Thursday, October 28, 2010
Monday, October 25, 2010
- Go to zumba class and work up a sweat
- Read more of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
- Make my own lunch
- Catch up with all our laundry
- Think positive thoughts
- Take more pictures
- Make some "me" time
- not sweat the small stuff
- count my blessings everyday
- Be frugal
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Thursday, October 14, 2010
Growing up I have always known that music had a huge affect on me. I found myself being moved by a song, by its beat or lyric. I would listen to it over and over and over again till it was literally a part of me. I guess I didn’t realize how much I needed it until I went awhile without it. Sure I would listen to the radio on m y ride home but dance music a.k.a. Bruno Mars, Usher or Flo Rider doesn’t quite move my soul (at least not lately). So the other morning as I was rushing out the door as I usually am in the mornings I grabbed my itouch (I have an iphone so I don’t use I itouch as much.) When I got to work I turned on my itouch and man it was trip! I came across so many songs that brought back so many memories - songs I hadn't listened to in forever.
Hide and Seek by Imogen Heap - my taste really started to expand after hearing this. It's absolutely haunting and beautiful.
White Winter Hymnal by Fleet Foxes - my mom discovered this song on a fellow Michigan blogger and I was blown away. It's addicting and sucks you right in.
Bowl for Two by The Expendables - I always love a good Reggae song, this one has a more modern flare to it.
Breathe Me by Sia - originally I heard this song on the series finale of Six Feet Under and my GOD people, this song has moved by soul in ways I didn't know existed. It is so freaking beautiful that it could bring tears to my eyes, every time.
You Don't Know Me by Ben Folds - This song has this very upbeat feel to it, but the subject is about a couple of are coexisting and really don't know or get each other... Regina Spektor sings in it as well - BONUS!
Where is my Mind by City Wolf - very soothing and interesting song loved it the moment I heard it.
Hearing Damage by Thom Yorke - amazing beat, amazing lyrics and in a way kind of dark. Great song to unwind too.
Stay or Leave by Dave Matthews - I remember listening to this song over and over after my first real breakup. Dave Matthews always knows how to take it home. Beautiful song - yet very sad. Still always good to come back to here and there.
Unintended by Muse - Muse will always be one of my favorite bands of all time. But this particular song which is an oldie isn't really known. This song is so hauntingly beautiful it gives me chills.
How it ends by DeVotchKa - This song made me cry the first time I heard it. I originally heard it on SYTYCD and the dance that went along with it really hit home for me. It was exactly what I needed in that moment of time and for that this song will forever hold a special place in my heart.
These are a couple of my favorite songs and I love them all because they helped me in some way lifted my spirit when I needed it, inspired me when I was empty and put a smile back on my face. What music/songs holds a special place in your heart?
Monday, October 11, 2010
- Order and hang up wedding pictures in the hall
- Framed collage on the living room wall
- Paint the cabinets in the kitchen
- Re-touch up the middle bedroom paint
- Get two 3 shelve book cases for the middle bedroom
- New bedroom set for guest bedroom
- Re-moltch the landscaping in the front
- Start a little garden in the backyard
- Get a great organization system in place
Just to name a few. And while I am not a big fan of interior design I have found myself flipping through some articles for inspiration. Here are a few I grabbed.
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
This could be so inexpensive! You find some fun thrifty frames and voila! I think it's genius and would love to try this out on our guest bedroom :) Now I just need to find the time to put it together!
And these came from Apartment Therapy's feature found here talk about CUTE!!!!!!
Monday, October 4, 2010
- came home and relaxed with Mimi
- chatted with a dear friend for a bit
- went to a movie with my sis "Let me in"- weird movie
- stayed up late chit chatting
- water heater guy came out - got our hot water back WHOO!
- did some shopping
- pumpkin spice late
- made dinner with the hubs
- watched "Date Night"
- Met up with j, d, and t for brunch
- relaxed at the house
- took a nap with Mimi
- celebrated jenn's bday
- fell asleep before I could watch n e of my sunday night TV (dexter, broadwalk empire, kardasians)
And here I am on a Monday - my work day is over and I am waiting to head out with some work people for dinner and drinks. Hope everyone had a fabulous weekend!
Friday, October 1, 2010
+ Movie night
+ Sleeping in
+ Breakfast at the Breakfast club
+ Kisses from Mimi
+ HOT WATER
+ Catching up with the DVR
+ Reading "Catching Fire"
+ A little shopping