Miscellany Monday is back!

hello from new orleans!  i’m out here for the first time ever and am excited to see the mardi gras aftermath haha.  so anyways it’s been awhile since i’ve shared my randomness so i figured it was about time again!  thanks carissa!

Miscellany Monday @ lowercase letters

{1} a mini-date

this past saturday, marv and i went on a mini lunch date.  pretty much every time we go out to eat just the two of us i call it a date, HA.  we hit up a local bbq joint called the filling station and it was interesting to see an antique gas pump that read 23 cents a gallon.  i did a little research and that was pretty much back in the 1960s.  crazy to think that it’s grown about 15 times that in 50 years.

on a less depressing note, here was our scrumptious smokie joe and carolina pulled pork.  nom nom.  if any of y’all want to visit me in kansas city, i’ll take you out for a bbq marathon.

{2} daylight savings

when we woke up on sunday morning, the times in our house were set to three different times.  manual clocks were on old time, internet/atomic clocks were on the correct spring forward time, and my phone time was a little ambitious and sprung forward 2 hours.  happy to say, that all times agree now!

{3} healthy chips

marvin came home from the grocery store with a bag of food should taste good cheddar chips the other day and i must say… these are pretty darn fantastic.  these chips are made with cheddar cheese, quinoa, flax, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, soy, and brown rice, talk about healthy!! 🙂  i can’ t wait to try the sweet potato and chocolate varieties.

{4} yoga jeans

you’ve heard of jeggings and pajama jeans, but have you heard of yoga jeans?  with faux pockets and fly detail, and contrast stitching, these pants have a jean-like look but are made from a stretchy, breathable fabric that are great for the downward dog (i’ve done yoga once or twice in my life, yes i have).  these babies are totally my airplane pants that i wear with a sweater and tucked inside my steve madden boots.

{5} red hot shoes

every strong woman needs a pair.  apparently i just became a strong with these delicious babies that i picked up for my best friend’s wedding!

{6} three giveaways

i have three giveaways ending this tuesday at 12pm cst.  you could win $25 credit to chicgeek designs print shop, a vintage turquoise and green necklace from  no. 17 cherry tree lane or $25 credit to mary rebecca jewelry and accessory shop!  oh.. and i have three more giveaways coming up mid-week too, so don’t forget to check back!  🙂  i guess i like the number three lately.

now it’s your turn, tell me something random!

 

50 Comments

  1. Roxanna
    March 13, 2011 / 8:28 pm

    Love the red Corsos! I have about four pairs of their shoes, since they’re so comfy!

  2. March 13, 2011 / 8:29 pm

    Something random… I just got a garment steamer and I love it! And all of my Anthropologie dresses are thanking me, lol (:

    Love your red shoes, please post what you end up wearing to the wedding!

  3. March 13, 2011 / 8:32 pm

    Those shoes are ridiculously amazing!

  4. March 13, 2011 / 8:44 pm

    Oh yeah, I really agree about the red shoes! Woman power! 🙂

  5. Lori
    March 13, 2011 / 9:14 pm

    I’m in love with red patent shoes, anyones!!! I love mine the best! Random, I love watching Ax Men!
    Have a Great Week.
    Blessings, Lori

  6. March 13, 2011 / 9:23 pm

    love the randomness!! (: especially those red hot heels! have a blast in NOLA!

  7. March 13, 2011 / 9:31 pm

    Lovely pics! i actually saw an old gas tank too, a few weeks ago, i fell in love with it!

  8. March 13, 2011 / 10:24 pm

    love your random list – esp those red shoes (ow, ow!) and def super crazy about gasoline prices (yikes!).

    have fun on your trip!!! 🙂

  9. March 13, 2011 / 10:46 pm

    Your shoes are really cute! i can’t wait for you to show them off!

  10. March 13, 2011 / 10:59 pm

    I love, love those shoes!! So fab. Red heels are the best. haha! ;] Yum, yum those chips look really good. I should try them out!! =) xo.

  11. March 13, 2011 / 11:32 pm

    Those shoes are just awesome. I need a pair of red heels too. And I have to admit I’ve never owned a lipstick, so I’d love a red lipstick too. Hope you’re having a great time in New Orleans!

  12. March 14, 2011 / 12:14 am

    Sandy, how funny! Today, my friends and I were JUST talking about how good those multigrain chips are!! Love them!!! =P
    That bbq looks sooo good……(tummy rumbling)

  13. March 14, 2011 / 1:23 am

    Need need need those shoes!
    And I love that you had three different times. So crazy!

  14. March 14, 2011 / 3:11 am

    The red pumps are fabulous – I’ve been looking for a pair like this for awhile now!

    This is the first I’ve heard of yoga jeans and I must have a pair now! – I love comfy + chic!

    And – your giveaways are awesome! – I’m planning on trying to put together my first giveaway now since I reached 50 followers (yay!) – I don’t know if you’d be interested, but I’d love to giveaway one of your adorable and spring inspired items! Let me know 🙂

    Have a fabulous time in New Orleans!
    xoxo
    Jenna
    finchjenna@yahoo.com

  15. March 14, 2011 / 7:04 am

    Oh I’ve never been! Always have wanted to go…it’s on my must see list 🙂

    And good news…you’re the winner of the Plum Pretty Sugar Loungerie contest! Just email me your address and I’ll have it sent right on over 🙂

    Happy Monday! xoxo

  16. March 14, 2011 / 8:05 am

    Great jumping skydivers!!! Those gas prices are a thing of myth!!! I wish it was still like that!! *sigh*
    I LOVE your new kicks!! That color is so pretty!!!
    Have a wonderful week love!!
    xo

  17. March 14, 2011 / 8:46 am

    Oh yes, our bbq is the best, isn’t it!? I’ve never been to the Filling Station though…I’ll have to try it sometime!

  18. March 14, 2011 / 8:49 am

    lurve those chips. they are delish! have fun in new orleans! i’ve always wanted to visit!

  19. March 14, 2011 / 9:20 am

    I don’t own any red shoes!! Maybe I’m not strong enough 🙂 Or I need to buy one. I prefer the latter hehe!!

  20. March 14, 2011 / 9:21 am

    Mardi Gras aftermath. lol. Funny. Terrific food, you always eat terrific food! Hope you had a wonderful weekend with Mr Marv. : )

  21. March 14, 2011 / 9:28 am

    bbq marathon?!?! um sign me up! love these little randoms. btw have a wonderful time in NOLA! its one of my favorite US cities. random fact:: i got bangs yesterday! and ilove them.. just hope i can keep up with trims. xoxo jcd :: stop by cornflake dreams to enter a personalized print giveaway !!

  22. March 14, 2011 / 9:46 am

    what the fudge! those chips look great! ever since the (relatively) healthy flat earth chips disappeared, i’ve been looking for a tasty replacement. i absolutely cannot eat a sandwich without chips. it’s just wrong!

  23. March 14, 2011 / 9:53 am

    Ohmigosh your mini lunch date sounds like the cutest thing ever – I am seriously in love! 🙂

  24. March 14, 2011 / 10:34 am

    oh my lawwwd, Sandy! You are making me crave BBQ immed. Being from the south it’s something I grew up with and need on the reg hahah Hope you’re having fun in NOLA! A and I went one year right after mardi gras, and it was funny spotting mardi gras necklaces in the most random places 😉

  25. March 14, 2011 / 10:38 am

    I own red patent heels that look exactly like that. Power to the strong women.

  26. March 14, 2011 / 10:40 am

    Oh my gosh, the food looks amazing. Have a blast, ok?!

  27. March 14, 2011 / 12:03 pm

    hope you’re haing a fantastic time… the food over there is amazing and the people are super nice… have a nice week!

  28. March 14, 2011 / 12:20 pm

    I’m going to need to check out these yoga jeans…

  29. March 14, 2011 / 12:48 pm

    If I’m ever in your area I will so take you up on the BBQ offer! I love those chips! The multi-grain ones are soo yummy. 🙂

  30. March 14, 2011 / 1:31 pm

    oh those red shoes are so hot!! i agree that every woman needs at least 1 pair of good red shoes. 🙂

    cute & little

  31. March 14, 2011 / 1:42 pm

    Yum that bbq looks delish!

    Something random:

    I made marshmallows this weekend. I make them about once a year because it’s quite the process and it makes a ridiculous amount of marshmallows but they’re downright amazing. Homemade marshmallows make those jet-puffed store-bought things worthless. 🙂

  32. March 14, 2011 / 2:09 pm

    Do try the sweet potato chips, they are to die for!

  33. March 14, 2011 / 2:33 pm

    random eh? let’s see. i just booked an appointment to get my haircut this sunday. i’m really nervous bc my hair is so long, and i’d hate to see it go 🙁

  34. March 14, 2011 / 5:00 pm

    Mmm, that BBQ looks delicious! Where is the Filling Station? Never been there. Also, I agree about those chips–I’ve had the sweet potato ones and they’re delish!

  35. March 14, 2011 / 5:41 pm

    That’s so cool you’re in New Orleans!!! Can’t wait to hear all about it.

    Random tidbit for today: my new favorite thing to eat right now is umeboshi that my grandma got me from little tokyo in LA. 🙂

  36. March 14, 2011 / 6:01 pm

    something random… i’ve been craving muffins like crazy recently! can’t stop indulging 🙂

    xo Alison

  37. March 14, 2011 / 6:22 pm

    Yoga pants?!? No way! I bet they are super comfy. Thanks for introducing me to miscellany monday 🙂

  38. March 14, 2011 / 6:45 pm

    yeah, i’ve never heard of yoga pants either!

  39. March 14, 2011 / 7:12 pm

    i love everything about this post….especially those awesome airplane pants! hope you’re having a wonderful time sweet friend!

  40. March 14, 2011 / 10:15 pm

    gorgeous red shoes! you’ll definitely wear them after the wedding too….even in a cubicle chic situation i bet!

  41. March 14, 2011 / 10:32 pm

    yoga jeans?? who knew?! that’s amazing.. must.find.some.now.

  42. March 15, 2011 / 8:01 am

    what a fun list…i <3 bbq!!!

  43. March 15, 2011 / 10:14 pm

    I hope you are enjoying NOLA!!
    I am hoping to go this summer:)
    And oh my word those shoes are amazing!!

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