Monday, September 28, 2009

Cupcakes and Kool Aid

As is beginning to be tradition in our family, Mark and I went for a "Sunday drive" last night. It was much shorter than normal because i just couldn't wake up from my nap. So, i ended up sleeping for 3 hours more than planned. (yes, i took a 4 hour nap and it was wonderful!) So by the time i got up, fixed dinner, and hung out for a while, it was time for bed. But i just HAD to have my Sunday drive with Mark.


So in order to convince him to take me even though it was so late, i told him we could take some cupcakes and Kool-Aid.
That was all it took.

So we drove to the Y parking lot and ate our cupcakes and Kool-Aid while we beheld the splender that is Provo at night. It would have been much more romantic if it weren't for all the BYU student who had the same idea. (except i would venture that we were the only ones cool enough to have cupcakes and Kool-Aid.)


anyway, it was lovely. Everyone needs to experinece the joy that is cupcakes and Kool-Aid


P.S. I managed to get "cupcakes and Kool-Aid" in this post 4 (now 5) times. It's just so fun to say!

Friday, September 25, 2009

What Happens When Mark Gets Bored on the Lift

Today Mark went mountain biking at Sundance. Here is what he came up with while waiting on the lift with just him, some sunflower seeds, and his phone:



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(in case you didn't get that, he takes slogans quite literally. he he)

It's that time of year again! Aren't the colors just gorgeous!!



Thursday, September 17, 2009

My Heaven

In my opinion, it doesn't get much better than Reese's. They can brighten even the crappiest of days.

Yesterday was one such day for me. And my wonderful brilliant husband knew just how to fix it for me. When i walked in the door after work i was greeted by a beautiful bouquet of flowers and 2 packs of Reese's. It's Love!!
My addiction for Reese's is deeply rooted. It is just the perfect blend of chocolate and peanut butter. I actually used to keep these on stock. At one point i was buying them in bulk. I would honestly go to walmart and take the entire box from the checkout line.

Now i am sad to say i grew up and no longer spend my money on such frivolous things as a year supply of Reese's (they actually lasted me about a month), but that's not to say i dont miss them.

And in case anyone was wondering. If you have a Coke and a Reese's at the same time...
Pure Heaven!

Those of you who know me well know that this is the way to my heart!

(p.s. don't those little water droplets on the can just make you thirsty??!!!)

Monday, September 14, 2009

My Life Right Now

I had to change my background to something more fitting to how i feel. All day, everyday I spend every spare moment trying to catch up on my school work. I have A TON of reading to do for every class. And skimming and pretending to read are not options because I also have to write 1-2 page summaries for everything i read. AND, my teachers keep giving me more articles to read ON TOP of the regular assigned reading.

Last week i thought i was the coolest person ever because i was actually a whole week AHEAD on my reading assignments. Enter the group presentation. I kissed my buffer goodbye! I don't understand how a week can go by so quickly. Now i am prepared for my presentation, but i am seriously struggling to finish the "regular" work. Mark and I keep trying to figure out when we can invite friends over, practice my golf skills, and hang out, and every single night seems to be booked with "catch-up" work (not to be confused with ketchup).

I just have to keep reminding myself that i just have to get through the next few months.... and i am FINISHED!!!!!

Saturday, September 5, 2009

It's a Fiesta!!

Last week we decided to start a new tradition with Briant and Camille. We are going to have theme nights!!! to kick it off, we had a Mexican Fiesta!! Here we are posing and dancing with the Mexican flag!




Mark and I were in charge of the meal. We made yummy quesadillas! Quite delicious!

After dinner, we enjoyed a wonderful pinata! It's a bull! (for future reference, Target is the best place to find cheap and cute and funny pinatas.



FYI: trying to hit a pinata in heals is not the most graceful thing i have every done.





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After the pinata, we enjoyed a wonderful little film called "The Three Amigos." You may have heard of it.


After the movie, Camille was getting our dessert ready and Mark and Briant were playing a little game. Don't you just love the care and respect they show to their symbols of love and commitment to the girls they love?

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Camille workin her magic at the deep fryer!



Fried Ice Cream!!! yum!!

I ate every single bite! it was so so good!

After dessert we played a little Rummikub.

I think Mark and I need to work on our Rummikub skills because Briant and Camille each won and Mark and I never did. ...... Next time..... you just wait!!

It was a fantastic night!!! any ideas for our next theme night? Leave your ideas in the comments!

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the Ways

Here is a conversation Mark and I had last night as we were lying in bed trying to fall asleep.

Mark: I love you
Callie: Why?
Mark: Because you are sweet, sensitive, and sexy. You're basically a SSS (triple S).
Callie: Yeah, like AAA without the cars.
Mark: and like XXX without Vin Diesel.


we just "get" each other.