Monday, July 27, 2009

American Idols Live Tour

The Top Ten

#1 Kris Allen

#2 Adam Lambert (My favorite!!!)

#3 Danny Gokey

#4 Allison Iraheta

#5 Matt Giraud

#6 Anoop Desai

#7 Lil' Rounds

#8 Scott Macintyre

#9 Megan Joy

#10 Michael Sarver

So as soon as Season 8 ended on American Idol, I knew that I was going to have to get tickets to see the concert this year. You better believe that I was on my computer at 9:59 to be the first one to get tickets at 10:00. We got floor seats...only a couple rows back. Jesse wasn't too happy cuz he thought we would be standing most of the concert but luckily we didn't have too. Now just so you know, I have already managed to drag Jesse to the American Idol concert last year and yes, he had to go with me this year too!!! I think he secretly liked this year's concert...minus Adam Lambert (who of course was the only one I was really there to see) The concert was actually really really good. They all sounded so much better than they did on the show. Matt was actually one of the best performers of the night. I would definately go see him concert. Adam was also AMAZING. He really knows how to put on a show. And his voice, I could listen to him sing all day long...sing, not scream! Kris was just Kris... very mellow. You could definately tell that Arizona was an "Adam Lambert" state... the croud seemed to go CRAZY for him...all the little girls, older women and gay guys. It was great. and yes we all "knew" that Adam was gay when we watched the show, but let me just tell you that now that he is "out of the closet" he is definately more flamboyant! All in all it was a good concert and we had a great time. I am glad I got to spend it with my hubby.

Our next events: Seeing Phantom and Grease here in AZ!

Monday, July 13, 2009


So last Saturday Jesse and I went out looking for a new car. We wanted to trade my Honda Civic in to get something a litter bigger so that Jesse could fit better and be more comfotable in the car I drive. Plus, we wanted a car that would be easier to fit carseats in and get kids in and out of better(No, we are not prego yet but we have decided that we are going to start trying soon). So of course we decided to go looking at the dealership where Dave, our brother-in-law, works. We didn't think we would find one so soon but we actually found a car that we both liked. Dave got us a smokin' deal on a 2009 Chevy Equinox.(and we really really appreciate him doing that) It is white with a tannish/greyish interior. Of course I am a brat and wasn't sure if I liked the interior, but it has grown on me the past couple days. I love driving our new car. It has so much room and its so clean and shiney. The only thing wrong with it right now is that the windows aren't tinted. But don't you worry, I already made Jesse make a call to get that done. Arizona is WAY W?AY W?AY too hot to not have tinted windows. I literally can feel the sun burning my skin as I drive, and no I am not being dramatic. So we are really excited about our new car... of course we are the outcast of the family with our GMC Sierra and Chevy Equinox. All of my family seems to drive Nissan. Matt's family has a Nissan Altima and Armada. Marshall's family has a Nissan Armada, Titan and 350z and my dad has a Nissan Altima.. I guess my mom is an outcast too. Ha. So that was our excitement for the weekend.

Not much else is new... Jesse is looking for a new job that will treat him better, have better pay and work with his school schedule. (Sears said they would...but now they aren't going to) I am also looking for another part time job to make some extra money. I am also in the prcoess of getting my business liscense so I can sell my diaper wipe cases to boutiques and online. I actually already has one boutiqe want to sell them. We are also hoping that the people that are renting the other house that my dad owns decide to move when their lease is up. We have decided that we would love to move into that house. It is bigger, nicer and has a pool. It would be great for kids. Plus it has a big back yard where the dogs could run around. So anyways thats all folks!

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

California 2009!!!

So we've been home for about a week and a half now and are just now getting these pictures put up. It's just amazing how long it takes sometimes to get back to the normal life when you return from a full week of vacationing and laying on the beach all day doing nothing. So we went to Newport Beach, CA for our week at the beach with Mallory's family. Every summer her parents rent a beach house right on the beach for a fun family trip where we all just get to spend lots of time together and just hang out. We spend a lot of the time on the beach and playing in the cold water (which I never go out farther than I can touch cause everyone knows of my fears of sharks, stupid movies and animal planet). Then we go to all these family favorite restaurants that are over there for dinners together. Two of the favorites are a little Italian place called Mamma Di's and a Mexican joint called El Ranchito. Just some of the best food ever. Mallory's favorite part of CA though, which I'm sure everyone can guess, is the shopping. We actually ended up going to the swap meet twice which was good cause everything is just so cheap there. She ended up getting a new luggage set that she found online that was 120 but at the swap meet I got the guys to give it to us for 70. She gets emberrassed from my haggling that I do cause I refuse to pay full price for anything, haha. Then she wanted to find a laptop bag cause I told her we could get her one, and it was perfect cause we ended up finding a perfect match to her new luggage set at another stand in the swap meet. So she was happy she got a whole new complete luggage set. She also found some clothes at the swap meet that were real cheap too. I think I've finally taught her all there is to know about bargain shopping and finding the best deal out there. Not much really for guys to buy there but some electronic stuff but it wasn't really cheaper than you would find at best buy or something like that so I didn't get anything except a cover for my iPhone to protect it. It just so happens that we were there over my birthday so I got plenty of nice gifts for my birthday and had the best birthday breakfast that morning. Newport doughnuts. There are no better doughnuts than the ones we get at the beach. They even beat krispy kremes. We went out that night to Claim Jumper to eat where I was treated to a steak and lobster tail dinner which was mighty delicious. Then we went to see Transformers 2 the next morning with my brother and his wife who are doing some sales in Rancho Cucamunga for the summer and we loved it. It wasn't as good as the first one (which not many sequals are), but it was still pretty good. We also saw The Proposal while we were over there which was very funny and also just happened to see it the same night I proposed to her last year when we were at the beach house. Aside from that it was just alot of hanging out with family and going shopping and hanging out on the beach. But I'm sure I missed some things that Mallory will post in the next post on our blog. We look forward to going next year and hate waiting a whole year to take another week long fun vacation.