Speed dating -- Blogger version.

by - Thursday, May 31, 2012

I've realized it's a little therapeutic for me to share some information about me and a little tough to know what I should be keeping to myself. In any case, I hope you feel like you know me a little better. FYI, this is not actual speed dating -- it's only fun to get to know your favorite bloggers a bit more. ;) You might want to start here first, then proceed below.

Here are a few things about me:

I love to shop. I used to buy lots of things because they were on sale or clearanced out. I have since stopped doing this because I acquired way too much junk and it was just a bad habit to be in. I do however love me a good deal!

I don't ever finish a book. I have lots of books but I don't read them. I only skim through them and never read from start to finish unless I'm reading my son a Dr. Seuss book. Those are a piece of cake!

Dreamer

I've was born and raised in Minnesota. I've never lived anywhere outside of this state. I know, it's a little depressing. I've travelled to almost all 50 states so I do know what is out there. If I could live anywhere in the U.S. for a year it'd be Charleston, SC/ San Diego, CA/ Austin, TX/ Seattle, WA/, Phoenix/AZ, Palm Springs/CA or  Portland, OR.

I'm in love with coffee. Since the bottled frappuccino came out in 1997 or whenever it did, I've been drinking it. ( I was a teen) I've been drinking coffee any chance I get. Lately, I've been drinking more tea because I don't like all the calories that my favorite coffee drinks carry along with them.

Vintage coffee*

I once went deer hunting.  This also means I know how to use a gun. .. and that one time I went deer hunting, I shot two deer with a total of three shots. I think I have good aim? I was 16 at the time and I wanted to prove to myself, my grandpa and my cousins that I could do it. I gave my Dad the catch and he really appreciated my efforts. I thank him for doing all the dirty work after. That was my first and last time deer hunting.

I like to dream. I day dream a lot and sometimes I think my dreams could be reality. I think it's good to have dreams otherwise you have nothing to strive for!

Coming back Flickr*

I have issues with trusting others. I only have a few good friends because of this and I've known them for a good 15-20 years. It does bother me sometimes because I wish I could let others in a little easier. I'm getting better slowly! :)

I don't like telling people my age. I can totally relate to those oldies staying 29 forever. I think I may too.

I'm a vintage lover. If you didn't know that already, I am. I love vintage furniture, clothing, packaging .. you name it!

Elegance

I went to school for interior design. While I haven't worked in the field besides a little home staging, I've always loved interior design. I subscribed to Architectural Digest before I was even 10 years old. I loved looking at the different homes and amazing spaces.

I've been married to my first and only husband for almost 8 years. (July 23rd) We've been together for close to 10.5 years.

vintage love {Explored}

I'm a B.S.'er at times. I like to chit chat with random people. My husband tells me I'm a little B.S.'er. I don't tell B.S. stories but I like to chat.

I had a rough pregnancy with my son. I had contractions from 25 weeks on. I had morning sickness throughout most of the pregnancy and towards the end I developed pre-eclampsia. I was induced at 38 weeks exactly.
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7 comments

  1. My hubby loves San Diego and we both would love living there for a year. I think being able to go to the beach daily would be an incredible experience, especially fun for our kids.

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  2. @Vang, San Diego is beautiful! Sunny and 70 degrees year round -- so they say! How fun would the beach everyday be??

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    1. No it's true, I'm born and raised in San Diego. We go to the beach for Christmas.

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  3. i have trust issues, too, but i do like having a few really GREAT friends :) lovely blog! love all of the yellow. found you via the link up xo

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  4. Wow. Enjoyed getting to know you more. You'll find that calling. Don't give up on dreams from your past...maybe even interior design. :) Oh, and I love vintage everything too.

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    1. Thanks Danette, I do have a lot of things I'm passionate about but I have too many. I've worked on narrowing down the things in my life that I give attention to and it's helped me tremendously. You would think the natural thing to do would be to get into the interior design field and design however, I don't think that's my path. This blog has helped me so much with my creative energy and I hope to stay somewhat in the design field but not necessarily be an interior designer. :)

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