Monday, August 18, 2008

I'd like to thank the Academy...

the Athena Academy that is,
for this wonderful award.
There are questions to answer, so here goes...
A. attached or single?
B. best friend?
C. cake or pie?
You only need to look at me to know I can't decide

D. day of choice?
Friday is as good as any other

E. essential item? Books F. favorite color?
Chartreuse (although I call it "happy" green)

G. gummy bears or worms?

H. hometown?
South River

I. favorite indulgence?
Coffee (chocolate is a necessity..not an indulgence)

J. January or July? July
kids? Oh goats here...I have enough to clean up after 1 husband, 1 daughter, 2 cats,2 hermit crabs and a tank full of fish.
life isn't complete without? My Princess
marriage date? ..we use June 28th
number of brothers & sisters? 1 younger sister..3 younger brothers
(I only share both parents with my sister)

oranges or apples? Apples..the smell..the taste..cooked..raw..hard to go wrong with Apples.
I can even grow them myself. ;-)
P. phobias? The usual..being covered in bricks..buried alive...spiders..
Q. quotes? "Early to bed..early to rise..makes a man healthy and wealthy and wise"
(I love Ben)

reasons to smile? My Princess
season of choice? Early Autumn
tag seven peeps! Keeping it to seven will be hard..if I read you..I probably think you're brilliant!
unknown fact about me? Probably should stay that way ;-)
vegetable? Most of them....couldn't live without tomatoes and zucchini
worst habits? Swearing,sarcasm (both are kind of necessary to survive NJ )
x-ray or ultrasound? I am not sure if I have a preference, but I have had both
your favorite food? Italian
zodiac sign? Aries

I am tagging.....
If you haven't already found this blog in my favorite list, or on your own..her blog is chock full
of resources for homeschooling.
Nina. Enough said.
And a little beauty goes such a long way...
Mariposa always makes me feel like I have had a little vacation
when I visit.
Whenever I feel like I am too busy to get anything done,
I stop by Chere Mere in her lovely new hometown
and I leave feeling refreshed and like I need to get on the ball.
She has way more going on over there!
Another busy Mom who makes it look so easy...
Heather's blog is filled with brilliant ideas to keep her two boys active and happy
and I wish I lived close enough to join in!
Another inspiration for me, is Wendy..
I take full credit for bullying her into blogging, so go see why.
She is the homeschooler I wish I was creative enough to be.
My favorite is still the giant squid..we will copy it one day.
Really..this is difficult...I am always amazed at what and how everyone of you are doing
with your children and with your lives.
I am going to end this list with another "Z" favorite "cat lady".
No one makes me laugh or think more. I am grateful every day that I "found" her.
Big hugs my brilliant all add so much to my life.
And Wendy..thank you for giving me this...I would have given it to you if you hadn't!


Gottfredsen said...

Thank you so much. I would give it right back to you to, but someone already beat me to it. You make me laugh with the "makes it look so easy" line. If you only could see behind the scenes, complete chaos! So much fun though. Thank you again.

Anonymous said...

What a cute meme! Thanks for the award. You're so kind. It just makes my day to think someone thinks I'm brilliant. Isn't it great to have a best friend in your dh. I feel the same way.

rae said...

Hi there. I'm returning your visit, and am loving your blog. I'll just make myself at home and prowl around a bit. :)

Wendy from Zoom said...

Thanks so much! Really, it was an honor just to be nominated...

Cher Mere said...

You deserve it!

Thanks for the shout out. :)

My Inspired Heart said...

I love reading these memes....all that random info is really intriguing ;) And...I agree with you on most of them! :-)

Kate in NJ said...

Thank you all for stopping by and
for sharing your blogs with me.

8)(8 said...

When you have time maybe you could post some items of your favorite shade of chartreuse. Ben Franklin has so many great quotes and interesting accomplishments.

Wendy Hawksley said...

Well, ya know, you're just brilliant!

Rockin' Moroccan Mama said...

LOve reading about you. Thanks for sharing. :)

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