Thursday, September 15, 2011

Life Lately!

I've been a little absent in the blog community lately because life has been terribly busy. Here's a little update on what we've been up to.

We went to a US Open match. So fun!
 Womens' match with Ana Ivanovic and Sloane Stephens

Novak Djokovic, ranked number 1 in the world in men's tennis 

Corey and I went to a NY Yankees game. I seriously love baseball games. We didn't take a picture together this time but I sported my pink Yankees hat once again.

We enjoyed some amazing restaurants in NYC and Hoboken, including a trip to our favorite NYC steakhouse, Club A. When in NY, you must eat here. Delicious, beautifully decorated, and the service is impeccable.

I joined a weekly girls' night with one of my friends. We get together on Thursdays for dinner out, several bottles of wine, and Project Runway.

I got a new job. Hated said job. Missed my train (and the next train) home when I got off late daily. Cried in the shower after work almost daily. Then quit my job and thankfully got back into the classroom where I belong.

Headed south for a weekend to spend time with friends and family. We went to the Clemson game and tailgated for twelve hours. Corey and I tried multiple times to take a good picture.


We planned a party for fifty people in our courtyard for this weekend. Its a fall kickoff party and I think it is going to be so much fun! There will be lots of yummy snacks and there may or may not be a keg involved. Stay tuned for details and a recap. 

Somewhere in all of this, sweet Maggie from Glitz and Grammar awarded me the I Dig Your Blog Award. She is too sweet and her blog is wonderful - you should definitely check it out.
Thank the person who gave you the award.
Thanks Maggie! You're too sweet!

Share three random facts about yourself.
1. I have to make our bed every day. It really bothers me if I'm ever running late and don't have time to make it. I can be a tad OCD about certain things and this is one of them.

2. Frozen yogurt (the original tart flavor) with fresh fruit and honey is my favorite indulgence. I do love ice cream but if I ever had to give one up for the other, fro-yo would win without a doubt. I love the fresh flavors. Yum!

3. I love Christmas and everything about it. Decorations, the scents, family celebrations. I got in a huge fight with a woman at 7am on the day after Christmas for the perfect artificial tree at Target's 75% off sale. I was there first! 
Obviously, I won.

Pass it on to five other bloggers.
1. Amanda at Simple Girl Simple Pleasures
2. Portuguese Prepster
3. Jess at Just Rainbows and Butterflies
4. Kristin at Joyful Ramblings
5. Taryn at Life, Love, and the Pursuit of Chocolate


  1. Sounds like you have been having a lot of fun! I want to go to a Yankees game, maybe whenever they come back to Atlanta to play the Braves! :)

  2. Bahaha, love the multiple attempts at taking a picture!

    And thanks for the award, that's too sweet! :)

  3. Girl looks like you have been having a blast!

  4. Thank you thank you thank you!!!! You're awesome, Elizabeth! And I can't believe how busy you are. I'm proud of you for quitting your job! That takes a lot guts :) How's my favorite Riley pup?

  5. Thanks girl! I dig your blog too! I love that you quit your job, I know that was probably a tough decision! Hopefully you are much less stressed than before :)

  6. Wow it sounds like you've been super busy!! I can totally relate. And I seriously just LOLed over you fighting for the Christmas tree!!

  7. Love your recap. I bet you are eating in some great places. Glad you found a job that made you happy. Cute dress for the game, by the way. Have fun with you party this weekend.

  8. Sounds like you've been quite the busy bee! Looks like so much fun! Glad to hear your job sitch worked out after all that!

  9. Congrats on the new job; it takes a lot of guts to leave a job you're not happy in! What were you doing at said job?

    ICK, YANKEES! (sorry, had to, I'm a Red Sox fan haha).

    Annnd helloo from a new follower! :-)

  10. Sounds like you've been having fun... except with the crappy job. Believe me, I can relate to that. Good for you, being brave and doing what you knew in your heart was right. :)

  11. Also, your site is so cute. I'm following. <--me!

  12. YAYYYYY!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR MY 1ST BLOG AWARD! I can't wait to post it tomorrow! :)


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