Butterflies taste with their feet.
The three most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca-Cola, and Budweiser, in that order.
'Stewardesses' is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.
Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
The largest toy distributor in the world is McDonald's.
Karen and her DH have been together since Sept 2005, they met through a friend and went on their first "date" at a restaurant at 10 pm at night because it was the only time they could figure out to meet before he left for 3 weeks with work and Karen's friend was getting married the day he was leaving, so she was so busy, it was the only time. They talked until they started putting the chairs on the table at the restaurant... they got together for a couple hrs the next night after the rehearsal dinner for her friend's wedding, and then the next day he took off... they kept in contact (with and some large phone bills!) while he was away and once he got home they have been joined at the hip ever since - when the Army lets them...
They have been TTC since May 2008 and originally thought they'd love 2 or 3 children, right now they're happy to be expecting.
One little tidbit not everyone may know about Karen is that she went to a one room school for grades 1 & 2 when she lived in the lower mainland of BC. There were only 18 kids in the whole school!
Karen has been on SK since she got a
in Sept 2008... after her m/c
in October 2008 she jumped DI boards for awhile, until someone suggested CycleBuddies to her and she's been around CycleBuddies ever since... She's been co-hosting CycleBuddies with AmandaD (and recent new host Dawn - Ciao_from_missdaw) since Dec 2009 and has a great board and is always there motivating others. Cycle Buddies wouldn't be the same without her!
She is a strong woman who just went through another
, but is ready to jump back into the ttc game. We are all wishing you the absolute BEST!!
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING TO BRING TO A PICNIC?
1 Emma M. Nutt Day, the first woman telephone operator
2 VJ Day - Surrender ceremony aboard the USS Missouri formally ends WWII
2 National Beheading Day
3 Skyscraper Day
4 Newspaper Carrier Day
5 Be Late for Something Day
5 Cheese Pizza Day
6 Fight Procrastination Day
6 Labor Day - first Monday of month
6 Read a Book Day
7 Neither Rain nor Snow Day
8 International Literacy Day
8 National Date Nut Bread Day - or December 22!?
8 Pardon Day
9 Teddy Bear Day
10 Sewing Machine Day
10 Swap Ideas Day
11 Make Your Bed Day
11 No News is Good News Day
12 Chocolate Milk Shake Day
12 Grandparent's Day - first Sunday after Labor Day
12 National Pet Memorial Day -second Sunday in September
12 National Video Games Day - also see Video Games Day in July
13 Defy Superstition Day
13 Fortune Cookie Day
13 National Peanut Day
13 Positive Thinking Day
13 Uncle Sam Day - his image was first used in 1813
14 National Cream-Filled Donut Day
15 Make a Hat Day
15 Felt Hat Day - On this day, men traditionally put away their felt hats.
16 Collect Rocks Day
16 Step Family Day
16 Mayflower Day
16 Mexican Independence Day
16 National Play Doh Day
16 Working Parents Day
17 National Apple Dumpling Day
17 Citizenship Day
17 Constitution Day
17 POW/MIA Recognition Day - Third Friday of September
18 National Cheeseburger Day
18 Oktoberfest, begins, date varies
19 International Talk Like A Pirate Day
19 National Butterscotch Pudding Day
19 National Women's Friendship Day - third Sunday in September
20 National Punch Day
21 International Peace Day
21 Miniature Golf Day
21 World Gratitude Day
22 Business Women's Day
22 Elephant Appreciation Day
23 Checkers Day
23 Dog in Politics Day
24 National Cherries Jubilee Day
24 Native American Day - fourth Friday of the month
25 National Comic Book Day
26 International Rabbit Day - Fourth Saturday in September
26 Johnny Appleseed Day
27 Crush a Can Day
28 Ask a Stupid Question Day (one of my favorite days)
28 National Good Neighbor Day - Always September 28, previously the 4th Sunday in month
29 Confucius Day - Try your luck. Get a Fortune Cookie.
30 National Mud Pack Day
Dawn and Devin have been together 5 years (Sept 7th) of Marriage, 6 years total. They met at first when she was a Jr in High school and was actually dating his friend. She had strong feelings for him but never thought much of it because he was leaving for Korea to Serve in the USAF. Even so, they started chatting online near the end of his tour in Korea and then met up with him before his tour started in Italy. They decided they couldn't not be together - even long distance. They dated for 10 months, at which time Devin bought her a ticket to visit him In Italy for a month. Near the end of that month, they decided they didn't want to be apart anymore. They called their families and told everyone they were getting married. Dawn dropped out of College and quit her job. Before she left for vacation everyone teased her that she wouldn't be coming back, and they were all right! They got married on their one year anniversary of dating.
They have been TTC since July 27th 2006 and would love to have 2 or 3 children. They are SUPER excited to be doing IVF in September - we all know their dreams are going to come true that month!
Something you may not know about Dawn is that she has a HUGE family back home, she is the middle of 7 children, with 2 older sisters and 2 younger sisters, Onen older and one younger brother. She also has one angel brother in heaven who was sent too early at 10 days old.
Dawn has been on SK Feb 2009. She's a super great for all the girls and is a very active on the Cycle Buddies, TTC#1 & IVF boards - and we love her enthusiasm and energy, but as much as we love her - we want her to graduate!!!!! August/September IVF cycle can't get here fast enough'
Raspberry Spinach Salad
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons raspberry vinegar
2 tablespoons raspberry jam
1/8 teaspoon pepper
8 cups torn fresh spinach
2 cups fresh raspberries, divided
4 tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted and divided
1/2 cup thinly sliced onion
3 kiwifruit, peeled and sliced
1 cup seasoned salad croutons
In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the oil, vinegar, jam and pepper; shake well. In a large salad bowl, gently combine spinach, 1 cup of raspberries, 2 tablespoons almonds and onion. Top with kiwi, croutons and remaining berries and almonds. Drizzle with dressing; serve immediately.
Just wanted everyone to know that I am the new Community Director of the TTC Clubs! If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me!
leah_is_waiting (Leah) TTC Clubs CDfirstname.lastname@example.org