Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Forty Things About Me...

Since I'm turning the big 4-0 soon, I thought I would share 40 things about me....(hint, hint, these might be useful next month on Flutter By Wednesday's).
  1. My birthday is September 4, 1969
  2. My favorite color is pink
  3. I have a weakness for cookies, especially right from the oven chocolate chip ones
  4. Dr. Pepper is usually my soda of choice
  5. I drink sweet tea at home mostly
  6. I order a vanilla latte' at Starbucks during the winter
  7. and a White mocha raspberry frappaccino in the summer
  8. I graduated from high school in 1987
  9. I love music but 80's music is my favorite
  10. I love seeing them and learning about them
  11. When the kids are older I want to volunteer/work at a zoo
  12. My dream is to go on an African safari
  13. I have a small collection of Precious Moments figurines
  14. I collect thimbles
  15. When I was little I wanted to grow up to be a mommy
  16. Sometimes I feel my heart will explode with the love I feel for my kids and husband
  17. I love my friends and try to be a good friend as well
  18. I like Winnie the Pooh and his friends
  19. Love TinkerBell
  20. The person I miss the most in my life is my great-grandma, Vada
  21. I played Wonder Woman often when I was younger
  22. My marriage to Sam is my third marriage...I really got it right the third time
  23. My favorite indulgence is a Dr. Pepper and Reece's Peanut Butter Cup
  24. I worked at a camera store for 7 years before I met Sam-my job was to develop all the film for the one hour lab--I was the lab manager
  25. I also had my own photography business and did portraits, weddings and wildlife photography--I love the wildlife photography
  26. I love glitter and sparkle--betcha didn't know that...hehehe
  27. I loved playing with barbies and dolls growing up
  28. Before scrapbooking and stamping I did counted cross stitch all the time
  29. I was born in Boulder, Colorado
  30. I love the mountains and miss camping in them
  31. I've never been snow skiing
  32. I use to have my own motorcycle
  33. I have one tattoo of Thumper from Bambi
  34. I have a love of reading but haven't done much of it lately
  35. I've never had a manicure or pedicure
  36. I tried acrylic fingernails once when I was pregnant with Matthew, hated them so much I ripped them off the same night
  37. I don't like crowds--worst crowd I've been in is at Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany
  38. My favorite movies are : Dirty Dancing, Ever After, Top Gun, Titanic and 50 First Dates
  39. I feel so blessed for all that I have in my life and hope to pass some smiles onto others every day
  40. My favorite flower is a carnation


Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

oh this was great! we have several things in common. i have 2 tattoos (a flower on my ankle and a shooting star on my forearm); and my DH is my 3rd too! i have a friend who is from south africa so when you're ready for that safari...... and i absolutely LOVE, LOVE, LOVE dirty dancing. that was soooo much like my life after my 1st divorce. and in the catskills too!

and i am so blessed that you are a part of my life! let me be one of the firsts to say i wish you 40 more years of happiness, health, wealth, success and most of all peace of mind & heart!

big hugs, my friend and a happy birthday! and yes, you'll get a card!

Kim said...

Danni, I love learning these 40 things about you. You are such a special person! If you were only 2 years older, we could be twins when it comes to:
#3 – I like the dough too ; #9; #13; #21; #23 (diet coke for me); #27; #34; #38 – especially this one – OMG!!!! Wish you lived closer!

Tammi said...

Danni I'd never believe your were turning 40, you look so much younger! Loved reading all those things about you, cool you have a tattoo of Thumper, how cute! TFS

Christine said...

I can't believe you have never had a pedicure. They are the best!


mollymoo951 said...

WE have so much in common! Thank you for sharing! I'll have to share when I turn 40 in October.

Justine said...

I haven't even gotten to read everything yet, I was to intrigued that YOU & I were born on the exact same day in the same year........
I'm a bit freaked out though. 40 has always been an age I considered to be OLD, guess I better change my way of thinking pretty fast.
Huge Hugz Danni

Peggie said...

I have a Christmas wedgwood thimble collection. I get it out every Christmas.

Nicola said...

You definitely don´t look your age Danni and how wonderful to learn more about you.
Nicola -x-

Heather Schlatter said...


This was fun to read I was born in Pueblo Colorado and my family is all there we go a few times a year to visit!!!

My parents lived in Trinidad at the time, but the only OBGYN there then was the same Dr. who started the first Sex Change opperations and so my Mom refused to go to him LOL!!!

So they went down to Pueblo where they were both from to go to the OB and to have me there too!!!



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