Sunday, August 22, 2010

Last day for Giveaway!, Nicholas Sparks and GTKYS

Today is the last day that you can enter my DaVinci Beads Drop Necklace giveaway!  Click here for details.  I will announce the winner via my blog and Twitter tomorrow! Good luck to all of those who have entered!

I watched the Last Song last night, and it was a little less gut-wrenching than when I watched it in theaters last spring - but still gut-wrenching, nonetheless.  I love reading Nicholas Sparks' books, love watching the movie adaptations, and apparently, love to feel sad and cry!  I totally think the little boy steals the show (I am completely too lazy to look up who "little boy" is on IMDB.) He's a sweetie!  The Last Song is so worth watching for his adorable performance.  
Speaking of Mr. Sparks, he is headed to West Virginia in October!  My mother-in-law, sister-in-law, and I are planning to attend the West Virginia Book Festival (yes, West Virginians can read!), listen to him speak, stalk him, etc.  I'm taking my copy of his newest book (comes out Sept. 14th!) in hopes of getting an autograph!

I hope you all are having a great weekend.  I've been napping, snacking, reading a little bit here and there, and hanging with the hubs - we went "back to school shopping" yesterday (no, it never stops as long as you're in school - he's 27, it's his last year, and we're still buying school supplies! ha ha.)

Thanks for stopping by today.  And now, it's time for a little bit of my Sunday blogging ritual, Getting to Know You!

1. If you could host a Reality TV show, which one would it be?
I have no clue - a dating show.  Those seem to draw in the most *interesting* people, IMO! Plus, I'm just a sucker for Bachelor/Bachelorette and even the nastier shows on VH1.  (Someone tell me why Ocho Cinco need help finding a girlfriend?)

2. Do you put your seatbelt on before or after you start the car?

I honestly have no idea.  But I always wear it! And sometimes it gets caught on the seat adjuster thingy, and my seat will all of a sudden start moving while I'm driving.  SCARES me to DEATH!

3. Shave or hair removal cream?

Shave - hair removal cream smells nasty!

4. What's your favorite feature in a house?

A tie between the living area and bathroom - I like for both to be cozy, I like to be comfortable when I'm in both of those rooms!

5. What is your favorite "Fall" scent?

I just figured that out yesterday.  I burned a new candle, Slatkin & Co. "Creamy Pumpkin", a new scent for 2010. I. am. HOOKED.

6. What tv show are you looking forward to seeing the most this Fall??

I used to be hooked on Desperate Housewives, but now that I've kinda fallen out of interest w/it, I look forward to Dancing with the Stars the most!  New contestants will be announced during Bachelor Pad on August 30th, and I CANNOT wait!!!  I've heard some great rumors - Jennifer Love Hewitt, the Situation from Jersey Shore, etc.

7. Personal Shopper or Personal Chef?

Oh Gosh, CHEF. PLEASE.  I can't cook worth a d?mn!

8. What is the first word that comes to mind when you think of "Fall"?


Getting to know YOU

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Kimberly said...

Hi Steph - I can't cook either. I would LOVE a personal chef. I am going to enter your giveaway and I love all Nicholas Sparks books!!

chocoholic said...

I love Nicholas Sparks and I totally agree on the hair removal cream

Kacie said...

I need to find that now!

Al said...

Stopping by from GTKY - and I MUST pick up that scent! Cute blog :)

Holly Diane said...

Stopping by from Getting To Know You Sunday..looks like we have a lot in common...I'm going to look for that candle!

Diana said...

I love Nicholas Sparks too! And I think some people wonder about the reading abilities of Kentuckians too but we too can read, ha ha!

I'm with you, those hair removal creams are horrible smelling!

Love the answer to #7 - I'm not a great cook either. I wanna be, but I'm not! =)

Anonymous said...

Stopping by from GTKY! I think trashy dating show on VH1 host would be fun...those are my favorite, they're awful hahaha. That candle sounds amazing, I am in LOVE with fall scented candles! And if The Situation from Jersey Shore is on Dancing with the Stars this season I will officially start watching...until he gets kicked off. Which is what happened when I said that about last(?) season with Kate Gosselin.

Heather said...

There is nothing better than a sappy Nicholas Sparks book! I can't wait to watch The Last Song, hope it's almost as good as the book (because the movie is never as good as the book).

Aimee said...

If I was single I would totally be ochocincos gf... I dont think Im his type but I think he is a total hottie.

I have heard a lot of good things about The Last Song. Ill have to chck it out soon

Crazy Shenanigans said...

I still haven't seen this movie!!!

Miss. Candy said...

Can I trade the chef and shopper in for a maid!!!!