Friday, December 11, 2009

Mr. Darcy's Story

I am so in love with the Pride and Prejudice story. I think that 'Pride and Prejudice, the version with Kiera Knightly, is one of my all time favorite movies. I have probably watched it over a dozen times.
My mom introduced me to this series about Mr. Darcy. It is a series of three books that go through the Jane Austin, Pride and Prejudice story, but through Mr. Darcy's eyes. You get to understand why he did some of the things that he did, like splitting up Jane Bennett and Charles Bingley.

Jane Bennett & Charles Bingley - 'Pride and Prejudice', 2005

I just finished the first of the three books and I am now working on the second. Now when I watch 'Pride and Prejudice' I understand Mr. Darcy better. For those that love a good romantic book or love Jane Austin, you will love these books. For a summary about the books click on the links below.

An Assembly Such As This: A Novel of Fitzwilliam Darcy, a Gentleman - Author: Pamela Aidan

Saturday, December 5, 2009

Busy Busy Saturday

Today, I had an incredibly busy day. In the morning my little sister Chloe, had a swim meet. This was he last swim meet for a while, so I decided that I needed to go. She did such a good job. I couldn't be more proud. She swam 50 Backstrock, 50 Butterfly, and 50 Free (50 = 2 laps). Today was the first time she swam Butterfly in a race, and since that was my race in high school, I had to go and support her. She dropped her time in her Backstroke and Freestyle.

Backstroke Swimming.

Freestyle Swimming.

After Chloe's swim meet, I went with my mom to my Grandma Sharon's house and we baked until 9:00pm. We made Chocolate Fudge, Peanut Butter Balls, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Sugar Cookies, Chocolate Covered Cherries and Crispy Waffer Cookies. All the recipes for these I will put on my Cute Little Tidbits blog.

Chocolate Fudge
Peanut Butter Balls
Chocolate Covered Cherries

Christmas at Work

This year I was able to decorate the Corporate Office where I work. My mom, Grandma, and Aunt Suzanne took me to lunch and helped decorate the trees. I have one in my office and a larger tree in the lobby.

Christmas tree in my office.

Christmas tree in the lobby.

Happy Birthday & Thanksgiving

I am so behind on my blogging!!! I finally have a second to sit down and upload all my pictures and write on here. Thanksgiving was my 23rd birthday. This was one of those years where I was privledged to have my birthday on Thanksgiving. In the morning Jared and I went to Disneyland to pick up my $72 birthday gift card and went on one ride. Sadly the whole Thanksgiving weekend Jared was sick with a really bad head cold so we didnt do much. We did however go to Fry's and buy our Chirstmas present, a desktop computer. We love it!!! Here are the few pictures of the weekend.

Jared and I at Disneyland.
Blowing out my birthday cake that Chloe made for me.
My dad, Chloe, and Me