Thursday, August 26, 2010

pretty pretty shoes

Two posts in one day....craziness.  Just thought it was fun that my wedding shoes are mentioned on one of my favorite sites in the world, Style Me Pretty, today...guess I've got style after all.  

Which ones you ask?  Well, that I can not yet tell...

tales from the world of conference calls

I feel like my common reason for missing anything is "I can't do ______ because I have a conference call".  The very close second would simply be "I can't do _____ because I have to get ready for a conference call".  

Sound familiar?  

Picking up the phone and dialing in to a line where you have to state your name after the beep (PS, I hate when there is a ROLL CALL involved where they actually play back everyone's 'name after the beep') and then wait for everyone to join so you can begin.  What drives me crazy is really fun is when you are waiting on someone who is late & you have to make small talk with others on the phone.  Do you know how many times a week I talk about the Braves or the weather in "hot-lanta" (as everyone outside of Atlanta says) while waiting on someone to join a call?!  It is certainly not the highlight of my day. 

Ok, ok, I am sure you're thinking that I am complaining a lot for someone who loves my job so much.  Truth is, I do love my job.  Honestly, I think it's one of the best in the world....but I still don't like conference calls.  I like my boss, I like my colleagues and I like my clients, I just do not like conference calls.  I am much more of a one-on-one call kind of gal, and someone who would just rather do the work and get stuff done than get everyone's feedback at once on a conference call line.  

Anyone relate?  

Well, I certainly don't want to end my post sounding like such a sourpuss.  On a very happy note, I will have a new last name in 30 days.  I was talking to Bobby yesterday about whether or not he will cry.  He played it cool, but I know this man.  There will be tears. 

Finally, I would like to share this adorable video with you...I could watch this daily (and judging from my above post, perhaps I should....)

Monday, August 23, 2010

Sentimental Value

I was asking my mom about songs we could play before or during the wedding and briefly mentioned the classic by Peter, Paul & Mary called 'The Wedding Song'. I was going back & forth as to whether or not I wanted it (my MIL suggested it, and I had never heard it) when Mom told me that it was the song performed before her and my dad's ceremony. I am a sucker for sentimental value, especially when it involves my family....needless to say, this song will be used in 33 days. That's right THIRTY THREE days. Wowza!

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Binder Clips

It occurred to me just the other night that I may be bordering on an obsession with binder clips.  
They are just so sticking useful!  

(this is typical)

(who needs real 'Chip Clips' anyways?!)

(maybe not so typical but SO useful!!)

....I wonder what random items other people find 'useful' in their houses?!

Friday, August 6, 2010

Five Things for 'Feel Good Friday'

Just came across this from a fun new blog I follow & thought I would give it a shot today...

1. Only FIFTY days remain until I marry my best friend!!  Can't believe it's happening so soon & I could not be happier :)))

2. My oldest nephew starts Kindergarten today!  I am looking forward to seeing him at dinner today & hearing all about his big day!  Congrats, AJ!

3. I just realized my birthday is less than a month away....hooray :) Who doesn't love birthdays?!

4. I had a yummy dinner with a wonderful friend last night.... Mexican & catching up with a girlfriend is a great combo!

5. It's Friiiiiday!  What can you not "Feel Good" about on a Friday?

You can link your own Feel Good Friday from The Girl Next Door Grows Up - here.

Monday, August 2, 2010

home again, home again....jiggidy jigg.

Wow, it's AUGUST!!  I have been back in the states for two whole weeks now and I feel like I was never gone, although by looking at the calendar I see I have missed a lot!  I had the trip of a lifetime, but now I am so happy to be back home and counting  the days until I am a Mrs.!! ...54 to be exact! WOW!!!  Update on the wedding plans....

  • dress came in, had my first fitting & will go in again in a few weeks.  I loooove this dress :)
  • invites are printed and waiting to be sent this week..woohoooo!  Love the work that hi note did!
  • meeting with the florist next week to see a sample bouquet, can't wait!
  • bridesmaid dresses are IN, now we just need green shoes.  Suggestions?
  • Honeymoon is BOOKED!!  Can't wait to spend 7 nights with my honey in Mexico :)
  • much more I just can't think of it all right now!

Last week was a really fun girls getaway with my sisters Ashley and Elizabeth and our momma, Mel!  I love spending time with them!  Sister Elizabeth (makes her sound like a nun, ha!) has cute pictures up to view.  I didn't bring my camera so you will have to look at her blog about the trip here.

Well that's all for now.  Stay tuned for some more wedding updates as we get closer.  So excited about the showers that are being planned and can't wait to celebrate with the people I love the most!

Make it a great day!