Saturday, May 9, 2015

Saturday 9

Harper Valley PTA

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Saturday 9: Harper Valley PTA (1968)
Unfamiliar with this week's tune? Hear it here.

1) This week's featured artist uses her middle initial (C. for Carolyn) all the time. Do you use your middle initial very often? No

2) In this song, a mother tells off the local PTA. What's the most recent school event you attended -- whether as a parent, a teacher or a student? The last school event was my son's high school graduation in 2013

3) The lyrics reference the mom's miniskirts, which were trendy in the 1960s. The website Popsugar reports that gingham checks are trendy for 2015. Tell us about the most recent addition to your wardrobe. a few maxi skirts and a couple of infinity scarves

4) Thinking of moms, Access Hollywood named Carol Brady of The Brady Bunch TV's #1 mom. Who is your favorite TV mom? I would have to say Carol Brady as well....

5) Mother Winters always gave Sam peppermint tea to calm her stomach. Do you have any tried-and-true home remedies to share? not really

6) Sam's mother always tips 15% in restaurants. Sam has worked in food service and is more judgmental, tipping between 10% and 25%, depending on the quality of the service. What's your tipping policy? Are you more like Sam or her mother? More like same... if I get lousy service, the tip is always less.

7) When the tip of her shoelace becomes frayed, Sam's mother snips off the end and then paints the tip with clear nail polish. Good as new! Sam thinks that's crazy because you can just buy new laces for less than $2. Are you more frugal like mother or spendthrift like daughter? I am more on the frugal side, but I would spend the $2 on new shoe laces!

8) Mother Winters loves how french vanilla smells and burns her Yankee Candles all year around. Do you use scented candles or air fresheners? I have burned candles in the past year round, but now am a huge wax warmer kind of gal! I have a strawberry and cream melting right now. Smells so yummy!

9) Sam is celebrating Mother's Day with her mother's favorite, Hershey Bars. Would you prefer classic milk chocolate, dark chocolate or chocolate with almonds? milk chocolate



  1. I like both milk and dark chocolate. After my bout with ulcers, though, milk chocolate seems easier on my stomach.

  2. I've got a wax burner thingie but I haven't used it yet. I should get it out of its box.

  3. Those infinity scarves are soooo cute! I should pick up a couple.

  4. I wish that I could be better at mastering the infinity scarf


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