What I’m Wednesdays {Week 3}

What I’m…

Wearing ~ a fabulous kitten tee.
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that’s right, it’s a really lil kitten. hahaha this was too cute to pass up and since I had the sweater on all day no one even noticed the kitty (until I completely pointed it out of course! haha)
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Eating ~ Some classy Taco Bell for lunch one day when I was famished and polished off 2 chalupas AND a soft taco… hahaha whoooops! Then some fatty McDonald’s for breckie, some delicious eggs I’ve been making, and my brand new CROC POT!!!! I picked it up from Target this past weekend and I am so excited to finally be able to make recipes in a slow cooker! : )
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Excited About ~ the fact that I FINALLY cleaned and organized my closet, and now Phase1 in there is complete… getting dressed in the morning literally takes maybe 2 minutes now instead of before when I spent what it seemed like forever trying to find clothes in a huge mess. The way I lined up my heels on the top shelf makes me smile every time I go in my closet : )
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Michael decieded to mount the TV in the living room, along with getting us a couple shelving units. This big black one was only $37 from Target! We also got a white one and we are stocking our DVD’s, CD’s, books, pictures, etc. Just nice to finally have these things! I love the way our place looks now : )
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The fact that my kitty Charles spends every morning in the closet roaming around and approving of my outfits….
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….. and this is Dexter, the crazy kitty who I keep catching in the toilet!!!
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Listening To ~ Eminem’s new single, “Rap God”. I have it on repeat on my walk to/from work. I love me some Eminem!
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all love & smiles,

Sig3

Some Fantastical Things

8 things that got me excited lately (whether for the good or bad!)

(1) We took a little trip to Davenport this weekend, back to St. Ambrose, because Michael had a volleyball tourney he was playing in…. I tagged along because I love to watch him play…. BUT I ALSO LOVE AZTECA MY FAVORITE MEXICAN PLACE EVER!

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home of the delicious queso blanco, that I CANNOT find anywhere near here!

home of the delicious queso blanco, that I CANNOT find anywhere near here!

one of my favorite (super large) margs!!

one of my favorite (super large) margs!!

their endless chips & salsa is sooooo amazing

their endless chips & salsa is sooooo amazing

my favorite dish: spinach quesadilla!! even if it wasn't Lent, it's still my go-to dinner there!

my favorite dish: spinach quesadilla!! even if it wasn’t Lent, it’s still my go-to dinner there!

(2) I love watching Michael play volleyball because it makes him so happy and I also think he’s really good :] One day, (when I finally get another job) I can save up enough money to buy myself a pretty nice new camera so that my action shot pictures won’t look as crappy as these…. Oh well, they still make me smile.

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(3) I just joined a new subscription box service, Julep. They are a monthly nail polish box, BUT THE ONLY REASON I did it was because I found a free coupon code for new members, making your first box only cost $.01! That’s right, only 1 cent for a $19.99 box! The code is: JULEPVIP. I already wrote myself a note to go ahead and cancel it next month so they don’t charge my card. It looks like a very nice service, it’s just not one I would spend that much money on. But for almost free, why not!? I took the style quiz and they paired me with their “Boho Glam” look. They were actually spot on! Here is what I’ll be looking forward to in my box!

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(4) I made a terrible mistake. A disgustingly terribly gross nasty horrendous mistake. I was so excited when I found this box of mac and cheese at Target a while back, because I LOVE buffalo flavored anything…. little did I know that in tiny writing under “Buffalo” it said with Blue Cheese sauce. EW. I had been putting it to the side, always scared to try it because I loathe the nasty fart flavor of blue cheese in my mouth. I thought what the heck, I should just try it because maybe it isn’t as strong as I thought it would be. BOY WAS I WRONG. I took a couple of bites and my stomach was in knots, wondering what was this garbage that I just ingested. I DON’T KNOW HOW PEOPLE EAT THIS STUFF. Ewwwww.

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(5) I finally tried my first clay mask. I had no idea what I was doing, but I had an interview the next morning so I figured I could make my skin healthy and smooth the night before. It was fun feeling like a kid spreading legit clay all over my face, but I guess I was just dumb and didn’t realize that it hardens (and so quickly). I kinda got scared, but kept it on for the allotted amount and time… and OMG DID I LOVE IT! It made my skin as soft as a baby’s, and I will definitely be making this a weekly ritual! :]

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(6) I have a little obsession with the Eat This, Not That! series of books. Here are a couple of the ones I have, not pictured is the cook book one and the diet book, and I can’t wait to buy the 2013 one!! (This whole not having a job thing is REALLY cramping my shopping style!) If you haven’t ever bought a copy of these books, you’re really missing out! The food pictures are great and it’s super informative and inspiring! And fun! You can find them on half.com for only $0.75!!! What a steal!

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(7) My little guilty pleasure: frozen dinner meals. I love the “healthier” options too, ones that are acceptable in a public place like work, BUT there is something about the perfection of 5 chicken nuggets, corn, and mac and cheese that makes me SO HAPPY. And when they’re on sale for $0.88 I just can’t pass them up!

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(8) HOW PRECIOUS ARE MY ADORABLE KITTAAAYYSSSS???!!! Aria is getting soooo big!!

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all love & smiles :]

mary elyse