Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Presents: recieving

I love to talk about great presents I get. (Remember, from my birthday?) So here are some fantastic presents I got this year:

Lululemon pants. Favorite brand of yoga pants ever. Fiance did a great job!
A seriously fantastic ring from the grandparents. Just ask me to show it to you some time.
An embroidery kit from Sublime Stitching. This is not your grandma's embroidery. Get ready for some wicked cool pillow cases being featured within the next several months...
More super cool jewelry from Turkey, Africa (2!) and Bangladesh! I have no reason to not be well accessorized
And as seen above, some personalized popcorn buckets for our new home. You are officially invited to use our "friend #1" bucket.
A really cool plate with our names on it from Turkey (from my future sister and brother in law!)

And several other goodies I'm excited to use! Can't lie...I love good presents.

Sunday, December 26, 2010


Today I realized that no matter where you are, or what you do, Christmas is always Christmas. For the first time in 22 years I wasn't with my immediate family on Christmas. It was strange and didn't feel like the Christmas I am used to, but it still was. No matter what Christmas is still the day we celebrate the coming of our Savior in a completely miraculous way. The day we gather with those we love to eat too much food, laugh together and simply be with one another. And there are many more to look forward to which will be celebrated with different people and in different places and will all be about the birth of Jesus and celebrating our blessings.

Saturday, December 4, 2010

From an early age

I have loved egg nog since I was a mere toddler apparently.