Queenhood Tuesday - Conversation Starters

Welcome to my new weekly feature here at Grace Mothering, called Queenhood Tuesday, where I post something that encourages or informs (or just blathers on) about reigning as queen in our home. The idea comes from Nancy Campbell's article Called to Queenhood.

I am all for a movement to get us off of the computer and relating to people. I'm getting more and more low-tech as time goes by. So, this week's submission is a list of conversation starters, compiled by me from many sources. Use these at the dinner table, at mom night out, family gatherings, etc. Everyone LOVES talking about themselves!

If money were no object what would your dream home look like?
If money were no object where would you shop for clothes?
If money were no object where would you like to go on vacation?
If money were no object would you prefer domestic help or would you cook and clean yourself?
If you could go back in time with whom would you like to spend a day with?
If you could go forward in time, what would you want to know?
If you could be an animal for one day, what would you be and why?
If you could read one person's mind, whose would it be?
If you could meet a famous person, who would it be?
What "critter" scares you the most?
If you were stranded on a desert island what one object would you want with you?
(Besides your Bible of course)
If you could only have one favorite food to eat for the rest of your life, what would it be?
If you could trade places with one person, who would it be?
If you could trade places with someone for 1 day, who would it be?
What's your favorite ice cream flavor?
When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go?
Besides God, who has influenced you the most?
What's your favorite book?
What part of your daily routine do you enjoy most?
What's your favorite movie?
Where's the most interesting place you have been?
If you won 1 million dollars, what would you do with it?
What's your most fervent prayer?
If you could have one wish granted, what would it be?
What makes the world go round?
What one thing do you think would create peace in the world?
What's the bravest thing you've ever done?
What's the best compliment you've ever received?
What gift have you received that you will always treasure?
What is your favorite Bible verse (or "one" of your favorites) and what does it mean to you?
What was your most embarrassing moment in High School?
How did your husband propose to you?
What was the worst advice you received on marriage before you were married?
Which piece of land would you wish to have preserved forever?
What’s your favorite quotation?
What song evokes the strongest memories for you?
You are stuck on a deserted Island, and you can only take 3 things.  What would they be?
You can only eat 5 different foods for the rest of your life, what are they?
You can only listen to 3 CD’s for the rest of your life, what are they?
You are stuck in a cabin for 2 years, what 5 movies would you take with you?
If you could pick anyone, which three people would you invite to your dinner party?
What is the worst gift your hubby (or someone) ever gave you?
What is the best gift your hubby (or someone) ever gave you?
Have you ever been fired?
What is something you regret?
How often do you go over the speed limit?
Were you considered popular in high school? Why or why not?
When, if ever, do you think it is okay to tell a lie?
How old are you in your dreams?
Did you ever run away from home? Why/ why not?
If you could be any male/female sports star, who would you be?
Did you ever have a teacher who picked on you?
What was the most embarrassing thing that ever happened to you?
What really gives you the creeps?
What were the three happiest moments in your life so far?
Did you have a nickname in school?
Which is your wish that is not yet fulfilled?
What was your favorite toy when you were a kid?
What kind of student were you?
Other than family, who were the most important people in your life?
What were your hobbies as a child?
Who was the first person you ever kissed?
What did you imagine your adult life would be like?
What has been the most amazing part about raising kids?
What has been the most difficult part about raising kids?
What was the best job you ever had? What was the worst?
How did you decide what field to enter?
Was there one person who had a big impact on your working life?
If you had to do it all over again, would you choose the same career path?
What were the best years of your life?
What was the hardest decision you’ve made?
What are the most important things in life?
What do you consider to be your strongest character traits?
What traits or habits do you wish you didn’t have?
Has life made you more hopeful or more cynical?
What do you consider to be the biggest world events of your lifetime?
Do you think life now is harder or easier than when you were young?
What are you most proud of in your life?
What do you hope to be remembered for?
What would you like to accomplish this year?
What subject do you wish you knew more about?
What are you thankful for today?
What is something you have a hard time doing?
What is a bad habit you have?
Tell us something you think everyone should know about you.
What are you most proud of?
What makes you laugh the most?
What is one thing you regret?
Tell an embarassing story.
Describe your father in three words.
Describe your mother in three words.
Tell us about the last dream you remember.
Where would be a terrible place to find yourself tomorrow?
What is the best birthday you've ever had?
What was the most annoying thing that happened to you today?
What surprised you most about today?
If you could pick a new name for yourself, what would it be?
What is your favorite snack food?
What fiction book do you wish were true?
If you were to write a book, what would it be about?
What movie would you like to have been in?
What irrational fears do you have?
What is your favorite fall activity?
What would you do on a perfect summer day?
When you are sad, what is one thing you do to make yourself feel better?
What do you wish you could see from out your bedroom window?
What makes you a good friend?
What is the grossest thing you have ever done in public?
How many times do you normally hit the snooze button after your alarm goes off?
What is the worst piece of clothing someone can wear?
If you were to wipe one country off the map, which would you choose?
What do you consider the worst household chore?
What is your favorite kind of candy?
Who is the most famous person you have ever met?
What is one thing you always wanted as a kid but never got?
What do you consider to be the most dangerous creature on Earth?
What celebrity do you resemble most?
What is the saddest movie you’ve ever seen?
What is your favorite time of the day?
If you owned an enormous yacht, what would you name it?
If you were invisible, where would you go?
What one object in your home are you most embarrassed about owning?

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