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Wait… what day is it?!

Several Things I need to tell you about today:
1. Up until an hour ago, I thought it was Friday. Imagine my disappointment when I discovered,
 that it is not. 
2. I am an addict. Heeeeeelp.
3. It is 85 degrees in my building. No amount of my complaining and/or huffing & puffing, nor my wearing dresses that resemble nighties to work has done much to change the temperature situation. So I took matters into my own hands dammit and yes, this is happening. Now I just look like I am at a photo shoot whilst working away at my desk, hair billowing in the wind. While I do find it hard to hear others, at least I am no longer sweating.
4. I think my dog is depressed. All she does is sleep. 
Carol seems to think she has slipped into an agitated state of doggy depression because she is so jealous of beautiful Lucy. Now I ask you, would YOU be jealous of this kitty? 
No way. That cat is sitting front seat on the crazy train. I almost got malled be her last weekend. And please,-be kind. Do not comment on Sadie’s current weight. We are aware of it’s… fluctuating. 
5. I plan on being poolside all weekend at big sissies, whilst sporting my new Marley Lilly hat. To die for precious am I right? 
Also sidenote- since we are talking about big sissies house, how cute is this? 
This little shadowbox collage is in the pool house, and I just thought it was the cutest idea ever. {Mommies-please take note} All the girls wore this bathing suit, so it was a classic if you will. Love the preservation. Love love. 
6. I feel I must admit that I sometimes put things on my to-do list that I have already done, just so I can cross them off and feel accomplished. This has happened a lot today. For SHAME.  
7. I got this pic text from my cousin and had to do a double take. She was at Madame Tussauds. I guess I don’t keep it a secret who my favorite celeb is huh? PS they TOTALLY shoulda hired me to fix wax Carrie’s weave, they got it wrong. πŸ˜‰ 

8. Latest Obsession. Vitamin String Quartet. Credit Chris– (yeah yeah thanks for introducing me) But it is so good! They do instrumentals to pretty much everything you could ever want. I just listened to Wonderful Tonight, and I swear I almost cried.

You are WELCOME πŸ˜‰

How about a little ‘Don’t Stop Believing’?

TSwift, ‘Love Story’ anyone?


Anyways that’s all I got. Wish me luck today with the heat. xo 
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  1. Raven says:

    stinkin' adorable is you.

    and um, stinkloulou? seriously, cracking me up.

    my sister has a devil cat too. It has drawn blood from every single person it comes into contact with.

    I LOVE THAT SHADOW BOX! I will be sending you my son's trunks and pictures so you can make one for me, yes? ok great.

    I LOVE VSQ! awesome.

  2. I can't believe you have a, b, and c as subsections on your to do list–you are the most organized person in the world! And I'm a master at putting already-completed tasks on my to do list. Sometimes, you gotta do what you gotta do.

  3. Krisha says:

    Umm.. Your handwriting is pretty much the bomb!! (& I totally do that with my to do list to)

    I awarded you the "Versatile Blogger Award" πŸ™‚

    Keep your posts coming girl!! I love reading them! πŸ™‚

  4. Trashy says:

    Your handwriting is like a font – Flawless. I'll be in the corner, dying of jealousy.

  5. Mateya says:

    Love the shadow box with the little swimsuit…adorable!

    Love that ML hat…too cute!

  6. Lindsey says:

    OK thank you Jesus you got a pop up box so now I can comment you while "working".

    Where do I begin on this post? Let me break it down;

    1. Im listening to Wonderful Tonight while I type this. Loving so far.

    2. I'm going to take a pic of my desk sitch to prove to you how much girly shit got puked up on it. Expect a text shortly.

    3. That hat is to die. I spy Tiffany's box.

    4. Love me some diet coke too, but would prefer coke zero these days.

    5. I do the same exact thing with my to-lists, but that should be no surprise. We are from the same parents.

    6. I love cats, but some are insane. That one looks scraggly and haggard like my hair situation today.

    7. The smell from my freshly painted nails is intoxicating.

    You don't even have to say it, I know this is your favorite comment thus far. Just don't tell the others you love me the most.

  7. Lindsey says:

    oh forgot to mention the shadow box. LOVEEEEEEEEEEEE that idea. Perfection.

    I knew I was going to forget something.

  8. is it creepy/weird I tried reading your to-do list? #nosygirlrighthere

    your legs are tan and I am jealous!

    im sure you look goorgg with your makeshift modeling shoot location, hair blowing and everything!!

    you could have made waxy carrie look MUCH prettier. In fact, madame toussauds should hire you as the wax hair girl

    xoxox stay COOL and fresh to death!

  9. Nicole Marie says:

    oh my gosh that shadow box is soooo cute! such a good idea!!!

  10. Britt says:

    LOVE the shadow box. I'm going to go do one for my girls like yesterday! πŸ™‚

    So adorable. And currently I'm sippin on some Diet Coke too… obsessed. πŸ™‚

  11. Lauren says:

    Bless you having to worry about the heat! and..

    I'm addicted too! There.. I said it!

  12. Zara says:

    I love your improvisation! I would totally do the same thing! Loud fan is way better then sweaty. πŸ™‚

    The hat is amazing!!!

  13. Holly says:

    I totally empathize with you on the heat–my office does not go below 75 in the summer. Last week, when it was 90 outside, it was 85 inside. So. Not. Cool. Hope it gets better for you….

    And I love your pool hat, very cute!! Hope you have a great weekend!

  14. Heather says:

    You crack me up! I love your photo captions! StinkLouLou…poor little thing-maybe she needs some pup friendly chocolate to cheer her up! πŸ™‚ And can you insert me in that pool too puleeeease?

  15. Heather says:

    I'd like to hire you to do a pouf for me! I can't ever get it right.

    My puppies have been the biggest bums lately too. I think it's the heat.

  16. Sorry about the heat. love the hat and i have to ask, where did you get that iphone case??? im in LOVE!!!

  17. Beth says:

    ugh…i know how it is to not have AC in the office. that's what happened last year at our office…it was HORRID! i feel for you.

    nothings better than chillaxin' by a pool all day! and i love that shadow box. so cute and such a fun idea.

    and i almost thought that was THE Carrie too. she's posed so accordingly.

  18. Mcc says:

    Is it just me or does Carrie's hair actually look like one of Kim Zolciak's wigs?
    I bet it's true.

  19. Natalie says:

    I would straight up leave my office and call it a "work from home day" if it was 85 degrees here. You are a patient woman!

    And LOOOVE Vitamin String Quartet. I am seriously considering using some of their music at my (very distant) future wedding!

  20. Kelsey says:

    Love the shadow box! But I love you in the hat more. I think you look extra like Carrie there πŸ™‚

  21. Caroline says:

    Lou Lou:
    Lucy is pissed. She wants you to know that that picture did not capture her best angle. It projects the absurd idea that she is rabid or something terrible, when in reality she was just trying to protect her mommas house (or maybe she rared up bc she smelled stink lou lou on you). She will be devastated if she hears about the "scraggly/haggard" comment. I'm gonna let you break that one to her.

  22. Sassy says:

    You're such a doll! Your posts make my day. πŸ™‚ As someone who has been subjected to a workplace with extremely fluctuating temps (75 when it's 90 outside! 55 when it's 40!), I commend you for taking matters into your own hands. I once brought a legit Snuggie to an old job. Still don't think they got the message. πŸ™‚

    Looooove your new hat! ::grabby hands:: Need one ASAP! Happy almost Friday!


  23. Allyce Cripe says:

    Great post!!
    #1 I LOVE your desk space and your lamp! SO cute!
    #2 This week I posted my Tuesday post on Monday and my Wednesday post on Tuesday…My days were all screwed up..for no good reason.
    #3 I totally tried reading your to-do list and now know I need glasses. πŸ™‚

    Have an awesome week! BTW..tomorrow's FRIDAY–for you and I BOTH to keep our days straight!

  24. Morgan says:

    i do the same thing with lists! it's terrible, but it raises my self-esteem so much! πŸ™‚ enjoy your weekend! stay cool!

  25. Venassa says:

    I looove that shadow box. Definitely taking note. I've put stuff on my to-do list that I'd already done a million times.

  26. Jamie says:

    Your blog is random. I love it! And why do you get to be Carrie Underwood's twin? That's just not fair. ;0)

  27. Meredith says:

    I LOVE this post and love the shadow box!! I am so stinkin' jealous of you and wish I could reach through the computer and grab that diet coke, I'm sitting at my desk dying for one!!

  28. Candace says:

    I myself am addicted to DC. I can't quit it no matter how hard I try. There are worse things I could be addicted too I suppose.

    Also I love Vitamin String Quartet. I almost walked down the aisle to one of their songs.

    Lastly, that shadow box is precious!

  29. Wow… loved VSQ! So did my fiance (which is nuts!)


  30. Wow… loved VSQ! So did my fiance (which is nuts!)


  31. Tricia says:

    Your blog truly entertains – I love it. And I again LOVE that hat. I must get one. Don't worry about the addiction. I have the same thing with Cherry Coke Zero. It's not even right…I need therapy. Enjoy the pool this weekend.

  32. Mighty Burns says:

    lol I dont even weant to hear it! Here in AZ I feel like my face is melting off in the car.. YOWZAHH! but your pcitures are adorable and I LOVE that hat!

  33. love so many things on this post! Your desk is adorable, it's giving me ideas for my desk at my internship. I am also a severe diet coke addict! That shadowbox is beyond clever! So cute, great and fun post!

  34. CMae says:

    Gotta ask where is your super cute mousepad from that you use at your lovely little work station? LOVES IT! Do share Lou Lou! pretty please!

  35. Katelyn says:

    Love, love, love your hat! I'm thinking of ordering one now! πŸ™‚

  36. You always make me laugh πŸ™‚ Our office is ridiculous you either cook or freeze so I always have to wear layers! PS- love the hat!

  37. Jamie says:

    I am also a "list-lover" and am totally guilty of adding items to the to-do list that I have already done merely to have the satisfaction of the cross-off!

  38. Veronika says:

    i love that your doggie is under the covers. TOO CUTE!

  39. First, I totally thought today was Friday too! Yuck, disappointment!

  40. Casey says:

    LOVE Vitamin String Quartet – my bridesmaids walked down the aisle at my wedding to their version of Love Story by Taylor Swift, and our parents/grandparents to Colbie Callait's Bubbly!

  41. Anna says:

    This post was full of YES! especially the tiffany's box. :]

    It's totally a list kind of day!

  42. French Lover says:

    You are so cute !! I love this post πŸ™‚ And I love your Lily pen. And your handwriting πŸ˜€

    Have fun at the pool !! I'm so jealous. We had Summer in Spring in Paris, and apparently now it's Fall. Boo.

    Bisous !

  43. Kimmiwinter says:

    Diet Coke, savior of my life. Would not make it through the day without it.

    I love the shadowbox, its cute way to keep that special piece of babyness.

    Fun, Flirty, Fantastic

  44. NehkohCat says:

    SeΓ±orita LouLou,
    You have the best penmanship ever! Perhaps Sadie is in need of a vacation, it's hard been a pet ya know haha. I tell my cat that all the time, our pets need a vaca from their tiring life of leisure! Loved this post!

  45. Sasha says:

    I have to tell you I think you are just darling… I found you via Shasta and have now read your entire blog. Love it!

    Wonderful Tonight is my most favorite song ever… it was our first dance song at our wedding! Off to listen to your link…..

  46. Kerr says:

    #6 I do that too! I love to cross things off my list. its an obsession.

  47. Jaclyn says:

    I just found your blog somehow and I must say it and you are just adorable! You are beautiful! πŸ™‚

  48. Rissy says:

    I just saw on another blog that they do a version of "stolen" and I happen to be obsessed… oh I am referencing vitamin string quartet… got carried away there.

    That shadow box idea is absolutely precious and awesome.

    I need a good sitting poolside hat. I already feel like I have wrinkles, and that's not helping me get dates.

    I drink coffe ALL DAY LONG. I think that's even worse than diet coke. If you find a support group, I'll go with ya.


  49. My sister stumbled onto your blog and sent me the link, we are hooked! You are the cutest southern belle I have seen in the longest time! You view on life is refreshing and uplifting! I'm looking forward to following you (I hope that doesn't sound too creepy) through this season of life the Lord has you in! Keep the humor coming b/c this new mommy needs a laugh here or there. Be blessed!

  50. Laura says:


    Have you ever seen that episode of the office where Jim (swoon!) and Pam try to convice Dwight that Thursday is actually Friday? Maybe someone tried to do that to you? HA!

    cute hat girlie! I've got to get new friends, preferably ones who off a swimming pool! I'm jealous!

  51. Sarah says:

    Totally ordered a Marley Lilly hat after seeing it on your blog – left your web address in the "how did you find us" comments of my order in hopes you'll get some kinda merch love!

  52. Erica says:

    That shadow box is so cute, it's a memory of the great time you girls had. Carrie and T-Swift are the top 2 of my favorite singers. Carrie's wave is awful on that wax statue. Xo

  53. I am going to have to remember that shadow box idea. That is a GREAT idea! You could even do it with their first jersey or something too! Love it

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