My Family Is Crazy. Have You Ever Tried To Do A Cinnamon Shot?

I’ve always known that my family was a little insane. Whenever we get together it’s just mayhem. People are screaming at one another about religion or politics, drinking until they can’t stand anymore or doing off-the-wall dares that only college fraternity hazing parties know about.

Yesterday, during our Mother’s Day celebration, my cousin Erica said she saw a few YouTube videos where kids try to down a shot of cinnamon. WHY cinnamon? Because your body basically immediately rejects it. It is too dry and burns if you try to swallow it in large quantities. What does my family do after hearing this? They run to the kitchen to try it out! Oh my word. And those of us who were too scared to give it a go surrounded them and cheered the whole thing on! LOL! If you think my Queens accent is bad – wait until you hear the rest of the females in that basement.

Bill ACTUALLY DID IT! I couldn’t believe it.

Oh – and don’t miss out on the ‘Spartacus’ reference towards the end. There wasn’t a person in that room that isn’t obsessed with that Stars series!!

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  1. Lisa wrote:

    That was too funny. My husband and I were just talking about this yesterday! So odd.

    Posted 5.10.10
  2. Mary wrote:

    Omg!!! I love it. This is every dinner at my house.Loud and trying to dare peope to do random crap. Next time have them try Korean Hotsauce or Jamician hot sauce and keep that down. I thought my Queens accent was bad. This reassured me that western queens has a heavier accent than eastern queens.

    Posted 5.10.10
  3. That is AWESOME!!! Okay I love you and your family! You all rock!

    Posted 5.11.10
  4. Vera wrote:

    LOL! Thanks Janice. Now take all your make up off and start shooting!! 🙂

    Posted 5.11.10
    • Anonymous wrote:

      You re an idiot !! Kids are dying from doing this !! It’s not funny when you accidentally inhale it into your lungs and choke to death !!

      Posted 2.9.12

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