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Dear Community,

Our tech team has launched updates to The Nest today. As a result of these updates, members of the Nest Community will need to change their password in order to continue participating in the community. In addition, The Nest community member's avatars will be replaced with generic default avatars. If you wish to revert to your original avatar, you will need to re-upload it via The Nest.

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Getting to know you Poll

Alright Chicago, Let's get the board going!

Your Name:

DH's Name:

Your Job:

DH's Job:?

Where do you live? (city/burbs/etc)

How long have you lived in/around Chicago??

When did you get married?

Where did you get married??

Any kids?

What's your favorite part about living in Chicago??

Siggy Deleted Due to Internet Stalking. Mama to Q, born July 2010

Re: Getting to know you Poll

  • Your Name: Morgan

    DH's Name: Steve

    Your Job: unemployed, but used to be an Operations Manager

    DH's Job: Accountant

    Where do you live? (city/burbs/etc) Wicker Park

    How long have you lived in/around Chicago? Grew up in the burbs, Chicago for 3 years.?

    When did you get married? 11-15-08

    Where did you get married? Rivera Maya, Mexico

    Any kids? Not yet. Hopefully TTC in 2009

    What's your favorite part about living in Chicago? I love summer. I love the energy of the city and everyone being outside.?

    Siggy Deleted Due to Internet Stalking. Mama to Q, born July 2010
  • Your Name: Bianca

    DH's Name: Mike

    Your Job: Teacher

    DH's Job: Sells any sports

    Where do you live? burbs

    How long have you lived in/around Chicago? All my life

    When did you get married? June 14 2008

    Where did you get married? in the burbs

    Any kids? nope (maybe in about I year)

    What's your favorite part about living in Chicago?  I LOVE THE SUMMER !! Being close to my family

  • Your Name: Nichole

    DH's Name: Alex

    Your Job: Graphic Designer/ photographer

    DH's Job: Sales

    Where do you live? (city/burbs/etc) Grayslake

    How long have you lived in/around Chicago?  all my life

    When did you get married? Feb 16 2008

    Where did you get married? Barrington

    Any kids? No

    What's your favorite part about living in Chicago? I think Chicago is such a pretty city; I never get tired of looking at all the buildings. 

  • Your Name: Anna

    DH's Name: Pat

    Your Job: Scientist for a pharmacuetical company

    DH's Job: Store manager-tires/automotive

    Where do you live? (city/burbs/etc) Kanakakee area

    How long have you lived in/around Chicago? all our lives--I originally grew up on the NW side of the city, moved to Downers grove and now further south. DH was always between Elmhurst and Texas

    When did you get married? August 15 2008

    Where did you get married?  Alsip, IL at the Chateau Bu-Sche

    Any kids? only the fuzzy kind-we have 3 rotties, and 13 ferrets, we also have a 7000 gallon pond in the back yard with KOI and goldfish

    What's your favorite part about living in Chicago? we live outside of it but I always loved and still do all the culture the city has to offer, great restaurants and shows to see

  • Your Name: Nicole

    DH's Name: Matt

    Your Job: Admin

    DH's Job: Production Manager for a Bakery

    Where do you live? (city/burbs/etc) Rogers Park

    How long have you lived in/around Chicago? Nearly 3 years

    When did you get married? 10-21-06

    Where did you get married? Hendersonville, NC

    Any kids? Workin' on it!

    What's your favorite part about living in Chicago?Big city activities (museums, restaurants, etc) with a small town feel.


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  • Your Name: Lora

    DH's Name: Dave

    Your Job: laid off in September, still looking

    DH's Job: ?Project Manager

    Where do you live? (city/burbs/etc) Lakeview

    How long have you lived in/around Chicago? 6 years, minus two god-awful years in North Carolina

    When did you get married? April 2008

    Where did you get married? SC

    Any kids? Just a fluffy cat

    What's your favorite part about living in Chicago? Err, besides everything? ?: )

  • Your Name: Christa

    DH's Name: Steve

    Your Job: unemployed event coordinator

    DH's Job: Fireman

    Where do you live? (city/burbs/etc) Lakeview-Boystown

    How long have you lived in/around Chicago? grew up in the northern burbs, but I have lived in the city for almost 7 years

    When did you get married? October 2008

    Where did you get married? Gurnee with the reception in Lincolnshire

    Any kids? Nope

    What's your favorite part about living in Chicago? Just the city itself, I love it

  • Your Name: Nicole    

    DH's Name: Martin

    Your Job: Intern so I can graduate

    DH's Job: Janitorial Maintenance

    Where do you live? (city/burbs/etc) Me: Waukegan    DH: LaCrosse, WI

    How long have you lived in/around Chicago? I moved here less than 2 weeks ago

    When did you get married? Aug. 4, 2007

    Where did you get married? Unity/Marshfield, WI

    Any kids? No, not yet

    What's your favorite part about living in Chicago? I like the diverse culture and wide array of activities.
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  • Your Name: Karla    

    DH's Name: Tony

    Your Job:  SAHM (I was an account manager for a bank's lending department)

    DH's Job:  Saltwater aquarium maintenance/retail/importing

    Where do you live? (city/burbs/etc) I'm a suburbanite

    How long have you lived in/around Chicago? I've lived in the burbs my whole life.

    When did you get married? July 28, 2006

    Where did you get married?  Streamwood, IL

    Any kids?  Yes, Carmine - almost 8 months

    What's your favorite part about living in Chicago? I like the fact that I'm only about 20 minutes from the city so I can go there often.  I love the architecture, shopping, parks, fests, etc...always something to do.

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  • Alright Chicago, Let's get the board going!

    Your Name:AMy

    DH's Name:Tom

    Your Job:

    DH's Job: 

    Where do you live? (city/burbs/etc)

    How long have you lived in/around Chicago? 

    When did you get married?

    Where did you get married? 

    Any kids?

    What's your favorite part about living in Chicago? 

  • I didn't mean to do that !!
    : )

    Alright Chicago, Let's get the board going!

    Your Name: Amy

    DH's Name:Tom

    Your Job:6th grade teacher

    DH's Job: Owns his own painting company

    Where do you live? (city/burbs/etc)Burbs

    How long have you lived in/around Chicago? whole life 

    When did you get married? Sept 22 2007

    Where did you get married? church: Niles, reception: Maggianos

    Any kids?just our little guy Lenny

    What's your favorite part about living in Chicago? so much to do, and the CUBS! 

  • Your Name: Erin

    DH's Name: Dave

    Your Job: Sales

    DH's Job: Transportation Specialist

    Where do you live? (city/burbs/etc) Northwest suburbs

    How long have you lived in/around Chicago? my whole life

    When did you get married? Nov. 1, 2008

    Where did you get married? Hoffman Estates-The Stonegate

    Any kids? none yet

    What's your favorite part about living in Chicago? atmosphere, sports teams, culture, food, etc...

  • Your Name: Kristen

    DH's Name: Jon

    Your Job: PR for a nonprofit

    DH's Job: Estate planning and small business attorney

    Where do you live? (city/burbs/etc) Volo

    How long have you lived in/around Chicago? Forever!

    When did you get married? July 2006

    Where did you get married? Ceremony was in Bloomingdale, reception was in Naperville

    Any kids? Just our two crazy labs! We'll probably add a human baby in 2010.

    What's your favorite part about living in Chicago? I love the lake and the friendliness.

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    Alright Chicago, Let's get the board going!

    Your Name: Cindy

    DH's Name: Baf

    Your Job: Tooth fairy

    DH's Job: Full time MBA student at Univ of Chicago

    Where do you live? (city/burbs/etc) River North & Downers Grove

    How long have you lived in/around Chicago? All my life!

    When did you get married? 7/15/06

    Where did you get married? Barrington, IL

    Any kids? Nope.

    What's your favorite part about living in Chicago? I really love the weather-in the summertime... I love all the restaurants and things to do!

  • Yay, Great to meet all of you!
    Siggy Deleted Due to Internet Stalking. Mama to Q, born July 2010
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    Alright Chicago, Let's get the board going!

    Your Name: April

    DH's Name: Shane

    Your Job: senior admin

    DH's Job: healthcare

    Where do you live? (city/burbs/etc) far n. burbs - round lake

    How long have you lived in/around Chicago? since college, 2005

    When did you get married? 6/15/07

    Where did you get married? byron colby barn, grayslake

    Any kids? hopefully 2011

    What's your favorite part about living in Chicago? the summer!

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  • Your Name: Sara

    DH's Name: Andy

    Your Job: biller and such at a car dealership

    DH's Job:  financial aid at an online university

    Where do you live? (city/burbs/etc) elgin

    How long have you lived in/around Chicago?  my whole life

    When did you get married? July 19,  2008

    Where did you get married?  Prairie Landing

    Any kids? just our furbaby Tinsley

    What's your favorite part about living in Chicago? not the winters! haha.

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  • I want to get out of my lurking shell, so I'll play along...

    Your Name: Theresa

    DH's Name: Matt

    Your Job: front desk at a dental office

    DH's Job: it's hard to explain, he works for a consulting firm, but isn't a consultant

    Where do you live? (city/burbs/etc) burbs - near Schaumburg

    How long have you lived in/around Chicago? whole life, and always will

    When did you get married? October 5, 2007

    Where did you get married? Schaumburg

    Any kids? not yet, in a few years

    What's your favorite part about living in Chicago? love the city, the weather (well except last week), that we have everything here.

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  • Your Name: Melissa

    DH's Name: Clark

    Your Job: Nurse Anesthesia Resident

    DH's Job: Surgery Resident, 1 more year!

    Where do you live? (city/burbs/etc) City

    How long have you lived in/around Chicago? Whole life

    When did you get married? August 30th, 2008

    Where did you get married? Hyatt Lodge, Oak Brook

    Any kids? Nope, just our French Bulldog Tucker!

    What's your favorite part about living in Chicago? The summer and all it has to offer

  • Your Name: lora

    DH's Name: jj

    Your Job: business owner

    DH's Job: director of photo studio

    Where do you live? (city/burbs/etc) city

    How long have you lived in/around Chicago? mostly my whole life moved around a little but but always came back

    When did you get married? 5.24.2008

    Where did you get married? green dolphin street - chicago

    Any kids? none

    What's your favorite part about living in Chicago? summer and my back yard

  • Liz

    Calvin

    Nurse

    Computer geek, haha

    Chicago-lakeview

    Subarbs my whole life and city for the last 8 yrs.

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    The fun summer-god knows the winter sucks :) ?

  • Liz,

    Excellent wedding day. :)?

    Siggy Deleted Due to Internet Stalking. Mama to Q, born July 2010
  • Occasional lurker and friend of Morgan's jumping in!!!

    Alright Chicago, Let's get the board going!

    Your Name:  Katy

    DH's Name:  Brett

    Your Job:  Laid off at the end of the year.  I was an Admin. Assistant for a mortgage company

    DH's Job: He was laid off as well.  (We worked for the same company)

    Where do you live? (city/burbs/etc)  Grew up on the NW side of Chicago (Logan Square), moved to Hoffman Estates when I was 15, my husband and I now live in Carpentersville.

    How long have you lived in/around Chicago? All of my life.  Except for college.

    When did you get married?  October 4, 2008

    Where did you get married?   Runaway Bay, Jamaica

    Any kids?  Nope.  We were trying until the layoffs.

    What's your favorite part about living in Chicago? What I miss about living in Chicago is immediate access to everything.  The beach, the zoo, the museums, etc...

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  • Thanks sister :) It was a good day!
  • Your Name: Stephenie

    DH's Name: Jason

    Your Job: K-1 PE Teacher

     DH's Job: Health Club Manager

     Where do you live? (city/burbs/etc) Leland,  30miles west of Aurora

    How long have you lived in/around Chicago? Lived here all my life

    When did you get married? July 1, 2006

    Where did you get married?  At my parents farm out in the country in Sublette, IL

    Any kids? Logan 4 months old. 

    What's your favorite part about living in Chicago? I don't , I love the country!

  • Wow lots of newbie brides in 2008!  Congrats.  Guess I'm one of the "old" married ladies in here. 
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    Wow lots of newbie brides in 2008!  Congrats.  Guess I'm one of the "old" married ladies in here. 

    I wish you were! Here's mine!

    Your Name: Carynn

    DH's Name: Tom

    Your Job: Mom! Independent Mary Kay Consultant

     DH's Job: Restaurant GM

     Where do you live? (city/burbs/etc) Libertyville (northern burb)

    How long have you lived in/around Chicago? All my life

    When did you get married? September 15, 2001

    Where did you get married?  Here in town

    Any kids? five year old and a three year old. both girls

    What's your favorite part about living in Chicago? summer for sure

  • Your Name: Kelly

    DH's Name: Keith

    Your Job: Loan closer

     DH's Job: contract admin

     Where do you live? (city/burbs/etc) burbs

    How long have you lived in/around Chicago? Almost two years

    When did you get married? August 8, 2008

    Where did you get married?  Orlando, FL

    Any kids? not for a while!

    What's your favorite part about living in Chicago? variety of things to do

  • Your Name: Angie

    DH's Name: Kevin

    Your Job: Merchandiser

    DH's Job: Resturant Manager

    Where do you live? (city/burbs/etc) Burbs- Crest Hill

    How long have you lived in/around Chicago? Born and raised in the city- moved to 'burbs after high school.

    When did you get married? September 17, 2005

    Where did you get married?  Walter Paytons Roundhouse in Aurora

    Any kids? No, I just m/c in January, so you can mostly find me on the TTCAL board on the Bump!

    What's your favorite part about living in Chicago? Spring and Summer and Lou Malnati's pizza!

  • Your Name: Drea E

    DH's Name: Josh E

    Your Job: Metallurgist

    DH's Job: Web Designer

    Where do you live? Lincoln Park/ DePaul

    How long have you lived in/around Chicago? Five Months

    When did you get married? January 24, 2009

    Where did you get married? Lovely Bake Shop in Wicker Park

    Any kids? Nope

    What's your favorite part about living in Chicago? The great restaurants

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