Hey guys, so this blog is a bit different. I saw this 75 questions blog post over on Maybe Crazy Help I thought it would be a fun way to get to know one another. I hope you enjoy
PS, head over to Crystal’s blog and show her some love. She writes some amazing posts.
Now I know that ain’t nobody got time to read a two hour post, so I’ll try to keep my answers short and sweet.
So, grab an iced coffee and enjoy the inner workings of me while you also catch up on Stranger Things.
Are you named after anyone?
Not to my knowledge. I just have one of those unique, never on a Coke bottle names.
When was the last time you cried?
Oh wow, ummmm… probably a few nights ago. I decided to watch Collateral Beauty, the ending always chokes me up.
Do you have kids?
No, but I definitely want kids someday. Funny enough, the number three runs in my family. So, perhaps I’ll have three kids.
What is the first thing you notice about people?
Their eyes, I always notice those first. You can get a first impression of who someone is before even meeting them.
What is your eye color?
I always described my eyes as two toned, they have a ring of green surrounded by a ring of hazel. I recently saw an eye color chart and it turns out that I have Forest Green eyes. I’m diggin’ it.
What are your favorite smells?
Oooo, firstly that freshly brewed coffee smell is intoxicating. Secondly, cinnamon and vanilla. My senses instantly go to the holidays.
Do you have any special talents?
Hmmm, I honestly don’t know
Where were you born?
I was born in Covina, California!
What is your zodiac sign?
Well, my day of birth is November 2nd, therefore, I am a Scorpio.
What are your hobbies?
I love to cook/ bake, travel, spend time at the beach, watch movies, read, draw and various other activities.
Do you have any pets?
Not right now. I had a white lab named Shadow, he passed away three years ago.
What do you want to be when you grow up?
Hmm, I wanted to be a fashion designer and a drummer. However, as I’ve grown-ish up I stumbled into writing.
Who was your first best friend?
Steven Mendoza, we were best buds. Then my family and I moved.
How tall are you?
I am 5’6″ ish, right under that mark.
What is the least favorite thing about yourself?
The way my brain automatically goes down the list of every possible negative scenario when something good happens. I absolutely hate that my mind goes there, but I think it’s because I need to feel prepared if things turn south.
Funniest moment throughout school?
I remember in 1st grade, we had a watermelon seed spitting contest. There were a few boys who were teasing me that I wouldn’t beat them because I’m a girl. When my turn came I spit that seed out with a powerful “poof” . I won first place.
What is your favorite drink?
Iced Caramel macchiato, peach iced tea, Dr. Pepper and Fiji water.
What is your favorite animal?
I love all animals, however, I am partial to dogs, sea turtles, penguins, giraffes and koalas.
What is your favorite perfume?
Oh, Chanel NO 5. I love the scent of that perfume. It’s classy yet sexy. Ms. Coco Chanel knew what she was doing.
What sports have you played?
Does watching sports count? If so, NY Giant during football season..LA Kings for hockey, NY Yankees for baseball and LA Lakers for Basketball. Now if video games count then I’m a pro at Kingdom Hearts.
Who are some of your favorite YouTubers?
I enjoy watching Nerdy Nummies, Cakes by Choppa, How to Cake It, Koalipops, Garret Hahn, Makeup by Mario, iJustine and a few others.
What is your favorite childhood memory?
When I was 6 years old, my parents took me to my first Kings hockey game. We sat in the first row, right behind the glass. It was awesome!!!
What is one of your bad habits?
Well, I used to have a horrible nervous habit of biting straws that came with my drink. Don’t know why or how it all started, but I was a straw biter. I don’t do this anymore, mainly because I now buy metal straws. Gotta save the planet and ocean life guys.
3 things that make you happy.
Music, family and the beach.
3 things that make you upset.
Arrogance, dishonesty and straight up cruel people.
Top 5 favorite series.
Stranger Things, Handmaid’s Tale, Friends, Gilmore Girls and The Big Bang Theory.
Top 5 favorite self-help books.
I don’t usually read self help books, however You Are a Badass is a great book.
One word that describes you.
What is one of your favorite quotes?
“ All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible...” -TE Lawrence
Are you an introvert or extrovert?
I’m an introverted extrovert lol
Are you left or right handed?
I am right handed.
Does your name have any special meaning?
Not that I’m aware of. I just know that my biological father chose my name.
If you could live anywhere in the world where would it be?
A toss up between New York and Australia.
What is your favorite gadget?
Another toss up between my Google Home and my Keurig.
Does your name make any interesting anagrams?
Dance Every Radical Rainy Afternoon
Where did you grow up?
Several cities throughout SoCal.
What do you call your grandparents?
Grandma & Grandpa…..Nana & Popee
What is your biggest accomplishment?
Writing my books Dear You & Anomaly.
What inspires you?
I find inspiration in everything…my family, friends, this world. I even find inspiration in a cup of coffee. I found inspiration in my bowl of cap’n crunch last night at 1am lol.
What is your greatest fear?
My greatest fear…never finding love.
What has required the most courage in your life so far?
Continuing to move forward. There are moments in life where the contemplation of life, death and why I’ve survived what I’ve survived that become a bit overwhelming.
Who is your favorite actor?
Robert Downey Jr. is awesome.
Who is your favorite actress?
Sandra Bullock, she is queen.
What is your favorite movie?
Love and Other Drugs is a favorite of mine.
What is your favorite musical?
Wicked was, well, wicked lol
What is your favorite series?
Stranger Things. I am so ready for season three!
What is your favorite anime?
I never really got into anime.
What is your favorite Disney movie?
The Nightmare Before Christmas is one of my favorite Disney movies, along with Wall-E.
What is your favorite cartoon?
I loved Pinky & The Brain as a kid.
Who is your top 10 favorite male singers?
Patrick Stump, Elton John, Brendon Urie, Michael Bublè, Marshall Mathers, Dan Reynolds, Frank Sinatra, Gerard Way, Nick Jordan & Tyler Joseph.
Who is your 10 favorite female singers?
Beyonce, Pink, Lady Gaga, Gwen Stefani, Whitney Houston, Billie Eilish, Haley, Avril Lavigne & Mariah Carey.
10 of your current favorite songs.
Summer Days, Habit, Bad Things, Dasher, Blame it on my Youth, Rescue Me, Jumpsuit, Chlorine, Rainy Days & Space Bound.
What is your favorite book series?
I loved the Gillian Flynn series, creepy!
Who is your favorite author?
What are your religious beliefs?
I believe that we should all treat each other with kindness and understanding. Embrace our differences and have each other’s backs.
What is your favorite musical instrument?
I am partial to those awesome drums, but I also love a good bass guitar.
What is your favorite ice cream flavor?
Coffee or mint cookie.
What is your favorite physical activity?
I love to dance and toss in a little yoga.
What is your favorite way to pass the time?
First choice, sitting on the warm sands while getting lost in the beautiful beachy sunset. Otherwise, Listening to music or reading a book or watching something on Netflix/ Hulu.
What was your favorite subject in school?
I loved Science.
Did you go to college?
No, I was all set to go to NYU, however a family emergency hit and I stayed home to help.
What was your favorite tv show as a kid?
Saved by the Bell was a funny show.
Are you afraid of heights?
No, heights and me are on good terms lol
Are you high maintenance?
Good lord no, I’m simple…I love simplicity.
I want to create my empire while helping others unleash their potential to create their empires.
If you had more courage in your life, what would you do differently right now?
I wouldn’t be so afraid to jump when it came to taking chances in finding love.
What is the weirdest thing you’ve seen?
I’ve seen some pretty weird stuff in my nightmares, but that’s a whole other story.
If you could be a Disney princess, who would you choose to be?
I think that I would be Mulan. She was pretty badass.
Do you have a collection?
Odd as it may sound, I have kept every fortune cookie fortune I’ve gotten over the last 8 years.
What is one odd thing about you?
Just one thing
If I’m eating M&M’s at home, then I’ll organize them into color groups and eat them from the smallest group up.
What is your greatest dream?
To have a family of my own.
Do you sing in the shower?
Sing….I put on a concert in the shower
Where is your favorite place to shop in the mall?
I’m not the biggest shopper, however, I do love going to bookstores and the VS Pink store.
Where is your favorite place to eat?
There’s this little Mexican joint about 10 minutes from where I live, it’s called La Tapatia. They have the best food ever! Their La Tapatia burrito with carnitas and green chile sauce is heavenly!
I hope this didn’t run too long. Enjoy the rest of your night, I’m off to cook up some chicken teriyaki bowls for dinner
“You could never kill my high
I’m the ink and you’re the headline
Blame it, blame it on my youth..
You can never block my shine
I’ve been lost since 1999…” -Blink 182