Questionnaire: Favorite Type of Food (i.e. Italian, Mexican, McDonald's, Burger King, etc): I like italian and Mexican. I took a trip to mexico last year and had the most delicious stuffed avocado, tasty tasty Mexican crema – yum!
Favorite Scent (i.e. Fruity, Vanilla, Flowery, etc): I like citrusy and woodsy smells. My favorites are Fasier Fir, green tomato leaf, and verbena. Favorite Hobby (i.e. Scrap booking, Photography, things you collect, etc): puzzles, knitting with deliciously soft yarn, feeding my hummingbirds J Favorite books or types (romance, true store, mystery or just one you would like): low fantasy, some sci-fi, mysteries and the occasional non-fiction Favorite animal: I love birds, especially hummingbirds and also dragonflies. Favorite movies or types (romance, comedy or just a DVD/VHS you would like): Not a fan of romcoms, I love a big action movie, fantasy, sci-fi, and the ocassional indy flick Favorite Music Artist/Type or a CD you would like: I recently discovered Jeremy Adamiak and just love him. I like David Gray and that sort of singer/songwriter type. My absolute favorite of all times is a band called the eels, but they haven’t released anything new for a while. Do you collect anything? Only dept. 56 Christmas village stuff and I have a little GRRM/JRRT shrine bookcase with thingies from Game of Thrones and Lord of the Rings. *love* Is there anything (not expensive) you want or need?
What is your favorite:
a. Color? green b. Type of candy? I love me some smarties. Also dark chocolate/sea salt stuff. And black licorice. I once had dark chocolate covered black licorice and it was the best. I've been looking for it ever since, so that would definitely be a hit. c. Type of munchie? Cheese popcorn! d. Puzzle to do? Jigsaw, logic, cross sums, jumbles, all kinds Do you collect anything for Christmas? (i.e. certain types of ornaments, nativities, snowmen...etc.) .I don’t have anything other than the Dept56 village, but am contemplating a Game of Thrones Christmas tree this year. OR at least a ‘geek tree’ J What type of hobbies do you have? I love to knit, love yoga, just started playing pickleball, love trivia games. If you were going to theme Christmas with just one word... what would it be? Grown up me says Family! Little kid me says Presents! Big family Christmas with everyone down to 2nd cousins...or just immediate family in their jammies? I like the jammies one.
Favorite Christmas movie and why? Christmas Story – ‘cause it’s awesome! Religious or non-religious Christmas/Chaunaka/ Non-religious, although I attend candlelight mass xmas eve. I love the music and I love the Christmas energy. If you could spend Christmas in any one of these places, which one would you choose and why:
a. A beach on a tropical island just a few very close family or friends, be lazy and open presents and then have a non traditional dinner including Pina Coladas and BBQ shrimp, wearing swimsuits, Bermuda shorts and tank tops
b. Tiny cabin in the woods, fire going, very rustic, warm and cozy with your close family and friends, wearing jeans and sweaters. Probably this one. I like to be with family (most of them, any way) and I also like the traditional cooking and being warm and cozy is so warm and cozy. c. Biltmore Estates, full regalia, all glitter and glitz, all your close family and friends, wearing black tie and velvet
d. NYC Christmas, Park Avenue, last minute hustle and bustle, haute couture with a 4 course meal and champagne with 50 of your favorite people. Wearing, of course. the latest fashion favorites.
Favorite Christmas music I like the classics, but I also like a new take on things – especially singer/songwriter stuff What is your Christmas morning like"
b. slow and relaxed
c. organized, but fast paced
d. "Christmas is HOW SOON???!!!!"
e. all of the above. This. I’m usually a bit harried getting ready for Christmas and getting all my shopping, deco
rating, and baking in. Christmas day is nice and relaxed. It’s over too soon. And I haven’t bought a thing yet!!!! Name something you want but will never buy for yourself, just because you cannot see yourself being that flamboyant. Jewelry. I rarely buy any. What sizes do you wear (optional answer if you would prefer to not have clothing) XL womens t-shirts. What colors are in your home: Lots of green and tan, some blue-gray too What style is your home decorated in? (i.e. ethnic, country, southwestern...etc Our home is decorated mostly modern, clean lines, etc Anything else your SS should know about you? I’m recently engaged, late 50s woman. Oh, and I don’t drink any alcohol but am always looking for the best root beer and also the best balsamic vinegars. And did I mention bacon? And coffee?
Do you have any wish lists? Amazon has my wish list, but I probably need to update that.