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The Misadventures of Mrs. B: Friend Makin Monday

Cook. Writer. Wife. Daughter. Sister. Friend. Klutz.

Monday, March 15, 2010

Friend Makin Monday

I am so happy to be participating in Friend Makin Monday today, thanks to Jen over at Tatertots and Jello! I am always looking to make new friends.
Speaking of new friends, I would like to say thank you to all of the wonderful people who left comments and thoughts on my blog over the weekend.  I almost didn't know what to do with myself! Rob will testify, I spent so much time visiting and commenting and meeting new people and finding new recipes - but it was so much fun!

So let's keep that ball rolling, shall we? I can't wait to see who and what else I discover!

I AM...sitting across the table from my husband, who is also on his laptop.

I THINK...I am going to have a snack later.

I SHOULD...probably not have that snack.  Or at least work out tomorrow morning to make up.

I DREAM...of having children of my own one day.

I WANT...too many things to name here!

I KNOW...that I am loved.

I DON'T LIKE...when my food doesn't turn out as I'd planned - if it takes longer or is done too soon, I get really aggravated! I need to work on this.

I SMELL...pork chops.  Because I'm sitting in the kitchen and that's what we had for dinner.

I HEAR...the dishwasher and the TV in the living room - some sort of golf thing?

I FEAR...coming up short.  And mice.

I USUALLY...don't sleep too late anymore.

I SEARCH...for "meaning" all the time.

I MISS...when my brother and sister were babies.  They were easy then! (Well, it's true)

I ALWAYS...end up forgetting something.

I REGRET...dropping out of college.  I always will.

I WONDER...when the Bee Gees decided that going falsetto all the time was the way to go.  Do you think it was just something they stumbled upon?

I CRAVE...pasta.  All the time.  All day.  And sushi.

I REMEMBER...wondering if I would ever find someone for me.  And then I did.

I remember to fold my laundry before I go to sleep or else I'll be mad at myself tomorrow morning!

I FORGET...that not everyone gets my sense of humor all the time.

I FEEL...very strongly.

I and be anything I want.

I CAN'T...let doubt cloud my thinking! Oh, I also can't drive a car.

I AM HAPPY...most of the time, through everything.

I keys far too often.  But they're never really lost.  I just *think* they are.

I SING...far too little anymore.  That used to be my #1 passion.

I LISTEN...mostly to oldies.

I Walmart and Target far, far too frequently.

I EAT...uh...far, far too frequently.  And too much.

I LOVE...the way life just winds down its own path regardless of our plans or fears - things will always turn out for the best, but you may not see it for many miles down the road.

I look forward to visiting everyone else!

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Friend Makin Monday



Blogger Laura said...

I do both of those far, far too frequently too!

March 15, 2010 at 8:30 PM

Blogger Jen said...

Hi Jen! (Lots of us Jen in the world aren't there!)

I hate when my food fails too...I started cooking from the Pioneer Woman and my food has been beautiful, my husband filled (and asking for more) and my friends wowed.

I adore how life is unexpectly wonderful too!

March 15, 2010 at 9:03 PM

Blogger Steph said...

Hi Jen, I shop at Target and Walmart way to much as well...I also always crave pasta! Nice to meet you!

March 15, 2010 at 10:24 PM

Blogger OutnumberedMama said...

Great answers and Happy FMM! Hope you can follow me back!

March 16, 2010 at 12:04 AM

Blogger Kimberly said...

I eat too much too!

You can always go back to college. I did over and over, and finally got my degree. YOU CAN DO IT TOO!

March 16, 2010 at 2:11 AM

Blogger honeysuckle said...

Jen, I am with you on those sneaky little mice! It is never too late to return to college, remember you adage, you can do anything! Thanks for coming by and welcome, friend!

March 16, 2010 at 9:06 AM

Blogger Peterson Family said...

Mmmmmmm.....pasta! I love it all the time too!

And yes, life leads us where we need to go! We may fight it every step of the way, but where we end can be so beautiful!

March 16, 2010 at 9:52 AM

Blogger Sara said...

Thank you so much for visiting me! I loved your list and I also eat way too much, but food is yummy

March 16, 2010 at 12:22 PM

Blogger Chanin said...

Loved reading your list!! I also hate mice! If there is one in my garage, I WILL NOT go out there for any reason!! :)

March 16, 2010 at 1:31 PM

Blogger Jenn said...

So nice to meet you! I always end up forgetting something too. Happy FMM!

March 16, 2010 at 2:03 PM

Blogger Krystal said...

Thanks for the comment! Happy FMM! :)

March 16, 2010 at 4:48 PM

Blogger Teri said...

Hi, Jen! Thank so much for commenting on my banana bread recipe! What a cool post to click over to - I feel like I know you! LOL And I have also had the same thought about the BeeGees. Same with ACDC! :)

March 16, 2010 at 6:58 PM

Blogger ♥Amber Filkins♥ said...

So nice to meet you! That comment about the Beegees really had me cracking up! VERY good point!

So glad you're joining in! Hope you'll stick around!

March 16, 2010 at 9:16 PM

Blogger G said...

Haha. The Beegees. It's amazing the things we think about when left alone with our own thoughts. :)

March 17, 2010 at 10:47 AM

Anonymous Erin said...

Thanks for the comment. I totally forgot how dreadfully fearful I am of mice also! I have a couple of posts about some incidents, that are so dramatic. Ha! Anyway, nice to meet you!

March 17, 2010 at 3:44 PM

Blogger Kelsey said...

Thanks for the comment... I think I commented back on my own blog. Lol :)

I shop at Target way way too much as well! ;)

March 17, 2010 at 4:47 PM

Blogger Tonia said...

I too forget that not everyone gets my sense of humor so I end up insulting people unintentionally.

March 17, 2010 at 4:53 PM

Blogger D, B, n J said...

It is nice to meet you too. Love your list. Your pot roast post was great. I have one too!

March 17, 2010 at 6:11 PM

Blogger Jennifer said...

Hi Jen B...I am Jenn P! Love your list...I also didn't finish college and shop too much at Target & Walmart!
Thanks for stopping by to visit. Gotta go check out more of your blog now!

March 17, 2010 at 7:41 PM

Blogger ham1299 said...

Hee, hee! Target is my weakness! I avoid going there as much as possible - I'm not sure if it helps or backfires! LOL

March 17, 2010 at 9:48 PM

Blogger Jana said...

I love Target too. You shouldn't have regrets. Go back to school if that is what you want. It really isn't too late. I loved reading your list. I also read a few of your recipes. YUMMY.

March 17, 2010 at 11:18 PM

Blogger Sumi said...

Hi Jen,
Thanks a ton for visiting me and commenting.Your list was very entertaining to say the least and I coould relate to so many things.I was constantly nodding my head while reading especially about your sense of humour and driving a car.Nobody gets mine too and I can't drive either.High five for that.;-)

March 19, 2010 at 3:25 PM


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