My favorite holiday is:
Jessica: Christmas! Its so special to be with family and celebrate the birth of our Savior.
A book I highly recommend is:
Doug: Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
Jessica: Harry Potter - pretty much the whole series
My favorite flower is:
Doug: I don't have a favorite flower.
Jessica: Roses - preferably red but any color is beautiful
A game I like to play is:
Doug: Ticket to Ride
Jessica: Ticket to Ride
The music I listen to most is:
The movie I watch over and over is:
Doug: Nacho Libre
Jessica: You've Got Mail (I'm a hopeless romantic)
A TV show I watch regularly is:
Doug: The Office
Jessica: The foodnetwork - anything thats on it.
My favorite quote is:
Doug: 'Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're right.'
My favorite thing to buy is:
Doug: Camping stuff or rock climbing stuff
I drive a:
Doug: Subaru Outback, and my wife drives a white geo prism a flat tire : ).
Jessica: Subaru Outback, my husband drives the geo.
I love to collect:
If I could afford anything at this moment I would buy:
Doug: A house.
Jessica: Probably more fabric....Or a grand piano
If my house was burning down and I could only rescue three things, they would be:
Doug: My violin, my scriptures, and my dog
Jessica: Burley (our dog), pictures, and a quilt my grandma made me
A smell that makes me pause is:
Doug: Pine needles, like a christmas tree smells.
Jessica: Roasting candied almonds
My favorite sport to watch is:
The city I would most like to visit is:
Doug: Vienna, Austria
Jessica: How about any city in Europe
My favorite restaurant is:
Doug: TGIFridays or Olive Garden
Jessica: Cheesecake Factory
A moment when I achieved absolute happiness was:
Doug: When I got married and lots of times since then.
Jessica: Often....Hiking with Doug and Burley last weekend.
My favorite meal is:
Jessica: Chicken enchiladas (mom's style), spanish rice, salad.
Someone or something that made me laugh this week was:
Doug: Burley doing whatever.
Jessica: Burley getting on the table to steal a cupcake! (I still can't believe he got on the table.
My earliest memory is:
Jessica: Riding the Matterhorn in Disneyland with my dad and hiding under his coat.
My first paying job was:
Doug: Mowing lawns.
Jessica: steady babysitting for a neighbor.
The memory that still makes me laugh is:
Jessica:When Doug danced around for about 10 minutes trying to get a horsefly to leave him around. It was pretty hilarious.
My best birthday was:
Jessica: Just barely! My husband got me roses, took me to dinner, and then we played Mario Kart till 11:00 at night. It was just us and so much fun.
A smell that reminds me of my childhood is:
Doug: Cookies baking and peanut butter
Jessica: Caramel corn, snickerdoodles, peppermint, I could go on and on. Anything Christmas related.
The story behind my name is:
Doug: There isn't one.
Jessica: My dad wanted to name me Jessie but my mom said it wasn't feminine enough. So they settled on Jessica. Now they both call me Jessie : ).
My favorite color to wear is:
Jessica: Green or brown
My strangest possession is:
Jessica: A little toy mini cooper. My friend gave it to me a long time ago and I don't know why I still have it.
My favorite dessert is:
Doug: I don't have a favorite dessert.....Lima beans....:)
Jessica: Mom's Lemon Sour Cream Pie!!
When I exercise, I like to:
Doug: hike or ride my bike.
Jessica: Hike or ride my bike. I don't like to run so much.
My favorite thing to do on a date:
Doug: Dinner and a movie.
Jessica: EAT! I love food!
The best thing about being married is:
Doug: My wife laughs at my sweet jokes like.....Lima beans... :)
Jessica: Not having to say goodnight on the doorstep!
The thing I am most passionate about is:
Jessica: Teaching piano. I have a great love for it and strong desire to become a better teacher every day.
My favorite family tradition is:
Jessica: Camping on memorial weekend!