Tuesday, October 30, 2007


Yesterday while Parker was taking a nap I pulled out the leaf blower to clean up the lawn. It took me about an hour but I have to admit it was a fun little project. Parker woke up in enough time to play outside in the pile of leafs while I stuffed them into 4 bags.

This was the biggest pile there was another on our front side walk and one on our driveway. This is what I woke up to this morning. Can you even tell I did anything at all?? These trees sure keep our house cool in the summer and sure keep us busy every fall.

Monday, October 29, 2007

Weekend at the Cabin

Nathan's dad bought a cabin last year while my mother in-law was out of town. They have spent a year fixing it up and so we decided to use it this weekend. We invited Dave and Aubree to come with us, we had so much fun.This is one of Parkers favorite toy when we go to the cabin. We push his around and he laughs.
Nathan made yummy tri-tip with the seasoning we bought from Santa Maria on our Honeymoon/mission tour we took 3 years ago.

This is our game of rummikub. Nathan has never played before but as soon as he learned he wanted to play again and again. Dave loved that idea the girls wanted to move on to something else like settlers! That soon got out of hand as you can see. Thanks for the great weekend guys!!

Monday, October 22, 2007

Dear Nathan

Dear Nathan, I love you!!! Happy Anniversary!!

A few weeks ago I was tagged by Sarah but I have been waiting for my anniversary.

where did you meet your husband?
Nathan and I met in High School our senior year. I was in love with him immediately, I thought he was so funny. We stayed friends-sort of-after we graduated and then we started dating in Jan 2002.
what was the first thing you said to your husband?
I was defending the fact that I didn't take a boy to the girls choice dance that night and he hadn't been asked so he was upset with my whole group of friends who didn't go. I DIDN'T tell him that my best friend had thought about taking him but that I talked her out of it because I was sure someone so cute and funny had already been asked out-even if he had put up a flier saying he still needed a date. where was the first kiss? First date?
Our first date he took me longboarding all around Provo. He had this thing called a freeboard which has three wheels on each side and is very scary to ride. He was trying to show me how to work it and he was holding me up. We have agreed that if I would have had the guts to turn around and look at him he would have kissed me right there. But I didn't and he went away to snow college for the semester and we didn't end up kissing until 7 months later in March did you have a long or short courtship/engagement?
We dated from Jan 02 until Nathan left on his mission on July 3 02. We wrote weekly for almost his whole mission. He came home July 7 04, we were unofficially engaged July 10 officially engaged July 24 and married Oct 22 2004. You decide...my mom would say short, I say I was in love with him since Jan 2001 so thats a long time!!where did you get engaged?
We got engage in Kings Canyon at sunset it was beautiful.where did you get married?
In the Mt Timp Temple
I don't know how but I am more in love with him than I was the day we married, and I was really really in love then. He makes me laugh every day and he is a great father to Parker. I couldn't have made a better choice than I did three years ago today!!!

Sunday, October 21, 2007

Family Pictures

About three weeks ago we had family pictures taken. Since showing the to my mom she has wanted me to e-mail them to her. I have tried numerous times but it takes forever and never works out correctly. So just in case the email doesn't work out for the 80th time....here are our favorites. Its going to be a lot of pics sorry!!

Thursday, October 18, 2007

Like Father Like Son

Parker loves all things electronic. He likes playing with cords so much I sometimes try those first instead of his toys when he seems bored. He loves to play on our laptops while we are trying to work or look up things online. So Nathan came up with a great solution...give Parker his own keyboard that we don't use. I have to wonder if we start him off this early what will happen as he gets older.I wish I could say these pictures were set up but they weren't. I love my computer nerds.

Tuesday, October 16, 2007


Over the past week I have spent my free time trying to get the tulips in my flower beds and trying to keep Parker out of the dirt. Our life has been pretty slow lately. Not much has happened which should explain the lack of posts. However we have put our house up for sale, but thats pretty normal here at our house. I'd say more but blogger is acting up. Stay tuned for more posts this week!