Nov 27, 2011


We spent Thanksgiving up at the Diamond Fork cabin with my family. It was great food, weather, and company what more is there to say :)

It wouldn't be right if I didn't say the things that I am grateful for this Thanksgiving so in no particular order here are my top things

My marriage
My 'handsome boy'
My Health
Cafe Rio
Sunday Dinner
. . . and my soon to be new iPod player from Anthropology-hint hint Derek!

Nov 19, 2011

Madi's Bridal Shower

 My little sister Madi is getting married next month so my older sister and I decided to throw her a bridal shower in good sisterly fashion. I don't want to toot my own horn but . . . well I guess that's what this post is pretty much about, me throwing a super cute shower . . . If only I had done a better job taking pictures of it. There were drinks, and guests, and presents, I swear

Older sis made this banner

The invitation . . . if you were so lucky . . .

Spa party favor table

                                                                                The cute Bride herself opening her Ooo la-la's


   Each guest filled out a little advice for the bride to be

This is my ebay section! I LOVE ebay and I was able to score this 1950's Bride Bingo game for $3

      And thanks to ebay all her guests were able to stylishly enjoy their meal on their vintage snacks trays!                                                                                           I love these - Sigh 
While I am at it I should thank the D.I for all their picture frames that I spent days collecting. I spray painted them white and with chalkboard paint for place-cards . . . food cards? My mind is drawing a blank on the word

At the end of the event  the bugs was being a little fussy so Cito and my mom said they would take him. I can hear him from the other room fussing away then -SILENCE- I yell, "what are you guys doing in there" and my mom's timid voice replies, "Nothing . . ." I go running in and bugs is as content as can be CHOMPING up a sugar cookie! Leave to it to Grannie Annie and Cito to start him on sweets right away, I am pretty sure that's what she did to all of us kids and that's why we were all sooooo spastic as kids (see family videos for further A.D.D proof). 

Nov 17, 2011


Derek dusted off the old fog machines (4 of them) and so our Hallows Eve began on a foggy night......

Ok really it was a crystal clear night and because 4 smoke machines (more is more) create so much -well smoke -our neighbor came running over thinking something was on fire :)

We had a great Halloween trick or treating with the "Bugs" and also having a small get to together with some close friends. I think Pinterest should sponsor me, my whole party came from them.

                                                                 Shrunken Apple head cider  

Oh ya and the "Bugs" turned 5 months a few days before Halloween... Next week he will be 6 months so I'll post on that for sure. Well . . . kinda for sure . . . who knows if I actually will these days so I am going to say that I intend to and it will probably be a couple weeks late . . .

Nov 7, 2011


. . .  I like you

Happy be-lated Halloween