Browsing Archive: November, 2010

Cyber Monday Goodies

Posted by Robin . on Monday, November 29, 2010, In : Other Stuff 
Did you brave the Black Friday crowds?

Well, get ready to curl up with Lucy Laptop and hit the interweb for Cyber Monday! I've been getting wind of some really great deals and I thought I'd share some with y'all!

YMI Jeans (one of my personal faves to shop) has 50% off EVERYTHING today only! Just use the code Turkey at checkout. They've got great jeans, pants, leggings and coats! has great luxury watches, designer handbags and more and discounted prices.
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Southern warmth for your snowy weather....

Posted by Robin . on Friday, November 26, 2010, In : Photography 
Hope everyone had an awesome Thanksgiving! After my two week no coke/no good coffee creamer diet, I super indulged in all the amazing food at BOTH of the Thanksgivings that we go to! It's back to business today though. Even the half-glass of coke I had last night isn't going to make me fall back off the wagon!

If you're partaking in the Black Friday be with you.

We got our first "major" cold front last night. It went from 80s and humid to 40s and dry as hell. I'...
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Gobble Gobble and Dear Santa

Posted by Robin . on Tuesday, November 23, 2010, In : Holiday Posts 
Two days from Thanksgiving?! Or is it one day? I never know if you count the day you are on. 

Where the hell did this year go?!

So, yeah, I'm still insanely busy. Probably not really happily buzzing along like a little bee but, still busy. Is it time to write letters to Santa yet?

Dear Santa,

I would like an assistant. And a vacay.

And something sparkly. Just sayin.


I'm ready for Thanksgiving and all the chowin' down on awesome food. Remember my deal to stop drinking coke and the horri...
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Busy Little Bee

Posted by Robin . on Friday, November 19, 2010, In : Photography 
Yep, that's me lately. Busy lady over here.

It's great, really. Our photography business has started to really take off and we've been booked a lot lately. It means a ton more work for me but, I'm loving it.

It's totally blowing my mind how fast the weeks are shooting past me though. I cannot believe it's almost Christmas.

Don't even say "It's still a month away."

It's freakin' here, dude. It's right around the corner and it will be here as fast as tomorrow. I'm so not ready. Looking forward t...
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Eff off, 30!

Posted by Robin . on Wednesday, November 17, 2010,
You know, I was surprisingly not upset about turning 30 this year. It really didn't affect me at all mentally.

I can't say the same for affecting me physically.

My body is turning against me. It's so cliche. And I hate it.

I'm tired.

I feel worn out.

I'm cranky.

All I talk about is the weather.

I'm screaming at people to get off my lawn.

Ok, maybe it's not quite to that point yet but, things are definitely changing over here.

All my late teens and early to mid 20s I really never had to worry abou...
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The Return of PINT

Posted by Robin . on Tuesday, November 16, 2010, In : Post It Note Tuesday 

Though, I haven't been watching much tv lately so, I'm actually running low on sarcastic celebrity banter.

Really, fists clenched, cursing their name when the weather is shitty.

Because I'm sure this is their go-to blog.

Check out That One Mom over at Only Parent Chronicles for more of the PINT you know and love.

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Snappy and TRex

Posted by Robin . on Monday, November 15, 2010, In : Photography 
I've taken the kids with me on a couple of photo shoots lately and was able to get a few good pics. A few fun shots of Snappy one day and a nearly failed attempt at Christmas card shots another day.

I say a few good ones because some of them look like this...

And this...

That whole reel cracked me up. It's worth it though when I get to pull a few pics like this...

Could she look any older in that last pic? Or any sassier? Oy vey.

At least I got some cute ones of her a few days before this shoot. M...
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Honoring My Grandpa

Posted by Robin . on Friday, November 12, 2010,
When it comes to patriotic things, love of our country, the military and what they do for us and honoring all of it, I can get a little weepy.

Ok, I get a little weepy at a lot of stuff.

But, really weepy with patriotic remembrance. I'm definitely a proud American and when I think about the amazing sacrifice that our military men and women make when they stand up and say "I will die to save your freedoms", when they make the commitment to leave their families behind just to ensure that the ide...
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Beware of Cake Boss

Posted by Robin . on Monday, November 8, 2010,
So, I got this new cake pan a few weeks before Halloween. It was a 3D skull head and totally cool. I was excited because I really wanted to take something to the Halloween party we were going to.

If you'll remember, I am not a baker.

I did a trial run with the cake pan before the big day because my baking skills are more than questionable. This is how that trial run turned out.

Glorious, isn't it?

Who knew that reading the directions for a cake pan would be vital.

So, staring at the horrid mes...
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Isn't she lovely? Isn't she wonderful?

Posted by Robin . on Wednesday, November 3, 2010, In : Awards 
Hell yeah, she is!

Even after my editing rant last week (yes, Scott, that can be considered a "rant"), it seems that I've been awarded one of those sweet little blog awards that float around the blogosphere. And, since this one is called "One Lovely Blog", I'll be on my best behavior here as I accept. Thanks to Mom-Stuff Community for thinkin' of me!

Rules schmules. Oh, okay, I'll follow the rules. Best behavior, right?

Share 7 things about yourself.

Talk about myself? Why sure! I can do that!

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We rocked our Halloween's socks off

Posted by Robin . on Monday, November 1, 2010, In : Photography 
Disclaimer: This may or may not be a picture overload post.

I hope everyone had an awesome time this weekend! Lots of parties and ghoulish fun, I suppose?

Ours rocked.

0007's brother throws a Halloween party every year and, I swear, every year it gets better. It's uber kid-friendly but, a blast for us adults as well. Our kids love it because, on top of the costumes and candy and junk food as far as the eye can see, they get to hang out with their cousins and their other friends. We love it be...
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Sister to TRex. Snappy is our 3 year old, baby toting, crayon loving, song singing, cuteness connoisseur, giggling, stubborn little Princess. She is both a Daddy's Girl and a Mommy's Girl. And she's figuring out how to twist TRex around her finger.


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