Thursday, July 16, 2015

See you in August

I am taking a little rest from blogging :) I shall return in August. 

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Oh Deer

A few days ago I explored the sidewalk sale at Fred Meyer with a friend of mine. Fortunately for my pocket book I found nothing to purchase though I can't say I didn't find anything of interest. 

Many years ago I discovered that there was this product called deer away. 

Fred Meyer had an entire shelf outside devoted to half off deer away. I wondered why anyone could possibly wish deer away. And how you could ever manage to get a deer within the distance to spray it in the face with deer away is beyond me. Whenever I try to get close to a deer it bounds away except that one time when I was in the passenger seat of the car Justin used to pet that one deer in Montana. But animals always flock to Justin so really the deer weren't trying to come see me that day. 

Anyway the next day at work we were surrounded by deer. I'm not sure what happened. But I think maybe those very deer saw me at Fred Meyer and were super happy that I didn't buy the deer away. In fact deer are probably always stalking me because they are waiting for that day where they can finally tell me that yes I am a Disney princess. 

Thursday, July 9, 2015

A Lad + a Terrible Din

Justin and I decided to start a new tradition because we are sappy romantics who can't get enough date nights. Our tradition? Disney Wednesday's. Beginning last Wednesday Justin selected three Disney movies we own. I secretly picked one of the three and planned a dinner themed around the movie. 

This seemed like such a cutesy idea and despite the horrific outcome I think we will keep it going. I selected "Aladdin," as our movie and decided upon an Indian cuisine of naan and dal. I love me some dal but only when it comes from Whole Foods because they cook with magic. Mine tasted like tomato paste and raw beans. Justin was a trooper and pretended to like it before making us both a salad. Lame sauce... literally. Even the genie couldn't fix my disaster. 

Also I was highly disappointed because once upon a time I owned a Jasmine costume from my dance recital when I was nine. I must have thrown it out. All I could find was the headband so I wasn't received with the same excitement I would have been had I been lucky enough to find, and squeeze my ass into my costume. There is always next week. 

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Face to Face

I have been trying to be super diligent with face care given the fact that I'm nearly thirty. I think we had this conversation back when I scared the pants of Justin with this beauty-enchanting mask. 

I had an extra long 4th of July weekend since my boss just must know how darn patriotic I am. I may have fallen asleep before the fireworks but hey it's the thought that counts. 

Back to my face issue... Since I don't believe in Botox/face lifts/collagen etc I've been trying all kinds of new face products so one of my BFFs and I got to try a mask from Lush together the other day. 

I must say I like the Serial killer mask better. Not just for the pizaz but for the overall benefits it provided to my skin. Now I know. And Justin knows too for he has been warned that from now on the caffeine masks will be included in my beauty regimens. 

Aside from that I enjoyed a lovely dinner for one with some summer bruschetta because despite my having an extended holiday weekend Justin had to work over time. Don't worry he got to indulge when he got home. 

I accompanied dinner with a large free (yay star program) Starbucks. All in all a pretty darn good day if I say so myself. 

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Lord of the Jersey Shore

A few days back I found a list of complaints Justin had made that I had recorded on the notepad in my phone. It was when he was highly stressed before a trip we took and he was firing off issues he was having every thirty seconds or so. I have been forbidden to share those complaints so I started a new list of Justin-isms. These are not complaints but rather random things he said:

1. While I was playing a game on my phone I said, "could it be the answer to my question is Serena Williams?" To which Justin replied: "That's so weird because golf is on too!"

2. While playing our new Lord of the Rings game Justin asked me to hand him "Bro-o-Mir instead of Boromir. I asked him if that was Boromir from Jersey Shore but he didn't find it funny. 

3. After returning from his trip to California Justin listed off all the food he had consumed. Among those food items were fried cucumbers and Mazzah sticks (I think he meant fried zucchini and mozzarella sticks). 

Unfortunately this list is not as expansive as the complaints list but being that I would like to live a little longer we will just roll with it. 

Also today I went to the store for some lemons and strawberries but I found this: 


Friday, July 3, 2015

An Unexpected Journey

"It's a dangerous world out there, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep you're feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to.' -J. R. R. Tolkien 

Except when you do step out your door you might stumble upon something fantastic which allows you to escape to middle earth and battle your enemies just like Gandalf did. 

I'm telling ya used bookstores is where it is at. Justin found this game at an exceptional bargain ($12 my friends). Between this and the Jane Eyre set I picked up the other day I think we have a new favorite pastime. 

Also we explored downtown for about two minutes. Specifically just the backside of this interesting building across from the used book store. It was sweltering today so we couldn't venture too far. 

My favorite part of this is the ice cream cone. "Keep clear," let us try to persuade you not to keep clear by placing a tasty ice cream cone on the door. 

My favorite part of this one is the handsome man standing with his hands in his pockets. 

Thursday, July 2, 2015

X Ray Vision

The day has finally come; Justin is back home from California. Finally. Finally, finally, finally. 

This morning I stalker called justin about six times each time his phone was directed straight to voice mail. This was highly bothersome since I figured he likely realized how much of a cat-obsessed, narwhal-loving, Harry Potter believing weirdo I am and decided to get out while he still could. Fortunately I was wrong and he left California earlier than originally planned and thus was home when I got off work. 

I was so excited to see him that I had to busy myself by attempting to organize the office I was at today. I found this video about "X raying," 

Seemed pretty fishy to me! Anyway I'm finally home and Justin is sprawled on the couch snoring away like a little rhinoceros except with a bigger butt. Life is good :)