Friday, November 30, 2007

I would like to introduce you to...

Bella!!!

Thursday, November 29, 2007

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

New Scarves...

In my Etsy shop! Check them out!

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Puppy!!!

Today I got the sweetest little early Christmas/Birthday present! Here she is... She's Crested Poodle. (Mostly Poodle) My family completely surprised me and brought her home!! I'm so excited!!!

I've been trying to come up with a name for her and I thought I would ask you all for help.... What do you think???

Here's the ideas I have so far

  • Aravis (From C.S. Lewis' Horse and His Boy)
  • Summer
  • Bella (From Charles Dicken's Our Mutual Friend)
  • Hero (From Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing)
  • I'm open to other ideas... and I'm taking votes!


All American Family

My family was gracious and patient enough to indulge my whim to take this picture.... even though they all REALLY wanted to dig into the turkey!!!

Monday, November 26, 2007

Thanksgiving

Gravy

Flowers

Thursday, November 22, 2007

Give Thanks


So how can I thank you? What can I bring?
What can these poor hands lay at the feet of the king?
I’ll sing you a love song it’s all that I have
To tell you I’m grateful for holding my life in your hands

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Celine dion and Josh groban live - the prayer

I found this the other night and have been enjoying listening to it since. The harmonies are (As Phronsie Pepper would say)Bee-yoo-ti-ful! Some people like the Charlotte Church/Groban version of this song better, but I enjoy the contrast between Celine's voice and Groban's. Plus, as an added bonus, you can watch Celine Dion's "Barbie" arms... :-)

Monday, November 19, 2007

Etsy

Well, I am now a business owner. Sort of....

In an attempt to make a little extra money, I've opened a shop on Etsy. I like to crochet scarves, so I thought I'd try that. Check out my shop and tell me what you think! I had two scarves on there but one sold already... I'm working on more now... but, it's a start!

Friday, November 16, 2007

Big Weekend Plans

It's another one of my "big weekends" coming up. For me, a big weekend is when I don't really have much planned, so I fill up all my projected time with projects. So many projects that I will never get them all done... here they are
  • Read two novels
  • Crochet 3 scarves
  • make pancakes
  • finish painting my nightstand
  • sort through all my summer clothes
  • watch Daniel Deronda
  • Vaccuum
  • Sleep
  • start packing for Thanksgiving trip
  • Write

Thursday, November 15, 2007

Good News

"If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves."
-Thomas A. Edison

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

So...

As I have nothing slotted to post today... I was thinking... I'm tired of talking about myself. So, what are you all doing today??? I'm interested to know just how many people check my blog today. So, say hi!

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Oliver! - I'd Do Anything

I love this song... used to sing it to Lukey all the time when he was a baby!

Friday, November 09, 2007

Luke wanted to go to the party too

But, we had fun at home.

Thursday, November 08, 2007

Harvest Party

Joe and Lydia went as

Leonard daVinci

And the Mona Lisa

Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Twins

Click Here to read this amazing story.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007

I like colorful food

This is:
  • Chicken
  • Red Peppers
  • Black Olives
  • Tomatoes
  • Onion
  • Avocado
Yummy!

Monday, November 05, 2007

Apple Picking

We like to go to orchard about 50 miles north of us... and "pick" apples. Should we get Jonamacs? Or Honeycrisp? Or both????

Friday, November 02, 2007

Our dear, darling baby....

The other day I called home in the middle of the day to talk to mom.
Mom answered the phone: "Hi Honey."
Sarah yells: "Hi Becca!"
I was astonished. "Mom, how does she know it's me?"
Mom said: "I have no idea."

So, then last night we were talking about it and Katie had this brilliant idea.
"Maybe Mom only calls you 'honey' so that's why Sarah knew it was you. Stephanie, what does Mom call you?"
Stephanie: "Sweetheart."
Katie: "See? She only calls Rebecca 'honey'. I know how to prove it. Sarah, where is 'honey'?"
Sarah immediately pointed to herself and said: "Me."
We thought this was hilarious and so Katie continued to ask her: "Where is 'sweetheart'?"
Again, Sarah points to herself: "Me"
Katie tried one more: "Where is 'dear'?"
Sarah pointed to herself a third time, then changed her mind and pointed behind her at the man on the couch: "Daddy"

Thursday, November 01, 2007

Bedroom

I bought this awesome wall sculpture at Hobby Lobby this weekend. They were having an incredible sale!!! Can you believe I got this for $20!?!

Here it is lit up... I just couldn't resist putting some twinkle lights around it.

Also, here's a shot of my bedroom colors...
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