Archive | July, 2012

YOU GUYS!

31 Jul

I know, you’ve all seen this, but it combines two of my all-time favorite things: Call me, maybe and  the United States Olympic swim team! I mean, seriously, how great is this?? 

I also am selfishly putting it here so I will forever and always know where to go to instantly find the link so I can watch it over and over whenever I want. 🙂

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the olympics are here!

27 Jul

olympics

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THEY ARE FINALLY HERE!!

I’m not sure much makes me happier than the Olympics. 

Summer. Winter. It doesn’t matter to me. 

I know most people have favorite sports to watch, swimming, gymnastics, beach volleyball, but I can’t get enough of any and all of them. Yes, even rowing, badminton, table tennis. You name it, I’ll watch it.  

I may or may not have bought an antenna for my TV just so I could watch. 

I love me some Olympics!!

GO USA!

christmas in july

26 Jul

Guys. I have a serious wish list going on right now. I’m going to pretend like Christmas in July really does exist……. wouldn’t that be nice?!

1. Leopard Zipper Wallet Case by JAVOedge 

Apple iPhone 4 Leopard Zipper Wallet Case (Yellow)

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2. Kate Spade watch “Seaport Grand” Beautiful. Just beautiful. Everything Kate makes is beautiful though. Like this and this and this

seaport grand

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3. CuppowI use jars for drinks all the time. This would be so so convenient!

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4. Audrey Hepburn canvas from IKEA. Or as IKEA has it advertised in the store Audrey Hepbum.

PJÄTTERYD Picture IKEA Motif created by Phil Handsley. The picture has extra depth and life because it's printed on high quality canvas.

Also on the list…

  • paint and a canvas.
  • an all expenses paid trip for two to an exotic location for 2 weeks.
  • a novel poster. seriously people, how amazing is that? I want this one.
  • a reading chair. sure, i have my couch and my bed, but wouldn’t a reading chair with a lamp behind it just be too perfect? 

That’s all. Just wanted to share my list 😉

friday letters

20 Jul

Dear Seal and Macy Gray, Can’t wait to see you two this weekend at Ravinia! I’m pretty sure I’m going to have just as much fun with you as I did with Lifehouse last year.

Dear people that complain about their job/boss publicly, I don’t understand how you feel comfortable doing this. How do you know someone isn’t going to see it and say something??

Dear Natalie, Thank you for your kind words over the last few weeks. You make me smile each and every time we talk/write/text 🙂

Dear Corey, I kind of want to hug you for minutes and minutes when I see you.

Dear Charles Bradley, Your station on Pandora is perfect for a Friday morning in the office. Work it.

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My heart is heavy after reading about what happened in Colorado. These tragic moments are reminders to give one more hug, kiss, anything.

You just never know. 

music in the park

17 Jul

For the first time this summer Corey and I made it to Music in the Park. We went just about every Monday last year and it was so great to go again. We drank wine out of McDonald’s cups (because we’re classy like that), we sat close to each other on the blanket, laughed, moved closer to the stage, drank more wine, and watched some random guy do some pretty freaking awesome dance moves. 

Erin and I went to Music in the Park last Wednesday… I didn’t take any pictures, but she did 🙂

friday letters

13 Jul

peeta and katniss ♥

Dear new dress, I cannot wait to wear you!! And thanks for missing the belt when I went to buy you so I could get extra monies off!

Dear work week, Thank you for going by so quickly! I was positive it would take forever and it ended up flying by.

Dear sweet friends, Thank you for sending me lovely texts, emails, and calls after my post earlier in the week.

Dear Nicholas Sparks, Why does someone die in every one of your books? I just don’t get it.

Dear Friday the 13th, I’m not scared of you.

Dear Olympics, I CANNOT wait for you to begin!! I couldn’t care less that it’s going to be lovely summer weather… I plan on staying inside the entire 2 weeks to watch. All day every day. #USA!

Dear Katie, I’m sorry your marriage didn’t work out, but I’m glad you decided to dump Tom.

Dear Hunger Games series, WHYYYYY are you making me wait FOREVER until the rest of your movies come out?? I can hardly wait until August when HG comes out. #teampeeta

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I don’t have much on the schedule for this weekend, but I’m pretty sure that’s exactly what I need. Here’s to a weekend of sun, laying out, shopping, sleeping in, reading, and maybe a glass of sangria (or 3…?) 🙂

let us lay in the sun and count every beautiful thing we see

11 Jul

I want to travel so badly I can’t think of much else.

Dusk, Piazza Navona, Rome Italy

I want to go home right now, pack a bag, and go somewhere… almost anywhere.

Retro

I want to experience something new.

Floating Lantern Festival in Thailand.

I want to try something scary.

El Caminito del Rey, Spain. I am adventurous, but I could never do this!

I want go somewhere nobody knows me.

Beacon Hill neighborhood in Boston... Lovely, in a word.

I have probably 8 trips planned in my head… all of which are just waiting to be gone on.

italy.

I want to bring friends with me, I want to go alone, I want to go with my family… I just want to GO!

gorgeous photo!

Wouldn’t it be so fun to have the time and resources to just hop in the car and drive across the country or go to the airport and jet off somewhere?

Lombard Street, in San Francisco

Dip my toes in the ocean, climb a mountain, eat amazing food, visit small towns and big cities.

Simple. Classic. Italian.

I’d love to fly away somewhere with my boyfriend, hold hands while walking down streets neither of us have been down before, and fall more in love with travelling and each other.

Someday

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