Sunday, May 23, 2010

Lucyyyy, you got some 'splainin to do!

Well actually, my name is Tara not Lucy, but you're right, I do have some explaining to do. Where the hell have I been for the last month? Well, when I was in school, I had my days free and spent quite a bit of time on my laptop to procrastinate from doing my homework. Now that I am working Monday through Friday, I have to prioritize my time better. I need to spend quality time with my husband, so I have been spending a lot less time on the computer. I have over 200 blogs to catch up on on my Google Reader and I honestly don't know if I will. I have a decision to make. I don't want to half ass this blog. I either need to make blogging one of my priorities or stop blogging. I think that I would like to continue blogging and do it the right way. So here's what you've missed the last month or so:

I graduated!

The NewlyHusband and I went to Disney again

I started my new job. It's ok.

Our family dog that we have had since I was 11 had to be put down on Monday. Very sad, but it was time. Rest in Peace, Missi.

That's enough of a recap for now, but I hope I continue to "see" all of you around the blogging world and that I can balance my time enough to continue blogging.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Getting to Know Me, Alphabet Style

This week is crazy. I had two finals on Monday, stayed up till 2am this morning finishing a paper that was due today, my dad comes into town this afternoon, my in laws come in tomorrow, my mom's graduation is tonight, my graduation is Friday, Margaritafest is Friday night, and our graduation party is Saturday. Oh and also I start my new job Monday and desperately need more professional clothes and shoes before I start. Tired yet?

With all that insanity, I can't even get my brain to think. So I am shamelessly stealing this post idea from Aly at It Ain't Always Pretty But It's Real.

A - Age: 24

B - Bed size: Queen

C - Chore you hate: Vacuuming

D - Dog's name: No pets for us, but my mom's dog is Missi.

E - Essential start your day item: my laptop. It's true. I get on first thing every morning to wake me up

F - Favorite color: green

G - Gold or Silver or Platinum: white gold

H - Height: 5'6''

I - Interesting fact about yourself: I brush my teeth so hard that I have broken a toothbrush (I think I've told ya'll that one before, but oh well).

J - Jewelry you wear everyday: my wedding and engagement ring and earrings

K - Kids: none yet but we want one or two. Maybe next year.

L - Living arrangements: Living in a house that my hubby owns but trying to sell

M - Mom's name: Jo

N- Nicknames: My old roomie calls me Tich, my mom calls me Ta, The NewlyHusband has a bajillion for me. Most people just call me Tara.

O - Overnight hospital stay other than birth: nada

P - Pet Peeve: I have a lot. People annoy me. People that abuse the system, not using a turn signal, etc etc etc. Seriously I could write a whole post

Q - Quote: Can't think of a specific one right now.

R - Right handed or left handed: Righty

S - Siblings: 1 younger sister

T - Time you wake up: during the week, around 7 or 7:30, the weekends it was 4:40. Since I'm starting the new job Monday, I don't know when I'll be waking up. I do know that the NewlyHusband and I are going to start doing Couch 2 5k in the a.m. though

U- Underwear: how bout none ya? love you guys, but c'mon

V - Vegetable you dislike: How bout veggies I do like? Green beans, raw carrots, cucumbers. Seriously that's all. Much shorter list.

W - Ways you run late: staying on the computer too long (this is my #1 reason for running late)

X - X-rays you've had: mouth a bunch and foot once

Y - Yummy food you make: what the NewlyHusband calls "Tara's Tasty Baked Chicken"

Z - Zoo favorite: elephants!

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

One part of the waiting game is already over

I was just offered a job! No more weekends after graduation!

Playing The Waiting Game

That is the only way to describe my life right now. As most of you know, I have less than a week left of school. My last final is on Monday. So this week will be nothing but studying and finishing my 15-20 page paper. So, I am waiting for graduation!

I had an interview a couple weeks ago. The company called me back in on Friday to talk a little more and told me they were interested. So, I am waiting to see if they offer me the job. In the meantime, I am waiting to see if any of the other jobs I applied for call me for an interview.

Our realtor called us and told us that someone is very interested in making an offer on our house. They wanted to know what our homeowners assoc rules were for building a fence and were also somewhat concerned about airplane noise, so we gave our realtor a copy of our rules and regulations and signed something about the noise yesterday. Now we are waiting to see if they put in an offer. We had zero people look at our house the first two months it was up and now have had four people, so at least we're moving in the right direction.

Unfortunately, that's all I can do, is sit here and wait. Today I literally do mean sit here, cuz the NewlyHusband took my car to work, so I'm at home all day.

Oh and Ps: I definitely just heard and felt the space shuttle! There was this big BOOM BOOM and my whole house vibrated.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Disney Picture Overload

We went to Disney World last month for the NewlyHusband's birthday. Disney was running an amazing special for Florida residents- you got 4 parks for $99! That's less than $25 a park! It was too good of a deal to pass up, so we used 2 of our days for his birthday. We went to Epcot and Animal Kingdom with my mom, her gf, my uncle, and my aunt. We had such a great time! We plan on going back next month to use our other 2 tickets on Magic Kingdom and MGM (which I guess is now called Hollywood Studios).

If you go to Epcot and eat at France, you have to get this drink. I don't remember the name but it was apple juice, Grey Goose, and St Germain liquor

At our hotel

Mini wedding!

In "Germany"

Mickey waffles for breakfast

Epcot's Flower and Garden Festival

Riding Spaceship Earth

The NewlyHusband being goofy

I look so tiny compared to the big...uhhh...Epcot ball

We stayed at the All Star Movie Resort. It was alright.

All the NewlyHusband's Birthday Buttons (and the reveal of his real name!)

The Tree of Life at Animal Kingdom- so cool!

Mmm...Dessert at the African buffet

The fam eating at the African buffet. I absolutely recommend eating here if you go to Animal Kingdom.

Sunday, April 11, 2010

A Day Late, A Dollar Short.

Ok I'm actually 3 days late on our 8 monthaverssary post. Eek! I didn't get off my couch on the 8th- I was writing a 14 page paper all day! Then on Friday the 9th, the NewlyHusband and I worked our butts off getting our house ready for the open house we had yesterday. Only 2 people came, but that's better than the zero we've had so far. I'm hoping they were interested buyers and not just nosy neighbors.

Now, on to the real reason we're here. To celebrate 8 months of marriage! I can't believe we're already at 2/3 of a year. We'll be at a year before we know it. Today I am going share some of my favorite pictures of just the two of us at the wedding.

Friday, April 2, 2010

Oh Hi...Are You Still There?

Bad blogger, bad blogger. I'll be honest with you guys- I'd rather not write than write something totally boring and that's why I haven't written much lately. I was feeling kind of pathetic and didn't want to write it all here. Although it would have been nice to get out, I don't think this is the place.

Anyway, here's whats been going on in the NewlyWife life:

-Less than a month till graduation, guys!! I take my last final April 26th and my actual graduation (in case you didn't know already- haha) is April 30. I'm so excited to not have homework anymore. My mom graduates 2 days before I do and we're having a big party to celebrate. I wish some of you were local, you know you'd be invited!

-There's been some drama with my sister. I don't talk about her much on here, but here's the Cliffnotes version. She goes back and forth between two guys- we'll call them Bryan and Tony. She left Tony to live with Bryan a few weeks ago. Tony allegedly slashed her and Bryan's tires. Fast forward 2 weeks. Something happens and Bryan tells her to get the fuck out of his house. So, she moves into a hotel with Tony. Gets fired and realizes she can't pay for the hotel anymore. Tony has a friend in Kentucky, so they go stay with him. Doesn't tell anyone she's moving. Just texts our whole family after she gets there. 3 days go by. She and Tony get kicked out of the place they were staying in and are now back in FL. No one knows where they're staying.

-This almost college graduate is spending her days job searching. I got offered a job to start next Monday and I said I would take it. It would be working for someone I used to work with who is starting her own business. I'm starting to second guess that decision though. The pay wouldn't be great until they got licensed, I would be working as a 1099 employee, and there are no benefits. The experience would be great to put on my resume but I don't know. I got a phone call from another job yesterday morning, missed the call, called back and left a message, but never heard back. Hopefully I'll hear back Monday because I'm really interested in the job and company.

-House is still on the market. Still no showings. We have an open house next Saturday, so prayers, vibes, good thoughts, would be much appreciated.

-The NewlyHusband and I are at almost 8 months of marriage and it's wonderful. I love being married to him.

Well, I've got class in a couple hours, am behind on my homework, need to go to BB&B to get a gift for a bridal shower, and the grocery store to buy something to make for Easter to bring to work. And of course I work all weekend.