Archive for December, 2008

As much as I’m glad to have life go back to normal after the crazy holidays, I’m going to miss it when the year finally ends. It’s been so much fun going to our families’ houses for Christmas. I enjoy the time spent and all the really good food. I think I may have to go up a pant size, but it’s okay. I now have 360 more days to shed it off till next year.

The kids had a wonderful time and I think I may have to start building more shelves to store all the goodies they got. Course after all the stacks of presents they received, they’re still content playing simple things. Miss K got a plastic whistle in one of her gifts and it’s become a favorite.

I got a brand new pair of jammies. The hubs and I exchange jammies every year as our presents. Mine are pink and polka dotted (he knows me well). He also surprised me by folding all the laundry and putting it away. For those of you who don’t know me well, laundry is something I struggle with. I have no problem getting it washed, but getting it folded and put away becomes difficult for me. So for him to do all of it and put it away (five million pairs of socks and all) he’s now my hero. I love him!

All in all it was a great vacation.

Though I took hundreds of pictures through the last week, I’m only going to share one for now.

This is my Christmas tree lights….

Have a happy New Year!


Just wanted to wish you all a very Merry Christmas. Thank you so much for being a part of my life.

Thank you to all my clients who support me and my work. Thank you to my family for being so supportive.  Thank you to my friends who love me no matter how nutty I am.

Finally, thank you to our Savior Jesus Christ whose birth we are celebrating. It is because of Him that we celebrate this wonderful holiday.

Have a fun, safe, and happy holiday!!



Okay well it feels like it.

The kids and I have been holed up in our house for days. We’ve been trying to enjoy it as much as possible. Last night we started getting ready for Christmas and finally put up the tree. We waited since mr. D will probably pull off all the ornaments anyway.  So far only one has been pulled off and nothing’s been broken. They’ve only been awake for two hours, so we’ll see how long that lasts. Mr. I already unrolled one of my wrapping paper rolls and decided it was a “light saver” (or saber, but he can’t say it correctly). He’s an active kid and hope someday he can channel that energy into something cool like baseball.

In other news; we brought the dog in from outside. It’s actually not too bad having her around the house. She used to be an indoor dog when we lived in Hawaii. Thankfully she’s still potty trained. The kids are enjoying her and though it does add to the chaos, we’ve decided it’s a lot of fun having her indoors again. I had to wash her twice just to get the stink out. She’s been inside for a week already and it’s time for another bath.

So if you read all that, congrats on reading about my boring life. We’re off today to town (finally) to finish up some last minute shopping. Maybe after driving in the snow, dealing with large crowds, and spending money, I’ll finally be ready to be stuck home again.


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My kids enjoying the snow yesterday.

(Don’t worry, their hands didn’t freeze. We were only out for a few minutes.)

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