ACTORS: Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson, Shirley McClaine, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hanks, Steve Martin, Julie Andrews, Cameron Diaz, Robin Williams, Morgan Freeman, Diane Keaton, Katherine Heigl, Kate Hudson, Patrick Dempsey, Adam Sandler, Pierce Brosnan
CHARITIES: Breast Cancer Research; American Heart Association; Brooke's Place; Julian Center
BOOKS: Time Traveler's Wife; P.S. I Love You; My Sister's Keeper; Sundays at Tiffany's; Memoirs of a Geisha; Rebecca; Autobiography of Dolly Parton; The Miraculous Adventures of Edward Tulane; Hugo Cabret; Frindle; Abduction; The Help; PEOPLE Magazine (does that count?)
TV SHOWS: Grey's Anatomy; The Voice; Every Day Italian with Giada; CNN; Today Show; Channel 13 News; The Good Wife; Modern Family; Bachelor/Bachelorette; Kardashians (shhh...dont tell my hubby, he hates them); anything about the Royal Family.
MOVIES: Terms of Endearment; Mama Mia; Evita; Freaky Friday; Parent Trap; Finding Nemo; Monster Inc. & University; Inside Out; Wizard of Oz; Sound of Music; Gone with the Wind; any thing with DOLLY. I just love her.
HOBBIES: During the fall I love watching my girls run cross country competitions. In the winter months Angela competes in basketball, which is sooo fun to watch. I also enjoy reading; shopping; traveling; spending time with my family and friends; volunteering at church; digital scrapbooking; cooking; pinterest
COLLECTIONS: nail polish; handbags; shoes; lipstick; Lolita Martini Glasses; books; recipes
VACATIONS: Disney; Gulf Shores, Alabama; Chicago; NYC; Vegas; Denver/Breckenridge, CO; Arizona; visiting relatives in St.Louis and Cleveland; anyplace I can go to be with my children and husband...preferably a warm climate!
FOODS: meals--Italian, Mexican; snacks--potato chips and dip, fresh veggies
BEVERAGES: echinacea tea with tupelo honey; Starbucks Skinny Vanilla Latte; water with citrus...and a few others I shouldn't mention!
CANDLE SCENTS: sandalwood/vanilla; cinnamon spice; clean cotton
FRAGRANCE: DK Cashmere Mist; CK Euphoria; Michael by Michael Kors; Jimmy Choo
FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS: La Hacienda; Kona Grill; St. Elmo's; Harry and Izzy's; Melting Pot
SHOPPING: Ann Taylor LOFT; Steinmart; Target; Edinburgh Outlet Mall; TJ Maxx; United Arts and Education; Barnes and Noble
NAIL SALON: Venus Nails; Clay Nails; Party Nails...
FAVORITE COLORS: Pink and Purple
TEACHERS: 4th grade- Mrs. Slaughter; 6th grade-Sister Paulice; HS-Mrs. Nancy Baker (family health), Mr. Joe Weaver (English), Mr. Johnny Moracco (psychology)
WEBSITES: www.pinterest.com; www.imom.com (for moms) ; www.allprodad.com (for dads)
SAYINGS: "If you can dream it, you can do it." by Walt Disney
"Be silly, be honest, be kind." by Ralph Waldo Emerson
"It takes a village to raise a child." African Proverb
"You is kind. You is smart. You is important." Abilileen Clark, The Help by Kathryn Stockett
"If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do well matters very much." Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
and of course...."Experience Excellence...Explore Opportunity...Realize Potential..."