Friday, April 17, 2009

Just a quick hello to you guys! It's another busy weekend. I'll post some pics for you soon, I promise! This weekend I'm going on a death hike with my friend Val. I'll be sure to blog about that adventure. Maybe I'll even have pics to post..if my noodle arms r strong enough to take a picture. Just pray for me. LOL We're hiking up some "hill" by Lucky Peak. owww

Love you!!

Sunday, April 5, 2009

Thought I'd post a pic of the office with it's pretty new paint! It's much cozier. It has a bit of a mauve undertone to it...sometimes. We plan on getting other things to decorate with, but not till later this month. My bro is also going to build us a desktop that will span the entire wall where the existing desk is now. That way we will be able to hide the printer and filing cabinet under it w/o wasting room space. I'd still like to get a cozy chair for the office, too, but we'll see...much further down the road :)

The drama group parents all had a meeting today after church and we've collectively voted to not attend this years Nationals competition in Florida. We will instead all start saving now in order to go next year. We don't know which state it will be in, but we are definitely going. Much easier to plan for next year now, instead of trying to come up with 4k for our family to go in August! That was gonna be a bit tight.

We've got a lot of yard work to do in the back yard (and a bit in the front) this summer. I'm gearing up for it now. It's going to take some serious dedication, but it will be worth it. And, I'm excited for the results. I've also got some more painting I want to get done inside, just haven't decided on colors yet. Have some other things we are wanting to do inside, too..just a matter of money and time. Ok, mostly money. haha But if you don't have goals you can't ever expect to meet them!

Pastor always says "You deserve whatever you put up with." And it's so true. SO TRUE. And, obviously that can be a good or bad thing..depends on what you're putting up with ;)

Went and paid the Starbucks back today. What a bunch of sweeties. It's hard to leave a Starbucks and not feel cheery.

Had Chronic Tacos for was ok. No Chipotle, but good. I don't think anyone can beat Chipotle. Delish!! Chris got the fish taco and said it was really good. I got the carne asada taco..didn't taste like carne asada, but ok. J got chicken taquitos, they were good. They do give big portions, I'll give them that! And, they offered cilantro and lime as "toppings", so that was a big plus. But, I think it's a sin to serve Coke with mexican food. I firmly believe that Pepsi is the only soda that should ever be served or consumed with Mexican food (over crushed ice please). And, they served Coke. I yelled at Chris from the drink booth (he was paying), "COKE?!? They serve COKE?!?" *sigh* It's fine..better than urine. But not by much.

My sweet puppy is laying at my feet. Being soft and cozy and sweet. I'm thinkin about getting another pup. My Pastor and his wife breed dogs. They have Yorkies, Havanese and then a mix between the 2. I'm thinkin of getting one of the mixes. We'll see :) I like lapdogs (Sadie thinks she's a lapdog but she's not)..and these don't shed which is loverly. Plus they're adorable. So, we'll see..

Well, I'm gonna go upstairs to hang out with my sweetheart. Choose to make it a great day!

Love you :)

Saturday, April 4, 2009

Well last night I had a Pampered Chef party here at the house. It was super fun! Chris helped Renee with her presentation and did a great job! I told them they should be a cousin PChef team!

Then this morning I got up and went to work for a few hours. Whoever works on Saturday works alone. It's really nice to have a quiet 3 hours. This morning was especially great. The phone only rang twice I think, and only one LiveChat..I turned on my playlist and enjoyed the tunes while I picked and packed orders. It was a really nice morning. Then on the way home I stopped by Starbucks to get me and hubby some drinks .. pulled up to the window only to realized I had NO FORM OF PAYMENT! I was so embarrassed. The guy, being yet another fabulous 'Bucks employee gave me the drinks for free. I swear, other businesses could really learn a lot from Starbucks' customer service team. Whoever heads that up is fantastic. And not just cuz I got free drinks. They are always great. Always. I'm gonna go back and pay for the drinks, but I just thought that was so sweet of him.

Anyhooooo..I got home and Chris had prepped the office for our painting fun. We turned up the tunes, sipped on our drinks and painted our little hearts out! Had an awesome time. While we were doin that the kids went out and pulled weeds. They had a "great" time! LOL

While we were painting, Chris had a turkey and brats chili simmering. After we were done painting I made some queso, and some fresh guac. Chris made a delish vanilla cake with orange zest in it. Then for the frosting he mixed coolwhip and sour cream together, and then for the topping we had fresh strawberries and chopped nuts. AMAZING. Anyway, he also smoked some chicken wings up today. My bro came over and we're hanging out havin fun. Watched the basketball game, and the kiddos ride we're getting ready to Rockband.

It's been a great day. Gotta go so I can shred the bass. Can you shred the bass or only the guitar? hmm Well either way I'm gonna play :)

Love you..have a great weekend!