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August 19, 2019

Happy Monday Friends! I hope you had a wonderful weekend! Today I want you to get to know me a little better.

**I used to hate matching pajama sets, now I want to buy them all.
**I am an only child. Also, my parents and my own birthday are all right in a row. October 27th, 28th, and 29th!
**I have a birthmark that looks like poison ivy
**I won a trip to Hawaii for the ProBowl through a bar. I entered a contest at Brother’s in Newport after my 10-year high school reunion. I was then selected from that restaurant, and then ended up being selected as the grand-prize winner!
**My husband’s real name is Courtney. We play a game at restaurants to see who will get the card back. I win a lot of the time.
**Fall is my favorite season! I’m basic and love everything pumpkin flavored.
**CJ and I road tripped out to California, from Ohio, 3 years ago with our dog. It was for his work at the time, and we lived out there for a month.
**Parker was 10 pounds, 10 ounces when he was born. I didn’t have a c-section.
**I secretly miss my bangs, but will probably never have them again. Growing them out was a pain in the butt.
**I went to Northern Kentucky University and majored in Public Relations, with a minor in Marketing.
**My dad is from New York City and his family is still there. We visit often, just harder now we have kids.
**My first flight I was 6 months old. My dad would take me to New York for his business trips and drop me off with family.
**I am a sorority girl. Phi Sigma Sigma.
**I was a Marketing Assistant at a home health care company for 4 years, before I became a stay at home mom.
**I studied abroad in Berlin the summer before my senior year of college.
**I love a good summer country concert. Haven’t been in a couple of years, but there is always next year!
**I met my husband in 2006 when we were seniors in high school. We didn’t start dating until 2011.
**I love fresh flowers. My favorites are peonies.
**I am a Cincinnati Bengals fan.
**We were married on the ‘perfect’ day according to “Miss Congeniality.” “That’s a tough one. I’d have to say April 25, because it’s not too hot, not too cold,”
**I am obsessed with the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Growing up my dream job was to run it.
**My favorite color is yellow.
**I could watch Psych, Parks and Rec, any Law and Order, and Veronica Mars over and over.
**My favorite beverages are iced coffee flavored with caramel, wine, beer, water, sweet tea, and a coke depending.
**We rang in 2013 under the ball in Times Square!
**I am obsessed with mason jars. My philosophy, ‘everything tastes and looks better in a mason jar.’
**I have been to 13 countries including the United States: Bahamas, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, St. Lucia, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, and Austria.
**My favorite animals are the llama and giraffe.
**I used to have an Instagram dedicated to my health and fitness. You can still see it here, I just don’t post to it anymore.

I hope you had fun getting to know me a little better. Now it’s your turn to tell me a fun fact about yourself! Either leave it in the comments or tell me on Instagram!

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Welcome to my little corner of the internet! Living Amidst is a Cincinnati-based lifestyle blog. Katie is a wife, mother, and a woman fighting Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. This little space was created when my son was four months old and I lost who I was. Living Amidst became my corner of the internet to find myself again. My Instagram and blog focus on motherhood, self-care, and my journey through my recent diagnosis of cancer. Read More

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