Monday, October 29, 2007


I am convinced that this dumb computer is alive and is getting it's jollies out of taunting me. For the last hour and a half I have been trying to post pictures of our bedroom and living room. Very simple tasks, I know, but not tonight. It keeps purposely messing up to see how angry I will get. I am about 2 1/2 seconds from setting this computer on fire and doing a celebration dance around it while I am dressed in nothing but a sheet (I don't know why I have to be dressed in a sheet, it just seemed appropriate for the setting.) Anyways, here is the one picture the dumb computer would let me download of our living room. We still have to paint the window still white, and finish moving in. We have piles of clothes mixed with piles of power tools lying all around down here. Hopefully by this next weekend everything will be a little bit more cleaned up.

Sunday, October 28, 2007

Flowers and toilets

So for the last few weeks Elliot has been bringing me flowers to work. I'm not sure why and I am choosing not to be suspicious of his reasons so it doesn't disrupt my enjoyment of the flowers. They are so pretty! Especially the red ones. I have no idea what they are called but I think they are my new favorites.

While I was taking pictures of the flowers, I decided to take some pictures of my office for those of you who just can't get enough of my life. I know, it is very interesting. You can now stop imagining what it looks like and see it in all it's wonder. 9 hours of my life each day are spent in this quaint little room (quaint can also be substituted with suffocating).

In other news, we finished the plumbing for the bathroom downstairs. And by we I really mean Bill with about 5 minutes of Elliot's help (while wearing a trashbag shirt. Yeah, I have no idea either.) So now we just need to do a few minor things and we are ready to move in (i.e - crown molding, paint touch up's, outlet covers, etc) I am excited. We put all of our clothes in our new bedroom and tonight is the first night we are sleeping in it. I'll let you know how it goes. Tomorrow I will take more pictures of everything (including the kelly green living room) so everyone can see.

Happy Halloween

Last weekend we went to a Halloween party. Can you guess what we were?

Thursday, October 25, 2007

I may be getting a new calling....

So last night was mutual and for beehives we made bags of candy to doorbell ditch at members homes. Well, we made 15 bags and only had about 6 members houses that we had planned on going to so with the remaining bags we decided to leave them at random houses thinking we would bring some Halloween cheer to people in the community. We are such good people. Anyways, everything had gone fine and we were on the last house of the night and all of the girls wanted to get out and do this one together (we had 8 girls). So they all got out and hid in the bushes at this one house (why did I not think this was a bad idea?) and one girl rang the doorbell. As she was going down the porch steps 2 guys busted out of the front door, jumped down the stairs and chased after all the girls yelling at them. Oh boy. All the girls were TERRIFIED. To make matters worse, I was in someone else's car and couldn't figure out how to unlock the dumb door to go rescue the girls. So I sat in the car for like 10 seconds frantically clawing at the locks watching my beehives about to be attacked!!! Anyways, I finally figured out the locks, got out and explained to the men that we were a church group dropping candy off at random peoples houses for fun (yeah, it sounded strange saying it out loud). The guys still looked mad and scary but they went back into their house. The girls were all pretty scared by the entire ordeal. One girl swore one of the guys had a gun. Yeah, this should be interesting seeing all of these girls' parents at church on Sunday. I can hardly wait. I suppose I should get geared up to be called as nursery leader now. At least I documented my last activity as a beehive leader. Here are some pictures.

Saturday, October 20, 2007

Progress on the basement

So we are almost done with the basement! We only have the toilet, sink and bathroom floor left to install and then some minor painting. Last week we painted the living room. Elliot chose the paint and I am still getting used to it. It is kelly green. I will take some pictures and post them once we have finished painting. I am getting really excited to move in there and start decorating. I will keep putting up pictures as things progress since I'm sure you are all hanging on the edge of your seat waiting to see what it looks like.

Saturday, October 13, 2007

Happy Birthday Chrysta!

Today is Chrysta's 25th b-day!! This is the only picture I have on my computer of us together. Here are some pictures of the blanket I made for her, and Elliot posing with it :) I thought youw would enjoy that Chrysta. Hope you have a great birthday! See you in 4 weeks!!!!

Friday, October 12, 2007



Sunday, October 7, 2007

So this week Elliot's sister and her husband went on a cruise and left their kids at Elliot's parents house, where we live now, so we got to help tend to them. Here are a few pictures of how our week went. We went on some walks, played with make-up, laughed a little, cried a little, and one time Ryder threw up all over me. That pretty much sums up the week.

Ryder brushing Grandma's hair. She loved it (obviously)