Friday, January 2, 2009

Five Fave Fridays New Year Edition!!!

2009! Holy Cow. Can you all believe that? Seems that just yesterday the world was up in arms over the fact that the world would end in Y2K LOL. If I was an organized type of person, I would have tabs on how many Five Fave Fridays posts I have made, but well I am not. I have to say that FFF has been such a fun ride to be on and I am glad to have a few friends who have joined the ride with me! So Cheers to 2009 and a WHOLE YEAR of 5 Fave Fridays!

Up first in my 2009 edition:
#1. Christmas fun- Ok now bear with me and my HORRID photos! Zoe woke up somewhere in the 4 oclock area and I was mostly asleep, my flash wasn't working and everything happened sooo dang fast. I figured really awful pictures are better than none at all. But watching her unwrap her ipod for Christmas and the look of shock on her face was fun. Every year she has something that makes her do the "Happy Dance" and the ipod was the clear winner there.



Another awesome Chrismas moment was watching my sister cry as she looked at the scrapbook album I made for her for her present. Now THAT is the reaction I love from a homemade gift.

For Christmas I got to go to my first NBA game! Blazers vs. my team the Suns! Now this may sound like kinda a lame present to some of you, but I can't even begin to explain just how much fun it really was. We scored some awesome seats (row 12!) and we were right behind the Suns bench, so I got to see my fave Steve Nash up close. No one could have fully prepared me for how stunned and shocked I was going to be. I can't wait to go again. I am hoping to get to see LeBron in action this time round ;)

#2. Watching movies at home with the fam- With everyone being on vacation in this household, we got a LOT of movie watching in. There is just something so enjoyable about cuddling up on the couch with the fam and just relaxing.
#3. Lean Cuisine Enchilada Suiza- My friend Jamie turned me on to those. Zoe and I went to visit her and her lil pumkin for Christmas and she said that the enchiladas were awesome. So I picked one up at Alby's the other day and I have to agree. They were packed with flavor and quite a bit of food too, I couldn't finish the whole thing.
#4. Tale of Despereaux- THE BOOK, not so much the movie. Auntie Sasha got Zoe the book for Christmas and we have been reading it ever since. I have to say that I enjoy the book a lot more than I did the movie. The movie, while beautifully animated, it really was, just didn't capture my attention like the book has. What a fun story and Kate DiCamillo is a WONDERFUL writer. WOW!
#5. Scrappy Fave of the Week- The Pink Paislee DT Announcement- I was so shocked and excited to see my name on the GDT list. And am even more thrilled to be sharing a spot alongside some great friends and designers such as Leslie, Kimberly and Jolene! I really love this company and the people behind it and am honored to get to share in the fun.
So there we have it, the first 5 Fave Friday of 2009. May it be a fun and blessed year!


Debbie ♥ ♥ ♥ said...

Great faves!!! I will get mine posted before the end of the day!

And a big Congrats to you my friend on the Pink Paislee DT!! Woohoo!!!

A, J, and G said...

Aren't those enchiladas delish?! Glad you liked them. I also highly recommend the rigatone with chicken and broccoli. Yum!

I love your FFF. Maybe when G starts napping longer, I'll join the FFF trend!

LoRi said...

Congrats Dena!! So glad you were recognized for your amazin' skillz! Love ya!
Do they still have that big gorilla at the Suns games? I used to go when I lived in AZ!

LoRi said...

Oh, DUH! Nevermind, you were at the Blazers home game!

pammc said...

Congrats, girlie.You deserve it.

glad Zoe was shocked and thrilled with the iPod.

pink4u said...

Super girl.... I mean Dena,
I BOW before you in your greatness!!! Congrats on ~Pink~ Paislie...I LOVE those guys!! You are so talented..they are *lucky* to have you :)

Happy New Year!!!

No Friday Faves this week for me...enjoying my daughter before she leaves (tomorrow) for school...

Santa brought me a camera!!!! Yeah!!

Take care and congrats on your success.... :)

Jeni said...

I *heart* the emotion in your photos Dena! HUGE Congrats again about Pink Paislee! You're gonna be AWEsome when you GDT!!! I can't wait to see what you do!

deb said...

Hey Dena! Congrats on the DGT spot! You deserve it girl! Super cute pics too!!!Happy New Year! xOxO

Kirsty said...

Love the faves...tears is a GREAT reaction to a home made gift:-) My kids gave my dad an album they had made, and he insisted on showing EVREYONE who entered the house:-)

I'll be back with the FFF's this week!!!! I really enjoyed the break, but have come back brimming with faves!

Christine Traversa said...

Zoe = adorable!! Congrats to you!! Merry Christmas (a little late!) and Happy New Year! xo, ct