Wednesday, July 16, 2014

It's almost that time of year-AGAIN!

Ready for Summer to end?  Me neither.  We are officially half way into summer and in just 6 short weeks Salt Lake will be welcoming Comic Con again!  We are sooooo excited.  Celebs, nerds, panels, costumes, kettle corn, and of course us braving the crowds for your enjoyment.  Check out our previous post on Surviving Comic Con for tips and prepping for the biggest event Utah has to offer.  Don't forget that everyone should check out SLCC- it's fun for all ages and you don't have to be a self-proclaimed nerd to go!  It's also super kid friendly. 
We braved the crowds in April and are so excited for September
Here are a few announcements straight from SLCC!  I tried to stick with the super hotties

 Sheena and I can hardly wait for Simon to come!  We are giant Big Bang Theory Fans and he's hi-larious.

Netflix is now streaming this gem- ARROW and did I mention there is a new hottie in Jamestown (my world)?  Watch out Mr. Dixon, Oliver Queen is quickly moving up on my radar.  
Ladies- even if you aren't into superhero shows, watch it.  Stephen is shirtless I dare say 50% or more of the time.  Plus, he's fighting crime.  All there is to say about that. 

Marvel is coming and it's such a big deal for SLCC!  I can't wait to see the energy they bring and maybe more announcements??  I hope so- I would love to meet any of my fave superheros!

I know ND was filmed in Idaho, but I still feel like Jon is a local celeb.  He seems like the nicest so I hope we get a chance for a meet and greet!

Lastly,  Manu is also an Arrow guy as well.  See???  You have to check out the show, you won't be disappointed!
So long story short, plenty of eye candy and goodness to make the next Salt Lake Comic Con worth it.  

XoXo,
Jamie

Monday, July 14, 2014

When Life Hands You Lemons… and a Kimono

"Somebody's got a case of the Mondays"
I wonder how many times that line has been used in the blogging world? Heres my contribution. Is anyone else draggin butt today? MAN O MAN. I hope you all are out killin it because I am sitting here still in jammies with a vanilla COKE. That's right..it's not even diet. 
I am so grateful for the fashion industry for showering us with a plethora of Kimonos. I heart them. I'm talking pulsating heart emoji them. Guess who has a million of them at affordable prices? Tj Maxx. So now I can go buy a Kimono at Tj Maxx and then drive down to Bountiful Swig and get a 32-ouncer and a swig cookie and feel totally great about. I wish I were kidding… 
I'm pretty pumped to find all the different ways I can wear my Kimonos. Yes plural Kimonos. I bought more than one!
I decided to start with a more dressy approach and wear my best Kimono for Jesus yesterday. I bet he loves them just as much as me! Man I love that guy!

Have you ever had somebody make a decision that reeeeeeeeally annoyed you? Like, threatened the lives of your children and possibly ruined your summer annoy you? I did. It started a couple months ago when I woke up to some loud freakin tractors. I don't live on or near a farm so this was unacceptable.  I looked outside my window only to discover they were digging a hole two lots over. Now I'm sure a lot of you have experienced this and you might be thinking-
Who cares?! 
Get over it!
Homes need to be built!
Well let me explain why I was bugged. 
1. I'm being woke up and that automatically makes me angry
2. No one thought a house would EVER be built on this lot because it is about big enough to fit a picnic table on it
3. There will be Port-a-Potties. PORT-A-POTTIES. 
4. It is a little boys dream
Now before you start calling me a dream crusher, you must know that my two boys were born without fear. NONE. So I immediately started having visions of my boys falling and impaling themselves on rebar, climbing down a port-a-pottie hole, falling off the second story floor, (this has already happened once, but that's another post) or even falling IN cement. None of which were too farfetched.
I was so looking forward to summer because this year I was going to give Hudson a little more freedom to play outside with all the kids. We live in an awesome little cul-de-sac full of kids, so he was super excited to finally get to go run with the big kids instead of watching through the window. 
Hudson in awe of the tractors. Those are staples in the back of his head mind you..and bird poo on my window. 
Now what was I supposed to do? Did they not know who they were building next to? I think the 911 operators know us by name. Seriously. I had a neighbor tell me the other day that they heard an ambulance siren so loud as if it were close by, so they ran outside to see if it were at our house. DEAD serious. 
Summer is halfway over and they are halfway finished. No accidents yet. Knock on wood. So what do you do when you have an annoying situation but a beautiful Kimono? 
You turn it into a photo op.






Floral Kimono// Tj Maxx
BE-YOU-TIFUL Tee// Aeropostale 
Vera Wang Nude Pumps// Kohls
Gray Pencil Skirt// Sexy Modest
Belt// Kohls
Rose Gold Watch// Jane.com



Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Find Your Awesome


This cute chick, A.K.A. Alison of The Alison Show,  thew a flamingo themed dance party in Provo last month. It was open to anyone who wanted to attend, you just had to get a ticket. Free of charge. You know how you follow bloggers and they are always doing fun things and it might make you a little envious? Stop it. Get your rear away from the computer and create those moments for yourself! That is is exactly what Jamie and I did when we decided to go. Did we know any of the women in attendance? No. We knew OF some of them, but that was it. We got our tickets and drove down to Provo to shake our tail feathers. We met some pretty awesome ladies! Some bloggers, some not. The point was to get out of our element and actually BE there. Too many times we sit and scroll through social media feeds and drool over other peoples lives. Stop it. Every single one of us has the opportunity to to enjoy our own feeds. You just have to DO SOMETHING. Be envious of your own dang self! Learn to love what you have in life or learn to make changes.
 Jamie and I walked in and were super nervous. I'm not going to lie, our super outgoing selves took a good hour to finally loosen up and just start introducing ourselves. Once we let those guards down the fun really began. Women can be intimidating sometimes, but chances are you are just as intimidating to them. We talked, danced, laughed, photo bombed, and had a great time with women we just met. All because we said to ourselves-
We don't want to be watching our social media blowing up with pictures of this flamingos and be jealous of those who went. We are going to add to it. 
Granted sometimes there are going to be things you can't attend for whatever reason… So make your own! Throw your own dance party or event! Whether it be with just your friends, people your don't know, or even your own cute littles. Who cares! If you act legit, people will believe it. And who knows, you might believe it yourself! And you should! 
Tomorrow night is The Bright Night Event and Jamie and I are driving our butts down to South Jordan to hang with some of the lovely girls we met at Alison's dance party. Once again, tickets were available to all. It is going to be a blast and rumor has it that there are going to be cases of diet coke involved! SOLD. A girls night out indeed.
Anway, amongst my ramblings what I am trying to say is your life is just as glamorous, just as fun, just as beautiful, as everyone else's. You just have to see that and create those opportunities for yourself. Life is, after all, what YOU make it. So if you are reading this in time, go to The Bright Night Event, buy some dance party tickets, and come have a blast with us. And if you are already going and you spot us there, stop and say hi! 







 XoXo
-Sheena