Monthly Archives: November 2008

Many Faces


Oh, my Fripits! You make the world go round for me.

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Fripits and I had a screaming contest.

She won.

{Every. Single. Time.}

Fave Friday

1. Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, green beans, dinner rolls, sweet potatoe casserole with marshmellow topping, pumpkin pie, pecan pie, strawberry pie, and apple pie.

‘Nuff said.

2. I was able to get the house all decoated for christmas, and it looks great! Especially the mantle!

3. A shopping trip planned for later today. I’m not sure if I will find anything, but just a day out with girlfriends sounds nice to me!

4. Watching a group of kids play with my parent’s Wii. It’s just too much fun to watch people swing at things in the air.

5. A romantic dinner with Brian outside after a long day. He made me Fetuccini Alfredo. Yummy…is pasta a love language??

Gratefulness….in a random sort of way.

Air conditioning
Fresh flowers on my kitchen table
Twinkle lights
Nikon cameras
Chocolate chips
Cheddar cheese (imported!!)
My laptop
Watermelon
Hanes socks
Lip gloss that tastes like strawberries
My charm bracelet
Funny home videos of my girls
Family to share the holidays with
A new purse
A shopping trip planned for tomorrow
A freezer full of cooked food
New colorful serving bowls for Christmas
iTunes
iPod
The Cosby show on DVD
Blogging
Twitter
Facebook
Friendly neighbors
Christmas tablecloth

Happy Thanksgiving!

Say what?

In Paraguay you’re not allowed to ride your bicycles upside down.

Remember that next time you’re here.

Hot Dogs

Thank you Husband for buying me really big hot dogs. (I like mine with corn on it, just like the Paraguayans!) And a really big thank you for not caring if I eat the WHOLE thing REALLY fast. It doesn’t seem to bother you that I can out eat most men. And for that I am eternally grateful.

Mrs. Potatoe Head

Day Number Three of Sick Children.

My brain has turned into mashed potatoes.

We’re off to rent more Dora the Explorer videos and hoping that tomorrow brings healthy children.

A glimpse into my day

Husband is discipling two teenagers at our kitchen table.

Abster is taking nap in her room.

Fripits is helping me put finishing touches on our Christmas tree. (Yup. Before Thanksgiving.)

Fan is blowing the warm air around the house.

Life is good.

1. My new camera! My new camera! Did I mention my new camera?? It’s incredible and complicated but I’m having a lot of fun learning. I would also like to thank Husband for ignoring the pile of dirty laundry as I obsess with it. 🙂
2. Homemade ice cream sandwiches at my mom’s house. My sister made chocolate chip cookies (my favorite!) a scoop of chocolate chip ice cream, wrapped them in tin foil and popped them in the freezer for a few minutes. Sticky, drippy goodness after a dip in the pool. Summer is here and we are making the best of it.
3. Buying some cute Christmas decorations and hearing the Fripits talk excitedly about the “Cripus” tree. Also, I think the Absters fear of snowmen is really cute.
4. A shoe box full of peanut butter cups in my freezer. These were sent to me by my mother in law and make a great snack after I wake up from my nap. Ahhh…a little luxury.
5. Free photoshop actions which give a fun, edgy look to my pictures. Loving these!

For more Fave Five, visit Susanne!

She loves my blog!

But I think she has to…we are related after all! 🙂

As a recipient of this award, there are rules to follow. I have to answer the following questions with one word answers and one word only! Then I must pass it on to seven others!

The questions are as follows:

1. Where is your cell phone? purse

2. Where is your significant other? meeting

3. Your hair color? brown

4. Your mother? Rita

5. Your father? Clint

6. Your favorite thing? Brian

7. Your dream last night? scary

8. Your dream/goal? photography

9. The room you’re in? office

10. Your hobby? diapers

11. Your fear? loss

12. Where do you want to be in 6 years? Paraguay

13. Where were you last night? home

14. What you’re not? normal

15. One of your wish-list items? platters

16. Where you grew up? Venezuela

17. The last thing you did? photoshop

18. What are you wearing? pj’s

19. Your TV? borrowed

20. Your pet? none

21. Your computer? laptop

22. Your mood? expectant

23. Missing someone? Yes

24. Your car? truck

25. Something you’re not wearing? make-up

26. Favorite store? Nueva Americana

27. Your summer? hot

28. Love someone? yes

29. Your favorite color? pink

30. When is the last time you laughed? hours

31. Last time you cried? days