Saturday, November 29, 2008


This is Kennedy's most favorite word. All I ever hear is "NO, NO, NO" all day long! Maybe it is because she hears it from me when she spills out the cat water, eats the cat food, climbs up n the computer desk, takes ornaments off of the tree, plays in the toilet, throws her food on the ground and hits! Yes...she hits now! I hate it. I did not think that the terrible two's happened at 15 months old. What the heck? Did any of your kids start hitting this early? I tell her no, but it has not stopped her yet. She has not hit any kids yet, just us. But between that and her little one year old attitude, I think I am in for a L O N G terrible twos/horrible threes stage. NO!

Thursday, November 27, 2008


Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I am thankful fro my family, for the gospel in our lives and for all of my friends! We spent the day with my great grandma down in Spanish Fork. We ate, watched a movie and had fun hanging out with each other. My FAVE thing today was the Macy's parade! There were so many GREAT performers like Kristen Chenoweth and David Archuletta. But, I thought that the best was Idena Menzel (Elphaba, from the fist cast of Wicked) singing a song from her new album. It is seriously an AWESOME song sung by an Even more AWESOME singer. You have to hear it! Follow THIS LINK to hear it now!

Monday, November 24, 2008

TIme Flies!

For some reason, I saw this picture and thought that my little girl looked so grown up! She is not a baby anymore! So I guess that means I need another one soon hu? Well....not too soon!
This is how she used to look...

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Elf Yourself

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Yes, I gradutaed from the U so that is where my loyalties lie. I am very excited for their win (I mean slaughter) against BYU tonight! GO UTES!
Also, I heard an amazing song by Josh Groban called "Thankful" which is perfect for Thanksgiving. To hear it, click on it on my playlist at the bottom of the page. It is beautiful!

Wednesday, November 19, 2008


Well, that last post was a failure. I did not even receive a single idea for a company name. Was it the blanket? haha! Anyway, I will not be offended if you don't like it, but I still want ideas! Trust me, I made a lot more and they look way better. On another note, here are a couple of cute pictures.

Monday, November 17, 2008

Last day in Texas

I have had so much fun while I have been here in Texas! I got to hang out with old friends, eat at a lot of fun places, spend time with my family and learn to sew! Just to warn you all, in the next couple of days, I will probably overload this thing with pictures from our fun trip. I am just sad that it is coming to an end so quickly. Also, I want to start up an Etsy account to sell blankets, tutus and whatever else I can come up with or sew...the only problem is that I am not feeling to creative on the name of my site. My mom likes Carli couture, I like Cuddly couture and that is pretty much all we can come up with. PLEASE send me your ideas. And to reward you, I will give you the first blue blanket I have ever made! That being said, it is far from perfect. The edging is crooked and the material has a few bunches in it, but it is still VERY cute if you just wanted it for your baby. Here are a couple pictures of it. I guess you can call this a little contest. Whoever comes up with the coolest name gets the blanket...if you even want it. Ha ha! By the way, this is a 12x12 mini taggie blanket. You can see in the pics that the right bottom side is messed up, but pretty okay for my first try! Happy naming

These next pictures are of Kennedy at the petting zoo at the renaissance festival. Besides being knocked over by a goat, she had a great time petting all the animals. She is defiantly an animal lover!

Renaissance Festival

This weekend, we went to the Renaissance  Festival in Magnolia, TX. I was expecting a small festival with a few shops and shows, but this thing was HUGE! We were there from about noon til 6:00 pm and still did not get to see a lot of stuff. They had man powered rides, elephant rides, petting zoos, shows, games, fortune tellers and tons of fun things to do and see. My camera ran out of batteries half way through, so I will have to post the rest of the pictures from my moms phone later. The sad part about all of this...My Husband would have LOVED this place! It was full of geeky people dressed in the gear of the renaissance era and people fighting with foam weapons. One of the pictures I have below shows a guy with no shirt and it was 50 degrees outside! There were also tons of half naked girls too! Sorry you missed it honey! And one last thing...My mother spent a fortune to get my fortune told. I am talking tarot cards and my palm read. Here are the highlights of what she told me.
2. I will have at least 3 children (she told my sis she would only have 1...ha ha)
3. In 2 months time, things will turn around for the best
4. I am a communicator and a healer
5.  I let my emotions get the best of me.
Now I am not saying that I believe in fortune tellers or anything, but she did a pretty good job at reading me and my sis and my mom. It was pretty fun stuff!We bought Kennedy a "Plague Rat"! Nasty huh? But she loved it!

This was one of my favorite shops! The had the coolest candles and soaps here.
One of the many man powered rides there.
This show was so funny. THe characters in the play were named Testiclees, Scroto and evil queen Hernia (and that is my mom in the pink)
Here I am getting beheaded!

No, these people were not posing for a picture, but I took one anyway. :)
My mom and sis with Kennedy

Friday, November 14, 2008

Commissioned Watercolor Portrait GIVEAWAY!!!!

Commissioned Watercolor Portrait GIVEAWAY!!!!

Post without Pictures

I always feel guilty when I do a post without pictures for some reason...stupid hu? So I decided to just do a post with no pictures just to write some stuff and get it off my shoulders. Some are just little thoughts that I have.

- Is there any more of a downer than knowing that you have to go back home after a great vacation and get back to the real world?

- Why do bad things happen to such great should go the opposite way.

- Why do so many drug addicts and abusers get to have babies when there are so many wonderful people who can not get pregnant?

- 20/20 was crazy tonight...MEN having BABIES? Give me a freaking break! I feel bad for the child who has to endure life being made fun of because she was ordered online and artificially inseminated into her "father"! WHAT THE?

- I love STORMS...I say that because there is one gong on right now. I love the wind and the thunder and the rain.

-Why am I writing such a random post?

- How much longer are the gays going to protest the prop 8 thing? They say mormons are hateful? Look who is giving death threats to us and tell me who is hateful!

- The media is so one sided that it makes me want to VOMIT!

-I am wearing a green facial mask at this very moment.

- I did not notice how many of my friends have strong Texan accents when I lived here...but I sure do notice them now. 

- Last one, Does anyone in Texas NOT drink beer besides me? haha!

I don't know what possessed me to write such a random post. I just felt like writing and so I did. I'll try to do an actual post later. 

Tuesday, November 11, 2008


I got my first blog award! Thanks Alicia! Although my blog has not been very note worthy lately (for good reason), I will try harder now that I know that somebody actually reads my blog and ENJOYS it! Yeah! So, the rules are that I now have to nominate my favorite five blogs. If yours is nominated, please place the image at the top on your blog, and then nominate your 5 favorite blogs too!

1. Go Claytons- This is my cousin, Christina's, adventures of moving her family of 5 to Switzerland and all of the craziness that goes along with learning new languages, cultures and crazy school schedules. In fact, her newest blog is about how she might be arrested for speeding (but she says she will move out of there before she spends one night in jail.) Check out all her past blogs too. It is pretty hilarious.

2. The States Ohana- I am not nominating Alicia because she nominated me, it is because I just love to read her blog! Her boys are like 16 months apart and it is fun to read how she handles that! I also LOVE her photography!

3. A Daily Scoop- I do not know this woman personally, but her story has touched me. She is an LDS woman who lost her baby girl this summer in her hot tub. She writes about her feelings on what happened and she has so much faith that she will be with her little girl again soon. It is a wonderful blog so check it out if you can. She even has a link so that you can start from the beginning of her daughters story.

4. Seriously so Blessed- Seriously SOOOOO FUNNY! Thanks for introoducing it to me Libby!

5. Hair for my princess- Since I am really bad at doing hair, I go to this website to learn REALLY cute hair styles for Kennedy.

So, there you go! Check out these blogs and I don't think you will be disapointed!

Making Stuff

I know it has been forever since I have posted, but Kennedy and I are in Texas right now so I have not really had the time to blog much. Also, my mom and sister have been teaching me to sew, which has been so much fun! I have already sewn 3 mini blankies and a tutu! I can't wait to make enough stuff to sell on Etsy! Also, I am going to but a bunch of Tulle in all different colors, so if anyone wants a tutu made for their kids, just let me know the size and colors and I will make it for you! I love trying to be creative while making stuff. My sister even made a cute purse for Kennedy out of the scraps of leftover material! Anyway, I will try to post some more pictures from my trip later because I really have only taken about 2 since I have been here. That is all for now

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Anyone know how to work a MAC?

There are so many things that I would like to post such as my first blog award from Alicia, pictures of the blanket and tutu I just made and pictures of my vacation so far....BUT my parents have a MAC computer and I have no idea how to cut and paste because their mouse has only one button! Does anyone else out there have a MAC that wants to help me?

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

2008 Election

All I can say is...ARE YOU KIDDING ME??? AHHHHHH!