Thursday, March 31, 2011

Done & Done!!

I DID IT!!!!!!!

Day 30 of the 30 day Blog Challenge

A Picture

I am so excited to have completed this challenge. It got me back in the blogging groove. Hmm now I wonder what I should do next ;)

Ok so Day 30 is a picture and this pic always makes me smile its one of my favorites. Its of McNoodle when she went to disneyland right after she was potty trained and she happen to be wearing Ariel underwear that day. So when she saw Ariel well she could hardly stand it she had to show her that she was on her unders so she ran up to her and pulled up her dress, she was SO excited!!!! So cute!!!

For any of you that one to start the 30 day challenge well you can get the rules on this post here. Good Luck! Xo

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

I wish I may, I wish I might!!

Day 29 of the Blog Challenge

3 Wishes

First why is it always only 3 wishes?!?!?

With only 3 wishes you have to get creative...

Wish #1

To have ALL diseases that begin with the letter C cured take that CF and Cancer!! CURED!!!! NO more disease! That sounds much better!

Wish #2

For all my family and friends to be stress and worry free with unlimited income for all things necessary.

Wish #3

To have 3 more wishes. I hope this doesn't make me selfish but these wishes will benefit others too. ;)

Extra Wish #1

To meet and Get to know Madonna ( Not sure how this will benefit others tho ;) )

Extra Wish #2

To be able to travel the world by Beam... Like in Star Trek you think of a place and then BAM you are there.

Extra Wish #3 

To have a device invented that you could put on your dogs collars that would make them have the ability to talk.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Almost done!

Day 28

Something that stresses you out

Oh geez the list is long..... Not sure why I get so stressed?!?!?! Actually yeah I do, I over analyze and over think a lot of things. No more though!! Deep Breaths! I'm going to start being stress free.

Driving, germs, clutter, being late, grocery shopping, lack of o2, these are just of couple things that stress me out. Nothing else I can think of off the top of my head but I promise there are more.

Here's to a new stress free attitude. ;)

Monday, March 28, 2011

Day 27


Well I grew up having pets, lots of pets. When I was born my fam already had a 1/2 great Dane, 1/2 Black Lab named Kieshma, he was huge. He had a lil yorkeshire terrier side kick named Yorkie, they were the best of friends.

Then when they passed we got a lil maltese named Titus, he was pretty cute but a fam pet and I wasn't to into him. My bro and I saved a cat named Boomer and nursed him back to health when we were maybe 10. Then for my 12th Bday I got a cat named Gizmo it got ran over :( But again I still wasn't really into them.

We got lil Chicks and bunnies one year for Easter they grew up the bunnies did what they did best and gave us lots of furry friends and the Chicks laid our eggs. We also had a Shetland pony at one time all these animals and no we didn't live on a farm. I tried a iguana named shamrock out, a turtle, and a hamster named peaches even a bird (GROSS!!!! Not sure what I was thinking). I am sure there were more but I can't think of them, we eventually gave them all away to better homes/farms. I was definitely not a pet person.

NO more animals, except my mom/grammas cat named Miss Priss who was actually a kitten from Gizmo small world ;)

Again I had little interest, I am def not a cat person plus "I'm allergic" sorry to all you cat lovers. You'll also find it pretty nuts I am not really a dog person either. Sure they are cute and I do like some of the dogs I know, but really my heart only belongs to the Pug breed! Crazy... I know but something about them, or maybe its not the Pug breed at all. All I know is some way and some how these two lil pugs of mine captured my heart, not sure how they did it but they did.

They are my babies and I love them SO. They ALWAYS make me laugh, smile, keep me company, keep my lap warm, the are my lil shadows even on a cloudy day! I love my Babies!!!!

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Day 26

A picture of my Family

There seems to be some characters missing.....

Looks like I need to gather up the troops for a photo op this year!!

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Day 25

5 days left!!!!

Today the challenge is

Put your Ipod on shuffle what are the first 10 songs

1~Cherish by Madonna

2~Got til it's gone by Janet Jackson

3~Like a Prayer by Madonna

4~Hollywood by Madonna

5~Deeper and Deeper by Madonna

6~Can't Cry Anymore by Sheryl Crow

7~Again by Janet Jackson

8~Come Together by Michael Jackson

9~Borderline by Madonna

10~Toy Soldier by Britney Spears

Well I am surprised they weren't all Madonna my Ipod consists of mostly Madonna( I have everyone of her albums including all live albums), Janet, Michael and Prince and then a lil of everything in between.

I love all music I have a lil bit of everything from Snoop Dog to Alan Jackson even some Irish bands. Anything that can get my toes tapping is fine by me. In my car I have one cd and I bet you can't guess...

Well ok maybe you can it's Immaculate Collection by Madonna, it's perfect for sunroof weather :)

Friday, March 25, 2011

Day 24

Ugh it's snowing today.... Just when you think spring is near...

Anyways today my Challenge is to write about

Something you've learned

Well I have learned a lot in my 31 years and 10 months (yep, 2 more months til my bday).

I hope to learn at least one new thing each day, it keeps things interesting. For instance today I learned that the groundhog isn't always right. Ok so I didn't really just learn that today but really snow. Im taking advantage of it and cuddling up with the babies a hot tea and some movies.

Learning something new everyday kind of goes hand in hand with don't go a day without trying something new. I did a presentation on this back in high school. I made everyone eat a peanut butter and pickle sandwich that day. You would be surprised they are actually really good.

I challenge all of you to try something new today, and hey if you happen to have some bread, peanut butter, and a jar of pickles, well then try it!!

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Day 23

Ok you can see I am on Day 23 of his blog Challenge I am getting a lil lazy with my posts however I am still going to see this challenge thru.

Favorite Vacations

Well who doesn't love a vacation!?!?!?

I love ALL my vacations especially when they are spent with family and friends.

I love a good lazy preferably with a beach vacation. No schedules just a great time spent with loved ones.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Day 22

Blog Challenge today is

Favorite City

Well I have a couple that I love but my favorite I believe is San Diego!!! Love this city!

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Day 21

of the Blog Challenge

Picture of yourself

This is a photo of me in my basement next to a collage I made of Madonna tour books. The quote is perfect "This is who I am you can like it or not"

And one of me on my street enjoying some fresh cold air ;)

Monday, March 21, 2011

Day 20

Holy cow I can't believe I made it this far 10 more days to go...

So Day 2o of the Blog Challenge


I LOVE nicknames! I think I have one for most people even if its just shortening your name. I love when I give people nicknames and then it sticks and others start calling the person by that nickname as well.

I have many nicknames;
Need, DIK, Somie, Soms, Som, BR, GSB, Sis, SIMM, Somers, Mc, Love

hmm thats all I can think of off the top of my head.

Today Lilly turns 6! She's getting so grown up. My little Lills, Baby girl, crazy, spaz, silly Lilly, (even my babies have nick names) I seriously love her so much she always makes me laugh, she's a nut. I love that she needs to be tucked in at night and if she wakes up to go potty in the middle of the night when she gets back in she sits by my bed til I wake up to go tuck her in again. It happens like twice a week she's lucky I love her ;)

She loves playing ball and is quite the ball hog she's lucky her brother loves her and puts up with her princess ways. She thinks she owns my whole lap too. She eventually shares with Osc but after I call him up he won't come up if she's there cause he knows she gets upset, it's so funny to watch.

Sunday, March 20, 2011

My Grams

Day 19

Something you miss

I miss hugs from my grams... She was pretty AMAZING! Always could make everything better with a  simple hug.

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Day 18

Something you regret

I have NO regrets!

A couple quotes I have heard the one and only Madonna say that I LOVE...

"Absolutely NO regrets"

"Never regret ANYTHING, Because at sometime it was exactly what you wanted"

I couldn't agree more!

Enjoy your Sat everyone! Xo

Friday, March 18, 2011

Can't wait!

Day 17 of the Bog Challenge

Something I am looking forward to

My Birthday of course :)

Almost 2 months away...

Ill be 32ubular... Every year there is a theme. Not sure what the plans are yet, gotta start planning soon! I absolutely LOVE my bday.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Lucky day!

Day 16 of the blog challenge

Dream House

When I was little I wanted to live here... Barbie was living the dream!

Now I would love to own one of these vacation homes on Newport beach anyone I am not picky...

and then have a simple modern decorated studio apartment with a wall of all windows with a perfect view in all my fav places  San Diego, Kihei, New York, Az, & Utah! That's just a dream!

For each petal on the shamrock
This brings a wish your way,
Good Health, Good Luck, and happiness
For today and Every day!

I your enough lucky to be Irish, well that's lucky enough! Happy St Patrick's Day everyone! Be safe and as you slide down that banister of life may the splinters never point the wrong way! Xo

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Lills update

DAMN!!! The C word is back :(

I knew it too. Why I don't just skip that step and go right to scheduling surgery is beyond me. She has two new spots they are pretty close together and again I caught them early so they can be removed with one incision rather than two. They will only have to sedate her and use a block rather then put her all the way under, which is good since she doesn't do well with anesthesia.

It really just breaks my heart but I am catching them early and she is a fighter. Her doc said she can still have a long normal life which is what I needed to hear.

I did ask him why she kept getting these mast cell tumors and he said that it was genetic, and that she just has a defective gene that causes them. It was like a light bulb went off... I told him we knew lots about defective genes and told him she might just get that one from me ;) Then I told him she is a fighter and she will indeed kick cancer's butt!

She turns 6 on Mon so I will prob schedule it after that, no one should have to have surgery around their bday.

Half way there

Day 15 of the blog challenge.... I am so proud of myself that I have lasted this long!!

Bible Verse

I have posted this particularly verse before. I believe it was written for all us CF warriors. We are fighters and we never give up... Keep on keeping on guys!!

~ 2 Corinthians 5:16-18~ 

" That is why we never give up. Though our bodies are dying, our spirits are being renewed every day. For our present troubles are quite small and won't last very long. Yet they produce for us immeasurably great glory that will last forever. So we don't look at the troubles we can see right now; rather, we look forward to what we have not yet seen. For the troubles we see will soon be over, but the joys to come will last forever and ever."

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

A picture worth a thousand words

Day 14 of the Blog Challenge

A Picture You Love

Well I have many photos that I absolutely LOVE, its so hard to choose one...

I guess since I have this particular photo as my wallpaper on my computer and my phone its the winner.

So this is a picture I love...

Monday, March 14, 2011

Out Run CF!!

Im doing it!!!!

I signed up for this...

Its a virtual run!! I'll be walking on the treadmill Sun past my 30 min usual time to help Outrun CF.

This is one of those goals I was talking about ;)

Day 13


I have many goals, daily goals, long term goals, and many dreams and let's not forget my bucket list. I feel all these in a way are the same. I have been fortunate to achieve some of my goals and check things off my bucket list but my lists are growing and I need to be more diligent about achieving and crossing things off.

I like achieving things at my own pace tho and am in no hurry to check everything off. Having something to look forward to is important.

I was telling my friend Kathy who is also doing this challenge on her blog you can find that here. That putting your goals out there can be lots of pressure and added stress, so I will just keep them to myself. I'll share them as I check off my list. However, I was recently asked what my goal was for my future and  responded with, I want to be an old lady with gray hair and lots of wrinkles and not use any botox :)

***I am taking Lills in today to get 2 spots looked at I am hoping she won't need another surgery but unfortunately I am getting good at spotting the mast cell tumors, I dislike them very much. So send her some good ju ju that her damn cancer has not returned. I also dislike the C word very much!

Sunday, March 13, 2011


Day 12 of the Blog Challenge

What You Believe

Back in Dec I posted this it pretty much sums up what I believe. Today I added a couple more beliefs to this amazing list.

I believe you should ALWAYS...

Mend a Quarrel.
You Should seek out a forgotten friend.
Dismiss Suspicion and replace it with trust.
Write a letter.
Give a soft answer.
Encourage Youth.
Manifest your loyalty in word and deed.
Keep a promise.
Spend time with the elderly.
Forgo a Grudge
Forgive an Enemy
Try to Understand.
Examine your demand on others.
Think first of someone else.
Be kind.
Laugh a little more.
Express your gratitude.
Welcome a stranger.
Gladden the heart of a child.
Take pleasure in the beauty and wonder of the world.
Speak your love and then speak it again.
Love with ALL your heart.
Make people smile whenever possible.
Never judge others.
Celebrate miracles.
Live in the moment.

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Day 11

Favorite TV shows

Well I don't watch any tv live. I LOVE my TIVO!!!! A couple years ago I didn't watch any tv at all. Now I watch a couple shows with the help of my tivo of course and I watch them when there is more then one episode recorded. I never turn my tv on just because not sure why I think the noise bothers me or something, so I always just have my music on. I really dislike ALL reality shows and don't watch them. If there is something I need to see on a reality show Ill record it and just FF to that part.

My tv shows that I watch are starting in order of day the air~

~Brothers and Sisters

~Castle ( can Beckett and Castle just get together already!!)



~Modern Family ( Phil is Hilarious)

~ Greys Anatomy ( a music epsiode is coming up looks exciting)

~Private practice

Those are the shows that I watch! 

Friday, March 11, 2011

Apiphobia & Aracnaphobia

Day 10 of the blog Challenge

Something you're afraid of


I am terrified of them both spiders any kind big or small.... and bees, spiders, wasps, hornets well you get the picture. I am not even going to post pics of them because you all know what they look like and the thought of them on my blog gives me the heebee geebees!

I literally start shaking and then think how can I get rid of this intruder. Of course when the magazine or shoe come crashing down on the ugly creature I scream and its such a girly scream. I love wasp spray it sprays up to 50 ft away from the enemy and it works great on spiders.

If I see one spider in my house I call me spider guy he is on speed dial!

Thursday, March 10, 2011


Day 9 of the blog Challenge

A Picture of your friends

And what a challenge this is I don't have just one pic of my friends... So I could post a bunch of pics of all my amazing friends but what if I left someone out... To much pressure!

So I will just say this when it comes to my friends I again won the lottery, who knew one person could be SO lucky!!!

I have such an AMAZING support system my family and friends mean the world to me.

One of my fav quotes is

Friends are like stars you don't always see them but you know they are there!

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Still going strong....

Ok Day 8 of the Blog Challenge

A place you have traveled to

Well being that it's only 8 more days til my 2nd fav holiday I immediately thought of Ireland.

But I already wrote about Ireland in this post here

And most of the other amazing places I have traveled to were before I had a digital camera so all the pics are all in my scrapbooks.... Yep I use to be a scrapbooker.

So I decided I will tell you about where I want to go, the places I have yet to visit that are somewhere on my bucket list. Here's just a few....




~Japan- I have been here twice but I was younger and I would LOVE to go back

~Ireland- I LOVE the motherland and would love to of course go there again and maybe spend a couple hours sitting here

~North Carolina specifically the OBX and stay at this house on the beach

~The Oregon Coast

~Bora Bora and stay here

This last picture of Bora Bora I find if I stare at it long enough without blinking then shut my eyes I can imagine being there. Then Oscar or Lilly will bark and it disrupts my vision and boom back to reality ;)

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Big mistake!! BIG!!! HUGE!!!

Well I have to go shopping now....

Well Color Me happy there's a sofa in here for two... First time in an elevator.

Day 7 of Blog Challenge


My ALL time favorite movie the one where I know every line and I am sure I am so annoying to watch it with is...

I have seen it so many times I even found some mistakes in the movie. Edward, Vivienne, Kit the whole cast AMAZING!

I even had to visit the Reg~Bev~Wilsh once and yes the bathrooms are bigger then the blue banana ;)

I am sure everyone has seen this but if you haven't do yourself a favor and watch it!

Monday, March 7, 2011

The Best Gift

Is the gift of life... What a miracle it is!

I am so excited for my friend Julie she got some new shiny lungs early in the am on Sun. She is doing very well in her recovery and I can't wait for her to begin her new journey. You can follow her blog here. She was already up and walking today she is so strong!

She is having a celebration concert on May 9th to help raise funds for her medical bills, there will also be a silent auction. You can get tickets now, they are on sale on her blog. So what are you waiting for go get them and help celebrate this miracle.

This is a pic of Julie and I a couple years ago at Taste of Salt Lake.

Happy Place

Day 6 of the Blog Challenge

A picture of something that makes you happy

I took this pic in Hawaii off of Makena beach to be exact. Best beach in Maui.....
Anyways the beach would be my happy place. I love everything about the beach. The warmth of the sand between your toes, the sounds of the waves crashing, the sun, and the way time stands still.

Sunday, March 6, 2011

O Brother(s)

Day 5 of the blogging challenge

My Siblings

Well I feel like I won the lottery with my Bros too. Basically I am blessed beyond measure when it comes to my family.

I love my Bros so much! Both of my Bros are very protective of me, we pretty much all have each others backs. We 3 butt heads sometimes but hey we are siblings it's our job to keep each other on our toes. I love them both and am lucky to be their sister. I love being the only girl in the fam. I am the lil princess... Just ask my bros I think they would agree ;)

Shane my older bro is 13 months older than me, we are Irish twins ;) We have always been close I have so many great memories of us growing up and am so excited when we get to make new ones. Some of my fav memories that I have off the top of my head are watching storms together on his multicolored animal blanket in front of the sliding glass door, Finding Boomer his cat and nursing him back to health, hanging out with him and his friends. (I am sure I was the annoying sis that tagged along but he didn't mind)

I am so proud of the man Shane has become he is an Amazing husband and Dad. I love watching him be a dad and seeing how he interacts with McNoodle and River it makes me smile from ear to ear. I wish nothing but the best for my brother and I am so happy he has his cute lil Family.

Shelby my lil bro is 6 years younger then me, he is the baby of the fam. When Shelby came to the fam I was in love at first sight my baby brother was so cute! The  curly blonde hair and dimples in his cheeks melted my heart. Poor kid I def thought I was the boss of him growing up. I loved how I could trick him to clean my room by timing him.... The timing trick works all the time because all lil kids want to be the fastest. He was funny growing up and thought he was very tough. I let him tag a long with my friends and I, he didn't want to a lot but when he did I obliged.

The day I became a BIG SIS!

I am very proud of Shelbs too. He is going to school and even tho he has turned schooling into quite the career I know he will finish it. I love when I get to see my Lil bro and hang out with him. We always have a lot of fun together. 

Nothing is more important then some good quality family time. 

Shane and Shelby 
Thanks for being great brothers to me and always putting up with my princess like ways ;) I love you both and am so proud to be your sister. Know I am always here for both of you!


Saturday, March 5, 2011

I won the Lottery...

the Parent Lottery!!!!

Day 4 of the Blog Challenge


So yes it's true when I was born I won the parent lottery! I am so very blessed to have the most Awesome, Incredible, Strong, Marvelous, Caring, Perfek, Phenomenal, Spectacular, Truly Amazing, Unbelievably wonderful parents. There are so many other words that come to mind but I think you guys get the picture. My Parents are my world, I love them with all my heart!!

I appreciate EVERYTHING they do for me! They are ALWAYS there for me. For instance; just one example that comes to mind is how they make time in the joint bearable, they always make sure I am never alone. My mom takes the day shifts and my Dad takes the night shifts. When I was little they would take turns spending the night. I can barely sleep in there so I know they couldn't of slept a wink. I am so very grateful for the time we spend together there, even if we are doing our own thing at times just knowing they are there is so comforting.

Basically, if its helping me kill a spider, or spraying a hornet nest, (remember my 2 worst fears bees and spiders) or picking me up or dropping me off, touching door handles, pushing the shopping cart, helping me flush my port, changing air filters, emptying the vacuum, spraying my paintings, daily phone calls, basically dropping everything at the drop of a hat if I need them to. I could go on and on the list is endless. I can ALWAYS count on them, I hope they know they can ALWAYS count on me too.

Mom, Dad~
I love you guys SO VERY MUCH!!! I am so blessed to have you as parents. I thank God everyday for both of you. I love you both infinity!!!! Mom~ XOXOXOXOX and Dad~ 8+8!! Thanks for being the best parents EVER!

love ALWAYS your lil girl

Friday, March 4, 2011

L is for the way you look at me!♥

Ok Day 3 of the blog Challenge

My First Love

Hmmm how to interpret this one?...

Well I could talk about my first kiss which was at CF camp I think I was 8 and had a crush on this boy Sam. His family owned the camp grounds and worked there he was about 12, we kissed the very last day of camp... Wonder what  ever happened to him?

Or my crush on Bo from Days of our Lives, again I was about 8. I was quite the lil flirt when I was lil. My mom watched this show everyday so naturally I got hooked. I cried when he married Hope and even took pictures of the tv screen when they sailed off on their yacht for their honeymoon.... Pathetic!

But I think I will interpret it a lil more literal and talk about my real first love.... Oscar Love! And what a love he is.

I am lucky to have two loves but Oscar was born 11 months before Lilly so that makes him my first love.

My lil guy is gong to be 7 June 3, I can't believe it. He is such a good baby, he has so many great qualities he is very caring and a very protective of both Lilly and I. If Lilly is on my lap he will just sit on the floor and stare at me til I invite him up. He loves to cuddle and is always following me wherever I go. I have my very own body guard.

My friend Cindy gave me the cutest pug boy and girl salt and pepper shakers, the boy is suppose to have pepper in it but I had to put salt in him Lilly is definitely Pepper and Osc is definitely salt. So easy going and simple. It's crazy how different they both are.

I love when I play ball with the babies I have to keep Osc focused on catching it. Lilly does most the fetching, Osc gets distracted with the grass or the different smells. Its so funny to watch them. Here he is eating grass.

If Osc ever is in trouble which is rare but if I get mad at him he will go hide under my bed for 30-40 min. Or until I go get him and give him loves and tell him he's forgiven, it's so cute. Honestly I think my pugs could have some human in them ;)

My Buds, Buppy, Osc, Oscy.... Body Guard, protector. You are the best First Love Ever! Thank you for always making me smile and loving me no matter what. I love you Oscar Love!