Thursday, June 18, 2015

Friday, June 12, 2015

Hello Strangers ...

So I've done it ... I have a new blog!  It's looks a lot like home [this blog] right now.  But, I am working on it.  Meanwhile, I posted a cute Friday Letters post, so please check it out ... 



Monday, April 6, 2015

It's Okay Thursday/Hello Monday #5


... to be so productive that you "forget" to blog!

... to have tire issues on April Fool's Day and have to preface every text with ... this is NOT an April Fool's joke.

... to buy 11 items from the dollar days area at Target in an effort to get organized.  {hmmmm ... maybe a good idea for a blog post.}

... to forget to finish this post!

Hello Monday #5 
It is truly amazing how much better my makeup and hair look on the weekend. 
So if you have never tried Starbucks Via Iced Coffee - I highly recommend.  
So I just watched Into the Woods over the weekend. 
Why did the music sound EXACTLY like Sweeney Todd?
Seriously I even googled that sh!t and came up with nothing.
Why is it on weekends I am all about managing my down time 
like it was my last meal or something.  Um no, I cannot do XYZ, 
that is a total lack of consideration to my weekend of staying at 
home and doing nothing for 48 hours straight.  

How are you doing today?

Monday, March 9, 2015

Hello Monday #4

 
Even though it is just as annoying as reminding me to change the clock, I have to say it just once.  UGH!  I HATE THE TIME CHANGE!!!!  Also, I am going to step up on my soapbox for just a second.  So, if I am supposed to limit my electronic device usage at night to sleep better.  [In case you have been living under a rock - electronic devices emit a blue light that mimics sunlight and therefore keeps us awake because our internal clock doesn't get to wind down.]  Than why the heck should I change my clock so that when I get up in the morning it is COMPLETE DARKNESS [when it should be light out to wake me up] and stays DAYLIGHT LONGER in the evening [when I am supposed to be naturally gearing down to go to sleep]?  THAT MAKES NO SENSE! 


 
Okay enough complaining for today ... frankly I am too tired to continue.
I hope everyone has a great Monday!

Friday, February 13, 2015

Happy Valentine's Day!

Happy Valentine's Day!
 
I hope you all have a lovely V Day tomorrow!!
 

Thursday, February 12, 2015

It's Okay Thursday ...


... to not care about 50 Shades of Grey movie, book, etc. (gray/grey ... whichever)

... to just breakdown in the middle of the freeway and not move your car - yep just abandon it during morning rush hour ... yep totally great plan!  GRRRRR

... that I am super excited to see the girls this weekend - haven't seen those little munchkins in awhile and the oldest one ... is always busy!  Hello - your Aunt needs you more than your little friends. 

... that I am counting down for the weekend - THREE DAY WEEKEND ~ WOOHOO!!!!  Paul says, "What elementary school holiday do I have off now?"  PRESIDENTS DAY  {insert image of me doing the cabbage patch and running man ... yep my dancing skillz are THAT good}

... to wear your hair in a bun everyday.  Yep folks, it's called the snooze button, my dear old friend.

... to want Spring/Summer to get here just so my skin won't be so dry.  AHHHH!  I can't take it anymore.  Does any face moisturizer actually work?

... to FINALLY break out the sewing kit to fix the sleeve of my sweater.  Seriously it had been ripped down the seam at the wrist for practically the entire time I have had it (years) and today I just said screw it ... I'm attempting to sew this back together and .... looks perfect!  TAKE THAT home economic teacher that doubted my sewing skillz!
What's okay with you today?

Monday, February 9, 2015

Do or Don't: Bobby Pin Overload

I recently saw an article about unique ways of wearing bobby pins, {click here for more styles}


I thought this one was ridiculous.
It literally looks as if she decided to just wear the whole pack.


However, this one I thought was sort of cute.

Then last night I was watching Girls on HBO and saw Shoshanna rocking it.

What do you think ... Do or Don't?

Friday, February 6, 2015

Friday Letters

 
Dear Friday, thank you for FINALLY showing up!  Dear Weather, please pick a side - cold or hot - and stick with it.  Dear New Purse, I promise to fill you up this weekend so you can make your proud debut.  Dear Unknown Numbers Calling My Cell Phone,  Stop!  STOP CALLING ME!  Obviously you are no one I need to talk to because you NEVER leave a message!  Dear Gmail, When I unsubscribe to junk mail and then flag it as spam when I keep receiving it - FLAG IT AS SPAM!  Dear Inbox, You thought you had the best of me, but now who's winning - this girl - only 12 flagged emails needing action ... boo yeah!  Dear Mr. Sandman, thank you for a lovely week of going to bed early/on time.  I feel so rested.  Dear neighborhood children, Don't leave your bike in the middle of the road - need I really say more?  Dear Starbucks, Please impliment drive-thrus at all locations AND work out getting that two lane system that McDonalds has ... STAT!  Dear Nosey People, STOP BEING NOSEY!  Do you!  I'm good.  Dear attitude, we had some problems this week - you thought you were going to get me down but I overcame with the help of SLEEP!  Dear Friday Fancies, sorry needed a break.  Dear Readers, thank you for all your support and have a great weekend!!
 
 


Thursday, February 5, 2015

It's Okay Thursday ....


... to wonder why the heck Friday is taking so long to get here.
 
... to have had a miserable week but to just be glad that it's almost over.
 
... to go to sleep at 9:30 every night but still hitting the snooze button ... yep 8 plus hours of sleep each night is sometimes needed.
 
... to still stick my fingers in my ears and yell LA LA LA LA LA when anyone mentions the superbowl (LALALALALALALA).
 
... that I have been totally lacking on my blog, time management log, you know practically everything not necessary to my day to day needs.  Sometimes we just need a break and less to care about.
 
... to get mad when my Iced drink from Starbucks seems to be more ICE than DRINK.  GRRRR!

What's okay with you today?

Monday, February 2, 2015

Hello Monday #3

So to be completely honest - today I am NOT feeling awesome.  I got barely enough sleep last night to function today and I've already drank a cup of coffee and now I am drinking a caffeine filled soda ... yes it is as bad as it sounds and I just don't care.  I don't care that it is groundhog's day ... I don't care!  I've been trying to pull myself out of this funk this morning but ... I just keep ending up right at this point.  So I guess I am just going to sit here and be miserable because that's all I can do at the moment. 
 
I guess sometimes we all just have those days where we are grouchy.  I am just choosing to accept the fact that nothing short of a time machine will make me less grouchy today. 
 
Okay so stepping out of my Oscar the Grouch mode for a second - let me just give you a heads up to two upcoming product reviews.  Why upcoming?  Well I've only tried them once so far and I want test them again before so I can give more thoughts.  Also, I don't think I have ever mentioned this, but any product I review is just something I bought and tried and I just share my thoughts.  I don't have anyone sending me free stuff to plug.
 
To end on a cheerful note, Paul and I went out to dinner for my birthday on Saturday (to my favorite restaurant) and we actually did a little shopping.  He bought me a new purse for my birthday ...
 
{Guess Tonga}
I love it but I haven't put my stuff in it yet, and it's really rainy today so I am glad I haven't.
 
As for my time management, I was really bad last week at keeping track; however, since I've been making changes for about a month some of the stuff has started to become second nature.  You know like packing my lunch and surprisingly going to bed by at least 10:30.  (well not last night but let's not getting into what kept me tossing and turning)  However, things I do need to continue to work on are (i) picking out my outfit the night before, (ii) making a realistic to do list of the things I want to accomplish each week and (iii) staying on track with my caffeine intake (well obviously not TODAY).
 
Oh and small victory for me I'd like to share ... so I had $5 in rewards from Staples.  So I went in with nothing per say to buy and ALMOST bought a cute notebook to turn into a planner and .... I PUT IT BACK!  I thought about it and thought about it and then I have come to the conclusion that I am really loving my current planner setup in OneNote and why start over with a planner and let's face it I am actually USING the online set up whereas most of the time I never use the cute planner.  So instead I purchased some great pens because in all honesty I could find anything else to buy. 
 
 
So how are you feeling on this HORRIBLE Monday?

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