Thursday, May 21, 2015

I love Spring!

I love Spring and flowers and green grass and green trees! :)

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Wordless Wednesday: Photo Collages

                                          This post is linked up to: Wordless Wednesday.
Photo Collages created with photos taken by me.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

eCard of the Week #88: Tuesday

Nothing messes up your Friday like realizing it is only Tuesday!

Monday, May 18, 2015

Monday Randomness

1. Name - Shannon
2. Nickname - Shay, Mom, Aunt Shay, Mama, Sis
3. Elementary school - South Iron
4. Tall or short - Tall
5. Sweats or jeans - Jeans
6. Orange or apple - Apple
7. Do you have a crush on someone - No
8. Eat or drink - Eat
9. Piercings - Ears
10. Pepsi or coke - Pepsi

Have you ever...
11. Been in an airplane- Yes
12. Been in a relationship- Yes
13. Been in a car accident- Yes
14. Been in a fist fight- Yes

Firsts & lasts
15. First piercing - Ears
16. First best friend - Marsha
17. First award - Perfect attendance in grade school.
18. First crush - Jimmy Rainey
19. First word - Mama
20. Last person you talked to in person - My husband
21. Last person you texted - Rose S.
22. Last friend you watched a movie with - My husband
23. Last food you ate - Payday candy bar
24. Last movie you watched in theaters - Guardians of the Galaxy
25. Last song you listened to - "Beat on the Brat" by the Ramones
26. Last thing you bought - Groceries
27. Last person you hugged - My dog.

28. Food - Chocolate
29. Drink - Water
30. Flower - Lilacs and blue roses
31. Animal - Dog
32. Color - Blue
33. Place - My bed
34. Movie - Gone With The Wind
35. Subject - Sleeping

Have you ever ...
36. Fallen in love with someone - Yes
37. Celebrated Halloween - Yes
38. Went over the minutes/texts on your phone - Yes
39. Wanted to smack someone upside the head - Yes
40. Eaten a whole pizza - Yes
41. Did something you regret -Yes
42. Broke a promise - Yes
43. Hid a secret - Yes
44. Pretend to be happy - Yes

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Sunday Stealing: Random Meme

This week's Sunday Stealing was stolen from Lots of Questions.

1. If you were to attend a costume party tonight, what or whom would you go as?

I really do not like parties so I probably would not even go.  Also, I am not very creative.  So if I did go to the party, my costume would be something simple like a "gamer chick".

2. What are your choice of toppings on a hamburger?

Cheese, lettuce, tomato, pickles and little mustard.

3. You are chosen to have lunch with the President. The condition is you only get to ask one question. What do you ask?

My one question would only be one word...."why".  Then he can choose what ever topic he likes and explain why he did or did not do something related to that topic.

4. It’s your first day of vacation, what are you doing?

Sleeping in late and relaxing all day.

5. What is your concession stand must-have at the movies?

A large drink, buttered popcorn and chocolate.

6. Which do you dislike most: pop-up ads or spam email?

I dislike pop-up ads the very annoying.

7. What do you think Captain Hook’s name was before he had a hook for a hand?

I think he was named after the author so his name before lost his hand may have been James Barrie.

8. Rock, paper, or scissors?

I prefer Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock (yes, from The Big Bang Theory). 

9. Let's say a brick fell on your foot, and your kid is standing right next to you, what is your 'cleaned up’ swear word?

"Son of a biscuit eater!!"

10. Which is worse, being in a place that is too loud, or too quiet?

I think being in a place that is too loud is the worse.  Specifically if all that loudness is from a large crowd.  

11. What is one quality that you really appreciate in a person?

Honesty first.  I also appreciate loyalty and faithfulness.

12. At the good old general store, what particular kind of candy would you expect to be in the big jar at the counter?

A variety of jaw breakers, bubble gum and chocolate.

13. What is the most distinguishing landmark in your city?

In the small town I live in there is nothing to really distinguish it from other small towns.  

14. Everyone hears discussions that they consider boring. What topic can put you to sleep quicker than any other?

Any topic that does not interest me.  

15. How many times did it take you to pass your drivers test?

Once for the written test and once for the driving test.

16. If you had to have the same topping on your vanilla ice cream for the rest of your life, what topping would you choose?

Hershey's chocolate syrup.

17. What food item would need to be removed from the market altogether in order for you to live a healthier, longer life?


18. You are offered an envelope that you know contains $50. You are then told that you may either keep it or exchange it for another envelope that may contain $500 or may be empty. Do you keep the first envelope, or do you take your chances with the second?

Since, I didn't have anything to begin with, I take my chances with the second envelope.

19. If you had to choose, which would you give up: cable TV, or DSL/cable internet?

I would give up cable TV.

20. What is your highest level of education?

I have a Bachelor's Degree in Management/Human Resource Management.  (I also have an Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice/Computer Science.)

21. How much is a gallon of gas in your city? What was the highest it’s been?

Currently gas is $2.58 per gallon.  The most I have paid has been $3.89.

22. What kind of lunch box did you have as a kid?

I had a Dukes of Hazzard lunch box. I should have kept it!

23. What would you rather have, a nanny, a housekeeper, a cook, or a chauffeur?

I would rather have a housekeeper. I despise cleaning house.

24. Would you rather be trapped in an elevator, or stuck in traffic?

I would rather be stuck in traffic.  I am claustrophobic and being stuck in an elevator would be the worse!

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Camera Critters: Shelby Saturday

Just some photos of my dog, Shelby that I have taken over the last few weeks.
I love this girl to the moon and back a zillion times.
**This post is linked to Camera Critters.**

Friday, May 15, 2015

The Friday Five: Food
Today's Friday Five is brought to you by catyah, the letter F, and the number 5!

1. What was your favorite childhood meal?

Homemade chicken & dumplings with Mississippi Mud Cake for dessert.

2. What is the best holiday for eating in your family?


3. If someone could fix you a meal, and you didn't have to worry about cost or calorie count, what would you ask them to make?
BBQ ribs, corn-on-the-cob, baked beans, coleslaw, iced tea and ice cream for dessert.

4. What food(s) do you truly dislike/hate/have allergies to?

I do not have allergies to any food.  I dislike cooked spinach, asparagus and Brussels sprouts.

5. Could you give up eating meat if you wanted/needed to?

I would give up meat is I needed to.  I would not want to and I would not be happy about it though.