Kelly Liston

Print Friendly, PDF & Email


  1. Tamara and Kelly didn't meet in person until after Oh Lardy was launched.
  2. Kelly's first child was born on her birthday.
  3. Tamara is a certified SCUBA diver and loves to dive around the world.
  4. Kelly was a competitive swimmer, but quit when she graduated from high school.
  5. Tamara has travelled to every continent except Antarctica.
  6. Kelly does not like tuna fish unless it is Ahi sashimi – only then is it acceptable.
  7. Tamara loves watching Murder She Wrote, Doctor Who and Little House on the Prairie and feels happy when she is at Walt Disney World.
  8. Kelly used to play the clarinet.
  9. Tamara graduated from Duke University with a BA in Psychology.  Go Blue Devils!
  10. Kelly married a Naval Submarine Officer and did the Navy Wife thing for a while.
  11. Tamara has a Master's degree in Education and has taught 3rd grade, 5th grade and middle school PE.
  12. Kelly, her mother, and her grandmother were all born in Phoenix, AZ.
  13. Tamara was born in California, but moved around quite a bit (mostly within CA and NJ), attending 13 schools in 12 years.
  14. Kelly loves ice cream – probably WAY too much.
  15. Tamara talks too much when she drinks red wine.
  16. During the Navy Years, Kelly lived in Albany, NY, Seattle, WA, Norfolk, VA, and Honolulu, HI.
  17. Tamara prefers savory breakfasts over sweet.  Bring on the country potatoes, omelets and bacon!  Skip the waffles and syrup.
  18. Kelly has one younger sister.
  19. Tamara lived in Amman, Jordan 1996-97, teaching at the American Community School.  She loved living and traveling in the Middle East.
  20. Kelly graduated from the University of Arizona.  Bear Down!!
  21. Tamara met her husband at Duke University and they were married in the Duke Chapel in 1998.
  22. Kelly's first car was a 1963 Volkswagon Bug – white and yellow with white wall tires.
  23. Tamara has three younger brothers.
  24. Kelly used to be a lifeguard for the City of Phoenix – best summer job EVER!
  25. Tamara is the daughter of former Major League pitcher, Tommy John and the wife of Chicago Bears longsnapper, Patrick Mannelly.

Pin it!

25 things you didn't know about us -

PAID ENDORSEMENT DISCLOSURE: In order for us to support our blogging activities, we may receive monetary compensation or other types of remuneration for our endorsement, recommendation, testimonial and/or link to any products or services from this blog.

AMAZON DISCLOSURE: We have an affiliation with If you use Amazon and would like to help us earn a little money to enable us to keep providing you excellent content, click this link for our favorite Garlic Peeler. You do not have to buy the item, but we will receive a very small commission on anything you buy on Amazon within 24 hours. Thank you for your support!

Leave a Reply

You have to agree to the comment policy.

CommentLuv badge