Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Ski Day

We have been wanting a ski day for soooo long. The snow hasn't been great this year, but our day was amazing. 

Rod decided to ski for the first time since high school (he usually snowboards). He also decided to dress accordingly. 

My life is pure entertainment thanks to him. 

And we finished the day with donuts and hot chocolate. Perfection. 

Friday, February 17, 2012


Things are really moving along with our house. Thanks to the mild Winter, they've been able to get a lot done and are actually ahead of schedule. Today we did our first official walkthrough with the contractor to make sure everything is in its proper place and all the electrical is right before they start the drywall. Here's what it looks like:

This week they finished the roof

 Front porch



"Master Retreat" - this will be a nursery when needed, and a reading nook otherwise

Master bathroom

Loft - this will be our office

Back of the house - insert hot tub here!

The view from upstairs. This was one of the biggest things we looked for in a house - we didn't want to have any backyard neighbors. That's the Thanksgiving Point golf course across the way.

Because my Dad is an electrical contractor, we brought him along to make sure everything is up to par. He has decided to come tomorrow and help us install surround sound, more cable jacks, and a few other little things that we forgot to add. We're thankful for his help!

They told us that it will be ready to move into sometime in April! Say whaaaa? We are counting down the days, and (only slightly) freaking out. We lay in bed at night fantasizing about what kind of dog we will get the day we move in!

Saturday, February 4, 2012


I love commercials - not all of them, and never local commercials - but I enjoy watching them. Tanya gets mad because sometimes I stop while fast-forwarding through commercials to watch. Tomorrow is the Superbowl, which means we'll be eating while the game is on and watching intently during the commercials.

Oh, and also . . .

This weekend I saw these commercials for the first time, and I really liked them.

Both of them make me want to blow it all and go on a cruise ASAP.

And this one, with the new Fun. song (their new album comes out later this month!).

It makes me really really ready for Summer.