too cozy to blog

been too busy with work..
too busy riding my motorcycle..
too cozy in my new apartment..


nan two

how could i forget to post our portrait?!!

from the oh so talented nan lawson

rip brodie



are you kidding me with this heat?!

bf and i took a mini trip to long island the other day.. motor cycle shopping.. batting cages.. a little bit of beach.. a lot of driving..


girls night out

yesterday bf sat with me while i got a pedicure*
we ate icecream and read cosmo
sometimes boyfriend is more like a girlfriend and i love it**

*i won't say whether or not he had his first pedi- i promised
**until he confesses to loving the 'percussion' mode on the massage chair because it makes everyones boobs shake out of control



i have a closet full of canvas totes.. seems to disregard the point of using canvas vs plastic but whatever.. they all come in handy at one time or another.
im thinking of adding another to my collection. but this would be like a daily use bag.. the baggu bag.. i love how simple it is.. and not paying moop prices for another canvas bag *
i just have to figure out a color..
im leaning towards plain canvas. obv.

*though i love their bags and will probably end up buying one



need some help picking out bedside tables..
leaning towards one or two even though three seems a little more legit

sad saturday

after a very tough week of visits to the vet and test after test after medicine after medicine, Brodie passed away Saturday night. Both our vet and the dr at the emergency clinic were only able to figure out that it was 'some oddball cancer'.. bf and i were curled up on the floor with him when it happened..



i never know what to have for dinner.. boyfriend and i are the worst deciders ever.. we don't eat at home often because we never know what to make!
all of my problems are solved... this is amazing!

website found via cup of jo



wtf spring?!
im freezing!!
im craving warmer weather.. i made a carrot cake this morning hoping it would trick me into feeling spring but i still needed a down coat to run out for tea..

87 on saturday, really?! fingers crossed..


we're in

done.. sort of.

the actual moving in went great.. my brother and boyfriend got it all done by the time i returned the zipcar and rode the scooter back over.. i unpacked everything in the first two days (the rain helped).. we ordered some new furniture to arrive friday.. washer dryer should be installed today or tomorrow.. internet went in yesterday (can't get our airport to work so im sitting on the floor next to the modem as i type this)

one major party foul.. brodie collapsed on floor 3 of our 4 floor walk up.. turns out he is 'very very sick' (as the dr wrote in his report) at this point we're not totally sure what it is.. treating for a severe case of worms and hoping for improvements in the next two weeks or he'll have to be hospitalized (at which time this girl will be sitting down with the boyfriend to see just how far we take it.. i've always been of the mindset that i can buy a fancy new dog for 2k.. we're halfway there..)



and so it begins

today is day one of the move..
we load everything into a truck, sleep on an air mattress in our empty apartment tonight and move in tomorrow morning...


earth day

im not so selfish as to think my anniversary trumps earth day... rather than napping in my wedding dress all afternoon i should've really been connecting with this thing called earth.. or having a rad earth day party...
there's always next year...


one year down..
i'll be in my dress at some point today..


just cause

nothing to say but a lot going on..


i did it

im a good little runner.. yesterday was my first race and i had my best mile average ever..
just when i wanted to start walking towards the end the people who had already finished the race had started lining up to cheer people on and i realized something,
no one cheers for walkers....

baby mama race in two weeks


feeling stripes

and of course that steven alan t dress i can't stop thinking about...


moving day is a week from today.
i'm pretty sure i've taken packing to a whole new level...



i may not have mentioned this before but my highschool reunion is coming up..
the really superficial one where you hope everyone got fat.. 10 year.
so im starting to think about what to wear..
i generally don't care for much of what emily puts together (don't get me wrong, i'm all about her food posts) but she tweeted this the other day and i was sort of into it.. not totally sold on the back but may go with something along these lines..
that is unless i can find a cocktail-y version of carrie mulligan's oscar dress... of course.

for sale

our listing is up.. we had our first open house on sunday and have another this weekend..
we move out next saturday (as you can tell by the picture, i succeeded in getting rid of pretty much everything, so moving will be a breeze!)

i went a little nuts and made open house cookies.. i justify it as necessary because then i can gauge how many people are coming through
no, you're right.. still totally overboard..



the thing i love about spring is its still fairly chilly out but you can definitely feel the warmth in the air.. vs fall where its still warm but the air is getting cold.. (that doesn't make any sense does it..) i've also been a bit obsessed with the cherry blossoms everywhere.. trying to figure out if i can grow a tree on my new roof deck..

the thing i don't love about spring is people sneezing..
as a non believer im not one to say 'bless you'.. i can't help but feel a little rude for not acknowledging the 1/10 orgasm someone just had in front of me but what can i say?
gesundheit? german for 'health' ... too masculine..
bai sui? chinese ' may you live 100 years' ... i don't wish that long of a life on anyone..

maybe i should just go with
are you okay? or
good for you! or, if appropriate
you've got something hanging out of your nose


Cristi's Shower

knowing i had a month to practice i decided to make baby bottle cookies for my friend Cristi's shower.. it was today and they were a hit! *

and i stitched up a piece of canvas this morning in lieu of wrapping paper.. i thought it turned out nice.. and how cute is the teething toy?!
*ya.. i'll take orders....
my cookie inspiration .. my friend jenny


busy girl

in the last week i've sold most of our furniture, had our apartment painted, packed up most of our belongings- stored them, spoken with half dozen real estate attorneys- picked one, staged the apartment for our first open house, got approved for a mortgage, baked a zillion cookies, saw an opera, AND fitnessed every day! oh and i still went to work...

i fucking rock at this housewife shit.

granted, i did go beverly on michael last night..


happy easter

bf got mad at me the other day because i pretty much had no idea what easter was beyond cute cookies, mini cadbury eggs, and a day off...
oh and brunch... LOVE brunch

race #1

i signed up for my first race... yes i'm still planning on the marathon #whatamithinking?!
April 18.. 4 miles.. i'll be the red faced one walking the last mile..

via flickr but deleted


all grown up

today boyfriend and i were pre-approved for a mortgage.. im feeling pretty mature right now
pic.. idk



no sleep till Brooklyn

May 1 we move into our new place...
its amazing how much more we can get crossing the river..

idk if im more excited for the new place or to get rid of EVERYTHING!



time to shop for some spring dresses...