March 29, 2011
If I was adverntourous enough to have short hair, I would totally want hers. I think she is adorable to begin with, but I love her little bob! So cute!
March 27, 2011
March 21, 2011
And just like James, I'll be drinking Irish tonight and the memory of his last work week will be gone forever!
March 16, 2011
I'm loving that March Madness starts this week. I'm in a pool at work and in one with my family and will definitely be posted on the couch for the first round games on Thursday and Friday :-)
I'm loving that because of daylight savings, it's no longer pitch black when I get out of work *and* the birds were singing when I woke up this morning! It's almost spring-yay!
On a much different note, I have a prayer request for everyone-My boss's friend was in a really bad accident and broke 2 vertebrae in his neck. He's responsive but doesn't have feeling in his fingers or legs. He's going to have a long road to recovery, and any prayers would be greatly appreciated!
March 15, 2011
March 13, 2011
It started on Friday with a sore throat that I didn't really pay attention to, since my mom and I were going to a Bat Mitzvah that night that we were looking forward to. But then I woke up on Saturday and my throat was on fire, my nose was running and just all over icky.
I got some cold medicine and went to
In other news, I did some running around on Friday...literally. I went to get my tire (finally!) and grabbed some coffee while I was waiting, which doesn't sound that bad, but I haven't had coffee in about a year so I was totally wired all morning! I went to Target and got these cuties:
They were a little bulky, no no wearing them to work-but I think they are super adorable otherwise! Yay for pay day! haha
March 8, 2011
You made a rebel of a careless man's careful daughter, you are the best thing that's ever been mine.
Even though I'm not currently in a relationship, I've had some trials and errors over the past few years which have all taught me a lot. While it hurt when some of those relationships ended, I've realized that what I learned from them will help me to a be a better partner in future relationships, so I've developed some gratidtue for all of them :-)
1. If I'm going to be happy in a relationship, I have to be happy with myself.
I went through a period of "serial dating"-jumping from one relationship to the next, without much of a break in between. Suffice it to say, I wasn't all that happy with the situation, or myself, by the end of it. I ended up taking an almost year long break from dating, by the end, I was actually happy and content! I got into a relationship, which didn't work out, but when it ended, I knew it had nothing to do with what I looked like, how I talked, etc and was really just that we weren't compatible. It made getting over the break up just a little easier.
2. Agreeing on core issues is key.
I was in a relationship that I was really happy in, but when we started discussing some core issues, we didn't agree on them at all! For instance, I want a family with children and he didn't. Also, even though I don't go to Temple every week, I pray on a regular basis and have a definite faith in God, neither of which he understood and even worse, wasn't interested in learning about. Because of these, along with some others, it really didn't matter how happy we were in that moment, it realistically wasn't going to last.
March 7, 2011
March 4, 2011
So...I'm going to share 5 (pretty random) things I love about my mom, dad and my little brother :-)
1. He calls me to let me know that Miguel Cabrera was arrested for a DUI (even though I'm at work).
2. His CD collection had over 600 discs.
3. He took me to my first concert (Beck on the Midnight Vultures Tour in 2003)
4. If it were up to him to make dinners, we would have lived off of Sloppy Joe's and Hamburger Helper.
5. He knows just about everybody in our city-we can barely walk around without someone recognizing him.
1. He writes raps and they are actually really good.
2. He's over 6" tall, where as I'm barely 5".
3. He's one of the smartest people I know-literally, he's a genius.
4. He's also one of the funniest people I know-super sarcastic but also hilarious.
5. He's probably one of my best friends-we talk a lot and hang out pretty often as well.
We look pretty much like your average Midwest family, but we're a little quirky and kind of crazy-and I think that's just the way we like it :-)
March 1, 2011
1. "Wanting" is not the same as "Needing"
When I was in high school, I worked but didn't have many expenses so I was able to shop a lot more than I probably needed to. I always talked about things I wanted, but used the verb "need" (i.e. I need those new high heels, I need a new mini skirt). They were all totally things I didn't need at all! As I've grown up, I've begun to learn the difference. I *need* to get my oil changed, but I *want* to buy new earrings. Big difference haha
2. Saving doesn't have to severly impact my income
I've worked at jobs with direct deposit before, but at my current job, I am able to have money divided into multiple accounts. I have most of it go in to my checking, but I also have $5 per check go directly into savings. It doesn't seem like a lot, but it does add up (I also have "Keep the Change" at my bank so when I use my debit, it rounds up and send the difference to my savings account). The money is only for emergencies, but it's nice to know I have a cushion if I need it. I also have money put directly into a 401(k) account. In the few years I've had it, it's really grown. And even though I can't really touch it right now, it definitely alleviates stress when I think about the future.