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Sunday, April 26, 2009

crazy eights

I've been tagged - so I'm playing along. Rules are simple: Mention the person that tagged you. Tara from What She Really Wants tagged me! Complete the lists of 8's. Tag 8 blogger friends, go tell them you tagged them.

8 Things I Am Looking Forward To:
1. The upcoming arrival of my latest niece or nephew - due May 13th
2. Taking some time off from work in May
3. Warm weather and the ability to open up the windows
4. Taking long walks with my hubby and pup Tanner
5. Planting my first veggie garden
6. Getting the front yard landscaped
7. Visiting my dear friend Paige in Idaho
8. Lounging around at the beach all summer long

8 Things I Did Yesterday:
1. Cleaned out my closet and packed my winter clothes away
2. Finished the book "Gardens of Water" by Alan Drew
3. Saw the movie "State of Play" with my hubby
4. Woke up late
5. Went out to dinner
6. Ate steel cut oats for breakfast
7. Took some pictures for future blog posts
8. Caught up on my email

8 Things I Wish I Could Do:
1. Run farther than around the block without feeling like I'm going to die
2. Stay motivated to exercise and eat healthy so I can lose and keep off this weight
3. Landscape the front yard without having to hire someone
4. Find more time in the day to just enjoy life
5. Be a meal planner and organized grocery shopper
6. Learn Photoshop
7. Take awesome pictures
8. Wave my magic wand and make everything better

8 Shows I Watch:
1. Grey's Anatomy
2. Private Practice
3. Oprah
4. The Hills (my guilty pleasure)
5. Dateline
6. America's Most Wanted
7. Law & Order SVU
8. HGTV, DIY, Fine Living Network (sorry I had to stick those all in too)

8 Favorite Fruits:
1. Raspberries
2. Peaches
3. Strawberries
4. Mango
5. Pineapple
6. Apples
7. Oranges
8. Bananas

8 Places I'd Like to Travel:
1. Turks & Caicos
2. Hawaii
3. Alaska
4. Australia
5. London (again)
6. NYC
7. Bali
8. Mediterranean

8 Places I've Lived:
1. Freeport, IL
2. Rock Island, IL
3. Palatine, IL
4. Waukegan, IL
5. Wauconda, IL
6. London
7. Work (does that count?)
8. My scrapbooking room (it's a stretch I know)

People I'm Tagging:
1. Brooke at Secondtime Mommy
2. Terri at Life Chapter by Chapter
3. Dee at Team Ripka
4. If you want to be tagged please let me know.

4 comments:

tara said...

i so enjoy your enthusiasm!

where in idaho are you visiting? i live in Boise -- just moved here -- and love it!

PRichards said...

I love #8!! Coming to visit me! We will have to get our dates together soon. See ya soon!

ripka12 said...

Steel cut what?! Ok, I'll do it.

Brooke G. said...

OK - now I see this one!! I have been a little out of the blogging loop. I will get my eight list done (tomorrow).... I promise!