Good morning, friends!
Look who is here — one of my BFF’s and bridesmaids, Jessica! We were roommates in D.C. back in 2007 and 2008.
I’m so happy to see her again — we saw each other a ton in 2010 (I visited her (and potential grad schools) out in Seattle area in January 2010, I saw her in August 2010 for a friend’s wedding, and was in her wedding in Texas in October 2010), but not since! So sad. It had been WAY too long.
We headed out for a nice long walk this morning — it’s REALLY warm here today — 70’s already?! She was thrilled because it’s been a very cold (and gray/rainy) year in Seattle area, apparently.
Love that NC sunshine!
Before heading out to walk, we had some nice warm weather breakfasts. I was planning on whipping up my Simple Baked Oatmeal for us, but it was way too hot outside! So weird.
I had a big bowl of cereal with a mix of mesa sunrise (love this cereal) and Kashi heart to heart, plus banana, berries, and 1% milk.
Jess had a big snack last night before bed since her system was all thrown off from traveling all day, so she was in the mood for a smaller breakfast this morning.
She enjoyed one of the new Chobani passion fruit yogurts — we both really love the flavor of this, but don’t like the seeds. I love the seeds in the pomegranate one, but not in this. Please take them out, Chobani? :)
In other news, I received an exciting package yesterday!
I was chosen as a Verizon Wireless Ambassador, and they sent me a new Droid RAZR to review here on the blog! I’m excited because my current phone is rather outdated — I have a smart phone, but it’s a Palm (remember when I first got it — 2 years ago — and reviewed it on the blog?), and while I still love it, it’s super annoying that I can’t get ANY apps on it because no one makes apps for Palm.
Given that, the first thing I did on my new phone was to download the USAA app. I have been dying for this app!! USAA is my main bank/credit card/savings account provider, and they are entirely online (no physical banks, etc.), so to deposit checks I used to have to mail them in and wait up to a week for them to be deposited. About a year ago, they made an app for Droid/iPhone so you can instantly take a picture of your check and deposit it! Amazing.
Matt has a Droid, so he’s been helping me get all set up (and downloading a billion other apps for me already). So far I like it! It’s super thin:
But the screen is nice and big, which is perfect for cruising the internet, etc. The camera seems a billion times better than the one on my old phone, too.
I’ll share more thoughts/reviews as I explore the new phone more, so stay tuned. Do any of you guys have a Droid RAZR? Any tips/favorite apps?
Jess and I are off to explore Chapel Hill and to do some fun wedding-related stuff — she used to be a wedding planner and I clearly have zero clue what I’m doing, so it’s been amazingly helpful already to talk to her! Yay.
Happy Friday, friends!
Disclosure: I am participating in the Verizon Wireless Ambassadors’ Program and have been provided with a wireless device and three months of service in exchange for my honest opinions about the product.