8.08.2008

Mel did this to me

Welcome to the 2008 edition of getting to know your friends.


Mel did this to me.

Change all the answers so they apply to you, and then send this to your friends including the person
who sent it to you. The theory is that you will learn a lot of little things
about your friends that you might not have known.

1. What time did you get up this morning? 7! It used to be 8:30-9ish. We must figure out how Daryl can leave for work without turning on his LOUD Jeep.


2. Diamonds or Pearls? Diamonds. Daryl gave me my first ones. I didn't care either way, but now I think they are rather sparkly, in a good way.

3. What 2 things do you always have with you? My keys and lip gloss

4. What is your favorite TV show(s)? I am NOT embarrassed to say that I LOVE So You Think You Can Dance....Joshua won last night...he was my fave from the beginning :) Also dig Top Chef...I learn so much.

5. What do you usually have for breakfast? migas. i make the BEST migas in the world. my usual after migas would be a gf frozen waffle (toasted), smothered with chunky peanut butter and then topped (all over) with smooshed raspberries.

6. What is your favorite book? i really dig the Tao of Pooh. i keep it by the toilet...so appropriate...pooh, get it? ha, i'm soooo funny!

7. What is your middle name? Marie. No accents


8. What food do you dislike? FISH. Yes, that includes sushi.

9. What is your favorite CD? right now, it's the Djembabes. shocking. i know.


10. What type of car do you drive? Honda Accord....still mourning my Mitsubishi Spyder (convertible)...the damn stroller wouldn't fit. gave in when Mia was about 4 months old. *sniff*
if my next car is a minivan, it'll be black with hot pink flames down the sides. seriously. not joking.

11. Favorite sandwich? a good egg salad...or turkey and avocado on toast...with mayo and cracked pepper.

12. What characteristic do you despise? when someone all judgmental. that sucks all the way around.

13. Favorite item of clothing? my push up bra. they need a little push.

14. If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go? Zimbabwe.

15. What color is your bathroom? white. we're also renting. i do my best to perk it up with white towels.


16. Favorite brand of clothing? a good pair of Levi's is always my friend

17. Where would you like retire to? some beach in a Spanish speaking country.

18. What was your most recent memorable birthday? the first one after i married Daryl. all my friends came, i was pregnant with Mia, and my BIL hit me with a pinata stick.... did i mention that i was pregnant?!?! Joe kinda hit my shoulder and i still love to mess with him about it...hitting a pregnant woman with a stick and on her BIRTHDAY! oh, the pinata was filled with little plastic bottles of booze.

19. Furthest place you are sending this? i recently put some sort of map widget on my other blog, and i've noticed hits from Chile, Singapore, Australia...who knows who crosses over to this blog.


21. Who do you least expect to repost this? Bonnie

22. Person you expect to repost first? hmmmm Andrea

23. Favorite saying? shit i don't have one. i don't remember song lyrics, movie lines, quotes from books...any of that, so i DON'T have a fave saying and not in the mood to go google for one.

24. When is your birthday? 8/14/70....i'll be 38 in a week :)

25. Are you a morning person or a night person? night. i can stay up forever. Daryl usually has to drag me to bed....Mmmm i love when he drags me to bed.


26. What is your shoe size? 9 1/2 is too small. 10 is too big...so i guess 9 3/4

27. Pets? Niles. mini schnauzer i've had for going on 13 years. Lola fancy goldfish...she's fab, but she killed Mog, Daryls' black Moor

28. What did you want to be when you were little? i also thought i'd be an actress, but the fact that i can't remember lines, hinders me more than a bit.

29. How are you today? the door bell just rang! I don't want to answer. not expecting anyone and the house is a freakin mess!!! brb. fucking door-to-door salesman/boy. ugh. so i'm not keeping up with my housework. surprise!

30. What is your favorite candy? Reeses cups. Never had them out of the fridge...they never make it home from the store. 86 the milk! disgusting!


31. What is your favorite flower? peony. always loved them. wore one in my hair at our wedding.

32. What is a day on the calendar you are looking forward to? saturday. Daryl's usually home and there's always fun stuff to do or not do.

33. What is the last thing you ate? taquitos. too many taquitos...with guacamole

34. What are you listening to right now? Mia whining about needing to go to the store or a birthday party for a cupcake.

35. If you were a crayon, what color would you be? pink a pale shade of pink or brick red always had a love hate relationship with brick red.


will continue this in a little bit. Mia and i are about to make cupcakes.

Ok. mini cupcakes in oven. mixed white icing with pink, green, purple and blue Wilton colors. waiting for the timer.

36. How is the weather right now? HOT, but we're inside, so not much of a bug

37. Last person you spoke to on the phone? my mom

38. Do you like the person who sent this to you? oh, yeah. she's SUPER FAB!

39. Favorite soft drink? i don't usually drink soft drinks..unless it's crown & coke

40. Favorite restaurant? sadly, i don't have on. i LOVE to eat, but i haven't found a go to place yet.


41. Hair color? redish brownish...just colored it, so no greys.

42. Sibling(s). younger sister

43. Favorite day of the year? Halloween LOVE halloween!!! LOVE dressing up!!!

44. What was your favorite toy as a child? honestly, a football. i was a super tom boy. i think i just wanted my dad to love me. he was a football coach.

45. Summer or winter? winter. i love wearing a sweater, jeans and boots. HATE to sweat.


cupcakes out and cooling...i've only eaten 3...they're MINI

46. Hugs or kisses? GOOD hugs or a good makeout session with my honey. good night kisses are also super sweet.

47. Chocolate or Vanilla? Mexican vanilla. i also say sherbert. someone made me aware of my error, so now i say sherbert on purpose. i'm a rebel like that.

48. Do you want your friends to post back? Yes...PLEASE!! ...DITTO!!!

49. When was the last time you cried? this morning at Stephanie's her R just looked up at me with his big brown eyes and i totally teared up. i totally bawled when they said Joshua's name last night. refer to #4


50. What is under your bed? crap. things that were laying around the bed, but have been pushed under...probably when someone was visited unexpectedly. hello. use a phone. ya gotta warn a girl.

51. Who is the friend you have had the longest? this is super sad, but during my first marriage, we moved around a lot. when we moved to Austin, i was a nanny. hello. how do you make friends being a nanny...actually my friends were about 3 years old...their moms regarded me as hired help. not my boss...i was her 'wife'. so, when i met Daryl, i was on my own. he introduced me to all of his friends and we've been together ever since. Krista, Loren and Diane...they're my grrrls. now that i'm a sahm, i've found some wonderful friends. i hope we'll be together forever :)

52. Favorite smell? what IS it about our guys and their deodorants. OMG Daryl once switched on me with out notification, and i felt like i was cheating on him. this was NOT my husband. i told him, that he needed to buy the old stuff or i'd go find someone that smelled like my husband.

other than that...um baking cake smell. those cupcakes are driving me loca!

53. What are you afraid of? i've had a many close family members die, so that's a very real fear for me. i'm also afraid that people won't like me.

54. Plain, butter or salted popcorn? lightly salted and drizzled with melted chocolate.

55. How many keys on your key ring? 3 - car, house, mailbox. you can check. i've had my keyring for over 10 years now. i was actually thinking about that while checking the mail today.

56. How many years at your current job? Mia's 2 1/2. i quit working as a nanny a month before she was born.

57. Favorite day of the week? same as #32...is it not the same question?


58. How many towns have you lived in? 6

59. Do you make friends easily? yes. i love meeting new peeps and i love being a friend. how old am i? that sounded so jr high

60. How many people will you be sending this to? 5.....or maybe 11

gotta go ice those cakes!


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my spellcheck has confirmed i use a LOT of made up words.

***if you're bored enough or want to escape doing something important, then answer and post your link in my comments...would love to read yours!

1 comment:

Mother of the Freakin' Year said...

Heehee! Thanks Tanya! I love peeking into people's lives - hence the blogs, I guess. And we do have SOME things in common...besides, we compliment each other well