Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving tomorrow everyone!! I love this holiday and am excited to spend time with family. We have so much to be thankful for right now and thought that I would do a top ten!

1. Family: We love you and are grateful for all you do!
2. Friends: We are grateful to be blessed to have great friends.
3. Eternal families: We are grateful that our family will be together forever.
4. Jobs: We are grateful to have jobs that provide us with food to eat, clothes to wear, and a home to live in.
5. Animals: (ok ok ok so this one is mine but I don't care!) I am grateful for pets and for their unconditional love ;)
6. Our Country: We are grateful to live the USA and grateful for all those who laid down their lives for us, and who risk their lives everyday so we can be free.
7. The Gospel: We a grateful to have knowledge of our church, and for our faith.
8. Cafe Rio: We are grateful to have you in our lives and right down the street from our house. I don't know what we would do without your pork barbacoa salad.
9. TV: Yeah so this one is not sentimental but seriously its cheap entertainment for us, and life without Seinfeld re-runs is no life at all in my book ;)
10. Marriage: I am grateful to have found my schweetie and for all the hard work he puts in for our family, I truly am a very lucky lady...I am sure he would agree about me ;)

We hope that you all have a great Thanksgiving tomorrow and eat tons of amazing food! I know we will ;) Love love


Today was a great day for thrift store shopping! I found some amazing treasures that I am super excited about:

Knock-off Hermes bag

Vintage books in pretty colors for my side tables

80's envelope purse (perfect for a fancy night out with my hubby)

Vintage Book of Mormon! I especially love the blue one because my mom has one and I remember loving to use it and look at all the fun pictures!

I really think I am getting the hang of this thrift store shopping thing! And it costs me next to nothing which I really dig!! You really should try it sometime ;) Love love

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Throw me a friggin bone here

I am a little upset today that I never win any of these blog giveaways....some how even though the winners are picked at random I think that the whole thing is rigged. I mean I enter and enter day, after day, after day and for what? NOTHING! I mean is my blog not popular enough to win a giveaway or something? Umm...hello friends don't just grow on trees, I am sorry I'm not COOL enough to win your stupid giveaway! I mean would it be seriously too much to ask for a small parting gift....please?

(Wow sorry, but this rage about giveaways has been building and building for quite sometime and I just needed to release it here in the blog universe).

Well I hope that your luck is much better than mine ;), Love love.

Monday, November 16, 2009


Today I am sick
not the deathly ill sickness
just the in between sickness, so at least functioning.
But I just don't want to do anything but watch
The Nanny re-runs (I promise I think this show is funny)
and nap in between making crafts.

Today I wish I had the swine flu so I could justify doing all of the above.
But alas I cannot I must work....or fall asleep on the keyboard?
We'll see what happens first ;)
Hope your Monday is much better! Love love

Monday, November 9, 2009


This is my drug of choice:

I promise I think that they put crack in this stuff! Now I know I have blogged about Nutella before and its probably getting old...just deal ok! I really have a horrible addiction to this stuff, I find myself thinking about it ALL the time. But once I partake of some of this wonderful spread, happiness fills my entire being, but once I seal up the jar and place it back in the cupboard I immediately feel so disgusted with myself...hence my conclusion that this stuff must have some sort of drug embedded in the creamy goodness probably crack crystals posing as sugar or something.

Today is the day that I come clean/sober and vow to never purchase and or partake of this creamy chocolatey goodness ever again. After I publish this post I will go and take my last "hit" and dump a ton of water in the jar thus not tempting me to get the jar out of the garbage....yes I would probably do that the addiction really is THAT that pathetic!

Wish me luck....Love love

Thursday, November 5, 2009


So about every six months or so Nate checks up on the blog, mainly when he is bored or is genuinely interested...that is still to be determined ;) love you honey! Let me paint the picture for you what happened last night: I walk in from being brutally beaten at core fusion class, my quads are killing me from being in a perma-squat for 55 minutes (my quads, groin, and gluts will thank you later Christy but as of right now you suck)! So back to the story I walk in hauling bags of groceries with every muscle pulled in the lower half of my body and about ready to keel over! I decide to dredge upstairs to say hi to Natey and see if he wanted anything to eat (he had worked all day and had loads of homework so I wanted to be sweet). So I am on my way up the stairs...well.. trying to make it up the stairs with my jelly legs! I open the door to the office and there is Natey reading our blog...the first thing he says to me is: cardigan huh?
(ahhh hem what happened to hi sweetie how was your workout? Thank you for going grocery shopping, spending 15 minutes finding the perfect soup you know I would like, and what about all my funny jokes on this blog I mean for real I am hilarious!? For serious I know he really does appreciate that...I love you again sweetie!)

But alas he had read my last post about paying full price for the gold cardigan....wha wha whaaaa! I was caught.....RED HANDED! This solidified my shame and guilt....I mean of all the times to check in on the blog he looks at the confession entry...that really is just my luck. I am still keeping the cardigan is an investment piece (how sad is it that 20 bucks is an investment for me?). You know what? Even and when we make it big I still will probably feel guilty about paying 20 bucks for a cardigan, that's the way momma raised me! I am proud to carry on the legacy of the bargain shopper and she did a dang good job if you ask me ;)! Love you mom!

ps: I hope you all have a great Thursday! I know I will! I am counting down the hours till I am home from kickboxing with a HUGE Cafe Rio salad in my lap, my hubby at my side, and Survivor Samoa on the tube ( I can't wait to see what happens with the merge)! Love love

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

On my mind

I have several things on my mind today that I would really like to get off my chest!

1). Trying to find time to start up my new boutique:

Meet Virginia

Which will feature in the beginning hand made trinkets and hopefully grow into a full fledged free standing store. It has always been a dream of mine to have my own boutique, I realized a couple weeks ago while wandering in and out of some super cute stores on Main St. in Bountiful with my hubbs that this is really the path for me.
Now lets get to the consuming my mind part: HOW do I do this? I mean this is a pretty big task and I don't want to fail, I HAVE to be successful. So I have the drive its just stressful trying to make it all happen....lets face it I deal with stress just as well as I love jumping into a body of water from a high elevation...(falling period is a huge HUGE fear of mine but falling into just HORRIFYING to me)! Good thing my hubbs is so business savvy! Stay tuned for the Meet Virginia Blog store..coming soon...I hope!

2). I want these oxford inspired shoes from F21... now I know I may get some flack for this but I really can't stop from having these shoes keep replaying in my mind (this is a sign a should purchase them right)?

I mean really wouldn't they look superb with a simple black sheath dress, gold cardigan, and grey tights? I think so, also I have noticed that my sense of style has really come back since living in a more urban environment. I sadly thought it was lost forever since moving to Logan, but now I realized that that hick town only suppressed my fashion creativity! It feels good to be getting back to my old self ;)!

3). My mom will be so disappointed by this one....I paid full price for a gold cardigan at Target last night....I am so ashamed. It wasn't even discounted slightly...but I had to do it! I searched high and low for a gold cardigan on sale an I never could find I did what I normally do and convinced myself that I NEED this cardigan...I cannot LIVE without it (much like I am doing with these shoes right now). So mind over money prevailed once again!

4). That time of the month is nearing...I can feel it. I have all the normal symptoms: wanting to eat Nate and I out of house and home, irritability, wanting to sleep for hours on end, and too many headaches to count. I mean seriously isn't it enough that we have to deal with this for 5-7 days a month but to tack on a week before where you might as well be as miserable as those 5-7 days? This whole time of the month has really gotten out of hand if you ask me! How about instead of giving me all of these pre time of the month symptoms, just send me a memo so I am aware mother nature is coming to my neck of the woods and wants to shack up for 5-7 days. (That could have been a little TMI but today I could careless I mean women post their birthing stories and how they massage their cervix and what nots so my post seems pretty PG compared to that!) ;).

Ahh I feel so much better, this post was very therapeutic! Sorry again for the TMI ;). I hope you all have a great Wednesday..Love love.

ps: I went to power tone class last night and my legs feel like dead weight! Thank you Janeen for beating my entire body to death, you're the best! ;)

Monday, November 2, 2009

Live long and prosper

Our Halloween was totally awesome! We had a blast! The only thing I missed was watching my most fav Halloween movie: Hocus Pocus.....I am still grieving over this :(! Nate said lets just watch it on Sunday and I was like ummm tomorrow isn't Halloween sweetie it won't be the same! Better luck next year I suppose. The Zagg Halloween party was totally awesome, we had a blast! I am still bothered that I didn't win any of the costume contests...again better luck next year!

Here is the un-veiling of our trekkie costumes for this year!

{Captain Kirk and Spawk!! Awesome wig huh ;) I am thinking about giving it a go full time ;)!}

I already have a plan for our costumes next year ;) I don't want to give too much away but here's a sneak peek ;):

Hope you guys had a great Halloween...I am so so super sad its over :(! Love love!