Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Random Tuesday....Pampered and Stuffed!!!

Missed you all last Tuesday...I was thinking of you though!  As I lay on a massage table, wrapped in blankets and totally covered in warm mud!!  Ahhhhhh!!!  Well, I was thinking of you for a minute or so!  Ha!  I took Cheri to Buffalo Mountain Thunder for her spa experience.  And I got to share in it!!  Woot!!

Here is Cheri after her mud wrap and massage...

Totally relaxed!  We ate this night in the casino!  Neither of us gamble but the food was delish!!!

Great prime rib dinner!!  Our room was so beautiful...

And the lobby was too!!  Lots of etched and molded glass panels throughout!!

On the way home...yes!  Sadly we had to leave!  Sniff!!  We stopped at Costco and purchased fixings for Thanksgiving dinner!! 

For Thanksgiving, Dr. John and I spent a couple of days with our son, Lee Sr. and his wife, Ginger and the five kids!  We had a wonderful time and the food was amazing!!  Best ever!!

Georgia, 16 yrs. old

My son Lee Sr., and myself

Dr. John and myself

Lee Jr.

Cassie, 19 yrs.

Emma, 18 yrs.

Lisa, 22 years

Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving as well!?  I sure did!  And now on to Christmas!!!!  Yikes!  We did do some Black Friday shopping...but we got things for ourselves!  Ha!!  A brand new comforter set for guest bedroom...queen size...including throw pillows...$40.00!!!  Slacks for Dr. 50% off!!!  And I picked up some sweaters at reduced costs!  It was crowded but not crazy!!  Whew!  No pepper spray here!  Fun times!

I cleared all the Halloween decorations from the house and took them to the storage unit.  Now I have a blank slate for Christmas!  I will start this week and take pics along the way!!

A few babies are left and I am putting them on sale prices!!  I will be listing them on my ETSY store by the end of the week.  If any of you are interested, just let me know and I will do free shipping.  Just make a mention of this blog on the ETSY check out page!!

Yep!  It is that time again!!  We are patiently waiting for Keely at The UnMom to pick up the banner for Random Tuesday.  See, she used to be our fearless leader...sigh!  She has been missed and we want her back!  But she has taken to fighting Zombies full Stacy of Stacy Uncorked saw the banner laying on the ground and picked it up.  She has been hosting Random Tuesday ever since.  But she too wants Keely to return!!  Sooooo!!!  Get your Random on!  And visit Keely and Stacy and see what Randomizers are doing world wide!!

Been great catching up with you!  I will be around to visit over the next couple of days.  Been so busy getting pampered and know how it can be??!!  Ha!!

Have a magical and blessed day!
Hugging you

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Silent Saturday ~ Part Eighty-five!!!

My wish for you is a very joyful Thanksgiving...surrounded with the people you love and adore...a table laden with favorite foods; rich in smells and textures!!

The sun streaming through the sumptuous leaves of the quaking Aspen...turning everything it touched into the palest of  golden yellows!!

These tiny, colorful ferns may look delicate...yet, when this picture was taken, it was 26 degrees Fahrenheit and nary a leaf was curled!!   Colorful and bold....this is my prayers for you!!

The stone is bold; yet, pleasing...nestled close to the delicate and colorful ferns!! 

The baby Chamiso basks in the sunlight.  Eager to start it's new life!!

From my heart to yours...Happy Thanksgiving!! 

May you have a magical and blessed day!
Hugging you

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Silent Saturday ~ Part Eighty-Four

A simple sunrise can take your breath away!  Enjoy!

Have a magical and blessed day!
Hugging you

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Random Tuesday....Sante Fe and Beyond!!

It's Randomizing Time!!!!  Cha Cha Cha!!!  Tuesday, November 15th!!  You have got to be kidding me??!!  Sheesh!!  Time is zipping by...and before we know it...Christmas!!! carried away!  Ha!

We drove to Santa Fe on the Turquoise Trail ( Route 14).  We were driving to Buffalo Thunder Casino and Hotel!!  They have a health spa here and I am taking Cheri to is for her birthday...Happy Birthday, Cheri!!! 
I needed to know how to get there!!  Fun trip!!

The birthday girl

Buffalo Thunder

Buffalo Thunder

on the road

on the road

on the road

to SantaFe

It was a fun trip and while we were at the Casino, we ate lunch.  Fabulous buffet!!  But all I could eat was the salad..filled me up!!  Ha!! 

I will be taking more pics of the inside of the Casino and Hotel when Cheri and I are there!!  I can't wait!!

Well my healing has progressed nicely and I am beginning to feel more like myself!  This took longer than I thought it would!!  Patience is not one of my virtues.  Ha!  And I still have some abdominal touch up surgery in mid December.  A spot I am not too happy about needs to be fixed!  So...yeah!! NOT!!

Thanksgiving!  One of my favorite holidays!  Yummy food and family gatherings!  What more could one ask for!!  We are going to Gallup, NM to be with our son and his family.  Gallup is about 3 hours west of us.  It is a nice drive.  We will be picking up our granddaughter, Cassie from college (UNM) and taking her home with us.  We will also be celebrating three birthdays!  My son and my granddaughters, Georgia (16 now) and Emma (18).  Amazing!! 

My contribution to Thanksgiving dinner is pumpkin pies and I am also going to make pumpkin cheesecake!  Yum!  Going to get a birthday cake as well!!  We are going to have a blast!!

The doll show went well!  It was a little on the slow side but I had many visitors.  Many people are freaked out by the babies!  Due to the fact they look so real!  Ha!!  I received one order and made one sale.  So I was happy.  Here are some of the babies!!

 I made my prices very low to clear out my inventory!   I will be taking the babies left to Cheri's Hair Salon and see if we can sell them there.  A couple of her customers have expressed interest in obtaining a baby for themselves!  Cheri purchased one and has it in her salon....rave reviews to far!! 

The sunrise took my breath away the other day!  Like flames in the sky....

Amazing, huh?

Had my nails and toes done yesterday and this day was a real treat!!  She did sculptures on my nails of flowers.  3D!!!!  So beautiful!  Here are some pics....

My nail tech went to Vietnam to visit her parents and while there she took a class in this form of nail design.  I love it!  So unique and so beautiful!  Took a little more time to get the design done but I think worth it!

Well, you know the drill!  Time to visit Stacy at Stacy Uncorked and see what Random madness is going on over there!!!  And then pop over to Keely's at The UnMom and encourage her to pick up the banner and begin Randomizing with us again.  We miss her for sure!!  By the way!!  Isn't it time that YOU joined in the random celebration!!??!!  I think so.....!!!!


Have a magical and blessed day!!
Hugging you