4.22.2013

I believe (and no, this is not a link to a mormon website)

I believe I'm homesick for California



I believe in at least 3 2 heaping mugs of strong coffee every morning.

I believe in the oxford comma.

I believe in having at least one day a week spent on the couch in pajamas and unwashed hair.

I believe in Saturday morning bike rides.

I believe in owning my pale, freckled, uneven skin tone rather than roasting in a tanning bed.

I believe your twenties should be meant for flailing and figuring out adulthood; it's a decade of trial and error.

I believe in eating as healthy as you can and taking care of your body, but also throwing caution to the wind and ordering pizza after a long week.

I believe in waffles.

I believe in coffee-scented candles.

I believe in retro bathing suits.

I believe in watching movies and reading books with happy endings, because this world has more than enough tragedy and sadness.

I believe in spending time alone.

I believe that even though it's Monday, I'm going to pretend like it's Friday.




29 comments:

  1. I AGREE. On all of those things.
    I mostly agree with owning my pale, casper like skin.
    I would rather be old & pale with only a few wrinkles then old & tanned with a face like leather.
    When I worked for Clarins I was always horrified at the damage that happens to your skin if you lay in the sun all your life!!!!

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  2. I love waffles :) ill raise you one waffle for two happy endings :)

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  3. I'm definitely one of those people embracing the paleness. But I'm also ensuring that, if I half to be pale, I'll do everything I can to make sure my kids are tan. Hence: Angel.
    Evil plan....

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  4. Ah, the Oxford comma! I must use it every time. And of course I agree with waffles- especially chocolate chip :)

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  5. I really love this, I also agree with putting good things in your body but then throwing caution to the wind for the odd treat. I usually follow the 80/20 rule! And oh how I wish it was Friday! xo

    Rosie | A Rosie Outlook

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  6. Peeing my pants over the title of this post. BRB with a real comment.

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  7. Yes to spending a day on the couch with unwashed hair and DOUBLE yes to our twenties being trial and error. Yes, yes, yes.

    Another Monday...we got this!

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    1. I worked a 12 yesterday. The fact that it is Monday hasn't even phased me.

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  8. Oh lawd praise the Oxford comma. I edit it into stuff that my boss has written constantly.

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  9. "I believe in waffles."

    yep. agreed.

    also, " (and no, this is not a link to a mormon website) " ... laughed SO hard.

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  10. I laughed so hard when I saw your title in my blog reader. Well played.

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  11. I believe that you should come to California.

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  12. HOLLA TO MY PALE SISTA

    I would write "me too!" for all of these, but you already know we are twins already.

    Pedal that bike to NY, ok? Ok.

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  13. Yes, to all of this. Except the unwashed hair. I'll take the pajamas, though.

    Are Mormons required to post that link if they have a blog? Just curious...

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  14. Beliefs I can get behind! To twenties-flailing, happy-ending reading, couchsurfing, and sniffing candles in the supermarket home decor aisle. Monday doesn't stand a chance.

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  15. Amen.

    I'm glad that there are other people who enjoy a couch day; mine happened to be Saturday. I was embarrassed about it until I read this post.

    I also embrace my freckly paleness.

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  16. Your title was fantabulous. I believe in these things too, especially about pretending it isn't Monday. And bike rides.

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  17. Amen! Throwing caution to the wind and ordering pizza...may have done that twice this weekend...oops!

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  18. I also believe in waffles and freckley skin!

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  19. Ugh, tanning beds..

    I love happy-sappy books. Even if they are not the best written novels in the world, if they can suck me in and make me feel good, why not?!

    I also agree that a fatty pizza or burger can be SO nice after a stressful week.

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  20. Oh, darn. I was totally hoping your post would redirect me to the Mormon Church website, since you know, that totally converts people. ;)

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  21. Um...I was so cracking up at your mormon comment. haha! You are too cute:)

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  22. Your title is awesome - how many mormon bloggers are out thre? lol
    Lovers of oxford comma and waffles unite! Also, have you seen Silver Linings Playbook? I just watched it this weekend and your books with happy endings comment made me think of the Bradley Cooper Hemingway scene lol - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GcprLO7dSos

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  23. Lol, I was just going to type what Fran did. Best title ever.

    Yes to all of those things, especially oxford commas.

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  24. why, why can't you live in my basement. (yes I'm rereading your blog. I'm that bored. No I won't stop and you can't make me)

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