Saturday, October 27, 2012

Pumpkin Carving.

Last night, we went and bought pumpkins to carve! Taylor's was huge so big they couldn't weigh it. So they just charged us for 30 lbs. I didn't know what I was going to carve, so I just found an owl stencil to do. I had to keep it pretty basic because I'm not the best pumpkin carver & definitely not the most artistic person. Tay made a stencil of a picture of me! He does a lot of really cool art with spray paint & wood, but seeing something like it on a pumpkin is just incredible to me! He really is so talented. We had so much fun carving our pumpkins. His didn't even take him that long. I still can't believe he pulled it off. 
My little owl. 
The final product. Can you believe how real it looks?! 

Monday, October 22, 2012


Last week, I was making a smoothie right before heading off to work. We only had a couple of strawberries left, so I decided to use our frozen peaches. They were all stuck together in a bag, so I used a butter knife to pry them apart. Then before I knew it the knife sliped through & into my skin. I had stabbed myself! I started bleeding super bad & I could not get the blood to slow down to see how bad it was. I called Taylor in a panic & finally was able to get a picture to send to him. I decided it wasn't so bad and I could just butterfly it together. Meanwhile, he had sent the picture to his dad, who said I need to come in to get stitches. If anyone knows me they know I am a big baby when it comes to anything that has to do with needles. Luckily Taylor had left work & drove me to his dad's clinic at the hospital & was with me the entire time. I think that was the biggest reason I didn't freak out more. In fact, I would say I did really good. ; ) So, two months of marriage and I've already had stitches. Taylor has made a great effort to keep all knives away from me. I think I am the only person who can stab themselves and get stitches with a butter knife. I am not going to post a picture of the original cut, because I don't think I can handle looking at it anymore. I got four stitches but one fell out. So now i'm left with three. 
So thankful my father-in-law could stitch me up so nice & quick!

Thursday, October 18, 2012

home is wherever i'm with you.

We had our wedding dinner the night before our wedding. It was in a backyard, catered pizza, & the prettiest twinkle lights. It was perfect & a party. Tay surprised me by singing me a song. It was the sweetest thing. Besides the bumpy camera work at parts & a guest appearance by my dad moving the mic, it was perfect. I tear up a little every time I watch it. 
This is something I'll cherish forever. 

Monday, October 15, 2012

i blame the lion.

A few weeks ago, Taylor & I went to the Real Salt Lake soccer game with Tay's sister & her husband. We had front row seats, right behind the goal. at the beginning & randomly through out the game, the fans would throw streamers down onto the field. About halfway through the game, the Real's mascot, a lion, was carrying a huge pile of streamers that had been collected through out the game. As he was passing in front of us, he turns & jumps up the wall that is in front of us and starts shoving the streamers onto Taylor & me. It was the most hilariously confusing thing, & we were laughing so hard. The lion jumps down, & I pull out my phone to take a picture of Taylor with a giant pile of streamers on his lap. Right as I'm holding my phone up, Real scores, and all the fans jump up & start cheering. My phone was in the way of cheering hands so it got knocked out of my hand & the screen shattered.
I couldn't even be upset about it because it was the craziest couple of minutes ever. It is the funniest story, & with the help of apple care I was able to get a brand new phone to replace it. I still blame that lion, he's the one that started it all.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012


My 21st birthday was a success. It was spent in st. George with my love and my in-laws. I got to watch my sisters conquer a marathon (something that made me both really jealous & terrified to watch) then spent & the rest eating yummy mexican food, going to a movie, opening presents & eating cake. It was great  relaxing and I feel so blessed to have had so many people wish me a happy day. It was my first birthday with my husband and he spoiled me to death. He brought me home surprises all week including lamps I had been wanting. I set a limit on the amount he could spend & told him I only want purfume that he likes the smell of. Of course he finds a way to make my gift amazing & gets me 10 samples of purfume so I can choose my favorite, order it, & it gets sent to my house. He's amazing and boy do I love him!

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

i love the fall

october is my favorite month, and not just because it's my birthday month, although that may have a lot to do with it. it's so beautiful with the trees changing colors, and the weather is so cool and perfect. taylor & i went on a hike to enjoy the weather and beautiful colors this past week. i am dying to go again before all the leaves are gone!