Friday, August 29, 2008

It's Friday, and I am sharing WEDDING PICS!

Gooooooooooood afternoon ladies! I am so glad it's Friday, I don't know what to do! It has been one of those emotionally and physically exhausting/draining weeks... but now I have Auburn football and good times ahead with good friends!!!!!!!!!! Thank goodness. Much needed "away from home" time! Escape reality for a day and focus on nothing but football. Ahhhhh!

So I have been seeing more and more beautiful wedding pictures on these wonderful blogs I read! And so I thought I would share mine too! :) There's lots of them so I am just giving you all the link the the photographers site. Here ya go:

Now, once you are here... you go to

"Current Events Click Here" (at the bottom)

"Wedding Portraits" (You can also click on "Bridal Portraits" then "Lyndsey" to see my pre wedding portraits! Not my fave)

"Lyndsey and Adam"

I hope you enjoy!! :) Everyone have a great LONG weekend! I will be back in action Tuesday bright and early! :)

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Fun little our favorite Dr.

If Friday doesn't hurry up and get here, I am about to start shopping online like a MAD WOMAN! :) It's been one helluva week and I am bored :) I mean where do I start?? Well I won't get into all that but I will tell you about a little experience that happened today that I dread every year! As i am sur emost of you do too... Oh me... I already feel lots of rambles coming on so allow me to go ahead and apologize!! :)
Ok well I had to go visit that little Dr that all us women are supposed to visit yearly! Well today was not unlike any other of those fabulous visits. "YAY YAY!" I thought while walking in the door. UGH. "Can I help you?" the receptionist said. I wanted to yell... "YES YOU CAN, JUST GET ME IN AND OUTTA HERE AS QUICK AS POSSIBLE!!" But I didn't. I smiled nicely and filled out a thousand "new" forms that I freakin have to fill out every time I go. (Can you feel the hostility??) :) Anyway... as I am waiting on the Dr (who got called to the hospital) I was playing on my phone, thinking about what was about to take place. Ok-I will go ahead and admit that I am an occasional whiner... not all the time, but when I do... it's bad! I don't like pain or discomfort! I just wanted to call someone, my husband, mom or friend and start whining about what I was about to go through! Boo for me :) Anyway... 30 minutes later when I am back in the back with the nurse telling me to get on the scale, I want to VOM!!!!!!!! Scale... I hate these things... so she weighs me and afterwards I wanted to proclaim and yell..."Please don't believe that number and write it down... I have on pants, heavy pants and huge/heavy BCBG shoes (with a massive/heavy heel), I have on a shirt and an undershirt, a big/heavy flower ring, big beaded necklace and didn't mention underwear. CAN WE PLEASE SUBTRACT LIKE 5 POUNDS???" But that didn't happen. I just swallowed hard, rolled my eyes and hung my head :) Back to the fun room now with the fun foot rests... GOOD TIMES! So we chat for a second, then she tells me to undress and cover up. I mean really... not fun. Then I am left in the little/cold room NAKED for like 20 minutes... while I'm sitting there so COMFORTABLY I am thinking about what I will be doing later (weird I know, but I was trying to think of things other than what was about to occur)! I then realized how monotonous my everyday life has gotten... and I don't mean boring, I just mean, scheduled! Or... I don't know exactly... but anyway... Everyday, I get up, get ready, go to work, go to the gym, go home, shower and cook! Hang with my hubby and watch TV and then BEDTIME! Basically the exact same schedule Mon-Fri... Except Friday night we usually go to a late dinner. But anyway I am in the middle of thinking about how to spice things up or at least change them up a little so it's not the same ol' thing everyday and... in comes Dr. So ok... off of that subject now (but I am taking suggestions :) ) My normal doctor was on vacay (how nice it must be) so I saw another Dr in the practice. So in he comes... to have a nice chat with me while I am naked (covered yes, but still lets get a move on it)! So all the normal tests are done and questions are asked and he is outta there. Whhheeeewwwwww, that is ovah!! Thank goodness! But then I am like, why do I feel so UGH! Well I remembered, that is how you feel after that grand visit! I know it is a visit that is necessary and healthy and all, but seriously, no one enjoys that 10 minutes of oh I don't know... MISERY!!!! Not really painful, but uncomfortable as hell! Why can't someone come up with a better way to go about this "yearly exam." ha. I do realize the posibilities are limited :) The day I will look forward to going to this fun Dr will be the day I hopefully hear "Mr. and Mrs. M... You are pregnant!!!" Til that day...UGH, YUCK, BOO, HISS, GRRRR!!!!!!!!
So I am not really sure why I shared my "Day of Fun" with you all, but I really was having a brain fart today and couldn't think of anything to blog about. :) I realize this might be TMI for some of you. I am sorry... you will soon see (ask my friends) I have no shame and am not modest AT ALL!

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

A Sweet Ending/New Beginning...

Well... today is a big day for a super special person in my life. My mom/best friend is retiring today after (I am pretty sure) 36 years of service to the same place! Yeah how amazing. How many people do you know that retire from THE SAME PLACE after 36 years. I am posting (and hopefully she reads this today) because I want to let you all know, and her, how wonderful of a mother I have and how dedicated she has been my whole life to working hard to make sure I had everything I needed and wanted. There has never been a time in my life where I "needed" anything. She always provided for me and I pretty much always had what I wanted (still do for the most part) :) She has always supported me even when I disappointed her (and believe me-wow I did some serious crazy shit in my time)! Now, because we are best friends and she's my mother who basically puts up with any and everything I do... we have fought in the past, but I really think those days are over. I am more mature and I appreciate my mom more than I ever have before. Dang, why didn't I know the things I know now like, oh say, 10 years ago :) oh well... live and learn. I know that I am not always the best daughter but I try really hard to be for my mom. I can't ever express in words what all she means to me. I want to be able to so bad so I can tell her how much she means to me... there just aren't any words. I would do ANYTHING for my mom. And I mean ANYTHING! I don't think many people understand our relationship because we are so close. I don't have many/if any that are as close to their mom as I am. The reason I say that is because I tell my mom EVERYTHING. And I mean everything. I tell my friends the things I tell/talk to my mom about and they are in shock! But I am SO THANKFUL to be able to talk to my mom about everything and she not judge me. I can't tell you all what a relief it is to know that no matter what I do or say... she will always love me. And believe me... I am sure there are some times where she wanted to slap me and say "What the hell were you thinking?????????" But there was never any slapping... or much spanking for that matter. She just loved me. Sometimes I know she thinks maybe she should have raised me a little different and been a little harder on me but I say NO WAY! She did the most perfect job!! No I am not perfect (woah-by any means) but I wouldn't change a thing she did raising me. I hope I am half the mother she is. (And by the way-this isn't just some sappy BS, this is REAL-100%)!!!!
Now most of you might be asking... hello... do you have a dad? And I do. We just aren't close at all. Since I am on the subject I might as well give you a little family background (quickly) :) Ok so I am the only child from my parents marriage... but I have four half brothers (ages: 38, 39, 41, 43-hell I think) And I am 25 (26 in a matter of weeks). So now you are asking... woah that's a huge difference. Some of my friend's parents are like 45. Yes my parents are NOT YOUNG :) My dad is 62 and my mom will be the big 60 next Feb. So anyway, I tease my parents about how much of a mistake/surprise I must have been... they always say NO WAY!! I like 50/50 believe them :) Anywho... so yes I have a dad, an old one :) I can't begin to explain my dad or the relationship we have. I will just say, I love him/He loves me! And that is that. We don't talk often... I talk to my mom like 3 times a day! It's just a strange little dysfunctional relationship... but who doesn't have those. I say all that to say... there was a time when my dad was unemployed for 4 years (for no reason... I still hold anger because of that) and our family survived on my mom's salary alone!! I never had to work in high school or college (my mom once again-FABULOUS!!). And let me mention that those 4 years... were my 9-12 grade... the most expensive years in school... (proms, beauty pageants, car, gas, going out...) I never even noticed the change in finances because my mom so GRACIOUSLY sacrificed so that I never felt the pinch! And for that I will be forever grateful! And let me not forget to mention my wedding... I MEAN HELLO! I had the wedding of my dreams, all thanks to my mother! She let me have everything I wanted and I let her take the reins to do whatever she pleased with decor/food/lots of things. But I got the dress I dreamed of, the photographer I wanted, the DJ I wanted... I mean She sacrificed ONCE AGAIN so that my wedding could be all I ever dreamed. And it was PERFECTION! I mean, couldn't have been a better day! Not many people can say this... but everything went off without a glitch. Pure Perfection! Thank you mom :)
Are you starting to see now the kind of mother I have... A loving, kind, giving, gracious, sweet, affectionate, doting, Godly, Christian, spoiled me rotten MOTHER! She is just wonderful and I am so proud that the moment has come for her to enjoy herself. Relax mom, come to LaGrange more often and prepare for the world of grandmother-hood (soon hopefully) Well for you... Grammy-hood! :) I love you more than you will ever know... and I am so thankful for everything you have done and continue to do to make my life so wonderful! :)
Now here are some of my mom's best quotes... (our little inside jokes)

"Push your eyebrows up!"
"Let's go to the Coosa (river) and jump in and go down three times and only come up twice!!"
"Alabama Traveler...!"
"Joe's Pool Hall..."
"Tattoo Parlors!"
"#1 in the #2 business!"
"It's just money!"

I could go on and on... after 26 years you can imagine what all we have as inside jokes! CONGRATS MOM! I LOVE YOU SO!

This is me and my mom before my bridesmaids luncheon!

This is me and my mom at my rehearsal dinner!

The morning of my wedding. Isn't she beautiful?

My mom and dad and me at my reception!

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

A little recipe for ya...

Good morning to all! I don't know how the weather is where you are, but here in GA it is NASTY! A friend of mine and I got up this morning at 5:00 to go to the gym and it was POURING! I mean BAD! :) (Can we say dedication!!) Yes we can! It was rough but it is very nice to know I have my afternoon to take care of some errands I need to run!
So, I am on this kick of cooking these fun/different meals for my husband. He loves everything (well almost) so he is not hard to please where dinner is concerned. So I usually search the internet daily looking for new fun recipes and yesterday I found like 10 I will be making over the next couple of weeks. But I wanted to share one I made him last night... I wouldn't have thought it was this great and wonderful thing but, he said (and I quote) "This might be the best thing I have ever eaten!" I was so proud to hear that :)
Now I can't testify as to how it was because well... I am one of the pickiest eaters you will ever meet. I mean it is ridiculous. That is actually a good post for another time, but lets just say... my husband and I rarely eat the same thing for dinner. I am usually eating a salad watching him eat the fun things I make. But it doesn't bother me one bit... well... it kinda does. I get on my own nerves sometimes about how picky I am! Anyway... the recipe is called "Saucy Baked Pork Chops" and I will tell you they smelled REALLY good. The ingredients did sound questionable to me, but turns out, all together they are FAB (according to my husband)!
Ok so here you go and if you try it you have to let me know how you or your husband liked it!

Here's what you need:
- 4 to 6 sirloin chops, boneless or bone-in
- seasoned salt and pepper
- olive oil, about 1 tablespoon
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 4 ounces coarsely chopped mushrooms
- 1/2 cup chicken broth
- 3 tablespoons Creamy Ranch Dressing
- 1 1/2 tablespoons bold and spicy mustard

Heat olive oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Salt and pepper the chops; put in skillet, in batches if necessary, and brown quickly on both sides. Remove to a baking dish lightly sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.
To the hot skillet, add chopped onions and mushrooms. Cook, stirring, until onions are browned and just tender. Add chicken broth to the pan. Stir together Ranch dressing and mustard; add to broth. Let the mixture boil for a minute; pour over chops in baking dish.
Cover baking dish with foil and bake at 325° for 1 1/2 hours.Serves 4 to 6.

NOTE: I served it with lemon/garlic broccoli (which he also said was quite tastey!) I will tell you... to cut down on time... I cooked the pork chops til they were pretty much done on top of the stove. Took about 10 minutes. And I also cooked it on 400 degrees. My husband commented on how tender they were. I guess it was the juices from the sauce! I would say total to make the entire dish from start til my husband devoured it... probably took about 35 minutes.
Good luck! :)

Monday, August 25, 2008

Rainy Day = Very Bored Office

- "Lyndsey..."
- "Yes"

- "I need you to write something on your blog so I have something to read..."
- "Ok"

This convo between my coworker/friend sitting in the office next to me has me blogging right now :) We are having a boring/rainy/sleepy day today! I haven't blogged today because I really can't think of something fun, that you REALLY will want to read about. But now that my wheels are turning several things come to mind... but I want to blog about something that is pretty important this week!!!

COLLEGE FOOTBALL STARTS THIS WEEK!!!!! (yes this is really freakin important in my household and among many friends!!)

My husband and I both graduated from Auburn (He in Business Management in '03 and me in Public Relations in '05). We are HUGE annoying Auburn fans. Thank goodness I married an Auburn man. I don't think I could have it any other way because I am serious about my Auburn Tigers!!! And I mean serious. So my husband has gotten season tickets every year since he graduated... I did all through college but didn't afterwards because they are so dang expensive. But last year we got them together with some of his college friends. Well this year the time came (June) and we went back and forth. I mean let me remind you that we both bleed blue and orange! But we just got married in April and we really were trying to save and get in a good place financially so the smartest thing for us to do was to fore go buying tickets. Did I mention that they would have cost us around $800. Yeah so, we didn't! Another reason we didn't... this really pushed us over the edge of NOT BUYING... we have a wedding to go to in Houston, TX 9/20 (ALSO MY BIRTHDAY I WANT TO POINT OUT) and that is the LSU game (huge game) then the Tennessee game, my husband has a bachelor party to go to and my mom and I will be shopping in ATL for my bday... so basically we would miss 2 home games... two BIG home games, so there you have it. Now... we will be attending the GA game, I don't care if we have to pay $300 a ticket. Worth it to me. Soooo worth it! Let me explain :) ...

Ok... I grew up in a small town in Alabama. Alexandria, AL to be exact. Tiny little town... Any who, all of my friends were either Auburn or Alabama fans. Well most were dang Alabama fans. So the AU/UA game was always HUGE (I mean still is but I am getting to my point here)... well then off to Auburn I went for college. Auburn/Alabama game was like... I don't even know what to say to describe it except that it's the biggest sporting event at either school all year. It gives the other school braggin' rights for a year!

And I would like to take a second to pause here and remind everyone that AUBURN HAS HAD BRAGGIN' RIGHTS FOR 6 (YES THAT'S RIGHT 6 STRAIGHT YEARS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)
Ok... I am back... :) Anyway... I moved to a little town in Georgia (only 45 minutes from Auburn) after I graduated. Once here, I realized the MASSIVE-NESS of the AU/UGA rivalry. So now, to me... the AU/UGA rivalry is just as important as the AU/UA. Most of my friends here in GA are either Auburn fans or Georgia fans... but my friends in Alabama are AU or UA fans. So now I get the best of both rivalries. It's fun, all the shit talkin' we do. This is by far my favorite time of year! I love me some summer lake and beach time... but this is what I live for... Fall/Football/Tailgating!!! There's nothing like it. So expect many blogs about my tailgating experiences on Monday... even though we won't be going into every home game this year... we do go set up a serious tailgate... so I will be posting pictures... so make sure to check back soon!
WAR DAMN EAGLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

For now... here are some of my favorite AU pics... including one of my husband and I from our two football seasons together! :) My how we have changed. I will post a more current picture of us both too just so you can see how two years takes a toll-haha J/K!!

Auburn Football Season 06 (first game)

Auburn Football Season 06 (AU/UGA game)Auburn Football Season 07 (AU/UA game)

Us NOW! :)

Friday, August 22, 2008

The Bachelor Nominee... To be or not to be???

TGIF!!!!!! Thank goodness. So glad this week is almost over!

Ok so, I have this sick obsession with reality TV. It drives my husband crazy but I just can't help myself! One of my favorites is THE BACHELOR or THE BACHELORETTE. I have to admit I didn't watch the first one. But I did catch the second. I watched several season in a row and then gave up on it for a while. But I am glad to announce I AM BACK! :) So if you aren't a reader, let me fill you in real quick. Ok... In Season 11, Brad Womack (ugh) did some really shady things. But in the end, it was down to DeAnna Pappas (of Newnan, GA-right down the road from me) and a girl named Jenni. Well he rejected both of them. Ass! He flew DeAnna's father in and everything to ask for her hand in marriage, then NOTHING! But ok moving on... DeAnna was announced as the next Bachelorette. I was PUMPED. So anyway she was to be the 4th Bachelorette. In the end, she chose the underdog, Jesse Csincsak. I LOVE THEM TOGETHER (they are getting married May 9, 2009 in the Bahamas and I am trying to convince my husband that we should be there around that time, just in case we run into them) :) I was however, so sad for Jason Mesnick, the runner up. He was ready to propose, actually he did, and she rejected him. So it was announced on Tuesday that JASON (a 32-year-old hunky single dad from Seattle) would be the next Bachelor!!! Yayyyy! I am so freakin excited! It will be Season 13 and although no Bachelor has ever gotten married to the one they chose on the show... I HAVE COMPLETE CONFIDENCE JASON WILL!

Ok so all that to say... I want so much to nominate my friend Amanda for the show. Well actually, I AM NOMINATING HER! She is a single, 25 year old, beautiful, intelligent, loyal woman. She is a wonderful friend. We are soul mate friends! She has been very successful in life and I think she would be perfect for him.REALLY I do! I know some of you think I am crazy but I really feel like I know him from watching The Bachelorette. I know lots about him and his personality from the show. He seems like a real person, a genuine person looking for love. AND HELLO... so is my dear friend Amanda. I have looked into nominating her and even talked to her about it. She at first thought it was a joke. But I was like "No really!" She still thinks I am joking I think, but I'm not. All I really have to do is fill out a form online and upload a picture of her. And hopefully she would get a call. OH I HOPE SO! I know a lot of people are skeptical about this show, and I have to admit I am too sometimes. But I really do honestly think that Jason will find love. And I want it to be with my sweet friend Amanda.

How cute would they be together?????????????????????????????
To learn more about Jason... click here...

Here and/or Here

Let me know your thoughts :)

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Have I mentioned my love for MONKEYS????

So I said this blog would be about fashion, fluffies and famous folks, but of course I will blog about my life too. But today I wanted to blog about something really close to my heart (which will sound crazy to a lot of you-well all 5 of you)! Since around high school, I developed a love for monkeys (I know they aren't fluffy but they are furry) :) And I don't mean just love I really mean OBSESSION! I have begged my mother and my husband for a monkey. My mom said if she had the money she would buy me one in a heartbeat (my husband is like, ummm NO!) It's very expensive to buy one that is trained. I want one that can sign and use the potty or at least like a litter box :) Around $10,000. So you might understand why I don't have one already. People always remind me that they are mean, they throw poop, they bite... and honestly, I don't care! :) I want one soooo much. But I guess since I am close to having children I better not go there any longer.... maybe one day when my husband is making millions and my children are all off to college and I am experiencing that whole "empty next syndrome" I can get one!

This story was on Fox (click on this link for the devastating story and see the saddest photos ever) yesterday and I just sat and cried. One because I can't imagine the loss of a child (animal or's still so very sad). And two... it's about a gorilla (Now typically Chimpanzees are my LOVE, but this story just made me so sad. I mean I am a HUGE ANIMAL LOVER so of course... I cried!)
It's about a sweet, 11-year-old gorilla named Gana. She is at a zoo in Berlin. On Saturday, her 3-month-old male baby named Claudio died. The zoo isn't sure why the baby died, but the mother is carrying Claudio around with her. It isn't uncommon apparently for gorillas to do this because it is their way of grieving. ISN'T THIS SOOOO SAD!!!!!!!! The pictures are so sad to me. The baby is so tiny and sickly.

I am not sure exactly why I posted this blog... but I found it very interested as to how different animals grieve. It's so sweet I think. Plus I needed to make you aware of my craziness for monkeys :)

Happy Thursday! :)

Monday, August 18, 2008

Things I am thankful for (even on a yucky Monday)

Well... another Monday. Boo! Something about this day just sucks. But I am trying really hard to stay positive today (take into account I am still freakin sick after being on MANY meds for 5 days now!). I was just sitting here BORED at my desk and was kinda having a pity party then I read a daily blog of mine and got mad at myself for being so whiney! So I am going to make a list of things that I am so thankful for!! Some are silly and some are huge! But here ya go...

I am thankful for...
- a forgiving God that loves me no matter what I do.
- a God that gave me eternal life through salvation.
- a God that is everlasting.
- a wonderful husband that is a Christian and takes such good care of me.
- all the things my husband does for me that go unnoticed by me.
- a husband that is my best friend!
- a Godly mother that has always loved me no matter how many times I disappointed her.
- a mother that is my best friend and I love unconditionally!
- a job that isn't stressful where I have some freedom.
- good friends that are always there when I need to talk.
- Rosemont Baptist Church. It really is a wonderful place to worship.
- the many blessings I receive each day and don't even realize.
- the friends I have that are an inspiration to me.
- the blogs I read. They are an inspiration and don't even realize.
- the freedom to carry, own and read THE BIBLE!
- the freedom to worship.
-my dogs.
- my car.

I could go on and on. But I think I needed to list a few things today to realize how lucky I really am to have the life I have. I complain a lot, but I am thankful for all the good things in my life. Actually I am thankful for everything in my life because everything happens for a reason. All part of God's plan for my life. Right? YES!
I will probably post again later... I have a feeling it's going to be a LONG day!

Friday, August 15, 2008

Near and Dear to my wallet...

So sorry I am just getting to blogging today. That is what having SINUSITIS (basically a freakin' Sinus Infection) for two days will do to you. Completely cuts you off from the real world... except my wonderful husband, who took GREAT care of me and was such a sweetheart ( I can be one helluva whiner when I am running a fever)... and of course my mom (who listened to me whine and bitch and whine and bitch for two days-and constantly petted me over the phone, "My poor baby!"). I will have to blog one day about my wonderful husband and my unbelievable mother! Soon to come! Anyway... there I go not staying on topic again :) So I have been sick and out of commission and I had lots of work to catch up on today but I am here and it's 4:30... 30 more minutes before I am outta here and start my weekend off right... with some antibiotics and Zyrtec and nose spray!! Whoooo... so different from my usual Miller Lite or Margarita!

Ok if I don't hurry I won't get to say what all I want to about this WONDERFUL topic I am going to cover! So today I am going to talk about one of my favorite places to SHOP!!! Gets me excited just talking about it :) I am talking about none other than FOREVER 21!!! You have probably read that I LOVE fashion and I love to be up to date and honestly I hate wearing things more than once (except to work). And Forever 21 REALLY helps me out. It's very inexpensive clothing but its so chic and fashionable! You can go to and shop til you drop or you can go to that same website and look for specific locations. The one in Birmingham, AL is AMAZING!!!

A few things about Forever 21 before I tell you about my most recent loves!
  • If you normally wear a medium, you will probably wear a large in Forever 21

  • If you pay $19 for a fabulous skirt, don't expect it to last into next season... or even next month

  • Don't feel bad if you can't fit into a size 29 jeans if you normally do... they run like 2 sizes too small. Trust me! :)
Ok so just to talk about a few of my great finds on here recently...

How fabulous is this psychedelic paisley print tunic with ruched neckline hem, finished with elastic shoulder straps and a ruffled skirt trim. We all know how HOT ruffles are going to be this fall (or at least now you do) and without over doing it, this is a great way to be fashionable and bright! I love this! It will transition great into fall with a cute jean jacket! ($17.80)

Ok, so how excited am I that this double breasted look is going to be ALL THE RAGE this fall?????? VERY!!! And how precious and fashionable is this??? Not that the double breasted look ever went out but hello it's a dress, not a jacket! AND THAT MAKES ME HAPPY!!! This is an adorable trench-style short dress with unique topstitch detail all over resembling tiny polka dots. Features button tab epaulets, hidden pockets below the waist, and a removable 2.5" wide waist tie. Also features polished gold buttons with raised relief detail and 5-button closure. ($34.80)

Ok so this is my final BRAG ON FOREVER 21 item for today! I could go on and on but hey-it's almost 5:00! :) So I am a big lover of clutch bags... what's the point in luggin' around a huge purse all the time... so night time get out one of your cute little clutches. And have i mentioned that bright colors are so in for fall. Orange is one of the hottest! And it's croc print. Can you get any cuter?? No! A must have for me! But if you don't like orange it comes in grey and navy too! ($18.80)

Well I am off... I have a double date night planned :) Everyone have a great weekend, I will blog on Monday and who knows what I will have to say then :) Love!

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

My Fluffies... Sweet Angels!!

Let me introduce you to my sweet babies. I know originally I was going to call them Sweet Boy and Precious Girl... but hell we are going to call them by their real names which are... Dansby (named after former Auburn football player Karlos Dansby) and Daizy (named this because I wanted it to start with D and end in Y). They are Shih Tzus are are absolutely ADORED! And you will learn about my obsession with this breed! :)

First... we will start with the oldest... Mister Dansby Dodd. He is a little precious boy and brings me so much joy (no I am not writing a poem)! I got him my junior year at Auburn. He was such a little precious dog. I mean a big ball of fur! But he grew up so fast :( He is a pretty independent dog. He's not much of a lap dog. But hello could he BE any smarter? We should so be on that show... America's Smartest Dog. He can sit, high five, roll over, play dead, beg, talk, sing, dance (and I am not exaggerating on any of these)!! Maybe one day I will post a video as evidence! He is a pain in the ass at the groomer and vet! DO NOT TOUCH HIS FEET! He loves his mom but woah does he love his dad! (Maybe because I have always been the punisher) :) He loves playing ball... he doesn't "fetch" so well because he wants you to play chase! :) We call all of his toys "boogers." No idea how that started just one of those things! He has to be on a leash unless in a fenced yard (thank goodness our new house has that). He will run off looking for a girlfriend in a second! (Not fixed yet!) He loves Law and Order SVU. Every time the theme song comes on... he sings and howls... It's amazing! Another video to post :) So here are a few other names he goes by... Boogie Boy, Fweet Boy, Dans, Dans Booger! I know strange right? But here he is... my precious angel...

Ok so now to my sweet little baby girl... Darlin Daizy Dodd. I got her after I graduated from college. I loved Dansby so much I wanted to get him a friend (and me a girl to dress up because let's face it... Dansby was starting to look a little "girly") When I first got her... Dansby was PISSED! He wouldn't have anything to do with me and he constantly snapped at Daizy! But he eventually got over it and now they are BEST FRIENDS! Daizy is the total opposite from Dans. She is a little lap dog. Loves being everywhere you are. Wants to be sitting right next to you if not on you! She is the best at the vet and groomer. She is spoiled rotten! She does hate clothes... I think I started too late. She never has to be on a leash... she doesn't want to get out of my sight! She didn't get potty trained as well as Dans because I was already working when I got her. So when she has an accident (which is rare) I feel bad and responsible! She also didn't learn many tricks because of my lack of time with her. She can high five, sit and talk. But other than that she is a lover :) She reminds me of a cat, the way she lays and sleeps all curled up. Precious. She has a nervous disorder I am almost positive (probably gets that from me!) :) She gets really nervous when a loud sound is made or someone new is around. And if you go to grab her to pick her up... tinkle tinkle... she pees a little :) So anyway... here is my baby girl...

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Thieves SUCK!!!

Hello ladies and hopefully some gents! I just wanted to let everyone know why I haven't posted since Friday.
Monday morning I was the first in the office only to find my laptop missing... Strange I thought! So I began looking to see if my coworkers computers were there. NOPE! Nothing there. So, I began freaking out! Calmly freaking out because I knew what had happened...This is the 6th or 7th time we have been broken into in a year. Someone first broke in our windows and stole our keys to our office. Instead of GENIUS-LY re-keying our office doors, we ignore it (but believe me-much bitchin' has taken place)! So moving on, we don't put up a camera (like we were promised). And let me point out one second that by "we" I mean people that do these things at our job-WE as in our office have no real control-all we can do is freakin ASK ONE THOUSAND TIMES THAT SOMETHING BE DONE!!!!) Ok I'm back (told you lots of bitchin')... we don't re-key our doors, we don't take any measure to prevent this from happening. Honestly, I am not sure why they haven't taken our laptops before! But anywho... All 5 of our laptops have been laid to rest... well not really... someone else made a buck off of them and we are now all VERY INCONVENIENCED!!!!!!!!!! I hope this little thieves get caught. Because when they do... I wanna know where the hell my ipod is (yeah that was stolen three breakins ago!!!) So I promise some FUN blogs tomorrow. We are stuck in a freakin' computer lab all dang day! Not much "work" to be done in there.
Oh and you might say "Well hello you obviously have access to a computer... why no blog for a few days!" And I have an answer... My coworkers and I have been on a "retreat" this week. And by "retreat" I mean... one mile down the road from our office in a small room, talking for a day and a half. I don't mean "retreat" like FUN TIMES! :)
Moving on... We will have new computers Thursday! So things will slowly get back to normal... well then again, when are things ever "normal??"
So tomorrow there are sure to be blogs about some fashion trends I am seeing and some celebs that I am finding pretty dang interesting these days :) Oh yeah and I will prob blog about MY BABIES! :)

PS--All the red highlighting is my anger coming through :)

Friday, August 8, 2008

...But don't get crazy!!!!

This is my free laugh before this freakin Friday is over! This never gets old to me! It's hysterical! It's from that show MAD TV! Please let me introduce you to Bon Qui Qui... (click on her name below-I can't figure out how to get a dang video on here!)

Bon Qui Qui

Surprise...You might find this interesting! Or NOT!

Ok so most of the time when I am ranting about celebrities and their "fabulous" life (and I use the term fabulous loosely) my husband is either rolling his eyes or looking at me like I am crazy (but bless his heart he at least listens). Most of my friends follow the lives of these people that I apparently find so freakin fascinating, but I have a select few that don't have a clue. And some of you might say, "Why the hell do you care about the lives of these people you don't even know?" (Same question my husband asks). And I don't have an answer for you... well... that's not true I have many answer and reasons why! All I can say is that is makes me feel better sometimes to know that people with beauty, money and fame also have some dysfunction in their lives. I also covet (SIN I know) the clothing they wear, bags they carry, jewelry they "borrow" and shoes they sport. I want to wear those awesome $800, size 0 jeans and $4,000 top while carrying my Balenciaga bag too while shopping on Rodeo Drive! :) REALITY CHECK... (which I give myself often) that ain't happenin'!
Now, please don't think I want someone else's life! I don't! I love my life and all the people in it. It's simply an obsession (ugh-there's that word again-an interest!). I would like to walk in their shoes for a little while. And really it's not even that (well yes, but not just that)... Ok let me see if I can explain a little better because as I just re-read what I typed I am even confused. Ok... some people like watching... let's say the Atlanta Braves... they have a favorite player. Why? Because they are good, not because they know them! So that is how I explain it... no I don't know them.. probably never will... but to me they represent fashion and beauty (I know beauty isn't skinny and rich-trust me I know that!) and they are like a freakin TV show. Their everyday life is like a reality TV show. Drama, Drama, Drama!!!
So even if you aren't "interested" in celeb life... I hope you continue reading my blog. I promise not all posts will be about celebs. I just wanted to explain why I follow their lives so closely! And who knows... you might just find what I say interesting! Woah!

From Blog READER to BlogER! we go! This could be interesting, TMI and scary (all at once) to some of you, but here I go. I have been an avid reader of several blogs (thanks to my girls here at work: T, L and A) for several months now and my coworkers and I have become sooo... I want to use the word obsessed but that sounds really crazy/psycho... So I will use the word INTERESTED! But none the less, we have all decided to start our own blogs. They are all sure to be different in nature but creative and fun!
My blog will be filled with excerpts from my ever evolving life (with my new husband-whom in here we refer to as LOVER-and two precious Shih Tzus we will call Sweet Boy and Precious Girl). I can't make promises to you about what you will read here so BEWARE! :) But it will contain LOTS of info about FASHION (a big part of my life), FLUFFIES (I am one of the biggest animal lovers you will ever meet) and FAMOUS people (I am obsessed... I mean VERY INTERESTED)! All of these things are a huge part of my life! Some people might call me CRAZY (my husband!) but I enjoy reading all about new, couture fashion and the lives of celebs! I read the Humane Society website daily and cry almost everyday while doing so! Another thing to know... I am a crier (and occasional cuss-er) :) Random info here: I will discuss some controversial things... but these thoughts are just MY opinions-that's all!
I will go ahead and apologize for incorrect grammer, spelling and the over use of words such as: SOOO and SHUT UP! Also I will go off on tangents so excuse that too (that should already be apparent). And I will use smileys :) Sorry! That's my way of showing you I am happy :)
I will try to keep this blog up to date daily but let's remember I have a full time job, full time husband, full time doggies and full time workout schedule... not to mention I am a busy woman!
So here we go! This is it... my very own blog! Thanks for coming to visit and I hope you will visit daily! Love and War Damn Eagle!