I'm A Little

{100 things}

i have seen a lot of bloggers complete a post called 100 things. i always find them interesting & extremely unique, and believe they truly help readers get to know who a blogger is. i was always nervous to complete a list, mostly because i found it daunting to try and think of 100 things about myself. but it’s a new year & i made a commitment to share more on imalittle. so, over the weekend i jotted down my list, going back in time, up to present day to think about 100 things you might be interested in knowing about me. it’s actually funny, while i thought it’d be hard to come up with 100 points, it was quite simple & i think i probably could go for 100 more. i guess there’s always next year. i hope you enjoy! happy monday 🙂

  1. I was born in North York, Ontario, Canada ~ just north of Toronto. I’ve lived in Canada my whole life.
  2. My zodiac sign is Virgo.
  3. Three is my lucky number. 
  4. The Number One question people ask me is, “What’s your background?”
  5. My background is Czech, Russian, Trinidadian & Venezuelan.
  6. As a little wee one, my parents said that I never left the house without my handbag.
  7. To this day they have no idea where I got my innate love of fashion from.
  8. I have a major girl crush on Lainey Gossip & cannot make it through the day without reading her site.
  9. If I could wear high heels for every occasion I would.
  10. I am 5″1 & 1/2 & I quite enjoy it.
  11. My dream job is to be a reality TV show host. Seriously.
  12. All I want more than anything in the world right now is a puppy, but I know I’m far too busy to commit to the responsibility.
  13. I LOVE living in Toronto but sometimes I think it needs to get over itself.
  14. I used to be a competitive swimmer & the best feeling in the world is diving in to a massive body of water.
  15. If there’s red wine in front of me, I’ll drink it.
  16. I used to have a nightmare case acne & it’s been my biggest insecurity to date. 
  17. I wish I could be one of those people that are just cool.
  18. Baking has been my method of relaxation since I was a kid & at times, I quite impress myself with my talents.
  19. Concerts are my vice of choice – there is nothing like seeing your favourite band live.
  20. Shepherd’s Pie is my go-to comfort food.
  21. I have been dating my bf {DT} for almost 5 years & I still don’t know how he stands me. 
  22. This past year I started my own company, Beautifully Bare, and it’s been the best decision I’ve ever made.
  23. Writing is the activity I’m most passionate about. I hope to one day write an entire book.
  24. I sing in my car at stop lights. Surrounding drivers always look concerned.
  25. Weekends at the cottage are how I envision my future.
  26. I truly believe that hard work pays off.
  27. When I was 13, I wanted a dog so badly, I wrote a business proposal & contract that I presented to my parents.
  28. Volunteering in my community has helped me grow in so many ways, I recommend it to every person that asks me for job advice.
  29. While I try my best to always to look sharp, I love coming home and throwing on joggers after a long day at work.
  30. I still have my point shoes from my childhood ballerina days.
  31. I just bought my first pair of ice skates this year.
  32. My favourite fruit is a navel orange.
  33. Nothing beats a piping hot, wood oven Margherita pizza.
  34. I probably have more nicknames than anyone you know, my favourite being Minnie Mouse.
  35. My parents are actually my heros. 
  36. Despite my best efforts, I rarely sleep in.
  37. I am very open about my obsession with Twilight and once spent 10 hours in a movie theatre watching the first 3 movies back-to-back.
  38. I am equally eager for The Hunger Games movies.
  39. I am really, really bad at not reading a book from cover to cover in one sitting.
  40. I am desperate to go to Greece, Italy, Spain & Croatia but I’d like to first travel to Southeast Asia in 2013.
  41. I suck at relaxing. 
  42. I first started blogging because I was stuck at a desk job where I wasn’t given any work.
  43. People generally say I’m one of the nicest people they know & I don’t really know why.
  44. After starting this list, I think I’m kind of insecure and now I’m overanalyzing, like a true Virgo.
  45. I don’t get the hype over Glee.
  46. I never watched horror movies. After seeing the first Scream, I slept with a hammer on my nightside table. Ya.
  47. I have two tattoos: my zodiac sign on the small of my back and a tiny N {for my last name} in between my right index & middle fingers.
  48. I want more tattoos.
  49. I have one older sister: we were born 3 years, 3 months and 3 hours apart, on the 3rd day of our respective months. Please ref. to #3.
  50. I wish I knew what my voice sounded like to other people.
  51. I do not exercise as much as I’d like to.
  52. I am usually cold…even when it’s warm out.
  53. Black coffee is delicious to me, especially with cinnamon.
  54. Everyone knows I love tea, but this year I am eager to enrol in a tea sommelier course at GBC.
  55. I find myself unusually funny.
  56. I used to be blonde. Blondes do have more fun. 
  57. I think I could mature in to a serious crafter. I love the homemade look of my {diy} projects.
  58. One of my best friends looks like my identical twin. So much, that we have given up and now tell people we’re sisters.
  59. I cannot pick one music genre as a favourite: I’ll listen to everything from country to rap to Justin Bieber & Rebecca Black. 
  60. I am a trained Bel Canto singer but have a terrible fear of singing in front of others.
  61. I am left-handed.
  62. My printing is extremely neat & proper.
  63. Trying new restaurants is one of my biggest thrills in life.
  64. I should watch less TV than I do.
  65. I know I’m the only person in the world that’s caught up on Nikita.
  66. My favourite pastry is a butter croissant. Simple but elegant delight.
  67. When I was in university I watched SportsCentre every night before bed.
  68. My mom tells me I’m so much like my father, but I know she secretly sees herself in me all the time.
  69. I can’t choose a hockey team to be loyal to.
  70. I am uber-competitive and DT hates playing games with me.
  71. I wish I was a better photographer.
  72. My sushi cravings are always my most intense.
  73. For me, sangria is synonymous with summer.
  74. I have a difficult time hating people who’ve wronged me.
  75. I pretend the Royal Family is my family. I woke up at 4 AM and went to an official breakfast for the Royal Wedding in April. People made fun of me but it was a moment I’ll never forget for the rest of my life. If Princess Kate’s in the news, I know about it.
  76. I look exactly the same as I did as a kid. It’s a frightening parallel.
  77. When I find something I like, I stick with it.
  78. Scrabble is my favourite board game. You can guess, DT hates playing this with me.
  79. I relish the time I spend with myself.
  80. I find it very hard to cry but get random moments where I cannot hold back tears.
  81. Serendipity is my all-time favourite movie. It is so cheesy but I believe in fate & to me, the way it’s romanticized in this movie is perfect.
  82. Sayings such as, ‘The cat’s meow‘ frequent my vocabulary.
  83. The best place to people watch is the subway.
  84. Daydreaming is one of my greatest past times. I do it often & wish I had a stenographer for my thoughts.
  85. I’ve never eaten a McDonald’s McFlurry.
  86. One time, at band camp…just kidding. I quote movies. A lot.
  87. Putting together the perfect outfit can alter my mood tenfold.
  88. I love that friends & family come to me for style advice.
  89. Despite my height, I am very, very good at basketball.
  90. I can’t decide which era I’d live in if I went back in time.
  91. Jane Eyre is my favourite book of all time.
  92. I hate my teeth & want Invisilign braces.
  93. After seeing my mum, I am not afraid of aging.
  94. The first time I ate a sandwich was in my first year of university. I was 18 years old.
  95. As a kid all I ate was fruit, bread & butter and pizza.
  96. My list of allergies could roll across The Great Wall of China.
  97. My biggest problem is taking on far too much at once. 
  98. I will literally drop anything for a friend in need.
  99. I am the world’s biggest snuggler. It’s a run-on joke in my family.
  100. I love to smile and am happiest when the gesture’s returned.

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    January 16, 2012 at 5:31 pm

    Oh I love your sweet blog and love this idea! Thanks so much for your sweet things about our blog! 🙂

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    January 18, 2012 at 4:45 pm

    You are so freaking cute. I cannot believe you are caught up on Nikita!

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