Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Chats on the Farmhouse Porch: Thankful

Patrice is back on the porch. It is another beautiful, sunny Colorado day, so chatting with my friends would be great fun. Please join in! Check out Patrice's questions and respond on your own blog, linking to Everyday Rurality, or respond in the comments section of my blog. It is always fun to see how friends respond to the questions!

  1. What's the last thing you baked?
  2. What's your favorite condiment?
  3. Do you have a smart phone, dumb phone, or no phone(we're talking about cell phones)?
  4. Do you have a favorite card game?
  5. Tell me ten things you're thankful for - please:)

My Answers:

1. We bought a "Take and Bake" pizza on Sunday. Does that count? I guess the only other thing I've baked is two loves of zucchini bread - probably in August! I love baking and I love eating the baked goods - but my body doesn't like the end results and I have absolutely NO will power!

2.  Just like Patrice, I'd have to say Ketchup. I don't use it excessively - just on fries, burgers and hot dogs.

3. I have an iPhone. I love it. I am in awe of all I can do with it. Technology is truly amazing... and scary!

4. I haven't played cards in years. We used to play Pinochle with friends. I enjoyed that game - I guess because it is a bit different.

5. Here's my 10 things "I'm thankful for" countdown:

10. good health
9. a beautiful home in a nice location
8. enough savings to enjoy travel and treats now and then
7. having my father living nearby
6. pets and ponies
5. the opportunity to go to college
4. an interesting career and a steady job
3. family (including a daughter-in-law) and friends
2. my two sons who have grown into wonderful young men
1. a loving husband who has stuck with me through thick and thin

Click on the image to magically be transported to Patrice's Blog. From there you can hop to answers from other folks sitting on the porch today!

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  1. Loved your list and wishing you a Happy Thanskgiving ~Janice~ following from my new blog lovingtheday22.blogspot.com

  2. I have the same problem with baking haha, love to do it, but me and my mom can't avoid eating everything in sight! I also did the blog :)


  3. Hello...I'm visiting from Chats on the Porch! Loved all your answers and I really enjoyed reading your profile. How wonderful that you are living your childhood dream, good for you!! Wishing you and your family a wonderful and Blessed Thanksgiving!

  4. I'm amazed by all that hubby's smart phone can do. My little flip phone calls folks and texts with my college daughter- enough for me! Yay, Ketchup! I like your list. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

  5. What's the last thing you baked? Cookies for the grands..double chocolate chocolate chip!
    What's your favorite condiment? Catsup
    Do you have a smart phone, dumb phone, or no phone(we're talking about cell phones)? No cell phone..my husband has one. I am cell phone illiterate.
    Do you have a favorite card game? Golf we play often with friends and the grands too!
    Tell me ten things you're thankful for - please:)
    A wonderful husband
    Children and Grandchildren
    Extended family members
    Parents in reasonably good health
    A warm and cozy home
    My camera
    The ability to work part time from home during the winter
    My new car..it has heated leather seats and and can be started remotely..I am sure I will be really thankful for it when it is 40 below zero!
    ten..the ability to find humor in most situations:)

  6. Pizza most certainly does count as baking. After all, it is a pie! My daughter loves her iPhone too. It's a bit too sophisticated for me, I'm afraid.

    Have a lovely and blessed Thanksgiving!

  7. Love your list & pizza counts too. I hope you have a great Thanksgiving.


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