Wednesday, May 4, 2011


Today is M. and I's 4 year Anniversary!!

It is hard to believe that it has been 4 years ALREADY!! Time flies by so fast!!! Before we know it we are going to be an old couple hitting up the BINGO scene. Lol 

Today I am thinking about what our future has in store for us [babies, career changes, moves??].... and how our past has brought us to where we are today… 

I can say I love my husband more now than I ever have… Our relationship has blossomed over the years, and  with each passing day we've grown closer together. We are in a great place now, and I feel so blessed to be able to share my journey through life with him by my side. 


Marriage for us has been like a good exhilarating roller coaster ride…the many thrilling highs, the scary drops, the inevitable twists and turns… the fearless feeling- laughing while throwing your hands in the air…the times where your holding on tight- screaming with your eyes shut…:) 
 When the ride comes to an end, we'll be there together smiling wanting to do it all over again. It's a crazy beautiful thing! :) and I am so mushy today... yuk! lol

Today we will celebrate by stuffing our face with good Italian food, and having a slice of a mini top layer wedding cake… [we order one each year]

AND... I will put my wedding dress on again like I do every year [just to make sure it still fits]… I know that sounds ridiculous, but I just want to make sure I stay as fit as I was the day we were married. HOPEFULLY I can squeeze into the thing! If not, it will be the only motivation I need to kick it up a notch ;)

Hope you all are having a good hump day!! Sorry for the mushiness in today's post, some days just call for it!!


Monday, May 2, 2011

Heads On or Off?...

...that is the question!!

Shrimp season is here!! YUM!

I was so happy to see the road side shrimp stands out this weekend!! Every summer my husband and I look forward to visiting the shrimpers during our journies home from the beach.

Yesterday, we picked up a pound and headed home to clean them up and get em' on the grill!!
Normally, I go for the JUMBO... but it's too early for the BIG guys, so I settled with these...

Heads off... cause its already NASTY cleaning them, beheading them....  not my thing!

I made two kinds... A buttery herb, and teriyaki BBQ. They were both delicious, but my fav was the teriyaki.

The glaze is so easy to make... just mix 1 part BBQ sauce, 1 part teriyaki sauce,  S&P and walla!

With these vegi skewers... dinner was complete!!

Most of the vegi's I scored at our local farmers market this weekend.

 I met Leslie, one of my blog friends there on Saturday morning. It was our first time to meet in real life and was much overdue!! I think our first contact was last summer. It was so nice to finally meet her!! :)

Along with the fresh squash and zucchini... I also picked up a few HUGE heads of lettuce, jalapeno goat cheese, delicious strawberries, and broccoli.

OK, so are  you hungry yet? :) HAHA!

Hope you all had a wonderful weekend!!! :)


DEAD!!! :)

Just a short note to say how happy I am to wake up to this news...

This is the ultimate victory for us!! Thank you to our U.S. Military!!