Thursday, December 20, 2007

Let the Christmas Parties Begin!

Our couples small group kicked off the 2007 Christmas parties with a Pajama White Elephant Breakfast Food Fiesta!

Thursday, November 08, 2007

Over the Hill!

I can't believe I haven't posted since September - school is just kicking my butt!

Well, people, it has finally come. I am now officially over the hill. I turned the big 30 last week. I promise you I have started to feel the effects of old age. I've had coffee three days in a row (I NEVER DRINK COFFEE!), I'm exhausted, immaturity gets on my nerves more than ever . . . I can go on but I will stop and post some pictures of my wonderful costume birthday party!

The cake matched the party invitations perfectly!

I want to say thanks to my friends Samantha, Lora, Whitney & Jamey, Andrea, Carlie & Eric, Michelle and Becky for all their help planning and making the party a hit. You all are awesome! I especially want to thank my husband Phillip for cooking the most delicious brisket, sausage and fajitas ever. He was a star - everyone said so. I also want to thank the fam for coming out. I loved being able to share that day with both my friends and family.

Yes, that's my hubby dressed as Cartman from South Park!

The Bucher's all nerded up!

What's a party without karaoke and a little hot potato (horse)?

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Back to School

Getting back into the swing of things. School is going very well. I have great classes and this year I am teaching Spanish 1 & 2. I've never taught Spanish 2 before but I'm excited about it. My day goes by faster because I'm not doing the same things six times a day now. I have three classes of each - a good balance. Also, instead of having to grade 180 of the same thing, I now grade half. Here are a few pics of my classroom. The theme this year is Famous Latin Americans. Enjoy!

Thursday, August 09, 2007

Girls Day Out

Our ladies summer Bible study group has been a great blessing to all of us. Although we finished our Beth Moore "Loving Well" study a few weeks ago we have been getting together for some spectacular outings. We went out on Lake Conroe last week. This week we had tea and lunch at Martha's Bloomers. Here are some pictures of our day out.

Hannah, Michelle's baby girl, accompanied us today. She was a joy the whole entire day. Wasn't she, girls?

Julie, thanks for driving! You are awesome!
Thanks for such a great time. I'm going to miss you all.

Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Summer Lovin'! (Stole the title from Liz)

I just got back from a super cool girls reunion in Georgia. Thanks to Elizabeth, the initiator, we plan to see each other once a year. When Elizabeth's parents lived in the Valley meeting there was so convenient for all of us. Now her parents live in Mexico and she no longer frequents "El Valle" as much. For those of you who don't know our story, I met Liz at Iglesia Biblica when we were just kids. As time passed we developed a life long friendship. Jamie came into our lives when we were a bit older. We were damas in each other's Quinceaneras, went to many summer camps, and shared many other precious moments. Our reunions are always full of laughter and long walks down memory lane.
Time has passed and we have grown up. Liz is a wonderful wife, mother and homemaker. Jamie is an accomplished nurse traveling the world with "Operation Smiles" and is starting Grad school in the fall. (Molly Sims was with her group on the last trip.)

Our trip consisted of lounging, exercising, gaming, blogging, sightseeing, etc.

One night we went to a Jillian's and played the night away. Jamie is really good at this boxing game. Liz was pretty good herself. I failed miserably. Maybe I'll train to do better next year.

Another day we went to one of Atlanta's newest attractions. It was really neat. We spent our day exploring the different parts of the aquarium and learning about marine life.

On our trip we had the privilege of seeing Becky when she came over for dinner. She filled us in on her recent wedding.

One of the hightlights of the trip was meeting sweet little Kate! She definitely has mommy's personality - very loving and friendly. She was extremely well behaved and cooperative. Here she is wearing an outfit Auntie Imee got for her.
Overall the trip was awesome. We had a great time catching up. Thanks girls and see ya next year in Austin.

Monday, July 16, 2007

That 70's party!

My friends Sylvia, Lora and I hosted Samantha's 30th birthday bash this weekend. She is the first of our friends to, you know, go there . . . . . . . . AHHHHH! I can't say it. We all plan to do something really cool for our birthdays this year.

So, Sam's theme was the 70's. I wish I would have taken more photos but I was running around taking care of business.

Mi casa es su casa.

My brother Milton and my Dad have started a little construction company in the Valley. I was able to get some pictures this last visit. So, if you know anyone who needs to build a home, give them a call!

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Cheers to Cheryl!

Yes my friends, another wedding. My brand new friends Cheryl and Craig will be getting married this summer. These are pictures at her bachelorette party.

We had a great time! Although, I did get pulled over by a cop on the way home for going 39 on a 30. Thank God I was only given a warning.