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Submitted by on August 19, 2009 – 12:23 pm16 Comments

We here at the Tiki really want to get to know you.

So, tell us about yourselves. Here are some questions to help you. Grab a cup of your favorite beverage and put on your thinking caps.

Okay, fine… I’ll go first. Let the Tiki Tiki begin!

(Do you guys love this stuff as much as I do??) =D

Marta and coffee

1. Two everyday things I couldn’t live without:

  • My camera
  • My computer

2. Two of my favorite songs:

  • Maracaibo Oriental – Beny Moré
  • One – U2

3. Two things I want to do before I die:

  • See the pyramids
  • Get season tickets to the theater

4. Two things I worry about:

  • Dying young
  • My kids

5. Two stores I shop at:

  • Target
  • Coldwater Creek

6. Two things that scare me:

  • Heights
  • Flying

7. Two snacks I could eat every day:

  • Pastelitos de guayaba
  • Lays Classic Potato Chips

8. Two people I’d be lost without:

  • Eric (my husband)
  • My kids (I know. Cheating.)

9. Two nicknames I’ve been given:

  • Mungo
  • Bubbles

10. Next two places I want to go on vacation:

  • Rome
  • Paris

Just number and leave your responses in the comment section. Can’t wait to see your answers!

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16 Comments »

  • Laura F-F says:

    OMG…am I really the first? Wow, what a geek I am! Here goes…

    1. Two everyday things I couldn’t live without:
    coffee
    laptop

    2. Two of my favorite songs:
    La Perla – Calle 13
    Gracias a La Vida – as sung by Mercedes Sosa
    *Marta, One is a favorite too…so beautiful! Plus, you really can’t go wrong with U2…

    3. Two things I want to do before I die:
    travel all around Spain
    travel all around South America
    *there are others, to be sure, but I try not to think like that…

    4. Two things I worry about:
    my son
    being able to pay bills (TMI)

    5. Two stores I shop at:
    Target (I swear, they have all my money)
    The Korean Farmer’s Market (Asian and Latino foods…aka Paradise)

    6. Two things that scare me:
    heights
    the dark

    7. Two snacks I could eat every day:
    hummus (with pita)
    chicharritas (too bad I can’t get them here…saddies)

    8. Two people I’d be lost without:
    My husband
    My son

    9. Two nicknames I’ve been given:
    Laurita
    Mamita

    10. Next two places I want to go on vacation:
    well, we’ll be going to Cuba in the spring to see family, so…
    frankly, a vacation in general would just be nice.

    Clearly, I’m an over-sharer.

  • Ileana says:

    1. Computer & TV
    2. “Angels” (Robbie Williams) & “If You’re Out There” (John Legend)
    3. Set foot on Antartica & sing with Della Reese
    4. My boys & finances
    5. Target & Bed, Bath & Beyond
    6. Clowns & Marionettes
    7. Milky Ways & nachos
    8. My boys & my hairdresser
    9. Illy & Silly-anna
    10. Tokyo & Bangkok

  • Shawn Lopez says:

    1. Two everyday things I couldn’t live without:

    * My Kitchenaid Mixer
    * My computer

    2. Two of my favorite songs:

    * God Must Really Love Me by Craig Morgan
    * My Woman My Woman My Wife by Marty Robbins

    3. Two things I want to do before I die:

    * Become a grandmother
    * Get my house fixed up the way I want it.

    4. Two things I worry about:

    * My kids
    * Because of chronic illness worry about dying before my kids
    are grown.

    5. Two stores I shop at:

    * Wal Mart
    * Harps

    6. Two things that scare me:

    * Drowning
    * Crowds

    7. Two snacks I could eat every day:

    * Anything chocolate
    * Bacon (not really a snack but I could eat it everyday)

    8. Two people I’d be lost without:

    * Pete (my husband)
    * My kids (Danielle, Ben, & Rebekah)

    9. Two nicknames I’ve been given:

    * Mommy
    * Curly

    10. Next two places I want to go on vacation:

    * Spain
    * Italy

  • Ed says:

    1. Two everyday things I couldn’t live without:

    My computer
    My cell phone

    2. Two of my favorite songs:

    They both change all the time. Being in the music business for the last 39 years make me want to liten to everything!

    3. Two things I want to do before I die:

    Live in England for at least a year
    Go back to Meson Del Candido in Segovia and have the roast suckling pig.

    4. Two things I worry about:

    My family
    The fragility of life in general. Make sure you say “I love you” to your loved ones every day!

    5. Two stores I shop at:

    Fryes
    Portos (if you don’t live in southern California you have no idea what you are missing.)

    6. Two things that scare me:

    Being in crowds, especially unruly ones.
    When someone that works for me says, “OOPS!”

    7. Two snacks I could eat every day:

    Un cortadito (is that a snack?)
    Un pastelito de queso y guyaba (Refugio)

    8. Two people I’d be lost without:
    My bride of 37 years (anniversary was yesterday!)
    My son, who always makes me proud!

    9. Two nicknames I’ve been given:
    Noodles (don’t ask)
    Noof (no I am not from Newfoundland)

    10. Next two places I want to go on vacation:
    Aunt Beba’s in Miami and eat her arroz con pollo, she ALWAYs makes it for me.
    San luis Obispo on a Thusday night, farmer’s market night.

  • 1. The internet & coffee
    2. Bon Jovi- Living on a Prayer and Tito El Bambino – El Amor
    3. Change someone’s world. Be a mom.
    4. Losing my mind (i.e, alzheimers). Paying Bills.
    5. Walmart (I think they’re going to start charging me rent!)
    Daffys (If you’re not from NJ/NY, you won’t understand)(I’m obsessed).
    6. Spiders (bad arachnophobia) and heights (but not too bad)
    7. Nachos & Pumpkin Pie. (I swear I’m not pregnant!)
    8. My mom and the Lord.
    9. Chris & Hurricane (I never thought I was messy)
    10. Cuba & Cruise-to anywhere!

  • Michele Caridad says:

    1. Two everyday things I couldn’t live without:
    My iPhone + My computer

    2. Two of my favorite songs:
    Como Fue-Beny Moré + Caballo Viejo– Roberto Torres (plus, he’s a great friend!!)

    3. Two things I want to do before I die:
    Travel thru Europe again(take my daughter) + Visit where my parents were born!

    4. Two things I worry about:
    Dying young + My daughter

    5. Two stores I shop at:
    Target + Aldo

    6. Two things that scare me:
    Tight Places (claustrophobic) + Bees

    7. Two snacks I could eat every day:
    (unhealthy-dont-care-what-my-cardiologists-says): pastelito de guayaba + timbas: guayaba+gouda cheese stacks
    (reality): Peanut Butter + celery and cereal

    8. Two people I’d be lost without:
    My little girl + my inner circle (this is my handful of dad, mom, sisters, 2 best friends and cousins) (sorry – cheating!)

    9. Two nicknames I’ve been given:
    Monga (almost like MArti!) + Mimi(all the kids call me that)

    10. Next two places I want to go on vacation:
    Madrid + Brazil

  • 1. The internet
    Camera

    2. Taylor Swift’s Love Story
    Black Eyed Peas’ I Gotta Feeling

    3. Run a marathon
    Travel

    4. My family
    Dying young

    6. Getting into a car accident
    Losing a beloved one

    7. Any kind of potato chips
    Ice cream

    8. God
    My Family (I guess I can cheat, too! LOL)

    9. Pili

    10.Israel
    Europe

  • 1. Two everyday things I couldn’t live without:

    My computer/the internets
    the library

    2. Two of my favorite songs:

    Cocaine, Eric Clapton
    Romeo and Juliet, Dire Straits

    3. Two things I want to do before I die:

    Be published in a national magazine
    Feel like I am thin enough

    4. Two things I worry about:

    Being poor
    Having to deal with my husband’s parents

    5. Two stores I shop at:

    Goowill, regular and the boutique
    Sendik’s (grocery store)

    6. Two things that scare me:

    Rats
    Bad drivers (subset: when my husband, who is a good driver, is speeding through city streets and following TOO CLOSE)

    7. Two snacks I could eat every day:

    cheese
    peanut-butter stuffed pretzels

    8. Two people I’d be lost without:

    I’m pretty self-sufficient

    9. Two nicknames I’ve been given:

    Nettie
    Fatso (when I was a kid — don’t hear it now except in my head)

    10. Next two places I want to go on vacation:

    Vietnam (might actually happen because a Peace Corps friend is working there for the World Bank)
    Norway, the home of My People, but that will have to wait until after the alimony stops because Scandanavia is so expensive.

  • Angela says:

    1. Two everyday things I couldn’t live without:
    The internets (duh)
    My kids

    2. Two of my favorite songs:
    Imagine
    Dominicanita by Rafael Solano…reminds me of quinces in Santo Domingo

    3. Two things I want to do before I die
    Clean out my closet (I really don’t need 3 different sizes, do I?)
    Lose 30 lbs.

    4. Two things I worry about
    My kids
    Not getting around to #3

    5. Two stores I shop at
    Target
    Sedano’s

    6. Two things that scare me
    Spiders
    Watching my son drive off in his car

    7. Two snacks I could eat every day
    Anything with chocolate
    Chips

    8. Two people I’d be lost without
    My hubby
    My sisters (they count as one being)

    9. Two nicknames I’ve been given
    Angelina
    Costillua (back when I was very, very thin…this was a “piropo”, believe it or not, yelled from the streets of San Pedro de Macoris)

    10. Next two places I want to go on vacation
    With kids: Cancun
    Just with my husband: Chicago

  • Shawn, you need to try chocolate-covered bacon. I had it at the state fair and it was delicious.

  • Carla says:

    1. Two everyday things I couldn’t live without:

    * Cell Phone
    * Laptop

    2. Two of my favorite songs:

    * Woman’s Work – Maxwell
    * Tiny Dancer – Elton John

    3. Two things I want to do before I die:

    * Write a book
    * Travel to Italy

    4. Two things I worry about:

    * My daughters
    * The environment

    5. Two stores I shop at:

    * TJ Maxx
    * Kohls

    6. Two things that scare me:

    * Bugs
    * The woods

    7. Two snacks I could eat every day:

    * Trader Joe’s Pita Crackers w/ hummus
    * Grapes

    8. Two people I’d be lost without:

    * My hubby
    * My BFF, Trish

    9. Two nicknames I’ve been given:

    * Chinita
    * Carlita

    10. Next two places I want to go on vacation:

    * Bahamas
    * Disney (for the toddler)

  • Balou says:

    1. camera & computer
    2. “Pictures of You” (The Cure) & “Crack the Shutters” (Snow Patrol)
    3. Visit Ireland & see Mt. Rushmore
    4. my family & finances
    5. Target & KOhl’s
    6. flying & snakes
    7. hmm… can’t think of any snacks I would want to eat every day
    8. my boyfriend & my best friend
    9. Lulu & Goofy
    10. Seattle & Ireland

  • Ana Lilian says:

    1. Two everyday things I couldn’t live without:

    -computer
    -iPhone

    2. Two of my favorite songs:

    This is a tough one because I´m all over the place music-wise. Keeping it Latino I say:
    -Vasos Vacíos-Fabulosos Cadillacs
    -Peligro-Ely Guerra

    3. Two things I want to do before I die:

    * Stay in Paris for a month with Roxana
    * Live ON the beach

    4. Two things I worry about:

    * My girl
    * My husband and his motorcycle

    5. Two stores I shop at:

    * Target
    * Trader Joe´s

    6. Two things that scare me:

    * Heights
    * Snakes

    7. Two snacks I could eat every day:

    * Alfajores!
    * Ice Cream

    8. Two people I’d be lost without:

    * My husband
    * My daughter

    9. Two nicknames I’ve been given:

    * Flowers
    * Lola

    10. Next two places I want to go on vacation:

    * Buenos Aires
    * Paris

  • Lisa Renata says:

    1. Two everyday things I couldn’t live without:
    * my camera
    * and cell phone

    2. Two of my favorite songs:
    * Desnuda – Ricardo Arjona
    * Vivir Sin Aire – Mana

    3. Two things I want to do before I die:
    * see my kids grow to adulthood
    * find peace within

    4. Two things I worry about:
    * My kids
    * our environment

    5. Two stores I shop at:
    * Target
    * Kohl’s

    6. Two things that scare me:
    * snakes
    * the unknown

    7. Two snacks I could eat every day:
    * white chocolate covered strawberries
    * ganzitos

    8. Two people I’d be lost without:
    * My hubby
    * my kids

    9. Two nicknames I’ve been given:
    * sweet pea
    * comadrita

    10. Next two places I want to go on vacation:
    * Mazatlan
    * Europe

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  • Adolfo S. says:

    1. Two everyday things I couldn’t live without:
    Clean air.
    Clean water.

    2. Two of my Favorite Songs:
    “Te Tengo a Ti” – Gloria Estefan
    “Stay” – Sugarland

    3. Two things I want to do before I die:
    See my kids become responsible, caring adults.
    See my kids have kids!

    4. Two things I worry about:
    Working myself to death.
    The “other” drivers on the road.

    5. Two stores I shop at:
    Ace Hardware
    Cabela’s

    6. Two things that scare me:
    Greed
    Gluttony

    7. Two snacks that I could eat everyday:
    Jerky
    Pan Dulce

    8. Two people I’d be lost without (or maybe 4):
    My wife & kids
    My self

    9. Two nicknames I’ve been given:
    Dude
    The Absent Minded Professor

    10. Next two places I want to go on vacation:
    Acapulco, Mexico
    Taos, New Mexico

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