What Your Favorite Soup Says About You




My daughter was excited when she picked me up at the airport last week. She ran a list of activities past me that we could do together on the ride home. That night she planned a little dinner party and I decided to have some fun with the guests at her dinner table. I searched my suitcase for a women's magazine that I threw in just before leaving home. I found the article about what your favorite soup says about you. For instance, French Onion says you are a risk taker. That's for sure for anyone drawn to the strength of those onions! Tomato soup says you're a carefree kid at heart. Split Pea says you're in the driver's seat, and so on.

To get the conversation going, I targeted my polite little three year old granddaughter first. "Do you have a favorite soup that Mommy makes for you, Susanna?" "Yes, I do." She replied. "What is it?" I asked. None of us were prepared for this: "I like a bowl of Chocolate Soup!" She said. We all laughed!

Oddly enough, we all chose our favorite soup to be Chicken Soup. It means:

"You're there for loved ones. You're receptive to the emotions of those around you. Empathetic, You are compelled to help others."

No wonder it was such a lovely evening with caring people circled around the table. It reminded me of the old adage: "Chicken Soup for the soul."

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Comments

  1. I'm with GD, got to love that chocolate soup. I think my favorite would be mushroom, wonder what that says about me. Have a good day.

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  2. Children are always delightful when they give us such cute answers. I wonder if she enjoys hot chocolate or if her mother puts some chocolate syrup into her soup? I am glad you could enjoy time with your daughter and her family. Thanks for stopping by "Tell me a True story," at
    http://letmetelluastory.blogspot.com/

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  3. Oh Mary....that is too precious! Susanna is such a doll and she is getting sooo big! Chocolate soup is probably just as wonderful as chicken soup, don't ya think? ;)

    I would choose Chicken soup as well with tomato coming in at a close 2nd!

    Love you!

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  4. What a fun way to enjoy company around the dinner table!
    I think most of my family would go with the chicken noodle soup. I would have to agree on the chocolate soup. A delightful post!

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  5. Your granddaughter's response is cute...Her fav soup is as sweet as she is! What a fun time to do that! I am sure it made the dinner more enjoyable! I love chicken soup too but I'm not sure about the description... :)
    I always pray for the sprinkling of His grace on my soup!

    God bless and protect you!

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  6. I'm with you. Chicken soup is my fav! Thanks for the information behind that choice Mary.

    blessings and love,
    Debbie

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  7. What a fun post!
    Let's see ... I, too, love Chicken Soup, followed closely by Split Pea. I'm crazy for French Onion, but I'm too much a coward to try and eat it (politely!) in public - LOL!
    Susanna is soooo cute!

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  8. Children make my heart smile. Your granddaughter is so lovely.

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  9. Lol. A bowl full of chocolate soup sounds delicious!!!
    Although my favorite soup is minestrone... But that probably wasn't in there? ;)

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  10. I love the idea of chocolate soup but guess for reality sake I will go with chicken and rice soup.....

    This post was fun and something to think about.....Thanks...

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  11. Hi, What a great ice-breaker. I think I would love chocolate soup too. By far, Chicken soup is my favorite too.
    Thanks for sharing. Have a great night.
    Hugs, Noreen

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  12. I would have picked you out for a 'chicken souper'! What a blessing to have raised a table of them to bless you back!!

    ~~Debbie

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  13. I love chicken soup too! Your granddaughter is so adorable! And is getting so big. That's interesting about the different kinds of soup.

    Have an enjoyable day! :)

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  14. Chocolate soup.....tooo cute!

    And wow Mary! I know I was gone away from blogging for awhile, but Susanna has grown so much and is as adorable as ever! I know you're one proud grammy!!

    Love and Sweet Blessings!
    Jackie

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  15. aww. she's so cute. I love the answers kids come up with. And chicken soup has my vote too.

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  16. I recently had a medical procedure that required that I was on a liquid diet for about 4 days. Let me tell you, me and soup became VERY good friends!

    I've always liked chicken noodle soup - but I'm also a fan of tomato soup (carefree kid at heart!!) and clam chowder (I'm a bit of a *fishy* character??).

    However, I'll give chocolate soup a try ANY DAY!!

    GOD BLESS!

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  17. This is so interesting...

    My favorite is squash and corn soup (maybe in your country, squash would be equivalent to pumpkin)... I wonder what your magazine has to say about that.

    ENjoy the week ahead of you, dear Mary.

    Love
    Lidia

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