Friday, October 1, 2010

Little Bits of Randomness

Mommy's Idea


*I'm so happy that it's now October, one of the most magical and fun months of the year. I really need to start decorating soon to get my new house into the "spirit" of things (ha!).


*This week a friend of mine posted a link on Facebook to a U.S. Religious Knowledge quiz. I took the quiz and somehow I got all of the questions right, scoring better than 99% of the public! The quiz is short (15 questions) and easy (but only if you're smart like me. Ha ha.): http://features.pewforum.org/quiz/us-religious-knowledge/


*Speaking of religions, if you don't know mine, I'm Mormon, and this weekend is General Conference, which is a semi-annual broadcast from Salt Lake City, Utah featuring inspiring talks by church leaders and beautiful music mostly from the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. I love General Conference. It's really uplifting, comforting, and motivating. And I like having the BYU Channel so that we can watch it from the comfort of our home!


*We've decided that we're ready to adopt two dogs from an animal shelter. My beloved dog Christy of almost 15 years passed away in May before we moved and I still miss her so much. She'll always be my favorite dog ever. I'm ready to honor her memory by opening my heart and home to two sweet dogs in need. It's been fun to look at the listings for the dogs. We've narrowed it down to a pair of black labs who are brothers that have a very strong bond with each other. I can't wait to go and meet them next Saturday! 


*For fellow Dancing With the Stars fans: I was a little scandalized by "Boo-gate" this week. I think Sarah Palin got booed, not the judges, even after seeing the clip they showed on Tuesday's show trying to explain what happened. And I couldn't believe how bad Michael Bolton's jive was. Talk about embarrassing! It should have been him to go last week, not The Hoff. Bummer!


*This week there have been lots of little ladybugs crawling around on the window screens. I don't know why there are so many of them all of a sudden. But if there's going to be a bug infestation, I'll take ladybugs over just about any other insect!


*My father is here visiting us this weekend on his way back to Massachusetts after spending the last month-and-a-half in Utah, California, and Las Vegas. I'm trying to get my mother to come out for Thanksgiving. If I fail in this endeavor I will be very disappointed in myself!


*My baby Sam has another cold this week, courtesy of his big brother John, who I'm sure got it at school. I'm seeing an unfortunate pattern for the coming school year: John brings home a bug, gets mildly affected by it, and Sam gets hammered by it. Fortunately I have a little weapon to help when colds strike. Have you heard of Boogie Wipes? Boogie Wipes are the best! They're wonderful for wiping stuffy, runny little noses with. They're super-soft and they're not made with yucky chemicals, and they can dissolve stubborn little boogies like nobody's business. Ironically, one of the things I like most about them is their (pre-boogie) scent, which is surprisingly pleasant and fresh. No, this isn't an advertisement, but I do highly endorse Boogie Wipes! You can use them for your own nose too. I do!


I hope you've had a good week! For more Friday Fragments go to Half Past Kissin Time. Happy Friday!

10 comments:

The Crazy Coxes said...

Congrats on your awesome score on the religion quiz! My dad sent me the article and quiz as well! I want to give it to my kids!

I hope you convince your mom to come out for Thanksgiving! Family always makes it more fun!

Enjoy conference!

Kristina P. said...

Thank you for your Hoff support! I did think that it was the judges who got booed.

Donna said...

It's possible. I'd rather they get booed than her!

Lisa K said...

I took the quiz and only got 10 correct. But if I had gone with my gut I would have gotten 13 right. =)

dougandcheryl said...

I need to take that test.
I don't watch dancing with the stars but I heard about that. I don't understand people. I wouldn't boo someone I didn't like... that's just mean.
I hope you can talk your mom into Thanksgiving!
Also, I am finally getting those pay it forward things done this weekend so I need your new address!! Will you email it to me. Dcavw@hotmail.com

Eternal Instants said...

I love Ladybugs!
Never knew they made Boogie Wipes before, I'll have to heck those out!
I am hoping to have my Dada and Mom come visit for Thanksgiving this year as well... Moms make ALL holidays better!!!

JEM said...

I'm going to check out those wipes!

Me (aka Danielle) said...

I usually don't get excited to decorate for Halloween, but now that my boys are getting older, it was fun to decorate this year.

Sorry your little guy is sick (again). That is NO fun! I hope he gets feeling better soon!

Doreen McGettigan said...

Lady bugs are good luck especially for a new house. The infestation usually only last a few days!
Good luck with your new dogs..we adopted 2 terriers after my husbands very loved white Shepard died at 15. The new ones are rescues and are a handful but we are in love with them.
I hope you can talk your Mom into visiting for Thanksgiving (I would) if I didn't get to see my grand babies often.
I love the boogie wipes; I'm all about the wipes; all of them!

Mrs4444 said...

I guess I'm doomed---I only got 6 of the 15 correct :(

Poor little guy. I hope he's feeling back to normal now :)

You're sweet to adopt those dogs--Good luck with the meeting.

Yes, the ladybugs beat SPIDERS!!

Have a great rest-of-your week!