Monday, November 22, 2010

Holiday Anticipation

I realized today that the anticipation of a holiday can be very powerful.

For instance I woke up today excited. Today is Monday. I don't EVER feel excited on Monday's.

You know why I was excited today? Because I know that I am only beginning a 3 day week and then will be off to have an enjoyable 4 day weekend!

All I have to say is that is pretty awesome that Thanksgiving anticipation can fill a Monday with excitement.

The end.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Thigh High's

Now that I have gone public with the news of having a little nugget on the way I can share all the crazy random things that I get to experience while being pregnant.

This weekend I went on a hunt to find thigh high nylons. My belly has grown enough that full blown nylons feel like they are cutting me in half and cutting off all my circulation.

This could be no more.

I found some thigh high nylons that I felt would work well.

Sunday comes. I put on thigh high's. By the time I have walked to the car I know I am going to have a problem.

I had to make 4 trips to the bathroom during church in order to keep my thigh highs from becoming knee highs.

My conclusion.Thigh High's = FAIL

Monday, November 1, 2010

First comes love...

...then comes marriage...

...last comes the baby in the baby carriage!

We're expecting!
Our little bundle of joy is due for arrival April 8th.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Triangle Sandwiches

I am totally digging cutting my sandwiches on the diagonal as of late. Let’s face it, cutting your sandwiches this way is just plain cooler and for some reason so much more fun to eat. I also think it gives your sandwich a more gourmet feel. Who doesn’t want their PB&J to feel a little more gourmet!? You should cut your sandwich on the diagonal. Just saying...

Friday, October 15, 2010

Bad Day

I had a bad day.

I was tired & bored.

I felt unfulfilled.

I lost a contest I was so hoping to win.

My competitive nature is STILL not letting it go.

To top it off I have had a bit of uncontrollable weepiness lately.

Thank goodness for weekends.

The end.

Monday, October 11, 2010

New hair accessory

I recently got a new shower cap (sexy I know)
Got in shower with new shower cap on
Got out of shower to find large indented line on my forehead
Rushed to my appointment
Found out my picture had to be taken at said appointment
After picture, went to the bathroom to find what?
Large indented line STILL on my forehead
Don't worry, I know I am cool.

Thursday, October 7, 2010

I am back at it...

and posting most my stuff here. You know, now that I am married and please check in with all our coming and goings over at the family blog and watch for the occasional random post here when I just feel the need to express myself in what I like to refer to as my very own forum.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

The Weekend in Review

Husband and I had a WONDERFUL weekend. Oh how I love holidays and days off! Here is our weekend in review...

pool party
good times with old friends

early morning race
(Husband & brother)
time with family
beautiful sunset
watching fireworks on mtn.

sweet baby blessing
qualitity time with husband

Provo City parade
Wal-mart run
delicious dinner
movie at home

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Brain Dump

When I think about some of my talents or abilities (aka obsessions & compulsions) there is one thing that comes to mind.


I love to organize. I think I get some kind of high out of organizing something whether that be a cluttered closet, a filing cabinet or my Saturday errands. I LOVE getting organized.

Recently I was thinking about how I even organize my brain.

For example today there was SO MUCH going on at work and I felt like the thoughts in my brain were a little out of control. By the end of the day I had so many thoughts floating around that I didn't even know what I needed to get accomplished. So I proceeded to do what I call a "brain dump."

I got a paper and a pen and wrote down all the thoughts in my head. I listed everything that was on my list of "to do's." I referenced my email for a reminder of to do items and transferred all my many sticky notes to one large consolidated list.

Once on paper it is much easier to prioritize and decide what needs doing first. I like doing this at the end of the day when it feels like my brain has gotten a bit cluttered. Doing a brain dump at the end of the day helps me unwind and have a prioritized list of things to begin with the next day.

So if your feeling a little cluttered up top do a brain dump.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Sign of a recent engagement...

While driving to my dentist appointment today (no cavities by the way) I noticed a straight giveaway of what must have been a girl recently engaged.

I was stopped at a stoplight behind a girl with her left hand situated at the top of the steering wheel giving her optimal sunshine to admire the glistening and glittering of her brand new diamond ring.

I smiled to myself because I have been guilty of the same thing.

One year later... and I still love to look at my ring and watch it glitter in the sunshine.

Monday, June 7, 2010

Three Days of Lovin

This weekend was Husband's 25th birthday. This guys is so loved that he got three days of lovin and celebration and he deserved it all!

ice cream cake

sunday dinner

more family
more gifts
more ice cream cake

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

23 years old...

It's true. I turned 23 years old on May 22 and my birthday was just fabulous. Husband doted on me ALL day. The day consisted of...

singing card ("whoop there it is")
dancing to the singing card
crate paper decor
IHOP breakfast
Emperor's New Groove
Cabellas (new North Face jacket)
DELICIOUS chocolate cake

Check out the video below to see the wonderful decorating job Husband did of the apartment. I think he should go into interior decorating, no?

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Swagger Wagon

This video is just plain hilarious. I have been pretty dead set against EVER having a mini van but after this video...I may consider it and my van will be referred to as my "swagger wagon."

Friday, May 21, 2010

Husband just surprised me and

Husband just surprised me and took me to a scenic location on BYU's campus and we had a picnic! It was wonderful! I sure love my Hubby!

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Blogging from the phone...

Just trying out blogging from my phone. Meanwhile you can check out the pic of me wearing my sweet new jeans!

Bargin Shopping

Yesterday Husband and I went and did a little b-day shopping because someones b-day is coming up! (that is right my big 23rd birthday is soon to be upon us!)

Husband kindly let me go to 'my' stores while he went to 'his' stores. I chose Aeropostale as my first stop. I worked my way into things by browsing the whole women's section and ending at the clearance rack. Once I had a sweet clearance item in hand nothing was holding me back.

I tried on the clearance top and a pair of skinny jeans and LOVED them both. Unfortunately the tag said these rockin jeans were $40. I decided I loved them enough it was worth it.

The sales lady rung up my clearance top and my fabulous new jeans and said "Your total will be $28."

I said "Whoa! How much were those jeans?"

She replied "$20" and I was like "THAT IS AWESOME! You just made my night!"

Then I proceeded to run out of the store to tell Husband of my great bargain shopping skills (even though there really were no skills involved with the sales lady telling me the jeans were cheaper than I thought). It was truly a VERY happy moment. Feel free to behold your eyes on birthday jeans.

Friday, May 7, 2010

Blogging on the family blog

Husband and I are attempting to bring back our "family" blog from the dead. In helping to do so I have posted an update on what Husband and I have been up to lately. Check it out here.

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Getting my stuff done...

After getting some grief from friends about the lack of updating on my precious little blog I have decided that it is time the "studying" post be pushed down the page by a post that actually reflects my current status.

Today I was productive. Today I got a lot of stuff done.

Saturday's are usually good for that since during the week I usually operate like the person featured in this lovely little film.

Check it out and good luck "getting your stuff done."

Thursday, January 7, 2010

A little study...

This is what I am doing tonight
I have to teach the very FIRST lesson of our brand new manual for the next two years. I am a little nervous about it but hoping it will go well. If you have any good material suggestions let me know!

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

New Toy

I am loving this new little toy of mine!
I have gone a full 4 days without a phone and I am so happy to be connected once again. I really have taken my cell phone for granted. It is good to be back. I am trying and getting used to new features including an all touch screen. I will keep you posted on how I like it.

Monday, January 4, 2010

Holidays in Review

Everyone is writing a blog post apologizing for being such horrible bloggers and not posting for the past couple weeks and I am going to join them. I just flat out didn't post the whole month of December but I am going to try and be better. Here is a quick recap of our holidays.

Our stockings were hung

Our tree was decorated and gifts for family (and ourselves!) were nestled under the tree

Husband and I had our Christmas morning on Christmas Eve morning. It was delightful!

The rest of the break consisted of...

- Eating

- Relaxing

- Watching movies

- Hiking (Just Husband and his bros)

- Playing mom & dad with our sweet new neiece and nephew (Just newphew Ammon is pictured here)

We had a wonderful holiday break! It was good to have some down time but it is also good to get back into a routine as well. I am excited about the new year and all it has to offer!