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Today is Lola's 9th birthday!  I can't believe it's been almost 9 years, since that tiny white pup with giant ears and paw came into my life.  Here's lots of Lola pics...

I always take pics of her on the night before her birthday...

Her "Goodbye Eight" photo...
She had a good day I think.  She got new toys and bones, but most of all, she got plenty of attention...





I took these cute pics tonight as she lounged on her spot on the couch after dinner...


Happy Birthday to my sweet Lola!

Happy Heart Day!

I've really failed at the Valentine decorating this year.  Well, I'm not even sure if I failed because I made ZERO attempt to do anything.  I did manage to make & buy valentines to send out, so I guess that's what really counts.

This year, I did Burt's Bees valentine treats for some friends...
I thought they turned out really cute.  It's a pinterest idea (of course)!   I should have photoshopped my "message" into the card, but I didn't think about it until I had already had the cards printed. I found these cute stickers at Swoozies and thought they were perfect to seal the overstuffed envelopes... I also raided pinterest for ideas for Jennifer's little boy's valentines.  I found the download and print shopped them to include the "From: Joshua" because every time she makes him sign his name to things, it's like she has sentenced him to working in the coal mine.  She sent me this pic of the finished product after she had added …

Catching Up

I've been missing again.  No exciting reason for my absence, just busy with work and school starting up for the Spring semester.  I've been feeling under the weather this weekend, and that has continued into today, so I'm taking my downtime (sick time) to write about some random things...

The Super Bowl
(1) I really wanted Denver to win because 3 Red Raiders play on the team, but as you know, that didn't happen.  I have nothing against Seattle though, and of course I greatly enjoyed my time there, so kudos to them.
(2) Bruno Mars at half time was so fun.  
(3) My favorite commercial was...



(4) Lola was less impressed with the game, but she greatly enjoyed the Puppy Bowl.  She was glued to the television.

Movies
I have not made my way to the theater to see any movies I need to see before the Oscars, so that's a big fail.  I am trying to see all nominated movies that are coming out on DVD (or Apple TV) between now and then.
I watched Blue Jasmine last week, and I thoug…