Category Archives: Post A Day 2013

Daily Prompt: Switcheroo

Daily Prompt: If you could switch blogs with any blogger for a week, with whom would you switch and why?

 

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Talk about an easy question!  I would switch places with

True Blue Me & You: Doable Unique DIYs

 

If you are unfamiliar with this blog, it is SO FUN!  I am addicted to DIYs, and I don’t do that many yet, but I LOVE to read about them and find more.  My Pinterest boards are FULL of so many types of DIYs.  I have often thought about having a blog that only shares super awesome DIYs and tutorials.  But there are already a lot of blogs that do just that.

Besides, I am so inconsistent and unorganized.  I would really need to up my game to have a blog like she does.  Though I might someday open a Tumblr blog, maybe when I have time to take more photos of things.

So there you go!

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PAD: Five a Day

Daily Prompt:  You’ve being exiled to a private island, and your captors will only supply you with five foods. What do you pick?

5 Foods I would want on my private island?  In this private island exile I will pretend I am not gluten-free…..after making my choices, apparently it doesn’t matter.  I guess I don’t miss gluten-foods as much as I think I do when I am out to eat.

 

wine

Wine

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Zucchini

rice

Rice

cheese

Cheese

Ice Cream Flavors

Ice Cream

 

PAD: Bedtime Stories

Daily Prompt: What was your favorite book as a child? Did it influence the person you are now?

I absolutely loved the Beatrix Potter Peter Rabbit series!  I have read those stories thousands of times!

The drawings are beautiful and detailed without being overwhelming.

The stories are simple for any level to understand with a touch of whimsey.

Did you know there is also an interactive Peter Rabbit book you can get on your Kindle?

*Peter Rabbit links to my affiliate link, where I would get a percentage of sales.

PAD: Nightmares

Daily Prompt: Describe the last nightmare you remember having. What do you think it meant?

….SKIP!

The whole purpose of  NIGHTmares is they happen at night when you are asleep.  There’s nothing I want more after a nightmare then to wake up and forget it.  Not relive it.

That being said I had 2 last night, one I don’t want to talk about, the other involved fish, frogs, and lizards.  All in a slimy form I actually had to touch.

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Fish on the left are big enough (maybe a little too big). Fish on the right are making me want to run away.

If you don’t already know, fish kinda freak me out.  I like the Aquarium at the zoo because the tanks are huge and there’s lots of space in between them and me.  However I don’t want to walk the aisles at a pet store that is dedicated to fish.  That freaks me out like crazy.  Being surrounded by tanks of water with absurdly large fish…I’ll pass.

flounder

Are you kidding me lady? Too big, much too big!

Lizards don’t freak me out at all.  Frogs don’t really either, it just so happened my nightmare frogs were the size of basketballs and I had to pick them up and stick them in the water!  EWW!

PAD: Teachable Moment

Daily Prompt: You have to learn a new skill. Do you prefer to read about it, watch someone else do it, hear someone describe it, or try it yourself?

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This is easy to answer: I try it myself!

This you will totally see in my Year of Something New.  Currently I have deviated from my previous February plans, I just haven’t filled you all in on the “why” yet.  Soon though, soon!  Its a big deal, and I’m pretty excited about it 🙂

Anyway, I love to try new things, I love to taste new foods and drinks, meet new people!  I will often try something new before choosing something I’ve already done, even if I really like it, if given the option.  “I wanna go!”  …. “I’ll eat it!”  …. are typical things you will hear me say!

PAD: Writing Room

Daily Prompt: A genie has granted your wish to build your perfect space for reading and writing. What’s it like?

My room is for reading, because I love to read – not so much with the writing!

My room is full of books, floor to ceiling and the ceiling is so high I have one of those rolling ladders!

The room isn’t a square or rectangle, it has alcoves and smaller “rooms” within the big room.

There are couches and lounges and over-stuffed chairs, side tables with lamps, large desks with ornate lamps, chandeliers hanging from the high ceilings.

There are floor cushions and pillows, luscious floor rugs, places to lay down, places to prop on the pillows, places to sit and read anything I want!

My awesome "reading room"

My awesome “reading room”

PAD: 1984

Daily Prompt: You’re locked in a room with your greatest fear. Describe what’s in the room.

I’m alone in a room but I am slowly learning that everyone I know and love is dead, and I am learning how they died.  Worse, I also was unable to help any of them- not because I personally couldn’t do it, but because I couldn’t get to them or I wasn’t able to stop it.

While this is going on, the room is slowly but surely filling with water.  Right as I am finding out about the last person, I drown.

 

^ 2 of my worst nightmares right there, people I love die and not in natural “nice” ways, and I can’t stop it.  I am also pretty darn fearful of drowning.  Not as bad as when I was a kid, but I don’t go in water deeper than 5 feet, and I typically stay in the 4.5 feet deep areas if possible.