100 Things About Me
*More Than You Ever Cared to Know*
1.My first name is Lesli
2.My middle name is Alison
3.My mom named me after a book she was reading…
4.And a soap opera she used to watch.
5.That explains a lot about how I turned out!!
6.I was born on October 13
7.I got married on Friday, December 13
8. When we were building our house, I chose our lot based on its future address…613 ________okay I better leave the street name blank!
9.Yes, 13 is my favorite number! (followed by 17)
10.My birthday is in October which makes me a Libra
11.I am Gemini rising
12.I am of French and Irish descent with some Dutch and Swedish as well
13.I have lived in the Midwest all my life
14.In the states of Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin (and in that order)
15.I was born in Des Moines
16.My favorite colors are lavender, light yellow and pink
17.I love all animals, but especially Pugs and Siamese cats
18.I dropped out of design school
19.I am going back to design school
22.I broke my leg when I was 4.
23. I had major surgery in 2003.
24.I have a younger brother.
25.And a sister who died as a baby.
26.My dad died in 2002 of a stroke
27.He was a smoker
28.I am very anti-smoking
29. Most of my former boyfriends smoked
30.My husband does not smoke.
31.Or really drink that much.
32.He grounds me.
33.My favorite flower is the Iris, the bearded kind that grows in gardens, not the ones in flower shops.
34.I worked at a flower shop for 10 years off & on, part-time & seasonally.
35.I know the names of most flowers.
36.I have taken several classes in Floral Design
37.My favorite food is the potato in all forms
38.Followed by cheese
39.I HATE goat cheese.
40.I work as a receptionist at a bath & body company
41.I love candles and bubble bath
42.I love fruity scents, vanilla and chocolate
43.My husband and I eat out more than we eat at home!
44.My favorite restaurant is Joe’s Garage.
45.I love eating at Chipotle, but only do it about once a month…
46.Or I would weigh 200 pounds.
47.As it is, I always want to lose 5 pounds.
48.I wear a size 6
49.I work out (almost) every day.
50.I own about 40 designer handbags.
51.Shopping is my favorite hobby.
52.I have been a vegetarian since I was 6.
53.My favorite season is fall.
54.I love rainy days.
56.I like the beach.
57.I love yellow cars.
58.I love eating outdoors.
59.I make a lot of lists.
60.I won the school spelling bee in 8th grade.
61.I won fastest typist my junior year of high school.
62.I was in the Homecoming court in 2nd grade
63.I used to collect a lot of Hello Kitty.
64.And I admit to still liking Barbie dolls (fortunately I have nieces to shop for!)
65.My husband does most of the housework.
66.I have too many pets—my house is never clean enough.
67.I love Shabby Chic style and Rachel Ashwell is my idol.
68.I live in a townhouse
69.I live in a town in Wisconsin that is practically a suburb of Minneapolis-St. Paul.
70.I commute 40 minutes each way to my job.
71.I have a great memory for dates.
72.I was engaged 4 times.
73.I hate extreme heat combined with too much humidity—it makes me crabby and it does something to my hair.
74.Thus, I will never live in Florida.
75.But I do want to live in California.
78.I got married on Maui
80.I was barefoot
81.But my dress was elegant
82.And I wore a tiara
83.My wedding bouquet was white orchids & yellow plumeria
84.I got food poisoning two days before my wedding
85.I lost 5 pounds
86.I was still too sick to enjoy the fancy dinner at the country club after our wedding
87.I think I ate some bad bananas
88.I take pictures of something almost everyday.
89.I drink way too much coffee
90.I can drink coffee right up until the time I go to bed & it still doesn’t keep me up
91.My favorite wine is Riesling
92.My husband & I went to Napa Valley in 2000
93.I would like to live in San Francisco
95.I am more of a City girl, but I grew up on a farm
96.I had ponies named Snooky & Ajax
97.I miss my dad everyday
98.I think being positive in your life is the most important thing
99.And never take no for an answer…no is only the beginning—always room for negotiation
100.I am kinda spoiled!