November 2012

Dreading It All Morning

by Courtney on November 26, 2012

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Well, hello there! For many of you, I should probably give you a nice “welcome back” this morning, since I’m sure many of you were (hopefully) away from your computers and enjoying the holiday weekend. For all of my fellow Thanksgiving celebrators, I hope you all had a wonderful Turkey day; and for my non-Thanksgiving […]

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Things Accomplished Today

by Courtney on November 25, 2012

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It has been a long and very productive day, but man am I wiped. Actually, I’m pretty sure all of us are. Things accomplished today: Walked 3 miles on the treadmill while watching Fred Clause Got the grocery shopping done for the week, and only managed to forget one thing on my list Lots of […]

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Waffle Heaven

by Courtney on November 25, 2012

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Okay, so yesterday. Remember that waffle I shared with you all? Yeah, it was amazing. Well let’s talk about that waffle, and the place that it came from. I met up with my bestie, Heather, for our monthly outing which we’re now making a conscious effort to keep up. Sometimes, time just gets past us […]

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Giveaway Round Up

by Courtney on November 24, 2012

Alright, first things first. I can’t believe you guys haven’t reminded me about posting the winner for the personalized tree print giveaway?!? I was supposed to pick a winner on Wednesday, but it totally slipped my mind until this morning. We’ll blame it on Thanksgiving and the fact that all I could think about was […]

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House Projects on Black Friday

by Courtney on November 24, 2012

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Good moooooorning! How was everyone’s Black Friday? Did you shop ‘til you dropped, or avoid the crowds completely? Besides a quick trip into Walmart on Thanksgiving night to buy shampoo for a rug cleaner (which was quite amusing to see everyone crowding around the various spots in the store before the deals were done and […]

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Thanksgiving 2012

by Courtney on November 23, 2012

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We came. We ate. We ate some more. And we had a great, great Thanksgiving. I didn’t wind up taking too many photos yesterday, other than the food that was on the table (which you’ll see in a second), but that’s just because I was too busy having an awesome day. Hopefully everyone else was […]

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Some Other Food Groups

by Courtney on November 22, 2012

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Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Who’s ready for some delicious food headed their way today?? I know I. Am. Pumped. And as much as I loved hosting Thanksgiving last year, I’m feeling pretty thankful for not having to do it this year…it’s exhausting! So last night, Jay and I enjoyed a quiet evening in, ordered some food […]

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Almost Ready To Go

by Courtney on November 21, 2012

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Two desserts baked and almost ready to go! I’ve got my cheesecake baked and am just waiting for it to cool so I can put the topping on it. And I’ve also got my pumpkin cake roll cooked and cooling. I don’t know what it is about “rolled” things, but I’ve always been so nervous […]

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Lots of Snuggles

by Courtney on November 21, 2012

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Happy Thanksgiving Eeeeeeeeeeve! Boy, I can remember a few past Thanksgiving Eves (aka, the biggest drinking day of the year, so they say?) and, well, let’s just say they will not be looking anything like that this year. Apparently, I’m old now. So as far as last night’s dinner went, I actually went with something […]

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Tuesday Night TV Junkies

by Courtney on November 20, 2012

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You guys are awesome! Thank you so much for all of the suggestions and ideas for both my butternut squash and some Thanksgiving desserts. Even though I didn’t make anything today, I do have a couple ideas in mind… For the butternut squash: Best Ever Butternut Squash Soup Ever For Thanksgiving dessert: A pumpkin roll […]

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