Tuesday, January 18, 2011

One of the many...

I have a few New Year's Goals that I would like to see carried out this year. I'm crossing my fingers!!
One of them for me is a big one...it has to do with sewing, lol.
The terms are for each sewing project that I do I HAVE to comeplete a scrapbook page. At first glance it doesn't seem that difficult but the last sewing project I did was the yoga skirt and the scrapbook page has yet to follow. I can't believe that I haven't just given up and done one of my many sewing projects out of my idea book! (lol yes I have an idea book)
I'm trying really hard to stick with it, Brixton's scrapbook has pictures but needs to be put together and Colby and I's, well it was done until I had an awesome idea to change the whole book. So had to start all over!!!
But I need to do it! I keep taking pictures so I just keep giving myself more pages. I have cleaned up the sewing room to make some space to bring the scrapbooking room out. (hahah it's a small room and it's also our spare bedroom)
So since the scrapbook page has yet to finish it's self, I'll be trying to motivate myself with week to finish one, so I can move onto a sewing project!!
Wish me luck!
I did 'pin' something together, which doesn't count as sewing but I wanted to know what people thought.
Ok be nice, I didn't have a girlie shirt to 'pin' this to. So one of Brix's shirts had to do. It's a little purple yarn ruffle. I got the idea when I was cleaning up the sewing room! :)
Ok be nice, I didn't have a girlie shirt to 'pin' this to. So one of Brix's shirts had to do. It's a little purple yarn ruffle. I got the idea when I was cleaning up the sewing room! :)

Saturday, January 8, 2011

So on Wednesday I found out it was actually Thursday....

Colby, Brixton, Grimm and I made our way home on the 2nd. Well we only went half way and drove the rest of the way on the 3rd. It was nice to break it up a little but we really wanted to just be home and not have to deal with driving and such. We were lucky this year, we missed all the holiday traffic. We drove from Vegas to Primm without even slowing down. Last year it took us 2 hours with all the traffic, usually its a quick 35 minutes.

It was great to be home (yes we still call Utah our "home"). The part I was dreading the most was the unpacking and laundry and cleaning! I just had a pretty good 2 week vaca from all the stuff. Colby pulled the car as close as he could get it to the front door so we could just assembly line it into the house.
Which just turned into this...

 Yes all of that stuff fit in our car. We even had to leave some home and I'm going to get the rest next week!! :) Most of it was Brixton's Christmas (only Grandbaby) he is a little spoiled right now. He doesn't have to share the lime light with anyone so he gets what he wants.

Once everything was put away and all the misc stuff was put in the sewing room we just lounged around. It's so nice
to just be at home, at our own home. It was so good to be home
I even lost track of time/date. I didn't know what day it was until I was talking to my mom and she said "Whitney it's Thursday not Wednesday." WHAT I just lost a whole day! Not cool.
Even though I lost a day of the week, I did happen to finish a sewing project.

I made a yoga skirt! yeah!! I'm pretty proud of it, it's very comfortable and it's from scrape fabric at JoAnn's. I think it was $2!

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Its a New Year...

Happy New Year from the Hill's/Thompson's!

At The Hatty's Christmas Eve party, Nikki and Grandpa took some family pictures for us! They turn out great! I'm being prejudice but our family is super cute!

I'm proud of this picture because I TOOK it and edited it!

I love being in Utah! I miss the mountains and the trees. I just hope some day we will be back here. I love being able to wake up and call my grandma to grab a drink and take a drive around Springville with her.  

These are my gorgeous sisters! I miss being able to see them all the time, its so hard. Each time I come home there is something new going on in their lives, it's just hard to keep up with.

We celebrated the New Year in style! Everyone gathered out on the back deck and Cj and Colby did the fire works for the awesome show!

The boys doing what they do best...destorying things.

Mommy and Brixton taking a short ride down "OUR" sledding hill. He didn't know if he liked it or not.
Also today was my Dad's birthday! So we celebrated it at the cabin and then went sledding down the hill and out on the snow. He loves playing on his toys, now if it wasn't 6 degrees outside!!
We have had a busy 2 weeks! It's been great to see our families and be home and play in the snow! But we are ready to make our way home.
It's a long drive but I'm ready, I'm ready!!
So tonight we'll be packing our bags and getting things ready for the drive.  
Wish us luck!