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May 8th, 2012, 08:10 AM
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Before joining the Jan DCC, what JM board were you active on?

What do you do for a living?

What did you want to be when you grew up?

What was the first thing you learned to cook?

What book can you read over and over again?

What makes you feel young?

What was the first concert you went to see?

What was your first paying job?

What part of pop culture do you wish would just go away?

What is your favorite salty snack?

What song do you love to dance to?

What is the furthest you have traveled?

What vegetable do you hate?

What single piece of technology can you not live without?
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May 8th, 2012, 08:20 AM
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Location: Dover, DE
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Name: Shasta

Age: 27, I turn 28 on June 23rd

Before joining the Jan DCC, what JM board were you active on? I took some time off actually, but I was active on AIP, TTCMA, TTC #1

What do you do for a living? Housewife, military wife, volunteer

What did you want to be when you grew up? Marine Biologist, until I found out that Orca's eat Seals...then it was all over

What was the first thing you learned to cook? Ramen

What book can you read over and over again? The Hunger Games!

What makes you feel young? Swimming, brings back fond memories of my childhood...I was literally a fish

What was the first concert you went to see? Linkin Park in 2002

What was your first paying job? I was a grocery bagger at ABCO

What part of pop culture do you wish would just go away? Britney Spears....

What is your favorite salty snack? Chocolate covered pretzels....I know...I cheated

What song do you love to dance to? So many!!! As long as it has a good beat I'm game. I love dancing.

What is the furthest you have traveled? HEH, when we PCS'd from Tucson, AZ to Dover, DE. Boy was that a crazy road trip.

What vegetable do you hate? Probably mushrooms

What single piece of technology can you not live without? My Nook
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May 8th, 2012, 08:21 AM
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Name: Meredith

Age: 24

Before joining the Jan DCC, what JM board were you active on?: On and off TTC

What do you do for a living?: Social Media Specialist

What did you want to be when you grew up?: An actress!

What was the first thing you learned to cook?: Pasta and meat sauce

What book can you read over and over again?: The Thorn Birds

What makes you feel young?: I still am young! But if I had to answer, junk cereal

What was the first concert you went to see?: N'SYNC lol

What was your first paying job?: A lifegaurd

What part of pop culture do you wish would just go away?: Justin Bieber

What is your favorite salty snack?: Cape Cod Potato Chips...yummm

What song do you love to dance to?: Any top 20, but I prefer belting show tunes!

What is the furthest you have traveled?: BVI's

What vegetable do you hate?: Brussel Sprouts. yuck

What single piece of technology can you not live without?: Definitely my IPhone
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May 8th, 2012, 08:26 AM
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Name: Michelle

Age: 37

Before joining the Jan DCC, what JM board were you active on? I lurked and posted occassional on ttc

What do you do for a living? property management

What did you want to be when you grew up? a vet

What was the first thing you learned to cook? meatloaf

What book can you read over and over again? hmm not sure...right now i'm big into the blackdagger brotherhood

What makes you feel young? playing with the kids

What was the first concert you went to see? whitney houston back in the day

What was your first paying job? video store

What part of pop culture do you wish would just go away? I don't get all the tweeting lol

What is your favorite salty snack? chips of some kind

What song do you love to dance to? with my 2 left feet????

What is the furthest you have traveled? lived in germany

What vegetable do you hate? broccoli

What single piece of technology can you not live without? my phone but from time to time I like to forget it somewhere when I'm off with my family
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May 8th, 2012, 08:31 AM
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Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 6,633
Name: Amy

Age: 29

Before joining the Jan DCC, what JM board were you active on? AIP and the Facebook group created for the Jan '09 PR

What do you do for a living? I'm a newborn photographer

What did you want to be when you grew up? Veternarian

What was the first thing you learned to cook? Pancakes

What book can you read over and over again? I don't really love reading. It's hard for me to even finish a book nevermind read it again!

What makes you feel young? I wish there was something that did

What was the first concert you went to see? Fred Penner when I was about 6

What was your first paying job? I worked in a pet store

What part of pop culture do you wish would just go away? Most of it!

What is your favorite salty snack? Chips

What song do you love to dance to? I don't really dance

What is the furthest you have traveled? Jamaica

What vegetable do you hate? Artichokes. Gross.

What single piece of technology can you not live without? It's a toss up between my camera and my computer.
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May 8th, 2012, 08:35 AM
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Posts: 2,024
Name: Jill

Age: 32

Before joining the Jan DCC, what JM board were you active on? This the first time I've posted on a JM board.

What do you do for a living? SAHM

What did you want to be when you grew up? Be a mom

What was the first thing you learned to cook? Spaghetti

What book can you read over and over again? Any of the In Death Series by J.D. Robb

What makes you feel young? Being the youngest of 4 I will always be the youngest.

What was the first concert you went to see? MC Hammer

What was your first paying job? Subway

What part of pop culture do you wish would just go away? Pants that don't cover your butt and skinny jeans for boys.

What is your favorite salty snack? Kettle chips

What song do you love to dance to? There are so many, but at weddings I love to dance to Little Willy.

What is the furthest you have traveled? Mexico, but we are going to Antigua in 22 days!

What vegetable do you hate? Peas

What single piece of technology can you not live without? Computer (I am doing that right now, mine broke 2 weeks ago and I was waiting for it to get fixed. Only get to get on when the hubby is home or leaves his with me like this morning.)
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May 8th, 2012, 08:38 AM
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Name:Megan

Age:33

Before joining the Jan DCC, what JM board were you active on? TTC

What do you do for a living? Fundraising/Development/AP for a non profit

What did you want to be when you grew up? paleontologist

What was the first thing you learned to cook? Spaghetti

What book can you read over and over again? Pride and Prejudice

What makes you feel young? Watching cartoons - i LOVE cartoons!

What was the first concert you went to see? I can't for the life of me remember!

What was your first paying job? A lifeguard on Lake Michigan

What part of pop culture do you wish would just go away? The Beiber haircut. Boys of the world, that girl haircut is NOT ok.

What is your favorite salty snack? Kettle chips

What song do you love to dance to? I love spontaneous dance parties!!

What is the furthest you have traveled? The Philippines. Followed by Tokyo.

What vegetable do you hate? beets

What single piece of technology can you not live without? Probably my ipod or my cell phone. In the next few weeks i'm getting a nook, so i probably won't be able to live without that soon!!
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May 8th, 2012, 08:45 AM
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Name: Amanda

Age: 26

Before joining the Jan DCC, what JM board were you active on? TTC #1

What do you do for a living? Air Force

What did you want to be when you grew up? Teacher

What was the first thing you learned to cook? cornbread and I don't even eat it!

What book can you read over and over again? The lifestory books by Frank McCourt: Angela's Ashes, Teacher Man, Tis

What makes you feel young? Music.

What was the first concert you went to see? 'N Sync and it was the summer before I started the 8th grade

What was your first paying job? I worked at a car wash and I passed out flyers. I was probably 12, and the guy gave me $5 a day! My first REAL job was selling consessions at Miller Park, I was in high school.

What part of pop culture do you wish would just go away? Style, like why are we bringing back the 80s, neons and cutoff tops?

What is your favorite salty snack? Sunflower seeds

What song do you love to dance to? The last dance in Dirty Dancing

What is the furthest you have traveled? Bahamas for our honeymoon

What vegetable do you hate? A lot but I'm not a fan of peas

What single piece of technology can you not live without? My ipod
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May 8th, 2012, 08:51 AM
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Location: Pittsburgh PA
Posts: 6,477
Name: Nikki

Age: 29

Before joining the Jan DCC, what JM board were you active on? I was taking a break, my Feb '08 has a private FB page..so I check in on there.

What do you do for a living? Stay at home mommy for the past 6 years. I got laid off from my job when i was 7 months prego with Xavier.

What did you want to be when you grew up? Coroner

What was the first thing you learned to cook? Mac n Cheese

What book can you read over and over again? anything by emily giffin

What makes you feel young? honestly, i never really feel old. lol

What was the first concert you went to see? Boys 2 Men/TLC/Montel Jorden

What was your first paying job? Wal Mart out of High school..only for 2 months

What part of pop culture do you wish would just go away? Nicki Minaj and everyone that has to dress up just to sell records.

What is your favorite salty snack? I hate salt.

What song do you love to dance to? I cannot dance....at all.

What is the furthest you have traveled? Las Vegas

What vegetable do you hate? honestly, none that I can think of.

What single piece of technology can you not live without? my phone....i miss my iphone, i switched to a droid a few months ago and HATE it.
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May 8th, 2012, 09:08 AM
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Name: Lauren

Age: 29

Before joining the Jan DCC, what JM board were you active on? April 2010

What do you do for a living? Marketing consultant

What did you want to be when you grew up? A pediatric oncologist

What was the first thing you learned to cook? Spaghetti

What book can you read over and over again? the Giver

What makes you feel young? Doing gymnastics (I'm a beginner, though, and won't be able to do it for awhile now!)

What was the first concert you went to see? Rockfest '97

What was your first paying job? piercing ears at the mall

What part of pop culture do you wish would just go away? Jersey Shore

What is your favorite salty snack? Pirate's Booty

What song do you love to dance to? I hate dancing

What is the furthest you have traveled? Australia

What vegetable do you hate? I don't think there are any that I completely hate, but I'm not a big fan of kohlrabi

What single piece of technology can you not live without? Laptop
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May 8th, 2012, 10:01 AM
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Location: Connecticut
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Name: Rachel

Age: 29

Before joining the Jan DCC, what JM board were you active on? Host of March 2010 PR

What do you do for a living? SAHM, a little babysitting on the side

What did you want to be when you grew up? teacher or mommy

What was the first thing you learned to cook? oh gosh... grilled cheese? Pancakes?

What book can you read over and over again? I'm not a big reader so I def won't read something twice :/

What makes you feel young? Putting on one of my favorite pair of heels to go out

What was the first concert you went to see? Bush in 8th grade!

What was your first paying job? cashier at a clothing store, age 16

What part of pop culture do you wish would just go away? Kim Kardashian

What is your favorite salty snack? crackers and cheese

What song do you love to dance to? Call me maybe

What is the furthest you have traveled? Germany

What vegetable do you hate? tomatoes

What single piece of technology can you not live without? ipad
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May 8th, 2012, 10:17 AM
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Name: Jessica

Age: 35

Before joining the Jan DCC, what JM board were you active on? I've been off JM for a while, but I was active on the Moms of Special Needs Kids board, and before that, September '06 DDC, Pregnancy After Loss, TTCAL, TTC 6+ Months, and TTC. More, too, but I stayed active on those!

What do you do for a living? SAHM for 2 boys (one special needs, so I HAVE to be home. I like it, though!). I also do writing for websites and I'm an editor.

What did you want to be when you grew up? Everything. I still do. It all sounds fun, and I like to delve into a little bit of everything!

What was the first thing you learned to cook? Probably spaghetti and Rice Krispie treats, but I used to help my grandmother cook A LOT. Spaghetti and Rice Krispie treats were just the first things that I learned to cook by myself.

What book can you read over and over again? A Prayer for Owen Meany

What makes you feel young? You callin' me old?! My kids make me feel young! We stay on the go with them for festivals, special events, holidays, etc. I LOVE celebrating everything with them.

What was the first concert you went to see? Oh. God. Probably...NKOTB. HAHAHAHA My friends had front-row tickets. It was actually really fun!

What was your first paying job? A secretary/special education coordinator and caregiver when I was 13-18. I miss that job. I had babysitting jobs and things like that before that I got paid for, but this was the first time that I got a "paycheck".

What part of pop culture do you wish would just go away? Bruno Mars

What is your favorite salty snack? Everything. I love salty snacks. Fries are little sticks from heaven.

What song do you love to dance to? Probably something from ABBA or old Madonna. I put them on when I clean!

What is the furthest you have traveled? I've only been to Windsor and Tijuana out of the country. But I've lived in Alabama, Ohio, Delaware, Montana, and we're moving to South Dakota or Wyoming by the end of summer, so I feel like I get to see quite a bit.

What vegetable do you hate? I'm a weirdo. I love veggies! BUT I'm allergic to celery, so I've learned to hate it.

What single piece of technology can you not live without? A computer, if I have to pick something. I do love the internet.
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May 8th, 2012, 04:36 PM
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Location: Utah
Posts: 5,575
Name: Brittney

Age: Just turned 26

Before joining the Jan DCC, what JM board were you active on? TTC. I was actually named as co-host just after I got my BFP. Oops!

What do you do for a living? SAHM and I watch my neice 3 days a week for a little extra cash

What did you want to be when you grew up? A marine biologist (holla, Shasta!). I woulda still love to be in that line of work, but I couldn't bear to move away from all our family here. And unfortunately, there's no ocean access in northern Utah.

What was the first thing you learned to cook? Honestly, I can't remember. I've been cooking with my mom since I was 3 or 4.

What book can you read over and over again? I love anything by Agatha Christie. I could probably read the Hunger Games series again, too.

What makes you feel young? Board games! I love board games!

What was the first concert you went to see? The Dixie Chicks

What was your first paying job? Worked at a pet store.

What part of pop culture do you wish would just go away? The Jersey Shore. Just... anything from that stupid "show" must go.

What is your favorite salty snack? Popcorn or french fries! With fry sauce, of course! I am from Utah!

What song do you love to dance to? Anything with a good beat. I got me some fly white girl moves!

What is the furthest you have traveled? NYC. LOVE New York...

What vegetable do you hate? None! I've never met a veggie I didn't like!

What single piece of technology can you not live without? My iPad. With a crappy phone and a busted PC, this is my link to the outside world.
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May 8th, 2012, 04:42 PM
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Location: Arizona
Posts: 1,977
Name: KERI

Age: 25

Before joining the Jan DCC, what JM board were you active on? DEC 10 PLAYPLAYROOM

What do you do for a living? STAY AT HOME MAMA

What did you want to be when you grew up? DOCTOR

What was the first thing you learned to cook? MAC AND CHEESE

What book can you read over and over again? 50 SHADES OF GRAY

What makes you feel young? GOING TO THE LAKE, BBQ-ING

What was the first concert you went to see? FAITH HILL AND TIM MCGRAW

What was your first paying job? KHOLS

What part of pop culture do you wish would just go away? KARDASHIANS

What is your favorite salty snack? BEEF JERKY

What song do you love to dance to? PUMPED UP KICKS

What is the furthest you have traveled? BAHAMAS

What vegetable do you hate? LOVE THEM ALL

What single piece of technology can you not live without? CELL PHONE
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May 8th, 2012, 05:00 PM
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Location: Texas
Posts: 621
Name:Jessica

Age: 28

Before joining the Jan DCC, what JM board were you active on? March/April/May '11 PR

What do you do for a living? Pharmacy Technician

What did you want to be when you grew up? Doctor

What was the first thing you learned to cook? I don't remember

What book can you read over and over again? Twilight

What makes you feel young? Playing with my daughter

What was the first concert you went to see? Tim McGraw I think

What is your favorite salty snack? I don't care for salt really

What song do you love to dance to? I don't I am a horrible dancer!

What is the furthest you have traveled? I grew up in ID, so it was my move to TX.

What vegetable do you hate? Mushrooms

What single piece of technology can you not live without? My phone
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May 8th, 2012, 05:06 PM
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Posts: 161
Name:Nasirah

Age:26

Before joining the Jan DCC, what JM board were you active on? None

What do you do for a living?Sahm

What did you want to be when you grew up?ob/gyn

What was the first thing you learned to cook? Eggs

What book can you read over and over again? I m not sure

What makes you feel young? Nothing

What was the first concert you went to see? Never been to one

What was your first paying job? Wendy's

What part of pop culture do you wish would just go away? Nikki Minaj

What is your favorite salty snack? Cheese

What song do you love to dance to? Adele

What is the furthest you have traveled? Africa

What vegetable do you hate? Peas

What single piece of technology can you not live without? iPad
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May 8th, 2012, 05:23 PM
BeamerMarie- Due Jan 2012
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Texas!
Posts: 346
Age: 30

Before joining the Jan DCC, what JM board were you active on? None- joined once I had a postive pregnancy test... well, four tests!

What do you do for a living?- I am a hiring manager for a major corporation

What did you want to be when you grew up? An oncologist

What was the first thing you learned to cook? Mac and Cheese

What book can you read over and over again? Kite Runner

What makes you feel young? Laughing

What was the first concert you went to see? New Kids on the Block

What was your first paying job? Dairy Queen

What part of pop culture do you wish would just go away? Saggy Pants

What is your favorite salty snack? Chips and Salsa

What song do you love to dance to? I don't dance!

What is the furthest you have traveled? Mexico and Canada

What vegetable do you hate? Lemon Grass... not really a veggie- I'm not a picky eater!

What single piece of technology can you not live without? Cell Phone!
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May 8th, 2012, 05:47 PM
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Posts: 1,333
Name: Samantha

Age: 27

Before joining the Jan DCC, what JM board were you active on?
October 2008 play room but haven't been there for years!

What do you do for a living?
I learned to be a makeup artist, but then I became a SAHM to DD and plan on homeschooling her so my next step is also becoming her teacher

What did you want to be when you grew up?
Fashion designer

What was the first thing you learned to cook?
Cookies (I think)

What book can you read over and over again?
Little women

What makes you feel young?
Not sure, I don't feel old but I guess playing with my DD can take me back in time.

What was the first concert you went to see?
Never went to one

What was your first paying job?
Working in an office as an assistant

What part of pop culture do you wish would just go away?
too much to name right now

What is your favorite salty snack?
Doritos & Cheetos

What song do you love to dance to?
Hard to think of one atm

What is the furthest you have traveled?
Israel & England

What vegetable do you hate?
Squash...but if it's blended as a creamy seasoned soup then I'll eat it.

What single piece of technology can you not live without?
Computer
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May 8th, 2012, 07:19 PM
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Location: North Carolina
Posts: 4,245
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Age:19 (don't judge ), will be 20 when baby is born

Before joining the Jan DCC, what JM board were you active on? TTC

What do you do for a living?SAHM

What did you want to be when you grew up?I always wanted to be a wife and mommy and to raise goats,chickens and rabbits! I love having farm animals!

What was the first thing you learned to cook?I have no idea. I've helped my mom in the kitchen ever since I can remember!

What book can you read over and over again?I love Amish books!

What makes you feel young? Going camping and having bon fires

What was the first concert you went to see?None

What was your first paying job?A local tool store. It was my first REAL job and has been my only job so far

What part of pop culture do you wish would just go away?Justin "Beaver"

What is your favorite salty snack?I love boiled peanuts!!

What song do you love to dance to?Anything with a good beat, even though I can't dance worth a crap!

What is the furthest you have traveled?Florida

What vegetable do you hate?Ramps, are they veggies?? And a couple more just can't think of them atm

What single piece of technology can you not live without?
Computer!
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May 8th, 2012, 09:47 PM
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Posts: 1,134
Name: Roxanne/Roxy

Age: 38

Before joining the Jan DCC, what JM board were you active on? August 2011 PR

What do you do for a living? Marketing Director

What did you want to be when you grew up? Criminal Lawyer

What was the first thing you learned to cook? Pancakes

What book can you read over and over again? I am not sure

What makes you feel young? Getting pregnant...lol

What was the first concert you went to see? New Edition/Al B. Sure

What was your first paying job? McDonald's Cashier

What part of pop culture do you wish would just go away? Kardashian's

What is your favorite salty snack? Lay's

What song do you love to dance to? Anything Soca.. I'm Caribbean

What is the furthest you have traveled? Caribbean

What vegetable do you hate? Carrots

What single piece of technology can you not live without? My cellphone, I'm a texting queen
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