Monday Listicles

Monday before Christmas. Time to make a list.

Last week we talked about our hometown because Amanda said so. This week we are doing the Lipton, because Bridget says so. And next week, seeing how it is the last Monday of the year, let us do a review. List of ten 2011. I will let you get away with 12 if you must.

This I believe is the busiest time of the year for most of us. It is also time to spend with the loved ones and less behind our computers. Right?

In the spirit of Christmas, giving and sharing, I present to you the best ways to put your blog out there this coming week. These are great link ups that will take little time yet introduce you to some wonderful new friends. Give yourself a little break and join in, then sip eggnog and read others:

Re-post an entry from the first week of your blogging and link up with Jamie and Mommy2cents between 19th and 28th December for Ghost of blogging past.

Every Tuesday link your favorite post to Lovelinkin to enter a race to be crowned post of the week. Then return to vote for your favorites and a chance to win a song. Hosted by famous Erica.

On Wednesday you simply must join Kiddothings for Picnesday. I never miss it! Just post a photo. How easy is that?

On Thursday write something you can link to Let’s be friends with Bruna on Friday.

On Friday write something good that happened and join Jen and her TGIF.

Plus don’t forget that end of every month Cookies Mom hosts Best Of The Blogosphere. Share your best post in December and some you read around the Blogosphere and let everyone know about it.

But before you do all those, let’s see what you would say if you were a guest Inside The Actor’s Studio With James Lipton.

Make a list, check it twice, link it up. Read others. Have fun!

List of ten A for Lipton Q’s

1. What is your favorite word?


2. What is your least favorite word?


3. What turns you on?


4. What turns you off?

Not much.

5. What sound do you love?

Horses stampede.

6. What sound do you hate?


7. What is your favorite curse word?

Jebi ga.

8. What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?

Polo player.

9. What profession would you not like to do?


10. If heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates?

Your grandpa is waiting for you.

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  1. Runnermom-jen December 18, 2011 at 19:08 #

    Twitter: runnermomjen
    Love #2…I don’t like that word either. Also, the whining drives me a little batty 😉
    Thanks for the tips for the week!
    Runnermom-jen recently posted..Mug Shots of the Sick

  2. Rach (DonutsMama) December 18, 2011 at 19:42 #

    But you could totally be a supermodel! Love this list of linkups as sometimes I need a reminder. (Psst…Friday’s I co-host Life’s Lessons about the things we learned over the week. Sorry, shameless plug!) And of course, your awesome listicles that I’m sadly always late to.
    Rach (DonutsMama) recently posted..Life’s Lessons: A Little Bit of Everything

  3. Jen {at} take2mommy December 18, 2011 at 19:55 #

    I had to Google jebi ga. So do you actually say “jebi ga” or do you say the F-bomb version?
    I’ve only heard horses stampede in the movies and now you’ve got me wondering how awesome it would sound IRL.
    Thanks for the link up and a very merry Christmas to you!
    Jen {at} take2mommy recently posted..Shazam!

  4. Danielle December 18, 2011 at 20:24 #

    I have a feeling there will be a lot of “whining” for “sounds we hate” LOL. You know you really make me miss Idaho when I come here. (It’s where I rode horses the most, and heard stampedes I might just show up one day and bribe you with cookies so I can ride with you. :) Love your list, and am looking forward to some link ups! Thank you for putting them all in one place!!
    Danielle recently posted..Monday Listicles: A List of Ten

  5. Cookie's Mom December 18, 2011 at 20:41 #

    Twitter: SJM_CookiesMom
    Nice! I hope your grandpa is waiting for you too. Thanks for the shout out! Sorry to bow out this week. I’ll catch back up in the new year!
    Cookie’s Mom recently posted..Introducing Dakota Franklin PLUS a giveaway: Be one of the first to read Le Mans!

  6. Amanda December 18, 2011 at 21:25 #

    Twitter: lilahbility
    Are you going to share the translation for jebi ga? 😉
    Amanda recently posted..Inside the Actor’s Studio

  7. Alison@Mama Wants This December 18, 2011 at 21:47 #

    Twitter: MamaWantsThis
    I think Google will suddenly find they have a bunch of searches for jebi ga….
    Alison@Mama Wants This recently posted..Tutus and Ruffles….

  8. Bridget December 18, 2011 at 21:53 #

    Twitter: twinisms
    I had to look it up, but I like to say F-it too!
    Bridget recently posted..Monday Listicles

  9. stacey December 18, 2011 at 22:17 #

    Twitter: staceysmoments
    I love your list! So simple. I was terribly long winded. And thanks for the great list of other linkups. It was what I have needed. I have been a little low on ideas lately!
    stacey recently posted..10 questions

  10. Jessica December 18, 2011 at 22:17 #

    Twitter: goaliej54
    I made it on time this week! Yay! I hate the sound of whining, too. :)
    Jessica recently posted..Lipton List

  11. jacqui December 18, 2011 at 22:25 #

    Twitter: chicktuition
    Great list, pumpkin!
    jacqui recently posted..She Did What??

  12. Kiddothings December 18, 2011 at 22:43 #

    Twitter: kiddothings
    I think I’ll be using Jebi ga next time, whatever it means. Thanks so much for the shout out. You’re the sweetest pumpkin! :)
    Kiddothings recently posted..10 Questions

  13. critters and crayons December 18, 2011 at 22:47 #

    Funny! We both don’t like whiners. Awesome. haha!
    critters and crayons recently posted..Monday Listicles: “Inside The Actor’s Studio”

  14. Jessica December 18, 2011 at 22:52 #

    Twitter: Mytimeasmom
    And what does your bad word mean?
    Jessica recently posted..Who Decides If She Has Been Naughty Or Nice?

  15. JDaniel4's Mom December 19, 2011 at 04:40 #

    We so dislike the word hate at our house. It is on the not allowed list. There are so many I hope to see in heaven too. Grandparents are on the top of the list!
    JDaniel4’s Mom recently posted..Muffin Tin Monday- Away in the Manger

  16. Mrs. Weber December 19, 2011 at 05:32 #

    Twitter: laurenweber84
    Pumpkin is a darn cute word 😉 – good call!

    Love the list of link-ups too – I’m going to have to check some of those out!
    Mrs. Weber recently posted..Things That Make Me Cry

  17. Anna December 19, 2011 at 05:42 #

    I like number 9:)I thought I was the only one who was certain that being a model is the last thing on Earth to do!!:)
    Anna recently in london

  18. Jackie December 19, 2011 at 05:48 #

    Twitter: notwifezilla
    Your husband must be a very lucky man 😉
    I didn’t have to google #7, mainly because I read the comment above, and I agree. Being a model seems like such a horrible job, especially since food is up there with my favorite things!
    Jackie recently posted..Inside the Blogger’s Studio

  19. Eve December 19, 2011 at 06:36 #

    Twitter: EverythingEvie
    Great list! I wouldn’t want to be a super model either. I could never not eat what I want when I want. Meh. Hey what does that bad word mean, missy?

  20. Ally December 19, 2011 at 06:44 #

    Twitter: normalmomally
    Fun list! Love your sounds – horses stampeding is a fabulous one. I completely agree.
    Ally recently posted..Monday Listicles – Inside The Actor’s Studio Edition

  21. Greta @ Not Enough Patience December 19, 2011 at 07:50 #

    Twitter: gfunkified
    I swear I didn’t read this before I posted, Stasha, but two of our answers are pretty much the same! What does that curse word mean?
    Greta @ Not Enough Patience recently posted..Questions. For me. You Know, The Celebrity. #mondaylisticles

  22. Roxanne December 19, 2011 at 08:10 #

    Twitter: roxisbrilliant
    Oh goodness, I hate the sound of whining too. It drives me insane!

    Too bad my 5-year-old is a champion whiner these days. :(
    Roxanne recently posted..Monday Listicles

  23. Terri Sonoda December 19, 2011 at 08:57 #

    Twitter: tsonoda
    Nice list! My faves were numbers 1 and 3. Pumpkin is an excellent word. Kinda rolls off your tongue and has fun connotations. And anticipation? Major turn on!
    Terri Sonoda recently posted..You don’t know – Monday Listicles

  24. Lenore December 19, 2011 at 09:06 #

    Twitter: Lenore_Diane
    Thanks for doing these lists, Stasha. You and I agree on the the word we don’t like. Good taste. I also agree with you on your favorite sound – I love horses. Watching/hearing them run wild… priceless. You and Kim (the G is silent) tugged at my heart with what you hope to see at the pearly gates.

  25. Barbara December 19, 2011 at 09:12 #

    Twitter: babspinfrance
    I’m going to have to google your bad worth to find out what it means! 😉
    Barbara recently posted..Welcome to the World

  26. Recovering Supermom December 19, 2011 at 09:20 #

    Hmmmm….polo player….I’d love to know the story behind that! Thanks for hosting this Stasha!
    Recovering Supermom recently posted..NaBloPoMo Day 19: Monday Listicles! The Lipton Ten

  27. Gina December 19, 2011 at 09:57 #

    Oh yeah- I hear you on the whining. :)
    Gina recently posted..Monday Rewind- 12/19/2011

  28. Bits of Bee December 19, 2011 at 11:14 #

    Twitter: Bitsofbee
    Great list! Unique curse word, which language is that?
    Can’t wait to meet you on Thursday!
    Bits of Bee recently posted..Inside the Blogger’s Studio

  29. Katie E December 19, 2011 at 11:45 #

    Twitter: euregirlsandboy
    I’m wondering about your curse word, too…and I’m sitting here tempted to say pumpkin out loud repeatedly to see how it sounds. I think I like it.
    Katie E recently posted..Monday Listicles: Holiday To Do List

  30. deborah l quinn December 19, 2011 at 12:28 #

    Twitter: mannahattamamma
    In our house, pumpkin becomes pumpkinobaleeno, for reasons I really don’t remember. It’s a good word. And I’m struck by how many moms say that whining is their least favorite sound – it trumps nails on a chalkboard, in my mind. Totally. Loved your list & your reminders about other linkups – thank you! And thanks, too, for continuing to host this community of linkers – i’ve found some great blogs through listicles!
    happy happy new year –

    • Stasha December 19, 2011 at 17:00 #

      Twitter: NorthWestMommy
      Oh my, no WAY!! I call my kid pumpkulino. No idea where that came from either. He responds to pumpkin but not pumpkulino… Must try pumpkinobaleeno :) I read somewhere whining is scientifically proven to be worse then any other torture technic. Guess that is why so many of us buy candy at the cashier.
      Happy whole lot of festive days to you too my friend!!

  31. Ado December 19, 2011 at 16:39 #

    OMG after reading no. 4 – I am appalled at myself because so many things turn me off I had to edit myself. (-:
    You are so good, pumpkin. (-:
    PS: I’m unable to link up for some strange reason. I’ve tried 4 or 5 times. Any clues for me?
    Ado recently posted..Monday Listicles

    • Stasha December 19, 2011 at 16:56 #

      Twitter: NorthWestMommy
      I guess I was just thinking of my husband… He trained me well, not much he can do for me to deny him :) Anyhow you are all set at number 37. I just read your Duggarmom post and I am putting garlic under my pillow right now :)

  32. Natatalie December 19, 2011 at 18:18 #

    Twitter: corp2domestic
    I would have to agree that whining is a very irritating sound that gets under my skin!
    Natatalie recently posted..‘Tis the Season

  33. Dwija {House Unseen} December 19, 2011 at 19:13 #

    Twitter: HouseUnseen
    Oh my goody goodness, I think this is the latest I’ve ever linked up to anything ever in the world! I love the sound you love :)
    Dwija {House Unseen} recently posted..Inside the Borobia Studio

  34. Jaclyn December 19, 2011 at 20:43 #

    Twitter: JacAndElsie
    HA! I had to look up “Jebi ga.” I like!

  35. Erica M December 20, 2011 at 14:14 #

    Twitter: yhwriteme
    Thanks, Stasha, for being such a kind and generous host each week. Thanks for the shout out. And thanks for being a good friend to my blog. Happy holidays!
    Erica M recently posted..the strangest urge to write

  36. Iza trapani December 22, 2011 at 05:50 #

    Your list reflects the lovely person you are. Like Ado I marvel that not much turns you off. Not even nose hairs? Thanks for being a warm and supportive friend. Happy whine-free holidays!

  37. Just Jennifer December 24, 2011 at 09:41 #

    Twitter: JenAnnHall
    I’m so sorry it took me all week to leave you a Monday comment! Thank you so much for including my linky in your recommendations!
    Just Jennifer recently posted..TGIF: Christmas Eve Eve Edition

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