Thursday, October 31, 2013
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Helloooo pumpkin head! Obligatory "Sarah's 1st Pumpkin Patch" photo.
I was probably learning, "the itsy-bitsy spider..."
Ain't no clownin' around here. For some reason I want to say I probably demanded putting on my own clown make-up. Not that the inaccuracy of the application gives it away or anything. I mean look at those clown lips...
This was probably the year my Mom was thinking, "Thank goodness my daughter finally decided to be something other than a clown or a pumpkin."
I'll never forget this costume. My Mom made it and I was some sort of princess...but I just remember thinking it was the coolest thing ever. Oh, and my brother is the football player on the left. And, yes, that was his costume year, after year, after year. I don't think he was ever anything but a football player.
Hold up...I take back my last statement. I just received this picture and it looks as though college has caused him to turn a new leaf. At 19 years old he has now graduated to being a piece of bacon for Halloween. A piece of bacon holding a "pumpkin pi" while rockin' an incredibly awkward smile. College, what have you done to my little brother?!
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Business in the front. Party in the back. In reality this top is a party all over! For the sake of keeping this blog rated PG, I wore a camisole. See the front deep "v"...well that is all mesh and was probably meant to show some skin. Nice try Lulu's, but my Mom and Dad (seriously, my Dad reads my blog all the time...hi Dad!) read this blog and I don't need to be getting a phone call from them telling me to put a shirt on. But, for those of you ladies who can rock this little thanggg the way it is meant to be rocked, more power to ya!
I picked this top up at the Lulu's clothing swap back in August at the Texas Style Council Conference. I didn't try it on, but I was instantly attracted to the mesh, "v" front. Picking it, I knew I would probably never wear it in the "sexy" way it was meant to be worn, and I am completely okay with that. All I have to do is wear my camisole and put on a cardigan or blazer and I am ready for school!
Speaking of school, shall we move on to my Wednesday randoms?
- I have worked out everyday this week. Holla.
- My Dad is turning 60 next week and I am (mildly) depressed about it. 60...wow.
- I am dressing up as Junie B. Jones tomorrow for "Dress like a Story Book Character" day at school. My girls loveee Junie B. books, so I hope my costume doesn't disappoint!
- My kids are selling chocolate bars as a fundraiser and I am on my fifth bar in two weeks...don't judge.
- Someone in our neighborhood is letting their dog go number two in our front yard and Wrigley insists on showing him (or her) who's is bigger, so he is two for two on crapping in our front yard this week. Winning.
- I blow-dried my hair last night for the first time in a long time and found that he length of my hair is getting dangerously close to my butt. I think I am due for a trim. When hair touches butt, that is my indication to make an appointment.
- Yesterday was "wacky sock" day at school. I wore green skinny jeans, a yellow shirt that says "one fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish," tall, blue baseball socks, and yellow striped socks over my blue socks. Jeans were tucked into my socks and I was reppin' some old Nikes. Hair was in a messy bun and I had minimal make-up on. My students weren't in class five minutes and I had already been told I "looked funny," I "didn't look like myself," I looked like "one of those people who run in competitions," and that fifth graders are "too mature" to participate in wacky sock day. Ha!
- I also got a text from my bestie, Des. She is a third grade teacher...her text read, "Innocent 3rd grade boy of mine. 'Ms. R, I thought of a triple homograph over the weekend!!! Nuts, as in crazy. Nuts, as in nuts you eat. And nuts, as in (pointing down at himself).'" And this, ladies and gentlemen, is why teaching is amazing.
Monday, October 28, 2013
Gold. A gold ring. That is one thing I have really been wanting since the start of my resolution. And, since you all know, I can't buy one until 1.1.14, I was constantly praying a gold ring would end up on my door step. And guess what?! One did!
Okay, that was a slight exaggeration, but you get the point! No, you don't get the point? Let me explain.
Punky Bunny is an amazing company that makes gorgeous handmade jewelry. When they sent me this ring, I was blown away. I didn't tell them what ring I wanted, or tell them any details, and they generously handed me over this floral beauty. And it was gold. Score!
Their jewelry would make the PERFECT Christmas gift. Affordable, quality jewelry at the click of a button. Go check out their inventory here. And did I mention they can personalize your jewelry for you? Check. it. out.
And with all jewelry you need a case, right? Enter Lori Leigh Designs. This traveling jewelry case is another awesome Christmas item!
I love, love, love how it holds your earrings and keeps them separate. I hate opening my suitcase to find a jumbled mess of jewelry. Annoying, right?
|Just to give you a size reference, I place my iPhone next to the case.|
No, I didn't get paid to promote this product. These items were sent to me and I seriously think they are fantastic! The ring, I wear it almost everyday. No tarnishing, no cracking, no bending at all. It is great! And the jewelry box? Do I really need to explain the greatness of this? And for under $25. Wrap that baby up for Christmas and you will get a guaranteed smile!
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Sunday, October 27, 2013
Labels: Weekend Wrap
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
As you know last weekend Chris and I went to a Kansas City Chiefs football game. It was an adventure to say the least.
First we missed our exit, then we lucked out with free parking, and when we finally parked we realized we were the only two people not wearing red. Shout out to all our Kansas peeps for not telling us that EVERY person is decked out in red. At least at a Cowboys game you see tons of people dressed in "normal" clothes. At the Chiefs game I swear I didn't see one person dressed in "normal" clothes.
After we parked we had to walk across the
state entire parking lot to find the tailgate where we were meeting the people from Chris's conference that graciously gave us the tickets. As we are walking around like we were completely out of place (because we were), Chris spotted two Chiefs cheerleaders. I was on task looking for lot E4...Chris on the other hand had his eyes on something else.
All of a sudden I hear Chris say, "Hi! Would y'all mind taking a picture with my wife? She really wants a picture with y'all!" I looked at him with a confused look and realized I was about to take a picture with two gorgeous, and very sweet, Chiefs cheerleaders. Chris snapped our picture, they told me I looked "adorable", and we went on our merry way. Chris thought it was hilarious because I am not the cheerleader type and would never ask for a picture like that. Thanks, husband, for consistently pushing my boundaries. I'm sure you will cherish this picture forever.
Fast forward to last night when Chris got home from KC (he stayed behind for work) he said he had a surprise for me and what did he whip out? An autographed Chiefs cheerleader calendar. I just about died laughing. It was in the package he got from the conference. After he handed it to me he said, "So where are we going to hang our new calendar?" I like how he said "our."
I told him I appreciated the motivation to now workout. I may not be the cheerleading type, but I wouldn't mind having a body like one! Now if only I could put down this ice cream...
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
(You probably can't tell, but this dress has little stars on it. Adorable.)