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Thursday, April 21, 2011

Foodie Family

I vote that every day of work is a half day.  We met up with the party-animal Jacob's Familia and headed over to the Creamery on Ninth (BYU's ice cream/hang out parlor).

I got a heavenly Hawaiian Chicken Sandwich (I guess the one inch piece of pineapple constitutes it as a Hawaiian sandwich).  The winner of the meal was the soft fluffy bun...... pretty sure I could put every meal I eat inside that bun and be happy for the rest of my life.

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Reason #4235 I married Billy.....the Jacobs Family are foodies too (okay, let's be honest you know that this reason is in my top 10).

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I am weird and anytime I go to eat with more than 4 people I LOVE to have a circular table/booth because I want to see everyone at once.  No me gusta trying to lean across the table to hear what the other side of the table is talking about.

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Dessert is a complete must when we are together.

For some reason I felt the need to be shy in this picture or I am just trying to see how hard I can squeeze BIlly before I realize that I am acting like a five year old.

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I think that banana split could eat you gma Jacobs.

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Time to get back to the party.  We are chopping up fruit and veggies for the bro's graduation party tomorrow.  After that we are going to get bundled up for Billster's baseball games....wish him luck.....he reads all the comments too:)

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Do you like banana splits?

-I am not even going to answer this one....if you don't know the answer, I don't know if we can be friends.  Billy's biggest flaw is that he doesn't like bananas and yes, I have actually gotten mad at him because of this weird quirk.

Do you speak any other languages?

-You may have noticed that I threw in a few Spanish words.......I am pretty much fluent.....3 years of Spanish in Jr. High will do that to you.

Are you shy or outgoing?

-I think I am outgoing to a fault and people wonder why a complete stranger is telling them their life story and for their advice about life-altering questions.

49 Comments:

At April 21, 2011 at 4:27 PM , Blogger theAlmostRunner said...

hahah that "shy" picture is so you... pfff.

i LOVE foodie families. you guys eat a lot of ice cream and froyo! amazing!

i do speak spanish- learned it in high school and college, but haven't really used it since. need to get with it!

 
At April 21, 2011 at 4:32 PM , Blogger Nicole said...

Goood luck billster bill-a-roni! :)

 
At April 21, 2011 at 4:33 PM , Blogger Pam said...

I got about halfway through the Spanish Rosetta Stone CDs before we went to Cabo last year. I actually got pretty dang good at it! I was SHOCKED at how much I was able to use and understand while in Mexico. Then we came home and I kind of lost interest. I haven't used the CDs since. And probably won't until we plan another vacation south of the border.

 
At April 21, 2011 at 4:34 PM , Blogger Christina @ The Athletarian said...

The amount of ice cream you eat amazes me. I love bananas and I love ice cream but not a HUGE fan of banana splits...weird, right? I think it might be too complicated a dessert for me to handle! ha

I speak a little broken Italian to communicate with the grandparentals. They're off the boat so you know...non parlano Inglese. I suck at it but they get me 90% of the time!

 
At April 21, 2011 at 4:40 PM , OpenID fitchocoholic said...

Love, love, love banana splits...or pretty much anything banana!! My mom makes this wonderful banana pudding with vanilla wafers on it!! :D
I'm fluent in portugese!!

 
At April 21, 2011 at 4:41 PM , Blogger Kristy {Sweet Treats and More} said...

I've never actually eaten at the Creamery, just had the ice cream! I married into a foodie family as well and I love it. However I usually eat myself sick every time we get together.

Good luck Billster!

 
At April 21, 2011 at 4:47 PM , Blogger MegSmith @ Cooking.In.College said...

Good luck Billy!!!

Those fries and that bun...can I have fries in a bun? I think that sounds just about right :-)

 
At April 21, 2011 at 4:49 PM , Blogger Cara @ EAT. PRAY. RUN. said...

Anything banana -- split, creme pie, cake, candy...SOLD!

I need Rosette Stone! They advertise on my Pandora about 70 trillion times a day and i'm about to take them up on the offer so I am longer so broken in Spanish. Too much time having fun in college and not learning mi espanol!

I think the real world has made me less shy. I definitely enjoy my "me" time but also HAVE to gab my friends ears off at least 1 hour a day!

 
At April 21, 2011 at 4:49 PM , Blogger Caroline said...

I speak FRENCH. that is my first language.
then some English and a little bit of Hungarian, my dad is from Hungary.

I think I am shy, Bill says outgoing.

 
At April 21, 2011 at 4:49 PM , Blogger Caroline said...

Good luck Billy! forgot that , sorry

 
At April 21, 2011 at 4:52 PM , Blogger LindsLovesMiles said...

I speak French and TEACH it!! And my bf just proposed in FRENCH yesterday!!!!! Oops I guess I should say my fiance!

 
At April 21, 2011 at 4:56 PM , Blogger Chelsea J Raynes said...

My family is full of foodies too! I am really super social so I prefer round tables too! I want to have one big convo and its so much easier! I've never been a big banana split fan. I use to be fluent in American Sign Language I took it all the way through ASL 6 and I wanted to be a translator but life got in the way of school. I am not fluent anymore it really takes using it to remember it!

 
At April 21, 2011 at 4:58 PM , Blogger Chelsea said...

OOOO Hawaiian rolls. Might need to go get a pack of those on my way home AND EAT THEM ALL.

//shifty eyes//

//dashes off, will shiv anyone who tries to snatch hawaiian rolls//

 
At April 21, 2011 at 4:59 PM , Blogger my little celebration said...

Banana splits are my JAM.

 
At April 21, 2011 at 5:01 PM , Blogger 2011 Resolutions said...

Banana Splits are full of delish! We go through about 3 bunches of bananas a week in this house

I do not speak any other languages but I understand a lot of Spanish because of where I live. You just pick it up~

So you are the person who tells me their life story in the grocery store line....I am one of those people who is spoken to A LOT in lines...and I am actually socially awkward/disaster idk if that counts as SHY LOL!

 
At April 21, 2011 at 5:14 PM , Blogger Christine said...

That's a whole lot of french fries!

 
At April 21, 2011 at 5:29 PM , Blogger Jogging with Fiction said...

Where can you go to get fries in party hats? Those look delicious!

I speak spanish and took latin for a few years. It was an immersion class, so we had to speak it. Yep I can speak a dead language!

Outgoing or shy depends on the circumstance.

 
At April 21, 2011 at 5:29 PM , Anonymous Kate (What Kate is Cooking) said...

I barely passed Spanish in high school, but my best friend in elementary school taught me Japanese, and I was pretty good at it- until she moved away and I forgot almost everything!

 
At April 21, 2011 at 5:35 PM , OpenID thequirkykitchen said...

EVERY.SINGLE.POST makes me do this---->:-D thankyou for brightening my days!

 
At April 21, 2011 at 5:38 PM , OpenID letmebewhatsunderneath said...

I loveee ice cream, but am not a big fan of banana splits! :(

I would usually consider myself shy, but most people (friends, family, and coworkers) tell me this isn't true at all-- or at least my shyness doesn't last too often!

 
At April 21, 2011 at 5:59 PM , Blogger Mon Amour said...

I am almost fluent in both French & Spanish, and know a little Italian

 
At April 21, 2011 at 6:03 PM , Blogger Lindsay and James Cotter said...

I LOVE BANANA SPLITS!! my family has a tradition to go get them too. Love it. Your family is just precious girl, like you!

 
At April 21, 2011 at 6:10 PM , Anonymous Michelle (The Runner's Plate) said...

I love banana splits, but I don't think there is a dessert I don't like!

I am actually pretty quiet and shy until you get to know me.

 
At April 21, 2011 at 6:11 PM , Anonymous Michelle said...

Banana splits are heaven in a bowl:)
Lunch looks delicious as always!

Good luck Billy!!

 
At April 21, 2011 at 6:17 PM , Blogger Julia said...

good luck billy!!!

i was at yogurtland for like 2.5 hours today. every time someone came in I was hoping it was you with the fam. dang it. guess you cheated on yogurtland with the creamery. ;) we also went to cafe rio...2 chances to see you and it just didn't happen. we should probably change that soon! miss you!!!!

 
At April 21, 2011 at 6:20 PM , Blogger Jenny @ The Jenny Adventure said...

Foodie families are the best!!
I don't like bananas either...Ok, I like banana bread and dried bananas, but not "real" bananas. I like all the other ingredients in the banana split though! :D
I took Spanish in high school but don't use it very often so I've forgotten a lot.
I guess I'd say I'm pretty shy. I wish I wasn't sometimes.
Good luck to Billy!

 
At April 21, 2011 at 6:29 PM , OpenID runyogarepeat said...

Circular tables are a must! I hate being out of the loop of the other side of the table's conversations - I just want to talk to everyone!
I'd love to be fluent in something, but the only spanish I know is basics from high school.

 
At April 21, 2011 at 6:49 PM , OpenID indecisiveari said...

Oh love all those yummy food pics! I need a dessert family like yours!!

 
At April 21, 2011 at 6:54 PM , Blogger Christine said...

looks delicious as usual with your fam! i'm so excited to go home for easter this weekend and chow down on my momma's food and of course raid the pantry, fridge, and cabinets and eat as much candy as i can. :)

-banana splits? never had one! omg. but i never met a dessert i didn't like.

-un poco espanol. UN POCO.

-OUTGOING, once i get comfortable with people :)

xoxox

 
At April 21, 2011 at 6:59 PM , Anonymous Dorry said...

More family fun! :) I love round tables, too. I want one in my home. I speak a little bit of Spanish. Billy is fluent which comes in handy. Banana splits remind me of being a kid. I love bananas and feel sad for people who don't. Ha. Good luck in your game, Billy!

 
At April 21, 2011 at 7:01 PM , Blogger Colleen said...

yum french fries!

good luck billy!

 
At April 21, 2011 at 7:11 PM , Blogger Thisisme said...

GLUCK Billerific!

 
At April 21, 2011 at 7:15 PM , OpenID melissadishes said...

I am only outgoing if I know people. I am generally shy.

Hawaiian sandwich sounds good, you are making me hungry ;-)

 
At April 21, 2011 at 7:18 PM , Anonymous Marina Chekhovskiy said...

i love anything ice cream, and if i don't eat at least one banana a day i go into panic mode.
i speak ukrainian, russian, english, and spanish, i LOVE it when you throw in spanish words here and there :)
I'm kinda outgoing/shy... it's so weird... depends on the setting and who i'm with, i hate going into shy/awkward mode...

And GO BILLY!!!! you're the baseballbomb.com!!!

 
At April 21, 2011 at 7:24 PM , Blogger Vanessa @ Gourmet Runner said...

Good luck Billy--P.s. I also hate bananas. Hubby doesn't understand me.
I speak German maybe 50% of the time at home--stepdad is German and my whole fam speaks it fluently.
:)

 
At April 21, 2011 at 7:28 PM , Blogger Rachelle Wardle said...

Your sandwich looks yummy! Enjoy the time with your in-laws and good luck to the billster!

I speak broken english.....I did grow up in Nephi. :) Small town hick language at it's best.

I am very outgoing but when I am with a large group I am kind of shy.

 
At April 21, 2011 at 7:57 PM , Blogger Rachel said...

Good luck Billy!!

Just yesterday I was at lunch with my coworkers and said that I wished the work day ended at noon each day. How great would that be???

 
At April 21, 2011 at 8:03 PM , OpenID cleaneatingchelsey.com said...

banana splits are amazing. I love the nuts, cherries, and whipped cream!! Althought, I dn't even remember the last time I ate a banana split. So sad.

 
At April 21, 2011 at 8:06 PM , Blogger XLMIC said...

Best to Bill :)

Yum to banana splits.
I can speak lame French, lamer Italian, lamest Spanish and off-the-charts lame German.
I am outgoing but off-putting, I think. Today in Target I tried to strike up a conversation with two other moms... actually one of them did the initial striking... but the other was a total sourpuss and wouldn't give an inch :(

 
At April 21, 2011 at 8:32 PM , Blogger Pam said...

Tiny Grandma behind the huge banana split is so cute!!!!

I took 4+ years of German, and only remember bits and pieces. I doubt I could put together more than a 3-word sentence if you paid me!

I'm really shy and awkward when I first meet people, but once you get to know me, I never shut up :)

 
At April 21, 2011 at 9:10 PM , Blogger Molly said...

Wanna know something? Your posts make me day. Always making me smile. Your rock! And now I'm hungry....at 10:00

 
At April 21, 2011 at 9:13 PM , OpenID ratherthecouch said...

I also vote for half days every day. I bet if the votes were tallied we would win.

 
At April 21, 2011 at 9:36 PM , Anonymous Liv @ The Salty n' Sweet said...

Good luck Billy!

I love banana splits!! It's a flavor party in your mouth :) Especially with crunchy walnuts on top.

My boyfriend's pretty weird about bananas too. He only likes the under-ripe ones that have a little green on the ends. But I love over-ripe ones with brown spots on the skins. It's sweeter that way!

 
At April 21, 2011 at 9:40 PM , Blogger Reese's Runner said...

I HATE bananas too!!! And gma Jacobs is adorable!! And I've decided the better looking you are, the more you can get away with getting crazy. Looks like you got a hall pass to crazyville woman!!

 
At April 21, 2011 at 9:41 PM , OpenID ktlhouse said...

Good luck Billy!!
Your family is too cute! Girl, I too took spanish for 3 years but only know like 2 words. I'm pretty shy until I get to really know you!

Katie :)

 
At April 21, 2011 at 9:42 PM , Blogger Neon Blonde Runner said...

Good luck!

You are NOT outgoing to a fault-- people love you because you are so sweet and make them feel comfortable, it's a good thing!

 
At April 22, 2011 at 7:18 AM , Blogger Mallory said...

Looks like you're having a great time!! Good luck to Billy in his game!!

I don't know if I've ever really had a banana split... hmm.

I took 2 years of Spanish in high school and 2 years in college. I know enough that I could probably get around in a Spanish speaking country because I know how to say "bathroom," "hamburger," "beer," and "water." That's all I need.

I can be shy but once I know people I am VERY outgoing.

 
At April 22, 2011 at 7:38 AM , Anonymous Courtney @ Sweet Tooth, Sweet Life said...

Believe it or not, with the amount of ice cream that I eat and absolutely ADORE, I have never once had a banana split! Am I crazy??? :)

 
At April 22, 2011 at 12:59 PM , Blogger Jess @ Blonde Ponytail said...

Billy, sorry your game got rained out! What position do you play? Do you have any eligiblity left, WAZZU needs you this season! Actually, WSU plays BYU baseball on Monday and Tuesday. :/

Janae, you are blessed with a fabulous family!! Every picture shows lots of smiles (and delish food ha ha!). So much love!!

I love outging peeps b/c I'm SHY intially!!

 

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