Tuesday, December 28, 2010


I moved blog homes!! I joined Alabama Bloggers and moved my blog to a new address.

Come visit - http://queenofmyuniverse82.blogspot.com/

Wednesday, November 3, 2010


I just realize how long it has been since my last blog. Oops! But here is my Halloween update.
My parents invited us out with them to a Halloween party they were attending. Bobby and I didn't exactly dress up. I was Fuddy and Bobby was Duddy. But we had a blast getting my parents ready and spending the evening with them and their friends.

One thing about their friends, they always treat you like you are their best friend and give you such a warm welcome.
We spent Saturday night before Halloween at a party with my parents. Bobby and I did not dress up so we went as "Fuddy" and "Duddy."

It was a lot of fun helping my parents get ready. My mom had some pretty awesome socks.

I handled the white makeup and mom handled the eye liner but Dad actually did his own lipstick.

My mom is allergic to face paint so she used a TON of green eye shadow. I think she looked great.

Dad as Dracula and Mom as the Wicked Witch from The Wizard of Oz

Mom was tired of waiting for karaoke to start up so she sang along with the Glee soundtrack from my ipod.

She finally got on stage.

Mom and her buddies - Michelle and Nicole

My dad with three (out of four) of his favorite ladies...of course me being the most important. But somebody had to take the picture. :-)

Top 2 in the Costume Contest
Freddy Krueger (Michelle's son Corey)

And the winner! My dad.
I was so proud!

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Birthday Bama Game

Bobby and I were excited to attend the first game of the 2010 season. It was a beautiful day and ended with a great victory over San Jose State.

We were excited to see the Walk of Champions which featured statues of Alabama coaches with national championship victories.

Coach Bryant's wall was full of years!

Coach Saban's statue isn't up yet and I'm hoping his wall gets full!

/We found a tree to hang out under right next to the quad. It was breezy and a perfect place to people watch.

New South Endzone. Beautiful!

Alabama 48 San Jose State 3

Roll Tide!!!


I have learned from working with kids that you snap as many pictures as possible. Not every pictures is going to be ideal for family framing because kids are active, fun, and very opinionated little people. Last weekend I spent a couple of hours with a group of kiddos...all of whom I absolutely adore. These kids are hilarious and I captured some pretty crazy moments. Here are some outtakes....

He was not happy but he's still so stinkin cute.

Baby Gage is so funny. He's learning and feeling his way around the world and he makes the funniest faces!

I told Nicholas to kiss Brooklynn...she screamed. I'm pretty sure her dad would be proud!

He was still mad at us. But all was well when his best bud, Brooklynn, arrived.

We lost Brennen about half way through. He's sooo cute even when he's sleeping.

Brooklynn is crazy about her baby cousin, Gage. I think she tried to give him a kiss and he slapped her. Gotta love little cousins.

Friday, September 10, 2010

New Lens Means Torture for the Dog

After much bribery, the dog was finally still for 5 seconds while I took his picture. My new lens is a Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 Prime lens and it is soooo different than the EF-S 18-55mm, f3.5-5.6 IS zoom lens that came with my camera. It is going to take some getting used to. Can't wait to practice!

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Meal Plan Monday....on Tuesday

I am a day late but at least I'm making a menu for this week. We were horrible last week! We MUST stay on track!
Sunday - Spaghetti
Monday - Labor Day Cookout
Tuesday - Chicken Mess
Wednesday - Tacos
Thursday - Dinner out with the in-laws
Friday - Possibly Out....going grocery shopping.

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Meal Plan Monday

We did not follow our menu very closely last week! So, let's try again!!
Sunday - Chicken Skillet Mess (from last week)
Monday - Sloppy Joe's (class night so Hubs is making Manwiches!)
Tuesday - Grilled Chicken Salads
Wednesday - Chicken Casserole or I'll pick something up since it is my birthday!
Thursday - Grilled Chicken with Sweet Potatoes and other random pantry items
Friday - Out. We will probably pick up groceries for the long weekend and grab something easy.
Saturday - Out. We are going to the Alabama game!!!! Very excited about this!
This week looks like a mess! But, we'll see what happens!!