Confessions

Confessions. Getting right to it.

1. I really want Reggie to wear his Halloween costume every day this month. It looks too funny and I can’t get enough of it.

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2. I went to SEVEN drug stores yesterday to hunt down my latest Essie obsession. Not only did I text the work ‘EUREKA!!!!!’ to Tyler, but I also shouted it out loud in the store when I discovered my mission had finally been accomplished.

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3. One of my co-worker/new friends invited me to get my hair and makeup done for free. And it just so happened that I was able to get my makeup done by the Benefit counter. Aka: the recipient of most my money for the past 12 years. The girl was trying to sell me some of the products, and every one of my responses were: “I already have that” I managed to pick out two things that I felt I needed the most. Plus I got a free makeup bag and TONS of samples.

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4. When we can’t decide what to have for dinner, it’s almost always Turkey Clubs. They’re yummy and easy to make. That is all I have to say about that.

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5. I have been OBSESSED with edamame lately. Like, I have been ordering it as an entree in restaurants (me-thinks my over exuberant sucking-of-the-pods is what got us our free meal last week. I mean, think about it. You’re a guy and you’re alone at the bar and you see some lady going to town on hoovering some beans out of their straw-like homes and you might be tempted to just pay for the pleasure. I get it.) This weekend, threw together a batch with a sriracha sauce. And it was so good. And my face was sweaty and on FIIIIIYYYYYAAAA (read: fire) afterwards.

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6. My mama sent me some fall goodies! Pumpking pancake mix, a cute kitchen towel, and a frame of her and my dad somewhere in the Adirondacks kayaking. And you follow me on IG, you’ll have read that I am now a cider donut and slice of ma’s apple pie away from feeling as though fall is complete. I’m not one to love the cooler weather (let’s just take a second on laugh at my current geographical location then) but I do love some of that comfort food/outdoorsy mumbo jumbo. To make up for my lack of east coast fall-wonderfullness, I threw together a batch of cranberry muffins. Mmmmmmm SO GOOD.

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7. I have been running outside. You’d think I would have taken advantage of this during the warmer months, but I surprisingly love slightly cooler weather for running. Plus, I feel bad for not having taken advantage of outdoor running in the summer months, so I’m trying to squeeze a few in before it gets dark too early. Let’s all let out a collective sigh for when THAT happens.

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8. I have been loving this song lately. I had to drive into work today to leave early for a doctor’s appt, and I cranked the crap out of my stereo when it came on. Mind you, this is at 7:30am when just about every person on the road is a Mr. or Mrs. Cranky Pants for having to be awake. And I was head bobbing and steering-wheel-tapping. 

9. And now Usher’s damn song is stuck in my head. “These are my confessions….”

8 thoughts on “Confessions

  1. Haha you are a serious dog mom to buy your dogs costumes! And that is dedication to finding that nail polish to check 7 different stores. Nothing beats packages from home! 🙂

  2. Omg haha your dog. Too cute. And I agree that cooler weather is just perfect for running! But yeah it does keep getting darker and darker and that just sucks 😦

  3. Aw, your Mom is so sweet. I want one of her cranberry scones. I also feel like I should send your Dad some crossword puzzles… or maybe a nice Sudoku.

    Spicy edamame is so good – I haven’t tried it with sriracha, but I love how they serve it at Roys Hawaiian fusion – tossed with some spicy chili, sesame oil and lots of coarse sea salt. God I love Monsanto.

  4. You are far ahead of me- I still need to get my kid a Halloween costume.

    You are dedicated and obviously have far too much time on your hands to go to 7 stores to find a nail colour!

    Oh a free Benefit makeover would have been so nice! I love their mascara.

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