Mermaid Hair {Link Up}

Mermaid Hair {Link Up}

i'm sorry for being lame.  i promise to be back to regular blogging style next week, because i'm determined to make an apartment decision by sunday.  it will be done.  i have appoi…
Overwhelmed

Overwhelmed

why does apartment hunting feel like such an overwhelming task?  it's really not.  you plug in your price range and look at pictures online.  but it seems like there's a lot of wor…
Arbitrary Lessons My Mother Taught Me

Arbitrary Lessons My Mother Taught Me

i really was never one to question my mother.  i was never the kid asking 'why?  but why?'  if my parents told me something, i accepted it.  oftentimes i think my mother would just…
4 Fictional Characters I Want as a Best Friend

4 Fictional Characters I Want as a Best Friend

karen walker like anyone other than karen would be my idol.  i want to be her, but i'd settle for best friends.  i don't think this one needs any explanation.  (and let's be hon…
101 in 1001 Monthly Progress Report {Link Up}

101 in 1001 Monthly Progress Report {Link Up}

the first day of the link up!  thanks for participating, betsy and i are excited to see what you're working on.  (and one of the things on my list is to make another 101 list when this…
Stocking a Bar Cart

Stocking a Bar Cart

one of the things on my 101 in 1001 list is to stock and maintain my home bar cart.  you may remember that i have the cart pictured here .  i did a good job of cleaning it out and now i nee…
8 Things I Wish Were Still Acceptable

8 Things I Wish Were Still Acceptable

now this isn't a list of things from my childhood that i wish still existed.  because a lot of them, most of them, do.  i just wish i was at an age where they were still socially accep…
Please Invent These

Please Invent These

such a let down at the end of the weekend. but sadly, it is the end of the fun and this weekend really made me realize that there are some things that just don't exist in my life yet,…
What Happens When You Trolley Bar Crawl

What Happens When You Trolley Bar Crawl

oh yes, trolley bar crawls are a thing in chicago.  you rent a trolley to drive you from bar to bar and you can load it up with all the booze you want and pretty much do whatever you want …
Things That Will Never Stop Being Funny

Things That Will Never Stop Being Funny

stefon. mitch hedberg. anyone my age better know who this man is.  was.  he died.  tragic.  anyone younger, find him all over you tube, and then you'll know why i crack up when i see a b…
5 Tasks I Was Terrible at as a Kid

5 Tasks I Was Terrible at as a Kid

i realized that there's a lot of tasks that i'm pretty good at now that i take for granted.  because i was downright terrible at them as a child. tri-folding.   you know when you stu…
6 Little Quirky Things About Me

6 Little Quirky Things About Me

i can peel a banana with my feet.  i learned this because my mother used to tell me i had monkey toes.   challenge. accepted. i can't sleep in socks.  sometimes i forget this and then i…
11 Most Underappreciated Moments

11 Most Underappreciated Moments

having breakfast for dinner.  and not just cereal. when you read a blog post and someone copied you or mentioned what you did.  or even better, makes it their own.  nothing makes me happie…