31 October 2011

the end of october.

today is the last day of october, and what better way to end the month of ghosts and goblins than with Halloween and a scary movie.  i even had 3 trick or treaters! woohoo :)

get ready for november! the month of my birthday, boyfriends birthday and the start of the year end holidays.  
it is by far my most favorite time of the year.
i think my first holiday movie i want to watch is:

good bye october, hello! november.

28 October 2011

advice my patients give me.

i work in a clinic with patients normally 55+ years old.  
it's not uncommon for my patients to give me sage advice on just about everything.
here are just a few items they've mentioned {more to come inevitably}:

do not get old.

babies all turn into teenagers and they all hate you. no your child will not be different.

when you're married you will fall in and out of like with your spouse, but never out of love. 

your mission in life is to help your spouse become the person God wants them to be.

26 October 2011

such a sap.

i realized growing up i have a crying spell.  i cry for the dumbest reasons.
when i'm happy i'll cry. when i'm sad i'll cry. when i'm mad i'll cry.
i'm sure by now you get the picture.
today i was blog surfing and came across a post about this ladies daily adventure when she posted a youtube video about the show mobbed. and for this mobbing a man proposed to his girlfriend through song and dance and also married her about 5 minutes later with all of America watching, and about 13945342323 people singing and dancing right there in person.
 this video lead to more youtube videos of wedding proposals and more tissues.
happy, sad, happy, sad.
cue the tissues.
this is my favorite one.

and this is tied for favorite, although may be my most favorite.
  i love small, intimate, simple.

17 October 2011

jack and jill.

this weekend was FULL of halloween fun.
friday night i went to AZ SCREAM PARK with:
Isa, Carol, Missy, Dani, Nikki and Esa.
{boyfriend had guys night}

it was seriously awesome.  the last time i went to the scream park was when i was a freshman in college and i was let down big time.  it was so lame, so i was kind of eh, about going.  but boy, did the scream park pull through this year.  i mean seriously, so awesome, and a lot of the creepers seemed to be out for me.  az scream park is 4 haunted houses at one location and one price.  there was the castle of darkness, goldminers revenge, horror high, and a 3-D fear factory {with clowns}.  first we went to the castle of darkness, where one of the creepers trapped me up against a wall with hands on either side of me, later in that house there was a bed in which some weird thing sprung out of the bed which made nikki completely freak out and dive on the ground.  then, we proceeded onto goldminers revenge, where first thing in i put my hand on the railing of the first bridge and get a splinter [said splinter, is still in my hand] then farther in the house there were chainsaws, in which dani tripped and fell on the ground scraping her left hip bone pretty good.  a total of 3 {THREE} chainsaws in that house, pretty gnarly.  afterwards, we went to first aid to get dani a band aid and creepy man-alice in wonderland helped her out.  the third house we went to was horror high.  upon entering, they tell us this is a touch house, in which most haunted house goers know the creepy men, women, things are not allowed to touch you, however in this house they had us "sign away our lives" so that the creepers at horror high could in fact touch us.  which they did.  missy got a good comb through of the hair by a dead school girl and a good blowing of the whistle right in her ear.  the ghosts and zombies proceeded to touch us and creep us out.  when we got to the "cafeteria" the butcher {cleaver in head} began to squeeze bloody meat on me, {actually nasty sponge with water, nonetheless NASTY}.  That house ended and we finished the night off at the 3-D fear factory.  Here, we saw creepy clowns [i HATE clowns, IT anyone?] someone called out my name, therefore, as we went through the house the clowns and creepers said my name out loud too.  at the end of this house was a chainsaw man, everyone escaped except myself and dani, whom we were holding onto each other for dear life.  he told me to let go and proceeded to put the chainsaw between danielle and myself, therefore, leaving me trapped in the fear factory by myself.  {everyone at this point is outside wondering where i am...}  the chainsaw man asks if i'm scared, i nod yes.... he thinks it's hysterical to run the chainsaw in front of my feet and down the wall next to me... finally i scream really loud and run out of the house, all-the-while chainsaw man is following chasing me.  i meet up with the group and we're laughing and walking away from the fear factory when the next group of victims come running out of the house, chainsaw man chasing them, we're watching the hilarity ensue when the chainsaw man eats it, and i mean eats it hard, comepltely tripped up, down in the dirt.  WE BUST UP LAUGHING! end of friday night scare fest.


saturday evening.
boyfriend and i almost had a date night and went to see real steel.
instead, somehow i got him to go out to some more haunted houses!
we went with carol, isa, missy, and jessy. 
missy found this place called jack and jill's haunted hill online.
we went, and it was AWESOME.

isa and boyfriend were both extremely skeptical when we showed up to the jack and jill address over off of 14th street and cave creek road.  it was literally a hill in between houses on a street with no street lamps and a sign made out of cardboard.  boys being very dubious, almost didn't even get out of the car.  however, the girls all wanted to check it out so we agreed to at least walk up the hill and see what it was about.  we jump out of the car and find this young boy just staring at us.  isa asks him how he is, and the boy replies, "good".  he was in dirty clothes, no shoes, we were expecting his head to start spinning around and spewing vomit, yep he was that creepy.  we went up the hill and saw how extremely spectacular it was and decided to go through "the mine".  first thing, we walk in and watch a video about the disappearance of jack and jill, then proceed through the mine.  not to give anything away, but it was brilliant.  i would definitely recommend it.  therefore, that experience got us hyped up to do more.... we drove on to bell and 114th ave to be scared at chambers of fear.  love, love, loved! chambers of fear.  it had all the great scary movie villains, freddy, michael meyers.  it was superb.  missy hates the ring girl, and when the ring girl showed up she ran backwards, straight into boyfriends nose.  boyfriend's eyes welled up and missy got a splitting headache.  funny, but sad.  at the end there was a chainsaw man, err bunny, creepy easter bunny chainsaw chasing us through a parking lot.

the weekend ended brilliantly with victory over the vikings.

12 October 2011

i need a hero.

last thursday i took mom to a pre-screening of Footloose {2.0}
it was an awesome remake which both mom and i loved.
there was one thing in particular that really stuck with me from the movie:
this song....

I need a hero sung by Ella Mae Bowen.

the lyrics are beautiful, her voice is incredible, and it really fit with the movie and the gentleman that is 
Ren McCormack {played by uber-cutie kenny Wormald}.
a real and true moral gentleman who is "larger than life".
dedicated to my hero, found my good guy: boyfriend. {love you booboo}

11 October 2011

tis the season for...


everything and anything pumpkin.
maybe because i was born in the month of november, so close to thanksgiving,
is the reason for my need and want and love of pumpkin.
pumpkin pie.
pumpkin bread.
pumpkin muffins.

AND, it is now time for the ginger molasses cookies at paradise bakery.
YUM. nothing like putting you in the mood for the holiday season like
a ginger molasses cookie
some pumpkin bread.

therefore, i am going to make something pumpkin today. any ideas?
i am thinking muffins... 
and will probably try an "easy peasy" recipe my childhood friend kelley blogged about.

get the recipe HERE

also, i need to decide how to carve my pumpkins for this halloween :)

oh and like my new fall layout? :) :)

10 October 2011


although it is monday, you can still smile.

come on and do the ugly dance!

05 October 2011


robsten = robert pattinson + kristen stewart.

text from boyfriend: 
[Kristen Stewart admitted to be dating Robert.]

1. apparently boyfriend and Robert are on first name only basis
2. this is one of the many reasons i love boyfriend. 
indulging in my silly obsession with Twilight
and caring enough to text me the latest gossip.