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Jo Tagged Me!!!

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Jo @ Will The Kids Turn Out Okay tagged me, and her questions she wants me to answer are fun.  I don't normally do these, but Jo is one of my favorite bloggers, so here goes:

1. Do you have a nick name(s)? What is it and how did you get it? 

Everyone calls me RJ, short for Ricki Jill.  A few friends in college started calling me that, and it stuck!

2.  What is your favorite piece of clothing? 

I have a pair of very soft pajamas with a henley top and drawstring pants with a grosgrain ribbon.  I *heart* them!  I like to wear them while watching movies with my husband!

3. Do you buy any magazines regularly? Which? 

My favorite magazine is the UK edition of Country Living.  I also subscribe to The English Home.

4. Who is on your 'Celebrity Freebie'  list (yes you are allowed more than one)? 

Bruce Willis.  He's a list unto himself!  ;P

5. If you are married/ or have a significant other, do you know who is on their celebrity freebie list? 

Oh, yes I know Mr. Art @ Home's celebrity crush.....Shania Twain, d@mn her to h#ll!  (Just not really.....)

6. Is there something that would be totally out of character for you to do but what you've always wanted to do? 

I've always wanted to go to the Rose Bowl Parade in Pasadena, CA on New Year's Day.  It would be out of character because we're usually skiing with the kids then.

7. If you could befriend one celebrity who would it be and why? 

Hmmmmm.....this one is difficult....
I guess it would be Diana Gabaldon, the writer of the Outlander series because I would beg her to tell me what's happening with Jamie and Clair in between books because it takes her so long to write them!

8.  Best lesson you've learned in life? 

Love your neighbor as yourself.  And it's hard!

9. Are you turning into your mother? 

Not really because my mom and I are very different, but I wish I was as social and outgoing as she. She's more fun than I am!

10. What is your favorite cocktail? Red wine? (tell me the name so I can try out new wines), White wine? 

I rarely ever drink.  Partly due to the nonexistent allergies doctors told me I have, so now, since I'm not allergic to sulfites, I might drink just a little more wine.  I do love Caymus Vineyard's Conundrum, and it also comes in a red variety now.  I also like King Fu Girl Riesling.  It's great with spicy food.

Thanks, Jo, for the questions.  Play along if you like!

Until next time...

Ricki Jill


  1. I enjoyed learning more about you RJ. I was looking at your sidebar and aren't all the Halloween linky parties just so cool!?

  2. Well at least your husband has good taste and likes a Canadian. Interesting answers. I like reading other people's lists.

  3. Dang, Bruce is on my list! You have good taste! Going to see if I can find the wines you mentioned, I love trying new wines. Thanks for playing along!

  4. Bruce Willis is a list unto himself. Yum.

    Hope you get to go to the parade one of these days.


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