25 things about the girl behind "Gena’s Adventure"

   Hello everyone! My birthday is almost here and that means “Big 25”!  That is why today I would like you to get to know the girl behind “Gena’s Adventure” better. So here are 25 things you don’t know about me: 
1) I was born and raised in Ukraine. 
2) I lived in Mexico City, Dallas TX, San Francisco CA and Denver CO before moving to Austin TX. 
3)  don’t do math. 
4) When I was a child, I wanted to be an actress (so I could play Belle in “Beauty and the Beast”). 
5) I am pescatarian, I can’t stand strawberries and I don’t like ice-cream, popcorn, and cupcakes.  
6) I am technically a grandma (to the daughters of my hubby’s niece).  
7) I am very picky girl (according to my family) 
 8) In my opinion, the best money you can spend is for a plane ticket or a present for your loved ones 
9)  I never get tired of reading  “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald.  
10) I am terrified of all kinds of insects.  
11) I really want a dog. But first I need a decent backyard 😉  
12)  My biggest pet peeve is ignorance and yet arrogance 
13) I was born on the 4th of July. 
14) I can’t watch horror movies.  
15)  I live by the rule “Make the best of what you’ve got”. 
16) When I travel, I always carry limes with me so I can have a glass of water with lime juice in the morning. 😉  
17) I love baking cakes and I am pretty good at it (ask Ismael;)  
18) The best and yet challenging thing that happened to me was a long-distance relationship with Ismael.  
19)My guilty pleasures are French friesdesserts, and cheese.  
20) “As good as it gets” is a movie my husband and I can watch over and over again. 
21) I am really bad at remembering people’s names. 
22) I speak 4 languages 
23) I am a coffee freak and avocado addict. 
24) I am not afraid to fail.  
25) I believe that Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. 😉  
   I hope you enjoyed my little confession. I would love to know more about you as well and that is why it’s YOUR TURN (please comment below): 
 If I could, I would live in….  
My favorite thing about me is…. 
I can eat … every day. 
My biggest pet peeve is….  
Have a great 4th of July weekend! 



4 thoughts on “25 things about the girl behind "Gena’s Adventure"

  1. Thanks for sharing Gena! I loved learning a little more about you. Happy almost 25th Birthday!

    If I could, I would live in…. Texas 🙂 or somewhere in Europe
    My favorite thing about me is…. work ethic
    I can eat … every day. Pizza or Tacos
    My biggest pet peeve is…. people asking the same question over and over



  2. Oh my ! I love how we have so many things in commun!! My turn to give you a bit of me:
    If I could, I would live in…. Australia! Always wanted to go, still on my bucket list!
    My favorite thing about me is…. my positivity ! I always see the bright side of things!
    I can eat … every day. Crepes… But like seriously I can!
    My biggest pet peeve is…. Drama Queens! I just can't deal 🙂 Or people that are always being negative, for everything, about everthing and try to bring you down ! (That was 3 right ^^?)

    Happy Tuesday!
    Bea (acheerymind)


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