Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Creative Cortney

Cortney, my sister-in-law took these pictures and here are some of my favorites. Not all of them have been touched up yet, but I posted them anyway. If anyone is looking for a photographer, she does awesome!

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Unexplained Feelings

Every year I like Wintertime until about January, and then I am done! I usually dread the snow, wanting it only for Christmas then I'm ready for Spring and Summer. This year though, I do not know what is wrong with me. I can't wait for this.....This.......
......and this!!!!
I'm already listening to Christmas music and usually I am completely stubborn about not turning on the two Christmas music playing stations strictly until after Thanksgiving. I have absolutely no reason why I am so excited for Christmastime, but I am! Merry Christmas!

Saturday, November 14, 2009

October Fun!

I love Fall time!!! October was a fun month! We went shooting up in the valley with our good friends the Stuarts......

....dirt-biking......(my nephew Keaton, he's so cute!)

...and best of all, on Halloween, went to the HARRY POTTER house! It is so awesome! Dr. Hartman who works with my mom puts on a Harry Potter house in his yard. These pictures don't give justice to how awesome and how much work was put into it. There were tons of full-blown actors, old and young that even come out of state to be part of the house. They had a zip line for the kids that was "Quidditch", the Nite Bus in a real bus that Madam whats-her-name that teaches Divination was reading palms and stirring tea leaves in tea cups, Snape giving people detention and sulking in the corner, Hagrid with his motor bike, Luna, the Weasley twins, Dumbledore, Butterbeer that was delicious! Handing out Bertie Botts beans, floating candles, the fat lady portrait with an actor inside, the death mark showing in the trees and then shouting Expecto patronus and a deer would light up and chase it away....seriously, it was intense and awesome!
Platform 9 3/4

floating candles
the nite bus
Hagrids motor bike
The hippogriff!! You can't see the rest of his body, but he was scary! If you didn't bow first he'd attack you, which he did and freaked me and melody out!

The Marauders Map. They also had the Dudleys and they were hilarious. Everyone stayed in character and did such a good job! I recommend going next year!
Justin was a lovely prom date for Halloween

I was a bag lady.
And Nicole was the cutest bumblebee I have ever seen!!!

Sunday, November 8, 2009

St. George Marathon

Justin ran his first marathon in St. George!!! He did so good! He amazes me with how effortless he's able to do things like this. He had never ran more than 13 miles and then he went and ran a marathon in 4 hours and 8 minutes. We spent the weekend in a condo with my brother Cory and his family which was a blast and visited Justin's Grandpa while we were down.

Good job honey!

Wednesday, November 4, 2009


Fake-out, this is not the post about kauai. This is the post to tell you to scroll down to see the post about Hawaii. Since I started the post but didn't publish it before the PIG FLU post, it doesn't show up that I updated my blog. Lame!!! And after a very very long time of trying to post the millions of pictures of Hawaii with our slow internet, you can imagine how mad I was when I saw that it didn't even show up as the latest blog. So now you know.