Monday, August 27, 2007

Girlfriend's Weekend

Girlfriend's weekended means no kids, no husbands, no schedules and get to do anything and everything when we want to.

Arrived: Friday, August 24, 2007
Location: Gainey Ranch Suites in a one bedroom suite. Started drinking: 4:00 pm, drink of choice margaritas
hors d'oeuvres: Salad and wine
Dinner: Thaifoon and people watching
First night movie: Knocked up

Second day:
Breakfast: buffet
Day at the spa: The spa I had a mud wrap and Kim had a hot stone massage. We spent a total of 3 hours, just relaxing.
Activity: Thift store shopping
Pool and Margaritas
hors d'oeuvres: Salad and wine
Dinner: Salad and sandwiches
Second night movie: Waitress

Third day:
Activity: Reading magazines and the morning paper
Breakfast: buffet
Check out: noon

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Weighing in

This is the beginning of my second week losing weight. I have a goal by Christmas to be down to my goal weight. It should not be hard, but right now I am HUNGARY!!!! I want to eat everything in sight. I have cut out all sugar, including candy, cookies, brownies, all the good foods!! I am doing my version of the Weight Watcher plan. I am not currently writing down my points, just making good choices and cooking with WW recipes. We shall see what happens. I am still HUNGARY!!

Saturday, August 11, 2007

The same but different

I have a small addiction to A Muse stamps. Over the summer, I purchased a few new stamps. A few is being generous, a lot!! I have started to play around and made a dozen or so cards. All cards and stamps are A Muse products. Who knows you could be a recipient of one.

Monday, August 6, 2007

Summer Vacation

The girls and I decided to take a break away from the desert heat. No better place to vacation... San Diego, CA!!! We were there a total of 5 weeks.

The first week we spent time with Great Grandparents, Grandpa and other family members.

The second week we vacation up the central valley of California. We visited friends and family in Lemoore, Stockton, Sacramento, and Madera. It was great reuniting with old friends and family. The girls had a blast going from place to place and meeting new people.

The third week was bittersweet. My grandma had an unfortunate fall, resulting in a broken hip. She had immediate surgery and had difficulty recovering. The same week was Emily's first birthday party. We had to celebrate without grandma.

Week four and five supporting grandma with her recovery when, at one point grandma stopped breathing and was put on life support. The family was informed and many family members flew in to be by her side. Grandma is quite a fighter, she was in ICU for only a couple of days and was transferred to another unit. We all took turns visiting Grandma and making sure Grandpa was doing OK. Grandma was released from the hospital and is currently in a rehab center. She is learning to walk and getting stronger everyday.

So, over all the summer was great. I was glad to be able to be there for my Grandparents and get away from the heat. I look forward to my summer vacation next year!!