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Monday, December 3, 2012

And You Are Bloghop

Emily and Tammy are doing a bloghop with the help of David Spade to determine who's naughty, who's nice, and who should get some presents.


For me, David Spade was never better than in Tommy Boy, so having his 90's self back to do your bidding-crazy awesome. Had to include this clip since the hubs and I are having a contest of who can learn all the words to REM's It's the End of the World (As we Know it).


These are the "And You Are...?" questions:

1. How many speeding tickets have you gotten?

None, but I have been pulled over twice. The first time I stalled making a left-hand turn into my neighborhood in front of a cop. He pulled me over in my nosy neighborhood, but when he saw it was 3 kids in Sunday dress he let me off.

2. Can you pitch a tent?
Heck yeah-I started camping before I could walk. I can even build a fire.

3. What was your worst vacation ever?
Fair warning, this includes projective vomiting, so feel free to skip to #4.  About 8 years ago my husband was invited to his 1st Therapy Conference at a golfing resort on the coast. We packed up everything-including our 6 month old. The first day was fun, even if I discovered that having the hubs in meetings all day and the baby sleeping half the day, I didn't get to have as much fun as I'd imagined. Then came the first night-and the throw-up from the 6 month old. He'd been known to projectile vomit if I ate anything he didn't like (raw onions, anyone?) so I didn't realize it was stomach flu, until I cleaned him up, put the one extra fitted sheet on the pack and play, and went back to bed for all of two minutes, before he threw up again. We lived in the shower, he was so sick, and we were so gross. When he hadn't thrown up for a few hours I went to the lobby to get some breakfast and climbed the winding resort stairs, holding him over my shoulder. Five carpeted steps before the floor with the food, he projectile vomited in my hair, down my back, and over the railing.

4. What was the last thing you bought over $100?

My new phone-Samson Galaxy S3. 

5. We're handing you the keys to what?

Our 2005 tan Dodge Grand Caravan with build in car seats. We call her our sports car. 

6. What was the last meal you cooked that made even you sick?
Hmmm...I've been wracking my brain on this one and coming up empty,,,but Saturday I didn't realize the milk had spoiled and chewed my kids out for not eating their cereal-until I poured my own bowl, of course. 

7. Fill in the blank: Oh my gosh! Becky, look at her butt! It is so big. She looks like  ____?

a rap singer's girlfriend. Before that song maybe a hippopotamus?

8. What was your first car?
1985 Ford Escort-it was the family kid car. My first "real" car I had to marry into:) It was a 1990 gray Saab. Whenever I see one now, I think back to my dating days and all that parking. 

9. Your best friend falls and gets hurt. Do you ask if he/she's okay or laugh first?

I snicker, cover it up, ask if she's okay, and then I help her up and we laugh together.

10. What's the worst song ever?
In the Leafy Treetops. It's the most revolting song in existence and if I hear it or think of it, like right now, it starts running through my head and torturing me. It takes me hours to clear it, even with other songs to block it out. If you dare play it, I'd advise going back to the top and letting Tommy and Richard sing it away. 

32 comments:

  1. OH! I want your #5 too! As far as primary songs go, I hate "Saturday is a special day" I mean, really? ...

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    1. The whole brushing our clothes part is weird, besides, Saturday is my play day...

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  2. I wouldn't mind a new van either!

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    1. The pathetic part is that this is my current car, and I plan on driving it into the ground. The built in car seats are worth their weight in gold (or their lack of weight, since they fold into the backrest) ;)

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  3. LOVE Tommy Boy. And even though I don't mind "In The Leafy Treetops", this video version makes it feel kind of creepy, lol.

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    1. Yeah, I kind of chose a creepy one on purpose. And Tommy Boy, I'm going to have to watch it again soon.

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  4. Your aversion to "In the Leafy Treetops" totally cracks me up. Maybe that song was oversung in your primary. :-)

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    1. I don't know why I can't stand it, but I refuse to play it. Which reminds me that I better tell our new chorister. Yes, I'm depriving our primary children, but it's for a good cause-lol

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  5. I also love Tommy boy. And, next time you stay at my house, I'll make sure you get a wake up call of 'in the leafy treetops.'

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    1. Yes to Tommy Boy and nah uh, to the wake up call. I would make you pay. I might even steal some of your gorgeous quilts. *you are forewarned* :)

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  6. I actually like that song, but only because I like nodding flowers. :)

    Your vacation sounds disgusting. Oh, motherhood. It's the pits some days, isn't it?

    Thanks for participating!

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    1. Thanks for the bloghop. I had a lot of fun doing it and reading a bunch of entries.

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  7. Hey Robin! I stopped by earlier but you weren't up yet. Oh sheesh that song needs to be redacted from existence. lol Thankfully, I've never heard it before, but i can honestly see it used as a war tactic played on a perpetual loop to ferret out the enemy. LOL
    Your poor vacation. That is just the total worse. There are days during parenthood when I want to cry. :s

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    1. Thanks for stopping by:) I did cry with all the vomit everywhere and the vacation being so different than I'd imagined. And yes, if I ever have to go into battle, In the Leafy Treetops could be a secret weapon. That or a recording of a crying baby never ever stopping;)

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  8. OK, that is the worst vacation story I've read yet. Wow! I had never heard that song before and I couldn't even make it through the whole clip. It was that bad. My poor ears.

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    1. Sorry about the song, the title seems so innocent, but it is NOT-LOL

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  9. I am so lucky I've never had to deal with kids being super pukey sick. They've thrown up before, but it's never lasted a whole day or more. Thank goodness.

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    1. You are SO lucky! Throw up follows my kids around. I have one kid (same of the story) who throws up at least 1x a week. yeah. 'nuff said.

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  10. Your #3 made me lol. :) And that scene from Tommy Boy is one of my favorites.

    Thanks for the follow!

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    1. Isn't Tommy Boy great? I need to watch it again. Thanks for stopping by:)

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  11. I think it's absolutely hilarious how much you hate "In the Leafy Treetops." Mom's here, she said she's going to make sure JT learns it. :)

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    1. Um, how did you get Mom? NOT fair.

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  12. That song is pretty bad. Thanks for the follow. I returned it.
    Java With Jambor

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  13. Aw man, now that song is stuck in my head!

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  14. I've never heard that song before. I stopped it before it could get stuck... I hope :)

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  15. that things can happen at a hotel and you can walk away and not have to clean it! the bad milk comment made me laugh!

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  16. I think I might avoid listening to that song..but maybe I want to hear it, just to know what all the fuss is about. I don't know. Revolting songs don't do it for me :P

    Nasty projectile vomit story - poor bub! I bet he was miserable, but so were you!

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  17. Ah, children. They introduce us to so many forms of bodily fluids (and solids). Blech! Definitely a hellacious vacation!

    Shannon at The Warrior Muse

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  18. you know what phase your life is in when all questions are answered have children involved =)

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    1. haha-that is SO true. My life=kid intensive :D

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  19. The chunkier the milk the better..mmmm

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