Friday, July 6, 2012

Not so Magical

Weekend Update time! Thanks for stopping by and be sure to link up with us if you're blogging about your weekend.

This weekend I didn't do anything! In fact, the only thing I did all week was go to see Magic Mike with Kate of Nautical By Nature on Tuesday night.

I know there have been mixed reviews about the movie, but I wasn't really aware it was going to be as deep as it was. It wasn't a bad movie, I think I was just disappointed with the boobs. I thought we finally had one movie for us, the ladies. Nope, they had to sneak bare chests in there. C'mon, less ladies more men! Oh well.


We went to see the movie in Downtown LA which is always fun. I live in Hollywood and although it's considered part of Los Angeles, the city is so spread apart that when I go downtown (which is like 5 miles away but takes at least 30 minutes to drive to) it's like a whole new city. A big yay for Klout! I got two free movie tickets thanks to my Klout Score and the show Falling Skies that rewarded me a perk!!

On Saturday my big excitement was receiving my Derng pave cross bracelets. Um, I'm in love. Not only did they get to me in three days, they are totally beautiful. I bought myself the gold version and my mom silver. At $11 a piece, they were a great purchase. And included with the bracelets was a piece of orange string that looked great with gold so I strung it through a gold chain bracelet. East DIY!


Tonight was the most important part of my week. I went and bought some healthy food. I need to lose weight and am unhappy with my current physical state. But instead of doing anything about it I make excuses. Time to cut the crap. Here's to a week of eating right. Wish me luck!


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53 comments:

Chris said...

I need to hit the grocery store too to get some yummies. Love the new bracelet!

Susan said...

I have been wanting to see what the fuss is with this movie! I've heard that it's worth it for channing and matthew. THat would be enough for me! I love that cross bracelet, that's such a great deal. I've been wanting one of those. And that fruit looks awesome. I believe in you Leann, you've got this!

Kate said...

I had so much fun at Magic Mike. I kinda wish we could have just tuned out during the second half/non-stripping parts though. Ah Alex Pettyfer......... (that's me drooling)

Kate @ Daffodils said...

Good luck with the health food! Sounds like a relaxing weekend.

Christina said...

Oooh! I love the bracelet! Magic Mike bugged me because it tried too hard to be deep and didn't quite have the actors to pull it off. And I hated the chick. And there wasn't enough Matt Bomer. And the scene he was in was really awkward (boobs). It almost felt like a rip-off of Boogie Nights. Just let the strippers strip!!! Geez.

I totally feel you about dieting. I was doing really well until all my vacations hit and I gained it back. I've had a hard time getting back on the train. I'm starting tomorrow too!

Selma @ Crazy Little World Of Mine said...

Your weekend sounds good though...especially the free tickets and the healthy food. :D

xoxo

Courtney said...

I gotta see Magic Mike. I'm actually a Matt Bomer fan..I did hear it wasn't all that raunchy but I'll need to see for myself:) Beautiful skyline pic and love your new jewels!

Vanisha @ Vanishas Life In...Australia said...

I'm with you on all the healthy food, I haven't had chocolate or coke in ages ;) And thank you for introducing me to those Derng pave cross bracelets, I'm off to have a look at the collection. Wishing you a great week!xoxox

Annie said...

Love those bracelets - so cute!

Annie
The Other Side of Gray

Andrea {blonde ambitions} said...

Sounds like a fun and relaxing weekend. Love your MK watch and bracelets! Still need to see Magic Mike. Yay for all the veggies & healthy eating!

Amy Powell said...

doing nothing is sometimes the best thing to do!

have a great week :)

Kimberlee Van Der Wall said...

Lazy weekends are the best! Aw I totally agree about Magic Mike, that chick they got to play the sister was SO boring and I couldn't stand her face by the end of the movie :(

Alyssa Lianne said...

Good luck with eating healthy, I'm sure you can do it! I agree about Magic Mike and that boobs.. what the heck was up with that?! Definitely could have done without it. Maybe their desperate attempt to bring straight guys into the movie? haha

Lala said...

I just linked up as #41, but managed to mess up on my picture. So glad I found you!
xo,
your new follower

Whitney H said...

I absolutely love your bracelets! They are adorable. Still haven't seen Magic Mike, I probably won't see it in theaters since the hubby wouldn't be caught dead going! haha

Wine and Summer said...

I did the same grocery store shop last. I ate so poorly this week! Time to get back on the wagon!

Morgan Stone said...

Boooooo..that's disappointing about Magic Mike! At least you got the tickets for free, though :) Kudos to you for your healthy eating attempt! It does make it a lot easier when you have healthier food in your house as opposed to junk food. Good luck, and keep us updated on your progress!

dodeline said...

I didn't see Magic Mike yet but that is good to know :-)

Alisa Marie said...

Very cute blog! It's also my goal to start eating healthy this week too :) I know what I need to do, I've just been too lazy to do it!

Oh, give it until 5 pm tonight - someone will ask me to Happy hour and I'll be there in a flash - Diet Ruiner, haha!

I'm now following :)

http://allthingsalisamarie.blogspot.com

The City Boy said...

My one friend saw Magic Mike over the weekend and she said she liked it....mixed reviews as you said!

Ugh the drive downtown from the valley is awful!

Lindsay said...

I need to go on a diet but we just got back from vacation and have no food in the house so its hard to be healthy. Good luck this week! And I love the new bracelet and the DIY. So fun!

Dana @ five30three said...

I am the queen of food/exercise excuses! I figured that 6 months later the "Oh, I just had a baby!" line is kind of wearing thin. Over the weekend I was reading a book called "Slim for Life" which helps you see the benefit in raw/natural foods and how to ween yourself off of processed and refined foods. It's a lifestyle change, not a diet, that I slowly need to commit myself to. So...good luck to us!

And now that you've seen Magic Mike, i think I am officially the only person left on the planet (or in the blogging world) that hasn't.

Happy Monday!

smk053078 said...

You are not alone in the excuses department. I have been eating like absolute crap and haven't been to the gym in at least a year! It's so hard to change bad habits, but you can do it!! Good luck and stay strong! You have motivated me!! And I love the orange string through the bracelet! So clever! ;)
xo,
Shanna

Anna Elder said...

I LOVE downtown LA. When I lived in Huntington going to LA to see a band or hang out at the standard were always the best nights.

Also, that is the exact MK watch that has been on my wishlist foreverrrrr. :) Love it.

Claire Kiefer said...

Girl, I am right there with you. After a couple MISERABLE experiences trying on bathing suits and realizing that I'm self conscious about my belly even in front of my boyfriend, I decided it was high time to change things. I'm on day 5 of using my fitness pal (again) which really helps me SO much. I'm also trying to be more regular/committed with exercise--I'm going on a run before my writing workshop today!

Good luck and keep me posted--I could always use inspiration and health camaraderie!! :)

Marz said...

My only complaint with Magic Mike was not nearly enough Matt Bomer!! I love him so much and am so excited "White Collar" is back on starting tomorrow night!! ;) My favourite TV show and I can't wait!

Love your pretty bracelet and your easy DIY one :) Looks great!

Your healthy food looks so refreshing and delicious! I have no will power when it comes to food. I love to eat and I love to eat the really bad, unhealthy stuff. I enjoy working out, if only I could eat right! Let me know what healthy dishes you enjoy!

meghan said...

Good luck with the healthy eating!! Once you start seeing (and honestly...feeling) the difference, you'll be hooked!! And if you're looking for a meal plan or menus, etc, check out the Fitnessista blog. She has menus and always features good recipes.

April said...

LOVE the bracelets ... I am heading over there to order my own!! :o)

Cheryl van den Berg said...

Free movie tickets because of your Klout perk? That's awesome. I need that perk. I also saw Magic Mike, and I totally understand your issue with the boobs. It would be nice if they didn't have to make an appearance. Will be reviewing this movie (and others) on the blog soon.

Meg {henninglove} said...

love the bracelet and you are so sweet to get one for your mom! they are a great addition to your already owned arm candy

Sara said...

Love the bracelets! Good for you for taking charge. I recently went through the same thing. No more excuses! I'm sending you good thoughts! :)
Cheers,
Sara
www.SocialSara.net

Val said...

Thanks for the update on the movie. I love your bracelets.

Stesha said...

I am waiting for my Derng bracelet to show up in the mail! and I cant wait to see Magic Mike, eeek!! :)

Christina @My Life, Laughs, and Love said...

It's always hard to kickstart a lifestyle change/makeover but keep on keeping on pretty girl! I started a lifestyle makeover in April and am lingering between 35-40lbs. of weightloss. It is NOT easy, but YOU CAN DO IT!! You Go, Girl ;)

Lindsey said...

PROUD OF YOU!!! You can do it. Claire and I are healthy buddies if you want to join the revolution!

Lindsey said...

PROUD OF YOU!!! You can do it. Claire and I are healthy buddies if you want to join the revolution!

Sami said...

I am trying to eat healthy this week too! I had a turkey and cucumber roll up for lunch but now all I can think about is getting froyo haha. I suck majorly! So proud of us and our link-up it's getting bigger every week :)

Tiffany @ Polka Dotted Cats said...

TEAM LP for the Healthy WIN! Our reward shall be a shopping spree.

Why did I not know about this bracelet? Need.

hautecanada.com said...

Oooooh noooo, I'm so sad to hear about the boobs in Magic Mike. I totally agree, this was supposed to me "our turn" - I tried to go see it the other day but it was sold out :( please tell me we atleast get to see sexy ABS in the movie...and frequently? ;) haha.

Also, kudos to u and taking a step towards eating healthier! I'm tryin to do the same, and man is it hard! lol.

Cheers,
Victoria

Kelly { MessyDirtyHair } said...

Love the bracelet & I love even more what you did w the orange tie! Great DIY! Ah dieting is never ever fun. Good luck love!

April said...

I'm trying to eat healthy this week, too. Weekends are just the worst!

Head to Toe Chic said...

I've been really wanting to see Magic Mike! I definitely need to start eating healthy too and stop making excuses. Good luck :)

xo,
Angela
headtotoechic.blogspot.com

Josie said...

I LOVE those pretty bracelets! And I've heard mixed reviews about the movie too -- I kind of want to check it out for myself now.
xo Josie
www.winksmilestyle.com

Fashion Tales said...

That's fantastic about getting tickets from Klout! I've not seen Magic Mike, wasn't on my top list, but might go see it this w/e.

Megan G. said...

I love Derng bracelets! The pave cross is so awesome and you paired it nicely with the watch and other bracelet.

Gina said...

good luck with the healthy eating. it really sucks but it so worth it :).

Jessille said...

great! i love ur bracelet dear<3
btw maybe we can fllw each other?
jessillesilv.blogspot.com

jeands said...

so happy to be here again... good thing I manage to post while the little one sleep, I a day late though. :)

btw, the bracelet is so gorgeous and so as your watch! enjoy the rest of your week.

Miss Angie said...

Glad you had a good weekend. Magic Mike was... meh. But the men were hunky.

Thanks for hosting!

Kristin said...

Looks like you had a fun weekend! :) that's such a pretty derng bracelet, I've been thinking of getting one as well! Love your blog! xo

SG Angela said...

sounded like a fun weekend. we went to watch spider man which was quite entertaining and of course what is a lazy weekend without a lovely brunch. : )

Lin said...

Fun weekend! There's been a lot of talk about that movie, of course most of it is them saying they wish there was more sexy bare men haha.

Cute bracelet(s), btw :)

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