Monday, April 28, 2008

The Reason for my Disappearance

First Horse Show of the Season
One more blue ribbon :)

Friday, March 07, 2008

4 Hats

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The hats that killed my mojo. Do NOT get me wrong, I was very happy to make these hats, and I love the people that they went to. Unfortunately, knitting the same hat in the same color four times in a row was a bit boring, and I haven't felt like knitting for a while. I have a strict rule of NEVER forcing myself to knit when I don't feel like it. So I pick up my knitting when I want to, and I leave it laying when I don't. In the meantime, I have officially lost my 20 lbs and am no longer on a diet but on maintenance, and I have been spending every bit of good weathered free time with my horse. Show season is on the horizon, and we are both trying to get prepared. Lots of work but lots of fun :)

Friday, February 01, 2008

My Birthday

I must say that I had one of the best birthdays EVER! The only way it could have been better is if Rob could have been there. I went out to eat with four of my friends from the barn, and we had a blast as you can probably tell from the picture above :) From left to right is Carissa, Marietta, Melissa, and Heather. Yes the crazy fool (note the sweater, wink) they are holding up is me of course. Thank God I lost 19 lbs for this moment!

I loved all my gifts! I got a Brighton bracelet, a horsey coloring book (and crayons) in which everyone colored a page to look like their horse, fun cards, a horse puzzle, gloves for riding, and a Black Beauty dvd ya'll!! What was so cool was how horse related it all was. I swear it was the birthday party I dreamed of when I was a little girl. I felt like a kid all over again. Even our waitress had horses. We made her sit down with us and have a piece of cake, which was made by Melissa (as well as my own personal baby cake) and was quite delicious I might add. Thanks so much girls for making my day so special!! You made turning 33 a whole lot easier than I thought it would be! I'm blessed to have such wonderful friends :)

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

A Place to Bark

There are ONLY 3 MORE DAYS LEFT to help A Place to Bark win the $50,000 grant!!

Thursday, January 17, 2008