Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Saving my behind (in other words, Getting Caught Up)

Whew! After the last week or so, I've got awards piling up. I'm definitely honored. I've got more bling that Puffy or P Diddy or Sean or whatever the hell that guy calls himself.

First off, Cami wants to get me in bed. I mean she invited me to a slumber party. What fun THAT would be!

To the party, I would also like to invite:

Lisa- we actually had many a slumber party in our day. And what fun we had.


Veronica- since she's up anyway.

Next, Cami also gave me this lovely piece of bling

I'm not sure that my skillz are that good, but I try.

I'd like to pass this one on to:

Ingrid- who has mad writing skillz.


Meghan- who has mad photography skillz.


Stephanie- who can create anything out of fabric. Seriously! She had J's b-day dress and a quilt for her when she was born. This woman is TALENTED!

Then, Dixiechick gave me this award, because I enjoy pimping out my friends.

And then she gave me this:

Which I would like to pass on to:

Sybil- Since she had a few extra bananas at one point.


Casey- because that woman can cook!

Whew! I feel better now.

But, there's one more thing. That lovely tattooed woman also tagged me for a meme. So, here goes:

8 Things I Am Passionate About

my kids

my husband

my job

anything Disney

equal rights


the Internet

sex (I mean, that's a given, right?)

8 Things I Want To Do Before I Die

watch my children become adults

meet my grandchildren

go on a Mediterranean cruise

deliver a baby (like me help deliver it for someone else, I've already delivered four of my own)

have money in my savings account

travel the country in an RV

figure out Windows Vista

meet Johnny Depp (I can dream, can't I?)

8 Things I Say Often

Ass is a bad word.

Even when you call Daddy an ass it's still a bad word.

We don't say the word poop unless we're in the bathroom.

For the love of God...

I'm going to kick you out of the kitchen!

Get down!

Stop telling your brother what to do.

I missed you.

8 Books I Have Read Recently

Term Limits by Vince Flynn (a good thriller)

Protect and Defend by Vince Flynn

The Kite Runner

Pinkalicious (great kids book)

When in the Hell is Dora? I mean, Can You Find Dora?

How to Talk So You're Kids Will Listen and Listen So Your Kids Will Talk

Bedtime for Frances (my favorite story as a kid)

I can't even remember another one.

8 Songs I Could Listen To Over And Over

Christmas Canons by Trans Siberian Orchestra (I AM IN LOVE WITH THIS SONG, not to mention it's a version of the song that I walked down the aisle to)

Welcome to the Black Parade by My Chemical Romance

No One by Alicia Keys

Hotel California by The Eagles

Bon Jovi (pretty much anything)

Chasing Cars by Snow Patrol

Fire and Ice by Pat Benetar

8 Things That Attract Me To My Best Friends







common beliefs

the ability to listen

8 People Who Should Totally Do This Meme




And anyone else who feels like it.

There, all caught up! Check back tomorrow before I leave. I'll give you a glimpse at the Polar Express last year!


holly said...

first of all, no one, even the creators, will figure out windows vista before they die. this is an impossible standard. more achievable is understanding liza minelli in her entirety. she's much less complex.

secondly, is ass a bad word if you leave it in a comment? what if you say ass in a comment whilst talking about your husband? is it still a bad word?


Rachel said...

LOL @ Holly's responses.
You go with your purty blog bling!
I'm so glad that Dixie passed the award on to you and that you're passing the banana on, too!!
You crack me up!!
Have a lovely day!

CamiKaos said...

I was really all up in your stuff lately. Look at that two awards and a tag. I think the awards make up for tagging you right?

Dear lord I hope so.

I don't want to be an ASS

Veronica said...

Thankyou so much!

Corey~living and loving said...

Congrats on the awards Lori. :) you are so deserving. :)

loved reading about you. :)

sybil law said...

Whew! That is a lot of catching up - well done (*applause*)!!
I have to do the same myself. Now I don't feel like such a loser! Haha
Bedtime For Francis!! I loved allll those books for a kid! No wonder I adore you!:)
And last but not least, thanks, thanks for the award! I am honored.
Psst: I think Holly up there is talking about your husband's ASS. You want I should shoot her? Kidding!!!

Megan@SortaCrunchy said...

Good stuff! Yay for the awards, hot mama!

Jo Beaufoix said...

Congrats on the awards Lori. I have to catch up on some too.
And i love your 8 things. Ass is ok if you mean donkey right?

Jeff & Lisa said...

I thought I already commented, but I guess not. I did the 8 things days ago! Thanks for the invite. We were sure fun freshman!!

Ingrid said...

That was one heck of a catch-up session, Lori! You are amazing.

Thanks for the award. I love it and it made my day. I also got your Christmas card. Thank you so much!

Bubblewench said...

nice list!! Good job!

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