Dec 26, 2010

Christmas Cupcakes, Magic, and Sand Dunes

How was everyone's Christmas?
Mine was simply magical, I had an amazing
time with BK and his family, 
began an addiction to cupcakes,
and ate my heart out.
I'm pretty sure (actually I know) that I gained
five pounds from all of the fabulous food I ate. Oops.
To celebrate the food fest and love, I'm going
to bombard you with pictures...
You'll be noticing a lot of Photoshop techniques,
I had a little bit of fun yesterday on Christmas while
BK and I relaxed. Above are two amazing cupcakes
that we ate - cheesecake and strawberry with vanilla.
This is my first official cupcake that I ate
from an actual cupcake shop. It was super good
but BK had to finish it off because I didn't know
the yummy frosting had cream cheese in it -
oops, I'm a lactard (aka allergic to dairy).
Isn't the tree decoration pretty?!
On Christmas Eve BK and I went and got each other
last minute gifts, this is a photo I snapped at
the shopping mall that we were at. 

Now for some pictures of 
presents and Christmas decor...
My mom got BK and I fun gift cards and she got
me a Juicy Couture stocking, score!
 My favorite gift from BK?
These fun and fuzzy polka dot pajamas.
They feel like a super soft bathrobe, love it!
Last year I got him pj bottoms too, so naturally
I made him take a picture of the pj pants together. ;)
He also got me some flip flops and more chocolate. Yum.
I only had room in my suitcase for a tiny tree 
that I bought, hence the small Christmas tree.
My real tree is in storage 
but I forgot my storage key - oops!  
This was our Christmas set up.
Christmas Eve church service outfits...

Christmas day I begged BK to take me to the ocean.
He did, and I got out of the car and ran to some
far away sand dunes where I had my moments
of bliss looking at the ocean and climbing the dunes.
Looooved my ocean dreaming.
 Behold two pics combined, on top
is a picture of me on the actual sand dune,
on bottom is a picture of the sand dune.
So. Much. Fun.
And now for our Christmas dinner...
where we braved the rain in Beverly Hills...
Italian food at E baldi was SO good.
Now I am officially hungry. Again.

My best memories of Christmas?
*Reconnecting with BK's family again. I enjoy spending time with them so much. They are easy to talk to, warm, friendly, and so joyful. 
*My quick stop at the beach. I didn't expect a sand dune and it was so much fun climbing it and gazing at the ocean. 
*Celebrating my Lord's birth. I went through a lot this year and He has been so faithful, enduring, loving, and will never abandon me. I'm forever thankful. 
*Spending time with BK. I love snuggling with him, having great convos, watching movies, driving in the car, having fantastic meals, and the list goes on and on...
*Eating, eating, and well, eating...My appetite is going strong these days. I better stay far far away from cupcakes or I am going to be in BIG trouble.

What are some of your  
memories of Christmas this year?
Please share, I would love to hear!


  1. I love your pijama pants :)
    I wish a good holiday!

    ciao ciao from Rome

  2. Glad you had a great Christmas! Yay for awesome PJ bottoms! So cute!!! :0)

  3. aw love all of the cupcakes and the pjs and the pics, yay! looks like a lovely christmas!

  4. What a sweet Christmas!! So glad you got to spend it with BK!! =)

  5. WONDERFUL Christmas post!

  6. Looks like you had a fabulous Christmas! I am so happy for you! I love icing, forget the cupcake part lol ;)

  7. Seriously, love looks great on you! the pic of you in your pajamas is one of my favorites that i've seen of you by far! You look gorgeous and with such long hair missy!!! I'm glad you had such a good christmas, you seem to have a huge weight lifted off your shoulders and it seems amazing that you get to enjoy california on vacation (given your break) instead of being there and being in a rough spot! :)

  8. Thank you for your sweet comment, I love yours as well !! And that Juicy Couture stocking is adorable. I want one !! So glad you had a great Christmas :)

  9. What a wonderful Christmas it
    looks like you had!!
    I love to hear about all of your
    adventures while you are in
    California ~ it does totally
    make me homesick though :)
    Have fun this week!!


  10. Ah, I'm so glad that you had a fabulous Christmas, Sierra! I think my favorite part of the holiday was simply being able to spend time with my nephew, and not have to think about work! :)

  11. I love the picture of the tree at the mall! And how cool is it that you got to go to the ocean on Christmas day?! So Jealous!

  12. Looks like an amazing Christmas, I love your PJ pants!

  13. My oceandreams came true this Christmas...;) Had my feet in the water! YES!!!

    Love the pictures, and am so jealous of the Juicy stocking. ;) Absolutely adore it! :)


  14. Love your PJs! Looks like a fabulous Christmas! So glad you got to spend some time on the beach!!

  15. glad you had a great Christmas! I think I gained 5 pounds too from eating sweets! We had a great christmas also with so many presents and our puppies dressed as little elves! lol ;) Looking forward to this weekend to celebrate a great new year to come! xo

  16. Lovely pictures!
    Yammmy CupCakes! :)
    I missed the snow from Christmas...and I missed my other part of my family...but 25 th of December was really beautiful here in Spain.
    Happy New Year!

  17. Looks like a wonderful xmas! i love all the cupcakes.

  18. Great pictures of you and BK! I think the best is having good conversations--you really can't beat that.

  19. Your PJs are so cute! Glad you had an awesome Christmas.


  20. Sounds like you had a Christmas that was just perfect for you! So glad you got to enjoy your ocean and your BK.

    We had a beautiful Christmas with our families this year. I think my favorite was seeing everyone's reaction when we told them we're having a boy! :-) xoxo

  21. Woop woop for happy hoidays! And here's to a happy new year!

  22. This looks like the perfect Christmas. I love the pajamas! So cute! Glad you had a great time.



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