Looking Fine 2009: Week 6 of the Slumpity Slump

Stagnant. Completely utterly stagnant. I neither gained, nor lost a single ounce this week. So let’s recap, shall we? Last week I decided that I would only eat snacks at night if I both drank 3 glasses of water AND exercised. I did that. I exercised EVERY DAMN NIGHT, got my 3 glasses of waterContinue reading “Looking Fine 2009: Week 6 of the Slumpity Slump”

Breaking Dawn: I want YOUR thoughts

* warning * Spoilers below * end warning * So I finished reading Breaking Dawn a few days ago and I’ve been trying to decide how to go about reviewing it on here, as I feel some form of commentary is necessary. I mean, I’m sure I could go on at length about how amazingContinue reading “Breaking Dawn: I want YOUR thoughts”

Pride & Prejudice: Cinematic Duke Out

I’ve now watched or attempted to watch 3 versions of Pride and Prejudice in “movie” format – the contenders included: Pride and Prejudice movie (1940) Pride and Prejudice movie (2005) Pride and Prejudice BBC Miniseries (1995) The results of these three movies were varied indeed, so let’s break it down, shall we? The 1940’s PrideContinue reading “Pride & Prejudice: Cinematic Duke Out”

Pride and Prejudice: The Squealing Continues…

Did I mention I loved it? So much that since, having already read it and being unable to fall in love that way all over again, I decided to see as many of the movies based off of it as possible. I started with the one made in 1940… Did you know it’s just absolutelyContinue reading “Pride and Prejudice: The Squealing Continues…”

Pride and Prejudice: A Review

A few days ago I finished reading Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen – this month’s pick for the Classics Bookclub @ 5 Minutes for Books. It was my first time reading it, and one of the first classic novels I’ve attempted to read in a long time (I think Gone With the Wind wasContinue reading “Pride and Prejudice: A Review”

You Know I <3 a Good Greenie Blog

I’m not the greenest girl on the blog (get it like block but it’s a blog) but I mean well and I’m always looking for new easy ways to get my green on. I shop with reusable bags, reuse gift wrap all the time, and try to find new lives for old things. So whenContinue reading “You Know I ❤ a Good Greenie Blog”

Momma Stays Up Late-ish and Watches the Teen Choice Awards and then Blogs About it, Because She Can

So I went back and forth, trying to decide if I should spend the night blogging or watch the Teen Choice Awards? Then I thought to myself, why not do both?? I was a little embarrassed to be watching it, truth be told and kind of glad dh had gone to sleep so he didn’tContinue reading “Momma Stays Up Late-ish and Watches the Teen Choice Awards and then Blogs About it, Because She Can”

Things I Love Thursday: Getting Stuff for Sort of Free: My Amazon Visa

This is my first attempt at a Things I Love Thursday, but I just wanted to share with you that I love, love, love my Amazon Visa Credit Card for one major reason – I know you’ve all probably heard of / used a credit card that gives you rewards points, maybe from a storeContinue reading “Things I Love Thursday: Getting Stuff for Sort of Free: My Amazon Visa”

What's on Your Nightstand: How Many Obsessions Can One Momma Obsess Over?

Right now I’m reading Alanna: The First Adventure in the Songs of the Lioness series by Tamora Pierce. I first read Trickster’s Choice by Tamora Pierce a few months back, being intrigued by the snazzy cover, but after reading Trickster’s Choice and then Trickster’s Queen and realizing they were definitely not the first books inContinue reading “What's on Your Nightstand: How Many Obsessions Can One Momma Obsess Over?”