March 19, 2012

three bullet points.

Things to Share with Blog Friends:

  • I am an obsessed teenager.  I'm on the third Hunger Games book and um, you could say I'm obsessed. When all is said and done, I will have read three books in less than two weeks. That is probably a first for me. I'm a slow reader so ya, I'm pretty proud of myself. I've been sucked in big time. I know I've told you that, but really I have. I secretly pretend I'm a rebel to the Capitol, like I crank it up to 50 in a 45 or something crazy like that.

 I also secretly think I'm Katniss. I came to that realization while getting ready for church yesterday. I chose my accessories based on things I thought Katniss might wear. Of course I would never tell anyone this except Jarrod (oh and you guys apparently). I decided to ask his opinion during church.
Our conversation went like...(whispered of course, we're in church people)
Me: Hey! If Katniss was going to church don't you think she'd wear earrings like this?
Jar: unenthused smile
Me. And don't you think she'd wear this leather cuff?
Jar: another smile like the first one
Me: Don't you think I kinda look like Katniss today in general. (he's reading them now too so he knows what I'm talking about.)
Jar: You would really look like her if your hair was braided.
Me: Dammit! (I know I was in church. Don't judge me. I was upset. Jar had burst my bubble, yet again. He could've just humored me, ya know??)

  • My baby is FOUR. Today. I am surprisingly ok with this milestone. I am transitioning further and further from babydom and it feels kinda good. Anyway, she's bigger today. I love my little bug like a crazy lady. She completes our family like some sweet strawberry icing on our family cake. We're celebrating today with a garden party in the park...pray for no rain!
  • The Happy Day Project! Challenge #1 is due on Wednesday! Don't forget. This is gonna be super fun! If you haven't a clue of what I'm speaking of, click here for more information
That's all for now. See you soon!


Elise said...

Alicia! Haha I LOVE that you are sucked in to The Hunger Games. They are so good... Although, honestly, I hate how they end. However... I'm so with you on thinking your Katniss. A girl would be crazy to not wanna be her... Just sayin'...

Farmgirl Paints said...

Those earrings were very katniss. I need to hunt down a mockingjay pin for you;) You crack me up you know that right? I can totally hear that conversation between the two of you.

Happy birthday sweet Sophia. Love you baby girl.

Etheline said...

Oh Happy Birthday to your baby girl.:) We are about 3 years behind you over here. I can't even imagine!! I'm so glad you are enjoying the hunger games trilogy. I was obsessed myself when i read them a few years'll have to let us know what you thought of the last book when you are finished:)

carissa at lowercase letters said...

i think this settles it. Hunger Games, here i come. and you are the cutest thing. i really like those earrings. and happy 4th birthday SOPHIE!!! hope your party in the park is super sweet.

Blissful Blooms said...

I guess I need to join this band wagon and read those books! :)
Your church convo cracked me up! I expect to see a braid in your next picture!
Happy Birthday to your baby girl! Can't wait to see pics from the garden party! I just know it's going to be a beautiful sunny day!
The day I was headed to the nursery, it snowed ALL day! Ha!
Have a wonderful day my friend!

jahorn12820 said...

I seriously just laughed out loud at that conversation. So funny! Happy birthday Sophie!

Cailan said...

What a goose ; ) - cute that he gets you. I did just get my copy of the first Hunger book in the mail but scared to start - I get so engrossed with these kind of books, too, nothing will get done! And happy birthday to that sweet little girl - hope you have a lovely party!

{Amy} said...

alicia, you are so Katniss : ) oh, and i am into this like a teenager too, i am going with friends to the midnight showing on thursday night and i cannot wait. those were some of the best, yet disturbing, books ever...LOVED them.

thetwistedruffle said...

after my hubby said he wouldn't come home if all i was going to do was read, so i still haven't gotten the 3rd book...but, i really really want to read it. i also want to go see the movie too, but i just HATE spending over $5o to take the family to a movie. it's outrageous! you're totally adorable, especially the church conversation. love that!

Elise said...

Happy Birthday to your sweet girl!!!
Can't wait for Wednesday, maybe I'll actually blog...;)

Cottage Mommy said...

You are so funny...and wasn't the Hunger Games movie filmed in Ashville? I only know that because I read my sister's special Hunger Games edition of People. And I'm totally not embarressed by it...

Theresa said...

you are funny with the katniss thing. i tried the books--couldn't get into them...hubby is reading and LOVING them--he wants to take off from work to READ! and trying to decide if we should let our 12 year old read them.

katygirl said...

The hunger games are dead to me. I could not get past page 12.

The Frat Pack + Me said...

I totally think those are Katniss-like earrings. How could someone not get into these books, I have no idea! I still haven't done my happy day assignment....I hope to get to it!

Jessie May said...

Happy Birthday to Sophia. Four is a wonderful age to be! Please share photos of the party : )

Sarah said...

I'll be interested to hear what you think of the ending. I read a big long article in our newspaper today all about how they filmed in Shelby (teeny weeny NC mountain town nearish to you and where my mom grew up) I'll have to send it to you so you can get all of the behind the scenes scoop on the movie and sound like you're in the know.

PS. that clown totally freaks me out. Sophie is the only cute thing in that pic!

Sabrina said...

I love the Hunger Games books so much! I too find myself living in that world after a I read the book! WWKD?

April said...

So with you on Hunger Games....I am doin the same thing...reading like a mad woman. She would have totally wore those earrings !!!

Marissa said...

Happy Birthday, sweet Sophia! Hope the party in the park went well today!

Mary said...

Happy Birthday to your sweet little blessing!
She's a mini momma, that's for sure!
Cute as a button! :)


Hey, Alicia, I thought I owned bullet points. :-)

Love your church chat.

I went to the nursery and bought a plant of tiny daffodils, enjoyed it for a day, forgot to take a picture and then gave it to a friend for her birthday.

Can't wait for the next happy day project.


Lemonade Makin' Mama said...

Okay this seals it. YOu and I are so totally friends in real life. I just need to meet you.

I would have done the exact same thing and I'm so flipping excited you're reading it.

Also. I love that you said damnit on your blog. I say it in text sometimes to my most trusted friends becuase for some reason it's the swear that makes me laugh when I read it. I don't actually SAY it much... I try not to swear and all.... just saying.

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