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Poll for VT nesties... getting to know you!

1. First name, age, where do you live?

2. Did you grow up in VT? If so, where?

3. Where do you work? Do you love it?

4. Do you have children? If so, ages? Names? (or are you expecting?!)

5. What are some of your favorite things to do outside of the house (with and/or without kids).

6. Where/when was your wedding?

7. Do you want to stay in VT (or move back to VT?).

8. What other nest boards do you love?

9. Share one interesting fact about yourself.

10. Besides nesting, what else do you hope to get done today??

 

Hope to meet you all soon! :)

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Re: Poll for VT nesties... getting to know you!

  • 1. Honi, 28, outside of Montpelier.

    2. I grew up in Lyndonville and have lived in Winooski, South Burlington, and Essex.

    3. Right now I stay at home with Henry and I LOVE IT! I feel very lucky!

     4. Henry is now 3.5 months old (see pics in siggy) and Daisy, our furbaby (see outdated bio) is 5 years old.

    5. We love to just be outside! It's fun to hang out in Montpelier, shop, walk around. I am excited to go apple picking and hiking soon. In the winter I try to snowshoe everyday, I love it! (and inside I like to bake and scrapbook!)

    6. At Shelburne Farms (ceremony at SMC) July 2005.

    7. We want to stay here forever (after moving to AZ for a few years).

    8. I am on the 0-6 board a lot.

    9. Hmmmm.....my name is said "honey" which is interesting or odd, you pick. Thanks Mom! :) I also LOVE to make cheesecakes and am often trying new recipes and ideas.

    10. I hope to register to vote (I hope we all will!), fold the laundry, go for a walk, and eat lunch (Henry always seems to lose it when I want to eat).

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  • 1. First name, age, where do you live? Amy, Richmond VT

    2. Did you grow up in VT? If so, where? Yes - Newport

    3. Where do you work? Do you love it? Right now I'm home but going back to the Dept of Mental Health part time in November.  I love it and am excited to be able to maintain my career pt and have time with my baby.

    4. Do you have children? If so, ages? Names? (or are you expecting?!)  One perfect little girl  :)  Gianna, G, is 10 wks old.

    5. What are some of your favorite things to do outside of the house (with and/or without kids). Go for walks, shop, have lunch/dinner with friends, go to the park with G...

    6. Where/when was your wedding? Stowe Mtn Resort, Aug '06

    7. Do you want to stay in VT (or move back to VT?).  Stay until retirement...

    8. What other nest boards do you love? 0-6 months...I also like the decorating and renovating board but haven't been there in awhile!

    9. Share one interesting fact about yourself. Hmmm...I can't think of a single one right now...is that sad or what???

    10. Besides nesting, what else do you hope to get done today??  Well, I already managed a shower, 2 loads of laundry, and baking scones (it's been a good day)...this afternoon I hope to make it out to a group walk with ther Chitt. County moms group and then to dinner with a girlfriend and her kids.  Oh, and I need to update the blog with pics og G "helping" with the laundy (laying/playing in the clean clothes while I fold!!)

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  • 1. First name, age, where do you live?

        Liz, Cambridge

    2. Did you grow up in VT? If so, where?

        I grew up in Johnson VT.

    3. Where do you work? Do you love it?

        VT Teddy Bear - It has it's moments, but I love it for the most part

    4. Do you have children? If so, ages? Names? (or are you expecting?!)

        Bun in the oven. Our name is a secret until she makes her entrance

    5. What are some of your favorite things to do outside of the house (with and/or without kids).

        Going out to dinner with my husband and going on the bike path in Stowe. 

    6. Where/when was your wedding?

        Ye Old England Inne, Stowe Vermont - August 19th 2007 

    7. Do you want to stay in VT (or move back to VT?).

        We are most likely going to stay here forever. DH is from Clifton Park NY and I grew up here, but went to Prep school in CT, so we both feel we are not missing much. We truly love Vermont. There is no other place like this. The view from our house is pretty awesome. It makes us appreciate this state every day.

    8. What other nest boards do you love?

        What's Cooking, 3rd tri soon to be 0-6 month and Decorating and Renovating 

    9. Share one interesting fact about yourself.

        My families roots are very deep here in VT. I am directly related to the first governor(Thomas Chittenden)'s wife Elizabeth. That is all I can think of at the moment. LOL

    10. Besides nesting, what else do you hope to get done today??

        Well, today is almost done, so I am hoping for a back rub and a foot rub before my husband falls asleep. My life is exciting... I know! 

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  • 1. First name, age, where do you live? Amber, 27, Colchester

    2. Did you grow up in VT? If so, where? Yup, Winooski and I turned out just fine :)

    3. Where do you work? Do you love it? I am a realtor at Coldwell Banker Hickok and Boardman Realty and really do like it a lot (love hmmm...that is a strong word)

    4. Do you have children? If so, ages? Names? Jacoby was born on the 4th of July

    5. What are some of your favorite things to do outside of the house (with and/or without kids). Shop, ski, boating

    6. Where/when was your wedding? August 2006, The old Chester A. Arthur Church in Fairfield and my reception was at the Abby in Sheldon.

    7. Do you want to stay in VT (or move back to VT?). Only because that is where the family is! We lived in CO for a while and loved it, but I missed my mommy.

    8. What other nest boards do you love? I am a 0-6 month boarder

    9. Share one interesting fact about yourself. hmm....I am not too interesting I guess. 

    10. Besides nesting, what else do you hope to get done today?? We have a doc. appointment and I hope to pick up the house, but that is my goal every day and it just doesnt get done.

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  • 1. First name, age, where do you live?

    Lindsey, 29, I live in the NEK

    2. Did you grow up in VT? If so, where?

    Yes, in Charlotte

    3. Where do you work? Do you love it?

    I'm a crisis case manager for at-risk youth. Sometimes I love it!

    4. Do you have children? If so, ages? Names? (or are you expecting?!)

    We're 25 weeks tomorrow!

    5. What are some of your favorite things to do outside of the house (with and/or without kids).

    workout, walk, photography

    6. Where/when was your wedding?

    Charlotte, VT at the Congregational Church with a reception at the 1796 House at Rolands Place in NEw Haven

    7. Do you want to stay in VT (or move back to VT?).

    Yes, but I needtoleave the NEK and move back to the Charlotte/Shelburne area

    8. What other nest boards do you love?

    Second Trimester Board

    9. Share one interesting fact about yourself.

    I'm really too tired right now to come up with an interesting fact!

    10. Besides nesting, what else do you hope to get done today??

    read, clean, spend time with my husband

  • 1. First name, age, where do you live? Brooke, Alexandria, VA - moved away but family is still up there

    2. Did you grow up in VT? If so, where? yes partly, Southern Vermont - Bennington and across the border in HF, NY

    3. Where do you work? Do you love it? Macerich - a real estate developer, yes I love it, I'm in business development

    4. Do you have children? If so, ages? Names? (or are you expecting?!) no, not yet - 2 lab babies though

    5. What are some of your favorite things to do outside of the house (with and/or without kids). shopping, sports, hiking, camping, beaches and traveling

    6. Where/when was your wedding? Sept 1, 2007 - Stratton Mountain Resort

    7. Do you want to stay in VT (or move back to VT?). Maybe move back some day ?

    8. What other nest boards do you love? I'm usually on the DC board

    9. Share one interesting fact about yourself. I play in a DC area field hockey league.

    10. Besides nesting, what else do you hope to get done today?? haha I hope work

  • 1. First name, age, where do you live? Alison, 28, North Carolina

    2. Did you grow up in VT? If so, where? Yep, Essex until I was 8, and then Williston.

    3. Where do you work? Do you love it? I work for an event marketing firm, and it has been a growing company, which has been exciting.

    4. Do you have children? If so, ages? Names? (or are you expecting?!) No way - I'd have a heart attack if I was pregnant right now!  Definitely not ready.

    5. What are some of your favorite things to do outside of the house (with and/or without kids). Camping, going to the pool/lake/beach, shopping.

    6. Where/when was your wedding? July 15, 2006 - Ceremony in Richmond, Reception in Burlington.

    7. Do you want to stay in VT (or move back to VT?). For several years we thought about moving back, but I've really fallen in love with North Carolina - weather, sunshine, cost of living, opportunities - that I don't think we will head back up north.  But we will definitely visit as much as we can!

    8. What other nest boards do you love? North Carolina, Health & Fitness, WFD.

    9. Share one interesting fact about yourself. I'm a natural blonde - not as common as it used to be!

    10. Besides nesting, what else do you hope to get done today?? Well, besides a busy day at work...Go with my girlfriend for her first wedding dress fitting @ lunch, then after work go for a run outside, swing by the grocery store, and make dinner (kabobs on the grill w/ farmer's market veggies - yum!).

  • 1. First name, age, where do you live?
    Hannah, 23, Montpelier

    2. Did you grow up in VT? If so, where?
    Yes, Hardwick---I know the town sucks but I turned out just fine!

    3. Where do you work? Do you love it?
    Credit Union---LOVE IT!

    4. Do you have children? If so, ages? Names? (or are you expecting?!)
    DH and I have been trying for a year.  We got our BFP on September 5, 2008 and I miscarried on September 14, 2008.  We just purchased a
    condo in Montpelier so we are going to be trying again sometime in the next year.


    5. What are some of your favorite things to do outside of the house (with and/or without kids). I love to go for walks, dinner, movies and ride my bike on the back roads.

    6. Where/when was your wedding?
    September 1, 2007 and we had our Wedding on Mirror Lake, Calais, Vermont.

    7. Do you want to stay in VT (or move back to VT?).
    The more DH and I discuss the possibility of moving the more we want to.  We both fell in love with the south on our road trip this summer.

    8. What other nest boards do you love?
    I can be found on BOTB or D&R.

    9. Share one interesting fact about yourself.
    DH and I were engaged 3 weeks after dating we had been friends for 6 months and just knew we were meant to be together.

    10. Besides nesting, what else do you hope to get done today??
    I'm about to go over to my new house and organize my closet and come home and clean and pack more stuff up to move :)
     

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