Saturday, January 24, 2009

Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday to me!! I am now officially old, the big 23! This post is long over due since the big day was the sixteenth, but i thought that i would post and just show off what a great husband i have. The day started with an amazing breakfast which was my favorite...PANCAKES!! He even made a kitty pancake just for me cause i love my fat cat! ha. I then went to get my hair all pampered!! It was so much fun, i have to say i love getting my hair done. Then it was off to dinner with the family... where did we go you ask... outback! it was super yummy! Then it was cake and ice cream with some crazy candles, and time for presents!! Rand was sweet and got me a cute pink work outfit that i love! My parents got me a running band for my ipod, some running shoes, and the nike chip that goes in your shoe.. i think I gave myself the best gift though... i signed up for my first TRIATHLON!! yes that is right i did it, and will be accomplishing it May 9th with my dear friend Katie. We are both so excited, and cant wait to get out there!! Everything else aside I had a great birthday thanks you my wonderful husband Rand, and the family! Thank you for making my day the best a girl could ask for!

Friday, January 2, 2009

Happy new year!!

Happy New Year!! Can you believe that another year has come and gone?! I looked back and the things that have happened this year have best some of the best moments of my life. I am so grateful for the many blessings that I have in my my life, as well as for the many family and friends that have made the last year a blast. I know that Rand and I have alot a head of us, but that's what makes life exciting!

Rand and I made some New Years Resolutions, and I thought that they would be fun to share. First I thought last year I did really great at keeping the ones that I made, and I want to expand on many of those. Last year I made the resolution to work out at least 5-6 days a week. I am happy to say that I accomplished this, and want to expand on that! I really want to try to accomplish a marathon, triathlon within this next year. I am thinking about doing a relay marathon in April in California with some of my cousins. So hopefully I get that accomplished early in the year!

My other focus is really studying the scriptures, not only with Rand but by my self as well. I have always love talking with Rand about the gospel, he is such a knowledgeable guy when it comes to that I love picking his brain! I have really loved learning more in depth about Joesph Smith and his many stories. My parents recently got the book filled with his journal entries that the church just published. I have loved researching about him and hope to be able to further my knowledge not only with learning about him but deepening my love of the gospel as well as my testimony.

Rands goals as far as I have heard is pretty much the same. Although the working out will be a little different for him. I think he would die if he had to run over 10 miles! He is just going to try and work out 5 days a week, and cut back on sweets as well as his addiction to mountain dew... I don't get why they are so obsessed.

His other goal is more focused on our family discussions. He really wanted to study the scriptures together, which is always fun cause we get into great discussions. He really enjoys looking through his missionary scriptures (which have a million amazing quotes inside) and tying them into anything that we talk about.

We hope you all had a great holiday season, and we wish you all the best in all your endeavors for 2009!