Wednesday, August 31, 2011

What I'm Loving Wednesday & Oh, How Pinteresting

Today I am linking up with Jame at This Kind of Love for What I'm Loving Wednesday and Michelle at The Vintage Apple for Oh, How Pinteresting.

First off if you have not entered the giveaway for Princess House go see Lindsey at Running Down A Dream it ends today!

Okay onto what I'm loving....

I'm loving that Lindsey and I get to go with Leslie to her doctors appointment today for baby!

I'm loving that we are halfway to Friday.... as always.

I'm loving some great things are going to start happening soon I just know it!

I'm loving my wonderful supportive family!

I'm loving my sweet fur babies Bo, Toby and Sophie.

I'm loving reading every ones wonderful blogs there are so many great ones out there!

I'm loving that I have been able to spend more time with Bryan the past few weeks since he has been home.

I'm really loving all the cute ideas and yummy treats I have been seeing on Pinterest.

Repinned to Food 1 day ago from Recipes to Try by Janet Ross

This could fall under Kids Crafts and Activities as well. Win Win! :)
Repinned onto Food from

Party Favor

Okay really time to go eat you can't tell I'm hungry right now right lol. Can't wait to make these! Might need to find a reason for a small get together for all this food!

Hope you are all having a Wonderful Wednesday now go link up with them and tell them what your loving and pinning today!

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Tasty Tuesday and Bryan's Birthday

Today I am linking up with Cami for Tasty Tuesday go see her here
First Day of My Life and link up!

This is one of my favorite pasta dishes.

Here is what you need:
Penne noodles
½ container of low fat feta cheese
1 bag of 2% Mexican cheese
1 jar marinara
3/4 container of 16 oz light sour cream
1 low fat cream cheese
1 large bag of fresh spinach
1 container of chopped roma tomatoes
Garlic salt

Boil noodles when they are about done put the spinach in a frying pan cook lightly with salt, garlic salt and the diced tomatoes.
Preheat oven to 350
Layer 1/2 of the noodles, marinara, ½ cream cheese , spinach/ tomato , ½ feta cheese, sour cream, ½ Mexican cheese
Then add the rest of the noodles, rest of the cream cheese, feta cheese, Mexican cheese. Put it in the oven and let it bake for about 30 minutes. Hope you get to try and enjoy!

Also if you have not entered the Princess House giveaway you can here at Running Down a Dream

Now onto Bryan's Birthday!!!

For the family we actually had his birthday dinner the Saturday before at his favorite restaurant. We love the Mexican restaurant in town and you will be see by his plates how  much he loves it! We had such a nice time visiting with the family! And of course this is where he got his 2 birthday cakes. Then they brought him fried ice cream yummy! His parents and both his grandma's were able to make it. We also had my mom, both my sisters with their spouses and of course McKayla and my grandparents and my grandma Betty.

Birthday Boy!!!
This came after the cake sorry forgot to take a picture of that!
Bryan's Dinner
This is us after all these years:)


Leslie, nephew (seen in belly) and me is she not the cutest!

Adorable McKayla, Leslie and me.

Thursday the 25th was his actual birthday and he turned 36! So we left that afternoon to spend the night out of town and go to the Kid Rock concert. For those of you wondering this concert was wonderful you should go see him if you get the chance!!  We had such an unbelievable  time as you will see in the pictures below and we met two amazing people Meghan and Erin from Detroit who were visiting with their parents in NC. Thank you two again so much we are so lucky to have met you!

Before the Concert
My Yummy Drink:)
Meghan and Erin
Me and Bryan Happy Birthday Baby!
My first limo ride! Yay thank you Erin and Meghan!
The end of the night so lucky to have met these two wonderful people!

Happy Tuesday to you all!

Monday, August 29, 2011

Makeup Monday

Happy Makeup Monday everyone hope you all had a wonderful and safe weekend!

First off if you have not entered the Princess House giveaway you can do so here at Running Down a Dream.

Now onto my favorite... Makeup!

First off I have a question for all of you if any of you have the NuFace please let me know your thoughts on it!

Today I used the following:
Smashbox color correcting Primer
It Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye
Dior Nude Foundation
Laura Gellar Baked Powder
Clinique Bronzer
Smashbox Bonze Lights Duo
Mally Pink Nectar Cream / Powder Blush
Mally Poreless Defender

Laura Gellar Baked Shadows in Forest Mist and Moonstone all of her baked shadows are amazing if you have not tried them you might want to pick one up!
Liner- Smashbox Pencil in Black
Mascara- Estee Lauder Double Wear, Lancome Hypnose and Clinique Lash Doubeling Mascara
Smashbox Browtech again I can't live without this stuff!
Lipstick- Smashbox OGloss topped with Cargo Montego

What is your makeup look today? 

Happy Monday to you all!

Saturday, August 27, 2011

This is Me

hello all I  always do Time to eat Saturdays but today I am going to share a few things. Good, bad random and ugly.

I live in a small town and this year turned the big 30 (sigh). I am the oldest of 3 girls all L's. I was raised on a tobacco farm and it was amazing!  I met my husband when was 20 and married at 23.
I have 3 fur babies 1. Bo my dog (who is also bobo and to me roo) is it my 8 year old baby and I love him to pieces! Toby (my cat) is my second  at just over 3 years and Sophie is the baby at about 1 and a half. my husband found her at the house he is working on for us starving at about 4-6 months old.

My husband loves me the good bad and ugly and thankfully puts up will all my faults. Love you B! My sisters are my best friends. My mom is everything! She is my heart and I would be nothing without her. My Dad is my Maverick and I am told constantly I am like him.
My favorites: Music country! Love Garth, Jason Aldean, Eric Church, Sugarland, Gary Allen and the list goes on!
Current favorite song: Remind Me!!!
All time favorites: The Dance, Paint me a Birmingham and A Rose Shall Bloom (I love this hymn)

Movies: okay am weird totally random here! Top Gun, Pollyanna, You've Got Mail, Sleepless in Seattle, Con Air, Grease, Kate and Leopold, The Marine, Sleeping Beauty and Elf.

Colors: Black, Purple and Sage

Food: Potatoes

Things I love: Reading, Crafts, Makeup

Random Facts: Hated high school some of my worst years. Vegetarian for 3 1/2 years now, Princess House Consultant, Love QVC, love all things Disney but my favorite is sleeping beauty. Anything old I adore! shows, furniture, books. I collect thimbles, willow tree angels and all things Christmas!
Oh and just fyi cutting my hair not an option I plan to be the old lady with the grey bun!

Biggest Faults: Smoker (yes I know I have to quit) I am totally obsessive about my weight and never satisfied with how I look. When it comes to things I care about I have a very short fuse.

The Hard Facts: brief and may go more in depth later on these.
At 21 my kidneys shut down due to an eating disorder that started when I was 18
At 23 - 15 days after becoming engaged Bryan was in a head on collision and broke his back... long road
We have no children not by choice we have even done IUI with no success.

There this is me... in a nutshell

Friday, August 26, 2011

Boob Tube Babble

Boob Tube Babble
Okay today I am linking up with Neely at A Complete Waste of Makeup and Ashley at Ashley's Carnival Ride for Boob Tube Babble. This is one I have never done before mainly because there are only a few shows I have to watch the day they come on (DVR everything) . I know I'm totally weird!
So here are my must see shows:
This is my absolute favorite and I will not miss it! For those of you who have not seen it please watch it! It comes on Fox and starts on September 6. NOTE: it does come on late for a reason this is not for children!!!
I really only got "hooked" on this show 2 years ago but it is my other must watch!
This week I have been flipping through and I have been watching Millionare Matchmaker you have to see this at least once. I swear most (not alll) of them single for a reason!!!
I have also been watching the Real Houswives... My husband hates this show!
Now these are old but I love them!!!  So I just have to share these are the ones I watch most of the time!
Told you I like the old ones:)
Go Link up with Ashley and Neely!

if you have not entered the giveaway at Running Down A Dream go check it out!!!!

Thursday, August 25, 2011

It's Ok Thursday

Its Ok Thursdays
Today I am linking up with Amber at Brunch with Amber and Neely at A Complete Waste of Makeup for Its OK
Here are my Ok's for the week:)

Its OK to be super excited about the giveaway going on you need to check it out atRunning Down A Dream!

Its ok to want to wish a wonderful hubby Bryan a Happy Birthday!

Its OK to be ready for lunch because I will be off til Monday!!
Its Ok that I am super excited for Fall and am already working on my Fall Craft Decorations!
It's ok that I prefer old shows over the new ones!
Its ok that I am addicted to the Twilight series and can't wait til the movie comes out!
Its ok to be ready for a change!
Its ok to be scared when you are trying to change things!
What are your OKs for Today link up with Neely and Amber and let everyone know!

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Oh, How Pinteresting

Go link up at the Vintage Apple!

This is actually my second post for the day so if you didn't see what i'm loving wednesday see below. I just could not resist joining in on the pinning:)

Here are some that make me smile:)
Pinned by Demetra P

Pinned by Katie Snider

Pinned to Cutsie Animals

Pinned to Cute 26 weeks ago via pinmarklet

I Love You to the moon and back
 Wedding - beautiful ideas by Emily Truong

home is where your mom might be
Pinned by Rosey Pollen onto Projects to ponder

Remind Me - Brad Paisley & Carrie Underwood
Pinned by Steve DiPaolo onto Music

What I'm Loving Wednesday

Today I am linking up with Jamie at This Kind of Love for What I'm Loving Wednesday.

This week there are so many things that I'm loving I don't even know where to start!!!

I am loving that Bryan and I are doing a "mini" getaway going to a concert and staying overnight so that means 3 1/2 days off work (counting the weekend) and I can't wait I need a break!!!

I am loving my new blog design thanks to the wonderful Jenn at Munchkin Land Design she is amazing! I can't thank her enough you should really go check her out!

I am loving that never having won a giveaway I have won 2 this week so excited and can't wait! The first one I won was at Not Your Typical Twig for an awesome Almay set. Thank you Kaylee!
The second one was from A Lil Dash of Diva for my Memories Suite Software. Thank you Chrissy!

See so many wonderful things going on:)

I am loving the current specials at Princess House.

I am loving that my sister is finally feeling little man move around! Can't wait til he gets here he will be so spoiled.

I am loving that I have been working on my craft projects this week and starting to knock some of them out (will post the pictures another day)

I am loving and blessed to have so many wonderful family and friends who love and support me no matter what!!!!!

What are you loving on this amazing Wednesday???

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