the one where I talk about myself + free glasses

I don’t usually write much about myself. I typically stick to blogging about the kids because they are much cuter and more interesting. But I thought maybe one day, my children will want to know what I was actually like, aside from whatever random memories might stick in their heads. Maybe they’ll remember what I sang to them each night, or how I took them to the zoo, but they’ll probably forget about these little quirks that make me, me. I’m their mom, but I’m also a person…

So here are a few random things about me, that you probably didn’t want to know, but that I hope my kids one day will want to know…

>>> I am painfully shy. This also makes me super awkward in social situations. It’s a work in progress.
>>> Getting interrupted is my biggest pet peeve, although I accidentally do it to other people all the time.
>>> My eyes get worse with every baby that I have. Contacts don’t like my eye balls for some reason, so I started wearing glasses full time. Wearing glasses isn’t my favorite thing, but when I find a cute pair, like pictured above from Firmoo, it makes it much easier (*see below for more details).
>>> I love to sleep, but can never seem to get enough!
>>> I love to read, but am very picky about my books. They have to really catch my attention on the first page, or I just won’t be able to get into it!
>>> Making things makes me happy. Okay, if you’re reading this, then you definitely know that about me already, but it’s a big part of my life so I had to add it to the list!
>>> I love history, mostly world war II era and the Regency period. Love me some Jane Austen!
>>> I watch an embarrassing amount of world war II documentaries on Netflix.
>>> I would pick a podcast to listen to, over music, any day.
>>> When I was growing up, and even in college, dance was my life. I didn’t do, or think about, anything else. I never thought there would be a time in my life that I would actually choose to not dance. I do miss it sometimes, but I still get to do what I love even though my passions have changed.
>>> Diet Dr. Pepper is my drug. And Target trail mix. And ice cream.

>>> I can’t fall asleep without some sort of noise, but it can’t be music.

>>> I love being the mom of boys.

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* The glasses pictured above are c/o Firmoo.com. I love the style that I chose and have had fun wearing them with my many fit n’ flair dresses! If you have been struggling with contacts like I have, or just need to update your old pair of glasses, Firmoo has a lot of great, affordable styles to choose from! And did you know? Β You can get your first pair of glasses for free! No joke. It’s pretty rad.

And for any of you returning customers, Firmoo is offering $15 off vouchers for 5 lucky readers! Please visit Firmoo’s site and comment with your favorite style of glasses and your email address. I will choose 5 lucky winners at random!

**I did receive free eyewear for this post, but all opinions are 100% mine.

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2 thoughts on “the one where I talk about myself + free glasses

  1. Mereknits says:

    This is just lovely learning more about you. I am painfully shy myself and even at the age of 50, (I sound ancient) I still am awkward around new people or in a new social situation.
    Hugs and you are adorable,
    Meredith

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