Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Liebster {Award}

Yesterday afternoon Shayna messaged me that she gave me an award!! I was so excited and intrigued because I have not received a blogger award yet!

Thanks so much Shayna for the award!!

Shayna is my real life friend whose blog is All From My Kitchen, My Home & My Life

Shayna writes about her day to day life with the love of her life and their fur baby Bingham (who is absolutely adorable!) I know reading her blog I will always read a good story, get a yummy recipe or be envious of her latest DIY project! Shayna is also my real life inspiration of saving money and paying off debt! We have many work emails or text about how well we are doing!

Here's the Liebster Award rules:
1) Acknowledge the blogger who gave you the award by linking back to them
2) Give this award to 5 other bloggers who have less than 200 followers, and let them know through a comment on their blog
3) Post the award on your blog

& the Liebster Awards go to....
Alyssa is my real life BFF, I honestly do not know what I would do without her! Her blog is just as it sounds everything fabulous! You can read about her Cowboy and their adventures, her latest must have fashion pieces, and beauty/fashion advice! This girl has a jammed closet full of clothes I lust after and occasionally you can buy some of her pieces through her blog sales!
Erin at OpalMae+Style
Erin is a DZ sister of mine who is living it up in Austin, TX! She is new to blogging but never disappoints with her amazing style! She is always dressed so cute and gives such good ideas on her blog! Following her is seriously bad on the pocket book!!
Silvia is my long lost DZ sister! I randomly found her and her blog on twitter because her profile picture then was a DZ sign! We have become such good blogger/twitter friends! Read her blog for updates on her favorite things, her travels and her recent love of her life!
Brittany at Torts and a Tiara
Brittany is in her 3rd year of law school and makes it look like so much fun with her adventures! She has clothes that any girl would lust after and vacations to dream of! She always shows her hauls of shopping trips and product reviews which make it easier to go shopping when she has done the hard work!
I just recently started following Courtney's blog and I absolutely love it! Her and Eric are also newly weds and it is so nice to read about someones life that is around the same place you are! You can just read the love they have for each other and how happy of a girl she is!
Go check out all of these blogs if you have not stumbled upon them already! I know you will enjoy reading as much as I do!

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

I Have Commitment {Issues}....

With anything that I feel like I have to do and/or if it is not my idea!

I am referring to working out...

I know that if I don't want to look like this

then I have to workout.

However when I commit to working out with a long workout program for a certain period of time I become afraid of commitment.

Z and I just started Insanity on Sunday...

Like seriously I almost died on day 1 and it was just the fitness test.

We continued to day 2 last night - I felt like I was doing 2-a-days in High School again!

It is very intense, however it is not doable.

I am trying to make myself keep it up but not make myself feel bad if I can't do it one day!

So, I need some encouragement and inspiration from you guys! what helps you stay on track working out and motivated?

Wish me luck!



Monday, February 27, 2012

Weekend {DIY} Project

This past weekend I finally had a chance to tackle my kitchen table. I got this huge round table a couple of years ago at a garage sale thing for $25,

Even though this table was only $25 it needed some help because the wood was super dry and literally everything would stick to it!

Saturday before little Louie's training class, we hopped over to Lowe's. Yes I take my little dog to Lowe's with me...if my big dog (Ace the bulldog) was not such a social ra-tard then I would take him everywhere with me! 

This is my table before...see the white spots...that is a Christmas cooking spot.

Since we got our wood floors I felt like the wood table was just a bit much for my taste.

Last pic of the brown table!

I may have taken on a bigger task than I had thought it would be....

Priming this bad boy was a lot of work AND I still have paint on my leg and in my hair to prove it!

I had to paint the black paint on quick and hope it dried before I went to bed since it was suppose to rain today!

What do you think??

I personally am in love with the black table! I think it looks so much better than the old dried wood!

How was everyone's weekend? My birthday "week" started on Saturday and I may or may not have over did it on Z telling me to buy myself a bday present...I thought he said present(s) in the plural!

Style Me Swanky is hosting an online Stella and Dot trunk show for me! Stop by her blog to enter the giveaway!



Thursday, February 23, 2012

Birthday {Wishes}

Z wanted me to make a birthday wish list to give to him so I decided to do it on my blog!!

Zara Plaited Leather Shopper - purchase here

8.5 Tory Burch 'Reva' Ballerina Flat in Black - purchase here

Spa Day from here

This dress from here - size medium

Classic pavé link bracelet

JCrew bracelet from here

So...this is all I can think of right now...and obviously I am not asking for much!! (I kid...kinda)

Turning 25 seems HUGE to I am hoping to make this birthday a little extra special!



Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Wednesday of {Randomness}

Did you know.....that today is National Margarita Day!!!!

Its like a pre-birthday birthday!!! Hopefully I can talk Z into taking me to get a Ricky Rita...yum! My mouth is already watering!!

Today Kourtney Kardashian and Scott announced they are having a little girl!!

Yep....I drink the Kardashian Kool-aid!!! I love them even in all of their ridiculousness!!
Let's face it, her and Scott make beautiful babies!!

Exhibit A:

He is sooooo adorable!!!

Has anyone ever watched My Strange Addiction on TLC???

This is a bit extreme....

Girl friend is obsessed with big boobs!!! Alyssa sent me this pic today!!
She has had 22 boob jobs, spent 250K and has a 38KKK...she has removed ribs to make her implants fit!!!

Like what happens to people to make them want to do stupid stuff???

Happy Hump Day!!!



Monday, February 20, 2012

Weekend {Update}

On Friday night we decided at the last minute to go see The Vow with Chase and Alyssa.

While waiting for our movie to start we sashayed on down to Tillman's for a Ricky Rita and their yummy popcorn!

**not actual ricky rita...the real one is sooo much better***

Alyssa and I started off The Vow the perfect way....

with a bottle of wine!! It made the movie even better!!

The Vow was good...a love story that you knew what was going to happen. However, at the end it just ENDS!!! Like out of no where!! It is a little slow so I guess I was expecting the end to be where it really picked up! What did y'all think??

Saturday we did all things dog! Louie got shots and training and Ace got a bath! We were back and forth to Petsmart like 50 times (I may exaggerate)

I also did a bit of DIY....

Yep...that is my extent of DIY. Change an ugly chair cushion to a cute girly one!! what do you think?? Pretty hard work!

Sunday I woke up early, started laundry, Z and I went to Church, etc....

Then we went to see Z's grandparents in McKinney....

Then the sweet grandparents made us eat here...

Seriously...people die from eating at places like this.....

Z reminded me the whole time how much he loved me since I was eating this horrible food...yes I did eat the food because it was now 130pm and I had not eaten since 7 am and I was about to eat my fist!!

THEN... this is what my fortune cookie said...

So, what is the news I have to share with everyone....


Hope you all had a great weekend! I was off today and practiced being a stay at home wife!! (hint hint wink wink Z)



Friday, February 17, 2012

Recipes of the {Week}

Both of these are courtesy of Pinterest, my new online recipe box!

I made these yummy chicken tacos on Monday and they are Z approved!!
Seriously the easiest meal I have ever made!

crockpot chicken tacos.  sub out seasoning packet.  green chilies?

Get recipe here

Tonight I am making this yummy meal!!

Bubble Up Enchiladas - Weight Watchers Recipe

Get recipe here

Both of these recipes are Weight Watchers friendly!!! Notice both are Mexican food...I may have an addiction!

Hope you all have a fun and relaxing weekend! I have Monday off so I get to stretch it out just a little bit longer!!

PS. Check out my Stella and Dot website here for 60% off jewelry for President's Day!!!



Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Day After Valentine's Brain {Dump}

#1. I have the sweetest husband, really I do. I know every girl says that, but mine is extra sweet. I mean he does have to put up with my ridiculousness on a daily basis so he has to be.

#2. Not only is my husband the sweetest, he goes to places like Ulta and the MAC counter to get me things I have "suggested" I needed

#3. I used to be against celebrating Valentines Day, but to tell you the truth I loved celebrating it last night!

#4. I got the Urban Decay Naked eye Pallet and can not wait to play with it!!!

#5. We saw This Means War last night, super cute and funny! Chelsea Handler is hilarious!

#6. I have not had any desire to read Hunger Games but after seeing the previews for the movie I am borrowing a co-workers book!!!

#7. And last but not least....I had the worst stomach ache last night that rolled into this morning from all of the sweets I ate yesterday...then after watching RHOOC when we got home from the movie, I felt super fat and against eating sweets ever again!

Hope you all had a wonderful Valentine's day or just a wonderful Tuesday however you spent it!



Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Happy {Valentines} Day!

All Things LOVE!!!


The Notebook

Pinned Image


Hope you all have a day full of loved with the people who make you smile!



Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Favorite Super Bowl {Commercials}

Some of the Super Bowl commericals were nothing to right home about and I could not believe they paid that much money for what was being showed.

Z and I are a sucker for anything that has animals in it!

So as you can guess pretty much all of my favorites are animal related!

and the only other two I liked that did not have animals as the main characters...

What was your favorites???



Monday, February 6, 2012

Weekend {Update}

Hello everyone!! I hope you had a great weekend and enjoyed looking at Tom Brady, I mean watching football!

Friday after work we went to watch the Dallas Mavericks with some our friends! We were literally only 3 rows from the back wall all the way at the top but we still had a good time!

Of course we ate super healthy and as I was chowing down on my very "healthy" hot dog the Mavs dancers came out to show their dancing really how can I enjoy my hot dog when there are skinny girls in pretty much nothing showing off their amazing bods....

Our friend Joe got stuck sitting to the biggest Mavs fan in the place! She stood, yelled and clapped her hands the WHOLE game!! You can tell he was super excited!

Of course since I am a Kardashian follower I was on the lookout for Khloe!! My friend who had much better seats than me found her first!

Seriously I saw her bright orange Birkin before I saw her! Also Mallika was with her! I wish I was a lot closer but these are the best pics I could get...can you find her??! Its kind of like playing Where's Waldo!


Saturday we had a day full of laziness, grocery shopping and movies!
Also, if these two little bundles of energy do not recognize that mommy like to sleep in later than 7 am on Saturday they are going to start running laps on Friday nights to insure they stay a sleep!


Sunday we hosted our very first Super Bowl party, hosted it with Alyssa and Chase! We had so much fun and food!! I love parties so even if its to watch a sporting event I am down!


Just a little trivia for you from Z....

53% of married women said they would cheat on their husband with...

(Eli Manning)


(Tom Brady)

Not really seeing it but I would have chosen Tom Brady fo sho, no thinking about it!

However, how could you chose either of them when H&M shows this...

Insert drooling here....any who how was your weekend???