Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Sweet Blogger Award

Jessica nominated me for this award and for her, I am thankful! Go check out her blog, seriously. Girl can motivate the mess out of me! :)

The rules are as follow:
1. List 11 facts about yourself.
2. Answer the 11 questions given to you.
3. Create 11 new questions for the bloggers you nominate for the award. 
4. Choose 11 bloggers with 200 or less followers to nominate.
5. Go to each bloggers page and let them know about the award.

and now for the facts:

1.) Jesus is a huge part of my life. I'm just a sinner, saved by grace!

2.) I simply "adore" Christmas time and decorating my little apartment! :)

3.) My family means the world to me. 

4.) Two of my biggest fears are riding in an ambulance or helicopter and being trapped in a fire.

5.) I am a HUGE thrift shopper.

6.) I was a Summer Missionary in Montana during college.

7.) I may be one of Ole Miss's biggest fans. :)

8.) I need to go to rehab for Shopping. It's an addiction and I know it. 

9.) I love my pooch, Harper.

10.) I am a Special Education Teacher (as of Monday) and I have a big place in my heart for these babies.

11.) I want a 4-runner entirely too bad!

Now for Jessica's Questions:

1. If you could learn to do anything, what would it be ?
I would learn how to play the guitar. I've always wanted to know how to do it.
2. What is your dream job ? 
Wow! I believe that I would love to work at St. Jude or LeBonheur Children's Hospital as a Child Life Specialist. 
3. What is your best or idea of a perfect date ?
The perfect date would be a nice dinner and doing something spur of the moment that HE came up with. 
4. Describe yourself in 3 words. Why do these words define you ?
Christian. Shopper. lifelover. (not a word, I know)
5. What do you miss most about being a child ?
Living with my mother and daddy and not having to worry about a thing.  
6. When was the last time you were nervous ? 
Monday- I started the new job. 
7. What chore do you despise ?
I despise sweeping. Yuck!
8. If you could meet anyone living or dead who would it be ? 
Lucille Ball! I'm just thinking we would be best friends!
9. Morning or night person ?
I would say Morning Person. I'm not necessarily in love with morning time but I can function.
10. If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be ?
I would live in the Caribbean. I just think it would be too fun!
11. Why are you a blogger ? 
I'm a blogger because it is a huge stress relief for me to get my thoughts out and also because I love sharing my life with so many other people! :)

My questions:

1.) What is your major/profession?
2.) What's the neatest thing you have ever experienced?
3.) Are you an only child?
4.) What would you like to be doing in 20 years?
5.) What is your favorite food?
6.) Who is your best friend?
7.) When is your birthday?
8.) What is your favorite present that you have ever received?
9.) What do you watch on a regular basis?
10.) Have you seen "Elf"?
11.) Favorite Christmas Tradition?

People I nominate:

Alyssa@ alyssafalkner.blogspot.com/

Hopefully we will all meet new bloggers through this! :)

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Whose State is it?

It's the Beginning of Christmas Season.
Egg Bowl time! My favorite. 
I seriously woke up Saturday morning all smiles because I just love this game!

Caitlyn, Landon and I at the Grove! Such a beautiful place with all the red and blue. :)

Saw our main man, Bo Wallace. I seriously love this guy. Yes, he makes his mistakes but who doesn't. I just think he's got his head on straight and is only going to get better!

and just in case you haven't heard? 
we. beat. state.
The egg is where it belongs. 

Now for all my state friends... I sat right in the middle of all the maroon and white and I must say, I made some new friends and actually enjoyed my time with them. But, I have to be loyal to my Rebs and say that I KNOW Ole Miss is who I will always yell for. 

We are both going bowling this year! :)

Hotty Toddy! 

*** what made your weekend one to remember? I would love to know! 

Monday, November 19, 2012

Fa, La, La, La, La.....

I really can't believe I am saying that. 
I know, I know. I'm a little early. Let me justify myself. I waited as long as I could and I wanted to come back to a fully decorated apartment  Christmas "wonderland". 

I think I succeeded. Do you??

Enjoy this scroll through LP's Winter Wonderland!
let me know what you think. I may or may not LOVE Christmas! 


I'm definitely my mother's child. I have to STOP buying Christmas Decorations. I've got enough and more!

How are you decorating this year? Hope you are ready and willing to put it up! Now, I need to plan a party.

I'm ready.

It's officially #hatestate week too. Get ready for fun tweets and Facebook posts all week.

follow me on twitter-- tchrlp 

Happy Monday! :)

Wednesday, November 14, 2012


Linking up with Shanna today for some random"ness". Seriously, that's my life these days so why not?

uno. I am loving my old school tv shows that are coming on these days. Full House, Brady Bunch, Boy Meets World, oh yeah. Makes my day every day when I get to enjoy the laughter. Seriously, so much better than all these reality shows. even though, I sure love those too!

dos.  I'm so ready to put my Christmas decor up but I know that I need to keep on the tradition of waiting until after thanksgiving. But, it might have to happen verrrry soon, I want to enjoy it for a while! 

tres.  There have been so many deaths/accidents/ scares in my community of friends and family and it has really opened my eyes to see how precious each day, each minute in this life is. I hope that you and I take every minute of our life seriously and enjoy it to the fullest. It can be gone so quickly. 

Just saying... :)

quatro Amen and amen. I have a problem with people basing my pay on what a child does. Do adults have bad days, think about how children could have those too? 
the end. :)

Hope you are having a great week. It's almost the weekend! 

Monday, November 12, 2012

Weekend Smeekend.

Hope you are yours had a wonderful weekend! I sure did, but I'm still exhausted. I took off from work today to register for Grad School classes and to say that I am feeling overwhelmed would be an understatement.

But, I know that my God believes in me and knows that I can handle this.
Last night a really great friend, Meagan aka "Merle" came to my house and we chatted for a while. She told me that she felt like that if we were not where God wanted us to be, we wouldn't be there.

he's always faithful to bless his children. 

I had a busy, fun, and exhausting weekend. (isn't that every weekend?)
proof is in the pictures: 

{one} Best and I rooting on our Rebs until the bitter end. If you don't know already we lost by 1 point and that keeps us from being bowl eligible, for now. I will always stay with those boys until the end. They have played their hearts out this year and we are praying for 2 more wins for this season. #hottytoddy always! 

{two} During our photo shoot outside, my fur-babes, Harper wanted in on the action. Isn't that pitiful?

{three} My parent's yard is BEAUTIFUL! I love the trees this time of year. Absolutely makes me believe that living in the country is a blessing all on it's own.

{four} Walking to our seats at "the Vaught" and I heard my name being called. I had the privilege of sitting by this sweet family during the game. The Chrestmans are super special to me and I'm so glad that I've had the opportunity to watch their sweet babies grow up! 
love y'all! 

Happy Monday! I'm expecting to get observed by my principal tomorrow before my big move, so... WISH ME LUCK! 
Prayers are appreciated.

Friday, November 9, 2012

The most favorite day!

Happy Friday, y'all!

This week has been an emotional roller coaster and I'm ready for what's ahead.  i think.

So, this weekend. I'm ready to have a little fun! I plan to do a little of this:

Leopard Print + Stripes
making this cute outfit happen!

 ole miss football - Bing Images
I'm going to Heaven on Earth and seeing the Rebels hopefully pull off another WIN! I'm so excited with how our team is really putting forth an effort. SEC football has my heart! Hotty Toddy!

Best, get ready! :)

Love this polish color-Essie "topless and barefoot".

find a new polish and LOVE it. 

My family is taking Family Portraits at Rowan Oak and I couldn't be more excited! We haven't had a professional picture in forever! It'll be fun! Just pray we don't kill each other.... 

If you are coming to the game this weekend, hit me up. I'll be in the Grove before! Ahhhh! So ready!

Happy Weekend to you!

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Big, LIFE Happenings!

so, today brought lots of changes for this girl. It was approximately 8:10, I was getting deep into my Morning meeting with my firsties and I was called to the office.  To make a long story short, I am now the Kindergarten Special Ed teacher and I couldn't be more shocked!

I am super excited but very scared and nervous about this new opportunity in my life. But, I know that my God is a loving God and he will bless every effort that I put in this new adventure! 

So, please pray with me? I know I will need them all and more than anything, pray for my First Grade babies that I am leaving. They don't understand. Oh, it hurts my heart!

If you are a Special Ed teacher, please give me some tips/advice. I would be forever grateful! 
if you would like email me at lil_patton07@hotmail.com

now for some pinterest lovelies.

Just saying... :)

this is absolutely how I feel.

I MISS OXFORD (Ole Miss Rebels)...for real

Could someone buy this shirt for me, please?

Classic work space

this would fit in at my house beautifully!

this week is going by quickly! Hope you are having a wonderful week!

Do something nice for someone! 

Monday, November 5, 2012

the most fun weekends.

hello my blog readers! I feel like it has been forever and a day!

this daylight savings time has thrown me for a loop. I feel like I have bronchitis and I'm exhausted and feel like it's midnight. (it's 5:51, to be exact)

So, this past week and weekend was cuhhhraaazzzzy. I've packed lots of stuff in and I've made some wonderful memories. What do you get when you mix 3 spunky ladies, 4 meals eaten at yummy restaurants, and a wonderful church service with said people. 
** an awesome weekend, DUH! 

let the pictures commence.

my sweet class made my mama a card! I think she  LOVED it. :)

this is mother and cousin, Linda. 
(she's like my 2nd mother)
Lots of people say that I'm more of her daughter than my own mother. She fits in well! :)

we attended the Helen Brett Jewelry show, one of our FAVORITE traditions and these were the purchases! Oh, how I love it. 

this is what my brother and I got my mother for her birthday. Oh, and she's 57 in case you wanted to know! She might kill me after that one. 
sorry mom.

we seriously had a blast staying up late and doing life together. Please, promise me this one thing. 
You'll take time soon to spend time with your girls and just "do" life. Nothing beats it. 

now.. I've got to catch you up on my doings...

I think you can figure these out for yourself. Fun, fun times! Hope you ladies (and maybe gents) are having a wonderful week! Leave me some comment love.