December 2010

Age:25

Occupation: Model

Hometown: Vail, CO

 

Do you have a family vacation spot that you visit annually or often?

We travel to the Caribbean to scuba dive. A very rustic lake house in Wisconsin to fish, shoot and swim.

 

Tattoo Count: 1

Location: Very hidden

 

Do you consider yourself a romantic and why?

Absolutely. I love it all, the candles, the roses, the lighting, the intimacy. having only two people & being unguarded & emotionally open. It’s rare and beautiful.

 

If you wanted approach a man you had never met before, how would you go about it?

Catch his eye first. Act calm and cool to get a read on it. Unless I’m feeling bubbly then right in, no cheesy lines, just “hi”

Age:27

Occupation: Sales Consultant

Hometown: Dix Hills, NY

 

If you could be someone else for just one day, who would it be and why?

Oprah. I think she does amazing things for those less fortunate and i wouldn’t mind living like her for a day.

 

Who is your favorite author?

Candace Bushnell – I relate to the characters in her books.

 

Tattoo Count: 0

 

Describe your idea of the ultimate date? Adventure, Spontaneity and Romance

 

I hate it when my date:

Runs out of things to talk about and incorporates money into the conversation.

 

What’s your worst date memory?

My date got me flowers an ordered my favorite dessert without even asking.   

Age:24

Occupation: Marketing Coordinator

Hometown: Ottawa, KS

 

Who do you admire most in the world and why?

My sister Bridget. She is 5 years older than me and is the most influential person in my life. She has worked so hard for where she is and lives a life I’d love to succeed to. She is supportive of me and wants the best which makes her even more admirable.

 

What is your greatest achievement to date?

Getting a college athletic scholarship for running track & cross country at the University of Kansas.

 

What is your favorite all-time book and why?

Twilight Saga – yes, I admit. Such a great read, love story, drama and Stephenie Myer really makes her readers feel like they are part of the saga.

 

Tattoo Count: 0

 

I love it when my date:

Takes charge. If both are indecisive on what/where we want to go. i love when someone just makes the decision and rolls with it.

 

Do you have any family holiday or special event traditions that you plan to uphold?

Walnut Valley Bluegrass Festival, Winfield, KS. Camping, bluegrass music, biggest Kansas festival, up to 20,000 people attend. We’ve gone every year since I was born.

Age:25

Occupation: 1st Grade Teacher

Hometown: Plano, TX

 

Do you have any pets and if so, what kind?

Family dog, Griffon, half chow half Australian shepard.

 

Tattoo Count: 0

 

Do you like to dress up or do you prefer casual attire as a rule?

Dress up. I love wearing dresses that you can dress up or down.

 

If you wanted to approach a man you had never met before, how would you go about it?

Notice something interesting about the person and bring it up, introduce myself.

Lauren

Age:26

Occupation: High School Teacher

Hometown: Culpeper, VA

 

Do you have any pets and if so, what kind?

A toy poodle, Gabby.

 

What is your favorite holiday and why?

Halloween – I love the spookiness and handing candy out to kids. i always have my house completely decked out with decorations.

 

Who are your top 3 favorite groups/artists & why?

Lil Wayne! Taylor Swift because her songs are so relatable, Dave Matthews Band because their songs are calming and great to put on repeat.

 

Who is your favorite author?

Phillipa Gregory – She has great insight on the life and wives of Henry VIII and I’m obsessed with that part of history.

 

Tattoo Count: 0

 

I love it when my date:

Tries hard to show me their personality and shows that he enjoys my company.

 

What’s your best date memory?

Watching a meteor shower in a lifeguard stand on the beach.

Lacey

Age:27

Occupation: Insurance Agent

Hometown: Tampa, FL

 

If you could be someone else for just one day, who would it be and why?

The Queen of England, to be royalty and have so much positive influence on your kingdom.

 

What is your greatest achievement to date?

Being part of an organization that has helped raise over $150,000 for Breast Cancer.

 

Who is your favorite author?

Ernest Hemingway

 

Do you have a family vacation spot thet you visit annually or often?

Yes! Islamorada – Florida Keys!

 

Tattoo Count: 0

 

What’s your worst date memory?

Kissing in the rain   

Age:27

Occupation: Marketing Coordinator

Hometown: Orlando, FL

 

If you were stranded on a desert island what 3 things would you bring and why?

iPod – music makes everything better! Picture of my family – they keep me going. Sunscreen – I’m fair-skinned…too much sun=ouch!

 

What is your favorite holiday and why?

Thanksgiving – Food, Family & Football…What more could you want?!

 

Who is your favorite author?

C.S. Lewis

 

Languages?

Spanish – I used to be fluent, but lost it. I’m actually planning to enroll in classes as a refresher.

 

Tattoo Count: 0

 

Do you consider yourself a romantic and why?

No. I enjoy romance occasionally but i think romance has the potential to blind people in terms of their feelings. But I do love thoughtfulness.

 

What’s your biggest date fear?

I hate when the guy is really into you, but you have no feelings/attraction towards him.

Keltie

Age:28

Occupation: Radio City Rockette

Hometown: Hollywood, CA

 

What’s the most outrageous thing you’ve ever done?

I flew to London without any plans or anywhere to stay because I just really wanted to go!

 

What is your favorite all-time book and why?

Ahhhh! so hard to choose. i am such a booknerd. I love “Perks of being a Wallflower” because in it is my favorite literary line ever, “and in that moment we were infinite.” I also love Wally Lambs “She’s Come Undone,” by Pamela DeBarres “Take Another Piece of my Heart” and no matter what people say James Frey’s “A Million Little Pieces.”

 

Tattoo Count: 5

Location: Ribs, wrist, finger and back

 

What’s your biggest date fear?

Having food in my teeth, I ALWAYS have food in my teeth! UGH!!

 

What’s your worst date memory?

Maybe the time my date admitted he “had a girlfriend but wanted to see if he could still score dates!” AWESOME!   

Jill

Age: 28

Occupation: Sales Director

Hometown: Houston, TX

 

Do you have any pets and if so, what kind?

Yes! Abby, miniature cocker spaniel.

 

What is your favorite memory from childhood?

Playing ball in the driveway wit my mom, dad and sister.

 

Who is your favorite author?

Laura Roberts

 

Tattoo Count: 0

 

Describe your idea of the ultimate date?

Somewhere tropical, ziplining through the rainforest with a nice romantic dinner on the beach.

 

What’s your best date memory?

Cathign a homerun ball at a Rangers game, drinking beer and eating a hot dog. So much fun!   

Jackie

Age:27

Occupation: Artist

Hometown: Warwick, RI

 

If you were stranded on a desert island what 3 things would you bring and why?

A pet companion so I’d have happy company! Fireworks so I could have some hope of getting saved (or a cell phone)! A gun to kill predators and hunt to survive! haha

 

What is your greatest achievement to date?

Moving to New York with nothing, no job, a total city virgin, and finding my way — it proved to me I can do anything and am confident & independent.

 

What is your favorite holiday and why?

The 4th of July! The weather is nice+hot, there are great parades and American patriotic pride! And fireworks, barbecues … people are happy.

 

Who is your favorite author?

Jodi Picoult..such an array of interesting storylines – total page turners with twists at the end.

 

Tattoo Count: 0

 

Describe your idea of the ultimate date?

Chivalry! A man to pick me up at home, nice dinner and genuine, interesting intellectual conversation, followed by a broadway show, art opening, a cultural activity to enjoy and be able to discuss together.

 

What’s your biggest date fear?

Rejection. That I’d go out on a limb to make myself vulnerable to be open to get hurt. it’s so painful and hard to get over, without feeling like there’s something wrong with you.