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New year, Happier Us

4 Jan

Hey Guys! It’s finally 2011

          You have no idea how long we have been wanting to say that. We now are in our last semester of Senior year, and then it is Graduation time in May! Yay 🙂 We are beyond excited to get out of high school and into the real world.

Here is my 2010 wrapped up with a FB post:

 It would not be a new year without a make-over right? Our boss at work has a Gay best friend who works for a salon, and he just happened to hook us up with some really cute hair 🙂

For me that included some edgier highlights

Auburn with bright blonde 

 And for Court that meant some Dark Brown. I think the color was Espresso.

 Oh, and since there were some requests to see our new piercings here they are:

For Whit: Cartlidge & Nose

 And for Court: just the Nose

 Here is a Close up on my cartilage:

 Our two weeks of Winter break looked a little something like this, with crazy hours of work every single day! Yikes, you know there was a lot of post-work naps in there. lol

 Luckily, we are now in Shift Leader training, with the promise of a raise. You gotta love having a dollar raise at work. 😉

 Magazine reads as of lately:

 I love Black&White photos, so Court and I had a picture-taking Fiasco one day 🙂 They ended up great to update old picture frames with in my bedroom.

 The last time we washed our car was the Summer, and look at it today. How clean right? The Tink-mobile was past due for a car wash, and now look at her sparkle in that Beautiful Colorado Snow.

 With a ton of new clothes and gifts from Christmas, it was time to clean out the closets. We ended up with TWO big bags of clothes to giveaway!

 Amazing lunch of today included:

Wrap:

  • Italian&Herb Flatout Wrap
  • 1/2 Light swiss Laughing Cow Wedge
  • Spike
  • 1 Italian Morningstar Patty
  • broccoli
  • Romaine Lettuce
  • Salad Toppers
  • Chiquita Garlic Chile Hot Sauce

1/2 Gala Apple:

  •  1 TBS Crunchy Sprouts PB
  • Cinnamon

 

 Now let’s get to the awesome Gifts/Purchases of lately:

Mom and Dad are awesome, and got us each an HP Laptop for our B-day! (Dec. 18th)

 They are so fast, and totally awesome!

 Houndstooth and Juicy Couture Boots

 After seeing these Sperry’s in Meg’s Youtube Video, I wanted them so bad, and then Court bought them for me for Christmas. They are so are metallicy, and so adorable!

 Burlesque OPI Nail Polish

 Total Glam!

 This Chi Hair straightener is AMMMAAZINNG! Seriously, it straightens so fast and smoothly.

 I think Gold things were really a fav. this Christmas, because Courtney bought me this Gold Metallic Messenger bag from Charming Charlies.

 This Stuff Smells Delicious, and makes your cheeks super sparkly.

 Juicy Couture Perfume(Got a million Compliments about how good I smell, while wearing this. And at work they were all 3 different guys that were like “Whit you smell really nice today.” Ha thanks I know. lol)

 Love Culture is a cheap high fashion store kind of like Forever 21, and I got Court this Glammed out belt there. She loved it 🙂

 Her new nickname is now sparkle!

 

 Workout Log Of this Week So Far…

  • Saturday Jan 1.- Running around at Work for 8 Hours. There was no one working, and we were SUPER BUSY! There were no breaks, and we ended up leaving an hour late to get everything done.
  • Sunday Jan 2.- Bob Harper’s Hour long Workout
  • Monday Jan 3.- Jillian Michael’s 30 Day Shred Level 1
  • Tuesday Jan 4.- Insanity Core Cardio and Balance

 

It has not been said in a while, so “Cheers, Here is to a great week ahead!”

Love ya Guys!

XOXO ♥Court & Whit♥

Join us for Thanksgiving

26 Nov

 Hey Guys,

   So the nice people over at Vitalicious, sent us a whole 12 pack of their new Apple Crumb Vita-tops, and lets just say there are not many left in the box as of now. This is seriously the best flavor they have ever came out with. I felt like I was eating a delicious Fat-filled Apple Cinnamon Coffee Cake. Delish! 10/10! What you guys think? Have you tried them yet?

 

Our first sample of these was mashed into PB Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal, which was awesome. Another way we loved these Vita’s was heated up in the microwave for 25 seconds, and then smeared with crunchy Peanut Butter 🙂

Now, Let us give you a look into Thanksgiving at our house…

“Hey Guys, come on in.”

Our sister Karstee has a bunch of cute holiday decorations, so we got out these little Pilgrim people to be festive!

Instead of cooking our turkey in the oven, we slow cook it all day long. And all these preparations in the kitchen would not be possible without some awesome Christmas music.

Now lets look at what we were serving up this year…

  • Turkey (It’s not like the movies, or magazine pretty ever lol)

  • Green Beans

  • Cranberry Sauce

  • Candied Sweet Potatoes

  • Veggies & Dip

  • The Famous Butt Rolls(Put two together in the muffin pan, and they cook up looking like butts, hence the name)

  • Mashed Potatoes and Gravy
  • Sage Stuffing
  • Chicken Stuffing

Fill that plate up good 😉

Make your way to the candle lit table

Pour yourself some sparkling Pear Cider

Then Enjoy time with the family. We always go around and say what we are each thankful for.

Then, play a few games(Scategories was this year) while enjoying the classic dessert of Pumpkin pie 😉

 Finally, the night was concluded with watching “While you were Sleeping” (With Sandra Bullock). And then we went to sleep at about 8:30 in order to wake up at 11:30. We were crazy enough to get only 3 hours of sleep, and then hit up Old Navy at Midnight for some Black Friday deals. From there we went to Kohls, JCpenny, Sams Club, Wal-mart, TJMax, Sports Authority, and finally home by 7 AM for a LOOONNNG Nap! We got some awesome stuff 🙂

Now I want to know, what is one of the Top things on your wishlist this Holiday season?

 

Camera’s for dummies please!

4 Jul

Sunday July 4th!

Man! This has been an awesome weekend 🙂

 

Friday night, our family went up to the mountains to stay at the Ameristar in honor of my mom’s “49th” b-day(lol she thinks). Our mom is one hard-core gambler. Already this year she has gotten sent vouchers for a free room, and she never has slept in it once. She will literally get to the room set her suitcase down and gamble all day and night. Then the next day when it is time to leave… she finally comes up to the room and gets her suitcase to leave. This woman goes to sleep every night at 7:30 because she has to wake up at 3 in the morning, but when she goes gambling sleep is not an option for her. Luckily, this time we were out of school so we got to enjoy the hotel instead(since we are not 21 and all lol)!

 

 When our dad and older sister Karstee got home from work, we drove up to meet our mom and Ash. Of course it had to be blistering hot the whole way up and the traffic was out of the wazoo because of the holiday weekend. When we finally approached the hotel at the bottom of the mountain it just glimmered. It was the biggest hotel in the whole gambling city! Unfortunately, Whit and I have not figured out how to adjust our DSLR camera to darkness… so the majority of the pictures on this post just came from the internet. But trust me they are 100% accurate photos! 

 Look how friggen huge this hotel is!

 

This was our bathroom in the hotel room. It was very spa like! I took a shower after swimming. It was so nice 🙂
Can you see Whit in the mirror?

 

 I have never stayed in such a spacious room. This bed and the pillows were so heavenly. I wanted to buy them! There were giant duvets on the bed too… which added to the comfort. I used to have a duvet, but it lost most of its’ feathers and they are so expensive that I have not bought another one since.
Do any of you guys own a duvet for your bed?

 

 

After we dropped off our bags it was getting late and we were HUNGRY! So we went downstairs and ate at the buffet. This was one pricey buffet at $19.99 a person… but the food was totally worth it! Whit and I being the foodie bloggers that we are. We had an entrée plate and a dessert plate. Of course since there were sooo many choices of good food, we narrowed it down to the few things that we were craving most and had a few bites of everything. Overall my favorite entrée was the chile verde taco I had and my favorite dessert was apple pie with vanilla ice cream. Pretty much everyone in our family except Whit and I felt sick after dinner. Why… do  you ask? Because portion control is key. If you are going to eat at a buffet then do not go crazy!

 

After din din, Whit, Karst, and I went back to the room to let our bellies settle while the rest of the gang went back to gambling. Once we were all settled then it was time to hit up the POOL! I wore my favorite Juicy Couture shirt(thank you Ashley!) over my suit while we walked through the halls.

 

This was the giant pool on the roof of the hotel! In the very back is just one of the hot tubs that was there. The other one was out on the patio.  

 

Sorry for the terrible pictures! Hopefully I will figure this camera out soon 😛

Since we were up in the mountains, the air is kind of crisp at night so we also enjoyed ourselves by the warm fire pit!

 

After swimming, we went back to the room, took showers, and were still not TIRED! It was getting super late, but I swear the city is like NYC… nobody sleeps. So we headed down to the lobby and sat by the fire while we all read magazines. It ws so relaxing!

Sooner than later though… reading was the thing that all made us tired so we went up and fell asleep.

 

In the morning before we left we woke up and had Starby’s Perfect Pot of Oatmeal while we watched the Nickolas Sparks movie. It was so cute! I just love romantic movies. I hate how his movies never have happy endings though 😦

 

 Well we had a BBQ last night and I ate the same exact thing again tonight.
Pictured is a turkey burger on a whole wheat bun and a fruit salad! The best combo eva.

This salad was inspired by the one Whit and I both had at the Ameristar. It has mandarin oranges, purple onion, pecans, and raspberry vinaigrette.

Hurry better get yourself a burger before this holiday is over! lol. 

 

This morning Whit and I wanted to have a festive looking breakfast. So we made…
Oatgurt Trifles!

We do not have trifle’s, so a bowl that we layered the ingredients in had to do.

 IN THE TRIFLE:

  • 1/4 cup of cooked old-fashioned oats(w/ a splash of vanilla extract)
  • 1 container of strawberry yogurt
  • 1/2 cup of berries(we had raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, and blackberries)
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1/4 cup of Kashi Go Lean Crunch
  • 1 tbs. pb

 

 

Whit and I packed our fav. Lean Pockets and plums for lunch at work today. This is truly the best Lean Pocket ever. If you guys have not tried the Garlic Chicken White Pizza then give it a try 😉

 

 Right now it is raining cats and dogs, there are a billion tornado warnings all over Colorado, and Fireworks are illegal here… so I guess I will be watching the fireworks on TV this year. This is so weird because this is the first 4th of July where it is raining for me. It kinda sucks, oh well! I am just going to have to suck it up and enjoy the rest of this fabulous holiday.

But before I go, I have to tell you about the Mecca of all S’mores that I had last night.
I used a COOKIES ‘n’ CREAM Hershey’s bar instead of the ordinary milk chocolate. It was literally the best S’mores I have ever eaten. Since it is Summer, you guys best be getting to making some S’mores. Have you ever made S’mores different that than the ordinary? If so, how!?  

 TTYL!

-COURT