Friday, April 1, 2011


what a crazy week it has been! whew! i'm so glad it's over.  there were really really horrible
things that happened and really really fun things that happened.  
but here we are at another friday, and another gratitude list!

here's what i'm thankful for:
* surviving the horribleness of the week.
* hanging out with all sorts of friends {including one from out of town - hollah david!}
* the gorgeous, hot, sunny weather that has come to LA.
* all the fun food we made at our friends' house when the food truck festival was too crowded {mac n cheese, grilled cheese, & garlic fries... because we're grown ups and can eat whatever we want}.
* finding a couple more awesome paid internships and getting my applications submitted {positive thoughts everyone}.
* my amazing friend tatiana who let the mister, chloe cat, & i hang at her house while
mass genocide of termites was taking place at our's.
* roaming around the fashion district with my friend maranatha {who is the most creative gal i know!}, and getting a private showing of the vintage shop that provides the wardrobe to mad men.

and yesterday a lot of you said you knew people who's birthdays were on april fool's day.  well i do too!
a very merry birthday to my dear friend devon - rock climber,
swing dancer, & organist extraordinaire!
{what a handsome devil!!  devon, on the left, with another one of my adorable friends kelli, at my wedding.}

what are you thankful for this week?


  1. I'm thankful that I'm almost to the end of this week. Both of my girls and I have been sick all week and it's been... less than fun. haha.

  2. I'm thankful for my amazing boyfriend. He has helped me through this stressful week and has kept reminding me that everything will be okay :).

    Happy Friday! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

  3. I am thankful that I'm not as sick today as I was yesterday!

  4. Awww, happy birthday to Devon! :) Have so much fun celebrating this weekend! :)

  5. that devon is handsome! --Just sayin'.
    This week has been crazy for me. I was really anxious the last few days. I am thankful that I did not have a full-fledge panic attack, I am thankful that it is sorta sunny, that I have friends who will reach out to me, for getting done many things on my to-do list. Mainly that it's friday. Yeah!

  6. Definitely keeping my fingers crossed for you for those internships!

    I'm grateful that it's Friday and that I didn't completely overbook myself this weekend :) Relaxation here I come!

  7. well glad this week is over and that you survived the horribleness! hopefully more good than bad is swinging your way!

    i had termites once. BOY that is an uproar and a half and i hope to never go through that mess again! :)

    hope your weekend is fab! this weather is just gorgeous, and that is always a nice start to GOOD TIMES! :)

    p.s. your comment cracked me up!!!!!

  8. I am thankful that I read an amazing book. I was also able to go to the capital after hours and climb all the way up to the rotunda. A fantastic view for sure!

  9. great list as usual. I am thankful for the week being over. I can't CAN'T way to go home & lay in my bed. (I know, I know, this sentence makes me sound like a granny).

    Have a nice weekend :)

  10. I am thankful that I finally quit my job and now don't have to endure the grayness that is insurance (great for many, not so great for me) - And mega grateful that I started blogging - I now know where I want to go!! How I'll get there, that's the exciting bit :O)
    Happy weekend Kimbirdy

  11. Uggh.. termites! Such a pain!

    But friends are a blessing.. I'm so very grateful for mine as well :)

    Have a lovely weekend!

  12. I'm thankful that I'm having some wonderful friends over for dinner tonight! I'm making a vegetable pot pie with dropped biscuits on top. It's going to be insanely good. I'm sorry to hear your week was so crazy, my dear. Call me anytime you want to talk or vent please, won't you?

  13. Good luck on the internships! ...and genocide of termites? Yikes!

    Glad there's so much to be grateful for!

    This week I'm grateful to be getting work done and that the weekend should be fun. :)

  14. I'll keep my fingers crossed for you on the internship front!

  15. i'm so thankful this week is over. over. over.

    and now may my landlord grow up. the dream is still alive.


  16. happy gratitude friday! today i'm thankful for potato salad, oranges, and strawberries - all perfect warm weather foods. :)

  17. Sending you good internship vibes!!
    TGIF! Now, have a happy weekend!!

  18. lovely post!

    I am so thankful for friends and the cool breeze that is keeping me sane with this sudden hot weather we are having in socal :)


  19. oh kim, i think we had VERY similar weeks...

    i almost didn't post my happy things to end the week with post yesterday because i had SUCH a long and hard 5 days. :( but then i remember posts like yours and thought, this is when i SHOULD remember the little things that make me smile.

    so i'll have to echo your "surviving the horribleness of the week."

    and add cake pops and cheetos to my list.
    and pilates to make me feel better after consuming such a diet ;)

    and lazy naps.

    have a great weekend and a very merry birthday to devon!!! xo

  20. I am thinking very positive thoughts for you.
    On a side note...I love garlic fries too!

  21. Such a lovely list and it sounds very relaxing, too! Minus the termites!

    Such a great weekend we had! So grateful, and looking forward to a great week! xx