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Thursday Night 5QF Preview!!


Woo hoo!!! Are you happy it's almost Friday???!!!

I'm not.

HA! Gotcha!!

I am soooooo excited that it's almost the weekend...'cept my hubby's a workin' fool lately and I'm kinda hopin' for rain, so he gets to stay home.

Don't hate me. We need the rain anyway.

Well then, before you get out your pitchforks and torches, let's get to the questions!!


Reminder, this is the preview...the MckLinky (no longer the officially name...but it'll always be "MckLinky" to me!) will be up tomorrow!

The rules...copy and paste the following questions to your blog post, answer them, then c'mon back to link up! The blog hop code is there for you to grab if you'd like it! I would really (honestly) appreciate it if you'd link back to me, Mama M.!!

If you don't have a blog, but would like to answer the questions...feel free to answer in the comments here, or on any blog along the way!

Questions for Friday, April 23rd: (Special thanks to Abby, Robin, Renee, Sandy, and (inspiration from) Crayon Wrangler for their question suggestions! Wanna be linked in a future 5QF? Just come on over to my community and offer up your questions!!)

1. What was the first car you owned?

2. What song are you embarrassed to know the lyrics to?

3. Have you ever had stitches?

4. What was your first job?

5. Who is your favorite Sesame Street character?

Okay, there they are...see you back here, tomorrow morning, for the link up!


Comments

  1. I was getting a head start on "100th" blog/ 100 things about me & some of these are on there. LOVE the Sesame Street question!

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  2. Very cool!! Love your blog and I just answered my five questions. I'm a new follower too.

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  3. Newbie here but my 5 are up and answered HERE

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  4. Miss you this morning. Hope all is well!

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  5. I decided to start doing Meme's again and decided to start with this one :) Here's Mine!

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