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Friday, May 23, 2008

Cinco De Mayo

This is our favorite holiday!! I know these pictures are way late! We had so much fun. Jon and Laura came from Utah, it was a blast!!




Thursday, May 15, 2008

Happy Birthday Josh!


Josh and I are getting up there, we are both 27 now. This sounds so cheesy, but I really fell in love with Josh the very first time I saw him. I met Josh in the hall way at the MTC while we were both working :) I was running camera for the Mission President Seminar and Josh was a Tagalog Teacher. I never thought I would meet the man I was suppose to marry in the MTC, but it truly was meant to be. I don't want to get all mushy on a public blog, but I really do feel blessed that I was able to meet one of the neatest men on this earth and allowed to keep him for all eternity.

Sunday, May 11, 2008

Happy Mother's Day!


This is what we got Josh's Mom for Mother's Day. It is a great idea for anybody to give as a gift. You always need stamps. I have to give a huge thanks to my wonderful sister-in-law Melissa for providing the beautiful cherry blossom background to this picture.

Sunday, May 4, 2008

Woo Hoo I've been tagged!

This should be interesting, and I hope the people I tag respond :)

A. Post the rules
B. Answer all the questions about yourself
C. After you are done posting, tag 5 people


1. What were you doing 10 years ago?
Holy cow 10 years ago I was 17 and to be honest that was the hardest part of my life, but also sent me on a journey of getting closer to our Heavenly Father. I was bouncing around different foster homes because my father had died suddenly from a massive heart attack and my mother disowned me. I had applied to BYU with high hopes of getting in and I did! I was Vice President at my High School and I was on the basketball Team.

2. Five things on your to do list today:
- Eat food :)
-Go for a walk with the family
-Check all my buddies blogs
-Write in my journal
-Wash the dishes after dinner

3. Snacks I enjoy:
-String cheese
-Apples
-Whole wheat crackers
-Peanut butter toast

4. What would I do if suddenly I were a billionaire?
-Set up some high yield return accounts for retirement and my kids mission/college
-Buy a home in a safe neighborhood in Los Angeles
-Do some "Big Gives" for local shelters, at risk schools and pet shelters
-Donate to Humanitarian Aid
-Help my friends and family

5. 3 bad habits:
-Not hanging up my jacket, I often put it on a chair.
-I pull the covers off of Josh almost every night because I twist and turn way too much.
-I have way too many computer windows/programs open at one time!! Angelique can sympathize with me :)

6. 5 places I've lived:
-Arleta, CA
-North Hollywood, CA
-Littleton, CO
-Provo, UT
-Glendora, CA

7. 5 jobs I've had:
-Christmas tree lot helper
-Dishwasher
-Technical Director for KBYU Television
-DVD Author
-Web Developer

8. 5 things people don't know about me:
-I was in the Muslim club in High School (wanted to start a Mormon club, but I was told no so I went to the club with the closest moral values)
-I listen to Christmas music all year round (drives Josh crazy)
-My Birth Mother is Latin
-Been held up at gun point
-I played basketball at Josh's high school several times, but never met him till I graduated College

I'm Tagging:
-Leith
-Darcie
-Becca/Ivan
-Megan
-Kirsten Evans

Friday, May 2, 2008

My old Visiting Teacher is FAMOUS!!

So I had this AMAZING Visiting Teacher in my old ward named Darcie. She is one of the most caring people I have ever met. I remember seeing her at Church one Sunday and I thought it would be so cool to get to know that girl. Lucky for me she became my Visiting Teacher so she was forced to get to know me :) We instantly became friends and I also realized her husband was one of my film school buddies! Darcie has become one of my most loved people on this planet. I had known Darcie for a few months and I knew she could sing like an angel, but she never told me she was a superstar with an album! So here she is with her charming husband Adam. Canoe music featured them here