Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Wednesday Hodgepodge

 It's the Hodgepodge once again but next week has been proclaimed "spring break" for the HP.  So, don't despair, we'll return the following week.  For now, enjoy today's HP.

1. Have you ever had to wear a uniform? If yes, tell us more. Did you love it or hate it?
No, I have never had to wear a uniform.  I use to wish that my kids wore uniforms to school because Bridget would often change clothes 2-3 times before settling on something to wear. ~smile~ I like the idea of uniforms for businesses as they have such a professional look but then where do we really see a professional look anymore?  And, I'd be the first to say that some uniforms can be very frumpy looking and who wants to look frumpy.  I think I would have loved a uniform during my working years as long as it has a "sassy" look. ~grin~

2. April 22nd is Earth Day. What is one thing you do personally to be a good steward of planet Earth?

I would love to recycle but our city does not have provisions for that, but Hubby and I do dispose of our trash (items outside of what fits in our garbage cans) with Mother Earth in mind.

3. Brown rice, quinoa, or couscous...your healthy grain of choice? How often are one of the three on your menu at home?  Given a choice between white rice, brown rice, wild rice, and fried rice which would you go for? 

Brown rice would be my grain of choice and we probably do good to have it monthly.  I like rice anyway you can fix it so I'd be happy with any of the above choices.  Here in Louisiana we have some of the best rice dishes in the country. ~cajun style~

4. In your opinion, who has the best job ever?
Well, I have more than one but a top one is those folks dealing with Public Relations for a company.  I would thoroughly enjoy trying to maintain a favorable image between the company and the public.  And, I'm quite certain that is a tough, tough job in many instances. As I said, I have a few others too.

5. What's a situation in your life currently requiring patience? 

Well, that is easy peasy, building our house.  My goodness, we have been in this process a little over 10 months and we probably still have 2 more months before we can start talking about moving in.  It has been a really fun experience but I'm just so ready to be moved and settled.  But, I have no doubt it will be worth the wait.

6.  Do you live your life around days of the week? Explain.
I would say yes, I do.  I have certain things I do on certain days and have for years and years.  It seems to work for me and I don't have to wake up and wonder what I'm going to do.  Now, this applies to Monday thru Friday.  Saturday is left for whatever "floats my boat."  And, Sunday is for worship.

7. In a nod to the A to Z challenge happening around town this month, what 'R word' best describes your April? 

R for rapid!  Yes, it is already April 22nd and the 1st was just yesterday. ~time keeps flying by~

8. Insert your own random thought here.

Isn't this the sweetest picture?  This is Hanna Beth and her best friend, Hannah.  This was taken on Monday as they were leaving school together. They go to school and church together and their parents are good friends. They are all on the same page and that is a win win situation for these little girls.  It's such a picture of innocence and it made my heart smile.
Lea @ CiCis Corner
Lea @ CiCis Corner

Hi there! My name is Lea. I've been wife to the best Hubby for 44 years....Mom to a son and daughter....CiCi to 4 precious Grans....lover of family and friends....enjoy laughter and a good time....shopper....picture taking maniac....maker of delicious fudge....organizational enthusiast....memory maker....Southern Belle...and most importantly.....a Child of the King! Welcome to my little corner!


  1. Hannah and Hanna Beth are so sweet!

    It was 2 years ago today that we signed the closing papers on our house. Then the time really flew by! This will be true of you, too!

  2. Love the last pic! Reminds me of when my girls were little and I used to dress them in identical outfits and big Texas bows. Enjoy your week!

  3. That's a beautiful photo! I've enjoyed reading about your house project and I am sure you are ready for it to be over.

  4. I haven't seen too many uniforms that fall into that 'sassy' category : ) Little girls holding hands is one of the sweetest things on earth. Love it!

  5. Yes, where does the time go? Yesterday was Christy's 44th birthday and it just doesn't seem possible that that much time has passed. I guess it' needs to be a reminder that every day is precious. Have a good weekend. I just didn't have time to do the Hodgepoge last night after being in LR and Dallas all weekend. And thanks for the reminder of SB next week. Love that sweet picture!

  6. I agree with you. I think school uniforms can be good for so many reasons. They don't recycle at my dad's in Florida and it drives me crazy. There are some places you can take items to be recycled. Very sweet photo of Hanna Beth and her BFF. Best of luck with your home, I am really excited!

  7. That BFF photo is so so adorable!!


  8. It's always a pleasure to read the answers to these hodgepodge questions. I love the BFF photo too. In our school, the kids wear uniforms. It helps the moms I'm sure. But every once in a while, they have free dress day and it's fun to see what they wear.

    Blessings and love,

  9. I always love your pictures. Had to pop over to tell you that my experience with ThredUp is also pretty wonderful. I have a pending balance that really was a surprise, far more than I expected. :)

  10. Hi Lea, Happy Friday to you. I loved reading your answers. Hope you have a wonderful weekend.

  11. It is fun to read your answers, and the descriptions that you include with those answers. I agree with the rapid way April is flying by. And, yes, that picture of the two little girls is priceless!
    I hope you have a good weekend!

  12. Always enjoy reading your Wednesday Hodgepodge answers, CiCi, we love rice around here too!
    Wow! only two months before you move into your new home, I am so excited for you!As I have mentioned before we built our home in 2000, so I know how you both are feeling, and it is a good kind of tired!
    The photo of Hanna Beth and her friend is priceless, friendships created at such a young age usually last a lifetime!
    Thanks for sharing, have a blessed week,

  13. I've missed your neck of the woods Lea! Always a joy to stop by and catch up.


So glad you stopped by and hope you enjoyed your visit. I love your comments and read each and every one of them and I always try to reply to them. Blessings to you this day!