Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Christmas Day 2009

We had another wonderful Christmas at Chicklet and Pops house and it was special since it will be the last Christmas gathering there... :( sniff.. sniff.. Anyhoo... My sister Lori will take up the honors next year, with lots of our help since she has the biggest place for all of us crazies..

Lori's famous salad.

Food.. well what's left of it.. It was all yummy and Chick's lasagna was a big hit..

The grab gifts..

Sage.. AKA.. Freak of nature.. LOL

Barb and her sweet little fur baby Sage..

Christmas 2009 came and went very quickly.. More pictures and a video below..


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Sunday, December 27, 2009

Christmas morning 2009

Another Christmas morning came and went. I had another nice morning opening up presents with Joe and my sons. It was great to have them all under the same roof at one time. It doesn't happen very often these days..

Ping with her new squeaky ball.

Zoe was pugxausted.

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Friday, December 25, 2009

Christmas Eve 2009

Crazy Christmas Eve at the Berg's house...

Christmas love is in the air with BIL BFF'S.

3 Dogs a begging.

1 Dog attacking a present.. Go Jackie go!!

Chick, Pops and Star

The appetizers.

Seany boy.

Fun conversation.

Presents to open.

We even had one of Santa's reindeer.

All and all we had another great Christmas Eve even though some of our usual family attendants were not there.. My middle son Patrick that came later that night and my sister Dawn and her family were out of town this Christmas.. Check out all the other pictures and crazy video below..

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Monday, December 21, 2009

Christophers Graduation Dec 18, 2009

My oldest son Christopher graduated from the School Of Massage Therapy in our area. The ceremony was small and quite and at a very grand hotel and spa. Joe, myself and my parents were able to attend. Congratulations Christopher!!!!

Cool tree made out of gingerbread in the hotel.

The proud parents with Chris.. It was so cold in the hotel we didn't want to take out coats off quite yet.

The graduating class


At last!

Little video


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Sunday, December 13, 2009

Christmas decorating and Pugs.

Well it's about that time this year. I am not a big fan of decorating and shopping and all of the things that go along with the holiday as I used to be. It takes me awhile of pushing and shoving to get myself going. Yesterday we finally took the minimal decorations down that I put up every year. Two table top trees, one comes right out of the box fully decorated.. Now that is Christmas to me.. :) The other is a small fiber optic one that really only looks good at night when it's lit up. You can't hang decorations off of it because it would interfere with the way the fiber optic light shines on the branches. I am thinking of purchasing a little bigger one for the table that comes with lights on it and I can put some of my special decorations on it that have been packed away for years. All of the other decorations came out of a few boxes. I must admit it was quick, simple and made me feel better after it was done. I do enjoy the sparkle that Christmas lights and decorations bring to the home since I am all about glitter and bling. I think I will look into a set of white twinkling lights to put up inside my house all year long like you see in special gift shops.

My little pre-decorated tree. :)

Upstairs coffee table. I thought I would experiment with a wreath and placing a bunch of small loose ornamental balls on top of it.

End table

My downstairs family room.

Last but not least.. We cannot forget my fur babies.

Sleeping Ping Beauty.

Zoe starring as the little Shepard girl.

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Having fun with Jib Jab's

I have the day off today and had some fun with Jib Jab this morning. These are some I did for free. I am contemplating opening up an account for 12 dollars a year..

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Joe and I enjoying one of our movie nights.. The only thing different is the popcorn is in my lap.. :)

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Family snow ball fight..

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Joe and I at the Olympics

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Gotta put the guys to work and make some extra money.. LOL

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Sunday, December 6, 2009

Happy Birthday Joe!

Happy Birthday Joe!

To a wonderful husband a great father and one of the best friends a girl could ever want..

Love, Tammy