Showing posts from January, 2013


This winter has been AWFUL so far.  I just KNEW it would be too!  We've had two very mild winters back to back and I knew that meant we would have to pay for it this year.  
The inversion has been so bad this year that since Christmas it's been above 30 degrees like 3 or 4 times!!! Most days, it's been in the teens or lower.  I've been substituting for a teacher who was on maternity leave since December 10th.  So many inside recess days, I thought I was going to lose my mind.  
My long-term job ended on Friday and with Martin Luther King Junior day on Monday, I just really wanted to get out of the inversion.  I tried to convince Colin to go to Las Vegas with me but we decided that wasn't very realistic, still cold there too.  
Then I proposed skiing and we both decided it would be really fun to take the boys!  I was really pretty nervous about teaching both of the boys but the day was so amazing I couldn't even believe it.  The boys did SO WELL and I was super…

Top 12 in 2012

These are our top moments from 2012.   I couldn't quite keep it to one moment per month, but we had a great year and are looking forward to 2013!   January:
Colin and I attended a Jazz game together, and bought new iPhones that night.  It was a fun date. 

 Boys mailed a hug to their Nana.

March: We bought a new house! and Evan turned 4! 

dyed Easter eggs with cousins
Celebrated Mother's Day and lots of end of the school year events like  the 100% AR activity, Ryan's First Grade Program, and the Fun Run.  
June: I went to St. George with my girlfriends,  and Colin and I celebrated 10 years of marriage.  
We took a vacation to Southern California.

Ryan turned 7 and the boys started school.
I completed a triathlon.
October: Halloween
Justin came home from his mission.
Jax was born!