Tuesday, March 29, 2011

She will be Loved

Its not about a ring on your finger
Its the look in your eyes
The way you wrap me up
tight in your arms
when I just crumble into pieces
How you think I look cute
in pajamas all unkempt
The song I'll Stand by You
playing in the background
every lyric a reality
each tear shed magically gone
the instant you kiss my hands
I don't need a fairytale
I already have my happy ending

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Feels like Home to Me

It has already been a week! My, oh my...

Sometimes the thought of "playing house" is actually more fun then the reality of the situation. However, chores like doing the dishes, taking out the trash, & cleaning out the kitty litter can be made easier with a couple extra hands. I thoroughly enjoy when my fiance & I tag-team the cleaning of our apartment together. It goes so much faster when you have two people attacking the dirt & germs, not just one. With winter slowly disappearing & the sun shining through the windows spring cleaning is definitely in order to make sure every fleck of dust isn't glaringly obvious.

As a couple we do many things together besides cleaning. Recently we found a nice Presbyterian Church right close to our apartment. We've been eager to find a nearby Church that we could join. While it doesn't feel like "home" yet, the fellow worshipers were very warm & welcoming. They gave us a goodie bag of important information regarding Church activities, & even included a ziploc of oatmeal raisin chocolate chip cookies! We will be returning this coming Sunday.

Two things I always "fall back on" or hobbies that give me great comfort: reading & crafting. So only natural that I've been finding book clubs & knitting clubs to join here to get involved & meet people. Honestly, I feel like I'm drawn to book clubs because I want to fill the void of not having English classes to go to, I feel the need to submerge myself into a book & then discuss with others themes, symbolism... oh times like this is when I seriously wonder why I wasn't an English major...

Puzzle-making & Netflix movies,
Spaghetti & turkey meatballs,
Cupcakes with Sparkling grape juice,
Bubble Bath & a Massage...

...What to all those lovely things have in common?
Our 2 year Anniversary!
Just yesterday my fiance & I celebrated 2 years of dating. Soon we will be counting years of marriage...
Share responsibilities. Feel that sense of community. Divulge yourself. & Celebrate.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Irish at Heart

Today my kitty cat turns 1! Happy Birthday, Cinder Fella!

Hope everyone is decked out in green
enjoying some corned beef & cabbage...
I know I am!

Happy St. Patrick's Day, everyone!

Monday, March 14, 2011

Springtime Romance

Even though the weather is still very chilly I've been feeling the glimpses of the spring season. More so, the awakening, rebirth feeling of new life, even love. Something about the warmer weather, it brings out romance.

Yesterday, felt very lazy & kinda blah to be honest, just staying in the house away from the chill of winter. But at the end of the day it was made delightful by my fiance drawing me a hot bath (with milk & honey bubble bath & lavender bath salts!).

Or, today the cozy feeling of sitting next to my fiance eating breakfast at Cracker Barrel & browsing the gift shop & seeing all the spring decor of birds, bees, Easter bunnies.

Even the time by yourself can recharge you & make you feel brand new.

Spring: Growth, Renewal, & Love.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Joy in the Mundane

Isn't it funny how the simplest things can give you the most joy?

Going grocery shopping to fill the fridge & cupboards
Visiting the public library & getting a library card
Signing up for a membership at the local video store
Renting a movie & watching it curled up on the couch
Cooking dinner together
Watching your cats nap & play

Enjoy the small things.

Friday, March 11, 2011

No Day But Today

I can't believe so much time has gone by! Being home I got out of the habit of grabbing my pretty little netbook & blogging about anything & everything. But now, I'm baaaack! Now I must catch you up on all the happenings of the past 11 months, the highlights....

-A bunch of my friends graduated (I miss them very much)
-I turned 22, celebrated with my lovely family.
-Got my first kitty! Cinder Fella!
-Became engaged!
-Was maid of honor at my sister Tiffany's beautiful Wedding!
-Withdrew from college due to health reasons.
-Got tanked up with B12 & iron so I'm good as new.
-Adopted another kitty, a little darling girl, Honeybee!
-Had a wonderful Christmas with family.
-Played Peaseblossom in a local production of A Midsummer Nights Dream!
-Lotsa wedding planning... Wedding date: June 17, 2011!
-Trip to Philadelphia with Mallorie to see our bestie Jill!
-Trip to Albany area to visit Beth!
-Moved all my belongings to Traverse City, Michigan!

Follow me along my future journey of spring weather, another birthday, my bridal shower tea party, my WEDDING, marriage, & other joys & pure bliss...

Never too late to start anew.