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post #1 of 43
Thread Starter 
Don't take this too seriously, just answer

What's the last . . . .

book your child/ren read for fun?

book you read for fun?

video your kid/s watched?

computer or video game your kid/s played?

computer or video game you played?

music you listened to?

exercise you got?

arts & crafts project your kid/s did?

arts & crafts project you did?

dessert you baked?

actual snail mail letter you wrote?

magazine you read?

magazine your kid/s read?

thing you cleaned in the house?

food you prepared for someone other than yourself? (pets count )

Ok, that's all I can think of for now, feel free to add more
post #2 of 43
Thread Starter 
Ahem, mine

book your child/ren read for fun?
Bridget read some Berenstain Bears book, Owen had me read a Scooby Doo easy reader to him.

book you read for fun?
The Phantom Tollbooth which I'm technically reading to them, but I'm enjoying.

video your kid/s watched?
Bridget is currently watching the Veggie Tales she rented from the library (I didn't realize it was so religious and we're not in the lest, but she's enjoying it). Owen watched Pippi Longstocking with her earlier.

computer or video game your kid/s played?
Owen played bubbels, Bridget played Kelly Club Pet parade.

computer or video game you played?
Bubbels

music you listened to?
Hildegard von Bingen, Ecstatic Chants

exercise you got?
probably walking the dog this past weekend : (doing so well on my quest to be healthier!)(uh, sarcasm there).

arts & crafts project your kid/s did?
Owen made a "glue picture" where he dribbles glue over a paper and calls it a picture Bridget made some homemade books the other day.

arts & crafts project you did?
Probably the crocheted plant holder I did back in February

dessert you baked?
Cookies - can't remember when (man, I picked questions I can't even answer )

actual snail mail letter you wrote?
Uhh............................

magazine you read?
Wonder Time or something like that. It's a new mag by the Family Fun people.

magazine your kid/s read?
For Bridget it was either Spider or Highlights. For Owen it was Animal Baby.

thing you cleaned in the house?
Dishes

food you prepared for someone other than yourself? (pets count )
Bridget's snack - corn on the cobb and leftover chicken.
post #3 of 43
What's the last . . . .

book your child/ren read for fun? The Twits

book you read for fun? one of the Anias Nin diaries

video your kid/s watched? Video...oh, a 1990s question...just kidding. The last DVD she watched was : The Family Guy movie about Stewie

computer or video game your kid/s played? She doesn't really do that.

computer or video game you played? I don't either.

music you listened to? Fugazi

exercise you got? Errr...walking to the beach. I'm not very active these days, what with being 39 weeks pregnant.

arts & crafts project your kid/s did? She dyed cotton this morning.

arts & crafts project you did? Tie-dyeing a few weeks ago.

dessert you baked? Brownies with peanut butter frosting.

actual snail mail letter you wrote? Probably a cover letter for a job I applied for last summer.

magazine you read? Utne Reader

magazine your kid/s read? National Geographic

thing you cleaned in the house? My room

food you prepared for someone other than yourself? (pets count ) Lunch for dd - a PB&J sandwich. Can you tell that PB is a staple in my diet?
post #4 of 43
What's the last . . . .

book your child/ren read for fun?
We are never required to read a book so it's almost always for fun! Dd: in the middle of The Glass Harmonica by I forget who, and Ds: Runner by William C. Dietz

book you read for fun?
"You Can't Say Boobs on Sunday" (Second book of Stone Soup comics)

video your kid/s watched?
Austin Powers Goldmember

computer or video game your kid/s played?
They are, at this moment, playing Kingdom Hearts II. Also Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. Perhaps Final Fantasy whatever numbers they have lol.

computer or video game you played?
It's not really my thing, but I tried one called "Keep Katie quiet" online. I sucked.

music you listened to?
Haper Valley PTA baby!

exercise you got?
Does up and down the stairs count? Today's not so good for the excersize. I did walk to the store the other day, and some yoga the other night.


arts & crafts project your kid/s did?
Dd is knitting something and she is coloring a bit lately. Ds isn't an arts n crafts kind of guy, but he does draw weaponry that he comes up with. Different swords or gun ideas he has.


arts & crafts project you did?
I am knitting a poncho, and I am planning a painting in my head.

dessert you baked?
Bananas and strawberries on tortillas with peanut butter and honey layered 3 times and cut into pizza type slices. Mmmm. Not baked though, just set into a cast iron skillet for a few seconds.

actual snail mail letter you wrote?
To my ex husband a month ago. Oooh I need to get another out to him asap! Thanks for the reminder. :

magazine you read?
Alternatives

magazine your kid/s read?
Dd: probably New Moon, Ds: probably a techie mag of some kind.

thing you cleaned in the house?
The counter

food you prepared for someone other than yourself? (pets count ) eggs n toast the other day for the kids and I. Hoping to have something hot ready for Dh when he gets in from work tonight. Hoping is the key word there.


How fun! Thanks Shannon.
post #5 of 43
Thread Starter 
Quote:
It's not really my thing, but I tried one called "Keep Katie quiet" online. I sucked
The Arthur one? Bridget played that last night
post #6 of 43
What's the last . . . .

book your child/ren read for fun? The Little Engine That Could

book you read for fun? The DaVinci Code

video your kid/s watched? Muzzy German

computer or video game your kid/s played? BBC's Human Anatomy 3d Jigsaw Puzzle

computer or video game you played? Racing Frogs

music you listened to? Aretha Franklin

exercise you got? walked 6 miles roundtrip to playground to meet some friends

arts & crafts project your kid/s did? Made a washboard/music maker

arts & crafts project you did? sewed up dd1's sweatpants

dessert you baked? I made some peanut butter/yogurt/banana pudding yesterday, but that doesn't require baking...

actual snail mail letter you wrote? sympathy card to aunt (my cousin died recently

magazine you read? Rolling Stone

magazine your kid/s read? LadyBug

thing you cleaned in the house? catbox area

food you prepared for someone other than yourself? (pets count ) spaghetti with melted cheese for dd1
post #7 of 43
the last...

book your child/ren read for fun? Dark Elf Trilogy (15 y/o) Refugee (11 y/o) Harriet the Spy (reading this to the 6 y/o)

book you read for fun? Annie Freeman's Fabulous Traveling Funeral

video your kid/s watched? The Producers

computer or video game your kid/s played? Shadow the Hedgehog (6 y/o) Super Mario (15 y/o)

computer or video game you played? Mario Party

music you listened to? Elton John or..Saro Liotta (listened to both today, not sure which was last)

exercise you got? hiking

arts & crafts project your kid/s did? 6 y/o and I dyed pasta and made necklaces. Dd is being artistic with Henna (and using her little brother as a canvas!) 15 y/o is making a shirt and hat out of duct tape.

arts & crafts project you did? weaving

dessert you baked? an ice cream filled cake

actual snail mail letter you wrote? oooooohhhhhh....I know it was to my aunt....months ago.

magazine you read? Life Learning

magazine your kid/s read? Popular Science (ds) The Week (dd)

thing you cleaned in the house? the cat litter.

food you prepared for someone other than yourself? (pets count ) a tomato tart

Ok, that's all I can think of for now, feel free to add more [/QUOTE]
post #8 of 43
What's the last . . . .

book your child/ren read for fun?
She just reread The Princess Bride (or PB, as it's known in our crowd).

book you read for fun?
Everything Bad is Good for You

video your kid/s watched?
Spellbound

computer or video game your kid/s played?
The Sims

computer or video game you played?
online Scrabble... and lost

music you listened to?
Johnny Cash...

exercise you got?
Walking the dogs

arts & crafts project your kid/s did?
She's making Dora the Explorer visors tonight (she's helping teach a theatre camp for little kids).

arts & crafts project you did?
A lovely knitted hat for a new friend's baby... photos are in my blog, a few entries back

dessert you baked?
Applesauce cake, for the grad anthro potluck

actual snail mail letter you wrote?
A real letter? I sent thank you cards to my daughter's dance teachers after their trip to NYC in March...

magazine you read?
Many copies of Time, in a dentist's office while waiting for Rain to get her root canal

magazine your kid/s read?
Seventeen, in the same dentist's office. She's never read it before and was not impressed.

thing you cleaned in the house?
The side of the refrigerator. There was something green on it.

food you prepared for someone other than yourself? (pets count )
I just made our vegetarian version of Applebee's Oriental Chicken Salad, for both Rain and me....

Dar
post #9 of 43
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Originally Posted by Dar
dessert you baked?
Applesauce cake, for the grad anthro potluck
Not trying to hijack just want to ask:
Grad anthro potluck? Studying anthro? What area?
post #10 of 43
What's the last . . . .

book your child/ren read for fun?

Cimion: There's a boy in the girls bathroom!
Shawna: Pony Pals
Jacqueline: Where the sidewalk ends


book you read for fun?
Mindfullness for Everyday Living

video your kid/s watched?
Today we rented Brother Bear

computer or video game your kid/s played?
Need for Speed (Cimion) and Croc (Shawna). I'm not sure about Jacqueline...she'd rather go in the pool.

computer or video game you played?
I'm an SOOOO addicted to The Sims!!!

music you listened to?
Metallica-Master of Puppets in the car.

exercise you got?
Does sex count?

arts & crafts project your kid/s did?
Artist Trading cards for a swap

arts & crafts project you did?
Same ATC's with the kids for a swap we're involved in.

dessert you baked?
I buy and eat dessert-I don't bake.
actual snail mail letter you wrote?

magazine you read?
Metal Edge

magazine your kid/s read?
National Geographic (Cimion) & Disney Princess (Jacqueline). Shawna was probbaly something in the doctors waiting room.

thing you cleaned in the house?
My computer desk

food you prepared for someone other than yourself? (pets count
Pasta for dinner tonight
post #11 of 43
What's the last . . . .

book your child/ren read for fun? My Little Book of Wood Ducks

book you read for fun? The Captured Womb: A History of the Medical Care of Pregnant Women by Ann Oakley. I recommend it!

video your kid/s watched? Desert Mummies

computer or video game your kid/s played? none lately

computer or video game you played? can't play them

music you listened to? Westminister Abbey Choir

exercise you got? walked across campus to car

arts & crafts project your kid/s did? birthday card for grandpa

arts & crafts project you did? um...none. wish i could knit.

dessert you baked? fruit pizza

actual snail mail letter you wrote? last month. to partner's grandmother- she can't hear anymore so we can't call her!

magazine you read? Ranger Rick

magazine your kid/s read? Ranger Rick

thing you cleaned in the house? put away dishes

food you prepared for someone other than yourself? (pets count ) french bread pizza and I cut oranges

NYC Girl- Master of Puppets? Love it! Think I'll get that out for tonight!
post #12 of 43
What's the last . . . .

book your child/ren read for fun?The Yellow Train

book you read for fun?Confessions Of a Slacker Mom. (Reading The Life of Pi now)

video your kid/s watched? IMAX DVD: Space Station

computer or video game your kid/s played? Something from Sesame Street.com

computer or video game you played? I don't do computer/video games

music you listened to? Led Zeppelin

exercise you got? Walking around the neighborhood

arts & crafts project your kid/s did? Made a "Junk Sculpture"

arts & crafts project you did? Made a Collage

dessert you baked? Brownies, yesterday

actual snail mail letter you wrote? ???Does signing my fil father's day card count?

magazine you read? Rachel Ray

magazine your kid/s read?Sesame Street

thing you cleaned in the house? Litter Box

food you prepared for someone other than yourself? (pets count )Breakfast
post #13 of 43
Double post
post #14 of 43
Ooh ooh! I needed fun.

book your child/ren read for fun?
Dh is currently reading Grace The Wolves in the Walls, by Neil Gaiman.

book you read for fun?
Wormwood Forest: a natural history of Chernobyl, by Mary Mycio.

video your kid/s watched?
Dot and the Kangaroo.

computer or video game your kid/s played?
PBS Kids games.

computer or video game you played?
Solitaire.

music you listened to?
Currently listening to dh's Pandora station. The song playing is "Wrecker," sung by Lisa Mednick. IMHO, it leaves something to be desired.

exercise you got?
Walking to the store.

arts & crafts project your kid/s did?
Decorating sticky notes to decorate everything else (including me: I'm wearing a label with my picture and title: "Mom").

arts & crafts project you did?
Decorated a birthday plate for Grace's imaginary alter ego's eighth birthday party.

dessert you baked?
Chocolate chip, peanut butter swirl brownies.

actual snail mail letter you wrote?
I'm ashamed to admit this, but I DON'T REMEMBER!

magazine you read?
That magazine they give you at the Museum of Natural History. But I can't remember the name of it! (It's been awhile.)

magazine your kid/s read?
Some "women's" magazine at the laundromat.

thing you cleaned in the house?
Rice off the table, chairs, and floor.

food you prepared for someone other than yourself?
Define "prepared"... I got Grace a handful of tortilla chips earlier.
post #15 of 43
Tripple Post
post #16 of 43
: Really, I didn't do this on purpose!
post #17 of 43

me!

What's the last . . . .

book your child/ren read for fun?

Kelsey just finished the whole set of Spiderwick chronicles, Maddie was last pouring over W.I.T.C.H. Graphic Novel #4

book you read for fun?

The Sempstresses Tale

video your kid/s watched?

Kelsey and I watched Fun with Dick and Jane last Friday and we all watched Finding Nemo (again!) on Monday night.

computer or video game your kid/s played?

Ben and his friend played Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Kelsey played Nancy Drew-Secret of the Scarlet Hand and Maddie played Scooby Doo and the Glowing Bug Man

computer or video game you played?

I played my CSI game the other day, I also saved Harry from the Dementors several times (the kids always want me to fight the Dementors LOL!)

music you listened to?

*I* was listening to the latest Nickelback CD while picking up the house today

exercise you got?

Went swimming with the kids today

arts & crafts project your kid/s did?

They made me a card for mothers day and Maddie made a cut and paste flag at school.

arts & crafts project you did?

My alpaca wool scarf

dessert you baked?

Brownies

actual snail mail letter you wrote?

Can't even remember I did write DH a love letter for our anniversary

magazine you read?

Inside Cheerleading LOL!

magazine your kid/s read?

Kelsey was the same as me, the other two looked at the pictures in National Geographic Kids.

thing you cleaned in the house?

the kitchen sink

food you prepared for someone other than yourself? (pets count )

The sandwich I made for the little girl I watch (turkey, cheese, mayonnaise).
post #18 of 43
book your child/ren read for fun?

Strawberry Shortcake (the younger kids)

Incredible Visual Illusions (the older kids)

book you read for fun?

Expecting Adam, Martha Beck

video your kid/s watched?

The Three Amigos

computer or video game your kid/s played?

Megabomber Man

computer or video game you played?

Bubbels

music you listened to?

Throwing Muses, Shimmer

exercise you got?

weeding in the garden

arts & crafts project your kid/s did?

my son painted a shoebox to hold his Yu-Gi-Oh cards in

arts & crafts project you did?

Hmm. Well, I made a simple cover for a pillow. Not very exciting.

dessert you baked?

butterscotch chip cookies

actual snail mail letter you wrote?

I don't think I've written one in years. But I'm going to be sending out some thank you cards shortly...

magazine you read?

Mother Earth News

magazine your kid/s read?

National Geographic

thing you cleaned in the house?

the computer desk

food you prepared for someone other than yourself?

potatoes roasted in chicken broth with corn and cheese rye toast
post #19 of 43
What's the last . . . .

book your child/ren read for fun?

K (12) - Revenge of the Wannabes
J (9) - Aquamarine
W (5) - Encyclopedia of the Human Body


book you read for fun?

The DaVinci Code

video your kid/s watched?

Last year's dance recital

computer or video game your kid/s played?

Cartoon Network games

computer or video game you played?

FreeCell

music you listened to?

Chamillionaire - "Ridin'"

exercise you got?

Running from the dressing room to the auditorium 462 times during Sunday's dance recital getting 3 kids into 10 costumes over the course of 3 hours

arts & crafts project your kid/s did?

All the kids did watercolor painting this week

arts & crafts project you did?

a feeble attempt at scrapbooking

dessert you baked?

hahahhahaaaaha
actual snail mail letter you wrote?

Homeschool correspondence to the district

magazine you read?

Star
magazine your kid/s read?

National Geographic Kids, Discovery Girls, Nickelodeon, and yeah, Star

thing you cleaned in the house?

hahahahahahahaha, no seriously, the bathroom.

food you prepared for someone other than yourself? (pets count )

chicken salad today for lunch
post #20 of 43
Here's mine

What's the last . . . .

book your child/ren read for fun?

Tonight we read "My Father's Dragon", "Scaley Facts", "Meet My Monster" and "The Sleep Book".

book you read for fun?

Emily Windsnap and the Monster of the Deep

video your kid/s watched?

Strawberry Shortcake: Get Well somethingorother

computer or video game your kid/s played?

noggin.com various games

computer or video game you played?

Played a few at this site: http://lightupyourbrain.com/games.html

music you listened to?

Hi-5 - Five Senses

exercise you got?

Pruning 2 bushes and a tree.

arts & crafts project your kid/s did?

Um....

arts & crafts project you did?

Um...

dessert you baked?

brownies

actual snail mail letter you wrote?

To our pediatrician, needed form filled out.

magazine you read?

TOS (This Old Schoolhouse, my first copy/subscription)

magazine your kid/s read?

Ladybug

thing you cleaned in the house?

bathroom

food you prepared for someone other than yourself? (pets count )

butterfly sandwhich (aka ham & cheese) & chicken nuggets

Ok, that's all I can think of for now, feel free to add more [/QUOTE]
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