Thursday, August 26, 2010

Something New

last week Ed had to do something for work up near this mall that I have been wanting to go to for a while (I don't even know what it's called sadly) but he offered to take me and let me shop for a few hours while he did his work thing. I gladly accepted the invitation knowing that there was a huge Forever 21 there and that I was in dire need of some basic clothing that I didn't want to spend a lot of money on. On the way there, he was telling me about a conversation he had at his other job that day about jeggings:

Ed: blah, blah, blah....jeggings.
Me: What the heck did you just say? What is that?
Ed: It's those really tight leggings that look like jeans.
Me: Oh my gosh I HATE those! You know, "soandso" always wears those and I think they look so stupid! I seriously hate them, she tries to be so stylish but it just looks dumb!
Ed: Yeah, she would.

Alright, now fast-forward two hours when Ed picked me up from the mall.

Ed: So what did you get?
Me: Eh, I spent $** dollars, is that okay?
Ed: Yeah, that's fine but what did you get?
Me: Ehhhhh....(really stuttering) I think, umm well, I think maybe, I'm not sure, but I might have bought jeggings.
Ed: (silence...............dying laughing) LET ME SEE!
I show him
Ed: Yep! Those are jeggings!

And so, here I am with jeggings now. But let me just explain my mistake and my new change of heart. In a nutshell, I saw some skinny jeans (or what I thought were skinny jeans) for only $14 and I tried them on. They were pretty tight but since I don't currently own any real skinny jeans, I figured skinny jeans are supposed to be tight. They had a zipper and pockets but I slightly suspected they might be jeggings because they were so stretchy. Nevertheless, I bought them because they were cheap and I was pleasantly surprised that they looked slightly good on me. I have worn them once, and I must say that I have nothing against them now. They are ten times more comfortable then jeans and make my butt look somewhat smaller! I am now publicly apologizing for making fun of anyone who has worn jeggings and will proudly wear mine from this day forward. Granted, I probably won't ever buy another pair, but if people want to wear them, I will support their decision. And look how cute Katrina Bowden from 30 Rock looks in them?

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Fess Up to Facebook!

Alright, a little pet peeve has been stirring inside me: What is with the people who say they don't like Facebook, but then they are on it all the time?? Just admit it people, if you are getting on it that much, you obviously don't hate it! I have heard several times, "Oh, I only get on facebook so I can look at pictures" or,"I just get on facebook because my friends would be annoyed if I didn't have one"......what? That is not true! (this is all my opinion by the way). Face it, you like putting up pictures because you like getting comments on how good you look or how awesome your life is. You like updating your status so you can brag about what ever you're doing that day or you want sympathy from someone out there in this world. And finally, half the reason you write on other people's walls is so they will write on your wall in return and so you can avoid having to call or text them! I, Amanda am not afraid to admit that I am a culprit of all of these things. I openly embrace the greatness of facebook and the opportunities that it gives me to freely and secretly stalk people I don't really know, reconnect with friends, and brag about my life. Bahahaha okay now I'm just laughing. Sorry if this sounded a little ridiculous, but am I the only one annoyed by this?? By the way though, I am not like a freakish advocate for facebook, I just want people to be honest with themselves and with others. Like, when did it become not cool to actually like facebook even though we are all on it every single day? Okay, I'll stop. Like it, but don't like it too much....that's what I'm trying to say.
and this is just a really funny picture because there were no good ones of facebook :)

Something Wonderful

I love,
with every bit of my heart,
Classical Ballet.
(and I have an addiction to youtube because of it)
also, Degas is amazing.
I would love this painting to be framed and placed on my wall.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Catching up...

I feel like my posts are getting a little gushy lately so I will try to stay fairly neutral today. However, I do like the gushy ones every once in a while

A lot has happened lately and I'm glad. I has been a fun couple of weeks and now we are just waiting and dreading for school to start. We went to the Spudman! For those who don't know, Ed is an amazing triathlete. For real, he is good (and that's all the bragging I will do, but believe me). His favorite triathlon is the Spudman because it is in his hometown of Burley, Idaho. This year there were about 2015 competitors and Ed got FOURTH! He placed second last year right behind his also amazing brother but I'm pretty sure that getting married damaged his training schedule tremendously compared to last year. Oh well, he did awesome and I was so proud of him. Not to mention, we made shirts and surprised him! Also, the Spudman just happened to land on our 1 year anniversary! After the race, we drove to Salt Lake and stayed in the Hilton in downtown. We also went to Cheesecake Factory which is both of our favorite restaurant. It was divine! When we got home there were two cheesecakes in our room from the girl at the front desk who we told it was our anniversary. It was so sweet of her. Anyway, that was that weekend.
In other news, I am done with the ice cream job! I made the BYU Creamery ice cream for a full year and I am happy to say that I have worked my last day there. I did love the job at times and I especially LOVED the people who I will dearly miss, but the job itself was just a little to rough for me. Let's face it, I'm prissy. Also, Ed's parents are leaving on their LDS mission to Houston, Texas and we are so happy for them, but goodness we will miss them. Did I say that I have THE BEST in-laws anyone could have? It has been really great to see so much of Ed's family this year. Hm, we are probably going to the zoo this weekend which I am so excited for. My sister Tess got her senior pictures taken and can I just say that I have THE most gorgeous sister in the world!I told you, she's a bombshell. The boys better watch out, not to mention, her personality is even better than her looks. I am going to try to blog more often because I hate when the blogs I read aren't updated, so for all you obscure readers of my blog who ever you might be, expect more from me. Sweet dreams on this wonderful Wednesday night!