Sunday, November 30, 2008

So much to be thankful for....

its probably going to take all week to blog the Thanksgiving weekend.... stay tuned.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Merry Christmas!!!

well, for the Christmas Cactus anyway. I love how its virtually unnoticable for most of the year and then BAM! it explodes into giant pinkness, impossible to miss.

Monday, November 24, 2008

Aquarium setting... what?!

For any of you who bought your camera and saw this setting and thought "who the hell needs an aquarium setting?" ME! Hi Zu!

Friday, November 21, 2008

Fresh hair

hmm, i don't know if those words really go together... new hair? no, its the same hair as always.. new style? no, i never have a new style... hmm, i give up, nothing sounds cool or interesting, but i re-dyed my hair!! I love for the first two seconds that I take it out of a braid and its curly:
hmmm... how to get a good picture of it....
does this work?
WHOA! not like that!
are you there, hair?
there. now back to not washing it.

Thursday, November 20, 2008


I taped our routine last night!! I'm so proud of everyone!! Yay for Tease and Tone at Vega!!

Shopping math

I totally believe that there is worth in having something that your friends covet. I'm talking about clothes mostly, not as cool when its vehicles or houses or husbands or babies.. that gets kind of creepy. Anyway, it's fun to give them stuff that they like or joke about taking something when they aren't looking (like Amy's fringe dress....). When I was out and about last week, I found my way to a shoe sale and stumbled upon a pair of boots and thought "OMG, Evie would love these!" Truthfully, my first instinct was to buy them for her. But they only had one pair, my size, and so my plan changed from buying them for her to buying them for me and knowing she'd totally be jealous of them. I figure its worth about $5 to me to make her jealous, which means the boots really only cost me $7.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

how do you say that?

Last night Julie was asking about the Schlothauer sibling situation and I mentioned that I had two little brothers. these are them.  Some Schlothauer trivia? we tend to like to take our shirts off. Our friend Brady called this pic "Classic Schlothauer"

Sunday, November 16, 2008

Choco Cake: The review.

In a last minute effort to get horseradish tonite, we popped in to the local Asian grocery store. We did not find horseradish, but we did find ohyes choco cake!
Lets zoom in on that, shall we?
hmm, enjoy your happy times... how can we lose?!?! well, one of the ingredients was crab, so that did raise some concern... however, crab is good so we decided to proceed.
inside the box... individually wrapped and looks totally different than the outside box!! The wrapping make me wish I had some whip cream.
on the flip side it read:
"Chocolate Coating Cake
You know that sweet things make smile.
We love to see you smile with your people.
So just taste this cake."
well then, we must! here it is!

What did we think?

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Burlesque Cupcakes....

They look like boobies... tee hee :)

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Stay strong, Alex P. Keaton...

As I'm sure many gals my age do, I love me some Michael J. Fox. His posters and Teen Magazine pictures always had a place in my room. It broke my heart when I saw him with Parkinsons. I had an instructor in college who had Parkinsons and so I got to see him on good days and bad. The man was brilliant and the bad days broke your heart and even sometimes the good days did. I've seen interviews of MJF that are good and bad too and its just heartbreaking. This isn't very interesting conversation in any way, but it did make me draw a finger heart when he walked on stage.

PS: Please disregard stupid Rachel Ray, who we hate. (and PS: We have that right, J and I were on her show and therefore, were subject to her personality one night. that's right bitches! next time you are flipping the channels and see her show on Portland, we're there in the Blue Monk!!!)

Dammit Scotty

In going through a job application today (for those of you that did not pick up the subtle hint a few weeks ago, I got laid off) I had to rummage through an old file to get an address and ran across a packet of stuff I'd kept from a previous job. Back a long time ago, before I knew most of the people I know now, I worked at this fabulous little company called Bar Code Supply. I loved it there and it loved me back and if things could have been a little different, I'd still be there. (I won't go into the long boring story of it being sold and my battle with the new owner, but that's how it went down). Anyway, one of the earlier jobs I had there was as Systems Coordinator, which basically meant I handled all of the salespeople's sales and was the person that kept the sales software up to date and clean and was also the go-between for accounting and sales. I fell into this position by doing what was needed and when we decided to make it an official position, my suggestion to my manager was to call it the "tape" since i held everything together. hee hee. but I digress... There was this guy, Scotty. He could sell anything to anyone but was notoriously bad at doing his paperwork correctly, no matter how many times I helped him. Now me and Scotty had a long love/hate relationship with many ups and downs (and no, there was no funny business, this is just a boring work story) but I think that one of the reasons he never learned to do it right was because he loved fucking with me and seeing me come stomping down to his office with yet another question. He also loved to tell people that his "assistant" would be calling them back, knowing how much it infuriated me. I finally decided that I would stop going down there to feed into his amusement with pissing me off and just started to put the things he did wrong back into his inbox. So that he would know there was something that he needed to fix, I made this stamp:

He hated that stamp so much that he and I actually got a system down that worked for both of us. For a while it was him buying me a bottle of vodka every Friday. I learned a lot from that fucker. I keep the stamp to remind me.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Missing: Sexy posing cat

Is it me or is that just too much like this.....

it might even be bonus weird that that is the picture you choose for your missing cat sign.

Monday, November 10, 2008


The other day, Evie ended up reminding John and me about display we ran across in our travels last summer. I figured we may as well share it with y'all as well... It's a salt lick contest. If you don't know, salt licks are blocks of salt that one puts out for animals to lick on. We also used to use molasses licks for our cows. The animals approach these blocks from all sides and lick away.

art indeed.

Saturday, November 8, 2008

Friday, November 7, 2008

We do things differently 'round here...

John and I don't do a traditional Christmas. no presents, no tree (if you haven't heard my tree rant, stay tuned for it shall surely surface in the next couple months) no giant snowmen or santa or reindeer in the yard. no church on Christmas eve. I do put stockings on the tanks for the fish and sometimes i put lights on one of the big house plants, but that's it. instead, we pack up and go to Cabo. Last year, the Christmas Cactus bloomed when we were gone, and no one was here to enjoy how pretty it was. It seems to be planning ahead this year and is going to bloom early.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

United Shoes of America... America the Shoe-tiful.... Oh Shoe can you see...

These shoes have been in hiding for many years , wondering if they'd ever want to show their face in the light of day again. You know what, shoes? it might be time.

Now, it won't be with the sporty flag romper I wore you with in the 90's, but I bet we can find something...
oh and interweb? John has a matching pair. We matched before we even met.

Monday, November 3, 2008

photobooth fun

The printer was a little messed up, but its still cool.

Sunday, November 2, 2008


John was a gay cowboy..... Nic was a gay zombie.....

Kim and I were the firecrotch twins....