A few months back, the blogosphere was in a tizzy about Stickygrams. Okay, maybe I saw Rockstar Diaries post something about it and HAD to get in on some Stickygram action. What’s Stickygram you ask? Stickygram prints out your favorite Instagram photos on to little square magnets to decorate your unappealing refrigerator door or really anything that’s magnetic. Cool huh? I’ve seen diy projects of the sort, but let’s be honest, I rarely have time to do anything diy related.

The idea of printing out your Instagram images and decorating your home with them is a genius marketing plow and lots of companies have taken up the opportunity. Printstagram prints posters. Blurb prints your photos in books. Postagram lets you mail a postcard of your Instagram to family and friends. Instagoodies prints stickers. Boo Box places photos in a shadowbox. Casetegram lets you create a custom iPhone case with your photos! The possibilities to showcase your Instagram photos are endless.

Just like the others, Stickygram appeared, based in the UK, to fill the void of many Instagram lovers.

The whole process was really easy. A couple weeks ago, I set up my Instagram account with Stickygram. You simply login using your Instagram account information and all your images link accordingly. Drag and drop your favorite images you want printed. There are 9 photos per sheet and each sheet costs $14.99. Not too shabby.

The next day, I received a shipping confirmation email and a week later they arrived at my doorstep or my mailbox really.

Check out the final product!

Cute right? Not the most glamorous picture. They look much better in person. Every once in a while I find myself reorganizing them on the fridge.

Want a little incentive to buy your own? I’ve got one for ya. Use code FRIENDC0KK to take $2 off your first purchase. So, go get ya some magnets!

Oh! Happy Halloween!


It’s been an eventful few weeks and it’s high time I show you through my Insta-lens. Yes, I’m aware I’ve uploaded some of those photos already, but it doesn’t hurt to see them again. Am I right or am I right?

A good sammich
A new birthday toy
Honey with my green tea
The perfect breakfast item
Birthday celebrations
Jason Mraz concert
Strength training
Wade Bowen at the NT State Fair

Cheesecake at the Cheesecake Factory
Laundry Day
New running gear
QR code shoes

A Proposal Day with:
Puppies, pancakes and sunsets

Labor Day grub.

I hope you all had an excellent Labor Day weekend. I was so busy relaxing that I completely forgot about today’s Tuesdays with Dorie post. Oops! The relaxation was totally worth it though.

See ya on the flip side!

I see it’s Monday again. No big deal.

You know what else isn’t a big deal? The hanktankorous amount of chips and salsa I ate Saturday night.

We won’t delve too deep into that.

Moving on to something I will delve deep into though is the numerous things I am grateful for today. No, it’s not Thanksgiving. I’m a few months early. I’m giving you all the things I’m grateful for without the guilt of all that turkey, pumpkin pie and cranberry food coma. You’re welcome.

The sun can be some serious eye-gasm. I really can’t go on when I’m giggling like a little boy about that word I just wrote.

I’m grateful for good outfit days. Otherwise, I’d just look like a slob and then I might not have a job. Rhyme time, booya!

Energy drinks can be a huge guessing game. This brand and flavor was NOT good. Too bad. I’m usually really good at Guess Who. At least I had the opportunity to try it.

So grateful for a good book to read. Now if only I could find enough time to read through the more than 600 pages of this 16th century monarchy drama. So good girlfriend!

It’s always a great night when I can spend a few hours with close friends, beer and Jack. Jack Ingram not Jack Daniels. Daniels is for house parties only!

Shows come and go, but the Newsroom tells the real stories. Based off of an American newsroom, it tells the trials of working for the media and the real news stories that shape this country and the world.

Gotta be grateful for sunnies and multitasking on the road. Just call me Safety Susie. Technically, I had finished my run and was in my apartment complex. Don’t fret.

I’m in the passenger seat this time. Is that better?

I’m grateful for talented musicians. Jason, I’ll see you Saturday (for my birthday).

Love baseball games with my favorite. The advantage of sitting at the tip top: appreciating the breeze and the zero amount of swamp bootay. It’s Texas, so it’s hot here. I think you catch my drift.

Speaking of the heat. Nothing is better then finishing a workout and jumping in the pool. Now if only I had a margarita. Does that defeat the point of a workout?

Another baseball game in the books. Gotta love the games with your best buds. You know the ones. Bud Light and smokin the bud. Um TOTALLY kidding.

I’m grateful for food. Especially when it’s wrapped in chicken, jalapenos and cheddar cheese. Don’t forget the onions and peppers.

I’ll never take for granted the views I see every time I visit the lake. It NEVER gets old.

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Life lately through the eyes of Instagram.

Lake Bridgeport: This place never gets old.

No more coffee. May I have some more please?

My mom has such sweet, innocent humor. She’s awesome at clean jokes.

Michael gettin his duck on at Texas Roadhouse for his birthday.

No one fights alone. For Andrew who’s kickin some colon cancer ass right now.

Happy Birthday, America

Dove chocolate certainly knows how to make a girl blush.

Cookie Friday is every other Friday. I refrained last week. I took them home to Joe only to realize he can’t eat nuts. They were thrown away. I was proud.

Babe’s fried chicken. Enough said.

Southwestern stuffed peppers. So stinkin good. Recipe here.

Clean sheets. It really is the simple things in life.

Work attire. Classic black and white.

Reading on my lunch break is seriously enjoyable.

Pita from Zoe’s Kitchen. They never disappoint me.

Too Hot to Handle packet. Those shirts are moisture wicking tech tees. I’ll enjoy that shirt this summer.

Bic Bands headband. These are the Go buy yourself one or ten.

Stating the obvious. And now it’s Tuesday.

Brunch attire. I love me some maxi skirts. The most comfortable thing to wear on the weekend.

5K finished. A time of 34:18.

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Have an awesome Tuesday you fancy faces!

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. My weekend consisted of lounging at the lake and cursing Time Warner Cable.

Sunday morning, I published my Sunday Social post with no problems. The Internet was running a little slow, but nothing I couldn’t handle. I checked back an hour later and it was completely down. I let it go for the time being because I had errands to run. Joe texted me while I was out to inform me that the Internet was completely down and would be until Sunday. SUNDAY? Apparently, Time Warner is having some issues, issues that are driving me crazy. They already have crummy t.v. packages and now their Internet stinks.

After my errands, I decided to head on over to Starbucks to steal some Internet so I could get some blog posts scheduled. I walked in and ordered an iced green tea and sat down at a table. I whipped out my computer only to find out that the Starbucks Internet was down, too. I nearly screamed right then and there. As I held back curses and tears, I headed home.

I’m sitting in the cafeteria at work. Thanks to the building managers for providing free wi-fi. It’s my only option for the next week to crank out some good posts. The only positive I can take out of this is that my evenings are open, besides my workouts and making dinner.

Moving on.

I wanted to share with you all the second and final installment of the Photo a Day Challenge. It was a fun little challenge. I may think about doing another one in a few months. Go check out the first part here.

16. Out and About: My weekends are usually spent running several errands and eating out for breakfast one morning. On this particular day, I needed to mail a letter to my dad, pick up a few things at Costco and chow down at the one and only Pancake House.

17. In my bag: Father’s Day was spent having dinner with Joe’s family. In this bag was a gift and a card.

18. Something you don’t know about me: This one was hard. How do you convey this through a photo? I ate dinner at Zoe’s Kitchen that day and realized that I’m obsessed with salads that have 12 gazillion toppings. This salad had pasta salad in it with my favorite kind of cheese, feta.

19. Flaws: This was another one that was pretty hard. I took a random photo of me with my glasses on thinking I could go with the, “I’m blind, so I’m flawed,” idea. When I flipped through the filters, I came across one that gave a really cool effect. I just went with it.

20. My favorite photo: A photo taken of the Texas sky at Lake Bridgeport.

21. Where I slept: This bed is a Tempur-Pedic, the greatest mattress invention of all time. It has the perfect support and just enough cushion that you sink ever so gently.

22. From a high angle: Can you tell I had no idea what to do here? I had taken other photos for a high angle, but I wasn’t impressed with any of them. That night we were supposed to go bowling. I got back from working out, showered and dressed to only realize I was too pooped to go bowling. I even put make-up on. I had to document it somehow.

23. Movement: This one was easy. I have so many photos of me at the gym. I’m not egotistical, I swear!

24. On my mind: I was looking into what was going on for the month of July. I absolutely love planning and putting activities together.

25. Something cute: Just the delicate details of a blouse I wore to work one day.

26. Where I shop: I’m a bit stretched for cash right now considering I was out of work for a month. I haven’t done a whole lot of shopping outside the usual weekly grocery shopping. I love Lands’ End Canvas. They have really nice, quality clothes that can be very affordable when there’s a sale going on.

27. Bathroom: I was not about to take a picture of the toilet, shower or sink. Ew! You get the light fixture instead.

28. On the shelf: A bookshelf in our living room holds a photo of us, a golf ball bookend and some classic books.

29. Soft: I was over at my parents and wanted to snuggle with Sophie. She knows where the softest spots are.

30: A friend: One of my best friends. You know him as Joe.