Friday, December 31

one year


Exactly one year ago Devin proposed. It's amazing what can happen in one year.

2010 was definitely one of the best and brought a lot of wonderful, unforgettable memories. Its been nice to sit down and reflect on how blessed we are.

Recap:

January: The proposal in NYC


































February: Valentines Day in St. George





















March:
a really long month of a student teaching experience... and lots of wedding planning. I'm not sure if i have any pictures to show for march.


April:
Temple for the first time!!! Both of our birthdays. and Ashley and Brad's Wedding!!




































































May:
More wedding planning + engagement photos




















June: Best month ever! Wedding time!















July: The most amazing Honeymoon EVER!! + Living in park city





























Main street in park city. (i only have a couple pictures from living up there. what a bummer. we must have been having too much fun)




















August: We visited Bob in L.A. + went on a caribbean cruise.




















cruise:















































September: moved into our new apartment + BYU football games + bashed in the face


















































October: Lots of school + student teaching + hunting in colorado + sushi for mother's birthday + st george marathon + my first half marathon!+ winning the halloween costume contest

































finish line























































November: Barmitzfa in D.C. + Thanksgiving in Seattle




































ahhh what a wonderful life!

Tuesday, December 28

Christmas!!



Christmas Day!!!
Christmas was so much fun! It was great to spend it with 2 families. Here are some pictures.

First we went skiing with my family up at Brighton. It was the PERFECT day. Sunny, no one else was there, and it was great snow. The perfect ski conditions!

Mom and Dad















Dev and I at the top of the lift.














Ash and Brad, and Dad.















me.


















Dev and Dad














Dad at the top of the mountain. such a gorgeous view!















After skiing, we came back to open presents. This is one of Devin's presents from me: a tool set!















Awesome reaction to his xbox kinect from mom and dad!














i got a CRICUT!!!! so awesome!














ash got a sweet camera! and brad got an awesome coat! they are very happy.














Dad wrapped mom's present really awesome.
















After we opened presents at our house, we went to Devin's parents' to open even more presents! crazy day!
Devin got a sweater:


















We gave ryan an awesome shirt (its an inside joke)



















Hallie is the most amazing 4th grader ever and all she wanted was books. So adorable. We got her "Mandy", "Ella Enchanted", and "Indian Captive". I hope my children are like her.


















We got sean a sweet hat and a zelda belt buckle. love this kid.


















The day after christmas we went to dinner at my grandma's house. We were all decked out in our new christmas outfits!