Sunday, October 28, 2007

The Focus Pocus...

Well It Happened...The Day Nick & I knew was coming......the Focus Pocus broke down. Nick was on his way to work on Thursday and Broke Down right in front of Nicholson Ranch. He called me and I came and got him. So now we are in the market for a car. We are going to go look on Monday or Tuesday so we shall see. I went last night and just took a look at cars because we weren't thinking we were going to have to buy one soon so now I have been researching cars. We just want a 4 door car that gets good gas mileage and is reliable! I think we will probably go with a Honda...but not sure yet. Here are some photos of the Focus Pocus on the side of the road..

Nick bringing his stuff into my car.

Up, Up & Away....There goes the focus on the tow truck!

Thursday, October 25, 2007

Martha Stewart and Staying Home.....Hmmmm

Ok...So Another day at home sick. I am kind of enjoying watching Martha Stewart, Ivillage and Ellen. I know I shouldn't get too use to this but it is sort of nice not working. Granted I can' t do much but watch these shows because I feel horrible but I am feeling very crafty! I just wish I had the energy to do it. So today on Martha she was showing off some blown glass pumpkins. I tried to find them on her website but could not so this is what I found on the net. I think they are so beautiful. I think they would make a great centerpiece on any fall dining table. These are about $155-$1000 so my goal is to try to find some today that are less expensive....Or maybe just take a glass blowing class.....hmmmm
Also...I will have to take a photo today of my Arts~ N~ Crafts stuff. I have been collecting so much stuff. I love to make greeting cards but I want to do more just don't know what it is I want to do yet....Nick and I are working on cleaning out our garage. It is a single car garage and we are going to take a weekend and clean it out and get it organized so.....I can have an office out there and a place to Craft Away! We only have a 2 bedroom so I can't turn our guest bedroom into a craft room so I decided since we don't use our garage for our cars I am going to organize it, paint it and make it a craft room and office! So we shall see........It will probably take a few months because our lives are so crazy right now but I have some great ideas up my sleeve and if all goes well it is going to turn out really cute.......Stay tuned.....

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

I Just Can't Wait....

Ok...So I am sure you all know in Blog World that they are filming Sex & The City the Movie....I am so excited I can hardly stand it! I have watched my DVD's over and over again.....and now that I am sick what better thing to do than to pull out season 1 tomorrow and go straight through....
I have to say I just love these dresses...and those shoes...they are hot! Miranda looks great and Carrie and Charlotte look Fabulous as Ever....Also...Check out Miranda's Hand Bag...her entire outfit gives me total inspiration to creat a wedding....Inspiration Board....Hmmm Maybe that is what I will do.
Anyway.....Are you as excited as I am for the Sex & The City Movie? Are you a SJP fan? Hmmmmm Cosmo Anyone?

Home Sick

Well...Today is my day off and I am home sick! I really hate getting colds but I guess this is the only way I allow my body a day of rest. I am always on the go and never just stop. So I guess I have to get this head cold for me to actually take a day to myself and think about me and my well being.
It is really hard to think about myself when you see all these people on TV that are losing everything they have. These fires in SoCal are just awful. How sad. Such a tragedy.
I can some what sympathize with them because in 1997 we were evacuated due to rising waters in the Feather & Yuba Rivers and thought Yuba City was going to flood. Sutter, California a population of less than 10,000 at the time increased to over 100,000 people in just a couple of hours. It was scary not knowing what was going on. I remember sitting in Christie Bailey's house listening to the radio & tv trying to find out what was going on. My mom was really nervous because we had moved out of the house I grew up in and all of our belongings were in storage right next to the levee. My mom's new house wasn't finished being built and I remember her calling to see if they had moved our belongings and they had not. So not only did we not have our house but our belongings were at the mercy of a moving company that wasn't going to move them. Fortunately Yuba City did not flood but in Olivehurst the levee broke and those families were struck by disaster. My friend Nikki was in Portugal on vacation and came back to no home. It was there but destroyed by the flood waters. The one good thing I have to say about natural disasters is that it is so great to see strangers, friends and families come together to support one another and help one another. We are lucky to live in a country where people are compassionate and come together in the time of need. Today I pray for everyone that is affected by these fires and pray that they find a sense of strength in this most difficult time. They will need to depend on God's Love to help through this difficult time because when everything in your life is gone God is still there for you and it is his love and strength that will be your strength. Believe in him.
I also pray for all the firefighters, National Guard and Volunteers that are helping put out these fires!
Loves to all... at this time!

Sunday, October 21, 2007

I love this Picture....

I had to post this one all by itself. I just love this one of Cassie & Dominic!
How cute are they?
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Some of my Favorites from the weekend!!!

The Cousins go to Tahoe...

This weekend the "cousins" went to Tahoe!
We had so much fun!!
It was a nice relaxing weekend and spent some great time together!
Here are some of the FUN things we did:
Had the Most Fabulous Pizza: Pear & Gorgonzola
Played Phase 10 so much fun!
Played with Dom & Cassie!
They are getting SO big and SO cute! I will post some of my favorites was our first trip as cousins together....We Missed Karyn, Anson, Ashley & Allison and we hope they can join us for the next Cousin Trip!!!!

Melissa & Cassie~Kristin & Kelly
Bo & Dom~ Nick & Gary
1st Annual Cousin Trip to Tahoe/October 2007
Thank You Nick for the Great Rooms at Plumpjack Squaw!

Sunday, October 14, 2007

All Things Family....

Aunt Linda & Aunt Gina
Kelly, Uncle Bill, Aunt Linda, Aunt Gina, Uncle Al & Nick
At Frank Fats in Sacramento

Last week Nick and I met his aunts and uncles for dinner in Sacramento at Frank Fats!
It was a great dinner.
Bill & Linda met us along with Nick's Aunt Gina & Uncle Al from Fort Worth, Texas.
It was such a nice evening. This was the first time I met Uncle Al & Aunt Gina.
It was so nice to finely meet them! Wish we had more time to spend together!
We are looking forward to visiting with them again soon!
Uncle Bill & Aunt Linda Live up in the Mountains in Alta so we get to see them more often!
It is nice having family close and even better when family comes to visit!
We miss our family we don't get to see all the time and we love you!
~Kell & Nick~

Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Happy Birthday My Love......

Happy Birthday Nick...I Love You!!!

Nick & Jamie
The "NICKS" at Circa in SF
Nick outside the French Laundry...My birthday present Surprise to Nick!
Nick and Kelly at the French Laundry in Yountville. Thomas Keller's Restaurant!
Nick & Kelly in the French Laundry Kitchen!!!!
Ok....So today is my sweets birthday! I love you so much Nick!
Happy Birthday to You!
We have had a great 3 day celebration! On Sunday Nick and I had dinner in the city with our friends Emarie & Her Boyfriend Nick, Nick's Best Friend Jamie and his girlfriend Leslie!
We went to Circa in the Marina! It was a great night!
Last Night we went to Yuba City and had a Fabulous Dinner at Mom's with Mom & Dad,
Amy & Matt Hennesey and Vince and MaryJean Hamilton! It was such a great dinner! Mom even let Nick break open a few bottles of Silver Oak! A 1990 and 1992! Wow was that DELISH!
Today....Nick's Birthday I surprised him with dinner reservations at The French Laundry in Yountville....Nick and I are what I would call "foodies" and this has been a dream of Nick's! So after an hour and 45 minutes on the phone about 3 months ago I made reservations! It was a hard secret to keep but I did it! We had the most amazing dinner ever! It was truly worth the experience! They gave Nick and I a tour of their kitchen and we got to see the live feed on a plasma screen TV of the Chefs at Per Se in NYC! It was soooo cool and an experience neither myself or Nick will ever forget! You have to splurge once!!!
Nick...I love you and I truly know we are meant to be together! I love you more every day!
happy birthday my love!
Here's to many more Birthdays!!!
Per Se is next!
Love you!