Archive for December, 2011

Happy New Years Eve!

I just wanted to do a quick post about the impending New Year and reflecting on the old one. 2011 was truly a great year:

It involved consumption of dozen’s of jalapeno pizzas.

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And hundreds of cups of tea.

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The beginning of this blog.

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A bunch of outfit posts.

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A big birthday.

An engagement!

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An accidental blog break.

52 Wonderful Wednesdays (and not nearly so many Wonderful Wednesday posts).

Lots of yummy baking.

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My first professional football game.

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Some Christmas crafts.

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And lifetimes of fun and happiness.

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I have a feeling 2012 will be even better!

Happy New Years everyone!

~Caitlin

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Feeling Crazy

I have some more outfit photos!! These are from a while ago. I can’t remember exactly when. They were at some point before finals, but everything in the past 2 weeks is pretty much just a blur of studying and Christmas preparation.

This outfit is a little out there, but I like it anyway. I have really been enjoying wearing my hair in a top knot lately. If I wear my hair in a traditional bun, I kind of look like I have no hair in photos, so you know this fixes that.

Anyway here are the pictures:

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Credit where Credit is Due: Dress: Modcloth; Shirt: From my Mom; Tights: DKNY (via Macy’s); Wedges: Forever 21; Hair Bow: Won in Contest

~Caitlin

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Brown Paper Packages

First off…Merry Christmas!!

This year I decided to DIY my Christmas wrapping. I love gift giving and I love wrapping. So I figured why not?

I bought some Christmas stamps, ink, brown paper, and green yarn from amazon.com. I think that my presents came out pretty well for a first try!

Packages:

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Details:

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The Whole Gang:

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What do you think? Have you ever made your own wrapping paper?

~Caitlin

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Out of Town

I am heading to Chicago to spend some time with my fiancé’s family! I am gonna try and schedule some posts while I am gone (crossing my fingers that it works!).

I am gonna throw in some pictures from my family Christmas party because this post looks boring!

Here are all my cousins on my Dad’s side (I’m the oldest):

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And here is my littlest cousin, so cute!

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I hope everyone has a spectacular holiday season!

~Caitlin

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Wonderful Wednesday

Today was wonderful because it was my last day of finals!!!!!!

Only one more semester and then I am DONE!!!!

And also today was Jim’s last day ever!

So overall it was a pretty awesome day!!

More extensive posts to come.

~Caitlin

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Lately…

Lately I have been:

Attempting to prepare for 5 finals at once.

3 of which are on Monday….

Simultaneously I have been trying to get all my Christmas presents ready for my family Christmas party this weekend (worst timing ever? I think so!).

And I have been trying to have a life too (this somehow gets left behind).

I might be quiet for the next couple of days…

But come Wednesday I will be one happy girl with lots of saved up posts.

If this was at all coherent I am proud (my brain hurts).

~Caitlin

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Wonderful Wednesday!

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Its Wednesday and its Wonderful. Here’s Why:

1) Caramel Apple Cake for breakfast.

2) No classes!

3) Garlicky Mashed Potatoes for dinner (here is the recipe I based them off of expect minus the apples, minus 2 sweet potatoes, plus 1 one regular potato, milk instead of leftover water).

4) I managed to get some outfit photos taken today – woot!

5) I powered through a good portion of my hardest review sheet.

6) I am almost done with Christmas shopping!

7) I am wearing a hair bow and this automatically makes a day good.

8) I am lining up magazines and books to read starting 1 week from today (i.e. the last day of finals).

Why was your Wednesday Wonderful?

~Caitlin

*Edit* So I just noticed I did that thing again and its Friday…So yeah.

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