Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Reality Check

I am loving these recent looks

 Love fishtail braids

 Love houndstooth. I need to find a skirt like this

Minus the thigh-highs, but would rock otk boots.  I wish she would stop with the extensions, she looks so much better at this hair length

Monday, October 17, 2011

Hodge Podge

My sister in law bought us me a slow cooker 4 months ago and I am just now trying it out.  I have never used a crock pot before, and am now obsessed with finding recipes.  This is one of the best inventions ever.  Cooking is a snap now.  It was hard for me to work a 9 hour day, exercise, and make a home cooked meal before 9pm.  I made this sandwich a few days ago and it was oh so good.  The picture I took on my phone got deleted, so am borrowing this from Jonna.  We had corn on the cob instead of chips.

I made this dip this weekend for the Carolina game since we had an away.  It got rave reviews.  I think it needs some sour cream to make it even better.  I am going to be making this for the Halloween party. My plan is to put it in a cauldron and serve with blue tortilla chips

I made this recipe last night.  I used 2 cans of broccoli instead of one.  Quick and easy, and we will be eating that again tonight.  I am not a huge leftover fan, but so far, I am enjoying the savings in time and money. 

What I wore recently to a surprise party

Teal shirt from Off Saks, Old Navy Black Skinny Jeans, Nine West shoes

My current nail polish- sorry, not the greatest picture. This is OPI's Chopstick-ing to my Story and my royal blue jeans.  Just noticed this looks very Florida Gators-ish.

And last but not least, a few more Halloween decoration shots

I am all over the place today.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Dog-gone Cute

I never grew up with pets, and it is funny to everyone who knows me (including myself) how much I have become a dog person.  I never understood how a pet could be family until I got them.  They are my fur babies.  

Napoleon is the oldest. He will be 3 next month
Gizmo turned 2 last month

Napoleon was by himself for a year and a half before we got Gizmo.  They are the best of friends.  

One of my favorite pics

I got this costume for Gizmo but unfortunately he is too big to fit it.  I want something different for Napoleon, otherwise I would keep it.

I came across these cute costumes looking for replacements  (

Wizard of Oz

This one may be my favorite

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Fall Nail Polish

I will be keeping these polishes in frequent rotation this fall.  It's hard to see what the true color is by these photos, but I was too lazy to swatch last night.

From left to right: Set the Nude, High Roller, Plum Street, Smoke Screen

From left to right: Velvet Voyeur, Moody Blues, Courtney Orange, Amethyst Atelier

From left to right: Pamplona Purple, Jade Is The New Black, You Don't Know Jacques, Chopsticking to my Story

From left to right: Skull and Glossbones, My Private Jet, William Tell Me About OPI, DS Illuminate

Wearing Set the Nude

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Thank you, Steve Jobs


“Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes… the ones who see things differently — they’re not fond of rules… You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can’t do is ignore them because they change things… they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.”
                                                                                              --Steve Jobs

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Stripes and... Spiders?

I am crazy about stripes.  This is my favorite sweater I got in the big Old Navy sale I talked about a couple of weeks ago.

I also got this one

And will likely be going back to get this one too (or maybe the royal blue and black). 

I am finalizing my Halloween decor.  Here is a sneak peek. I've gotten so many cute and scary things, and I am super excited to see how it all looks together.

You may remember the black ones I showed in the Trick or Treat post.  Went back to get 2 more in purple.  The candle is from Pier 1 and comes in a pack of 6

Also got 2 of these from Home Goods.  I obviously love Glitter

I have a lot more to share, but saving the final reveal until after our party.

We are trying to figure out our costumes and are at a roadblock.  Anyone have suggestions for couples?