Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Chattin' on the Porch

With Patrice, of course.  But before we get into her questions I would like to report that my desk is still looking good.  I haven't let the paper creep back in.

I am slowly getting my head above water at the office.  Tonight was the first time I picked up my rug hooking for about a week.  I just couldn't get into it and I have lost interest in my current project.  But it is almost done so I will power through.  I took a quick pic tonight but when I downloaded it, there was a huge shadow over it - - Me.  I'll show you next time.

Well, I better get to the questions, as Dancing With The Stars is about to start.  My guilty pleasure.

1.  What was your favorite book as a child?

  That's a hard one.  I was a big reader as a child. Well, most of my life until I took up rug hooking.  I read whatever I could get my hands on, but I do remember enjoying The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.

2.  Dark chocolate, Milk Chocolate, or White Chocolate?

Yes, yes, yes.   Dark chocolate with red wine.  Milk chocolate with anything.  White chocolate with coffee.

3.  What's your biggest "pet peeve" when it comes to your kitchen?

When people do not re-close the food packaging properly.  This drives me insane.  You buy a bag of cookies and someone just rips it open and leaves it.  The next day the cookies are all soft.  Or when they don't re-wrap the cheese.  Or when people go behind you are turn to oven or burners up or down while YOU are cooking.   Geez, don't get me started on kitchen pet peeves.

4.   Do you use any type of water filter in your home? (Whole house, faucet mount, or pitcher)

Nope.  We have great water.

5.   What's the herb you use the most in cooking?

My family's taste are pretty bland meat and potatoes stuff.  So sometimes I sneak in basic chives or parsley.   When cooking just for me - - anything goes.

Thanks Patrice for another Chat on the Farmhouse Porch.  If you have a few minutes, stop in and say hi to Patrice and this weeks participants.


  1. Well, I like how you like to eat chocolate. I am glad you were a big reader as a child. That is cool.
    I hope you have fun watching your show.
    I know you will. I am also glad you head is above water. :)

  2. Chocolate answer is yum, yum, yum.

  3. Glad to hear your desk is still neat! That's about as hard as keeping the wool organized...lol!
    Looking forward to seeing your rug progress/finish.
    Pug hugs :)

  4. It was fun watching DWTS with you and our other friends tonite! And you got hooking in, too! Good for you!!!

  5. YAYYYYY :)

    You are keeping your desk neat and clean. But, don't they say: "A clean desk is the sign of a sick mind?" I heard that somewhere. You don't have a sick mind, do you??

    You don't seem to. :)

    And chocolate? Wellllll.....if you saw my chocolate post you know how I feel about it. YUMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM. LOL


    If you didn't see it there's the link. :)

    Glad you finally got to work on your rug. I haven't done one in ages.

    Gotta run. Take care, Janet W

  6. So glad you got your paperwork under control. It is nice to see you post.

  7. I like the way you take your chocolates! I have a lot of kitchen pet peeves too- I really prefer it if everyone just stays out of there. LOL

  8. Well Kim, I loved hearing what was your favorite book. I loved the Secret garden. Have a good week, Hugs Cheri

  9. I definitely have a problem with the kids not closing things properly. Ugh! How hard can it be?

  10. Nice to find out more about you..nicer that we love the same type of chocolate..or should I say "types" of chocolate? My kitchen pet peeve is the fact I'm the only one who knows where the dishwasher is.

  11. In my house no one rolls up the inside of the cereal bag or fold over the cereal bag inside the box. The cereal is always spilling out in the cabinet. I mean how hard is that. Glad work is going well for you!

  12. I think your chocolate answer is cute.I share all of those pet peeves too. I have lots when it comes to my kitchen (territory).I look forward to seeing your rug photos. Have a good week!

  13. Boy is blogger acting funny tonight I hope it lets my comment go through. lol
    Great post. I always enjoy learning more about my sweet friends.
    Hope your work continues to let you have a little break so you can hook.
    Take care honey

  14. I enjoy Dancing with the Stars, too. I just wish they could entice more known stars to participate.
    I used to read "The Lion, The...." to my students. It was one of my favorite read-alouds.
    I laughed at your pet peeve. I hadn't listed one in my response, but I do have to agree with you. My hubby is a midnight fridge raider. He often falls asleep in his chair, wakes up and stumbles into the kitchen. I don't think he is truly awake, but he will grab something to eat and never seals it properly!

  15. My biggest kitchen peeve is when people leave the cupboard doors open. Sheesh!!!

  16. I had a hard time deciding your favorite book was my first runner up. It's cool that you have a some what warped sense of humor too. Can't wait to check out your whole blog. I just became a follower :o)

  17. The more I know you, the more I love ya Girlfriend. We could be dangerous together. And you know - I was a voracious reader ever since childhood too, but since hooking, I've really scaled back. Could hooking be bad for society's intellect??? Nah....I didn't think so..... Smiles & Hugs ~ Robin