Tuesday, January 31, 2012

California, Here we Come

In 10 days, THIS GIRL is headed out to San Diego to visit the bf. I can not wait. 
Have you ever been? What should we do?

Sunday, January 22, 2012

So Pinteresting.

 Valentine's Day is among us, which means SO IS MY 25 BIRTHDAY! woop
 I am obsessing over this outfit.
 This follows us long into the nursing world as well.
 How beautiful is this room?
 Must get ASAP
 So pretty.
 Where can I find?
Did you all have a grand week? My week was up and down but I am still standing, 
and more thankful than ever. God is good.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012


We often pray for miracles, for God to perform these tasks that we humans are incapable of performing. We pray that His hands do the impossible. Because with Him, all things are possible. We wish for peace on earth, hunger to end, and for there to be a cure for cancer. These are wishes my God has granted for years and years. He has performed these miracles, and He will continue to do many more. However, it is also seen all too often that God's plans are greater than ours and His miracles are far better. We may not see a wife losing her life to cancer as a miracle, but I do think God sees it as one. He has just gained the most beautiful angel and she is no longer fighting the demon that is cancer. In His eyes, she won the battle. Just maybe not as we down here would like to believe. I guess that is just the selfishness in us all. In God's eyes He granted what we all prayed for. He took her cancer away and He set her free. It may take some many years to see it in such a way that God intends us to see it, but I am certain He will never leave our side as those struggle to find the answers. Cancer is an ugly battle and I can only hope and pray that one day there is a cure. God's miracles are never ending. Please keep the Davis family in your thoughts and prayers as they now begin a different journey. May God wrap His arms around them all.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

On the rooftop

Also this past weekend we went to this snazzy rooftop bar, called Above. It sits atop The Redmont Hotel in downtown Birmingham. It is always nice to catch up with great friends.

How is your 2012 so far? I am looking forward to what the new year will bring. Its going to be another good one.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

We went bowling

This past weekend a few friends and I went bowling. Back in the beginning days of college, I was in a bowling league. It was called, The Lousy Bowler League. Every Monday night we bowled three games against another team. I am pretty sure my team's handicap was the highest (we weren't very good bowlers) and we ended up winning. Ha. I must say I love bowling, and I think I did pretty good this past weekend. Just see for yourself.

Monday, January 9, 2012

I've been tagged

Meghan from Shine On (go check her out) has tagged me in this fun post, so here it goes.

[the rules...]
one\ you must post the rules.
two\ post eleven fun facts about yourself on the blog post.
three\ answer the questions the tagger set for you in their post, and then create eleven new questions to ask the people you've tagged.
four\ tag eleven people and link them on your post
five\ let them know you've tagged them!
[Eleven fun facts about this girl...]
one\I'm a lefty by nature...but besides eating and writing, I am rather "right" dominant. 
two\I just don't care much for odd numbers. For instance, my volume on my radio must be set to an even number. 
three\I was member of the girl scouts in the third grade.
four\I was in the pageant from 6th grade to my senior year. I never placed farther than the Top 10, but I loved doing them.
five\Car washes really weird me out. I am always afraid someone is going to jump out and scare me.
six\I DO NOT LIKE SCARY MOVIES. I might be the jumpiest person ever. For example, I can be standing in a patient's room and if someone walks in behind me, I will most likely jump...It is always pretty humorous after the fact.
seven\90% of time you will find me listening to some pretty sappy songs. I love them.
eight\I wear my heart on my sleeve and my emotions smack dab in the middle of my face. I am working on it. It is a constant battle.
nine\At the core, I am hopeless romantic.
ten\Right now, I am watching season two of Dexter. It really sucks you right in.
eleven\I love pink & I can't really think of any other crafty fun fact at the moment. So that is what you get.

[questions from meghan]
one\ what are you most looking forward to in 2012? There are quite a few things I am looking forward to. Hopefully, I will blog about them soon.
two\ what is the first thing you notice about people? This is pretty funny. I think I always look at their eyes first, but someone once told me to look at their left hand next. Always check for a ring. Now it has just become a strange habit, face then hand, that is what I typically notice first. Weird, huh?
three\ where is the furthest you've ever traveled from home? Whistler, Canada and I am terrible at skiing if you are wondering.
four\ what's your favorite sport and why? Football if we are going with what people refer to as a "sport" because it is just a way of life around these parts. Roll Tide. However, I cheered in high school and it will always be my first love.
five\ what's the numero uno most-played song on your ipod? right now, that would be Safe & Sound by Taylor Swift and The Civil Wars. It is beautiful. Go listen.
six\ what's your least favorite chore? folding laundry and taking out the garbage.
seven\ what is one of your favorite quotes? Everything happens for a reason. <<< TRUTH
eight\ coke or pepsi? coke. FOR SURE
nine\ if you could witness any event past, present or future, what would it be? hmm...this is a tough one, (so many to choose from) and because I am really in to Dexter at the moment, I will come back to it one day.
ten\ if you could be any fictional character, who would it be? Ramona Quimby. She is awkward, pretty clumsy, and a hot mess of a little girl. I am sure I was a lot like her. ooooh but the more I think about it, there are so many characters I wouldn't mind being for a day, like playing Sandra Bullock in The Proposal. I sure wouldn't mind hanging out with Ryan Reynolds for a little while.
eleven\ what do you miss most about being a kid? Besides nothing much of it, I really only miss the carefreeness of it all.

[my questions to you]
one\Since you know will soon know what I am looking forward to in the new year, What are you looking forward to?
two\What must always be in your purse/bag when you leave the house?
three\What did you want to be as a child, is that who you are today?
four\What is your favorite TV show at the moment?
five\What is your greatest fear?
six\What is one thing you would want in your dream home?
seven\I am borrowing this from a question I saw once, Is there a certain trend you wish you could pull off? What is it?
eight\ Why did you start your blog?
nine\If you could meet anyone, past or present, who would it be? Why?
ten\Favorite vacation spot?
eleven\What are your feelings about macaroni and cheese? Random, but it is by far my favorite.

[tag, you're it]
Meghan @ In A Dream
Ashley @ EisyMorgan
Amy @ AmyLouWho
Michelle @ Michabella

Sunday, January 8, 2012

A review in Instagrams.

Sure this post is a week too late but I will break it down anyways.
Here are the highlights...
My happy little handsome nephew was born, baby J.
I graduated from nursing school.
I passed N-CLEX.
I became an official Registered Nurse.
Ryleigh turned three
and Will turned two.
I read a few good books,
ate a really awesome snow cone.
My Lula turned four,
and the got the cutest new do.
I met Justin Bieber, and
Alabama beat Auburn.
We went on a few great vacations. 
And I made the best memories.
2011 was a wonderful year. 
I am sure 2012 will be even better. 

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Hello Bloggers!!

My brother's girlfriend, Miss Meghan (as we like to call her in the family) 
has started her very own blog.
She has become so close to our family over the last year,
and we all love her dearly. 
Go check it out, I am sure you will love to read along!

Monday, January 2, 2012

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

We took this same picture last year. Too bad the little ones could care less about taking pictures. haha. We had a wonderful Christmas with tons of food, family and fun. I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas as well.

On New Year's Eve, we went to a wedding. This girl was pooped after the past two weeks so we took it easy at home! Happy New Year everyone. May 2012 be the best one yet!

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