Thursday with Me

My sweet friend, Melanie, tagged me for the "11's", so
here we go...a bit modified...

11 little-known-facts about:

  • 1.     1973 was a wonderful year.  (Take my word 4 it!)
  • 2.      My wedding anniversary is also my birthday.  (Like to keep things simple.)
  • 3.      I was previously married…to a professional drummer…and we are still good friends.
  • 4.      I seriously LOVE bacon.  (Not surprising to some of YOU!)
  • 5.      Sam was my 1st pregnancy and Luke was my 4th.  (God had a better plan!)
  • 6.      My southern-drawl comes and goes, depending on the company.
  • 7.      I absolutely adore the color “robin’s egg blue”.
  • 8.      I want a Bantam chicken.  (We have the yard and basement space.)
  • 9.      I read at least one book every 2 weeks.
  • 10.   I love the smell of my kitties…especially their stinky paws.  I know.  I know.
  • 11.   I’m a sucker for vintage Christmas ornaments, boots and tattoos!

11 questions:

1.     Best childhood memory?
Any and every summer vacation.  We went to the beach for a week every summer.

2.     Your favorite/go to movie. The one you could watch a million times?
I adore Audrey Hepburn, so Breakfast at Tiffany’s or Charade.

3.     If you were driving right now, what music/song would you be singing along too?
Anything Christina Perri or Gotye!

4.     Best photography tip/tutorial, you've ran past lately?
Andi just posted some great selfie-tips that I noted.

5.     Favorite saying or inspirational quote?
“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”

6.     Who do you look up to the most?
My parents celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary in October, so I’d say them!

7.     Favorite tv show?
I like anything old and Sam and I are watching “Family Affair” on MeTV every morning before school.  Love Buffy and Jody so much!

8.     Which store would you choose to max your credit card out at?
I really like to be pampered, so probably a salon…tho, I do love Old Navy and Victoria’s Secret a whole-heck-of-a-lot!

9.     Coffee or tea?
Neither.  An ice-cold Coke, please.

10.  If you could go anywhere in the world, with anyone in the world... where & who?
My boys LOVE shoes, so I’d like to take them to the big Dr. Marten’s store in London.  It’s just so cool and they would have a ball!  (Plus, I’d get another pair of boots.)

11. The last sweet/funny/crazy/cute thing your kiddo/grand-babe said or did?
Every single time I park the car, Luke unbuckles, jumps out of his seat and says, "Hey, silly mama!".  Every single time.  I love it.  Every single time!

And, so this is the point where I tag some of my favorite bloggers
and add on 11 new questions, but...I've been sick all
I'm slacking.  Hope some of you will play along, tho, b/c it's
always fun to learn more about your blogging-friends!

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Unknown Mami said...

Put Pie calls me Silly Mama, but not every time she unbuckles her belt.

Ross said...

Great post Dina! I always like getting to know a little more about my fellow bloggers. I can seriously relate to you with the LOVE for bacon!!

tinajo said...

Fun to read, I like the pics! :-)

Linda said...

First time visiting your blog - will be back! Definitely nice to learn about fellow bloggers! Loved the "silly mama" youngest grandchild calls me "silly goose" frequently!

Tamar SB said...

So fun to read these facts about you! I just was tagged to do this a week ago! Congrats to your parents on their anniversary! To many, many more!

Michelle said...

This was great, it's lovely to learn a bit more about the bloggers I visit :D
I'm with you on the bacon *drool* and I wish I would make time to read a book as often as you do! I have two sitting here at the moment so I'm going to try and make some time to read them!

deb duty said...

Fun post! Luke is so cute! I love how he gets out of the car!

Nicolle said...

Yes, I know we have a lot in common, but bacon is definitely on the top of that VERY long list. :)

Loved learning a few new things about you that I didn't know. I guess that when you and I finally meet, our southern drawls will come out strong. Apparently mine never goes away. I don't hear it, but everyone else does.

Love the pictures!

Jennifer said...

Great questions and even better answers! Love the pics too. :-)

Linneas Atelje said...

Wonderful photos!!
Linneas Atelje Photography

Mama Zen said...

I adore the light in that last shot!

homeschoolceo said...

So glad you did this. It's fun to get to know you better ;)
I adore Audrey Hepburn too, and bacon...yum!

Beautiful photos!

sarah @ life {sweet} life said...

What a fun post...I learned a lot about you, and I've been reading for a LONG time! Great list. :)

Life with Kaishon said...

You are fascinating Dina! Absolutely fascinating!

Life with Kaishon said...

PS I never watched Breakfast at Tiffany's. I need to!

Raymonde said...

Spring is here, I also am enjoying taking photos of blossoms. Hope you are well. xxx

LindyLouMac in Italy said...

Calling by as another Thisorthatthursday participant. Good to meet you and learn so much about you on my first visit!

Sue said...

I answered questions on my blog today, too. Great minds and all...

I kinda wish I didn't know about the kitty smell love.


Wild Ginger Photography said...

Fun post, loved the questions. LOL at stinky feet, I love my dogs stinky feet too!

Elaine A. said...

This is great to get to know you better. I have a post like this in my drafts but it's hard to think about things about yourself, at least for me - ha!

Good for you for reading so much! :)

Gina @ Gigi Marie Photography said...

LOVE it Dina!!! I too have a serious thing for robin's egg blue.

Melanie said...

YAY! Thanks you my sweet friend for playing along! It's so neat to learn more about how freakn AWESOME you are! We do have a lot in common mama! Lol... the kitty paws comment made me giggle.

Buckeroomama said...

It's fun getting to know you better. :) I absolutely love robin's egg blue, too, but I doubt if hubby will take too kindly to the suggestion we re-paint our place in that shade!

Run DMT said...

That was so fun! I've been following you for years, but I didn't know half that stuff. Very cool!

Kristy LifenReflection said...

Luv the way you tell all! Great shot too!

Lolli said...

I LOVED finding out a few things about you. SO much fun! I'm a big fan of bacon too. :)