Goal #25: My Makeup Routine

Goal #25: My Makeup Routine

i posted on friday about how i was able to check off goal #25 on my 101 in 1001 list.  it boiled down to picking my favorite products and figuring out a fast makeup routine so i can speed …
September Goals Update

September Goals Update

the end of september is upon us.  i can hardly believe it, because usually i don't think summer goes by very quickly.  you know me, i'm a huge winter/snow fan, so summer seems to d…
A Helpful Chicago Map

A Helpful Chicago Map

i'm getting this here blog on a blog schedule.  everything needs to be on schedules.  i like order.  and planning.  since i already decluttered and completely organized my home, i deci…
This.

This.

some days, i just have nothing worthwhile to say.  and you can't force a blog post.  so instead, i leave you with these words of wisdom, which may just offer a little insight into the …
I Request the Highest of Fives

I Request the Highest of Fives

1. don't forget to enter this giveaway , (originally posted here )  i'll be picking a winner on sunday. a Rafflecopter giveaway 2. these boots happened .  oh yes they did.  only $20 fr…
5 Super Powers I Wish I Had

5 Super Powers I Wish I Had

i don't want any of those comic book super powers.  i mean, i guess flying would be cool.  then i wouldn't be afraid of planes and heights, since i could fly and therefore not cras…
Uncluttered Gift Giving

Uncluttered Gift Giving

i can admit that i'm a little crazy when it comes to christmas.  i love it, and yes, i'm already planning for it.  despite the fact that both my favorite holiday (halloween) and my…
Life Lessons I Learned From My Parents

Life Lessons I Learned From My Parents

people will still love you even if you aren't current on every fad.  a conversation with my dad: "did you hear about the super bowl?  who is bruce morris, do you like him?  is he …
Save a Horse, Ride a ... Camel

Save a Horse, Ride a ... Camel

fall is coming, slowly but surely.  surprisingly, it's not fall yet in chicago.  i think tuesday it was 96 degrees, which is possibly hotter than it has been all summer.  in case you h…
A to Z of Annoyances: D is for Delays

A to Z of Annoyances: D is for Delays

i was going to wait and make this post m is for metra but i'm currently too annoyed to wait that long.  i hate delays, 5 minutes, 50 minutes, nothing annoys me more since i am always o…
Life Skills I Learned From Blogging

Life Skills I Learned From Blogging

i happen to know a good chunk of my regular readers are not bloggers.  (i make all my friends read this blog and i get borderline hostile when they don't know something about my life t…
A to Z of Little Life Wins: C is for Cooking

A to Z of Little Life Wins: C is for Cooking

eating healthy is hard.  i am not a fan of this 'no fast food or ordering in' month, i really really want chipotle and possibly a milkshake.  and definitely pizza.  but i am being …
Excited for... Nothing

Excited for... Nothing

do i need another weekend after my extended one?  no.  am i glad it's here?  yes.  it hasn't been a very long or busy week, but there's been a long list of tiny annoyances i…
Is That a Hobby?

Is That a Hobby?

i don't have legitimate hobbies, i don't think.  a hobby is what you choose to work on when you have free time.  the things i choose to do?  uh... watch reality television. go happ…
A Quick Apartment Tour

A Quick Apartment Tour

i finally took a couple photos of my new place.  mostly my closet, i feel like i made it so pretty.  and yes, i got all of my clothes, shoes, jewelry, purses, etc in there.  everything.  i…
Don't Let Perfect be the Enemy of Good

Don't Let Perfect be the Enemy of Good

one of my biggest struggles is definitely letting perfect be the enemy of good, or even 'good enough'.  (a concept started by voltaire, i don't just make quotes up, thought i&#…