Something about…Sarah Mock

“Something about” is a feature that introduces some of the local peeps who work and play in the wonderful world of social media. You’ll find them on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Linkedin and a screenful of other social media platforms. To be profiled, email and put “Something about” in subject line.

Today, meet Sarah Mock

Lives in: West Manchester

Twitter: @HowIPinchAPenny

Facebook: How I Pinch a Penny

Website: How I Pinch a Penny

Other social media: Pinterest

Hobbies/interests: Craftiness, gardening, digital scrapbooking, photography, cooking


Q. If you were a superhero, what powers would you have?

A. I am a mom. I AM a super hero.

Q. What makes you angry?

A. Deceitfulness.

Q. If you could be any character in fiction, whom would you be?

A. I am not sure. But I would have to be the heroine.

Q. What is your favorite movie?

A. Unfortunately I am not a movie buff.

Q. What is your favorite song?

A. I am in love with anything ‘Glee’.

Q. What is the last book you read?

A. If audio books count, “Battle Hymn Of The Tiger Mother” by Amy Chua

Q. If you lived in another time period, which would you choose?

A. 1950s

Q. What is your favorite drink?

A. Water with fresh squeezed lemon

Q. What is your favorite sport?

A. To play? I don’t play sports. To watch? Virginia Tech Football

Q. Beer or wine?

A. Wine. Preferably red.

Q. Coffee or tea?

A. Tea, cold with mint and simple syrup.
Chai Latte from The Green Bean.

Q. Bacon or sausage?

A. Bacon baby! Extra crispy and on the edge of burnt. Pork fat rules!

Q. Rock or country?

A. Country

Q. Twitter or Facebook?

A. Both. Love my tweeps and can’t wait for the new Facebook format.

Q. Fiction or nonfiction?

A. Both. Depends on the subject.

Q. Sweet or sour?

A. Sweet and salty!

Q. What is your favorite spice?

A. Fresh grated nutmeg. Or rosemary. Or garden grown basil.

Q. What is your favorite thing to do with your kids?

A. My husband and I love taking the kids on a Saturday morning to Central Market eating, shopping and catching up with tweeps.

Q. What is your favorite condiment?

A. Fresh salsa

Q. How would you describe yourself in three words?

A. Crafty, overextended, delightful.

Q. What video games do you play?

A. I have a Wii Fit and got on to play the other day. It told me it had been 238 days since I had played. I am not a very good gamer.

Q. What will you do if you won $2 million?

A. Tax free? :

Uganda Water Project I have been to Uganda and have met the people responsible for starting clean water wells. I know the money would be used wisely.

Purchase a vacation home for missionaries to use while they are on furlough back in the states.

Build the playground for Logos Academy.

Take a vacation with my family.

Start retirement accounts for the kids.

Q. If you could take a time machine, what year would you pick and why?

A. 1995. The year I graduated high school. Just to smack the 17-year-old me and say “you are wrong about so many things!”

Q. If you were a T-shirt, what color would you be?

A. This fall I am loving Pumpkin and Eggplant.

Q. Would you rather fight a pirate or a samurai?

A. It wouldn’t matter because I would get my butt kicked either way.

Q. What’s your favorite type of pasta?

A. Fresh made.

Q. What’s your favorite kind of pickle?

A. MINE! Bread and Butter.

Q. What is your favorite Pennsylvania Dutch dish?

A. Fasnachts!

Q. Would you blindly eat a Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Jelly Bean without looking at the color?

A. I had to look this one up. Sure.. Why not?

Q. If you could have dinner with any historical figure, who would it be and why?

A. Anne Frank. She gave us just a glimpse of the many stories that unfolded during the Nazi invasion. I would want to thank her for having the bravery to keep a diary so that we all could learn from her pen what she and so many others went through.

Other peeps featured in this series:
Mary Yeaple
Sharee McFadden

About Buffy Andrews

Assistant Managing Editor of Features and Niche Publications for the York Daily Record/Sunday News. Also, Social Media Coordinator.
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