End of Year Wishes

Friday, December 27, 2013

Hello All!

Merry Christmas from the The Simmonds in the Suburbs!
I know I am a little late, but you know what they say...

So, this is a post completely dedicated to wishing you the best for 2014.


You are wishing for a better job, I hope you get it!
You are wishing to find a man, I hope you find him!
You are wishing to loose weight, I hope you lose it!
You are wishing to be a better blogger, keep doing it more, it will happen!
You are trying to mend relationships, I hope it happens!
You are at a spiritual crossroads, I hope you find JESUS!
You are struggling with anything, I hope it gets better!
You are trying to start a family, get to it!
That is what is next for the Simmonds so if you have any tips, hint...hint!

This year, we are praying and hoping to start a family and hopefully God will listen to our prayers.

Here is to you and yours, 

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

The Simmonds

Blogger Connect Event at The Blues Jean Bar

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Hi Lovely Readers!

Don't you just love the blogosphere?! Every day more and more people are beginning to see the power of blogging and all the cool things that come along with it.
There are so many types of blogs and whatever your personality type or interests are, there is bound to be one you will enjoy reading! 

The Simmonds in the Suburbs
is my little contribution to the blogging world and I would like to personally thank you for stopping by.
I try to write about my life and the people in it, but for the most part I like to think that people read my blog because I am a down to earth, "tell it like it is" blogger. 

I started the TSITS 2 years ago, but I never imagined it would turn out to be such a fun hobby where I get to meet amazing ladies like I did at the Blogger Connect event last Friday.

The Blues Jean Bar in Snider Plaza was our host site and it was such a fun night!


There were jeans everywhere!

Amber was kind enough to do a presentation on how to find the perfect jean, 
she did a great job teaching us about fabric, washes, sizes and colors!

How fabulous are those prints?! Oh and you should totally follow her on instagram she is super cool... 

Sarah and I both tried on the SMU jeans, GO MUSTANGS :)

Amy looking fab, and Sarah rockin' those metallic jeans!

These jeans were amazing, and fit me better than any pair I have ever tried on, I couldn't hold back from buying them so they came home with me...

Berty and Marie-Terese

Have you ever been to a Jean Bar? Well it literally looks like a real bar and it is the perfect place to buy your jeans. If you live in Dallas, you have to go check them out!

So, the moral of the story is come to our Blogger Connect events, they are fabulous just like you and we would love to meet you in person... If you are not in the Dallas area, like us anyway because the future goal is to make BC a national blogging network where we can set up events in a city near you, and if you would like to host an event, there is no reason why we can't make that happen!

Like our page so that you can be updated on future events, and find other great blogs.

Hope you enjoyed reading this post, maybe you want to follow me on instagram??

Ciao my ladies and XOXO,
~Mrs. S 

Blogger Connect Meetup this Friday December 13th!

Monday, December 9, 2013

Hello All!

If you are in the Dallas area this Friday and would like to meet some local bloggers, please join us for some fun at TheBluesJeansBar in Snyder Plaza.

I will be there along with several other fabulous bloggers, 
hope to see you there!

Mrs. S

Thanksgiving Week in Review

Friday, December 6, 2013

Hello Everyone, 

I meant to write this post last weekend about my week off and the events leading up to my first day back at school, but my pictures weren't downloading properly and I delayed this post until today.

Today was the first snow day we have had off since 2011 when the biggest storm to hit Dallas made us miss 4 days off from work.

Well, last night the biggest ice storm to hit Dallas in 15 years caused us to get a snow day and get iced in our house all day. Most of Dallas lost power, but thank goodness my suburb community has its own power and we had no issues with that.

Since I last wrote for you, we have had Thanksgiving, lost of Christmas shopping and decorating, time with my doggies, and family gatherings.

Here is a picture recap..

My girl Kursten and I after the state quarter finals (we won!)

Sebastian and Paisley before we went to dinner

Thanksgiving evening, I feel like I look so fat! Probably because of all the food I had just eaten!

I made this!

Corn hole in the backyard, the Mr. and Kursten were on the same team

From left to right: My mom Hilda, and sisters Abigail, Nancy, Esmeralda, Veronica and I. Yes my mom had 5 daughters and 1 son.

Found these beauties at J Crew outlet for $26!!!!!!

Shrimp appetizer from Quaker Steak and Lube, delish!

I have more photos I want to share, but my Google account is not letting me :(

Please come back and visit soon, lots of things coming up on the blog including my Christmas decor, and Christmas cards I am sending out this year.

Thanks for stopping by!

Mrs. S