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February 20, 2008

Tag survey

Filed under: food, friends, me — Jana @ 10:37 pm

Ok I usually don’t do these anymore because… what else is there to know about me? but since Misty specifically called me out in hers, I can’t not do it.

1. What time did you get up this morning? 8:00, that’s why I keep Carmen up until 8:30 at night…so I can sleep in.

2. Diamonds or pearls? I used to love diamonds before I heard about all the conflicts in Sierra Leone and what not, now I would have a hard time buying more. I like freshwater pearls a lot.

3. Last movie you saw? Jumper, A lot of action and not much plot… But Hayden Christensen is hot, so… Who cares if he can’t act.
Hayden christensen

He is my Edward ;)

5. What do you usually have for breakfast? Eggs, or oatmeal

6. What is your middle name? Lee… Which is also my mother and daughter’s middle name, and Whoa what do you know, it’s my Husband’s name too! Am I sensing a pattern here?

7. What food do you dislike? Green vegetables aren’t my favorite, but I’ll still eat them, I’m not that picky. And I really don’t care for limes, although I love lemon stuff…What’s that about?

8. What is your favorite CD at the moment? I don’t really do Cd’s anymore, but my latest downloads have been from the Yeah, yeah, yeahs, the killers, coldplay, silverchair, imogen heap, oh and I just borrowed the Beatles 1967-70 cd from Eve which is the best!

9. What kind of car do you drive? a pinto

10. Favorite sandwich? I like the Navajo from cheesecake factory, but only because it’s on indian fry bread. The bread definitely makes the sandwich for me.

11. What characteristic do you despise? low self esteem, or chronic defensiveness.

12. Favorite item of clothing? my torn up BKE jeans, I love them.

13. If you could go anywhere in the world on vacation, where would you go? Hawaii, it’s tropical, beautiful, part of the united states, and it has Matsumoto’s.

14. What color is your bathroom? browns, beiges, and greens.

15. Favorite brand of clothing? I like the way hollister fits, and buckle for jeans

16. Where would you retire to? Probably where ever my kids end up.

17. What was your most memorable birthday? Misty threw me a surprise birthday party when I was 18… That was cool because it was totally unexpected. And when I turned 22 Lee went all out, and I cried because I was so overwhelmed by how sweet he was to me.

18. Favorite sport to watch? Is The gauntlet a sport? Ick… I HATE watching sports on TV.

20. Who do you least expect to reply or blog about this? I don’t know

21. Person you expect to blog about it first? I also don’t know this one either.

22. What is your favorite saying? that’s what she said.

23. When is your birthday? January 8

24. Are you a morning person or a night person? Night… Carmen is in bed and I can PARTY…or just knit.

25. What is your shoe size? 8 1/2

26. Any pets? Tiger Woods the chihuahua.
carmen 019

27. Any new and exciting news you’d like to share with us? No, what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.

What happened to #28??? And # 4

29. What age are you now? 26

30. What is your favorite candy? Caramel and chocolate. Although Jen just gave me some peanut butter cups from trader joes that are the most addicting thing I’ve tried lately.

31. What is your favorite flower? Phal orchids,

Orchid close up or stargazer lilies.


32. What is a day on the calendar you are looking forward to? This weekend, or Carmen’s birthday is next week

33. What church do you attend? The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

35.What are you hearing right now! “Something” by the Beatles it’s one of my favorites.

36. What was the last thing you ate? Malibu wraps Lauren’s recipe… Delicious!

37. Do you wish on stars? No, maybe when I was 10.

38. If you were a crayon, what color would you be? Next.

39. How is the weather right now? Rainy.

40. Last person you spoke to on the phone? Lauren yesterday… Yeah that is how little I use my phone for talking.
41. Do you like the person who sent this to you? Yes

42. Favorite soft drink? Italian cream sodas

43. Favorite restaurant(s)? I don’t know… Chronic taco? There are way too many to pick…But not one of them is in the town I live in.

44. what is your hair color? Dirty blond, light brown, I don’t really know.

45. How many kids do you have or want? I have one, I want one more, we’ll see after that.

46. Favorite day of the year? I like thanksgiving a lot… FOOD

47. What was your favorite toy as a child? My baby face dolls, or my here comes the circus book. Both of which I still have.

48. Summer or winter? Summer, I like to be tan.

49. Hugs or Kisses? Both

50. Chocolate or Vanilla? Chocolate, I probably eat it every day.

51. Do you want your friends to blog this back? Yes

52. When was the last time you cried? 2 days ago, I was re-reading my patriarchal blessing for the first time in years… It really hit home.

53. What is under your bed? nothing, unless Tiger or Carmen left something under there I haven’t found yet.

54. There is no 54 either

55. What did you do last night? Went to girls night at macaroni grill, which the food was surprisingly better than I expected. And the company was great!

56. Favorite smell? Lee usually always smells pretty good. I like citrus, mango, and coconut. Oh and wood fire burning.

57. What are you afraid of? Something happening to Lee or Carmen

58. Plain, buttered, or salted Popcorn? Ummm… I like kettle corn.

59.How many keys on your key ring? 1, but I have more than one key ring.

60. How many years at your current job? Well Carmen turns 2 next week

61. Favorite day of the week? Saturday, Lee is off work.

62. How many towns have you lived in? Provo, Tucson, Mapleton, Lehi, Pleasanton, Orem, San Diego, Houston, Newport, and here… So 10 I think.

63. Do you make friends easily? Not really, I am pretty shy until I get to know people.

Well there you have it… I tag you, if you need something to blog about.



  1. I actually loved reading this. And I didn’t even remember the surprise party I threw you – I am glad you remembered it! Also, I loved the dream of PARTYing when kids go to bed, but then the jump back to reality, when parents do less exciting things like knit!

    Comment by Misty — February 21, 2008 @ 6:25 am

  2. if your car is a pinto, mine is a wheelbarrow.

    Comment by Wendy from Blue Lily — February 21, 2008 @ 9:48 am

  3. So cute Jana! I always love reading your blog… you’re a funny girl.

    Comment by Holly — February 21, 2008 @ 1:14 pm

  4. Hey my middle name is Lee too! We should be friends…

    And if Wendy’s car is a wheelbarrow – mine is a rusty old wagon that is missing a wheel.

    Comment by Tami — February 21, 2008 @ 1:29 pm

  5. jana – I hope you remember me…I met you last Summer when my family and I stayed with Chantel and Carl for a week…I randomly looked at your blog today, and just wanted to say that I think you are so funny! You have a really cute personality, and I absolutley love the bag that you knit for Chantel. I bet she loved it! I hope you don’t think I’m crazy for leaving a comment on your blog – I just couldn’t resist! I needed to compliment your knitting!

    Comment by Michelle Holbrook — February 21, 2008 @ 2:17 pm

  6. sweet pinto. and “what happens in vegas stays in vegas” yahhhhh but iv got my eyes on you. lee set some “guidelines” if you remember……. oh and do you here the “thunder”….

    Comment by lauren — February 21, 2008 @ 3:11 pm

  7. That was great! I am in love with your Edward too. I would totally do this too, but I feel like I just did one and I am not that interesting.

    Comment by Traci — February 21, 2008 @ 4:10 pm

  8. I guess I needed something to blog about, because I finished both of your tags.
    Hey, new Office episodes on April 10th! Yay!!

    Comment by Melinda — February 21, 2008 @ 8:55 pm

  9. That’s a cute photo of Carmie pushing Tiger around in the stroller. She’s getting sooo big. I can’t believe how fast our kids grow up. Gunnar is crawling all over the place and pulling himself up to all the furniture. Crazy.

    Comment by Gwenny — February 21, 2008 @ 9:20 pm

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