Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Before my trip I had to get a new camera because my old one died...So I got a Kodak Easy Share 10 MP V1003. I LOVE it! My pictures have turned out great and it is seriously so easy to use and switch from modes. But one of my favorite options is the Panaromic Mode--I became obsessed with it in Oregon (hence the pictures above!) These are from the coast and the river we went to. And don't worry, in the top one, Emily, Cali and I are all jumping in different spots! Amazing, isn't it? So, for your viewing pleasure--here are a few of my favorites!
Friday, May 23, 2008
Thursday, May 22, 2008
Okay, so I wanted some change in my life and I decided that I needed to stop being a blond (okay, I just had some highlights for like 2 months...not really blond!) So I hopped on over to a beauty school that shall remain nameless (EVANS! It was EVANS!) and I thought I would give it a try. I told the girl I wanted a chocolate brown all-over color and "just a trim". I left with dark, almost black hair...well, what was left of my hair that is! It is definitely shorter then what I wanted and darker but I guess all in all, it's just hair and it will grow back, right?! I just wanted to look good for my trip this weekend to OREGON! Stay tuned for pictures...
Monday, May 12, 2008
Rules of this Tag:
1. Answer the questions about the list of friends and/or family on your blog.
2. If you don’t have 18 names answer the question about the next name that you have not had a question for on your list.
3. Tag 5 people.
When did you first meet the first person on your list?
Adam and Jessica were my co-workers at Prosper, Inc. I say were because they have since left me! I met Adam first because we started at Prosper around the same time and then later, after he and Jess got married, she became my co-worker too!
What do you like about the third person on your list's blog?
Alan and Amber...what is there to like about them?! Just kidding! I love them both so much! I am so lucky to have one of my best friends as my sister in law. And I could not ask for a better older brother. Alan has taught me all I need to know about life (whether I wanted to learn or not!)
What do you like best about the fifth and sixth people on your list?
Carlos and Janese--well, Janese was my third companion and my third mamita in the mission. She helped set a great pattern of hard work and love for missionary work and the people for me. Her husband Carlos is one of the greatest guys I know and loves his wife so much!
And number six, Cody and Lacey--I have known both of them for a long time too. Lacey and I were good buds growing up and dealing with Middle School drama! She has always been a great friend and a good example to me. And who doesn't love Cody?! He and I are both from the original Thomas 4th Ward!
How long have you known the ninth person on your list?
Doug and Laura--well, I have known Laura since the day she was born cause she's my younger sister! And Doug, her hubby, used to sit by me during group singing lessons! I probably have known him for much longer since he and Laura have been in love since they were like 6 I swear!
What impresses you about the eleventh and twelfth people on your list?
Eric and Katy are some of the best parents I know. I have never seen a dad more in love with his two girls then Eric. And Katy is also quite the mother, always putting her girls first in everything.
Erik and Camille--well, I don't know Camille very well, but if she can put up with Erik, that impresses me! Just kidding Erik! Actually, I look up to Erik a lot. I used to watch him every Sunday for years help out with his siblings in church. And then after his mission, he took care of me by being my substitute older brother!
What is a memory you have with the sixteenth person on your list?
Jacob and Ami--I think that Ami and I have some pretty fun memories along with all my Rock Springs Posse girls! Some of my best memories with Ami are when we were silly freshman trying to be all grown up. Those were the days!
Say something nice about the eighteenth person on your list.
James and Jamie--I have yet to meet James but Jamie and I share some good, summertime memories from BYU-Idaho. She was one of my roommates and I love her so much! I am glad that we lived together during the days of Scout. And that summer was one of my favorites--thanks Jamie!
Can I cheat and tag EVERYONE I wrote about and Kristy, Erin, Hillary and Kelly
Thursday, May 8, 2008
Two Names You Go By: Beckita, Rebecca ( I think that now that I'm old, more people are calling me Rebecca...odd...)
Two Things You Are Wearing Right Now: cute new Gap sweater and Mudd shoes
Two Of Your Favorite Things To Do: read! and spend time with family/friends
Two Things You Want To Do Very Badly At This Moment: make a plan to get outta here and take a nap
Two Favorite Pets: KC and Duke (pretty sure they were my only two pets...)
Two People Who Will Fill This Out: Those who I tag? Hopefully?
Two Things You Did Last Night: cleaned the kitchen and watched Friends
Two Things You Ate Today: Life cereal and saltine crackers
Two People You Talked To: Mark and Emily (at work!)
Two Longest Car Rides:
Two Favorite Holidays: 4th of July and Christmas
Two Favorite Vacations: CHILE! and Tim and I's trip to NYC, DC, etc.
Two Favorite Drinks: Jamba (yum!) and chocolate milk
I tag..... Laura, Amber, Diane, Erin, Janese, Kayla, Kelly, Katy, Geraldine, Ashley, Michelle and Whitni (and anyone else who is just as bored as I am!)
Monday, May 5, 2008
I have church at one-thirty so that meant I needed to get up and get a few things ready before going to church so I could just come home and have less preparing. I knew we were all going to be starving so I was going to be prepared! I started boiling potatoes for the funeral potatoes and I set to making an Angel Food Cake from a mix. This is where it started to go downhill.
I've never made Angel Food Cake, have you? Let's just say it EXPANDS. The mix said to just add water and then mix it but boy did it grow! So I put it in the two loaf pans and read on the box that it could overflow. Yeah right, I thought. And I was wrong! (Imagine that!) It overflowed all right. Luckily I had just gone to peek on the cake and watched a chunk slowly start to fall so I stuck a cooking sheet underneath it. You may think the story is over, but oh no, it's not!
I eventually take the cakes out, just to watch them fall. Nice. I decided to worry about it later and got ready to go to church. Hours later, after I had enjoyed 3 hours in my new singles ward, I go home to start cooking. Little did I know, that I had forgotten to remove the cooking sheets covered in spilled over Angel Food Cake from the oven. All of a sudden, smoke is coming out of the oven and we open it (yeah, we are quick...) and smoke fills the kitchen! For a second, a vision flashed in my mind of my new townhouse catching on fire. Okay, so a bit dramatic but it was funny. As Charles, Joe and Oliver walked in to the smoke filled kitchen, they were a little nervous about how dinner was going to turn out. But don't you fret--dinner was delicious and the smoke smell left the house after a few hours...