Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Let's talk... I wanna know you

Real quick I want to give a very, very special shout-out to our blog friend Lenny!!! Today is his BIRTHDAY!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY LENNY!!! I hope you get everything you've ever dreamed of!!! Sharon and Candace were so sweet to set everything up for this big day! There were tons of creative people who sent gifts, books, and cards! I hope it made his day very special! Feel free to stop by and wish him a happy birthday!!!

Contest: Amy Holder has Writing & Publishing packs to giveaway, all you have to do is come up with a one line entry using some fun Halloween words! Creative fun! Hop over!

Back to the topic at hand...

So I've been thinking, we need a free day... fun day... whatever you want to call it day.

A day where I ask questions and YOU answer...

(HEY! Where are you going?? Get your tush back here!)


(Sorry - they were just getting a refill on their wine)

So like I was saying... I'll give you my answers but PLEASE fill in the blanks on what you would say!!! Take it as a huge author interview!

That's right! You're being interviewed, so make it count!

Favorite Dessert: Banana Pudding... wait! Chocolate chip cookies... wait! French Silk Pie... wait! (Okay so I have an addiction)

Favorite Superhero: Cupcake Girl (she is a godsend, never a cupcake wasted when she's around)

Favorite time of day: 4PM (finally off work)

Favorite article of clothing: Knee socks

Favorite book: The BFG by Roald Dahl

Favorite fictional relative: Sirius Black (He always meant the best)

Favorite candy: Sour patch kids (sour and sweet)

If I could have any job (do NOT say writer... let's get creative): Personal shopper, beach shell picker-upper, barbie doll maker, full time partier, shoe designer (only the fun sparkly kind)

If I was a beverage: Strawberry Banana Daquiri (Sweet & Sassy & Alcohol included)

Special talents/abilities include: Jumping from one conversation in my head to the next in less than two seconds... Baking the best chocolate chip cookies...

oKaY yOuRe tUrN... make it fun!


Diana Mieczan said...

I want to try those chocolate chip cookies one day...hahaha:)
My favourite time of the day is between 9 and 10am each morning...Its ME time, just after swimming and before starting on my deadlines:)
Hugs and kisses,sweetie pie

Ps: I am hosting a $50 gift certificate GIVEAWAY later on today, so please join in :)

Candyland said...

Favorite Dessert: Molten Lava Chocolate cake

Favorite Superhero: Mothers around the world

Favorite time of day: Bed time!

Favorite article of clothing: My dirty robe

Favorite book: Right now...People mag:/

Favorite fictional relative: Seely Booth. I'll be his Bones.

Favorite candy: TWIX

If I could have any job (do NOT say writer... let's get creative): Professional sleeper

If I was a beverage: Cookies N'Cream milkshake

Special talents/abilities include: Super crazy multi-tasking at the speed of light

Quinn said...

Fav Dessert: Banana Pudding

Fav Superhero: Batman

Fav Time of Day: Night

Fav Article of Clothing: Arm Warmers

Fav Book: ummm ... Harry Potter (if I had to pick just one, then book 7)

Fav Fictional Relative: maybe Sirius (I can't think of anyone else)

Fav Candy: Butterfinger

If you could have any job: Fashion Designer

If I was a beverage: Caramel Machiato (no reason other than I like them)

Special talents/ abilities include: I can draw, pick up languages easily, can see ghosts

Christina Lee said...

*takes a big swig* violent coughing-- it's too early for this!

Okay here goes:cheese cake, the x-men, 10 am, my comfy sweats, fave book is too hard, I'll agree with Sirius Black, heath bars, published author *wink*, pina colada, and... that's all I got!

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Lenny's big day!

My favorite book is The Relic by Preston & Child and special talent is music. (Does RPG count, because I'm really good at computer games, too!)

Tamara Hart Heiner said...

favorite dessert: there's nothing I don't love

superhero: Mrs. Incredible

fav time of day: naptime

I'm too tired to answer any more. Need to go back to bed.

Susan Fields said...

Arghh - I wrote a comment and then got an error message when I tried to post it. I hope it doesn't post twice. Anyway, happy birthday Lenny!

Let's see...
Dessert - banana cream pie
Superhero - ???
Time of Day - 3am if I'm up and writing with a pot of coffee at my side
Article of Clothing - long, warm sweaters in winter, flip flops in summer
Favorite Book - The Hunger Games
Favorite Fictional Relative - Katniss Everdeen (she's Prim relative, right?)
Favorite Candy - Blow Pops
Job - professional napper
Beverage - chocolate milk
Special talents - really bad dancing and making up song lyrics based on pet names (just ask my kids!)

Bish Denham said...

Favorite Dessert: That would be chocolate anything, except I can't eat chocolate anymore, so I'll go with MY pumpkin pie. I make THE best pumpkin pie EVER.

Favorite Superhero(s): My parents

Favorite time of day: Early morning, anytime between 5 and 7 AM, that's when I do my best work.

Favorite article of clothing: My "house rags:" comfortable loose clothes that will never be seen in public.

Favorite book: Only one? Ahhh...the Oz Series... Islandia...The Cat in the Hat...Lord of the Rings

Favorite fictional relative: My own relatives are crazy enough I don't need fictional ones.

Favorite candy: Butterfingers, oh, but I can't eat chocolate...sigh.

If I could have any job (do NOT say writer... let's get creative): Oh, I like that beach-shell picker upper...another one I'd like is fairy dust sprinkler so people could fly and maybe that would cut back on the number of cars on the road and reduce polution a bit.

If I was a beverage: It would have to be plain old water.

Special talents/abilities include: Playing the guitar/singing, tatting, a type of lace-making, weeding.

Christine Fonseca said...

Dude...Awesome questions..
Dessert - cookies - any cookites
superhero - my mom -
time of day - 4am
clothing - my fav fashionista shoes
book - too many to name
the time to answer. HUGS!

Emily White said...

Favorite dessert: either pumpkin pie or cheesecake. Mmm...or anything with caramel!

Favorite time of day: bed time!

Favorite article of clothing: jammies! I also love my coat. It's so perty!

Favorite book: It changes all the time, but I'd have to say my favorite book right now is Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick

Favorite candy: twix or milky way

If I could have any job: tinker bell at Disney World

If I was a beverage: Shirley Temple!

Special talents/abilities: saying the alphabet backwards.

zyxwvutsrqponmlkjihdfedcba (I swear I did that in about two seconds)

Creepy Query Girl said...

Favorite Dessert: Taramisu, crême brulée, or strawberry shortcake

Favorite Superhero: Hit Girl from 'Kickass'

Favorite time of day: 8pm- kids are IN BED!

Favorite article of clothing: Jeans

Favorite book: Don't have one

Favorite fictional relative: George Weasley (cause I can never remember the other ones name)

Favorite candy: Fireballs

If I could have any job (do NOT say writer... let's get creative):
Anything that requires being close to France's rugby team members. 'sigh'.

If I was a beverage: Root beer float

Special talents/abilities include: I'm weirdly flexible even though I never work out. I can whistle anything on key after only hearing it once.

Emily White said...

Oops! I forgot favorite fictional relative: Frodo Baggins

Summer said...

Alright, I'll bite. Let's see...

Dessert: Cheesecake or brownies.

Superhero: Batman, Gambit, and Wolverine. Powerful and dark.

Time of Day: 10pm

Clothing: Yoga pants!

Book: Wuthering Heights

Fictional Relative: not sure, but Jay Gatsby would probably fit in as a brother of mine...

Candy: skittles

Dream Job: Animal advocate

Beverage: Peppermint tea, only because it's replaced all the regular H20 in my cells

Special talents: my fingers are double jointed and I can pick up stuff with my toes

Elena Solodow said...

Favorite Dessert: Creme Brulee

Favorite Superhero: volunteer ambulance workers

Favorite time of day: I've always liked 9AM - not too early, not too late

Favorite article of clothing: hoodies

Favorite book: Looking for Alaska by John Green

Favorite fictional relative: Dumbledore would make an awesome uncle

Favorite candy: Twix

If I could have any job (do NOT say writer... let's get creative): psychologist

If I was a beverage: Dark & Stormy

Special talents/abilities include: subduing writer's panic

Angela Felsted said...

Dessert: Chocolate Milkshakes all the way! (Made with Breyers because it's the best.)

Superhero: Wonder Woman. When I was a little girl, I loved how her costume sparkled.

Time of Day: 8:00 PM, because the kids are all in bed and the house is finally silent.

Article of Clothing: My trusty push-up bra. Do I really need to say why?

Book: Jane Eyre, because the main character has principles.

Fictional Relative: Hermione Granger. I'm a know-it-all at heart.

Candy: A plain old Hershey Bar. It's smooth and there are no surprises.

If I could have any job: I'd move to Hawaii and give guided Kayake tours.

If I was a beverage: Hot chocolate, so I can warm a person up inside.

Special Talents: Kissing boo boos better.

Matthew Rush said...

Favorite Dessert: Key-Lime Pie

Favorite Superhero: Batman

Favorite time of day: Sunset.

Favorite article of clothing: Shoes.

Favorite book: LOTR

Favorite fictional relative: Hmm. I'm lame but I loved Sirius Black too.

Favorite candy: Airheads.

If I could have any job (do NOT say writer... let's get creative): Radio personality

If I was a beverage: Sparkling Sake, or Beer.

Special talents/abilities include: I can mix and scratch records.

Joanne said...

I'm liking the sound of that job ... Beach Shell Picker-Upper. What a great way to go to work. Where can I apply for that one :)

salarsenッ said...

'K, here we go - Favorites: anything chocolate, catwoman (villian/hero...diff???), anytime after dark, baggy sweats, Pride & Prejudice, Lizzy Bennett, hotheads, personal shopper (yay!!), a warm cup of java-spiked!! And I make a mean lasagna (with all the calories)!

beth said...

Favorite Dessert: cheesecake
Favorite Superhero: I don't really think I have one.
Favorite time of day: 11:11. I like to wish.
Favorite article of clothing: Anything that makes me look thin.
Favorite book: Eclipse
Favorite fictional relative: Alice Cullen
Favorite candy: I love candy, ask my dentist!
If I could have any job (do NOT say writer... let's get creative): event coordinator
If I was a beverage: tea--warm but strong
Special talents/abilities include: umm...I'm really not sure I have any.

Amie B said...

Favorite Dessert: anything chocolate!

Favorite Superhero: my kids :)

Favorite time of day: 12-2 (writing time!)

Favorite article of clothing: pj's

Favorite book: The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan

Favorite fictional relative: Katniss (can she be my sister, please??)

Favorite candy: um...chocolate.

If I could have any job: singer/performer preferably on a broadway stage :)

If I was a beverage: sweet tea, cause i'm a southern girl at heart.

Special talents/abilities include:
cake decorating and crafting. i'm also a classicaly trained musician (voice, piano and flute). and i make the best chocolate chip cookies. EVER. (shall we have a bake off??? :P )

j.leigh.bailey said...

Dessert: Blueberry Cheesecake
Superhero: Spiderman
Time of Day: 5 p.m.
Clothing: Oversized, comfy sweatshirt
Book: Changes from day to day. Way too many to count.
Fictional Relative: Sirius Black (not to copy you, Jen, but it's true!)
Candy: Snickers bar
Job: Owner of a bookstore
If I was a beverage: Whiskey sour
Special Talents: I can burp the alphabet (more actually, I could do it in fifth grade...I'm not sure about now), talk as fast as an auctioneer, cheat at solitaire...

Meredith said...

I'm picking my favorite: favorite fictional relative. Definitely Dumbledore as my grandfather or crazy great-uncle or something. Who wouldn't want a powerful wizard in their family?

Clara said...

Thats so cool Jen, what a creative post! All right here we go!

Favorite Dessert: Banana and chocolate Muffins!

Favorite Superhero: Batman. There is no other.

Favorite time of day: 9 AM. I dont know why, I guess its because on the weekends I usually have banana pancakes at 9, which is one of my favourite dishes...weird.

Favorite article of clothing: Old, comfortable shirt!

Favorite book: Johnathan Strange and Mr. Norrel by Susanna Clarke.

Favorite fictional relative: Sirius Black too!

Favorite candy: Chocolate. Pure dark chocolate.With cherry licour!

If I could have any job (do NOT say writer... let's get creative): Cartoonist

If I was a beverage: Appletinis!

Special talents/abilities include: Kissing my husbands nose faster then he can see me coming. I love kissing noses, its so cute...except when the person has a flu. Not pretty.

Melissa Gill said...

Oh, how fun
Favorite Dessert: Pistachio ice cream over warm pistachio chocolate brownies.
Superhero: Batman
Time of day 9:00am Saturday
Article of clothing: my Lion King T-shirt from 1993 with the big rips where my cat tried to claw me to death during a move.
Fictional relative: Atticus Finch (as long as you count husband as a relative.)
Book: LOTR
Fav Candy: Snickers
Dream Job: Zoo currator
A beverage: Margarita- sweet, sour and a little salty
Special talent: knitting.

Lo said...

Oh, fun!!

Desert: Banoffee Pie! (banana+caramel+pie= heaven!)

Superhero: I've never real been into that whole thing!

Time of day: Sunday afternoons

Clothing: yoga pants and a hoodie

Book: would be Outlander by Diana Gabaldon, and YA would be the Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot

Fictional Relative: Too hard!!

Candy: wine gums, or sour keys

Job: Barrista

Beverage: Red wine

Special Talents: I have a photographic memory when it comes to maps and directions

I am currently looking for an amazing chocolate chip recipe, since they don't have chocolate chip cookies where I live (I know, right!?!!) If it's not a secret, please post :-)

Carolyn V. said...

Favorite shoes: Awesome writing shoes that smell a little like moldy cupcakes. =)

mshatch said...

Favorite Superhero: Xena or Danger Mouse

Favorite Time od Day: around 9p on a night I don't have to get up early the next morning. Then I have the whole rest of the night to write. ah.

Favorite article of clothing: jeans

Favorite book: The Prydain series by Lloyd Alexander or The Assassin series by Robin Hobbs (sorry, must be the libra in me)

Favorite fictional relative: Sirius Black I have to agree

Favorite candy: good an' plenty

If I could have any job: field archaeologist or English Professor at a college in Northern California.

If I was a beverage: Mudslide

Special talents/abilities include: interrupting, foot in mouth syndrome, forgotten jokes half told, oops.

The Golden Eagle said...

Favorite Dessert: Frozen blueberries. :D

Favorite Superhero: Damien Locke instead, from The Rise of Renegade X! He's a supervillain.

Favorite time of day: 7AM.

Favorite article of clothing: Sweatshirt.

Favorite book: Sammy Keyes

Favorite fictional relative: Hok. (OK, so maybe she's not related to the others by blood.)

Favorite candy: Mmm, don't have one.

If I could have any job (do NOT say writer... let's get creative): Physicist, biologist, graphic designer, landscape artist.

If I was a beverage: Water.

Special talents/abilities include: Being able to do splits!

Jessica Hill said...

Favorite Dessert: Funfetti cake! Or, birthday cake remix ice cream from Cold Stone. Yum!

Favorite Superhero: I don't have one. :(

Favorite time of day: Night.

Favorite article of clothing: long sweaters.

Favorite book: Kushiel's Dart by Jacqueline Carey.

Favorite fictional relative: not sure...

Favorite candy: Reese's

If I could have any job (do NOT say writer... let's get creative): beach bum. HA!

If I was a beverage: water?? I am pretty bland... haha.

Special talents/abilities include: Creating sound effects.

Shannon O'Donnell said...

Favorite Dessert: rice or bread pudding

Favorite Superhero: Aqua Man

Favorite time of day: evening

Favorite article of clothing: pajamas
Favorite book: Inkheart Trilogy

Favorite fictional relative: The father in James Dashner's 13th Reality series

Favorite candy: turtles

If I could have any job: sports broadcaster

If I was a beverage: Mountain Dew Voltage

Special talents/abilities include: scrapbooking, decor, yardwork

Mary Anne Gruen said...

Favorite Dessert presently: Creme Brulee

Favorite Superhero: Superman, but he'd be boring without Lois Lane.

Favorite Time of Day: Midnight. That's when it's quiet and no one comes running in wanting me to do one more thing.

Favorite article of clothing: Fuzzy socks

Favorite Fictional Relative: I'll agree with you on Sirius Black. Secret godparents are great!

Favorite Candy: KitKat Bars.

If I could have any job: I'd work in the professional theatre, preferably as an actress.

If I was a beverage: Chocolate Strawberry Float (Sweet and addictive) LOL

Special Talents/Abilities Include: The ability to keep on trying the impossible, even when everyone else thinks you're certifiable.

Anonymous said...

Favorite Dessert: Um. Just cake, in general. Chocolate, preferably.

Favorite Superhero: This is difficult. Does Sherlock Holmes count as a superhero?

Favorite time of day: 7 PM on a night when I don't have an exam the next morning.

Favorite article of clothing: over-sized T-shirts

Favorite book: Just one? ;) The Queen's Thief series by Megan Whalen Turner.

Favorite fictional relative: Oh, this is difficult -- I'm turning up blank here.

Favorite candy: Chocolates!

If I could have any job (do NOT say writer... let's get creative): A mangaka. :)

If I was a beverage: Cold, cold water.

Special talents/abilities include: the ability to marathon dramas non-stop.

Elana Johnson said...

Ooh, cool idea!

Here's mine:
Favorite Dessert: anything fried. Doughnuts! Yes, doughnuts.

Favorite Superhero: Wolverine. (*heart* Hugh Jackman)

Favorite time of day: 9-11 PM

Favorite article of clothing: Jeans

Favorite book: The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary E. Pearson

Favorite fictional relative: What??

Favorite candy: Sour patch kids (sour and sweet) -- me too!

If I could have any job (do NOT say writer... let's get creative): architect. Like George Costanza.

If I was a beverage: Welch's grape soda.

Special talents/abilities include: double-jointed fingers, mad ability to make mashed potatoes.

Miranda said...

Favorite dessert: Oh my! Just one?! Hmmm either Key Lime Cheesecake from Cheesecake Factory or Funfetti cookies!

Favorite Superhero: Harry Potter (He is and ALWAYS will be a superhero in my mind!)

Favorite Time of Day: When I can read :)

Favorite article of clothing: Socks! Mine never match

Fave book: Just Listen- Sarah Dessen

Fave relative: Weasley twins! So good hearted!

Fave candy: REESES. Choc and PB? Oh my, HEAVEN!

Any job: Hmmm clothes designer (if I could draw) or a paid book reader or paid world traveler!

Beverage: Root beer <3

Special talents: I can do some crazy things with my fingers

Joanna St. James said...

dessert - Raspberry Pavlova
Superhero - Bionic Woman of course! I am obviously a descendant
Fave Time - 11pm
FAve clothing - my cape (poncho)
Book - The flame and the flower
Relative - I think am related to brad pitt
candy - Aero Bubbles (mint)
Job - Sec Gen of the UN
Beverage - Prune Juice (so no one would drink me)
Abilities - you would have to see me to believe its indescribable :)

Theresa Milstein said...

I can't play because I have no time because I'm in the midst of middle school craziness.

But I want to say I'm so happy to see all these birthday wishes for Lenny. I wrote a post for him too.

Anita said...

Favorite Dessert: Coconut Cake

Favorite Superhero: Rogue( gotta love tough women)

Favorite time of day: Whenever my hubby gets home from work

Favorite article of clothing: My hoodie

Favorite book: This is a tough one, but I'd say...Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury

Favorite fictional relative: Oh Good question...Alexia Tarabotti from Gail Carriger's series.

Favorite candy: Cinnamon red hots

If I could have any job (do NOT say writer... let's get creative): I'd want to work as a violinist in an orchestra

If I was a beverage: Amaretto sour(love that stuff)

Special talents/abilities include: I'm a half way decent artist and I like to sing.

Talli Roland said...

Woo! Love this, Jen!

Ooh, cool idea!

Here's mine: CUPCAKES!

Favorite Dessert:
Favorite Superhero: Edward Scissorhands

Favorite time of day: 7-9 AM

Favorite article of clothing: fuzzy socks

Favorite book: Perfume, by Patrick Suskind

Favorite fictional relative: Erm?

Favorite candy: RED TWIZZLERS BABY!

If I could have any job (do NOT say writer... let's get creative): chocolate tester at the Lindt factory in Switzerland.

If I was a beverage: Cranberry and vodka.

Special talents/abilities include: the ability to have cold fingers in +35 C degree heat. Believe it!

Kendra said...

This is so fun.!!

Favorite Dessert: Definitely apple crisp. I am not a big dessert person but ill do anything for some apple crisp.

Favorite Superhero: BATMAN.!! Duh. who doesn't love batman.

Favorite time of day: Around 7:53PM ; usually the good shows come on at 8, and if not watching shows, it is time to get comfy in bed.!

Favorite article of clothing: Sweat shirts, there is nothing more comfy than sweatshirts.

Favorite book: For One More Day by Mitch Albom

Favorite candy: Jolly Ranchers; Love hard candies.

If I could have any job (do NOT say writer... let's get creative): Full time designer; Full time student(how boring am i), and full time friend.!

If I was a beverage: Apple Martini. I love apples and always love a martini.

Special talents/abilities include: making the best grilled cheese ever, and sleeping all day.!

Kittie Howard said...

Oh, gosh, I should've clicked open earlier, we're into naptime...favorite dessert, vanilla ice cream smothered with Bailey's; favorite book, well, anyone of Alexander McCall Smith's books; favorite clothing, the snuggle slippers I got in Austria; favorite candy, Almond Joy; favorite drink, espresso martini; favorite time of day, before noon; dream job, Tinkerbell's; special talents, I can actually be nice without a nap.

Great idea, Jen!!

Jai Joshi said...

Favorite Dessert: Any type of cake with cream frosting on it

Favorite Superhero: Cakeman - he'll fight villains with one arm and bake me cake with the other

Favorite time of day: Twilight - but not with any vampires around

Favorite article of clothing: my striping black skirt

Favorite book: Nuh-uh. People have tried to get this out of me before and I'll never surrender!

Favorite fictional relative: Uncle Iroh from Avatar, The Last Airbender

Favorite candy: Sour Melons

If I could have any job (do NOT say writer... let's get creative): Cheese taster

If I was a beverage: Hot chocolate

Special talents/abilities include: Freaking out


RhiannonPaille said...

Favorite Dessert: French Silk Pie
Favorite Superhero: Alex Mac (there's a throw back!)
Favorite time of day: Sunset
Favorite article of clothing: XS Yoga Pants (because I fit into XS yoga pants!)
Favorite book: Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
Favorite fictional relative: Mallorn (from my book because I can't think of others. . .)
Favorite candy: Dinosours!
If I could have any job (do NOT say writer... let's get creative): Dude, I read minds for a living, would I WANT to do anything else but write?
If I was a beverage: Orange Dreamsicle
Special talents/abilities include:
Uhhh, see above.

Vicki Rocho said...

Favorite Dessert: Chocolate Cream Pie...made with like six chocolate bars. mmmmm

Favorite Superhero: Superman/Clark Kent. The only man who can pull of that blue tight thing.

Favorite time of day: Used to be a night owl, but now I'm a morning girl. I like ANYtime when kids are asleep and I can write in peace.

Favorite article of clothing: Hmmm. I don't really have one right now. Time to go shopping!

Favorite book: SO SO SO many. Loved Witching Hour by Anne Rice...but really, there have been so many, who can remember them all?

Favorite fictional relative: I'd tell you, but you'd get jealous.

Favorite candy: CHOCOLATE

If I could have any job (do NOT say writer... let's get creative): I used to want to be a professional roller skater (cuz there's SUCH a market for that); I also wanted to be the President.

If I was a beverage: Diet Coke...all bubbly and luscious.

Special talents/abilities include:
Ummm...Everything I've come up with sounds like a naughty innuendo so I'll just have to go with mind reader.

Anonymous said...

Wow Jen, I just have to say your blog has grown so much since I hooked in at the beginning of this year!

Dessert - Apple Crisp
Superhero - Sam and Dean Winchester
Time of Day - 5 pm
Article of Clothing - wool socks
Favorite Book - TUFF one! Right now Water for Elephants
Favorite Fictional Relative - Mr. Darcy
Favorite Candy - Twizzlers
Job - Professional Introducer
Beverage - hot water
Special talents - picture taking

Robert Guthrie said...

Favorite dessert: cold mangoes sliced over warm coconut rice.

Melissa said...

I LOVE your answers, great idea Jen!

Favorite Dessert: Chocolate, Peanut Butter Passion Ice Cream by M&M Seriously, best stuff EVER.

Favorite Superhero: My mom. I'm not kidding.

Favorite time of day: midnight to four in the morning. I'm always the most awake and alert then. Partly because of Insomnia and partly
because, I really do love it.

Favorite article of clothing: my slytherin scarf from HP world. It's EXACTLY like in the movies. And I love it hardcore.

Favorite book: Order of the Phoenix and Prisoner of Azkaban. I can't pick.

Favorite fictional relative: SIRIUS BLACK IS MINE TOO!!!! AHHHH I love you.

Favorite candy: Swedish berries. That and swedish meatballs are as close as I get to my heritage. I also love coke balls..... AND turkish delight!

If I could have any job (do NOT say writer... let's get creative): Music Supervisor, I want to put together the soundtracks for TV and Movies!

If I was a beverage: Electric Long Island! Because it packs a punch, is electric and blue and everybody gets drunk when they have to many (yes, I am arrogant enough to think I'm this awesome ;) )

Special talents/abilities include: Having seven people live in my head and still keeping myself individual. Seriously, it's a herculean effort.

Lola Sharp said...

Favorite Dessert: Chocolate cake

Favorite Superhero: Hit Girl

Favorite time of day: When husband gets home from work... and late at night when everyone's asleep.

Favorite article of clothing: for comfort, my Juicy sweats. Otherwise my favorite Lucky Jeans

Favorite book: This is impossible. SO many favorite books.

Favorite fictional relative: the Grandma in Steph Plum books. She'd be a 'hoot'!

Favorite candy: Skor bars

If I could have any job (do NOT say writer... let's get creative):
The person that gets to review (and rate) 5-star hotels

If I was a beverage: champagne

Special talents/abilities include: I can surf and I'm a fast reader...I often read a book/day.

Jemi Fraser said...


Favorite Dessert: butter tarts or caramel/chocolate cheesecake

Favorite Superhero: Storm

Favorite time of day: sunrise

Favorite article of clothing: old, worn out, HUGE hooded sweatshirt

Favorite book: The Giver by Lois Lowry or Anne of GG by LM Montgomery or LotR by Tolkein

Favorite fictional relative: Uncle Matthew from Anne of GG

Favorite candy: Mars Bar (sorry, I don’t like candy – but I love chocolate!)

If I could have any job: marine biologist, Disney animator, horse rancher, special effects person for sci fi shows, or teacher!

If I was a beverage: lemonade

Special talents/abilities include: ability to completely tune out the rest of the world when necessary! And the ability laugh at myself... a lot!

Lydia Kang said...

Okay, here goes:
Dessert: Chocolate Cake
Superhero: Rogue
Time of day: 9 PM (time to write!)
Clothing: a perfect black t-shirt
Book: Jane Eyre
Fic rel: Lady Catherine de Bourgh (Pride and prejudice) bc she's so awful and she's not actually related to me.
Candy: candy cigarettes
Job: Illustrator
Bev: Dirty Martini (classy but messy)
Talents: I can tie cherry stems into knots in my mouth

Ashley Hasty said...

First, Thank you thank you thank you for becoming my newest follower! I'm happy to be your newest follower!

Now, on to the questions:
Favorite Dessert: Um, you named two of my favorites with banana pudding and chocolate chip cookies. But I also have a weakness for Oreos and brownies. I may have an addiction too. Desserts Anonymous anyone?

Favorite Superhero: Who is Cupcake Girl and how come I was never introduced to her?! I guess I will have to go mom. She beat breast cancer.

Favorite time of day: The time my husband comes home. He works full time and goes to school full time. Craziness. So when I get to see him is my favorite time of day because it is rare.

Favorite article of clothing: OMG, how can I choose just one? I mean, I majored in this! My heart is racing at the thought of having to choose a favorite "child" I guess dresses? Er...frilly blouses. Er..I can't choose!

Favorite book: Now, you can't judge me for what I'm about to say, because I read and liked this book long before it became a fad and a movie. Eat, Pray, Love was my favorite until it became trendy. I also love Water for Elephants.

Favorite candy: Kazoozles! I just discovered them and the only place I can find them is the movie theater...and yes, I have gone to see a movie just so I could get some Kazoozles.

If I could have any job (do NOT say writer... let's get creative): What about a TRAVEL BLOGGER. I would be paid to travel and blog about all the wonderful things I do. Ha! I would also have a professional photographer follow me around and take fabulous pictures of everything. :)

If I was a beverage: Sangria! (Draw your own conclusions!)

Special talents/abilities include: I'm going to challenge your best chocolate chip cookies ;) I also have a gift of over analyzing things, and my family has this incredible ability to pick up on conversations started hours/days/years ago without warning

Kristin Rae said...

hahaha fun idea. lets see...

Favorite Dessert: chocolate cake

Favorite Superhero: batman (the one that looks like Christian Bale...)

Favorite time of day: i don't pay much attention to time anymore. lol.

Favorite article of clothing: underwear

Favorite book: gooooosh. The Sugar Queen? Harry Potter 7? Hunger Games? To Kill A Mockingbird?? that's an impossible question to answer.

Favorite fictional relative: Sirius Black by far--i wept like a freakin baby

Favorite candy: Reese's PB Cups

If I could have any job: actress

If I was a beverage: chocolate milk, or maybe this lemon soda I had in Italy... mmmmmmm

Special talents/abilities include: eh...

Sharon K. Mayhew said...

Happy Birthday to Lenny!!! Isn't he the best. :-)

Favorite Dessert: carrot cake
Favorite Superhero: bionic woman

Favorite time of day: 9pm
Favorite article of clothing: fuzzy pj's
Favorite book: Home Place by Crescent Drgonwagon
Favorite fictional relative: Clark Griswold

Favorite candy: recess cup or flake bar or licorise allsorts

If I could have any job I'd be a professional napper...

If I was a beverage: I'd be a cup of earl grey tea.

Special talents/abilities include: walking the dog, dusting sometimes, shopping...

Fun stuff, Jen!

Shannon said...

Fun idea, Jen. =) I liked learning more about you!

Favorite Dessert: Crème brûlée

Favorite Superhero: Superman

Favorite time of day: Even though I *hate* getting up, I love mornings. The world is so peaceful and new at 7am.

Favorite article of clothing: socks. Must always have socks on.

Favorite book: Just one? Impossible.

Favorite fictional relative:
Mrs. Weasley. Loved the clock that tells her where everyone is.

Favorite candy: Twix bars

If I could have any job (do NOT say writer... let's get creative): Wedding planner. =)

If I was a beverage: Sparkling water. Good for you and bubbly but fizzles when left out too long.

Special talents/abilities include: Can impersonate Snow White singing

Danette said...

Favorite Dessert:Brownie Pizza

Favorite Superhero:Batman (Only the 60s TV guy: Pow! Biff! UGH!)

Favorite time of day: Sunday morning at 10 a.m. (no work!)

Favorite article of clothing: Key West Tshirt!

Favorite book: 'The place in flowers where pollen rests' Paul West.

Favorite fictional relative: Jeannette Winterson's character in 'Oranges are not the only fruit' (not named)

Favorite candy: Circus Peanuts

If I could have any job (do NOT say writer... let's get creative): Marine biologist, Political analyst, doing voices for Disney or other cartoon character, Actress in a Broadway musical or Rock-n-Roll singer (second choice), D.J.

If I was a beverage: Champagne

Special talents/abilities include: imitating Cartman from Southpark and baking a super terrific pumpkin pie.

Eva said...

I love fun things like this. I feel like I'm away too long and I wish I could stop by your blog more often like I used to. My computer has been M.I.A. from my lap lately.

Anyway, I'll answer one. I love mint chocolate chip ice cream. Really there's nothing better than that :)

Lenny Lee! said...

hi miss jen! wow my day was special for sure and it was the best of my life cause of all my blogger friends like you. i got a zillion happy birthdays. thanks for your happy birthday. wow i didnt know miss sharon and miss candace got all the stuff started for me. how nice is that! this day got way down in my heart and im never ever gonna forget it.
...hugs from lenny

Nicole Zoltack said...

Favorite Dessert: Chocolate peanut butter pie

Favorite Superhero: Rogue

Favorite time of day: 1:00AM (when hubby and sons are asleep and I can finally get to my writing)

Favorite article of clothing: my hip huggers (unfortunately I have too much baby fat still to fit into them but I will one day, I swear!)

Favorite book: Les Miserables

Favorite fictional relative: Sirius Black

Favorite candy: Reeses Peanut Butter Cup (I have this thing for chocolate and peanut butter)

If I could have any job (do NOT say writer... let's get creative): wedding planner (I planned my own and had a blast it was Renaissance-themed)

If I was a beverage: Strawberry Daquiri

Special talents/abilities include: Singing, best brownie maker evah

Jennifer Hillier said...

Favorite Dessert: Creme brulee

Favorite Superhero: I've always had a crush on Superman

Favorite time of day: When I first get into bed for the night

Favorite article of clothing: Pajamas

Favorite book: IT by Stephen King

Favorite fictional relative: Enzo, the dog from The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

Favorite candy: Jelly bellies

If I could have any job (do NOT say writer... let's get creative): Jewelery designer

If I was a beverage: I'm a pina colada

Special talents/abilities include: I'm a good listener

Donea Lee said...

Hi Jen - what a fun post!! Thanks for asking - here's a little about me:

Favorite dessert: All of them (and I look it!)

Favorite Superhero: Long time crush on Superman (Tom Welling is my current fave...Dean Cain didn't age well and RIP Christopher!)

Favorite time of day: 5pm - home from work!

Favorite article of clothing: padded bra - and not because I need the just keeps things in...

Favorite book: hard one, but I adore Harry Potter (doesn't everyone?) so I'll go with the whole series.

Favorite fictional relative: Chewbacca. He and my husband could sooo be related!

Favorite candy: Strawberry Twizzlers

If I could have any job...I have this dream about being a dance club owner. I don't know why...

Beverage-me? Rootbeer - I'm good plain or with something creamy...(better not finish that thought)

Special talents - well, I can't tie a cherry stem with my tongue... but I sing (mostly) on key, and could turn backflips over and over if I was skinny again. Does that count? I make a mean choc chip cookie, as well! Bake off?

Annikka Woods said...

Favorite Dessert: Milk chocolate & caramel, milk chocolate, milk chocolate & mint...basically if it's got milk chocolate in it I'll at least look at it.

Favorite Superhero: Storm - I always wanted to control the weather.

Favorite time of day: Night

Favorite article of clothing: Fingerless gloves

Favorite book: I'm only allowed one? Not fair! I have a ton of favorite books. How about favorite genre? That I can answer: Fantasy.

Favorite fictional relative: Remus Lupin (what, I have a thing for the angsty long as their not TEENAGE angsty werewolves)

Favorite candy: Sour patch kids, Rolos, Hershey Kisses

If I could have any job (do NOT say writer... let's get creative): Anthropology/Linguistics professor (which is what I'm going to be going back to school for in 2011)

If I was a beverage: Mountain Dew - harsh at times but still so good

Special talents/abilities include: Injuring myself at the most unlikely times and in the most unlikely places, holding conversations with characters people can't see (I seriously do this in public on occasion), breaking electronics

Madeleine said...

LOL! You know how to ask the right questions.
So my fav food: Pizza, oops sorry, fav dessert: fruit crumble with custard.
Fav superhero: Dean Cain's Superman
Fav time of day: anytime that is fun and relaxing or rewarding.
Fav article of clothing: extra thick socks & fingerless mitts
Fav fictional relative: Hmmm, not sure.
Fav candy: chocolate with nuts
If I were a beverage: rich italian coffee
If I could have any job: Successful author or publisher

Special talents/abilities: wild imagination & ability to see how things can be improved upon.

Fav book:Small island, Andrea Levy

L.T. Elliot said...

Happy Birthday to Lenny!

Favorite Dessert: My Grandma’s Cheesecake
Favorite Superhero: Wolverine or Rogue
Favorite time of day: 11:11
Favorite article of clothing: My black yoga pants
Favorite book: Too many of these!
Favorite fictional relative: Gen from Meghan Whalen Turner’s Theif series
Favorite candy: KitKat’s from Kuwait
If I could have any job (do NOT say writer... let's get creative): Working in a horse barn
If I was a beverage: Strawberry Kiwi juice
Special talents/abilities include: Horse-riding, reading. That’s about it. =P I’m lame.

alexia said...

Fave dessert: Chocolate raspberry ganache cake/coconut cream pie/carrot cake/yes I have a total dessert fetish, too!

Fave superhero: Wolverine (you know why)

Favorite time of the day: anytime evening

Favorite article of clothing: Extra soft jeans with thick white stitching and blinged out back pockets

Favorite book: Too many faves to pick one

Favorite fictional relative: Alice Cullen

Favorite candy: Lindt chocolate balls

Job: Tea parlor owner or Photographer or decorator

If I was a beverage: Key Lime Martini

Special talents: anal retentive movie analyst, scrapbooking, picture taking, pizza making, animal whispering, Darwinian gardener

Flower said...

Favorite Dessert: I'm a chocoholic! Just the other day the wonderful boy took me to this restaurant called the Bistro. For dessert he ordered me the truffles, and they were like cold delicious rich chocolate pillows of heaven!

Favorite Superhero: Super Penis... as silly freshman H.S. girls we had a goofy photo shoot in my bath room. My friend was wearing super man underwear and stuff it with toilet paper thus creating Super Penis, catholic school girl by day, who fights perverts and rapists by night with his giant penis and interchangeable balls. . . yea. . .

Favorite time of day: 3 when the wonderful boy gets off work and comes over.

Favorite article of clothing: underwear

Favorite book: The Princess Bride, I read it at least once every year!

Favorite fictional relative: Hmm I have no idea. . . I'll go with Sirius Black, he's a great choice.

Favorite candy: Zero Bars, Heath Bars, War Heads

If I could have any job (do NOT say writer... let's get creative): I wanted to be a mortician for a long time there; lately I've been thinking about drug counseling and modeling.

If I was a beverage: Prison Coffee, a great comfort with an occasional zap!

Special talents/abilities include: Singing, procrastinating, out eating people (I'm such a pig, yet I'm sooo skinny) pseudo-belly dancing.

I'm loving your blog, thanks for following me too ^.^