Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Bad hair day?

I just have to vent about my hair. I'm having a bad hair day. In fact, I have a bad hair day about 80% of the time. Granted, its partially my fault because I don't take the time to do anything with it except tie it up in a ponytail BUT its also my hair's fault. Its thick, bushy, frizzy, and wavy - just a bad combination. If I want to wear my hair down and have it look decent I have to invest approximately 1.5 hours working on it: blow drying it results in a huge 80's frizzy mess which then has to be flat ironed, followed by some kind of smoothing/de-frizzing serum. Seriously, who has that kind of time in the morning? I'd rather get more sleep!

I keep hoping that one of these years it will miraculously stop being unruly and start being fabulous but then I remember this picture in my baby book from when I was 8 months old:

This hair situation has been going on for 29 years - I'm not having a bad hair day, I'm having a bad hair life!

Monday, July 21, 2008

Not so agile ...

Josh's mom and step-dad just got us a Wii and the game that came with it has all these different sports you can play. You can also do a fitness level test (although in my opinion its technically more of a hand-eye coordination test) where it makes you do a variety of different sports so we decided to give it a try.

Josh went first and this was his result:

Pretty close to his actual age of 28.
My turn didn't go quite as well. I wasn't so hot at bowling, didn't hit a single ball in baseball and had poor performance in tennis resulting in this embarrassment:

I guess this means I have the hand-eye coordination of a 71 year old. Should I be concerned?

Saturday, July 19, 2008

Couch Potato

I know I posted a picture before of how Hobbes likes to spend her day (sleeping/lounging on the couch) but a few days ago she took it to a whole new level - she was actually using the couch as a recliner!

I love how they are both in the same pose in this one - it makes me laugh every time I look at it!

Can this be true?

Most of you who know me know that I'm not a sports fan. I don't enjoy participating in sports, nor do I enjoy watching them. (Well I do love watching rugby and equestrian events but since they're never on TV I'm not even counting them.) Josh has tried really hard to turn me into a football fan and although I have learned a little I really wouldn't call myself a fan.

Anyway ... A couple of months ago I noticed that Josh was watching Nascar on the weekends so I half jokingly asked him if he was becoming a Nascar fan and to my amusement he said he was "because football isn't on right now." I made fun of him a little because really how can you enjoy watching cars drive round and round in circles - the whole thing just seems pointless!

Fast forward a couple of weeks and somehow I have guys I am rooting for. I cant sit and watch the whole race but I check in frequently to see how 'my guys' are doing. And I actually care who wins. This is really embarrassing - the girl who hates sports has somehow become a Nascar fan. I don't even know anyone who likes Nascar!!! This is so un-me. Hopefully its just a phase and will end soon so I can go back to my sport hating ways.

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

I'm in love ...

... with this ring. Basically, I need it.

Yesterday I reminded Josh that there are 3 gift giving occasions coming up in the next six months and let him know that this would be an appropriate gift for any of those occasions. He responded with a somewhat blank look and I knew he was trying to figure out what the 3 occasions were - ummm, wedding anniversary (our first!), my 30th birthday (not a birthday I'm looking forward to but I definitely wouldn't turn down a fabulous gift), and Christmas. I even did all the homework already and found out where to buy it ... and its not even very expensive!

Hopefully there is a pretty blue ring in my future :-)

Sunday, July 6, 2008

4th of July Recap

Hope everyone had a great 4th of July! We didn't do a whole lot ...

Monkey spent the day lazing on the bed

Hobbes spent the day messing with the blinds and shedding on the couch

Josh and I barbequed tri-tip (and had a little mishap with the marinade - it was so extremely salty that I had to rinse the cooked meat under the tap to make it edible!) and then watched Spellbound. Yup, we're pretty hip and happenin'!