In honor of Instagram's famous #fridayintroductions I thought I would do a fun blog post introducing myself and also telling you some rather random yet interesting facts about myself. Who knows...you may be totally blown away by some of these tidbits or completely bored, either way I hope you get to know me in a more personal way today and learn a little something along the way! So without further introduction...here are 47 random facts about me:
47 Random Facts About Me:
I grew up with 3 older sisters.
Yes, there were 4 girls in my family. No boys.
I was raised in a Christian home.
I attended the University of Illinois.
I was a springboard diver for 13 years.
I competed collegiality at the University of Illinois.
I do not miss practicing 40 hours a week though.
I got married when I was 21.
I got pregnant my junior year of college.
I had Rozalyn in the middle of my senior semester of college.
I play guitar and sing.
I performed for four years in my high school musicals.
I entered college as an Elementary education major.
I graduated with a degree in Communications.
I used to think I wanted to be a lawyer because I could argue so well.
We performed a feet washing ceremony at our wedding instead of a unity candle/sand.
I served as President and Vice President of our Student Senate in high school.
I hated dressing up for Spirit Week though!
I graduated college in 3 1/2 years.
I never colored my hair until junior year of high school.
Ray Lamontagne is my jam and has been since I was 14.
My husband and I met at a bar. Kams to be exact.
I had 25 people at my wedding.
I love crispy chicken sandwiches from Culver’s.
Camels & elephants are my favorite animals.
I find coloring with my three year old to be very therapeutic.
I drive a bright sky blue minivan.
I decided to rock the mom hair cut when I found out I was pregnant with our third child.
McDonald’s coke is my weakness.
I don’t workout. Although I like the idea of working out.
I love binge watching Netflix shows.
Yes, I was a Twilight fan in high school.
Leggings and yoga pants changed my life.
I attend a Vineyard church.
I hate taking showers, because I hate getting ready.
I TRY to make my bed everyday.
I did horrible on every ACT I took.
I think standardized tests are the devil.
Winter makes me depressed.
I’m an extrovert but NEED my introvert time.
I grew up battling my sisters in dance parties in the kitchen.
My first car was a navy blue, Voltswagon Passat (loved that car).
The Count of Monte Cristo is one of my favorite movies.
Jim Caviezel is one of my favorite actors (hence the movie above).
My three sisters were my bridesmaids.
We want at least 4 children.
I’m a snacker and I’m not afraid to admit it.
So there you have it! All you need to know about Tessa Kirby in a nutshell! Well...the important stuff at least. To get to know me a little better head on over to my "meet Tessa" page! I'd love to hear from you too! What are some things you'd like to know more about me? Comment below...I would LOVE to hear from you!
Some Of My Favorite People To Follow!
- Liz Marie from Liz Marie Blog
- Erica Van Slyke from Designing Vibes
- Shaina Tillman from Married To Restoration
These women are incredibly inspiring and talented! Go check them out and show them some love!
*Picture by: Alisa Nicholle Photography