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F is for _______________

August 8th, 2011

FRUGAL – I love to save money, mostly by not spending it. There’s a big difference between being frugal and being cheap – I’m not cheap. I will spend money on quality items that last, but I’m frugal because often I will find a way to make do without instead of buying something.

FEET – I’m foot phobic, I don’t like anyone’s feet but my own. Don’t know how I became this way but please keep you feet away from me, especially if they are without shoes!

FUNNY – Remember those outtakes? As an introvert many people don’t see this side of me because I can be very reserved, especially around others. Mr Chiots and a few others get to see the funny side of me.

FRECKLES – I’m covered with them, always have been. I hated them as a kid, now I love them. They’re definitely part of who I am. Now that it’s summer and I’m outside gardening all the time they’re super dark and they multiply like crazy. I always say that if my freckles would join forces I’d have a really nice tan!

FANATIC – I can be a bit fanatical about certain things, gardening, good food, good books, cookbooks, etc.

FREE SPIRIT – I’m a little out there, different, unique. I like doing things my own way.

FEARLESS – about some things. I’ll try just about any food, jump into new hobbies & try new things. I’m not afraid of not having something work out or failing. That being said – you’re not going to find me skydiving or doing any of that kind of crazy stuff!

FLAVOR – I love flavor, the more there is the better. Give me red pepper flakes on just about everything I eat, tons of herbs and spices, lots of black pepper, lots of butter and salt. The nice thing is that herbs and spices ramp up the nutritional value of what you’re eating. Bring on the flavor!

What words/phrases describe you that start with a F?

Who’s joining in:
Nic at Nip it in the Bud
KB from My Old New House
Chas from Heritage Acres Homestead
Erika from Our Homegrown Family
Candie from Finding My Roots
Louisa from The Really Good Life
Judy from My Freezer is Full
Xan from Not Dabbling in Normal and Mahlzeit
Amy from I Love Nubians, Make Mine Mini
Jaspanelle from Paganites
Greg from plot 52 is doing beautiful illustrations!
Lisa from Realisa Building an Authentic Life
Emily from Sincerely Emily
Joanna from Zeb Bakes
Misky from Misk Cooks
Compostwoman from The Compost Bin
Tracy from Back to Basics
Whit from Knitty Whit
Patti from Poodlebugs
Teresa from Little Tidbits of Teresa’s Life
Susan from The Penless Writer
Join the Alphabet in August Flickr Photo Group – all my letter images will be in there if you want to use them on your blogs.

(if you’re joining in on your blog let me know so I can add you to the list and please link to the daily post here at Chiot’s Run when you post and a pingback will show up in the comments here so people can head over to read your words).

13 Comments to “F is for _______________”
  1. kristin @ going country on August 8, 2011 at 5:51 am

    Well, Funny, OBVIOUSLY. Sometimes, also, Fearful, which is something I fight against all the time. I’m of a naturally cautious nature.

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  2. Allison on August 8, 2011 at 7:57 am

    Love the kitty pic!

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  3. goatpod2 on August 8, 2011 at 8:28 am

    I did my F yesterday and now today I just posted my G words.


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  4. MAYBELLINE on August 8, 2011 at 9:44 am

    but not in a complicated, stuck up way.

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    • MAYBELLINE on August 9, 2011 at 10:42 am


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  5. Sincerely, Emily on August 8, 2011 at 10:32 am

    Fantastic F’s! Funny about the foot thing. Love the cat foot photo. I have a thing (might say fetish) for car feet. I am having Fun with all these words. My F & G’s are ready to post tomorrow. I Find I am thinking of other words after I have posted. Funny! I had an Feeling that you would post Freckles. Emily

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  6. Jaspenelle on August 8, 2011 at 12:00 pm

    It is so nice to see someone with the same definition of frugal as I. And who likes flavor too, I think I spent too much time living all over the world to not appreciate the power of spices.

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  7. Julia on August 8, 2011 at 3:42 pm

    F***ing mosquitoes

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  8. nic@nipitinthebud on August 8, 2011 at 5:30 pm

    I always hated my freckles too until I met my husband. His aunty was super freckly and he was brought up being told freckles were angel kisses so you can see why I came round :o)
    Today my F is for … forager.

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    • Susy on August 8, 2011 at 7:28 pm

      Forage is a good one – didn’t even think of that one!

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  9. Grace on August 8, 2011 at 5:40 pm

    I like your definition of Frugal–it’s the same as mine;)

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  10. K.B. on August 8, 2011 at 5:44 pm

    Love the cat photo!!

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  11. Marcia on August 8, 2011 at 11:19 pm

    Farm-bred, born and raised. French-Canadian. Freakishly freckled. Famished, which leads to my least favorite F word….a little…fat.

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