Sparkles & Stretchmarks: A UK Parenting & Pregnancy Blog: 11 Things About Me!

Friday, 11 September 2015

11 Things About Me!


Today I turn 34 21 again - hurrah!

To celebrate I wanted to do a post to tell you all a little bit more about me, but I've already done the 32 Quirky Facts About Me thing a couple of years ago and as I'm just not that interesting there probably isn't that much left that you don't know about me!

Instead I'm doing 11 Random Things About Me - I chose 11 because HELL if I`m gonna think up 34 things and my birthday falls on the 11th so that was good enough for me!

So here we go!

11 Of My Favourite Blogs are...

*This Little House
*Last Mom
*Bump To Baby
*Oh So Amelia
*Handbags To Changebags
*London Mummy Of Two
*Dolly Dowsie
*With Love from Lou
*Lived With Love
*Glambeautys
*Unique Young Mum


10 Of My Favourite Movies are...

*Labyrinth
*In America
*My Girl
*The Orphanage
*Poltergiest (The original!)
*The Sound Of Music
*Grease
*Clueless
*Steel Magnolias
*Adventures In Babysitting

9 Of My Biggest Fears are...

*Death
*Spiders
*Windows at night!
*The dark
*Windy narrow county roads
*Clowns
*Things/People hiding under the bed (I can't let my feet hang out or something WILL bite them off...)
*Most animals but especially dogs running loose around me
*Heights!

8 Of My Favourite Songs are...

*With or Without You - U2



*Stricken - Disturbed


 *An Honest Mistake - The Bravery


 *I Miss You - Blink 182


 *This Woman's Work - Kate Bush

 

 *Just Like Heaven - The Cure


 *Mr Brightside - The Killers



*Cornflake Girl - Tori Amos



7 Of My Favourite Books are...

*Room - Emma Donoghue
*Flowers In The Attic - VC Andrews
*The Shopaholic Series - Sophia Kinsella
*A child called it - David Pelzer
*Watermelon - Marian Keyes
*What Katy Did - Susan Coolidge
*Little Women - Louisa M Alcott

6 Things I've Never Done are...

*Learned to drive
*Swam in the ocean
*Slept outdoors - including in a tent
*Had any other hair colour than blonde
*Been put under general anesthetic
*Had or wanted a tattoo

5 Ways I Love To Spend An Evening are...

*Watching Netflix curled up on the sofa with a take away

*Blogging!

*Snuggled in bed listening to stormy weather outside

*Having a "Pamper" night

* Planning fun things to do with the kids, planning Christmas...basically making lists!

4 Of  My Worst Habits are....

*Biting my nails

*Drinking way too much Diet Coke

*Giving in to Tyne way too easily

*Staying up until 4 or 5 am, pretty much every single night

3 Of My Hidden Talents are...

*Reading tarot cards/crystals etc

*Debating! LOVE a good debate

*Picking things up with my toes...they're very dexterous!

2 Of My Favourite Places are...

*Liverpool

*Of the places I've visited, probably Illinois

And my ultimate 1 biggest ambition is...

*To have something published one day!

So now you know a bit more about me....feel free to run away! ;)


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12 comments:

  1. Happiest of birthday wishes to you!! I love this idea as a blog post - I might nick it ;) It's always interesting to get a little insight into someones life & personality.

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  2. Happy birthday Hayley!!! Omg I'm terrified of clowns too, they're so freaky! And you can't beat a bit of Mr Brightside. Definitely one of my fave songs of all time!

    C x | Lux Life

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  3. Wow, I can't believe you never swam in the ocean!! I too dislike things under my bed - or the thought of things under my bed. It's lovely to learn more about you! x

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  4. never learnt to drive, is there a reason for that? I didnt learn until my 20's

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  5. I'm a nail biter too. I only gave up to get my engagement ring/then get married, and pre-having N. Other than that I've failed to stop all the way. Terrible for a 38 year old.

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  6. Hope you had a lovely birthday Hayley. Thank you for saying that my blog's one of your favourites. Yay for a fellow Disturbed fan! :)xx

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  7. I've already said happy birthday but we'll make it blog official ;) This was a lovely post. You've made me want to read What Katy Did again, I loved that when I was a child. I can't believe you've never swam in the ocean! Thanks for saying my blog was one of your favourites, you're such a sweetheart :) xxx

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  8. Loved learning more about you. And happy birthday! Hope you had a lovely day. You've made me want to watch Labyrinth now :)

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  9. Happy Birthday hun! I love Dolly Dowsie she helped me discover new Facebook groups that actually drive a huge amount of traffic to your blog !
    http://www.fadedspring.co.uk

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  10. I love this post - Happy Birthday! I see you love tarot and crystals - I work most days with crystals, they are amazing! Lovely to learn a bit more about you. Kaz x

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  11. So sorry it's late lovely, I hope you had a lovely birthday!? Why did I not see this on Facebook!? Miss you lots and thank you for including me xx

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  12. Your blog is so cute and I love it. Keep it up.Happy blogging. :)

    Bubble
    www.gofastek.com

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