Saturday, February 4, 2012

11 Fun Facts and Questions

I was tagged by Pat from A View from the Edge to share 11 fun facts about myself, answer her 11 questions, and then ask you 11 questions. All games have rules, so here they are:

The Rules:
1. You must post the rules.
2. Post eleven fun facts about yourself on the blog post
3. Answer the questions the tagger set for you in their post, and then
create eleven new questions to ask the people you've tagged.
4.Tag eleven people and link them on your post
5. Let them know you've tagged them!

11 Fun Facts about Me
1. I never thought I would have animals live in my house - we have 2 dogs and 2 cats that live inside! One sitting with me now.
2. I love the color brown.
3. My etsy store turned one year old this week!
4. I love to cook sweets - there's a pan of fresh brownies cooling now!
5. My first paycheck was for $7.50. I drove a tractor for an hour and a half for my dad raking hay.
6. I was 11 when I got that paycheck.
7. I met my to-be husband when he was buying flowers to go on a date - with another woman!
8. I went to college on horse judging scholarships.
9. Growing up, the farthest I ever travelled for Christmas was 6 miles, usually just 9/10 of a mile!
10. I 'm on the search for a small vintage style camper trailer.
11. The only time I had cable tv was when I lived in a college dorm. The rest of my life 3 to 4 channels! I refuse to pay for tv.


1. Do you have a hidden talent? Yes, I can team rope.
2. What is the best book you've ever read? The Bible 
3. Do you buy popcorn when you go to the movie theater? Yes, but we share and its about 3 buckets a year!
4. Chocolate or Vanilla? Vanilla
5. Best vacation place? The Grand Canyon when I was a child.
6. Do you believe in the afterlife? Yes
7. Who do you most resemble: Felix (neat-freak) or Oscar (slob) Hmmm, I can get messy, then have a fit and have to clean up everything.
8. How many hours a day are you on the computer? a) 1-3 b) 4-5  c) 6-7 d) all day A
9. How often to you comment on everyone's blogs? Not often enough. I sneak by and read some blogs from my iPod  during lunch and don't have time to comment. We also have a daily download allowance with our internet and it limits how much I can visit other blogs (especially if my husband has been on You Tube!)  Sorry...
10. Do you come from a big family? No.
11. Can you drive a stick shift? Heck Yeah! I started driving when I was very young. The first time I drove an automatic was in drivers ed and I kept stomping the floor looking for the clutch!

1. What is your favorite time of year?
2. Do you have any animals?
3. Whats your favorite candle scent?
4. Whats your favorite flower?
5. Do you prefer boots and jeans or dresses and heels?
6. How do you read or follow blogs?
7. Any concern over some people loosing Google Friend Connect?
8. Do you love or hate snow?
9. Canon, Nikon, or other camera?
10. Did you ever participate in 4-H or FFA?
11. Whats your favorite drink?

Okay, now I am suppose to tag 11 people to participate. I've seen several people already tagged (and my download status is running low, which limits how many blogs I can visit tonight), so if you would like to participate, just jump on in and let me know your playing along and link back to me. (Shoot it won't bother me if you want to answer the questions in the comment section.) Have Fun!


  1. Oh goodness girl! I started driving at age 9!!!Hahaaaa....
    I might do this later on today...maybe!Hahaaa

  2. fun to know a bit more about you! :) congrats on the 1 yr on etsy, too!

  3. Thanks for sharing those fun facts! Here are my quick answers. Spring, Not now, but I used to have a dog. None. Sunflower. Jeans & sneakers. Yes & yes. Yes. Hate snow for driving, but love it for picture-taking! Nikon, No. Peppermint coffee!

  4. I love that you met Farmall man while he was buying flowers for someone else. I remember that, but it still makes me smile.

    My answers:
    Yes, but he's my daughter's
    Tulips (the first flowers I rec'd from a boy) lOL
    Boots and Jeans (I HATE heels after wearing them for a hundred years) :)
    Updates on my sidebar
    I'm not familiar with that
    Loved snow when I was young before we moved to FL
    Kodak Easy Share that I rec'd from a camera fairy. :)
    Coca Cola!

    Hope you're having a calm, relaxing weekend, Janice. Hey that's great about your Etsy store. And, I have to tell you I was about nine (like you)with my first paying job. Ironing, ten cents each piece. LOL

  5. Interesting answers! I like how you met your husband! Horse judging scholarship? Who knew?


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