dress sale – the kind you can wear to w..

anthropologie’s wedding site is having a major dress sale. if your shopping for bridesmaid dresses it’s awesomeif your shopping for party dresses it’s awesome. what’s even better? extra 40% off all sale dresses. bringing dresses that are originally $300-$500 are now $50-$120! snagged this Lauren Moffatt dress love the color!

farewell to a friend

a million years ago before marriage before college even before middle school a puppy name max was given to the hoppen kid’s by their grandpa. from the very beginning that dog had his work cut out for him. our first collie, laddie (who we had about 6 years or so) was hit by a car. […]

farewell to a friend

a million years ago before marriage before college even before middle school a puppy name max was given to the hoppen kid’s by their grandpa. from the very beginning that dog had his work cut out for him. our first collie, laddie (who we had about 6 years or so) was hit by a car. […]

things abby hates.

ok seriously enough! enough of these stupid viral videos called “Shit Girls say to Gay Guys” “Shit White Girls say to Black Girls” ENOUGH you want to talk about prejudice and discrimination? stop picking on each other. people say a lot of stupid hurtful “shit” to me but you don’t see me generalizing the entire […]

things abby hates.

ok seriously enough! enough of these stupid viral videos called “Shit Girls say to Gay Guys” “Shit White Girls say to Black Girls” ENOUGH you want to talk about prejudice and discrimination? stop picking on each other. people say a lot of stupid hurtful “shit” to me but you don’t see me generalizing the entire […]

a griswald family christmas: the final chapte..

after a long holiday filled with flu, family, babies, gifts, trash, cleaning, church, work, retail, shopping, real job work, parties parties parties…it was time to unwind. i chose to unwind with a lively gang of internet geeks. we are all geeks. this unlikely posse of party ers met one sunny afternoon at 25 kitchen and […]

a griswald family christmas: the final chapte..

after a long holiday filled with flu, family, babies, gifts, trash, cleaning, church, work, retail, shopping, real job work, parties parties parties…it was time to unwind. i chose to unwind with a lively gang of internet geeks. we are all geeks. this unlikely posse of party ers met one sunny afternoon at 25 kitchen and […]

is every sale epic?

in my mind. yes remember i have an addiction okay. and i don’t even have to hide it because i now have a set discretionary account so joe can’t be mad at the amount of treasures i buy. yes. treasures. so what if i sell some plasma or a kidney to supplement what i may […]

is every sale epic?

in my mind. yes remember i have an addiction okay. and i don’t even have to hide it because i now have a set discretionary account so joe can’t be mad at the amount of treasures i buy. yes. treasures. so what if i sell some plasma or a kidney to supplement what i may […]

a griswald family christmas part 2

at the hoppen/albers house we have had a tradition for the past 3 years that we make believe that santa exists. so far the dogs believe us.  christmas morning we send them into the backyard to look for reindeer tracks which, stupidly they believe the tracks they made the night before are in fact reindeer tracks.  […]

a griswald family christmas part 2

at the hoppen/albers house we have had a tradition for the past 3 years that we make believe that santa exists. so far the dogs believe us.  christmas morning we send them into the backyard to look for reindeer tracks which, stupidly they believe the tracks they made the night before are in fact reindeer tracks.  […]

a griswald family christmas

have you ever seen the movie christmas vacation? if not it is a must rent. let me break it down for you 1.) insane family (yet lovable and fun)and2.) everything goes wrong (yet somehow ends up right) how should i start things off? oh yea twas three days before christmas and all through the house […]