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two noms and some questions

7.25.2014

I was recently (ish) "nominated" for the Liebster award by Sweet Turtle Soup and The Sunshine Award by Pardon My French. To which I say thank you, thank you very much in my very best Elvis voice. I might have bowed in dramatic fashion. So here I am answering all the questions (finally) in one post. Laziness at its finest yes? Besides, we all love a little Q&A.


Courtney's Questions:
1. How did you come up with your blog name? I wanted something Italian and I'm constantly on the go... So andiamo just fit the bill I guess.
2. What is your favourite colour this spring? This spring and any time it's teal. As in the Caribbean. 
3. How many kids did you picture having before you actually had any? Did that number change post baby? I can't remember!!! I think I always wanted four. Because I am from a family a four. This didn't change once I had kids. Matt just isn't sold yet. Let's work on him shall we?
4. What is your favourite cereal? Cornflakes. Nothing boring about an original. But I really am loving them with an inordinate amount of raspberries and strawberries. Like. All the time.
5. What is your favourite part about blogging? Reading past posts. That sounds very self-absorbed I'm sure but I just love looking back and remembering what we were up to last year at this time or more importantly what my kids were up to. They change so quickly and my brain has lost most of it's retention power. Second to this is the people I've "met" through blogging. Ya'll are a pretty great bunch.
6. Are you a sweets or salty snacker? Salty. And now that I've gone and said that I want salt & malt chips in my mouth like yesterday.
7. What is the first blog you started following? Life of Charmings. Everyone says you remember your first time right? Wink wink. I was scouring Pinterest when I was very pregnant with David and saw a photo of a pregnant girl in a fedora and she was just so stinking adorable I had to know more. That lead to her blog and I prettttty much read the entire thing from start to finish. I texted Kerri and was like hey! this blogging thing is awesome and Brittany is awesome and I kinda really love her. From there I just kept finding more and more blogs until I finally made my own almost a year later (Matt made me do it).
8. What are you looking forward to the most this summer? Most of all I am looking forward to spending more time with my best friend/neighbor love. She's a teacher so the summers are our happy time!
9. Finish this sentence: I can't help but smile when... I hear Letty playing by herself. Acting out scenes and having it all planned out. She's a little person in there under all that sass.
10. If you could do anything with your hair right now, what would you do? I love my hair. I wouldn't mind it being a little longer.... maybe a bit more drastic ombre? Rhonda? What say you?
11. What is your guilty pleasure? Wine. But is that really guilty? Because I never feel guilt. 



Kelsey's Questions:
1. What is your favorite fast food place? McDonald's. There is something about that Big Mac that just no other burger can beat. It's the grease I realize, but it's soooo tasty. And that sauce. Yum.
2. What is your dream vacation spot? Is it bad I want to say Disney? I just keep thinking about where I would want to go where I would be the most relaxed and happy. And although I would almost kill to go to Greece I can't say I would be chomping at the bit to go there now with the kids. I'm losing my hair just thinking about it.
3. What is your favorite household chore? Disinfecting the counters. Love it.
4. What is one skill you wish you had? Patience. Is that a skill? I lack it in spades.
5. Are you a fruit or veggie person? Fruit. I am a very bad person and a bad role model because I hate the majority of vegetables.
6. What is your favorite beauty product? Chapstick. Forever and ever.
7. How long is too long to not wash your hair? I can't get past two days. I work out every day so I'm thinking no one else would want me to go longer than that either.
8. Would you ever want to re-new your vows? No no no. No. I am not a romantic person, much to Matt's chagrin. This may be something great for so many people but not for me. I did it once. That is enough. Aren't I just the sweetest?
9. How tall are you? 5'6.
10. What is the best piece of advice anyone ever gave you? "Leave the gun. Take the canoli." Otherwise known as I am terrible at listening to advice.
11. You just won a million dollars, what do you do first? Pay off my mortgage. And my parent's too because they have done so much for us. Then I would go on a cruise around Europe for about a month straight and drink all the wine on deck. I'm so fiscally responsible.

The end! Thanks girls for saving me from having to come up with a post topic all on my onesie.

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6 comments:

  1. That Sweet Turtle Soup sounds like an excellent question asker! You've got three in the works, whats one more? You have two arms for a reason, and a two person marriage, so that equals four. It's just math!
    I love reading my old posts! Kind of the point of writing a blog in my opinion, and I look back at my scrapbooks all the time. Also kind of glad I don't have to make anymore after I finally catch up to Aria's arrival. Blogging is so much easier.
    I am lacking in the patience department too. I could go with a little bit more. I'd spare some from the laziness department, plenty to go around.
    Fruit is just so much better than a veggie. Not a big fan of those either.

    love a fun q&a!

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  2. ahhhh my heart is siiing-iiiing!! so proud to be your first!!!!! i had no idea! yay yay yay! day=made. and what else was i going to say here, ummmmm... yes yes to going back and reading your blog memories... also, wine, duh. renew your vows, nooooooo. and i do consider myself a romantic, borderline cheesy, fairy tale lover. something about vow renewal just screams... old and why and didn't we already do this?? is that awful or is that awful! my answer to that is way worse and more offensive than yours! hahhaha! i haven't had my coffee yet [excuse for everything]. oh and i'm 5'6 also. but i started saying 5'7 recently because i'm actually 5'6 and 3/4 and it's causing me to have an identity crisis.

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  3. Oh so many yes's to this, I was just nodding the whole way through! Thanks for playing along friend, and big macs FO LIFE! ha

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  4. tis true! brittany inspired us oh so much. i was like hmm i'm single and i want her life ok yes? cutest of the cute. don't take that too stalkerish. ha. and look and laur and i now. it's like we're actual bloggers or something.

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  5. Greece, hell yes! But probably in a way I refuse to be embarrassed, I would of said Disney too. Of course. Wine is amazing. No need to feel guilt. Unless you spill it. :)

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  6. When I saw this title I thought nom nom nom and assumed it was about food. I admit that I am a food addict and pregnant. But dude this is way better! Nice work : )

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