Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Mutual Night.

Momma asked me to take some pictures for her young women and young men tonight up Big Cottonwood Canyon. This scripture is the new LDS Youth theme for 2012. I love it!

(Laurels. I LOVE the coordinating blue and stripes.)

(Okay, this is the ONLY time these guys would sit still. 
This picture cracks me up.)

I'm feeling this tonight:

"In a hundred small ways, all of you wear the mantle of charity. Life is perfect for none of us. Rather than being judgmental and critical of each other, may we have the pure love of Christ for our fellow travelers in this journey through life. May we recognize that each one is doing her best to deal with the challenges which come her way, and may we strive to do our best to help out."

President Thomas S. Monson

Sunday, September 18, 2011

End to a LONG weekend...

BYU Vs. Utah Football Game Highlights:

By the end of the game...

We lost. Big. It was awful. Probably the worst game I've been too. But, we stuck it out until the end and continued to cheer our team on until the clock ran to 0:00. My heart belongs to BYU... even if they get blown out of the water by a big, ugly rival. Even if they make really dumb mistakes and break my heart with each fumble, pick, and terrible pass or catch. Even if I have to hear that stupid Utah Man fight song a "bazillion" times... in our house. I still love them. Their victories are my victories and their losses are my losses. We lost big this time and it hurts. But "Loyal, Strong, and True wear the White and Blue" and we will RISE UP from being beat and from beating ourselves.

I just hope it happens by the next game....or at least when we play Utah State. Please! I don't know if I can handle standing on the bleachers next to an Aggie husband who's team is beating mine. AGAIN. I know, I know, marriage is more important than football. But this time, it's personal.
JUST KIDDING...well, sort of. :)

In other news:

As you can see, W and I were obviously thrilled and excited. Food was really yummy, Family was really crazy, and a fair amount of gut-laughing was had by many. All-in-all, it made up for a terrible night of football.

Saturday, September 17, 2011

A Night on Broadway...

Last night, B took me on an AWESOME date! We joined some good friends for dinner at Market Street Grill and headed downtown to Capitol Theatre to see the Broadway Musical: Mary Poppins. It was incredible...especially the stage sets and special effects. The music was fantastic and I left the theatre wishing I could be Mary Poppins...the costumes, dancing, and being "Practically Perfect in every way".


Friday, September 16, 2011


After weeks of working a little here and there, I finished my "thank you" project for the woman that made so much of our wedding reception possible...besides my mother. This wonderful lady is the Primary President in my home ward, so I wanted the finished project to have a more "child-like" touch. The theme for primary this year is: "I know the Scriptures are True". I presented it to her last night.

I copied this for the cross stich portion:

In other news:

We are going to see this play tonight with our good friends.  I can't wait!

Wednesday, September 14, 2011


Since Sunday evening, we've been smelling a foul odor coming out of our fridge. I continued to promise B I would clean out the fridge in the "morning".  But, it hasn't happened (don't judge) due to other things taking precedence. Yesterday I meant to put on my gloves and really get my hands "dirty", but I couldn't even open the fridge or I would barf. So...when B came home from work I begged him to help me. Actually, I just held a garbage bag while he uncovered and dumped gross stuff. He kept saying "Breathe through your mouth! Just keep breathing through your mouth Megs!" Then he started making these gagging noises and his eyes started to water. I lost it. Totally lost it. I didn't know whether to barf or just gut laugh.

(No, I am not meditating.)

(This one gets me. It was AWFUL.)

Quote of the Day:

"I do my part to keep the planet green;
just look at my refrigerator."


Monday, September 12, 2011

A "Fair" Time

It's that time of year. The State Fair is in full bloom in Utah. It has been almost 10 years since I last went and convinced B to take me this year. Parker and Taylour accompanied us as well.
It was a good time had by all.

(P is convinced he wants a goat. A goat to take hiking.)

(The guy in the back is the owner. He also carries a ferret in that satchel. 
Aren't these guys hilarious?)

(Actually, I want hens. And a hen house. And fresh eggs.)

(We had a bunny when I was little. He was mean. He smelled bad. 
Eventually my parents set him "free" in the St. George wilderness.)

(He called it the worst waste of a dollar. B said "I could've told you that.")

Quote of the Day:

"I had rather be on my farm than be emperor of the world."
George Washington

P.S. Photo's taken mostly by B and Tay. 

Sunday, September 11, 2011


I was a junior in high school 10 years ago today.

Quote of the Day:

"It is constancy that God would have from us. Tragedies are not merely opportunities to give Him a fleeting thought, or for momentary insight to His plan for our happiness. Destruction allows us to rebuild our lives in the way He teaches us, and to become something different than we were. 
We can make Him the center of our thoughts and His Son, Jesus Christ, the pattern for our behavior. 
We may not only find faith in God in our sorrow. We may also become faithful to Him in times of calm."
President Thomas S. Monson