Thursday, February 19, 2009

Valentines Meme...A week Late

So for Valentine's Day last week, Kevin took me to Ruth's Chris. We'd never been and I was a little concerned that it wasn't going to be my thing (I'm not much of a red meat craver). But, I was totally blown away by how good it was and loved every bit. Afterward we went to Dairy Queen and got sundaes. Do I have a good guy or WHAT?

This picture is just before we went to dinner last Friday night. Why do I always look tired in pictures these days??


So, I found this meme on the web and thought it was appropriate for the whole Valentine's post - even if it IS a week late. Kevin, I'd be interested if you'd fill this out in the comments so I could hear YOUR take on some of these questions!

What are your middle names?
Allison/Andrew

How long have you been together?
6.5 years

How long did you know each other before you started dating?
Hmmm...2.5 months?

Who asked who out?
I asked the question "did you ever wonder what it would have been like if we would have started dating?" after we'd been spending lots of "friend time" together. And then the next week he told me he loved me. Hey... when you know, you know.

Whose siblings do you see the most?
His, but it's really about a tie.

Do you have any children together?
Yes, one here and one in heaven.

What about pets?
Yes, a cat that he claimed ownership as soon as we started dating and that I've tried in vain to pawn off. She's a sweet cat, but we've had our moments. I don't think we'll have anymore when she kicks the bucket.

Did you go to the same school?
No.

Who is the most sensitive?
Me. But he can definitely show a softer side.

Where do you eat out most as a couple?
All over the place, but I'd have to say Fuji Sushi gets the most visits from us out of any ONE place (although not in a while).

Where is the furthest you two have traveled together as a couple?
Whistler, BC. I miss skiing.

Who has the craziest exes?
Hmmm...I have more exes than he does, but I think he wins in the "Craziest" category.

Who has the worst temper?
We're about tied. I think we've gotten better than when we were first married, though.

Who does the cooking?
Both of us, but me on a regular basis.

Who is more social?
Me. He has close friends from high school and sees them only so often. I am meeting new people all the time.

Who is the neat freak?
I didn't start out that way, but I've slowly become pretty anal about socks on the floor, etc.

Who is the most stubborn?
Ummm.. I plead the 5th!

Who hogs the bed?
Definitely him. He thinks that he can sleep in the middle and give the cat a third of the bed. We sleep in a queen-size!

Who wakes up earlier?
Definitely me.

Where was your first date?
Arctic Circle. I thought that it was a joke when he said we were going there (all I could think of was "The North Pole"). It's a dive of an ice cream stand but it has absolutely the BEST soft-serve chocolate dipped cone that you've ever eaten in your WHOLE ENTIRE LIFE!

Who has the bigger family?
Him. He has far more extended family than I do. We both only have one sibling though.

Do you get flowers often?
Nope, although I got them TWICE Valentine's week. Gerbera daisies too. I am a well-loved woman!

How long did it take to get serious?
Refer to the "who asked who on a date first" question.

Who eats more?
Right now I do. Being prego has me hungry ALL THE TIME!

Who sings better?
Definitely him. I embarrass myself when I'm alone in the car.

Who does the laundry?
It's all me, baby.

Who’s better with the computer?
We both have our strengths when it comes to the computer, but, by a landslide, it's him. Hey, living with the IT guy has its perks.

Who drives when you are together?
Him.

Who picks where you go to dinner?
We always over-analyze this one together. We did BEFORE we had kids and we could go anywhere at any time and we do now when we get on average one date a month. When it comes to food, we don't mess around.

Who is the first one to admit when they’re wrong?
It seems like I'm always the one apologizing and giving in. He'd probably disagree. But I'm right. He just won't admit it. :)

Who wears the pants in the relationship?
I'd say him, but I knew I couldn't marry a wishy washy guy because I'd railroad him. Kevin is anything but wishy washy, so I'd say we're fighting over the pants most of the time. I've got one leg in one side and he in the other. The whole submitting to one another thing is something we're still trying to master.

Who has more tattoos?
No tattoos on either of us. I wanted one on my foot when I was single, but I didn't do it. And then I wanted a nose stud when I was married, but Kevin said it would be over his dead body. I considered it.

Who eats more sweets?
Hands down, me. I'm bad.

Who cries more?
Me. No offense, but it would weird me out if he cried more than me. And I'm pregnant right now. Raging hormones... need I say more?

2 comments:

Heather said...

that was fun stuff! isn't Ruth's Chris an awesome restaurant?! So good!! I haven't been there in a long time but last time I was there it was great.

Kevin (the hub) said...

What are your middle names?
Allison/Andrew

How long have you been together?
6.5 years

How long did you know each other before you started dating?
Hmmm...2.5 months?

Who asked who out?
We were hanging out one day, surfing the web together in total silence, she hesitantly spoke up and said, “did you ever… wonder… what if…” and I cut her off knowing what she meant, and said, “Yup…“. We just looked at each other and marveled the thought together in unison in our minds, but in silence…just smirking and partially chuckling in a sort of embarrassed way… and that moment marked the beginning of it all.

Whose siblings do you see the most?
Hers, half way across the country… while mine is 15 minutes from my house. Lives are busy, sadly.

Do you have any children together?
Yes, one here and one in heaven.

What about pets?
Yes, Chloe (aka “little one”, “kitty”) whom I love dearly, and rescued from Lauren on my first visit,haha. Lauren has it in for kitties, and would rather a perfectly groomed house, than a kitty and some mess now and then. Kitty knows who loves her, and spends every moment on my lap or curled up next to me in bed. She tried to pawn off my sweet little kitty, but I finally had to tell her I’d resent it the rest of my life, and she let her live. Someday I’m going to come home, and kitty will have peed somewhere, and I’ll not find her ever again.

Did you go to the same school?
No.

Who is the most sensitive?
Lauren is most sensitive, and because of that my feelings have to take the back burner generally speaking. It’s a sensitive topic.. har har har….

Where do you eat out most as a couple?
All over the place, but I'd have to say Fuji Sushi gets the most visits from us out of any ONE place (although not in a while).

Where is the furthest you two have traveled together as a couple?
Whistler, BC. It’s like snow heaven.

Who has the craziest exes?
She thinks she has more exes than me, but is wrong by a mile. I definitely win the craziest ex… Sara was not just crazy, but dastardly and viciously insensitive and narcissistic.

Who has the worst temper?
I have more potential, but she lets more of hers out. I’m glad that as we’ve both grown up we gain more and more control of our tempers. We haven’t had a food fight in at least a year. 

Who does the cooking?
Both of us, but when she’s cooking, I just supervise..which she loves wholeheartedly… NOT! 

Who is more social?
Lauren. I like a few close friends.

Who is the neat freak?
Lauren. I’m messy because I zone out and will step over things without even noticing.

Who is the most stubborn?
That would be Lauren for sure.

Who hogs the bed?
Definitely him. He thinks that he can sleep in the middle and give the cat a third of the bed. We sleep in a queen-size! (She’s right)

Who wakes up earlier?
Lauren, but only because its easy to get up for work when you only have to walk into the next room.

Where was your first date?
Arctic Circle. I thought that it was a joke when he said we were going there (all I could think of was "The North Pole"). It's a dive of an ice cream stand but it has absolutely the BEST soft-serve chocolate dipped cone that you've ever eaten in your WHOLE ENTIRE LIFE! (I’m so glad you enjoyed our first date honey..:) )

Who has the bigger family?
Him. He has far more extended family than I do. We both only have one sibling though.

Do you get flowers often?
I never get flowers.

How long did it take to get serious?
Without a lot of background and understanding, the answer is publicly embarrassing 

Who eats more?
Lauren thinks she eats more, but she just eats more often. I eat “more” still.

Who sings better?
I’m better at mimicking opera than I am at trying to sing seriously. LOL Lauren sings well if she’s not trying to harmonize 

Who does the laundry?
Lauren, and I’m eternally grateful, except when she dumps the whole basket on MY side of the bed and leaves it there for me to meet it when I’m dead tired and trying to fall into bed. 

Who’s better with the computer?
We both have our strengths when it comes to the computer.. There’s things I do she doesn’t, and likewise. I call her for nearly ever SQL query I have to write. She whips it out without even seeing the data… it amazes me.

Who drives when you are together?
Me, unless I’m feeling suicidal that day. Haha jk.

Who picks where you go to dinner?
We always over-analyze this one together. We did BEFORE we had kids and we could go anywhere at any time and we do now when we get on average one date a month. When it comes to food, we don't mess around. (Kevin – I agree completely… way over-analyzed)

Who is the first one to admit when they’re wrong?
I’m first to admit it, because once I find I’m wrong, I don’t try to hide it. Lauren just admits she’s wrong more often, because she is wrong more often..  haha

Who wears the pants in the relationship?
I wear the pants, but make room for her to have a leg most of the time. I try to be fair and equitable, but if I assume both legs, we butt heads. I try to always be 50/50 with things unless something is a major issue and need immediate action and we’re not agreeing. That’s rare though, but I think she knows if I veto, I’m doing so in love.

Who has more tattoos?
No tattoos on either of us. I [Lauren] wanted one on my foot when I was single, but I didn't do it. And then I wanted a nose stud when I was married, but Kevin said it would be over his dead body. I considered it. (Kevin : definitely over my dead body… no tats)

Who eats more sweets?
Lauren. I don’t eat sweets but on ever 3rd full moon, and only a bite. I’d rather a second helping of dinner.

Who cries more?
Lauren does. Once a year perhaps, I get melancholy reminiscing my childhood days and missing them or thinking about my grandpa, and I’ll be a big baby for a spell… then I’ll write about it, and be good for another year.