Tuesday, December 29, 2009

the bad and the good hit hard today

bad oh so bad....miss lady gaga cancelled her show at the chicago theater. Now i must return my tickets (but i do not want to) and then hope for a chance of getting new ones at the rosemont theater. oh bahhhh!

at least the bad was followed up by the good.

good oh so good....miss verwys booked two tickets to the DR today. count down 22 days to sun and vacation!!!

wrap up from Christmas:
such a fun day.
the traditions carried on.
baked french toast for breakfast.
really no surprise gifts (except one---john mayer tickets from my brother and sister)
christmas at my aunt jeans.
fun times with the family.
great food.
grandma played wii.
lots of laughing.
good times!

Monday, December 28, 2009

plug to the end….9 randoms! for 09 duhh

1.cant believe it is the end of the year…. I need to ask myself…will I make a list of new years resolutions? What do i want to accomplish! what will a new year bring, what did the old year bring.....i guess if i shall make a list i must reflect back. :)
2. oh the gym next week...oyi!
3. NYE, will it be fun????
4. 13 days....lady gaga!
5.joey just informed he feels sick…GET OUT OF MY OFFICE OR BRING ME THE LYSOL!
6.finished sex god by rob bell. Very good. Very interesting. Would recommend. One part “some of the most comforting words are—me too!” just to tip of the iceberg of goodness.
7.sermon yesterday. God only gives us as much as we can handle…..
8.i like my new lunch box...yup i now have a lunch box!
9.thinking of the possiblity of a warm trip...ahh happy thoughts!

Thursday, December 24, 2009

beautiful sparkling red smitten with mitten fingures

Christmas eve as follows:
early y run
work til noon
home---packed up many duffel's bc I do not own a super tote
gathered the presents
arrived at the parents, destination for the evening
took a nap by the fire
repainted my nails
getting ready for the christmas eve service
then dinner with mom and dad, as we anticipate the arrival of jeff and betsy
morning—I predict 830 (if I get my way)
baked french toast (tradition)
Off to aunt jeans for the day, christmas with the family

ho ho ho what a holly jolly christmas it will be!!!

Recap of the week
k & g christmas
received two new awesome books!!! hit up walgreens and meijers in anticipation to finish jimmy b’s christmas present

christmas cookie making with the cousins
and gift exchange with b, receive a beautiful bowl already proudly displayed in the kitchen

em & kari christmas evening
happy hour at red ball jets
followed my gift exchange. Received awesome multicolor mugs! Beautiful eshatz necklace, and hot panties! Leopard is in you know!
Off to the mall for last minute shopping
movie julia and julia
meijer run, ingredients for my dish to pass....

and now revert back to the top....to see the journey and anticipation from there.

:And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow,
stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons.
It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags.
And he puzzled and puzzled 'till his puzzler was sore.
Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before.
What if Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store.
What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more:

:For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace:

Sunday, December 20, 2009

christmas tradition shall carry on

cooking and treats was what this afternoon was all about. My mom and I made almost three bags of pretzels covered in scrumptious chocolate (white and milk) with sprinkles, andes mints, and drizzle---followed by porcupine balls and peppermint bark. Such delicious treats and time with my mom....and dad he got all the rejects and any that he wanted to create himself.
May have resulted in gut rot, you can judge by the picture.....

Saturday, December 19, 2009

being girly is fun….

to the melting pot

delicious chocolate
delicious food to dip into the chocolate
lots of lovely ladies
perfect friday night

Sunday, December 13, 2009

a very merry christmas weekend

-festival of lights at Calvary with b, followed by a falala movie (and a quick stop at the house down the street to take a picture with b's fav lights!)

-cinderalla at civic with mom, grandma, aunt jean, Lauren and betsy.

-little Christmas shopping

-griffins game with a new moon movie star to drop the puck

-Sunday Christmas movie marathon @ kims from 1130-9.
We also scrap booked and beaded, snacked and took naps.
1. home alone
2. love actually
3. elf
4. dan and real life

Feeling there is a lot more Christmas activities/errands/list to be done this week……hopefully it all gets done!

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

is that treadmill dust on your arm?

put three friends together at the y after a long day at work…and you get fun filled night working on their fitness.

1. shatto having to use the bathroom three times, but on the third she leaves the treadmill on, results: trips, falls, and hits the wall. Yup still laughing
2. betsy making a u-turn down the center aisle, to inform us that cutie cute boy is here, today!
3. three girls looking everywhere and giggling like school girls trying to find him.
4. shatto trying to put her water bottle on the bike and misses the cup holder and then nearly falling off the bench in the locker room, yup off her game--per her!
5. kari trying to explain the falling story to betsy well laughing uncontrollable, after being given “just a second finger” by a man that wanted to use the spray bottle first.

since I know you are all jealous and want to join in on such adventures, show up to the david d huntington ymca around 5:30 on a Tuesday night.

on a side note: we are expected to get a STORM, major snow….over 10 is the rumor. We shall see what the morning brings, to bad MES doesn’t believe in snow days……

Sunday, December 6, 2009

what about a road trip?

Friday night: Pilots-snowy car-old men-big gulps-powder doughnuts- sudden whisper and then exits-jimmie johns-bathroom break-arrival to laurs apartment. riding in a car for 5 ½ hours.

Saturday: Up at 8-two bridal store appointments-three possible dresses-narrowed down to one, the final one, cute-lunch-more wedding shopping-wal-mart bathroom(gross)-shopping-dinner in downtown indy-nails-movies-snoring-girl talk-bed at 2.

Sunday: breakfast-depart at 11-christmas music ladygagax10-speedway one stop shop-3 min rest stop. Arrival in gr in 4 ½. So much more efficient

thats the way we roll.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

deck the halls

That is what we did Sunday night
tree-check, lights-checks, snow globe-check, nativity-check
Christmas music has been in full swing at work
first christmas treat arrived to the office via ups
Currently watching the lighting of the Christmas tree in Rockefeller center
Snow is in the forecast for tomorrow/weekend
Christmas list started for others and myself
Count down 24 days……
I love Christmas!