Happy Birthday, Kim!

Today is one of my favorite days in the world because it is the other half to Passport and Pastries’ birthday! To celebrate Kim turning 29, she answered 29 questions about herself so everyone can get to know her a little better!


  1. Where do you live? I  live in Philadelphia with my husband and cute dog! 
  2. Where were you born? Yorba Linda, California  
  3. What is your favorite drink? Margaritas!!!  
  4. What is your favorite food? Any and all tacos   
  5. Are you scared of heights? Not in the slightest—to the point where I should probably develop a bit more of a healthy fear… 
  6. What is at the top of your bucket list? Seeing the pyramids in Egypt 
  7. What is something you are gifted at? Writing 
  8. What is the last book you read? Just Mercy. It has changed my whole outlook on incarceration and the prison system. Give it a read.  
  9. What is your favorite book? This is so hard. I love a The Great Gatsby, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Picture of Dorian Gray, and so many more!! 
  10. Do you have any pets? We have a tiny 4 lb maltipoo named Harper! 
  11. What is your favorite color? Purple 
  12. What is your favorite ice-cream flavor? Anything with peanut butter! 
  13. What is your star sign? Leo—and I match my sign through and through.  
  14. Do you have a tattoo? Nope. I’m terrified of needles.  
  15. What was your first job? I worked at White House Black Market for a summer.   
  16. When was the first time you were on a plane? 6 months old! We moved from California to New Mexico.  
  17. How many countries have you been to? 26! I’m really hoping to hit 30 before I turn 30… 
  18. If you could give your younger self any advice what would it be? Be brave.  
  19. What do you do for a living? I work in higher education. In my past life I was a high school English teacher before we moved to Philly.  
  20. Where did you go to college? I went to Texas A&M University for undergrad and Villanova University for my master’s.  
  21. What was your major? BA in English and MS in Counseling  
  22. What is your favorite movie? You’ve got Mail  
  23. What is your greatest irrational fear? I’m a Texas girl so tornados for sure.  
  24. If you could live anywhere, where would it be? Either New York City or anywhere in Italy.  
  25. How did you meet your husband? We were next door neighbors and best friends growing up…in Indonesia. So cute, I know.  
  26. Favorite TV show? Parks and Recreation, duh.  
  27. Are you an extrovert or introvert? Introvert to the max. I’m basically terrified of people.  
  28. Do you have any hobbies? I love yoga and I spend a lot of time doing hot vinyasa yoga. I believe it has greatly improved my health and life.  
  29. Where to next? My husband and I are headed to Southern California for our anniversary in January! Any recommendations?? 


Help me wish this wonderful lady the happiest 29th birthday! Kim is the most loving, kind spirit who is the most loyal friend a person can have and because of that I am so thankful to have her not only as my older sister, but as my best friend! I love you, Kim! Happy Birthday!

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