Saturday, November 29, 2008


Today is my wonderful Husband's birthday, and it is a little know fact that he LOVES people to tell him HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!  So, I want to see how many people we can get to tell him, so if you get a minute, call Dave's cell phone and tell him "HAPPY BIRTHDAY!"  (Most of you will probably get his voice mail, but if you do leave your message there!)  Anyway...

We kind out went out for David's birthday last night, because we wanted to go do something.  We went to Winger's and ate dinner and then went to get desert.  We had so much fun at SubZero for Elena's birthday, that we decided to go again.  This time we took Lisa, Mark, Carson, and Sydnee with us.  Ella and Carson had a lot of fun watching the smoke from the liquid Nitrogen again.  (I would have taken a pic of Dave, but he wouldn't let me)  It wasn't much of a birthday party, but we still go to eat good ice cream, and the kids got to watcth the smoke.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY HONEY!!!  I promise nobody thinks you are old... (even though you ARE almost 30)

Sunday, November 23, 2008


Last night I got to go with Lisa and our friend Erin to a huge TWILIGHT premere party in Pocatello.  For those of you who know me well, you know that I haven't read any of the books... (evil music fills the room as people prepare to burn me at the stakes) Lisa has had tickets to this party for a long time, but she talked me and Erin into going the week of the party.

The party was soooo over the top!!  We met at a church where they picked us up in a limo and took us to this huge house on the hill.  When we got there we got T-shirts and were ushered into the house.  While we were there we had some food, got vampire bite tatooes on our necks, and big on a silent auction.  Soon after this they picked us up with the limo again, and took us to the movie.  When we got to the theatre they opened the limo door and we got to walk up the red carpet. 
The movie was really good.  Being a "non-reader" (hello my name is Brook and I admit that I am a "non-reader") I had a lot different perspective on the movie than the people who had read the books.  I really liked it a lot.  I loved how Stephanie Meyers captured the innocent side of love rather than the sexual Hollywood version of love that is normally depicted in movies.
After the movie we rode in the limo back to the house where we ate soup and desert.  We had a great time, and we even made the news!!  Check out this video and see if you can find us in the film.

If the video doesn't work click here.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Sub Zero Ice Cream

For Elena's actual birthday, we decided that we were going to try sub zero ice cream.  It is a ice cream place where they make your ice cream right in front of you.  For all of you Cold Stone fans, do not get pictures of a marble slab dancing in front of your eyes, this is different.  At Cold Stone there are ice cream flavors already mixed, then you add things to them.  This store starts with good old cream.  They poor it in the bowl right in front of you.  Then you add as many flavorings to the cream that you want.  There are about a hundred thing to choose from.  Then you get to add mix-ins (candy, brownies, etc.).  But, the COOLEST part comes last!!  They freeze your ice cream with liquid Nitrogen, so it looks like dry ice while they are mixing it.  Ella absolutely loved it, because the guy making her ice cream kept pushing the smoke towards her and making her hands cold!!  The store in Idaho Falls is full of big screen TVs and even has a fire place in the back with a nice cushy couch in front of it.  Sounds like the perfect make-out... I mean Date spot to me!!  Anyway... so if you are looking for something fun to do as a family or on a date night, try Sub Zero Ice Cream, it is pretty awesome!

Sunday, November 16, 2008

Happy 1st Birthday Elena Pearl!!

Happy 1st Birthday 
Elena Pearl!!!
I can't believe how time flies!!  A year ago, I was getting ready to head the
 hospital, and now my baby is ALREADY a year old!!  Where does the time go?  Since Elena's birthday was on Monday, and Dave's family wanted to come up for her party we had her party on Saturday.  She had a whole bunch of cousins there, and we had a GREAT time!! Elena got some really fun toys, some cute clothes, and she must be growing up cause her aunt Stephanie got her hot pants!!  (I have to get a better picture of the hot pants, cause the one I have does not do them justice.)

Friday, November 14, 2008

Elena's new adventure

Elena has decided that it is great fun to walk around the room!  Usually she has to be pushing something, but just this week she has started walking a little bit by herself.  How fast time goes, I swear just yesterday she was learning to crawl!

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Thimble Blossoms Giveaway

Thimble Blossoms Giveaway

My cousin Tiffany posted about this giveaway on her blog, and so I thought I would check it out, and these quilts are SOOOO cute!!  The owner of this business is actually a girl I graduated with from high school, so it was fun to see that she is successful!!  Anyway... Check this out, it is GREAT!!

Monday, November 10, 2008

One word TAG

I've been tagged by Sherie. Copy and paste the following quiz, and answer each question with on word. Then tag 6 of your friends to do the same

Where is your cell phone-charging? kitchen

Where is your significant other? homework

Your hair color? Brown

Your mother? helpful

Your father? treasured

Your favorite thing? Oreos...or wait...

Your dream last night? nonexistant (Did I even sleep last night?)

Your dream/goal? Celestial

The room you’re in? messy

Your hobby? cake

Your fear? change

Where do you want to be in 6 years? graduated!  (or David atleast)

Where were you last night? Mom's

What you’re not? Loud

One of your wish-list items? space

Where you grew up? Idaho

The last thing you did? clean

What are you wearing? orange

Your TV? entertainment

Your pet? noisy

Your computer? escape

Your mood? peachy

Missing someone? dad

Your car? V6 

Something you’re not wearing? Contacts

Favorite store? Target

Your summer? CRAZY

Love someone? Dave

Your favorite color? green

When is the last time you laughed? today

Last time you cried? Conflict

I tag Erin, Tiffany, Mary, Tianna, Chelsea, Amanda

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

ThIs Is HaLlOwEen

From Halloween 2008
This year we were planning on going to Jennifer's (David's sister) annual Halloween party.  This year's theme was Wizard of Oz.  In lieu of David's grandpa passing away, we didn't get to go to the party, but we already had our costumes ready, so we wore them for Halloween.  I was the Tin WOman, Ella was Dorothy, and Elena was a Jitter Bug.  (There is the original screen-play... I promise)  David was nothing......Here are some more pictures from Halloween at the Cederstroms.