Monday, November 9, 2009

Family Pic Time

So when we were up in MO seeing William and family we had some pictures taken. Here are a few.

Loaded Weekend

Well this weekend was a lot of fun, I must say! Busy but fun! Friday night Jared and I went to dinner and had a relaxing night. I cleaned for just a little...we were saving the over haul for Saturday morning...such procrastinators we are!~ So Saturday we kinda sleep in...GLORIOUS! So I start cleaning the house and Jared starts the clean up of the front and backyard! So my cleaning was more of like a SPRING cleaning..I kept finding things that would bother me and if it bothers me then it might bother someone else...So cleaning was on the agenda! Jared mowed, weed eated, edged, blew all the leaves, grass etc off the patio, sidewalk! The yard looked great when he finished! And it took the good majority of the afternoon! Then our friend came over to help him fry the turkey. I finished my cleaning...and then had to go to the grocery store! So i left the house around 3 pm for the grocery store, Realized i left my recipes at i ran by work then to Wally World! What a wonderful place! I love that everyone shops on the weekends! They fill the aisles with carts and then socialize with their second cousins best friend's mom's daughter! A slight exaggeration but still so true! So as they block the aisle...i can't get the one can of soup i need to complete my shopping list! EERR! So after getting all my goodies i head home! I get home about 4:30 pm and the party starts at OUR HOUSE!!!! So I plan to make the following:

Cranberry Relish
Green Bean Casserole
Spinach Dip
Pumpkin Bread
Pumpkin Pie from the Southern Living Magazine!
Oh and take a my hair...find something cute to wear-i laugh!

So I make everything and leave the Pumpkin pie till the end--not the best move on my part! I didn't read the entire instructions....3 hour and like 30 minute bake time!!!! OOPS! but no worries it turned out great!

Oh and by the way...just in case you were wondering....i got EVERYTHING made...and had time to take a shower and straighten my hair...Even though it was like 65 outside and like 70 in the felt like 120 degrees! It took me a little while to cool down...but everything was finished! and quite yummy!

The party went pretty well! We had about 15-18 people over! Our last guests left about 10:30 and then Jared's parents and grandma arrived at exactly the same time. We stayed up a bit chatting and then it was bed time!

Sunday morning Jared and his dad got to work on our ceiling. We think the leak was in the chimney. So they got that all fixed! YEAH! Then the fridge started leaking water....again...coincidence?!? Why doesn't everything just fall apart at once! So him and his dad figured out what the problem was and YEAH we don't have to buy a new fridge! His grandma made some yummy banana bread and his mom, grandma and i enjoyed catching up on life while the guys worked!

I promise one weekend we will not put you all to work when you come to visit!

I'll post pics later tonight!

Monday, November 2, 2009

Harvest Hoedown

So every Oct 31st our church host a Harvest Hoedown for all the kids in Waco. It's a great experience for kids and adults to play games, get some candy, and have fun. Well this year...we slipped in when I got home from College Station. Our Sunday School class ran several booths and enjoyed getting to run around with all the kids. After it was over we all went to Rudy's for some dinner! MMM! Jared and I are so glad we found this Church and this class! We have made some GREAT friends!

Speaking of great friends... last night Holly and Chris came over for dinner and Holly helped me with my lesson plans! Pretty much my lesson ROCKS! Thanks Holly for all your help! We even had the neighbor kids come over and give us some insight into our Fraction Shuffle rap! Yea I'm pretty excited to present this Fraction lesson!

Well this upcoming weekend we are going to host a Thanksgiving party at our house for our Sunday School class! We are looking forward to it! I am going to try out some new recipes and some old classic ones! The house it going to be smelling of pumpkin and cinnamon! AAWW i love the holidays! Last night we went to HEB to do our grocery shopping...i got some pumpkin spice creamer! Did i mention i love the holidays! So as i type i'm sipping on some coffee!
I'll have the camera all charged ready for picture taking!

Our Sunday School Class- Pretty much the BEST!

The Lowe Wedding Day

The Lowe Wedding Day
I'm holding it together pretty well here!


On our honeymoon in Cozumel


My dad and my niece at the wedding!

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A photo is a freezed moment in time that can bring back an emotion, a smell, an age, a place that is meaningful to you and most important family memories. I hope to capture those memories! I have just dived into the world of photography and am LOVING it! Enjoy the pics!