Sunday Social

Guys this has been quite the week! I am not ready for the weekend to end waaaahhhhh!

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Hey Guys Happy Sunday Social Day!!!

 

You know the drill, answer the questions, grab our button for your post and have some Sunday Social fun!

This Weeks Questions:

1. What is your favorite part of Fall? Oh gosh where to begin??? The clothes, layers, fires in the fireplace, candles, hot coffee, football, decorating

2. Do you have anything special planned for Fall? Well I am getting married this Fall :)

3. What is Fall like in your area? It starts to get pretty cold near Halloween and before that it’s pretty mild so it’s not bad.

4. What is your favorite Football team to cheer for(college or professional)? Texas A&M Aggies and Dallas Cowboys

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5. Do you decorate for Fall? Show us pics!!!

Here are some. I also decorated our porch but I haven’t taken pics yet!

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Next Weeks Questions:

1. What is your favorite magazine to read?
2. What is the best thing you’ve seen online lately?
3. Who is your favorite celebrity to follow on Instagram or Twitter?
4. Is there one article of clothing no matter what the season you can’t help but love?
5. Do you prefer email or snail mail?

Come link up with us and make some new friends! Sunday Social is a great way to find new blogs! Encourage your friends to come get Social too!!

Friday Favorites

Oh gosh Friday why did you take so long to get here?

I think I ask this all the time but lord, I’m exhausted and it’s not even mid day Thurs as I write that.

So onto my Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites

 

1. Naps: So with my conditions POTS, Orthostatic Hypotension, EDS I am supposed to sleep when I am tired. One main factor of this is I do not sleep well at night. The good thing about me napping is I can nap almost immediately. This week with the concussion and everything else naps have been a favorite. I am not lying.

2. Tumblers Full of Cold Water: Nothing like ice cold Smart Water in a pretty tumbler to make a girl happy. I think it’s important to drink a lot of water and I have talked about my tips for drinking water in another post. Read it, it’s important. 

3. Taking Leaps: I am loving seeing people signing up for my online course and I really think as a blogger regardless of how long you’ve been blogging or even a small business owner you will benefit greatly from this. I highly suggest checking it out and signing up. The first two classes are both filling up fast so don’t wait! Just take the leap!

4. Sassy Lip Gloss: Hey when I need a mood brightener sassy lip gloss is the way to do it. These are my current favorites.

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5. Bunny Grahams: I am a big stress eater. Sometimes I am a stress non eater. This week I have been stress eating and I opted for bunny grahams which are about as healthy as cookies can get. Seriously I love them. I highly suggest going to pick up a box or 12.

 

What are some of your Friday Favorites?

The Makeup Worth Splurging On

I am one of those makeup lovers that either goes crazy at Target or Crazy at Neimans. I love me some drugstore makeup but I will say I do have some pricey makeup in my collection. I have shared my inexpensive makeup finds before. So today I want to share with you what I consider to be the makeup worth splurging on. You know there is some stuff out there worth splurging on and this is the stuff. TRUST ME!

Splurge Worthy Makeup

 

1. Butter London Nail Polish: To be fair I think most nail polish is overpriced. I mean it’s nail polish people! But I do love Butter London. I go to a nail salon that happens to have Butter London and I usually gravitate towards this raspberry color in the Fall for my toes. It is perfection. Yes it’s worth the money!

2. Dior Show Mascara: Oh lord. My love for this will never die. It makes my eyelashes look amazing. I will say there are drugstore  mascaras that will get the job done as well but if you were to splurge on a mascara please spurge on this one.

3. Dior Lipgloss: One of my favorite splurge purchases that I thought I would kick myself for at the time is this lipgloss. I have two a great coral color and a dark red. They are amazing, non sticky and last a long time. Basically all I look for in lip gloss. The price tag is a little hefty but you will love it.

4. This Chanel Eye Palate: I hate spending a ton of money on eyeshadow because I do not wear it super often but I bought this palate and I love it!!! It has great colors that contrast each other so well. I know you could buy a naked palate and get twice as much but still I love these colors. They look great with that Dior mascara!

5. Makeup Forever HD Foundation: One of my favorite foundations. I love this so much. It’s very light and creamy and perfect for sensitive skin. TO DIE FOR.

6. NARS blush: Really any of them. I have about 8. I wish I was not so addicted but lets face it these are the best blushes around. Spend your money and pick yourself up some NARS.

7. Bare Minerals Highlighter: I love a great brightening highlighter. I have found great inexpensive ones but I love this one for days when my face just needs a little something extra. I highly suggest picking this up!

 

What is your favorite makeup worth splurging on? 

Wedding Wednesday: 3.5 weeks

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Oh lord you guys I have 3.5 weeks till my wedding! This may be my last or one of my last Wedding Wednesday posts. Scary to think we’ve been engaged for 9 months! WHAT?! How did that happen already? We got our bands, marriage license and Andrews tux done in one day 2 weeks ago. Then of course there was my wreck. During all of this we’ve been helping my mom move, Andrew’s parents have been building a new house and this year my dad renovated and moved into a new condo. Yeah we couldn’t have more going on if we tried.

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(yes I look a hot mess)

I am starting to make a honeymoon packing list so if you have any ideas or links to share with me please do. 9 days in Hawaii for us so that’s a lot to pack!

We have our final walkthrough tomorrow at our venue. Then next week I have my final dress fitting. Crazy to think all these things are FINAL appointments. I went from thinking it would never get here to trying to enjoy every last second of being engaged. We have been watching lots of movies together, and soaking up all of the downtime we can.

When we get back from our honeymoon we both have a lot of traveling through the end of the year into next year.

Not sure when life will slow down for us. But it’s good and we love it. I have loved my time engaged to Andrew and I am so looking forward to wife life.

What were you doing the last few weeks of your engagement?  

So I got a Concussion

This past Saturday morning I woke up early because Andrew and I were planning to spend the day helping my sweet momma move into her new adorable condo. We spent the morning watching the movers, loading cars, and drinking tons of coffee.

Around 3ish Andrew went with the movers back to our place because I had been storing 2 chairs at my moms and now they are at our place. The same time he went to do that I went to get everyone lunch down the street. I was maybe 5 minutes away from my moms when I got in a car accident. I do not remember the accident happening or anything before it meaning the last thing I remember is leaving my moms. They call this retrograde amnesia. I banged my head hard on the steering wheel, the seatbelt dug into my stomach and I banged my knee on the steering column. I immediately looked for my purse which had flown to the floor to get my cell out of it. I called 911 and my mom. My mom called Andrew who wasn’t far away and then she came to the scene as well. They medics tested me out and said I was OK but if I started to feel worse to to the ER. I felt fine at the time because of all the adrenaline but I was super upset.

I drove my car back to my moms and learned on the way part of the wheel was screwed up so it’s not drivable. Thanks dad for working for Toyota and making this part easy! Also we have amazing car insurance so yay.

After helping my mom for a little bit I started to get a bad headache and feel super nauseous. Andrew called his dad and brother who are both neurologists and they suggested I go to the emergency room. My dad called his friend/cancer doctor who made sure we didn’t have to wait at the hospital. After 5 hours of having a terrible male nurse who basically tortured me with an IV, CT scans of my head, spine and abdomen and a little bit of blood loss later I was discharged with a concussion, swelled disks in my neck and bruising.

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The pic above is right after the accident.

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The pic above is during triage at the ER. I was considered a Fall Risk ….bracelets are fun….not

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The last picture is me yesterday resting on the couch. I am not suppose to do much for a few days other than sleep and well sleep more. I probably shouldn’t be writing this post because of the computer but the brightness is super low.

I appreciate everyones calls, texts, emails, comments, and well wishes. I am lucky because it could have been worse. No one else was hurt in the accident either.

I am especially thankful for my Andrew who sat by my side at the hospital all night and held my hand as I cried and cried in pain and also has been the best caretaker ever since it happen. My parents, Andrews family and my friends have all been wonderful as well. Sending me funny videos, sweet texts and bringing yummy food.

I should feel pretty sore for a week or two and hopefully the giant goose egg on my head goes away soon.

Hopefully tomorrow’s post is much happier!

Phew. Back to resting.

Sunday Social

Hey friends so this Sunday I am probably sleeping all day after helping my mom move yesterday phew!

Before we get started can you all go do me a solid and like my Facebook fan page?? Thanks so much!!

 

 

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Hey Guys Happy Sunday Social Day!!!

 

You know the drill, answer the questions, grab our button for your post and have some Sunday Social fun!

This Weeks Questions:

1. Favorite Scent: Pumpkin Spice Yankee Candles

2. Favorite Food: Andrews homemade pizza. He makes the dough and sauce from scratch

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3. Favorite Sound: Rain. I love the sound of rain.

4. Favorite Picture currently on your phone: This collage of favorite memories

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5. Best memory of the year so far: Oh gosh anything wedding related: Our engagement party, my shower, bachelorette party! All of it!

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Next Weeks Questions:

1. What is your favorite part of Fall?
2. Do you have anything special planned for Fall?
3. What is Fall like in your area?
4. What is your favorite Football team to cheer for(college or professional)?
5. Do you decorate for Fall? Show us pics!!!

Come link up with us and make some new friends! Sunday Social is a great way to find new blogs! Encourage your friends to come get Social too!!

A Leap and New Adventure

I have been doing one on one blog consulting for over a year now and I love it so much. I love helping other bloggers and business owners grow their blogs and brands and reach goals they want to reach in this blog world we live in.

I have decided to branch out a bit with that. I want to help a larger audience of bloggers and in a very different way. I have created an online course geared towards bloggers, small business owners and anyone who really wants to learn blogging, social media, monetizing, how to grow an email list, and so much more.

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This is a big leap for me and I am so excited for this adventure helping more bloggers!

 

Please visit this page for all the info and to be able to sign up. The first class is filling up fast and I want you to be able to participate!

 

This is going to be fantastic for everyone! I can’t wait to work with you!

5 Things I Believe

Switching it up a bit on this Wednesday and bringing you a light hearted post about 5 Things I Believe

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1. I believe in doing unto others: They call it the golden rule. I think if you act like a jerk you will be treated like a jerk. Sure sometimes people are going to be rude but that does not mean you have to be rude back.

2. I believe in taking long walks alone: Sounds sketchy depending on what area you live in. But if you can go to a lake, or a nice walking/running path and spend an hour just thinking and walking I believe it does wonders for the soul.

3. I believe in living a healthy lifestyle: This doesn’t mean I only eat 100% healthy foods all the time and that I workout for 90 minutes a day. I just believe that being healthy is not a state of mind. You have to put in the work for a healthy lifestyle. Take a yoga class, join a gym, go run around your neighborhood, find online workouts. Eat right. But remember everything in moderation…

4. Which leads me to I believe that you should indulge every now and then: Eat that cookie because you want to! Have a glass of wine. Have the chips and queso because they taste amazing. But you know in moderation.

5. I believe in loving as hard as you can: Regardless of your friends, family or significant other love them as long and as hard as you can. Love is so powerful and so consuming. Love your friends unconditionally, do not judge their life choices. Love your family and spend time with them because life is short. Love your significant other no matter how much they may annoy you or get under your skin. Love as much and as hard and for as long as you can.

 

What are some things you believe in?