Monday, November 30, 2009

Oh Boy Oh Boy

I was questioned on who my favorite celebrity crushes are by Melissa and I couldn't just email her back. I had to really think about it because if you ask me a question I am going to answer it as truthfully as I can. I asked her if I could have fictional people and she said they have to be real so here are my real actor crushes...

1) James McAvoy...Scottish, amazing eyes & amazing talent.

2. John Krasinski...The closest thing to Jim Halpert this world has to offer.

3. Lee Pace... One tall drink of water.

4. Milo Ventimiglia... Use to watch Gilmore Girls just to see him now I watch Heroes.

5. Taylor Kitsch... Ever since I have watched Friday Nights Light season 2 I have been hooked.

Honorable mention...Sam Worthington

I know Melissa didn't want my fictional list but I actually already wrote this back in June but never posted it...
I was reading a authors blog who had read on some other blogs who were putting up their YA boy crushes. I might have agreed with one on their list but most of them I was shocked and appalled. So I decided to do my own.

These are not really in any order just listed.
The Hunger Games by Suzzane Collins

The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare
Jace Wayland/Simon

Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
Edward Cullen/Jacob Black

Uglies by Scott Westerfeld

Just Listen by Sarah Dessen
Owen Armstrong

The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen

This Lullaby by Sarah Dessen

The Graceling by Kristin Cashore
Po (really the only thing I liked about the book)

The Countess Below Stairs by Eva Ibbotson
Sergie (the funny thing about him is he is not even the hero, he is her cousin)

Anne of Greengables by L.M. Montgomery
Gilbert Blyth

Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen
Mr. Darcy

Lord of The Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

Enna Burning by Shannon Hale

How To Take The Ex Out of Ex-Boyfriend by Janette Rallison

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Giving Thanks

I went out early to go see if my mom needed any help with making dinner, I did help a little but got distracted with my nieces and nephews. I was outside with William and I was trying to get a picture of him but he turn and ran. I actually love this photo anyway...

Once William heard the door bell he was gone to see which of his cousins were there...
Here are William and Marie talking...I think William is showing Marie a toy spider...
Here are Anna & William hugging, and not because anyone told them too just because they are happy to see eachother...

Hugs all around, aren't they so sweet.

Grandma (my mom) did not only make an entire Thanksgiving dinner, turkey, ham, mashpotatoes, gravy, deviled eggs, cranberry sauce, salad, rolls, veggie tray, corn, green beans, mashed sweet potatos, apricot glaze for the turkey & all the pies (cherry, peacan, pumpkin, chocolate, & butterscotch). She also made sugar cookies for the grandkids so they could make Turkey cookies before dinner. (Does anyone doubt were Debbie gets it?)



Later I was watching Sleeping Beauty with Gracie. Of course during the song Once Upon A Dream we were dancing. After we sat down right in front of the TV. Gracie soon got up and climbed on my back and decided she wanted to watch the rest of the movie like this...

After awhile she did not get down so I called Debbie to come see. I eventually got tired so I slowly stretched my legs out and got a little more comfortable all with Gracie sitting on my back. I sure do love my nieces and nephews, and all my family too.

Just as a side not here are the Face Punch bags, you may have heard me talking about. My friends and I made them for the New Moon Premier. If you have seen the movie you may get what the bags are in reference to. But the real question is how did we know before the movie came out?
Here I am with my friend Melissa and her sister Stephanie waiting for New Moon.

Friday, November 6, 2009

Mimi (sorry this took me all day to write)

About two and a half years ago I saw Mimi at a party and I invited her to read a book and come to a party with a theme of that book. Up until that point we had never really been anything more than acquaintances because of mutual friends. I don’t think anyone could have guessed what would have come from that little conversation. The friendship that came seemed to take everyone by surprise, including ourselves. (Well maybe not Debbie, she only ever seemed happy)
When I think about all the things Mimi & I have done in the last two and a half years, it seems like we must have been making up for lost time because really we have had some awesome times and made some amazing memories.
We have been to California three times.(Comic Con twice, Disneyland, Beach)
We have seen Muse, Vampire Weekend, & Band of Skulls in concert.
Gone to several book signings (Stephenie Meyer twice, Janette Rallison, Scott Westerfeld, James Dashner & don't forget everyone at Project Book Babe)
I helped Mimi make two winning stop motion videos
We are also our own little book club and have read around 50 books in the last two and a half years. (I wonder how many trips to the Library we have taken?)
It is getting late and I am already posting this a day late but I kind of want to figure out how many movies we have seen as well.
Oh and how can I forget about Pie Night? We had so much fun getting together and watching Pushing Daises and eating pie (with Debbie and Russ of course).
I posted links to the blog posts but there were a couple pictures that were not a part of the original blog posts...Here Mimi & I are at The Breaking Dawn concert if you look three seats down from us you will see the director of Twilight Catherine Hardwick.

I took this picture from the Project Book Babes photos, yep just us hanging with Steph.

Mimi I know it took us awhile to wise up and become friends but it was totally worth the wait. You are the friend I never knew I always needed, thank you for blessing my life and making me laugh every time we talk. Happy Birthday (her b-day was Friday Nov 6th)
Oh and in case you didn't know we are going to LONDON BABY Feb 2010!!! Huzzah!!!