Saturday, October 22, 2011

a lifetime of cozy

Saturday night is getting real wild over here.  A total of four Lifetime movies and some diet mountain dew.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

coolest chickadee

I have watched this and giggled so many times this week, it's ridiculous.  Also maybe I'm a bit jealous of this little cutie patootie's rap skills, yo.

it's only rock and roll but i like it

I have been trying to put this post together over the past few weeks so anyways let me get down to biz-nass.  A few weekends back, the mister and I went to MI Fest in Brooklyn, MI out at Michigan International Speedway.  This was the first year they put it on and although there were some things that I hope they do differently come next year, (crossing my fingers there will be a next year) it was super rad.  There were two stages total and the music was a mix of rock, rap and country.  The small stage held lesser known (by no means less talented) acts like The Black Belles and Black Milk and the main stage held the big dogs like Sheryl Crow and The Raconteurs.

Jack White - Black Milk - Sheryl Crow

Besides music, MI Fest included vendors and artists hawking their merchandise and work and if you were smart enough to purchase VIP tickets (like ourselves) you got to enjoy 3 free drinks from a stocked bar (although the line was awful) and really yummy food that they rotated all day long. 

{side note - If they do put this on again next year, seriously splurge for the VIP tickets, you get closer access to the main stage, free food and free drinks.  In the long run you save money and get a much closer view of your favorite band or performer.}

{Jacket: Bitten // Maxi Dress: Gap// Necklace: Express// Sunglasses: Marc Jacobs}
{Jacket: H&M // Shirt: Urban Outfitters // Jeans: Levis // Cowboy Boots: Custom}

All in all, I had the best time.  The atmosphere was fun and the weather was perfect.

Monday, October 10, 2011

monday morsels

I can't say enough good things about this weekend.  It was lovely.  If you haven't been following, then let me catch you up to speed.  It was our one year anniversary yesterday and my husband is the best.  I've been whining lately about his lack of romantic skills and boy did he kill it this weekend.  Sweets, treats and surprises reminded me how lucky I am.  Friday and Saturday were just for husband and I, but Sunday was shared with friends.  The weather was incredible.  I told my un-wed girlfriends to take note that this weekend seems to be the most gorgeous weekend for weather in the fall. 

1 down 100 to go
 I'm thrilled to be happily married still after one year.  I think it is such an accomplishment with how short people's marriages are these days.  I definitely believe that the first year is the toughest and with all the changes that my hubby and I had I think that we can say with out a shadow of a doubt that we had a tough first year.  However, we went through it and came out stronger, happier and more in love than ever before.  Yesterday DJ said to me, "I can honestly say that I love you more today than I did one year ago, and last year I didn't even think that would be possible."  (I melted)  The thing is that I know exactly what he means.  I feel the same way.  He has never failed me.  In seven years he continues to make my life better on a daily basis.  I'm not saying we have a perfect marriage, but I am saying that it's pretty great.

Penn Bar with friends before the Chili Cookoff


Sunday, October 9, 2011

time for a love story

SHE was a hopeless romantic, waiting for her prince charming to sweep her off her feet.  HE was a wild card that had no plans of settling down...until he met her.  They were the definition of opposites, but in the best of ways.  She kept him grounded and he helped her let loose.  And over the course of many years she and he grew in many ways, but the most important way was from boyfriend and girlfriend to husband and wife. 

Today, October 9, 2011, marks she and he's one year anniversary of marriage.  A small but significant mile marker in a long and blissful life together.