Progress Both Big and Small

June 29, 2011 By Lauren and Tom

-TH- “See, I’m a man of simple tastes. I like dynamite, and gunpowder… And gasoline! Do you know what all of these things have in common? They’re cheap!”- Heath Ledger as the Joker in the Dark Knight I was really concerned when I first started writing The Blog that my personality wouldn’t really come out.  […]


June 28, 2011 By Lauren and Tom

                                                                          (Pic from I’m Just A Girl Blog) Woohoo! I’m going back to yoga class tonight and I couldn’t be more excited. The balloon picture just seems to fit my mood for today and who doesn’t like a few good pictures mixed in with a blog posting?! Tom has to get his advice on using […]

“Make Me a Bicycle, Clown!”

June 27, 2011 By Lauren and Tom

From Wedding Crashers: Kid: I want a bicycle. Vince Vaughn: Listen, a bicycle is going to take a lot of balloons and frankly, Uncle Jeremy is a bit tired. How about I make you something else? Kid: I just want a bicycle! Vince Vaughn: Why… why are you yelling at me? Kid: Make me a […]

Life Lessons From Old Reruns…

June 26, 2011 By Lauren and Tom

As one of my favorite TV characters Meredith Gray says, “We’re adults. When did that happen? And how do we make it stop?” Over the past year Tom and I have definitely felt like we’ve truly had to make some adult decisions and have aged well out of our respective almost 25 and 26 year […]


June 24, 2011 By Lauren and Tom

I’ve been a book nerd since the 4th grade when I discovered a cool series of horse books and at that phase of my life I was a horse junkie. I rode horses twice a week, showed horses on the weekends, my room was covered in horses, most of my clothes had horses on them […]

Numbers 1, 2 and 3

June 23, 2011 By Lauren and Tom

I feel like it’s time to formally introduce our other family members…the dogs. You’ve seen them mentioned in a few posts but it’s time for introductions because these are our four legged children (and no we don’t nor plan on having two legged children anytime soon).  These dogs are our pride and joys. They constantly […]

“I Feel Home”

June 22, 2011 By Lauren and Tom

O.A.R Well in the end, we can all call a friend, well that’s something that I know as trueIn a thousand years, and a thousand tears, I’ll come finding my original crewCause to me throughout eternity there is somewhere we are welcome to goI said it’s something free that means a lot to me, when […]


June 21, 2011 By Lauren and Tom

I have a complete, 100 percent, love- hate relationship with yoga. I decided I wanted to give yoga a try for my “post college workout”. I was burnt out on cycling; I hadn’t been running for two years so yoga was going to be my thing. Well, yoga lasted for about five classes until I […]