Floral and Fit

Nov 21, 2014

Nothing motivates me more to hit the gym or the road than new workout gear.
After I recently discovered Onzie, that love increased ten fold.
I mean, they have workout pants with flamingos on them! Who doesn't love that?
Not to mention their gear is super soft, high quality and performs well.
That is an A+ in my book.
As soon as I these pretties arrived in my mailbox, I put them all on immediately and headed to bootcamp.  
Long leggings c/o Onzie, elastic tank top c/o Onzie, chic bra top c/o Onzie

News flash...I am a sucker for anything with a cute, open back.
I.e. the top criteria for my birthday dress.

Not only are those pants super fun, they preform well too.
I can NOT stand running/work out pants that slide down while wearing them and these certainly did not.
The sports bra is tight, snug and stayed in place too.
And the top.  Oh the top! So soft, breathable and easy to move in.  It is very flouncy, bouncy so I don't think I will wear it for running.  But for bootcamp, it is perfect!
If you want workout gear that is soft, breezy, easy to move in and well performing, I would say grab yourself some Onzie in a heartbeat.  I take my workout clothes seriously and will not mess around with pieces that don't perform well or cause me problems mid workout.  This is not the case with Onzie, I could not be more pleased with the quality.  

And with Christmas right around the corner, I would add some Onzie to your list for Santa.  Wink wink, boys.

Be sure to check them out on instagram @onzie and #onziegear


The new 30

Nov 19, 2014

We've reached the point in our lives and in our friend group that we've started turning 30.
And if I do say so myself, we are doing it gracefully and full of awesomeness.
This past weekend we celebrated, in full college style, our friend Margaret's 30th and had the best time.  
We were back on our college stomping grounds, stayed up far too late laughing, hit up Qdoba at 3am and partied our faces off.  It was glorious.
My level of tiredness can not be measured but it was 100% worth it.
These girls make my heart whole and I am so, so thankful for them.

So as scary as 30 is hyped up to be...so far it is looking mighty fine on my friends.
I think I am just about ready to embrace it.
I may be singing a different tune next month when it's my turn, but right now, bring it on 30!
Well, as long as I can find a birthday dress, bring it on.  (Why is it so hard to find the perfect dress?)


Fridays with Floyd : Caption This

Nov 14, 2014

Last weekend we headed out to a Christmas tree farm to take Christmas card photos, with Floyd in tow.
By the end, homeboy was OVER. IT.
And because I can't spill the beans of our card yet, I thought some shots of Floyd would suffice.

Besides, it is really hard not to come up with some sassy phrases for him when you see these shots...
So, let's hear it...what is Floyd thinking?

Happy weekend friends! 


Pin to Present : DIY Gift Bag Tissue Flower

Nov 13, 2014

I am alive, I swear.
But it has been touch and go this week.
I did something crazy to my back (like spasms crazy) on Monday night and was out for the count.
Thankfully, I am on the mend!
And when you can't do much else, why not craft?

We are celebrating our lovely friend Marge's birthday this weekend and I wanted to add some uniqueness to how her gift was wrapped.  I turned to, where else, Pinterest.  I had pinned this tissue flower a while back and knew that was what I wanted!  
Plus, this really couldn't be easier.
All you need is:
-a square of tissue paper (4-6 sheets)
Cut a square in your tissue paper
Cut a flower (or whatever shape you want)
Flip and rotate the sheets so the color of tissue alternates
Tape the sheets together
Gather the tissue at the back to make it dimensional and fluff the sheets
Tape to your bag or box!

There is a good chance a lot of our Christmas gifts will have some version of these flowers on them.  I think I will experiment with doing Christmas trees and snow flakes as well!  Glitter tissue paper here I come!

Linking up with Anne for Pin to Present! 


Fridays with Floyd : A week at Gmas

Nov 7, 2014

The number 2 question we got after we returned back from Hawaii was, 'where was Floyd?'
Floyd was VERY well taken care of and our #1 priority before even taking our trip.
Floyd had the honor of staying at his Gmas house while we were gone and he was happy as a clam.  
They even wrote a blog post about it they had so much fun!

Floyd here, I guess you have all seen the pictures of my Mama and Papa in Hawaii. Did you see me in any of those pictures?  
Woof Woof! NO! There was NO way I was getting on an airoplane and travel across the country. I would have to change planes and fly over the ocean! Have you seen how short my legs are? I can’t swim that far! Did you guys know there are sharks in that ocean? Judy, my dog friend in Hawaii, told me all about them. She does not go out in the ocean past her paws, because her dog friends have told her all about sharks. I don’t have a dog passport and I am sure there would be some sort of special shots or medicine I would have had to take “YUK”. So, I called my Gma and booked my dogcation (dog vacation) with her. Thank goodness for Gma!
Over the river and through the woods to Gma’s house I go! Gma and Sophie were on fall break from her school, so we got to spend lots of fun time together. I luvvv to go to Gma’s she has lots of dog treats. She even lets me chew on a special bone bought just for me. My Poppa called my Grandpa Thomas to take me on long walks on my golf course. The smells on my golf course are out of this world! After one of my walks I went back to Gma’s and took a nap in the sun laying straight up on my back. 
Gma said I looked funny, but hey I was catching some Zzzzzz’s. 
I have a new trick that I do at Gma’s house as soon as she gets up out of her chair I snarf her spot. 
I love her chair. Sometimes you find food by Gma’s chair and I help her eat it! Gma lets me sit in her lap when I am missing my Mama and Papa. She rocks and pets me and tells me they will be back soon. A couple of nights I woke Gma up around 3:00 am (FLOYD THOMAS!!). I had to go potty really bad. Gma said that she wished I would not get her up so early! Gma is a little grumpy at that hour, but a real sport and took me out let out to take care of business! 
I really missed getting to see my new dog friend Judy. 
She lives with my Aunt Kait (one of da best aunt in the world.  I really rike aunt Casey too, she tells me how perfect I am) and Uncle Dane who live in Hawaii. I will just keep dreaming of the day that Judy and I get to go to the dog park and play.

And it's a wonder Floyd even wants to come back and live with us....

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