Sunday, January 31, 2010

The dress that didn't fit...

This dress used to fit.

And now it does not.
I will try it on again in 1 month.
Let's hope it will zip.
But until then...
I turned it into a skirt!
One month from today is March 1st... That's when you will see this dress again. (and hopefully NOT my back!) 
Dress: Lulu
Shoes: Jessica Simpson
Tank: Bebe
Pearls: IDK

Friday, January 29, 2010

The Jumpsuit.

Shoes: Nordstrom 
Jumpsuit: F21
Pearls: IDK
Headband: Freddy's

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Weight Loss Wednesdays

Hi all~

I have to let you know that I actually weigh in on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. so this post will always be a bit later in the day.

So.... I am down 1 pound! YAY! So if you are keeping tabs that is 28.6 more to go!

I seriously didn't have the best "eating" week as I went to the fancy Waterfront restaurant and ate a steak the size of my face and Baked Alaska (bigger than my face!)

Oh well. I am back on track and down a pound! Woooooo Whooooooo!

I was playing with my remote control and got these hilarious pics. Enjoy!

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Mad Men my way...

Tank: James Perse
Sweater: TJ Maxx
Skirt:  Mexico?
Shoes: Bcbg
Belt: F21
Trench: Calvin Klein

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Weight Loss Wednesdays

HA ha...

How did I completely forget to do this? I think it was because I had Monday off, so I thought that it was Tuesday all day yesterday!

I weighed in and I lost (drum roll please....) .4 pounds! Yes that is a decimal point in front of the 4.

So I am headed in the right direction, but it will take me 4 years to reach goal at this rate!
I am rededicating to tracking this week.

I will keep you updated! I also am such a slug. I need to take myself to the gym, but my car seems to have a hard time finding it! LOL!


Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Trapeze School!

I have always wated to go to Circus School and I just decided that when I hit my weight loss goal, I am going to sign up! I defiantely want to be a bit thinner before I go hurling myself through the air!

When I told Bean my plan, he was really excited for the goal and told me that his contribution would be to PAY for it! YAY!

I am really excited about this. I always need to work toward a goal and this is the perfect motivation! And can you imagine all the new costume possibilities? Like this:

I am obsessed with DSquared's Circus line for Brittney. So creative! I may have to get extensions as well! :)

I mean...I may have to run away with the circus if I LOVE IT!

Speaking of loving it, maybe hitting the gym to strengthen my arms wouldn't be a bad idea!

I seriously think that I want to have my birthday party here. (hint, hint!)

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Weight Loss Wednesdays

Hi all!

I really love when blogs have a theme for everyday of the week.  I feel that it helps the reader track the blogger's vision as well as gives the blogger a rubric to follow...

I have been brainstorming (and seriously trying not to plagiarize jenloveskev!) and have come up with a few ideas, but the only one that has really STUCK is "weight loss wednesdays".  I go to WW every week to help teach me how to eat healthier...

Honestly I haven't really been trying as much as I should.  I love the meetings.  It feels like a big hug as everyone in the room is there for the same reason.  I don't feel fat by any means, but as the pic states above it is just easier to be the fashion diva I want to be sans a few LBS.

So I will be posting every Wednesday my weekly weigh in (I haven't decided whether I will post my actual weigh or just the amount lost/gained).  This is very scary because I want to make progress and if I don't I will feel embarrassed and like I let myself (and my cheerleaders) down.  So here goes.  

Wish me determination.  I will need it!

Friday, January 15, 2010

Try a bit harder LUCKY MAG!

Excuse the horrible pic (it was taken at 11:35 p.m while Bean was sleeping) but COME ON LUCKY!  Can't you do better than this on an editorial page labeled DATE NIGHT?!?

 That dress has a bubble hem.  Yup.  A bubble hem.  The hem that you still see if you HAVE to go out downtown when the 21ers file into a club. 

It is touted here as being a "victorian look".  Uh...

How is this fashion forward?

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

The only snow I've seen...

This is my name twin.  Buy clothes from her hubby's line.  They are swizzy!

I am reinventing, figuring out my new camera,  getting Bean settled in his AMAZING new home and teaching a bunch of 6 year olds how to read.  I am exhausted.

What have you been up to?  

Monday, January 11, 2010

Nikon D3000! Thanks Bestie!

Horrible picture? Yes. Do I care? NO! Because from now on (or until I seriously learn how to use this amazing camera) my pictures will be DOPE!

Yes, in that blurry photo above is my NEW CAMERA!

It is my very first digital SLR camera all thanks to my BESTIE ESTIE!

She is the kind of friend that would fly across the world if you called and said that you needed her. She is the kind of friend that would punch someone who hurt you (just because they need to be in pain as well!). She is the kind of friend that supports your dreams (even if she doesn't understand them!). I am so very lucky to have her on my side!
Stay tuned. As well as the camera, I also got a remote AND a tripod (thanks sister!)

Good things are to come!

Happy Monday!

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Photo Story of CLOSING day! YAY Bean!

Today was Bean's Closing Day!  I became super obnoxious (which I mistake for cute!) and took pictures of his every move today!  Here they are... (with commentary)

Hey Bean. Hey Bean. You are such a grown up! You bought a HOUSE!  Show me your "I bought a house " face!  

Beans favorite pic because I am being naughty and he is telling me to stop.
Please take a look at the right hand corner of this photo.  The stager left behind her ROTTING PUMPKINS!  Not Professional.  Not cool.  

Mr. Fix It!  He found a hammer at the house today and after closing that hammer became his property!  Suckers!


I love this photo.  His very own garage!  (note the hammer again.) Garage+hammer=That amazing smile!

My FAVORITE place to be in the house.  I steal away to here often.
Cleaning his new space!
What I was doing while he was on his hands and knees.  Eating potatoes.  Yeah...I said it. Potatoes.  Look at the back of the bag!  Ok...Potatoes shaped like chips...:)
The stairway has an amazing skylight.  We like to sit under it.
Dear Bean,

Knock. Knock.

Who's There?


I am so very proud of you in every way.  Your new house shows your courage and the ability to take risks.  You are my home buying hero!  XOXO!

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Raise your hand...

Raise your hand if you want your blog to be cooler? I know I do! I am working on a theme now to reinvent it. It started as a way to keep my loved ones in the loop as I worked at Quiksilver this summer and now I am growing it. Slowly, but with a full time job of taking care of 20 6 year olds I get pooped. BUT its coming. Oh yes it is!

I get discouraged about comments sometimes though. I swear I could wear a sign that says "will dance for comments" OH that goes for followers as well! I have new followers and LOVE EVERYONE OF THEM (but don't personally know any of them in the top row!) But HELLS YA. I got me some peeps that weren't threatened by me to sign up. ;)

I had to do another post as the last was depressing and that really isn't my style. Plus it was depressing me even more that I had no comments (Thanks Jules for saving me from that pity party! LOL)

Onward and upward!

After Christmas Doldrums...

I am rarely the one who isn't postive and even now as I sit here in a dark grey cloud I don't feel overly pessimistic, but I can't shake this feeling of "blah nothingness" I have had for the last few days. It has been raining non-stop and I just feel sleepy (and weepy).

I try to remember that every year after Christmas I go through this. I just love the build up so much, I don't quite prepare for the let down.

What do you do when you feel this way? Maybe a new routine will help!


Saturday, January 2, 2010

"she came 2010"

On New Year's Eve, Bean and I went to a friend's house for a PARTY!  

When I came to the door, my friend's hubby exclaimed "Damn girl!  You CAME 2010!"
To which I answered with "Yes, Yes...I know.  I parked my hover car outside".
Who knew leg warmers were 2010?  I thought that they were retro 80's... Which may make them 2010!
Dress: Angie (TJ Maxx)
Slip: F21
Leggings: IDK
Stole: Estate Sale
Shoes: JSimpson
Necklace: Purse Chain (Style Chain from Adored Austin~No pun intended!)
Bangels: F21