Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Accent VLOG


video
here are the words to say: aunt, route, wash, oil, theater, iron, salmon, caramel, fire, water, sure, data, ruin, crayon, toilet, New Orleans, pecan, both, again, probably, spitting image, Alabama, lawyer, coupon, mayonnaise, syrup, pajamas, caught

next, answer these questions:
what is it called when you throw toilet paper at someone's house?
what is the bug that when you touch it it rolls up into a ball?
what is the bubbly carbonated drink called?
what do you call your gym shoes?
what do you say to address a group of people?
what do you call the type of spider that has a oval body and long skinny legs?
what do you call your grandparents?
what is the name of the wheeled contraption you push at the grocery store?
what do you call it when it rains and the sun is still shining?
what is the name of the thing you change your tv channel with?


10 day YOU challenge: 2 songs & WILW

two songs...

1) crash...dave matthews band


2) got money...lil wayne

crash was the first dance with my husband at our wedding.
got money always gets me pumped and i played it and danced to it prior to the ceremony on my wedding day.

i also want to put in what i'm loving wednesday!

boardwalk empire on hbo sunday nights before true blood.
love this show and its rich with history, check it out if you haven't already.

sharpies! love every color & use them daily. i actually prefer writing with them.

psssssst dry shampoo ( i swear by this) it's super cheap, like $5 and can be found at walgreens and now even walmart. it's amazing

nicole richie's boho style. she is probably my style icon.

my latest diy project, i modge podged this table in our guest room. looks awesome now!
my diy desert tray (making these for family members, upon request (!!!) yay, and thinking of making holiday and wedding gift ones)
i made this gem for rebecca and brigham. filled it with homemade chocolate chip cookies.

happy hump day!

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

10 day YOU challenge: three films

three films.

1) home alone

2) the skeleton key

3) almost famous

these three films could be the only movies that i watch for the rest of my life.
i just love them and they make me happy.

wishing you a terrifical tuesday!


Monday, August 29, 2011

10 day YOU challenge: four books-


four books:

1) The Great Gatsby


2) Valley of the Dolls


3) Beezus & Ramona


4) Walden


there you have it, four of my most favorite reads.

another week, grinding it out, excited for the three day weekend, hooray for labor day!




Sunday, August 28, 2011

10 day YOU challenge: five foods

day five, five foods.
prepare your taste buds, friends.

1) quorn chicken

2) spinach salad with feta cheese, and strawberries

3) chocolate cheesecake

4) vegetarian mexican pizza

5) mac and cheese




i created three desert trays yesterday! total cost for each was .75, yes, seventy five cents!
blake & i brought over chicken, and a desert tray filled with chocolate chip cookies to rebecca and brigham. they were both so happy, which in turn made us happy.



blake & i are going to comfort today to do some thrift shopping! very excited!


Saturday, August 27, 2011

10day YOU challenge: day six-places


day six: places.

i survived the first week of school! hip-hip-hooray!
woke up early this morning to go thrifting... got a lot of treasures to create some diy projects.
one project is making a pie/desert tray for rebecca and brigham. found the most amazingly colorful and creative plate ever. super excited! i also scored a brass candle holder to serve as the stand. can't wait to show you all my creation.

back to the six places in no particular order...
1) my parents house

2) destin, Florida

3) new Orleans, Louisiana

4) 4200 greenbrier

5) padre island, Texas

6) my comfy & cozy bedroom


the rest of my day will be spent crafting (hopefully), today's high is set to be 109 hellacious degrees. happy saturday bloggies!


Friday, August 26, 2011

fill in the blank friday: 8/26/2011


1. One of life's most simple pleasures is: happy smiling people.
2.  waiting when you have an appointment, lateness in general  makes me want to punch someone.
3.  I like hummus because it is yummus.
4. jaberwocky is a funny word.
5. If I had to choose one beauty product to use for the rest of my life it would be: faux eyelashes.
6. I'm happy that: fall and my anniversary are getting closer.
7. I would never: do anything that would compromise my relationships.

happy friday, blogger friends!
this weekend i plan on doing nada & couldn't be happier.

what are you up to?


10 day YOU challenge: day seven-wants

i have enjoyed participating in this activity so far.
here are my seven wants, in no particular order...

1) nikon d7000 16.2mp

2) corduroy hue wide wale leggings

3) steve madden whisstle shoes in the multi color

4) MAC girl about town lipstick

5) this gorgeous louis vuitton bag to add to my collection


6) faux fur vest

7) a baby



Thursday, August 25, 2011

10 day YOU challenge: day 8-fears


day eight.
eight fears in no particular order.

1) i am afraid of complete darkness

2) i have a fear of losing control

3) i constantly fear that my dog bella is going to drop dead
4) i fear i will never get back into shape or control my weight

5) i have a fear of infinity
6) i am afraid of loved ones dying
7) i'm afraid to touch the floor without socks or shoes on

8) i'm afraid that i am not making a difference on this world



Wednesday, August 24, 2011

10 day YOU challenge: day 2-nine loves


day two equals nine loves. again, in no particular order.

1) my husband
2) my family
3) chance by chanel
4) forever21's love contemporary line
5) fall weather
6) old things with a history
7) watching a child skip
8) friday nights
9) bella bell & daisy mae