Tuesday, February 26, 2013

get me a "special" jacket, cuz i might be crazy

i signed up to take crossfit classes. 
20 to be exact. 
one of my sisters, who lives in the same area as me, found a deal on groupon (which by the way is one of my new favorite things) for 20 crossfit/kickboxing classes for 50 bucks in our area. the groupon said it was a $300 value. 
woah momma!

so naturally we just couldn't pass that up. i decided that i should probably do some research since i've already committed myself to this thing and i have to admit i'm pretty excited about it. i found a video on one website and the people were doing all sorts of crazy stuff like lifting over giant tires, throwing sandbags, and climbing ropes using just their arms. these people are crazy fit.
now i realize that they've probably taken more than 20 classes to get to that point but it looks like it's gonna be a good experience. 
i start on saturday with one of two basic classes. 
wish us luck!

Monday, February 25, 2013

weekend rewind

seriously can i rewind this past weekend?
saturday was my sorority's alumnae luncheon. it was my first one as an alumna and the first time i've been back since graduation (ok, new years ever, but that doesn't really count) so i was super excited to go back and see everyone.

i even got to pick up my award from the instillation banquet that i couldn't attend. i'm so honored that my sisters voted me as the most outstanding sister for the year.

thanks yall!

and later that night a few sisters and i went out in buckhead. we ran into a few people that we went to school with and it was great catching up.

i stayed the night with k.campto attend Passion in the morning but we kind of overslept and didn't make it to the 11 o'clock service so we made breakfast and decided that the service at 4 would do just as well.
when we got hungry for lunch we decided to try the atlanta food truck park.
i wasn't exactly sure what to expect but it was just what the name says, a park of food trucks. all different kinds of food trucks. we ate at W.O.W! bbq and it was delicious!

i know it doesn't look all that great, but it was.

this place is so cool. definitely a good place to take a big group of friends because everyone can pick their own type of food. there was a jamaican truck, an indian, health food and a bunch of other types. there was even a cupcake truck.
i love finding new places to go to and things to do on the weekends. if you're ever in the atlanta area i definitely recommend trying this place.

what did yall do this weekend?

Thursday, February 21, 2013

throw back thursday

eek! throw back thursday? on blogger?
i'm in!

i'm linking up with Julia and her two co-hosts Ady and Jennifer for my first (blogger) throw back thursday.

i post pictures on most thursdays on instagram and i think that it's so fun!
so since i'm a recent college graduate i figured that i would post some pictures from formal, 
my most favorite event every year.

freshman year. such a little baby
(i'm not 100% sure why my tongue is red..)

sophomore year with my bffl

junior year (the year i had to plan formal)

senior year and my favorite formal!! that was my favorite dress ever!
it's crazy how much i grew up in those four year. i mean my hair is SO much better than it was freshman year. yikes!

this is making me miss my sorority.
can't wait to see all my sisters this weekend and the alumnae luncheon :)

Friday, February 15, 2013

letters for friday

it's friday! and yall know what that means.

time for some letters.

dear third grade babes, i'm so excited to be your new teacher! we are going to have so much fun learning and getting to know each other. i promise to be the best teacher i can be and support yall in any way that i can. i can't wait to start our great adventure together!

dear teacher work day, you are heaven sent. i know i should probably be wishing for the complete day off but i got SO much done today.

dear wall monogram from etsy, please hurry up and get here! i'm so excited to hang you up in my room. another step closer to a completed room.

dear Passion City Church, thank you for Community Groups. i had such a wonderful time wednesday night hearing some life changing stories and digging deeper into the word. and to top it all off, i met some amazing people, including my neighbor down the street (who i'd never met before that night!) i'm already counting down the days until the next meeting.

dear Haiti, i'm glad that i finally listened to God pulling on my heartstrings and made the decision to travel back this july. i know that this trip will be much harder than the last one but when the time comes, i'll be ready. i can't wait to see how God is going to use us there.

thanks ashley for hosting friday's letters! 

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

my grammy post.. two days later

i was listening to pandora on the way home and Carrie Underwood's version of How Great Thou Art came on. now i'm not sure if yall have ever heard it before but it gave me chills! girlfriend can sing.
i posted it below so yall could hear for yourselves.

and how beautiful did she look at the grammys

that Roberto Cavalli dress looked beautiful on her.

of course she took home the grammy for Best Country Solo Performance.

and i was so pumped when they announced at Passion City that Matt Redman won not one but TWO grammys for one of my favorite songs 10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord) in the catagories of Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance and Best Contemporary Christian Music Song. this was my favorite song at Passion 2013 and i get so excited when we sing it at church.

so of course i have to post that one too.

woah two youtube videos in one post. lucky yall!

Monday, February 11, 2013

scenes from my weekend

time for an iphone dump! 
this is what i was up to this weekend

my running buddy

saturday's project. still not sure what exactly i want to put up here. 
any suggestions?

(finally) started downloading the sermons and song videos from Passion 2013.

sunday's OOTD 

found some lilly pulitzer items at The Dump in Buckhead.
i wish i had a place to put these beauties. 

one of the two End It movement vans at Passion City Church

how was yall's weekend?!

Friday, February 8, 2013

Friday's Letters

today i'm linking up with ashley for friday's letters.

Dear Parents, thank you for being so supportive of my moving back home and starting my career. i really appreciate everything yall have done for me this past month. from home cooked dinners, to doing my laundry. you have really made my transition into the "adult world" much easier.

Dear Weekend, thank you for finally showing up! it has literally been one of the longest weeks ever. probably because the past few weeks haven't been full week, thanks to holidays and bad weather. 

Dear Alpha Xi Delta Sisters, i miss yall so much! i know that yall are having your sisterhood retreat this weekend and i wish that i could join yall. i can't wait for the alumnae luncheon in a few weeks!

Dear Pinterest, thank you for your never ending supply of wonderful teaching/classroom ideas. plus all the outfit and room inspiration. this is literally one of the best websites ever!

have a lovely friday evening!!