Sunday, September 27, 2009

LOVE is in the air, Still after so long...

How many couples these days can say they've been married 34 years? My Parents CAN!!!

Happy 34th Anniversary to the most wonderful people in the world!!

Also Happy Anniversary to Megan's wonderful parents who I Love so much as well!

Here's to many more years together!
Can't wait to plan the 50th parties!

P.S. My friend Rachael decided on blue and yellow as her colors for her wedding.. Let me know if you have any thoughts or ideas with using these colors?
I was thinking a blue martini with a lemon peel
flower girl in yellow dress with blue bow

Football Time...

First things first UH won baby! Not trying to rub it in to the Tech fans who read my blog, just so so excited for the Coogs!
Second, not a successful weekend it was supposed to be... Been in bed sick since Wed. so did not make it to the fair Fri night for Stoney La Rue not did I even make it to the Uh vs Tech game that I had been so hyped up about and had gone through so much work to purchase a tailgate pass.
Third, The Tailgate Shower was a great success.. I rested up for days before felt great the first part I was there, after sweating, moving around so much, being on my feet, I started to feel so light headed, went to the bathroom vomited, around 4 started to clean up and headed home and been in bed since :( I tried not to let anyone know I was not feeling well, except Brian and my mom who were a HUGE help setting up and taking down with me and the other host. Here are a few pics to preview..

Darren is a Cowboys fan and Lindsey is a Tech fan...

Once again, Tech's colors and kinda Cowboys colors along with the cookies and then on the football their last name (minus a N) and 14(the date of their wedding)

The cookies were a great success, thanks for the recommendation Cara

Directions to the game for out of towners and the drink tickets!

"Tailgating and Toasting"
Lindsey & Darren
Sept 26 2009
Lucky's Pub, Great idea Sarah

Lindsey and Darren with host, minus Megan

My beautiful "sister" and her soon to be Hubby!

I think the shower turned out great, as well as the other hosts and I think Lindsey really enjoyed it. She has a lot of great friends who came and Darren thanked me several times for doing this for them, so sweet!

On that note.. On to some homework.. Prob blog again later.. ha!

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

I wish...

It's Wishful Wednesday according to Miss Kelsey over at The Seattle Smith's
I just recently started following her blog and I LOVE LOVE her and her blog, ha!

'I wish' .... I got paid $1 million a year to
be a Teacher!

I absolutely love what I do now and what I plan to do for the rest of my life. Just WISH we made a little more $$, not even a million, I'd be fine with even 50,000 (haha) jk

Nothing better in the world to me than touching a child's life!

Did you know: That being a teacher is the only profession in the world that projects other professions.....
Think about that one!

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

DIY.. Or should I say DI (boyfriend) or (dad)

Does this desk look familiar to anyone?
When I was younger my FAVORITE thing to do was play "teacher," my Maw-Maw bought me a desk very similar to this one...

Lately I have been wanting to get one for my future classroom or daughter...
I started looking on ebay saw them ranging from $75-$200 PLUS shipping.. No way I was paying that much.

Found one on Craigslist from a woman in Woodlands for 30 bucks!

Now just need a Male to sand it, re paint, and re finish it...

Any thoughts or ideas of things I can do with the desk?

I saw one that was painted red and black... But I think I want to keep the original brown stain look

Monday, September 21, 2009


Reasons I love fall and thing I look forward to:
*Cooler Weather
*Sweaters, comfy clothes
*ALL the Holidays
*Being home on weekends, so spending more time with friends
*Lots of pictures to be taken!
*Great Fishing
*Smell in the air
*The Beautiful colors outside
*Baked Goods

UH Football games
Tailgate shower
Watching Football
Lindseys Weekends (bach party and wedding)
Waketoberfest (wakeboard tournament)
Spending time with friends and family
My parents 34th Anniversary
Dallas for Thanksgiving
and much more...

Look at this super cute idea I saw... I'd love to do this in my classroom or game room with my children one day!

A tree with "Things were thankful for"

What do you like about fall or look forward to?

Weekend Re-Cap!

Not going into detail on my whole weekend.. But I had several options and fun things I was debating between doing, one being going to the Lake House with the couple that just got engaged, I was torn and decided to stay in town...

And I'm glad I did!

This past Saturday was my Auntie Cousin Joy's (dad's cousin) Birthday, I knew I needed to be there and would regret not going. I have always been the daughter she's never had.
Well she was diagnosed with ALS a couple months ago and has gone down tremendously since...
On Saturday her son told me she would probably only be talking about 2 more weeks.
Needless to say, Glad I stayed in town for the Birthday Party :)

Me, Joy, and my mom with the Ice Cream Balloons we brought Joy!

Joy and I

The Beau and I

Friday, September 18, 2009

Always a Bridesmaid...

I'm honored to say once again "I'm a Bridesmaid"
Tonight a couple that I love to death, Sean and Rachael got engaged at a Winery in Wimberley!
Some might say It's weird for me to be one of Rach's Bridesmaids cause yes we have not known each other that long, but we have a special bond. She is one of the few people I talk to on a daily basis, rather it be on FB Messenger, Text, or on the phone, we talk everyday!

Congrats Mr. and Mrs. Cherry to be!

I look forward to us getting closer and planning Rachael's Special Day!!

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Thursday Thoughts...

*What a FUN week this has been in the blogging world, some of my FAV blogging ladies have been blogging like crazy this week, I LovE it!
*Another week of September down!
*Busy weekend ahead, facial party, birthday party, baby shower, house warming party, and fondue party.. Don't think I will be making them all, I'll try to work it all out!
*Fitting in an older pair of jeans, pretty excited! Al the 530 am runs are starting to pay off already!
*Cloudy with a chance of Meatballs comes out tomorrow! Hopefully I can go see it Sunday!
*The Roxy scarf I wanted is not longer available so I have a few more for suggestions....

* The Tailgate shower is next weekend and boy am I excited! I need to start getting all the little things together I've made and bought over the past few months!
*I've been having some weird dreams about differnt friends lately, what is this supposed to mean?
*Danielle and I did not really succeed with scarves last night (well she did) but we did do some damage at Forever, of course!
*So excited the Holidays are coming up, what is your favorite part about the Holidays?
Thanksgiving, Halloween, Christmas, New Years, parties, food, friends, family, decorations????

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Ladies Go Texan

I'm proud to announce that I got extended a bid/asked to join Ladies Go Texan committee this week! I have been stalking this committee for a couple years now. Last year was my first year on a committee and I did "Facility Services" as much as I enjoyed working with all the wonderful people, I think Ladies Go Texan is more up my alley. On my committee last year we were in charge of the Horse Arena and making sure all the "hired" workers were doing their jobs. I appreciate "Facility Services" for taking on a first year committee member but feel this new committee will be perfect for me. Here's a brief description of the committee.
Ladies' Go Texan
Members serve as Show ambassadors through special public relations efforts in the corporate sponsor suite and in several educational exhibits throughout the Show grounds. This committee also assists in community promotional activities by coordinating and arranging for the distribution of promotional material to area schools for Go Texan days and through style shows.

Does that not sound perfect for me? I'm so so excited! The first meeting was last night but since it was short notice for me, I couldn't make it.
I get to order my official "Red" vest for when I work next year! Off to do that!

More to blog later......

One of my oh so sweet and creative friends, Meredith came up with a brilliant idea to do a scarf swap for the upcoming season. Make sure to check out her blog and leave her a comment with your name and email address if you want to play along..
Scarf Swap

Monday, September 14, 2009

Shopping in Your closet.. Scarves!

I'm so excited to finally participate in one of Mer's "shopping in your closets" I don't have children therefore I have not been able to do the childrens clothes nor have I worn maternity clothes.
There's a slight problem though, I think I own ONE scarf and I don't even think I have that anymore.. So instead of showing you my FaV scarves, I'm going to show you the scarves I'd love to have this season. Danielle is going to help me complete this wish by shopping with me Wednesday @ Ya Ya Club and a few other boutiques that have great prices and great pieces!

I'm dying to find Kelsey's pink burberry scarf over at The Seattle Smith's

LOVE me some Roxy!

Ok now I might actually really be able to get this one, cheap @ Old Navy!

This one is also in my budget, only 15 bucks from Francesca's and comes in several colors!

I'd love to find a cute red and white scarf to wear to the UH football games this winter.... Let me know if you run across any!

Can't wait for Mer's next "Shopping in YOUR closet"

Friday, September 11, 2009

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Thursday Thoughts!! Happy Birthday Meg!

I am at school so I do not have my cute little Thur Thoughts pic saved...
*25 years ago today, a beautiful baby was born who has grown into a smart and beautiful woman!Happy Birthday Megan! One of the best friends I could of ever asked for, Thanks to Danielle, our other Best Friend for introducing us :)
*9/11 I will never forget where I was and who I was talking to the moment I heard about the Towers.. I have had the personal experience of going and viewing Ground Zero the summer after it happened. What a life experience. I continue to wear my NYFD or NYPD shirt every year on 9/11. God Bless our Troops, and all the families affected by 9/11.
God Bless America
*Is it really already Thur? This 4 days week has flown by! Another week of my crazy semester down the tube :)
*Excited for the weekend, Megan's dinner, Lindsey's shower, and hopefully hanging out with Rachael and Sean, Church event on Sunday (Its western theme, I get to wear my boots :))
*I've lost a couple more pounds! :)
*Mom and I had some deep heart to heart last night, some stuff I've been holding back for a couple years, man it feels good to get that out of the way!
*What's in for fall? Besides plaid... I'm confused! ha!
*Check out this AMAZING bouquet toss...
Hope everyone has a wonderful weekend! Stay dry!
Feel free to leave a comment!!!

Oh and how do I get more "followers"....:(

Navy Blue.....?

In reagards to my last post, I tried the first dress on @ Francesca's.. Not as cute as in the pic!
So I went home and ordered this one from Nordstrom, Its amazing how much stuff they have online that is not in the store, but if you don't like it you can go exchange it in the store and not have to ship it back, great Customer Service!
Don't know what I'm wearing this for, I'm thinking my God Sister's shower, but I need to see what she is wearing first.. Just thought it was too cute for the fall, especially since I'm loosing weight, I can't wait to wear it!

Now the BIG question is, are leggings in this fall? I've seen them at a lot of places but just don't know... So shall I wear navy blue leggings (pictures below) under neath or navy blue panty hose which is what she has on in the pic above?

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Monday, September 7, 2009

I've been slacking on bloggin' lately. I missed my Sunday Praise since I did not get home from the river till today. So I'll just do a brief make up..
On my phone I have an application "Daily Scripture" I look forward to checking this every morning. Today's was..
Ishaiah 41:10
Do not fear, for I am with you; Do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
Another fun application I added on my phone is "ESPN" so I can follow all the college football game scores and games play by play, pretty excited about this one :)
Thanks for all the prayers and support with school, its going great so far. I am not worried about all the hours being a problem :)
Things I'm looking forward to:
One of my best friends 25th Birthday Thursday and Birthday gathering Friday!
My God sister's first shower on Saturday!
Special Church event Sunday!
Cloudy with a chance of meatballs coming out next Friday!
My Auntie Cousin Joy's Bday Celebration, she's very sick, so this will be a sad but happy day!
Tailgate shower!
UH Football games!
Small group starting back up again!
Brian and I are going back to a bible study on Thursday nights that we used to attend every Thursday, no matter what!
Hotel ZaZa and Galveston for a bachlorette party!

A few prayer request:
I take the state PPR this semester and starting next Friday I am starting to attend PPR Review sessions, I'll keep you posted on the exact date!
Auntie Cousin Joy with her ALS
My bubba with some financial issues and legal issues my dad and him are dealing with..
Of course all my girls and their personal needs (not going to list)
And for me: Continue to loose weight :) and school to not be stressful :)

And I leave you with a few pics..

Brian and I headed to Dallas

When the Jones first opened the door, look at those faces! Pure excitement

Me and the boys with the shirts I brought them
"Lock Up your Daughters"
"I still live with my parents"

Love these boys!

Brian, me, Tracey, and Matt @ the river. Labor Day Weekend!

My parents, Brian's dad and step mom, and Matt and Tracey enjoying the nice weather and sunset @ the river

Hope everyone has a blessed week

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Thursday Thoughts.. A day early!

* Is it really already September?
* Taking 24 hours is not as bad as I thought it would be, I'm physically exhausted
but I have my mind set and ready to tackle the semester!
* Back to working out, already lost 5 pounds, 25 more to go!
* It's Labor Day= Summer is officially over!
* I wanna go to a comedy club and a concert one weekend soon!
*Check out these new wedding colors I found, I've always envisioned purple and gray but now with a hint of blue....

* I want to get Christmas cards made by the wonderful Haley Hardcastle, but my family is too old.. Guess I gotta wait till I have my own little family!
* I have the BEST girlfriends in the world!
*Headed to the river this weekend, I wanna wakeboard everyday... Prob last time for the year!
*Whats the trend for the fall gonna be besides Plaid?


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