I'm an extremely happily married woman. I love being a wife and mom! I'm head over heels in love with my husband and kids. I'm a nerd. I've always enjoyed school and learning. When I have a question, I've GOT to find out the answer. I really like the Internet. I like freelance work. I love to read! I love to play nerdy games like Scrabble, Scruble (fun variation), Trivia games, Ticket To Ride, & Settlers of Catan. I’m a bit of an activist and don’t like having someone else tell me what to do. I LOVE sushi. I'm Portuguese and enjoy all kinds of food. We love eating healthy foods from all over the world. I'm a simple girl with simple tastes. I like daisies, the beach, summer thunderstorms, Chinese take out, good books, impromptu dancing, good food, hearing from old friends, and singing along to the radio. I love when my favorite advances on American Idol. I love to catch ladybugs with my husband and kids. I love talking with my husband. We enjoy learning as a family. I love where we live. I love its simplicity, beauty, charm, and laid-back pace. We like our friends. I love to learn about all kinds of religions and cultures. I like love. I like kindness. I love mental health days.