- multiple pillows
- "30-minute" dress (took me waaay longer)
- circle skirt (poorly hemmed :()
- my apron
- 2-handed potholder
- hanging kitchen towel
- pincushion & scrap bag
- flat iron case
- ironing board cover
- lace t-shirt
- hemless a-line skirt
- basic loose tank w/ lace straps
- ruffle tank
- ruffle tee
- "party" skirt
- bbq apron
- tote bag
- men's shirt to women's shirt
- men's shirt to skirt
- pencil skirt
- wrap dress
aug 10 2012 ∞
aug 24 2012 +
- Chips + Salsa
- Open bar
- Board games + playing cards
- Informal, lighthearted fun
- Music not too loud
- Do Not Play List:
- Cha-Cha Slide
- Cupid Shuffle
- Any other group dance or line dance
- WAR HYMN!
- Anniversary Dance
- Hot chocolate bar (if it is even cold?)
apr 26 2012 ∞
may 1 2012 +
- Date: December 29, 2012
- Ceremony & Reception: Red Ridge Receptions in Smithville
- Food & Drink: All's Well Catering
- Cake: Cheesecake & pie
- Photography: Hensley Photography
- Wedding Rings: tbd - his black w/ gold - none for me (?)
- Ceremony Music: currently listening to Claire de Lune
- Reception Music: D&C Entertainment
- Dress & Accessories: Linda Asaf designer
- Flowers: none - paper crafts
- Decor: wine bottles, pinwheels, etc.
- Stationary: Chris
- Attendants' Gifts: tbd
- Limos: No
- Hair & Makeup: Salon 1018
- Officiant: Rev. Joe Calovic
- Favors: Photo booth
- Groom's Formalwear: his suit?
jan 5 2012 ∞
aug 14 2012 +
- AP German
- ALL 3 Econ 202
- Geol 101 Test 1
- Psyc 204 Test 2
- ALL 5/6 Mgmt 209
- Psyc 330 Final
- Acct 209 Test 2
- Psyc 340 Test 1 & 3
- Finc 409 Test 2
jul 23 2011 ∞
jul 23 2011 +
I stole someone's College To Do list. I think I'm doing alright with 3 years down.
- ✔ Pond Hopping
- Get a picture with Rev
- ✔ Drink beer at the Chicken
- ✔ RING DUNK
- ✔ Study abroad
- ✔ Road Trip!
- ✔ Fall in love
- ✔ Take a class that has absolutely nothing to do with my degree plan
- ✔ Join a few clubs & find at least one great one!
- ✔ Put a penny on Sully
- ✔ Go to a t.u. game
- ✔ Go to bonfire remembrance
- ✔ Get an on campus job
- Decide what I want to do career-wise
- ✔ Go to Muster and Silver Taps
jun 7 2011 ∞
oct 17 2011 +
apr 18 2011 ∞
may 9 2011 +
- "This is a Piccadilly Line service to Cockfosters."
- riding the tube
- the incredibly nice automated phone operators
- drinking tea while looking at the Thames through the window at work
- Montparnasse Cafe
- vegetable samosas from Sandwich World
- people who end phone calls with 3 greetings: "Cheers, thank you, good-bye."
- the cover bands at O'Neills that play the same songs every week: Kids, Don't Stop Believin', Sweet Home Alabama, etc.
- the free museums, especially Somerset House
- Queen's Arms
- the unlimited choice of activities
- everyone's fascination with the fact that I'm "not from these parts" and then ask "Whereabouts in America are you from?"
dec 17 2010 ∞
jun 4 2011 +
- Gilmore Girls:
- That Damn Donna Reed (1:14)
- Love, Daisies and Troubadours (1:22)
- Ballrooms and Biscotti (4:1) TOP 5!!!!
- The Festival of Living Art (4:7)
- But Not as Cute as Pushkin (5:10)
- Sex and the City:
- Valley of Twenty-Something Guys (1:4)
- The Man, the Myth and the Viagra (2:8)
- I Heart NY (4:18)
- Anchors Away (5:1)
- I Love a Charade (5:8)
- A Woman's Right to Shoes (6:9) TOP 5!!!!!
- An American Girl in Paris: Part Une & Deux (6:19&20)
- How I Met Your Mother:
aug 5 2010 ∞
jul 2 2012 +
- swim suits
- all beach towels
- flip flops (buy Jake new ones)
- dresses & wedges
- wine & cocktails (Blueberry/pineapple/SoCo & Vodka/orange/Ginger Ale)
- SUNSCREEN (buy more)
- 4-5 outfits (each)
- straw bag
may 20 2013 ∞
may 20 2013 +
My Pinterest list got too long:
jul 29 2012 ∞
jul 29 2012 +
- The Southern Girl's Guide to Surviving the Newlywed Years - Annabelle Robertson
- Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - J.K. Rowling
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - J.K. Rowling
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - J.K. Rowling
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - J.K. Rowling
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - J.K. Rowling
- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - J.K. Rowling
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - J.K. Rowling (at last, I've been inducted into the ultimate club of my generation)
- The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - Stieg Larsson
- The Girl who Played with Fire - Stieg Larsson
jan 11 2012 ∞
jan 4 2013 +
aug 30 2011 ∞
sep 28 2011 +
- Bitter is the New Black - Jen Lancaster
- The Secret Agent - Joseph Conrad
- To the Lighthouse - Virginia Woolf
- Private Lives - Noel Coward
- Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
- Waiting for Godot - Samuel Beckett
- Alice in Charge - Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
- The Unbearable Lightness of Being - Milan Kundera
- Bright Lights, Big Ass - Jen Lancaster
- The Witches - Roald Dahl
- Coraline - Neil Gaiman (x2)
- The Magician's Nephew - C.S. Lewis
- The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - C.S. Lewis
- Such a Pretty Fat - Jen Lancaster
- The Secret Garden - Francis Hodgson Burnett
- One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez (started)
apr 26 2011 ∞
dec 24 2011 +
- Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
- Rebecca (1940)
- Erasing David (2010)
- Bridesmaids (2011)
- The Sweetest Thing (2001)
- Multiplicity (1996)
- Notting Hill (1999)
- The Conspirator (2011)
- The Room (2003)
- Animal Kingdom (2010)
- Alone in the Dark (2005)
- Hercules (1997)
- Back to the Future II (1989)
- Easy A (2010)
- X-Men: First Class (2011)
- Another Year (2010)
- The Illusionist (2010)
- How Do You Know (2010)
- In Her Shoes (2005)
- Midnight in Paris (2011)
- Manhattan (1979)
may 11 2011 ∞
aug 27 2011 +
- ✔ Visit the Big Ben.
- ✔ Photograph the Thames River.
- ✔ Take a river cruise on the Thames.
- ✔ Visit the Prime Meridian at the Royal Observatory.
- Ride on the London Eye, the largest ferris wheel in the world.
- Stop by Grosvenor Square.
- ✔ Immerse yourself in culture at the British Museum.
- ✔ Watch a West End show.
- ✔ Shop at one of the over 300 shops located on Oxford Street.
- ✔ Stroll down The Mall, a road that leads to the Buckingham Palace.
- ✔ Visit the Buckingham Palace.
- ✔ Experience the changing of the guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
- ✔ Primark. Just see what it's about.
- ✔ Hike up the windy staircase at a St. Paul's Cathedral tour. (and slide down the ba...
aug 27 2010 ∞
dec 21 2010 +
- The Big Lebowski Drinking Game/Done-with-Finals Celebration with Jake
- Odessa trip with mom to see Granpa, Aunt Cindy & Uncle Ken
- Got a new computer
- MICHIGAN to see the amazing Katie
- Houston 48-hour Film Race (College Station team, filmed in Austin cuz that's how we roll)
- Kicked ass on Mgmt 209 Test #1 & #2 (thanks to Four Oh and Go!)
- Quick trip home which involved Colleen's birthday
- Kesem Retreat to Tyler State Park
- Went to Houston Film Race screening (There is a $2 service charge. Also, the testing room is this way.) We won Editing, Wardrobe (?), Directing and Top 20.
- GOT AN "A" IN MGMT 209!!!
- Started Acct 209 and Govt 2306 (online)
- Kicked ass on Acct Exam #1!
aug 5 2010 ∞
sep 15 2010 +
- "I forgot my mantra."
- "I'm mad as hell and I CAN'T TAKE IT ANYMORE!"
- "Initiative comes to thems that wait."
- "Look at all the people up there on the screen, they're real funny, and what if the worst is true. What if there is no God and you only go around once and that's it. Well, ya know, don't you wanna be part of the experience? You know, what the hell it's not all a drag."
- "Who knows where thoughts come from? They just appear."
- "And they say there is no fate, but there is: it's what you create. And even though the world goes on for eons and eons, you are only here for a fraction of a fraction of a second. Most of your time is spent being dead or not yet born. But while alive, you wait in vain, wasting years, for a phone call or a letter or a look fro...
jul 25 2010 ∞
sep 15 2010 +
- Living with the husband and our pup-pup
- Making my pup have a "scrunchy face"
- Having productive days at work
- Getting in really great products and making cool features
- Training new people who are excited about the store
- My new "coordinator" badge (for my not-so-new job)
- Southern Comfort whiskey (it goes good with everything)
- Wine. All of it.
- Healthy living. Blogs.
- Trying to tone my muscles.
- Cooking! Especially making special things for the husband.
may 20 2013 ∞
may 20 2013 +
- New Girl
- Up All Night
- Mad Men
- Downton Abbey
- Breaking Bad
- ...Project Runway
- Gossip Girl
- The League
- Once Upon a Time
- Parks and Recreation
- Freaks and Geeks
- House of Cards
aug 10 2012 ∞
may 20 2013 +
- ✔ finish food
- ✔ package leftovers
- ✔ pack up cabinets (make sure I know what is mine!)
- ✔ magnets
- Living Room
- ✔ stuff on walls
- ✔ couch (Twin City Missions donation!)
- ✔ throw out TV
- ✔ plant
- ✔ TV trays
- ✔ TV
- ✔ table & chairs
- ✔ box DVDs
- ✔ sell duplicates
- ✔ send lamp w/ Jake
- ✔ bubble wrap fragile things & pack
- ✔ night lights
apr 10 2012 ∞
may 12 2012 +
- Visiting Jake in Bastrop
- Mango Pineapple smoothies at McDonalds (with fruit & maple oatmeal)
- Our Own Candle Company
- Mango (especially saying the word)
- thriftbooks.com (FREE shipping!!!!!)
- Project Runway
- buying things cheaply/on sale
- Sonic Happy Hour: Strawberry Green Tea or Watermelon Limeade
aug 9 2011 ∞
nov 8 2011 +
- Port Aransas
- Bastrop (A LOT)
- Merkel (haha)
- San Antonio
- Austin (finally!)
jun 20 2011 ∞
aug 14 2011 +
Engl 360: Children's Lit
- ✔ $3.45 The Cat in the Hat
- ✔ $2.48 Curious George
- ✔ The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
- ✔ $1.98 Coraline by Neil Gaiman
- ✔ $2.96 The Witches by Roald Dahl
- ✔ $4.19 The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Stories by Jon Scieszka
- ✔ $4.95 Rapunzel's Revenge by Dean Hale
- ✔ $3.48 The Watson's Go to Birmingham by Christopher Paul Curtis
- ✔ The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
- ✔ $1.98 Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
- ✔ 3.95 Chato's Kitchen by Gary Soto
- ✔ $3.38 Frog & Toad Together by Arnold Lobel
- ✔ $1.98 Love that Dog by Sharon Creech
- ✔ $4.31 Where the Wild Things Are
may 18 2011 ∞
sep 25 2011 +
- Pesto + Parmesan + Olives (drained)
- Marinara + Mozzarella (drained)
- Mixed Veggies + Tomato Soup + seasoning packet
- Green Beans + Lima Beans + Italian Dressing (drained)
- Broccoli + seasoning packet
- Broccoli + seasoning packet + butter (drained)
- Mixed Veggies + Sweet n Sour Sauce (drained)
- Spinach + Salad fixings (drained)
apr 19 2011 ∞
jun 1 2011 +
- Blue Valentine (A+) This has what all other love stories are missing. Beautiful in every way.
- The Nine Muses (D) Collection of beautiful images and audio book quotes. Found it frustratingly boring.
- Pretty Girls Make Graves (B) A few strange entries that I didn't understand the appeal, but so many fantastic female-centered films that it was 2 hours well spent!
- Smash His Camera
- The Parking Lot Movie (A) Really funny. And existential? I laughed a lot and was left thinking. I'd recommend it for sure.
- The King's Speech (B+) Fantastic performances. Great on all counts, though a little standard.
- Socialism - What. Fuck. (my Navajo English review)
- Catfish - Not at all what I expected. Fascinating.
oct 16 2010 ∞
nov 9 2010 +
aug 5 2010 ∞
sep 15 2010 +