Thursday, October 27, 2011

Pumpkins, Sunrises, and Airplanes.

I cannot believe it's been over two weeks since I last posted!  I think things are starting to calm down at work (or maybe the chaos is just becoming normal to me).  So, more regular posting should be around the corner.  

Since I last updated y'all, I've been up to all sorts of things.  Two weeks ago, my girls and I got together for a fall fest with pumpkin carving!   

April, me, Sarah, Kacey, Pirate Emily, and Ashlee

We had all sorts of delicious items!  I made this Pumpkin Fluff, which was AMAZING.  Seriously, y'all should make it.  It's quick & easy, can be made sugarless, and is heavenly.

Recipe and photo from here

Then we got down to the main event of the evening-- pumpkin carving.  My pumpkin is the baby one.  

I decided that I didn't want to get dirty cleaning out my pumpkin (yes, apparently I am that girl), so I painted mine.  Given my horrible crafting/art skills, I was pretty pleased at how my pumpkin turned out!  It was a super fun night (even though I missed almost the entire ALCS game that night-- boo).


Also, I finally found an apothecary jar for the dried rose petals from the flowers Donny sent me almost two months ago.  I had looked everywhere for one that I liked and finally found this one at probably the fourth Michael's I went to.  Love it.


And that brings us up to last week.  Thursday I left my office at 1pm, and I was off Friday, yet I still worked a 40 hour work week.  It was crazy busy.  This was my view when I got into work before 7am last Thursday. I got to watch the sunrise, and it was awesome.  


Thursday evening, I was on my way to Dallas to spend the weekend with Donny! 

To be continued...

6 comments:

  1. holy cow. holy cow. holy cow. I want that pumpkin fluff yum

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  2. your pumpkin is cute! And w/paint it won't get gross before Halloween.

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  3. I love the pumpkins! Can't wait to read about your weekend in Dallas ;)

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  4. The pumpkin carving looks like fun! & I'm looking forward to hearing about your weekend!! :D

    -Many Smiles!

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  5. That is my kind of pumpkin decorating!! The one time I carved a pumpkin (yes, once), it was absolutely horrible and I'm not looking to repeat that experience lol. Great idea for the rose petals, too! Can't wait to hear more!

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  6. That pumpkin fluff looks so good, definitely going to try that one!

    I never like keeping died flowers because I never know what to do with them but that idea is so perfect! Thanks girl!

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