Saturday, October 31, 2009

Happy Halloween!!!

It is Halloween finally!!! I have had my house decorated, thanks to my pesky neighbor, and I actually bought pumpkins to carve this year. It is a good year!!! My mother-in-law is glad to see that I am making progress in decorating my house for the seasons!! So I love getting the biggest pumpkin possible and I found these cheap pumpkins at Winco this year for only 6 cents a pound, so I could get my fat pumpkins for a under $2!! I guess I haven't carved a pumpkin in several years becuase I have forgotton how much work it is to scrape away the insides. Also, I apparently am rough on knives becuase I have gone through three of those dinky carving knives on just one pumpkin!! Oh well I guess I will have to find something a bit sturdier next year. So Happy Halloween!!!

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Soo Funny

Saw this baby in the news today and man was it funny!!! Even if he is stupid I will give it to him for being creative!!! I would like my bed to be motorized, I guess a twin size bed, so I could be really lazy and still get things done!!!

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

California Fun

For Fall Break this year Jesse and I decided we would head out to Southern California to hit up Magic Mountain and Knotts Berry Farm. Luckily it was also Jesse's cousins Court of Honor so we got to hit that up as well. Jesse was asked to be his escort at the Court of Honor which was pretty cool. The weather was amazing and the crowds were minimal making a perfect roller coaster trip!!! I think every fall break we will be hitting up roller coasters somewhere!!

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Onesie Extravaganza

I first saw these babies about two years ago on my friends friends blog and saved the picture for a new craft to do one day. With my sister-in-laws baby shower coming up I thought that would be a great gift to give that is cute, unique and personal. Luckily Danni has been making them like mad over the summer so I had an excellent teacher to help me along the way. Then Nicole called me and told me about this cute idea of a bunch of onesies and toys strung up with clothes pins in a basket. So I went with that idea and got a cute basket and found some really cute little baby clothes pins and away I went. It turned out really well and will definitely be a future baby shower gift.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

In Project Overdrive

I get a bit stir crazy and love having tons of projects becuase it makes me feel productive. Also it is getting cold and this is when I start up my knitting festivities but I am feeling bored of knitting so I have been tinkering with sewing. Lately I have been sewing quite a bit and have fallen in love with all the cool fabrics and dreaming up the things I can try to sew. My sister-in-law is expecting and has been talking about wanting a car seat cover/blanket. So in my strange craziness I have been googling away and oogling away as well to get ideas and I think I have found what I am going to make.

There is a killer sale going on at the fabric store and I want to try and knock one of these off. So if you want one let me know so then I will have a deadline and will finish it before the cold weather ends!! The fabric sale ends on the 10th so if you want one let me know before then and what color schemes you would like and I will try to work around those. Or you can pick your own fabric and bring it over. I think I will need 2 yards of a minky fabric and a 100% cotton or other similar type of fabric for the outer layer.

Saturday, October 3, 2009

Logan Marathon

I was talked into running another marathon and this time it was a bad, no fun day!!! Well...the first 18 miles were actually wonderful and I ran them faster, happier than last run but then it just got downright ugly!! I believe they call that hitting the wall and man did it hurt!! Needless to say I am glad I am done and will not be doing another ever again!! Cassidy was also talked into running by myself and Kim and I think she, okay know, she had the same feelings about running as I did!!
(Cassidy and I's early morning start, we were soo happy looking)

(Very glad to see some familiar faces)

(Starting to feel the Pain)

(Just hoping and Praying that It will be Over Soon)

(Cassidy and I Finally Finished)

Jesse's Birthday Bash

Jesse is finally a quarter of a century old!! I have been there for some time now so it is nice to have him reach that milestone! For the special occasion I decided that I would put to work my cake baking skills and make him a homemade chocolate cake. Fortunately it turned out well and was way more delicious than if I had bought a cake from the store.

(Somehow whenever there is a camera around my butt finds its way into a solo picture)

(I can't resist licking the serving utensils)

(My "Edgy" sister)

(Doesn't it look delicious, yes all three layers)

(Good thing I have lots of help from my friends!!)

(Jesse's second birthday cake that I made at his parents house)

Finally Finished

It took waaaayyyy longer than I wanted to but I finally finished refinishing the kitchen table and chairs!!! Ahhh at last, what a relief, sense of accomplishment, giddy joyous event, etc, etc, etc!! Now we are one step closer to being able to park into the garage, maybe before it starts snowing!! A girl can wish.



I LOVE how it turned out and am glad I decided to do it myself even if I had some issues and wanted to give up a few times!! :)