Tuesday, November 30, 2010


I promise this blog isn't going to turn into a huge list of stuff I want.
Ok who am I kidding of course it is.
I was thinking of all the ways I can snatch one of these pajama sets from toast. Maybe if I don't fill my gas tank this week I can purchase the autumn leaf set. I will drive the scooter up the canyon every day to work. ...hmm...
or maybe we will skip the groceries this week and dive into our food storage. During these hard economic times I think it is perfectly rational and necessary to have a beautiful pajama set that costs 69 POUNDS....bleh. I don't even want to do the conversion.
...maybe its a blessing they aren't carrying my size.

I also promise I will post more wholesome "mom blog" things-like how our Thanksgiving went, what I am thankful for, and maybe a picture of the apple pie I made.
From now on you can call me 'Erin Betty Crocker Buie'. Say that 10 times fast.

By the way--December is here tomorrow!!!!!!! EEK!

p.s. please bless you can sense my sarcasm.

Saturday, November 27, 2010

I spent the week putting together our office slash pantry slash breakfast nook. It's pretty stinkin' cute if I say so myself. I have been looking for a small rug to warm it up a bit--then I came across this little number from Dash & Albert and Bada Bing Bada Boom!
I think I found the missing puzzle piece.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

happy thanksgiving.


Thursday, November 18, 2010

i can't even handle it.

i will be putting all of these on our tree this year.
i don't think i've ever wanted something so bad.
Lets hope that after we purchase 200
acorns we can afford to buy a tree ;)

Friday, November 12, 2010

{driving in scotland}
Sorry for the hiatus--i've had writer's block...er...blogger's block?
I'd like to say we've been extremely busy-but actually we've been hermit-ing in our house all week watching season 4 of Friday Night Lights. I may or may-not have cried when Tim Riggins went to prison for his brother. I think it made me cry because:
a) Adam looks like Billy Riggins.
b) I was in prison the night before.
Literally. I went to prison Wednesday night. No, no, no, it's not what you're thinking....and this post would be a lot more exciting if I was locked up in the pen, but actually we went for a Young Women's activity (strange?). a little.
I was not expecting to sit and talk to 4 inmates about their lives in the slammer, but it was incredibly interesting and touching listening to these women share their testimonies. yes, testimonies. It was amazing how these young, YOUNG girls still had self worth despite their horrific pasts and what they've faced over the past 10+ years in prison. What surprised me most was learning how they've gained a relationship with their Heavenly Father.

“the power of the Savior to heal and bring peace and joy to those who have suffered so much at the hands of others . . . and the power of the Savior to heal those who have caused suffering. . . . He heals all! Those who suffer and those who cause suffering - we all receive such mercy because of His suffering”

So last night we went to the Temple and I couldn't get this thought out of my mind. An institute teacher once told me that there is more equality in our trials than we think. I've always had a hard time believing this, especially after visiting these girls; but I know that depsite our trials and wrong-doings, we are all healed and made perfect through the Atonement. I left feeling very grateful for my life and the freedoms I enjoy.

So those are my thoughts this week. er....i feel like i should tell a joke or something.
On a lighter note,
We came home after the Temple and watched more Friday Night Lights.


Thursday, November 4, 2010

Halloween around these parts.

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ta da!
no one wanted to take their finished pumpkins home.....so I ended up with about 24 carved pumpkins on our front door step. Daniel thought the goo was funny. Adam didn't carve a thing. I don't even think he realized we had a pumpkin carving party.

anyway, it was fun and festive, and i'm still finding pumpkin seeds in obsure places. hmmm.....