the week in photos.

we have all [basically] made it through the first week of 2013. and guess what? I’m still optimistic about this being A GREAT STINKIN’ YEAR.

I’m ready get back on the job search horse. [because I said eff you for awhile]. I have bigger & better plans for my blog. I’m excited about growing {TwoCoins Etsy Shop}. and [J] & I moving into our own place, so I can decorate, dammit! [danger: this blog will make a hefty shift toward DIY when that happens. I will send out a forewarning. promise!]

in other words: I better not waste any time ..I have a lot to accomplish. so without further ado ..

it’s friday!

also known around these parts as: the week in photos.

almost midnight

this was as good as it could get. happy 2013.
from colorado to illinois. this was as good as it could get. happy 2013.
couldn't have been more exhausted from sitting in a car the entire day. straight to bed - with champagne!
couldn’t have been more exhausted from sitting in a car the entire day. straight to bed – with champagne!

[the above: how [J] & I spent new years eve. realllly exciting].

jersey mikes.
jersey mikes.

[it’s a sub sandwich place. they slice everything right there, to order. and it’s just amazing].

hello mr giraffelook at me Im like chelsea taco salad[J] got a new phone – & hasn’t been reluctant to give me a taste of my own medicine.

I got the sensatioNAIL no-chip starter kit. I think, for a first timer, it turned out pretty dang good!
I got the sensatioNAIL no-chip starter kit. I think, for a first timer, it turned out pretty dang good!
our NEWEST TwoCoins Etsy shop product - launching today!!
our NEWEST TwoCoins Etsy shop product – launching today!!

and last but not least ..

BookClub

along with some of my favorite bloggers: {the thread affect}, {lacey in the city}, {the brunette one}, {fit fash run}, & {the kissing booth}.

the details are soon to come. but we would love if you would join us. and/or lend us your recommendations. [one of my 2013 goals is to read one book per month. and the amazing megan of {the thread affect} came up with the idea of a blogger book club].

just leave your email in the comments. and any book suggestions. the more the merrier.

happy friday.

have an amazing weekend.

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the week in photos.

usually I’d be overjoyed friday is upon us, but who else thinks the holidays are coming entirely too quickly? call me horrible – my christmas shopping is yet to be done, my plans are yet to be etched in stone, and I’m just plain in denial that it’s already december. let alone almost 2013 ..in 17 days!!!!!

[J] & I are mailing our christmas cards today! [oh yeah baby we’re that couple! the ones that send out holiday cards, pre-marriage. better yet, pre-engagement. but we share the same address. and have been together longer than a good chunk of married couples I know. all the reasoning I needed]. what is better than receiving mail? receiving holiday cards! I want to be part of spreading that joy ..so we send out cards. judge away, judgers! [I’ll reveal our card on christmas morning. it’s a gem].

moving on ..

the week in photos.

twinings tea samples

I received these {twinings} gems in the mail. the chai almond is two+ thumbs up!

new desktop background

I was probably on pinterest, when I stumbled upon a personalized desktop background. genius! so I created one for myself. [J] says I should just utilize my computer’s folders more effectively. whatever boy, this is prettier.

ugly chipmunks

while browsing through best buy, we took a detour to the mac’s. where [J] thought we should star in the photo booth, chipmunk effect. alvin would be terrified.

celebratory brunch

the way to my heart: a breakfast skillet. we were celebratin’ ..

business partner

he added on to his long list of titles: boyfriend, roommate, BFF,  and now ..biznas partner!

yay we did it!

we were actually unfazed by the “significance” of the date, but more that we opened our own etsy store {TwoCoins}. [which I’m sure you know by now].

champagne toast

more celebratin’ – in {TwoCoins} fancy stemware.

bad mani into an xmas mani

to make a {bad situation} better, I upped the fun by adding a green nail. [just painted over the no-chip].

enjoy the weekend.

I’m going out on a limb to say, it’s the last before the holidays are in full swing. next week: gingerbread house competition. ornament exchange party. starting & finishing christmas shopping. I think I just gave myself a migraine.

[don’t forget to enter the {alcohol-inspired giveaway} I’m hosting on Mish Lovin’ Life’s blog].

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