Monday, October 31, 2011

Happy Halloween with a Pumpkin and a Punk Rocker

Even with their desperate need for haircuts, we couldn't not dress up our little pups for Halloween. They wear clothes on a regular basis and really don't seem to mind it! Especially now that we live in a snowball, our little lovies depend on their tiny sweaters to stay warm. Found these little costumes at Target and couldn't help myself.. Happy Halloween!

Coco Chanel, our Lil' Pumpkin

Our Lil' Punk Rocker


Friday, October 28, 2011

My Little Blog is 2 Years Old!

Holy cow, it's been 2 years! Looking back, this past year definitely seems busier and the crazy stories seem less eventful! I suppose it's a blessing either way, right?

On this day, I can't believe I actually have 47 followers! 47 people who actually care about what I have to say.. Quite an honor. When I first started it all, I thought my only followers would be Justin, my best friends, and my mom! Thanks so much for reading, lovies!

By the way, I do have some exciting news..

I will be launching my new party-planning website soon! A lot of things have been in the works in developing the logo and the starter-site and I can't wait to show everyone! I'm pretty excited. I plan to keep going with this blog as my personal blog, but will eventually be launching a party-blog as well. I promise to continue to keep you posted.. just hang in there!


Photo Credit: The Cilantropist

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Hello, Wisco (Visit + Anniversary)!

Since the move, J and I have been slam-busy with so much happening that we haven't had a chance to visit good ol' Wisconsin.. until now! It's been way too long since we've seen his family, so it was really great to be able to throw this one together at the last minute. Thanks to Macy's, I was finally given a couple days off in a row (in a ROW!) to celebrate our 3-year anniversary, so we decided to take advantage of my freedom and spend it in Wisconsin. We made the 6 hour drive, pup-free and it was definitely a great little weekend!

  • Rocking out to dubstep the car with my hubby and rolling into Gratiot late (and I mean late!)
  • Examining Lukus' 4000 DVD collection and choosing 20 for ourselves (Thanks again, Lukus!!)
  • Waking Alyssa up in the morning and looking at her collection of owl accessories
  • Laughing our heads off watching funny music videos with the brothers.. I-I-I-I work out!
  • A cheese-filled lunch at Culver's
  • 1$ Psychology and Therapy books from the Library
  • Stocking up on good cheese and 2 gorgeous, aqua bird cages at Swiss Colony
  • Playing with a 3-legged kitten, feeding some cows and seeing the old trailer where I met Justin for the first time 8 years ago (ghetto-looking, yes, but it was different back then!)
  • Playing a hefty game of Dominoes
  • Enjoying my father-in-law's message at church and visiting with family friends 
  • Birthday celebration for Justin's Dad
  • Alyssa teaching me to paint and tattoo my nails with newspaper
  • Spending an afternoon with Marta, laughing at old voicemails and blackberry videos
  • Giving Georgia a "little girl makeover" and feeling awful when she hated it
  • A sweet, rainy anniversary dinner at Vinny Vanucci's in Galena
  • Channel-surfing, sipping champagne and being silly at our hotel
  • Spending lunch and the afternoon with Marta at her boutique

  • Exploring Galena, munching on gourmet popcorn and finding some fun little treasures on Main Street

  • Dropping by Justin's old high school to see his sister and Dad
  • Visiting Justin's old Platteville house and a few antique and cheese shops on our little drive home


Tuesday, October 25, 2011

3 Sweet Years with my Love

Happy 3rd Anniversary to my sweet man.. Can't believe another year has gone by.

I love you, Justin!


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