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Little bit about me…

How would people describe your personality? (If they could only use ONE word.) Are they right?
Okay, I just asked my husband. He took a sec, looked up and said “complicated.” LOL I would have to agree.
What celebrity/celebrities would create a “Star-Struck” feeling if you saw them in real life?
I heart Will Smith. But I don’t know if I would get star struck.  Can’t think of anyone.

Yes please!

Who is your favorite blogger? Why?
I love so many for so many reasons! I love the fashion ones for style inspiration, the home ones for ideas for the house and definitely the DIY ones to inspire me to do some stuff myself! That is why mine is a bit of everthing!
What is your comfort food/drink?
I love Diet Coke – American Diet Coke. In France I usually just drink water.  And coffee some mornings.
Do you have a strong desire to do something you’ve never done? What is it?
YES. EVERYTHING. {hence ‘complicated’}
Movies: Action, Drama, Romantic Comedy, Documentary, Comedy? What are your favorite genres?
Little bit of everything. Action – Braveheart or Taken. Romatic – Pride and Predjudice, the long version. And I can’t think of anything else, I’m a bit tired…

ah, Mr. Darcy!

Books: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Romance, Biographies, True Stories, Self-Help, Devotional/Study? What are your favorite types of reading material?
Classics. Just finished Jane Eyre a bit ago.  Then I bought Les Miserables while I was in London. I would love to read them all. 
Music: Funk, Rock, Country, Jazz, Classical, Film Score, Blues, Classic Rock, Crooner, Alternative, Heavy Metal, Techno? What are your favorite types?
R&B.  I might be one of the only ones out there that says that, but hey, I married a black guy. It kinda came with it.  But I also like the John Mayer/Colbie Collait type music. Don’t know what it’s called though. And country
If you inherited a million dollars, what is the first thing you would do with your money?
INVEST! And buy a house. And pay off my stupid student loans! {I know, wild right?}
Name one weakness of yours (confession is good for the soul).
I am really good at starting things but have awful follow through. Bummer.
If you could live anywhere at all (and take all your loved ones with you), where would you go?
Southren California.  I love my {original} home

makes me miss home.. I love you LA!

Strange Talent? Can you juggle basketballs, put your legs behind your head or perform some other strange feat?
Nope. I got nothin’.
What’s something you consider yourself to be good at? (Don’t worry, it’s not bragging, it’s acknowledging a God given gift).
I’m an excellent starter and encourager and motivater.
What is one of your favorite things to catch a whiff of?
My husband! I know, weird, but he always smells so good! {except after basketball games, yuck!}

When you leave a social gathering, do you wish: You would have talked more or You would have talked less?
Always less.
If money wasn’t a factor, what stores would you shop in?
Everywhere. Including Tiffany’s!

Once again, Yes Please!

What is your greatest accomplishment?
My marriage and my kids. {well, I hope my kids. I guess let’s give it like 10 years!}
Are you a hopeless romantic?
No. I am a realist. And my husband, worse than me. It works though.

Phew, that was long! Don’t worry, I won’t be offended if you didn’t read it all!  Just a few tidbits about me.  This is where I would have linked up, but I missed it. By a day. Oh well, still thought it was fun!


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I am loving this Wednesday!

I am soooo loving today.  Here is why ~ 1.  The weather is like California weather!  It is bee-u-t-iful today!  Around this time it can be, maybe usually snowing in France, and it is gorgeous.  I didn’t even need a jacket today. 2. I am loving my outfit for today […]

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And so it begins…

I am starting my 30×30 today. Today, folks.  I am a little nervous. I must be honest.  I had a tough time picking what I would want in the 30 because I don’t know what I might feel like in three weeks or something.  But it is going to be […]

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Sunday Recap

This week was great.  My older son spent almost 4 days with friends.  I got to clean and create and hang out and relax and it was lovely.  Just lovely.  I went to pick him up on Wednesday and Thursday we went to Annecy which was absolutely lovely as well.  Then […]

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I give myself permission!

I saw this on Eisy Morgan, one of my favorite places to stop by, and I thought that it fit me perfectly.  I became a mom, got married, and moved to France for the first time (not speaking French at this time) all in one year.  It was a hard […]

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I spent the day today in a small town in France called Annecy.  I have seen quite a few French towns that were ‘cute’ but this was just typic.  Old time, typical, beautiful French.  It was incredible.  And being as awesome as I am, I totally forgot my camera.  Like […]

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No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.Ralph Waldo Emerson The power of imagination makes us infinite.John Muir First say to yourself what you would be;and then do what you have to do.Epictetus People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest. George Matthew Allen Do not let […]

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What I am loving Wednesday

I am loving that I am picking up my son from a friends house.  I haven’t seen him since Saturday. I am loving seeing my friends and hanging out with their beautiful, awesome kids. (all four of them!) I am loving that tomorrow we are all heading on an outing […]

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Polyvore Style

So, I could spend alllll day on this site.  And make a million outfits.  Which is great, because I can’t really shop right now, so this is fun.  It’s like practice shopping for when I can.  And I practice hard! Red by manouvellemode on This is what I came […]

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Paper Wreath

So I saw a paper wreath over at Living with Lindsay and thought, ‘hey I could do that!’  I don’t have a ton of resources, but I have an old book and a glue gun.  I didn’t have a foam wreath, so I decided to change it up a bit.  And […]

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