Wednesday, September 28, 2011

What I'm loving Wednesday.

It's been quite some time since I've participated in the WILW link up, but there are so many things I'm loving right now I couldn't pass it up! First of all, thank you all for the congratulations on my Birthday post, I am one happy, happy girl! Now let's get to it...
I'm Loving...That Fall is officially here...I love everything about Fall in Arkansas!
 I'm Loving...That the mornings are actually chilly enough for Starbucks!

I'm Loving...My engagement ring, it is absolutely GORGEOUS, and I couldn't have picked a more perfect one myself!

 I'm Loving...This necklace Kyn got me for my Birthday! I've been wearing it everyday! She really put a lot of thought  into our Birthday and made everything really special! These necklaces were the perfect gifts!
 I'm Loving...This leopard infinity scarf Julianne for me for my Birthday! Leopard is my second favorite neutral, aside from zebra! I know this will be a fall staple!
 I'm Loving...The new show 2 Broke Girls...HILARIOUS!
I'm Loving...That NYC is 64 days away! I can't wait!
 I'm Loving...This guy...always...I can't wait to spend my life with him!

What are you guys loving lately? Go link up with Jamie today!

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

25th Birthday Weekend!

Hey blog loves...I guess I should fill you all in on my 25th Birthday weekend...I did survive, and have dealt with the fact that I am halfway to 50! Everything started last Monday when my sweetheart sent me a gorgeous bouquet of roses to enjoy all week at my office. 
My good friend Julianne also celebrated 25 early in the week on Tuesday so our best friend Kyndall threw us a surprise birthday party at one of our favorite restaurants and invited other friends, it was such a good time and Kyn really put a lot of thought into everything...our cake was amazing. Julianne and I are going to NYC together in December, so this is what she made had for us!  
 


 It was perfect!! I got some great goodies from the girls! Friday was my actual Birthday and I woke up to gifts from Mom and Dad, then had to start a busy, busy day! I had to knock out a little community service (court ordered...for speeding...I'm not a real criminal)...then pack up and head north to Fayetteville for my Birthday weekend, and to see Nate weigh in for his fishing tournament. My friend Darrah, and her baby Lynlee went up with me because her b/f and Nate fish together so we decided to make a girls weekend out of it! We did some shopping on the way up, then finally got to our room. We got ready for dinner and met the boys at Outback...not my pick, but what do you do, huh...it was only my Birthday!? Lol!! Dinner was good, Nate got me the new Canon camera I'd been wanting, and I was very excited...when I opened it up his friend Tim took it from me and started just taking pictures, I, like I normally do layed my hand on Nate's leg...only to feel something strange in his pocket...it wasn't change...it wasn't keys...about the time he realized that I had figured out what was about to happen he started scooting down the seat (while I was trying to pull him back...lol)..he got down on his knee (yes in the Outback Steakhouse...lol)...and asked me to spend my life with him...
I was sooo very surprised, which is very hard to do! Everything finally sank in yesterday, and I am so, so excited! I honestly can't wait to spend my life with him! I can't wait to start planning a wedding!! I hope y'all are having a great week!! I can't wait to start sharing real wedding planning with you guys!!

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Pinteresting Wednesday - Country Chic Wedding Edition

Ok, I do realize I am not engaged...but I am currently obsessed with a "Country Chic" Wedding theme, and Pinterest has fueled this even more! Today I'm linking up with Michelle for...
Simple, but so gorgeous!
I love the lights around the tree

Flowers in Mason Jars! I love it!

I may, or may not have bought a half dozen buckets similar to this at Target yesterday...just in case I needed them for wedding decor...yes, this is a non-existent wedding, due to the lack of a groom...lol...I need an intervention!
We will have Pioneer Woman's Sangria in Mason Jars! Keepin' it Classy!
Monograms & Burlap...what's not country about that!? Love it!

I love the wooden hand painted sign! You can't have country without a little barn wood!



I mostly love this because of the cross about them!

Can my non-existent fiance build me my dream barn for my non-existent wedding? Please!
Annnnnnd....this is the reason men hate women! Lol..jk :)  Hope y'all are having a great week so far! It's my Birthday week and Nate started it off great with a gorgeous bouquet of roses.
One of my best friends, Julianne celebrated 25 yesterday, and I celebrate 25 Friday so our poor friend Kyn gets to take us out on a hot date tomorrow night! She told us one of us has to change our birthday, her 2 best friends within 3 days of eachother is a little much! Haha!! Y'all go link up with Michelle today!

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Missoni Madness!

Hello, my name is Lacey. I am a label whore, and I have a shopping problem. I should probably change the name of my blog...oh well! I got suckered into the whole Missoni madness today at Target. I had seen a few items online, but really didn't plan on buying much...
Granted, a few of the items I just bought out of excitement, and will either return or re-sell on eBay...I seriously do like several of them, and am having trouble deciding what to keep! I know for sure I love the flats, they were one of the first things I grabbed. I ended up with both tote bags, and love them equally! The makeup bags are all made differently, and they're so functional, I think I'll keep them all...and well...those ladies scarves with be great accessories for Fall...lol!!  Did y'all snag any items today? What are some of your favorites? Any crazy stories from the store?
I hope y'all are having a great week :)

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Hey, It's Ok Thursday!

Hey blog loves, I'm sorry I've been MIA this week...I have been insanely busy with work, and our craft website...I promise I'll be back soon to share pics from Labor Day, and some of my recent craft projects! Today I'm linking up with Amber and Neely for It's Ok Thursday!


Hey, it's Ok...

That I have 490,341,134,135 things to get done before Monday, and I honestly have NO CLUE how I am going to get them all done.

That I am thinking about taking on a part time job, on top of my full time job, and our extremely busy craft website.

That I am supposed to be saving money for NYC, and just savings in general...and I'm not...quite the opposite actually...I have been spending like crazy lately and it has to stop!

That I am completely Domestically Disabled, and the likelihood of that changing is slim.

That every Sunday night for the past...oh, probably 10 months...I have started a diet that ended promptly at around 9:30 on Monday.

That I have done NOTHING for the Yard Sale I am having with my girlfriends Saturday..I've been so busy with painting I haven't had the time...granted I've known about it for months...procrastination is a biotch.

To spend more time on Pinterest than any normal human being should...

To be excited that Fall is here so now I can shoot my compound bow...Woo Hoo!

To religiously watch Jersey Shore and Teen Mom, and feel like I've missed something if I miss an episode and have to watch on my DVR

 To have ordered 4 pairs of boots online in the last 2 weeks...you have to have the perfect pair for Fall, right?

That I'm sitting at work right now blogging...while a huge stack of work to my left is being ignored...guess I better get to it...

Y'all go link up today!

Friday, September 2, 2011

Accent Vlog, Y'all!

Hey guys, several of you have been doing this accent vlog from Jenna's blog, and I thought it would be a fun, so I thought I'd share it with you guys! PS: Sorry for the nostril shots, yes I am aware that one of my nostrils is shaped differently than the other, they can't fix it, I've checked...Lol!!
 
The list of words you have to say:

aunt, route, wash, oil, theater, iron, salmon, caramel, fire, water, sure, data, ruin, crayon, toilet, New Orleans, pecan, both, again, probably, spitting image, Alabama, lawyer, coupon, mayonnaise, syrup, pajamas, caught

The list of questions to answer:

What is it called when you throw toilet paper on someone's house?
What is the bug that when you touch it, it rolls into a ball?
What is the bubbly carbonated drink called?
What do you call gym shoes?
What do you say to address a large group of people?
What do you call a spider that has an oval shaped body with extremely long legs?
What do you call your grandparents?
What do you call the wheeled contraption you carry groceries in at the supermarket?
What do you call it when it rains while the sun is shining?
What is the thing you change to tv channel with?


Y'all go link up with Jenna today, I'd love to hear your accent! 
I hope you all have a good weekend, I have a million craft orders to get done, then Sunday Nate and I are going with our friends up to Mountian View, Arkansas for a couple days! I'm really excited about it, the girls are going to be crafting and shopping at the local antique/botique stores, and the guys will be fishing! I will take lots of pictures, it's supposed to be gorgeous there!
 

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Giveaway Winner!

Thanks so much to all my readers, and everyone who entered my giveaway! The lucky reader is...

  Congratulations Ashleigh from Life as I Know It!!
I will be contacting you later today for your shipping information and shipping your prize out Friday! 
I hope you guys are all having a great week!

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