Friday, November 13, 2009


def: the act of using the federal government's first-time homebuyer's kickback to pay a landscaping company to install a sprinkling system and cover one's yard with top soil, sod, tree/shrub beds, raised garden beds, curbing and the such.



Sunday, November 8, 2009


i haven't read a single twilight book.  i'm not really interested in vampires or moody teenagers.  i have, however, found a really great saga called firelight.  it's so good, they went straight to the movies, without writing a book for its base.  it makes me wish i had a frankenstein for a husband--he seems really chivalrous and like he'd take care of me really well.  i guess i wouldn't be able to light candles for a romantic evening at home, but a girl can always sacrifice candlelight to get a perfect frankenstein husband, right?!  here's a preview:


housewarming party!  complete with gourmet buffet and a self-guided scavenger hunt.  we had a blast yesterday--and if you missed it, you missed out on more than just calories from the buffet!  i divided the baking into three batches i completed over the last week, and was setting up the table until the very last minute.  david left about an hour and a half before the party was to begin to make copies of the scavenger hunt, and when he left the kitchen was a wreck.  when he got back, the table looked like this:  

he said, "have you ever wanted to start a catering business?!"  i very definitely told him would then be a 
instead of being 

thank you, david, for doing ALL the cleaning whilst i baked away, and for being a husband i have so much fun with!  
PS- we have a TON of treats leftover...swing by any time for a plateful of goodies!