The great loves of my life are my boys, maple bars, and hand sanitizer. I’ve been married to my very own dreamboat of a soulmate for seven years. We have a completely adored, silly, mischievous son, and a sweet, giggly little girl. I think that there is nothing in the world that's better than laughing so hard you can barely breathe. In our family we have a policy of making that happen at least once a day!
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MARRIED TO: David
CRAZIEST THING EVER DONE: I took my one year-old baby to Hawaii… by myself!
GOOD AT: Laughing at myself. If you see my dance moves you will understand why this is a necessity!
SCARED OF: Germs
IN THE “BEFORE” LIFE: Immunogenicity Scientist
WORST HOUSEHOLD CHORE: Peeling Potatoes. Is that a chore? We must eat too many potatoes!
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Do you remember...