Today marks the start of a week long series, Meet The Parkers! I am so excited to spend the week sharing with you the family that I love so much! I talk about them often here on the blog, and if you're following me on Instagram (@deborahzoe) you've probably seen one to many pictures of them as well! And in case you were wondering, a family in this case DOES consist of a dog and a cat:)) So in an effort to help you get to know all about them I decided to dedicate a week to all things Parker. First up: ME! Let me tell you, trying to write about yourself is no easy task! So I've enlisted the help of the hubster, Dave, to give me a quick interview and give you lovely readers a peek inside that red head of mine!
1. Hey babe! First up, where are you from?
Massachusetts born and raised! I love the ocean, the rocky cliffs of the New England coast and pretty much everything this area of the world has to offer! I went to school in the city (Northeastern) and live just 10 minutes away from downtown in the city-burbs. I love the hustle and bustle of the city and the (relative) peace and quite of our little neighborhood.
2. What meal was your mom's best?
OMG. Here chocolate chip cookies. For real. They are legendary amongst all my friends and family. I take my cookie making abilities very seriously and while they are not nearly as good as hers, I'd like to think mine are a notch above the rest;) Her cookies are so good I wrote a post about it here.
3. What three adjectives best describe you?
Relational, quirky and type A. I value deep, meaningful relationships, dance to my own beat and am very particular about my to do lists;)!
4. Ice cream or pastry?
Ice cream all the way! I could eat that stuff for breakfast, lunch and dinner. With breaks for ice cream snacks in between. Ben & Jerry's is considered single serve, right?!
5. What was your first car?
MAX!! As in Maxima:) Technically it wasn't mine but my Dad let me drive it to high school and part way through college. That car saw me through my first boyfriend, countless trips to school early in the morning, my summer jobs, and my freshman year in college. When it finally bit the dust I cried and cried.
6. Did you play a high school sport?
Ooh yeah! My freshman year of high school I thought I'd try out for the high school track sprint team. Did I mention I was also about 60 pounds over weight? When I eventually realized that WASN'T going to work out, I moved promptly to the weight team (ya know, the kids that throw shot put and discus). That coupled with a few years of field hockey, I lost that 60 pounds plus some and found some confidence I never knew. Being a part of a team was one of the best things that I experienced in high school. And it's given me a joy for running that is still a part of my life:)
7. If you could vacation anywhere, where would it be?
My amazing husband took me to Hawaii in 2010. It had ALWAYS been a dream of mine to go there and once we landed at the airport in Maui, I knew there was no going back. I was hooked. I can't wait for the day when we board a plane again and our destination reads: Kahului.
8. If you could speak for 10 minutes at a high school what would you speak about?
Gooood questions hubster! Mhmmm, I think I talk about relationships and self worth.
9. Sweet potato fries or regular fries?
Sweet potato with lots and lots and LOTS of malt vinegar:)!
10. On a scale of 1-10 how amazing is your husband?
Thanks babe for asking me some fun questions:)!
Remember to come back tomorrow! Jasmine will be sharing all about her love of catnip and cat naps!