Monday, August 20, 2012

School's Back From Summer & Monogram Monday

Okay, so I changed the words a little...only because I'm excited!
I started my final year of college today (unless of course I decide to go back in the future).  I have gone to college year round for the past two years, so what really is my junior year is more like my senior year.  I have completed certificates for Dental Office Management, Allied Health Prep, and Pre Nursing.  By the end of next summer, I will have an Associate degree in Science, Associate degree in General Technology, and a Diploma in Dental Assisting.

Needless to say, I think I will have earned enough, wouldn't you say so??? [haha]  I realize I do not have a Bachelor's Degree, but that just isn't for me at this point in time.  Who knows what the future holds for me, but right now I am focused on my future career in the dental field.

My first two classes for dental assisting were Clinical Procedures and Dental Emergencies, and man was it a longgggggg day :/

Here is a little sneak peak at my first semester...and yes that huge book to the left is almost 2000 pages :)
Classes are 5 days a week, including lab, and I am taking 16 hours, but I sure am excited!

Also, I said I would post the tutorial for the monograms that I made as inserts for my binders. I found the link from Pinterest here or at For Chic Sake.

It seriously is so easy! Obviously I chose lime and coral

Sorry for such a short post, but I just didn't want to break a promise to my sweet followers!
Let me know how all the monograms turn out or what you decided to do with yours :)


Monday, August 13, 2012

Spice Up Your Life

I couldn't help but to write up a quirky little post this morning after the reunion of the Spice Girls at the Olympic Closing Ceremony!

First I must say, have any of them aged?! They all look fantastic! I was in love with the Spice Girls (probably 5 CDs and their movie), but of course my favorite was Baby Spice (Emma) back in the day.
Look at those sparkly heels?!
To add to the "Spice", did y'all hear that Jennifer Aniston is engaged??? She seriously is one of my favorite actresses, and the whole Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie situation kind of makes me cringe...{I won't get into that nonsense}, but hooray for her and Justin Theroux!!! 

I also found a "spicy" recipe on Pinterest I want to try {It's the closest thing to spicy that I will eat haha}
Easy Creamy White Chicken Enchiladas }
{{{ 6-8 corn tortillas (enchilada size) 1 pre-cooked plain rotisserie chicken, shredded 1 cup sweet corn 4 cups shredded Mexican blend cheese, divided in half Sauce: 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons all purpose flour 1-1/4 cups chicken broth 1 10oz can cream of chicken soup 1 cup sour cream 1 4oz can chopped green chiles 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon sea salt Oven @ 350, 25-30 min}}}

And last here is a few spicy little items I am looking forward to this Fall
Essie Fall 2012 Collection

Fall candles at Bath & Body Works
Starbucks Pumpkin Spice

Friday, August 10, 2012

The Friday Final Countdown

Who's ready for some College football?!?!

Better yet...who's ready to watch the CAROLINA GAMECOCKS???!!!!

Obviously this girl ;)

There are only 20 days left until the first game, and I am very anxious and excited as you can tell!

Our first game is against Vandy (Vanderbilt) on Thursday August 30th at 7pm.
So all of you Gamecock fans put your spurs up and start showing that Cockytude!



Wednesday, August 8, 2012

What I'm Loving Wednesday...and I am Back!!!

It has been well over a year since I have last posted on my blog...needless to say I'm way overdue!  School this past year and work has kept me fairly busy, so sticking with the whole blog thing just wasn't working out.  I have decided to give the blog another chance:
A. Didn't want to just give up on it :)
B. For the first time since I was 16, I will not be working for an entire year!
C. I need a place to put my amazing thoughts of course ;]

So let's get started!

I woke up this morning to a text from my dad at 5:30...(grrrr) so I obviously did not go back to sleep, that is why this post is SO early.  To catch everyone up, I just finished summer semester and I have 2 weeks off before I am back at it again.  I really am going to try to enjoy these next few days, as well as my last days at work with some of the sweetest ladies!

{What I'm Loving Wednesday}
Basically everything I pinned on Pinterest lately

The new South Carolina Lilly Pulitzer Print
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Having my first house key made into a bracelet
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This is a photo from the recent Southern Living Idea House : The house is really beautiful with how they transformed it, and it is open now in Georgia through the Fall.  This is the master suite and I love how it's got this rustic chic vibe about it.
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I am ready for fall and winter to get here! This sweater from J.Crew (on the Net-A-Porter website for 60% off---which is no longer available I just read after I posted this deal [dang it]) would be perfect for a Holiday party
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Found an awesome trick for cleaning fruit! I did it with strawberries and they have lasted for dayssss..
use water & 1 cup of vinegar & let your fruit soak for about 10 minutes to get rid of all the dirt and wax
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And of course I couldn't do this What I'm Loving Wednesday without adding Wedding Ideas :)

Charleston map as programs
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I really like this centerpiece with the cotton in the mason jar
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A "getting ready" photo of the bride's attire
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And last throwing glitter as the bride & groom it!
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