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Bachlorette Party November 3, 2016

Fun party planning time!! This is one task I am excited about. Kacie loves Disney and dreamed of a Bachelorette Party in Disneyland. I plan to make this come true!

First thing I did was research hotel suites near Disneyland so that I could see the cost of 8 people sharing a space for 2 nights. There a hotel suite which holds 8 guests within walking distance of the park. The cost is $800 for the weekend, making it $100 per person.

Getting to Disneyland together is my next challenge. I researched and priced out van rentals for the weekend. It looks like I will have to rent it in Santa Rosa on Thursday night and do all the driving and then return it on Monday morning. That is more time then I wanted to have the rental for but it avoids the stress of having to be back by a certain time.

Once all the details were all taken care of it was time to be patient… not the easiest things to do when it is Disneyland you are waiting for, but worth it in the end.

We arrived very early Friday morning and spent the day in the parks. 

 

The next day we all wore the bridal party shirts and mickey ears the bride got for us. Another fun day with not as many pictures.


Then I took a short break to have dinner with Ken and Carla….. hard to leave him to rejoin the party.


Finally it was time to take our last pictures of the trip.


The following day we drove him and boy did these ladies have me laughing with the dancing and music.

 

Disneyland!! April 14, 2016

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This year I bought a season pass to Disneyland. So Kacie and I went last weekend and had some fun in the park.

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It was magical! I LOVE Disney!!!

 

Baskets for Raffle March 24, 2016

Filed under: Life's Precious Moments — Colli @ 7:57 am

One of the groups with in our office held an event to try to draw in more people and get more people involved. They had a couple of speakers to present to the group. If anyone attended they received raffle tickets for one of the prizes. I helped plan the event and decided to donate two gift baskets for the raffle.

I did a Giants basket

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and a movie night basket with 2 movies/candy/popcorn/bucket for popcorn.

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It was a lot of fun and seemed to be a hit!

 

Happy St. Patrick’s Day March 17, 2016

Filed under: Life's Precious Moments — Colli @ 7:43 am

Happy St. Patrick’s 0r St. Paddy’s Day to everyone!

wp-1458229077667.jpgWear green! Stay safe and have a wonderful day!

 

Happy 4th of July July 4, 2015

Filed under: Life's Precious Moments — Colli @ 8:00 am

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Happy Birthday to me! June 18, 2015

Filed under: Life's Precious Moments — Colli @ 11:14 am

Years ago  I was taken to the Pope Valley Turkey shoot by my friends David and Jennifer. While I was there I became friends with more people including Steve and Phil (aka Philbilly). After the Turkey shoot we went to a friend’s house to do some fun shooting and Philbilly taught be how to shoot. It was a 12 gauge Remington 870 Express and love at first shot!

Over the years I have been shooting and love it. Memorial Day weekend we went shooting and it was the first time my husband had seen me shoot before. I think that he truely understood my love for 12 gauge after that day.

For my birthday he surprised me by buying me my own shotgun! No more sharing others guns with them….. Hooray!

Now I just have to wait for July 3rd so I can fire it for the first time! I am sooooo excited!

 

Belated but Still Amazing June 11, 2015

Filed under: Life's Precious Moments — Colli @ 11:13 am

In May my sister and I went to go see New Kids On The Block! It was an amazing show featuring Nelly and TLC as openers. Of course they were not as good as NKOTB but it was still a wonderful event.

Here are some of the pictures I took of the slow (mind you they are taken with my iphone):

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When we left the concert we were smiling and giggly! A dream come true for us! We did not have voices the next morning but it was worth it.