Well I'm officially 30 so I decided to post 30 random things about me!
1: I’m an Arizona native! I was born, grew up in Mesa, & live about 15 minutes from my childhood home.
2: I played soccer and hockey on different travel teams and ended up playing soccer for my high school until junior year.
3: I’ve been playing piano since I was 7, I stopped taking lessons when I was 15. I am still playing with our band at church.
4: My favorite teacher was my Spanish teacher Sra. Clarkson. My junior year of high school we took a spring break trip to Mexico City and traveled to Spain my senior year. My parents let me do some cool stuff when I was only 17/18 years old.
5: My junior year of college I did a study abroad program in Costa Rica. I ended up staying for an extra week with family I met for the first time & had so much fun!
6: I graduated college in 3 1/2 years because I wanted to get done as fast as I could.
7: I originally thought I was going to be an elementary school teacher so my bachelors is in elementary ed. I was very very wrong....older kids are my calling for sure!
8: I actually have a minor in Spanish and use it daily in my classroom! I have beginning ELD students meaning most are monolingual so I do a lot of clarifying in Spanish.
9: I bought my house when I was 22!
10: I completed my masters in 2014 and have debated going back for more, life long learner over here!
11: I started my Instagram for fun and have made so many awesome connections through it. Grateful for the little community I have on it
12: I met Nick the summer after we graduated high school. We both were dating other people at the time actually! We hung out on and off with our group of friends for the next two years.
13: We’ve been together since 2010. We started “officially” dating Sept. 16, got engaged Oct 10 2014, married Oct 10, 2015, and had baby girl Oct 8, 2018
14: I’ve been teaching at the same school for 8 years. I actually did my student teaching here as well!
15: I have a guinea pig as a class pet (Bear) and my kids love taking care of her. Speaking of we thought she was a he and ended up with babies last year, oops!
16: I love Diet Coke and iced coffee and drink it daily, oops!
17: I’m a sticker lover, I have them in my freezer, water bottle, planner, everything.
18: I always carry water with me, I have way too many hydro flasks, you could say I have a slight obsession
19: As I’ve gotten older my friend circle has gotten smaller and I love it. The friends I’ve kept and added are truly people I want to surround myself with.
20: I think Dark chocolate is way better than milk chocolate
21: I prefer cheesecake over regular cake, Costco has the best plain one!
22: My favorite flower is the sunflower, it’s what we used in our wedding too.
23: I’m a sale shopping queen, clearance racks call to me when I walk into a store
24: I love doing DIY projects, my husband will be the first to tell you at any point you can find glitter in our house
25: I love shoes and have way too many. Vans and Nikes are definitely my go-to shoes
26: I love Harry Potter, and have since I was a teen. I can’t even count how many times I’ve read the books and watch the movies.
27: I am an Office addict- if you ask any of my friends it’s our background noise. Stevie even knows the theme song!
28: I’m a huge Diamondbacks fan, I love going to baseball games especially for having an excuse to eat for hours
29: No matter how old I get Spongebob and Futurama will forever be my favorite animated shows
30: I don’t feel any different now that I’m 30, I’m interested to see if that changes though!!