i’m a jerk… that doesn’t always proofread

August 21, 2010

I’m apartment hunting.  Floor plans are important to me.  One complex I’m researching online is obviously overhauling their website and does not have images available online- so I fill out the request form and ask if a floor plan can be emailed to me.  The following is 100% true and word for word (minus identifying […]

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thou shalt not save bridesmaid dresses **UPDATED**

June 1, 2010

Today I decided to give my closet a massive heave-ho.  Maybe once every couple years or so this mood hits, and I really purge out stuff.  I’ve been beyond frustrated lately with my serious commitment to the Insanity workouts (not joking here- cardio 6 days a week for 5 weeks now)… with no visible results. […]

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what’s the life expectancy of a blender, anyway?

May 5, 2010

In a calamitous event on the afternoon of Tuesday, May 4th, 2010, the pitcher from the avocado green Hamilton Beach blender circa 1970-something suffered a fatal injury. I’m ashamed to admit that the blender pitcher/ sink faucet collision could have been avoided, and was purely a result of operator error.  (Please don’t ask me to […]

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i hated p90x

April 26, 2010

Yup… hated it. I know, I know, in the first month post I was all “Woo Hoo!  Look at me!” Month two demonstrated how skilled I am in the art of justification, regardless of reason. Now month three is done and I appreciate your kindness in letting me just quietly sweep it under the rug. There […]

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the workout, month two

March 29, 2010

See that tagline up top?  “The Ambitious Procrastinator”?  Ever wondered what that’s really all about? Here’s your answer. Last month, I posted a day by day account of my attempts at getting in shape.  How?  Why?  Well, I kept a daily log (for the most part) that was rather lengthy- and I pared that down […]

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March 13, 2010

Cringe verb 1 she cringed as he bellowed in her ear: cower, shrink, recoil, shy away,flinch, blench, draw back; shake, tremble, quiver, quail, quake. 2 it makes me cringe when I think of it: wince, shudder, squirm, feel embarrassed, feel mortified. The second entry is our focus today.  None of those other words seem to properly convey what cringe does so succinctly.  (Mortification is a good one as well, but it doesn’t have the same physical […]

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smoothie experiment

February 24, 2010

Email, 10:12 am From: To: Lisa@home tried a smoothie experiment today- only spinach, fruit and water into the blender.  no oj, no yogurt.  it’s good!  very thick, but good.  i like it with the yogurt, but i think i need to stop consuming it everyday. so, we’ll go a couple days without , and […]

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my green thumb, part duh

February 21, 2010

I present to you a brief follow up to the guest post My Green Thumb I wrote for my friend’s blog .  If you’ve read it you’ll know I recently bought the awesome new book, Grow Great Grub, by Gayla Trail (who has a blog about gardening that I really enjoy) and I was all excited about […]

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