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Hierbabuena

Don't you just love the way mint makes you feel? Clean, cool fresh. In Central and South America, mint is known as hierbabuena (literally, "good herb"). I love the name. Did you know there is a small island between San Francisco and Oakland that is named Yerba Buena?
Speaking of cosas buenas (good things) I have been experimenting with growing some hierbabuena and so far this black thumb is doing well. I love nature and plants but I am still learning how NOT to kill them. Wish me some buena suerte! (good luck)
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Onto some other goodness : I was recently tagged
by Candace Rose a new bloggy friend. Her blog is really fun, fashionable and fabulous. This tag involves sharing a little bit more info about moi. I am going to do about half of the questions today and hopefully you will visit me on thursday for the rest. Here goes:

What is your current obsession?
a scarf from etsy called Necklush
Who is the last person you hugged?
B
What is your favorite dinner?
sushi. I love octopus, salmon and tuna. I could eat it everyday.
What was the last thing you bought to wear?
the Hazel Ugg shoes I was obsessed with last week.
What are you listening to right now?
TOP 40 dance songs. I am so behind, and since I have spent so much time in my car lately, it's either NPR or Top 40.
Say something to the person who tagged you?
Hi Candace! Thanks for thinking of me and I am so glad our paths crossed in the blogosphere. I love your blog! It has my fave stuff, photography, fashion and real life.
Tea or Coffee?
BOTH! I love tea in the winter. It is my go to drink. I can drink tea all day but coffee is more a morning ritual for me. I also like to have café con leche at 3pm.
What did you want to be as a child?
I wanted to be a writer and then a veterinarian because I LOVE animals. I think via this blog I am fulfilling my first dream of becoming a writer.
If you could go anywhere in the world for the next hour where would you go?
I would love to go to France. I have never been and I am a lifelong francophile. Of course I would have to snap my fingers and get there ASAP.

Who do you want to meet in person?
Robert Downey Jr. I feel like we have known each other forever. I was in love with him since his film Less than Zero and have been pulling for him during all his troubled times. I don't know why he popped into my head, but he seems like he has had a lot of ups and downs and seems to be very grounded. This is a tough question I am sure there are a million more people I would love to meet but he popped into my head.

What is your most challenging goal right now? Getting back to the gym since, I have been extremely busy this past month with the move and some other personal issues. I have not gone for the past month. I am feeling really tired and overwhelmed and I know the gym will help me, if only I could get there.

What is your weirdest obsession? I don't think I have one to be quite honest. My obsession is with the beach and anything beachy but I don't think that is weird. I might have to think about this question a bit more some...

Well that is all I have for today. I will complete the rest of the tag tommorow. Have a great wednesday.

9 comments

MissBliss said...

Fun!!! I also looove mint, can't get enough.

Robert Downey Jr... good pick...have you seen his work in the "Home for the Holidays" thanksgiving with the family movie? A favorite of mine...dysfunctional family comedy at its best...

And the beach, what a great obsession!!! ;)

Beach House Dreamer said...

Oh, the flowers I had planted a few weeks ago just died!

Eliza said...

i LOVE those Ugg shoes....i think i own like 10 pairs of ugg boots..might be the time to invest in some Summer Uggs :)

Candi said...

You're so sweet! I am so glad you're playing along, as I just love your blog...and it's neat to have someone who is Hispanic too in the blogisphere, as I relate to so much! See ya tomorrow :)

My Castle in Spain said...

Congratulations for your new banner and... your move !!
Que pases una buena semana!
:-)

Beach Vintage said...

Loving reading about you. I love France to...one day...

abeachcottage said...

we used to go to France just for lunch when we lived in England, just a short hop under the English Channel, I can't tell you how much I miss having all that on my doorstep but now I have the beach smile

oh and your gym goal, I am with you there!

Sarah
ABeachCottage

simpledaisy said...

Mint...yum! Makes me want mojitos!!!
You should do great growing it...it's one of those plants that is hard to kill and it spreads like crazy!!!
Nice obsession ... I think that would be my obsession too!!! Everything and anything beach makes me happy!!!

Alyssa Barnett said...

I enjoyed reading about you & getting to know you through your answers! Looking forward to the rest...Happy Thursday!