Monday, June 29, 2015

Just so you know I AM changing out of my sweats...

I was not ready for this weekend to end at all.  It just flew by so fast that I don't feel like we had any time to relax.  As usual, we spent most of our weekend running around.  But I guess the good news is that my husband only has a 4 day work week this week.  Actually he has two 4 day work weeks in a row because next week is our 5 year wedding anniversary.  Time is flying by!

We have a nice date day planned for our anniversary as long as the weather agrees with us that day.  I should probably try to figure out a plan B just in case.  I swear it's been raining every day.  What a lame summer so far!

And if you couldn't tell from my squinty eyes in these pictures, my migraines are kicking my butt again.  That's why I wasn't around much last week.

I love this maxi dress because it's so comfortable but is still dressy enough to wear out to eat.  I would probably wear a maxi dress every single day if I had enough of them. lol!  I wore this dress on the blog before back in the spring.  It's just so comfy!

Did you do anything fun over the weekend?

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Monday, June 22, 2015

Love // Hate // Tag

Claire from Fashion and Feathers nominated me for this fun challenge.  Here’s the rules:  the person “tagged” must share 10 things they love, 10 things they hate, and then they can nominate up to 10 other bloggers to do the same! It’s a great way to get to know others!


1.  Laying out in the sun.  I still haven't gotten to do this yet, this summer because it keeps raining so much.  It's so calming laying there with the sun hitting you....and even better when you can jump in a pool for a while too.

2.  Food!  I eat all day long, it's crazy!  I have a really high metabolism so I constantly have to eat or I start to feel pretty crappy.  If I ever had to go on a special diet I would be in so much trouble.  I don't think I could do it.

3.  Date nights.  We don't get them too often but when we do, it's AMAZING!  We don't get to do much but it's nice to be able to sit and hold a conversation without being interrupted every few seconds by our daughter.  That being said....

4.  Being a stay at home mom.  I NEVER thought I would say that one.  I struggled with wanting to go back to work for the longest time, but now I'm loving being home with our daughter all day.  One day I will go back to work but for now I will enjoy all these little moments.

5.  The beach.  It's my favorite place in the whole world.  I don't know what it is about it but has a way of taking all of my stress away.  Burying your toes in the sand or walking along the water = my favorite thing ever.

6.  Art days.  Every once in a while I feel motivated to do something creative.  Whether it's one of my paintings, a drawing, or scrapbooking; I always feel so great after a good artsy day.

7.  Being outside.  I'm definitely an outdoorsy girl.  I love parks, hiking, rockclimbing, riding quads, biking, etc.  I get really bad cabin fever if I'm stuck indoors too long.

8.  Musical theater.  Yeahhhh....I'm a big theater dork.  A good chunk of songs on my computer are show tunes.  I actually have a degree in technical theater.  I used to paint the sets and backdrops.  It's something that I would love to get back into one day.  I love watching the shows but I am not the performing type.

9.  Romantic comedies. #sorrynotsorry  I'm not a very girly girl but I really do love my fair share of romantic comedies.  I own so many of them and watch them over and over.  I probably watch Pride & Prejudice once a month.  #noshame

10.  Shopping.  I guess that's a little obvious....  It's the best therapy there is!


1.  People with nasty attitudes.  I can't stand people that go out of their way just to be rude or nasty to someone else.  It drives me nuts.

2.  Being late!  It totally stresses me out!  I'm one of those people that think being 15 minutes early is on time. lol!  I don't like being rushed.  My husband is the complete opposite.  He's late for everything.

3.  Doing the dishes.  I will do any other chore in the house but I can't stand doing dishes.  I think it's because that was my chore when I was a kid so I just grew up to hate it.  I really need a dishwasher

4.  Feet.  They seriously gross me out!  My friends used to tease me about my foot-phobia and try to touch me with their feet or put them near me. Yuuuuck!

5.  Closed in spaces.  I avoid elevators as much as I can.  My college friends thought for years that I was just being health conscious and getting my exercise when I took the stairs but I just can't stand being crushed in an elevator with a bunch of people.  It feels like someone has sucked all of the air out of my lungs and there is an elephant on my chest.  I also start sweating like crazy. lol!

6.  Any kind of bug in the house.  I know it doesn't make any sense but if I see a bug outside, it doesn't bother me at all, but as soon as I see it in my house the creep factor goes through the roof.  I guess it's because it's supposed to be my comfort/safe zone. lol!

7.  Creaky floors.  Anywhere you walk in my house the floor creaks.  This wouldn't be such a problem if my daughter wasn't such a light sleeper.  Everything wakes her up.  She gets that from me.

8.  Mayo.  I actually gagged while typing that.  I can't stand it.  It's even worse when people try to sneak it into food and think I won't me, I will.  And I won't be happy.

9.  When people interrupt/talk over me.  Come on, that's just rude!  I don't want to have to repeat myself a bunch of times just because you have diarrhea mouth.  Hold it together!


I didn't officially nominate anyone but if you do one of these posts I would LOVE to read it.  Leave a comment below letting me know about it so I can check it out!
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Monday, June 15, 2015

A great date night dress from Showinbuy

(**I was given a free product from Showinbuy for review purposes, however, all opinions are my own**)

I was so excited when Showinbuy contacted me about styling one of their dresses.  They had so many to choose from on their site that I had such a hard time making a decision.  I am extremely happy with the one that I ended up choosing.

The dress that I am wearing is called Sleeveless Lace Patched Slim Dress and it's only $22.99!  Their clothing is super affordable and they ship internationally.  The material of the dress is really soft and it has a convenient hidden back zipper in the back.

I love adding a pop (or two) of red to black and white outfits just to add a little bit of color.  I think it helps give a conservative outfit just a little bit of a sexy vibe.  That classy and sexy vibe was perfect for a date night with my hubby over the weekend.  We got to go out for a nice dinner and then we saw Jurassic World!  (It was so good!)

Outfit details:
Dress - Showinbuy
Earrings - Charming Charlie
Heels - Thrifted
Belt - old! Charlotte Russe?

Check out some of their other great dresses here:

What did you do over the weekend?

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