Monday, October 31, 2005

Visit to the Pumpkin Patch

Sunday we had our annual family Halloween party.  We headed out to the pumpkin patch for fun then came home to a yummy dinner of homemade macaroni, salad, carved pumpkins, and topped the night off with a yummy dessert.  Here's some pictures of our festivities....Click here for Pumpkin Patch Pics

Saturday, October 29, 2005

A fun Saturday

We had a fun day today!  This morning Jacob and I went to a local nursery where they put on a Halloween planting party for kids.  Jacob put together a basket of flowers decorated for the season.  Here he is showing off his creation!  Img_4528edit

Afterwards we took a road trip with Ella, Grandma, and Uncle Jeff to visit a Wildhorse Sanctuary.  It is a beautiful place and such a peaceful setting...well when the donkey's aren't HEE-HAWING that is!  Here's a link to some of the photos we took... CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS!

Thursday, October 27, 2005

Almost there!

Our home remodel project is slowly getting done, we're coming into the home stretch now.  The tile flooring is 90% done and we are VERY happy with it.  SO VERY glad we chose not to do it ourselves!  We're told the countertops may be completed by Friday but it's looking more like Monday or Tuesday.  Img_4469 Img_4470

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Playgroup visit to Bella Vista Farms

A yearly tradition we have with playgroup is taking a trip out to Bella Vista Farms.  It's an animal rescue facility but during the fall they offer hayrides, petting zoo, hay maze, and everyone gets to pick out a pumpkin.  We always have a really fun time, just wish it was a little cooler.  We need some of that crisp fall weather to hit us to get the full experience! 

Click here to check out some of the pictures we took....Bella Vista Farm pics

Thursday, October 20, 2005

49ers VS Steelers

We had a 49ers VS Steelers match-up this afternoon in the backyard.  Ella playing for Pittsburgh, Jacob for San Francisco.  It went back and forth but ultimately looks like Ella won with a little help from a 4-wheeler!  Img_4292


May the Force be with You!

We did a trial run of Jacob's Halloween costume this afternoon.  Jacob thinks Star Wars is too scary to watch but yet he wanted to be Darth Vader for Halloween.  Go figure!  Img_4266crop

The mask has a voice changer option and a breathing button so it's quite scary to see Jacob wearing it, yet hear Darth talking or breathing from beneath the mask!   Img_4270crop

Oh, that's who under the mask!! 


Tuesday, October 11, 2005

I'm going to be famous!!

Awhile back I had submitted my picture to be used in the production of a computer comedy cartoon called a Jib Jab.  Last week they contacted me to fax in release forms because I was chosen to be in one of the more prominent roles. 

You can check out other Jib Jabs at

Well I just found out that they will be world premiering the skit on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno this Thursday, October 13th!!  The skit is called "Big Box Mart" and it is a parody on how the big chain stores are taking over the Mom and Pop shops. Not sure what my role will be exactly or how well you can actually see my face but thought I'd pass the info along so you could tune in!! 


Sunday, October 09, 2005


Our summer has been consumed with a home addition and remodel.  We are slowly coming to a close with everything and since I've gotten so many questions about it, I thought I'd share some pictures of the progress so far. 

I'm really, really hoping this time next month we can say we are DONE with the house and then we can FINALLY relax and enjoy it!! 


Thursday, October 06, 2005

My First Post!

This is a test

Cambria Vacation

Last week we took a much needed vacation to visit my Mom at her beach house in Cambria, California.  We took many walks, read many books, did some shopping, saw beautiful sights and just relaxed and did nothing. 

Aaron, Jeff, and I took a tour of Hearst Castle 5 miles north in San Simeon.  What a beautiful "house" and location!  I just can't imagine actually visiting the castle back in it's glory days.  It must have been incredible.

Please check out some of the photos in the Cambria photo album. 

My First Post!

Wow, I have my own website!  I've often thought of doing this but just put it off for whatever reason.  (Mainly time!)  I figure this will be a fun way to post pictures and info to share with family and friends and a place to enter random info of my life.

I'm doing this on a trial basis so wish me luck!