In the cherry blossom's shade, there's no such thing as a stranger... Issa

April 22, 2011


It's almost Friday.. YAY!
I've seen these fun little getting to know you post, so I decided to share my ABC's with you.
The ABC's of ME
Age:  29 
Bed size: queen
Chore you hate:  folding laundry
Dog’s name: no pets yet... but I would love 2 dogs, a lab and a pug
Essential Start Your Day Item: a toothbrush and washcloth
Favorite Color(s): green, but I love all earth tones
Gold or Silver: silver
Height: 5'0
Instrument(s) You Play: the flute
Job Title: customer care rep
Kid(s): one sweet boy
Living Arrangements: mama, baby, and daddy
Mom’s name: Iris
Nickname(s): nae, pumpkin, sissy
Overnight Hospital Stay Besides Birth: luckily just for giving birth
Pet Peeve: hmm, so many little pet peeves, but one of the biggest is lying and chewing with your mouth open and talking with food in your mouth and leaving the toothpaste cap off....
Quote: 'if you judge people, you have no time to love them' Mother Teresa
Right or Left Handed: righty
Siblings: 2 brothers and a sister
Time You Wake Up: anywhere between 4:30 and 6 am... it depends on if Oliver is going to let me 'sleep in'
Underwear: cotton please
Vegetable You Dislike: I like all veggies as long as long as it didn't come from a can
(I'm not a canned veggies fan)
Workout Style: chasing a 10 1/2 month old around
X-rays You’ve Had: teeth, chest, ankle
Yesterday’s Best Moment: yesterday I won a giveaway... that was pretty awesome
Zoo Favorite: elephants

An alphabetical journey though my Life
(little tidbits of me)

A - an apple a day (it does keep the doctor away)
B - blogging has become a fun daily outlet for me
C- commute, I have drive 64 miles round trip from home to work and back again
D- dairy doesn't agree with my tummy, but I love it
E- esthetician... it's what I wanna be when I grow up, it's a goal I work towards daily...
 I love all things skin care
F- fashion, I'm a simple girl with simple fashion. It's been described as 'stylish comfy'. Jeans, tees, flip flops with pops of funky jewelry, YES PLEASE!
G- green, not only is it my favorite color... I TRY to do my part in keeping the earth clean
H- height wasn't a gift given to me, and I wouldn't know what I do without a step stool
I- ice, I love crushed ice in everything I drink (note to self.. you need an ice maker)
J- jewelry making... a wonderful hobby of mine that I love, and need to get back into it
K- klondike bar... I've never had one, so I don't know what I would do for one
L- lenses, I hate taking my contacts out at night, it's the simplest thing, but it's such a chore. ha
M- mama to Oliver... I love this job
N- nick names... I love having them, and I love giving them. sweet endearments.
O- Oprah, I watch Oprah daily (sad it's almost over), read the magazine, and watch OWN
P- pens, I don't by pens with caps because if I lose the cap, the pen is no good (a little weird I know)
Q- quilts, I want to make one (for a few)... I've been gather fabric scraps for a while now
R- red headed step child... that's me!
S- sleep, something I never get enough of
T- Target is truly one of my favorite places to go
U- understanding, I am a very understanding and patient person (that's until I feel like I've been wronged)
V- voice... I have one, and I use it.. I have learned through the years that's it's ok to speak my mind
W- words (or phrases) I says about 500 times a day, really?! seriously?! That's crraaaaaarazzy! Shut the front door! Are you serious right now?!
X- XL is my shirt size no matter how much weight I lose, and I'm proud of it.
Y- yelling is not nice, I don't do it.
Z- zips through life with a smile, no matter what is going on

... now you know my ABC's, next time won't you sing with me

Thanks for stopping by...

Peace and Love


  1. Wonderful post! And, yay, congrats on winning! Will ship your cute little notebook tomorrow! And, girl, do we live close to each other!
    Haha Hugs xxx

  2. I love the Mother Teresa quote! So true!

    And on some level I understand the pen thing... They get everywhere without a cap! And I'm the kind of person who writes constantly and so I get pen everywhere if its not closed!

  3. OOOOH I loved this!!! Im sooo going to have to do one!!! Im soo happy you won the giveaway!!! Love getting to know you!

  4. Renae, I love your abc's!! So great to meet you... I found you on For The Love of Blogs and am a new follower.

    Your little one is soooo cute! looking forward to reading more from you.

    joy & blessings,

  5. What a fun post! I've seen the top section before, but never the journey ABC's. What fun!

    I'm new to your blog! I found you on FTLOB and can't wait to read more! Feel free to check out my blog as well!

    Simply Kate