July 2011

Celebrating Poolside with Friends

by Courtney on July 31, 2011

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I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again…I am so lucky to have such amazing people in my life! This afternoon, Jay and I had some of our good friends over to hang out by the pool, enjoy the beautiful weather, and celebrate a couple of birthdays. Mal’s birthday was today, while Jay’s birthday […]

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It Was A Good Day

by Courtney on July 31, 2011

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Happy Sunday! How’s everyone doing today?? Well, backtracking quickly to yesterday; I certainly had a great half birthday. I took the rest of the day off from blogging, but I DID… -Eat a LOT of cake. Like, four pieces throughout the day. But shhhhh. -Enjoy a couple 2-for-1 Sam Adams Summer beers at Chili’s with […]

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My Half Birthday Surprise

by Courtney on July 30, 2011

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There’s nothing like spending your Saturday morning with a good friend, and a good cup of iced coffee (and then getting a pretty sweet half birthday surprise, but I’ll get to that in a minute). I had a feeling that the two of us would be there for a while, so I went ahead and […]

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Bendiful Watch Winners

by Courtney on July 30, 2011

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Good morning, friends! Happy weekend to us all! This morning I got up, tackled this insane incline workout, and now I’m getting ready to head out the door to meet up with this lovely lady at our favorite spot (rumor has it, she’s HUGE now!). BUT, before I go…let’s announce the two lucky winners of […]

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Full Of Tangents

by Courtney on July 29, 2011

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I’ve read before that when one is constructing a blog post, that it should really be centered around one main topic or point of interest. Typically, my posts tend to talk about more than one topic, but I do try my best to somehow mesh things together. Well today, my friends, I’ve got lots to […]

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Fashion Friday: Bendiful Watches (Giveaway!)

by Courtney on July 29, 2011

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Happy Fashion Friday!! I’ve got a fun post for you all today, along with a pretty sweet perk at the end. Go check it out! Today’s Topic: Bendiful Jewelry & Watches Have you guys checked out this site yet? Bendiful Jewelry & Watches began when Renee Benda, a designer from Central New York, wasn’t able […]

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BBQ Chicken Garbage Bread

by Courtney on July 28, 2011

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This afternoon, I was totally ahead of the game and took care of putting together tonight’s dinner. Ohhhh yes. We’ll get to that in a second. So because I was already ahead of the game with dinner, this meant that, rather then spend the evening in the kitchen, I was free to spend some QT […]

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I Love Coupons

by Courtney on July 28, 2011

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Yes, I love them. There’s just something about knowing that I either a) scored myself a major deal or, b)(even better) got something for free, that gets me all giddy with excitement. What can I say…I am definitely my father’s daughter when it comes to coupons and savings. Don’t worry, mom. You’re the reason I […]

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Challenging Negative Self-Talk

by Courtney on July 28, 2011

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Hey hey! How’s everyone doing on this lovely Thursday morning? I’m gonna whip right though breakfast because I’ve got more important things to talk about this morning. Today’s breakfast was a perfect combo of sweet and savory: a toasted Thomas’ Blueberry Bagel Thin topped with raspberry Polaner All-Fruit + 2 egg whites. I still had […]

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It All Adds Up

by Courtney on July 27, 2011

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I’m so glad you guys are liking the new Favorites page! It turned out to be a much bigger project than I had anticipated, but it was totally worth it. Since I was so busy working on that this afternoon, I didn’t get a chance to fill you in on the rest of my day. […]

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