Monday, April 23, 2007

I bought a new couch and some curtains!

The home renovations continue! Yesterday I bought some new furniture for my living room... My couches were pretty ghetto with seams that were ripping apart -- BOO. So, as I'm making my place beautiful in the kitchen and bathroom, I decided to improve the living room, too. I'll post some pics in a few weeks when I get it, but I made a big decision to go with a red couch photo from the website below. I also got some great curtains at a KILLER price from the Silk Trading Company...who knew they had massive sales occassionally? I even got some extra to make some throw pillows for the new couch and I think I might even make a new lampshade, too. It just depends on how creative I can get. I'll have to check out old episodes of Trading Spaces to see if I can do it myself. : )

My new red couch...
PSYCH -- just kidding, I really bought the one below.
See, it's really not too red and it's got a lot of neutral flecks in it, too. I think it will be just great in my living room. I'm going to replace the throw pillows below with new covers to match my new curtains and then add the smaller ones from my current couch (that match the custom cornice boxes) in front of them. Can we say FAB?!?!

Thursday, April 12, 2007

Working Out

I finally bit the bullet and hired a trainer. I am lazy and realized that there was no way that I would wake up at 5:30am and go to the gym if I wasn't paying someone to meet me there. Urgh. Anyway, I've made it through two training sessions and two spin classes this week and I don't feel too tired. Granted, it helps that I've been getting into bed and turning off my light at 9:30pm. How on earth am I ever supposed to have a social life with this schedule??? Anyway, I told my trainer that we'd soon have a love/hate relationship...he'd grow to love my sacrasm and craziness and I'll hate him for making my butt sore. Oh well, as long as I drop a few lbs, i guess it will be worth it...

Finally, pics from Castle Rock! : )

On our final day in Snowmass, I picked up a rental car and drove the gang down to the Vail airport, then headed down to Castle Rock to see Danny and Shannon and to meet Grey! What an awesome time this was!!! To see my little brother as a DAD was absolutely amazing! Grey is GORGEOUS and she was starting to smile a little. While I was there, she turned one month old and Dan and Shannon had some family pics taken. They are a beautiful family!