Because I’m bored – 50 questions with directions not included

Directions Not Included - Living Pretty With Your Pets Mutts

Seeing that I'm laid out with not much I can do, my dear bloggy friend Cassie decided to nominate me for a 50 questions post. Considering I had all these posts lined up and forgot to schedule,  this is probably a good thing. Also a good thing is that this blog only has about 5 followers these days so these answers won't reach the masses. 1. What are you wearing? Cropped jeans, a t-shirt and a really sexy surgical boot. This boot will be my fashion accessory for the next 4  - 6 weeks. 2. … [Read more...]

a different kind of renovation – bunion surgery

Bunion Surgery Recovery - Directions Not Included

If you found this on Pinterest and are looking for my recovery notes, pictures and progress are available here:http://directionsnotincluded.com/bunion-surgery-recovery Hi there from the comfort of my sofa. This is a different kind of renovation post -  a little reconstruction to get myself back in working order.I had bunion surgery on my left foot today, it was actually surgery on the big toe and my pinky since I had different kinds of bunions on both. Sounds like fun, right? It's been over … [Read more...]

haven maven – 2014 haven conference recap

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Oh Haven, how do I actually describe you? First off, as a delinquent blogger, I shouldn't have even made an appearance. My posting schedule is shameful, and I am for the most part an introvert who hates crowds. That doesn't really translate to blog conference attendee status. Somehow, Haven brings out another side of me that makes me a Haven Maven. It yields an awesome, inspiring, and electric few days. How is it possible that throwing me into a huge crowd like this could actually lead to an … [Read more...]

a little nyc trip – photo recap

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We just got back from a whirlwind trip to NYC. We honestly did not stop at all except for a 30 minute nap early in the evening on Saturday. If you follow me on Instagram you got a few little tidbits of the trip. Highlights? Seeing Neil Patrick Harris on Broadway in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Epic show. I was in love with NPH as a kid when he was on Doogie Howser, MD. He was my first real celebrity crush. So I relived that and waited at the side door to get his autograph on my playbill. And I … [Read more...]