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Thursday, July 12, 2012

The 11 Things Thingy

Hey everybody! It is "only" going to be in the upper 90's today! We have been wanting to go to the Milwaukee County Zoo for weeks. It has always been something getting in the way. Well we are just doing it this afternoon. :)

I have been tagged by Melissa. The Rules: 
Post these rules. 
You must post 11 random things about yourself. 
Answer the questions set for you in their post. 
Create 11 new questions for the people you tag to answer. 
Go to their blog and tell them you’ve tagged them. No stuff in the tagging section about you are tagged if you are reading this. You legitimately have to tag 11 people.

11 Random things about me:

1.  I am 5'11"
2.  I am a Christian
3.  I had a silver toy poodle named Julio as a girl.
4.  I am a chocoholic
5.  I danced ballet as a teen
6.  I have a Certified Veterinary Technician/Veterinary Nurse degree
7.  I don't like coffee, I don't like tea, I do like chai lattes.
8.  I have 3 younger brothers, I am the oldest
9.  My youngest brother,Jonathan, is a  McDonald's Monopoly Millionaire
10. I have green eyes
11. I asked my husband "to go out" 26 years ago. ;)

My answers to the questions from Melissa:

1. What is the thing you cannot stitch without besides your needle, thread and fabric ;) ?
2. What is your favourite stitching theme?
     poodles :)
3. What are your favourite cross stitch designers? 
     La D Da, Plum Street Samplers, Sweetheart Tree, Prairie Schooler
4. Do you have any 'least' favourite designers?
     Lizzy Kate
5. Which do you prefer, Hand Dyed Floss/Fabric or traditional store bought Floss/Fabric, such as DMC products.
     traditional store bought linen and good old DMC
6. What are your other hobbies?
     quilting, gardening, reading
7. What is your favourite magazine, cross stitch or other.
     Just Cross Stitch, Cross Stitch and Needlework, Country Living, Martha  Stewart Living, Southern Living, American Patchwork & Quilting Magazine, Quilt Magazine, Quilter's Newsletter
8. What is your favourite TV show?
     I do not watch T.V. at all
9. If you could be a character from this show who would it be and why?
     I just gotta be me I guess!
10. What country do you live in?
        The U.S. of A.
11. If you could move anywhere in the world where would it be and why?
      Back to Greendale, Wisconsin!! Because, as my good friend Dorothy likes to say, "There's no place like home."♥
Here are my 11 taggees:
Kathy Ellen at A Stitcher's Heirlooms
Janet at Happy Stitching
My questions for my taggees: 

1. Do you own any antique stitching?
2. Are you a collector of anything?
3. Where in your own country would be a dream vacation for you?
4. What is the worst job you ever had?
5. What is the most awesome wild animal you ever encountered?
6. Do you have a special or unique talent?
7. Dark chocolate or milk chocolate?
8. What is your favorite dessert?
9. Who are your favorite authors?
10. What color is your bedroom?
11. Have you ever fallen asleep in church?

Crazy Daisy
 I am stitching on 32 ct antique pink linen right now. Another new poodle magnet. ;)
Stitching and praying,


Dani - tkdchick said...

Great way to share!

Teresa said...

Loved reading your 11 things. What a great way to get to know you better. So some one really does win those crazy contests, congrats to your brother.
Teresa's Heartfelt Stitches

butterfly said...

Good to read all about you my friend , love your crazy Daisy so pretty.hugs.

Melissa said...

Thanks for sharing :)

Have a great day despite the heat!!!

Chocolates4Breakfast (Terri Malinovich) said...

Awesome facts about you!

Sally said...

Lovely reading about you Vickie:)

Anne said...

I loved reading your 11 things about you! Wow you're tall!! I can see why you danced ballet!! I think reading #9 has been the coolest thing I have read all day. I've never known anyone to win a McDonald's Monopoly Millionaire!! I've got to tell my hubby!!


Catherine said...

Great facts to share!!

Meari said...

Oops... I messed this one up. I didn't post 11 random things about myself when I was tagged, lol.

It was great reading your answers and random facts. :) Thanks for sharing.