Thursday, July 21, 2011

american idol live! tour :)

as you all may know, i went to the american idol live! tour with my husband as a mother's day gift this year! can i say it was AMAZING?!?!? they were all spectacular! my favorites really showed their talent up there on stage and some of the ones who weren't my favorites on the show may have redeemed themselves. here's a few pictures from the time we spent in okc...

casey abrams

casey & james

james came out right in front of us!

lauren alaina.

lauren alaina

leopard print cowboy boots! yes!

paul mcdonald! :)

original animal print.

paul mcdonald :))

scotty mccreery

Thursday, July 14, 2011

the good, good life.

i always want to do "what i'm loving wednesday" but i never get around to it. so, i promise i'm going to do it THIS COMING WEEK! but, i thought i would still give some things that i'm loving this thursday. :)

i am loving...that i'm getting my hair done on friday. if you are a newlywed, then you understand what a luxury this has become. i always find it funny because in high school (when my parents paid for everything) getting my hair done every two months was no big deal. now, i go several months without getting it done and i'm starting to feel the itch! i am getting it trimmed because i've been growing it out. i always go through this round of growing it out and chopping it off. but, here's what i think i'm going for at this next trip:

the newest trend is feather extensions...which i'm getting!

i really love platinum highlights. i always feel best blonder in the summer.

i'm loving....that i'm going shopping on saturday with the ladies from the church in grapevine! i haven't been there since high school! my mom would always take business trips to dallas and tag me along with her. of course the lure of me going was shopping! now, friends in arkansas, i used to take forever 21 for granted, but, don't! they don't have in our mall and i MISS it! grapevine has it though! :) here's some stores i'm looking forward to hitting:

i am loving....that i get to see this guy perform on tuesday! & the others, but mostly this guy. :))


so that is currently what i am loving about everything this very moment. :)

Thursday, July 7, 2011

aspirations require inspiration.

first of all, let me admit that i am a television addict.

i watch it all. every sort of television you can imagine. wednesday afternoons (actually free afternoons in general) i tend to watch certain things. my latest television obsession were the old episodes of beverly hills 90210 on the soap network. but, now that i have seen every episode ever made, i had to find a new afternoon show to watch.

so, i surfed the channels yesterday to find the show "made" on mtv. normally this show is about the goth girl trying to become the homecoming queen. but, yesterday, it was about a young new mother who wanted to become more fit. as this girl was working out, it crossed my mind "if she can do it, i can do it."

i am not to a point in my life where this aspiration is impossible. there is nothing or anyone holding me back. i am my own biggest road-block/enemy.

believe it or not, i have not always been this way. i used to be very fit. i used to run, and enjoy it. i used to eat well, and enjoy it. i used to fit into all my clothes with no problem, and i really enjoyed it. :)

so i am inspired now to do something differently. i have been writing about it for months, talking about it for years, and finally it is time to do something about it. aspirations require inspiration, and here is mine:

some of my pledge sisters in fall of '06.
winter of '06.