Wednesday, December 3, 2008

i stink at meme's..

and ive dodged a few tags over the last few months.. so ive decided to combine!

10 years and 5 things.. this is for kelly

Rules: Each player answers the questions about themselves. At the end of the post, the player then tags 5 people & posts their names, then goes to their blog & leaves them a comment letting them know that they have been tagged & asking them to read your blog. Let the person who tagged you know when you've answered the questions on your blog.

10 YEARS AGO I...

  1. was 21 years old.
  2. bought my first SUV.
  3. fell in love with buffett after my very first show.
  4. moved to va beach over thanksgiving week.
  5. was a few months away from being pregnant with kennedy.

5 THINGS ON TODAY'S TO-DO LIST

  1. blog about meme's -- marking this one off the list, finally!
  2. drop my kids off with their aunt & uncle for a few hours.. loving that option!!!
  3. visit my friend erin in the hospital
  4. meet with mr mabel {will the nightmare ever be over}
  5. put some gas in the ha-hoe. not such a daunting task at $1.57 per gallon!
5 THINGS I WOULD DO IF I WERE A MILLIONAIRE
  1. put kenny in charge so that we dont spend it all..
  2. share the wealth with my family
  3. travel
  4. not clean the floors weekly!
  5. concerts. lots of concerts.

5 PLACES I HAVE LIVED

  1. mckinney, tx
  2. plano, tx
  3. virginia beach, va
  4. yuma, az
  5. childress, tx

5 JOBS I'VE HAD

  1. daycare provider.. my favorite!
  2. sales manager at neiman marcus
  3. sales manager at dillards
  4. account exec for nautica and ck jeans
  5. visual manager at dillards

My Big Eights.. this is for jaime {and jodi and jennifer! ...julie its your turn} love me some lindley girls!

rules: this one seems pretty simple. just list eight things about yourself in each category. however.. it wasnt SO easy to come up with EIGHT things in each category! but it was fun!

8 TV Shows I Love To Watch:

  1. er
  2. 90210 {new and old.. cant help myself}
  3. life on mars
  4. boston legal
  5. lost
  6. 24
  7. dr g
  8. sports.. football, hockey, basketball, golf, nascar, poker {i know thats a stretch..but it is on espn}, baseball, horse racing~ hey, thats 8!

8 Favorite Restaurants: about restaurants.. can you really put taco bueno and nick & sams on the same list? well, im about to!

  1. dos charros
  2. chick fil a
  3. chili's
  4. boston's
  5. taco bueno
  6. nick & sams
  7. jt's bbq
  8. ensenada's

8 Things That Happened Today:

  1. packed kp's lunch.
  2. talked to erin pre-7:30AM
  3. enjoyed my 7:35AM phone date with kp.
  4. got tlk ready for school.
  5. reminded parents to pick up early
  6. swept up lots of cheerios after breakfast with 4 toddlers
  7. read 'twas the night before christmas more than once
  8. korb pooped in the potty twice

8 Things I am looking Forward To:

  1. a pedicure with my SIL
  2. going to the holcomb christmas party on saturday
  3. the sweater party
  4. my mom visiting for a full week in december
  5. great seats for eyb at billy bobs
  6. taking kennedy to the pat green meet-n-greet
  7. christmas shopping
  8. editing/posting pics from thanksgiving

8 Things On My Wish List: starting big and working my way down to realistic ;)

  1. the perfect gifts for everyone for christmas
  2. to win the lottery
  3. a cowboys win in the playoffs {playoffs?} a girl can wish. thats what the list is for, right?
  4. new flooring in the masterbedroom and bath
  5. a laptop
  6. a chi flat iron
  7. a new camera strap
  8. a new lens for my camera

And finally.. The Christmas edition of “Getting To Know Your Friends”.. this one is for melissa. because she was nice enough to play along when i tagged her in the 6th photo post.

If you are reading this, then join in the fun (not a blogger?... email it and keep the fun going!) Here's what to do and try not to be a SCROOGE! Copy and paste these 25 questions into your blog. Change all the answers so that they apply to you & your family. Tis the Season to be NICE! Enjoy reading everyones answers reading from their blog!


1. Wrapping paper or gift bags? for christmas, wrapping paper. for the rest of the year..definitely gift bags.
2. Real tree or Artificial? Artificial! totally and completely cannot breath around the real thing!
3. When do you put up the tree? Thanksgiving weekend
4. When do you take the tree down? the weekend after new years
5. Do you like eggnog? yep. and wassail!
6. Favorite gift received as a child? clothing. always clothing. imagine that.
7. Hardest person to buy for? kennedy
8. Easiest person to buy for? kyle
9. Do you have a nativity scene? actually, no. and that makes me sad!
10. Mail or email Christmas cards? Snail mail - gotta do that!
11. Worst Christmas gift you ever received? thats a hard one..
12. Favorite Christmas Movie? umm... die hard?
13. When do you start shopping for Christmas? i do things at the last minute! that includes christmas shopping..
14. Have you ever recycled a Christmas present? not that i can recall.. but if im being honest, im not sure i would tell. :)
15. Favorite thing to eat at Christmas? deviled eggs..im sure kyle just threw up a little in his mouth.
16. Lights on the tree? clear..but i like colors on everyone elses ;)
17. Favorite Christmas song? i have a new favorite this year.. santa claus got stuck in my chimney by ella fitzgerald. dont ask. ;) normally im a christmas island kinda girl.
18. Travel at Christmas or stay home? a little of both
19. Can you name all of Santa's reindeer's? see above..eight things ive done today..do you know how many times ive read twas the night before christmas lately.. its korb's favorite! he can almost quote the whole thing on his own.
20. Angel on the tree top or a star? angel
21. Open the presents Christmas Eve or morning? christmas eve! if we can wait that long!!!
22. Most annoying thing about this time of the year? most years.. the exhaustion of long hours working retail. this year.. missing the hustle and bustle of long hours working retail. i know. it makes no sense.
23. Favorite ornament? all of the kids first christmas ornaments.
24. Favorite for Christmas dinner? all of it!
25. What do you want for Christmas this year? for kennedy to stay home...

ok. done. that was actually kinda fun! i would love it if you could find time in your busy schedules to play along.. lita, nikki, nickie, jenny, heather, jaime, jennifer, julie, jodi, kelly, amy, katie.. not that im tagging you. just suggesting a little mindless fun..

1 comment:

Lita said...

Okay woman. Your responses are POSTED on my blog. Now you definitely can't say that I only write about politics, which I don't, by the way.

By the way, isn't it weird how we can actually miss the madness of retail at Christmas?

Hugs and kisses. me.