June 23, 2011

Awkward and Awesome Thursday

Shirt: Forever21; Shorts: FreePeople; Bag and Earrings: Francesca's Collections; Shoes: Thrifted; Fedora: H&M
-Shopping in the produce department at the grocery store, picking out some nice vegetables, putting them in a cart, then pushing said cart towards Husband.  An old man behind me says, "Hello!"  I turn around in his direction and he is waving both arms at me. He says "Hello!" again. I smile back and cheerfully say, "Hi!"  Then he points to the cart that I am pushing and says, "That's mine!"  I replied, "Umm yeah, I was uhhh....just checking to see if the wheels were working. Yep! You've got a good cart here!" Husband was laughing.  And I hate embarrassing myself in front of Husband.  I like him to think I am cool at all moments.

-Speaking of old men.  I took my dog Tayla for a walk at the park on Saturday morning.  We were walking on our merry way and are suddenly approached.  By an 80 year old Korean War Vet named Vern who told me his life story.  Now, I'm all for talking to people who want someone to talk to.  But then he started hitting on me.  Some of his pickup lines were, "You have a hot body," and, "If you ever become a massage therapist, look me up."  Whaaaat?

-Getting poop in the bed.  Ok whoa.  Let's back up.  Rewind to 2:40 AM this morning.  Our new puppy was whimpering in his kennel so I took him outside to go potty.  Three quarters asleep, barefoot, in my pajamas, standing in the wet grass, I patiently waited for Puppy to do his business.  He successfully goes, so I pick him up, walk into our bedroom, and place Puppy back into his kennel.  As I was doing so, I noticed that it smelled like poop (sorry if I am totally grossing you out).  So, I stuck my hand inside his kennel and felt around to make sure he hadn't gone, and fortunately he hadn't.  So, I shrugged off the smell and continued to make my way back to bed.  As soon as I picked my feet off of the ground and slid them between my gorgeous 500 thread count sheets, ready to get my sleep back on, I realized, "Ohmigosh ohmigosh ohmigosh...I STEPPED IN POOP!!!!"  I'm not talking like, oh, you got a little bit of poop on you.  No, I'm talking holy cow, you got a LOT of poop on you.  Like hot off the press, tracked through my carpet and in my bed.  I had to tell Hubby what I had just done.  You can refer back to the last two sentences of the first paragraph to know how I was feeling at that very moment.

-Getting our new Puppy on Tuesday!   I can't WAIT for you to meet him tomorrow.

-My BIG brother is turning 30 today!  Happy Birthday Bro!!!  Tonight.  We celebrate!!!

-Finally being completely settled in our new house.  Walls are painted, rooms are filled with life and there's no place I'd rather be.


Gentri said...

Oh my goodness. I am laughing and feeling so sorry for you. Haha! Can't wait to meet your new puppy!! Love the outfit!

monster cakes said...

I have had many a strange poop incident with puppies. You will likely have more to come. ; ) It's worth it, though, because they give you those big puppy eyes and you melt.

Vintage Paper Designs said...

as said before.
This is not awkward, this is hilarious!!!!!
Thanks for a great laugh.

Amy J. and Tiffanie A. said...

SO CUTE!!! I love this outfit! Super cute with the bag too!

Lindsay @ Delighted Momma said...

Hahahahaha!!! Hilarious! Totally made me laugh out loud.

Anonymous said...

the color of this outfit is AMAZING! i'm loving everything about it!

Neris said...

You look so cute in pink! It really suits you well.. And lucky you that you are getting a puppy :)


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Alisha said...

Hahaha Poop stories make me laugh. Hope your sheets survived. Yay for the new puppy.

B didn't want a new puppy, so we got a little kitty over the weekend instead. It's definitely been a different around our house now. My poor baby, Astro, has been sleeping outside. :( Sorry for rambling on about my life. Ooops.

Hope you have a great day, my dear!

Frannie Pantz said...

LOL old people and poop stories never get old. Sorry for all your misfortune in these categories. Plus side--great awkward moments for your blog! Love the pink plaid and shorts as well!

Marie-Eve said...

Congrat on the new house, and the new puppy ! They are so much fun, even better when they are potty trained haha !!!

Bridget said...

can i have your hair?

Anonymous said...

I have those exact same pair of shorts and am wearing them today! I love free people. I got mine last summer on sale at Dillards, fashion square. The color and fit always puts me in a good mood when I wear them. I'm glad to see you pair them with a print. They look great. I always wear mine with solid black or white, but I think it's time to get a bit more adventurous! ;)

TheOtherSideofCool said...

Hahaha ih i am laughing but i sympathise with you! Puppies help u get kinda used to poop & piddle! Gd luck and cant wait to see him! Xxx

Kelsey said...

I love your blog! Your outfits are amazing and so is your content. You always say really funny or insprirational words in your blog and I love that!

Natalie | Make Today Great said...

Oh, cringing for you with the poop... that would have woken me right up for sure!

Congrats on the new puppy! Work to train them out of the crate so they look at the whole house as their "crate!" And soon his little bladder will grow so he can sleep through the night.

Unknown said...

Loving the pink and blue of your A&A outfit :)

xo Teresa

ashley said...

oh gosh. i love that you didn't hold back and told the poop story! i needed a good laugh so thanks :)

I can't wait to see your pup!

Stesha said...

I was dying laughing about the grocery store! super awkward! Love the outfit, i am obsessed with pink shorts. xxoo

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Rachael said...

So you did get a puppy! Yay! I love dogs. I'm visiting my aunt right now, and she has a dog. And before that, I was visiting my Dad and HE has a dog. When I leave, I'm really going to miss being around a dog!

Wanderlusting Fool said...

I feel like whenever there is a puppy around there will always be lots of poop stories. hehe. You look super cute in your matching plaid and shorts though! :)

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Nicole said...

Oh gosh. The cart incident is totally something I would do as well!!


Salina and Olivia said...

Haha I love this awkward and awesome, mostly because I always put myself in situations like the shopping cart one. Can't wait to see pics of the new puppy... although I already know I will have dog envy! Puppies are just so adorable.. minus the pooping scenarios :)


Ashley said...

i want your legs. is that awkward?

Rory said...

WOW i'm getting a new puppy too! Tommorrow! SO EXCITED! what kind did you get? i am getting a soft coated wheaten terrier, and she's gonna be a showdog!
youo look amazing, as always :)

Kaley said...

Awwww, I can't wait to meet the new puppy!! Your blog always makes me so happy...I love that you can talk about dog poop in your bed and laugh about it. More people need an attitude like yours!!


Anonymous said...

Oh my gosh!! I'm dying at the poop story...that's horrible!!

Allie Emme said...

wow, poop in bed has to be the worst! but I think all new puppy owner's go through a similar situation. On another note, love the shoes you have on!
xx Allie

Taylor Renee said...

OMG love the poop story and can't wait to see the puppy. This could very well happen to me soon. We have a new puppy too! I just posted his pictures today!

Mrs. C said...

Awww cannot wait to see pictures of the puppy!! And what a super cute outfit! Glad I have come across your blog as I love and I'm a new follower!!

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Drew {Coral Cafe} said...

Oooooh Poooop!!!! Sorry you had to go through this, but it sure makes your bloggy friends get a huge grin and giggle out of it! Thanks for that! ;)
And yay for puppy pics tomorrow!!!!!

Claire M. said...

Nice checkered top!

Bad Joan said...

Hilarious story!

Love your outfit, you look so adorable!


Maria said...

Nothing better than welcoming a new puppy into the world! Can't wait! And totally loving the blog...

Maria xx

Anastasia from Natbeesfashion said...

I love the colours!It cant get any better, its a fantastic outfit!

Unknown said...

yayyy the perfect bag again. dont you just want to wear it every day?

<3 steffy
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Leah said...

Love the bright pink! And what's with old men hitting on younger women? So awkward.

xo L.

Closet Cravings said...

So into pink for summer. Love the Free People shorts. =)

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Anonymous said...

Pink and blue awesome, and even more awesome is that bag! Can't wait to see your new baby dog!

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Courtney B said...

Hahaha! Oh mylanta... you had me laughing out loud about the yucky poop. I am sorry girl! Yuck!
I'm so glad your settled into your new home! We've lived in ours for 10 months and its still not settled!

Vanessa, Take only Memories said...

You look so lovely! And what a funny story!

Dana @TheSundaySweet said...

I want your shirt. It's perfect. I think this is one of my fav outfits of yours. xo

Sophia said...

This story is hilarious!
And I love your style. Pink is one of the best colours for light summer days.
Love Christal

Stephanie Loudmouth said...

HA! You're so hot that you can't stay away from the creepy old dudes. :)

Anonymous said...

Great outfit Chick! :)

Looking pretty in pink! I love the blue bag to offset the outfit.

I am a new follower, I'm enjoying reading through all your posts!

Love Niki @ LQM&M

Katie said...

LOL! So sorry for laughing but this has unfortunately happened to us as well! So excited that you and your husband got yourself a puppy!

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