Weekend

Last weekend, I did what it seems I’ve been doing every Saturday- helping my sweet Tyler at his shop. I’m not a huge help as I don’t know much about his business, but he seems to really appreciate my being there and answering phones and ringing up customers.
So I did that. Then we went to see the A-Team.
Now this movie did have some language (but not enough for my sweet Mother-in-law to even be bothered by it) but it DID have some great plot twists, exciting action, good actors, and even a little romance. It was great for me, Ty, and Nancy to all see. We all enjoyed it very much.

Then we went to Red Lobster. Oh how I love Red Lobster. I love getting yummy crab legs and those biscuits. Yum-O.

(Just to make you drool.)

Then we spent a lazy Sunday at home. We made waffles in our new waffle maker using Batter Blaster. Its the coolest product…pancake and waffle battle in a can. No clean up! We liked it!Then we cleaned the house, Nancy came over for a little visit after she looked at some furniture in Fayetteville. Then we went for some Flying Burrito and grocery shopping. It was a good weekend.

Today Mom and Gram are coming for a short visit. Mom said she needed her Brittney fix! haha. It will be a fun little time with them though!


Things that make me happy

Kelly’s Korner Show Us You Life today is Things I love:
Weddings: remembering my own, watching others, reading wedding magazines. I love weddings. -Pool time with my cousins. (Also with little Lukie now…this was before him). I love being home and in the pool splashin and playing.
-Laughing with my pledge class. They are my dearest friends, and I haven’t found any near and dear to me that even compare yet. I love these girls. -Cooking for those I love…or really, just cooking. I love to stand over a stove and chop and stir.

-My family. All of them, crazy and all. This was us at the wedding.

-Bravo TV shows. Top Chef, ANTM reruns, Real Housewives, you name it, I love it.

-Pedicures. Yes……. -Daddy driving the boat. I love being on the lake.

I also love….
-learning new things
-time to read good books
-Hanson music
-Concerts
-Talking to friends on the phone
-Raspberry Tea
-Shopping
-Praying with my husband
-Good pizza
-And so much more. I really try to find joy in most things in life…..so I love lots of things.


Moved and Moving On

Well, we got all moved in. Thank goodness.

I worked my bootay off last week moving things on my own during the day, and last weekend, Ty and our moms helped get the big stuff. It went pretty smoothly. We have amazing moms who help so much. It was a breeze to do everything with them there. We are so blessed.
We got everything unpacked and put away and hung up. It feels good to be settled.
Some highlights: (mostly of my beloved Fiestaware, that is finally here with me instead of boxed up at my mom’s house. Thanks everyone for the great wedding gifts!)
My new guest towels. Thank you BB&B gift cards! I love them!
Kitchen table- Craigslist find! And all the new Fiesta Things and new frame.
Baker’s Rack…also Craigslist. And all the new Fiesta.
Kitchen Trifecta. Kitchenaid Mixer, Fiesta mugs, and Keurig.
My Fiesta Canisters. Thanks mom! And I made that little mosaic clock!
Fiesta on the stove. And I painted those canvases to match everything!
Then we went to see Miranda Lambert in the Fort! It was the best concert and we had so much fun!

She had a pink guitar! Loved it! She sounded so flawless, even better than recorded! I was so impressed that she never hit a sour note.

Now I’m heading home to spend some time with the family, and Ty is staying here to spend time with his. I hate to spend time apart, but we both wanted to see our families and do different things, so we are headed in two different directions. But it will be great to spend time by the pool, on the lake, and BBQ. Yay for holidays and tans!


Its been a while…

So sorry I’ve been busy with other things. But here is a short summary of what I’ve been up to.

We went to a dirt bike race….

I went to graduation at OBU to watch my best friend graduate! And the night before, I met up with several great friends and pledge sisters and we had a little fun!

And we went to Dallas to the motorcycle auction. It was crazy! So many bikes and 4wheelers, and dirt bikes, and everything else. This picture is like 1/3 of it all. I think I helped Tyler out a little bit by being there, so I’m gonna go again with him next month.

We are trying to move this week. Whew for that! Can’t wait for more space and a bigger bed! Amen!

And I started working out again with my friend Laveda. The classes we are going to are hardcore. They are kind of p90x style of body confusion. I’m sore and tired, but we are determined to work out 3-4 times a week. Let’s go.

I’m also working on transcribing interviews for a prof (gonna get carpal tunnel by the end of summer) and my research. Lots to do!