Tuesday, October 25, 2011

my NEW favorites

don't you love when you find things you can't believe you have lived without!!??
here are a few of my NEW favorite things!
(some might not be NEW to you...but, they are NEW to me!)

these are pretty much AMAZING jeans!
check these Sexy Boot jeans out at

i can't get enough of these insulated cups!
you can get them anywhere and they really do work!

ok, im gonna be honest.
i've been listening to Pandora for a while now.
but, we are all addicted to the
children's halloween station.

i meant to buy a charleston chew,
and left with this beauty.
it's delish!

these little guys are so convenient.
my little 18 month old chicken loves them!
they are all natural 100% fruit pouches.

what is your NEW favorite thing??


Thursday, October 20, 2011

summer salad....?

yes,...i know it's actually fall.
but here in the central valley
it's still HOT!!
i still have some straggler tomatoes, and basil in my garden.
(my basil is actually gone...i used the last of it for this salad)
so, i wanted to share this amazing salad with you!
i got this recipe from my mother in law.
it's nutritious.
flavorful, and pretty!


1/2 c. olive oil
6 tbls. balsamic vin.
1 tbls. fine chopped shallots
1 tsp. dijon mustard
1.2 tsp. sugar
1/2 tsp. salt

5 small red potatoes
2 ear of corn
5 roma tomatoes
1/2 c. feta
chopped basil
dash of balsamic

boil red potatoes until fork tender.
remove, slice and lay flat in 9X13.
put 2 ears of corn in the same water you used for the potatoes.
boil 5 min.
cut corn off of stalk.
lay on top of of potatoes.
slice 5 roma tomatoes sprinkle with sea salt.
lay on a paper towel to absorb the juices.
lay on top of corn.
pour dressing on top.
sprinkle with feta, sliced basil, and a dash of balsamic.
serve chilled.



Friday, October 14, 2011

are you ready!?

with 4 kids my house is decorated for pretty much every holiday, ASAP!
this year i went online to get some ideas for decorating.
there are so many wonderful ideas our there!

here are some of my favorite.

here are just a few of my favorite costumes..
(we are pretty hard core when it comes to costumes)

do you have your costumes picked out!?
WE DO!!!

have a wonderful weekend!


Wednesday, October 5, 2011


i just haven't been blogging as of late.
i wish it was because of something amazing...but, i guess i've just been busy and uninspired.
i know, i know, you are all (41 followers) just waiting for a new post! ha

well, here are some pics. of what i've been up to!
(via iPhone)
we went on a little vacation with some friends.
the guys had CE classes., the girls ate and shopped!

we..sadly don't have an IKEA!
so,...we visited Sacramento's!

you know you want these slippers.

we ate dinner at Ruth Chris...yum!

we seriously laughed the whole vacation.

thank you z gallerie!

my earring was missing....i had no idea. :(

big eyes...thank you anthro.

last but not least...these darling felt flowers.


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