Thursday, December 23, 2010


We completely cheated. I just wanted to get some simple place and bake or slice and bake cookies. We could not find them in 3 different food stores. So I bought bakery made cookies and we decorated them.
really only needed to make some for Santa ( hahaha)

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Saharas gifts

Sahara opened her gifts from Jared at his house. She came home with a new Aero hoodie and a scarf :)

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Wednesday, December 22, 2010


Nothing like waiting till the last minute. We just didn't have it together this year, but finally got to see Santa after going 3 times just to find out he was not there. We have never waited in line either but that's because we go the first week of December. The line was fairly long, but Canyon waited like a trooper. Other parents complained about the line but I just laughed inside. This is small-town USA....they haven't seen a real Santa line! :)

It took about 30 minutes to get up to Santa and Canyon had a good conversation with him.

Yay! Santa!

Christmas came early

As soon as Jared saw presents under the tree with his name on them, he just had to open them. He is such a 4 1/2 year old!!

He got a snuggie (Razorback of course), beanie cap (Razorback of course), wallet, knife, and 20 koolaid packets (his favorite drink)
Hahahaha - I heard his brother, Jordan, spazed out when Sahara brought over a gift for him too.

(note to self - any future gifts to those boys will not be 'in view' until they are to be opened!!!)

Tuesday, December 14, 2010


WHOOP! WHOOP! Ok,ok...I only had 2.

I also have 2 goals:
1. get a degree in less then 100 semesters (including summer sessions) - so 1 done, 98 to go!
2. get a degree at least the same year that Sahara does - so I have 6 1/2 years to go!

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Busy Busy Busy

Sorry I haven't posted in awhile. . .

Canyon went to his wavier Christmas party last night. I thought it would have been bigger, but it actually had the right amount of people there for the size building. They had karaoke and Canyon got himself in line and sang happy birthday. :)

I have 2 finals due tomorrow so I have been busy with them.

I have 90% of the Christmas shopping and wrapping done.

Sahara has semester finals this week.

It seems like the rush is on and everything is happening at once. Christmas is 2 weeks away...maybe by the end of this week I will feel more ready!

Thursday, December 2, 2010

That rotting odor

Sahara complained of a sore throat for a couple days and her glands were swollen. Then, the day after Thanksgiving I noticed Sahara had a strange order to her breath and it hit me. I know this smell, it's strep. Luckily we got into the Dr right away and sure enough...Strep. Shes on antibiotics.