Monday, October 4, 2010

Married Life

Just Jon and Jen


After reading this on two different blogs I knew I had to join in on the fun! I hope that you enjoy read this so much that you do it yourself.
Idea taken from Let Them Eat Lettuce and Little Mrs. Married

1. When is your "engagement" anniversary?
June 4, 2006

2. When is your "marriage" anniversary?
December 17, 2006


3. How long have you known your spouse?
We really began to get to know each other, the first week in February 2005.

4. How long did you date before you were engaged?
1 year 4 months


5. Where did you meet your spouse for the first time?
We met in college. The very first time I met my husband he sat on my lap in the cafeteria.

6. What is your spouses full name?
Jonathan David

7. Do you have any children?
Not yet.

8. How many? Boys/Girls
None right now, but I can say that I want 4 kids, Jon wants up to 8. We will take as many or as little children as God is willing to give us.

9. Do you have any house pets?
Nope. I am honestly not a pet person.

10. Do you own a house or rent?
We rent a two bedroom apartment. We actually just moved there this past May.

11. Do you live in the country/town/city?
We live in town.

12. What is one of your favorite activities to do together?
We love watching movies at home together.

13. Do you have a favorite vacation spot?
Anywhere outside of the U.S.

14. When did you first kiss?
Almost three months after we started dating, so August 2005.

15. What church do you attend?
We love our church so much. We are active members at Macedonia Baptist Church.

16. Is this the church you were married in?
No, because we have moved since our wedding. We were married in Lent’s Baptist Church.

17. What town is current address at?
We are in Longview.

18. Do you work or stay home?
I work 40 hours a week, Monday-Friday.

19. Where did you go on your honeymoon?
There was a lot of debate that went into our honeymoon, because I wanted to go somewhere warm and Jon did not. So, because he was more than willing to plan the honeymoon he got to choose the location. We went to Leavenworth, Washington. It was just perfect! Jon really did a great job when he chose this location.


20. What was the funniest gift you gave while dating?
The funniest gift I gave was probably a Starburst Cake. Jon loves starburst candy and I decorated the top of the cake with his favorite candy.

21. How long have you been together?
Total: 5 years 4 months. Married: 3 years 9 months

22. How long did you know each other before you started dating?
I knew of Jon about 9 months before we started dating. We really did not get to know each other until about 3 months before we started dating.

23. Who asked who out?
He didn’t exactly ask! We were shopping at Barnes & Noble, just hanging out and he kissed me on the cheek. On the way we had our DTR to define our relationship. It was so sweet.

24. How old are each of you?
I am 26 and Jon is 24.

25. Where do each of you go to school?
Neither of us go to school anymore, because we have graduated.

26. Which situation is hardest on you as a couple?
Probably my parent’s divorce, it took quite a toll on me. Other than that, just learning how to take two different people, from different backgrounds and make us one family. That has been challenging.

27. Did you go to the same school?
Nope. Different high schools. And for college, he went to my school for a year, before he transferred out.

28. Are you from the same town?
Not at all. I am from the Pacific Northwest. Jon is from China, but he is not Chinese.

29. Who is smarter?
We are both smart about different things.

30. Who is more sensitive?
Me.

31. Where do you eat out most as a couple?
Chick-fil-a!!

32. Where is the farthest you two have traveled as a couple?
China

33. Who has the craziest exes?
Neither of us. I have one ex, and Jon didn't really have a girlfriend before me.

34. Who has the worse temper?
Me.

35. Who does the cooking?
It’s a tie. Jon is the better cook. I love baking.

36. Who is more social?
I depends on the situation.

37. Who is the neat-freak?
I am a neat-freak.

38. Who is more stubborn?
We are both pretty stubborn sometimes.

39. Who hogs the bed?
Jon says, I do.

40. Who wakes up earlier?
Jon, he has to be to work by 6 or 6:30am most mornings.

41. Where was your first date?
I am honestly not sure.


42. Who had more boyfriends/girlfriends?
I had one boy friend in 8th grade. Jon never had a girlfriend until me!

43. Do you get flowers often?
I used to.

44. How do you spend the holidays?
With family if we can. We live so far away that people from our church had graciously taken us in on many Thanksgivings.

45. Who is more jealous?
Probably me.

46. How long did it take to get serious?
Not long at all. Jon wanted to propose to me after we had only been dating for 6 months.

47. Who eats more?
I eat a lot of little meals throughout the day. But Jon eats his food in larger quantities less often.

48. Who does the laundry?
Me. Jon will help if I let him.

49. Who is better with the computer?
Jon.

50. Leave a piece of advice for other couples.
No marriage will last without Jesus in your lives. He is the glue that holds you together.

16 comments:

mrsmarkdave said...

That was very fun to read. I love the last picture.

Dos Jon have a ponytail?

Living a Changed Life said...

MrsMarkDave - :) He did have a ponytail when I met him. But not anymore. :)

Marlene said...

Loved reading this! :-) What a sweet story.

Jen said...

Hi Jen, You have just linked to follow me on BlogFrog so I came to drop by your blog. Loved the post and all the pictures. I just have to tell you that I thought "What a small world" when I saw Longview. I am assuming that is Texas. Well, I spent my high school years in Carthage which is just down the road a'ways. I was born in England, grew up in Texas and Louisiana and now live in Australia. I have been here for 35 years so you can guess that I am much older than you. I guess you would be the age of some of my children.

May I just congratulate you on your weight loss and the fact that you were able to change your life. Well done, you look great.

Nice to drop by here to your place. I hope to call again.

Jennifert

Living a Changed Life said...

Marlene - Thanks!

Jen - It is a small world. Thank you for your encouragement. It is great to have you stop by my blog! I can't wait for you to visit again.

Losing Brownies said...

This is such a sweet survery!

mrsmarkdave said...

I'm the opposite. My husband DIDN'T have a ponytail when we met, but he does now. I hate it, but he loves it. So, I just deal with it and accept it as "him" :-)

Living a Changed Life said...

Losing Brownies - That's why I just couldn't resist doing it myself.

MrsMarkDave - Yeah, boys like to do their own thing sometimes. That good that you accept him as he is.

Kendra said...

So fun to learn a little bit more about you!

Living a Changed Life said...

Thanks Kendra!

Adrienne said...

So cute!!! I love your wedding dress and all your wedding photos!! And we are Baptist's also!! Whoot for the Baptist wives getting healthy!!

Define You Photography said...

OOOOOOOOOOO, I love it! You're a stong woman and totally touched my heart!

Amen to courage!!
xoxo
Jillian

DESSALENA said...

50. Leave a piece of advice for other couples.
No marriage will last without Jesus in your lives. He is the glue that holds you together. "

SOO very true!! That is awesome advice and the best advice you could give!!

Living a Changed Life said...

Adrienne - Thank you!!

Jillian - Thank you so much! This is just the encouragement I needed today.

Chelle said...

Oh my goodness, I haven't seen that last picture in a long time! That was when we went to the Heathman and Jon was supposed to be Amanda's "date", or something and he spent the whole night with you. =) Haha! So good to think back and remember. I am so glad we have been in each other's lives so much that we have so memories together! I love you!

Living a Changed Life said...

Chelle - I know! That was even before we were dating. I love you too!!

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