coming soon.

Monday, February 27, 2012

I realize that I owe a ton of updates, but I have had a really bad day today and so today is just not going to be that day.  Today I am just thankful for....

+ my husband. he really is so perfect to me.
sopapilla for dinner.
+ the amazing julep maven deal via jasmine. {I'm boho glam!}
+ my new phone case.
+ my husband {again} because he is watching downton abbey with me.
+ bulldog puppies. always.

I'll be back when I'm feeling more like me.


things that make me cry.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

{1} Lucas Scott returning to Tree Hill last night.
{2} this list of things to worry about that F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote to his daughter.
{3} this song, always.
{4} wanting things so badly it hurts.
{5} the fact that next week's OTH is the episode I was in Wilmington for and WATCHED THEM FILM. are you sure you read that right? I WATCHED THEM FILM IT!!!!!!!
{6} the fact that I am an emotional basketcase in general.
{7} my daydreams sometimes.
{8} bills.
{9} this video.
{10} the fact that I am actually crying right now.



pinning to my virtual wishlist.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

I turn the big twenty-seven next month. holy cow, even I can't believe it! regardless I like to make wishlists and so, here is mine, dear husband.  at least twenty-seven will be pretty.


happy valentines day to you & yours.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012


{seemegdraw; georgiaperry; sfgirlbybaythecw; tomlide; emmydathespian; macaroniandnothing; unwanted}.

watchin' downton.

Monday, February 13, 2012

I promise that someday soon I will go back to a regular blog..... but in the meantime this is another Downton Abbey related post. and for good reason. because you can not imagine how true to life this is......

oohhh.... Bates. O'Brien burns. Oh I love his hair like, mushy. EDITH!!


Sunday, February 12, 2012

downton abbey {finished season two + the christmas special.... i've never loved it more} | stayed up til 3 in the morning watching said downton with stacey | slept in til 10 | bully cuddles | starbucks blonde roast | nutella chocolate chip waffles | matthew & mary fanvids {forever and ever and ever} | lunch with stacey | mexican colas | library trips | thrifting thrifting thrifting | starbucks, complete with valentines cups | pizza | the vow {i cried literally the entire time... not just a little bit... the entire time} | walmart trips at midnight to buy breaking dawn | team edward cupcakes | changing peanut diapers | reading firefly lane | more pizza | java house coffee | snl with zooey | popcorn with cheese | watching breaking dawn and all the special features | cherry coke | red velvet pancakes.....

oh, how lovely.

oh, and this....

{the vow was so good. heartbreakingly, devastatingly sad, but I loved it so.}

the amazingness of this weekend is hard to cover.
I enjoyed a day off of work on friday & I wish every weekend could be this great.

go away, monday. go away!


sorry for the sporadic posts...

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

but here are some more good things.

salted nutella tarts:

one of my favorite scenes from a movie, ever:

Kendi's perfectly, perfect outfit:

my recent obsession with long john silver's
{it's weird right} {but hushpuppies, yumm}:

@stylepin's sneak peek of the Bethany Joy Galeotti's shoot for Zooey Magazine
{she is so completely stunning that it astounds me}:
{not to mention the seychelles, folks. le sigh. she is perfect}.

owning season 2 of downton
{yes, that's right. no more waiting for this girl}:

the two jason wu for target shirts I scored:

the best inspiration:


feelings like music.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Some of the best songs haunting my ipod as of late....

Music always helps.

Recently, we had another scare with Brian's health. Due to his stroke-like symptoms he had back in December, we have had a lot of follow-ups with neurologists, oncologists, etc. None of that is ever easy and I think my stomach has learned to tie itself into knots, only to slowly unravel again afterwards. We have learned that he suffers from hemiplegic migraines {which create the stroke symptoms} as well as factor V leiden deficiency, basically meaning he is prone to blood clotting. Excluding some follow-ups scheduled for several months down the road, we have now taken all of the necessary steps that we can at this point, and have been informed that both of these issues are things that we will live with forever. I have now resorting to praying. Trying to replace the worrying with praying... sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. But since this is something that we will deal with for many years to come, I know that I can't stomach the worrying forever. So we're trying.

I want to thank everyone for your kind words and prayers and vibes as we dealt with all of this.  We appreciate it more than you know.  I am so grateful that my husband is healthy and with me everyday.  Watching him go through things like this is by far the hardest thing in my life.

Music is still helping too.


so many good things.

Monday, February 6, 2012

the movie drive | loooooooooving the movie drive | rewatching season 2 downton with stacey | pajamas | ryan gosling | sparking grape juice in vintage goblets | ombre manicures | peanut moving into bay 2 | my favorite chicago-style pizza | the new hunger games trailer | tons of superbowl appetizers* | strawberry blondes | drinking uno | all new downton abbey {!!!!!} | saturday morning cuddles | staying up late | sleeping in | the drive soundtrack | delicious greek food | entertaining a housefull on superbowl sunday | baby hailey giggles | and overall happiness...

here's to a great week!


*turkey pesto sliders; little weinies; spinach dip with pita bread; chicken salad on crackers; blt rollers; veggies; chips and homemade salsa; pigs in a blanket; taco dip; cookie dough dip; red velvet cheesecake bars.

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