All Over the Place

CAUTION: This post is all over the place. Don’t say I didn’t warn you!

Thank you all so much for your sweet comments about Roo! I am so in love with her! If anyone out there is considering getting a dog, I highly recommend it.

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I mean! :)

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I may or may not have mentioned that my cousin is getting married in Seattle this spring . . .

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After my whirlwind visit to see her last year, where this happened

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I’m sooooo excited to go back in April to be in their wedding! I booked my hotel and flight yesterday, and I suddenly have an attack of wanting to be there right.now! Even thought we’ve never lived in the same city, I miss her all the time! Damn expensive plane tickets!

Anyway, luckily for me, Alison chose something a little classier than the denim romper for her bridesmaids. Not that I would have minded the denim romper or anything . . .

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I had to do a gratuitous self-portrait when I got my dress in the mail for Ali’s approval. She approved!

It’s kind of hard to see, but the dress is a deep purple, and suuuuuper comfy. It literally feels like wearing pajamas! Bridesmaid win! It’s the SoCal Bungalow Dress on ModCloth if anyone’s interested . . . now I just have to figure out my shoe situation! Her colors are grey, green, and purple, so I have some choice. I like these, but they’re out in my size . . .

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These are amazing, but a little pricey . . .

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(or a lot pricey).

As are these . . .

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Oh, Badgley. You and your beautiful shoes . . . *sigh*

Anyway, if anyone comes across some crazy on sale Badgley’s, feel free to steer me in their direction!

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So, in the midst of chasing after this little nut job, who is living up to her name and jumping around like a crazy kanga-Roo all the time, I’ve managed to keep up with my marathon training, which seems to be going well.

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I got my yoga and a 3 miler in on Sunday, an easy 7 on Monday, and spent some quality time with Jillian yesterday. And guess what? I actually enjoyed my strength training! After a couple weeks off, it felt good to push myself with some weight. Strangely enough, I felt like I was getting stronger while I did my workout, which was a huge motivator! Thanks, Jillian!

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I also have to mention that I invented the best thing ever last night. OK, I probably didn’t invent it, but it’s new to me! I wanted something chocolatey, but not super heavy for dessert. I’ve been kind of obsessed with Chobani lately, so I decided to make a pudding/mousse out of some black cherry yogurt.

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I just mixed in about a tablespoon of cocoa powder and a packet of stevia and called it dessert. Um, YUM.

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So, yeah. You should probably do that. Like, NOW.

Alrighty, well if you hung in there this long, thanks so much! I promise I’ll organize my thoughts a little better in the near future! ;)

21 thoughts on “All Over the Place

      • I feel like I’m the only person not completely enamored with the apple cinnamon. I mean, I like it, it’s good, but I don’t think it’s the best flavor out there. Maybe I’m eating it wrong.

        Those silver shoes? Ridiculously cute. I want them now even though I have no reason to own shoes like that. Clearly I did something wrong not marrying for money and getting to attend swank parties all the time. Stupid love getting in the way of fancy cocktail hours…

  1. I am jealous that you guys have Chobani. I have to drive 2 1/2 hours and cross the border to North Dakota to get some. Oh and def. splurge on the shoes–esp. the purple ones! So lovely! :)

  2. Alison says:

    I like all of the shoes… Just buy them all!! Remember when I accidentally bought two pairs of Manolos in one easy swipe of my credit card? You should try it, it’s almost painless! :o)

  3. watcha mean this post is all over the place? I call that perfect blog-post fusion. The doggy is adorable. The dress is awesome (looks great on you!), and I adore high heels #2. Chobani mousse? I’ll take it!

  4. Abbie says:

    I don’t know if you’ve ever heard of it, but sign up for ideeli.com. It’s a designer sample sale site. They have Badgely Mischka shoes on there about once a month for soooo much cheaper than other places. It’s where I got my wedding shoes! You just have to watch for them.

  5. Seriously, she is freaking adorable! Those little puppy dog eyes are precious :D. I’m glad that your marathon training is still going well! And that dress looks so pretty! I’m sure you’ll find a great shoe that won’t break the bank!

  6. oh my gosh! melissa~ your little roo roo is adorable! she is the sweetest lil thingi am glad you are finding so much joy with her! i actually am getting another puppy in about a week. i think my lil man needed a friend. he has a lot of energy. everyone says whats one more….i am sure i will be like, what did i do!
    best of luck with your new family member! shes super cute like you!
    i have to try that chobani/chocolate mixture too!
    xo

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