December 6, 2011

Decembers 30 Day Photo Challenge! (Days 1-6)

okay, okay so maybe I took all six days today. I didn't decide to do this until today. So I just went ahead and did all first six today :)

Here is the list if you want to do it too!!! I found the list on Pinterest. Looks as thought it came from Laughter and Love Photography. I JUST noticed that! haha. I am going to have to look them up in a few minutes ;)

On to the photos!

Day ONE: Yourself
I was actually laying down. But I decided to get created with the cropping.

Day TWO: Red
For some reason I kept thinking Candy Cane!

Day THREE: Texture
Oh Yes!

Day FOUR: Eyes
Love these precious eyes!

Day FIVE: Looking Up!
I couldnt decide between these two. so here are both of them :)

Day SIX: Sweets
Cookies! :)

December 5, 2011

Getting fit!

I have been complaining for the past couple of years now about the weight I've gained. Yet I have not put much effort into doing anything about it. My gut that I have developed is so bad now that my shirts wont stay down! They ride up to my waist. Its embarassing. Well I hate being embarassed and I really miss wearing tight shirts. So I figured no better way to motivate myself than embarassing the crap outta myself by posting pictures of how I look right now. Normally I edit my stomach to look flat in my pictures.. but this is what it really looks like:

And NO I am not pregnant, for some reason that is where all my weight goes. It is embarassing, and frankly I really do not want to look prego when I am not. This shouldnt be too hard of a starting point though. I need to lose the tummy and then tone.... there is no reason I cant look like my inspiration photo if I just stick with it...:

This is the workout schedule I am trying:
Mon/Thur/Sat- Abs/legs/stretch/cardio(dance & run)
Mon/Tues/Thur/Sat/Sun - Stretch & Cardio (dance & run)
Wed/Fri - rest

I am hoping that by working out targeted areas, I wont lose the fat I have gained in certain areas, that I would like to keep, ahem, chest and rear ;)
For Cardio I am doing a dance workout and also running. Because of my asthma I can't run for very long, (about 45 seconds to a minute if I am lucky) but I can endure dancing quite a bit longer. :)

I have also cut back on the amount of candy and soda intake LOL. I was drinking on average 5 sodas a day along with at least 2 candy bars. And I am now eating smaller portions. :)

I will post another picture after 7 days. Hopefully there will be some change! The workout says there should. :)

December 2, 2011

Its that time of year again!!!

I absolutely love Christmas time. And I definitely love to decorate for Christmas time. I was worried that this year I would not be able to........ BUT, since we bought the RV we can. :) I am a little sad though, this is the first Christmas EVER that Ive not had my decorations, and I am not just talking about decorations Ive bought since I moved out on my own. I inherited all of my parents Christmas ornaments, all of the handmade ones, the babies first christmas ornaments.... all of them. So it is heartbreaking to look at my tree and not have them. :(

The tree we bought from walmart for only $20. Its not bad, I wish we had gotten a taller tree. But my only real complaint is that the tree is not very full.

I left off the bottom back branches so I could easily squeeze it into this corner, which is not helping the "fullness" issue...

My decorations, ready to go (minus the candy bar LOL). I found all of them at walmart, family dollar, dollar general and a handful from a really neat western store down the road from where we are staying :)

I ADORE these balls. Walmart only had three. When we get to Baytown I am so going to look for at LEAST three more!

Tree :)

OMG I love these little characters!! They are so fun AND they were only $4 each!

Shhhh... He is my favorite.

I love love love the countdown calendar. Only $6 at Dollar General :)

salt & pepper shakers..

THANK YOU Pinterest!!! If it were not for THIS pin I would not have been able to hang a wreath :)


All Lit up.

One of my black friday finds at the Western Store :)

November 30, 2011

Buffalo, Texas

Okay, Okay.... so maybe this is just the RV park we are staying at. Then again, the town and its surroundings do look like the park. LOL.  My car has been dead since we got here so I have not been able to go out exploring, and then today I realized, that I could get perfectly fine pictures just from walking around the park... so that is exactly what I did in my pj's while doing laundry :)

I wish the sun had been out when I took this one.. it is GOLDEN.

The kitty cat that hangs out around the RV park.

I thought it looked cute... it is all by itself.

Part of the RV park we are staying at.

Propane = Life
no propane = no shower, no heat. yikes

November 29, 2011

Yearly Photo Checklists

How freaking cool is that? I found these checklists on PINTEREST. (I am in love with that site)I am so going to start following these. I obviously wont get all the shots listed, but I have already thought of a couple I could do in place of some. This will definitely help keep me busy taking pictures throughout the year :) Especially since I plan on trying project 365 again in January.

They are pretty small, you may have to use the link above to see them bigger :)

November 27, 2011

Baby it's cold outside...

Today Keith and I got our yearly pictures taken. We froze to death, I think it was about 45 degrees outside when we finally made it out. I was really nervous about having my dad take the pictures for me, but he did an awesome job, I could not have asked for more! I love that we started this tradition a couple years ago. It will be so much fun to look back over the years and see how much our little family has changed!!

Our very first year together in 2008, before we moved in together with Sugar. We were still too new of a couple to have pictures done, but I think this one is fine, it was still taken in December :)
Our Second Christmas together, the first Christmas we lived together, and we had Sugar baby!

Last Christmas, two of my nieces were living with me at the time. Sugar was not able to make the trip with us for pictures, so I poorly edited her in. I know how to do it right, just didnt want to take the time to do it. LOL

And now this Christmas, it is just Keith, Sugar and I again. But this time we are in Texas!!


November 26, 2011

Thanksgiving & the Camper!

I hope everyone had a happy Thanksgiving. This year it was just, my parents, Keith and I. It wasn't bad. We went out to eat, got back and the guys started working on fixing the major damage in the camper.

Keith and I on Thanksgiving :)

Here's the tour I promised of the RV. 

I cant wait to get in there and get things updated but first we have to fix the water damage on the front corner... They are almost done, hopefully finishing up tomorrow and then we will be able to start on the updating on the inside!!! :)

and on a little side note, I found the cutest, tiniest little boutique where I found a gorgeous purse and a really cute bible cover.