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40 Random Facts About Me

So I asked you guys to vote on Instagram if you’d rather learn about me or all about Miles and this won, so next week will be about all about little baby Miles!

1. What is your full name? Samantha Marie Rouse 2. Are you named after anyone? I’m not named after a family member, but instead my mom named me after Samantha from bewitched 3. What does your name mean? My name means listener (which is funny because all I do is talk) 4. Where are you from? I was born and raised in Knoxville, TN 5. What is your favorite drink? I actually only drink water, but occasionally I’ll get a sonic slush and when I do I get a raspberry with nerds or white coconut 6. What is your favorite food? Fried okra/fried zucchini 7. What is your favorite childhood memory? I can’t really pinpoint one, but every year when we put up our Christmas tree we turned on the same “Now That’s What I Call Christmas” CD and got out all the boxes of ornaments and the tree and decorations out of the attic and danced around our little house decorating and it was really special to me. 8. What is your favorite way to pass time? Reading 9. Are you a dog person or cat person? I am SUCH a dog person, cats really freak me out to be honest 10. Are you scared of heights? Definitely, my knees get soupy when I am up high 11. At what age did you go on your first date? 15 12. What is an ideal first date for you? A picnic in the summer, and then going to get ice cream from a parlor 13. What is at the top of your bucket list? I actually don’t have a bucket list! 14. What is something you are gifted at? I would like to say that cocky? 15. What is something you look for in a partner? Humor, sensibility, loves Jesus 16. What is something you wish you were gifted at doing? Playing musical instruments 17. What is the first book you remember reading? The cat in the hat, I read it to my kindergarten class with Liam the first week of school 18. What is the first movie you remember seeing? The Lion King 19. What is the last book you read? First Wind, Then fire 20. Do you have any pets? Matt likes to say Miles is his but....let’s get real that pup is half mine 21. What is your favorite color? When someone asks me this question it stresses me out, I really cannot pick one. I love color so much. 22. What is your favorite fairytale? I love the movie Brave, by Disney. And I would consider that a fairytale 23. What is your favorite ice-cream flavor? Cookie dough (so really I just love cookie dough without the ice cream) 24. What is your favorite music genre? I have a really eclectic music taste, I really like all kinds of music but overall I’m old and love anything that happened before 1980 25. What is your zodiac sign? Gemini 26. Do you have a tattoo? I have 2 Corinthians 5:17 on my rib cage in my Mom’s handwriting 27. What was the first concert you ever attended? Shania Twain 28. What was your favorite subject in High School? Art...go figure 29. What was your least favorite subject in High School? Oh man, Math. I had a really great Math teacher for most of high school but I am sooooo bad at Math. 30. When was the first time you were on a plane? I’ve still never flown anywhere 31. When was the last time you cried? Day before yesterday (happy tears) 32. Who is the best teacher you ever had? Ryan Milani 33. What is the first thing you notice about people? How friendly they are, and their facial features 34. What is your favorite smell? Gardenia 35. Do you wear contacts? Every single day for the most part, I am so blind 36. How tall are you? 5’7 37. Do you prefer tea or coffee? Decaf coffee 38. Do you have any siblings? I have 1 and he’s 29 39. Who is the last person you texted? Christina Kenney 40. What was the last song you listened to? Christmas of Love (from the Grinch)