Monday, April 30, 2012

You n' Me

Dear Husband,

Sometimes I wonder how this all came to be.
How/why you picked me...
And I especially wonder it looking back on all of our old pictures
You're pictures from you youth show you climbing
And not just in a climbing gym (like how I roll these days)
You have countless pictures of huge mountains
But mostly ginormous rocks that you and Ryan have climbed.

Pictures from my youth show me in PINK frilly prom dresses
And cheer uniforms
And TPing with my friends...
I don't have any pictures of rocks

Some of your baby pictures dipict you with FISH
Yes fish... and mud fights with your siblings outside

Mine show me with makeup and crazy curled hair my sisters did
And mostly more pink stuff

But now...
I have pictures of ME and YOU with giant rocks! And things that I (attempted) to climb
There are pictures of US with trees... and dirt
I also have countless pictures of you in a pink striped tie (which is my favorite)
Although I have yet to take a picture with a fish... I do have pictures of you and me in some crazy Halloween makeup... and all of this makes me so so so happy.
I am so glad that we are us... and that we have adventures together... and that you picked me.
I can't wait to see you in 18 days!

P.S. How stinkin' cute are those pictures of Devin? I seriously can't get over it. 

Friday, April 27, 2012

A few of my new favorite things

If you haven't ever been to a Lush... or even heard of it
Then shame on you!
It is one of my very favorite places
Mom and I went there 3 times last week...
Seriously, it is like a candy store for women who love products

These are my new favorite things from LUSH
#1. Ro's Argan Body Conditioner
Ro's Argan Body Conditioner
The moment I took a whiff of this baby I knew it had to be mine! It smells so wonderful I can't even describe is besides saying its amazing! And it works like a hair conditioner for your body! Crazy huh? You put it on after you cleanse, leave it on for a few minutes... rinse... and voila... no need to moisturize after your shower... fabulous.

#2. Ocean Salt
For all of you lovely ladies out there that have those pesky bumps on your skin (you know what I'm talking about right? like on your arms?) This little baby is for you! Everyone should be using a scrub at least 2-3 times a week. This baby takes the cake because you can use it on your face OR body.

#3. It's Raining Men
This was lost at first whiff as well. Subtle honey sent? Rich bubble? I'm sold. It's completely wonderful. That's all I have to say about that.

#4. Lemony Flutter
This is cuticle butter. I have the driest hands (skin!) in the entire world. This baby did wonders on my hands with just the first use! I have been putting it on my hands at night right before I go to bed and I tell you what... the results have been awesome!

#5. Phoenix Rising
Phoenix Rising
This gorgeous this here is a bath bomb. Want to know why I love these so much? They smell fabulous (this one smells like apple pie... not even kidding) but you can break them up and make them last more than one bath!

I love Lush because it's all fresh and handmade. Everything has an expiration date (don't worry you will use your stuff in plenty of time!) and I haven't used a product I don't love! AND the girls there are more than willing to help you out and give you samples! I tried a sample of each of these things before I committed to buying it (except the bath bomb) because while they are pricier... they are totally worth it.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Awkward and Awesome!

(boots: hunter. jeans: banana republic. buttondown: american eagle. cardi: j crew)

-Seriously... what some people wear to Disneyland... I mean... I know I dress dorky... but I do have standards even there
-Oh my goodness... all the people who let their cellulite and other goodies hang out... it's awkward for me... but probably not for them
-I was driving Brody (our truck) and some teenaged kid yelled at me "Heeeey baby! You lookin' fine!" Sheesh kid... I'm married. And old enough to be your... big sister.
-When my chemistry teacher asked me if I was married and I said yes and he said "Nope! Your husband is!" Um... aren't we married to each other? Whatever
-The lady that come in to work who totally had botox done and could barely move her lips to speak.
-Seeing exboyfriends around town
-I've said it before and I'll say it again... public restrooms

-22 {!!!} days until I see my husband!
-21 days until Chemistry is over!
- I got A's in upper division Anat and Phys AND Physics
-Operations Devin's birthday is in full effect
-Duck Dynasty... if you haven't watched it you are seriously missing out
-Shabby Apple is coming out with a new line May 1st!
-Tomorrow is FRIDAY!!!!

Have a fantastic Thursday my friends!

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Oh, How Pinteresting!!!

I concluded this past weekend that Disneyland and Pinterest are a lot alike....
In the sense that they both make me want to eat terribly
AND workout at the same time
WHO can resist a waffle cone filled with delicious ice cream? Or those caramel apples!?
Although... Disneyland's workout motivation is actually seeing those people eating the churro's and ice cream and turkey legs... yeah... I was curred of wanting a churro really quickly
I didn't even eat a piece of Cheesecake at The Cheesecake Factory
Husband says I should be banned
BUT now I am back to real life (sadly) where the only Princess at breakfast is me... or Lucy (our dog)
So let's get crackin' with Oh, How Pinteresting Wednesday!!!

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Please tell me you love this as much as me? I tried it as soon as I got home from work last night. Hopefully I can recreate it again! VIA

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I am pretty sure I need to meet this girl... I literally love every single things she wears. WHY do I not live where all the awesome blogger meetups are!? Sheesh. VIA

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I seriously want to make one of these and leave it at a local shop...Because everyone needs something VIA

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I am lovin' this! I love the colors and the smaller frames inside the giant one... Fabulous. VIA

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That jacket... That jacket... That jacket... I mean... that's all I can say. VIA

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I honestly can't tell you why I find these so funny... It might be because... actually... I have no idea... but this is my favorite. VIA

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Ok... let's be honest... I wouldn't be "me" unless I posted some naughty dessert. And with summer coming soon this red velvet cake icecream? Lust! VIA

What are you pinning this week? Outfits for summer!? Sandals? Swimwear? Seriously I want to know!

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Bippity Boppity Boo...

I am back from "The Happiest Place on Earth"
and I have to say I am quite sad
I felt really nostalgic on this trip
We have been coming to Disneyland ever year since... well... a long time
And we realized this was our last "Mommy and Whitney trip" before I move
And I was so so so sad to see it end!
Disney=happiness to me
I have celebrated birthday's here
We celebrated the termination of my biological father's parental rights (but that's a whole other story)
Devin and I went to Disneyland right after we got married
And mom and I have vowed to come back at least once a year even though I am moving away
So please enjoy some photos from our fun 3 days
P.S. The Princess breakfast was awesome!!!

"To all who come to this happy place... welcome"

Disneyland gear is only cool at Disney (at least in my family) unless you are under the age of 7

Teacups are my fav! I always have to have the pink cup

Happy Mom

Ariel! Princess breakfast!

Mom told all of the princesses how gorgeous they were

Oh Cinderella!

Favorite picture of the entire trip... Getting Minnie and Mickey in one photo together!? Priceless

I can't wait until next year!

Wednesday, April 18, 2012


We interrupt our usual programming (aka Oh, How Pinteresting Wednesday) to bring you a little awkward bathroom shot (sorry it was the only place I could get a full picture... because... Lucy can't take photos...) and a little bit of pink...

When husband asked me what I wanted for Christmas I said, "Red Hunter WELLIES!"
His response, "Are you SURE you don't want pink"
"Yes... I am so sure... I want red"
Don't get me wrong I still totally love my red ones
But then I saw this girl in Vons with PINK hunter wellies (plus that super cute pin I found on pinterest sealed the deal)... and I knew I needed both
I mean... we are moving the the snow soon so it's totally reasonable right?
Plus pink and red are two completely different colors.
(welcome to our downstairs bathroom... sorry... this is probably the most awkward photo yet)

So yesterday when I got home from work I squealed with delight when I saw a giant package on my door step... And there they were. All pink and beautiful and gorgeous and begging for me to put them on... and so I did... and I fell in love. I think I am starting to have a rain boot problem...

P.S. Friends my mom and I are off for Disneyland today! Please excuse my absence until Monday. Also, in May I will be gone for about a week... so if anyone would like to do a guest post for me any day that week I would so so so appreciate it! If you are interested please email me at 

Monday, April 16, 2012

It's OK...

{Shoes: Macys. Tshirt: Downeastbasics. Skirt,Cardi,Necklace: J Crew}

It's OK...
-To be happy and sad to not be teaching Sunday School anymore
-That I really am going to miss all of my "kids"... I love you guys- seriously I do
-That I really loved this outfit and wished I would have worn it more than 3 hours
-That all I want to do today is watch episodes of Duck Dynasty and The New Girl
-To not have done anything crafty since husband left
-That there is a gorgeous loaf of homemade bread in the kitchen that I want to eat in it's entirety
-To wear what you love even if no one else does
-That I am pretty sure another pair of TOMS needs to be in my closet
-To have some junk-in-the-trunk
-That mom and I have already started packing for Disneyland
-To be having a really hard time coming up with more ideas for husband's birthday
-That when I need a good laugh I just need to watch "honey boo boo child"
-To really really really not like Chemistry
-To take a nap with your dog

What's OK with you today?

Friday, April 13, 2012

Soon... but not yet

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Dear Furture Child,

A lot of my friends are pregnant, just had a baby, are about to have babies, or have more than one child. And yet... here we are... without you. I admit it... sometimes when I see a cute lil' peanut I want to have one NOW and then they start screaming and my baby needs are cured for the moment. Sometimes I feel as though they STARE (yes the babies) at me like "You know you want to have one..." and I do... just not now. But please don't think that we don't think about you... we do. We even frequent the phrase, "when we have kids". Because it is not a matter of if it is a matter of when. We just haven't felt that the time is right. Most people think we are nuts or that there is something wrong with us for waiting this long. We will know when it's time. And it isn't yet... but soon. And soon is very relative so we don't know exactly when "soon" will be.

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I really hope you turn out to be cute. I mean... I am sure I will think you are cute. I just hope no one has to lie to me about you being cute (no offense). But really though I wonder what you will look like. Will you have curly hair like your dad? Or straight as an arrow hair like me? Will you get your dad's gorgeous eyes? Or my plain ol' brown ones? I really hope you get curly hair and your dad's eyes. Sorry if you get mine. I can't really help that.

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If you are a boy... I appologize in advance for all the shopping I will make you do. I also apologize for not liking some of your girlfriends... because let's face it... I am picky... and girls are trouble. I don't appologize for telling you "I love you" in front of your dudes. Honestly it's something I am really looking forward to. I have to make up for all the times you will ruin one of my outfits.

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If you are a girl our bank account is really going to suffer (and we are already well aware of it)- your dad says you are going straight to the nunnery (He has also told me that you are a girl then he gets a cool old car).... I think we can hold off until you are at least 16.  I apologize for making you wait to wear makeup until you get to high school. You can get your ears pierced whenever but nothing else. And no, you cannot go to Winter Formal with the cutest boy in class before you are 16 (in case you were wondering). Also, I will not apologize for the embarrassing baby photos I will be showing your first boyfriend. It's my packback for your sassy teenaged years. P.S. I really hope you like pink... it's my favorite.

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Soon... but not yet

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Awkward and Awesome!

(Boots: Hunter. Pants: Hudson. Top: True Religion)

-When people talk to you and their breath stinks and you try to back away to give yourself some breathing room but they keep moving towards you... really? I am moving away for a reason...
-How I can never seem to park Devin's big ol' truck (that I am now driving daily) in the first try. Please excuse me while I back this baby up and try again.
-This girl (I think it was a girl?) in the tanning bed next to me was listening to some crazy disco techo music and singing along... I am so glad you know all the words to that song... weird
-When my chemistry teacher asked me if I was one of Santa's litt'e helpers...
-Yesterday when I called to make our Disney princess breakfast reservations and the guy asked, "How many adults and how many children"... I had to reply "Um... yeah... no children... just 2 adults..."
-Someone told me they liked my boot yesterday and I said "thanks! I just bought them in pink!" and they said, "Aren't those ones pink"... no... no they aren't... duh.
-That zigzag boy told me to give him an "air high five" yesterday... and I did it... what was I thinking!? Who gives air high fives? No one... except me apparently.

-I actually cooked TWICE yesterday...
-36 days until I see my husband
-35 days until I am done with chemistry
-I think the Brazil Butt Lift is working
-So far I have gotten all A's on my anatomy assignments
-Next week at this time I will be at Disneyland
-I FINALLY got a hair cut... ok it was a trim but it still counts
-When husband calls just to tell me he loves me
-Have I mentioned that tomorrow is Friday? Because it is...

Happy Thursday my friends! Woohoo!

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Oh, How Pinteresting!!!

Happy Wednesday! It's raining here... and I can't say that I am sad about it. It just means its a Hunter wellie day. Although... I do wish my new pink (!) ones were here already... but I ordered them on Monday.

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Can I getta AMEN!? VIA

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This girl must be my skinnier/cuter twin. And she is gorgeous. And I love her style. Not to mention her boots (which I bought thankyouverymuch). I NEED (yes need) this entire outfit in my like... yesterday. VIA

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I love all 3 movies...

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Oh how wonderful is this quote? I think I need it in my closet to look at while getting dressed. VIA

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Brownie... cookiedough... I die... VIA
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Seriously! It's a vicious cycle. VIA

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LOVE the yellow pants and green blazer. Ok... I love it all... duh. Someday I will once again dye my hair like this. VIA

What are you pinning this week?
OH and P.S. has anyone found any awesome crafts lately? I haven't found any I love...