11/15/12

Friends & Family Interview #5


Introducing Juju -
I first met Juju on Shelfari a few years ago. I was thinking about reading the "Sugar Maple Series" by Barbara Bretton. I did a search for others who were reading it. I found Juju and she was very helpful and turned me onto quite a few good books. And we have been friends ever since.
She has a great blog! Check her out at "Tales of Whimsy" - HERE



1. How long have you lived in your area?
We moved to Kentucky last summer when I was pretty pregnant. So just a bit over a year.
I remember when you moved.


2. What are the best things about living there and what are the worst?
I love the weather. The leaves are changing now and it's gorgeous. Yes, KY is beautiful! Do you have a view of the mountains?
My husband has an awesome job that pays a bit more and allows me to stay home with my daughter. My least favorite thing would be the drivers. For some reason our city has some really mean passive aggressive drivers. Oh really? I would not have thought that!

3. What is your favorite food to eat? And what is your favorite food to cook?
I love Indian food. Naan, chicken tikka masala, chai tea, jasmine rice, tofu....yum yum yum! What do I love to cook? I make a mean meatloaf and am quite the soupista. I love homemade soups!


4. What is your favorite smell or scent?
Does the scent of fall count? You know that scent when you first step outside on a chilly fall morning? It's a mixture of dew and falling leaves. Yes, I do know what you mean. I adore it. I wish I could bottle that smell and chill.


5. If you were given a week and all the money you need - how would you spend it?
Oh easy for me. I would go to northern Italy. Oh wow, thats cool.Since I have all the money I need, I'm bringing my mom. She's not a big traveler but loves spending time with her grandbaby so she could baby sit and enjoy Italian cafes while my husband and I explore explore explore. We'd probably jump a few trains and change towns a few times. Yeah that sounds like fun, and since you have all the money you need, you could bring me!


6. What is the last music you listened to (and be honest!)?
Old Hank Williams Jr. My daddy loved his music when I was growing up. Now that my father is gone (he passed in April 2011) I always listen to Hank when I want to feel closer to him. Awww, do you like other Country music? I am a big CM fan!


7. If you could give one million dollors to one charity, what would it be? and why?
I would probably donate to the humane society. They do amazing work and need more funds.
We got our Princess kitty, Martina from the Humane society!

8. What is the one thing around the house that you hate doing?
Cleaning the bathtub. Argh. All that bending and scrubbing. Blech. I always joke that when I'm rich someday, I'm so hiring someone to come in once a week and do my bathrooms. Oh... yeah... I do hate that job too!


9. What is your favorite thing to do for fun?
Dinner and a movie with my husband. Oh I just love going out to dinner! With our little one we don't get to do it too often. It's so nice to have a beer, eat something different, and watch a movie together. The last movie we saw was Mirror Mirror.


10. Surprise me! I was a wild one. I have four tattoos and once had my tongue pierced. HUH, wow! I never figured you for that one! (I was a wild one too, shhhh)

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Other interviews so far -

Ashley, my daughter from "Fictionista"
Jen, my friend from "At Random"    

Aris, an author friend from - "Aris Whittier"

Casey, my niece - HERE 
 

44 comments:

  1. Yay! I'd almost forgotten about this :)

    Thank you so much for featuring me!

    To answer your questions:
    2. I don't have a view of the mountains but we're not far. :)
    5. Yes! True!
    6. I do! I'm a huge country fan.
    7. I had no idea. That's awesome!
    10. LOL Nice! *high five* ;)

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  2. YAY!! Two of my favorite people!
    Loved the interview!!

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    1. Awwww Gina darling you've been interviewed too? I can't wait :)

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  3. Oh Juju sweet, 4 tattoos, nice, I have 4 also and 'had' a body piercing, lol

    The driver comment made me laugh.

    Dinner and movie is the best date night when you have children.

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    1. Right on :) More in common then we knew.

      Amen sister!

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  4. Fantastic interview. Juju is one of my favorite bloggers!

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  5. Juju, I have a tattoo, and a nose piercing, and no one would ever guess! I loved the answer to these questions, and think that you sound like a rather interesting lady!! Thanks for the great interview today!

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    1. *cyber fist bump*
      It's cause we're so sweet huh? ;)
      Thank you!

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  6. Fun interview! I want to go to Italy with JuJu - I'll even help her mom babysit.

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    1. Ha! :) I'll remember that for when I hit the lotto.

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  7. Loved learning more about the mysterious and lovely Juju!

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  8. Fun fun. I always wondered whether tongue piercings got i the way when eating? Hmmm :)

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    1. Only at first :) I loved it while I had it and sometimes miss it.

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  9. It's wonderful to learn about one of my favorite bloggers! I love country music!

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    1. :) Thanks!
      If I ever visit Texas can we go to a honky-tonk together?

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  10. Juju, you're such a sweet gal! And I love that wild side of yours. I was only brave enough for one tattoo in mu day. Nice getting to know a little more about your fave bloggers!

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    1. Thanks sugar :)

      Now I'm wondering what your one tat is? :)

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  11. Your KY drivers sounds like London to me...

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    1. I look forward to experiencing that. I've heard they're allot like New York City drivers :)

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  12. Great interview!! Fall scents are the best :)

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  13. I love Indian food as well, but there are not that many good ones around here!

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  14. Great interview. I loved learning a little more about Juju. Isn't she just a neat person and great friend?

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    1. SO *hugging* you right now. Just in case you couldn't feel it ;)

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  15. It was so fun getting to know you better, Juju! You surprised me with a few of those! :) The tattoos especially. My brother and sister both love tattoos and piercings. I'm the wimp of the family, though. ;)

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    1. I did ;) Nice!
      I like to be a surprise.

      I will say this, most of what I did I did young. I was full of piss and vinegar when I was a youngin' ;)

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  16. Awesome interview, but then again Juju is awesome so that's no surprise. ^_^ Always fun learning new things about a friend...thanks for the wonderful share you "wild ones" ^_^

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  17. What? You have FOUR tats and once had your tongue pierced - OMG so un Juju like, I would have never imagined in 1000 years. Wow! Great interview, I enjoyed getting to know you better.

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  19. My eyes have been opened to Indian food. For the past year, I haven't been able to get enough! We don't really have seasons in Texas so I don't know the smell you are talking about. We have Fall but no leaves fall. Then we have winter for about 8 days and if you aren't careful, you can sleep through it. Then there is Spring, but other states call this summer. Then we have Summer and Texas Summer. I would have never thought of the tongue piercing and tattoos. Lol. You surprised me on that one.

    I love these interviews!

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    1. Right? It's amazing. I love it.

      I know what you mean. I'm from Florida and there is no seasons there either ;)



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  20. Fun interview and wonderful questions. :)

    Thank you for giving us a little glimpse into Juju's life. Somehow, I totally pictured the tats and piercing! :P LOL! I'm new to your blog but love it! :) I don't get to read as much as I like...But I do LOVE it! So I am always happy to find a new book blog. :)

    ~Liz





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    1. LOL ;)

      So happy to introduce you to a new blogger Liz. Wendy's awesome.

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  21. I also love soup and Indian food. I didn't know you had tattoos. Awesome!!

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