Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Doing My Part. Vote against Amendment One!

Hi Everyone! On Monday, I had the opportunity to volunteer with Protect NC Families, an organization the is helping promote awareness of the Amendment One. This amendment states that marriage between one man and one women will be the only legal union that will be recognized in our state. If this amendment is passed, not only will same sex couples be banned from legal marriage, but children of unwed parents may lose health benefits as well! Therefore, thanks to my friend, Yasmine, I was able to do my part and volunteer! Here are pictures below of us "hard at work!"
This sign hung over the bathroom door. Love it!
If you can, make sure that you vote against this Amendment on May 8th!
Have a great day!
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Thursday, March 22, 2012

Midweek Dinner Party

Earlier this week, I threw a little dinner party since one of my best friends came in to town from Maryland. I had not seen her in about a year, so I had to make sure I did something special for her before she left! This was just what I needed, after the funk that I've been in. Plus, I have been on a crazy cooking craze, so I was more than happy to cook for my friends. My guy friends were especially happy!
The Menu:
Sauted Chicken with Onions
Oven Baked Salmon in a honey glaze
Corn on the Cob
Springtime Pasta
 All that was left of the chicken and salmon before I could grab my camera!
My friends wanted to play chess, but unfortunately a few of my pieces are missing after I moved to my apartment; however, there way no stopping them! I learned that chap stick, a lighter and a dime make perfect chess pieces!
We've all decided that this needs to be a regular thing! Maybe next time one of the guys will cook instead!
Have you thrown any dinner parties recently?

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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

A Day in Charleston

 The first week of March, my university had our Spring Break. Though I spent most of my week prepping for Party For Autism events and sleeping (basically a foreign language to me, being a Biology major), I took one day to drive to Charleston with my friend, Kortney and her little girl, Frankie (a.k.a. Frankenstein, Frankfurter, Frank of America, Frank N' Beans, Frankie Doodle, and many more ;)). Sometimes it's healthy to just get away from it all, even if it's just for one day! Plus, Charleston is beautiful! 
She looks so innocent, right? Wrong! Below is a $800 painting that Frank of America almost knocked over. 
 Earlier that day, we went to the aquarium to see the 4D Dora movie for Frankfurter; however, she did not like the special effects! We ended up getting drenched by all of the puddles Dora decided to step in and rivers she decided to jump into! We decided after that, we might as well go to the beach!

Scarf: Forever 21; Shirt: Forever 21; Shorts: Target (only $12!)

Welp, that's enough pictures for one post! Where would you go for a day, to get away?

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Monday, March 19, 2012

Music Mondays- Not in Love

Hello everyone! I back again with my first Music Monday in about 2 months! Please read my post from over the weekend to see why I dropped off he blogosphere.
Anyways, enjoy the song below, and the incredible fan-made music video!

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Friday, March 16, 2012

Life Lately

Hello, all! I know that I dropped off the blogosphere for a while because I was in a bit of a funk, but I am back! Life hasn't been as breezy as the picture above would lead you to believe. Biggest update: Alex and I unfortunately broke up, after 2 years of dating. I was the one who officially called it off; however, it is so much more complicated than anyone could understand. That's been most of the reason that I've stopped blogging. After being with someone for some of the most critical times in your life, it's hard to bounce right back into life without them.
On a more positive note, another reason that I haven't been blogging is that Party For Autism has been expanding! I was able to start a chapter at a local high school, as well as continuing the chapter at my university, and things have been great! We working on a cookbook now for parents who have their children with autism on special diets!

 Thank you so much for continuing to follow my blog and for your support!
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