May Photo-a-Day

I realize we are now 5 days into June, making this post a little late, but I wanted to share my collection of May Photo-a-Day pictures with you all.  Also, please remind me not to commit to these challenges anymore, as I kept forgetting to put my picture up and half of these never even made it onto Instagram.  Oops!  All forgetfulness aside, May was a fantastic month and I’m ready to start June on a happy note.

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“I bought this!”  New hot pink running shoes.  I’m very loyal to my Brooks.

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“Morning ritual” I think I have my dad to thank for my tea drinking obsession.  Although I think he drinks about 5x as much as I do per day.  I’ve been in love with this lemon ginger tea for years.

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“This is really good!”  If I have to be home sick on a Friday night, at least I can watch the Rockies game from bed.

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“In my cup”  An iced latte at the Wooden Spoon, possibly the cutest little breakfast place I’ve ever been to.

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“Paper”  Program and ticket to Mary Poppins at the Buell Theater in Denver as part of Joey’s mom’s birthday celebration.  Thank you, Lori!!

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“Broken”  There’s nothing like asparagus season.

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“Something beginning with F”  My feet, kicking back after a day at work.  My fashion sense can’t be replicated.

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“Shape”  Not sure if I was referring to the shape of these donuts or what they might do to your shape if you eat too many…

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“Snack”  Cough drops: the snack of the sick.

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“Stars”  I love this album of Ellie Goulding’s.  We’re actually seeing her in concert (with Bruno Mars!!) later this summer and I could not be more excited.

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“A smile”  Okay, is anyone else laughing at the disinterested look on Hunni’s face?

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“Mother”  My own mother, my sister and I on Mother’s Day.

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“Sunset”  Larimer Street on a warm Monday night in Denver.  Joey and I spent a lovely anniversary dining al fresco at Rioja.  I was in my happy place.

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“Need”  Believe me when I say this pre-Vegas pedicure was much needed.  I wish I remembered the name of that color because I love it!

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“7 O’Clock”  Just finishing up at the gym.

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“Mailbox”  I’ll consider myself a real adult when I check my mail and actually have stuff in there.  For now, it’s basically Cooking Light and our city newspaper, which is about 5 pages long.

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“Season”  Nothing says spring like blossoms on the trees.  Or in Colorado’s case, nothing says spring like freak snowstorms one day and blossoms on the trees the next.

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“Want”  I really wish I could remember the exact description of this burger on the menu.  I just know that it was delicious, especially alongside a beer and 3 sides of fries 😛

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“My favorite view”  Nuff said.

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“Light”  That would be a psychedelic image of Jim Morrison during the light show down on Fremont Street in Las Vegas.  He was only 27 when he died — tragic!

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“I care about this”  Or more like “I care about these.”  I came across this picture of my parents on my sister’s phone.  She took it in front of our hotel in Vegas and I find it hysterical.  I wish I had seen my mom doing this in person!

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“Change”  Confession: Joey always leaves change on our kitchen counter and I always snag it and add it to my change collection.  Which I keep in a little cupcake-shaped container I painted when I was about 10.  And Joey may or may not be reading this over my shoulder right now, so I guess the secret’s out.

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“PJs”  I no longer know the difference between my pajamas and my work-out clothes.  But pairing it with slippers automatically makes it pajamas, right?

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“Go”  Green light on a cloudy morning drive to work.

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“Us”  Joey and I at the Boulder Farmer’s Market on a very busy Saturday morning.  All busy-ness aside, the weather was beautiful and the pupusas were delicious.

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“Fave thing to do on Sunday”  There’s nothing better than a lazy Sunday morning with a cup of tea, a delicious breakfast and some Food Network going on in the background.  True Story: I love watching “Sandwich King” on Sunday mornings.  Jeff Mauro is so fun — I bet the camera crew has a blast filming him and how adorable is his son Lorenzo??

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“Can’t live without”  Uh no, not referring to that Michelob Ultra — blech!  Referring to my two Bolder Boulder companions.  I look forward to hanging out with these two at Folsom Field every Memorial Day.

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“What you’re doing now”  Snacking on some Nut Thins and hummus.  I forgot how much I love these crackers until I saw them on sale and grabbed two boxes last week.

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“Kiss”  Doesn’t he look like he’s enjoying my affection?

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“Tool”  Work tools.  For the record, those highlighters stood up like that all on their own.

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“Four things”  Four perfectly crispy sweet potato fries at Friday night’s dinner at Park Burger.  Does anyone else remember not even knowing what sweet potato fries were?  They’re everywhere now!

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What were the highlights of your May?

What is your favorite thing to do on Sunday?

Sweet potato or regular fries?

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