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Real Couple: Lindsey & Travis

Their Digs: They own a 3-bedroom, 2 1/2-bath home in Union, Kentucky.

Ages: Lindsey is 25; Travis is 26.

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How They Met: During the first week of school at the University of Kentucky

Together: 3 years

Married: October 27, 2007

Careers: Lindsey is a senior sourcing specialist. She buys parts for aircraft engines. Travis is a sales representative for a dental company. “At our house, we never run out of dental floss or toothpaste,” says Lindsey.

Who Makes More: Travis by a landslide!

Baby Clock: In a few years, they’d like to start a family. Their parents hope that time comes sooner -- they want to be grandparents!

Biggest Worry: Family health issues

Fight Most About: Cleaning up. Travis is actually cleaner than Lindsey, and he hates how dirty the bathroom sink gets from her hair spray and makeup. Lindsey gets frustrated with Travis because he doesn’t load the dishwasher properly.

Fantasy Buy: Travis is obsessed with the BMW 7 Series. Lindsey would love to own a bungalow in an exotic location like Tahiti.

Interests & Hobbies: Lindsey loves decorating the house, taking pictures, traveling, watching reality TV, and playing sand volleyball. Travis loves golf, more golf, and…did we mention golf? He also enjoys intramural basketball, horse racing, UK sports, and yard work.

Favorite Sports Team: The University of Kentucky Wildcats

Who Loves to Cook: Travis is the “grill master” and plans most dinners. Lindsey is perfecting her side dishes and loves cooking breakfast.

Guilty Pleasures: Lindsey admits she still sleeps with her stuffed animal Linus the Lion. He’s sometimes a better cuddler than Travis. Travis admits to watching “girlie shows” like The Hills.

Decorating Style: Their house is very homey but modern at the same time -- light and clean.

Have Sex: Lindsey says, “We’re newlyweds. Need I say more?”

Favorite Vacation Spot: Maui is their absolute favorite! They loved snorkeling at Molokini Crater, biking down Haleakala Mountain, and traveling the Road to Hana to see the beautiful black sand beaches and waterfalls.

Anniversary Gift: They both enjoy a thoughtful card. Lindsey loves getting diamonds, though (Travis -- hint, hint).

Spend the Weekends: Fridays are usually spent going out to dinner. During the day on Saturdays, they hang out with family or friends and watch sports. Saturday nights are spent going to the bars downtown with friends. Sundays are for sports and outdoor activities when the weather permits.

On Weeknights: They make it a point to fix dinner together.

More About Lindsey & Travis: “We were definitely just friends all through college. We would always go to each other for advice about our relationship problems,” says Lindsey. She even tried to set Travis up with one of her best friends! Don’t worry, Lindsey and her friend are still close and laugh about it to this day. “She was even a bridesmaid in our wedding!”

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