Friday, April 11, 2008

Friday Fun with a Twist!!

Mommy Brain tagged me like 2 weeks ago for the 7 facts MEME which I have already done here, so I thought that I would give it a little twist. Here are 7 fun facts about each of my family members.

Hub

1. He has been in business for himself as a carpet cleaner for the last 7 years. As a previous “corporate whore” he says there is no way he could ever work for “the man” again.
2. He loves to cook and is really very good at it. His favorite thing to make me is broiled fish, which I love. But he ALWAYS forgets to buy a lemon.
3. He aspires to be handy around the house. His problem---he has no patience. He is getting better though.
4. He was a Theatre Major in college and acted in several productions.
5. He was also the stage manager for the college dance troupe.
6. He always read the paper while we are watching TV and I never tell him that it drives me crazy.
7. He is more family oriented than I ever thought he would be. He’s always the one to suggest fun family activities.

ED
1. He weighed 10lbs 2 oz at birth; his cheeks were so fat they looked like they would fall right off of his face.
2. His favorite way to comfort himself is to twirl my hair around his fingers; he is a mama’s boy through and through
3. Like me, he is extremely over-sensitive and has a tendency to be shy until he knows people---then he will talk your ear off. It is very hard for him to be in awkward situations.
4. He and Hub’s dad are like kindred spirits or something. They are the best of friends. (It’s cute, but also annoying)
5. His first sentence, at 11 months old was “More corn please.”
6. Corn is one of the only veggies I can still get him to eat. He used to eat EVERYTHING. He is finally getting better though, especially if I let him help me cook.
7. He refuses to answer to his full first name (E.dmu.nd) or to write it out when his teacher tells him to at school. He’ll say, “No, there’s another D and an I and an E.”

CA

1. She was covered in hair from head to toe at birth. I felt funny putting her in sundresses because of her hairy shoulders.
2. She is the best eating 2-year-old I know, asking for things like salad and fruit. When we go to a restaurant, she orders broccoli. The one thing she hates: tomatoes.
3. On her first birthday, she only had 2 teeth. She popped the rest of them last summer just before she turned two. I could tell when she was getting molars because she would run a high fever and throw up every time.
4. Like her father, she is very outgoing and talkative. For a two-year-old she has an amazing vocabulary. She really talks constantly.
5. Still like her father, (and not at all like me) she is a determined go-getter. She potty-trained herself in one day just after she turned 2, both day and night time. It was her decision, not ours. She has always been that way, doing what she wants when she wants to and doing whatever she can to get her own way.
6. When she is not talking, she is singing. She especially loves to sing in the car and will serenade us for hours on end. She totally gets this from me.
7. She also loves dancing and gymnastics. Her favorite dance: The chicken dance. Her favorite part of gymnastics: jumping on the trampoline and somersaults down the ramp.

10 comments:

Tessie said...

This is a fun post!

I read while I watch TV too. Heh.

Jess said...

I love love love this post. Also, I totally would have thought that a carpet cleaner would be handy around the house. Now I know.

Emily said...

This was a great post! Like a little snapshot of each one of them.

Mommy Daisy said...

Oh, I love this. It's nice "getting to know" your family better.

LoriD said...

That was awesome!

Lisa was furry when she was born too. Luckily it had fallen out by sundress season!

I never just watch tv... it drives Homer nuts.

Pickles & Dimes said...

I love posts like these!

I read magazines while the TV is on, but I can't read books because the background noise is too distracting.

Susiewearsthepants said...

Great idea. It's fun to get to know others in blog land.

Kristin.... said...

Oh very cool. I may have to try that sometime.

desperate housewife said...

It was a great post, but all I can fixate on was the potty training herself part. I am so jealous!

Misty said...

This is cute. Your Honey sounds so interesting! Mysterious ex-corporate guy who now owns his own business and used to manage dancing troupes and act in plays.

That sounds cool, man.

And I love the chatty guy and the song singin' girl thing. Your kiddos are just too precious. I wonder if the Bean will be a furry bit, too?!?