December 13, 2009

Ugly Christmas Sweater Party

Last night we had an Ugly Christmas Sweater Party at our house! Jack was working for most of it, but came in at the tail end as the night was winding down. It was lots of fun, lots of food, and good friends. We had an Ugly Sweater competiton, and a mad gift exchange where everyone was stealing everyone else's gifts! it was an over all good time! Here are some pictures from the evening :-)

Work friends :-)

The judges deciding who had the ugliest sweater.....

Amy had present #1!

Mom stole a present from Fran!

Mad gift exchange!

Abbey won the Ugly Sweater prize! She had a light up necklace and everything!

December 7, 2009

I said "yes!" one year ago today!

It has been a year. A whole YEAR! One year ago today Jack proposed to me asking me to marry him. And now we are already married for a little over a month. It is crazy how fast time goes. I thought the months before the wedding were going to go by SO SLOW...... but it went by so fast! Time really just flies!

Tonight we are celebrating eating hot fudge brownie vanilla sundaes!! I am excited! Jack made them last year and that was how we celebrated:-)

First sign of winter

I am convinced it never snows in DC. I always get jeanlous when I hear that it is snowing in PA! It usually ends up flurring, icing or just plain old rain. It called for some sort of wintry mix this past weekend. I didn't believe it actually though.....until it did! It started snowing! Jack had to work all weekend, so I didn't even get to spend the lovely snowy day with him! It snowed all day until late evening. It was great! Here are a few pictures! I took them with our new camera.

I love this picture. I took it with our new camera and manipulate the colors. It came out awesome!

I love snow. It makes me happy. Hopefully we'll actually have a white christmas this year!

Renovations- COMPLETE!

The story continues about the living room renovation. I wasnt sure at first how it would turn out, but it is finally finished! Mounting the TV above fireplace. Here are the final pictures. It is done! Living room has been rearranged!

The mount has been placed on wall....

The holes have been filled...

Jack hard at work....

Isn't he so cute in his safety glasses? :-)

Living room all finished and rearranged! Looks nicer!

Jack did a lot of hard work and a great job. I am lucky to be married to such a handyman!

December 1, 2009

Christmas Decorations Continued!

Here a few more pictures of the house all decorated!! This is before the living room makeover, so the decorations on the fireplace mantle needed to be take down. But, our tree is up and decorated. The only thing left to do is finish the living room and hang the lights up outside!!

An ornament from Jack's mom. She got it in Disney World for us!

All the ornaments for the tree!

The tree is all decorated and so pretty! :-)

Some shots of the ornaments

Cute candle holder from Yankee Candle

The fireplace and tree!!!

Jack hard at work putting lights on tree....i am too busy documenting out first christmas as a married couple...i should probably have been helping....

Yay! Gibson's first christmas :-)

Patches found something new to chew on. Bad, Bad Patches...

ok, I decided to help with the tree.

A new place to cuddle.....under the Christmas tree!

A finished project!

Here is my project from the previous blog post. This random bedroom needed a desperate makeover! And a bed for guests!!



Bed all together and pretty!!

Got some cute pillows from KMART! I love the buttons.

So, this room is pretty much done. It just needs a few more things to on the wall, a few more pillows on the bed, then it is perfect!