Saturday, April 26, 2008

What Spice Are You?

You Are Basil

You are quite popular and loved by most people.

You have a mild temperament, but your style is definitely distinctive.

You are sweet, attractive, and you often smell good.

Friday, April 25, 2008


Share three of the fallowing:
3 joys
3 fears
3 goals
3 random surprising facts
3 current obsessions/collections

My joys are:
1. My family & Friends (I guess this technically makes 4)
2. My religion
3. My hobbies

1. My most recent fear is the Brown Recluse spider. A friend sent me an email that showed a picture of a guy’s hand that was bitten. YIKES! I’ve been thinking about it a lot lately with all the spring cleaning. FYI I don’t do so well with gory pictures. Don’t show me!
2. Something horrible happing to a loved one
3. Getting really, really, really, Fat I guess.

1. Survive Ben & Nessa’s terrible two’s x 2!!
2. To go back to school someday
3. To get back in shape. Not sure if I’ve ever been in shape, but it sounds good

Random surprising facts:
1. I sleep with my socks on
2. I rinse every load in my washer twice
3. I watch “The Hills” on TV. I’m really not sure why I like it so much, guess I’m living my single life through Lauren Conrad’s.

Current Obsessions/Collections:
1. I collect the porcelain "Grow with me" age dolls from Hallmark for my girls. Blame Josh’s grandma for starting the whole thing, she bought the first 2 for Jenaya.
2. Photography. But that’s not new
3. I have always had a thing for containers. I love things that hold “stuff” from purses & bags too anything that can organize anything! I guess that explains why I love the Container Store so much. I have to say that part of this obsession is almost always changing my “system” I’d be embarrassed to say how many different types of organizing containers I’ve gone through for scrapbooking over the years. Need any ideas? I have several favorites.
Since I’m on the subject, here is a picture of a new purse/bag I just had to get so I had something to carry my keys, pencil & notebook, water bottle & talk’s agenda-outline-thingy to bring to Women’s Conference & hold all my “stuff” for me, you know? Here's the bag I bought. You can get one here from Karlee Fuchs at her Etsy shop.

Sooo cute, huh?

I tag: Shantel, Leah, Audrie, Kim, Brit, Dacia
and anyone else who wants to do this.

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Sad, So So Sad!

Okay, I’m so jealous right now because Josh went up to SLC today for a Ben Folds concert without me!! I really wanted to go but it just wouldn’t workout with the kiddos and Jenaya in school. For those of you who are like “Who’s Ben Folds” first of all, shame on you! Second, where have you been?!?!! Here is a Ben Folds music video clip of a song he wrote for his son. It brings tears to my eyes sometimes when I listen to it.

I can’t really complain about not being able to go though (just a little) because I’m going to Women’s Conference at BYU next week with my friend Audrie. It’s going to be soooo much fun! It seriously couldn’t be at a better time for me. I really need some mommy time about now. So I’ll update you on all the fun we have later.

** I’m not sure why the video link isn’t working, because when I preview it works fine….hummm don’t know. Anyone? You can still listen to some of my favorite Ben Folds songs over on the right side on my playlist. Enjoy!**

Sunday, April 20, 2008

River Walk & Picnic

Josh had to work this weekend so I took the kids to Berg Park yesterday for a picnic.
We had a lot of fun watching & feeding the ducks, one even climbed up the hill to come right over to us, the kids LOVED that. I was having a good ol’ time playing around with my Digital Cannon Rebel camera, poor thing probably feels so neglected since I got a smaller camera (Canon elf) for Christmas and haven’t really used it since then. I love my Rebel there are so many features to work with but it’s not that great to take everywhere because of It’s size. So that’s why I wanted the elf as well. These guys where loving playing on the rocks by the river and getting their feet wet. We stayed in that one spot for like an hour and half. We had a blast! YAY for spring!!!

I just can't get enough of her curls! LOVE them.

I just had to add these last two pictures of Ben. The first one looks like he should be saying DUH! And the last one shows how his pants just wouldn't stay up. Nice diaper kid!

Tuesday, April 15, 2008


Josh surprised me with these gorgeous flowers when he came home from work. 8 roses for eight years. ROSES are my absolute favorite flowers ever!! He wasn’t suppose to do anything though, I told him not to since we’re going to go on a getaway in a couple of weeks. But I'm glad he did ; )

Today 8 Years Ago, I Married My Best Friend!

Happy Anniversary LOVE!!

Josh, thank you for all your love and support for the past 8 yrs. I LOVE you for being so caring to me and the kids. I LOVE you for being a great father & husband. Thank you for my babies and providing for us. I LOVE You!

Monday, April 14, 2008

Can You Say Cheese?

Just some pictures of Lanessa with a cute cheesy grin. I just LOVE this girl!

Poor Nessy, she has been so sick the last few days with her Asthma. We had to bring her into Urgent Care on Saturday. She just can’t stop coughing. All the coughing makes her through-up several times a day and she can’t sleep at night or for naps. She’s been pretty darn miserable. Even her inhaler has hardly been helping. I just feel so bad for her and there just isn’t that much I can do, except hold her and give her extra love & attention. So I just wanted to share some pictures of a happier Nessa when she was more of her usual self.

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Getting To Know...ME!

My friend sent this to me to fill out and pass on to other friends. Thanks Becca!!

1. What is your occupation? I’m a SAHM, it’s the best job ever!

2. What color are your socks right now? Navy

3. What are you listening to right now? Colbie Caillat singing “Bubbly” on my blog and also Ben & Nessa watching “Wonder Pets”

4. What was the last thing that you ate? Donuts. We had them last night for dessert…Yummmmmy!

5. Can you drive a stick shift? Yes. My first car was a standard.

6. If you were a crayon, what color would you be? Purple

7. Last person you spoke to on the phone? Kori Lee

8.Do you like the person who sent this to you? Yeah, kinda…J/K! Love ya Becca!

9. How old are you today? 27

10. Favorite drink? Water, Sobe

11. What is your favorite sport to watch? Ice-skating

12. Have you ever dyed your hair? Yes. Those are scary memories (the times I did it myself)

13. Pets? We have a Cat named Jasmine. (or should I say josh & the kids have a cat)

14. Favorite food? Chinese or anything I don’t have to make!

15. Last movie you watched? Horton Hears a Who. Very cute by-the-way

16. Your Favorite day of the year? Mothers Day

17. What do you do to vent anger? Go shopping at my happy places Target & Hobby Lobby

18. What was your favorite toy as a child? My doll named Megan... I still have her

19. What is your favorite season? SPRING!!!

20. Hugs or kisses? Hugs

21. Cherry or Blueberry? Blueberry

22. Do you want your friends to email you back ? Yes!

23. Who is most likely to respond? Kim

24. Who is least likely to respond? Kori (not sure if I have her right email)

26. When was the last time you cried? Can’t say for sure

27. What is on the floor of your closet? Some shoes and a tote of gift bags

28. Who is the friend you have had the longest that you are sending this to? My sister Cherise

29. Who is the friend you have had the shortest that you are sending this to? Audrie, Kori, Kim

30. Favorite smells? Clean laundry, spring blossoms, candles, Johnson’s baby lotion (the pink one)

31. Who inspires you? Becky Higgins, Martha Stewart, Great Leaders of our Church & History

32. What are you afraid of? Someone in my family getting badly hurt

33. Plain, cheese or spicy hamburgers? Cheese

34. Favorite car? Black BMW with a sunroof

35. Favorite cat breed? None

36. Number of keys on your key ring? 3

37. How many years at your current job? 6 years of being a mom

38. Favorite day of the week? Friday

39. How many states have you lived in? 2 states

40. Do you think you're funny? Maybe a little

Saturday, April 5, 2008

Jenaya's New Hairdo

Jenaya got a new haircut last week. We got about 5 inches taken off. Her hair was just at that stage where it was getting hard to brush and fix into hair styles.

For those of you with girls and want some new ideas for hairdo's check this blog out:

She posts a new hair style every Friday. Her little girl is soooo adorable. Go check it out!

Friday, April 4, 2008

Just a couple of funnies.

Jenaya said something really funny yesterday morning while I was doing her hair for school. We were in the bathroom and there was this big fly flying around in there she was a little scared of it and said:
What do flies do to us?
Mom: nothing. Just bug us.
Jenaya: They bug us so will watch their tricks?
Mom (laughing): something like that.

Okay, I have to tell you what Lanessa said the other day. I was telling her to be careful so she wouldn’t fall and she says: Be careful? Don’t fall break a cheek? As she points to her cheek. It was just so funny that she said cheek and not like an arm or leg.