Sep 16, 2014

NOLA

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I finally got to visit New Orleans!! Selina and I decided on a fun weekend away for her birthday. She's been to New Orleans before, but didn't get to have the whole experience. We left early Friday morning and got there about noonish. We got to check in early! We stayed at the crowne plaza right on canal and bourbon. We immediately wanted something awesome to eat. We decided on a little bar down the road. We had alligator sausage po boys! They were so damn delicious! Friday was her birthday so I told her to pick dinner. Of course, she wanted nasty oysters! I like oysters if they're fried or baked. I can't eat that gooey mess haha We went to Acme for dinner and it was pretty good. The rest of the trip we basically walked everywhere and ate as much as our tummies could handle haha 

A few shop workers and other locals directed us to some great places. Everyone was super nice! My favorite place was Petite Amelie. It's a cute little cafe. It was the only place we went to more than once. I also really loved Cafe Du Monde! It was so yummy!  My favorite purchase was my owl purse!! I didn't even see it until my friend pointed it out. It is handmade! I absolutely love it :)

It was exhausting but totally fun. I would really love to go back!

Have you ever been to New Orleans?



 


 
 


 


 


 

Aug 28, 2014

Reindeer Ornaments


This is my desk at work today. I love being able to sew in between patients. My supervisor and manager don't mind at all because I always have the best numbers in our department. So I get to do a little work at work :) Last year so many people said I didn't have enough of these little guys. This year I think I should have plenty haha I've been much better at getting prepared for the holidays this year. I'm hoping my shows go well! 

Do you usually prepare for the holidays early or do you wait until the last possible minute?


Aug 20, 2014

Weekend


My weekend was full of this beautifulness. I miss it. The weather was amazing and the sky was sooo gorgeous! Took the pups to the park to walk a few miles then socialize with other pups at the dog park. It was so nice and relaxing. We then spent some much needed time at our pool. I got some silly tan lines. This weekend my little cousins are coming to town so we can celebrate them turning 21! We will start Saturday by going to the park to do our own little 5k. Then we'll head back to our apartment to start grilling then have some drinks and sing some karaoke! Should be a fun weekend :)

What are your weekend plans?


Aug 5, 2014

#imsooofluffy update

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Sooo I suck at blogging.

I have been sewing, I promise! I am getting ready for a few shows coming up this fall. I have also been doing pretty well at keeping up with the whole eating right and working out routine. Pretty well. We finished the Biggest Loser Challenge at work last week. I won :) I could have done way better, but over the last month I have been going out of town a lot and that really messes up my eating and workout schedule. I know it shouldn't. But it really really does. I only lost 11 lbs...but I kept it off! haha I'm doing much better now. I've really started noticing differences. I put on some jeans that used to be too tight and that made me happy :D

Let's see if I can keep this up...


May 18, 2014

Mother's Day Afternoon Tea


Mother's day was so fun! I got up early to workout with my aunt then spent the rest of the day with my Gma. We went to Hotel Granduca and had afternoon tea! I didn't even know that such a thing happened here! Haha The hotel was beautiful,  and everyone there was super sweet. The tea was AMAZING and the food was PERFECT.  My Gma loved every second of it and she was so cute and all excited. That evening,  my dad made ribs, steak, and lobster! My Gma was spoiled and it was great :)


May 15, 2014

Pop Shop Houston


Pop Shop Houston was so awesome! ! So many makers in such an awesome space. I did very well! I was so surprised at how many Rice fans came by! I had to make a few Rice owls and UofH owls right on the spot!  I got a few custom orders from some super sweet people too. It was a long weekend, but totally great. At the end, some makers and I even swapped goods! I got amazing oatmeal sugar scrub from Sam Wish. It smells so wonderful!  I also swapped a fluffy for the most amazing smelling candle from Rekindle Candle Co.

I can't wait until the next Pop Shop!