Friday, May 30, 2008

Unspectacularly Quirky Me

Sarah, over at Sarah's Musings, tagged me for this meme. I think I found Sarah's blog on the Menu Planning Monday over at Orgjunkie and just kept going back. She's often posting great recipes (using all the yummy fresh fruits and veggies she can get at her Farmer's markets in Cali! I'm so jealous!) and other fun family things. I'm always game for a meme so thanks Sarah! Let's get to it then!

Here's the rules for this meme:
1) Link to the person who tagged you.
2) Make sure you mention the rules in you post.
3) Tell about six unspectacular quirks that you have.
4) Tag a new set of six people.


Quirk #1: I read cookbooks! In fact, when I go to a book store one of the first sections I go to is the cookbook section. My husband will say that I read them but I never use them. This is not entirely true! But I do tend to go back to the same cookbooks over and over again. When I travel somewhere I love to bring back a cookbook with local recipes and traditions. What better way to remember where you've been than with the food! But yes, cookbooks are my weakness!

Quirk #2: I am a chocolate junkie! And the older I get, the more I prefer dark chocolate. In fact, the darker, the better. I tend to be a chocolate snob though. Godiva-mmmm....need I say more?!?!?

Quirk #3: I remember about every song I've ever heard. Those of you who know me will know this to be true. It is kind of quirky though because it doesn't matter what genre of music....I can sing every word, every time. I'm sure it gets kind of old for some people, but I consider it a blessing! (This doesnt' just apply to music. I remember lines from movies like there is no tomorrow! Give me a line- 9 times out of 10 I can name the movie. Or vice versa!!!)

Quirk #4: I've recently learned to love heels. I used to be a tennis shoe nut- not so much now. I have more confidence when I'm wearing a great pair of shoes, some fabulous jewelry and a smile. As Shania Twain says: "Man, I feel like a woman!" (Refer to quirk #3!!!!)

Quirk #5: I'm very much a night owl, which is bad because I am not a morning person. If I could be a night owl AND a morning person- I'd be a happier person! But I've learned that late at night is a great time to be productive, especially with two young kids who go to bed around 8-8:30. Now if only I could get them to sleep until 9 or 10!!!!

Quirk #6: I am a procrastinator in the worst way! I will wait until a few hours before something is due before I even start on it. I could change this if I really wanted to...but it's worked for me all of my life so why change it now?!?!? It's probably the trait about myself that drives me, and most people around me nuts, but se la vie!

Okay, so now I have to tag six more people! The girls I am tagging are girls I grew up with, but we haven't seen each other in years. I know what your quirks used to be, I'm ready to see how you've changed! (Or not!) Leave a comment with a link to your post once you've completed it! I am going to tag:

1: Diana
2: Emily
3: Megan
4: Carrie
5: Stacy
6: Britni

Anyone else whose reading this feel free to play along! Just leave a comment with the link once you've posted your meme so we can all see them! Thanks for playing!


Weller Family Fun and Friendship said...

Okay Kari I posted my quirky self although undoubtedly I will regret and edit it later on so you better get over there and read it before I do...LOL. Love Ya. Stacey

Playful Professional said...

I'll work on this sometime next week.. thanks for the tag. I love heels but hate the way my feet kill after wearing them for a day.

Sarah said...

Three Cheers to dark chocolate as well! I've even been known to bring special dark chocolate camping to make S'mores. And why not? Why should we be subjected to gritty, poorly made chocolate, just because that's what you normally bring for a s'more?:)

I also love the heels! Thanks for participating!


MeganandNathan said...

Thanks for the tag. I will do it one of these days. I am not used to blogging about myself...I will have to throw in several baby references just to make it through! :)

In Light of the Truth... said...

Those are fun to read! Chocolate lover? Then you should go to this post of mine from when I was pregnant with Hannah

And I got the recipe link for the poverty meal posted too, so go check that out too! Basically, it's goulash. Yummy but cheap to make!

Have a great week and thanks always for stopping by!