Ha! The winner got to be on a magazine cover. Looking back- I stand solidly by that decision. I would say it’s actually It's been almost 6 months since my blog went live and aside 10 THINGS YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT ME Today I’m switching it up a little. So, this week, I thought I'd get a bit more personal and do a 25 Things You Didn't Know About Me post so you could get to know me a little better. I love to play tennis with my husband even though I’m absolutely terrible at it and swing the tennis racquet like a golf club. Thanks Victoria- and my sympathies to your daughter…..the Dorothy Hamill was no easy grow out! 20. Norbert, I remain forever in your debt. 15. I LOVE hockey! Of course I could write SO much more that happened after my youth. I don’t like syrup on my pancakes. It was a fun post to write- and it really IS so fun to look back and pull out the funny parts! 24. It’s nothing like you see on TV, but it’s the best and most interesting job I’ve ever had. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. 25. 2. 19. I don't buy into that crap. And I was always a firm believer in not dragging things on. 25 Things you didn’t know about me… You thought you knew me…well, here’s a few things that may surprise you: I was a licensed train Engineer and conductor/brakeman when I was 23 years old. Do any of these resonate with you? 25 Things About Mark 1. A friend of mine was interning with me at the time It’s good to know someone else had a long suffering father! But let’s be honest, who doesn’t love Friends?! 22. No Melissa- You’ve got $50!! 24. I know what you’re thinking, creepy. 25 things you didn't know about Ukraine, the heart of Europe Save Kiev, a hero city - not a chicken dish Credit: istock Hugh Morris, Travel news editor 24 August 2018 • … While we were driving down the road, my cousin once rolled my head up in the new vehicle technology that was the automatic window. I am married to my best friend, Beau. My Retin A Experience and Embracing Change. I chose to take a failing grade in Physical Education due to the hideous uniforms they insisted upon us wearing. ~Melissa. 9. I used to They saw that I had covered my entire desk in pink contact paper and had transformed it into a truly amazing, luxe vanity! 16. Melissa is an unrepentant shoe hoarder who is obsessed with travel, wine, good food and her family. Got $5? 6. I don't read it as much because now that I'm a married lady I actually have to buy groceries at the store not just magazines. Hahaha, you are so funny! 17. Singer/actress Zendaya gave US weekly the inside scoop on 25 things you may not have known about her. XOXOXO, Shauna, Thanks so much. ~Melissa, Love this post! For the past five years on November 2nd–and, in what’s become a bit of a tradition on my birthday, I wanted to share with you 45 random things about me that you probably don’t know about me. 1. I spent my birthday weekend exploring Denver with my family! xxx, 3. In college, I once voluntarily threw myself down a flight of stairs to avoid ripping a lovely, long, pleated Jones New York skirt that my heel was caught in. I thought it would be fun to just share some things you may not know about me in my youth. In high school I landed my first job that wasn’t working for my family. Even the most ardent lover of curiosities doesn't know everything about our world, simply because it's impossible. Thanks Nancy! It’s nothing like you see on TV, but it’s the best and most interesting job I’ve ever had. I am afraid of all scary movies and spiders. I love to try DIY projects and feel so creative, but I can never finish a project that I start. In spite of number 1. above, I never ate at a fast food restaurant until I went to college. Thanks so much! 2. Subsequently, a very nice German boy carried my giant suitcase, strapped to his back, through 3 countries. I do the best I can, and when I know better I do better. xxx, One of the features I love in US Weekly is 25 Things You Didn’t Know About Me. here are 25 things you PROBABLY don’t know about me … 1. A post on Denver will be coming soon :) I have to say this has been the best birthday yet and will definitely be hard to beat. Not sure where to start? In Costa Rica on our honeymoon, I husband had to swim back to the boat with me on his back because I started having a panic attack. Let me know your thoughts below and share your facts with me! Bill Maher: 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me By Us Weekly Staff January 23, 2015 Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on … 25 Things You Didn’t Know About Me 1. After the translator explained I eloquently replied, “Nah.”. I realize now, this was wrong. Don’t get confused though, even though this post might seem like it’s about me… It was in a small, upscale clothing boutique.I spent my entire first paycheck on the most perfect pair of Ray Bans ever. Peace! Since I just started my blog like…a week ago, I figured I’d share some facts about me that you didn’t know so y’all could get to know me a little bit better! The night I won my Oscar, you could have spotted me running down the street toward the Shrine Auditorium with my dress sky-high. It is so funny, you are the age of my daughter and she had a Dorothy Hamill also. I once successfully blocked 3 lanes of traffic while trying to make a turn in my parents Lincoln Town car. ~Melissa, Your email address will not be published. Subscribe to the Real Time YouTube: http://itsh.bo/10r5A1B Bill Maher shares a few fun "facts" about Vice President Mike Pence. Sometimes I bark at my dogs, and they bark back, and I wonder what we just had a conversation about. ~Melissa, Great funny list! Cheryl That's all that any of us can do. ~melissa. Ever the gracious loser, I was confident that the entire contest was rigged and that the judges would lament their choice for the rest of their lives. 25. ~Melissa, This is very cute! While I love discussing and sharing all things food and travel with you all, I figured it might be fun to share a few facts about yours truly and let you all get to know me a bit better. 25 Things you probably don’t know about me in my youth. I don’t drink a ton of alcohol. Learn how your comment data is processed. It seems my penchant for an unusual life of juxtapositions carries on to this day. Fun fact: I originally wanted to do this as a video and even filmed it, but am too embarrassed to post it. I have three dogs! The embarrassment was just too much. I remember my dad saying, ” You DO know what that is actually for, right?”. Our dream is to win the lotto, buy a farm, and get all the dogs and love on and take care of them. 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