I Confess...

I confess that I am loving my goodies from Stella Kenton Body Shop, and you should totally go and enter my giveaway to get yourself some lovely organic goodies!

I confess that I had a date last night for the first time in a very long time last night.  You'd think after all the dating that has been done in my past that I would be a pro at this, but I am not... I was pretty nervous.  Turns out I really had no reason to be.  He was very sweet and opened all my doors and took me to dinner and the theatre.  I really enjoyed myself, and it was so nice that it was fairly easy to converse and just be.

Plus, [nickname to be determined if this goes further] gets bonus points for showing up at my door with a big bag of peanut M&Ms.  Chocolate is always a good choice (unless your date is a diabetic) and we had been discussing peanut M&Ms a few days ago via text-so it was thoughtful too!

I confess that starting to date again, especially in a situation that may be already fated (as he's moving away in a month) is an eye-opening experience.  I feel like I'm having all kinds of epiphanies about simplicity and living in the present-not the future.  I guess that's another post for another day.

I confess that my friends are extremely cool.  We went to the Fear Factory the other night, and I really adore these guys!  They crack me up!

I confess that I really dig my new navy-esque cardigan I snagged at Ross for a steal.  So cute!  I really love Ross, you can find cute stuff for really cheap.

I confess that I'm obsessed with tank-tops and sweaters from Target.  They are so soft, and great for simple layering. I kind of have a collection of most of the colors...

I confess that I started getting a sore throat on Monday, but with a little help from my old friend Echinacea Tea, healthy food, and that lover Lord Nyquil, it's gone now.  Usually I hold onto colds forever, but it was so nice not to this time!



  1. I've been fighting off a cold all week too! Lots of echinacea, Vitamin C... so far, I'm winning, I hope I can keep it up! ;)

    Have a great weekend!

  2. If I had to go on a date now, I think I would be a nervous wreck! Glad you had a good time, just enjoy it for now. Anything can happen. Have a great weekend!

  3. Yay for your nice date! You certainly deserve to be treated like a lady. I'm so glad it went well.

    It really is the season for cardigans, isn't it? I confess though I prefer a jacket or blazer to a cardi.

    Thanks for linking up with Friday Confessional! Have a fabulous weekend!

  4. Awesome that you had a nice date--the dating world scares me.
    You can never go wrong with chocolate.

  5. so happy you had a great date and hope that cold stays away

  6. I was at Target buying some tops today!

    He sounds so sweet. How can you not fall for a man that brings you chocolate? ;-)

  7. Wahooo! Living in the present is extremely difficult, but I think it just takes practice. We tend, in dating, to plan for the future as if dates were like employment interviews. I think the better route is to think "am I having fun with this person, right now?" and if the answer is ever NO, then stop dating them. :)
    (I must say, that he showed up with M&Ms is awesome, and I'm glad he's being a gentleman and treating you like the awesome, independent woman that you are!)

  8. I just read a column in the Chicago Tribune about how someone thought M&M's were old fashion. I think they are great.

  9. Lord NyQuil! Ha! I'm going to steal that. Love it!! Yay for great dates and super bonus for being thoughtful.

  10. Love the steal from Ross. I like that store too, love that you went on your first date in a very long time. I just went through that myself and coincidentally the guy I went on a date with is moving next month too. Whats up with that? LOL living in the moment was definitely a lesson for me to. Have fun while I can. Total score on bringing the M&M's too.. Thanks for sharing this and so glad you cold is gone. I HATE being sick ugh its the worse....


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