Thursday, June 26, 2008
So here are my chocolate cake mix cookies! I love them and the bad part is that AJ doesn't love them (he's very picky when it comes to types of cookies) and that means I have a lot of cookies sitting on my counter right now that I'm trying really hard not to consume! I did give a plate away to my friend Anna, but what about the rest?! Just 1 cookie a day? Maybe I'll give some more away! And with that same friend Anna, we've decided to hold each other accountable to running (yikes!) 3 times a week early (7:30am) in the morning before our husbands go to work at the church. That way they can watch the kiddos-or kid-while we run. I'm scared, mainly because I don't want to be a quitter in this area and I know it'll be good if I just do it. And if I have to bring Lily along that's fine too because of our cool jogger stroller. But we figure if we both hold each other to this then we have to do it right? Because AJ can't wear the "trainer" hat with me. I just get annoyed. Which is sad, because I know he'd be good at it. But he's my husband-not trainer. Anyway, that is what I'm writing today. Sadly to all of you out there that read this blog just for those Lily pictures, well, there are none for this post. Sorry. But I've got some cute ones saved up that I'll post next time!! So here's to working out! And chocolate cookies! Oh no, what did I commit to?!
Friday, June 20, 2008
We were all taking pictures as couples/families, and poor Andrea was alone because Jeff had to leave early to get back to work! So, the next best thing is me! Just kidding =)Ranch lips! This girl LOVES ranchMmmm....ribs. I set this plate in front of her, totally forgetting that she'd grab at it and I look down and she's humming like she always does when she eats and she's got BBQ sauce on her face! It was quite funny! Posing with some decor in the restaurant. Lily was fascinated with this man and kept wanting to touch it!They had this nasty bear rug on top of a piano-it was scary looking!Finally, the last photo for this post! We stopped at a rest area on the way home so we could feed Lily lunch. AJ was trying to be "artsy" and do a weird angle. I kinda like it! I'm glad to be home to sleep in my own bed, but I wish I was back at Eagle Crest already! Can't wait to go again in August!
Sunday, June 15, 2008
HAPPY FATHER'S DAY TO MY WONDERFUL HUSBAND!
Then Friday night, I was at my sister-in-law's shower (it went fantastic! I forgot my camera of course, so as soon as I get some copies I'll scan them in and share them!) and I get home and AJ proceeds to tell me Lily got a high fever of 103 degrees! This is her first high one-we've been lucky. Anyway, she must have gotten some sort of flu bug because this fever lasted 2 days! It went down slowly each day, and today finally, she's pretty much back to normal. But I felt horrible that AJ had to deal with her sickness when I wasn't here! He did such a great job though and did everything wonderfully-putting a wet wash cloth on her head to cool her off, giving medicine, pushing liquids down her throat! It's been a long weekend because of her-but we've made it. So today for Father's Day we're laying low-which is what AJ wanted. But mostly because we're exhausted from her lack of sleeping last night! She was up 4 times-each within 2 hours. She was crying at 1:45 and her fever broke then, and then she woke up again at 3:15 am. OUCH! I stayed home with her today from church so she can rest. And AJ is loving laying on the couch watching golf-his kind of afternoon. And we're supposed to leave for Eagle Crest tomorrow with AJ's family, but we might postpone it a day to make sure she's feeling back to normal. So far so good! I just hope she keeps getting better and not worse because I'd love to get away for a bit!
So in light of all this, I'd like to say Happy Father's Day to my dad and also AJ's dad! ( I don't have a picture of him with Lily on my camera-I need to get one! Sorry!!)
Thursday, June 12, 2008
Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Andrea and Elizabeth eating amazing dessert from Kyllos (we had dinner there Friday night)Wearing their new flip-flops from my sister and I. Our idea was to give the guests (it worked out that there were only 2 of them!) little presents at each meal throughout the weekend. At dinner, they received flip-flops and nail files. Of course I forgot to get pictures of the other gifts, but they got money at breakfast the next morning for shopping, and dinner that night was a cute note pad with pens, and breakfast on the last day was some beachy looking coasters and some cute cups. Just little gifts, but they were fun to buy-and give!The view from the deck of our beach house! The glare isn't so great, but it was soo pretty outside! We also went in the hot tub-no pics. of that either! Oh well :)Then, Sat. late morning we headed on over to the outlets-and we were there for 7 1/2 hours!!! Seriously! I couldn't believe it. We were there from 11-6:30. That's the loot from all of us put together. I have never shopped that long! And it was nice to not have Lily with me either so I could shop till I dropped! We were sure pooped! After regrouping from our long day we went and had dinner at McMenamins. They have the best burgers there! My sister and I-I've never thought we looked alike, but I can kinda see it here!
Elizabeth and Andrea-she's wearing a sash I made that says "Bride To Be" in rhinestone iron on letters. It was fun to make and fun to see her wearing it!
The Group (not many pictures of all of us together! It's hard to do!)
I do love hanging out with these girls because they love to watch the show "Friends" as much as I do! I brought along one of the seasons and we watched a few episodes at night. So nice to relax and be able to look out at the ocean! Then as if our shopping trip on Saturday wasn't long enough, we decided to hit the outlet malls AGAIN on our way home! We were only there for an hour that time though! I had such a fun weekend with these girls and am kinda sad it's over. It's exciting to know that Andrea's just getting closer and closer to her big day!