I saw Lauren of Lot 48 answer these questions last week and decided to follow suit this week!
What’s your favorite candle scent?
I love woody scents or clean scents. The woodsy cozy autumnal scents or the fresh lemon and eucalyptus scents.
What female celebrity do you wish you were related to?
Julie Andrews. I’ve loved her since I was a young girl and think she is just incredible! Or Dame Maggie Smith; she’s amazing too!
What male celebrity do you wish was your brother?
My brother is hilarious and so kind, so I’d want someone similar. Maybe ???
What’s your favorite thing about marriage?
The partnership I have in everything, and getting to fall asleep next to and wake up with my best friend every day.
What’s one thing you own that you should probably get rid of, but just can’t?
Honestly, I’ve moved enough that I’ve gotten rid of more than I’ve kept.
Can you do a split?
I used to be able to, but can’t anymore.
How old were you when you learned how to ride a bike?
Without training wheels I think I was around five?
How many oceans have you swam in?
Fully swam in just one, the Atlantic. But I’ve waded in the Pacific and the Adriatic Sea.
How many countries have you been to?
The United States, Canada, Germany, and Italy, so four.
Is anyone in your family in the army?
My grandfather and two cousins were.
What was your favorite TV show when you were a child?
In kindergarten I loved Gumby. I also loved Boy Meets World, Sabrina and anything Mary Kate & Ashley were in.
What did you dress up as on Halloween when you were eight?
I can’t remember! Either a nurse or a fifties girl in a poodle skirt.
Have you read any of the Harry Potter, Hunger Games or Twilight series?
Yes to Harry Potter – they’re a regular reread too! Yes to the Hunger Games, no to Twilight.
Would you rather have an American accent or a British accent?
As an American, definitely a British accent!
Have you ever taken karate lessons?
I have not.
Do you know who Kermit the frog is?
What’s the first amusement park you’ve been to?
Idlewild in Pennsylvania.
What language, besides your native language would you like to be fluent in?
Given the nature of our country and the global future, either Spanish or Mandarin.
Do you spell the color as grey or gray?
Do you know triplets?
I do not.
Do you prefer Titanic or The Notebook?
Have you ever had Indian food?
Yes! It’s delicious!
What’s the name of your favorite restaurant?
I don’t know that I have a favorite!
Have you ever been to Olive Garden?
What would your parents have named you if you were the opposite gender?
If you have a nickname, what is it?
Who’s your favorite person in the world?
My husband, William.
Would you rather live in a rural area or in the suburbs?
A rural suburb so I can have the best of both? It kind of describes where we live currently actually.
Can you whistle?
Do you sleep with a nightlight?
I do not.
Do you eat breakfast every morning?
I don’t, but I’m getting better at doing it!
How many times have you been to the hospital?
Have you ever seen Finding Nemo?
Where do you buy your jeans?
Loft or Gap.
What’s the last compliment you got?
That I make a good cheesecake.
Do you usually remember your dreams in the morning?
Sometimes I do; other mornings they fade quickly.
Favorite beverage that isn’t water?
How many pairs of shoes do you currently own?
Probably close to 20😳
How old were you when you found out that Santa wasn’t real?
Honestly don’t remember, third grade maybe?
What is one food that you used to hate but now you love?
There are many! Most recently it’s pickles; I used to hate them, but now I love them!
Heels or flats?
Flats or wedges, but not ballet flats.
What is a phrase or word you always say?
What is a song that you blast or belt out when you are alone?
Wide Open Spaces by the Dixie Chicks, She’s In Love With the Boy by Trisha Yearwood and American Honey by Lady Antebellum.
Do you sleep with your closet door open or closed?
Would you rather be attacked by a big bear or a swarm of bees?
Neither. But bees I guess?
What movie could you watch over and over again and still love?
There are many actually! Five are Mary Poppins, The Holiday, Sweet Home Alabama, Steel Magnolias and the original Disney Beauty and the Beast.