Monday, March 26, 2012

Manic Monday: The Newlywed Game

Mackey Madness is hosting the awesome Newlywed Game link up, what better way to spend a Manic Monday. I wasn't sure Hubs would be down for participating, but he totally answered all of the questions, 'cause he's kinda awesome that way.

Bill & Lani
Started Dating August 2003
Marries November 5, 2009

So here are the questions that each of us answered....

What do you think my best quality is?

He Said...My Lani is usually happy, smiling, more up than down (or even neutral), sweet, easy going, looks for the upside (most of the time) in most things. She is sensitive and responds easily to hurt people; empathetic.

She Said....Hubs is the most caring and loving man I know. He is my biggest fan;) and is always encouraging me no matter the challenge. He works hard and is honest about everything. 

What would be your ideal date with me?

He Said....My ideal date with her is a day off together where we start the day with some exercise in the cooler weather, walking, swimming and back to the house for our breakfast...she loves my eggs. We listen to some blues on Pandora while we're prepping the breakfast. We do our things in a laid back time frame, telling stories, laughing, playing some. At night we (during the week so less crowds) go to Homeslice, sit at the counter, enjoy the dough throwing and prep of the pizzas, drink some diet coke and eat pizza or meatball sandwiches. We go home (or sometimes stay out to walk and play in Austin). We situate the house and ourselves and crawl into bed together to enjoy each others company before fading.

She Said...Any day together! I love the days that we are lazy around the house all day, Wake up early in the morning, spend the day adventuring around the city, eating fun new foods or a special favorite, holding hands and having great conversation, reading together before bed at night.

What was your first impression of me?

He Said...Cute, bubbly, loving life, not bitter...all of which later I realized came from being raised by caring, supportive God loving family.

She dork! I first saw him when I was just 16 at a pool party. He was hanging out with his friends and I was, well not sure what I was. When we met again years late I was flustered, he was so handsome and talked to me! Took we weeks of flirting and talking and it took forever to get a date!

What is your favorite memory of us?

He Said...We have so many memories that my favorite would be whatever we decide to think about from scuba diving and canoing through every canyon in Big Bend to moving across the country and back, missing each other and enjoying reunions. 

She Said...The morning we woke up on the first day of our vacation and you asked me where I wanted to go. I said the beach and by the end of the day we were in the car and headed for the coast 1500 miles away. Spending an amazing week on the beach camping. The weekends in San Fran staying a little boutique hotels, walking the wharf and eating pancakes at Stacks.

What do you see for us in the future?

He Said...I see a continued future of caring, growing, experiencing, loving and obeying God and being the best individuals and couple we can be.  

She Said...Many more years of happily wedded bliss... growth personally, professional, spiritually, as a family and as individuals.
Make sure you head over to Mackey Madness and see what the other Newlyweds have to say.

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  1. I love how you guys dated for so long before getting married. I'm newly engaged and we've been dating for 7 years now. I was starting to think it might never happen, but it's good to know there are others out there who wait! Makes me feel better haha :)

  2. Thanks for linking up! I loved reading your answers!

  3. Beautiful answers. I especially love your answers about the future. Very sweet.

  4. great answers girl :) cute blog too!

  5. I am loving your favorite memory of you two! That is so awesome and super sweet!

  6. What a cute survey idea! I’d be afraid to know what my Husband would say about some of these!

  7. Love these answers. How awesome that y'all just hopped in the car and took off to the beach!

    Thanks for linking up with us!

  8. Such a cute post! I love your fave memories with one another-- so sweet.


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