Monday, January 26, 2015

Stay Safe Everyone!

To all my family and friends....please be safe and keep your pets safe!

More than 35 million people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm swirled in with the potential for hurricane-force winds and 1 to 3 feet of snow that could paralyze the Northeast for days.

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Sunday, January 25, 2015

Sunday Stealing: Easy A to Z Meme

This week's Sunday Stealing was stolen from FYeah Surveys.

A. What are your favorite smells?  I love the smell of fresh lilacs, fresh roses, rain, and fresh baked cookies.  I also love the smell of fresh baked bread, a campfire and puppy breath.

B. Can you go a whole day without caffeine? I can go a whole day without caffeine as long as I have lots of water!

C. Who knows more about you than anyone else? No one.  I don't talk about myself much and I am not so good at sharing my feelings.

D. What song did you last listen to? "Lying From You" by Linkin Park

E. Do you wear socks to bed? Very rarely, I hate my feet being confined while I am sleeping.

F. Can you change a car tire? I can change a car tire but I prefer not to.

G. If you could choose one color to wear for a whole year, what color would you choose? I would choose black.  Black goes with anything and is a great "power color" to wear at the office.

H. Do you cook often? I do not cook often as I am not very good at it.

I. What’s your least favorite season? My least favorite season is Winter.

J. Can you sew? I can sew but I am not very good at sewing a straight line.

K. What is your favorite fruit? My favorite fruit is an apple.  I have one every morning for breakfast.

L. Are you health conscious? I am to a point. I need to be more aware and take better care of myself.

M. Do you think you’re very conscious of the feelings of others or more self oriented? I am more conscious of other people's feelings.  Maybe if I was more self oriented, I would be happier.

N. Do you curse a lot? I curse way more in my 40's that I have my entire life.  And I curse way more at work than any where...not good.

O. Do you remember lyrics easily? I remember most lyrics easily.

P. Can you roll your tongue? I can roll my tongue.

Q. Is there a certain food you often crave for no reason? I tend to crave chicken and dumplings a lot.  And not just any chicken and dumplings!  I crave my mom's chicken and dumplings...which were awesome!  I have never been able to make them as good as she did.

R. What was the last book you purchased? Last week I purchased "Saint Odd" by Dean Koontz

S. Where was your last vacation? I went to Texas last Christmas to see my in-laws.

T. Last movie you watched? Did you enjoy it? Super Troopers and yes I enjoyed it.  I have seen it at least 100 times.

U. Think of your oldest friend. If you met them now do you think you would still become friends?  She and I are still friends.  So yes, if I met her now, we would still be friends.

V. Paris, London and New York… which one would you live in, which would you visit for a day,
which would you visit for a fortnight? I would live in London, visit New York for a day and stay in Paris for a fortnight.

W. Do you usually sleep with your closet door open or closed? My closet door is always open, rather I am sleeping or not.

X. Have you ever broken a bone? If so, how did it happen? I have never had a broken bone but I have lots of stitches through the years.

Y. How do you like your eggs? Scrambled with hash browns, biscuits, gravy and bacon.

Z. What was your last argument about and who with? My last argument was not actually an argument....more of a discussion; and it was with my husband over relationship stuff.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Shelby is a Packers Fan

Last Sunday, the Packers played the Seahawks and as you can see, Shelby had her Packers jersey.
Unfortunately, the Packers lost but that is ok...there is always next year.

**This post is linked to Camera Critters**

Friday, January 23, 2015

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Shannonology 2015

1) What is your salad dressing of choice? Raspberry Vinaigrette

2) What is your favorite sit-down restaurant? Red Lobster

3) What food could you eat for 2 weeks straight and not get sick of it? Chocolate

4) What are your pizza toppings of choice? Canadian bacon, mushrooms and extra cheese

5) What do you like to put on your toast? Peanut Butter and butter

6) How many televisions are in your house? Three

7) What color cell phone do you have? Blue

8) Are you right-handed or left-handed? Right

9) Have you ever had anything removed from your body? Two children, my uterus, all of my teeth.

10) What is the last heavy item you lifted? My dog.

11) Have you ever been knocked unconscious? Yes.

12) If it were possible, would you want to know the day you were going to die? No

13) If you could change your name, what would you change it to? I would not change it...I like my name.

14) Would you drink an entire bottle of hot sauce for $1,000? No

15) How many pairs of flip flops do you own? None right now

16) What's your goal for the year? To be happy

17) Last person you talked to? My co-worker, Tonja.

18) Last person you hugged? My dog.

19) Favorite Season? Spring

20) Favorite Holiday? Independence Day (July 4th)

21) Favorite day of the week? Friday

22) Favorite Month? July

23) First place you went this morning? To the bathroom.

24) What's the last movie you saw? "Me, Myself and Irene" is on my tv right now.

25) Do you smile often? Yes

26) Do you always answer your phone? No

27) It's four in the morning and you get a text message, who is it? My children, brother or my in-laws.

28) If you could change your eye color what would it be? Blue

29) What flavor drink do you get at Sonic? Cherry Dr. Pepper

30) Have you ever had a pet fish? Yes

31) Favorite Christmas song? The Little Drummer Boy

32) What's on your wish list for your birthday? No

33) Can you do push ups? No

34) Can you do a chin up? No

35) Does the future make you more nervous or excited? Nervous

36) Do you have any saved texts? No

37) Ever been in a car wreck? Yes, a few.

38) Do you have an accent?  Yes...a Missouri/southern accent

39) What is the last song to make you cry? "What Hurts the Most" by Rascal Flats

40) Plans tonight? None

41) Have you ever felt like you hit rock bottom? Yes

42) What was the first thing you thought of when you woke up? "Nooooooooooooo I didnt get to sleep enough!"

43) Have you ever been given roses? Yes

44) How did you bring in the New Year? By sleeping.

45) Met someone who changed your life? Yes

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

States I Have Been To

States I Have Been To Are In Blue (looks like I need to travel more!)

New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
West Virginia
Washington DC