Friday, January 29, 2010

I return!

Hi all! I'm baaaaaa~ck!! :)

... Roll out the red carpet... get the trumpets out... toast with champagne... okay okay, so I was only gone a few weeks, skip all of that noise!
(but please keep the champagne.. hee hee..)

Anyways, fanfare aside, it's good to be back. But it was even better to take a break! I really needed it - post-holiday blues, combined with part-time job blues and oh!, I have a strange lump in my breast blues were just really weighing on me. But good news, as my part-time job is keeping us going just fine for now (and I really do have the best boyfriend in the world!), and the lump? Just a fibrous mass and nothing to worry about. YAHOO!! You cannot imagine my relief!! (Or maybe you can...!)

So now that all that hoopla is out of the way .... since I'm part-time now, I have Fridays off. This would be great in warmer weather, but it's sometimes just another day to stay inside because it's too cold out to go anywhere! So today, I made the best of things and made it a movie day. :) One of the movies I watched....?


I had never seen it before! And I don't want to spoil it for anyone else who hasn't seen it, but I really liked it, even though it got kinda heavy at some points. It was a wonderful story and it really got me thinking... would I like it better to live in a world full of advanced technology (like the Axiom, but WITHOUT all of the floating chairs... uhm... I'd like to continue using my own body thanks!) or a world back in the day (like Wall-E's Hello Dolly film) where times were just simpler. On the one hand, we've made so many leaps and bounds with technology that I can hardly envision living without it -- cell phones and the internet, we can buy things, talk to people, and see photos and videos from all across the globe, and it's made the world such a smaller place -- but on the other hand, back at the beginning of the century, it seems people just had so much less to worry about... people these days are so stressed out... with the economy and money and their health and everything... even though people back then had things to deal with too, it seemed it was just a happier time with much less stress.

I'm not sure what my choice would be!! What about you?

Hope y'all have a great Friday! :) And to anyone caught up in that midwestern snow/ice insanity... stay safe!!!

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

I am a bad blogger!

& i will be back soon. :)

Saturday, January 9, 2010

A little plug.

Hey all,

I'm going to make a quick plug for a friend of mine, Anne. She just started her very first blog -- as a New Years resolution, even!! -- and she just joined 20SB but I figured I'd link to it here to get her some more views! :) It's called The Happiest Things and, while it isn't nearly as verbose as other blogs, the message it aims to get across speaks volumes. I'm following her with my Google Reader and it's great to get a little gem of optimism in my reader every day! So please give her a visit and show a new blogging girlie some love! :D

We have been SO BUSY today! I bought a new curtain valance for over our sink and it's just charming. :)

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Snow time...?

So, I know the most of you have seen snow so far this year... it's been so much colder than usual... but not us yet. It may snow a little bit overnight!

It will be nice, but I, for one, am wanting OUT of this cold snap!!

I don't know about you, but this looks much more appealing to me...

Fun in the sun! Yes please!!

Okay, these vintage bathing suits are AMAZING! I want the one on the left, please! :)
Mmm... can't you just feel the sun's warmth in this picture? I want to bury my toes in that toasty sand!

Sometimes, when the weather gets warm here right before tourist season, I can get to the beach and have it all to myself! Love it...

I love this beachy look! And that necklace is simply awesome.

Hope you all are feeling a little bit warmer than you were earlier! :) I'm going to keep thinking sunny thoughts! (After a little bit of a pretty flurry, that is!)

( all images via weheartit )

Saturday, January 2, 2010

It's a new decade!

Happy 2010 y'all!! :)

Our 2010 was fun but low key... just the way I like it! I soooo don't have the stamina to deck myself out in sequins and stay out until midnight! We went out for some dinner, came home and watched The Twilight Zone till we switched the channel to watch the ball drop. Aaaaand we toasted with champagne cupcakes!! Our local cupcakery has been making them for the new year, and they are VERY yummy with a glass of the stuff, too. :)

I posted a few new pics of Finn over at my photoblog. I think I may be moving it to Tumblr though... more as this develops!

edit Yep, Tumblr is the bomb.... find me here!! There's an RSS feed you can add to your Google Reader if you're so inclined.... ;)!!!

It is CHILLY here in North Carolina this weekend -- okay, in the low 40's and VERY windy -- so we are just laying low and playing a lot of video games in our cozy house! Is it spring yet????

Aahh.... that's nice! :)