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Fun Facts Friday {2/21}

by Courtney on February 21, 2014


1. I don’t know if it’s from having Monday off from work or not, but this week seemed to absolutely FLY by for me. I’m certainly not complaining! Anyone else have a quick week? 2. This week, surprisingly enough, included some pretty stellar dinners. Highlights include Sloppy Joe’s (I used this recipe at the recommendation […]


Things Making Me Smile This Week {10/20}

by Courtney on October 20, 2012


My Cody-man seems to be 100% back to normal, and that totally makes me smile. He sure has been hamin’ it up the past couple days. My latest issue of Cooking Light magazine…I mean, does this not sound exciting or WHAT?! Chelsey’s granola bars. I’ve been snacking on them all week long and enjoyed another […]


Brace Yourselves

by Courtney on September 11, 2012

I came across one of the best photos last night. After dinner, Jay and I were spending some QT on the couch…errr, actually, it was more like I was watching TV while he was browsing through his favorite site. I happened to glance over at one point, which turned out to be perfect timing because […]


It Will All Work Out

by Courtney on August 9, 2012


Sometimes, a salad out of a mixing bowl is just necessary. Who’s with me?!?! I honestly haven’t really been craving the veggies lately. I go through phases, and right now is apparently my non-veggie phase. Today, however, the thought of a nice, big chopped salad (made my favorite way) the size of my face sounded […]


Lots of Birthday Fun

by Courtney on August 1, 2012


Suuuuuch a great time last night! I was lucky enough to be able to spend my entire evening with some of (but not all!) my favorite people in the world last night. After Jay got home from work, we headed on over to Sarah & Jeff’s house for a little birthday gathering to celebrate the […]


Funny Story About a Cat on a Leash

by Courtney on June 5, 2012


Sooo, funny story about this one. Yeah, that’s been him today. Quite the life. I swear, if he’s not flying through the air, he’s hanging around in what are usually some pretty provocative poses. But anyway… The other day, I ended up purchasing a leash and a harness for my little buddy so he could […]