Post Turkey Miscellanies

{1} I kind of failed at using the real camera (as in, not the ever-present-iphone) over M's first thanksgiving.  So here we are with photos a-la instagram & befunky.  We had a wonderful time in bham with the mcleod clan.  Fried turkey is yum yum & Auburn's loss was no fun fun.  I did go out on blackfriday sorta kinda & made it out no worse for the wear & crossed 2 Christmas presents off the list.  

{2} I (re)started guitar lessons yesterday.  I had not played in forrrrrrrr-evvvvvvvv-eeerrrr & figured it was as good as time as any to jump back in the proverbial saddle.  Lesson 1 - remembering cords, remembering how much it makes my fingers hurt, and tackling the hymn "the churches one foundation."  My goal for next week is to master Dave Matthew's Satelite... psych!!! My goal by next week is to master the transition from an Eminor cord to D/F#.  (I feel like i'm kinda cool when I say those cords -- but trust me, I actually have NO idea what I'm talking about).  I should also mention that my mistro is no other than Doug -- the ever cute (and single) model from Man week!  Which speaking of...

{3}Winner Winner Chicken Turkey Dinner -- Man Week el fin!
Justin Boots from @langstons...  "broken won"
2 bars soap from @drKsoapcompany... "theBirdsSay"
graphic t from @fulspecclothing... "polos pearls & pacifiers"
beer cupcakes from @cacaobakery...  Jen M. from WI
shaving essentials from @the man cave... "hudi's world"
$20shop credit from @simply honest...  Jaclyn from IN
his&hear shoes from @punchdrunkinc... "all kinds of complicated"
diana camera & film from @uncommongoods... "prettiesbyMeg"
$65 shop credit from @apliiq... Jessica S. from TN
Think you see yourself in the winner's club? Shoot me an email & I'll get you the hook up! 
{as always, all winner's were chosen with generator}

...linking up today with carissa of lowercase letters...


  1. cute pictures girl!! and darnit for not being a winner... :(

  2. How fun! I love that you're starting to play the guitar again. Hope we get some pics with you on it!

  3. that first one is really soooo adorable! xo

  4. I love these photos! And that is one huge bird!

  5. fried turkey is the! hooray for leftovers!:-) xoxo

  6. YAY! I won, I won, I won! :)
    I am emailing you now! :)

  7. I think those pictures are so cute. Even if they aren't 'real camera' pictures.

    Best to you on the guitar lessons. I've always wanted to play the guitar.
    Emily at Amazing Grapes

  8. LOVE these pictures and look of fun! How fun that you started up guitar lessons again...I've wanted to try that and the piano...perhaps a New Year thing for me! :)

    Liesl :)

  9. I'm totally impressed with your iPhone pics! They look so artsy!

  10. P.S. Just wanted to stop by again and thank you for your recent recommendation to Uncommon are so, so sweet!!! :)


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