Tuesday, January 24, 2012

I've Been Tagged...

I'll admit, when I first saw I was tagged in this questions post by Brittney, I became giddy (I love reading these things)...then I was tagged again by Valerie and got even more giddy...then I completely dropped the ball to fill the dang thing out.

Thanks B and V for tagging me!

First thing's first. The rules:
1. You must post the rules.
2. Post 11 fun facts about yourself on the blog post.

3. Answer the questions the tagger set for you in their post,
and then create 11 new questions for the people you tagged.
4. Tag 12 people and link them on your post.
5. Let them know you've tagged them!

So here are some random facts about me:
- I use index cards for my daily to do lists.
- I'm a born and bred Memphis Tigers fan...my family's been watching them since the 1950s.
- I've been blogging for about 3 years, but the first year was for school and the second I wasn't very good at keeping up this blog at all.
- Aspen's name came from looking at the company that manufactured her dog collar...Aspen Pet.
- I'm a history nerd.
- I'm probably the most open minded Catholic you will ever meet.
- The two girls I always talk about are my nieces. I've done everything BUT give birth. lol
- I'm addicted to making things out of pretty paper and glitter.
- I loved owls before liking owls was even cool.
- My sister was 10 years old when she named me after her two favorite singers...Whitney Houston and Elvis Presley. (I'll let you take a stab at guessing my middle name. And it does begin with the letter E.)
- I'm vegetarian. 

Now, here are Brittney's questions:
1. What was your favorite book you have ever read?
Hands down, The Great Gatsby. I think I was the only freshman in high school that loved it.

2. What is your favorite low calorie snack?
That's a toss up between low cal string cheese and veggie chips.

3. What does your tv usually stay on?
My tv is always pumping out my recorded shows. I rarely watch a show when it's actually live on tv.

4. What is your dream vacation?
Anywhere out of the country. I've never been!

5. What is your favorite hobby?
I love creating things. When I was a manager at Anthropologie, the sky was the limit.

6. What kind of car do you drive?
Nissan Altima

7. If you could change your career, what would you change it to?
I would love to work for an ad agency with something either in art design or PR.

8. What is your favorite holiday?
Does my birthday count? ;)

9. Who is your favorite actor/actress?
I've had a solid decade crush on Leonardo DiCaprio. He can do no wrong in movies.

10. What is your favorite season?
Fall. Perfect weather, beautiful colors, always the time I bought fresh school supplies...
which I'm a sucker for office supplies.

11. What is one thing you love about blogging?
The people I have met on here that I now call my friends.
It's incredible how this little outlet brought us (and hopefully more in the future!) together.

And now Valerie's questions:
1. What is your favorite thing to cook? {And please share the recipe if you can!}
I'm actually more of a baker than a cooker.
One of my favorite recipes came during Mardi Gras when I baked a king cake.

2. Everyone has a guilty pleasure :) What's yours?
I can sometimes over indulge in small, grab items purchases.
Mostly from beauty products and paper supplies...

3. Are you a sports fan? If so, who are your favorite teams?
Memphis Tigers through and through! I also love the Memphis Grizzlies since I worked for them during college. I'm a big basketball and soccer fan.

4. What are you going to watch tonight: The LSU/Bama game, The Bachelor, or Pretty Little Liars?
Since this already happened, I watched PLL. I not a Bachelor fan.

5. What is the one beauty product you couldn't live without?
Oh wow, I can only choose one? How about my top 5?
MAC fluidline eyeliner in Blacktrack
NARS blush in Orgasm
MAC Studio Fix powder
L'oreal Voluminous mascara
Fresh Sugar lip balm

6. Where is your favorite place to eat in the city where you live?
I love Flight in downtown Memphis.

7. If you won a free vacation, where would you choose to go?
Anywhere out of the country!

8. Who is your favorite Disney princess?
I've always liked Belle for some reason...maybe it's the brown hair and books?

9. What do you like on your pizza?
Just cheese...tons and tons of yummy cheese.

10. Post a picture of the most recent thing you pinned on Pinterest.
So true.

11. If you could give one piece of advice to your sixteen year old self, what would it be?
Quit using that hair straightener!!! 

Congratulations if you had made it this far!
It means you, dear friend, have been tagged by me to answer my questions. ;)

My 11 Questions:
1. How did you meet your best friend?
2. What is a current goal you want to accomplish?
3. What do you consider to be your biggest accomplishment so far?
4. Do you own any pets?
5. Were you named after anyone in particular?
6. What is your biggest pet peeve?
7. What is your biggest strength?
8. Mountains or ocean?
9. What is your favorite tv show?
10. What is your favorite possession?
11. If you could change something about the world we live it, what would it be?



Erica said...

Oh how I just love reading random things about you. And the part about your nieces is 100% TRUE. It really does worry me sometimes haha.

Valerie Griffin said...

Love your answers. I need to get some NARS blush! :)

Amelia Catherine said...

So does that mean I can answer your questions on my blog?