20 facts

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

I've been tagged on Instagram by Samantha of Playdates and Pearls to share 20 facts about myself and I thought, "hey, might as well share it here as well"!

1//  I run on Dunkin Donuts coffee.

2//  My husband and I met in the dressing room at the Gap.

3//  Those old school plastic light up Christmas decorations (the ones that look like Santa, reindeer, etc.) are one of my biggest pet peeves.

4//  I entered college as a performing arts major playing the flute.

5//  I used to eat chocolate in front of Izzy when she was younger and tell her it was my medicine.

6//  I have a degree in Finance.

7//  Nothing grosses me out more than loose hair sticking to wet hands or feet.  Ughhhhh.... I could barely even type that without shuddering!!!

8//  I've never been able to wait for paint to dry before hanging things back up on the walls.  Pictures, curtains, switch plates, you name it!

9//  I am deathly afraid of tornadoes to the point that I have reoccurring nightmares about them.

10//  My husband and I got married after knowing each other 8 months (4-5 of those months he was deployed or in training).

11//  I hate to cook and almost every single day forget to sit meat out to thaw.

12//  I think I'm WAY funnier than I am.

13//  I could eat Mexican food every. single. day.

14//  Even though my house is neutral I wear a lot of color in the summer.

15//  I never thought I'd want a boob job, but after having kids I say bring it on.

16//  I also used to say I'd never be caught dead wearing flats, but after having kids it's all I wear.

17//  My parents thought I was going to be a boy and planned on naming me Michael and later went with Michelle (Shelley for short).  My husband's parents thought he was going to be a girl and planned on naming him Michelle, later going with Michael.

18//  After all these years I can still so the splits.

19//  One of my biggest regrets was not sticking with ballet when I was young.

and your reward for making it to the end???

20//  I once told a cop I had diarrhea in order to get out of a speeding ticket.  He bought it.


  1. you are hysterical- i loved reading this! and we have a lot in common and i think i am funnier than i am- my husband says that i AM lesley knope. and i totally think he's right.
    and i need to hear the fitting room meeting story!

  2. I knew there were so many reasons I like you! This just confirmed it. I think 15 of those, I could have written myself. Love getting to know you better. Do this again!

  3. You shut your face on #20!! That seriously made me LOL. And I'm totally with you on #15...maybe we can get a BOGO deal? I wish I would have thought of #5 myself, because that's golden. :-) Thanks for sharing!! (and if it's worth anything, I think you're pretty damn funny too!) XO

  4. You are so darn cute and tell your husband your blogging buddies think you're hilarious!! We have so much in common, I just tried to do the splits, you win - but I'm close, and can still cartwheel and round off! One of my pet peeves are those blow up decorations that end up in a lovely heap on the lawn (hope you don't have one, or a collection of them). :)

  5. Meeting in a dressing room - there is a good story there. And no matter what the hubs says, I'm here to tell you you are funny. :) xo

  6. That's exactly the excuse I always plan on using if I ever get pulled over!! Love these, Shelley!

  7. Hands down, my favorite kind of post.
    I was just talking the other day about how much I HATE Dunkin' Donuts coffee. LOL
    The Gap? Wow, that's a good one. Did he help you, just cinch it? ;o)
    I don't have a degree, but I was working for Financial Advisors when I became a full time SAHM.
    Random wet hairs are DISGUSTING. It's one of the reasons I very rarely take baths.
    I will never understand the hating to cook. I get anxiety over having too many things I want to make and not enough time.
    8 months, eh? That's pretty good. I think The Dad was pretty much living here after our second date. :)
    If it didn't involve the actually surgery part, I'd totally give my boobs a pick me up. :)
    The name thing is CRAZY!
    I've never been able to do the splits.
    Bwuahahahahahaha - I got a speeding ticket coming home from work, knocked up, on my birthday. Asshole. Who does that?!
    Fantastic post.


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