Wednesday, January 30, 2013


Howdy, girls. This past week flew by! School seems to be in full swing and yes, I've started to count down till summer begins. 89 days till Punta Cana!

1)It's Karens birthday today and we got shellac mani's together. Pixie Dust

2) My half-marathon training said to run 8k on Thursday, but with it feeling like -24? Not gonna happen. Cross training did.

3) Tim's got a bit crazy on the chocolate. 

4) Taking Alex's cat to the vet

5) Creating monster in Creative Arts 1 class. Education major!

6) Went on a 16k run on Saturday in the valley. So beautiful. 

Go link up with Jenn!

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

2 year blogiversary

More Sangria, Please, formally Life is what you make it, turns 2 today!

I orginally thought we turned 3 today so good thing I checked when my first post was.

It's been a great 2 years. From finding amazing bloggers to making bloggy friends this blog world rocks.

Thanks for the loyal readers who comment and for those who don't (creepy, I might add) stop by and say hi!

Have cupcake for us!

Wednesday, January 23, 2013


1) Enjoying a big breakfast with Alex at "our" spot aka Sunset Grill
2) The end-ish of January and the snow is all gone! Crazy weather.
3) Mr.Iggy finds the best places to sleep.

4) Love this red from H&M. Who knew that 4$ polish was so good!
5) Yup, I had to get glasses. Something about the lights being blurry at night made the eye doctor nervous. 
6) Toronto folks: go see this comedy show!

Go link up with Jenn! 

Monday, January 21, 2013

Monday Bullets

It's monday morning so that alone should excuse the fact that I'm writing a random post.

  • Half-marathon training is painful going great. I ran 14k on Saturday and was up until 2am with knee pain. Not fun. But? Worth it. 
  • I really want to run the Disney World Half Marathon next February. It better be held during my reading week! It would be so cool to travel to run a race. 
  • I started reading Gone Girl on Friday. So so so good! 

  • I have Tuesdays and Fridays off school this semester and let me tell you. That is uh-mazing! 
  • I'm taking Alex to hot yoga tomorrow, lets see how this "professional golfer" stands up to the heat

Saturday, January 12, 2013

6 month date

Friday was mine and Alex's 6 month  dating anniversary and we went all out. When the 11th comes around, we always wish each happy anniversary and carry on. But for 6 months (half a year!) I wanted to do something so special. And that included getting dressed up. Thank goodness he goes along with my crazy ideas. 

We grabbed dinner at Wayne Gretzky's restaurant where I enjoyed eating Grandma Gretzky's meatloaf and he had a steak. Finished dinner with exchanging cards and ice cream for dessert. 

I bought tickets last month to Second City. We walked down the street to enjoy our first comedy show ever (love crossing things off my bucket list with Alex.) It was a great show, and highly recommend it.

Such, such, such an amazing night. Can't wait for the next 6. 

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Wednesday Randoms

  • As my other university friends are getting into day 3 of classes, I'm still enjoying the last few days of my 5 week Christmas break. And? I'm not bored at all. Sleeping till 9am, slowly getting out of head and running have become my new daily routine and I will miss it. Not looking forward to essays at.all!

  • I started tracking my food intake right after New Years, and have lost 2 pounds. Thanks MyFitnessPal! 

  • Half marathon training is going great. I wont tell you about my embarrassing bathroom emergency that happened on Saturday. Felt like an 80 year old person! 

  • Friday is special. It's Alex and mine 6 month (dating) anniversary. We're getting dressed up, having dinner at Wayne Gretzky's restaurant and seeing a comedy show tomorrow. 

December photo-a-day

Finished off 2012 doing Fat Mum Slim's photo a day challenge. I give props to anyone who completed the entire year! (Like Jenn, who I'm linking up with today) 

* day 30: Alex and I together was the best thing that happened this year. And, he makes me smile. Okay, enough mushy stuff. 

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

2013 goals

Happy new year everyone! Wishing everyone a happy, safe and eventful 2013. 

I've realized lately that I like to have goals. If it's visiting the grandparents more or eating out less, I like goals. 

As we went 2013 I'm ready for more goals. After much thought I've come up with two things I want to achieve in 2013.

#1) Lose 10 pounds by February 28th.  I lost 30 pounds last year and have put on about 7 from the end of the summer. Not to bad in the long run. But I want to be back at my weight I was back in the summer because? I was so happy with how clothes looked on me. And? I had finally had less fat in my mid-section. I'm pretty sure from being in school full-time and having a boyfriend, my exercising and eating habits changed a bit. 

My plan of action: use MyFitnessPal to track food intake. Continue to train for the half-marathon that I'm running Feb.24th 2013. Pumping the iron and focusing on working my abs 4x a week. 

#2) Blog more. Not just more, but write posts with actual meat. Link up's are fun and I love doing them but most of the times I do it because someone else tells me what to write and I like the traffic it brings here. 

Plan of action: Blogging at least 2x a week and posting my URL on twitter so my followers can come directly here and read, aka traffic.

I'm curious, what are your goals for 2013?