tag, i’m it (again – lol!)

Taggin’ is a popular thing right now. And I am happy to take part.

JPKittie of Won’t Go Down w/o A Fight graciously tagged me to tell 6 things about myself. So, in no particular order, here they are:

  1. I make really good lumpia/egg rolls – they are always eaten up really quick in my household
  2. I am a good mother (says my mother-in-law just now – awwww thank you)
  3. I play a mean game of Scrabble (and my 8yr old is catching up to me)
  4. I love the mountains!
  5. I would love to open up a small bakery/cafe w/ an attached book shop (but I need to expand my baking skills)
  6. I used to be a gifted violinist


And Notes from the Frugal Trenches hit me with a great tag on the A to Zs of HomeMaking. So here it goes. How domestic am I? lol!

A is for Aprons – yes/no? If yes, what’s your favourite?
It’s funny this should be brought up as I was just thinking about making some aprons of the vintage/retro kind. Take up a new hobby of sorts. Anyhow, my favorite is one that my sister created for me one birthday or Christmas (can’t remeber). It is a grey sparkly Halloween glittery ghost apron. Use it all the time when I bake.

B is for Baking – favourite thing to bake?
Baking, hmmmm…. I make a very good banana nut bread and oatmeal raisin cookies. I really wish that I could find more time to bake like trying bread. Love a fresh, hot loaf of bread!

C is for Clothesline – do you have one?
Nope, got me a dryer. Although I have fond memories of playing on my grandarents poles that held their clothesline. πŸ™‚

D is for Donuts – have you ever made them?
Does cinnamon sugar coated Pillsbury dough bits count as donuts? But, real donuts with holes? Nope. But, I have a donut recipe waiting in line to be tried and eating!

E is for Every Day – one homemaking task you do every day.
Everyday… make dinner. πŸ™‚

F is for Freezer – do you have a separate deep freeze?
I do have a seperate fridge w/ freezer in my garage where we store our bulk items.

G is for Garbage Disposal Unit – do you have one?
I do and love it!

H is for Handbook – what’s your favourite homemaking resource?
They have a handbook? Pass one on! I can become a bonafide Susie Homemaker. πŸ˜‰

I is for Ironing – love or hate it?
Bleck! This is why my husband irons when necessary.

J is for Junk Draw – yes/no? If yes, where is it?
In the Kitchen, drawer under microwave. Filled with junk!

K is for Kitchen – colour and decorating scheme?
In transition to being completed – french country.

L is for Love – what’s your favourite part of homemaking?
Actually… washing dishes by hand. Therapeutic. And making the week’s dinner menu schedule.

M is for Mop – do you have one?
I do and its hanging in the garage.

N is for Nylons – machine or hand wash?
What’s Nylons? lol. sorry don’t use them, but if I did it would probably be for dusting furniture. suppose to be great for that. In the past, they were handwashed.

O is for Oven – do you use a window or open the oven door to check?

P is for Pizza – what do you put on yours?
Pizzzaaaaa, yum. Tomatoes, garlic, grilled onions, spinach and bacon.

Q is for quiet – what do you do during the day when you get a quiet moment?
I get quiet time???? I read a good book or magazine with a cup of tea or coffee in absolute quiet. Those are my special moments. (sigh)

R is for Recipe Card Box – yes/no? If yes, what does it look like?
Used to. Love them. But I have an ecclectic recipe book full of dishes ready to be tried.

S is Style of House – what style is your house?
My husband’s past style still exist, Nautical.

T is for Tableclothes – do you use them?
Only for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Livens up the festivity in the house.

U is for Under The Kitchen Sink – organised or toxic wasteland?
Organized. πŸ™‚

V is for Vacuum – how many times a week?
Once a week.

W is for Wash – how many loads of washing do you do each week?
A Zillion! Loads? We average 6-8 loads a week. I am starting to make the kids learn how to do there laundry. Cuz I loathe folding clothes.

X’s – Do you keep a daily list of things to do that you cross off?
Again, used to. No longer. My list used to keep growing. I have to let go of the list restraints. πŸ˜‰

Y is for Yard – who does what?
Me – Garden, Son – mow, Husband – Edge and pulls the weeds.

Zzzz’s – what’s the last homemaking task you do before bed in the evening?
Get the child ready for bed – bath, jammies, and read a bedtime story. Love it! Special time with my kids.

Thank you for tagging me you two! It was fun!

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5 thoughts on “tag, i’m it (again – lol!)

  1. jpkittie

    yum! egg rolls!!!! i wish i knew how to make them… maybe one day you can post about how to make them!!!! πŸ™‚

    fun read!

  2. Cent With Love

    Hey there –

    Thanks so much for the help with the little debt meters. I was able to get them figured out thanks to you πŸ™‚

    And thanks for adding me to your blogroll! The more I read your blog, the more I love it. I’m addicted to seeing how far you’ve come with your snowball. πŸ™‚

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