about me

100 Random Get-to-Know-Me Questions

  1. Are you named after anyone? Yes, Krystle Carrington from Dynasty.
  2. What would your parents have named you if you were the opposite gender? That’s a good question… I should ask!
  3. When was the last time you cried? A few days ago.
  4. Do you have kids? If no, how many do you want? 4 – one biological, three step
  5. If you were another person, would you be a friend of yourself? Duh!
  6. Do you use sarcasm a lot? Me? No! (sarcasm)
  7. What’s the first thing you notice about people? Their eyes, and smile.
  8. What is your eye color? Blue!
  9. Scary movie or happy endings? Happy endings. I really dislike scary (horror) movies. I don’t mind suspense or action, but horror movies, no way.
  10. Favorite smells? Ohhh, fall weather, harvesty scents. Fresh cut grass and freshly cut hay.
  11. What’s the furthest you’ve ever been from home? Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  12. Do you have any special talents? Ummm… not that I can think of?
  13. Where were you born? Red Wing, MN
  14. What language, besides your native language, would you like to be fluent in? Good question…
  15. What are your hobbies? I love to write, but don’t do it nearly enough. I need to find more hobbies to be honest.
  16. Do you have any pets? Lucy, our German Shepherd.
  17. Do you have any siblings? Nopers!
  18. What did you want to be when you grew up? I always wanted to be a teacher or a nurse… I am neither, unfortunately.
  19. Who was your first best friend? My first best friend was my friend Andrea, we’re still friends today!
  20. How tall are you? 5’9″
  21. What is the least favorite thing about yourself? I let my anxiety and overthinking control too much of myself.
  22. What is hard about being a parent? Discipline. 1000000%.
  23. How many countries have you visited? Just 2.
  24. What was your favorite/worst subject in High School? Favorite? Ehhhh. Worst? All of them. LOL
  25. What is your Favorite drink? Mountain Dew or Vodka Seven’s w/ Grenadine
  26. Favorite Animal? Goats… baby goats and fainting goats!!!
  27. Favorite Perfume? I don’t really have a favorite at the moment.
  28. What would you (or have you) name your children? Ella Catherine
  29. What Sports do you play/Have you played? I played hockey in high school.
  30. Who are some of your favorite fashion brands? I don’t really have any favorites to be honest. I know, boring.
  31. Favorite memory from childhood? Riding in the tractor with my dad… our road trips to Colorado and out west.
  32. How would you describe your fashion sense? Simple, but sometimes trendy, sophisticated. It really depends on my mood.
  33. What phone do you have? (iOS v Android?) iPhone all the way!
  34. Tell us one of your bad habits! Checking Snapchat and Tik Tok too much.
  35. Have you forgiven yourself for past personal failures? Why or why not? Yes. None of us are perfect and we have to give ourselves graces for the times that we struggle.
  36. Have you ever visited a country outside your continent? No
  37. Have you ever won a trophy or an award? What was it for? I don’t think so.
  38. Have you read any of the Harry Potter, Hunger Games or Twilight series? Which one is your favorite? I have not.
  39. What is under your bed? A bunch of shit!
  40. What is one guilty pleasure you enjoy too much to give up? Mountain Dew… UGHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!
  41. What is something you are gifted at? I have a good intuition… my gut is usually almost always right. I have ESP too.
  42. What is the first movie you remember seeing? In the movie theater? Jurassic Park, and it was a terrible horrible no good experience, lol!
  43. What do you like about your home? I don’t! Right now we live in an apartment that’s far too small with zero storage and we’re bursting at the seams.
  44. What do you love about living in your neighborhood? We’re out in the country, but I love exactly where we live because it’s close to my parents and Ella has a friend right next door.
  45. If you could change something about your home, without worry about expense or mess, what would you do? We can’t do much since we’re renting.
  46. What time do you usually get up in the morning? My alarm is set for 5:10am. I usually get up anytime between 5:10 and 5:30.
  47. What time is your usual bed time? I try to be in bed asleep by 10:30 at the latest. Sometimes earlier, sometimes a little later.
  48. 3 things that upset you? #1 – people not speaking the truth / beating around the bush. #2 – rudeness. #3 – sudden change in character without any explanation.
  49. 3 things that make you happy? Inspirational things, happy kids, a clean car!
  50. How is your relationship with parents? Great!
  51. What’s on your mind? A lot of things to be honest.
  52. What’s your talent? My gut, intuition… reading people.
  53. One word that describes you? Loyal. Fierce. Dedicated. Sorry, that was more than one.
  54. What’s your favorite quotes? “If you always do what you’ve always done, you will always get what you’ve always got.”
  55. Are you an extrovert or introvert? Introverted Extrovert… does that make sense? I have moments where I can be both. I like my downtime and I like my time with people, too!
  56. Are you left or right handed? Right
  57. Do you consider yourself a good cook? Not really, no.
  58. If money were no object what would you get for your next birthday? A new house!
  59. If you could live anywhere in the world where would it be? Honestly, I love where I live now.
  60. What’s your favorite thing to have for breakfast? I love any and all breakfast food!
  61. What’s your favorite gadget? Probably my iPhone or iPad Pro.
  62. What’s your longest relationship so far? My husband! Married almost 8 years, together almost 10 years.
  63. What is your biggest accomplishment? My marriage and my kids.
  64. What is your biggest fear? Something happening to my husband or my kids.
  65. What is your biggest regret? Letting my anxiety control me.
  66. What is the most important thing in your life? Umm. My daughter.
  67. Who is your favorite musician? I don’t know that I have a favvvvvvvorite.
  68. What has required the most courage of you in your life so far? Having to stand up for what I believe in a situation where I was being greatly opposed.
  69. Beach or mountains? I’m cheating but both. Both have their time and place.
  70. What is your favorite food? Mexican, Pasta… yummm.
  71. What is your favorite fairytale? Good question… I’m so boring.
  72. What is your favorite ice-cream flavor? Half Baked or anything peanut butter cup.
  73. What is your favorite bible verse? I don’t know?
  74. Where’s your favorite place to take an out-of-town guest? Any of the small towns just south of us, along the river.
  75. What was your favorite TV show when you were a child? Arthur, Where in the world is Carmen San Diego, Mr. Rodger’s Neighborhood, Reading Rainbow.
  76. Are you more likely to avoid conflict or engage it head-on? Depends on the situation.
  77. Are you a fan of any sports team? Green Bay Packers
  78. What is good about how you are living your life right now? I don’t know honestly… right now, things are a bit up in the air.
  79. If you could eliminate one weakness or limitation in your life, what would it be? Fear of not speaking my truth. Holding back out of fear of disappointing someone.
  80. Who has left the most impact on your life? Ummm…
  81. What’s the weirdest thing you’ve seen in your life? I’m not sure…
  82. Who is the best teacher you’ve ever had? I loved Mrs. Helmer in high school… one of a kind.
  83. Who is the biggest pack rat you know? My grandpa!
  84. Who is the first person you call when something exciting happens? My husband!
  85. Who is the first person you call when something horrible happens? My husband!
  86. Who is the worst boss you’ve ever had? A recent boss. UGH, such a downer and out to get me most of the time.
  87. Do you save old greeting cards and letters? Throw them away? Some, however, where they all are is to be determined.
  88. Do you sleep with the lights on or off? Off
  89. Do you prefer Titanic or The Notebook? The Notebook
  90. Do you have a garden? No
  91. Do you have a hidden dream that you’ve never shared with anyone? Not really.
  92. Do you hold any convictions that you would be willing to die for? My baby
  93. Who sent the last text message you received? My daddio!
  94. Who was the last person you ate dinner with? My husband and daughter
  95. What is your most embarrassing moment? Flipping off a bunch of crotch rockets at the end of our driveway and having a picture of myself doing it in our mailbox the next summer.
  96. What is something that amazes you? How quickly my children are growing up before my eyes.
  97. What is at the top of your bucket list? A house.
  98. What scares you about aging? Honestly I think it’s just losing loved ones.
  99. Would you ever consider living abroad? I don’t think I could do it.
  100. What book are you reading at the moment? Me? Reading a book? Not right now!

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