Monday, December 15, 2014

weekly iphone photo dump ~ december week {two}

From left to right:
1.  The Walmart greeter is so nice, he gives out Twix bars.
2.  North Dakota was actually warmer than CT, but still colder than AZ.
3.  I am addicted to lip balm!!  I had to try this new flavor, and I liked the pink striped package!
4.  This is what main street in Williston looks like, it kinda reminds me of where I grew up.
5.  Mike and I went to a Japanese steak house for lunch on Saturday, it was really YUMMY!!  We had so much food, so we enjoyed it again for lunch on Sunday.
6.  This happens a few times a week.  Hot chocolate and TV.
7.  Mike bought me some new boots to take the dogs out.  They are not the most fashionable (and cost a small fortune), but they are AMAZINGLY warm and have great grip on the ice.  He always takes care of me. 
8.  Made a big batch of stuffed pepper soup for the week.  Recipe is HERE.
9.  This girl is two today.  Happy Birthday Sophie!!

Enjoy Today!

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

weekly iphone photo dump ~ december week {one}

From left to right:
1.  My Mom sent me a care package (thanks Mom!!), my tootsies are staying nice and warm with my new wool socks.
2.  I made a big batch of THIS soup (thanks Ashley for the recipe!!).  Let me know if you try it, it makes a lot and is so YUMMY!
3.  Mike and I went out for breakfast on Saturday morning at Sharon's Restaurant.  There are no big chain restaurants in Williston, I like the idea that we are supporting local business.
4.  It was 30 degrees on Saturday (which didn't feel too cold to me, I must be getting used to the cold), so we took the pups on a very short walk. 
5.  I also found a grocery store that I really like (hooray!!).  It is clean and organized and also has an organic section.  Bonus: I don't have to fight the crowds at Walmart!!
6.  Another goodie from my care package (see #1).  This is my FAVORITE!
7.  I made energy bites for a snack.  Recipe is HERE.  They are pretty healthy and taste like cookie dough!!  YUM!
8.  Another doggie ball bites the dust!  Crazy pups!
9.  I got a new jacket to brave the FREEZING temps.  I am thankful that Ashley helps me to stay stylish :)

Enjoy Today!

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

weekly iphone photo dump - November week {four}

From left to right:
1.  Just my morning coffee, I love my colorful Fiestware, it is so cheery in the morning.
2.  This is what it looks like on Sunday morning at Walmart in Williston, ND.  Lots of Carhartt and a line to get in.  I am still adjusting to my lack of shopping options.
3.  I was excited that I found this New England brown bread at (where else?) Walmart.  Unfortunately it was a FAIL.  Mike did not like it, and since I don't eat bread, it ended up in the garbage.
4.  Thanksgiving day...we got snow...They do not plow and sand the roads like they do in Connecticut!!!  I was having a little anxiety on our way to our friends house for dinner.
5.  Just Bella helping me do some online shopping (see #2).
6.  (See #5) I was shopping for some doggie sweaters and booties, since Bella has been shivering in the cold.  Poor baby!!
7.  This was the temperature on Sunday morning.  And it isn't even the coldest months yet, what???
8.  This is Sophie does when it is too cold outside (see #7), she takes a little nap, inside, where it is warm!!
9.  Ashley told me about this creamer, and I was delighted to find it at my Walmart!!  It is really yummy!! Not too pepper-minty and a hint of sweetness from the white chocolate. 

Enjoy Today!

Monday, November 24, 2014

weekly iPhone photo dump - November week {three}

I am alive!  We made it to North Dakota!!

Of course things did not go as planned (do they ever?)
but we are settling in and trying to get things organized.  



1.  This guy had to take a trip to the emergency vet the weekend before I moved.  He enjoyed a giant bone the day before, unfortunately it got stuck in his tummy.  Luckily he didn't need to have it surgically removed.
2.  Mike and I went out with the kids for dinner before we left.  We went to a few places near Ashley and Nate's new house (downtown Phoenix). I really enjoyed my Tuxedo Latte.
3.  Thursday morning Mike, the pups and I set out for our LONG drive to ND.  It took a day longer than expected due to some snow in Wyoming.
4.  This girl did not sleep during the ride.  She sat up and looked out the window for most of the trip.  She was exhausted when we finally arrived at our new home.
5.  Soph was pretty worn out too.  They are both adjusting to the cold/snow pretty well.
6.  It is quite a temperature difference from AZ...brrr!  I am adjusting though.
7.  I think hot chocolate will be an everyday thing around here.
8.  It snowed on Sunday, and I even ventured out to get some groceries (see #9)
9.  I went to Walmart on Sunday morning to get some groceries (I really miss my shopping options from AZ, but I am making the best of it).  Can you believe that they don't open until noon on Sunday's??  And there was a line to get in...What???  It was definitely an experience.

Enjoy Today!

Thursday, November 6, 2014

SB BOGO! (the red cups are back)


LOOKIE, LOOKIE Friends!!  YUMMY Goodness is BOGO!  
Just thought I would share the love.

I am definitely going to take advantage of this before I leave next week for North Dakota, since Starbucks will be 2 hours away from me. *boo*

Enjoy Today!

Monday, November 3, 2014

weekly phone dump ~ October {week 4}


From left to right:
1.  Just crazy Pete helping me pack.
2.  Halloween is a big deal at my work.  I managed to pull together a costume in the midst of packing.
3.  I bought THIS product a few weeks ago (I saw it in my Cesar's Way Magazine), and I have to say, it has worked really well helping the pups with their jumping!!
4.  I was missing my weekend coffee partner, so I drank out of his cup.
5.  Just a close up of Bella, she likes to jump up in my lap when I am on the computer.
6.  I snapped a photo to show Mike the garage packing progress, let me just say...WORST ROOM TO PACK!!  I am so happy Ashley came to help me!
7.  Sunday I decided to treat myself to a PSL, it was so yummy.
8.  I had to swing by the Uhaul store to pick up some more boxes...unfortunately, I don't think it will be my last trip.
9.  Lately I have been snacking on pumpkin seeds, random, huh?

Enjoy Today!

Monday, October 27, 2014

weekly iphone photo dump - october week {three}


from left to right:
1.  Crazy pups sleeping together on the sofa.
2.  This is my packing face.  I am not a fan of packing!!
3.  Soph likes to sleep on all the pillows.  She is such a princess!
4.  Bella exhausted from all the packing (notice her ball is nearby, she doesn't like it out of her sight).
5.  This is my view at the moment.
6.  Bella graduated from her puppy class on Saturday.  She did so great!  I am a proud pet mama!!
7.  I had lunch with Ashley on Saturday (before we tackled the garage), this was my fortune.
8.  Since Mike has been out of town, and he usually puts gas in my car and washes it, I decided to take it through the car wash.
9.  Just some yummy strawberries.

Enjoy Today!