Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Flu

Well the flu has hit the Savage household..... I have the flu for the first time since Jr High. And it is as bad as everyone says it is.... I feel like I am dying. And the worst part? We are going to miss Christmas for the first time EVER with our families! I am too sick to fly, let alone risk getting everyone sick at home. I am in denial right now but I know tomorrow when it sinks in that I should be celebrating at home in Oklahoma that it will hit us hard.
I mean I can't believe my luck! Last night my coughing fits were so violent that I pulled all the muscles around my ribs..... it is brutal. I am quarantined to our master bedroom while Matt is down stairs hoping he isn't next! Right now I am sitting at my desk typing up this post and it is pretty much the first time I have been out of bed since Saturday.

Saturday I was a little under the weather.... I took a nap and when I woke up it hit me like a ton of bricks and by the time I was seen at urgent care Sunday my fever was almost 103. The doctor said that is how it happens...... so suddenly and out of nowhere. Just ask Matt I cried all day Sunday because I was so miserable and of course all this sickness has kicked my migraines into over-drive so I am dealing with all of that too.

I just can't believe I will miss out on spending Christmas with my family.....seeing them open gifts and all of that. I haven't seen my aunt, cousin or grandparents in like 6 months and that devastates me! As of now I am hoping to maybe fly home next week for 2-3 days to bring our gifts home and see everyone but sadly Matt won't be able to go due to work. I told him to fly home now and leave me here but he won't. And plus what if he has it and gets everyone sick at home.

ok ok..... enough of me being a debbie downer...... I will take my sad-sack-sickie-self to bed again.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Holiday Luncheon

So you all know that Matt is a District Manager for Farmers Insurance here in Denver and yesterday was our first annual District Holiday Luncheon! I am not gonna lie... it was emotional.....this was our first to host and truly a ending/recognition of a year of change coming to an end for us. This year we moved, Matt found an office space, decorated it, took over the District and making it to the end of the year and our first Holiday party was really special. 
 We were lucky to get our party sponsored so the space was given to us for free and we then had it catered in with some delish Italian!!! I spent all day Tuesday getting all the decor ready for the big day! And of course I did Farmers colors!!! It's a Farmers Insurance Christmas!
 Here I am with some of the agents that work out of our office, we had a great turn out! (ps blog readers...I am gonna recycle this outfit for Christmas eve so act shocked when you see it again)

 We played Dirty Santa and it was really fun, I am glad I added that into the invitation!

 Matt gave out awards that we had designed earlier this month! The agents didn't know about that so it was a nice surprise!
 Seeing Matt be so professional and talking to everyone in the room is weird for me.... it makes me wanna giggle! Not sure why but it does!!!
Overall the day turned out so well and I was so happy for Matt! Cheers to the coming year!

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

#momindenver

Last weekend my Mom came for her 3rd annual Birthday trip to.... wherever I am living! ha! And as usual we had the best time! It is also a tradition for us to take fun cooking classes at Sur La Table when she visit so last Friday we took a Holiday Brunch class that was so good!!!
 Saturday the 3 of us took a fun painting class and I love how different each of our paintings turned out! And of course... we each hated our own! haha! I love that all of our paintings is just full of snow-animals!
 Saturday night we went to Tables which was named of the Top 25 Restaurants in Denver and OH MY GOD was it ever! Literally the 3 of us wanted to lick our plates! Mom had a wonderful Birthday dinner!


On Sunday we all went to see Exodus the new Ridley Scott movie and I loved it! I thought it was a wonderful telling of the Bible story of Moses! We all enjoyed it a lot!
Over all we all had a wonderful weekend and now this week is back to the grind before the Holidays next week!

Friday, December 12, 2014

Thunder Up!!!

A few weeks ago Matt and I were super excited because Matt got tickets to see our Thunder play here in Denver for his Birthday!! I was real excited to bring my love for OKC to the Nuggets game!
 We had great seats and of course.... this wasn't like a Okc Thunder home game....... not a ton of people were there even though they did beat us!
 I just love seeing our guys play even without Durant and Westbrook who both sat court side due to injuries! I scream and yelled my little heart out....we even caught a T-shirt which we gave a to Nuggets fan in front of us!

 Thanks to Matt's parents for the great tickets.... we had a wonderful time! THUNDER UP!!!!


Thursday, December 11, 2014

RIP

SPOILERS AHEAD!!!!!!!!!!! You have been warned!
The past 2 weeks have been deadly for my favorite shows and I thought it was only fitting to take a moment of silence for all my favorite fallen characters. 
You shall be missed.......






RIP!!!!!!

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

The Red Tent

Her name is Dinah. In the Bible, her life is only hinted at in a brief and violent detour within the more familiar chapters of the Book of Genesis. In The Red Tent, Anita Diamant brings this fascinating biblical character to vivid life.
Told in Dinah’s voice, the novel reveals the traditions and turmoils of ancient womanhood—the world of the red tent. It begins with the story of Dinah's mothers—Leah, Rachel, Zilpah, and Bilhah—the four wives of Jacob. They love Dinah and give her gifts that sustain her through a hard-working youth, a calling to midwifery, and a new home in a foreign land. Dinah's story reaches out from a remarkable period of early history and creates an intimate connection with the past.
 The Red Tent is probably one of the biggest books you have never heard of! Over 3.3 million copies sold with legions of fans this story finally became a movie thanks to Lifetime. This book is loved by my Book Club in Okc and loved by me, a story taken from the pages of the Bible and given life. The past 2 nights on Lifetime the 2 part movie version of the Red Tent came to life on screen. I loved every minute of this movie. The cast is incredible lead by Minnie Driver, Morena Baccarin who I loved in Homeland, veterans from Game of Thrones and an amazing leading lady who had you feel every emotion she portrayed!
This story is told thru the eyes of Dinah and it is filled with love, family, history and the strength few women had many years ago.
I am sure this will be on repeat for the rest of the week and I highly recommend you DVR this!! If you missed this, you really missed out.
Here is the preview....


Monday, December 8, 2014

Insta-Monday

Here is a "dump" of some of my favorite Instagram pictures over the last month! This describes me pretty well...... Outfits, Animals, Food, Snuggles and Matt's new truck! Enjoy!!!















Sunday, December 7, 2014

The Elves Hit the Office...

A few weeks ago Matt asked me to decorate the District Office for the Holidays and I was very excited to do it! We decided to do a "Farmers Insurance" themed Christmas and it turned out great! Here are a few of the pictures I took.......
 I made this wreath for the front of our suite and it turned out great..... when I say "made" I mean.... I added the Farmers logo and the bow!
 Here is our Red, White and Blue tree which matches the office perfect!
 I added our logo to our tree topper as well!! I swear it really does add so much cheer to the office we aren't going to want to take it down!!!


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