Mike's Favorites

ActorLeonardo DiCaprio
ActressRosario Dawson
AuthorR.L. Stine
BookNot much of a book reader. That is why I'm going to have to go with the Goosebump series by R.L. Stine
Candy BarReese's. That counts as a candy bar, right?
CartoonFamily Guy
Childhood MemoryGoing on family vacations to the beach
Childhood ToyTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Van
Children's BookCan I put the Goosebump series here again?
CityNew York City
Classic MovieBilly Madison, does that count as a classic?
Day of WeekSaturday
DessertMy moms brownies. Honestly, they're just Ghirardelli's brownie mix, but she cooks them to perfection.
Disney MovieThe Lion King
Dream CarTesla Model S P100D
Dream JobBeing Paid to Travel to Luxurious & Exotic Places
Dream VacationIsland hopping in a private yacht
Family ActivityHiking
Flower / PlantWe have a rose bush in our front yard that's pretty neat. I'll go with that.
FoodA big juicy bacon cheeseburger on a pretzel bun.
Form of ExerciseRiding my bike
FruitCotton candy flavored grapes. Yes, they exist and they're amazing!
GameCards Against Humanity can be quite fun.
HolidayMemorial Day. A day to remember our fallen soldiers and the unofficial official start of summer.
Holiday SongThe Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late)
Holiday TraditionEvery year after Thanksgiving we go out to our family farm to cut firewood. Then after we're all tired and hungry we go to a hole in the wall restaurant and get the best cheeseburgers around.
Ice CreamChocolate Ice Cream With Brownie Bits
Junk FoodIt's a tie between Doritos and Cheez-its.
Leisure ActivityRiding my bike or taking the pooches for a hike.
MagazinePopular Science
Memory with a ChildWe once told my niece and nephew that I still wear diapers. To this day, every time they see me they like to tease me and say "Uncle Mike still wears diapers". Cracks me up every time.
Memory with SpouseLast year we took a trip of a lifetime to Europe. That time over there is the most unforgettable time I've had with my wife.
MovieForrest Gump is a fantasic movie.
Movie MunchiePopcorn loaded with butter
Movie QuoteNot from a movie, but SNL..."Lay off me, I'm starving" - Chris Farley
Movie TypeComedy
MusicalNot a huge fan of musicals.
Musical GroupA Perfect Circle
Nursery RhymeIf you're happy and you know it, clap your hands, If you're happy and you know it, clap your hands. If you're happy and you know it and you really want to show it, If you're happy and you know it, clap your hands.
Olympic EventSwimming
Personal HeroElon Musk
PlayNot a huge fan of plays.
PoetRalph Waldo Emerson
Quality about my SpouseWhen she is passionate about something, she pours all of her energy in to it. Its a beautiful thing to see.
QuoteThe more difficulties one has to encounter, within and without, the more significant and the higher in inspiration his life will be. -Horace Bushnell
RestaurantChipotle. My wife and I go there every Friday. Some of the employees even know us by name. Not sure if that's something to be proud of or not.
SandwichThere is a deli near us that has a sandwich called "The Legend". No further explanation needed. :D
Shopping StoreDoes amazon count?
SongA Perfect Circle - Imagine
Sport to PlayI like to play bicycles. I've never really been good at any other sport so, yes, bicycles.
Sport to WatchIt's a once a year type thing but Le Tour de France is my favorite sporting event to watch.
Sports StarPeter Sagan (Pro Cyclist)
Sports TeamSt. Louis Blues
Subject in SchoolMath
Thing to CookSmoked pork shoulder
Time of DayDinner time
TraditionOnce every couple of months Bridget and I prepare a bunch of freezer crockpot meals all at once. We eat them every week and when we run out, make a bunch of them again.
TV ShowStranger Things
TV Show CharacterTyrion Lannister
Type of MusicIt changes on a regular basis. At the time of writing this I've been listening to a lot of 1990's alt-rock.
Vacation SpotAnywhere out west and in the mountains.
Video GameClash Royale

Bridget's Favorites

ActorMichael C. Hall
ActressLauren Graham
AnimalI love flamingo print, but dogs are my favorite to snuggle with!
AuthorLiane Moriarty
BookThe Outsiders
Candy BarReeses Peanut Butter Cups
CartoonI must admit I love watching Peppa Pig with my niece!
Childhood MemoryPacking the whole family into our van and taking a family vacation every summer
Childhood ToyMy stuffed panda bear named Paul
Children's BookAre you My Mother?
CitySt. Louis, Missouri
Classic MovieGone with the Wind
Day of WeekSaturday
DessertMy mother-in-law's brownies
Disney MovieThe Lion King
Dream CarWood panel station wagon!
Dream JobTraveling the World Writing for National Geographic
Dream VacationTaking a cruise around the world
Family ActivityGoing on a family hike with a picnic afterwards
Flower / PlantSucculents
FoodChicken strips and mac and cheese
Form of ExercisePure Barre classes - I love how it empowers women!
FruitBannana - I eat one every day!
GameApples to Apples
Holiday SongI Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas
Holiday TraditionMy siblings and I getting each other the silliest gifts we can find at the antique stores for Christmas
Ice CreamMint Chocolate Chip
Junk FoodPotato Chips (any kind)
Leisure ActivityLounging around the house in my pajamas with the windows open, drinking tea and reading a book
MagazineEntertainment Weekly
Memory with a ChildAnytime my nieces or nephews tell me they love me, especially out of the blue. My heart melts every time.
Memory with SpouseOf course our wedding was amazing, but besides that exploring the countryside of Ireland together was something I'll never forget. I just love exploring the world with him.
MovieBelieve it or not, I'm not a big movie watcher. Trolls and Moana are current favorites.
Movie MunchiePopcorn loaded with butter
Movie Quote"Venture outside your comfort zone. The rewards are worth it." --Rapunzel (Tangled)
Movie TypeFamily
MusicalJoseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Musical GroupPaul McCartney and the Wings
Nursery RhymeTwinkle Twinkle Little Star - My 1 year-old nephew doesn't say much, but sings this song constantly!
Olympic EventBeach Volleyball
Personal HeroMy Grandma
PlayHarry Potter and the Cursed Child
PoetRobert Frost
Quality about my SpouseHis ability to always see the good no matter what
QuoteIt is hated for who you are than loved for who you are not
RestaurantChipotle - Mike and I go every Friday!
SandwichAny sandwich from my favorite local deli
Shopping StoreTarget
SongMy Love by Paul McCartney and the Wings - this was our wedding song
Sport to PlayI loved playing soccer and field hockey growing up
Sport to WatchHockey...Let's Go Blues!!
Sports StarBrett Hull
Sports TeamSt. Louis Blues
Subject in SchoolSocial Studies - I love learning about history and different cultures around the world
Thing to CookI'm a big fan of throwing veggies, protein, and grains into a pot and seeing what comes together!
Time of DayThe time right before bed when Mike and I are laying there chit chatting
TraditionEvery summer, Mike and I take our pups on a family float trip. We can't wait until our child joins us for this tradition!
TV ShowGrey's Anatomy
TV Show CharacterElaine Benes from Seinfeld
Type of MusicAlternative Rock
Vacation SpotAnywhere in the mountains
Video GameMario Cart

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