Sep 30, 2009

Ah, the college days

I was talking to an old college friend who recently found me on facebook and my conversation with him reminded me of some good ole college days. I thought of this while we were chatting and would like to share with you all so you can start your morning off with a giggle.

It begins with a bunch of us thinking it would be cool to drink in between classes. This idea went into planning mode ASAP. Next thing you know, we are armed with red solo cups, sprite and a bottle of vodka (I believe, not too sure). Since none of us lived in campus, our only option was to drink in the car in the parking lot. We all gather into my car and start pouring away while laughing and have a good time. We were having such a good time that I went to grab my phone and BAM, my phone drops right into my FULL cup of Sprite and Vodka. It was completely emerged in the cup. I of course freak out and proceed to take the phone out of the cup. Now, the phone is soaking wet with SODA and VODKA... both things that will make it a sticky mess. So, I immediately turn on the defroster in the car and place my phone and battery over the vent in hopes that it will dry up quickly and not too much damage. Do you think this accident stopped us from drinking? Nope. We continued to have a good time then sat in Finance class and giggled to ourselves the whole time. Since that day, the phone's keys were always sticky and didn't necessarily work every time.

The joys of college days...

Sep 24, 2009

A special birthday today.

Today, we celebrate my best friend's mom, Lynn, 51st birthday. I know that she is having the party of the year in Heaven today. Lynn is such a special person but she also knew how to have fun and enjoy life to the fullest!

So, this is what I think is going on in Heaven right now:
  • Lynn invited EVERYONE to the party. No one is left out.
  • Disco lights are flashing
  • Music is pumping
  • Drinks and food are overflowing the tables
I believe that Lynn would have picked great party favors as well. Want to know what they probably are? I say she sent everyone home with the satisfaction of enjoying themselves at the party and also with a huge SMILE that stays with you forever and ever.

I dedicate this post to Lynn who is up above us celebrating her 51st birthday and partying like a rock star!

Happy Birthday Lynn.

We love you and miss you.

Sep 23, 2009


6am conference call + 9am webinar = grumpy and tired Mrs. Newlywed Giggles.

Sep 22, 2009

My confession

I have a confession...

This past week I finally went to my photographer's studio to look at the layout design of our wedding album.

Why is this a confession? Because my wedding was November 16, 2008, which means I am about two months away from my one year anniversary and still don't have my wedding album.

How do I feel about this? Perfectly fine! It's funny because I hear so many brides say how upset they are that they have to wait for their wedding album and they call the photographer to try to speed up the process, etc. I say, "take your time!" I'd rather have my wedding photographer take his time on designing and making sure every detail of my album is perfect with no pressure at all.

So, the layout was AMAZING. We both just kept saying how incredibly talented our photographer is! So hopefully in about 3-4 weeks we will have our wedding album in our hands to share and remember the great memories we had on our wedding day.

And some more news to share with you all is that Mr. and Mrs. Newlywed Giggles will be moving to a bigger and better apartment in mid-October! So, the next couple of weeks are going to be a bit stressful but I can't wait to share you with some photos of our new digs when we have it all set-up. Stay tuned!

Sep 21, 2009

Pillsbury is a bad thing

I bought a bag of these cookies yesterday.

I made them for dessert for Mr. NWG (Mr. Newlywed Giggles) and I.

He ate some, I ate A LOT!

He went to bed, I stayed up and continued to eat more and more cookies.

Pillsbury is a BAD influence.

I can't wait to go home and eat some more!

The joys of a weakness for chocolate chip cookies..yummo!

Sep 17, 2009

The Morning After our Wedding

So I was on the train this morning and remembered a funny little event that happened the morning after my wedding day.

Little background, we booked a hotel near our reception site to stay for the night. I repeatedly told Mr. NWG (new abbreviation for Mr. Newlywed Giggles) to make sure he packed his bag with all the stuff he needed for the morning. When I mean repeatedly, I mean at least 50 times the week before the wedding day. I was so sure that I had everything I needed, but you know as a bride we have TONS of things on our minds.

Fast forward, the morning off we get up and decide to go downstairs to eat some breakfast before we head back to our apartment. Mr. NWG gets his bag and starts to get ready and I do the same.

This is the moment that I realize I forgot a few things. Such as:
  • Bra (My dress was corset style so I didn't even have a separate corset that I could have worn under my shirt since my dress was already made with it)
  • Shirt (Because clearly I thought I might be going home in my dress or something)
  • a coat ( I got married November 16 and it was about 40 degrees out)
  • socks (again, it was 40 degrees out)
  • sneakers
  • Not a single hair tie.
  • My dress bag for my wedding dress and the bag for the veil (which was an eight foot long veil)
So, you must be asking yourself what I wore to breakfast and to come home. Here it goes:

I had a zipper velour jacket (you know, the velour track suits that I LOVE because of how comfortable they are). I had black gaucho pants that were made of very thin cotton that exposed my bottom half of my legs. Put on the white platform flip flops and tied my hair back with a rubber band that I found in the hotel room and made use of the fifty billion bobby pins that were in my hair from the wedding do. I walked out of the hotel with my wedding dress and veil draped over my whole body and around my neck while Mr. NWG had the bags.

It was definitely a very funny morning and boy did I hear Mr. NWG bask in the glory of how I forgot to pack important things even though I nagged him the whole week to make sure he had everything he needed.

Probably one of my best memories...

Sep 16, 2009

Busy Bee

Sorry I have been MIA in posting, but this week has been a bit stressful and filled with lots of work to do.

News to be posted later this week... but right now I am watching the finale of America's Got Talent and looking forward to Rascal Flatts performing!!!! I love them!

So, I will talk to you all tomorrow!

Sep 14, 2009


Today is one of those days when I feel just like BLAH....

Plus side, I am getting a lot done at work.

So, to make this post a bit more interesting besides by blah mood, I want to know if you have any good recipes for Salmon fillets?

I plan on making this for dinner tonight but have never cooked or even dealt with Salmon.

Any suggestions?

Sep 12, 2009

My morning

Mr. Newlywed Giggles is out for a long day of training for his fraternity which means that until 4 today, I have the whole apartment to myself!

Love it.

What am I doing right now?
Eating some eggs, sausages and hash browns while curled up on the couch STILL in my PJ's watching my recordings of The Ellen Show.

Love it.

Sep 10, 2009

Note to Self: Don't switch sides

Remember when I posted about Mr. Newlywed Giggle and his restraint to switch sides on the bed with me for one night? If not, you can catch up here in the first paragraph of the post.

Well, last night we went to bed and as we were laying there I thought I would ask to switch sides. Thinking he would say no, I decided to ask the question. Surprisingly, he said sure.


The minute we switched sides, Mr. Newlywed Giggles was tossing and turning and could not get comfortable at all. Then he proceeded to tell me that he might fall off the bed. Yep, you read right that last sentence right. For most of his life, he had his bed always against the wall. Now when we switched sides, I ended up being against the wall and he was on the edge. This freaked him out. He then made sure he took the extra pillows and decorative pillows and make a little cushion IN CASE he fell off the bed!

We both slept like crap last night... we tossed and turned all night long.

Tonight, we go back to our "assigned spots" and I don't think we will switch.

So, have any of you ever tried to switch sides?

Sep 9, 2009


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Sep 7, 2009

I heart Stop and Shop

So, today Mr. Newlywed Giggles and I went food shopping at Stop and Shop just because it was next door to the Target and all I wanted to do was to pick up a few items for dinner. Well, it turned out a whole cart full by the time we were done, but it was stuff we needed it anyways.

I love Stop and Shop. Why you ask? Because of these simple but yet so handy tools they have:
  1. Scan It! You can walk into the store, head over to the Solution Center and pick up a little scanner that conveniently sits in a compartment that was built on the Stop and Shop carts. You pretty much walk around with the scanner and bags and as you shop, scan the item, bag it in your cart and that's it. Once you get to the cash register, hand over the scanning machine and it has your total and all you do is pay and walk out! How awesome is that. We did not try this since it was our first time in the store, but the next time I go, I will most definitely head over to grab one of those machines!
  2. Weigh It! When you are in the fruits and vegetables section, you can weigh your stuff AND price it out, print your sticker and put it right on the bag so when you make it to the the register, they just scan and bag. No waiting for the cash register associate to weight it and figure out what fruit or vegetable you have in the bag.
  3. Order It! Mr. Newlywed Giggles wanted to get some cold cuts. Of course there is always a long line at the Deli, but Stop and Shop has a kiosk that you can put your order in and a ticket prints out. There is a number on the ticket. While you wait, you can continue to do some shopping and when your order is ready, an automated message is sent over the loudspeaker throughout the supermarket saying so and so number is ready for pick-up at the deli. AWESOME, I know!
So, I think from now on, I will be a new Stop and Shop customer. Even Mr. Newlywed Giggles was impressed with some of the tools they offered! If you haven't checked one out, I highly recommend it. Their prices are great and it seemed that 80% of the stuff we got was all on sale.

OK, now I'm done talking about food shopping!

The joys of getting excited when food shopping...

Sep 4, 2009

Working from home

Today, I am working from home till 12 (thank god for summer hours!). I have been up since 8am this morning. Mr. Newlywed Giggles has today off.

He's still sleeping.

It's 10:27 am.

I'm jealous.


Sep 3, 2009

Chicken Noodle soup

I posted about how Mr. Newlywed Giggles was not feeling so well this past week. Well, while he was home resting, I ran out to go to the food store to pick up some Ginger Ale, saltine crackers, and some chicken noodle soup. As I am in the soup aisle picking up the original Campbell's chicken soup, I see a can of the character soups. I decide that it would be funny and cute to pick up a can of the Shrek soup and figured Mr. Newlywed Giggles would get a smile out of it. He did.

This happened on Monday. Yesterday, I was running to the food store to pick up some vegetables. As I am running out the door this is what happens:

Mr. Newlywed Giggles yells out to me:: "Babe, can you pick up some of the Shrek chicken soup for me"

Mrs. Newlywed Giggles:: "But we have other cans of chicken soup."

Mr. Newlywed Giggle:: "But the Shrek soup tastes better."

This is when I laugh and leave. I bought him a can of Shrek soup too.

The joys of a sick husband who is feeling better...

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Sep 1, 2009

Cookies that are adorable

So, I literally got the munchies sitting at my desk (which happens when you skip breakfast) so I went over to the good ole vending machine and saw that they had the Fudge Shoppe cookies.

Now, as I am opening the bag I am thinking that they are regular size but they aren't... they're snack size and I think they are so cute because of how small they are.

I am totally aware of how RANDOM this post is, but I just had to share. :)