Birthday Answers and a Winner

by Chris on October 17, 2014

Whoa! It’s been a busy week around these parts. Parent teacher conferences have monopolized the week (the kids and mine), so I haven’t had time to check in. However, I had to come and announce the gift card winner! And of course, explain the weirdness behind our birthday answers. Here we go.

Which one of us…

Has never learned to play an instrument? Sarah is surrounded by musical people and doesn’t know how to play one. Ironic, eh? I can play the piano. Well, I could in the 5th grade.

Never wears matching socks? According to Sarah, I’m weird for this one. I never match them. Ever.

Does not have pierced ears? Again, me. I had them pierced twice, and my body just rejected them. In other words, they really hurt.

Suffered whiplash from a mechanical bull? This is Sarah’s story to tell…

Auditioned to be on The Wheel of Fortune? All Sarah. I would look like a deer in headlights on tv, so it wouldn’t be my thing.

Is a grandma? Ol’ Granny Sarah!

Had horrible experiences on horses and will never ride them again? Uh, me. Twice. I have decided that horses have somehow spread the word about me and refuse to let me have a nice, casual ride. The world of horses has shunned me, and I have accepted that.

Didn’t visit Disney until she was nearly 40? Sarah. I’ve been a few times, and I’m done.

Favorite author is Jane Austen? ME! Can’t get enough of her. Still hoping they’ll find some huge vault of never-before-seen books of hers. 

And the moment you’ve all been waiting for? Here’s the winner of the $100 gift card to Target–

Niki from JandEdoodles

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Congratulations!! Have a great weekend!



It’s Our Birthday! {Target Gift Card}

by Chris on October 9, 2014

Well, Happy Birthday to US! Welcome back to another installment of we’re getting older, and it makes us feel better when we announce it to thousands of people. Sarah aka Thrifty Decor Chick has become one of my dearest and closest friends, so it’s no surprise that we share the same birthday. We also tend to share the same thoughts and feelings, but that might be for another blog post.

Birthday picture

Speaking of sharing, if she were truly my best friend, she would come paint my bedroom this same color…

Gray bedroom

and she would build this fireplace for me (drool).

DIY fireplace

Truth be told, she would probably do both. She’s just that wonderful. So while we contemplate getting another year old, and my husband rushes out to find me a birthday present (why shop early?), we’ve got our annual quiz for you! Social media has probably hinted some of these to you, so I’ll bet you’ll do better on these than you think. If it makes you feel better, my mom missed three of mine last year. My mom. :)

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So here’s the deal. Take the quiz here, then head to Sarah’s to take the other half of the quiz. Once you find out your score, leave it in the comments on her blog. That will count as your entry. One lucky winner will receive $100 gift card to Target! Yahoo! It’s our birthday, and you’re receiving the gift! We’re good people. Good luck!




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