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20 Questions

Jul 31, 2015

A few years ago my friend Cassie at High Sugarplum had me play a fun game of 20 questions.  She asked a few different bloggers to answer a series of questions she compiled.  I thought it would be fun to share my answers, I updated a few answers because things have changed a bit in 2 years.  A new baby, new TV shows, and new likes.

Happy Friday!

What is your road trip essential snack?
This is a tough one but I am usually one for salty treats on a road
trip- I love Cheese-its, Pringles (the jalapeno kind is my fav), Cheetos, and
Gold fish.  My newest obsession is Voodoo Potato chips, they are so good.  Also it is probably considered more of a meal than a snack
but I almost always hit up Chick-Fil-A on my road trips. I love me a
fried chicken sandwich.

You’ve been handed two free round-trip tickets…who are you taking and where are you going?
Napa and taking the Hubs because duh, I want to go drink delicious wine
all week. I am seriously dying to get out to Napa and do a vineyard
tour one day.  I would actually love for my entire family to join.  My mom, dad, brother and sister and law,  and sister and brother in law- the whole crew, minus our babies.

What was your high school jam?
Dave Matthews Band Crash Into Me, kind of makes me cringe now because my high school boyfriend and I listened to it all the time.  We loved Dave Matthews in High School.  I remember going to so many of his concerts.

Would you rather have a perfect bum, or a flawless face?
Flawless face because you can always exercise and work on your bum but there ain’t much help for your face besides plastic surgery.  Plus I feel like everyone notices your face before your body.


What shows are you ashamed to admit are on your DVR?
Wow my list is pretty long: Basically anything on Bravo.  I am addicted to any season of the Bachelorette, Bachelor or Bachelor in Paradise.  I also love Don’t Be Tardy, and all of the Housewives.  Pretty much any reality TV show that you wonder who watches it, I do.  I do draw the line with the Kardashians I just can’t watch it anymore.

What’s your ringtone?
So lame but it is the standard ring tone my phone came with. I used to have Justin Timberlake’s Sexy Back a few years ago when I worked and my boss asked me to take it off (no idea why, Sexy Back is so professional, right?) anyways after that I never changed it. When Matt calls it does play “I love it when you call me Big Poppa.”


How old were you when you had your first kiss? Was it meh or toe-curling?
Hmm I think I was probably 12-13, and it was the Summer before 8th grade. Totally meh.

Do you have any siblings, and if so, where are you in the birth order?
Yes a brother and a sister. I am first born, then my sister is two
years younger than me and my brother is the baby and 5 years younger
than me.

What physical quirk were you born with?
One eye with blond eye lashes and one eye with black eyelashes. I always have to have mascara on!

What was your first car, and did you name it?
I had a bright red Buick Skylark, such a classy little car.   It was
stick shift, which I am still super proud I knew how to drive.  Her name
was Sally The Skylark.


 What would you request for your last supper?
Probably Mexican food and a whole platter of it. I am talking cheese
dip, salsa, guacamole, tacos, enchiladas, and nachos- the works!

Have you ever been hospitalized, and if so, what for?
Only when I had Sterling and Frances Moon.  Which is a good thing because I get serious anxiety around hospitals. When my mom had shoulder surgery and I went to the hospital to visit I had to fight back tears, like I lose it in hospitals.  

This is me right before I delivered Frances- still smiling so you can tell the bad contractions had not set in:)

How tall are you? Do you wish you were taller, shorter…or are you just right?
5’9. Growing up I always wished I was shorter because I towered over
all the boys.   I felt like they always asked the shorter girls out
because who wants to date a giant??  Now I would not change a thing, I
love my height and being tall. Also glad both Sterling and Frances will be tall- they are both in the 95 percentile for height.

Do you prefer to DIY or hire it out?
Hire it out for sure. Although many times I attempt to do it myself to
save money but if I had unlimited resources I would most definitely hire
everything out!


What do you eat for breakfast?
 Currently I am addicted to avocado toast (like everyone else right??). I usually have that with half a grapefruit and maybe a few pieces of bacon.  Otherwise its Greek yogurt.



What would you do for a living if you didn’t need money?
I would really love to be a personal shopper or stylist- a la Rachel Zoe.  Total dream job.


Finish this sentence: Every room needs….
A tv- just kidding but not really. But in all honesty I like a mirror in every room, I feel like it really opens up the space!

How frequently do you wash your hair? Do you have any hair secrets or tricks?
About 2-3 times a week. I try to wash it every other day but if I can
stretch longer I do. Wish I had some good tricks but I am clueless when
it comes to hair. Two products I do love and swear by are the Living Proof Shampoo and Conditioner and Oribe Texturizing Spray.  I use the texturizing spray like a dry shampoo and use it on days my hair is greasy.  It smells amazing.  I also swear by the Wet brush, if you don’t have one you need one.

Will you leave the house without makeup?
Nope. I hate going anywhere without make-up on. Matt always
makes fun of me and says he can tell when I am really sick
because those are the only days I don’t put make-up on. Even right
after I had Sterling and Frances Moon I showered and put on make-up.  I
have make-up issues obviously. A lot of it relates to question number 9
and my serious under eye circles. I will say the older I have gotten I don’t wear as much make-up. Give me mascara, concealer and bronzer and I am happy- well and maybe a touch of color for my lips:)

You just unloaded your Halloween haul…what candy do you go for first?
Reeses Cups, Then Kit Kats



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  1. Leslie says:

    So fun! Also, I was just talking to the husband the other day about the DMB. That was all anyone in my hs listened to!

  2. Candice H. says:

    OMG HAHAH. I just went to DMB last weekend – still LOVE it.

  3. Carli says:

    hahaha…. the ringtone for when Matt calls…… love it šŸ™‚

  4. Ah, I remember this series!! I used it when I went on vacation…might need to revamp it with new questions! Loved all your answers…it just reiterated why I like you so much! Xoxox

  5. I think I might steal this!! Need an easy post for today after a LOOOONG weekend!

  6. mandy bokan says:

    If you love the bachelor/bachelorette you have to watch unreal on lifetime! It's addicting!