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Getting to know you....

Here's a little quiz for everyone so that we can get to know each other better.  The more people that participate the more fun, so get typin' :)

1.  What part of VA do you live in?  How long have you lived there?

2.  How many kids do you have?  How many do you want?

3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living?

4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island?

5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear?

6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be?

7.  Ever met/known anyone famous? 

8.  Food you couldn't live without is......

9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is.....

10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is.....

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    1.  What part of VA do you live in?  How long have you lived there?  We live in Richmond and we've lived here for about a year and a half.

    2.  How many kids do you have?  How many do you want?  We have one little boy who is 8 months.  How many total is still up in the air.  3 maybe 4.....if I don't lose my mind with one :)

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living?  I stay at home and my husband is in commercial construction.

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island?  My ipod.

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear?  FP Jumperoo, DS is SO active that thing has been a lifesaver!!

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be?  A tie between Jamaica and Bora Bora

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous?  I used to work at a radio station in NC so I've met several musicians.

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is......  pasta!

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is.....  Vinny's Italian Grill

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is.....  Maymont Park

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  • 1.  What part of VA do you live in?  How long have you lived there? We live in Northern VA right outside of DC.

    2.  How many kids do you have?  How many do you want?This is our first child.  I would like 4 but we will see.

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living? I am an Assistant Property Manager and DH is an Electrical Foreman.

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island?  Music

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear? Nothing yet. 

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be? Somewhere tropical.

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous?  I've met Estell Getty and Ziggy Marley.

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is......Brownies

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is.....Sweetwater

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is.....

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    Here's a little quiz for everyone so that we can get to know each other better.  The more people that participate the more fun, so get typin' :)

    1.  What part of VA do you live in?  How long have you lived there?

    We live in the Washington DC area. We have lived here for 3 years and will be moving next year when my DH rotates with the Coast Guard.

    2.  How many kids do you have?  How many do you want?

    We have one little girl - 5 months. Ideally, we would like two children, but right now, we are just fine with the one.

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living?

    As mentioned earlier, DH is in the Coast Guard. I was working for a Fortune 500 REIT and resigned my position when Reagan was born.

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island?

    My own Wilson ball.

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear?

    Boppy

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be?

    Back to Hawaii

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous? 

    The former president

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is......

    Pizza

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is.....

    Coastal Flats

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is.....

    I don't know. We hardly go anywhere!

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  • 1.  What part of VA do you live in? Hampton Roads area

         How long have you lived there? grew up here

    2.  How many kids do you have? 0, expecting our first 

        How many do you want? 2-3

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living? I work for the local government. DH is a custom painter.

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island? chapstick

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear? not sure yet

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be? Santorini

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous? Lawrence Taylor

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is......not exactly a food but chocolate milk

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is.....Red Lobster

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is.....???

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  • 1.  What part of VA do you live in? Chesapeake  How long have you lived there? 2 years

    2.  How many kids do you have? 1 and one on the way  How many do you want? I think I have reached my gestational limit

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living? I work for the City Treasurer and Hubby is in Construction

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island? A Book!

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear? With DD it was the pack n play

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be? Phillipines

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous?  Nope

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is...... Pizza

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is..... Smokey Bones

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is..... Chesapeake City Park

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    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island?

    My own Wilson ball.

     Bwahahaha!  You slay me.

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  • Good idea!! 

    1.  What part of VA do you live in? Gloucester (about an hour south of Richmond), just north of Yorktown How long have you lived there? 2.5 years

    2.  How many kids do you have? One on the way  How many do you want? More :)

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living? DH is in the Coast Guard and I work in insurance

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island? someone else ;)

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear? ask me in a couple months

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be? right now, I wouldn't mind going back home

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous? Yup!

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is...... right now it's icecream and sour patch kids LOL

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is..... I don't think I have a favorite yet

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is..... not there yet

  • 1.  What part of VA do you live in?  How long have you lived there?

    Hampton, a

    2.  How many kids do you have?  How many do you want?

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living?

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island?

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear?

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be?

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous? 

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is......

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is.....

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is.....

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  • 1.  What part of VA do you live in?  How long have you lived there?

    Hampton, a

    2.  How many kids do you have?  How many do you want?

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living?

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island?

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear?

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be?

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous? 

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is......

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is.....

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is.....

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  • 1.  What part of VA do you live in?  How long have you lived there?

    Hampton, all my life

    2.  How many kids do you have?  How many do you want?

    pregnant with first now, want 2

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living?

    Me at a college, him at a credit union

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island?

    water

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear?

    TBD

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be?

    Hmmm, somewhere I've never been?  Antigua

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous? 

    Yes, some bands

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is......

    cheese

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is.....

    Plaza

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is.....

    TBD

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  • To OP: your son is too cute!  Love the hair. 

    Here's a little quiz for everyone so that we can get to know each other better.  The more people that participate the more fun, so get typin' :)

    1.  What part of VA do you live in?  How long have you lived there?

    Near Winchester (small town close to the WV border).  We've lived here about 3 years.

    2.  How many kids do you have?  How many do you want?

    I have one baby baking and would like to have 2 total.

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living?

    I'm a teaching assistant in a SpEd classroom at the moment and going back to school to get my teaching cert/licenssure in PreK-6.  Husband is a sales manager for a company that sells commerical rock products like asphalt and stuff for construction companies and government projects.  I joke that he's a rock star. ;)

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island?

    Chapstick. 

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear?

    I'm not sure yet but am definitely open for suggestions!

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be?

    Greece and/or Italy

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous? 

    No but I am hell bent on meeting Brett Michaels and pulling off his bandana next time he comes to our local bar!

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is......

    tacos lately!  i swear our son is coming out with a sombrero singing the Mexican hat dance.

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is.....

    We don't have a large selection 'round these parts so I am going to say a local sushi place.  They have lost a lot of money these past 7 months.

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is.....

    Not sure yet.  We'll probably take a lot of day trips to NoVa and D.C.

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  • 1.  What part of VA do you live in?  How long have you lived there? SW VA...New River Valley and I have lived here all my life...

    2.  How many kids do you have?  How many do you want? 1 daughter 3months old.  We might try for one more but that will be several years from now.

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living? I'm an insurance agent and my husband is an auctioneer (yes he talks fast.)

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island? Oh I don't know...my husband always says I would never make it when the question comes up!

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear? Right now we love our jumperoo, she is soo happy in it.  Most useful though would be the swing when all else fails she loves to swing!

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be? Right now I'd just love to go on vacation.  But I really want to go to South Africe and Australia to see the animals.

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous?  I was in the same shoe store as Matthew Mcconaughey once and didn't even know it until I heard someone else talking...I can be a little oblivious.

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is......Cheese...I love it all!

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is.....Cabo Fish Taco

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is.....I assume this means out to dinner - We go to our country club a lot b/c it is smoke free and if she cries it isn't a problem.  I also like strolling her around First & Main, a new shopping complex.

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    To OP: your son is too cute!  Love the hair. 

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous? 

    No but I am hell bent on meeting Brett Michaels and pulling off his bandana next time he comes to our local bar!

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is......

    tacos lately!  i swear our son is coming out with a sombrero singing the Mexican hat dance.

    Thanks!  And the answers to these two questions crack me up.... trust me from working around musicians, you will probably find a bald head under that bandana (a la Kenny Chesney and the cowboy hat).

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  • 1.  What part of VA do you live in? Burke (Springfield area)  How long have you lived there? since Aug but in Springfield for 20+years

    2.  How many kids do you have?1 son  How many do you want? I am pretty sure I am done @39 I am tired!

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living?Property Management for me and Retail floor sales for dh

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island?toothbrush or underwear

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear?bouncy chair

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be? some place tropical with pretty blue water

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous?  not really

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is......french fries or bread

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is..... Shiro

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is.....haven't found one yet...he liked Potomac mills looking at all the people....

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    1.  What part of VA do you live in?  How long have you lived there?

    We've lived in Northern Va - Loudon County...about 45 mins from DC for almost 2 years now.

    2.  How many kids do you have?  How many do you want?

     This will be our first...think I want 2, but DH wants 3 so we'll see what happens.

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living?

    We are both Electrical/Systems Engineers

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island?

    My running shoes

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear?

    Not sure yet...I am sure we'll figure it out in Novemeber!

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be?

    Australia or back to Aruba

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous? 

    Phil Vassar (Country Music singer :) 

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is......

    Pizza (though this seems to be changing weekly lately ;) 

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is.....

    Don Pablos 

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is.....

    Local Loudon County Wineries

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    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is.....

    Local Loudon County Wineries

    Start 'em early huh?  :)  I'm thinking you read that as SO instead of LO.....too funny!!!!

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  • 1.  What part of VA do you live in?  How long have you lived there?

     Near the Charlottesville Area, Greene County

    2.  How many kids do you have?  How many do you want?

    2 boys (9 and 2) and expecting a girl in August.  This may be the last-maybe one more, we shall see!

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living?

    I am a stay at home mommy, DH is a construction worker.

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island?

    computer with internet usage?

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear?

     Currently-the potty training stool!

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be?

    Not picky, a beautiful beach with warm waters! 

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous? 

    Yea, John Grisham, and Carter (the drummer for Dave Matthews band)

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is......

       Pasta-my lasagna!

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is.....

    Roadhouse or Cracker Barrel

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is.....

    parks or the zoo (a little bit of a drive though)!

  • 1. What part of VA do you live in? How long have you lived there?

    SwVa. Small town called Pearisburg. Its about 30mins from Blacksburg. I grew up in Narrows (15mins from Pearisburg) and have lived in Giles Co. my entire life. 

    2. How many kids do you have? How many do you want?

    We have 3. A 4yr old son and almost 3yr old twin daugthers (yup, identical) Oh and we want one more later on. We are both rather young. Im 25yrs old and he is 30. We have plenty of time.

    3. What do you/your spouse do for a living?

    I work at a Nursing Home as a dining server. Dh is a sahd and we are both going to start school in the fall.

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island?

    My laptop complete with wireless/satellite internet. :)

    5. What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear?

    Oh I would have to say my double stroller now. When they were younger? umm its hard to say..probably the swing they all 3 loved the swing.

    6. If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be?

    Disney World with the kids once they are around 7-8rys old. I cant wait to take them! But any vacation would be nice now. I wouldnt mind going to Myrtle Beach again or a cruise with all my family...or a nice trip to Ireland with dh. My MIL and I both want to go to Australia so that would be fun. Then there is part of me that wants to go to Alaska to see polar bears and whales in real live. Oh, and I would love a week long trip to Savannah Ga. with just me myself and I.  My uncle has lived there for 13yrs and I have been almost every year since he moved there.  Its a beautiful city with a ton of history.  I would love to just go and relax and tour it all over again.   

    7. Ever met/known anyone famous?

    Yeah, actuallyl I don now.  Hes not famous like an actor/singer/celebrity but there is a guy that lives at the my nursing home that was in both WW 1 and WW 2.  He has been on The History Channel a few times and is flow from Va to Alaska for some reason.  I have googled him and found out al sorts of cool stuff about him.  He is a true hero and at 94yrs old still a very nice and funny man. Other than him and the Govenor of Va several times oh and George Bush once nope.

    8. Food you couldn't live without is......

    Any sort of Dairy food. 

    9. Favorite restaurant in your area is.....

    Bull & Bones.  Dh took me there for the first time for Valentines Day this year.  It was really good and they have the best sweet potatoe cassarole.  :)  YUMMY!

     10. Favorite place to take LO in your area is.....

    Park.  They really just love to go to the park.  Last summer we did a park tour of 2008.  we went to as many parks/playgrounds as we could in one day.  (in our little county)  we started on one side of the county and went to all the parks, and then school playgrounds as well.  We stopped by home for lunch and naps.  It was a blast and I took pics of the kids at each park by the sign (if it had one)  They slept soooo good that night.  Im going to do it again this year and invite friends.  We probably wont do as many stops though. 

  • 1.  What part of VA do you live in?  How long have you lived there?
    I live in Norfolk - have now for almost 8 years. I'm originally from NYC.


    2.  How many kids do you have?  How many do you want?
    I am pregnant with my first child, but I have two step-children (and they're simply amazing!)


    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living?
    I'm in retail management and he works for Terminix.


    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island?
    lotion


    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be?
    I've always wanted to go to Egypt.


    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous?
    I've met and seen a bunch, but that's just being in NYC for so long. Nothing too memorable.


    8.  Food you couldn't live without is......
    Pasta!!!


    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is.....
    Bardo


    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is...
    Animal Jungle. They love the marmoset!

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    Here's a little quiz for everyone so that we can get to know each other better.  The more people that participate the more fun, so get typin' :)

    1.  What part of VA do you live in?  How long have you lived there? Prince William County. I've lived in the county for 3 years.

    2.  How many kids do you have?  How many do you want? This is our first and we'll have at least one more.

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living? I work for the feds and dh is a jail officer.

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island? my phone.

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear? the boppy

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be? anywhere warm with white sands

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous? nope

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is...... Italian Ice

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is..... i like them all!

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is..... everywhere!

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  • 1.  What part of VA do you live in?  How long have you lived there?  Northern Virginia.  Almost 10 years!!

    2.  How many kids do you have?  How many do you want? One child.  Originally, we both only wanted one, but now DH wants another, so I see some serious discussions coming soon.

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living? I used to teach HS science.  Now I'm a SAHM.  DH is a programmer.

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island? Books.  Totally impractical for survival, but if I'm truly stranded, I need something to keep me from getting bored.

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear?  I love our stroller.  We use it every day.  The Ergo baby carrier was very useful in the first 3 months though.

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be? I'd go back to St. Lucia, where we honeymooned.

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous? nope

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is......  pizza

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is..... I have a hyper toddler.  We don't go out to eat.  :)

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is.....  The National Zoo, or just a local playground

  • 1.  What part of VA do you live in?  How long have you lived there?  Currently live in Newport News but grew up in Yorktown

    2.  How many kids do you have?  How many do you want? One on the way; most likely only one but we'll see.

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living? I'm a project controller for a defense contractor and my hubby is a naval architect for the govt.

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island? chapstick

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear?  tbd

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be? Australia/New Zealand

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous? no

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is......  potatos or potato products (french fries)

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is.....Surfrider

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is.....will be Cape Hatteras

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    Here's a little quiz for everyone so that we can get to know each other better.  The more people that participate the more fun, so get typin' :)

    1.  What part of VA do you live in?  How long have you lived there?We live in the Hampton Roads area and I've been here for 11 years, DH has lived most of his life.

    2.  How many kids do you have?  How many do you want? 1, 3-5.

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living?Event planner,Grad student and groundskeeper.

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island?Hair tie/elastic.

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear? It's a tie between the pnp and exersaucer.

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be?Hawaii.

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous?  George Lucas.

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is......Milk or green veggies.

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is.....Max and Erma's!

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is.....Barnes and Noble-she loves books!

  • 1.  What part of VA do you live in? Mechanicsville (~10 min east of Richmond)  How long have you lived there? been around the Richmond area for 15 years (Highland Springs, then Mechanicsville)

    2.  How many kids do you have? 1 on the way  How many do you want? DH and I both agree to at least three, maybe more?

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living? We are both engineers, I'm at DuPont, he's at an architecture company

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island?husband

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear? none yet.

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be? maybe back to St. Lucia or somewhere in Europe.

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous?  Gene Simmons, Drew Lachey, musicians at concerts. etc.

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is......mashed potatoes

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is..... gah. lots... Comfort. Kubba Kubba, Kitchen 64, Mama Zu's, Sine's, Nacho Mama's

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is.....it will probably be Maymont

  • 1.  What part of VA do you live in?  How long have you lived there? Fredericksburg, lived here my childhood, moved back 4 years ago after college

    2.  How many kids do you have?  How many do you want? This will be my first, we want 2-3

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living? I am a second grade teacher, husband is a parole officer

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island? my camera

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear? I am not sure yet, can answer that in a couple months :)

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be? Ireland

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous?  Dane Cook

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is......  crab legs

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is..... Cheeseburger in Paradice

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is..... I can't wait to take them to the zoo!

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    1.  What part of VA do you live in?  How long have you lived there?

    Chesapeake 8 months from Norfolk all my life

    2.  How many kids do you have? 0 this is our first How many do you want? more

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island? MY phone so i can leave when im ready!

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear? Dont know yet

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be? Jamacia

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous?  yep

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is...... Seafood and pasta! yummy

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is..... PF Changs

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is..... dont know yet!

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    1.  What part of VA do you live in?  How long have you lived there? Arlington, a year but 8 years in NOVA

    2.  How many kids do you have? O so far.. How many do you want? Would like 4 but fear i am too old

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living? I am a Director of Operations for a non profit military org and he is an Underwriter for PNC

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island? Hubby

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear? N/A

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be? South Carolina

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous?  Jerome Bettis

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is......steak

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is.....Cafe Asia

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is..... N/A

  • 4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island?

    computer with internet usage?

    AMS 927, that is hilarious!

  • 1. What part of VA do you live in? How long have you lived there? I live in Ladysmith... and I have lived all over Va but mostly in Fredericskburg.

    2. How many kids do you have? How many do you want? I have one DD and I am good with that!

     3. What do you/your spouse do for a living? My DH works in DC for the USMC (Contractor ) I work in Stafford for the Navy (contractor)

     4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island? DH... he would know how to get us off of it haha.

    5. What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear? The baby!

     6. If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be? Italy

     7. Ever met/known anyone famous? No not at all.

    8. Food you couldn't live without is...... Peanutbutter

    9. Favorite restaurant in your area is..... Bone Fish

    10. Favorite place to take LO in your area is..... To the farmers market in downtown Fredericksburg.

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    Here's a little quiz for everyone so that we can get to know each other better.  The more people that participate the more fun, so get typin' :)

    1.  What part of VA do you live in?  How long have you lived there?

    in C'Ville, for 1.5 years.

    2.  How many kids do you have?  How many do you want?

    have - 1. want - 3 or 4.

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living?

    DH is in law school, i'm a SAHM.

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island?

    assuming food and water are available? sunscreen would be good.

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear?

    my sling.

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be?

    italy.

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous? 

    i was friends with a player on the Seattle Seahawks and his family. a friend from college plays on the KC Chiefs. i met Michael W. Smith before too, and Michael Chang. my old tennis coach played on the pro tour.

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is......

    bread. and ice cream :)

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is.....

    Arch's. :)

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is.....

    we don't really go too many places yet, but we're looking forward to parks this next summer.

  • 1.  What part of VA do you live in?  How long have you lived there?

    Newport News, have been here 3.5 years...originally from Washington (the state)

    2.  How many kids do you have?  How many do you want?

    first one is on the way...maybe two?  depends on if the hubby can handle my mood swings for another pregnancy lol:) 

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living?

    i am a program analyst at NASA and he is in the military until August 2010...

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island?

    SPF:)

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear?

    TBD...

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be?

    Europe:)

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous? 

    i saw Hulk Hogan at the Airport...

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is......

    Mashed Potatoes:)

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is.....

    Panera lately

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is.....

    anywhere my belly goes right now:)

  • 1. What part of VA do you live in? How long have you lived there? Buena Vista.  About 7 miles east of Lexington and 50 miles north of Roanoke.  I've been here all of my life.

    2. How many kids do you have? How many do you want? We are expecting our first in June.  We will probably have 2 or 3

     3. What do you/your spouse do for a living? I am a registered nurse and my husband works at a local plant.

     4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island? water

    5. What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear? Don't know yet

     6. If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be? Another cruise

     7. Ever met/known anyone famous? nope

    8. Food you couldn't live without is..... popsicles

    9. Favorite restaurant in your area is..... Naples Pizza

    10. Favorite place to take LO in your area is..... it will probably be this cute little park right down the street from our house

  • Here's a little quiz for everyone so that we can get to know each other better.  The more people that participate the more fun, so get typin' :)

    1.  What part of VA do you live in?  How long have you lived there?

    We live in NOVA, Gainesville

    2.  How many kids do you have?  How many do you want?

    No yet, TTC through Shady Grove Fertility. We want two. 

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living?

    I work for a customer research company, and my husband works for World Bank. 

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island?

    My husband, dog, and computer.

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear?

    Excited about picking it all out, we look often.

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be?

    Somewhere warm, and relaxing. 

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous? 

    Yes when I was little. 

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is......

    Burritos

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is.....

    Qdoba

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is.....

    No where yet but 2010 is def our year, we feel it!

    .:Sarah:.
    Manassas, VA
    Married 2/5/2005
    TTC #1
    DH SA-Normal
    HSG-Clear/All other bw-Good
    Currently on 100mg of Clomid days 5-9/Metformin 1500mg
    Our TTC Blog
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  • 1. What part of VA do you live in? How long have you lived there?

      > Virginia Beach

    > I've lived in the Norfolk/VB area since 1998 

     

    2. How many kids do you have? How many do you want?

    > I have one a-brewing in my belly right now (our first)

    > We'd like at least 2.  Maybe 3 or 4 at the most. 

     

     3. What do you/your spouse do for a living?

    > I am a student at ODU, but I'm on hiatus until after Isa's birth

    > My husband is the US Navy

     

     4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island?

    > My husband! 

     

    5. What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear?

    > I don't know yet... 

     

     6. If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be?

    > Italy!

     

     7. Ever met/known anyone famous

    > Pat and Scott from Weezer, if that counts

     

    8. Food you couldn't live without is......

    > A fresh, juicy nectarine 

     

    9. Favorite restaurant in your area is..... 

    > I don't have one.  We usually do our own cooking or munch on whatever is ready to eat 

     

    10. Favorite place to take LO in your area is.....

    > Don't have one!

  • 1.  What part of VA do you live in?  How long have you lived there?
    Hampton/Langley AFB. Moved here in June of 09.

    2.  How many kids do you have?  How many do you want?
    One little girl! We plan to have one or two more.

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living?
    I'm a SAHM but DH is in the Air Force.

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island?
    Matches. =)

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear?
    The Bumbo right now. We use it to take DD out to eat since she likes to look around and can't sit up in a high chair.

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be?
    Home to Atlanta.

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous? 
    Nope.

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is......
    Bread. & Cake!

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is.....
    I just tried Cheddars. We didn't have that around where I lived and it's pretty good!

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is.....
    The Virginia Living Museum. I know she doesn't understand any of it but she loved the animals and fish!

  • 1.  What part of VA do you live in?  How long have you lived there? We live in Glen Allen, (richmond area) and have been here for 3+ years. Before that, Mechanicsville for 20+ years

    2.  How many kids do you have?  How many do you want? We have one, and one on the way.  We are hoping for 4 total.

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living? I'm a special education teacher, DH is a manager for Ukrop's (recently Martin's)

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island? a back scratcher

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear? the carseat

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be? Greece

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous? nope

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is...... pasta

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is..... El Azteca (A mexican restaurant in Ashland, VA)

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is..... Maymont or Richmond Metro Zoo

  • I'll play even though I don't live in VA anymore. 

    1.  What part of VA do you live in?  How long have you lived there?Roanoke - lived there 19 years

    2.  How many kids do you have?  How many do you want?One DD - maybe more......we'll see

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living?I am an Accountant for a credit union and DH is an Electrical Engineer

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island?My computer!

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear?the swing.......what a lifesaver!

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be?back to the carribean for a cruise!

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous?  well......a girl I went to high school with has been on a few shows (criminal minds, hannah montana, 2 1/2 men)

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is......coffee!

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is.....I have 3 that top the list: Ragazzi's, Macado's and K&W

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is.....home to my parents house!

    Me: 32 DH: 38 || Married 9.2008 || DD born 12.2009 || DD born 10.2012 || DD #3 due 4.2018

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  • 1.  What part of VA do you live in?  How long have you lived there?

    Portsmouth, 7 months. Originally from Hampton

    2.  How many kids do you have?  How many do you want?

    Have one daughter (6) and one on the way. My husband wants 6 total, I will take one more.

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living?

    I am an MA at the Naval Hospital and my husband is a Navy Corpsman at the Naval Hospital.

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island?

    Good book

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear?

    Baby sling

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be?

    Jamaica

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous?

    No, but I am still young. 

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is......

    cheesecake

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is.....

    Ruby Tuesdays or Cheddars

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is.....

    Mount Trashmore...Let them run~!!!!!

  • where is ur hubby stationed? We are at NMCP
  • 1.  What part of VA do you live in?  How long have you lived there?

    We live in the Hampton Roads area, I was born and raised here, 25 years and counting!!

    2.  How many kids do you have?  How many do you want?

    1 little princess that was born on 1/14/10, we hope to have 4

    3.  What do you/your spouse do for a living?

    I work at a fitness facility as a receptionist, my DH is looking for work right now after being laid off last year.

    4. What one item would be a MUST if you were stranded on an island?

    Food!!

    5.  What's your favorite/most useful piece of baby gear?

    My Fisher Price "My Little Lamb Cradle n' Swing", my daughter LOVES it!!

    6.  If you could go anywhere on vacation where would it be?

    We went to the St. Petersburg area of FL last spring and LOVED it, I wouldn't mind going back :)

    7.  Ever met/known anyone famous? 

    Yes....lemme see, Ty Herndon, Aaron Lines, MC Hammer, Paul Brandt, Relient K, and others....

    8.  Food you couldn't live without is......

    I love pasta, yum!!!

    9.  Favorite restaurant in your area is.....

    Hmmm, I love Red Lobster, Bubba's, and Mona Lisa's Pizza.

    10.  Favorite place to take LO in your area is.....

    Well she's kinda young, so we haven't really taken her too many places yet.

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