheesy but overall they're great! I love ones with tap dancing in them too :D 

{four}-- If you had to re-watch a movie ALL DAY, what movie would you watch?  
Does the Star Wars trilogy count? I mean, could I watch all three over and over and over? Well, if I can't watch those, then maybe Anne of Green Gables (wait, that's another trilogy..bother) or The Princess Bride or Yankee Doodle Dandy

{five}-- What is your favorite 'fashion' era (e.g. Regency, Victorian)?
Hmmm...probably the 30s, 40s and 50s :D I also like the Victorian era, but it's a little impractical when one is interested in re-creating outfits for everyday wear :D

{six}-- Who is your favorite author? Why?
Albert Marrin is my favorite history author, Jan Karon is my favorite "modern" fiction author, Jane Austen is my favorite "period novel" author and I have numerous other authors that wrote just a few books (or even just one) that I really like.

{seven}-- What is your hobby? What about it do you enjoy?
If playing piano is a hobby, then that's mine!!! I enjoy it because I can doodle around, it's great thinking time, and there's something I can play for every mood I feel. Also, I love my teacher and I work very hard so she'll be happy with my progress. Group class and Festival are also really fun, so I work hard to play well for those events.

{eight}-- What is your favorite school subject? Why?
I really like my Spanish course, although it's very demanding. I also like history and Academic Writing. I like those three because they require a lot, but I'm learning something new every time I work on them!

{nine}-- Do you like Sherlock Holmes? 
You bet! He's so smart's humbling. :D

{ten}-- Would you ever like to go overseas and work with a relief agency in a war-torn country?
Umm...never really thought about it, to be honest. Maybe. I probably be more interested in helping out in a place like Haiti.

{eleven}-- Do you like foreign films?
British films? Absolutely! I've never really seen any films by other countries though...other than the US and UK, I mean.

{twelve}-- Do you like writing?
Yes, although I never seem to have the time to! Maybe after I graduate I'll write something...

{thirteen}-- Will you be doing NaNoWriMo? What's your book about?
No NaNo this year! Next year perhaps...

{fourteen}-- What's your favorite animal?

{fifteen}-- Have you ever been to a foreign country?
Yes.....I've been to Romania (1997), Germany (2008) and France (2008).

{sixteen}-- Are your ears pierced?
How funny! This is the sixteenth question and I got my ears pierced on my sixteenth birthday! Actually, I get to take my stud earrings out on Friday!!!

Well, I'd better run. Those were really fun! Feel free to take them if you like! 


  1. I LOVE Albert Marrin as well!!! I have never met anyone else who has read him!

    Romania, Germany, and France?! I would love to visit those countries!

  2. what's nanoramo...whatchamacallit?

  3. Shaynie - I knew you did, since you reviewed his book on Stalin!
    I really only remember Germany and France since they were pretty recently. It was so much fun!

    Adelyn - NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month and you have to write a 50,000 word novel in the month of November!

  4. Great answers!!! I love your back ground!!! Its very pretty!! Have a very blessed day!!


  5. I tried to convince KK to do Nano this year since it is something she would love but since we had two out of town guest two out of four weeks in November we decided it wouldn't be the best year for it:)

    Lovely look you have here! I just changed mine and am loving the festive-ness:)

    Love ya!