Saturday, October 29, 2011

Halloween - Plumber Style!

Why doesn't Luigi have any cool catch phrases? Go ahead, take a look. There is actually a website with all the quotes that Mario and Luigi say. Not one of Luigi's is worth remembering. Luckily that didn't affect my decision to be Luigi for Halloween this year. Well, sorta Luigi... if he was golfing... and was a girl....

The whole idea got started when some friends and I saw Party City's version of what i like to call "slutty Luigi". My husband James and my friend Nick had already decided to go as traditional Mario and Luigi to a party. When we saw "Slutty Luigi" and "Slutty Mario" at Party City we joked that it would be funny if me and Nick's girlfriend Rachael dressed as slutty version of our significant others. We actually ended up tossing the idea but the more i thought about it the more i liked the idea and how can you pass up a mustache necklace?!

Party City ended up being out of my size by the time i decided to go buy the costume but they had accessories like the hat and blue suspenders. I decided to just wear a jean skirt with a green tank top and throw on the blue suspenders and hat. Luckily i was even able to find the mustache necklace on Amazon. Well, let me tell you that suspenders and a skirt is a horrible pair. Basically the suspenders just keep pulling the skirt up until it is around your neck and since there isn't a crotch, then there is nothing to stop it. After walking around the house for like a hour trying to figure out how to keep my skirt down i finally just decided to ditch the suspenders all together. Somehow i finally ended up wearing one of my running skirts that has shorts built in which was probably a great idea since alcohol and skirts usually tend to be a bad mix anyways.

So now, take the green tank, black running skirt, and green argyle socks and you have a sporty Luigi! At least that is what i am telling myself... ta-da!

Honestly, could I fit "Luigi" in that first paragraph one more time?

Happy Halloween!!

Saturday, October 22, 2011


I still haven't started a plan for eating healthier.

Just wanted to give you an update...on my FAILURE!


Saturday, October 15, 2011

I'm Back in Blogger's Arms

I'm sorry Blogger! I never should have left. I was wrong, please take me back! What? I just have to remember my password... oh.. okay, awesome! 

I had moved my blog to Wordpress for a while and it just wasn't a good fit. I can see how it could be great for some people but it requires some effort and skill. I think it was basic enough that i could have gotten comfortable with it but the problem is that most of the time when i want to blog, i want to just sit down, write, and move on. I don't want to have to look up how to use HTML to make a list or how to center my picture in the blog. I want just want it to work. (Which is why i'm a Mac person. ZING!)

My problem with Blogger in the past was that outside of the normal templates, there wasn't much customization that you could do. However, I come back a year later to find that they have totally changed things and you can now make a gazillion changes easily! I am loving it! So here i am again, back in Blogger's arms.

Since i'm reviving the blog, i hope to revive the healthy eating. My plan is to get my thoughts together today and to start tomorrow. (Literally tomorrow, not the proverbial tomorrow that never comes) I'm going to work on setting some goals, weekly and long term, that i can post here so i can be held accountable!

Stay Tuned!

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

I Have a What?!

I know at the first of the year i said i didn't expect this blog thing to last long but i didn't even make it a month! That's sad! I totally forgot i had it until i was changing my avatar on Twitter and saw that i had my blog listed in my profile.

The bad thing is i really do enjoy blogging and looking back over past entries years later. I definitely don't take enough pictures and i have a horrible memory so how else am i going to remember stuff when i'm 90??

Other than this blog, another thing that has fallen to the waste side is my diet. I gained back half the weight i lost and have totally stopped eating healthy all together. So maybe when i start this blog up again, i will pick back up with my healthy eating.

On a good note, one thing I have not given up on, is my running. I completed that half-marathon last April like a champ! Devon was right there with me the whole way too! A year ago i would have thought you were crazy if you had said i could run 13.1 miles but we absolutely did it and i'm ready for another! I don't think Devon would agree though... haha. Currently i run 3-4 miles twice a week and i want to get in the habit of running three times a week but I have a busy life so fitting in 3 runs is haaaaaard. I am very glad i started running though, it helps me de-stress which i really need with my job. But that is a story for another day...

Anyways, it is late so i'm going to keep this short. Oddly, I just had a strong urge to blog so i got out of bed and had to write something. Now that it is out of my system, see you in 6 months! (i kid, i kid!) We've got lots of catching up to do, you're not getting off that easily! ;)

Good Night!

[Edit: Originally posted on Wordpress]