Monday, December 9, 2013

What an insane, scary, exciting, fun weekend it was!

Friday started out like any other day at the office; typical slow drive in....and then 1PM hit and my boss essentially sent me home because a snow storm was coming. I guess I didn't realize how bad it was going to get so I didn't ask any questions, just hopped in my car, took some work home, and enjoyed the view from our fun Christmas tree.

Caleb decided we were going to be complete psyhos and venture out to the gym. It really is less than 5 minutes from our house, but it took like 20 minutes to get there because of the snow. It was definitely a scary drive and I wish we never went...BUT, we went to the gym, and Caleb repeatedly said "COMMITMENT! THIS IS COMMITMENT!"...I love that man.

Once we got back, we enjoyed a nice evening staying IN. We made a yummy dinner, enjoyed some dessert after our hard workout, and of course watched Dexter.

Saturday was supposed to be a very busy day for me, and the snowy/icy roads kind of put a damper on it. I did, however, get to do a quick fun photo shoot for my pastor and his family for their Christmas cards...seriously. The snow was such a blessing, and this family? Well, they are adorable, and so inspiring. I love when a couple who has been married so long can still be SO in love.

That evening was Caleb's company Christmas party.
He cleans up nice ;)
I think most of you know, but if not, Jared (Caleb's brother/best friend) works at the same company. So, its extra fun getting to hang with my soulmate, too. The night is complete with dinner, dessert, mingling, and the same as last year, some "gambling". They give out fake money tickets, that you turn in for chips, that you can then can cash in for raffle tickets for the drawing towards the end of the night. This year, instead of ONE prize, they gave away a ton of things, and the big prizes were THREE Google Nexus 7 tablets.

You'll never guess who won.
CALEB AND JARED. Both of them!!! Actually, Caleb and I had TWO winning tickets, and I was trying to be sneaky and give Jared/Erin our second ticket but Caleb, bless his heart, he got so stinking excited he ran up the second he saw we had ANOTHER winning ticket. It was quite hilarious.

Luckily, Jared and Erin had a winning ticket as well, seriously, what are the odds?! Jared, too, got so excited he knocked over his chair! It didn't feel real. Like, there were hundreds of people there...and BOTH of them won?! It was awesome. I'm thinking this family needs to buy some lotto tickets next ;)

Needless to say, we all left that night VERY happy couples.

Sunday was complete with one of the best church services I've ever witnessed, an AMAZING Bengals win, and unfortunately ended with a horrid headache. Caleb had to go solo to our weekly youth group meeting, I felt terrible about it, but I needed to lay on the couch with an ice pack. Luckily, I'm feeling much better this morning and looking forward to the weekend again already!

Hope all of you had a great one. Did any of you get snow??


  1. Yuck! That is what my drive into work looked like this morning... snow, ice, slush. Lot's of yuck! Anyway, congrats on winning those tablets! Lotto time!! Haha! =)

  2. That is sooo cool! I've never won any kind of raffle... But it doesn't stop me from buying tickets!

  3. This looks like so much fun! :) I wish my work would give away tablets! I love how excited Caleb was. :)

  4. I can't believe they both won! And that they didn't rush out to get lotto tickets right then and there ;) Sounds like a fun weekend! Especially that Dexter part...

  5. OMG that picture of me haha. I look psycho lol!

  6. I'm glad you're feeling better! I can't get over the fact that you BOTH won tablets! How awesome is that?! Also, WHO-DEY?! It felt so awesome being a Bengals fan in Indianapolis yesterday.

  7. Snow on fall leaves is one of my favorite things - how beautiful. Congrats on winning a tablet!! That's such an awesome prize. I get excited when I win the $5 Starbucks card at a our holiday party :)

  8. I am so excited for y'all friend. Makes me so happy. And super proud of your commitment to the gym but I am glad y'all made it home safely. I wouldn't know what to do driving through all of that. I need you to have a website so I can see all of your beautiful pictures! :)

  9. Congrats on the tablet!!! I love the picture of you two by the tree :) That is some commitment to the gym haha glad you guys were okay driving!

  10. Yeah. you're quite committed. That's when you work out with the Wii or find something on TV or wrestle each other instead ;)

  11. That snow. Oh my gosh. I can't even.


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