Sunday, January 01, 2012

happy new year!!

what an incredible year it has been!!!  there have been plenty of good times, and some hard times but all-in-all i think it's safe to say it's been the best year yet!  here's a recap:


.decided on new year's eve to spend a week in oklahoma to help out mike + bekah

.tore up the ceiling in our living room!! it was a disaster for a long time, but it is beautiful now


.started the trading post blog  
{one of these days i may start it up again...maybe :)  anybody want to help??}


.began the renovation of the yard


.welcomed baby avery into our family!!!


.began the renovation of our kitchen!
{as of now, jan. is almost finished! pictures to come!}

.built growboxes and planted a garden!


.blessed sweet baby avery

.celebrated my grandparents 60th wedding anniversary!! so glad we were able to go.  
that was the last time i saw my wonderful grandpa.

.snuck away to the large city of price, utah for a seminary training :) 
max stayed with the grandparents.


.celebrated the fourth of july with friends and family

.ran a 10k!  
{next time i will train...}

.spent lots of time outside + ate tons of popsicles

.went to the ute stampede

.camped with the mckinley family

.spent three jam-packed days in salt lake city with danny's family


.took a somewhat relaxing family vaycay to st. george

.graduated from BYU!!!

.took family pictures

.celebrated three years!


.max turned TWO!


.installed a sprinkler system! ...with the help of many

.spent halloween weekend up at fish lake with close friends


.went to idaho for my grandpa's funeral
.happy thanksgiving!
.cut max's hair into a mullet...for a few minutes :)


.chopped off all my hair!

.threw alli a bridal shower

 .celebrated christmas eve with delicious dinner + a puzzle

.had a wonderful christmas day + vacation {post to come...}

.celebrated alli + tony's wedding!!! 
{post to come as well...}

.rang in the new year!!

here's to an even better year.  yay for 2012!!