Five Things {Old School Blogging – July}

July 12, 2013

I love Old School Blogging – brought to you by Elaine and this month’s co-host Alison!

This time around it’s all about the number five – Five questions, five answers….

List of Fives Meme

Five Things I Have a Passion For

1. Kids and Family

2. Photography

3. Blogging

4. Cooking/Baking

5. Reading

Five Things I Would Like to do Before I Die

1. Finish my degree

2. Become a photographer

3. Go back to Germany

4. Travel cross country in an RV

5. Live by the water somewhere

Five Things I Say A Lot
1. Warte doch mal!  (Wait just a second!)
2. Was? (What?)
3. Please, leave the sand in the sandbox! – I say that every single day at work…
4. I love you. – Multiple times a day.
5. Sleep tight and don’t let the bed bugs bite.
Five Books and/or Magazines I Have Read Lately
1. Rules of Inheritence by Claire Bidwell Smith – Just finished this recently and couldn’t put it down.
2. Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick – Liked the story line bit didn’t care for the writing style.
3. The Twilight Saga (all 4 books) for the millionth time. 🙂
4. Sisters by Danielle Steele – loved it.
5. Der Mädchenfänger by Jilliane Hoffman – Pretty Little Things in English
Five Favorite Movies (maybe you’ve seen them Five times…)
1. The Twilight Saga – all 5 movies in no particular order.
2. Braveheart
3. Dirty Dancing
4. The Cutting Edge
5. The Dark Knight
Five Places I Would Love to Travel
1. The Pacific Northwest
2. Northern California
3. Montana
4. Greece
5. Iceland
Five People I Invite to do this Meme

Hope you all have a wonderful weekend!!!


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  • Kerry July 13, 2013 at 5:55 am

    Hi Susi! Always fun to learn new things about you 🙂
    I will have to remember your book recommendations for future reads !

    • Susi July 13, 2013 at 10:52 pm

      These are some really great reads. Hope you enjoy them if you read them.

  • Claudia July 13, 2013 at 7:40 am

    I agree with Kerry – I like these kind of memes. Having been here from so young, I’m a little surprised you still use German in your everyday. But it’s good! Do you kids speak German?

    • Susi July 13, 2013 at 10:55 pm

      There are a lot of little things we say in German. My kinds probably will never say “hot” but “heiss”. 🙂 I’m pretty lax with speaking German to them but they do know a little.

  • Alison July 14, 2013 at 9:57 pm

    I do hope you make it back to Germany!
    So, I take it that you’re a Twilight fan? 🙂

    • Susi July 14, 2013 at 10:41 pm

      Yeah, you could say I’m a bit of a Twilight fan. 🙂

  • Kerstin @ Auer Life July 15, 2013 at 12:46 am

    If you ever make it to the Pacific Northwest we’ll have to meet!
    I also want to travel across the country in an RV, but to be honest – Germany is not on my list at all.

  • Elaine A. July 15, 2013 at 10:50 pm

    Man, Dirty Dancing never gets old, right? So great.

    And I love that you can read books in 2 languages. I need to become bi-lingual. You inspire me to pick up French again… 🙂

    • Susi July 15, 2013 at 11:00 pm

      Elaine, I wish I had kept up with my French better. We have a little girl at camp now that’s from France and she doesn’t speak a word of English. I was able to talk to her a little bit.
      But it makes me want to polish it up again. Such a beautiful language.

  • Karen July 17, 2013 at 4:54 pm

    I keep thinking I want to watch the Silver Linings Playbook movie. Have you seen it?

    • Susi July 17, 2013 at 7:01 pm

      Not yet. Hubby and I are planning on watching it soon since I finished the book.

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