how often do you do laundry?
A better question is, "Do you ever stop doing laundry?" With 5 kids you can imagine. Then add to that Hubs who really likes a fresh pair of pants/shorts and refuses to use a towel more than once...yeah. Between the people in my house and the beds and towels and hand towels and wash clothes and rags....there is almost always a load running.
what is your favorite type of cookie?
Pretty much if you have just taken it out of the freezer, I will devour it. I don't love fresh hot cookies. I will eat them, of course, because who turns down a cookie? But take them out of the freezer, watch out. And just a side note, raisins should never be cooked. Ever. Especially not in a cookie. I'm just saying.
What would you do with an extra $2000 per month?
Oh, the possibilities. With that much more, I am sure that I would pay someone to do some of my deep ugly cleaning...dusting, mopping, wall cleaning, vents, LAUNDRY, etc. But I ain't paying some-one the whole $2000 for that. I think I would save up for a fun vacation. And we could fly. And stay in hotels. And eat out everyday for a week!! But my reality is it would probably go to debt and food and clothing and field trips for my kiddoes. BORING!
What was/is your favorite subject in school?
Choir was probably my favorite, but if my boyfriend was in the class, I was happy. I know, I know. Lame. But what teenage girl isn't at least a little bit lame. (Yes, I know lame is such an '80's term...but hey, it works!)
Have you ever ridden in a hot air balloon?
I would have to say no. There isn't enough hot air to lift me off anything. Plus, it's a basket. 100+ feet off the ground. With fire blowing right above you. No seat belts. No parachute option. I would say that's pretty unsafe. But that's just me. That being said, we live where the largest hot air balloon festival is hosted every year and that is quite an amazing sight to see. I'm glad someone is willing to risk their life for my enjoyment.
What was your high school mascot?
Me! I was the mascot. Okay, so that lasted about 2 months, but it was fun being a Bobcat. Fun having 13 and 14 year old pull your tail, and making little kids cry. Mocking the cheerleaders and not getting in trouble. Getting to be the center of attention for a few hours. It was great. But, it also gets really hot in there. And messes up my teenage girl hair. So I stopped.
If you had the chance to go into space, would you?
If you promised that the spaceship wasn't a Southwest made vessel, I might consider it. Who am I kidding. I remember seeing what happened to the Challenger. Yeah, I don't want to leave my 5 kids motherless. For what? To be able to get a really cool window seat. I'm good.
How often do you go dancing?
Ummmm....never. Hubs is Deaf. Meaning, he hears nothing. Nada. That includes music. I wrote about that here. So dancing will have to wait.
Would you rather drive or fly?
If it's just me, I would rather fly. Faster. Easier. Plus someone brings me peanuts and half a soda. Awesome. If it is with Hubs, driving is a lot of fun...an extended period of uninterrupted time. If we have all 5 kids, that's a tough call. Would we have our own personal jet? Because even though the flight is faster, we have to deal with all those grouchy, impatient co-passengers. I don't handle rolling eyes very well. Driving is a little crazy, and I lose a lot of hair and I am pretty sure there is a place on my brain with a bunch of scar tissue from our last trip. But it is do-able...and affordable.
Have you ever been caught re-gifting?
I have never been caught. But I have only re-gifted once. Well, as long as you don't count handing down clothes to my kids..."Hey, look! Mommy got you some new pants! Oh, the hole? It's the style these days. I know. They do look like Kobe's old pants. Nice." If you don't count that, then once...a few weeks back. But they were unused baby clothes. Never worn...not even once. But caught, never.
And there you have it. My long winded answers to all those questions.