Wednesday, December 31, 2008

showing off the beautiful hats that pril knit for me. thanks, sister! (also, having fun taking weird pictures of myself.)

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

the winner of the BIG prize for the ugliest sweater was reed in his real estate themed sweater

Monday, December 29, 2008

brian caspar and a BUNCH of little kids on christmas eve

Saturday, December 27, 2008

and i'm 80% sure i'll get another pair when i exchange gifts with my al

Thursday, December 25, 2008

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

my first grade version of the christmas story. i like it. do you?

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

legos meet lincoln logs - an architectural collaboration by brian and brooke

Monday, December 22, 2008

my favorite wreath from the "wreath decorating contest" at nhh

Sunday, December 21, 2008

brian and brooke - - at dad and connie's house for the benson christmas

Saturday, December 20, 2008

chair turned media stand

Friday, December 19, 2008

happy december 19th!!! :)

the girl that likes to spend as little time in the kitchen as possible seems to be changing her ways.

Thursday, December 18, 2008

sad that the picture grandma took didn't turn out very well - - i got grandpa to wear his hat backwards! :)

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

the fabulous gifts i received from last night's book club gift exchange. thanks, liz!

Monday, December 15, 2008

saw these peonies at whole foods yesterday and my heart did a little leap for joy...not often one gets to see peonies in december. too bad they cost $12 for only two or three. if only i was rich.

Sunday, December 14, 2008

some of our cookie baking fun

Friday, December 12, 2008


Thursday, December 11, 2008

i love when mab sleeps so her nose, tail, and all four feet are squished into one little area

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

this is what i am currently reading. thanks to chris for suggesting it. i am enjoying it and the extra super bonus is that the boys in my life seem to be impressed that i am reading it.

Tuesday, December 09, 2008

i WANT this

Monday, December 08, 2008

some of the holiday decorations around my house

Friday, December 05, 2008

i got to spend lots of time with my tiffy while she was home this was wonderful. here she is in my rocky chair. i love you big time, tiff!

Thursday, December 04, 2008

today is day 500 of my 1001 days to complete 101 goals and i am more than halfway done!

Wednesday, December 03, 2008

christmas tree/mabel! (still need to get a tree skirt)

Tuesday, December 02, 2008

jodi and tiffany and i had BIG margaritas yesterday (and some lunch, too)

Monday, December 01, 2008

my second grade version of the christmas story

Sunday, November 30, 2008

chandler, timothy, and jonathan (cousin-ish people) climbing the haystack at the farm

Saturday, November 29, 2008

wearing the pretty socks that prilly knit for me

Thursday, November 27, 2008

brian and i played trivia at sportscasters last night - - our biggest rival was "andyf." we finally beat him on the third round. ben (me) - 1st. pete (brian) - 2nd. andyf - 3rd. yay!

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

little miss awmenah rose - - new little one belonging to my friends kalika and nic.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

perfect for wintery mornings

Monday, November 24, 2008

i forgot to take any pictures at last night's dinner this is what you get instead. :)

Sunday, November 23, 2008

we had our drake family thanksgiving yesterday and part of the family went for a walk - - where we dodged a lot of goose poo on the sidewalks and charlie and colton ran through all the geese to scare them into the water.