100 Things

Inspired by My 2 Second Shelf Life, I decided to share 100 Things about me. These are very scattered and random.


  1. I have been in love for the last 12 years.
  2. I started dating my husband when I was 19.
  3. I got married at 25.
  4. I’m still VERY happily married.
  5. My kids are the most wonderful kids in the world…argue all you want, I know MINE are best.
  6. I love animals.
  7. I am allergic to rodents (guinea pigs, rabbits, etc.).
  8. I’ve had rabbits & guinea pigs as pets and I can’t understand why I tormented myself like that.
  9. My husband pretends to hate our dog, but he secretly loves her.
  10. My husband hates horses and I own one…he’s not pretending about that.
  11. I love the smell of the horse barn.
  12. I wish I had more time to ride my horse.
  13. I love to bargain shop.
  14. I have been known to buy things and not tell anyone (including hubby).
  15. This is “technically” my first blog, but I once started one for an online gaming guild.
  16. I love my career.
  17. I can’t stand some of my co-workers.
  18. I trust people too much.
  19. I’m learning to be more cynical.
  20. I give people lots of chances that they don’t deserve, but burn me too many times and I will cut them off entirely.
  21. I don’t give my all at my current job because there’s no use.
  22. I love going on vacation.
  23. My favorite vacations include going to Disney World.
  24. I go to Disney World at least once per year.
  25. Every time we go to Disney World, hubby says that it will be the last time for a while.
  26. I took a semester off in college to work at Disney World.
  27. My parents divorced when I was three.
  28. My mom remarried when I was six.
  29. My stepdad adopted me and I have called him “Dad” ever since.
  30. My real father passed away when I was 17 and I hadn’t seen him in nearly 10 years.
  31. I have a half-sister from my mom and stepdad (DAD) who is 6 years younger.
  32. She is a pain and is spoiled, but I still love her.
  33. I don’t seek out females to be friends.
  34. I only have one female friend who I can tell anything to.
  35. I have only been to 2 “foreign” countries…Canada and the Bahamas.
  36. I’d love to travel to Ireland or Australia.
  37. I took French in high school and American Sign Language in college.
  38. I barely remember anything of either language.
  39. I worked at a gas station with a garage when I was 18.
  40. My mom hated the job except for the free auto repairs.
  41. I have only owned Chrysler vehicles.
  42. I miss my Jeep Cherokees most (I’ve had 2).
  43. I donated my last Jeep to charity because it was easier than fixing the brakes and selling it.
  44. It took me 12 years to finally finish college because I had jobs in my career and wasn’t able to go back.
  45. After getting passed up for a job ONLY because I didn’t have a degree, I went back and finished my last 3 classes.
  46. My favorite color is blue.
  47. Orange looks better on me, though.
  48. I love sports.
  49. I’m a bit of a tomboy.
  50. I love video games.
  51. I love to work in my gardens.
  52. My favorite movie is “Gone With the Wind”.
  53. I love my grandfather.
  54. I named my son after him.
  55. I named my daughter after her grandmothers by combining their first names.
  56. In 14 years of driving I had only killed one animal (a cardinal).
  57. In the last 6 months (since getting my new car) I have killed 5 more animals (rabbits, birds and an opossum).
  58. I live in a small town in a rural area.
  59. I have never been to New York City and have no interest in it.
  60. I love living in a small town.
  61. I have a train that runs through by backyard…about 75 yards from the back of my house.
  62. I’m used to it.
  63. I hate winter.
  64. I will never get used to it (and I’ve always lived in a 4 season state).
  65. I like to sew.
  66. I have a VERY expensive sewing machine that does embroidery.
  67. I give a lot of personalized gifts because of it.
  68. I feel like I could lose a few pounds.
  69. I love Thai food.
  70. My favorite homemade food is my grandma’s spaghetti & meatballs.
  71. I have the recipe for the spaghetti & meatballs, but it never tastes as good as Grandma’s version.
  72. I talk to my mom almost every single day.
  73. I smoke.
  74. I still hide the fact that I smoke from my mom. She knows, though.
  75. The jewelry I wear on a daily basis has personal meaning. I have a mother’s ring, a wedding ring, a ring with mine & Hubby’s initials and a necklace with my son’s birthstone.
  76. I have a jewelry box full of costume jewelry that I almost never wear.
  77. I’m too much of a pack rat to get rid of it.
  78. I’m a procrastinator.
  79. My favorite musician is Michael Bublé
  80. I have seen him in concert 3 times.
  81. I’ll be skipping his next local concert because tickets are too expensive.
  82. I really want to own my own business.
  83. The business I want to own has nothing to do with the career field I’m currently in.
  84. I’m a spelling freak and will correct people’s spelling.
  85. I’m a grammar freak (even though I’ve left some dangling participles in the above posts).
  86. I’m an apostrophe freak.
  87. It really bothers me to see the above three types of errors on billboards or permanent signs.
  88. I’ve been in 3 car accidents, 2 were my fault.
  89. None were very serious, luckily.
  90. I have 2 kids and have never gone into labor (LOVE C-Sections).
  91. I’m done having kids.
  92. I hated every second of pregnancy (except the end).
  93. If you have a booger on your face and I like you, I’ll tell you.
  94. If you have a booger on your face and I don’t like you, I’ll let it sit there.
  95. I love the Star Wars movies.
  96. I love watching reality tv (not MTV reality, though).
  97. I work in the television industry (very small-time stuff usually).
  98. I have no aspirations to work in a bigger television market.
  99. I used to work for a hunting and fishing tv show.
  100. I had never gone hunting before I worked on that show.

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