Sunday, September 29, 2013

J.o.b.s - Social Sunday

Happy Sunday! I really enjoyed sleeping in and slowly slipping my coffee. :)

Sunday Social

1. What is your dream job? To be a pediatric and/or OB-GYN nurse. Lately, I have been thinking about being a teacher too... See a theme here?

2. If you had just won the lottery and didn’t need to work for money, what would you do with your time? Bake, exercise, blog, SHOP, drink, read, attempt my bucket list....I could go on and on. Maybe I should buy myself a lottery ticket.... I actually think I would go crazy after awhile though.

3. What piece of career advice would you give to someone just starting out in your field?
I would say..focus on the good and not the bad. Everyone thinks, "Eww, you clean butts." Yes, you do clean butts but you also get to know the residents and that becomes such a small part in their care.

4. What would be your ideal “just for fun” job?
I would love to be a professional organizer and decorator! Isn't that nuts? I love to clean and organizer other people's stuff. I am always messing with my mom's stuff and helping her redo rooms.

5. What was your first “real” job?
I started working at the movie theatre when I was 16. It was an easy job and great perks, like free popcorn and movies. (I still work there off and on.) I was crazy and had 3 jobs when I was 16. I loved making my own money and not relying on my parent's for that.

This is an old picture but all I could find. It doesn't look so blah and boring anymore.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Heavy Heart

My heart is heavy this morning as I write this. Yesterday, two people from my community lost their lives. It seems I have been reminded daily that life is so short. Knowing first hand what it is like to lose a sibling, I am hurting so much for the family. I wish I could help take some of their pain away, it is a pain that no one should have to endure so young.

I believe that God has a plan and a reason for everything but things like this, really test my faith. Yesterday, he took a brother, son, boyfriend, cousin, and friend away from the community. He took a mother, sister, daughter, and a friend away also.
Living in a small community, things like this really hit home and bring the light to your eyes. I don't understand why this is happening, I may never understand but it just makes me that much more thankful that I am still here today.

I am thankful that although my family doesn't understand my future move, they have stood by me anyways.

I am thankful that I attended a small school where I got to know everyone and made a lot of memories. Three of my classmates have been in serious accidents lately and I am glad I would be able to tell you certain things about each one instead of just "I knew them."

Please excuse my midnight editing...

Nate was my locker neighbor throughout school. We were never that close of friends but we always said "Hi" to each other or he would make some smart ass remark to me.
He was always cracking a smile and trying to make people laugh.
He was a ladies man. He always had a girlfriend or was trying to impress one.

He had recently been involved in doing and selling drugs but he was clean for the last few months. He had found God and turned himself around. It took courage for him to face all the people who doubted him, who were just waiting for him to mess up, and prove himself to them.

He fell asleep and never woke up at the young age of 22. I hope he rests in peace and comforts his family from up above. <3

I am thankful that I have friends who also stand by me through my ridiculousness. I do not have many close friends but I am SO thankful for the ones that I do have.

I may be confused with God right now and his plan but I am thankful for all the things he has helped me with in life so far..

One of my favorite quotes, " Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal." -Unknown.

Hold your loved ones tight and please say a prayer for all the families who are hurting everywhere right now. <3 <3

Linking up with for the Thankful Thursday link-up!!

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

End Alzheimer's!

I started out my weekend by a couple of the best 2 B's of fall...Beer and Bonfire. It was relaxing but chilly which let me know that summer has officially left. I still have mixed feelings about this...

1. I participated in the "Walk to End Alzheimer's" Walk yesterday. It was a 2 mile walk and it was for a good cause. It honestly isn't a "fun" walk but I love to tease my bosses after I lap them. Working with resident's who have been affected by this disease encourages me to walk every year. It is heartbreaking to see what this disease can do to people. I am glad I can do my part while exercising!! [Info]

2. I have decided on my next tattoo. I just need to get the balls to actually do it. Yikes....

Anyone have a wrist tattoo?
3. I went shopping with my mom after the walk. Target was a must. Of course, I found some good steals.

I am going to try this Garnier Fructis Dry Shampoo. It's a little more expensive than Suave but it smells soo good! 

I also stopped at Michael's. They had Hello Kitty coffee mugs on sale for $2!! (originally $6) If you think I passed those up, you are crazy. I got an ornament for a craft project that I mayyyy get up on the blog soon. It's hard to say really.....opps.

4. I actually got ready last week, it has been a couple weeks since I actually did my hair....:/ #fail
5. Check out my cute nephew! I posted this snapchat a couple of weeks ago on IG, but I had to share again :)
6. I FINALLY ordered the Urban Decay Naked Palette. I have been wanting it for awhile and yesterday, I just did it! Everyone says it is amazing and I can't wait to get it!

Urban Decay - Naked Palette

 7. Many things have been happening that are scary around here in this town lately.. I will be writing a post about it soon and how thankful I am to be here and healthy...

P.S. I am extremely jealous of my IRL friend, Brooke who gets to meet Mama Laughlin, Skinny Meg, and Holly this next weekend!! I think I need to send her a picture of my face stuck to a popsicle stick so it will feel like I'm there.......please ? :) Otherwise, I will be forced to photo shop myself in. ;)

Sami's Shenanigans

Julep Box #2

Hello there. It's Tuesday and I'm posting....would you look at that?! :) #beimpressed

I got my second Julep box in the mail this week! I was excited when I saw it and opened it right away. Due to the price, I think this will be my last box for awhile. $20 isn't much but I need to save up for moving and it's the smart thing to do....womp womp. I sound old with all this saving money talk.
Old but sassy, biotches.

I changed my profile to Classic with a Twist and loved it! I got 2 nail polishes, a nude cream and dark purple. The nude will be nice for the fall but the purple was really dark and thick.

I got a beauty product with it this time too. It was Bare Face Cleansing Oil.... I LOVED it! I have been using Neutrogena Makeup Remover Wipes, they have worked okay but my eyes hurt after having to scrub my mascara off. This took my makeup off right away! I was so impressed, it even took my waterproof mascara off easily. Since it's oil, it left my face nice and soft. My face is acne prone so we will see if the oil causes problems or not. For now, I am really impressed!!

I got this One-Step Polish Remover Pad, which I have not used yet.

This card came with the box and it was perfect!! I have been really nervous about moving and hoping everything will go smoothly. Everyone at work finally knows about it and have been really questioning me. So this quote makes me feel much better!! So true!
I like trying new beauty products and have been thinking about trying Ipsy...any comments? I would love to hear if anyone has gotten Ipsy before and what you thought about it! :) I really like getting a box every month!

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Social Sunday--Blog Deets

Sunday Social

1. What is the name of your blog?

Little Lady

 2. What do you love most about blogging?

Meeting new people! I love the "environment" of blogland and being able to express myself by blogging.

 3. Why did you start blogging?

I had been following a lot of blogs for about 4 months and then I decided to start blogging myself!

 4. What is something you’d want to tell someone just starting out in the blog world?

Comment, comment, comment!!!! Great way to get noticed and make new friends! I also think doing link-ups are a great way to meet people with similar interests.

 5. Biggest blogging learning experience you’ve had?

Just be yourself. Don't try to do what everyone else is doing. I had a hard time at first with this. I was always nervous to post things if I was uncertain or felt silly about them. I am getting better at not worrying about what others will think.

 6. What are three blogs you love?

1. Mal Smiles. I just started following her and she is great!
2. Dog Hair is An Accessory. She is my "big" from Littles and Bigs and she is hilarious!!
3.  XO Christine Marie. She just moved to California, near the area I will be moving so I love seeing her posts at the beach!!

I also love reading everyone else on my list!! I am loving finding new blogs to read every week. I can barely keep up but they are all great ladies!!

Happy Sunday!!

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Fall is in the Air.

No work for me this weekend....I understand why people love having weekends off. I love getting up {slowly} and drinking a few cups of coffee instead of sprinting out the door for work.

It has been dark when I get up at 5 am for work and it's pretty depressing. This week's Sunday Social is about fall. I suppose I better get used to the fact that fall is here!

Sunday Social

1. What is your favorite fall activity? Bonfires, I love sitting around a fire with a few drinks, chatting with good friends.

 2. Do you follow a football team? If so, which one and why? I don't really...My family are huge Husker's fans. My ex was a huge Packer's fan and I actually followed them and knew the players otherwise I am not a big football watcher...

 3. What is something fun about fall in your area? Nothing really fun to do around here..ha There is a pumpkin farm with a maze or haunted houses. I love the changing colors of the leaves.

 4. What are your favorite fall staple outfits? Layers. I am loving cardigan's right now. I also love boots and light long sleeve shirts.

 5. What things are you looking forward to most about this coming fall season? My mom makes the best pumpkin bars..yum. I'm looking forward to seeing what a different state is like during fall.

 6. What is your favorite fall holiday? Tradition? Thanksgiving is one of the two times that my dad's family gets together and I love spending time with them. The food is pretty good too ;P. I am not sure if I will be back for this Thanksgiving or what I will be doing since I will be living in Cali then. I will miss my family but I am looking forward to making a few traditions of my own! :)

I am off to do some more packing, I hope everyone is having a great weekend!

Wednesday, September 4, 2013


I'm back...did you think I got lost? I didn't forget about my lovely bloggy blog. My computer died on me and let's be honest, the Droid blogger app is a real piece of crap.

I got a new fancy schmancy computer and I'm ready to roll! It's crazy how much I rely on my computer. I have an iPad and smartphone but I still use my computer for quite a bit. Windows 8 is taking some getting used to but I am loving this new computer so far.

I am glad I had the Bloglovin' app to follow my favs! Fall is coming and I'm not excited. So many posts about fall clothes but I don't want cold weather yet. How about you guys?

I have been sick for the last 2 weeks. Just my luck that it's the end of summer and I'm sick. Boooo. I finally got on some antibiotics and other crap so let's hope I get rid of this in time to get my usual fall cold. What the hell would I do without these damn allergies? Oh, maybe I would have a more exciting, snot free life.

Well, short post for tonight. I am excited to be blogging again.

New computer= new pictures