Lisa Paige
  • Zach
  • May12th

    Why hello there.

    It’s been a hot minute, hasn’t it? I have no idea if anyone even reads this blog anymore. I figured it was time to post a few pics of the kids. Last time I checked in was almost six months ago. #slacker

    I took this pic of Ainslee (Birdie,) last week. She just turned 15 months old. I hate that she is growing so fast.

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    And this was after Birdie tasted ketchup for the first time. She wasn’t in to it.

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    And here’s my favorite guy, my sweet Zach.

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    We were at Zoe’s having lunch when I snuck this shot. Zach will be three in August. Crazy!! How is my baby boy already three years old?

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    He takes his shopping very seriously.

    Stu and I went to my first “mom prom” a couple of months ago. The Moms league that I’m in have a yearly gala. It was so much fun to actually get dressed up or once. I’m already looking forward to next years.

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    I got my dress from Rent the Runway. Most of my friends got their dresses from RTR too. I will definitely be using them again. Totally worth it.

    Okay, well, I hope someone is reading this, haha. More later, maybe.

    XOXO

     

     

  • October18th

    Rise and shine. It’ FRIDAY!!!!

    I’m sorry y’all, but this cracked me up.

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    Pie and lattes, mwahahahahahhahaha!!!!! That’s a killer combo if ya ask me. Speaking of pilates, I really need to use my groupon for the 10 sessions I bought. This is the second time I’ve purchased the same deal to the same pilates studio. I never used the first one and then it expired. My latest one will expire next month. Crap, I better start pilate-ing.

    Last night, in a move of desperation, I dumped the rest of the candy corn; yes, even those big-ass sugary delicious pumpkins. I can’t be temped anymore. I don’t care who you are, no one can eat just a “few” pieces of candy corn. The entire bag? Why certainly, but just a couple? Nope, impossible.

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    I got my reverse ombre hair done yesterday. What do you think? This was my reward for ditching those cornies, haha.  Dominique, my stylist said I’m the first client she’s had ask for the reverse look. Dom is fantastic and I’ve referred many people to her. If you live in the Dallas area and want a fab stylist that knows color, email me and I’ll give you Dom’s contact info. She truly is amaze! lisa@lisapaige.com

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    Did I mention how much I love Z’s new haircut? Dom cut his locks off  Wednesday.

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    Zach’s doesn’t look like a baby anymore with his new do. I’ve got a big boy on my hands now. Today as we were getting out of the car he says “Mommy, I’m going to jump. Ready, set go!” I about died. He gets in and out of my car and refuses to let us help him. The little conversations he’s starting up are completely adorable. Such a fun age.

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    Okay one last picture, then I’ll stop.

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    My latest order of glow pads came yesterday. These are my holy grail. I love that the new formulation doesn’t smell.

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    Today is our anniversary and we’re celebrating by going to dinner at our favorite restaurant and then seeing Michael Buble tonight. I can’t think of a better way to celebrate 11 years.

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    I was 22 and Stu was 24 in this pic. Good lord, I am feel old.

    Alright, the kiddos are up and I need a refill on my coffee.

    Have an awesome Friday!

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  • October16th

    Well today was quite eventful.

    Zach got his first real haircut. To ensure he’d get a good cut and not a bowl cut, I took him to my girl, Dominique. I brought his ipad and like a big boy, Z sat on my lap and watched Yo Gabba Gabba while Dom snipped away. I thought I’d be more emotional, but because I have so much confidence in Dominique and knowing she’d do a good job, I was at ease and peace with it all. Geesh, you’d think by reading this, someone had died. My friend Michelle was holding Ainslee there for moral support, haha. His long hair means so much to me. It’s sort of his identity in a way. I love his hair long, but honestly, I was getting sick or morons thinking he was a girl. Oh, and the fact that he was always getting food in it. Baths every other night is one thing, but every single night?? Nope, momma can’t do that. Now, we won’t have that problem anymore.

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    Side view.

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    Me pouting as I hold a bag of his locks.

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    And to think, just yesterday my sweet boy looked hair gorgeous hair like this…le sigh.

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    Gulp…

    In other LP news, my second stitch fix box came today. I’m keeping one top. Unfortunately, the sleeves were too long on the two other shirts and the olive-green coat they sent me was similar to one I already have. The necklace was just okay. I’ll post a pic of my new swag tomorrow when I wear it ;0)  I love stitch fix simply because of the 1) surprise and 2) the convenience. Now that I have kids, I rarely have time to go shopping for myself, let alone try stuff on. There’s no commitment with stitchfix. Sign up for one month, see how you like it, and go from there. Easy peasy.

    This was my snack today. Control the drool. That would be a delicious 160 calorie double chocolate chunk quest bar warmed with two soft and fluffy marshmallows on top. Best 210 calorie treat I’ve had in a while. This picture looks so good, I pinned it.

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    You’re welcome :0)

  • October10th

    Morning.

    Okay, so I’m making a conscious effort to get up early with Stu so that I can drink my coffee and watch the news for a few before Z ans A get up. There is nothing worse than getting up at the same time as your kids. You have NO time to yourself, or as say “ease into the day.” Anyway, so here I am blogging, drinking coffee and watching the news at 6:30a. Wakey wakey.

    Speaking of the kids, Ainslee turned 8 months yesterday. Where is the time going? She’s cutting her first bottom tooth. Exciting stuff.

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    Meanwhile, Zach is totally into pumpkins this year. He LOVES them. We have several trips planned to the pumpkin patch over the next couple of weeks. Seeing him get so excited over them gets me excited and makes me smile.

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    Isn’t this a cute Halloween idea?

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    Too bad it wouldn’t ever last at my house. We’d eat those cornies so fast. Lately I’ve been adding a few to my ice cream. Sure, they get cold and harden up, whoooofc. Still amaze!

    If you’re a fellow stay-at-home-mom, you’ve got to read this great article. What the hell is wrong with people? I admit that before we had kids, I was one of those clueless ignorant people who thought being a sahm was a luxury, fun and easy. OKAY, young naive Lisa. Okay.

    11 years!

    Ahhhh, our 11 year anniversary is next week. It just so happens that our fave, Michale Buble will be in town that night, so of course we’re going to the show. I can’t wait. I made sure to book my hair appointment that day so I’ll be freshly highlighted and blown out for our fun night.

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    Bad brows..

    I’m thinking about going to the brow bar at Ulta today. My friend went recently and had a good experience. My brows have seen better days.

    Dior love

    I’m diggin’ Dior’s new overcurl mascara these days. For the past four years, the ONLY mascara I’ve used is Bobbi Brown’s no smudge. I’ve tried other mascaras but have always gone back to BB. At the trend show 2 weeks ago, overcurl was featured. I bought it (because it was something new) but assumed it would be like all the others and I’d hate it. No so. I actually really like it. I like it a lot. In my book, this is worth the money.

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    Zach has school today so while he’s there, Ainslee and I are going to Pier 1 to buy my friend a new house warming gift.

    Have a great Thursday!