Sunday, November 26, 2017

Getting to know me

Hello and Happy Sunday,

Getting to know me, getting to know all about me. 
I am doing something different today and following  Dee  and Mildred
You can copy the questions and fill in your answers if you want to play along. 

1.  What is your middle name?   

2.  What was your favorite subject in school?  

3.  What is your favorite drink? 
Red wine, Sangria, Mojito ...not all at one time...I love coffee, can not start a day without it.

4.  What is your favorite song at the moment?  
I love all kinds of music, it is hard to pick a favorite. Mostly Classic Rock and Country.

5.  What is your favorite food? 

6.  What is the last thing you bought?  
Leggings from LuLaRoe and a new External Hard Drive. 

7.  Favorite book of all time?
I have so many, mostly mysteries.

8.  Favorite color?

9.  Do you have any pets?
Not all at the same time, but we had 6 dogs. Sunshine a yellow lab was our first dog together, than we added Daisy a Golden Retriever, we kept one of Sunshine's pups a Chocolate lab named Maui, and one of Daisy's pups Sierra, than there was mixed dog named Lucy who was sick and was not around long and Goldie Girl was the last. The bottom row of my mosaic shows our first dogs, Sunshine, Daisy, Maui and Sierra. 

10. Favorite perfume?
I am allergic to perfume.

11.  Favorite holiday? 
Christmas, I love the lights and seeing all the decorations, the music and the Hallmark Christmas movies. 

12.  Are you married?
27 years

13.  Have you ever been out of the country? How many times?
Yes,  14 times.  London and Windsor England, Cancun, Switzerland (we drove from Luxembourg, thru France and Germany to a B&B in Switzerland) , Costa Rica, Panama, Belize, Curacao, Bahamas, Grand Cayman, Canada ( Niagara Falls and New Brunswick)  and 4 cruises ( 2 Caribbean, 1 Bermuda and 1 Alaska) . 

14.  Do you speak any other language?

15.  How many siblings do you have?
3 siblings, 2 sisters and 1 brother

16.  What is your favorite shop?
No favorite. I am not much of a shopper. 

17.  Favorite restaurant?
Pappas, they have great Maryland Crab Cakes.

18.  When was the last time your cried? 
Not sure, probably over a movie

19.  Favorite blog?
I have way too many favorites to list.

20.  Favorite movie?
Sound of Music, Pearl Harbor, Homeward Bound, Harry Potter Series, Hallmark Christmas movies.

21.  Favorite TV show?.
The Voice

22.  PC or Mac?
PC and a mini ipad.

23.  What phone do you have?
Iphone 5

24.  How tall are you?
5.5 and shrinking

25.  Can you cook?
Yes, I like trying new recipes. Especially easy ones with not too many ingredients.

Beside Thanksgiving dinner, my latest recipe I tried was this Italian Sausage soup with Tortellini. It is delicious!


  1. Glad you decided to play along! I always learn something about a blog friend while doing these. John loves crab cakes, too! You and I are about the same height and have been married about the same # of years. I had no idea you had traveled so extensively and I enjoyed seeing all of your pets thru the years. Louise was my maternal grandma's middle name. Enjoy your day!

  2. Gostei de te conhecer um pouco mais! Valeu! Muito bom! beijos, tudo de bom,chica

  3. Lovely pictures of your dogs, especially Goldie Girl, she was a beauty.

  4. ...I'm glad to get to know you better.

  5. Hello,

    Yes, very nice to know you better. I love the photos of your dogs. I had for some years ago a white golden retriever. I still miss him.
    Happy Sunday, and have a nice new week ahead!

  6. I love this idea. It's always nice to learn a little more about the people behind the blog. And we seem to have the same view of cooking. Too many ingredients, and I don't even attempt it.

  7. Hari OM
    Oh that is one of the better Q&As I've seen; might give it a go! It is always fun to learn a bit more behind the screen. &*>.. and just England - or did you mean UK? Scotland, Ireland and Wales have much to offer too!!! YAM xx

  8. I like the post that people have used these questions, easy to answer and we do learn a lot about you... I love the Voice, it is my 3rd favorite, Madame Secretary and Designated Survior are in 1st and 2nd place. my favorite movie has two that tie. Witness with Harrison Ford and Roadhouse with Patrick Swazee. I think I have watch Roadhouse more times than any other movie. Me to on perfume allergies and people who wear it and hug me are the bane of my existence.

  9. oooh this is fun!! i will play along here and answer a few....

    1. lynn
    2. art
    3. hot tea
    4. fight song - rachel platten
    5. pasta

    8. purple

    no pets and i have been married 39 years, wow, that's a long time!!!

  10. I enjoyed learning more about you. The crab cakes at your favorite seafood restaurant sound delicious. I hope you will have a wonderful Christmas season. I love Christmastime too.

  11. I enjoyed to know more about you...

  12. Hello Eileen!!
    I really like all your answers and I learned more about you!
    I love blue color too and Christmas!!
    Beautiful pictures of your dogs and sweet Goldie Girl!
    Have a happy new week!!

  13. It's nice to get to know you a little better, Eileen. Aren't the Hallmark Christmas shows the best? I've been watching them every day, and watched 'The Christmas Train' last night. I think you'd like that one. Your Italian sausage soup looks delicious and perfect for the cold weather. Wow, you've traveled to a lot of places. Christmas is my favorite holiday too. Let the Christmas season begin!


  14. Oh my gosh! That sausage soup looks delicious.

    Now that we live back up north, soup will be on our menu often!

  15. Nice getting to know you better.
    I'm 5' 5" too.

  16. Glad to know you better, Eileen!

  17. This was fun getting to know a little more about you. I might just have to play along tomorrow! I'm with you at almost 5'5" and shrinking everyday!

  18. Great idea, Eileen.
    Well, getting to know me, too:
    1. No middle name
    2. Ancient greek
    3. Red wine and brandy
    4. Classic blues
    5. Mousaka
    6. Fabrics and stencils for my crafts
    7. Classic literature
    8. Green
    9. A canary (I love critters)
    10. J' adore
    11. Christmas
    12. Yes, 27 years (wow! exactly like you)
    13. I' ve been out of Greece, two times. One in Italy, one in Poland.
    14. Yes, I speak english, italian and spanish.
    15. One sister
    16. Ebay!
    17. A Chinese restaurant near my house
    18. Recently, I lost my grandmother
    19. I have a lot of friends and I love their blogs (you are one of them)
    20. Underground, Dead Poets Society, Blood diamond
    21. Greece has talent
    22. PC
    23. Samsung J7
    25. 1 meter and 63 cm
    26. Yes, I love cooking
    Kisses, my friend.

  19. Coffee and red wine - also two of my faves.

  20. This was a fun have traveled a lot! How fun that must have been. Fun seeing your dogs...

  21. Nice to get to know you better. Many of the answers are similar to what I would say. Love your dogs.

  22. That was nice. I should do it but i just did a post, lol

  23. What fun...I love this! It is always good to know the regular things about us, isn't it! And, it's nice to have things in common...I love coffee too and the color blue. You have had some pretty dogs, Eileen. Your tortellini soup looks delicious...I'm with you in liking recipes with not too many ingredients, and I try different homemade soups. This is a wonderful post, Eileen. Happy Sunday (it's almost over in Texas) and, have a great week!

  24. Hi Eileen, So nice to have learned a bit more about you. I once also had a dog named Daisy - a 15" Beagle. Wishing you a great coming week!

  25. Nice to meet you! (In a little more detail).

  26. Hi, Loved to read your post.
    Thanks a lot for sharing.

  27. I liked getting to know you . . .
    I may play along Louise!
    Another dog in your plans?

  28. That's nice! I love pizza and traveling as well, Eileen. I have been to some of the countries you mention as well and that's great!

  29. I always enjoy these, especially with bloggers I haven't known as long as some, like you!

  30. Thanks for sharing a little more about you ...

    All the best Jan

  31. Hi Eileen,
    so many question and answer. You made it.
    Great photos as always...
    Best, Synnöve


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