Tuesday, August 25, 2009


This weekend Kenny and I loaded up the kayak, the dog and ourselves and headed for the Ozarks with some of Kenny's friends from high school/college for a little float trip. We stayed at the White Buffalo resort and rented a large cabin. This resort was where Kenny and his friends went for his bachelor party. I had never been. But after this weekend it might be one of my favorite spots. And we couldn't have asked for better weather. High of 85 and not a chance of rain. It was one of those weekends where everything seemed to be in technicolor.

Although the drive is a little long, (4 hours) most of it is two lane driving through quaint little towns in the foothills of Arkansas. So it is a really pretty drive. After stopping in the great town of Mountain Home to stock up on food and alcohol we made our way to the resort. Now resort sounds fancy. This place has any type of accommodations you might like such as,tent camping, one room cabins, and larger cabins that will fit any group. It has a small store where we were lucky to find the makings for smores which we had forgotten and other small items. It also had a pool. Not to mention the cabins were 50 yards from the river. Providing lots of enjoyment for us and the dogs.

Once we were all settled in. It was so nice just to relax and get the grill going. Of course the boys main focus was getting the fire in the fire pit started. It was all about the core right boys! First they started with foliage.

Then the boys decided they needed more wood. SO naturally they found a tree.

And finally we got the fire going.

So of course we talked Dan into jumping over the fire. Good times. Ha!

On Saturday we woke up to prepare for our day long canoe/kayak trip. Kenny and I had decided we wanted to take Lena. But we weren't sure if she would fit so we had to do a test run.
Kenny was not into making the fun poses with me. Spoil sport. We ended up deciding that while Lena did in fact fit in the kayak with us that it might be a tight squeeze. So Kenny and I ended up renting a canoe and letting Danny B take our kayak down the river.

And unfortunately I do not have any pictures from the actual trip because I was not trusting my camera in the dry bag. But let me tell you. Buffalo river is one of the prettiest places I have ever canoed. You literally can see down to the bottom of the river the entire time. It is so gorgeous! The water was freezing but that did not stop the boys from fly fishing. We really did have the best time. The 6 mile trip took us 7 hours because we kept stopping at all the sand bars and just relaxing. It really was so nice. And Lena could of died a happy dog that day. She had the best time!

When we got back to the cabin that night we grilled out and I had a couple of Firefly Vodkas with some Simply Lemonade and then I layed down to rest my eyes and that was the end of that. I was asleep by 8:30. Plum tuckered out. I even missed roasting marshmallows.

We headed back pretty early on Sunday. So sad to leave. Can't wait to go back!

Friday, August 21, 2009


Kenny is on his way to pick up my birthday present right now! I am so excited. Isn't it so pretty!
I am getting it in eggplant! So cute!

Tuesday, August 18, 2009


So this weekend I flew to Paris!!! It was amazing!!!

Just kidding!! Ha! Did I fool you?? Can you believe that there is a miniature replica of the Eiffel Tower in the very small town of Paris, Tennessee???

I was so excited to be able to tag along with my friends Joe and Tracy to their family's lake house. We joined Joe's parents and they adopted me into the family for the weekend so that I could celebrate my birthday relaxing by the lake. Kenny was out of town for a market he had to attend. So I was on my own. Joe's parents were even nice enough to let me bring Lena. So we had as many dogs as we did people.

So this was my view for the weekend!!!

And this is literally what Lena did all weekend!

She swam and swam and played. She was so happy and so tired by the end of the weekend.

We took the boat out for a long spin around Kentucky lake and ate lunch at a bar/restaurant that you pull your boat up to and they served us wine coolers in slush form. I am not kidding. And they were so delicious!!! It really was such a fun day.

However, I have forgotten that I am no longer a bronzed beauty that tans easily and am now a fair-skinned girl. I do not know what I was thinking not wearing any sunscreen and being out in the sun all day. I am paying the price. Aloe Vera is not soothing this burn. Won't make that mistake again. It is only Tuesday and I am already peeling!

When I arrived home Sunday evening Kenny was home and I was so happy to see him. He had picked up Chinese takeout and flowers and we crashed after our Sunday night television.

Friday, August 14, 2009





+(to mix with the sweet tea vodka)

= what is shaping up to be a nice relaxing birthday weekend. Can't wait!

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

I KNOW.....I KNOW.....

I am doing terrible at blogging right now. It is a combination of a few things.

I have been extremely busy at work. Totally swamped.
I haven't really been doing to much that is interesting enough to blog about.
And basically I just haven't felt like it.

I will try to do better. Kenny and I have some fun trips planned soon so I will be sure to report back on those.
Can you believe the summer is almost over. Almost time for football?

What is up with Ole Miss being ranked #10. Give me a break!!!!!!

Thursday, August 6, 2009


Do you ever have one of those days where everything makes you cry or feel like you are going to cry.


I have cried at least five times today. It is not even noon. What is wrong with me. Please make it stop!

No good very bad day.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009


Kenny and I had a relaxed leisurely weekend. Friday night I went over to Christin's and hung out with her. We grabbed some dinner at this place called Skimo's and I have to tell you...they had the best quesadilla I have ever eaten. I have been craving one ever since. The restaurant is kind of far away from our house but I am temped to start driving out there just to have that quesadilla again.

After we finished our delicious dinner we went back over to Christin's house with plans to watch a movie but we ended up just flipping channels and looking at wedding dresses because she is getting married.

On Saturday, I did some grocery shopping because we had 0 food in the house. And then it started to rain and I enjoyed a glorious afternoon on the couch watching various movies. It was wonderful.

Saturday night we went to sushi and then went to see Funny People. Like I had mentioned before I was so excited to see this movie. And it was really good. Adam Sandler was really good and played a much different role than his other movies. I would definitely recommend it.

As of yesterday I started doing The Shred twice a day. This morning was my third time this week and I am now hobbling. I am so sore. But I am hoping all the strength training and abs will help get my behind into gear.