17 July 2013

5 Favorites

Target Cartwheel
Finally, an app-type of coupon clipping thing that you don't actually NEED a smartphone for! You just clip what you want and can either show the barcode on your phone at the register, or simply print it out. Plus, you can stack the Cartwheel savings + Target coupon + manufacturer's coupon + 5¢ off per each reusable bag. (And if you have the Target credit card, you get another 5%!)

I would also like to point out just how similar the font they used is to the one on my blog. It's kinda freaking me out.

Brown Sugar

Why is this stuff so good? I could probably eat spoonfuls of it straight-up.

And a little tip: I prefer the light brown over the dark brown for chocolate chip cookies. Easier to tell if they're burning, too.

my Danskin running shorts
Mine are an obnoxious shade of purple
I don't like the inner liners on most running shorts (um, I'm already wearing underwear!), so I had to search a few places for new shorts.  I eventually got a pair of Adidas ones from Dick's Sporting Goods, which are okay. But then I decided on a whim to buy this $7 pair from Wal-Mart, and they turned out to be my favorite! I mostly just like the hidden pocket, which perfectly holds my scan card to get back into the Y. (It would probably fit my car key, but I leave that in a locker.)

Gallery Walls
I put one in our apartment that you see right when you come up the stairs from the entrance. It's so fun to look at all the pictures, and I love seeing them in other houses. But now I need to figure out where exactly to put ours in . . .

Our New House!
So we're buying a house, and this is it! Offer has been made and accepted, and the inspection will be happening next week, and closing will happen the week after we get back from Virginia in mid-August. The back yard is HUGE, and I think we're inheriting the herb garden as well. I'm kind of excited, but also overwhelmed. It was under our budget, so we'll be making some big updates before we move in. I will be talking much more about this house on the blog, including before-and-after pics, of course!


  1. Congrats on the house, it looks lovely! I can't wait to be done with this renting stuff and to own a home! Also when I saw the logo for the Target Cartwheel, I totally thought it had something to do with your blog because of the font! lol

  2. You could probably eat spoonfuls of brown sugar straight up? You mean not everyone does that?

  3. Ahhh! Congratulations on the new house. Super exciting :-) Can't wait to hear all about i!

  4. Hi! I am a new follower! I just wanted to tell you congratulations on your new house! It looks absolutely beautiful! I can't wait to see the gallery wall you make in there :) What an exciting time! It almost makes me want to go out and buy a new house now :) Have a great Thursday!

  5. Congratulations on the house! It can be overwhelming, but I love taking that blank canvas and making it a home. I'm sure you will find the perfect spot for at least one gallery wall in that mansion! ;) Oh, and Target graphic designers clearly follow your blog. ;)