Cupcake Marathon!

When I first read about the Cupcake Marathon, my first thought was about eating cupcakes! Who wouldn’t want to do that? In fact, we just ate some lovely cupcakes for our Mardi Gras celebration (it was really just a good excuse to eat cupcakes, as we don’t actually celebrate Mardi Gras).

Anyway, I am excited to take part in the Cupcake Marathon. I’m going to go for the half, and I am very happy that we don’t have to do the entire thing all at once. That’s right, we can log our time and distance over the course of 2 weeks!

Today, I stubbed my pinky toe. HARD! In fact, it was so bad that it started to swell, and I ended up missing my African dance class. I think the reason it hurt so much was because I basically hit right between the two toes, and it was such a hard hit. Also, because I have had surgery on my feet in the past, and have screws in the bone on that very toe, it just all combined to cause it to be more painful than a usual stubbed toe. I’m pretty sure everything will be fine though, and I will be able to participate in the Cupcake Marathon!

Are any of you taking part in this virtual race?!

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Catbus Cake!

First of all, I didn’t make this. I wish I had though, because it’s awesome!

CATBUS! cake!

If you have not watched My Neighbor Totoro, you really should. It’s a fun little anime from Studio Ghibli. It’s a very quirky story, as you can imagine a story with a Catbus must be!! But it is also a very sweet story, and one that we enjoy. I actually have a little Catbus key chain that I hang on my purse. It gets two reactions, either people know exactly what it is and get very excited when they see it, or people ask what it is and act like I am from outer space when I tell them it’s a Catbus.

At any rate, I love fun cakes, and this one is just so well done! It’s nice to see an amazing cake that was made with frosting and not just fondant. Or at least I think that the “fur” is all just frosting, don’t you?

Survey via Spabettie

When I saw this fun survey over on Spabettie, I knew that I had to play along. After all, who doesn’t love a little fun on a rainy, gloomy, Saturday?

Is there anybody you just wish would fall off the planet?
People who are mean and nasty to animals, children, or other people.

How do you flush the toilet in public?
I usually use my foot to flush.

Do you wear your seatbelt in the car?
Always! And I hope that you do too.

Do you have a crush on someone?
Oh yes! My husband. And Captain Jack Sparrow.

Name one thing you worry about running out of.
Time. There is just so much that I want to do before I die.

What famous person do you (or other people) think you resemble?
I’ve been told that I remind people of  Lauren Graham.

What is your favorite pizza topping?
Cheese, green peppers, onions, and mushrooms.

Do you crack your knuckles?
Very, very, rarely.

What song do you hate the most.
I don’t have one song, but I really hate country music. Sorry to those who like it, but I just can’t stand it.

Did just mentioning that song make it get stuck in your head?
No, thank goodness.

What are your super powers?
Well, my hubby says that I have super freezing powers and that I could kill people with my cold fingers.

Peppermint or spearmint?
Both!

Where are your car keys?
In a bowl in the kitchen. A bowl that I made.

Whose answers to this questionnaire do you want to hear?
It would be fun to see anyone’s answers. I love learning about people.

What’s your most annoying habit?
I don’t know, maybe my husband would be a better one to answer that. LOL.

Where did you last go on vacation?
Las Vegas for my big 35! Highlight was visiting the dolphins and watching them play:

http://player.vimeo.com/video/15071290

Dolphins at Play from Aimeeroo on Vimeo.

What is your best physical feature?
My eyes.

What 3 things can always be found in your refrigerator?
Eggs, butter, Mountain Dew (not mine, my hubby’s).

Would you rather be a fish or a bird?
A bird for sure! It would be so much fun to fly, and birds are quiet smart. Plus, then I could understand everything that our bird says.

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Do you talk on your cell phone when you drive?
No.

What are your favorite sayings?
Oh goodness, I have so many! Here is one that I love.

What is your favorite Harrison Ford movie?
Indiana Jones.

What do you do when no one is watching?
Anything I want! 😉 Usually hula hooping.

Would you rather die in a blaze of glory or peacefully in your sleep?
Depends on the blaze of glory. Generally I lean towards going peacefully.

Coffee or Tea
Hot chocolate.

Favorite musician(s)/bands you’ve seen in concert?
Again, so many choices! They Might Be Giants, B-52s, Sarah McLaughlin. All awesome concerts and favorites. I also really love the “Rat Pack”.

Have you ever been in love?
Been and am currently!

Do you talk to yourself?
Of course, who doesn’t? I just try not to do it out loud.