Wednesday, June 23, 2010


I love this picture, and this boy.

and the goat was pretty cute too.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010


We took Jack to see the baby goats...sooo funny ha ha I love this boy.

At first he didnt want anything to do with them...

Then as we were leaving he decided he loved them :) ha ha

What a freaking cutie huh??

And our adorable new nephew Talon James. love him already :)

We are so glad Talon is now home and doesnt have anymore tubes in him :)
p.s. love you steph and kelly, you guys are amazing and always in our prayers

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Rainy Jackson

I was so excited for last weekend. more like super excited.
My work was sending me to Jackson Thursday night to work in the store friday due to them being short handed.
So since Joel and I both had Saturday off we decided once I got off work friday that we would camp Friday night and sight see on Saturday.
So we got all of the food in the cooler, sleeping bags, flashlights, tent, etc. in the car and left for our exciting weekend.
The weather had other plans however.
It seriously rained, no wait, POURED all Thursday night and Friday.
So we decided to get dinner and just drive home.
It was raining so hard I didnt even want to make the effort to take a picture in front of the antler arch...ha so I stayed dry and took it from accross the street.
BUT, It was fun to have a weekend off with my wonderful husband :)
(isnt he adorable?!)

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Dating and what not and stuff

So my friend Stephani and I were texting today and talking about how much fun and exciting dating was, and the fact that we were both nicer to our husbands when they were just our boyfriends. ha ha totally random I know but it really got me reminiscing about when Joel and I were dating, the trips we took, the looooong drives between here and Salt Lake, the buttflies the first time he introduced me as his GIRLFRIEND ha ha This then made me want to look at pictures....a few of my favorites I have posted below...

This was like the first pic we took while dating, and the first time I at at 5th Street Bagelry...mmmmmm so good! ha ha

This was on vaca with Joels family in California, I loooove this picture for some reason

First time to San Fran, SOO fun

ha ha classic right? (I totally didnt need help either)

While I was thinking about all of this it really bugged me that I am like this, I should be treating my husband like the amazing, loving, hardworking, bestfriend that he is!? what is wrong with me?? I have been slowly reading Dr. Lauras book, "the proper care and feeding of husbands" (courtesy of Stephani) And aside from the fact that she is a total Biotch, she makes TOTAL sense. She talks about how men are really quite simple, and only want a few things from us as wifeys. These things include RESPECT, AN OPINION, PRAISE, and SEX. (of course) ha ha thats not to hard is it?

So these are the things I will be working on this week.

1) no raising of the voice, and no negativeness, oh and no nagging (im the worst)

2) no assuming, ASK what he thinks before doing

3) when I think, "he looks so good today," or "that was so nice of him to make the bed," I will say it OUTLOUD TO HIM, Also even if he didnt clean the kitchen the way I would have cleaned it, he still cleaned it, so be grateful!

4) Be more spontaneous ;)

I loooove this quote, and Elder Nelson :)

"Marriage brings greater possibilities for happiness than does any other human relationship. Yet some married couples fall short of their full potential. They let their romance become rusty, take each other for granted, allow other interests or clouds of neglect to obscure the vision of what their marriage really could be. Marriages would be happier if nurtured more carefully." Elder Russell M. Nelson