thoughts, lists, and awards

July 13, 2009 in 1/2 Marathon,award,lists,workout

There is so much on my mind on this crazy Monday morning. But it’s been a successful morning thus far! This is my (mostly) lame attempt at coming to grips with life on this beautiful Monday morning.
I woke up really early this morning to go for a run. Got a nice 2 and a half mile run in. It was a great feeling of accomplishment before the rest of the world woke up.

I must get my 101 in 1001 list done today. I’m giving myself a deadline. And it ends tonight!

I’ve been really thinking about all that I have to get done within the next few weeks. So here’s a sort of mini-list:
-find a new/used car.
-look at my 401k.
-visit the bank and make a deposit.
-book a hotel for S&S wedding.
-figure out what I can do for a going away party.

Last but not least! I received an award late last week and have not had a chance to acknowledge it yet! The Fabulous Brunette at Ramblings of a Fab Brunette gave me the MeMe Award! The award is all about the fabulous me! So here are the rules:

1. Share seven tidbits about myself.

2. Share the award with seven blog friends!

About me:

1. I love baking. Cookies, cakes, cupcakes, etc. Love it. But I rarely eat the desserts that I make. I would rather give them away and share them with people.

2. I don’t really eat chocolate. Once in a while (like last night) I’ll eat a little truffle from Godiva, but not very often.

3. I have an obsession with going to the movies. There is something very magical about movie theaters. I love everything! The opening credits, previews, the smell of the most unhealthy buttery popcorn in the world! It’s all amazing. Which is why if you read often you know that I go to the movies about once a week.

4. I am slightly OCD about organizing and organizational products. So I have to planners and I’m always browsing Real Simple magazine for more organization ideas.

5. I’m a huge advocate of power yoga. If you aren’t sure of what power yoga is, visit a previous post here.

6. I’m hosting my first blog giveaway. I’m giving away a monogrammed wine glass from the Preppy Polka Dot. If you haven’t entered yet, you really should.

7. I’m training for my first half marathon. 🙂

Seven fabulous bloggers are now tagged:
1. K13 at Someday I’ll Get There.
2. City Girl at City Girl Lifestyle.
3. Alexa at Cleveland’s a Plum.
4. Dawn at Thoughts From Along the Broken Road.
5. Domestic Goddess.
6. Carolyn at Hang On Little Tomato.
7. Lil Woman at Little Woman, Little Home.

Happy Monday, y’all!

{ 9 comments… read them below or add one }

*krystyn* July 13, 2009 at 1:18 pm

thank you. i will get to posting this as soon as I can.

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Lil' Woman July 13, 2009 at 1:18 pm

Thanks much for the award!
I am def. OCD about lists and organization too.. you'll see the extent of my craziness tomorrow : )

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alexa - cleveland's a plum July 13, 2009 at 1:38 pm

thanks for the award lovey!! i appreciate it.

and i also am a crazy movie goer who also checks out a flick in the theater at least once a week, sometimes twice!

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Domestic Goddess July 13, 2009 at 2:23 pm

thanks girl!!! good luck on your list today!!! =)…a girl after my own heart!!!

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Lindsey July 13, 2009 at 4:43 pm

Your blog is so cute, love it!!

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Shannon Dew July 13, 2009 at 6:01 pm

I love baking but I rarely eat what I bake either! I just love to make things and watch others enjoy!

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Carolyn July 13, 2009 at 8:55 pm

merci beaucoup, gorgeous!!

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Seashells&Sunshine July 14, 2009 at 3:35 am

i looove going to the movies, i just like to see things on the big screen. and i am an ocd-organizer, too!

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marimode.com designer October 1, 2009 at 6:43 pm

Congrats for training for your first half marathon. I like to tell people, especially fit-looking women like yourself (and like me), that you can do it! In college, I used to run the second half of the Boston Marathon, starting from the half point, Wellesley College, my alma mater. I recommend that you do the same – run in the second half of a marathon… you will get extra cheers and support from people since most will assume that you are running the entire marathon. A little motivational tip. Also, it's just plain fun and I had a lot of great laughs with some girlfriends who ran with me.

If you know anyone who would be interested in my blog, please pass it on. Thanks!

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