Thursday, March 1, 2012

Eleven Random Things!

Remember the days of the interwebz gone by where surveys were all the rage? You had moved on from playing MASH with your girlfriends and planning imaginary weddings, and your aol account was so yesterday, suddenly myspace was all the rage. And while we were all incredibly mature with our duck face myspace profile pics, we were never too old to indulge in surveys. Lots and lots of junior high style surveys. They're fun, they're random, and a great way to get to know each other. Some of my mommy bloggy friends have been doing a survey tag of sorts. You have to put 11 random facts about yourself, and then answer some questions from whoever tagged you. My boys are napping, I'm feeling cheery, so why not! Let's get this blog survey on!!! Here are the rules!

- post these rules!
- post a picture of yourself  & 11 random things
- answer the questions set for you in the original post
- create 11 new questions & tag people to answer them
- go to their blog/twitter and tell them you've tagged them!

(photo by Susan Jackson photography!)

Eleven Random Things:

1. I have a lipstick/lipgloss/chapstick addiction. My lips don't produce the natural oils anymore and I'm constantly slathering my lips with some sort of salve. Aquaphor is my choice product.
2. I've never dyed my hair, but when I start going grey (or snow white really.... which is sooner than you may think) I'm going Joan Harris red!
3. When I broke my leg Tim spray painted my crutches orange & neon pink. The other day I saw hot pink glittery Martha Stewart paint at Home Depot and suddenly longed for a broken bone...
4. My third toe is the longest.
5. Kraft Macaroni & Cheese is my all time favorite food.
6. When I fill papers out that ask for my occupation I like to put "domestic goddess" or "trophy wife"
7. I've always wanted to be in a pageant. One day I WILL be Mrs. America. loll
8. I was a soloist for Pope John Paul II in 1999
9. I never finished the 5th grade
10. My parents named me Elizabeth when I was born
11. I could watch Arrested Development over and over and over.... and I do!

Ok, next part of the blog tag, I have to answer some questions that Stephanie over at The Froggy & The Mouse asked me!

1. What is your most favorite place on Earth? New York City. It's my paradise. Close runners up would be Paris & Disneyworld. Maui is pretty fab too!
2. If you woke up with an extra $10,000 tomorrow, what’s the first thing you would buy? {and DON’T say ‘pay off debt’. LAME.} a diamond eternity band
3. Facebook, or Twitter? I'm more of a Facebook girl. Infact I'm pretty much an addict. I'm trying to get into twitter... I really am!
4. What’s your favorite book? Wuthering Heights
5. If you could go back and do one thing differently THIS WEEK, what would it be? I would have put a sign on the gate telling FedEx not to buzz the other day so I could have a MUCH needed nap without them waking up my baby!
6. What’s one thing you wish you knew how to do really well? Play the piano. I used to take lessons, but I've lost any potential I once had. 
7. Iced tea: sweet or unsweet? Tazo Passion tea unsweetened. 
8. If you were stranded on a deserted island tomorrow, who would you want to be stranded with? {ONE person only!} Desert Island? Mr. Coppertone! No really,  I pick Tim. The boys would be nooooo fun at all on a desert island!
9. Have you, or have you not, ever thought about ordering a pair of pajama jeans? {no lying!!}  Me, I have not. However my best friend apparently has them and wears them in public. lolol. I do however want a Forever Lazy! 
10. What do you love/hate about blogging? I love sharing my boys as they grow with friends and family who can't see them day to day. It also feels like a nice way to journal and keep track of our busy lives. 
11. How do you know me? From way back when on The Bump... back in newborn baby land!

Ok, a lot of my bloggy friends have already been tagged, but I have a few new gals to add! Victoria, Jenni, Melinda - here are my questions for you.

1. What is your favorite color
2. What is the last movie you saw in the theatre?
3. Which Friends character are you most like?
4. What was your first car?
5. If you could go on an all expenses paid vacation anywhere, where would you go?
6. If you could have any other job what would it be?
7. What is your favorite guilty pleasure movie?
8. Calories don't count for one day - what do you eat?
9. Who's on your laminated list?
10. Do you have any hidden talents?
11. How do you know me? (ok, I stole that question from Steph!)


  1. i'm not ashamed to say i can eat an entire box of kraft mac & chee in one sitting. and i'm pretty jealous of your crutches. i've never broken a bone but for some morbid reason, always was a little jealous of those who have. weeeeirdohh.

  2. What happened in 5th grade?! I need to know!

  3. Mel, there was some drama at the school and my mom pulled me out with a week or two left. I switched schools the next year. It was very dramatic at the time, but fun too bc I got to stay with my aunt while my mom was at work and watch tv all day.

  4. Elizabeth? How could I have known you for so long and not known this?! Changed to Caroline before the birth certificate filing?