#AskAwayFriday with Amber from Bold Fit Mom!


Hooray, hooray, hooray for Friday and the all new #AskAwayFriday! Get to know our new host’s, meet our new co-host, and grab our new logo!

What is #AskAwayFriday? Well…

#AskAwayFriday was created by the amazing Penny from Real Housewife of Caroline County as a place for us to connect with other bloggers by asking them questions to really get to know them!

Meeting other bloggers and making new friends is one of the best parts of this online world!

Our new #AskAwayFriday hosts…

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Tamara from Tamara Like Camera,
Tiffany from Mrs. Tee Love Life Laughter,
Christy from Uplifting Families,
Stacey from This Momma’s Ramblings
and
Amber from Bold Fit Mom

Introducing this week’s amazing co-host…Shelly from DIY Mama!

Shelly is a new Mama and a DIY Pro. When you visit her site you can look for a bit of fun, craft and organization. Did I mention she is also a Pro on all things Disney? Yes, so if you want to know the where to go and Must See on Disney be sure to head over and check out Shellyโ€™s place.

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This week, I have the pleasure of swapping with our very own Amber from Bold Fit Mom. Amber is a certified personal fitness trainer and mommy. On her blog she shares personal fitness advice to help others and healthy recipes to promote a healthy lifestyle. Be sure to stop by her site to see the questions that I asked of her!

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Now on to Amber’s questions for me…

1. I’ve been thinking about homeschooling my oldest, but I haven’t completely decided on it yet. What’s your biggest like and dislike of schooling your children at home?

I love homeschooling the two lil ones. I like having control over the information that they learn and being able to help them when they need it. When they were in public school, I was very limited on what I could help them with.

About the only thing that I don’t like is some of the struggle of getting them to stay on track.

2. I am into fitness and healthy eating, but honestly I LOVE sweets!! What’s that one dessert that you can’t live without?

Brownies! That would be my all time go to, especially with powdered sugar on top!

3. You like romance novels. What book or series would you suggest me reading?

4. Do you enjoy cooking? If so, what’s your favorite dish to make?

Yes, I like to cook…sort of. I am not quite the home cook that my mom was. My main go to meal though is cheeseburgers, it is what my family loves above all else. The other big go to meal is goulash…something quick and simple.

5. If you were given $6,000 to go on vacation with just you and your hubby, where would you go?

I would technically say a trip to Scotland, but I am not sure $6,000 would do it. Otherwise, it would be a trip to Massachusetts so we could hit Salem and Situate and then we would probably his some old war sites, then on to North Carolina to visit with the hubby’s older brother and even a trip to the Outer Banks. Maybe we would hit Gatlinburg, Tennessee…since that is where the hubby and I honeymooned. But we would still most likely drag the kids along.

6. Hawaii or Italy?

Wow, this is a hard one! After this past winter I would almost say Hawaii for some sand and sun…I would also love to see some of the old world qualities that Italy would have to offer.

7. Country music or Rock music? Name your favorite band and song.

Oh hard rock all the way, though I can really listen to almost anything. Hmmm…a favorite band and song, now that is really hard! My favorite artist right now is Myles Kennedy and he is the front man for his own band called Alter Bridge and he has done collaborations with Slash…My all time favorite song is one that he did with Slash called Anastasia…

8. What is a piece of parenting advice that you could share with us?

I would say that the best advice I could give would be to love without condition or judgement. When a child feels unloved or judged, it can leave them feeling alone and without a good self esteem.

9. Would you rather wear jeans and a t-shirt or a black dress and heels?

Oh I am definitely a jeans and t-shirt kind of girl!

10. Tell us a funny memory you have of you or your kids.

LOL! This one was easy and one we still laugh about, even now. When lil man was born almost 15 years ago, I had just given birth and the doctor slid the big plastic bag under my underneath to catch the afterbirth. Well the bag missed and the afterbirth hit the floor right next to the hubby’s shoe and splatted his shoe. The doctor looked at the mess on the floor and said, “Oh don’t worry, that happens all the time.” So the hubby looked at his shoe and said, “Um…I would have to say that it is a first for me!” LOL! Those tennis shoes were never the same!

Thank you so much for the amazing questions and the chance to swap, Amber!

That is all of the questions that Amber had for me this week, be sure to stop by her place and read her answers to the questions that I asked of her. Then take a moment to visit with some of the other amazing #AAF linkers! Thank you so much for swapping with me this week!

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