A Quarter of a Century Old

In honor of my 25th birthday, I am sharing 25 facts about me. Some are random, some are funny, and some are more meaningful. Hope you enjoy! 

  • When I was little I was so obsessed with the movie The Wizard of Oz that I wouldn't respond unless my parents called me Dorothy
  • I love organizing and home decor (one way I deal with stress)
  • I am extremely hard on myself  
  • I had open heart surgery when I was in first grade  
  • I have two tattoos
  • I am an only child  
  • I love cold weather
  • I drink chai tea every day
  • I always have to have a candle burning when I'm home  
  • I am VERY strong willed
  • I can't stand negative people
  • I am a freak about brushing my teeth
  • I love to shop (another thing I do when I'm stressed)
  • I love giving gifts or doing something little to make someone smile
  • I am not a big TV watcher (I like TED talks or beauty videos on YouTube)
  • I am a morning person
  • I am terrible at working out
  • I strongly believe I was put on this earth to inspire, create, and influence children and my peers
  • I am very good at being alone (can you say introvert?!)
  • I do not drink or like to party
  • I could eat pizza every day (let's be real, I eat it once a week)
  • I am in my third year of teaching
  • I can be very sassy
  • I do NOT like color...in my house or in my wardrobe (neutrals are the way to my heart)
  • I LOVE to write and hope to one day publish a book ;)