Tangent Tuesday

by Koko on March 13, 2012 · 10 comments

in Tangent Tuesday

1. A recent conversation between  me and Q:
me:  do you like this?
don’t look at the price
just the dress
i have a gift certificate
Quincy:  yes, very cute.
20 minutes later….
Quincy:  PS do you just say you have a gift certificate so I won’t say I like it because of the price?
Because you either have more gift certificates than anyone I know or this is some elaborate scheme
me:  Wow. This is scary. You know me so well.
Quincy:  It is a scheme!!!!
Is it just me or does everyone fib just a little bit when it comes to shopping?
2. Today’s lunch was superb. Pineapple chicken salad and cilantro rice and beans.
3.  So was today’s desert…  vanilla bean cupcakes with coconut frosting thanks to Gaby:
4. Speaking of dessert… I’ve been following the couch to 10K running program for the past 2 months and it’s kicking my butt. I love it since I turn it on, put on my music and it just tells me what to do, but it’s HARD work. I’m the girl that walks in to the gym with and iPod full of music, 3 magazines and anything else that can distract me while I’m running. It’s the only way I can get it done.
5. I try not to talk about my job much, but I really have the best job in the world. I get to hang out with this girl all day and she constantly is making me laugh. Tonight’s the premiere of her new show Fashion Star. It’s SO good and I hope everyone watches it tonight at 9:30PM on NBC. Gaby is cooking a huge chili feast featuring her famous slutty brownies (my favorites).
6. Outfit today:
Heading out to go watch Biggest Loser and Fashion Star! Hope everyone is having a great night!
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veronica March 14, 2012 at 11:39 am

a. that dress is awesome. get it now, or i will! (let’s be real, i still might. twinsies!)
b. i do the same.exact.thing when it comes to price. mark my words, bart will never know what my shoes cost. he’d fall over.

ummm, also, what are you doing april 14? wanna run with us!?

Koko March 14, 2012 at 9:51 pm

Sooo glad to hear you hide the prie tag from Bart…. And I totally would run with you (even though you are WAY speedier than me), but I’m out of town 🙁 Phi reunion soon please?

Megan - Newly Wife March 14, 2012 at 8:30 am

First, i love that convo — totally sounds like something I would have said when I was dating my hubs. Now our money is combined, so no secrets. haha

Second, you should totally talk about your job more!

Lastly, I’m doing the Couch to 5k and I hate running too. Two things that have helped – awesome podcats (try Joy the Baker) and running with my neighbor or a friend. Good luck on the 10k!

Koko March 14, 2012 at 9:51 pm

Thank you for the podcast suggestion!! And the running with a friend (Is it weird I’m sort of embarrassed to because of my speed?)

Megan - Newly Wife March 19, 2012 at 1:13 pm

I am the same way! I am the slowest runner ever, sometimes I feel like I can walk faster. I actually bailed on my neighbor a few times before we actually went on a run. I just let her know that I was slow, but she was just excited to have someone to run with. It’s been much better than I thought. So I say just go for it! If I was closer than an hour or two to you, I would totally run with you!

Blog is the New Black March 14, 2012 at 2:35 am

I need that pineapple chicken recipe!

Claus March 13, 2012 at 9:59 pm

Shoot! Forgot to DVR fashion star 🙁

Ps that convo between you and Q made me legit lol

Kim B. March 13, 2012 at 8:49 pm

Oh, Koko I LOVE that dress!!! Now is the time to buy it! Trust me, after you have kids (which I know isn’t soon) you’ll be spending ALL your money on them to make them look good….ha ha 🙂 Now is your time!

Koko March 13, 2012 at 11:37 pm

Ahhh Kim you are making me want to buy now!!! You are hilarious! xoxo

tina March 13, 2012 at 8:00 pm

ugh, only caught the last 5 minutes- i had a private party at the studio- but i’m SO pumped to watch it in full tomorrow!

also i’m OBSESSED with that dress- did you buy it??? i have it on my shopbop <3s to buy as soon as it goes on sale or they offer a discount!!!!!

xoxo i love you!

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