• 2019,  Soccer,  Women's World Cup,  World Cup

    Musings: It’s Just the World Cup

    Yes, I left out ‘Women’s’ on purpose. Just like I overheard this random dude say, “Why do they even call it the Women’s World Cup? It should just be the World Cup. Women are playing, but it’s still a World Cup.” At that moment, I almost wanted to hug, high-five, and kiss him all at once. I mean, I didn’t…but to hear a random man say that was so refreshing. Sadly, many of my male friends seem to think it is okay to degrade women’s sports. I know, I need better male friends. And of course, it pisses me off! I will forever and ever loudly support women’s sports, women’s…

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    Musings: Consistently, Inconsistent

    That title pretty much sums up my blogging routine lately… Via …and I’m actually okay with it. I was pumping out five posts a week. They were very automated, by that I mean I did the same thing week in, week out. As a reader, thanks for sticking around – whatever your intentions may be. I’d love to think people come here to see what I’m up too and genuinely be happy for me, or just for a decent read. The realist in me knows that’s not why all people come to my little part of the blogisphere. Those that come here with ill intentions are welcomed to keep their…

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    WIAW – Women's World Cup EATS

    All the footy! AND all the food! Monday was the day that the US Women’s National Team (USWNT) had their first game of the Women’s World Cup. So, I will celebrate this special day (and their WIN) with my eats from that day. I better eat like that on Friday and Tuesday as well, it only is dumb if it doesn’t work, right? Seems like there was a little mix up on who was hosting, but don’t fret, Jenn at Peas & Crayons has it handled this week. Stop on over and see what everyone else is eating! Get inspired or just drool at all the food porn! Breakfast I…

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    Rose & Thorn [52]

    A whole year of Roses & Thorns! Rose: Being active ALL weekend, with lots of soccer! Thorn: Relationship stuff with J… What the summer? Why was it so freakin’ hot this weekend? Oh well, I guess I can’t complain, I’m a summer lovin’ girl at heart! The WWC started this weekend, but it sure didn’t seem to have the excitement and hoopla that the men receive, but as is expected. Lots of watching and playing soccer this weekend, as it should be for two soccer players who are dating 🙂 Just for fun, here’s my first EVER Rose & Thorn post! Apparently I missed a few Mondays, because one year…

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    Thinking Out Loud – My Tomboy Side is Showing

    When my tomboy side shows… Amanda at .RUNNING WITH SPOONS. A week of sporty musings, yup! Pushing aside my girly tenancies and keeping it sporty up in here! It wasn’t intentional, until I started working on this post, it just came to be that way. I won’t fight it, I will embrace the sports-loving girl that I am and go with it. So, I don’t blame you if you don’t read on any further. Without further ado… Home Sweet Yard // Every single time I get a chance to get to the Yard, you better believe that I will go. Needless to say, when Poppa Bear asked if I wanted…

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    Rose & Thorn [51]

    Glorifying busy with a grateful heart! Rose: Lotty receiving her Master’s degree & a weekend of footy! Thorn: Losing our co-ed semi final game on Sunday 🙁 We knew it would be a busy weekend, but we were prepared for it. A soccer tourney for J, meant that lots of soccer and time at the Pub were going down. Mix in a concert, graduation party, another graduation, and more soccer…you pretty much have our weekend nailed down. Although it was jam packed with FUNsitivites, we did get spend some quality time with the three of us each day. That’s whats most important on our weekends with L! Friday I came…

  • 2015,  Até,  Pinterest,  Running,  Thinking Out Loud,  Women's World Cup

    Thinking Out Loud – Happy Thoughts

    Loving my happy mood… Amanda at . RUNNING WITH SPOONS. I’m going to chalk it up to lady business and say that I was in a bad/ugly mood the last few days, but that has come and gone. Maybe its the endorphins from my workout this AM or my pizza hangover, but I’m in better spirits. So here goes my Thursday randomness ritual! Nailed It // I’m doing a 5K with my work tonight and I wanted to make my oversized shirt cute. Well, my ability to ‘nail it’ goes beyond food, apparently! Damn DIY, Pinterest, you got me AGAIN! Here’s where I found my inspiration gone wrong! So I…