Cheapskate Tendencies

Cheapskate Tendencies

my cheapskate ways are showing themselves more and more lately.  i guess i am my father's daughter after all (even though he won't use gift cards.  whaaat?  i live for gift cards..…
The Poll Results

The Poll Results

i'm not surprised by the poll results .  they fell where i thought they would, for the most part.  the humor posts (like those random tuesday lists) got the most votes.  which is good a…
An Honest Outline of My Morning

An Honest Outline of My Morning

6:30 a.m. - the first of a series of alarms set to go off every 15 minutes sounds.  i turn it off anywhere from 1 to 7 times, 8:30 being the absolute latest i can get out of bed and still …
10 Best // Ways To Avoid People

10 Best // Ways To Avoid People

1. netflix.  i'm lined up to watch approximately 74 nic cage movies that i somehow missed.  probably because they never made it to theaters.  but i must watch everything nic cage so st…
Chicago // Summer Fun

Chicago // Summer Fun

sometimes, it seems like i'm a summer hater.  i'm not.  i do like the fun things it offers.... i just like winter better.  but, there are some great things chicago has to offer tha…
But Really, Who Would You Meet?

But Really, Who Would You Meet?

have you ever given an answer to the 'if you could meet anyone, dead or alive?' question?  i think you're supposed to have answers like jesus and ghandi.  i don't.  sure, i…
10 Best // Life Lately

10 Best // Life Lately

1. street fest season is back!  i'm so glad, i've missed it. 2. date day at navy pier.  he did not let me win at mini golf. 3. pinterest - my pin boards are beautiful .  i went thro…
Get Organized // Pets

Get Organized // Pets

ahh the kryptonite to my perfectly clean and organized apartment - hawkeye.  god knows i love that little furball but home girl is a mess.  food scattered around the bowl, crumbs on my kit…
Things I Actually Feel Guilty About

Things I Actually Feel Guilty About

i've confessed some stuff here on the blog before, but it's been things i really don't mind doing.  does it count as a confession if i'm more like 'eh, yeah i do this, …
My Most Annoying Traits

My Most Annoying Traits

i write posts fairly often about things other people do that annoy me.  (and they annoy everyone else in the world, let's be honest, people should stop committing  all of my pet peeves .…
Nope, Not a Good Idea

Nope, Not a Good Idea

ah monday night once again, and checking things off my to do list that seemed much more manageable and potentially enjoyable while i was a work.  now that i'm actually home... not so m…