Tuesday, December 8, 2009

As promised...

...Roger in the snow.

He got his last round of puppy shots yesterday, and I found out he's now 6.3 pounds! He gained 2 pounds in the last month. Heffer! I've been watching the clock, waiting for yesterday to come because now we can go to dog parks and take obedience classes. Roger's as close as they come to perfect, but he's a puppy, thus making him a perfect devil.

On another note, I feel like I am barely inching towards the finish line of 2009. Come on, new decade!

On another note, I have been eating peppermint bark and chocolate-walnut fudge in alarming quantities this season. Oh, and I'm absolutely and officially addicted to froyo.

On another note, I've also eaten way too many yogurt covered pretzels. Wait, that's probably the same note as above.

On another note, my dad's in Dubai. So jealous.

On my last note, I am gifting etsy galore this Christmas, and all my packages have started tumbling in. I love the original quality of these doodads and trinkets, and I hope the giftees love these one-of-a-kinds as much as me!

On my final note of the day, BIGGEST LOSER TONIGHT! I'm rooting for Danny.

Monday, December 7, 2009


I couldn't hardly believe it.

At first, it was sleet.

Then it looked a little fluffier, a little softer. And then it started to float.

It snowed in Houston on Friday! Even more than that, IT STUCK! So cool. What a beautiful treat for us.

Roger + Snow pics to come.

On another note, I am an avid tea drinker. Usually, it's this tea because I spend most of my time at work, and my company supplies us all sorts of yummy drinks for free.

I love, love green tea, but I feel like this is about to become a new winter tradition:

I'm distracted today, but just wanted to post about the momentous occasion! Hope you all had a great weeked!

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Flyin' By!

The end of the year is coming up quickly! This Thanksgiving was my favorite by far. I have a feeling this Christmas - in Portland, YES! - will be one of my favorites as well. Roger is growing up way too fast and is rip-roaring around the place at dizzying paces!

I am a big New Year's resolutions fan. I know a lot of people aren't, and I judge all of you for that. I gave up Diet Coke for 2009. It's the only resolution I can remember, and therefore probably the only one I kept.

What's the challenge for 2010, you ask? This is my newest sacrifice:

That's right. Chocolate. I definitely didn't think I could do without my precious Coke Zero/Diet Coke for a year, and that turned out to be relatively easy. But chocolate? Just the thought makes me grab a Toblerone and tear into it like there's no tomorrow.

I'm also resolving to run a half marathon in the first half of 2010.

Both of these things are requiring courage in even ATTEMPTING to complete them. But I'm excited and challenged and therefore satisfied.