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Five Question Friday! 10/5/12

It's Friday!! And I am desperately in need of some "Quality Time"...let's see if I get it. :)

Snowflakes in the forecast...and I am SO not ready for that. I'd like a little more "fall" please, none of this "summer to winter" business!

I've got a cute, fun giveaway coming up...if you have a little girl, you'll want to stay tuned for this!

Okay...onto the party!

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 are completely ignoring you.

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, October 5th: (Special thanks to Mrs. Gas (@gasfamily) from The Gas Family, 
Pam (@trooppetrie) from Troop Petrie, Tanya (@Tanyamaries) from The Heart DesiresKate (@KatieB38) from Kate's Life,  and Mrs. Karen C (@Mrs_KarenC) from Dinosaur Superhero Mommy 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 album/cd/download are you embarrassed to admit you have?

2. What's the one thing your spouse does better than you?

3. When do you start buying Halloween Candy?

4. Family closets - Yay or nay?

5. Which home/cleaning chore do you hate the most? Why?


1. What album/cd/download are you embarrassed to admit you have?
Well...since my 16 year old and I share an iTunes account, I very likely have MANY downloads that I'm embarrassed about. I rarely go through my phone to see all the songs, in fact, the only time I listen to music is when I'm on a walk and since that happens approximately 1.53 times a year, a lot of downloads can happen in between.

Usually, I'll be walking along to some upbeat song, think: "Centerfield" and then next song will be something catchy like Katy Perry's "Firework" comes on and I'm feeling all cool and hip and singing along (with all the wrong words) and the next thing I know Eminem is blasting swear words and phrases that make me blush and I quickly fish my phone out of my sports bra to change it before someone, gah, hears it!!

(Secret: I downloaded, all of my own doing, a little Carly Rae Jepsen this summer. But you'll never get me to confess that in public.)

2. What's the one thing your spouse does better than you?


As if. Next question.

Okay, fine. Well, he prays better than I do. And he cleans better than I do. And he makes eggs WAY better than I do.

Dude is the breakfast champion. Oh, OH!! And, he grills better than I do. And kills bugs better and disposes of dead mice better and makes stressful phone calls better and...well, the list goes on.

(And on and on and on.)

3. When do you start buying Halloween Candy?

Wait. This question implies that there is a "correct" time to buy Halloween Candy. Oop...hold up. First of all, dearest Tanya, you now have all of my love, respect and adoration for capitalizing "Halloween Candy" like it is a proper noun. Amen.

Anyway, I digress...I buy as soon as I can. Especially Candy Corn M&M's (Kate, do you have those in Canada?). I don't actually buy candy to pass out. We live down a long, creepy, very private driveway and have never gotten a single, solitary trick-or-treater at out house.

'Course, we're never home from our own Halloween adventures until bedtime, so that could be part of the lack of trick-or-treaters.

4. Family closets - Yay or nay?

Meh. Sure. Actually, if I had a closet big enough (i.e an entire room) to devote solely to a family closet, and someone to organize it for me, and then keep it organized, sure. Why not.

Sounds like a decent idea...but with the sheer volume of clothes we have (we have a couple of clothes horses in our family...not naming names...*blushes*), I'm not sure how it would work. 

I know other people do it with great success...but I just don't see myself keeping it organized. But then again...there isn't much that I actually DO keep organized. #fail

5. Which home/cleaning chore do you hate the most? Why? I just say "yes". I mean, really, there isn't a chore I "enjoy" so I can't really narrow down the list that way which means that, basically, I hate them all.

Laundry ranks up there. At least the folding of it. Dishes, too. And scrubbing floors. OH! And makes me sneeze. As does vacuuming. 

See? Hatred abounds.


Have a great weekend!


  1. Snowflakes?!?!? What? We're still dealing with 90 degree temps here, along with like 150% humidity. I might actually be OK with snowflakes being in our forecast!

    I'm with you on the chores. I hate them all!

    I actually remembered to link up today! Have a great weekend!

  2. thanks for hosting, love your answer to question five, had me cracking up

  3. Glad to know I'm not the only one who stores their phone in their sports bra :)

  4. Along the lines of buying candy as soon as you can I was thinking that eggnog will be available soon, yum! Thanks for hosting and have a great weekend!

  5. I actually don't mind doing laundry. Of course I am waiting for a machine that washes and dries and hangs up the clothes when they are done.

  6. I love me some Halloween Candy! I don't pass it out either, I just buy it for work or more importantly ME! :) btw can you tell how I answered your grammar question from last week? Grammar what grammar... Happy to have made you smile!


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