Saturday, March 11, 2006

Time Out - It is 'Me' Time!

Today was a 'me' day! I woke up at 8 AM, courtesy of a little girl just standing at the side of my bed staring at me. No telling how long she had been there! Billy made biscuits for us and I was out the door by 9:30.

Where was I going? Last mother's day (yes, I realize that was last May), I received a 5 hour spa package with lunch. Today was my day to use it. I had a facial, massage, manicure, spa pedicure, lunch from a local bistro and shampoo/conditioner with blow dry! It was so nice to just get away and take some 'me' time.

Of course, I will be working all today and tomorrow to make up for the fact that I won't be there on Wed-Fri. Like any other time I take off, they call quite a bit on my cell and send blackberry messages. I sure hope this is not a working holiday!

Enjoy your day everyone!!

Thursday, March 09, 2006

Woo-hoo, we are almost to Friday!!

Can you believe it is almost Friday? I must admit, I am very happy for that!! This morning was when Karen Jr. had her ear procedure and it went very well. We still had to cancel our trip to Disneyland, but this was important! She has a follow-up next Wed, so we will just have a super good time for our Wed-Fri of doing 'girl things!'

There isn't that much going on except the usual: work, work and more work!! I realized the other day that I forgot to put the pictures from Billy's birthday on the blog.... So, here they are! We are about to have our kitchen re-done and I can't wait to get the floral wallpaper GONE! That and the master tile are my two biggest dislikes about our house.... Otherwise, it is really nice! I didn't pick the house, but the next house I sure will!!Our little 'princess' and daddy!
Helping daddy celebrate at dinner with Mimi and Papa J
I caught them all reading at Barnes & Nobles
I learned that it is very dangerous to give a little girl a cake decorating bag with 7 different decorative tips..... This cake was completely decorated all over with frosting. She wrote 'I love you' about 4 times and every other place just her doodling!!! She put 24 candles on the cake as that is all we had. It sure is amazing the house did not burn down!!

Some fondue if you didn't want cake! Or, you could have both!! :-)

Well, we are off to Texadelphia for Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches and queso with jalapenos! Billy is playing my boss in golf on Saturday, so he needs some new golf balls. Billy is a super great golfer.... I sure hope this doesn't ruin things for me!!

Tuesday, March 07, 2006

A nice Tuesday!

Today has overall just been a great day! A busy day, but a good day. Yesterday, I had a dinner and didn't get home until 10:30 and then I had a 6:30 AM telecon(got there at 6 AM) at work with London. On top of that, I was in a class from 8 until 5. As soon as it hit 6 PM, I was out the door. Billy and I just got back from a 3 mile walk this evening. It was so beautiful outside!! There was a nice breeze and it must have been about 70 degrees. Around our neighborhood, we have these lakes with water fountains and lights in the middle. They are really pretty (good to see our homeowner's assoc. dues going towards something nice) and have walking trails all around them. It was just nice to get out there and chat about our days..... Now for the problem, what do we have for dinner?!

Have a great evening!! :-)

Sunday, March 05, 2006

Our Karate Queen!

On Saturday, we went to Austin for Karen Jr's karate tournament!! We had quite a day!! Mimi and Papa J went with us! This was her day to shine and boy did she ever!

Here she is watching flashing her orange mouthguard..... Mimi is in the background!
Here she is going to town on her opponent!
This is her trophy that she won!
We arrived in Austin and went to play on the playground (I will put that picture in a future post). After that, we stopped by McDonald's to get a Coke and ice cream. After that, we were on our way to the karate tournament. We went to Dave & Buster's to play some with the games and then we were off to eat at The Oasis. If you look at the picture above, you would never be able to tell that we were in Austin and not on the French Riviera!!
I hope everyone had a great weekend!!