Friday, May 28, 2010

Friday in Love: May 28

This Friday I am in love with:

cute pedicures (you can't tell but its supposed to be zebra print)
comfortable summer dresses

spending the long holiday weekend at the beach with my family

Thursday, May 27, 2010

This Calls for a Celebration

The end of the school year is fast approaching. This makes me a little sad and a lot happy. Since I teach Special Education I have my students for all 4 years of high school. They do take other classes but for the most part the spend the majority of the day with me. This means that I grow really close to them. I know that I have mentioned it before... but I LOVE my job! I cannot imagine doing anything else. This year I have 4 seniors that I will miss when their gone. But as all teachers know; one of the greatest things about our profession is SUMMER VACATION. Which is only 2 weeks away. So yesterday we decided that this occasion deserved a celebration.

After school myself along with my two teacher assistants and two one-on-ones that I have in my classroom made our way to Hickory Tavern for an early dinner and drinks. Part of what makes my job so enjoyable is the amazing people that I get to work with on a daily basis.

Monday, May 24, 2010

Top Two Tuesday

Yay for Top Two Tuesday. I am so excited about today's topic because it fit in perfectly with the post that I was planning for today.

This past Friday Hubs told me that he had a surprise date for me. I was so stinking excited because we really haven't had any time together in a while with my softball and his umpiring and church softball. I had been wanting to go to the Melting Pot again (I had been when I graduated from high school; so it had been over 10 years) so you can imagine my excitement when that is where he had made reservations at.

We sat in the cutest booth upstairs. We started our meal with a Cheddar Cheese appetizer. (And yes, I was the annoying guest that took pictures of all the courses just for blogging purposes). I liked the cheese but Hubs didnt really care for it. Then we both had a ceaser salad.

After that we ordered the Signature Selection which included salmon, chicken, fliet Mignon, terriyake steak, shrimp, and veggies.

Then on to my favorite part. DESSERT!!! We decided on the Smores chocolate and it was to-die-for. We fought over pound cake, graham crackers, rice krispies, marshmallows, strawberries, and bananas.

It was a perfect night. The food was great (all though I could just go there for dessert and leave off the meal) and I had a handsome man there with me.

Another perfect date would be beer and fried shrimp on the dock at the beach. Then some beach music and dancing. I'm a simple gal.

I May Try This Soon...

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Getting to Know You: May 23

1) Do you have a fetish?

I love finger nail polish. I usually paint my toes at least 3 times a week.

2. Do you sing in the shower?
no not really.
3. Who was your first crush?
his name was Andrew and he was my boyfriend from kindergarten through 5th grade.

4. What do you think is the best manly trait a guy could have?
big hands. I do not like men with small soft hands.
5. Do you sleep naked?
no, I do not!

6. What do you do when (you think) no one is looking?
smell my underarms. Esp in the summer when I wear a lot of sleeveless shirts and when its hot in my classroom. I just like to make sure that I'm still fresh.
7. What's the first thing you do when you go online?
check facebook, yes I am addicted.

8. Summer is.....?
spending time at the lake, on the beach, days out by the pool, cold fruity drinks, girls nights out, dancing, fireworks, Popsicle's, weddings, summer vacation, flip flops,

Friday, May 21, 2010

Friday in Love: May 21

This Friday I am in love with:

All the amazing women in my life inlcuding my mom, sister-in-law, aunts, grandma, cousins, and friends. This picture was taken on Mother's Day. This is me, my sister-in-law, my mom, my youngest aunt, and her daughter and my cousin.

This book. It is very good. I am half way through it and plan on finishing it this weekend. I went ahead and picked up another title by this author at the library today.

This super cute summer jewerly from Forever 21.

Date night with this handsome man.

What do you love this Friday?

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Prom 2010

This past Saturday was our prom. I love chaperoning and always sign up for the early shift. I love getting dressed up and going to dinner then getting to see all the kids in their prom attire.
This year for dinner we decided to go to El Loritas our favorite Mexican restaurant.

Lindsey and I

Hubs isn't really a fan of prom (as most guys aren't) so Daddy was my date and he was the most handsome man there.
Sorry about picture overload here:
Lindsey and I with Leanna. Her dress was the former Miss NC dress.

Us with two of our softball gals; Payton and Kayla. I loved Payton's dress with the animal print.

Us with Brandon.

Me with Joey; one of my students. He was the life of the prom last year but this year he wasn't feeling very well.

Another softball girl; Lori. She is one of our seniors.

2 of my students; Whitney and Eric.

Me with my mini-me. Tori is one of my volleyball and softball players but is also my peer helper. All my students think she is my daughter.

Some hot teachers.

Us with James. another one of my students. He is a senior this year and I will miss him so much. He is the best student.

Strike a pose! Lindsey, is your dress regulation length?

Leeann and James; two of my students.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Silly Little Boys

I love this little fellow:

Lets do funny faces...

Stick your tounge out...

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Made Me Laugh

I was watching a college softball game on TV (yes, that is the coach in me) and I saw a commerical for a website called I was too scared to click on but it made me laugh out loud. Do people actually use this service?

Monday, May 17, 2010

Weekend Review and Weekly Weigh In

Weekend Review:
Friday after school we had a softball pool party and grilled out. We also gave one of the girls a makeover. Baleigh never wears any makeup so we did some eyeshadow and lip gloss.

Doest she look so cute?

After the cookout we all went back to the baseball game. They were playing at home in their first game of the state playoffs. We won 10 to 0 in 6 innings. After the game I went over to my brother and sister-in-laws house where Hubs was watching the hockey game.
Saturday Hubs and I went shopping for more deck furniture. We couldn't find anything then but I picked up a bistro table yesterday. Later I met my friend Lindsey for pedicures before heading to dinner and the prom. I'll post about chaperoning the prom later.
Sunday mom and I went shopping and then I washed tons of clothes and helped Hubs put together our new bistro table.
Weekly Weigh In:
I had mexican twice this weekend but still managed to lose 1.7 lbs. I am at 176.0 right now. Once softball season is over I plan on beginning to lift weights.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Friday Fives: Favorite Photos

Today is my very first time participating in Beth's Favorite Fridays. Today's topic is favorite photos. I am a huge picture taker so is it bad that I couldn't narrow it down to just 5. I could have went on and on with this post but I reined in a little so you won't spend all day looking at it.

Hubs and I at my brother's wedding last June. I love this picture of us. It is such the perfect representation. Hubs being his normal goofy self and me always being ready for the camera.

This picture is also from my brother's wedding. I was the matron of honor (why does maid of honor sound so much younger?) and this was me doing my toast to the new bride and groom.

This was Hubs on Halloween 2007. He was doing hay rides for everyone. He really had had too many adult beverages to be operating heavy machinery.

I love this picture because it just shows how much I love my job! This is me with two of my best friends and other teachers. The girl on the right and I both graduated from the high school that we teach at. Can't you see that we still have tons of school spirit? This was Homecoming day and the football players gave us their jerseys to wear.

Classic Hubs! He is such a goofball and the worst picture taker in the world. This was us last year on the way to chaperon the Prom.

This is my little brother and I at our college's football game. Go APP!

An oldie but a goodie. Wasn't my brother just the cutest baby?

Hubs and our niece carving pumpkins back in 2007.

My wonderful sister-in-law and I at DisneyWorld in 2008. One of my favorite places in the world.

Hubs and I with all our furbabies. This was our 2006 Christmas card.