Saturday, December 14, 2013

Instagram Update

Here are a few recent pictures from instagram. I've been using my phone even more since I broke my lens, although I suppose I should become reacquainted with my kit lens UGH. Ok, enough complaining about my lens hahah.
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Marty waiting patiently with his google eyes for a beggin' strip and Bruce being a weirdo in his crate.

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Peppermint hot cocoa and my new favorite dinner. If you haven't tried the French's Crunch Time seasonings yet I totally recommend them. They're awesome on pork and chicken!

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An outfit I put together randomly and ended up loving and a pair of shoes I've had since high school! My middle schoolers used to think I was so badass when I wore them hahaha

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Bruce on the new dog bed I just bought for the boys and homemade wonton soup that I made from scratch! I love making wontons and dumplings.

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My two copycat recipes that I made tonight. Panera Bread's broccoli and cheese soup and Red Lobster's cheddar bay biscuits! Both were so good!!

I can't believe it's almost Christmas!! I'm going to share some Elf on the Shelf stories soon. I've been using one with my 2nd graders and they LOVE him! I'm going to go back to my Christmas movie marathon now. So far I've watched Christmas Vacation, Love Actually, Home Alone 1 & 2, and All I Want for Christmas. Currently I'm watching Elf and then I still have The Santa Clause, Miracle on 34th Street, A Christmas Story (which I'll only watch on Christmas Day), Surviving Christmas, and Prancer. I love Christmas movie marathons!!

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Bruce and Marty's Christmas Wishlist

I made a wishlist for myself so it's only right that I make one for my dogs isn't it? This will be Bruce's first Christmas, but Marty loves ripping open his presents. I think he enjoys that more than the actual gifts! But anyway, here are some things I'd like to think my boys would want for Christmas. I don't have kids yet so don't judge me ;) hahahah!

Organic Christmas Gourmet Dog Treats - No Wheat. No Corn. No Soy. (via GotTreats on etsy)

Leather Dog Collars with Personalized Nameplates (via LaserPets on etsy)

Super Tug - Strong Dog Toy (via SquishyFaceStuido on etsy)

Elevated Dog Bowl - Feeding Station (via theknottyhound on etsy)

Toy wagon dog toy box (via KMGstore on etsy)

Ok so some of these are more like presents for me, but I like my babies to look cute! What do you want to buy for your babies, of all animal types, for Christmas?

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Last Christmas I Gave You My Heart

The same day I took our 2013 family Christmas picture I broke my favorite lens. It was my Canon EF 50mm 1.4. I am so bummed it's not even funny. I basically tripped while walking in shoes I don't normally wear and my camera went flying and landed right on my lens :( I looked into sending it to Canon but it's going to cost AT LEAST $130 sigh, I guess it will be waiting till after Christmas to be fixed. I had to take pictures of our decorations with my kit lens and one of my Sigma lenses. Definitely not as fun. Especially the picture of our beautiful house that my husband decorated while I was sleeping like the perfect guy he is. I shouldn't be a whiny brat though. I have much to be thankful for this Christmas season and it could be much worse. What is cheering me up is listening to my FAVORITE Christmas song, "Last Christmas". My favorite versions are of course Wham!, Darren Hayes, and Jimmy Eat World. I'm enjoying it right now as I write up this post. In fact I'll share it so you can listen while you look at pictures :)

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Like I said, Steven did that while I was sleeping. I was a little bummed about my lens and that I was having trouble finding a way to do the lights with the way our outside outlet is situated. He pretended like he didn't want to put up likes (ok he wasn't really pretending) but he went to the store and got everything we'd need while I was sleeping and set it all up. Isn't he the best? Like I said, I have much to be thankful for and hopefully after the holidays my baby will be fixed.