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Sooo how was your weekend…?

Well I am glad you asked, because my weekend was pretty uneventful (thank goodness!) wait a minute, scratch that. It was very eventful. I got surprised with Adobe CS5 {I am such a nerd}, we found Leah a wedding dress {but I can’t post pics!!} and I was victim to a hit and run! More on that later, its a ridiculous story which ends in the cops coming to my house. But no worries, everything is fine!
Anyways, so I came home from work Friday to a package from my Aunt Lucy. Aunt Lucy (along with my Aunt Debbie, from yesterday) are my mom’s two sisters. You might remember my Aunt Lucy from here when she took me and all of my cousins on a girly spa weekend!  I opened the box and just started crying (sidenote what is WITH me crying all the time! Ha). She had sent me this note, along with the design software I have been wanting! It is pricey, so it just hasn’t been priority numero uno for this single gal.  
I use this at work, but it is so hard to find the time to be in the office after hours to use it for blog design, stationary etc. etc. so having it at home will be amazing! Aunt Lucy thank you so much for being so thoughtful. It means so much to me!
Friday night was pretty low key, I got some cocktails with a mystery boy you may remember from here and sported a messy poofy pony.  Saturday consisted of 8 of my girlfriends and I just making a scene (standard) in the Bridal district of Cincinnati. I cried three times. Damn emotions, ha but Leah just looked so beautiful, and I am so incredibly happy for my sweet friend. We had a great time being girly and having cocktails,  a MUCH needed girls day for yours truly.  We shopped all day and I am delighted embarrassed to say I was asleep by 9. You try shopping all day after a week of single mommy-in it and see how you feel! 😉 the most productive thing I did all evening was organize my nail polish. 
So there is my weekend in a nutshell. Exciting right? 😉
In other news, I got the following from Miss Christine the other day (sidenote- I find it not only hysterical, but absolutely precious that you all think of me and scan me Carrie info from magazines!!) I guess it’s not exactly a secret that I like her. So keep the info coming. But anyways I almost DIED because please note exhibit A. I, PinkLouLou, blogged about that lip gloss last week. Great minds absolutely think alike. 😉

Also, DON posted some pics yesterday that negate our preggo eggo suspicions. Oh well. 
Anyways, have a great Tuesday ladies, and thank you for your sweet comments yesterday. 
PS Kristen if you could refrain from blogging about you cruise while I am stuck in this blizzard that would be fantastic. Kthanks. HA. Love you!
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  1. jayme says:

    are those jessica simpson boots? i can't see them very well but i have them and they look just the same! if so, they're the most comfortable boot EVER! happy tuesday!

  2. Ainslee says:

    I want some boots like that really bad. And I just following your blog last week and already think about you when I see Carrie Underwood. 🙂

  3. Glitterista says:

    Oooh! Did you do the notes on your pictures with your new software? What a great surprise to come home to on Friday. 🙂

  4. Samantha says:

    <3 the Le Poofy Pony! 🙂

  5. Kerr says:

    I love those boots too. I wish I had your hair and makeup skillzzz. Enjoy your new software!

  6. Caroline says:

    Love the le poof pony. How did you get it to do that!!! And love those boots!!! You and Carrie might also be twins!!

  7. Katie says:

    I was a victim of a hit and run too this weekend!! A MAILBOX hit and run to be exact. Nothing like waking up Sunday morning to a loud crash and wondering if someone just hit our mailbox. Oh yes, they did…and left. But then came back later because they felt guilty. HAHA We currently have a midget mailbox right now with no pole and just the box laying in the ground..class acts we are.

  8. Michelle says:

    your outfit is too cute! those boots are cute too!

  9. Rissy says:

    I need a poofy pony tutorial… or is that overkill.. maybe just a written out step by step?!

    You looked absolutely beautiful in those pics… even sitting on your floor with sweats on.

  10. MJ says:

    What a sweet aunt!! And as for the crying, I'm so with you on that, what's the deal!?! 🙂

  11. fabulous hair! it looks perfect on ya 🙂 you are just too much fun to read about!

  12. Amber says:

    What a thoughtful note/surprise from your aunt. Family is such a blessing!

    Umm..loving your poof pony tail. I really need to find a way to channel your hair inspiration. Mine is generally a huge mess. 🙁

  13. Miss K says:

    you look so great in that outfit! the pony tail is fly!

  14. Cassie says:

    I love the outfit with the boots! You look so comfy and cute at the same time!

  15. Michelle says:

    I love your blog! I always enjoy reading your posts. I love your hair (esp your tutorials!) and your outfits are super cute … love the boots!


  16. stephanie says:

    LOVE the boots! And the poofy pony- adorbs!

  17. Laura says:

    what a lucky lady!! that is so sweet of your Aunt. I'm so glad you, Leah and the other girls had fun in Cincy this past weekend… i saw twitter/fb updates that a bunch of you were going. SO FUN! I'm sure she looks absolutely BEAUTIFUL.. Oh and… you know… Carrie could always still be preggo.. she wouldn't be showing yet anyway and could probably HIDE it for a long time because she's so skinny and petite 😉

    Hope everything else is going well in your life!! xoxo

  18. AbbyS. says:

    Could you be any cuter??
    I am in love with the whole outfit and boots.

  19. Britt says:

    Your blog is ADORABLE! I'm so happy to be your newest follower!

  20. You're so purdy! What a wonderful surprise from your Aunt!

  21. I have to say that I am jealous… CS5 has been high on my wish list also, but haven't taken the money plunge. How is it?

  22. Darn, totally thought she was PG! I am so excited for you about CS5! What an amazing aunt you have!

  23. Ally says:

    LOVE your messy poofy ponytail 🙂

  24. Mighty Burns says:

    That is so sweet of your Aunt tosend you that gift, and to do so with such a nice note!
    also I realllly like those boots you have on! I have been looking for cute boots since fal.. and its almost Spring :/ sad.

  25. I too am a nerd and asked for some Adobe in my stocking this year, I have a serious inDesign addict!

  26. Mandy says:

    What a wonderful gift!! Love the pony and boots!

  27. Erica says:

    Seriously i am sick of this blizzard as well(i live in Oklahoma). we could get out like 4days at the end of the week and now we are about to get in the middle of this yet again. You have a great friend to send you random presents like that, that note was sweet.I enjoy see Carrie on covers and in magazines, the pictures are always FABULOUS. XO

  28. melissa says:

    How sweet of your aunt! Can't wait to see all the beautiful things you create with your awesome gift.

  29. Mandy says:

    I am in love with the poufy pony!

  30. Catherine says:

    speaking of shopping.. i think you'll love this website. it has some really fantastic pieces!

    ps – i LOVE your blog.

  31. OK- so now that I know you are close to Cincinnati, you must share of where I can find some weave, haha ! But seriously, where should I go in this town? PS- LOVE those boots too!

  32. Can't wait to see what Leah picked! I found my dress in the Cincy bridal district. It's such a cool area! Glad you had a good weekend!

  33. Jen Watts says:

    what a sweet, sweet aunt! I found your blog through my SIL and love it so much-you make us KY girls proud 🙂

    The poofy pony is to die for…unfortunately my hair is in a notsocute pony most of the time my hubby affectionately calls the skank-tail…note to self..must work on this..

  34. Your aunt is so thoughtful, and spot on about your talent! Poofy pony tutorial pleeeeease?!

    Also just wanted to say that I truly enjoy reading your blog. 🙂

  35. teeny says:

    just started following you! You are gorgeous and i love some of your postings so far! I just got PS CS5 as well.. I'm just sort of learning how to use it & watching a lot of tutorials!

  36. Christine says:

    how exciting, my first shout out! Once again, Im so happy to have found your blog. I am excited to get with you and design a fabulous blog! cant wait!

  37. I would have cried too if someone sent me Adobe CS5! I'm in love with Photoshop, but have absolutely no money for it, so I use what we have at work, then use a million different e-mail accounts to keep downloading free 30-day trials!

  38. Jill says:

    Love that your auntie sent you such a sweet gift! I don't think anyone loves me that much, ha! Your pony is rockin, as always…and one of these days we're gonna need an update on "the mystery fella" (or feller, as my mom might say, haha)

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