Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Chats on the Farmhouse Porch

I'm taking a quick break to spend some time with my friends at the porch before my oldest son comes out for the beginning of his birthday celebration!  And what's even better, one of the questions is mine!  Thanks to Patrice and Wendell at Everyday Ruralty for hosting and letting me join in.

1. Melanie asks "What kinds of seafood have you tried and liked? What is the most unique seafood you've eaten?
I love all different kinds of seafood:  shrimp, lobster, clams, sea bass, salmon, tilapia, etc.  Crab I'm not fond of.  The most unique seafood I had years ago was fried eel at a sushi place.  It was surprisingly delicious.

2. Anne says, "An unforgettable holiday moment is_____________________. (She's on the other side of that BIG pond. I believe a holiday is a vacation on this side. )
I guess it would be the time we took my sister to Disney World.  Despite the fact that she was in her late 20's or early 30's (can't remember which) she was as giddy as a little girl.  Seeing her so happy made me happier still.

3. Arlene wants to know, "When was the last time you tried something new?"
Funny you should ask! (Or shall I say, funny I should ask, since this is my question, heehee).  I'm baking a cream cheese pound cake from scratch for the first time for my son's birthday today.  I'm really hoping it's a hit, otherwise I'll have to break out some Duncan Hines!

4. Becky asks, "Who or what inspires you?"
Missionaries inspire me.  Men and women who are willing to leave family, friends, and the comforts of home to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ remind me that any little thing I can do here to impact the kingdom of God is worthwhile.

5. Madonna wants to know," How did you chose the names of your children. Wendell adds,"If you don't have kids, how do you choose pet names?"
Since I don't share my children's names on my blog for privacy reasons, I will just say this:  my oldest son's name is Biblical, my daughter's name I got from a cartoon princess, and my youngest son was named by his older siblings.


softiesplace said...

I hope your cake turned out well -- it sounds delicious. I like the stories of your children's names. I have to be honest, I tried to guess which princess it was. :)

Beth @ E. lizard Breath Speaks said...

oh, you had me at cake. ha. ha!!

enjoy your week. ( :

Suzanne McClendon said...

How cool that you let your older children name the younger ones, too. My oldest son chose one of the names for my oldest daughter. It was a name that I had never heard of at the time and only on maybe one or two other occasions since then. It is unique.

I enjoyed reading your post. Have a great week!

Suzanne McClendon said...

PS: I love your blog design. It is beautiful. :)

Patrice said...

I don't share my kids names either. I totally understand. Your pound cake sounds great. I've been down with the flu this week. Yuk! Have a blessed Easter!