Tuesday, January 22, 2008

MEME: My House

kookie did it, then chris, now me! Are you next? go ahead, try it.

What kind of soap is in your shower right now? moonsnail soap , a local company that produces handmade soap, but it is just mine! The rest of them use what ever's on sale.

Do you have any watermelon in your refrigerator? in the winter?

What would you change about your living room? rip up this carpet and put down hardwood floors, hopefully this year.

Are the dishes in your dishwasher clean or dirty? Dirty at the moment.

What is in your fridge? we got groceries last night, so lots of stuff! even cream cheese for bagels. And there are Coronitas, the little Coronas bottles.

White or wheat bread? whole wheat

What is on top of your refrigerator? bread machine, 6 boxes of cereal.

What color or design is on your shower curtain? purple and moss green

How many plants are in your home? a lovely collection of artificial plants. I let all my house plants die on my first maternity leave: I didn't think I could keep plants and children alive.

Is your bed made right now? why would I make it when I'm just going to get back in it tonight?

Comet or Soft Scrub? Comet, I guess. We don't use it much

Is your closet organized? to me. It might not look like it to someone else.

Can you describe your flashlight? We got 3 battery-less flashlights for Christmas this year, just wind, and go for 20 minutes. They are Duracell

Do you drink out of glass or plastic most of the time at home? Glass, but I have a collection of plastic/deck glasses that I use sometimes, and the kids definitely use plastic

Do you have iced tea made in a pitcher right now? No, but we keep limeaid made up for Long Island iced tea

If you have a garage, is it cluttered? No garage, but I bet it would be cluttered, if my basement is any indication!

Curtains or blinds? Both

How many pillows do you sleep with? two

Do you sleep with any lights on at night? we each have a bed light, and it is left on if the other person hasn't gone to bed yet. When my eyes are closed, it is dark, so lights don't bother me.

How often do you vacuum? not often enough

Standard toothbrush or electric? I recently bought a Dora brush after I had my wisdom teeth out so I could reach the back of my mouth better

What color is your toothbrush? it has Dora the Explorer on it!

Do you have a welcome mat on your front porch? I have a mat inside to catch the snow and mud.

What is in your oven right now? Nothing. I wish there was banana bread baking right now.

Is there anything under your bed? yikes; empty suitcase, scrapbooking materials waiting to be used, slippers, and dust bunnies-a-plenty

Chore you hate doing the most? dusting

What retro items are in your home? either everything or nothing

Do you have a separate room that you use as an office? we have no extra rooms in our little bungalow; the computer is in a corner of the living room

How many mirrors are in your home? 5

What color are your walls? sand - golden beige; bedrooms are all different

What does your home smell like right now? basketball sneakers?

Favorite candle scent? no particular favorite. vanilla maybe?

What kind of pickles (if any) are in your refrigerator right now? garlic baby dills

What color is your favorite Bible? no favorite

Ever been on your roof? not me, but last summer my husband had to get up on the roof in the middle of the night during a rain storm, natch, to fix a loose shingle. The rain dripped on his forehead in the middle of the night!

Do you own a stereo? not really, I have a little machine my Ipod fits onto that can play, and a cheap little CD player my daughter has appropriated for her room

How many TVs do you have? 2 that are plugged in, one for watching up stairs, one down for video games and the loser of the toss when there is football on.

How many house phones? 1 landline. no cell phones at all.

Do you have a housekeeper? nope

What style do you decorate in? cluttered country, with a dash of toys everywhere

Do you like solid colors or prints in furniture? both, a nice mix

Is there a smoke detector in your home? Two.

In case of fire, what are the items in your house which you’d grab if you only could make one quick trip? the scrapbooks I made


  1. Great answers! And we don't usually have pomelos in the fridge. They were on sale at SuperValue ;)

  2. This is a cute one! I did mine last week.

  3. How fun ~ I really enjoyed reading this. That pitcher of limeade for Long Island Ice Tea's sounds enticing...


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