2009 Archive

My Fav Pics from 2009

I went through all 11,000 pics I took last year! I narrowed it down to about 90 something and then had to choose from there. It was fun and a bit challenging. As an “artist” I think we get attached to certain pictures for one reason or another. I tried not to just post the …

Read More…

2009 Blog Review

I was reminded by Lisanne (blog removed) of a post I did back in 2006 at New Years and decided to do the post again for 2009. Post the first sentence of the first post of each month. I did mine with the first post that wasn’t a recipe or I heart faces post. January …

Read More…

Christmas in Pictures

Lights Our house decorated for Christmas The most lights we’ve ever put up! Christmas morning Stocking Treasures The boys in front of all the gifts…waiting patiently I love taking this picture of them in their PJ’s every year.

Read More…

Christmas 2009 {what we got}

Every year I try to write up what we got just to have it to look at years from now. Rob navy blue jogging suit pocket knife socks Panini Press Me black jogging suit Victoria Secret secrets – nothing exciting, I promise Gravy Boat Kitchen Spritzer Drew wallet Auburn hat pocket knife Under Armor Auburn …

Read More…

Blessings

Yesterday I was able to sit back (for the most part) and enjoy the day. Being observant of my surroundings, I became mindful of how thankful I am for a few things, like: great in-laws that I get along with a brother-in-law that is quite helpful and enjoys being with his nephews making it a …

Read More…

Christmas Eve {2009}

Today I spent nearly the entire day making everything for tomorrow: Oreo balls Banana Nut Bread Muffins Spinach Artichoke Dip Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Cookies Sausage Balls Sausage-Cheese English muffins (make-ahead snack or breakfast) After all that cooking, I was exhausted! I relaxed while watching White Christmas, which is not one of my favorite Christmas …

Read More…

Christmas Past

PJ’s 1998 2004 2005 Santas through the years This isn’t all the Santa photos. I’m missing 1998 and 2002, I think:-( If I find them, I’ll redo it! You’ll notice we’ve seen the same santa every year since 2001! 1. With Santa 1999, 2. With Santa 2000, 3. With Santa 2001, 4. Santa 2003, 5. …

Read More…

This Weekend in Review

This weekend has been fashioned from traditions that we’ve started, enjoying each others company, searching for a tree, cutting it down at Lakeside Tree Farm. Then, heading to Columbus to eat at Chef Lee’s. Coming home to watch the SEC & ACC Championship games. The next day we finished decorating the tree and putting up …

Read More…

Deck the Halls!

This weekend has been fashioned from traditions that we’ve started, enjoying each others company, searching for a tree, cutting it down at Lakeside Tree Farm. Then, heading to Columbus to eat at Chef Lee’s. Coming home to watch the SEC & ACC Championship games. The next day we finished decorating the tree and putting up …

Read More…

Show Us Your Life {Christmas Trees}

I wrote three posts last year about my Christmas decorations. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Christmas trees 2000 2004 2005 2006 2009 Here’s a pic of Drew in our other house with the bare tree, waiting to decorate it.

Read More…

Christmas Trees

I wrote three posts last year about my Christmas decorations. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Christmas trees 2000 2004 2005 2006 2009 Here’s a pic of Drew in our other house with the bare tree, waiting to decorate it.

Read More…

Show Us Your Life {Christmas Traditions}

I wrote a few years ago about my traditions I had growing up, but not sure I’ve talked about the traditions we’ve started with our family. 1.) Choosing & cutting down a real Christmas tree ourselves Growing up, I never had a real tree. So now that I’ve been in Auburn for 14 Christmases every …

Read More…

Current Christmas Traditions

I wrote a few years ago about my traditions I had growing up, but not sure I’ve talked about the traditions we’ve started with our family. 1.) Choosing & cutting down a real Christmas tree ourselves Growing up, I never had a real tree. So now that I’ve been in Auburn for 14 Christmases every …

Read More…

For Today…

Saw this from Fun Mama. I like doing these and haven’t done one exactly like this before. Outside my window… beautiful 67 degree weather. I am thinking… why my 11 year old is crawling around on the floor when he’s supposed to be in bed. I am thankful for… my family and the roof over …

Read More…

Pizza Bagel Party

The day after Thanksgiving was a day of tailgating, celebrating, and football. For the Iron Bowl, I decided to have to have a Pizza party with mini-pizzas. I kept it simple with minimal ingredients, but for a true pizza party here’s what you will need: Ingredients: Mini-Bagels (cut in half) Soft Dinner Rolls (cut in …

Read More…

Happy Thanksgiving!

Earlier this year while going through all the stuff I got from my Grandmother’s house, I came across a book with a lot of my stuff from school. Seeing these Thanksgiving projects brought back many memorable memories and I just had to share them. My turkey from 2nd grade (I think) My Thanksgiving letter from …

Read More…

Family Campout with Cub Scouts

Back in October we went with Pack 29 Cub Scouts to Family Camp. For those of you who don’t realize, Drew crossed over to Boy Scouts in April and Alex isn’t old enough to be in Cub Scouts. That means that Rob is a the Cubmaster while not having a son in the organization. That’s …

Read More…

Life Update

I’ve been so busy lately. I started a temporary job at the Auburn University Library. I’m there four days a week M-Th from 6 pm to 12 am. I also substitute as much as possible and still work at the day care teaching music M & W. All this means that if I sub on …

Read More…

Show Us Your Life {Pets}

Today is Show Us Your Life, Pets edition. Here is Rosie, who is are Pebroke Welsh Corgi. We’ve had her for about 9 years. We were living in our first home, had only been there a few months. We had been without a dog for not quite a year after having our other Pembroke Corgi, …

Read More…

Trip to get Firewood

We always have a great time out at Mr. Tony’s place, cutting wood, playing with the dogs, walking around, watching the horses, chasing the chickens…What more could you ask for? See all the pics from our day here.

Read More…