Friday, October 24, 2014

Five Things Friday

It's been three weeks since my last post, which is a significant improvement on time between posts for me! Yay!

Can you believe October is already almost over?! Blows my mind. Anyway, it's Friday and here are 5 things I'm totally pumped about!

1. Nina Pham, a fellow TCU 2010 alum, is on her way home and is Ebola-free! I don't know her personally, but we have a ton of friends in common and were in the same graduation ceremony, back in the day. Plus her dog is TOTES ADORBS!!! Congrats to Nina! I hope the rest of your recovery is smooth sailing and you and Bentley reunite soon.

2. Speaking of TCU, my Frog football team is off to a 5-1 start and in Big 12 title contention in just our third year in the league. My mom is coming in tomorrow for the game against Texas Tech and next weekend we go to Morgantown to face off against West Virginia, which I think will be our toughest game remaining on the schedule. Go frogs! Keep up the great work.

3. Spirit Jerseys. If you haven't gotten one yet, do yourself a favor. I know they're almost $50, but they're the MOST comfortable shirts ever. Yoga pants and Spirit Jerseys are my go-to fall weekend outfit. Don't hate.

4. Steel City Pops. I went Wednesday for the first time and wow. They have locations in Fort Worth and Dallas (and other places?) so if you're in DFW, go soon! I got the Chocolate and was NOT disappointed. My boss made fun of me for my "boring" choice because they have such interesting flavors (Maple Bacon something yummy?), but the shop girl was like "no, it's REALLY good."

5. Kansas City Royals. In the World Series for the first time in my life. The last time they made it was when they won in 1984(5?). A girl got a corgi a few weeks ago because they won in the post season on their way to the Fall Classic. One of their pitchers played for TCU in the College World Series this year (first played to be in CWS and Fall Classic in same year). AND I've got family in KC. So, I've jumped on the Royals bandwagon. I feel like those are pretty legit reasons.

What are you pumped about this week?

Friday, October 3, 2014

Exciting Month Ahead!

Hello, October! I've been waiting anxiously for your arrival! It's going to be a jam-packed month o' FUN!!! :)

This weekend: Friday night is the So You Think You Can Dance Tour with my mom. We skipped last year (it was the same weekend as a friend's wedding out of town, boo), so I'm really excited! Plus, I LOVE RICKY UBEDA. Oh and we might be seeing a movie called Gone Girl this afternoon. Have you heard of it? I can't wait! I think Ben Affleck is going to PERFECTION at playing Nick Dunne.
Saturday is tailgating and playing Oklahoma! Go frogs!!! And Sunday night a wonderful artist by the name of Jason DeRulo is performing on campus. FOR FREE (for students and a plus one). So my friend Maggie (who loves Jason) and I are going to that to dance the night away. I also told her to make a move on him since he and Jordin Sparks are splitsky right now.

Next weekend, my grad school bestie, Caty, is getting married! I'll experience my first Catholic wedding so that'll be cool. Then we'll dance the night away and celebrate C&J! TCU will be playing Baylor in Waco which should be a crazy game.

The weekend after that, I'll head east for the Texas Rose Festival's Cirque de la Rose themed festivities for my seester. I saw the headdress of her costume last weekend and it is GORGEOUS. She named it Gordo. Pictures to come, guys. I can't wait to tell you all about it! I'll have to follow football from my phone since TCU will be taking on Oklahoma State for the first time in the Fort since joining the Big 12.

Then the last weekend of October should be somewhat relaxing and enjoyable since TCU will be playing Texas Tech. So hello, tailgates! And go frogs, as always.

And then, it'll be HALLOWEEN!

And THEN, I will be presenting a paper I wrote last semester on Social TV at a conference on social media hosted in Fort Worth by Tarleton State University. Yep, my paper got accepted to a conference! Crazy and exciting.

So here's to October and the beginning of November!

Also countdown to graduation is around 217 days right now. Not that I'm so excited for my birthday (27 sounds so old), but I'm beyond ready to have my Masters and be done with school.

Hope all is well with you in Blogland!