Tuesday, November 13, 2007

I've been tagged!

So thanks to my friends Amy and Sarah Galan, I have been tagged. So I figured I might as well keep it going plus I have decided I don't write much about myself on my blog so this gives me an opportunity to share with all of you something about me that maybe you didn't know.

Jobs I've had:
Runner for a Law firm
Nanny in Hawaii
Secretary for a Sleep Institute
Afterschool program advisor at a Montesory
Surgical Technologist
CDC childcare provider
Sales Clerk at a Craft store
Japanese Kindergarten english teacher

Places I've lived:

Shows I enjoy:
Dancing with the stars
The Office
Greys Anatomy
Desperate Housewives
America's Next Top Model
These are all the shows I DVR.

Four Things About Me:

1. If you don't know this already I am totally into photography. I love to take pictures and am constantly scanning my surroundings everywhere I go looking for beautiful places or things to take pictures of. It is constantly in the back of my mind. I love to put picture collages together as well as digital scrapbooks. I love taking peoples pictures and enhancing them on the computer and seeing the end result. Totally love it! It is my passion.

2. I love to shop!! But what girl doesn't? I love to shop for things for my house and I also have a slight obsession for clothes for me and Arlie. I love cute little country craft stores and I would say my favorite store for shopping for things for the house is Tai Pan's all the way. I wish I had the money to decorate my whole house from Pottery Barn. The majority of clothes that I buy come from Old Navy. Mostly because that is all I can afford. If I had the money I would shop somewhere like Ann Taylor, J. Crew, Banana Republic. Then again, I never dress up anymore so whats the point.

3. My favorite book right now is the Twilight series. Totally love it. I read all three books in about a two week period while I was home visiting family back in September. I can't wait for the next one to come out. After reading it, I had a total crush on Edward. I am not much of a reader normally but after reading this I realized I could totally have a passion for reading. I just need a really good book so if you have any suggestions I would love to hear them.

4. If you don't know this already, I am kind of shy. When I get in a big group of people I would rather sit back and listen and observe. I am not one to talk just for the sake of talking. I do much better one on one or maybe two. I have struggled with it my whole life. I probably care too much about what other people might think of me. Most people would probably be surprised to hear that I was a cheerleader all through high school. That is yet another thing that I don't share with too many people just because I worry what people might think.

Some other little facts about me are:
I am a risk taker- I used to cliff jump off 70 foot cliffs when I was younger.
I love to snowboard, golf, surf, wakeboard, and do pretty much anything active.
I enjoy a good run. I like to camp, hike and enjoy nature.

This was kindof interesting for me to write this. It was good for me to kindof look inside myself and remember who I am. Lately I have been feeling like I have been losing my identity. Now that I am a mom I feel like that has pretty much taken over my whole life and I have lost myself in the process. Kindof depressing. It has been a struggle for me. But I do love being a mom to such a beautiful little girl. She has brought so much joy and happiness into my life at the same time. And I feel so blessed to have such a great husband. I am one lucky girl!

I am tagging Liz, and Rachel.

Thursday, November 1, 2007


We had a great Halloween. Arlie loved dressing up and getting candy. After going trick or treating we came back to the house and she dug into the candy. She ate so much sugar that she was all hopped up. She was so hyper we couldn't get her to go to bed till after nine. Oh well it only happens once a year.

Sittin in the Sink

Shoe Fettish

Arlie has a shoe fettish. She is obsessed with wearing our shoes around the house. As soon as the closet door opens in my bedroom she is in there like flash grabbing shoes. It is so cute to see her try to walk around the house in them though. It keeps her entertained for quite a while.