Happy Blogmas! Playing catch-up!

Merry Christmas everyone!  It is a quiet day for me…hanging with my pooch at my mom’s house.  Dinner is done and I figured on getting caught up with my missed blogs.  I will include day 22 – 25 here so get ready! (I will keep them short…)

Day 22 – The best thing to happen to me this year.

I would have to say my acceptance into a teaching exchange program right back to the part of Australia I was living in.  I put in my application late and was told that it could hinder my chances of placement but I went ahead anyway…with a 3 hour radius as a guide/limit for my placement request I never thought I would get placed….but then came a match directly to the town I had been living in not 2 years ago.  Crazy!  I am so looking forward to the challenge and the new experiences I will have on my own.  Can’t wait!  (I do need time to slow down just a little bit so I can get all the loose ends tidied up though!)

Day 23 – My Dream Job

I have always been hooked on cooking and experimenting in the kitchen.  I love food and get lost in cookbooks and cooking shows like nobody’s business. I think my dream job would be to be talented enough to run my own kitchen/restaurant.  I love feeding people…I rarely spend any effort on food for myself but will jump at the chance to cook for friends or family.  Maybe in my retirement I will take cooking lessons and see where that leads 😉

Day 24 – Your Favourite Childhood Book

I would have to say it would be Uncle Wiggily…now if you know who Uncle Wiggily is I love you!  When I say my parents used to refer to me as Nurse Jane Fuzzywuzzy my friends look at me like I have ten heads.  She was Uncle Wiggily’s nurse (another job I would love to have…#2 to chef) and took good care of him…I guess from a young age I used to make sure everyone was okay and take care of them.  I loved Uncle Wiggily and have fond memories of being read to by my dad from that book (I still have it!)

What’s your favourite childhood book??!!

Day 25 – My 5 favourite blogs

1.  The inspiration behind many things in my life:  http://www.jackstrawlane.com  You NEED to follow her.  She is amazing.  LOVE

2.  My favourite little family ever: http://rohalfamily-partyoffour.blogspot.ca/2013/08/our-summer-must-do-list.html?spref=fb

3. I feel like she is my sister and we have been separated at birth…she doesn’t know I exist and would most likely think that is a creepy comment to make but I absolutely adore her and would love to meet her someday…her blog and her videos got me through all of last christmas.  She’s great!  Check her out: http://sprinkleofglitter.blogspot.ca

4.  Where I got the idea to do this challenge (sorry I didn’t rock it as well as you…not missing any more till I’m done!) Thanks Mel! http://sparkly1ms.wordpress.com

5. I have been in tears reading some of the posts on this blog…if you haven’t checked them out please do…hilarious!!  http://www.cakewrecks.com

Merry Christmas everyone.  I promise I won’t miss another day of the challenge…I will stay on top of it!  I am also going to play around with my new camera and possibly have a video up by the new year for you all to judge!  Hope you all had a lovely Christmas or are enjoying a few days of holidays if you don’t celebrate!

Hugs and love

I Never Saw The Good Side Of The City

Blogmas Day 17!!!!!!!!!

What is your most proud moment?

This is a no-brainer for me.

It was the day I got hired on as a teacher.

I was hired at the end of October 2004, after what had been one of the most difficult summers I had ever faced.  A relationship had ended badly, I was heartbroken and the life I had planned had fallen down all around me.

I had moved back to my hometown after completing my teaching placement and was officially allowed to apply for jobs.  I was still working through my heartache but had made some professional connections and had an interview all set to go.  My first ever career oriented interview!  Not knowing how how I did I returned home that day just happy to have been given a chance and to get some interview experience under my belt…not expecting in a million years they would give the job to someone so green…but they did…and I will never forget that feeling….

Thankful…blessed

PROUD

What a day!

What are you most proud of?

Hugs and love

~Deb~