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Five Question Friday! 2/8/13

It's the weekend!!!! And it's gonna be a good one, I can feel it!

Date with my handsome man tonight, hockey tomorrow, birthday party on Sunday...AND maybe a snow storm!

It's been a good week, but I'm ready for some time with my family...and maybe some attention paid to my house! (And I was doing sooooo well at keeping up for awhile there!)

Okay, no more chit chat straight to the questions it is!

Welcome to Five Question Friday!! You've come to the right place if you want a fun, easy post or if you've suddenly discovered your muses just wanna be left alone. 

Rules for 5QF: Copy and paste the following questions to your blog post, answer them, then watch for the linky post to appear Friday morning and LINK UP! 

Oh, and remember (pay close attention...this is the important one)...HAVE FUN!

Questions for Friday, February 8th: (Special thanks to Pam (@trooppetrie) from Troop Petrie, inspiration from Scott (@ThisDaddys_Blog) from This Daddy's Blog, Erin (@emenchho1) from The Life and Times of E1, Adrienne (she of the locked Twitter account and no blog), and Brandie (@rudyrukus) from Rudy Family Rukus for these 5QF question suggestions! I would love to link you in a future 5QF, so come on over to my community or watch for my Thursday afternoon shout out for questions on Twitter and offer up your best question suggestions! Remember to @5crookedhalos me and use hashtag #5QF if you go the Twitter route!)

1. What holiday do you wish did not exist?

2. What is your favorite romance/love movie?

3. Do you make a big production out of celebrating Valentine's Day?

4. What is something weird you did as a child? (or even now!)

5. What makes you love your husband, really LOVE him, you know since Valentines is coming up?


1. What holiday do you wish did not exist?
Well, after my hatred of Halloween surfaced this year I would have to say, without a doubt, Halloween...with Labor Day a close second 'cuz it makes summer end. Stoopid Labor Day.

What, exactly, IS Labor Day anyway? I s'pose I should google it and educate myself...'cuz Google is the best educator, dontchaknow.

2. What is your favorite romance/love movie?

I'm gonna go with my old standby, off the beaten path of "mainstream" romance movies..."Hope Floats". Love that movie.

And, "Dirty Dancing" is also pretty dang good...and makes me want to dance. I love dancing. I get to dance tonight.

Whoa. Holy digression...I'm tired and it's late and SQUIRREL!!!! Oy. End answer now.

Moving on...

3. Do you make a big production out of celebrating Valentine's Day?

Not really...we try to do something fun, I try to make a fun treat or take the kids out for supper and I always get my handsome husband a card of some kind, but we're not a huge Valentine's Day family.

Hence the lack of red and pink hearts in my home right now.

Last year I did this for my kids and I LOVE that idea...soooo gonna do it again! Love putting in black and white the things that I love about them. And they love to read it!

And the heart hard boiled eggs were fun!

4. What is something weird you did as a child? (or even now!), I had this long piece of satin ribbon that I called "silky". Silky was my BFF, my confidante, my partner in crime. I didn't go anywhere without Silky and Silky didn't go anywhere without me.

Not so weird...yet.

When I was in my groove with silky, I would (and man, I was a pro at this!!) I would accordion it up between my fingers on one hand...I had mad skillz...AND while I was accordioning it up, I would rub the bottom of my tongue against the roof of my mouth. A weird little comfort thing to me.

When I got to the end of the silky accordion, I'd fling it out and start all over again! All the while rubbing my tongue on the roof of my mouth.

Oh, and also, I had a fake friend named "Ruby Red".

5. What makes you love your husband, really LOVE him, you know since Valentines is coming up?

Oh sweet mercy, where do I start? I am married to the most amazing man on earth. Deep in his faith, loves his family fiercely, giving of his time and talents, that he's such an amazing dad, his laugh, his smile, his sense of humor, his love for "Despicable Me" just doesn't end.

I thank my lucky stars that God brought us together, he is everything I ever dreamed of and needed in a man and I love him more with each passing day!

Sometimes, I look at him and am just awestruck by our marriage...sure we have our hard times, but I absolutely love our relationship and the team we make.

Plus, he's hot.

Good golly, I love that man. 

Pssst...and it's our anniversary on Sunday! 12 years!


Have a wonderful weekend! I'll let you know how much snow we get! :)


  1. I love how you speak of your husband. I've been married almost 2 years...hope Im overflowing with love in 10 more!!

  2. Sounds like you have a super fun weekend planned!
    I'm not sure what Labor Day is about - I better Google it too and educate myself haha.
    Happy almost anniversary! How wonderful that you guys are still so in love :D

  3. Happy anniversary to you and your husband!

  4. I forgot about Hope Floats....that is a great movie. So love how you spooke about your hubby...nothing like true love.

  5. Hi! I'm a new follower! :) I found you on Google when I searched "fill in the blank friday 2013." Wanted something new to do on my blog. I know I messed up the first linky thing, but I think I fixed it. Love your blog! :) Hope I did everything right as far as doing the Five Question Friday. :)

    1. Welcome, Savannah!! So glad to have you!

  6. I read a few others who had a blankie...maybe it's not so weird after all. :)

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  8. Thanks for the shout out! Happy to help and I'm still laughing that you weren't following me on twitter haha! And congrats on 12 years. We celebrated 12 this past July best 12 of my life. Cheers to many, many more!

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