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This is so much fun.  Good, semi-mindless Friday fun!

I was tagged by Erin of the Swanky Southern Yankee for a "You Might Be Surprised To Know That..." post.  (Read her answers here.)

Keeping this blog for over a year and a half now, there's probably a lot that you already know about me!  Let me see if I can color you shocked with a few of these facts.

So, without further ado --

{1} I'm highly superstitious, and if I hear of a new superstition, I add that to my "queue."  Did you know it's bad luck to exit out of a different door than the one you entered?

One thing I'm not superstitious about; they're cute.

{2} I secretly wish I'd become an elementary school teacher.

{3} A huge pet peeve for me is a fork with uneven tines.


{4} I love languages.  You already know that I was a Spanish major (from facts on this post) but I also took French in middle school, high school, and college, as well as Italian in college.

{5} Writing the words "love languages" above reminded me -- have you read The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman?  If not, buy it buy it buy it.  My love language is gifts.  Whenever I want to show love to someone, I typically express it in this style.  And even the smallest gift -- like a little note left for me by Ian on the kitchen counter -- makes me feel so loved.

{6} That Italian class I took in college?  Was the 2nd most intense and rigorous class I took in college, with 1st place going to History of Fashion.  No lie.

Sophia Loren I am not.

{7} I still have my wisdom teeth, much to my dentist's chagrin.  I was only born with three.

{8} In high school, I was given the senior superlative of "Best Dressed."  I walked up to accept my award in a Walmart top.  Not dogging on Walmart, but we also know that it's not haute couture, either.  :)  I am a big believer in mixing high and low.  It's all in how you pair it and accessorize it!

{9} I once met Kevin Costner and invited him to a keg party.  For some reason, he was a no-show.


{10} I had a college professor who led a discussion on conforming and how nobody would ever show up to class in a bathing suit.  The next day, I walked into class in a bikini and Rainbows.

What?  That isn't normal?  :)

PS - Friday car dance party commences at 5pm sharp.  Be there.

17 comments:

  1. #10 is awesome!

    Happy dance party day!!!

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  2. I was a Spanish minor in college! BFF? I think so...

    And big kudos to the bathing suit...I am very impressed!

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  3. bikini? tell me you had a cover up on!!

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  4. That's a great book! Gary Chapman knows what he's talking about! I read it just before we got married. I too show/feel love through gift-giving : )

    P.S. Teaching elementary school is pretty awesome....most of the time, haha : )

    Have a great weekend!

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  5. #10 just made my day. YOU GO GIRL (I know it is the most outdated comment but I love it)

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  6. I loved 5 Love Languages too! It was such a helpful book.

    I'm so impressed that you would refuse to conform. Love it!

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  7. This made me laugh so much! Walmart is amazing, what are you talking about!? Just kidding, but nice job on being a non-conformist!

    <3Hima

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  8. OMG. That last one is great. I refused to walk into a Kmart or Walmart prob until college. I was afraid someone would see me and think I shopped there. Such a brat.

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  9. I love your last one! You definitely have pizazz. :)

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  10. Oh I need to read that book- I think I would be a gift giver as well! Haha I laughed out loud at #10! Enjoy your dance party in a little less than an hour- ours just started!

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  11. Ok, what a great list. Loving #9, and wow on #10. :) Kudos to you girl!! I too always wished I had become a teacher. Thanks for sharing. These are always so fun. Have a great weekend.

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  12. Have I told you how much I love you??? HILARIOUS! :-) Wish we lived closer! :-)

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  13. Ha, loved learning these things about you! I just bought the 5 Love Languages book and I can't wait to get it in the mail and read it!!

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  14. So I just stumbled across your blog, via Kate on Twitter, and I love it! I had to comment and tell you that History of Fashion was my hardest class in college too! I was an Apparel Merchandising major and people used to make fun of me and say my major was easy but that class kicked my butt! I did learn a lot though :)

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