Tuesday, February 16, 2010

nice, long weekend...in pictures!

This weekend was longer than usual, but as usual, still not long enough! Here are some pictures to show what went on......

FRIDAY: I got my hair cut & colored (wow, did I need it!). I tricked my sister with the picture below & found out she would not be honest if I had a horrible cut, because she claimed those bangs to be 'cute'. HAHA :) She was just trying to be sweet...I do love the way my hair looks when styled for real! I also did some other non-work related things (not always the case on an official day off...). Then the snow fell, and fell, and fell. Gus loved it, and I wish I had used my FLIP to take some video. Oh well, at least I took some pictures... We were supposed to have had game night at my parents, but we cancelled and I went to Lori's for wine & Scrabble. It was fun...even though I lost.







SATURDAY: I was lazy Saturday morning and took some beautiful photos of the blue sky behind the snow-covered trees. My favorite is below... Saturday afternoon I met Bobby to go to a friend's kiddo's first birthday. Little PJ was so cute eating his cake! I didn't have my camera, but my blackberry came in handy! After the party we went to AMC by Town Center & were thrilled to find out they now had an IMAX screen. We saw Avatar after hearing how amazing it was. The glasses were hilarious & left me with a mark, or two, and blood-shot eyes, as pictured below. The movie was really good, and I am glad we saw it on IMAX. We had a great date night :)


SUNDAY: Valentine's Day has always been my least favorite holiday. Not because I've been bitter on V-Day (I have) but because it's just a way for retail to get more $$ from consumers. And in all honesty, if my Valentine hasn't made me feel loved the other 364 days, what good is one day going to do? Regardless, I do like to make treats so I made a plate of goodies for my Valentine and we went to dinner at FIGO and went to church. It was a good message on expectations. If you have time, go listen here. I also accomplished a big feat when I ran a full 4.5miles for my training...woohoo!! I earned some V-Day goodies with that one :)))

Funny note, Bobby saw these and said "that was so sweet...it's like Chrissi, Bobby, Chrissi, Bobby, Chrissi, Bobby....." hahaha, oh, my relationship makes me laugh :)



MONDAY: Another 'day off' that wasn't entirely such. It was still a good day, as I got to see & catch up with an old friend, which was very exciting! Lori & I went to walk down by the river, & I met Beckster at the gym for an ab class before heading to Grandma & Grandaddy's for dinner. When I got home I watched the Bachelor...so glad my favorite gal is still in...yay Vienna!! SIKE, I am on team-Tinley 110%!!
In closing, It was a good few days, and now I am full steam ahead as we get ready for March Madness....it is, indeed, madness.
xoxo,
cg

4 comments:

  1. You got me a little nervous on the Vienna thing!! Have you noticed how she smiles ALL THE TIME!!! it's like she's on happy pills or something!! I'm voting for tinley all the way!!

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  2. Love the Bobby comment :-) And I'm glad you showed a picture of your bangs styled....I was a little worried when I saw the first picture.

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  3. How did you make those delicious-looking treats?? I have the afternoon off, and I sure am hungry ...

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  4. Nice t-shirt, friend! Glad you still wear it!!

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