73 Questions with Laura Leigh

Sharing the answers to 73 questions with Laura Leigh ! Get to know me a little more.

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Earlier this week Dana of The Champagne Edit answered 73 questions about herself. She copied Elle and well now, I’m copying her. I had such a great time reading her answers (Elle’s as well), finding out more about her, and also seeing what were had in common. Hopefully, y’all will enjoy seeing my answers as well and further getting to know the gal behind Louella Reese. I would LOVE for you to comment on today’s post and answer a few of the questions or share a couple of answers we may have in common. Can’t wait to get to know y’all better as well! 

So let’s dive right in, shall we? 73 Questions with Laura Leigh 

Where is your favorite place to be? In the summer, on the beach with a good book in my hand. In the fall, around a bonfire with my friends and a marshmallow on a stick in my hand. In the winter, inside with a cozy blanket and a great movie. In the spring, outside walking or hiking. 

What is something that you can’t live without? Water. No really, I have a water bottle with me at all times. I drink the craziest amount of water and quickly feel dehydrated. So I need water! 

What is a secret talent of yours? I can play the piano. My favorite song to play is My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion. 90s baby all the way!

What are 3 words to describe yourself? Silly, quick, and loving. 

Where do you get inspiration from? Traveling and Pinterest

What is your favorite animal? Toss up between a giraffe and a polar bear.

What is your favorite snack food? Homemade popcorn aka made on the stovetop with melted butter + salt.

What is your favorite piece of makeup? Mascara.

What is the best piece of advise you have ever received? Worry and stress don’t do anything except make you worried and stressed, so don’t. A reminder I need often.

What is the last book that you read? When Life Gives You Lulu Lemons.

What is your favorite genre of music? Country 100%.

What celebrity do you want to be BFF’s with? Blake Lively AND Rachel McAdams.

What is your biggest regret? Not traveling abroad in college.

What is one thing on your bucket list? Collaborate with NASCAR.

What is your favorite quote? 

What is your favorite sport to play and to watch? Play: Golf, Watch: Football

What is your favorite place that you have ever visited? Israel. 

What is your guilty pleasure? Watching shows like Very Cavallari. 

What is your biggest achievement? Owning my own business and working for myself by age 27. 

What is the best thing to happen to you this month? Something big that I’m not ready to spill the beans about just yet! BUT will soon!

What is your go to coffee order? Don’t like coffee so tea for me. Green tea to be exact. 

What is your favorite non-alcoholic beverage? Green tea or grapefruit seltzer water. 

What is your favorite alcoholic beverage? Skinny margarita. Not because it’s low in calories but because it’s light and refreshing. 

What is your favorite movie? The Holiday.

What is something that you can’t do but wish you could? Dance really, really well – like Julianne Hough.

What is a bad habit of yours? I burp REALLY loud. 

If you could have someone else’s closet, whose would it be? Olivia Palermo or Blake Lively. 

Favorite way to spend a rainy day? Snuggling up on the couch with Joshua watching one of our shows while eating popcorn. 

What is an ideal date? I love long dates that have several destinations. Start the morning with pancakes at home, a hike at the usnwc, picnic at a park for lunch and a nap, come home to clean up and grab dinner at Haymaker then dessert at Golden Cow Creamery

Who is your celeb crush (boy and girl)? Jughead aka Cole Sprouse. Are you team Jughead or Archie?

What is your favorite day of the week? Sunday. 

What is your favorite type of breakfast food? Waffles, muffins, and chocolate chip pancakes. I cannot possibly choose between them.

What is your favorite meal to have for dinner? Any and everything from Haymaker

What is your favorite color? Blue. Let’s all act surprised. 

What is your guilty pleasure TV show? Gave this away, Very Cavallari. And it’s because of Jay – he is freaking hilarious. 

What is the first thing you do when you wake up? Ughhh hate this answer but check my phone. 

What is your favorite season? Another toss up, summer and fall. 

What are your three favorite holidays? Christmas, Fourth of July, and Valentine’s Day. 

How do you relax? Workout. The only way I can make myself stop working. 

What makes you smile the most? My adorable husband. 

What is the best gift you’ve ever received? My engagement ring because it came along with a lifetime promise from my stud! 

If you had a tattoo, what would it be and where would it be? A heart on one of my fingers. I have ALWAYS wanted a finger tattoo.

What is a travel must have? Snacks. ALL of the snacks!

What is your favorite clothing brand or store? Everlane. Completely obsessed (as you may have read).

What is your favorite smell? Love masculine scents and lavender – total opposites but my two favorites. 

Who is the last person you texted? Morgan.

When was the last time you cried? Last week I think. If not, definitely the week before. Due to the big news mentioned above. Well kind of mentioned. 

Were you named after someone? Yes, I was named after my dad’s mom who passed away before I was born. My middle name is the same as my mom’s. However, hers is Lee and mine is Leigh. Which I hated as a child due to it being harder to spell but now I am thankful. Thanks mom! 

What is your least favorite food? Olives. Ewww!

What is your least favorite word? I don’t know if I have one. I LOVE saying bananas though.

What is your pet peeve? Oh I have so many haha. People standing too close in line, not using your turn signal, not letting me in when I’m trying to switch lanes, tapping repetitively, and the list goes on. 

What is your favorite time of the day? Morning, even though I’m slow to wake up, I love mornings! 

If you could travel with anyone, who would it be? Girls trip, Morgan. Otherwise, Joshua for sure. 

Do you prefer vintage or new? New. Other than my grandma’s vintage handbags. 

When is your birthday and what is your sign? December 3rd and I am a sagiturius. 

What is a skill that you are working on? Taking breaks. 

What is your dream job? Currently working it and feeling ridiculously blessed. 

If you could live anywhere in the country, where would you live? Savannah, GA fall to early spring and 

What are some of your favorite baby names? Definitely not spilling the beans. Sorry! 

Are you an introvert or extrovert? An introvert ALL the way! Although I seem like an extrovert when out and about. 

What is your first car? Red Volvo s40. 

What was your first screen name? louie035.

What is your favorite ice cream flavor? Cookies and cream. A classic. 

What is your favorite fashion trend of all time? High-rise bottoms – pants, skirt, shorts, jeans.

How would you describe your style? Feminine and casual with a classic touch for everyday. 

If you could have one superpower what would it be? Fly. 

What is your favorite curse word? Don’t curse a lot but when one pops out it’s usually sh*t.

What is the priciest thing you’ve ever splurged on? Clare V. bag. 

What is one item that you must have in your purse at all times? Lipstick

Where does one go on a perfect road trip? From Charlotte to Charleston, SC to Savannah, GA to Athens, GA to Greenville, SC back to Charlotte. 

Do you prefer cooking or baking? I really love both but give me ALL the sweets – baking!

Are you a shoe or handbag gal? Handbag 100%. 

How would you like to be remembered? As someone who loved strong and worked hard.

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  1. Elle wrote:

    Oh my gosh I love how you did this too! Loved reading your answers and learning more about you! Now I just have to get you to NYC!!! xo elle

    Posted 6.27.19 Reply
  2. Annaliese wrote:

    What a fun blog post- so many cool facts about you! Love your road trip idea- that sounds like the perfect Southern itinerary! 🙂

    xoxo A

    Posted 6.27.19 Reply
    • Thanks lady! We actually did it two years ago, just didn’t stop in Greenville on the way back. Would love to do it again though and make that stop!

      xo Laura Leigh

      Posted 6.27.19 Reply
  3. Dana Mannarino wrote:

    1. Cannot wait to hear your big news.
    2. I love how much you love Jug.
    3. PIANO? Goals!!!

    This was SO fun lady, loved learning more about you 🙂

    Dana | The Champagne Edit

    Posted 6.27.19 Reply
    • 1. Thank you lady, excited to share!
      2. I mean, he is just the cutest. Perfect amount of sweet and BA.
      3. You’re too kind – promise I’m not that impressive haha.

      Thank you and Elle for the inspiration!

      xo Laura Leigh

      Posted 6.27.19 Reply
  4. I am so happy I stumbled upon your blog! Love your style and feel like I’ve gotten to know you a bit better after reading these answers.
    xx, Britney

    Posted 6.27.19 Reply
  5. Morgan wrote:

    Hehe – always texting!! And if anyone’s questioning – she really does ALWAYS have a water in her hand! You’re pretty much a fish 🙂

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    Posted 6.27.19 Reply
    • And I love it 🙂 thanks for the backup and you’re right, totally fish status over here haha.

      xo Laura Leigh

      Posted 6.28.19 Reply
  6. This is such a fun post!! Cole Sprouse is definitely my celeb crush too!

    Posted 7.1.19 Reply