Tuesday, November 27, 2007


So this year I made Thanksgiving dinner. It was a challange but everything turned out perfect! And I still had time to shower before dinner. It was my first away from my family but it turned out to be a great Turkey Day. We woke up and went snowboarding and then came home, started cooking the turkey and watched football ALL DAY LONG.

Friday, November 16, 2007

Pumpkin pie

Preheat oven to 350

6 eggs
2 cups brown sugar, firmly packed
4 teaspoons cinnamon
1 1/2 teaspoon ginger
1 teaspoon cloves
1 teaspoon nutmeg (optional)
1 29-oz can pumpkin
2 cups evaporated milk

1. Prepare pie crust and gently place them in pie pan and flute edges.

2. Beat the eggs and then add brown sugar, spices and pumpkin and mix. While mixing ingredients, gradually stir in evaporated milk into the filling and mix completely.

3. Pour filling in to the pie crust

4.Bake for about 50-55 minutes or until an inserted knife comes out clean. Allow pie to cool before serving.


1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons water
1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon shortening

1. shift together flour and salt

2. Add water to 1/4 cup of the flour/salt mixture and make a paste.

3.with a pastry blender or two forks, cut the shortening into the remaining flour/salt mixture until little beads begin to form.

4. Pour the paste into the flour/shotening mixture and, with a fork, work the paste into the mixture until managable.

5. Form the dough into a flat ball and roll out into a floured surface. Make sure to turn the dought at least 2 or 3 times during the rolling process.

6. Gently lift and fit dough into the pie pan, trim off excess dough and either flute edges or press with a fork.


So Ive been super busy moving into a new place and getting settled in. I love love love my new place. Its big and open and we have an awesome view of the mountains. Here are some pictures I took before and after we moved in. I forgot how much I hated moving.

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Pumpkin Pie

Marcos favorite pie is pumpkin and its about the time of year where its appropriate to make it. So last night I made my first pie. Including the crust! It was pretty dang good. Next time will be better though.

Monday, October 15, 2007

More pictures

I took these pictures while I was walking to work yesterday. The brick building is the outside of the spa I work at. I dont have any kids or family to take pictures of so I just take pictures of the town instead:)

Sunday, October 14, 2007

Were not in Arizona anymore

So this is what happened last nigh!! I thought everyone was full of crap when they said it was going to snow 12 inches! I guess they were right.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007


So its fall up here in the mountains and it is soo beautiful! Its about 60 in the days and 40ish during the night. Can you believe the snow on the mountains?! That happened the other night after a thunderstorm. So because its so beautiful outside I decided to try and capture it on a picture. The trees are changing colors and the colors are so intense. anyways, here are the pictures I took today. Winter is just around the corner...

Thursday, August 30, 2007

high school musical party

So, when I was home to visit, High School musical 2 was coming on tv and my family had a high school musical party. haha. anywasy this is mine and marcos prom picture.

Marco and I

This is me and marco. We have been dating for a little over 3 years and are going strong. We tried the long distance thing and it wasnt for us so now we both live here in Breck.

breckneridge colorado

This is my new home. Breckenridge colorado. Its a resort town in the rocky mountain. Ive been here for the last year and will be here for a while. Its so beautiful. It keeps me active an healthy living in the mountains.
I work at a day spa as an aesthetician. Some of the things I do at work are: Facials, waxing, body treatments, make-up application. I love my job and Im actually good at it which makes it more enjoyable:)
Ive learned how to snowboard and I love it! I took lots of hard falls learning (im suprised nothing was broken) but now its such a rush. I cant wait till winter!
Its hard being away from family and friends but I appriciate them so much more being away.