Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Another one!

Happy Birthday to my sweet brother Adam!
He is serving a Mission currently in Guadalajara, Mexico for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and completely loving it (even though we miss him like crazy over here)
 Anybody want a peanut?
Here are just a few of the things that I love about my brother Adam:

  • How family oriented he is, always wanting to spend time with us any chance he gets
  • His love of kids and how he interacts with his nephews (that love him!)
  • How every summer instead of prowling the town with friends everyday he would spend that time with me and Jesse, playing mario kart, swimming, riding our bicycles to parks just to climb trees and watching Spongebob Squarepants (This will be a hard summer without him)
  • His witty and strong sense of humor
  • How outgoing and adventurous he is
  • How he does all he can to please others (while sticking to his own beliefs)
  • The fact that he is out in Mexico serving the lord and setting an amazing example to everyone he knows
  • His strong testimony of the church and how steadfast and faithful he has stayed all these years
  • How accepting he is of everyone
  • His deep love of music, the fact that no matter how many times people have put him down for it he has always stuck strong to what he loves to do
There are so many more things that I love about my brother, I am so blessed to have him as a shining example of all that is good.  I miss him so much and all the little things that we used to do together but I know he is in the right place serving the lord and hope he has the happiest birthday!
In front of the Salt Lake City temple a month before he left

Tuesday, May 24, 2011


.. on friday mom sent me a package of string and I think I've become a little addicted..

 what do you think?
The best part is that my roommates have gotten in on the action and we tend to catch ourselves sitting all together in our living room, weaving away. 
I'm a little too ready for summer I think..

Monday, May 23, 2011

My Sister..

today is her birthday!

I love my sister Lyndsay with all of my heart! I feel so blessed to have such a beautiful, loving and inspiring sister as her! Here are just a few things about her I admire:

  • Her deep love of kitties (and how she loves to hiss and purr like them)
  • Her sleek and slender physic  (the fact that she NEVER talks about weight and doesn't judge others)
  • Her luscious, long, thick locks of hair 
  • How she can run hundreds of miles and never get sick of it
  • The fact that she graduated college flawlessly with a now amazing job (I aspire!)
  • Her radiant smile that lights up a room
  • The moment we walk into a room or through a mall where everyone takes that second glance at her ;)
  • Her strong and ever growing testimony of the church
  • Her wise wisdom and advice she is always so willing to share with me
  • How she always stuck it through with me and strived to better our relationship when I was terrible to her
  • How she is always there to wipe away my tears and help me laugh through any trial
There is so much more! But for now my dear sister, I wish you the happiest birthday and only wish I could be there to celebrate with you!

Thursday, May 19, 2011


 I've always loved experimenting in the way I dress.  Ask my mother and she'll tell you I dress eclectic with a vintage flair. I believe everyone has their own little outlet of expressing themselves.  Some with cooking, painting, even auto mechanics, the possibilities are endless and for me that outlet is in the way I dress.  The one thing that can always catch my eye in an item of clothing or complete outfit is  the attention to detail. 
Here is what I wore yesterday..  

Tank: Target, Lace Sweater: UO, Sweater Shall: Anthropologie, Belt: Fossil

On another note it was just recently my birthday last Sunday.  The entire family got together to on Saturday at The Gateway in Salt lake to eat, shop and celebrate! 
We ate at California Pizza Kitchen (tradition for my birthday)
How adorable are my nephews?

Shopping is always so stressful for me lately, and it never should be! I picked out a few things, but the presents I really appreciate are the ones from my parents with deep thought and meaning that I've collected over the years.. 
Heart Locket for when I got back from DC, Diamond ring for my 16th birthday, Necklace charm for my 19th birthday, Pendant for Easter.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Last Night

   ....was completely restless for me.

I tried falling asleep at 5:30 in the afternoon (bad idea) in order to catch up on the sleep I miss in order to get on time to my 7:45 class everyday.  This seemed like such a great idea at the time but resulting in me waking up only an hour and a half later not capable of rest until 12:30.  To top it all off I woke up at 4 in the morning! Surprisingly enough I'm having a great day, it's positively beautiful outside and having a new outfit to strut in is really helping the mood...
maybe its because going here is all I can ever think of..
                                                                  only 2 months and 9 days!

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

The Beginning

I've had a goal for quite some time now to start a blog, and due to a lazy Tuesday where I had nothing better to do I can now officially cross this off the bucket list.
Just to share a little about myself, I am a newly 19 year old college student attending BYU-Idaho.  I've most recently declared myself as a Music Major but have previously aspired entering into the fashion industry and even though my focus is set musically right now, I still design and sew whenever I get the chance.  I am very family oriented and thanks to them I am newly obsessed with running.  The purpose of this blog for me is to share recipes, design, health, trials and tribulations in my life, and all things beautiful!
Like my family.. ;)