1. Strapless Bras. Whoever invented them is a genius. Just sayin.
2. Having Spencer West talk at my graduation (more on that in a bit). I am ashamed to say that I hadn't heard of him before today. I got to have my picture taken with him.
This guy is my new hero:)
3. My lil nephew. He came to my grad (he left for a bit during the ceremony) and he had lunch with us. He is such an awesome lil guy!
4. For beautiful vistas. I went to my friends for my bday party with my girl friends from church, and I LOVE her view. I think it is actually better than the view we have at the farm! Everytime I go there, I usually take a few pictures...
Her view faces the North Thompson River...and houses across the way...love it.
5A. A fully loaded Starbucks card! And also the fact that I have not one, but TWO free drinks (other than the money that is already loaded) on it:) This makes me happy! 5B. I have (re) discovered warmed up chocolate chunk cookies at SBX. YUMMY!
6. Our Kitty:) He has helped us this week...he totally calms us down, and KNOWS when we are upset, and comes and cuddle beside us.
7.. My Weekly mags. I don`t know what it is about them...but I LOVE read these nearly ever week! I love PEOPLE, and US WEEKLY, and I also get (not all the time) Women`s World. These are my therapy.
8. Fans. Love `èm!!
9.My job at the store. I love it:) I barely call it a job, it is so fun.
10. I already said this yesterday, but I love new clothes and shoes:)
Ok...on to my grad...well, on to my week, really...
On Wednesday, I spent it doing errands, having coffee, blogging, etc. I grabbed my box of Avon that had come in, and I came home and did some Avon business. I went to my friends out of town (picture above), to celebrate my birthday:) We do this with all of the girls in our group. We had a nice evening with friend chicken, and salads, and Tiramasu for dessert. I got GCs for the movie theatre, $50 in SBX card, for a pedicure, and for Tim Hortons I may have had an iced tea and cookie while having my pedicure...maybe. We had a nice time visiting outside, then went inside went it got too chilly. I came home around 9 or so. Hubby was having a blah night, so I spent the rest of the night cheering him up.
Thursday, I spent it RUNNING around. I got my hair cut, shopped for new shoes, got a new dress, and then hubby and I went to Arbys for supper. Came home and his sister called, so we talked for an hour.
I woke up early, as I had to be there at 830, and the ceremony was at 10. Hubby drove me down, and I met up with some of my classmates. We got gowned, stolled, and capped:) We stood around for an hour just waiting around for it to start.
I met up with Anker outside, when he came with Mom, Dad, K, V and Bebop, and I gave him my purse and phone...he took this picture of me. I am holding my name tag.
....AAANNDDD then it started...SO FUN! I found out after I sat down that they had awesome seats, otherwise I would have looked over and waved (he got a very blurry picture of me walking in).
The ceremony was really fun. I was homeschooled, and I never had been to a graduation ceremony like this. I enjoyed very second of it. As I mentioned above we had an AMAZING motivational speaker, Spencer West who, at a young age, had his legs amputated from the hips down due to degenerative disease. He is the COOLEST guy ever. That is not to say that he hasn't had his fair share of disappointments. I thought his message was very encouraging, and uplifting.
Then it was time for us to get our papers;)
I was excited, but I was very nervous as to what to do, and I didn't want to forget to do anything.
Me with my Fake Certificate..they give you the real ones after you leave the stage.
After everyone in our related field (not just our class, but Education and SW) got their degrees, etc. it was picture time,
Me and my Sister.
My Dad, My Sister, Me, and My Mom (yes, my dad is carrying my moms purse. We should have told him to ditch it. lol:)
Me and Hubby:)
Me and my sisters:)
Well, that was it. After lunch, they took us home, and we went out for coffee. The evening we just hung out and relaxed:)
Tomorrow, I hope to do a Fathers Day post:)