Christie believes the best advice she ever received was to "Tell the truth".
Asked what the most romantic thing she has ever done, Christie says, "Picking flowers from the yard and putting them with 'love letters' in my boyfriend's room.
Christie announced that she and her husband, Tom, were expecting their first child together on January 20, 2008.
Christie, a snowboarding enthusiast, went looking for fashionable clothes to sport on the slopes and found a serious lack of outfits for women. So she created a line called Monkeywench, which quickly expanded to include more streetwear--shorts, sundresses, t-shirts, hiphugger skirts.
Christie left Days Of Our Lives in 1999 and attended university in London. She returned to the United States in 2001.
For her portrayal of Carrie Brady in Days Of Our Lives, Christie was nominated for two Outstanding Younger Actress Daytime Emmy Awards (in 1997, 1998). She was also nominated for four Young Artist Awards (in 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990).
Christie met her husband, Thomas Barnes in Ibiza. They got married in England on 31 August 2002 in a 900 year old church.
Christie enjoys swimming, dancing, kickboxing and snowboarding.
In 1989, Christie was the Homecoming Princess of her high school in Placentia, California.
Favorite actors: Cate Blanchett and Sean Penn
Album: Michael Jackson's Thriller
Time of Day: Sunrise and sunset
Place she would most like to visit: Ireland as it's so romantic.
Food/drink: Martinelli's apple juice and garlic jack cheese.
Beatles song: Strawberry Fields Forever
Christie used the opportunity of her break away from Days Of Our Lives to study Krav Maga. She now shows a high degree of proficiency in this form martial arts.
Christie: I'm in no rush to have kids, but I'm thinking about it more and more because my friends are dropping like flies. We'll probably be the last of our group and that's fine. I'm 32, so I've got another year to say, 'Let's wait another year' - and we're having the time of our lives right now.
Christie: (on returning to Days Of Our Lives) It's awesome. I love my crew right now. There's not a bad seed in the bunch. There's a good vibe on the show. There's lots of laughing. We're grown up and have a respect for the job and each other. We know we have a good thing.
Christie: (the attraction to her husband) His lips! When Tom talks, he has this Elvis lip thing, and he has an English accent, which kills me to this day - it's five years now! He can dance, cook and he's incredibly smart, sexy and funny. When I asked for the whole package, I got it!
Christie: (what she thinks of Aussies) They were very friendly. They reminded me of the men and women in California. They're health-conscious with a casual attitude because the sun was shining all the time.