Book Blogger Hop #12 and Follow Friday #11

Posted October 28, 2011 by Lisa Mandina in / 15 Comments

The Book Blogger Hop is sponsored by Jen at Crazy For Books. Just read at her site that this will be the last one of these for a while. So sad! But I understand, it does take a lot of time I’m sure to do all of this, as I know I’ve not been able to keep up with doing this every week. But this is basically a place to connect with other book bloggers and readers.

This week’s question is: What is your favorite Halloween costume? Even if you don’t celebrate, what kinds of costumes do you like?

Well, I actually dressed up last Saturday night for a friend’s party. On Monday night I’ll be at home, with a big bowl of candy, hoping to have some trick or treaters. Last year I didn’t have very many, which was disappointing, as that is one part of Halloween I’ve enjoyed as an adult. My favorite costume is one that I can’t fit into anymore, but still have. Even when I lost weight last year, I believe certain parts of my body have either not lost weight, or have settled to a different postion that made me unable to zip the dress all the way up. Probably almost 10 years ago, my mom sewed me the famous pink Marilyn Monroe dress, the same one Madonna wears in her Material Girl video. That is my favorite costume. I wish I could wear it at least one more time. But because it is homemade, and so fitted, there was no way for my mom to “let it out” in the bust area, so I was unable to wear it.

Follow Friday is sponsored by Parajunkee and Allison Can Read.

This week’s question is: If you could have dinner with your favorite book character, who would you eat with and what would you serve?

Hmm, that is kind of a hard question. Because I think I’d like to have dinner with Edward from Twilight, and of course, he wouldn’t really be eating anything so I wouldn’t have to serve anything. Or, I would like to have dinner with Jacob, and we’d go to a nice steak house for dinner. I know, that is probably a cliche answer, but it is what it is. My best answer.

So, do you have a favorite Halloween costume? And who would you choose to have dinner with?

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15 responses to “Book Blogger Hop #12 and Follow Friday #11

  1. Funny- one of my fave costumes is a pink Marilyn-esque dress! I have a tiara and "prom queen 1952" sash to complete the look.

    I agree that spending time with Edward and/or Jacob would be nice. That is if, if "drooling lustfully" can be considered dinner. 😉

  2. Mmmm. I'd pick Jacob of the two of them. 🙂 I'd just much rather have dinner with a guy that'll eat, you know?

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  3. I almost chose Edward, and then realized he wouldn't eat anything and that would be no fun. I wouldn't mind having Jacob for dinner though…err, over for dinner that is 😉

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  4. I'd like to have dinner with Jacob, as well! 🙂 Old follower stopping by.

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