Friday, January 4, 2008

Ode to '07

I copied this from a blog I read...I encourage others to do the same:)

1. What did you do in 2007 that you’d never done before?

Moved 3 times in one year!

2. Did you keep your new year’s resolutions, and will you make more for next year?

I don't remembering making any. I had just had a baby and was too busy with the kids.

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?

My friend Kim had Brenna, Hailey had Jenna, Karin had Caroline, Ashley had Madison, Courtney had Ally and of course my sister-in-law had my nephew Nolan. (There are many more I am sure...there were lots of pregnant ladies in 07)

4. Did anyone close to you die?

Not this year thankfully.

5. What countries did you visit?

none, maybe someday.

6. What would you like to have in 2008 that you lacked in 2007?

Motivation to exercise. More free time.

7. What dates from 2007 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?

August 15th- the date that we were supposed to move in the new house. The date was repeated over and over, we moved in September 4th but hey, close enough:)

8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?

Surviving building a custom home and picking out every single detail!!!

9. What was your biggest failure?

Gaining weight.

10. Did you suffer illness or injury?


11. What was the best thing you bought?

Besides the house, my Thork (haha Geoff) it's a cork board that's really thick for my kitchen. I LOVE it!

12. Whose behavior merited celebration?

My mom. She helped out with the girls and the house on so many ocassions. Dad helped too of course.

13. Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?

Britney Spears! I mean, come on.

14. Where did most of your money go?

Um, all of it went to the house.

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?

My reunion with all of my college buddies. We always have so much fun. 2 were missing this year, so it wasn't the same:(

16. What song will always remind you of 2007?

Beyonce.."To the left, to the left" Molly and I loved this song, we sang it all the way to Sea World and back!

17. Compared to this time last year, are you: a) happier or sadder?

Much happier.

b) thinner or fatter?

Fatter, and last year I had just had a baby!!!!!

c) richer or poorer?

Ask my husband.

18. What do you wish you’d done more of?


19. What do you wish you’d done less of?

Worry about silly things.

20. How did you spend Christmas?

Weekend before Christmas and Christmas Eve with my family in Waxahachie, Christmas Day at our house in Bryan with Geoff's parents, and the weekend after Christmas in Houston with Geoff's family.

21. Did you fall in love in 2007?

Already in love with a wonderful man, but fall more and more in love every day:)

22. What was your favorite TV program?

Grey's Anatomy by far!

23. Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year?

No, that's kind of harsh.

24. What was the best book you read?

I am always reading so I can't even begin to think of the best one.

25. What was your greatest musical discovery?

Not sure.

26. What did you want and get?

Lots of things, furniture, etc. for the house.

27. What did you want and not get?


28. What was your favorite film of this year?

What's a film? Seriously, we don't watch many movies.

29. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?

I turned 30. I went out to dinner with family and then on a fabulous trip to Vegas with my cousin courtesy of my hubby.

30. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?

Less stress.

31. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2007?

Usually comfortable mom-wear. Jeans are the norm.

32. What kept you sane?

I am not sane!

33. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?

None, they are all kind of disappointing me lately.

34. What political issue stirred you the most?

Presidential campaign.

35. Who did you miss?

My family. Wish I lived closer.

36. Who was the best new person you met?

Is it sad that I can't think of anyone new that I met? Seriously, I am racking my brain...well I did meet lots of really cool new neighbors!

37. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2007.

Don't sweat the small stuff!

38. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year.



brickmomma said...

Love this! I am too tured after our first day back to fill it out tonight, but I will tomorrow.

M seemed really grown up today....LOVE her hair!

Kelly said...

That is a cute idea! I don't know if I ever RSVP, but Brayden will be at M's party. He is very excited!!!