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Five Question Friday!! 7/16/10


I did it!! I vlogged...twice in a row! I kinda feel like I cheated...sometimes just talking is so much easier than typing...I was tired, it was late, and I felt like takin' the easy way out!


I'm sorry I got a little wordy. I always try to keep my vlogs short and sweet, but they go longer than I intend...I think it's my friendly "Welcome to 5QF" intros that get me into trouble.

Anywhoodles! If you still need 'em...here are the deets on Five Question Friday!

Rules for Five Question Friday: Copy and paste the following questions to your blog post, answer them, then c'mon back to link up! If you don't have a blog but would like to play along, feel free to leave your answers in the comments of this blog, or any blog along the way!

Questions for Friday, July 16th: (Thanks to Cristy, Renee, Emily, Maryanne, and my Belle [from her vlog debut] for your question suggestions! Want to be linked in a future 5QF? C'monover to my community and offer up your best question suggestions!)

1. Do you collect anything?

2. Name 3 celebrities that you find good looking.

3. Do you have any scars? If so, what's the story behind it (them?)?

4. What is a food that you like to eat, but others might think it's gross or weird?

5. Have you ever seen a tornado in real life?

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And here is tired, haggard old me, rambling on about hot celebrites, how I loathe knickknacks, and why I think I may have "seen" a tornado in real life...good luck.


(Oh my word. What a frame to freeze on. Purty, in'it? Oh, and why does my head appear freaky large in proportion to my body? Weirdness...)

Now, it's linky time!!




Comments

  1. I was up late too last night! Big ol' pot of coffee this morning :)

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  2. Cool idea- doing a vlog! I can't do that because my computer doesnt have a camera

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  3. You inspire me to get out my webcam more often. (I never would have noticed the large head appearance until you pointed it out ..just sayin') Love your blogs! Happy Friday :)

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  4. Vlog is a good idea!! I'm a new follower!

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  5. Okay, I'm playing. Off to post my answers at my blog!
    http://amysreallife.wordpress.com

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  6. My answers can be found at www.mymusingsd.blogspot.com!

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  7. Marlboro Man...hahahaha I have to go to Ree's page now and see a pic!

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  8. i am a super question idea maker! this makes 4 in a row! yesterday i was looking at a co-workers scar and thought - i wonder what the story is behind that? and then i thought "that'd be a great question to five question friday!! :)

    this is sometimes the highlight of my (work) week. :) thank you.

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  9. Hi! Just found this Blog Hop! :) I'm a new follower.

    -Ai Mei
    http://studentsavingbucks.blogspot.com

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  11. Okay... how did you 1st come up with pickles & peanut butter on bread? I love all 3... maybe I should try it.

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  12. I'm a recent follower and new to 5 question friday! Great Blog!

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  13. Your head looks big because the shoulder seams on your shirt don't go all the way out to your shoulders and that makes your shoulders look tiny, thus, making your head appear large.

    Not that you really wanted to know. I couldn't help myself. :)

    And the pickle thing? That's just nasty! But I do have white bread, dill pickles, and peanut butter, so curiosity may get the better of me!

    Also, I've never been to The Pioneer Woman's site, so now I must just so I can see what her marlboro guy looks like...

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  14. Awww! I love your new vlogging style on these 5QF's!! I hope you got some rest!

    I think it's totally cute that your daughter asked the tornado question and that's why you put it in there.

    I eat peanut butter toast every morning so maybe I'll need to throw some pickles on there next time. I also love toasting some freezer waffles, spreading peanut butter into the little pockets and making a peanut butter, bacon, waffle sandwich. So good!

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  15. That is funny about your daughter asking the question about the tornado, my kids are always asking about them as well. But it's because of the one we were by and the warnings/watches that we have all the time.

    I love white bread... and peanut butter... but I don't think I could do the pickles. Hope you enjoyed them though.

    Thanks for the great Friday questions. I love them!

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  16. Damn! Since I was so late in the game I was trying to be link #100. Couldn't even make that happen. How lame is that?

    On an off subject, have I ever told you how incredibly handsome I think your husband is?

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  17. I haven't watched the vlog yet but I just wanted to tell you that the still frame makes you look like you're picking your nose.

    Just sayin.

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  18. Peanut butter and pickles sounds yummy! And sorry, but Kate's right. LOL! It's that strategically placed play arrow that gives the illusion!

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  19. My head always seems freakishly large in photos. It's actually a running joke in my family! I'm not sure about pickles and peanut butter though!

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  20. Loving the vlog this week, and seriously? GREAT questions!!! =D Super duper fun this time, but then it always is. ;) Happy Friday!!

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  21. I have an award for you :)

    http://carissa8402.blogspot.com/2010/07/awards-time.html

    Great vlog!! I still don't have the guts to do it!

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  22. Nice one - doing the vlogs this week. I feel like a total freak when I do them and I speak every month for women's groups... I think I need people to feel like myself in front of a camera. How do you get over it and talk so openly in your posts???

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  23. Awesome job to vlog at 1 a.m.

    I don't like peanut butter. Nor do I care for pickles. Peanut butter-covered pickles - efinitely something that sounds gross to me.

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  24. haha you're so funny about the celebrities! loved it

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