Tuesday, March 30, 2010

100th post

I'm celebrating my 100th post with a fun idea that I've seen on other blogs.

100 facts about me.

1. I'm 27 years old

2. I have a total love affair with books and reading

3. I'm a pretty fantastic water skiier

4. I aspire to be a fantastic snow skiier

5. I've been married almost 5 years.

6. I'm named after Stefanie Powers from the 80's tv show- "Heart to Heart"

7. My middle name is Ann, which is the same as my mom's.

8. I drive a Jeep Commander which I LOVE!

9. I'm a pretty crafty person. I love making, sewing, crocheting, crafting-- I usually have quite a few projects going at once.

10. We live in a state of continual renovation. Even between projects, we're thinking/planning for the next.

11. I'm addicted to couponing and saving money.

12. I have had more kinds of pets than I could possibly remember or list

13. I really love shoes- but not super expensive ones. I could never justify spending a fortune on a pair of shoes.

14. I adore travelling. There are so many places that I would love to go someday!

15. All three of my boys have birthdays on the 15th!

16. I'm terrified of balls. I refuse to play sports where balls might fly at my face!

17. I have the sweetest dog ever, Reggie.

18. I am just about to be confirmed in the Catholic Church

19. I'm extremely sarcastic

20. I'm pretty good at scrabble, but aspire to be even better.

21. I love visiting the zoo with my boys.

22. My favorite animals at the zoo are the baboons.

23. I love to dance, especially with Matthew. We're not especially good, but we have a great time!

24. I was 24 when I had Owen.

25. I used to be a teacher, but can't see myself ever teaching in a public school again.

26. I'm not entirely sure what I want to be when I grow up.

27. I hate being bossed.

28. I have a short temper, but a long attention span--- if I'm interested in what I'm doing... Otherwise, my attention span is shorter than my temper :)

29. I have the best friends anyone could ask for.

30. I really like McDonald's chicken nuggets

31. 31 is my favorite number

32. A fountain pepsi can make my day.

33. I have, hands down, the best. husband. EVER.

34. I really, really love my in-laws. I'm so lucky to have married into such a great family!

35. I dislike being asked about my favorite book/song/movie-- They change day to day.

36. I love going barefoot in the summer

37. I let my kids go barefoot and don't worry about it

38. I have an extremely overactive imagination

39. I believe that my house is haunted

40. I'm the youngest of two children

41. I admire my Dad's resilience

42. Seeing a movie in a theater without popcorn is a tragedy

43. My brain is my own worst enemy, especially at night.

44. I have degrees in Elementary Education and aquatics

45. I want to go back to school to study Spanish

46. I also want to become a lactation consultant (refer to #26)

47. Matthew and I love talking about what we're going to do when we retire.

48. I really dislike math.

49. I get bored easily

50. I have to make daily to-do lists to keep myself focused

51. I'm not easily embarassed

52. My eldest son can usually find ways to accomplish this

53. I have the best mom ever. I talk to her almost every day!

54. I love funny people

55. I think I'm pretty funny

56. Elephant jokes are hilarious... I didn't preface this statement with an "I think" because this is clearly a fact.

57. People who don't appreciate elephant jokes are not as funny as those who do.

58. I dislike people who are intentionally raising bratty kids

59. I'm a total tomboy, but I love getting dressed up every now and then.

60. I have an amazing marriage.

61. I don't like spending time with people who constantly put down or complain about their spouses.

62. I love photography and I want a dslr more than anything!

63. I'm a total night person. I despise getting up in the morning. My mom and dad are both the exact same way

64. I have been out of high school for 10 (!) years

65. High school was a low point in my life.

66. College was a total high point in my life.

67. I met my best friend and husband in college.

68. I prefer salty snacks to sweet.

69. I hate milk.

70. Seafood is my absolute favorite kind of food.

71. "That's what she said." never gets old.

72. I'm a total procrastinator

73. I wish that I stuck with exercising on a regular basis.

74. I have strong opinions about the food that we eat.

75. I don't enjoy being pregnant, but I love my babies

76. One thing that I do like about being pregnant is the way that I look

77. Matthew and I always tip well at restaurants. We have both been servers and know what a tough job it is.

78. I have a red kitchen and I love it

79. I love having our families come to our house. It's crowded and we don't have a dish washer, but I love it!

80. I don't have any tattoos- but I used to have my belly button pierced

81. My belly button piercing is how I got over my fear of needles

82. I'm a total clutz

83. I always get weird illnesses

84. I like to drive fast

85. I have the worst handwriting ever!

86. I love naps. I wish that I could take a nap every day.

87. I wish that I had more energy.

88. I like camping, but rarely get to do it

89. Matthew and I found out last summer that we LOVE deep sea fishing!

90. I'm fairly conservative politically

91. But I'm not opposed to gay marriage.

92. I adore horseback riding. I would ride horses everywhere if I could.

93. I was a good swimmer in high school. I could have been better, but didn't apply myself most of the time- kind of like most things that I did in high school. :)

94. I hate going to Wal-Mart

95. I love going to Target

96. Meijer and Menards are both on my perma-crap list

97. I'm dyslexic

98. I never had braces on my teeth, and have one crooked tooth to show for it.

99. I love being a mom more than anything.

100. I can't believe that I came up with 100 things to say.

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1 comment:

  1. 55, 56, snd 57 are the BEST. Anyone who doesn't appreciate elephant jokes definitely lose points with me. Thank goodness, my husband laughed at them on our first date! He might not have ended up as my husband!!! - J.J.