Saturday, March 24, 2012

Since the Honeymoon...

We have done lots of fun things in the 4 months we have been married!
I was going through my phone pictures and saw some fun times I wanted to post about, so please excuse the quality of the pictures.
We both had birthdays. My birthday is the end of November and his is the beginning of January.
For my birthday, we started the day off right! He brought me breakfast in bed. He even put candles in my pancakes :) I have a really cute picture of him bringing it in with my best girl Ecko in tow but I will spare him a picture in his jammies this time.
We went to Tucanos! It was delicious. I love their fruity drinks and who does love a bunch of meat walking around arriving on your plate? My brother and his wife were in town so we went over to my parents and played games. Russ said he would make any kind of birthday cake for me I wanted..I opted for peach cobbler in the dutch oven. It was delish.
I even got a birthday hug from Ecko. She gives the best hugs.
If you see that big box next to me, that was one of my birthday presents from Russ. The trickster taped my tiny new Ipod Nano to the bottom of that huge box. I love my new nano! Its so nice not hauling my Iphone to the gym and having this big bulky thing on my arm.
Anyway, I cant believe I am just a couple yrs away from 30. Yikes.
Ive been lots better about putting anti wrinkle cream on every day and taking lots of vitamins. Ill try my best to stay looking young dang it.
I am a penny pincher when it comes to a lot of things. I would rather spend my money on traveling than other things I dont need. I went a few years without even owning a TV. I got a TV a couple yrs ago but I couldnt stand the thought of paying for cable when there is a million other things to do. Turns out marrying Russ comes with cable. So I now no longer read as much (If you can tell on my side bar, Ive been reading "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" for about 3 months now) and pretty sure Ive gained too much weight eating oreos and watching TV. But thank you Oreo for making a non chocolate cookie.I appreciate it. And happy late 100th birthday to you.
January came around. I cant think of anything I like about January except for Russ's birthday!!
3 days into my new job and one day before Russ's birthday, I thought it would be a good idea to eat a sandwich that had been sitting in my car all day. Not only had it been sitting in the car all day, I had used a mayo on that sandwich that had also gone bad due to sitting in a mini fridge that was not plugged in. So, I got food poisoning and was wicked sick.
My new hubby came home from work with a can of chicken noodle soup, or 2 or 3 or 7...
He plops a grocery bag of 7 different kinds of chicken noodle soup, crackers, sprite, Gatorade, and all fruit Popsicles. He really took the "In sickness" part seriously. I wanted to get feeling better so bad the next day for his birthday!
Russ wanted BBQ for his birthday. If you have been sick ALL the day before, BBQ is like the last thing I wanted to eat, but I pretended like it wasnt a big deal and went along with it.
The second we walked in I swear I felt better. I love BBQ almost as much as he does. I ended up eating my whole plate of BBQ and never felt better.
Happy Birthday Russ!
Also in January, the first month into my new job I was already attending an event in San Diego!
One of my great friends Emilie lives a couple hrs away from San Diego so she came down and met me!
We took a water taxi over to Coronado beach and had pizza :)
Unfortunately, we ate so many garlic knots before the pizza came out we didnt get to eat much pizza. I thought since I would be staying another 3 days I would just take it back to the hotel and enjoy it in the coming days. I had the cutest, nicest hotel and that stupid room didnt have a refrigerator! So I made my own.
You would think after just a few short weeks before having terrible food poisoning I would be a little more careful. But I was really faithful at keeping ice in the bottom and in those glasses, it worked like a charm!
Russ really wanted to come along, and since he didnt get to, I bought him an awesome souvenir to make up for it.
A sipsational!
He obviously forgave me.
We went up to Idaho for a fun weekend in the snow!
I miss these kiddos.
Russ thought it was a special enough occasion to bring his Dicky.
Speaking of this picture, I love the new app "fatify". We now know what could happen if we dont get our eating habits in check.
February! Something exciting happened in February. I paid off my first car ever!
That was a fun day. But as you know from a previous post, we sold that car. Very, very sad day for me. I cant believe how much I did love that car, but Russ wanted something with fewer miles and I can understand that. So I had to say goodbye. The girl that bought it from me looked exactly like Audrey Hepburn.
I thought it would be fun to decorate for Valentines Day! Last year I made this really cute Valentine craft
Well after my basement flooded last year, all my decor was still in my garage. So I went digging through my boxes and found it!
Dang mice. They ate my whole craft!!!
I was seriously so mad. I was speechless. There was only one full candy left up top and it said "reach for it". After a couple seconds of silence Russ said "I guess he couldnt reach it".
Thanks to pintrest I made these cute treats for my new coworkers.
Russ surprised me at work with beautiful bouquet of flowers on Vday. It made me super happy.
I spent the whole day making him a deck of cards with 52 reasons why I love him.
He got me a new Iphone4s. I guess I kind of dropped the ball there.
One weekend we decided to go up to Logan (where we met) to go to one of the USU Basketball games.
It was a fun weekend! We went to the game..
We went hot tubbing at our hotel, went to a movie, went to our old favorite restaurants, and enjoyed some actual snow this year!
It was a fun get away.
Speaking of snow, I cant believe how its snowed about 3 times this whole year.
Ecko enjoyed the few snow storms we had.
And now can you believe it? Its officially spring :)


  1. Those pesky mice! Hahaha. That is hilarious and sad all at the same time. You and Russ are so cute. You make me want to do something sweet for Stu.

  2. Our life seems so boring compared to all of these fun adventures you are having :)