Tuesday, May 31, 2011

memorial day!!!

Our Memorial Day was great! We went to the parade (where there were no marching bands due to the weather. THAT was a disappointment.) and saw many, many puppies dressed in their patriotic gear! There is very little that I love more than that. We then went home, had a big cookout, and drank poolside all the day long. I of course got burnt. BUT it was not nearly as bad as I had expected it to be so that was nice. I am however, covered in bug bites so that part sucks. But still, it was a great day so it was worth it.


Saturday night was the most ridiculous night I have had in the Great North. Red was here (YAY!!) and we were planning on meeting a few of my coworkers at this place called Teddy's. Now, not being from around here I had no idea that Teddy's should really be named "Place where old people go to escape their great grandchildren." That's how old these people were. The ones who were old enough to be my dad were waaay too young to be at this place. There were way too many sequins covering bra-less boobs for this age group. So Red and I left. And good thing we did because when we got to this other bar, we found one cute guy (and his cute but terribly obnoxious wingman) and left with some digits. Overall I'd say the night ended up in a much better place than where it started.

Sunday, May 29, 2011


Y'all will be pleased to know that finally got a good start on my writing. I know you were all so worried about it so now you can rest your little heads. I've written three of the five pages that have been required of me by the end of this weekend. Who knew jonpaiz could be such a slave driver?

Friday, May 27, 2011


procrastinating starting my new writing project because I have no good ideas. 

please send help. 

i'm exhausted

I was just about to write about how tired I am, after waking up and 5:30 this morning to go babysit all day. BUT then my wonderful, amazing, and delightful sister decided to inform me of the present she got me today, which was a six pack of Mike's hard raspberry lemonade. So I'm just gonna write about how excited I am for this weekend instead. CANNOT WAIT for Red to come visit me tomorrow!!!! We're getting our drank and dance on. Super psyched. Then we plan on laying out by the pool sipping cocktails until she has to leave on monday. It's gonna be great.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

grown up??

Maybe sooner than I thought!! I applied for my first ever credit card today! I find out within ten days if it's approved. Fingers crossed!!!

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

things got steamy

....in the steam room. After spin tonight I went into the steam room at my gym and let me tell you it was a strange experience. First of all, discovering this magical place has been the best thing to happen to me all week. "But Nicolette," you're all saying, "it's only Tuesday. You still have plenty of time to make this week turn into an outrageous suckfest!" And while you make a good point I will have to counteract your point by telling you to SUCK IT.
Seriously though, once I got over the complete (but now seemingly stupid) shock of a girl gettin' totes nekkid right in front of me, I was able to relax, shut my eyes, and feel my pores fly open to let the nasties out. It is most definitely becoming a staple in my routine.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Feeling rather sickish. I spent today working with children and  then napping for like four hours. After that I ended up receiving a phone call from a good friend of mine who I've been meaning to catch up with. Recently the people who I once thought were just passing fads in my life are turning out to be the ones I can count on the most. Isn't that something?

Sunday, May 22, 2011


I just want to apologize for being so terrible at this whole BEDM thing. I promise never to do it again. That is, I promise never to attempt BED-fill-in-the-blank-with-your-month-of-choice-here ever again. 

I'm gonna go do some dishes and call it a night.


I did not get to see PROM the movie because SOMEBODY wouldn't let me see it without her even though I no longer live under the same roof as she does. However, I did get to see that little noodle #9 of to her senior prom this weekend. She looked so pretty!!!!!!!! I cannot lie, I definitely got a bit misty eyed! It was like she was a grownup or something. I mean she's not. Because that would mean that I am and hey, I think we all know what's really going on with that. I've decided I'm definitely taking a class in the fall. Maybe two. I'm not sure. I still have to figure that all out but the point is I'm doing it. I need to finish school and be a functioning member of society. And I need to be happy and all that blah blah blah. It's ok. Everything's going to be fine.

guys....I had molly.

Molly McIntire:
If you had Molly, you probably wanted Samantha instead, but contented yourself with Molly because you too wore glasses, liked books, were bad at math, and would concoct various schemes to get attention. (Oh, Molly.) If you were a Molly, and had a Molly (as opposed to being a Molly and aspirationally owning a Felicity), you were imbued, then and now, with an immutable sense of self. At least Molly could tap dance, which is frankly more talent than any of the other girls exhibited.
As an adult, you’ve developed a carefully honed aptitude for sarcasm. You've gotten contacts, and a slightly edgy haircut. You still sort of want attention, but you deny it. You’ve thought back on your American Girl Doll, and tried not to be too resentful towards the person who gave her to you, who so obviously associated you with the descriptor “mousy.”

Thursday, May 19, 2011

season finale night :(

Okay guys, I'm just gonna say it. I care more about whether or not Leslie and Ben can continue their relationship than I do about who's going to be the next manager of Dunder Mifflin. I mean both are super important to my future (just kidding it's only tv. but seriously...) but I just find unrequited love to be a much bigger draw than the future of a dying paper company. 

The Office is still my number one show though. Just so we're clear. 

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

one more thing...


That is all.

babysitters club

Seriously guys. I just watched the trailer for the babysitter's club movie and nearly had a heart attack. What was Stacey thinking? I mean really! Luca was 17!!!! She was only 13!!! GROSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And also while we're at it, Mallory seems to be the only one with a brain. Jesse Claims they have enough money to buy a car but is put in her place when that one-day-spitfire Mallory points out the fact that "in five years they can drive it." 

Classic Mallory. 


Ok so Meg Cabot is my favorite author OF ALL TIME and I just found out that she is going to be in NJ (where I no longer live but it's pretty darn close) in July doing a book signing. I have been waiting and waiting and waiting FOR TEN YEARS for her to go on a tour that includes somewhere close enough to me to meet her. SO WHO'S COMING WITH ME????????


GUYS!!!! I'm getting really bad with the whole BEDM thing....I apologize. Things that are new and happening with me:

pretty much nothing. I'm looking into school stuff for the fall. Trying to figure out a way to become an event planner without majoring in business.....ideas anyone? All are welcome. Unless your idea is stupid. In that case you can keep it to yourself.

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Friday, May 13, 2011


GUYS! IF YOU HAVE NOT SEEN LAST NIGHT'S PARKS AND REC EPISODES THEN GET OFF OF THE COMPUTER AND WATCH THEM! I am LITERALLY bursting with joy and jealousy over here and NEED someone to talk to about it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 

That is all.

first of all

I just realized that the post I did last night did not actually publish. So there's that. Basically it was about how I went to the most hilarious t-ball game I've ever been to in my life. There was this little girl who when they were in the outfield, literally laid down on the field and stared off into the great blue yonder. Seriously hysterical. Also BIG NEWS GUYS! My legs are getting into super awesome shape due to all the zumba/spin/etc. that I've been doing so I'm looking forward to purchasing (and actually wearing) shorts for the first time ever! I mean I've worn shorts before, I've just always kind of hated it and preferred skirts. I still love skirts. And sundresses. Because they're adorable and tis the season and all that but the point is that I'm feeling pretty good about my gams these days. Also I've just always wanted to use gams in a sentence. Now that I have it just doesn't feel right though.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011


Guys, I've been doing a lot of serious thinking and I have come to the decision that I am going to give my hair a summer chop. Well, actually I'm going to pay someone to give my hair a summer chop. Because I can't cut my own hair. Well, I can cut my own bangs but not the rest of my hair. Alright well I did it once or twice and it turned out ok but those were just trims, and not a whole new style. Anyway, I'm bringing this to your attention because I need ideas. I'd like something fun, flirty, and thriving. Just kidding, I'm not Jennifer Garner and this isn't an awesome romcom that spoiler alert ends up with me getting hitched to scruffy and lovable Mark Ruffalo. But seriously, I'm going short. Not peter pan pixie dust short, but like chin length. So send me your ideas people! Or not. It's whatevs really.

oh joy!!

Guys, I just found out that there are 16 books in the Stephanie Plum series. I thought I was almost done!!!! I'm very excited about this.

Monday, May 9, 2011

sooooo sleepy

I took a nap today. It was awesome. But it was a medically induced nap (I'm unfortunately developing allergies and they were terrible today so I took some Benodryl and it knocked me TFO!) so it was more like a coma anyway. I woke up to my mouth hanging open and a drool pool was starting to form. Embarrassing? YUP!


This saturday was my niece's First Holy Communion. Let me be the first to tell some of you people that she looked SO BEAUTIFUL!!!!! It was such a nice ceremony and we all had a really great time. Afterwards, I then traversed down to Jersey for approximately 12 hours so I could spend Mother's Day with you guessed it, my mother. During which we played a kickass game of kickball. My team won. Yes it's true our mom was on our team so we had an automatic win anyway but we didn't even need it because the score was 7-5 us. 



Guys, I failed at BEDM. BUT I'm not giving up!!! So I'm going \to be writing 3 entries today (including this one) to make up for lost time. I apologize to all those I have let down.

Friday, May 6, 2011

The night before communion

Ok I don't have much time because I left my beer in the kitchen with my siblings and I fear they might drink the rest of it. Also Christophat just slapped me in the face. Just like the girl he is. This is going to have to count as my BEDM for the evening because I'm almost out of time!!!!! Currently arguing with that little noodle number 9 about the whereabouts of the "O" in Blog Every Day Of May. She does not understand that the "O" is not necessary. Alright, off to finish my beverage of choice which this evening is Bud Light Lime. Also one of my brothers is standing behind me watching me write this. He claims he already finished my beer but seeing as he is fourteen he is only kidding. I hope.

Nico Out.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Cinco de Mayo!!

I was a lazy bum today and decided not to work out. Probs not an entirely brilliant plan but mah legs needed a break. I think if I worked them any harder this week they would've detached themselves from my hips and walked themselves right out the door. They're legs, what do they care anyway? Got a mini-massage at work today. It was AMAAAAAAAAAAAAAAZING! It was only ten minutes but it was ten minutes of pure bliss. I nearly passed out right there in the chair. I absolutely will be investing in a full-length massage one of these days. I get a discount so it shouldn't be too expensive. Though, if we're being honest here (and of course I am) I should really not be spending the money I definitely do not have on a massage. If there's a beauty treatment I'm going to spend my hard earned dollahs on it's a facial. I could seriously use one. I did recently fall in love with a new facial cleanser though. It's Burt's bees Soap bark and chamomile deep cleanser. It's amazing. My skin is now so soft and I only need to moisturize at night. Plus it smells like lemon sorbet so, BONUS for my nose!! Alright it's time for me to go read until some ungodly hour of the night. It's a taxing job to be me, but somebody has to do it ;)

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

soooooooooooo sore

Well, I'm not so much sore as I am exhausted. My legs have pretty much given up on me this evening. I would too if I were a pair of legs that was forced to perform for two hours of Zumba. It's all good though. They need to get used to it because I am seriously contemplating becoming a Zumba instructor. Because I love it. And I'm awesome at it. And now boys and girls it is time for me to retire up to the bedroom and finish reading my book. It is called "Hot Six" and it is the sixth book (shocking, I know) in a fantastic series about a kickass, Jersey girl bounty hunter. Every girl should read this series. The books are hilarious and really quick reads too. There are ten in all, and I've read 4, 5, and 6, in the last 48 hours. Who's awesome? I'm awesome. 

Tuesday, May 3, 2011


Guys, I am totally kicking ass at this whole BEDM thing. It's going really well for me.
Did spin tonight and as usual, it kicked my ass.
Tried the new Zumba class right after spin and it wasn't as intense as I had expected it to be but it was still a pretty good workout. Swimsuit season is upon us people, time to crank it up a notch!!

My legs are pretty pissed at me though.

Monday, May 2, 2011


Totally forgot about BEDM until approximately 6 minutes ago. Only the second day and I'm already failing almost. Yikes. Don't have much to say except that Sistah #1 would like to let it be known throughout the land that our mother did not in fact purchase her prom dress, she made it. So she didn't even get t ogo prom dress shopping. Upsetting right? That's all for this evening.

Nico out.

Sunday, May 1, 2011

For Wess.

Hokay, because I was such a failure last month I am now proclaiming (at the very strong urgings of my dear friend Wessica)this to be the start of BEDM. This stand for Blog Every Day of May. It only kind of rhymes. I will certainly try not to let all 7(!!) of you readers down. 
 First of all I'd like to say that Easter was quite the success. Our matching pj's were quite the adorable choice. The week leading up to Easter however was exhausting. I spent 4 days in Jersey catching up with my family and friends I left behind when I moved on up to the  Great North. The best/worst part of it though was shopping for my baby sister's prom dress. It was the very last prom dress my parents will ever by for their children. Unless little brother decides to go that route but I sincerely doubt that will be the case. It was so fun but so sad at the same time!! It's so hard to believe that she'll be going off to college next year! And with my track record she will most likely finish school before I do. That was a joke. Except not really. Honestly though, I think the rest of us are way more emotional about it than she is. I know for a fact that I cared more about the final Prom Shopping Excursion than my own mother did. But I guess after five daughters she's pretty psyched to put an end to the purchasing of expensive dresses that let's face it, will only be worn once. Or twice. Depending on how many times you decide to wear it just because you feel like looking pretty. OH, that's not a normal thing? Not every girl does that? My b.