Tuesday, December 16, 2008


The last few weeks have been full of decisions, mainly for the wedding, and have I mentioned that I am terrible with decision making?!  But, I have found a dress, photographers, the date (April 25th!), and chosen the bridesmaids!  Yay!  I know this is crazy, but I am having 13 girls in my wedding, all of whom have been an amazing friend at some point in my life (ranging from playing in the crib & sandbox together, to college, to grad school, to the real world).  

I went a different route in asking them, in more ways than one.  I actually asked each of my bridesmaids if they wanted to, or could be, a part of my wedding.  I feel, like most things, the question of "will you be a bridesmaid" has turned into a rhetorical question.  Or at least one with an expected answer of "yes."  Now this isn't documented, but I'm sure when the asking of bridesmaids and groomsmen originated and the question was asked, it was with the intention of the answerer (is that a word?) to actually have a choice!  Maybe I'm wrong, but I don't want to have anyone feeling like they have to be a part of this.  But rather that I am honored if they have the time to commit to it.  

Anyhow...off the soapbox!  They have all been asked, and this is what I made for them - 

A homemade card and cd

The CD is a compilation of songs with at least one 
on there that reminds me of each of them.  

The card was made with posterboard, satin fabric, 
fake mini flowers, and blank notecards.  

I'm a nerd, I know!  But I do hope they enjoy getting them.  And phew to having that decision over!

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Cookie Swap!

I know it seems like we never work around here, but today is our Unboundary Cookie Swap!  Yaaaaay!  My cookies don't look like this - when I realized my original cookie idea was already being made, I opted for the super easy Macaroon recipe from Dawn.  But if my math is correct, there will be over 1,440 cookies eaten and swapped today at the office!  Yummmmmmmy!

Friday, December 5, 2008

I actually used to like Denny...

 ...but Grey's is ruining that for me.  It's running the course that every TV show eventually does - taking what was once good (good being a relative term) and taking it too far.  

I've already mentioned the Grey writer's blog.  Although they are avoiding talking about how ridiculous it is that Izzie and Denny are "together" when he is DEAD, here are some comments that I found humorous...

All is good in the world  until we get to Izzie and Denny.  Please kill him...wait, HE'S ALREADY DEAD!  Please get rid of him soon, the story is getting so ridiculous & disturbing, I mean, sex with a ghost and all.  

Enough of the new characters and the dead characters!

Please kill Denny off, it can't be that hard, he's already DEAD!

...I'm having huge huge difficulties with this Deady ridiculousness...I know all the Deady business isn't your fault, but please for the love of god make it stop!

Denny needs to go.  The show is a joke now.  Not enjoyable or funny.  I really hope there is a master plan behind Izzie sexing up a ghost/herself or whatever.  

okay, i love you guys.  i love the show.  i love this blog.  but seriously...denny?  seriously?? why???....can we please not?  please???  let's just all be alive.  that would be super.

I liked this episode, I really did.  But...Denny is starting to piss me off.  I used to love him...I didn't want him to die in the first place.  but now he's annoying me.  

The list could go on and on.  (If you're interested, you can find it here.)  If I were the type of person to leave comments on blogs that the writers are never going to read, this would be it -

Come on guys.  Love the show.  Don't love the creepy, nonrealistic dead guy coming back thing.  Leave the good thing alone.  

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Nothing says "Happy Holidays" like....

...a brand new blog layout?

It takes too long to go through all of the layout options available in webland.  So, in an effort to be the most time efficient and still be in the holiday spirit, I chose the least tacky of the first 20 options I could find.  

Enjoy the snowflakes :)

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

We're Getting Married!!

I'm a little behind, but it has been quite the whirlwind!  And anyone who actually reads my blog already knows that we're engaged!  But I had to post a blog about it!!  

Here are a few snapshots from a perfect night -