Monthly Archives: August 2012

Becoming a morning person

I don’t even recognize myself these days. I mentioned a few weeks back that I was dipping my toe into the early bird workout pool and I actually really enjoyed it. I was sidelined for a week with a severe … Continue reading

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Wedding Wednesday – Get that ring insured!

The minute you tell people you’re engaged, the to-do list begins. Typical tasks include setting a date and finding a location but the first task on your list really should be getting your engagement ring insured. No matter how modest … Continue reading

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Wedding Wednesday – Paying for our wedding

These days, paying for a wedding is not as simple as my parents handing over a determined amount of livestock. And thanks to the recession, it’s not even as simple as the bride’s family paying for the wedding and the … Continue reading

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The thing about asthma

Most people grow out of asthma by the time they’re an adult. I am not one of them. In my running story I talk about finally learning how to manage my asthma well enough to run a half marathon. It’s … Continue reading

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My Weekend In Numbers

2 – Hours of overtime I worked on Friday, even after everyone left early for a Summer Friday 6 – Hours I spent in the car driving to and from Minnesota 2 – Bloggers I met up with. I met … Continue reading

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I made a friend!

First of all, thanks for all your votes on the dresses! It looks like dress #2 is the winner and I cannot wait to pull the outfit together and get our photos taken! You might remember the story about how … Continue reading

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Wedding Wednesday – I need your help!

Engagement pictures are a big priority to me. They don’t have much to do with the wedding but capturing this stage of our relationship on film is important to me since I decorate with pictures almost exclusively. We are doing … Continue reading

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TV Workout Games

Matt and I love to watch TV and we especially love starting a new TV series and having full marathons of the show or at least regularly watching a few episodes a night for weeks on end until the series … Continue reading

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Fun facts from the weekend

1. Saturday was the first day of our engagement that Matt and I spent apart. And to let me know he was still thinking of me, he had flowers delivered 🙂 2. Typically my Friday and Sunday nights are spent … Continue reading

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Let the snowball roll!

For obvious reasons, the snowball effect makes the think of winter. However, in the beginning of August, snowballs have nothing to do with that. Ever since reading Dave Ramsey’s Total Money Makeover 2.5 years ago, I have been wanting to do … Continue reading

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