mission accomplished! i had the most delightfully exhausting trip to NYC! the weather was perfect. it was just cool enough that we could all wear our scarfs! i love riding the subway… without fail, we are snapping photos while we are waiting for the train, on the train… the performers in the subway… the subway […]

live from new york

i love this town. LOVE LOVE LOVE it here… alas, it’s time to go home. we have had a wonderful stay. it’s been short, but i am SO exhausted that i can hardly wait to lay my head back for my four hour nap home! coming here straight from CKU-a was a little bit crazy… […]

eric's creation

i am so excited! it arrived… my ‘rosette’… about 6 weeks ago, as eric and i were talking about my living room ‘decor’ ideas, we came up with this really cool idea to take up space on this HUGE wall. anything that i would try to put up on the mosterous plant shelf was just […]

baby shower

so much crazyness going on around here! wow… what a wild weekend… and now i am hoppin’ trying to get stuff in order to take off for CKU-a!! so i have been talking up my ‘decorating project’… and i am happy to report that it got done in time for the party! i have some […]

morning? already?

i hate morning. isn’t that sad? i am looking out the window… and it’s a beautiful new day… and i have a headache and am not very interested in moving. i am still sitting in my bed trying to make a plan for today. i haven’t been this bad lately… in fact i have been […]

seeing pink

this, my friends… is what happened last night in my living room… it’s very PINK! and yes… that is eric… dutifully painting a color onto his walls that he is very much opposed to! but … is giving me (very generous amounts) of creative freedom for the first time in our marriage! (and i take […]

my celebration

so before memory trends, i blogged about the little dinner party i had last week… but i didn’t get a chance to post the photos because i was too busy decorating jeans! and that was quite a task! but i have to share these photos, it all turned out so beautifuL! i finally settled on […]


so happy to be home! memory trends was an ABSOLUTE blast… i am having blog guilt again.. so i thought i’d post this cute photo of my girls… and our jeans! i am so happy cause my kids are off school for the next two days, and we are just going to hang out and […]


i love martha. i just think she is amazing and fabulous! i am tivo-ing the martha apprentice at the moment… and i have to wait until eric comes home from scouts before we can watch it. i can’t wait. i am pretty impressed with how she has reinvented herself… i dig her live talk show… […]

what day is it?

i feel like the days are smooshing together. i have been bad blogger… i had all this great intention to tell about my awesome trip… and now… it’s like forever later! more travels, preparations for memory trends… and spelling tests, running, frozen meals, conference, baby shower, meetings and any and everything in between! all in […]