Saturday, May 28, 2011

Happy Birthday Brother!

Today is my brother's 19th birthday!!


Brett~I am so proud of the person you have become...


You are the best brother I could ever ask for!


I am so thankful for our friendship


You are the best daddy in the world to your Carolyne-Grace~she ADORES you!
Thank you for letting me be such a hands on aunt and letting me be so involved in her life~it means so much to me!!


I thank God that he chose you to be my brother, but most importantly I'm glad that we chose to be friends.


I love you Brother!!!

& just for fun.. look how much Carolyne-Grace looks like my brother...
We always call her "Brett in a dress" ha!


Thursday, May 26, 2011

5QF


1) Do you apologize to your kids?
*Well, I don't have any real kids.. but I always apologize to my fur baby, Lexie!

I mean seriously, look how cute she is.. wouldn't you feel bad if you yelled at her?!

2)What color are your nails right now?
*Essie-Ballet Slippers.. all time favorite


3) When you were growing up, how difficult was it for you to stay home from school sick? (As in, did you have to vomit or just say "I don't feel good.")
*My mom firmly believes in "mental health days" Ha ha So every once in a while she would let me stay home from school and we would go shopping, get our nails done, etc. I have a great mama who knows people just need breaks sometimes..even kids!

4) When is the last time you bought a new comforter for your bed?
I got a new one for my birthday, so January!

5) Favorite website(s)
*Blogger, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, Polyvore




Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Oh How Pinterest-ing


I'm linking up with The Vintage Apple again this week!

I have found some really CUTE things on Pinterest this week... I printed a bunch of quotes & things and put them on this fabric covered bulletin board in my office at work :-) LOVE it!


Here are some other things I found...

Love this, reminds me of all my best friends from high school

Just something I want to try out...

I printed this same quote (different picture though) & put it in a frame and put it on our entry table at the apartment. I love my roomies!! They are both studying abroad in Italy right now and I miss them!!!

& these are just funny because I am OBSESSED with DC....
sad.


What have you found on Pinterest this week!?

Monday, May 23, 2011

WILW

I'm linking up with Jamie today for WILW :-)

I am LOVING that this past weekend Jess and I spent all of Saturday at the pool... It was so hot & so relaxing~Finally got a tan!!




I am LOVING that I am going home-home tonight to make tie dye cupcakes with my brother, sister-in-law & Carolyne-Grace.. We are letting her practice blowing out candles & eating cake for her first birthday :-p


I am LOVING that my brother's birthday is Saturday~ We are spending the day at the pool & then going to dinner :-)

I am also LOVING that we will be at the lake all weekend! Memorial Day is usually our first lake weekend of the year~I can't wait.. I am a total lake girl & love everything about it!!

*Hope everyone is having a great week!*




Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Oh how Pinterest-ing

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I'm linking up with The Vintage Apple again today!

Here are some of my favorite finds on Pinterest this week!!

LOVE this outfit...


I really want to do a shot like this with our doggies when we take our engagement pics (someday)

My SIL is making these for my niece's firts birthday party!


SO true

I would LOVE for my flower girl(s) to wear this dress!

Just cause he's so stinkin CUTE!!!

Reminds me of me and my mama :-)


**If you would like an invite to Pinterest you can leave me your email address!**

WILW


Hey y'all!
I'm linking up with Jamie for WILW :-)

I am LOVING this video...
The Bert Show in Atlanta had the couple on this morning & they are so cute!
That is one lucky lucky lady!

I am LOVING that the weather is supposed to warm back up, it had been so COLD in Georgia this week!

I am LOVING my brother & sister-in-law have started planning Carolyne-Grace's 1st birthday party! I can't believe she is almost one...

I am LOVING that I am home from work, in bed, & about to take a nap :-)

Happy Wednesday!!!





Sunday, May 15, 2011

Wedding Weekend!

Hope everyone had a great weekend!
Adam and I, along with our friends Kayla & Clayton, headed down to St. George Island for the weekend to see one of Adam's best friends, Jessica, get married :-)


We stayed in a cute little house on the bay.



We got down there Friday afternoon & immediately met up with everyone at the beach!
Most everyone had gone down for the whole week so we were joining the party late.


After hanging on the beach all afternoon we got dressed & took some pictures on the dock :-)


Then we went & had dinner at a really great oyster bar.


That night we met up with everyone again for a night out on the island.
Pat (the groom) & his family have been going to SGI their whole lives so EVERYONE on the Island knew about the wedding.


We got up Saturday, ate lunch & got ready for the wedding.

The ceremony was at a Catholic church about 10 mins off of the island. It was a beautiful ceremony. I had never been to a Catholic wedding before so that was a first for me... extremely long, but very tradition and beautiful, I loved it!


The reception was held back on the Island at the Groom's beach house! We had cocktail hour at the house & then headed down to the beach & had the reception under a huge lighted tent. This was by far the most fun reception I have ever been too! We were there until 2am. SO much fun dancing the night away with my boy & all of our friends..

Such a wonderful weekend that left me extremely anxious for my own wedding someday ;-)

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Oh, How Pinterest-ing!


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**First I just want to say thank-you to Michelle for the invite to Pinterest.. I have been waiting forever for them to accept my request to join.. & since then I have only been able to look, not pin! So I am excited to start pinning like crazy because there is SO much great stuff.

Here are a few prints that I found today on Pinterest that I am loving...




Do you love Pinterest?! Link up with The Vintage Apple :-)

WILW


Happy Wednesday Y'all!

It has been SO warm here in Georgia this week~We got up to 90 yesterday!!

Here are a few things I am loving today...

I am LOVING that Adam and I are going to a wedding this weekend in Apalachicola and will be staying on St. George island with some of his long time friends!

I am LOVING the dress that I got to wear to the wedding...
I think it will look great once I get my spray tan tomorrow :-)
~& I am not wearing the belt with it~

I am LOVING that me, adam and Chelsea took Carolyne-Grace to the pool on Monday for the first time. She LOVED it!!!


I am LOVING that I am spending the day with my bestie!! Going to lunch, getting our nails done & doing a little shopping.



What are YOU loving today?!

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Our weekend

We had a great Mother's Day weekend!
It was my first weekend {in a long time} that I haven't been stressed out about school!
It was so nice to just relax & spend time with my family.


On Saturday I went shopping with my mom & sister-in-law
I finally found a dress for the wedding that Adam and I are going to at the beach this weekend!
I am SO excited about it~ One of Adam's long time girl friends is getting married & we are getting to spend the weekend with some of his best friends!


We also took advantage of the sale going on at Gap.
We got my niece Carolyne-Grace THE CUTEST bikini ever!
My brother hates that we buy her bikinis ha ha


Saturday night we went to dinner with my mom's family for mother's day.
We met at an Italian restaurant but there was some miscommunication with our reservations so we ended up having to go somewhere else.


We ended up going to The Ritz at Lake Oconee & ate on the lake at Gabbys.
I am a total lake girl & I am obsessed with being near the water.
The food was amazing & the weather was perfect :-)


We all went to church this morning & then my sister-in-law, brother & Carolyne-Grace spent the rest of the day together while I went to brunch with my parents. After we ate I went with my dad to visit my grandma! It was so nice to spend time with my parents!! :-)


My mom chose to enjoy the rest of her day relaxing!
She was so happy to be at the house alone to do whatever she wanted ha ha


I am SO thankful for the amazing relationship I have with my mom.
She loves me and my brother completely UNCONDITIONALLY, no questions asked.
I know that I could never do anything to lose her love--& that is how all children should feel about their mothers.


I hope that one day I can be just as good of a mom to my children as she has been to me.
She supports me no matter what & is always there for me.


SO BLESSED!!!


& I also want to say happy first mother's day to Chelsea!
She is such an AMAZING mother to CG.. she is such a lucky little girl.
Chelsea is only 19 & obviously having a child that young was not planned & is not an ideal situation but she is so great at being a mommy!!


I am so glad that I finally got the sister I have always wanted.
She would do absolutely anything for Carolyne-Grace.
~I love that she would rather stay at home on a Friday night with her baby than anything else in the world. She completely gave up the rest of her childhood when she got pregnant & not many teenagers do that given the circumstances. I thank God everyday that she has taken this responsibility so seriously & makes it look easy.


Happy Mother's Day to all the Mamas!!!