Friday, November 7, 2014

Biggest Pet Peeves

1. People who don't give up their seats for old, pregnant or women with kids.
2. People who lie
3. People who are full of themselves
4. People who think they are entitled
5. Poor grammar
6. Loud chewing
7. When people use the word literally all the time and incorrectly
8. Women who do not clean up after themselves in a public restroom
9. Negativity
10. People who do not cover their mouths to cough or sneeze

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Current Songs I am Loving

1. Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
2. All about that Bass- Megan Trainor
3. Welcome to NY - Taylor Swift
4. Something in the Water- Carrie Underwood
5. All of Me - John Legend
6. A Thousand Years- Katy Perry
7. Frozen Album
8. Chandelier- Sia
9. Rude- Magic
10. Already Home- A Great Big World

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

How to Win My Heart

  1. Make me laugh.
  2. Engage me in conversation about something you’re passionate about or something I’m passionate about.
  3. Do fun things with me
  4. Be silly and adventurous with me.
  5. Learn new things with me
  6. Encourage my dreams.
  7. Challenge me intellectually and physically.
  8. Take care of me. 
  9. Make me feel important to you!
  10. Do romantic things for me.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Quotes I Love

My favorite quotes are

“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.” 
― Dr. Seuss

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.” 
― Bernard M. Baruch

“Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.” 
― Oscar Wilde

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” 
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.” 
― Allen Saunders

“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” 
― Friedrich Nietzsche

Monday, November 3, 2014

50 Random Facts About Me


1. I am an only child
2.  I grew up in the Bronx
3.  Before being a SAHM I was a 5th grade teacher
4.  I have a Master's Degree in Education
5.  I am shy
6.  I am a homebody
7.  I don't have many friends
8.  I love anything DISNEY
9.  I collect Disney mugs
10. I am a Capricorn
11. I love artichokes
12. I hate snow
13. I did not know my daughter was going to be born with Down Syndrome
14. I like to make schedules (most of which I never follow)
15. I have always wanted a surprise party
16. I love planning birthdays for my kids
17. I can't dance
18. I can't sing
19. I can't play an instrument
20. I have always wanted to try a Yoga class
21. I love the beach
22. I hope to someday soon be comfortable in my own skin
23. I often feel let down by people
24. It is very hard for me to make new friends.
25. I wish I could play the guitar
26. I want to take photography classes
27. I want to take art classes
28. I bore easily
29. I love to do arts and crafts
30. I love to cook
31. I am a great friend
32. I want to go to Italy one day
32. I want to go on a Disney Cruise
33. I have been disappointed in my life more times than I can count
34. I want to take a cross country trip
35. I have always wanted to live in Manhattan
36. I wish I could draw
37. I wish I had siblings
38. I hate that people are very judgmental of me
39. I am a lefty
40. I have a lot of regrets about how I handled certain situations in my life.
41. I was made fun of as a child
42. I often feel invisible
43. I worry
44. It bothers me when people just don't get it
45. I hate explaining myself and my choices to people
46. I am never going back to teaching (those of you who are curious)
47. I love reality TV
48. My kids are my life
49. Our daughter's medical debt has kept us from doing a lot in our lives, but she is worth it.
50. I always feel like I don't know when the rug is going to be pulled out from under me