Archive for December, 2011

I do not want to pack…

… so instead I’m watching Big Bang Theory reruns and talking to you all.  I have to pack today because tomorrow we have a lunchtime squadron Christmas party.  We’re leaving for Seattle after that, and staying the night because our flight home is at the butt crack of dawn on Friday morning, and I had […]

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The Night Before Christmas

HistoryGirlie shared this with me and it’s a nice way to procrastinate on a Monday… I’m off to finish the family Christmas calendar project (which I swore I was going to have done way earlier in December and of course that plan went to pot), bake cookies, put together some Navy spouses group charity baskets […]

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Christmas Picture Book Tradition

My sister-in-law and I have a holiday tradition.  It was borrowed from her mom, who shares the tradition with her sister-in-law (NavyGuy’s aunt).  For years and year, the two women have exchanged a Christmas picture book.  It’s such a simple thing, but I loved the idea so I suggested it to my sister-in-law, and we’re […]

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Mele Kalikimaka

I wish. 😉 No, we’re going home for the holidays, of course.  But we CAN feel a little tropical when we look at our tree. Some of our souvenirs from our honeymoon in Hawaii were these personalized Christmas ornaments.  NavyGuy got the snorkeling Santa because his favorite part of the trip was going snorkeling. Mine […]

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Cheers and Jeers

Cheers… to NavyGuy arriving safely back from his two-week business trip now sporting the oh-so-impressive title of “Mission Commander.”  I already checked – it doesn’t come with a pay upgrade. Cheers… to having all my Christmas cards in the mail! Jeers… to being nowhere near done with the Christmas shopping.  NavyGuy considers gift giving to […]

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Picture of the Day

M&M Cookies just don’t taste quite as good with whole wheat flour.  But NavyGuy is choking them down anyway.

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Dear Santa…

Please? Source Source  

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30 Before 30 List

Here she is… 1. Make a loaf of bread in our breadmaker 2. Learn to use the manual settings on my camera. 3. Go tv free for one week. 4. Drive a stick shift car by myself to a destination and back home. 5. Find the perfect shade of red lipstick. 6. Donate blood. 7. […]

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Happy Monday

There’s nothing better than getting an early Christmas treat… (Mahhhhhmm, I want to go play, not sit for a picture!) The fact that it’s pink – icing on the cake 🙂  Thanks to NavyGuy’s mom and dad for the fun surprise in the mail! Share something happy from your Monday!

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45 Most Powerful Images of 2011

This photo is the one that still breaks my heart. Click on the link to see the complete slideshow of the 45 Most Powerful Images of 2011 from Buzzfeed.com.

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