Friday’s Five

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I’m coming to you live from my home office! I technically have the day off, but I have to answer calls from home today. To be honest, I’m a little nervous, because I won’t have all my files or anything to help me. But I’m sure I’ll get through it! I was so excited to sleep later, and I went to bed around 11, which is pretty early for me. This short week has been wonderful, and I’m excited for the holiday weekend! But anyways, on to the good stuff. Here’s what I’ve been loving this week:

1. Golden

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Considering yesterday’s post, you already know that I love gold spray paint. It’s a cheap, easy way to add a little glam to your home! This post from You Put It On has quite a few ideas to make your house a gold mine, from candles to magnets and things in-between! I definitely have a few extra projects in mind after reading this.

2. Tassels

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These Acid Tassel Drop earrings from Baublebar are to die for. I’ve been wanting some tassel earrings since last summer, but I haven’t worked up the bravery to buy any, simply because I’m not sure if I’ll actually wear them. However, this seems to be the summer of statement earrings, so it’s only a matter of time.

3. Brownies

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These Slutty Brownies  from What’s Gaby Cooking (my latest food obsession) are calling my name. I am D Y I N G to make them, but obviously I can’t just make a pan of these for only me, because fat. The Bible study I’ve been going to is having a girl’s night, and I’m thinking about making them then. So stay tuned, because I will definitely be sharing them with you if I do.

4. A Cinderella Story

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I found this wonderful Buzzfeed quiz that tests your knowledge of A Cinderella Story, the ultimate 2000’s chick flick. I made a 100 (duh), and if you don’t, literally never talk to me again because we obviously have nothing in common.

5. Abby Lee Miller

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Walk into your 4th of July party like this, everyone will LOVE. IT. This is how to win friends and influence others. Trust.

Enjoy your weekend, trolls. Abby Lee and I sure will.

That’s all for meow!

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Friday’s Five

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Happy Friday! I’m at home for the first time in a month, and it’s so nice! It’s always refreshing to just be with my family and relax, shop with my mom, and sleep in my big bed.

It was a pretty uneventful week, but it was still great! Here’s what I loved this week:

1.

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The Bachelorette finale was on Monday, and Andi picked Josh- just as I suspected. My roommates and I have loved watching and providing snide commentary this season, much of it directed at Josh. Or Cody. I could tell from early on that Andi would pick Josh, and I don’t blame her- now she can stay in Atlanta, doesn’t have to take the bar exam for another state, and can probably get her DA job back- if anyone still wants a reality star defending the state of Georgia in a court of law. Don’t get me wrong- I loved Andi and the fact that she was a well-educated professional, but I think it’s going to be hard for her to go back to that life.

2. I got some new pajamas this week and I was almost late to work because I didn’t want to change out of them- twice. Oops! I got these super-soft, light pants and breezy tank from Target, and they’re perfect! I was worried about getting hot in the pants, but they’re really thin, so it’s cozy but not too warm.

3.

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I made these brussels sprouts chips recently, and they were amazing. Brussels sprouts are my new favorite vegetable, but I had an unfortunate incident with my latest bag, so I’m done for a while.

4.

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It finally happened. Hilary Duff has new music, and I’m dying. She was my favorite singer when I was in junior high, and I’m still mildly obsessed with her.I occasionally listen to my old CD’s on long drives (#noshame), and she definitely deserves some credit for my high self-esteem. Thanks, Hillz. 

5. My birthday is Sunday and I can’t wait! I know I keep talking about it, but I’m just so excited- mostly because of cake and my birthday dress. More on that later! 

I’m linking up with Amy & Karli today for Oh Hey Friday!

 

Have a great weekend! That’s all for meow!

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Spring 2014, Here I Come!

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So I’m heading back to College Station today for the spring semester! I have mixed emotions about this. Obviously, I’m ready to get back to the place I love, but at the same time, this break has seemed incredibly short, and I wish I had a few more days to spend with my family. I actually hadn’t planned on going back this early, but I have a job interview Friday morning, which is exciting! Also one of my roommates will be back tomorrow as well, and the other on Friday (and our “fourth roommate”/bestie Ashley)! I can’t wait to see them and hear about their break.

Even though I feel like I didn’t get enough time at home, I still had a wonderful break. I got to hang out with my best friend Kinsey a lot, see my extended family, help my sister with wedding stuff, and had an all-around joyful holiday season. I just wish I had a few extra days to hang out and work on my afghan, but I do not. Luckily, I will be home in a few short weeks for my seastar’s wedding, so that will be nice!

I’m really looking forward to this semester, though. Spring semesters have such a different feel from fall. There’s no football, but somehow it seems just as (if not more) busy! I’m excited about my classes, especially my Health Communication class. Also, I’m getting my Aggie ring on April 11th and I literally cannot wait. I’m planning to join a few new organizations this semester, so that should keep me busy! Another goal is to find an internship for this summer, which is going to require a lot of work, but I’m ready! I’ll also be meeting with a few advisors to try and figure out what I’m going to do with my life because help me, I’m almost an adult. In addition to all these things, I’m looking forward to getting more involved with my church and making new friends in my classes and organizations. I can’t wait to see what God will teach me!

So even though I could stay a few more days, I’m ready to be back in a routine. Once I get everything packed (you should see this mess- I don’t even know where to begin) I’ll be singing my way back to Aggieland with my gurl Hilary Duff. Not a joke, I listen to her “Greatest Hits” album every time. She’s very inspirational, and I partially credit my high self-esteem in junior high (and now) to her.

I hope everyone has had a great holiday season, and all of you traveling back to school have a safe trip and a wonderful semester! I look forward to bloggin’ in 2014!

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