Thursday, May 20, 2010

What to do...

To Blog or not to Blog that is the question! For some reason I just haven't been able to get myself in gear to blog lately even though friends and family have kindly reminded me that I haven't posted in a very long time. I guess I've over blogging for now. For now I'm gonna stick to facebook I guess although I will keep my page up since it has links to my fellow friends and family.

Friday, March 12, 2010

Spring Break!

Spring Break is almost over and we've stayed busy yet stilled enjoyed some time to relax. Since we have a pretty big trip coming up in July we decided it would be best to stay around here and get some some things done.
We started the week of with the celebrating Steve's birthday. He decided no birthday cake this year and wanted chocolate bundt cake instead.

We headed up to Amarillo to spend the weekend with Steve's family. It was great to see so many family members during one trip.

One of our projects was putting curtains up in our bedroom. These are the first window treatments we have put up in our house. I was excited to find some that matched our bedding so well.

Steve worked on getting our porch all ready for spring. He added hanging baskets and I love them! The hard part is finding flowering plants that will grow in complete shade.

I call him "allergy alley cat" although his real name is Shadow. No, we did NOT get a cat! This is the cat who used to live in our house (and now lives next door) and caused me untold hours of allergy woes. He seems to be a sweet kitty but every time I see him I am reminded of sneezing :)

Thursday, February 25, 2010


Finally, a nice snow in Waco. I've lived in Waco almost 20 years (wow, really 2o years, go figure) and I don't remember ever having a prettier snow than on Tuesday. It was beautiful!! I loved the big fat flakes that fell and covered everything within a few hours. We got out of school at noon and had a late start the next day, a perfect 2 days for someone who works at a school :) One of my favorite things was driving to school on Wednesday and seeing all the snow men around town!
Since Steve got home early Tuesday as well we took advantage of an afternoon off and went car shopping. We had done some test drives on Sunday and were trying to decide if we were ready to make the leap into an SUV. Well, I've been ready for years :) We found the right deal and since no other customers were at the dealership things went pretty fast. So we are now the proud owners of a 2010 Hyundai Veracruz. I've been checking this SUV out for a few years so I am so excited to finally have one! We traded in the Civic so Steve now gets to drive the Camry. We haven't had any issues with the Camry so that's great. I love the color and it has room for 7 so come over and I'll give you a ride!

Sunday, February 14, 2010


The Winter Olympics are here! I love watching the Olympics and after visiting Salt Lake City this summer and seeing some of the past venues I am even more pumped up. My favorite sport is figure skating- pairs, dance, men's, and women's- I like them all. The next 2 weeks will be packed with enjoyment of celebrating USA wins and the overall artistry of so many events. I also like the Visa commercials, Go World!

Last Friday we awoke to a little bit of snow. Nothing like the Dallas area but it was more than we have gotten in awhile. I actually enjoyed driving to school that day seeing the snow on the trees and such, so pretty.

Sunday, January 31, 2010

new favs

I decided to share a few of my new favs as far as entertainment go.

Thanks to my friend, Freddy, I started watching "Glee" this fall. It's hilarious and the music is very, very good. It's not coming back on till April, thanks to American Idol, so you can catch up on the first 13 episodes before it returns.

I have both Glee soundtracks (yes, even though it's only through half of it's first season there are 2 soundtracks) but really like the 2nd one the best. It's got covers of Cyndi Lauper, Barbara Streisand, and Def Leopard-quite a mix, just to name a few!

I just finished the 3rd "Anne" book. I loved reading when I was growing up but I guess I just missed them along the way. I have enjoyed finally reading these! Karen has the movies which she keeps telling me are great so I'll be watching those soon.

Last week we headed to the movies and saw Leap Year. I loved it! It's just a fun romantic comedy with Amy Adams (who I think is great). We have seen some other movies this winter like Avatar, Up in the Air and When in Rome.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

So behind!

I know, I know! I haven't updated my blog in forever. It's not that we haven't been doing things or I don't have things to say it's just... no idea. I do know that I don't have pics to share because I had to trade my laptops again.
Steve and I have been enjoying winter so far. We took a quick trip to Branson, MO right after Christmas that was GREAT! One day I'll post pictures. We are looking onward to visiting Hawaii in late July.
Going to basketball games has kept us busy which is good since that's my favorite sport. January 29, 2010 will mark the 2 year post LID waiting period. I get asked all the time "how much longer" which I don't mind, I just wish I knew :) I am hopeful that things will speed up a little and we won't have to wait 2 more years. I'm looking forward to doing some shopping to celebrate our LID this year :)
Hope all is well, if you have suggestions for Hawaii I'm all ears!