Archives for May 2011

Did I Shave My Legs For This?

Friends, I am guest blogging over at Calah’s blog, Barefoot and Pregnant, today. I’m writing about how I hate to shave my legs, but do it anyway, among other things. Go check it out and leave me some love. If you love me.   Hope you all had a great weekend! [Read more…]

7 Quick Takes — My Favorite Things

Today’s quick takes are devoted to some of my favorite things. Jen’s blog would certainly count as one of them, so go check it out for more quick takes! 7. Dove Promises and Almonds Best.Snack.Ever 6. Nail Polish, particularly in the following shades, which are “my” colors. Back when I was a single-gal, I got [Read More…]

7 Quick Takes Friday — The Atticus Edition

This week, I am taking the opportunity to tell all of you a little bit more about my husband, “Atticus”. 7. He likes to dress well. He always prefers to wear a collared shirt unless he’s working out, in the yard, or about to go to sleep. 6. He loves to work in the garden. [Read More…]

Massive Giveaway! — Updated!

Friends, this is the boat. Make sure you are on it. I have some items remaining from my time as a Mary Kay salesperson, and I would like to unload it, in an effort to make my home more simple. Basically, anything that I have listed which sounds good, you can have. All you need [Read More…]

It Ain’t Out There

I remember a post that Jen wrote once (I would link to it, but something odd seems to be happening over there today and I can’t get to the page), (I found it — success!) where she talked about reaching the conclusion, that “whatever you think is out there ain’t out there”. What does this [Read More…]

Going to Graceland?

Well, not really. But I am going to Tennessee, for my S-I-L’s graduation from Business School. We’ll be partying it up in Nashville like country stars for sure. Well, country stars with a four-month old! As for me, I’m excited to eat at the Loveless Cafe, and maybe see the Grand Ol’ Oprey. Hope you [Read More…]

The Mean Reds

“The mean reds are horrible. Suddenly you’re afraid and you don’t know what you’re afraid of.”  – Holly Golightly, Breakfast at Tiffany’s Today I have the Mean Reds. It’s one of those days, where my biggest fear – that every bad thing I’ve ever though about myself is true – feels so very, very true. [Read More…]

Finding My Style

“Fashion changes, but style endures.” -Coco Chanel I’ve always been a clothes horse. When I was a toddler, my favorite things to do, according to my family, was to pull all of my clothing off the changing table, put on as much as I could at once, then put on a “fashion show” for my [Read More…]

7 Quick Takes Friday!

7. It’s Mother’s Day this weekend, which is extra-exciting this year, since it will be my first one as a mother with a baby, as opposed to the Mother’s Day after I miscarried, and last year, when I was newly pregnant with Maggie. I wasn’t really sure what I wanted, and then it came to [Read More…]

Practice Resurrection

So, friends, every day do something that won’t compute. Love the Lord. Love the world. Work for nothing. Take all that you have and be poor. Love someone who does not deserve it. Denounce the government and embrace the flag. Hope to live in that free republic for which it stands. Give your approval to [Read More…]