Wednesday, July 31, 2013

A few of my favorites.....


July is over.  August is here.

That means school is right around the corner.  Next week actually.  Thursday, August 8th will be my first day back.

Summer flew by, like it always does.  Here are some favorites from the last month or so.....

We purchased all of the laundry room renovation materials.


Bob is scheduled to begin this renovation tomorrow!!!!!!!!!!

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I got to write and teach a flag routine for a local school.


I miss being the color guard instructor for my school district.  I did it for, gosh, like 12 years or so?  So getting the chance to twirl a flag every so often is nostalgic.

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I finished my second Gillian Flynn book.

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She is the master of twists you don't expect!  Favorite author.

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I put one of my favorite thrifted finds in my booth last week.


I secretly hope it doesn't sell.  But the purpose of getting a second space was to purge.  Even if it hurts my heart.

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I have been looking for a vintage inspired bathing suit.  Most that I find are outrageous in price.  But while running into Old Navy last weekend, I found a bikini top that had a vintage vibe to it.  And it was cheap, so I snatched it up.....

bikini top

The matching bottoms were only online, so I snatched those up too.  I love cheap bathing suits.

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I'm not much for physical activity.  Exercise is not something I want to do.  It's a necessary evil, however.  

Anyway, I tried my hand at a five mile (HILLY) walk the other night.


And I DID IT! 

I think it could easily become a favorite.  

I also went to my second hot yoga class and liked it much better too.

Maybe there is some hope for this exercise-challenged girl.







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22 comments:

  1. This is the first summer I am dreading coming to an end. I only hope Grace gets as good of a teacher as you. How exciting the renovations start today (tomorrow). And good for you and your 5 mile hilly walk!

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  2. I miss you being my color guard instructor! So many great memories :)

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    1. Awwwww thank you! We had some GREAT times!!!!

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  3. I can't believe the summer has flown by so fast. Looks like you've had quite a busy one, though. :) I can't wait to get to Relics and see your new booth! Eee!

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    1. AHHHH! Fellow color guard girl too!??!!

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  5. Aw! Color Guard was fun!!!!

    And I took a long walk last night too... and I swear... I could have passed out the minute my feet touched my driveway!

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    1. Another color guard girl!?!?!

      Yes, this was more walking that I've done the last two months combined!

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  6. Summer has been like a flash (still waiting for for tomatoes to ripen). Hope you have a wonderful school year.

    If you like twists & turns in your books, have you read "Gone Girl". It was amazing! Jan

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  7. Well good thing you're so stinking skinny you don't need to exercise much ;) That bikini is darling! I would have never thought to look at Old Navy. I keep finding pretty but over-priced ones too.
    Jessi
    http://haircutandgeneralattitude.blogspot.com

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  8. No. July is NOT gone. There is still today! Seriously woman. ;-) Also, that bathing suit is adorable! :-)

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  9. I can't believe it's August already. This year is flying by.

    Good luck with your 2nd booth space! :) It'll be good for storage space at your house. Unless... you start using it as an excuse to thrift even MORE. ;)

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  10. I can't wait to see your laundry room revamp! I love you polka dot swimsuit-cute! Oh and random fact- I twirled a flag back in the day :) fun times!

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  11. The collapsing at the end of your workout photo is hilarious.

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  12. Yep, I learned early on after moving to my marching band obsessed town... that "Marching Flag Girls" was not correct...

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  13. That wire rack would have hurt me to sell too. It's fabulous!

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  14. I can't wait to see how the laundry room turns out. Where did you all get your supplies from? I went into the Habitat for Humanity warehouse a couple of weeks ago and was very surprised to see that they had everything from toilets to washers and dryers.

    http://thriftyandshameless.blogspot.com

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  15. Man, I feel you on the exercise! I'm kind of embarrassed to admit that I haven't even put on a pair of running shoes in almost a year...
    Can't wait to see the new laundry room and have fun with your new students this year!

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  16. I love your post 5 mile walk picture...so great!!

    The summer really does fly by, doesn't it?! Especially when you're a teacher!

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  17. Good job with all of your workouts! Fitness CAN be fun, you just have to find what you like! And I read Sharp Objects too, she's a good writer...very twisty!

    -AJ
    FitTravelerAJ.com

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  18. I've been needing a book reccomendation, and I heard that everyone likes gone girl, so I need to read it too!

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