Tell Us About Yourself(ie): Kristen Taekman


What’s your wallpaper on your phone and/or computer?

My daughter Kingsley when she was just a year old. Its so cute to see her so little.


When you walk into a bar, what do you typically order?

A Blue Moon! I love beer! Especially with the orange in the ice cold glass, its the best!

What’s the one word you are guilty of using too often?

“Pretty.” LOL I can’t help it, “pretty” just works for almost everything: people, places and things.

What is the last thing you searched for on Google?

Spiderman birthday gifts for little girls. One of my girlfriends daughter is having a spiderman themed party. You go girl! Why not?


Who is the last person that called or texted you?

My husband Josh just called, he is done with his work drinks and on to his work dinner. We had a quick catch up about our day.

What was the last awkward situation you were in and how did you handle it?

I was invited to a party that was an intimate get together or so I thought, I arrived in jeans and a t-shirt, no make up to a full red carpet and press! UGG.. I wanted to crawl in a hole!!

When is the last time you went to a theater?


Last weekend with the kids, Sponge Bob for the 3rd time with the kids, this time 3D. I love the movies!

What TV show should everyone should be watching?

MAD MEN I am obsessed. Ohh Don Draper is so dreamy and I love Betty’s “housewife” style.

And what is your TV guilty pleasure?

Hoarders! I just can’t seem to turn it off. I am invested and really need to see the after.

What’s the first CD you bought?

Lenny Kravitz, Are You Gonna Go My Way. It was summer, I was 16 and driving my mom’s car with the music blaring!

What is the one food you cannot resist?


Peanut Butter.

What music are you currently listening to?

All ELVIS all the time, Always and Forever.

What movie makes you laugh the most?

Old School, I pee my pants its so darn funny. Will Ferrell is the man!

What drives you absolutely crazy?

Bad breath! Chew gum, go to the dentist!

What’s your favorite day of the year?


I am going to go with April 21st. My birthday. Its spring, I usually have a girls dinner with close friends. Its great to catch up and feel loved!

What was your first online screen name?

Kristen Carroll, my lovely maiden name 😉

What’s your favorite emoji?

I don’t use them! I will have to go with the hand with the painted nail Polish. I like when people use that when I post photos for my new nail polish line Pop Of Color.

Pick one: Kittens or puppies?


New York or Los Angeles?



Comedy or drama?


Bacon or Nutella?


Coffee or tea?


’80s or ’90s?


Britney or Christina?




I don’t know who that is ??? LOL

Beyonce or Rihanna?


Hannah Montana or Lizzie McGuire?

Neither — PASS.

And finally: tell us a secret.

When I get home for the day even if its at 4pm I put on my pajamas and robe.


Watch Kristen on The Real Housewives Of New York every Tuesday at 9/8c on Bravo.



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