Friday, April 6, 2012


Totally tagged.
I think.
I saw "April" on my friend Elizabeth's blog but she is really popular so there is a good chance she knows more than one April. I'll just pretend I am the only one.

1. Post these rules
2. Post 11 random things about yourself
3. Answer the questions provided by the one who tagged you
4. Create 11 new questions for the people you tag
5. Tag 11 people
Random Things: (does it feel like there is nothing left you don't already know about me?) [double negative] If you would like to read more random facts about me: here & here

1. My favorite food is homemade chicken noodle soup.
2. There are 6 kids in my family and we all have a different eye color.
monica - green
sarah - hazel
aleena - sky blue
april - brown
doug - grey
russ - dark blue
3. I love the smell of a swamp cooler
4. I got my bachelors degree in Art History
5. If I could get my masters degree anywhere I would choose: Sothebys Institute
6. I watch "the morning after" on hulu, I think it's hilarious.
7. I own more costumes than clothes.
8. My mom and sisters have the most beautiful deep set eyes. I didn't get that, I have very flabby eyelids. My mom said I'll probably need a lid lift by 30. In case you wanted to know more about my eyelids, they get sunburned every summer.
9. I love to decorate big. If I am going to put a picture on my wall it's going to be big.
10. I made an wish list so Trevor could always know what to get me for holidays.
11. I hope to never have any pets. (my poor kids......I'll take them to the zoo).

Questions I Answer:

1. What's your favorite drink?
Water. that might be boring but nothing quenches like water.

2. What animal are you most afraid of?

3. What is your favorite thing to do on vacation?
Trying new things. Whether it be foods or activities, I like making memories.

4. Do you like your name? If not, what do you wish your name was?
I do like my name. Fun tidbit, April is my middle name, my first name is Donna. Named after my grandmother who died when my mom was 1 of MS. Mine and Donna's birthdays are two days apart. I like having a legacy to live up to.

5. What are your top three favorite movies?
She's the Man, Pride and Prejudice (bbc), Scarlet Pimpernel

6. What are some characteristics you look for in a friend?
Someone who is genuine. Genuinely kind, genuinely likes other people, genuinely excited... etc. I like feeling like we are genuine friends rather than not knowing if they really like me or not.

7. Do you consider yourself creative? In what ways?
no, but I am a good copy-cat.

8. What's your favorite season, and why?
Summer! the sun just makes me happy. I love not being cold.

9. Do you believe in ghosts?
Yes absolutely.

10. What is your ideal weekend? (Relaxing at home, time outdoors, getting work done?)
relaxing in a nice clean house.

11. Are you a dog person or cat person? (Or "other")
I am a dog person as long as the dog doesn't shed, and a cat person because they are mellow and you usually don't know they are there.

New Questions
1. What are you thinking about right now?
2. Are you afraid to die?
3. If you could go back in history and give someone (anyone, including yourself) advice (that may or may not change history) who? and what would you tell them?
4. Fruity or Chocolate?
5. Bungee jumping or scuba diving?
6. Do you prefer wearing neutrals or colors?
7. Cinnamon rolls or Donuts?
8. Dream car?
9. Which sucks you in more, Bob Ross or Antiques Roadshow?
10. Would you rather have old inherited money and sit around all day doing needle points like they do in all the Jane Austen movies or be a very successful business person making all your own money but you had to work for it? why?
11. Movie or song that makes you cry every time?

I tag:
Ashley B, Ashley E, Brianna, Lauren, Callie, Jemaica, Carrie, Jaime, Nycole, Stacy, Brittanie, Katie

Even if I didn't tag you feel free to participate! Send me a link to your post or make a comment with your answers. I love getting to know people better.


  1. I was TOTally talking about you and I'm so glad you did the tag! It's so fun to get to know you better! :)

  2. Steedie your eyes are beautiful kind of like a Bob Ross landscape:)

  3. I answered your tag, even if it wasn't meant for this Carrie :)

    happy blogging!

  4. Done and done. That is, if I'm your one and only Lauren.

  5. Done and done! Thank you for tagging me; what a fun idea!