Happy Blogiversary to Me!

A year ago I started this blog, right after I quit my job, and I was just looking for somewhere to spend some “productive” time online when I was too sick of applying for job after job after job. This time around, I have a second part-time job, the bf has two wonderful jobs, and I knew exactly what to expect when I walked out of those corporate life-sucking doors. I knew that it wasn’t always going to be easy, especially when you’re used to living your own lifestyle, but things change and I was SO READY to ride those changes for the better. No more hating myself for being fake to the worst person on the planet (my old boss, voooomit), no more coming home 5 days a week and bitching/complaining/crying to Michael about how terrible my day was and how much hate was growing inside me for that woman (slowly turned into the whole place in general). I hated who I was becoming. I am not a miserable, negative person. I am actually known to be quite the opposite, with TOO much energy, TOO much cheerfulness, too many smiles. I wanted to be myself again, and since it was clear that I was working in a toxic environment and this woman was going to make it as hard as possible to stay positive, I knew I had to leave. What other choice would I have? Thanks to the second casual job and Michael’s two jobs, I am so thankful to God that he let me escape that corporate prison. No more bullshit, it’s just me now and I’m free to live happily, just the way He intended : )

ANYWAY, to make a long story short, it’s been a crazy wild ride of a year, and I’ve learned SO MUCH from the various issues that were thrown my way. I’m looking forward to this next year in the blog world to be filled with even more memories, pictures, and amazing experiences. I’m proud of myself for sticking to something for over a year (there were some periods of time where I fell off the blogging map, but I always came back!!!) and I’m so happy that it became a favorite hobby of mine!

I don’t want to take a look back at my entire year, because honestly that’s just boring and you could do the same thing with more details by just clicking through the pages… This will just be a look back at the THE BEST WEEK EVER, aka the Week That I Was Brave Enough To Stand Up To The Antichrist We Called Our Boss! AND IT FEELS SO FREAKIN GOOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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* My lil bubbas helping me with my nail polish project, Dexter making a fantastic day trip with me, the amazingly thoughtful Valentine’s day gifts from Jordan, the kittys again being curious while opening the Popsugar box, valentines day pic I made with my Beautiful Mess app, been playing an outrageous amount of Flappy Birds until it was taken down and I accidentally deleted mine… but no worries.. there is now FLOPPY FISH!, painting my nails new colors again, & the kittys got a brand new awesome water fountain *

As far as my delicious meals I’ve been eating this month…. Here’s what I’ve been obsessed with lately!

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Annie’s mac & cheese = amazeballz, yes that is taco bell SMOTHERED BURRITO and it was only $2.99 and I had to try one!, sushi at work, amazingly delicious and healthy chili from Protein Bar, chips & salsa, kitty bites aka pigs in a blanket (with cheese and our own special concoction), Freshii’s my favorite noodle bowl on earth!!!, homemade mac & cheese with jalapeños, mushrooms & corn, some french toast the bf made me on valentines day, and of course, a Whopper craving was necessary.

Soooooooooooooo here’s to another wonderful week free of stress & full of laughter, smiles, and organization!!!!! : )

all love & smiles,

Sig3

Last Day of September (The Month from Hell)

Why does the world as I know it keep on bringing me down?
I do my best to hide it, but it keeps on bringing me down.
No matter how high I try to climb, I get pulled back down again.
Why does the world as I know it…. keep on bringing me down…. ?
FTSK

Ugghhhhh such a long month it has been. This song came on during my commute home from work this evening and I couldn’t help but just totally feel the words. This month I have had a total of 2 days off, otherwise working 7 days a week at both my full and part time jobs. I’m not complaining because I’m loving the money and need the new cash-flow, but even though things are looking up, it’s just been so hard for me to feel happy at my job on a day to day! Things/people are just SO DAMN ANNOYINGGGGG but I am trying to stay clam and think about all the super positive amazing things in my life, which I am going to do starting… NOW!!!!!!!!!!

Michael got his amazing new big-boy job so I am SO PROUD of him! This is something he’s been waiting a long time for and I am so happy he loves his position and he gets some great perks, aka he gets a FREE PARKING SPOT in the city of Chicago. That’s like, unheard of. Anyway, I am SO HAPPY for him!

October is starting tomorrow and that means more ghoulish decor in the house, along with themed black and orange everything! Yayyyy! This month I am also going to try SUPER HARD to actually post and review all my amazing boxes that I have been receiving to share with people my obsession that is subscription boxes 🙂 It’s a new month, and I have 2 WHOLE WEEKENDS and a SATURDAY off this month, which means that I will have some visitors whom I CANNOT wait to see, maybe some trips to the zoo, and for sure some fall shopping and dining out in the city!

ALL POSITIVITY FROM HERE ON OUT.

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1 -my 3 favorites ❤ // 2 -I crowned myself Queen Mary at work // 3 -been eatin more breckie // 4 -my lovely new planner

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1 -Dexypoo // 2 -casual days at work // 3 -segway tour!!! // 4 -burritos for breckie

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1 -what’s in the box???? // 2 -football season // 3 -my new Links piece // 4 -fall shoes ❤ //

HAPPY THOUGHTS, LOOKING FORWARD TO AN EXCELLENT OCTOBER ❤

all love & smiles,

Sig3