Sunday, December 7, 2008


This year we spent Thanksgiving with Paige's Mom. We had a great time! It was very low key - Paige's brother Mike, and Sister-in-law Summer came down from Salt Lake -and they are always a blast! Then it was just her brother Garrett and sister Aubrey. It was fun!

On Thanksgiving night, Nick's brothers 4 kids, Shakell 9, Aryale 7, Alyssa 4, Gus 3, came to stay with us for a few days! It was so fun! Thursday night we made gingerbread houses, and watched a movie.

Friday we went shopping! In the afternoon Paige took Shakell and Aryale shopping! They were so excited to go to a mall! Then we all met up at McDonald's! Cynthia, Nick's sister from Vegas, stopped by with her 4 kids on their way to Minersville! It was good to see them. Friday Night we took the kids to look at Christmas Lights - We went to a house in Paige's old neighborhood - They go all out! It was fun for the kids to see all the lights - then we went to the Temple for the Nativity. Gus just 'had to pet' the stable animals!

Saturday we went swimming at Sand Hollow. We took our neighbor Braxton (5) - We had a lot of fun - but it was very busy with just us and 5 kids! Shakell was such a help - all of the kids love the big slide - even Gus! They are all quite the swimmers!

When we got home we put up the Christmas Tree, and decorated our house! The kids loved it! Aryale was Paige's biggest helper! Then we ordered Pizza and watched a Christmas movie!

It was so fun to spend time with them! We had a blast! We love all of our nieces and nephews - and it is so fun to have them come stay with us!

We hope all of you had a great Thanksgiving as well!

Monday, November 17, 2008

Fall Adventures 2008

We have been very busy over the last month playing our little hearts out. It all started with the deer hunt in October. We had one day to spend in the hills with Nick's family looking for that colossal buck! Of course we didn't find it, and as usual Nicks Dad's truck broke down, but we had a great time and utilized the time wisely on the four wheelers.

Nick, Paige, and our niece Shakell on the 4-Wheeler!

On our next adventure, we went to Connecticut to visit Nick’s college roommate, Craig and his wife Sarah. We had such a great time! We drove all over Connecticut, and we spent Halloween weekend in NYC, and a day in Boston!

Connecticut was so beautiful! We had two days to ourselves to drive around and explore! The foliage was so pretty- it is impossible for us to describe it, or capture it on a camera! We recommend a New England Autumn vacation for everyone!
Halloween in NYC was a riot! We saw so many interesting individuals! We spent some time in the city for our Honeymoon, but there were more crazies out for the Pagan Holiday! We stood in Time Square for awhile and admired the special souls! It was definitely a highlight of our vacation.

While we were in NYC, we saw two Broadway plays: Lion King and Mary Poppins! It was fun! The costumes at the Lion King were very cool!

We went to Boston for a day - and needless to say - it was not enough time! We ate lunch at ‘Cheers!’ Walked some of the Freedom Trail, and took a tour bus around the city. We also took pictures at the duck park – where the book, “Make Way for Ducklings” is based! Nick was making Paige and Sarah laugh so hard with his duck poses! We can't wait to go back and visit! There is so much history in Boston!

Lastly, we traveled to California this past week. We went with our neighbors Troy and Andrea, and their kids Braxton and Tanner. And we took our 4 year old niece, Alyssa. We flew to LA! It was the kids first time on a plane! Alyssa and Braxton were so excited! As we took off out of Vegas, Alyssa told Paige that the plane was tickling her tummy and her….special place! We laughed so hard, and had to change the subject quickly!

When we got to LA, we headed over to Disneyland – for 2 fun filled days! The weather was perfect, even a little warm! Having Alyssa and Braxton was so fun, because they are both so daring, and love rides! We went on all of the adult rides, except for a few that they weren’t tall enough for! They only got scared a couple of times!

Saturday we went swimming at the condo, and we went to the Beach! It was Alyssa’s first time seeing the ocean! She loved it! She made a sand castle with Andrea, and enjoyed collecting sea shells! That afternoon, we visited the San Diego Temple; it is gorgeous! And we went to the U of U game! It was a blow out – we had a great time, it was fun to be there! Troy said it was his favorite part!

Sunday we drove all over LA. We went to Hollywood, and Beverly Hills, we drove down Rodeo and Mulholland drive! We had a great time! We also went to the LA Temple!

It was a great vacation! We enjoyed spending time with our friends, and getting some one on one time with Alyssa!

Thursday, October 9, 2008


Fall brings us so many things - and we thought we'd update everyone on some of our favorite fall stuff!!

The wonderful world of DVR
We decided that with the new fall television season - DVR was an essential purchase. So we gave in and got dish! Wahoo! Basically DVR has been a real time saver - because we can fast forward through the commercials - and now we have the pleasure of viewing 3 of our favorite shows in a two hour window! Okay - so now we sound like we are seriously addicted - well... we try not to be. We are only really attached to a few shows - CSI, Law in Order, and The Office - is a must!! Nick is really the addicted one - because now our HDTV has a beautiful picture!

Get Aways!
Next weekend we will be in Minersville for the deer hunt. Oh what fun! - If you think Paige is being serious please refer to our blog about the stock show! :)

Nick - The Fearless Hunter! Deer Hunt 2007

At the end of the month we are headed to see our fabulous friends Craig and Sarah in Connecticut. We are excited to visit New York again, and see Boston! Plus New England in the Fall - need we say more? We can't wait!

And last but not least - Another trip with our great neighbors Troy and Andrea - we are so excited to go an another vacation with them! This will be our fourth vacation with them this year!! Earlier this year we went together to San Francisco for Nick's Birthday, Las Vegas in the Summer for Paige and Andrea's Birthdays, and Midway just last month! We are going to Disneyland and a UofU game in San Diego! We are so excited!

We hope you are all enjoying the fabulous fall weather! We sure are!

Thursday, September 25, 2008


TAG #3
The rules: No cleaning! We want to see how you really live!
Here we go!

1. Closet

Paige's Closet

Nick's Closet

2. Sink

Our bathroom sinks!

3. Toilet

Our bathroom toilet!

4. Laundry room

5. Kids/Pets

If we had pets they would live in their fabulous 100 gallon salt water tank - but we have successfully killed all of our fish - However, we do have crabs! :)

6. Fridge and Freezer

We have a way cool fridge - with a freezer on the bottom!

7. Favorite Room

Paige loves our bedroom! She loves our big bed!

Nick LOVES our bathtub - He would live in there - if Paige would let him!

8. Favorite Shoes

Paige is obsessed with her black flip flops!
Nick loves to wear these shoes - with everything!
Sometimes - it drives Paige crazy!

9. Self portrait

We consider ourselves professional self portrait takers - on our travels we have developed this skill - strongly - This picture was taken by Nick at the base of the Eiffel Tower - not in Vegas - In Paris! February of 2008

10. Places you want to visit.

Paige's Mom's family comes from Scotland - the Forsyth's-

We would love to spend time in Scotland and Ireland!

Australia also sounds nice!
Basically - we would be happy anywhere - we love to travel!

We tag: Julie, Andrea, Heather, Aubrey, Chelsea,
and anyone else who feels the need for a tag!

Sunday, September 21, 2008


Over the weekend, we went on a mini-Vacation to Midway - with our neighbors Troy, Andrea and their two boys Braxton and Tanner.

On Friday we went to the Homestead to swim in the Crater - it was a blast! The water was 90 degrees, and 65 feet deep. The Crater circulates its water every 3 days - It was very relaxing - Nick keeps trying to tell me that it was my spa treatment for the month - forget it Nick! Our video camera is currently holding our pictures hostage - so here are some views off line -

We also rode on the Heber Creeper! Braxton is obsessed with trains! The ride was beautiful! We were able to sit in an open-air car! The weather was perfect! It was so fun to see all of the changing colors!

On Saturday we drove to Park City to ride the Alpine Slide - unfortunately for us - they closed the slide down because of rain and lightning. We were a little upset - because there had been a slight drizzle, and no lightning - Despite our multiple phone calls, from different cell phones and callers - imploring them to open the slide - they would not. Braxton even suggested they make a cover for the slide to keep it from getting wet!

We headed down the canyon, and decided to settle for bowling. It was Braxton's first time bowling - however, he is quite the expert on the Wii - and he currently holds the record on our Wii at 192!

We stopped for some Cheesecake Factory - our all time favorite!! Paige's brother Mike and his wife Summer came to join us!
As usual - the food was DIVINE!

Wednesday, September 17, 2008


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Saturday, September 6, 2008

The Stock Show


Today was Paige's first experience at a livestock show. She got to see a pig and a lamb for the first time - and - BRACE YOURSELVES - she tried a LAMB-BURGER - right as she bit into it - a lamb went baaa - She nearly vomited! However, she was able to control her vomit urges - but- she burst into tears!

Despite the dust, screaming children, and enormous amounts of poop - we were very proud of our niece Shakell, and our nephew Kaden - for showing their lambs! They did a great job!

Shakell selling her lamb

Kaden is on the Right

We also got to see the Budweiser Clydesdales! They were GINORMOUS!! We got to see one get a pedicure - and new shoes!

Paige is already counting down the days until she can participate in another stock show!

Some of our nieces and nephews - Kobe, Gus, Aryale, Tylee

Saturday, August 23, 2008

Europe Feb 2008

We decided to post some of our pictures from our Europe Trip. We visited London, Paris and Venice in February of this year!! Enjoy!! - We can't wait to go back!

Thursday, August 21, 2008


We are loving the Olympics!!
In fact - we have been practicing - so that in four years -
we will be able to take the gold in rhythmic gymnastics! Check out our latest routine!


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Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Well, we did it - We decided to start a blog! We are not sure why - 'cause we don't have any exciting news, life changes, or kids - - we are kinda boring!! But we hope this will be a fun way to keep updated with our friends and family!! Hopefully we can get the hang of it!!