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Thursday, December 12, 2013

button Finish the sentence Christmas Edition!!!

I guess the only time I am ever going to blog is when Holly and Jake do this link up!

1. My favorite Christmas was when I was 6 years old and got my first bike without training wheels-banana seat and all!

2. The worst Christmas I had was in 2002 when I was divorcing my husband and trying to figure out how to make Christmas special for our son.

3. That one gift that made me scratch my head and say, "Hmmmm" was the bizarre comforter set my current husband bought for me one year (turquoise satin with orange Aztec print, anyone?) and it was ridiculously expensive.

4. One year I decided it would be a good idea to make apple butter, salsa, peanut brittle, peanut clusters, and spice mixes for 50 people.

5. I think the worst gift to give is something someone wants for themselves.

6. At Christmastime I typically I hate everything and everyone until school is out and then I get all happy and rush around wishing I wouldn’t have waited until the last minute.

7. Typically, family Christmas is so stressful I wish I could go on a cruise-by myself.

8. If I could change one thing about the Holiday season it would be my family’s never ending desire to buy gifts for everyone.

9. It is so hard to buy for my mother.

10. My favorite Christmas tradition is on Christmas Eve I fix cinnamon toast and make hot chocolate from scratch and we watch “Elf”.

Friday, October 11, 2013

5 on Friday

I am incapable of coming up with an original blog post. Link ups are much more fun and require very little thought :)


Five things I am in love with this week:

1. My giant Arkansas Razorback tumbler that a kind co-worker bought me last year. It has been filled with warm, sweet, hot tea multiple times during the day to get me through.

2. This book:


I love everything Rick Riordan has written and I am sad to get to the end of this particular series.

3. This show:

James Spader is so good at being a slime ball.

4. Elisabeth Shue as Fin on CSI. Showing us how to still be hot...

5. This stuff:

Being sick sucks, but Nyquil knocks me right out :)

Happy Friday Ya'll!!!

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Finish the Sentence with Jake and Holly


That awkward moment when you realize your last post, was the last "FTS" link up. Oh goes:

My happy place is anywhere without children, laundry, or dirty kitchens.


Whatever happened to Christian Slater? I mean the last thing I remember seeing him in was “Interview with a Vampire” or am I just that out of touch?


So what if I wear Crocs. My feet hurt and they are sandals at least. The hubs threw out all my other ones.


E! needs a reality show about nothing at all. I hate reality shows, except “Duck Dynasty”-wait, is “Ink Master” a reality show?


My go-to fast food meal is an 8 count Chick-Fil A meal with a side salad (fries, I mean waffle fries) and two things of Chick-Fil A sauce.


You might not know that I really enjoy a filthy, dirty rap song. If I can shake my booty to it-it’s all good J


The hottest quarterback in the NFL is....a tie between Aaron Rodgers (the State Farm commercials kill me!) with that grin, those eyes, and those dimples and RGIII he has a killer smile and the man looks like his arms and legs could have been chiseled by Michaelangelo. I am sucker for biceps.


If I could...turn back time (and now you are singing along with me).


My personality is awesome because I am fierce and loyal to those I love.


Twerking is a chiropractor’s dream. I can only imagine the amount of spinal damage done by people attempting to try it.


I think it's super gross when people chew with their mouths open.

Someone needs to tell Miley Cyrus they are called “squats” honey and you need to do them My 37 year-old booty looks better than hers! It’s a disgrace to young women every where, I imagine her trainer is so ashamed.

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Finish the Sentence with Jake and Holly!


If I had one extra hour in the day...I would actually get all of the laundry folded and put away-who am I kidding? I would sleep.

I wish my name...was Princess Consuela Bananahammock.

I think anything chevron is...becoming last year's trend, but I need it to stay current because I have a dress I haven't had a chance to wear!

My last nightmare...had my principal telling me I had to teach Pre-K.

 Sometimes...I wish I could just not give f#$k about anything.

My last meal on earth would mother's (even though we aren't on great terms) fried pork chops, with gravy made in the pan the pork chops were cooked, mashed potatoes, homemade yeast rolls slathered with butter, sweet tea with real sugar, and German Chocolate cake.

I would much rather be Khloe Kardashian than Kim because no cares that Khloe is fat. to be enjoyed in it's full-fat Hellman's Real glory, no Miracle Whip, Kraft Mayo or low fat crap allowed!!

10 years ago, I didn't think...I would ever be this happy and loved.

Selfishly...I spend money on my clothes instead of my kiddos (my relatives buy them stuff all the time and no one cares if Kara needs new shoes).

My favorite show on TV right now...Ink Master-Dave Navarro 'nuff said.

And, George Zimmerman...needs to spend the money he is going to get from NBC to hire a security detail to rival a Mexican drug lord or he isn't going to make it.

Thursday, July 11, 2013

If I won the lottery....

I seriously HEART Holly Stanfield!! She is suppose to come to Dallas next weekend and I hope Megan remembers to let me in on the fun! Anyway, the link up today is one that is near and dear to my heart-winning the lottery. I am pretty sure I daydream about it.all.the.time. I never buy a ticket though, part of that is because I am never quite sure how to feel the damn thing out correctly.  Oh well here goes:

1.  I will hire a lawyer and a financial planner (my father-in-law) to make sure I don't blow several  million dollars on clothes, shoes, and Ferraris.

2. Anyone we owe money (I am talking to you Sallie Mae and William D. Ford) will be paid off.

3. I will pay off my family's debts as well.

4. Set up hefty trust funds for my kiddos.

5. Set up the retirement fund


7. Donate to a few local charities.

Now let the fun and frivolity start!!!

Hire a nanny, an honest to goodness live-in go anywhere with us nanny. We don't have grandparents to send the kid to and I WANT to travel.

Hire a personal trainer, shopper, and chef.

Schedule weekly housecleaning.

Buy my Range Rover. Buy my husband a new truck. Buy my grandmother a white Cadillac. Buy my son a Red Jeep Wrangler because he has wanted one since was about 2.  

Head to the Neiman Marcus downtown flagship store and buy any purse I want (Balenciaga Classic City in Red, thank you very much).

Go to a spa and get every treatment on the menu.

Laser hair removal...

Book a European vacaction-first class all the way.

Take the entire family to Disney World

Register for the Paris Marathon and hope I can do it!

After the dust settles, start planning our dream home.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

So What Wednesday (again....)

I ADORE Shannon. I am forever thankful that she does the So What link-up.

So What Wednesday
So what if I watched three episodes of "Glee" last night instead of doing laundry. Lea Michele sang "Don't Stop Believing" for her audition in "Funny Girl" and I may or may not have teared up a little during the performance....

 So what if I felt like punching my lead teacher this morning. Telling me that working with struggling students isn't my "niche" before I have had my morning gallon of coffee is never a good idea.

So what if I 100% agreed with Mama Laughlin's post about running a mile in 16:00 and at 200 pounds is ugly. Yes, if you are running at 200 pounds (or in my case 230) there is a lot of wiggle and jiggle going on and yes going that slow IS UGLY, get over people. She speaks the truth; you just can't handle it....

So what if I buy Boom Chicka Pop popcorn instead of microwaving my own. It's good and I don't run the risk of burning it up.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Top Ten Tuesdays-Movie Quotes.

Trista over at Stewart Street is the weekly host of Top Ten Tuesdays. She is much better at putting cool things in her blog than me..

Once upon a time I watched movies constantly, at home and in the theaters. Then I had a baby and we have a serious lack of sitters for movie nights and for some reason having a baby has shrunk my already depleted attention span even further. I do good to make it through an episode of "The Following" on my DVR.

Stewart Street

10I'm not crazy, I've just been in a very bad mood 40 years!..."Steel Magnolias". It was hard to not pick at least 5 from this movie. 

9.Would you please put some pants on? I feel weird having to ask you twice...."The Hangover". I think this is the funniest movie ever made-I didn't laugh hysterically but I giggled from the the beginning to the end. 

8.  I want the fairy tale..."Pretty Woman". Another one of those hmmm..can't believe I watched this as a young girl movies where you really don't "get" what is happening.

7. Yes, but there's just something about him. Something around the eyes, I don't know, reminds me of... me. No. I'm sure of it, I hate him...."Tombstone". Oh Val Kilmer, you were so hot-what the hell has happened to you????

6.Just a fly in the ointment, Hans. The monkey in the wrench. The pain in the ass...."Die Hard". I don't think I truly appreciated this movie until I was an adult and I watch it comes.on.

5.You're gonna need a bigger boat...."Jaws". Honestly one of my all time favorite movies and a truly scary movie.

4. When this baby hits 88 miles per hours, you're going to see some serious shit...."Back to the Future". I can quote the ENTIRE movie from beginning to end .

3.I just don't think that Brooke could've done this. Exercise gives you endorphins. Endorphins make you happy. Happy people just don't shoot their husbands, they just don't..... "Legally Blonde". I LOVE this movie.

2. Childhood is what you spend the rest of your life trying to overcome. That's what momma always says. She says that beginnings are scary, endings are usually sad, but it's the middle that counts the most. Try to remember that when you find yourself at a new beginning. Just give hope a chance to float up. And it will..."Hope Floats". This movie is all about second chances and I can so relate to Sandra Bullock's character.

1. Just so you know, judging from my little experience, I kind of believe in fate. It just works in really fucked up ways sometimes...."Can't Hardly Wait". If you have never seen this movie, do yourself a favor and watch it. It's about a high school graduation party and is so on point.