Sunday, December 28, 2008

**Christmas Cookie Decorating**

We had a cookie decorating party at the Swenson's and as you can see we ate a lot of what we made! :)

**My Mom found her Ferrett inside the cotton ball bag! :)**

***Holiday Parties***

Stef's Birthday Party at The Mondrian

The Woldeab's 1st Annual Open House!

**The boy's fighting over which way is north! What?! :)**

**The Lundberg Boy's**

**Ashley, Stef, and Alexis being couch bum's**

Turkey Day...

Thanksgiving was crazy with having to go to THREE different dinners, but we had so much fun! Here is a recap of our three thanksgiving's...
The Swenson Thanksgiving
Grandpa Swenson pitching in...

My lovely Brother making, and eating, his famous sweet potato's

Daughter and Mother...

Adam and Sarina joined us at the Swenson Thanksgiving...

Sarah and her amazing boyfriend Spencer...

My Grandparent's are so cute! :)

The Johnson's (or at least Christy is soon to be a Johnson)! :)

The Swenson Boy's...

Thanksgiving with the Owens'...

My cute cousins...

Great-Grandma and I!

Thanksgiving with David's Family...

**Naomi and Aaliyah**

The Woldeab's... :)

**Nile and her cute tummy...

The crazy boys! :)

My In-Laws! :)


**Note: I know that the next couple of posts happened about 2-3 months ago, but with all my craziness (work+school+the holidays) I am just now getting to back to blogging! :)**
We spent Halloween at the Wrigley Mansion, where we all worked at one point thanks to Ashley :), and we had a blast!

If you can't tell by our store bought costumes David was a Gladiator and I was Athena! :)
**David was in character in this photo! :)**

The Girls: Natalie, Ashley, Sarina, Cindy and I

Our crazy group!

My Birthday!

I celebrated my Birthday with my fabulous family at Joe's BBQ in Gilbert, one of David and I's FAVORITE restaurants, and David took me to Flemings a couple nights later, our favorite splurge restaurant! LOL! :)

Friday, December 5, 2008

100 Things

So my Sister, Christy, has this great list on her blog that I decided to copy! Everything I've accomplished is in red. Let me know if you do the list too by adding a comment!
1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland
8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo - in front of someone
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
18. Grown your own vegetables
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
20. Slept on an overnight train
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Run a Marathon
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
31. Hit a home run
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught yourself a new language
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing (fake wall only)
40. Seen Michelangelo's David
41. Sung karaoke
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
44. Visited Africa
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
46. Been transported in an ambulance
47. Had your portrait painted
48. Gone deep sea fishing
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling
52. Kissed in the rain
53.Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater
55. Been in a movie
56. Visited the Great Wall of China
57. Started a business
58. Taken a martial arts class
59. Visited Russia
60. Served at a soup kitchen
61. Sold Girl Scout cookies
62. Gone whale watching
63. Got flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma
65. Gone sky diving
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67. Bounced a check
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. Eaten Caviar
72. Pieced a quilt
73. Stood in Times Square (on new years eve too!)
74. Toured the Everglades
75. Been fired from a job
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
77. Broken a bone
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car
83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
85. Read the entire Bible
86. Visited the White House
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one
94. Had a baby
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a law suit
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee
100. Read an entire book in one day