Wednesday, March 31, 2010

#13 When I Went to Bed

Karen: OK so I let Tim have the camera this week...bad idea.But it's honest. I would say 6 out of 7 nights a week I fall asleep on the couch watching TV. Tim then wakes me up and guides me to bed. I'm usually cranky at this point or just plain delirious. Oh well- don't laugh too hard at how bad I look!

Cassie: This clock doesn't work and I am not going to bed at 11:40 but more like 11:04. I received it as a gift and a beam of light is supposed to wake you up peacefully but it never woke me up. I do love the color and look of it so I have kept it on my bedside table. Its not broken just unplugged and never reset. Its much prettier than the clock that I do look at to see what time it is each morning and night. Good Night! Happy Humpday!

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

#12 Indulgence

Karen: mmmmm....Mint Chocolate Cookie, the best ice cream in the world! and definitely my indulgence!
ce Cream brings up a few different thoughts for me...this ice cream especially makes me think of my freshman year of college. I became friends with a guy named Mark and he used to know when I was having a bad day...he would go across the street and buy a pint and we would share it while watching bad TV- mostly Dawson's Creek and all of our troubles would melt away!
Ice cream also makes me think of my mother. I used to laugh at her while growing up because she always needed something sweet after dinner. I thought this was funny as I never had the cravings- well what's that old saying? "The apple doesn't fall too far from the tree."? I am my mother. I always look for dessert now.
Which leads me to my present relationship with ice cream. Tim and I have started somewhat of a routine. On nights that we are home together, after dinner, we enjoy sharing an ice cream sundae. Tim makes them the best! We either have ice cream with a warm brownie or some fresh hot cookies (we use the break and bake!) and top the whole thing off with peanuts! It's so good and my mouth is watering right now thinking of it....I hope you enjoy an ice cream sundae tonight!

Cassie: My indulgence is a mani/pedi. I dont get them very often, but I love how my pedi can last almost a month. I don't have much to say about it...but I am def in the mood for some ice cream...Thanks Karen!!! Next week I hope to not have my feet in the picture :)

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

#11 My Left Foot

Happy St. Patrick's Day everyone!! I'm only a quarter Irish and tend to always relate more with my Italian heritage but on St. Patrick's day it's all about the Irish! (I mean who celebrates St. Joseph's feast day anyway?)

Well here are a few Irish sayings and blessings to help you embrace your Irishness today!

May your home always be too small to hold your friends.- Irish toast

Best friends are like four leaf clovers: hard to find and lucky to have.-Unknown (this one's my favorite)

St. Patrick…one of the few saints whose feast day presents the opportunity to get determinedly whacked and make a fool of oneself all under the guise of acting Irish.- Charles M. Madigan

May you live as long as you want and never want as long as you live.- Irish saying

May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past.- Irish saying

St. Patrick's Day is an enchanted time - a day to begin transforming winter's dreams into summer's magic.- Adrienne Cook

Cassie: I didn't go the St Patty's day theme, just took a picture of where my left foot was today. I went to Elon for a tour of the college with the baby bro. Not sure if he will transfer there, but after that tour and short video presentation I am ready to apply again haha! When I think of Elon I think of the long walks both drunk (slightly St Patty's day theme) and sober on the tons of red brick paths.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

#10 First Thing I Did Today

Karen: I am the snooze queen- there is no question about it. At times I fear it might ruin my marriage but I can't stop! This photo was actually taken on snooze #3 I believe and I hadn't put my glasses on which explains the focus issue! I got up shortly after and continued my morning routine which isn't very exciting or full since I leave myself no time for anything but the essentials. I'm not sure if it's a good thing or if it has lead me to increase my snoozing habits but I only work 1/2 a mile from my apartment. I have mastered leaving just enough time to get ready while maximizing my sleep.- Every minute counts!

Cassie: The first thing i do each morning is to look out my window. I thought that I should also include my post as one of the first things I do this morning. It totally depends if I am a morning person, yesterday yes, today no ;) Gotta get moving and into work to attack the day!

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

#9 Headline

Karen: So not really a "headline" per se but as I was reading my Us Weekly the other day I just chuckled to myself about the side by side blurbs including my home state of NJ. I've always been a proud Jersey girl, defending my state when others constantly put it down. But I must say it is getting harder and harder. (while I hate to admit i watch these shows) "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" and "The Jersey Shore" have really made a bad impression of the fine Garden State. I will say they are entertaining and unfortunately somewhat accurate though. BUT we are not all Snookies and Danielles- and thats all I have to say about that! :)

Cassie: I had a hard time with this topic. Do I go serious? Keep it light? I decdied light, there is too much bad news why put it here too. We used to have the Sunday paper delivered and we got the Monday paper quite a lot too for the holidays. The Monday Life, etc. section was my favories and had surprisingly great fashion articles and fun stuff going on around Raleigh. I miss it, but I am able to get caught up with it at Starbucks :)