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You jelly? πŸ™‚


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Take my advice…

and click here and then come back here to discuss.

Is it just me or is this the best news of the new year, thus far? πŸ™‚


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Ten on Tuesday

Ten on Tuesday

1. What was the number one item on your Christmas wishlist?
My husband is always really great at thinking of gifts for me so I don’t typically make him a list. I did want a new spoon rack since I filled mine up when we got back from the cruise.
2. Did you get the number one item on your Christmas wishlist?
Yep! Two weeks early too! (He was worried about one of our animals breaking it)
3. How long has it been since you’ve had a pedicure?
June 14, 2010. A very sweet man in our church died and after his funeral my mom and I went and got pedicures to cheer us up!
4. How cold is it in your city today?

5. How many pillows do you sleep with?
Two. And my husband’s shoulder most days πŸ™‚
6. Can you roll your tongue?
Sure can πŸ™‚
7. Do you always buy the same mascara or do you try new ones each tube?
I stocked up the last time I bought mascara but I usually switch it up. Whatever is cheapest!
8. What’s your favorite cookbook?
I usually get all of my recipes from allrecipes.com but my Nana gave me a recipe box for Christmas. I’m excited to peruse it!
9. What was your first pet?
As an adult, my first pet was Angus. As a child, my first pet was Mugsy, a kitten that I got for my 6th birthday with mittens for paws. We used to say he was on his 7th life when we got him bc he used to sleep on the tires of my Dadd’s car and he was run over, but totally survived. Only to be poisoned a few months later. I feel like this deserves it’s own post, bc holy geez.
10. Do you wear jewelry on a daily basis?
Sure do. My wedding rings, birthday rings, necklace, watch and earrings. I can’t wait to get the ring my Nana gave me for Christmas sized so I can add it to the rotation!


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9 days until Christmas? Single digits? Are we sure it’s not still July?

Oh wait..

Awesome. πŸ™‚

I only have a few more things to get for people (including the husband) but plan to get those items this weekend.

I make edibles for all of my friends and I really have to get cracking on those if I want to get them out before Christmas!

I just can’t believe how easy Christmas can be when I got most of my shopping done whileΒ  on vacation to Tropical Paradises! πŸ™‚


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There are certain items that I’m just loving right now so I thought I’d share them with you πŸ™‚

Old Navy’s Boyfriend Cardigans. When I went to Asheville for work I completely forgot to pack my black cardigan so I had to make a quick trip to Old Navy to pick one up. I didn’t realize this was going to be the beginning of a beautiful friendship. Right now Old Navy has sweaters on BOGO so I got it in “Marshmallow” and hot pink. I’m so excited πŸ™‚


This necklace my sister gave me for my birthday. I really like long necklaces right now and this is by far my favorite one πŸ™‚ I couldn’t find the exact one that I own but this one is pretty darn close!

This guy. Sorry ladies, you can’t have him πŸ™‚ He’s so adorable when it comes to this time of year. Usually he can’t keep my Christmas presents a secret b/c he’s just so darned excited about them. He’s doing so well this year but you can tell it’s killing him. Last night he couldn’t figure out how to wrap one of my gifts so he gave it to me early. I’m not complaining!

It’s a new littlespoon rack! After we got back from the cruise I realized that I had completely filled my old one! This one holds 36! I guess I better get started on planning some more vacations huh? πŸ™‚

Because I’m a nice and loving wife, I let him open one of his presents which turned out to be The Expendables. He’s very excited and I believe he’s inviting a friend over tonight to watch it. (props to him for knowing I don’t want to watch it!) πŸ™‚


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Bane of my existence…

My office unfortunately houses a communal printer.

I’d say the breakdown of usage for this printer is as follows:
5% by me
5% by most faculty/students/etc
90% by one specific faculty person
That’s fine. It truly is, b/c what’s the point of a communal printer if people don’t utilize it?
Here’s what irks me; my office is not communal. If my door is slightly ajar it’s probably b/c I’d like a little privacy (most likely due to stuffing my face full of delicious lunch) but am aware that you might still need to utilize the communal printer located in my office.
By no means should you ever barge through my slightly ajar office door pushing it all the way open, without knocking, collect your printing and then turn around and leave without properly pulling my door back to the position at which you first encountered it.
It’s rude and disrespectful and just further proves to me that you view my position in life (and in this office) as inferior to yours.
So thanks for that. πŸ™‚
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