A few of our favorite, and un-favorite, things!

A few of our favorite, and un-favorite, things!


  • KatChildhood nicknames: Katie (before my babysitter came along and told everyone I was a “Kat” not a “Katie”. Thank God.), Kat, Kater-Wiener-Whiner, Wiener, Beaner Wiener, Katbird
  • Pet peeves: People not returning their shopping carts; not removing an empty toilet paper roll and replacing it but instead leaving it on top of the toilet; paper straws; constantly being on your phone while spending time with someone; flat soda
  • First car: 1986 Honda CRX – it was zippy and only took $9 to fill the tank.
  • Actor/actress would play you in a movie about your life: Tina Fey (we look nothing alike but she’s cool as shit).
  • Songs you despise: Hotel California (sorry Mark!), Piña Colada, Love the One You’re With, Somebody That I Used to Know
  • Prized possession: Grandmother’s engagement ring, Calder the amazing Pit Bull, and my external hard drives
  • Favorite fast food restaurant: Wendy’s and Taco Bell
  • Favorite fictional characters: Beetlejuice, Wolverine, Tony Stark, Christina Yang, Gregory House, Jareth the Goblin King, Medusa, Doctor Emmett Brown, and Tyrion Lannister
  • Your motto: “I’ve seen a million faces and I’ve rocked them all.”


  • ToddChildhood nicknames: never had a nickname, at least not that anyone called me to my face
  • Pet peeves: people who are late
  • First car: 1987 piece ‘o’ crap
  • Actor/actress would play you in a movie about your life: Taylor Kinney
  • Songs you despise: anything by The Police, Def Leopard, U2, Phil Collins, and all R&B music
  • Prized possession: signed prints from Mitch O’Connell and Tim Truman
  • Favorite fast food restaurant: Wendy’s
  • Favorite fictional characters: Quint from Jaws, and Frankenstein
  • Your motto: “Never pass up an opportunity for an adventure”


  • EmilyChildhood nickname: Emm and “Truman” in high school.
  • Pet peeves: Spelling errors on menus, any type of disrespect for the elderly.
  • First car: A silver volvo with a perpetually open (broken) sunroof that we got for $1200. It had no airbag!
  • Actor who would play you in a movie about your life: Natalie Portman.
  • Songs you despise: Anything from Grease the musical. And “All About That Bass.”
  • Prized possession: My Kitchenaid mixer that my parents bought me 15 years ago.
  • Favorite fast food restaurant: I eat McDonald’s once a year… to remind myself why I only eat it once a year.
  • Favorite fictional characters: Michael Scott, Dexter, Eric Northman, and Phoebe Buffet.
  • Your motto: “In the end, everything is okay. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.”


  • EmilyAllenChildhood nickname: Mimi, Emalou
  • Pet Peeves: Lateness
  • Actress that would play me in a movie:  I asked my friends opinions and they all voted Emma Stone (snarky, smart and funny)
  • First Car: Pontiac Cherokee
  • Songs you despise: I can appreciate most types of music. I do hate when Christmas music is played out of season!
  • Prized Possesion: My daughter’s blanket and stuffed animal
  • Favorite Fast food: I’d rather not eat!
  • Your Motto: “I’d rather be someones shot of whiskey than everyones cup of tea.”


  • ChrisChildhood nickname: some were derogatory, and there was a variety of mispronunciations
  • Pet peeves: bugs that bite/sting or are really ugly, toxic chemicals disguised as delicious food … and having no dark chocolate in the house
  • First car: Buick Regal (college graduation gift from my grandfather)
  • Actor who would play you in a movie about your life: Maybe either Paul Rudd or Chris Pratt?
  • Songs you despise: Most rap/country, and any pop music that is sorely lacking in depth & creativity
  • Prized possession: My corgi Gryphon, all Apple products and my gaming console
  • Favorite fast food restaurant: Does Starbucks qualify as fast food?
  • Favorite fictional characters: Lara Croft / Indiana Jones / Nathan Drake, Ratchet & Clank, the casts of Adventure Time & Futurama, Sherlock Holmes, Agents Peggy Carter & Phil Coulson
  • Your motto: “Does it come in black?”