Team Member Spotlight: Amanda
Posted on Friday, July 06, 2018
What is your favorite holiday?
While I love Halloween, Christmas is my favorite holiday. I love the magic of the season and spending time with my family. I appreciate the celebration of love and joy of the holiday.
What is your favorite TV show?
As a mom, I don’t get a lot of adult TV time. I do try to stay up with “This Is Us” episodes. I am watching “World of Dance” currently with my son.
If you could have dinner with anyone, who would it be and why?
I would have dinner with my grandparents again. I miss them dearly.
What is your guilty-pleasure?
I like “Ink Master” which is a tattoo competition show.
What is the one thing you cannot leave the house without?
I always want to have my phone available in case of an emergency with my child.
What is your most memorable birthday?
When I turned five, I came home from school and my mom made a birthday cake into a Barbie dress!
What was the last book you read?
For my kid: Scooby Doo team-up with Batman
For me: The Mortal Instruments series
What/who makes you laugh out loud?
My husband or my sister... for very different reasons though
What do you enjoy doing to relieve stress?
Getting outside and spending time in nature
What is your favorite ice cream flavor?
I LOVE a hot-fudge Sunday from Culvers. Otherwise, I would usually choose Cookies n’ Cream.
What is your proudest moment?
My proudest moment was the natural water-birth of my son. It was so empowering and life changing to become a Mama <3
What is currently playing in your car? NPR
What is your favorite thing to do in the summer?
I enjoy camping with my family and going swimming with my son.
What is your favorite season and why?
Fall is my favorite season: the warm sun with the cool breeze, the changing colors of leaves, campfires, Hawkeye football season, and Halloween!
How would you spend a million dollars?
First, I would pay off our mortgage and complete a couple remodeling projects in our home. Then, I would buy a new pop-up camper and plan a couple trips to travel abroad.