Friday, June 22, 2012

The Nail Files {06.22.2012}

Linking up with Tara for The Nail Files.


This week I went with a more neutral color...not such a bright pink.

I picked CND Shellac in Rosebud.


I didn't have luck with the Gel OPI colors. They kept chipping, so I went back to the CND and we'll see how that goes.


It is very different than my normal bright colors I choose, but I like it.
 It's a perfect vacation in New York color!


Thursday, June 21, 2012

It's a Puppy Party!!

Invites are out for Hailey's 1st Birthday Party!!!


Just waiting to get all the Woof's back for her party!

First off the list is our trip to New York!!! 

We fly out Saturday, June 23rd and fly home Friday, June29th.

I'm so excited for our first family vacation!

Happy 1st Birthday Babygirl!! We love you!


Star Party {Part 2} {2012}


If you missed part 1, see that HERE.

Part 1 was more of a behind-the-scences post of Wayne and what his role was at Star Party.

Part 2 is more of me at Star Party.

Wayne in his tux with Hailey.


Lemonhead was my date for the evening.


This is us upsatirs in VIP.


Me & the Hubs


Friend Sheena & I


Me & friend Joe


Katie & Me


Our Meet-n-Greet that we chose to do was with The Wanted.


They are my boys!
Here is a slideshow of pictures from the actual show.

It was so fun!


Here's to another great Star Party!

Mrs. Mama D

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Star Party {Part 1} {2012}


Star Party 2012 was so much fun. It was at Myth Nightclub again after not being there for several years.

Because there are so many pictures and videos and things I want to share I am going to break it up into a few different posts.

Part 1 is more Wayne and a behind-the-scenes look at his role at Star Party.

The line-up:

Neon Hitch




Chris Rene




The Wanted




Calvin Harris - He did not get a photo with him.
Gym Class Heroes


One of the on-air personalities interviews each act before the show and then it is played on a big screen before they go on stage.

Interview with Neon Hitch.

Interview with B.O.B.

Interview with Gym Class Heroes

So that was what Wayne did behind the scenes at Star Party.

Here is a picture of the whole KDWB staff...minus Lucas.

 Stay tuned for part 2!

Mrs. Mama D

Mother's Day Weekend {2012}

Friday, May 11, 2012

Friday evening was spent with Hailey hanging out and doing a little cleaning. It was a very chill night.

Saturday, May 12, 2012

It was a super nice day. My Mom and sisters came over so I could go photograph a small wedding in the afternoon. I finally installed Hailey's new car-seat later in the day. Wayne didn't have his gig that night, so we actually got to hang out as a family. It was great!

Sunday, May 13, 2012

We had plans to have brunch with our Mom's and siblings at noon. We went to The Park Tavern. They have a great brunch and then you get an hour of free bowling with it. We ended up bowling 2 games after we ate.

My little family.


 My MIL, Me, Hailey & my Mom.


Bowling fun.


Hailey helps Mama.




All pooped out.


After bowling with the fam, we ordered take-out from Big Bowl for dinner and had a quiet night at home.

It was a most perfect First Mother's Day!!! I'm so excited to celebrate many more to come!

Hope yours was great, too!


Monday, June 18, 2012

Birchbox Brag {June 2012}


Head over to either Tara's blog or Katie's blog to link up with them for Birchbox Brag.

This is my very first box I ordered. A few of my friends get it and so I wanted to see what it was all about.

If you are not familiar with Birchbox and don't know what it is...basically for $10 a month they send you some trial sizes of various beauty products.


All the links will take you directly to that product on their website.




I also got a sample for the new Birchbox Man.

We'll see how the hubs likes it.


So that's my box for June. I haven't had a chance to use all the products yet, so we will see, but I think I did well for my first box.

Can't wait to link up!


Friday, June 15, 2012

Weekly Randoms {06.15.2012}

I saw Snow White and the Huntsman a couple weeks ago. I went to the premiere before it opened to the public. I loved it.


I'm planning on seeing Rock of Ages tonight with Falen.


True Blood started last Sunday night. Seriously love that show. So excited to see Christopher Meloni a/k/a Elliott Stabler on the show this season.


The Bachelorette is getting so good. "This week she told a guy to "Get the F**k out."

I was nervous that she was going to be too nicey, nicey, but she is a sassy little thing.

My new nail color this week is OPI Pink Flamenco.



It's the perfect Summer pink.

Loving this song right now: Katy Perry - "Wide Awake"

Our cousins just opened up their new restaurant in downtown Robbinsdale. They officially opened Monday morning. It's called Birdtown Cafe. Hubs has been twice this week already. I can't wait to go and try the Eggs Benedict. It's my fave and he said it was so good! This is where my MIL works as well. She is officially back to work after 1+ year of being laid off. Yay!!

With her being back to work, means that we are in flux with someone to watch Hailey. This week we used my Mom everyday, but she lives about 20 minutes from us. It's not horrible, but some days with the traffic back and forth. I think we might be looking into getting a Nanny. We'll see. 

I can't believe we go to New York next week! I haven't started packing, but I have made a list. Go with a list. We are so excited for our family trip!

I just got my first Birchbox yesterday in the mail. I haven't had a chance to use anything out of it yet, but will be blogging about that on Monday!

Lately I have been obsessed with these:


How was your week?

Have a great weekend!

Mrs. Mama D

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Weekend in work and play!

Our first weekend in May was spent in Los Angeles, California. West Hollywood to be exact. There was a new show premiering at the end of the month called "Men at Work" on TBS and Wayne was asked to go to the press junket and represent KDWB.


We were thrilled. All expenses paid trip for 2 out to California?? Hell yea!! Here is a breakdown and a slideshow of our trip.

We stayed at The London West Hollywood, which was beautiful.
We had a driver wherever we went.
We had a hospitality suite at the hotel filled with snacks and drinks.
We went and toured the shows set at Sony Picture Studios in Studio #25.
We met the stars of the show and got pictures with each one.
We watched the pilot episode.
We went out to eat at BOA Steakhouse which is a super fancy and delicious restaurant.
We had breakfast each morning at the Gordon Ramsay in our hotel.
We had massages at the Ciel Spa in the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills.
We sat at the rooftop pool at our hotel and got some sun!
Wayne interviewed the cast and writer, Breckin Meyer, of the show one on one. 
We took a cab to Santa Monica Beach.
We walked the Third Street Promenade.
We attended the roof-top launch party with food/drinks and gifts.
We ate at In-N-Out Burger for the first time.
We met some really cool people.
We had a great weekend away.

We missed Hailey so much.

Mrs. Mama D

Friday, June 8, 2012

Hailey Jo {11 Months}

May 26, 2012

This is you at 11 months old:


You wouldn't sit still for Mommy again this month and let's be honest, you really don't sit still at all anymore.

You are always on the go.

You are walking (sometimes trying to run) all over the place!!


You are always getting into everything.

You have found some new places to squeeze into.


You are trying, eating and loving so many different foods. You name it and you've probably tried it.

You love Baby Mum Mums. They are your favorite snack.


You see Mommy and Daddy eating and you are immediately by our sides or begging for some.

You love ice cream. Especially milk shakes.

You have started to mimick us when we say a couple different words. For example:

"bye, bye"
"no, no"

You don't say the word entirely clearly yet, but you can definitely tell you are trying to copy what we are saying.

You are eating about 6 oz of milk for daytime feedings and 8 oz before bed...sometimes more.


You like to have your blanket over your face when you are eating.

You love drinking water out of your sippy cup.

You also love playing with it, too.

You are still going to bed at about 9pm and sleeping until about 8am...on average.

You love to be outside.


You and Daddy takes walks to the park with the puppies.


You still clap when we say "Yay!"

You raise your hands when we say "So big!"

You hate swinging and are afraid of heights just like your Daddy. Hopefully that will change soon.


You are going after the dogs more and more now that you can walk, but they are still OK with you.


You have gotten so vocal and jibber-jabbering away all the time.

You love to watch Ellen and dance to the music!

You like to multi-task sometimes and eat sitting up so you can still watch TV.


You are drooling like crazy lately because you are getting your eye teeth in.


You now have 4 upper teeth and 4 bottom teeth.

You love sitting in the shopping cart or cruising around in your stroller.


You love to people watch and are so curious. 

You went to the zoo for the first time.

You wore your sun hat, but it didn't last long on your head before you pulled it off.


You have really started showing us your personality

You have really started showing us your temper.


You get so mad when we take something away from you that you should have.

You like to show us how independent you can be already.

You're eyes are turning hazel.

You are growing to be such a big girl.

Grandma Kimmy put your hair in a ponytail for the first time.


You still love bath time and are even getting used to the water running. It doesn't even bother you anymore.

You are also getting used to the blow dryer now, too.

You still don't like the vacuum. It's just too darn loud.

You are now wearing all 12 month clothes (a few smaller onesies) and even a few 18 month things.

Your giggle is the best thing in this entire world.

You are still wearing size three diapers.

You love to make funny faces.


You still love your activity table and the music it plays.


You are just so very precious to us and we love you so much.

You are the light of our life!


We love you so much!

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