Get your Fix

I felt it appropriate to jump back in with something EVERYONE is blogging about: StitchFix. If you follow me on Twitter (which you should because I’m Twitter Famous) and/or Instagram you’ll probably recognize these photos/stories. This is why I haven’t been blogging. Because Twitter and Instagram are enough.

I’m sure I’m very late to this and you already know about/do it/are tired of hearing about it. But you know what you aren’t? Tired of seeing photos like this:

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Skirt over pants, it’s very fancy

In case you wondered during my absence, J, J, & TDub have still been getting together every month. It’s the highlight of my month. Always. A few months ago Jana convinced Jamie and I to sign up for StichFix. Since then we’ve been scheduling our get togethers around our fixes. And having even more fun.

I feel I should say the following: I am very comfortable in my current wardrobe. It is boring. I do not get outside my comfort zone very often. I felt like this was a good way to do that. I don’t follow fashion blogs or other fashion media so I’m always behind the trends and very uncool. Jamie and Jana though? They are very fashionable and I listen to everything they have to say on the subject. Except shoes. I have a post in the works on that too. Just wait. (Hopefully not 9 months)

Our first fix came and we could barely contain ourselves:

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What’s in the box?

In case you don’t know, Stitchfix is kind of like ShoeDazzle (don’t even get me started on what crap ShoeDazzle has become) in that a stylist chooses 5 items for you each month. You can choose how many (if any) you want to buy. They ask you a lot of specific and good questions on your profile as well as sizes to try to come up with things you’ll enjoy. Each month your fix is supposed to get better based on the feedback you give.

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You don’t know me!

Jana was on her second box and everything was awesome. Read everything she has to say and see how hot she is here.

Jamie’s stitch was SO good that she already owned a few of the items! Jamie hasn’t blogged about StitchFix so you’ll just have to take my and Jana’s photos as evidence of how hot she is.

My first item was a purse. No Bueno.

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The next few items though were really good and I kept this blue shirt:

I’ve already had my eyes open to one thing. I know that not all fashion works on everyone. One of the cute things the rest of you are wearing that I have decided won’t work on my short thick legs, without ever trying any on, are skinny jeans. I hate jeans. And I’m not skinny. StitchFix sent me a pair and although they were way too long (because my profile wasn’t accurately filled out) I didn’t hate them and vow that I will try on a pair of skinny jeans sometime.
 
The other item I bought that I don’t have a photo of is the cute blue and white dress you can see laying over the chair in the photo above. It is adorable (if not a little tight in the boobs – such is my life).
 
The next time we got together we were all hoping for even better results than the first time. And StitchFix definitely delivered. Jana should have bought her whole box (they give you a discount if you buy all 5 things) but she didn’t.
 
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Do you like this necklace?

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What about this shirt?

 
 
I again walked away with 2 things. A pretty plain white shirt (not outside my comfort zone) and this skirt that J&J oohed and ahhed over so much I felt compelled to purchase it. 
 
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If you want to have some fun of your own, use this link cause I get some credit if you sign up! 
 
 

Baby

Cute Boy tells me that I cannot call my neice a baby now that she’s 2 years old (almost 3 if you ask her). I refuse. She’s my baby. I had the pleasure of spending a couple weekends in Manhattan with my sister and her adorable family. If I had one complaint it would be that Baby Tava does NOT like having her picture taken. In fact she does things like this:

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After two weekends of trying to take photos of Tava I have a few tips. Try catching her when she’s eating:

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Or playing doctor:

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Or maybe when she’s at the salon:

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She still got that hand up to block her face.

Or, try to catch her when she’s got her back turned.

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She ran into her room, put on her pjs, and sat in my lap to watch cartoons. This was my favorite moment of the weekend.

If you do by chance get a photo of her face, it’s probably going to be blurry.

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But still pretty. Not only does she not like photos of herself but she’s hard to catch because she’s constantly inbetween costume changes. The above photo was taken at 9am and she was already on her 5th outfit. She’s also in love with music and I tried hard to get video of her singing OUR favorite song, wrecking ball. I finally got one but you can’t really hear her voice. And instagram cut off her head. Jerks.

We did go to the game after I got as many hugs as she’d give. When I saw the new stadium facade it took my breath away.

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Cute Boy told me not to cry so I kept it together. We found our brick. It’s in a bad ass spot right up front, to the right of the Bill Snyder statue. I think it’s because what I wrote is so cool.

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Then we headed in to check out the addition. I also decided to use the new bathrooms as I helped pay for those! A $3o0 bathroom trip is quite expensive in Cute Boy’s opinion.

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Cute Boy noticed both our Heisman finalists were #7

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My heart ached again thinking about the previous year as we were there almost to the day of the 2012 Baylor game. Still hurts. Still a special year.

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My two favorite Hall of Famers

It always feels like home when the stadium fills up with Purple.

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This time there was double the usual amount of purple as we were playing TCU. It was such an exciting game, down the wire. When TCU’s kicker drilled a 56 yard field goal late in the game Cute Boy and I both thought it was over. Amazingly the Cats pulled out a huge victory! #EMAW

Ask me to tell you the story of the TCU fan sitting behind us sometime in person. It’s a good one.

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Not that lady. A different one. Also ask me to tell you about my cell phone sometime. As you can see, it takes awesome selfies

A photo of Cute Boy and I in Aggieville? Ok.

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Baby is not amused.

How about one more of my Baby? Her dad tried to snag a photo of me reading a book to her.

American Royal

So I’ve heard blogs are dead. Couldn’t agree less. Ahem.

A few weeks months ago Kansas City played host to one of the things that makes it famous: Barbecue. While there may be differing opinions about where the best BBQ in KC is, the best of the best come out once a year to find out for sure. The American Royal BBQ Competition is the largest BBQ competition in the Nation. Until last year I knew very little about it. The past 2 years the hotel I work for has hosted a client event on the Friday of the American Royal weekend. This year our Chefs entered the competition. And I was on the team. Kind of.

I made it out too late to help set up but early enough to enjoy some food before things got too crazy.

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That’s a dish covered in Bacon Jam. Yes. Don’t mess around with bacon jam. It’s Smoked Bacon Stuffed with Bacon Sausage and topped with a Roasted Onion Bacon Jam.

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And those are smoked sweetbreads. Or rather: Smoked Sweetbread Schnitzels with Gouda Mashed Potatoes. So so so good. This vegan could not stop eating the throat of a cow. Amazing.

And dessert? Well it was off the carts as well:

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Cupcake. With Bacon. A Bacon Cupcake. Actually: a Vanilla Bourbon Cupcake with Maple Cream Cheese Icing and Candied Bacon.

One of the Chefs being inducted into the hall of fame that weekend was Guy Fieri. One of our Chefs looks an awful lot like him.

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We had WAY too much fun watching passerby yell “Hey Guy!! Over here!” He was gracious enough to spend some time talking to his fans. If you’d like to hear more about the food as well as how the team did at competition the following day, check out Chef’s blog here. You should really be reading his blog anyway, lots of good recipes and ideas there; he’s very creative and quite accommodating of every crazy idea the Event Management team comes up with. (see: pop tarts, cronuts, bacon salad on his blog)

We had the BEST time! And our party won 3rd place for best party! I think that means my friends and I know how to throw a bad ass party!

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Pantry Livin’

You guys! You know how I like to come up with these crazy challenges for myself? If my old blog hadn’t come to a tragic end I would now link to that time I gave up drinking* and that time I did a cleanse**. Well I’ve come up with a new one. I was excited to tell you all about it and about the subsequent blog posts as the month goes along. Except…well…I’ve already failed! Stay with me. And let me back up. 

I’ve decided to spend October eating out of our pantry/freezer. I know, it’s not that exciting. But it is hard and worthwhile. My motivation was two-fold. First, I thought I had a lot of stuff in my pantry/freezer that needed to be cleared out. Don’t we all? Second, I’m trying to save money. I know, it’s not a very Trophy Wife thing to do! But remember, I’m a fake trophy wife. No real riches here. Just blessings. Sorry, that was super cheesy. The reason I’m trying to save money is because Cute Boy and I have a very expensive bill coming up. I’ve been coy about this and partially mentioned something about it on the blog before. If you know me in real life I’m sure I’ve already given you the whole story. I’m not good at keeping things to myself. Our home needs some extensive foundation work. Blame these last 2 very dry KS years. Blame the people before us who prob knew there were bigger issues and got the hell out of Dodge. Blame us. We’ve done all of those things. But me? I’m a fix it and move on kind of girl. It’s just money. Right? RIGHT!??!! Anyway, it’s expensive, the repairs start this month, and, uh, they don’t have any kind of payment plan so although this is going to cost more than my car, which I spent 6 years paying off, we’ll be paying for it straight cash homey!*** 

My first step was to take inventory of what I had. This is when I realized, I didn’t have that much! I’m not sure how that happened but I blame it on my occasional need to de-clutter. I decided I would be allowed to buy fresh vegetables because vegetables are good for you. And if I had everything to cook a meal except for (2) or less ingredients I would buy those. So the planning began and while some of the menus for the next few weeks are a little interesting, I’m excited. 

Then I went to Whole Foods this week to buy 3 items to complete my meals and a few things for Cute Boy for lunches. I was hungry. Rookie mistake. I left with over $120 worth of food. I DO NOT KNOW WHAT I BOUGHT. Apples. A few snacks for Cute Boy. Lunch for me. I kind of screwed up the whole plan. But what did you expect from your favorite Trophy Wife? 

I’ll be blogging any creative dishes. And I’ll be sure to tweet/blog this house project. Just so you know, we’ll be living here FOREVER. 

*Worst decision ever. 

**2nd worst decision ever.

***I’d forgotten the details of that quote even though Cute Boy and I quote it often. For the record, we’ll be paying more than twice what Randy was fined. 

Don’t doubt Martha

In keeping up with our tradition, Jamie, Jana and I go together a couple weeks ago. You may have seen on Jana’s blog that Cade helped us make dinner. At first we were going to get Chipotle* but I wanted to try a new recipe; I’d been seeing these recipes all over the blogs I read and I just couldn’t believe it would work. 

Have you seen these “One Pan Pastas”? I guess the original recipe came from Martha Stewart. This recipe really was so easy a kid could do it! You put everything into a pot, bring it to a boil, and then stir occasionally until the water evaporates. The pasta makes it’s own sauce! It just didn’t make sense. I mean, wouldn’t it be watered down or bland?

Well we did as instructed:

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Jana also made this great peach crisp with sriracha sauce. Seriously.

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Then Jana and I stayed up until 1am talking. I’m not even sure how that’s possible but I could have stayed longer! It felt like we were back in college. The next day did not. 

Love those girls. And Jana’s family. And Martha, is always right.

 

 

*Did you hear that Chipotle (at least the ones around here) has started making their pinto beans vegetarian? 

 

Urban Winery

I had no idea that not far from where I sit* every day at work is an urban winery, right here in Kansas City. Luckily I know cool people who know these things. And who take me to experience them.

Amigoni is a winery and event space in the West Bottoms near downtown KC. The space is very “West Bottoms” and their concept is very local and sustainable. Ya know, my thing. We tasted 5 wines last night and I thought they were very good overall.

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Wine and Cheese; I couldn’t be happier

They also have local Green Dirt Farm cheeses and local Farm to Market Bread. Seriously, I told you, my thing.

Recently they’ve added Boulevard Beers. Alright, I’m overwhelmed. It’s too much! We tasted 4 Boulevard Beers as well and I was so excited to learn that I love love love the KC Pilsner.

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L to R: 80 Acre Hoppy Wheat, KC Pilsner, I DON”T REMEMBER -UGH, and the Single-Wide IPA

We ate, we drank, we were merry. You should definitely check this place out.

*Sitting is the new smoking. Have I said this to you already? It’s my new thing. If you sit all day long no matter what else you do (marathons, yoga, eat super clean) your chances of having heart disease are substantially higher than if you didn’t sit all day. Guess who sits (almost) all day? Yep. This guy.

Windy City

It’s been nearly a month now but I’m sure you all still want to hear about our trip to Chicago. My bff has lived in Chicago for several years now. I’m embarrassed to say that I think it’s been 5 years or more and we’ve yet to visit him. Compounding this ridiculousness is the fact that Cute Boy’s bff also lives in Chicago. We did visit him once…6 years ago. That was a great trip for us. We saw almost everything Chicago has to see and we left…betrothed!

So Young. So Naive. So Skinny.

Sadly, each year we attempt to plan a trip and something always gets in the way. Last year when we couldn’t get our schedules together I promised Harvard that 2013 would be the year. We flew in on a Thursday and after doing very well on the plane (the wine may have helped) and a short train ride we made it to our hotel. I’d booked a supa cheap room at the JW and I warned Cute Boy that this would be the nicest hotel we’d ever stayed at. It didn’t disappoint.

And I took a photo of the bed. Weird.

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Harvard was working (at 10pm) so Cute Boy and I grabbed a quick drink and dinner in the hotel bar.

The next morning we woke up early, had breakfast and headed out the door for our only tourist activity of the trip: a tour of Wrigley Field.

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When we were in DC one of our favorite activities was a tour of the baseball stadium. After that experience we started researching other tours. Turns out Nationals Ballpark has one of the best tours around. Tons of access you won’t see in other towns. Still, we wanted to see what Wrigley had to offer. Growing up I watched alot of Cubs baseball. I’m still not sure why but my Dad has always had a thing for Chicago. My entire childhood I remember asking him, as he put on his shoes, “Where are you going?” his answer was always, “Chicago.” You just can’t get a straight answer out of the guy! I sent him the above photo as we waited for our tour to begin. I knew he’d be excited for me.

The tour wasn’t as good as it could have been simply because it was a gameday. That meant there was less access to places like the clubhouse and bullpen. Still, we learned a lot and saw most of what there was to see at Wrigley.

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The only MLB Stadiums I’ve ever been to are: Kansas City, St. Louis, and Washington DC. What do those 3 stadiums have in common? They are all relatively new. Wrigley is old. Like built in 1914 old. The bleachers and scoreboard were built in 1937. Little has been changed about the ballpark since it was built. Needless to say, it was small. And older than I’m used to. Not sure what I expected of this historic ballpark but it just seemed so…small.

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Nice sock bun

Due to the fact that the stadium was built in 1914 there wasn’t a lot to see:

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Visitor team entrance

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View from the Press Box

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Historic Scoreboard, unchanged since 1937

Our guide told this crazy story about how still to this day only men work in the scoreboard during games to update the scores of different ballgames. It’s partly because there is no ac or heat in the scoreboard and partly because the “bathroom” is a hole.

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Left Field Foul Pole and rooftop seats

He also told us that until recently the Cubs did not receive any revenue made by the folks that owned the rooftop seats. It wasn’t until the team officials decided to build a 90 foot backdrop to cut down on that famous Chicago wind (riiiight) that the owners of the rooftops started giving a SMALL portion of their sales to the team.

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Seating in the outfield provided a very upclose view of the field. If you wanted to you could cause some problems from those seats.

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Our guide also told us about the “Bleacher Bums” and he alluded to the idea that he might have been one. Due to their antics in the 70s the net above was added. It is said that it was added to catch items that fans might drop but it’s quite obvious it’s to catch actual fans. The wall was also pitched the way it is now due to their antics. Apparently once every game, 2 fans would stand at opposite ends of the wall. They’d start running towards each other and whomever reached the other side first, won. I’m sure you can imagine, as I did, that there were a lot of fans who didn’t complete the run.

As I mentioned, the Cubs had a game a few hours after our tour. They played the Cardinals that day and while we didn’t attend the game there were already numerous people on the field affiliated with the teams. I took photos of everyone I saw, convinced they were someone famous.

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Definitely Famous

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For sure famous

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Obvs famous

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Look! It’s famous people!

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OMG! That’s def…not Albert Pujols, cause he doesn’t play for St. Louis anymore.

Even though we didn’t get to go in the bullpen or clubhouse we did get to step onto the field and take some photos.

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That guy MUST be famous!

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Totally reppin’ the Cats in Chi-town

After the tour we headed to a bar where some people were pregaming. I got some Chicago-style pizza. And a beer.

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Deep dish

After lunch we went to the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank to check out the money museum. Seriously. Cute Boy literally RAN to the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in DC so when he found out we could visit the Federal Reserve Bank he was very excited. For the record I was going to take him to KC Federal Reserve Bank for his birthday but it’s only open on weekdays and it’s seeding season. The guard at the entrance had a total power complex and when we walked in the door asked, “What are you doing here?” Dude, chill. I just want to see the money! We made it through the medal detector and got to see very important stuff. Like this floor of change:

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And these bills:

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Bonus points for whomever can tell me why Cute Boy took a photo of this $10

Oh, and this happened:

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You can’t afford me

Later that evening we met up with Harvard, his brother, Cute Boy’s BFF and his wife for dinner. While I failed to take a SINGLE photo of any of us I did take a photo of my champagne at dinner. Priorities. It reminded me of “An affair to remember” because it was pink and in a tulip glass.

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Harvard and his brother said they frequent the restaurant we went to because they serve Boulevard beer. You can see on the menu, “Kansas City, MO”. I didn’t even plan that.

We had the most fun night ever and stayed out much later than our old bodies are used to. Perhaps we drank more than we’re used to as well. Cute Boy also took this photo of the view from Harvard’s apartment. I barely remember that we were at his apartment.

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Nice view

The next day Cute Boy and I spent a good deal of time napping and watching Netflix on the iPad. Later that evening we headed out to Cute Boy’s BFF and his wive’s new condo. They had just moved in that very day. We had a great time and headed out to dinner at a restaurant near by. It was my kind of place. Lots of local ingredients and wine. I again failed to take any photos of people but did photograph my meal:

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BBQ Salmon with Polenta and Corn Succatash

The next day we checked out of our awesome hotel and flew back to Kansas City. It was a short but much needed vacation. We’ll have to do it more often. And perhaps take some photos!

Things to look forward to

Hey friends! How’s your summer? If you answered “over” you must be a teacher. PS – Summer is still happening, it’s hot as balls out there (no idea how hot balls are) and even if Pumpkin Spice Lattes come out Tuesday, the 27th*, it’s not fall until September. My summer is going well. I’ve seen so much of Cute Boy this spring/summer if that big red truck weren’t parked in our driveway I might wonder if he lost his job and just hadn’t told me! Don’t worry, it’s almost September. That means seeding season. “Goodbye dear, seeding’s here!”

Before I start forgetting what my husband looks like we took a trip to Chicago to visit our BFFs. Oh, you’d like photos and a recap of that? Get serious. I took basically no photos. I definitely took zero photos of my friend Harvard. What an idiot. I swear we were there and since we did do ONE touristy thing I will upload those photos and recap it soon. What I want to talk about today is how now that summer is ALMOST over, some of you may be feeling like you have nothing to look forward to. I thought a short list of exciting things I’m looking forward to would be fun. And it will be…except that this first thing isn’t exactly what I thought it was.

September 17th. Have you see this? Humor me. Click on it. No, seriously. It’s not unsafe for work or going to be some kind of LONG video you have to watch, hell, it isn’t even KSU related. Did you click on it? Great, ok, when I saw this a week or so ago and after she’d been claiming her album was coming out “much sooner than you think” I squealed. Yes, really, because I thought it meant the album we’d been promised “before the end of the year” was coming out in 4 short weeks! It wasn’t until I was reading my fav B. Spears website that I realized, it’s just the first single. Come on! I need more than that. You’ve been stringing us along for almost a year about this damn Vegas thing, the least you can do is give us some music! Besides, I’ve noticed that the pap has caught you smoking cigs again. Britney, that makes me nervous. Cigs are a gateway for you to crazy. Please don’t do this to me. Again.

But let’s all get real. What I’m really thinking about is August 30th. Harvard’s brithday. No. Well, yes, it is and yes I am looking forward to him turning another year older even if I can’t share it with him but there is another exciting thing happening on the 30th. It’s gameday! The Big 12 Champs make their triumphant return to the new and improved Bill Snyder Family Stadium. I am still trying to wrap my head around a Friday game and I’ve decided we must be starting before everyone else because we are better than everyone else. While there is still uncertainty at quarterback and a lot of questions regarding the Wildcats, I couldn’t be happier to begin the next chapter. If you aren’t pumped up yet and if photos of that fancy stadium haven’t given you goosebumps lately, try watching this:

*You’re welcome

Soccer fan after all?

I think we all remember how I feel about soccer, right? If not, my feelings for soccer can be summed up as such: I don’t get it. KC has caught the bug. KC loves soccer and Sporting is having another great season. This past month Kansas City hosted its second Major League All Star game. Last year’s MLB All Star game was great for KC and so was this year’s MLS game.

Here’s 6 things I don’t get about soccer.

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All about the gear, right?

1. Scarves.

Trophy Wife: “Do they play in the winter in Europe or something?”

Cute Boy: “Why?”

Trophy Wife: “Because why else is everyone wearing scarves?!”

Cute Boy: shakes head

We had a little pre game fun before the all star game. This is my kind of soccer outing.

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Salad, polenta, and crustini with mozzarella

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Corn salad and brisket sandwiches (Cute Boy’s, duh)  Marg (mine, duh)

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I am wearing a Sporting shirt and I’ll say this about soccer apparel: They’ve got the market on comfortable shirts! Adidas shirts are SO soft!

The pregame show was cool:

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There were even special vendors for this special game:

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This guy was selling Beef Carpaccio…in a tux

2. Chants. Soccer fans are all about chants which, as a former cheerleader I do enjoy. However, I have an issue with some of the chants the KC Sporting fans do. One in particular. It goes like this: K-C Wiz, K-C Wiz, K-C Wiiiiiiiz. It’s about the Wizards. The old name for KC’s soccer team. They aren’t the Wizards anymore. WHAT ARE YOU CHANTING ABOUT?! Also, there are some people in the “Cauldron” (the section where the craziest soccer fans sit, they start all the chants – one of them plays a drum) that seem to be chant leaders. One girl spent the whole game jumping up and down, waving her hands to encourage chanting. I never once saw her look at the field. I don’t think she even likes soccer.

3. Time counts up in soccer. What? That is backwards. At one point in the first half:

Trophy Wife: “How long is a half?

Cute Boy: “Forty-five minutes”.

It was 21 minutes in. That’s when I knew it was going to be a long night.

The halftime show was a really cool mix of pyrotechnics and fireworks. But upon completion the stadium was full of smoke and the field littered with debris. I wondered if the whole thing had been thought through or not.

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Random Trophy Wife musing: “Do you think it’s an American thing that we are into sports with our hands and the rest of the world was like “Fuck it, I’ll use my feet!”

Cute Boy: shakes head

4. Guys constantly warming up on the side line. I mean, I guess I do get that, you gotta stay warm and loose it’s just a strange sight to see when you are used to baseball players sitting in a dugout or football players sitting on benches. I kept getting distracted by them and watching them run sprints on the sideline.

5. Injuries. The first time I saw a game, one of the players fell down, I assumed from an injury and play just continued. I was appalled! How rude of everyone to keep playing while this poor guy was hurt! Cute Boy clued me in that play doesn’t stop because so many injuries in soccer are faked. What? Seriously? There are things in life you fake. Injuries is not one of them!

6. Fans cheering. This is it. The number 1 thing I don’t get about soccer. If Cute Boy is still reading this post he’ll stop right now because he thinks I’m completely stupid for this one. He thinks I just don’t get it. I DON’T!!!

The fans, they cheer…for nothing. That’s not true. They cheer because the ball is close to the goal. Close. Close only counts in hand grenades and horse shoes. It does not count in soccer. But I’ve realized soccer isn’t like football where you can cheer for a great pass, a long run, a huge hit or a great stop on 3rd down. Soccer isn’t like basketball where you can constantly cheer for a basket, a great shot, a big block, or a quick steal. Soccer isn’t like baseball where you can cheer for a home run, a great hit, a stolen base, or a needed strike out. The only thing to cheer for is a goal. And sometimes it doesn’t happen the entire game. Or it only happens a few times per game. So you have to cheer for…nothing.

What’s that? You want to hear about the actual game? Well, AS Roma beat the US All Stars 3-0.

Sock buns

You’ve heard of sock buns right? I know I’m late to this party but the last couple weeks people have asked me about it so I wondered if perhaps it hasn’t swept the nation as much as I’d thought. I’m in no way good at doing my hair although I have recently bought a curling wand so I pretend I know what I’m doing.  You should youtube search for a tutorial on how to do it. Jamie is a fan of the sock bun. It’s not hard but it’s not exactly easy either. Just takes a little practice. I’ve found a trick to check to see what my bun looks like.

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Take a cell phone photo! Needless to say, there are a lot of photos on my phone of the back of my head.

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Not sure if you could tell but I was on the phone in this photo too. Multi talented.

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