Crabby Cake

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Oh money, when will you quit…

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Kevin is finally done working in Vancouver! Home last night! No leaving Sunday night. Thank god.

I got paid yesterday. I bought the new MAC scent Naked Honey. It smells of honeysuckle and jasmine. I’m in love! It makes me feel sexy and summery. I usually try to stay out of the MAC store.  Since I hadn’t popped in in a while, I figured what the hell. I’m glad I did because this is limited product and they only had 3 left. I’ll be sad when it is gone… but by then summer will probably be over and I’ll want something else.

Speaking of getting paid. I’m really baring down and trying so hard to get stuff paid off or down. I finally paid off the stuff I had put on my mom’s Nordstroms account. Man, I love my sunglasses, the 4 or so pairs of shoes I bought, the really expensive bra that no longer fits, the cords that make my butt look great, the makeup and makeup brushes and whatever other things that amounted to a lot of nothing, but what a waste of money. Not that I think it was all a waste, but the reality is if I don’t have the actual money to pay for it at that very moment I probably can live without it.

After I take the trip to Napa the plan is to save, save, save. I really would like to buy a new laptop. I also would really like to do the tattoo idea I have floating in my head. I’m look at $2k to do those 2 things. I want to have money in the bank. I have more money coming in than I ever have before, I think I’m spending it pretty wisely… finally.

I have started over my accounts with Microsoft Money. I was downloading the info from Bank of America because it was supposed to be faster and more helpful… yeah, it made a complete mess and made it look like I was over drawn by $5oo twice a month. Um, nope, actually not at all.

I love being an adult. I love not having children. I love getting out of debt. I love plans for the feature.

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June 27, 2009 at 1:58 pm

Love list 6.24.09

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THINGS I LOVE.

  • the boy I got sick while he was home for the weekend. I feel bad that he’s sick and camped out in a hotel room and not our bedroom
  • dogs, ours and most others.. big, small, dumb or smart
  • the pending arrival of a niece!
  • new opportunities
  • the science behind beer and wine
  • Adam Savage
  • 199
  • avocados
  • my first though being “I’m not wearing deodorant today.” after some customer told me I was looking pretty gorgeous.
  • knowing you’re watching a Woody Allen movie just by the intro… before it tells you its a Woody Allen movie
  • feeling prettier just by being thinner
  • fuchsia colored anything
  • geraniums
  • being told I needed to go to a wine tasting and having it work out
  • people returning to work from their month long surgery hiatus
  • being told to strut my stuff like a rooster
  • paying off old debt
  • songs that make me feel old because I liked them in high school but make me happy
  • being true to myself
  • Alice in Wonderland tattoo ideas
  • clean windows
  • knowing its smart to skip parties when you’re sick
  • my shrinking chest
  • sleeping in and realizing it is 12:45p
  • NyQuil!
  • finding fruit on my grass
  • used book stores
  • learning how to organize and stick to it
  • Kevin returns from working in Vancouver for good this Friday
  • This!!

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June 24, 2009 at 7:58 pm

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Under 200

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199.2

This is what it said this morning when I hoped on the scale. I could tell you how excited I am about this, but words don’t describe it at the moment. I will tell you this, this is the smallest I have been since 2002.

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June 23, 2009 at 9:27 pm

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Horray for cherrries!

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cherry!This fell out of the tree in my backyard.

I think it is beautiful. Nature makes the best art!

I ate it, and all was well.

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June 22, 2009 at 8:56 pm

Beer? Yes please!

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So.

The beer buyer at work is leaving. He’s going back to school… in a different state. I was asked if I’d like to replace him.

Um… HECK YES!!

Wow. I’m stoked! I hope I’ll do a good job, I’ve been kind of critical of his ordering stratigies.

I also have realised I have a lot to learn. But, I love learning and I know this will be pretty awesome and work in my favor for bigger and better things.

I also love that beer and wine making included a lot of science. I can learn about booze and geekery all in one!

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June 20, 2009 at 8:48 pm

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I <3 my few gray hairs.

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I’ve decided that my mom worries about my gray hairs more than I do. She seems to bring them up whenever I see her.

I have a feeling she frets over them so much because it reminds her that I’m the one that is going to be 31 and shes 52.

I honestly don’t care to dye them because I couldn’t be bothered with the upkeep of dying my hair.

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June 16, 2009 at 9:35 pm

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Love list 6.16.09

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I slept in today! I got up at 7am. Yes, isn’t that sad that that would be considered sleeping in? I agree, very much.

THINGS I LOVE.

  • afternoons on the porch with Kevin
  • Abigail chasing ducks into the lake
  • cooler days and even cooler nights
  • Boiron Bitecare Gel
  • Skinny Cow Chocolate Truffle Bars
  • how pulling weeds can make me feel like a super star
  • my brother’s lack of hiking apparel knowledge
  • little fuchsia dresses
  • potting plants
  • hikes to high up places
  • my chiropractor telling me I’ve lost weight this week
  • 100 calorie packs of almonds
  • making plans to hike Mt. Si
  • wondering how a song I just found out I like got on my iPod
  • having my 2.5 mile walk finished by 9am
  • predictions from he landlord about when the cherries on the tree will be ripe and ready to eat!
  • politeness
  • my grandma and some of the weird things she tells me about health related things
  • people and their crazy 1000 calorie a day diets
  • how Abigail’s face still smells like the lake because she wouldn’t let me rinse it off when I washed off the rest of her
  • the feel of pending rain
  • new music from The Gossip

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June 16, 2009 at 7:51 pm

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