Saturday, December 26, 2009

Christmas time!

Well, another fabulous christmas at our house!
Charlie spoiled me rotten as boots, a wii, cashmere sweater, gloves and scarves, a new jim shore snowman for my collection....I was really good this year!!! hee-hee.
Travis and rebecca were here, she got travis a new tattoo for his birthday so we went christmas eve to watch him get it to follow...

It was a nice quiet day with the kids flying home to see rebeccas family and I stayed here to cook dinner, joe and ethan stopped by and we had fun playing on my new wii. We got charlie's mom on skpe to talk to her daughter in new zealand face to face, boy, that was fun, she did not expect to be talking to margie face to face and it was a shocker for her, but it will be nice she can talk to her live all the time!! They are very close and it was a christmas to remember with them being together over the world wide web!! They even left skype up and on and watched us play on the wii and saw us eat dinner while they ate breakfast, did you know when it is 3:00 pm here it is the next day and 11:00 am there...amazing!!

So all in all it was a nice christmas, I loved having my son here, he announced that he and rebecca will be getting married Oct. 23 2010!! So exciting!!!
Hope everyone had a great christmas...see you all in 2010!!

Travis's birthday gift, a poker chip set and table layout!

The happy couple! His new tattoo!

Me in all my christmas morning glory!!

Friday, December 25, 2009

Wednesday, December 23, 2009


Little Travis!

At the Beach!

Last year at Christmas!

My little monkey is 26 years old today! He is flying in at noon to spend his birthday with me, then he and rebecca will fly home christmas day to spend time with her family.

You have brightened all my days in the past 26 years with your love, compassion and laughter! You are a good man, just like I imagined all those 26 years ago when I held you in my arms for the first time!
I love you Travis Carl!!

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Santa hat photo!




Every Year I have taken a photo of Ethan in a santa hat...I don't have every year on my computer but here are 3 years worth...We watched him last night and I got this years photo, they grow up so fast!
Grandpa and Ethan 2009

Friday, December 18, 2009

The leaves outside are falling...

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow....only it is snowing leaves instead of the white stuff....Who is cleaning this mess up???
Gotta be my poor honey bunny, cause it is way too cold for me outside!!! We are in the 40's here!! BBBRRRRRR!!!
I can't survive if it is in the 30's so I better just stay in by my fake fireplace and snuggle up with a hot latte!!

I got the tree up!! I bought some teal colored stuff at joanns, 60% off, hey maybe I will wait until a week before christmas to decorate every decorations are out!
I love the little birds!!

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Christmas fun!

Yesterday I attended the annual jewelry girls christmas party...I drew Colleen Mylers name and made her a "sassy chica" bracelet, because that is our Myler a "sassy chica"!! Susan drew my name and made me a fabulous cat necklace, her beading is wonderful, and Susan made the glass pieces herself!!
The party was held at June's house, a beautiful home up in sun city summerlin!
Thank you June for letting us enjoy your home for the day, I hope we did not make too big a mess!
I hope we can do this all again next year, what a fun group of gals!!
Well, Here are some photos to enjoy...Most of the jewelry girls!

Junes view from her porch, she does not know this, but I am moving in!!

My fabulous cat necklace and earrings from Susan!

My gift to Myler, don't worry she loves orange and green together!!

Thursday, December 10, 2009


I went to my Desert Newcomers Luncheon yesterday, it was our christmas luncheon and we went to Lawry's Prime Rib. We had 140 women in attendence. It was a wonderful venue and the lunch was fabulous! Salad, prime rib, yorkshire pudding, mash potatoes and a wonderful strawberry dessert. The entertainment was a Neil Diamond impersonator, Rob Garrett, he was won numerous awards for his interpertation of Neil.
So in honor of that I would like to present my favorite Neil Diamond song, well one of them, I like many of his songs! Here he is on the johnny cash show so you get too see a little of the man in black too!

Monday, December 7, 2009

Cowboy Christmas!

Charlie and I went to cowboy christmas, it is at the las vegas convention center, it is a huge shopping extravaganza for all things western wear! No, we did not see these guys pictured below, but we did see a lot of other cowboys!! Charlie even bought some boots! Now, if I can just get him in a pair of chaps!! hahahaha!

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Wow it's december!!

Dang, time is flying! I am busy working on my christmas card cd's so hang in there they will be in the mail by next week!! Everyone is anxiously awaiting them!! I can just tell!
This year will be a modern day christmas....Working on the cover for it now!

Well, I just have a few christmas gifts to pick up and my baby boy will be 26 on the 23rd of this month so he gets birthday and christmas!! Lucky!
He will be out with his girlfriend on the 23rd and then they will leave on christmas day to be with her family.
Ok off to get some work done! See you back here real soon!