Saturday, December 24, 2011

Light Bulb Reindeer

Here are some pics of my gifts to those close to me. I made them myself, from lightbulbs.
They were a lot of work, but I was happy with the end result. What do you think?

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving Everybody!

Monday, October 31, 2011

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Must try this

Use fabric markers on drapery panels and write your favorite quotes, poems, lyrics. ect.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Winter Bucket List

Mike and Molly

I hadn't seen the show Mike and Molly until I went to Vegas this past weekend. My mother had recently purchased the first season and proceeded to tell me how I just had to watch it.

Breaking down, I sat down and began to watch. OMG!!! I then went on to watch the entire first season in TWO days. It was that good!!!! Talk about a funny show! I love the Mike character and the Molly character reminds me of myself in so many ways. It's a great show and I highly recommend it. As soon as I find it in will be mine to watch over and over and over and over.....

To learn more about the show click on the link

Wednesday, September 28, 2011


If I could, I would have a vase of tulips in my home year-round.

Decorating Ideas

As I was looking on Pinterest today, I came across some cute and clever decorating ideas.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

30th Birthday

Here is a breakdown of how my 30th birthday played out.

My wonderful parents came up from Vegas so that way I wasn't alone on my birthday. It was great for my mom and me, because we were able to catch up on all our shopping (looking for me).

One of our favorites Tai Pan Trading. They had all their Halloween decor out and my mom and I were having the time of our life.

Here I am trying on a ridiculously huge Halloween top-hat.

My wonderful mother also cut my hair (twice) while she was out. My mother has always loved my long hair and I knew it was going to take some persuading to get her to agree to chop off my hair, but she did a great job and I think no one could have done a better job.

On Sept 9 my parents and I went to dinner with my two Uncles. My uncle and I share the same birthday so it was extra special for both of us. When trying to decide where to go, we chose, of course, OLIVE GARDEN. (It also helped that they were serving the Never Ending Pasta Bowl)

My wonderful Uncles gave me a beautiful arrangement of flowers.

And my mother (bless her heart) made favors for all of us.

Well, my birthday finally came and when I started to drive to my aunts to meet with my mom and dad to go to our annual Scrapbook Convention Adventure...I got in an accident. First accident I've been in in a long time. Luckily it wasn't my fault, and I have a huge amount of support from my wonderful Deputy co-workers (3 showed up to help) and my parents (who also showed up).

Now it was time for my Birthday Dinner. My parents, my aunt Diane and uncle Don, cousin Russell and his cousin Dave and I all went to the Old Spaghetti Factory at Trolley Square. A must-have-to-stop for any trip to Salt Lake as I was growing up.

My aunt (bless her heart) told the server it was my birthday and had everyone sing to me.

My cousin Russell, his cousin Dave and me...Cherell Sandwich anyone?

My wonderful parents (Can you tell my mom hates taking pictures?)

My Aunt Diane and Uncle Don

My cousin Russell (my dog sitter/trainer) and me. Aren't we cute??

All in all.... I laughed, I cried and it was all I expected my 30th Birthday to be. Best part out of everything, was my parents being there to share my special day. My family means the world to me and I love them with all my heart. XOXO


For those that actually frequent my blog you may have noticed a couple new songs to my playlist. Music is my life and it only seems fitting to have my playlist playing while you read/skim/ whatever my blog. So, if you get a free moment, scroll to the bottom and listen to the new tunes I added for your listening pleasure.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Monday, September 5, 2011

PIcker Sisters

I have found a new show to be addicted to -- PICKER SISTERS on Lifetime.

They go around to back-road junk yards, buy rusted up pieces of junk and turn them into works of art.

Check out some of their transformations..

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

My Uncle's Secret Garden

Went to my Uncles house yesterday for dinner and took some pics of their beautiful Secret Garden

Check out my crafts. They make a great gift!!!