It's OK Thursday #9

Welcome to It's OK Thursday, otherwise known as the best blogging day of the week!

In my opinion, of course. ;)

You guys know the drill. Grab the button, write up your post and come back here to link it up!

Its Ok Thursdays

It's OK..

..to feel your best when your apartment is clean

..to consider a kid's birthday party the best form of birth control

..to have an online cart full of stuff that you haven't clicked "check out" on yet

..to feel like your recent re-enrollment to ebay is going to get you in some trouble

..to have the urge to bake something, almost every night

..to wait until the last minute to do a school project

..to get overly excited about a package in the mail because you had forgotten about it

..to wash your hands more than normal to try and finish off your current soap so you can put out the fall scented one :)

..to have a certain number of things on my list each week #ocdmuch?

..to try and con your boyfriend into doing something he doesn't particularly feel like doing because, "but babe, it's going to be our anniversary weekend"

..to be happy you don't live in the tiny town you grew up in anymore

..to save new clothes for a certain occasion

..to feel relieved when your posts are typed up a week in advance so that you can focus more on homework in the evenings

..to have some of your favorite blogs URLs memorized

..to flip out when your phone dies.. whatever will I do without my constant twitter updates?!


It's OK Thursday #8

Hiiiii everyone! :) Last week Neely & I got the most link-ups that we've had since we started "It's OK Thursday"! That's awesome, and we appreciate you all for LOVING this link-up so much. :)

You know the drill. Grab the button, type up your post, and come back here to link it up!

Its Ok Thursdays

It's OK..

..to be super thankful you're hosting a challenge. It means your blog topics are already written out. Makes posting a cinch!

..to be forcing yourself to get through a book that doesn't interest you much, because you already spent your money on it

..to love using your heating pad (what am I, 80 years old?!)

..to LOATHE flu season with a passion

..to feel accomplished on your workiversary

..to still have your myspace account because you love your playlist

..to mess things up so you'll have something to organize

..to consult Pinterest before making your grocery list

..to be excited for your best friend's daughter's 6th birthday party

..to sometimes ruin your healthy salad by putting too much dressing on it

..to be totally excited to see Journey, but be preparing yourself for the fact that you'll probably be the youngest person there

..to freak out and text your boyfriend to be careful driving when it starts storming

..to be a little sad when you actually receive packages you've been waiting on in the mail because now what will you look forward to?

..to really wish you had cable sometimes, but other times be glad that you don't

..to think that no one else's bed could possibly be as comfy as yours is


It's OK Thursday #7

Top o' the morning to ya!

I don't know why I said that.. I'm not even Irish! Just seemed fun. :)

Thanks so much for linking up with us & making this a successful link up. Y'all don't know how much it means to us! :)

So.. you know what to do. Type up your post, grab our button for your post & come back to link it up!

Have fun!
Its Ok Thursdays

It's OK..

..to already be planning what you're going to write in your Erin Condren planner

..to get a little bored in your Spanish class because it's basically a review of what you had forgotten from high school

..to clean out the receipts from your purse before you do a "what's in my bag?" post ;) oops, secret's out!

..to have serious anxiety over being able to balance school, work, homework, reading for fun, having a social life and blogging

..to wanna smack your co-workers who say they don't have "time" to help you when all they do is sit on their ass and file their nails while you have zero time to sit down during the day

..to take showers at night during the week so that you'll have an extra 15 minutes of sleep in the morning

..to jump on the bandwagon when you see bloggers post about awesome purchases

..to really want to have guest posters on the blog (never done it before) but have no reason to do it at the moment

..to feel totally out of the loop because you can't check twitter much while you're at work

..to stop at Sonic for a Coke Zero on your way to class

..to wonder what in the world people were thinking when they woke up and dressed themselves that morning

..to search for recipes that you already have the ingredients for so that you don't have to go to the grocery store

..to feel sad when you see a giveaway for something that you already own

..to feel like you hit the lottery when you win a giveaway

..to be totally drained by the end of the week that you crash by 10 or 11 on Friday nights


The "Forgiven" List

Nate and I have our "lists" of celebrities who we'd have relations with if given the opportunity. ;)

If said opportunities were ever to arise, we'd automatically forgive one another because the celebrity is on our "list".

Well, Nate said he'd forgive me if I got a chunk of change before leaving the sack. HA!

On my list, I have many gorgeous, knock my socks off men. But just to name a few..

Woody Harrelson - don't judge me! He just does something for me that I can't explain!

Ryan Gosling - obvious reasons that I don't even have to explain!

Bradley Cooper - I can handle a man with a cocky attitude..

Now that you're all DROOLING..

Nate's got some pretty cute girls on his list, I guess! ;)

Malin Akerman - I like that she seems sweet & down to earth, and I hate her for being able to pull off any hair color she wants!

Olivia Wilde - Maxim's Hottest Woman which is clearly why he's obsessed with her. Oh, and he likes her in House too.

Anne Hathaway - he likes that she's not all made up, she looks like a natural, girl next door type.

Pretty reasonable, yes?

Do you and your significant other have similar lists?


What's in my bag?

I've seen a few other bloggers do this post, and it looked like fun, so of course I jumped on the bandwagon. ;)

Luckily I remembered.. I sat down to write & thought to myself, "Oh man, I've been thinking of blog post ideas all day and I totally forgot them all!" Typical ;)


Wanna see what's in my bag?!

I LOVE this purse. I've been carrying it since almost May when I decided that my black Poppy just wasn't cutting it for the Spring/Summer. Now that it's almost fall again, I have another excuse to buy a new handbag. ;)

Sneak Peak: Ooooh so many goodies!

What do we have here?
-A coupon holder
-My wallet
-My savings account slips
-A mini manicure set
-Gussy sews pouch
-Mini pouch
-Makeup bag

In my fave Victoria's Secret makeup bag, I have:

Maybelline powder, Colossal Volume mascara, NYC lip gloss, MAC eyeliner, NARS blush, Covergirl eyeshadow, Clinique moisturizer and of course, an eyelash curler

My little mini mani set, which I'm sure you all knew what was inside there..
My Bath & Body Works mini pouch carries my travel lotion, travel perfume, Burt's Bees and antibiotic ointment.
My Gussy Sews pouch carries my tampons. Can't let them float around my purse! ;)

So there ya have it!


Celebrity Couples - yay or nay?

While at dinner with one of my best friends, the topic came up of celebrity couples that we don't like together, (and vice versa).

This conversation started when I asked if she had heard that Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes were together.

Yes, I couldn't believe it either people.

Exhibit A:
This is a couple I don't like together. Yep, I said it. I'm not Eva Mendes' biggest fan, and she may only be 6 years older than him, but she looks a lot older than that to me. He's gorgeous, he should probably be with me anyway. ;)

Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie
I'm sorry but Brad Pitt & Jennifer Aniston looked WAY better together. I was a fan of Angelina's until this whole shabang went down. TEAM ANISTON!

Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony
Yes, I know they are getting a divorce, and maybe that's good because they just don't fit well together. He seems way too laid back for her, and they aren't even cute together.

Faith Hill & Tim McGraw
Even if you don't listen to country music, you know who this couple is and they are ADORABLE! They seem like such a genuinely sweet couple & are perfect together.

Ben Affleck & Jennifer Garner
Are they not precious?! I know, I think so too. Love them. I love that the girl next door got the hottie.

Ryan Phillippe & Reese Witherspoon
I know they have been over for years now, but I loved them together. They're both so beautiful (Reese is my fave!) and let's face it - they make gorgeous children.


It's OK Thursday #6

Hi Ladies! Thanks so much for linking up with us. You know what to do, grab the button and link up. (as long as you wrote out a post!)

Its Ok Thursdays

It's OK..

..to get upset when people don't notice your new hair

..to get overly excited & prance around when people DO notice your new hair

..to wake up earlier than normal so that you can make a Starbucks run before work

..to roll your eyes at the teacher's pet, so annoying!

..to stay up way too late most nights because you haven't had enough hours in the day to do what you wanted to do

..to shower morning AND night some days

..to be dreading the weekend because the 100 degree weather will be back :(

..to facebook stalk people you don't know/aren't even friends with

..to have a problem with spending extra money instead of saving it, what shall I buy next? ;)

..to get annoyed when you don't get the answer you wanted

..to feel like a bad daughter because you don't have a big blow out birthday party planned for your mom's 50th

..to let your email go for days at a time

..to be overly excited for Thursday each week to see if we can break the number of people who linked up the week before :)

..to have super clear skin until that time of the month & then all of a sudden your face looks like a pre-pubescent boy took over your body!

..to be sick of people in other states who are complaining about the rain, if you lived in Texas you'd be doing a happy dance


Hump Day LOVIN'

I'm LOVING.. sweet friends who invite me over for dinner when they are grilling.

I'm LOVING.. that I got my Gussy kindle case in the mail yesterday along with a discount code.

Speaking of Gussy, I'm LOVING.. now that school in back in session I think that I have the perfect excuse to order a tote. ;) I think this one will be the winner!

I'm LOVING.. that my mama is back in the great state of Texas. I can't wait to have her here to help her celebrate her birthday next week.

I'm LOVING.. my classes this semester. I actually don't horribly dread doing my homework. ;)

I'm LOVING.. that it's finally NOT 100 degrees outside. I actually had the windows down in my car for the first time in I don't know how long!

I'm LOVING.. these ladies. They rock my rainbow colored, glittery socks off.

I'm LOVING.. expecting some money back from the school. Cha-ching! ;)

I'm LOVING.. that this is a short work week. Work has gotten SO exhausting lately (transferring paper charts over to EMR) and it's only going to get busier with flu season right around the corner.

What are you guys LOVING today? Besides me, of course. ;)


I got my hurr did!

Okay, so remember when you guys read my post where I asked for your opinions on how I should do my hair?! Well, this past Saturday, I went and got it done. I was very excited for a change, but nothing too drastic of course. I don't do well with MAJOR change. ;)Okay, so from the previous post, you guys saw that my hair was to the top of my pants..

Well, when I went to get it cut, I asked her how many inches it would take off if I just cut the dead ends.. she said about 3 inches. (embarrassing, I know.. I haven't had my hair trimmed in a while), so I told her to take off a couple more inches. So, in all she took almost 6 inches off.My hair now only comes to my bra strap in the middle of my back.

It may not seem like a lot, but it feels like a lot. My ponytail is so much shorter now, but I will say that it's not as "noodle-like" when in a pony, so that's good news. :)She also added some side bangs, since my hair had completely grown out and I had no more bangs at all.

This was right after I got it done. She even styled it with a big barrel curling iron.. to not so much give me curl, but to give my hair more bounce and volume. I'm sold, and will definitely be buying a curling iron for that purpose!I also went darker, and I LOVE it. I've always loved having my hair dark, and with fall around the corner, it's perfect!

And just for fun..

I always take the obligatory waiting time picture. Hey, it's boring sitting for 45 minutes ;)

What's the biggest change that you've ever made to your hair recently?


Cell Phone Fun #2

Linking up with Savanah and Erin for their cell phone pic post.

It's fun to dump fun pictures in a post. :)

Cutest baby Liv in the whole world!

Letting my hair color process..

Some random guy at the mall with a germ mask on..

Neely posing with the random closing times at Mercy

Dulce de Leche cheesecake, heaven on a plate!

Silly ;)

Please let it rain!


OPI Chapel of Love & Essie Master Plan

Embarrassing hair pics of friends ;)

Found an old school pic of my parents on their wedding day!


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