Thursday, August 21, 2008

Life Lately

The wedding is 15 days away and I am so excited I can hardly stand it!!

J and I have been busy with showers and organizing our house lately. We had our last wedding shower in Nashville last weekend and it was wonderful! So many people came to support us. It was overwhelming, but I felt very loved. Needless to say we got a ton of really great stuff and it is stacked all over our house as we try and sort through what we already had to make places for the new stuff. I feel a HUGE yard sale coming on sometime in late September.

Speaking of organizing, J installed these in the garage last night:

Aren't they great? Now I just need a few more boxes and a label maker so I know exactly what is in every box! How fun!

Sister Molls is coming to visit this weekend and we are going to work on putting together programs for the wedding. One more thing that will be out of the way! I feel like everything has just fallen into place as far as the wedding goes. I haven't really felt stressed at all. Anxious, yes. Stressed, not so much. I am sure the week before will be a little crazy, but I am so excited I don't even care!

I read this book over the last two weeks:

It's really cute (and quite predictable) as all of her books are. All are set in the south - mostly in Savannah or Atlanta - and they are fun, perfect for summer reads.

Of course I've still been obsessively watching the Olympics. One, because there is NOTHING else on TV and two, because they are really, really great! I have to say I am a little sick of all the track runners and their showboating. Why must they drape a flag around themselves and take that little victory lap? And isn't it a bit disrespectful to drape the American Flag all over your sweaty body and drag it on the ground around the track? It's annoying and so is Usain Bolt. Yes, he's super fast, but he drives me CRAZY!!

Aren't these bouquets pretty??

These are going to serve as my "inspiration pieces" for my wedding bouquet. Yes, we are making them ourselves and yes, that could contribute to a little bit of stress, but we have practiced and it's really not that hard to do.

And I'm thinking about something like this for the bridesmaids:

Isn't it cool and different? I love them!

Ok, I guess that's enough random rambling for today. Hope you have a great Thursday!

Friday, August 15, 2008

One-Two Punch!

Gold and Silver for the USA! Woohoo!! I stayed up entirely too late watching all of this last night, but it was well worth it!

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Lovin' the Olympics!

I have been looking forward to the Olympics all summer and now that they are finally here I can't stop watching/reading/thinking about them all the time. It is SO much fun!

I watched some synchronized diving last night for the first time that I can remember and it was really, really cool.

And how about that US Men's Gymnastics Team? And Phelps - he is a machine!


Friday, August 1, 2008

Peanut Butter + Chocolate = One Happy Marissa

I have always been a huge fan of Goo-Goos. Even though they have marshmallows in the center, which I am not a huge fan of. It's rare to see them in Alabama, unless you are at a Cracker Barrell. Well, today I was in Winn-Dixie and they had these Peanut Butter Goo-Goos in the check out line. I was instantly tempted and at 2 for $1 I had to get two of them! Don't worry, I will share one with J tonight.

Anyway, I just ate my Goo-Goo and it was unbelievably good. Better than a Reese's cup - which is pretty near chocolate and peanut butter perfection in my book.

If you are a chocolate and peanut butter fan I highly recommend them. They are SO GOOd! :)

Why I Love Andy Griffith

This video totally just made me cry. How cute is Sheriff Taylor...not to mention Brad Paisley?