Wednesday, August 6, 2008

I don't even know where to begin!

There's so much to catch up on...I still haven't found a job, so with all my free time you'd think I'd have plenty of time to catch up on my blogging right? Well apparently there's all the time I could ask for and I'm just being lazy about it. I was actually pretty excited about not working for a while and having time to get things done and enjoy my down time. Needless to say I'm sick of my down time and I can't wait to go to school or get hired part time somewhere. I'm so bored!! I can't seem to find a part time job which I thought would be easy to come across. I have applied and interviewed at several places but with my full time school schedule coming up in a couple weeks I can't offer as many hours as employers need. It's frustrating cause 1. extra moola would be nice and 2. until I have babies I don't have much of a desire to stay home all day. You can only clean your house so many times and run so many errands in one day. There are some upsides though. I get to be home right when Tent gets home from work, I've spent a lot more time with my mom and help my friend Kelsey while she's working for a while by watching her little baby every now and then (so fun!). It's also nice to run errands and feel like I have time to get things done. But I am getting more and more excited for school to start!

Anyway... Trent and I had a great first anniversary. Our anniversary was on a Monday so we decided to celebrate the next weekend. We did honor that day though by going to The Melting Pot that night for dinner. We had never been there and had always wanted to try it. We had no idea it was so pricey though! It was a great atmosphere and a fun experience but we both decided the food wasn't really worth the money you spend. But it was fun to try once.

The next weekend we went to Snowflake and stayed at an adorable bed and breakfast there. Trent's mom gave us a night at the bed and breakfast for Christmas last year so we could go to the Snowflake temple and our anniversary seemed like a great time to use it. The temple was beautiful and a great way to celebrate our marriage. The funnest part though had to be the road trip to and from Snowflake. We have so much fun driving together and this time was no exception. We took a little detour on our way up to stop in Holbrook, AZ to see the town Trent's dad, Dale, grew up in and to visit his grandpa Stan's grave site. We also stopped at El Rancho for lunch, a must have according to Dale and it didn't disappoint! Once we got to Snowflake it was pretty cloudy and drizzly which I loved! I love rainy weather and it made staying at the bed and breakfast even more cozy. It rained on us on the way home too. It was so fun.
The famous El Rancho.
Snowflake Temple. It was super small but of course it was gorgeous!
This place was so adorable! It was really fun to stay there.

These thunder clouds were so cool lookin'! It looks like a painting to me.

Well I'm not sure if any of you remember my "Goodbye 'Happy Pounds'" post way back in January?(I'd put a link here so you can read it but I don't know how to do that, sorry) You may be wondering how we're doing and whether or not we've actually lost any weight. Well let me just tell you...No, no we have not. Unfortunately, we weren't serious enough about losing weight back in January and so we didn't lose any of our "Happy Pounds". But don't worry because we're on our way now. I just got SO sick of not fitting into my clothes and I hated seeing myself in pictures. Trent was ready to lose weight too and so now that we're both serious it's a little easier to keep our goals. We both have a goal weight to be at by October. We signed up for a gym and are going at least 3 to 4 times a week and eating healthier. We're kindof in a little competition with each other and are trying to be the "biggest loser" between the two of us. Whoever wins gets to chose where we go on our next vacation. Wish us luck!

Here are a few more pictures of the last couple months.
Heidi's wedding...It was so great to be apart of that special day with her. Not only was I asked to be the Matron of Honor but she also asked me to be the photographer for their special day and I was so honored! Here are a couple of my favorites. She looked beautiful!

Bein' silly at the reception...As usual.

Watching baby Brooklyn. I love this girls!

Just a few weeks old and already smilin'!
Seven weeks or so. She's such a sweetie! The pictures below are a few I took while I was babysitting for Kels. She is so precious.