Tuesday, July 28, 2009

"O New England"

Last weekend Mary invited us up to Lake Winnipesaukee and we had some good times...

Lyla had fun swimming for the first time...


and hanging out with Miles and all of the other boys...

The girls had fun tubing ...
and the boys had fun watching the girls tubing...


We had perfect weather and I was loving cruising around on the boat...



After complaining the whole way up, Ron ended up having fun too.

Thanks for the good times, Mary!!

Monday, July 20, 2009

"You Are What You Love"

A day rarely goes by that Davis and I don't play a game of "Would You Rather." It's a constant to competition to see who can come up with the ultimate tie, and guess what.. I finally did!! Here it is...
Would you rather be/marry/date Zooey or Jenny???


Since they're both the cutest people I've ever seen, have two of the best voices, wear the cutest things ever, and have histories of dating sexy musicians it's really hard to say.
All I know is I'm in love with both of them.

Friday, July 17, 2009

"Another One Bites the Dust"

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAVIS!!
Last night, with Davis being VERY difficult, I convinced him to go to Serendipity where these fun friends were waiting to suprise him. I think he was actually surprised even though he was harrassing me the whole way over there...

Now for the REAL surprise... I had a secret photo shoot with Lyla and Rocco while I was home.
I hope you like them!!



















Pictures taken by the AMAZING Jamie Sampson!!
Don't worry, Davis got another present besides these pics of his baby, but I thought these were pretty freaking cute!!
Now we're off to New Hampshire for the weekend. HOLLA!



"Homesick"

BACK TO THE GRIND...
that's about all I have to say about being back. My first day back at work I felt like I was in a daze walking around the city because I had completely forgotten about my life here... Seriously, I felt like I was in a dream. It always takes me awhile to get back into the swing of things and to forget about the fun life I would have if I lived in Utah :) Here's some examples of things I would do if I lived in Utah...

Boating at Pineview
Davis' nephew broke his leg while we were there, and I couldn't get over his cast. It was SO cute and it cracked me up.

FREE Jenny Lewis shows... OH man, oh man I wish I could be her, and I wish I could go to more of the free shows this year there are some pretty amazing ones....

Hanging out with old friends. So Annie is pregnant, and she came over for lunch while I was home, and after she left my mom and I got talking about how fun it would be for US (meaning Pinkie) to make Annie a quilt for the little guy. We went and picked out fabric, the next day I left for Cali, and when I got back THREE days later she had whipped this beauty out... I must say, she's pretty freaking amazing. She also made me a skirt and dress while I was there.. Holla!
A better shot of the fancy quilt...

Other highlights included illegal fireworks wars, tubing on the Weber River, golfing, hiking, recumbent biking on the Legacy Highway Trail every morning, dinners and sleepovers with girlfriends, BBQ's, Sunday Dinners, Cherry Hill, and Lyla having her operation...
Why do I live here??

Sunday, July 12, 2009

"Camping Next to Water"

11 years ago my brothers hiked Buckskin Gulch and Paria down to Lee's Ferry. They came home raving about it, and I was so jealous and sad that I didn't get to go. I've been obsessed with going since then, and I was reminded of it again when Linds and Tyler did it a couple of weeks ago. Last week, I convinced Matt to guide Davis, Nici, Tia, and me down all 19 miles of the canyon, and we had some good times.

Of course... we took some pics to document the event...

muddy feet...

Tia, Mel, Nici...

Nici needing help, as always...

Starting out...

random shots...

just hiking along...

crossing the swamp.... GROSS

Tia's bird...

the perfect sleeping spot...

lazy bones...

a rattle...

some slots...

tree jams in the slots...

more slots...

little lizards...

Indian stuff...

big walls...

our leaders...


I want to move back so we can do fun things all the time!!

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

"California"

For the 4th we headed out to Cali with Rob to stay with Chris and Amy!
We were VERY jealous of where they live, and it made us question our decision to stay in NYC longer...

We rented a boat and cruised around Balboa Island...

Davis, Chris, and Rob...

On the 4th we headed up to Sunset Beach to hang out with Ali and her family... We miss her in NYC!

Now we're back in Utah wishing that we could extend our trip even longer... or maybe just move back!

Thursday, July 02, 2009

"Three, It's the Magic Number"


FYI, Ron blogged about our living situation...

"Snow Angel"

Yesterday we went up to Alta to go hiking. Usually you can hike all the way over to Brighton, but yesterday snow and road closures kept us from making it all the way.

If you don't believe that there was snow on JULY 1st, here's the proof...




We also had some fun climbing the ski lifts...

Holla!