awkward and awesome Thursdays



awkward
- looking like my mom in the above picture. glasses that reach the "above the eye brow" status are mega cool!
- oh hey, remember my skiing trip? yeah, so i did make it down some runs (a total of 2). once i started feeling comfortable, i got a little cocky and thought i was ready for a challenge. i made it down 1/4 of the way and decided i'd make the bold move to fall and cry. yep, i played the baby card and mr. taylor helped me take off my ski's as we walked all the way back up. i cannot tell you the amount of stares we received walking up this slope that everyone was plowing quickly down. yes, hi. i'm that person who chickened out. newbie right here.
- going out for breakfast in wallace, ID and being waited on by a waitress wearing sweatpants. aw, the joys of small town living.
- car rides = air flight-esque sleep positioning. i.e. head tilted 45 degrees backwards, mouth open ever so slightly, lots of car passing stares. allison demonstrates so beautifully above.
- finding ourselves in the butt-crack of Nowhere, MT to fill up on gas while driving home. i thought leatherface would pop out any minute and use my face as his own personal slippers. too much?

awesome
- ringing in the new year with my hubby. we kept it simple: went out for mexican, rented a movie, watched all channels of seattle and new york countdowns, drank martinelli's, gave kisses, and watched neighborhood fireworks. we kept it old people style and were in bed by 12:10 on the dot.
- being able to see most of the people i wanted to see over the break.
- coming back to UT with more christmas presents and letters to open. the holidays aren't over yet at the taylor household!
- gaining a little cushion for the pushin' with all the christmas treats. i decided to see this as a plus, because it gives me a goal to reach now that mr. t and i are joining a gym. new years resolutions being completed one by one!
- and finally, coming across this "lipstick for a cause". yes, buying lipstick has now gotten even better! let the obsession continue...

50 comments:

  1. Cute post! Happy new year to you and your hubs. :) Happy to be a new follower.

    www.glamorsham.blogspot.com

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  2. Haha more cushion for the pushin, I ABSOLUTELY hear you on that one! My gym membership has gotten dusty... shame on me.

    -meesch
    http://www.aperfectkindofday.com

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  3. Hey, there's nothing wrong with walking half way up or down the slope. (haha-I've done it before).

    I've had plenty of cushion for pushin way before the holidays!!

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  4. Yeah sleeping when your in a car never turns out good. I got a stiff neck on the way back from Pittsburgh sleeping - not good!

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  5. Lipstick for a cause IS awesome, thanks for sharing! Don't worry about chickening out on the slope, at least you had the hubs with you! When I walked down a slope sideways out of fear (it took hours) it was a lonely journey!

    XO,
    Erin
    http://erinscurrentlycoveting.blogspot.com/

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  6. Hahaha, love the skiing story.

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  7. haha i love this post
    we all do it ... i ALWAYS
    knock out in the car .... why? i don't even
    know ..but everyone knows me because of that
    hahaa cousins sister ...whoever is there takes
    pictures of me -_____- lol


    i read about the lipstick in Syd's blog
    and i think it was an amazing idea!


    have a great day love



    xoxo
    Melina ♥
    www.onlyaflightaway.blogspot.com

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  8. You should probably post that picture of you from WSU when you were in some car looking like Allison :)

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  9. love this post!! i know that car sleeping position all too well and i sure do look classy when i sleep in the car...not. :) happy happy new year!!

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  10. I had a gas station experience similar the other day! The 24 hr by my house was closed for some reason and all the overhead lights were off but I needed gas bad. So I got like 3 dollars in gas as fast as I could ,in the pitch dark, while turning my head back and forth so fast looking for killers that I should have gotten whiplash.

    -Arielle
    www.humblepievintage.com

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  11. Hahaha, those pics are super awkward, though you look strangely adorable in those HUGE glasses :)

    Annie
    The Other Side of Gray

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  12. those glasses look legit on you. you should have got them!

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  13. Haha your mom glasses picture is awesome...I mean awkward...you know what I mean ;)

    - Sarah
    http://agirlintransit.blogspot.com

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  14. My sister totally does that in the car. She has her head against the window and her mouth open. And yes I may have taken a few pictures :P That is a bit oldy. I went to bed Sunday morning at 2:00 and then woke up at 7:30. The reason is I am weird when I sleep at other people's houses. It's kinda awkward....
    Sierra
    Keep Growing Beautiful♥ (Cause You Are!)

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  15. Totally know how it feels to be stared at during your first time on the slopes... I went snowboarding for the first time last year and I cried. A lot. LOL. Especially after being run over by the ski lift. Never again!

    P.S. You are stunning! Glad you had such a nice holiday break :)

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  16. Is it Thursday already? OMG-- time went by super fast this week! I adore you in those glasses! they are so cute!

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  17. Hahahah, I <3 you. & lipstick for a cause? I'm in.
    xx.

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  18. i think you look kind of hot in those glasses!! if you ever need ski lessons, you know who to talk to :)

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  19. Sounds like a great start to the new year!!!! Love the image of being served by a waitress in sweats! Ha.

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  20. Cute post :) happy new year!


    I bet your friend is happy with you for posting that picture haha

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  21. Sounds like a good, relaxed new years! We pulled into a town with a gas station like that once, but we opted to turn around and keep going to the next exit! Haha.

    And I honestly think the glasses are kinda awesome! :)

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  22. me and my boyfriend definitely had a grandma grandpa night too on New Years Eve. It was fabulous!

    and, sleeping in a car is one of the most uncomfortable experiences, ever!

    -Katie

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  23. I love continuous holidays. Enjoy opening those gifts.

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  24. Girl only you could rock those glasses and look adorable! Seriously you could wear anything and look the cutest. :) Ha ha waitress wearing sweatpants...I once had a waiter with no teeth...yikes! Glad you had such a wonderful New Years Eve! :)

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  25. Adorable pictures!! I have been out of the blog world for a good minute, I have missed seeing your posts!! xo

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  26. Love those glasses! Adorably awkward:)

    pics-o-andrea

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  27. Haha love the new skier card, the first time I snowboarded I couldn't figure out the rope tow and kept falling under it somehow and having to have the guy stop it so I could crawl out from under it, only to watch six year olds ride up like it was easy. Whatev lol

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  28. I totally see your mom in that first picture! Allie does have a great sleep face. You think 12:10am is old people style? I think I went to bed at 8... pg hormones! Just you wait!! :)

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  29. Oh skiing....! I haven't skied since 7th grade. I went down an expert hill on accident, wiped out. An 80 year old man skied down and helped me and if that was bad enough, someone yelled from the ski lift "I give that a 9!". I'll stick to baby hills, thank you! =)

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  30. Looks like things have been more on the awesome side!

    Happy 2012 :)

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  31. you're so cute. i love a low key new years.

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  32. Awesome ideas put together i find here.

    http://paquetevistasbien.blogspot.com

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  33. no way. i literally can't believe you put that picture of me up there! yes, that is very awkward. that lipstick for a cause is awesome! definitely going to have to keep that in mind next time i buy some lipstick...

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  34. Your NYE sounds like it was just charming. (: Happy 2012 !

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  35. awesome photos doll! I really love your blog!

    happy to be your newest follower <3

    follow me back?

    xoxo

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  36. Ohh, I love that first photograph! <3 Your glasses are the cutest ever!

    x
    Enter my dress giveaway - Lost in the Haze: Fashion Blog

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  37. Thank you for the sweet comment! Your blog is positively adorable. My hubby and I also had an "old people like" NYE and it was perfect. ;) Hope your week is lovely!
    xo, Kins

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  38. love your ski story...this sounds like something i would do!!! i have never attempted to ski in my life and i admit that i am terrified to! at least you gave it a shot ;) XO brynn

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  39. Awkward waitress moments - when the waitress asks for your order looks really bored and is chewing gum with her mouth open and you can just see it going round and round and she doesn't write down your order. Do you ask her to write it down or hope she remembers?...just awkward!

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  40. The waitress in sweatpants is hilarious! (:

    Thanks for your comment! I love that you can't believe that i have never had a Facebook, hehe(:

    southernpinky.blogspot.com

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  41. You are so sweet :) Love this posts ! so funny and I really enjoying in reading this :)

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  42. YES! sleeping photos are the best. i'm so glad you showed us, cause we all know everyone looks like that while sleeping.
    also i'm totally going to remember the lipstick for a cause HORRAAYYY FOR LIPSTICK.

    as always, you're adorable.

    jemmza.blogspot.com

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  43. I love, love, love those glasses you're wearing in the picture. I've been praying that my mom would come across a pair of her old glasses but she doesn't think she kept any of them.
    -Meagan
    www.spunkychateau.com

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  44. oh god...awkward sleeping positions are the worst! happy new years love :-)

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  45. I love the glasses! And happy new years!

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