Monday, May 27, 2013

A B-Day Party for my Beautiful Friend

On Saturday, Hilary and I hosted a little gathering for our beautiful friend Nicky! (Her birthday is actually tomorrow. Who invented weekday birthdays anyways? They should all be rounded to a weekend.)
Isn't she gorgeous? 

We had a little Tiffany blue theme going which Nicky complied with in the wardrobe department!

While she looks glam and put together, I look like I threw my coverup on over my bathing suit lol. I was busy ok? Going for a more natural look. Plus I can't find my eyeliner.

Ladies in the kitchen!

I brought Nicole a pineapple. Just for fun. Because I'm weird like that.

Me, Nicky, and Hilary!

Mark and Alicia

Hilary's friends which I don't remember their names now lol sorry guys! Blame Hilary and her magaritas/sangria!

Alex and Kyleigh!

Caught Hilary eating fruit out of her sangria with a spoon. We're such ladies.

How did this one get in here? :-P
 Nicole and Solana!
 Hilary singing Happy Birthday. Watch out for her, she's going to be a professional singer one day lol right Hil?

Happy birthday girl!
 Make a wish! 
 and Posing.

Not pictured: Sangria, Margaritas, amazing food created by Hilary and I. Damn I wish I took pics of the food!! We had such a great night celebrating our dear friend! Love you Nicky!

Monday, May 20, 2013

Currently I Am...

I haven't posted in awhile because I haven't really had much to say. Just sorta truckin' along. I decided to do a "Currently I am" post that I've seen on other blogs that I follow. Soo...

Currently I am:

Eating: Carrots and roasted garlic hummus. Believe it or not this is the first time I've ever had this for a snack not at a party. But it's amazing. I have been eating really well lately and feeling so good because of it.

Drinking: Kinda related to the above, a huge ass 1.5L bottle of water that reminds me of just before this time last year because this is the first time I've lugged one of these puppies around since last year. The Western Canadians for 2013 were this past weekend and I can't believe it's already been a year! My cousin competed this weekend and she looked super amazing. I love following everyone's transformations on Facebook. Like I've said before, competeting is an amazing thing to do, but it's not the be and end all of fitness and health, which should be an every day (or at least almost every day) thing.

Thinking about:
How nice this weekend was. I was off for a few days and it was SO NICE to spend time with Leigh. We are on opposite schedules and it really sucks sometimes because we don't get much time to hang out. We spent all weekend together and I felt so relaxed. I even got to wear cute casual clothes instead of gym clothes, woo hoo!

Loving: My hat in the above picture. I debated over it for awhile but eventually I cracked. It's fun to wear something different than what you normally wear. Especially if what you normally wear is a uniform!

Reading: I actually read a couple books over the weekend.

This book totally surprised me in the direction it went but I think it's probably because I didn't read the synopsis which you can read here

Jill Shalvis might be my new beach book author if I don't read all of her books before the summer starts. She's the same sort of style as Kristan Higgins who I love. Read the synopsis for this one here, it's the start of a series. Cotton candy happy butterfly fluff reading. I love it.

I will probably have to do a whole post on books soon. 

Watching: Nothing. What am I supposed to watch? All my shows are over? Help!! 

Looking forward to:
Summer, trips, another healthy and fit week, sunshine and maybe a margarita or two this weekend in celebration of my bestie's birthday!

Saturday, May 11, 2013

10 Reasons Why I Love My Mom

1. She loves me no matter what, even if I'm being a total brat/ridiculous. She's the most loving person I know.

2. If I ask for advice, she'll tell me the truth, even if it's not what I want to hear. It'll always be what I need to hear.

3. She keeps my faith strong.

4. She's hilarious.

5.  She's full of good stories and she remembers every detail!

6. I always have fun with her, usually because we're being total goofballs.

7. In fact, she's the one who taught me how to have fun and be a goofball and be myself.

8. She can come over and whip my house into shape in like under an hour, I swear. I don't know how she does it. She can also get stains out of anything. Crazy skills.

9. She's going to Belize at the beginning of June to do charity work because that`s just the kind of person she is, she does so much for other people.

10. She's the glue that holds our family together. 

Obviously, there`s a million reasons why I love my Mom, these are just a few. I`m so lucky to have you, Mom! Happy Mother`s Day! 

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

A Fresh New Month

Happy May!
I'm so glad it's May. Something about starting a fresh new month always inspires me. I even went to the gym with my bestie at FIVE AM! Seriously. It's not the first time I've gotten up that early, for a few weeks I worked the morning shift at a gym. Oddly enough I find it easier to hop out of bed at 5 than at 7:30. Figures. I felt fantastic all day with all those endorphins running around in my system. Maybe it'll be a new thing, who knows.

I'm focusing on all the good things in life, as per my last post. I'm spending time with my loved ones as much as possible, because really isn't that just the best thing in life? Whenever I get down, I just look at these pretty summer pictures on Pinterest and then I feel joy at the summer ahead.

Best of all to look forward to a beach bag full of books!

What are you most looking foward to this summer?