Saturday, May 11, 2013

Mama Told Me.....Saturday 9

1) This song is about a lad who didn't take his mother's advice and attended the wild party anyway (hear it here). When you were young, did your parents approve of your friends? If you're a parent yourself, how have you handled it when your kids start hanging around with friends you're not crazy about?
There were a couple of guys, my mom was not happy about, but for the most part she liked all of my friends.  I have since found out there were a few of DD1 friends I should have checked out.  At the time it seemed that all of her friends were fine.

2) A 2010 poll named Marge Simpson of The Simpsons the most popular TV mom of all time. Who is your favorite TV (or movie) mother?
Leave it to Beaver had a great Mom (and dad). June Cleaver was the best.

3) Crazy Sam's mother is a big fan of The National Enquirer. As she likes to say, "They were right about John Edwards!" Do you read the tabloids? Cast a guilty glance at them when you're in line at the store? Or ignore them altogether?
I tend to look at the headlines and then roll my eyes.  After that I ignore them. 

4) Mother Winters always gave Sam peppermint tea to calm her stomach. Do you have any tried-and-true home remedies to share?
Ginger tea is good but I like to eat candied ginger to settle my stomach.

5) Thinking of guts ... When making decisions, do you tend to consider all the options carefully or do you "go with your gut"?
It generally depends on how much money the decision is going to cost.

6) Spring is here! Do you have a green thumb?
Sadly no. I would like to work on landscaping my yard, but I don't really know where to start, so it is mostly talk right now.

7) Have you put away your winter clothes yet?
No, we still needed it last week.  I have pulled out some shorts to wear when it is warmer, but it will be cold again the next day.

8) After you lather and rinse, do you repeat?
Again it depends on how dirty my hair is.  After my camping trip, I shampooed and repeated. I rarely use conditioner any more since I put a serum in my hair.
9) To celebrate Mother's Day, Sam is giving away Hershey bars. Would you prefer classic milk chocolate, dark chocolate or milk chocolate with almonds?
Milk chocolate with almonds.


  1. We've had unusually warm weather (for Northern Maine) and I'm glad I got to wear my warm weather clothes. Of course, that's all going to end next week...

  2. When I used to go backpacking the greatest pleasure was getting home and soaking in a hot tub. Ah...

  3. I was always the kid, your mother didn't want you to play with.

  4. I watched way tooooo much of Leave it to Beaver when I was a kid.

  5. It's interesting to read your answer to the first one as both a daughter and a mother.

  6. I'm half way with the clothes thing... I changed the vest! Well, it is still cool here in the UK. Happy Mother's Day.

  7. We definitely can't put our winter clothes away yet! The birds are outside chirping and it was 70's today, but it snowed three days ago or so. I don't trust Mother Nature not to surprise us again.

    Shannon at The Warrior Muse

  8. Put winter clothes away???? I wish!

  9. I am afraid to put my winter clothes away. It is like Mother Nature is trying mess with my head!

  10. Darn! We had frost last night...last week it was 90! Hope you had a happy mothers day :)