Thursday, November 27, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving

It is Thanksgiving Day and we are hanging out with Jared's brothers and their families. They live in the middle of the forest in Shelton Washington and it is one of the most beautiful forest's I have ever seen. There are tree's, tree's and more tree's. There is a lake near by called Mason Lake which is also beautiful. I will try to take some pictures and post them later. If there was more sun here I would consider moving. ha ha!
Our trip has been so much fun thus far and I know there is more to come. It has been so nice to have a week off of work and not have to worry too much about it. The pictures below are of a waterfall in Oregon. Its called Multnomah Falls. I believe this very waterfall was in the Twilight movie (yeah!). It was cold, windy, and raining but the most beautiful waterfall I have ever seen. These are just a few. Jared is trying to put a panoramic picture together so we can hang it on our wall. I will post more of our trip when I get home. I am so thankful for everything I have been blessed with. I love my family so very much and I am glad that we were able to spend time with some of them this Thanksgiving Day! Eat lots and enjoy!!!

Wednesday, November 12, 2008


I am proud to say my cute little puppies have now learned to use their ramp.  I thought for sure it would take a lot longer then it did.  Jared (brilliant) decided to put sides on the ramp so they felt more secure!  Low and behold...IT WORKED!!  YAY!!!

Monday, November 10, 2008


Well, after having our home destroyed one too many times (see previous blog), we came up with a solution. Jared and our friend Joey spent all day Saturday building Dexter and Delilah a fully insulated "Club House".  As you can see in the picture to the right, we converted our shed into a club house slash storage shed.  We were hoping to maximize our space.  Joey only charged us $1.5 million which we thought was a pretty good deal considering what we had been through (again, see previous blog).  He even gave us a 10% discount.  Thanks Joey for all your help. We couldn't have done it without you.

Getting Dexter and Delilah to actually use their new home is a completely different story.  You can see Jared trying to lure them up the ramp with a delicious doggy treat.  They did not want any part of that ramp.  

Typically you would think that because they are so large, they fear nothing.  Well I am here to prove that theory wrong.  They are scared of pretty much everything.  After many hours of trying not for force them, Jared finally just picked them up and pushed them in.  Go Jared and your buff muscles!!!       

I am hoping they will gain the courage to venture into their new home on their own.  We will continue to try until we succeed and one day, yes, one day, they can sleep outside instead of on my kitchen floor.  Until then wish us luck, we are going to need it.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Tag! You're it!

Well, I got tagged! I usually try to avoid these but this one isn't so bad. Alright...Here it goes.

5 shows I love to watch

1- The Office
2- CSI Las Vegas
3- Tap Out
4- MMA Fighting
5- How Things are Made (Discovery Channel)

5 favorite restaurants

1- Roy's
2- Texas Roadhouse
3- Cafe Rio
4- Dragon Isle
5- Cheesecake Factory

5 things that happened yesterday

1- Work
2- Shopping with Brooke
3- Ate nachos and cheesecake (interesting mixture)
4- Visited with Krystal and Mom
5- Went to sleep

5 things I look forward to today

1- Snuggling with Jared
2- Snuggling with my puppies
3- Kenpo class
4- Taking a shower
5- Going to bed

5 things I love about fall

1- The rain
2- I get to wear my coats
3- Daylight savings
4- Beautiful scenery
5- Hot Chocolate

5 things on my wish list

1- Get pregnant
2- Have a family
3- Get out of debt
4- Did I mention getting pregnant?!
5- Oh! and have a baby

5 people I tag

1- Brandy
2- Brooke
3- Jeri
4- Heather
5- Spencer and Jane

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

The Mischief Makers

The couch is their favorite place.

Yep, that's Delilah. She's grown a little bit. The picture is a little bit deceiving but she is almost as big as Dexter now.

Monday, November 3, 2008

Dogs vs. House - Dogs 1 : House 0

"Hmmm.. it may be a rainy day today, we should leave the dogs inside." (Blocked in the kitchen, of course.) It's a wonderful feeling coming home to a disaster zone. I don't think they could have done a better job with the limited ammo that they could find.

I've already removed their pillows from the floor. They somehow took the powdered milk off of the counter.

Yes and sorry for showing it, that is poo.

Apparently, the garbage, powdered milk and everything else in the kitchen wasn't good enough. They really wanted to teach us a lesson and put two holes in the drywall and chewed on the trim.

Naughty Delilah

Naughty Delilah
Making a mess

Naughty Dexter

Naughty Dexter
Helping with the mess