Raw and Uncut…ex-boyfriends,triggers and hurts…..

I wasn’t going to say anything.  I knew what was happening and I knew how I was trying to handle it was not going to work.  But, I let too much “noise” get in my head and tell me that nobody wants to hear it. Or, that it’s been long enough that I should beContinue reading “Raw and Uncut…ex-boyfriends,triggers and hurts…..”

Meet My Madrid Familia

Interwebs, please meet my Madrid familia!! In case you are new here and were unaware, I hosted a high school foreign exchange student. She is from Madrid and lived with me over the last school year. I fell in love with her and her family, so when an unexpected opportunity came up to visit them,Continue reading “Meet My Madrid Familia”

More Than One Way to Skin a Cat!

Another way to wear the polka dots! Part of the beauty in shopping in my closet is getting to mix and match things.  So many of my pieces go together in so many ways, that I am fortunate to not be married to the same outfit every time (well that’s weird for me to say,Continue reading “More Than One Way to Skin a Cat!”

The One That Got Away

You know how sometimes you just know?  You KNOW that was the right job to take.  You KNOW moving to that new city was just right.  You KNOW that coffee and caramel and whip cream all go together.  You just KNOW. Imagine walking into a room and just KNOWING that what was across the wayContinue reading “The One That Got Away”

You and Your New Girlfriend Can Suck It!

Today, I am unstoppable.  It’s a dangerous place to be for someone with my drive and personality.  When you wake up feeling this good and confident, you can take over the world.  And usually, you do, for that day.  The dangerous part comes in when you have so much confidence and excitement for the dayContinue reading “You and Your New Girlfriend Can Suck It!”

Pete and Repeat – The Boys That Won’t Go Away

Hooray for a new week!  Some of my favorite outfits are up on deck this week to show you from shopping in my closet as well as some of my favorite stories and life lessons to go with them!  You’re going to see lots of repeats this week.  That was what made putting these togetherContinue reading “Pete and Repeat – The Boys That Won’t Go Away”

The Gym – A Romance Novel

What better way to return to the blogosphere than a gym disaster story! Tonight’s gym story is a bit of a romance novel (ok maybe a half of a page out of a romance novel – anyway)….. There I was, power walking like I had not a care in the world and like I hadContinue reading “The Gym – A Romance Novel”

Answering My Critics

To all the dating critics (or experts as some of you would like to probably refer to yourselves)……..I have a few things to say to you! Read it all here (and while you’re there, be sure you follow the Fancy Pants Revolution blog so that you don’t miss any future posts once this beaut ofContinue reading “Answering My Critics”

Answering My Critics

Let’s talk about why you don’t like me! 🙂  Well, maybe not you in particularly, but we will address those in general who deem themselves as “Alicia Fancy Pants Critics”.  Although this could easily go from a short blog to a long book defending all of the things I am criticized for, we will keepContinue reading “Answering My Critics”

Breaking up my holiday 2013

hmm, it’s been a while since I’ve been here!  Why I feel like I need two blogs I am not sure….but either way, here is some blog love for aliciavenue 🙂 (and some picture love as I share my FANTASTIC baby niece with the blog world) The 2013 Holidays have come and gone and IContinue reading “Breaking up my holiday 2013”