The Final Countdown. . .

I’ve really been trying to think about what this post should be about and how I should end my blogging for 2008.  I could do a countdown, but of what?  I haven’t had that many exciting things happen this year to countdown. . .not to say this hasn’t been a good year. But my list would probably continue reading

wine o. wednesday #4

wine o. wednesday #4

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(yes. . .I know, once again it’s a day early, but that’s because tomorrow New Year’s Eve) I have been holding onto this bottle of the Captain’s Reserve Syrah from the Rubicon Estate (owned by Francis Ford Coppola), since my trip to Napa in August.  To be honest I don’t have any recollection of it continue reading

Twilight | Stephenie Meyer

Twilight | Stephenie Meyer

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I have never been a fan of vampire themed books or movies, but with all the hype about the Twilight movie I decided to give in. Plus, my sister bought all four books so I figured, why not? I started Twilight on a Saturday afternoon and read about 50 pages. Then on Sunday picked it back up and continue reading

reading & writing

After sleeping in this morning, I went straight to work reading One Fifth Avenue. Thank goodness I am almost finished. In fact, I am not going to bed tonight until the book is finished. I am so ready to be through with this book it isn’t even funny. Tomorrow I want to be able to talk about a continue reading

Swedish Meatball Mania. . .

Swedish Meatball Mania. . .

Swedish Meatballs 1 1998

Last year we started the tradition of making Swedish Meatballs with the Sanders right after Christmas. We had so much fun that we wanted to do again this year. This year Beth, Aunt Cindy and I carried the sole responsibility of rolling the meatballs. We were super speedy and finished a lot faster continue reading

The Day After. . .

The day after Christmas is always so sad. . .all of the decorations start coming down and everything is unusually plain. Even though those holiday lights, wreaths and what not are only up for about a month their absence seems to create quite a void that takes me a little while to grow accustomed to continue reading

Ho, ho, ho. . .

Ho, ho, ho. . .

christmas-wish

I hope you had a good one! How many times did you watch "A Christmas Story?" continue reading