NEW BLOG!!

20 12 2010

Hey loves! I decided to make a new blog. It’s still under some SERIOUS production.

http://1chaturanga.wordpress.com/

I’m SUPAAA excited about what it could become.





New giveaway winnnnaaaa!

17 12 2010

HEY GIRLS!! Man, I have missed y’all.

Life has been BUSAYYY. Crazy BUSAYYY. I have not had ANY spare time. It’s been school, work, homework, food, workout=my life.

But now it’s Christmas break. HOLLLLAAA!

So the winner of my last giveaway never email me, so..

The new winner of the gift certificate for CSN stores is…

KTBWOOD!!

I am going to do some SERIOUS revamping of this blog over my break. I’m THINKING about starting a new one. I need a clean start really badly.

<3 jess

xoxo





This is Fall!

1 11 2010

Happy Halloween!

I had a great night with the family+boy tonight. I don’t do trick or treating, not that I think it’s wrong, but my family takes it as a night to relax with each other! BUT, if you DID dress up, WHAT WERE YOU? I cannot wait to hear all the awesome ideas :D

This is fall…

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Have a great week…

DON’T FORGET to enter my giveawayyyy!

ENDS NOVEMBER 6th.

LOVE Y’ALL

jess





GIVEAWAY!!

23 10 2010

I have exciting news… It’s Have Faith’s 2nd GIVEAWAY!!

brought to you by CSN stores!!

You have the opportunity to win a $45 GIFT-CERTIFICATE! You can use it on any of their 200+ websites!

How to enter:

comment back for EACH entry!!

  • Comment on this post (mandatory entry)
  • Follow me on Twitter
  • Link back to this post on your blog

*Only available to USA/Canadian readers, sorry!

*I’ll use random.org to generate the winner!

GOOD LUCK!!

<3 jess

xoxo





CSN Stores Waffle Iron REVIEW!

11 10 2010

CSN stores is a GREAT company, with lots of fabulous websites. You can get anything from a bookcase headboard to food processors. In fact, I’ve been contacted about doing an upcoming GIVEAWAY through them. It will coming SOON, so stick around ;)

Speaking of CSN stores, I won a Black and Decker Waffle Maker a WHILE back! I recently made Whole Wheat Waffles for my brothers & I…

 

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It is one of my new favorite toys!! It cooked the waffles to perfection. And making them was so simple, so was clean-up!

And my brothers loved them, so that should definitely count for something!

I topped mine with nutella, banana, and a drizzle of maple syrup.

GET EXCITED FOR THE GIVEAWAY!

Must catch up on google READAAA!

<3 jess

xoxo





WHERE does the time go?!

22 09 2010

Hello ALL! Wow, oh WOW. It’s been a LONG time since I “really” posted.

I have missed y’all of course and I’ve missed blogging, BUT the “break” has been nice. School is absolutely KICKING my B-U-T-T. Uganda really taught me SO much…I’ll be honest. I miss it a lot, and I am SO emotional lately. I miss my babies, my kids, the LOVE, the people…everything. America is so..different. I think of them ALL THE TIME. My locker is filled with ADORABLE photos and my room has a “uganda flair.” This summer was the most life-changing summer I’ve ever had. My perspective has been COMPLETELY altered. To witness 6 year olds waking up at 4 AM to go carry a 25 lb. can of water down to a well EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. just so they can wash clothes is MIND-ALTERING. I could go on and on, but I will stop! :D

Between LIFE, working out, eating, my boy, school, soccer games..etc, blogging just HAD to take a back-seat. I think posting 1-2 times a week is gonna be my max. 5 honors classes, taking the AP Euro test in May, the PSAT AND PLAN in October, research paper, starting to have to think about college, life is just BUSY!

My workouts have been SLAMMIN’! Here’s pretty much what I’ve been up to…

  • Cardio: one long sesh (45 minutes)+ 1-2 short sessions (20-30 minutes)
  • Strength: 4-5 times a week (including ABS, ARMS, AND LEGS)
  • Yoga: 1-2 times a week

I have noticed a huge change in my arms, getting much stronger. YAY!

Food photos anyone?!

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Banana bread!! Sugar free (AGAVE!!) and “normal!” (Both almost 100% whole wheat & ridiculously GOOD!)

And now, my favorite photo of all…

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LOVE ALL OF YOU!





LIVE YOUR LIFE!

6 09 2010

Hey LADIES :D

Oh man, it’s been a LONG time. I am not going to apologize for not blogging. You know why? Because why should I apologize for LIVING my life? That’s NO reason to say I’m sorry. OF  COURSE I’ve missed blogging, how could I not?! But it has been REALLY nice to step back and not have the STRESS of blogging on my mind. “I have to post tonight.” I MUST catch up on google reader.”

So where does this leave my blog? I’m not sure. I really miss blogging, but school HAS to come first, and so does my family, friends, & boyfriend. I got a job twice a week after, so that just ADDS to the busyness.

About the BIG NEWS, I will be able to tell you shortly. I want to let y’all know so bad, because I KNOW you will be supportive.

LOVE TO YOU ALL!

<3 jess

xoxo

P.S. WELCOME TO FALL!! I had my first PUMPKIN SPICE LATTE of the season so it’s officially FALL.

But where’s LIBBY’S CANNED PUMPKIN?! Darn you pumpkin shortage.








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