About Me… Through my husband’s eyes!!

My husband overheard me giving the kids this interview, and was eager to participate. Less so when I told him he had to keep it rated PG. ;o)

1. What is something I always say?
Ew. You’re gross.

2. What makes me happy?
Sunshine.

3. What makes me sad?
North Dakota.

4. How do I make you laugh?
Your morning gas.

5. What was I like as a child?
Funny-looking with big glasses.

6. How old am I?
30. Dirty thirty.

7. How tall am I?
5’10

8. What is my favorite thing to do?
Sleep.

9. What do I do when you are not around?
Sit on the computer.

10. If I become famous, what will it be for?
Blogging. Photography.

11. What am I really good at?
Photography.

12. What am I not very good at?
Rubbing me. **PEOPLE! We are talking about rubbing, like back rubs, foot rubs, etc!! I just try to avoid it. C’mon now, if I was talking about what you all are THINKING, it would totally be the answer for #11 instead! ;o)**

13. What do I do for my job?
Nothing.

14. What is my favorite food?
Gold medal ribbon.

15. What makes you proud of me?
We have four good kids.

16. If I were on TV, who would I be?
Katherine Heigl.

17. What do we do together?
Workout. EVERYTHING.

18. How are we the same?
We’re both fat. After BB exclaimed, “Why would you SAY that?” – We’re both spontaneous.

19. How are we different?
You’re stubborn, I’m not. *Cough* Yeah, right Justin.

20. How do you know I love you?
You put up with me.

21. Where is my favorite place to go?
Wherever there is sunshine and no wind.

Remembering 2008


I am stealing this from Melissa over at Roxymommy

Was 2008 good for you? Overall, 2008 treated me pretty decent!

What was your favorite moment of the year? I had so many… Hanging out at the bunkhouse with great people, the late-night soirées with friends, playing in the ocean with the family in Florida, the Colts/Chargers game with Justin in San Diego. Starting a blog…

What was your worst moment of the year? I guess I had some hard times raising K this year, but nothing too major. I also hated to see my Aunt having to go through chemotherapy again- but she is now cancer-free which is beyond wonderful.

Where were you when 2008 began? Justin, the kids, and I were over at The Rosten’s. Love them.

Who were you with? My family and the Rosten’s!

Where will you be when 2008 ends? Well, it’s not looking too exciting for me… Probably at home with the kids. Hubby doesn’t get days off until the 1st.

Did you keep your new years resolution of 2008? I wanted to be way thinner than I am right now, so I guess… no. But I did do some things that I am proud of.

Do you have a new years resolution for 2009? Yes, I will have a few. See The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans!

Did you fall in love in 2008? Remained in love.

If yes, with who? Justin, of course!

Are you still in love? Yup.

Did you breakup with anyone in 2008? No. Well, I went a few months without talking to my mother. We always have issues.

Did you make any new friends in 2008? Oh, wow! SO many! In person AND through blogging!

Who are your favorite new friends? All of them! Okay, I have to name a few… Crooked Eyebrow, Christy at Real Life Adventures, Beth at I Should Be Folding Laundry and an ex-boyfriend’s wife, Melissa at Roxymommy (I know, weird, huh?)!

What was your favorite month of 2008? All the warm months!

Why this month? Because I hate the cold and I love the thunderstorms!

Did you travel outside of the US in 2008? Nope.

How many different places did you travel to in 2008? Ooh, a lot! A ton of places in the state I live in, Florida, Minnesota, Idaho, California…

Did you miss anybody in the past year? Yes, definitely! I miss my old friends, and miss my husband when he is working.

What was your favorite movie that you saw in 2008? Sex and the City.

What was your favorite song from 2008? Oh, I don’t know. I always have new favorite songs.

How many concerts or plays did you see in 2008? I just went to The Nutcracker ballet in Minneapolis with Les, E-Pirk, and our girls. It was awesome! Besides that, I watched my daughter in A Christmas Carol. ;o)

Did you have a favorite concert in 2008? Sadly, no.

What was your favorite book in 2008? Loved the Twilight series.

How many people did you sleep with in 2008? My husband, my kids, and, oh yeah, Megan and Erin. Fun night that was. :o) Haha, cousin sandwich.

Did you do anything you are ashamed of this year? I’m sure.

What was the biggest lie you told in 2008? Nothing big comes to mind.

Did you treat somebody badly in 2008? Yes.

Did somebody treat you badly in 2008? Yes.

What was your proudest moment of 2008? Getting over my fear of the gym, going to parent/teacher conferences and hearing the teacher’s wonderful words about my children, having people ASK ME to photograph THEIR families and children!

What was your most embarrassing moment of 2008? I am sure I have had a ton, but the first one that comes to mind is waking up to realize I had barfed in my bathroom and missed the toilet (majorly) and had been too intoxicated to clean it up! Fun times with the girls! :o)

If you could go back to any moment of 2008 and change something, what would it be? I would have sold my oil stocks while the gettin’ was good.

Where did you work in 2008? Started the year off doing medical transcription when I felt like it, doing the bookwork for our business, and began photography classes. AND of course, I work my ass off with the kids and house.

Favorite TV shows(s) of 2008? So You Think You Can Dance, America’s Next Top Model, Grey’s Anatomy.

Favorite Band(s) of 2008? Once again, so many that I can’t think of my fave.

Favorite Food in 2008? Angel hair pasta with artichokes and chicken at Johnny Carino’s.

Favorite Drink in 2008? Bud Light Lime, Michelob Ultra Orange Tuscan Grapefruit beer, Jack and diet… You meant alcoholic drink, right?! Pomegranate margaritas are dang good too.

Favorite Place in 2008? Tough one… Sanibel Island, Idaho, the bunkhouse, or San Diego.

Favorite person(s) to be with in 2008? My husband and kids, family, Megan B., Erin, and Megan R.

Favorite person(s) to talk to in 2008? See above question.

Favorite trip in 2008? Florida!

Favorite stores in 2008? I am excited that I finally got to go to H&M, in TWO different cities none the less!

Hardest thing you had to go through in 2008? What doesn’t kill us only makes us stronger. I think 2009 will be the true test, hubby’s job in the oilfield is hanging on by only a thread!

Most exciting moment(s) in 2008? So many!!

Funniest moment(s) in 2008? Wow, hmmm… I have tons of funny moments. Most recently was Erin’s dance routines in the hotel room. That girl has skills.