25 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Me

September 8, 2017

Here’s to a quarter of a century. My birthday is one of my favorite days of the year, its a time where I reflect back on the previous year and see how far I’ve grown. I have to say year 24 was the best one yet! I thought it might be fun to round up 25 facts that define me.



1. I am a true Virgo.
2. I always have to have my nails painted. I hate the look of unpainted nails and toenails.
3. I would choose appetizers over dessert any day.
4. I love cooking and baking, I am always trying new recipes.
5. I have a full blown obsession with Pinterest. I am on there everyday and have well over 10k pins.
6. I love board games, they are my guilty pleasure.
7. My favorite food is pizza, I could eat it everyday and never get sick of it.
8. I love plants, my favorite are fiddle leaf figs, but I do not have a green thumb. At all.
9. I don’t like my food touching on my plate. I like to eat everything separately and one at a time.
10. I strongly believe that a good candle can transform your whole house.
11. My two favorite smells in the world are the beach and lemon.
12. My favorite movie is A Cinderella Story.
13. I am a workaholic. I have a full time job, two part time jobs as well as my blog.
14. I am super competitive, I hate loosing.
15. My go-to coffee order is quad-venti caramel macchiato upside down. Hot or iced.
16. I love white marble. I dream of someday having an all white kitchen with white marble counters.
17. My favorite outfit is a great pair of denim and a navy and white striped top.
18. I have a weakness for gummy bears, the champagne ones are my favorite.
19. I am notorious for falling asleep every time I watch TV.
20. For the shows I have made it through, Gossip Girl, Fixer Upper, Royal Pains and Master of None have been my favorites.
21. I read a lot, I love beach reads and physiological thrillers. I am always on the hunt for my next great book.
22. I am always freezing cold. I carry a scarf or sweater in my bag wherever I go.
23. My go-to cocktail at a bar is gin & tonic with lime. Or a glass of champagne.
24. Lists are my favorite, I make lists for everything.
25. I am marrying the love of my life in a little over a year. And I am SO. EXCITED.


Do you relate to any of these fun facts? Do any of them surprise you?


Here are a few things that are on my birthday wishlist:


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  • Reply Hannah @ AndThenWeTried September 8, 2017 at 4:24 pm

    Here’s to gin and tonics and navy and white stripes! My go-tos as well. If you’re into candles, you should check out this great company we recently reviewed, Piece by Paz. They have some amazing scents! You can see the ones we tried out here:

  • Reply Kuleigh September 8, 2017 at 4:29 pm

    Recently into G&Ts a lot too! Cheers to year 25!

  • Reply Annaliese September 8, 2017 at 6:16 pm

    Gossip Girl is a great show!! I am a Virgo as well- happy September birthday girl!

    xoxo A

  • Reply Bella B September 8, 2017 at 7:24 pm

    Girl I feel ya!!! I am always super cold!!

  • Reply Casey September 8, 2017 at 8:01 pm

    Happy birthday! I love to cook and bake too!

  • Reply McKenna Bleu September 8, 2017 at 9:04 pm

    I looooove pizza too! It’s the best! Great post!

  • Reply Melissa September 8, 2017 at 11:09 pm

    I love reading about what other people like! I’m obsessed with Pinterest too, it’s just the best.

  • Reply Kayla September 9, 2017 at 12:55 am

    Hahaha I hate when my food touches too! In the last year and a half I’ve really become obsessed with keeping my nails painted. I have a huge Essie collection now!

  • Reply Christina @ Hugs and Lattes September 9, 2017 at 2:47 pm

    YAY on getting married soon! Marriage is the best! <3 I love a good book, too. My current book is "On Beauty" by Zadie Smith.

  • Reply Alix Maza September 9, 2017 at 6:26 pm

    An all marble kitchen would be absolutely gorgeous! And girl you are a workaholic!

  • Reply Anna September 9, 2017 at 9:10 pm

    Happy birthday! I would also love a white marble kitchen!

  • Reply Kristin Cook September 9, 2017 at 10:58 pm

    If it’s later in the evening, I often fall asleep while watching tv too. My husband doesn’t get home from work until around 10pm, so if I try to stay up, eat dinner, and watch tv with him, I usually end up a goner on the couch. lol

  • Reply Maegan Clark September 11, 2017 at 2:24 am

    Ohhh! I need to follow you on Pinterest then if you love to cook! I bet you’ve found some great stuff!

  • Reply Brittany from Boston September 15, 2017 at 5:35 pm

    You’re such a quirky girl 😉 Love you to bits, sis! Happy birthday!

  • Reply Granny September 16, 2017 at 3:37 pm

    As your grandmother, I am also a Virgo and love many of the same things you do. I especially love you, fave. Just checking out your blog. Kisses

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