Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Love the Bear!

So last week we went and bought a van. We're talking a 15-passenger, huge, enormous van . . . kinda like the one I learned to drive on, lol! And what better way to celebrate our new acquisition then by going somewhere with the whole family in one vehicle? =) Yup, you guessed it -- we packed up and headed up to Bear Lake. (Did I mention we also have a built-in video system? The kids loved "Sgt. Bilko" with Steve Martin.) Everyone had fun, and even I got in the water for half an hour or so. (Other people said it wasn't freezing, but I beg to differ!) So we all played around, got so that we were absolutely frigid on an over-90-degree day, then went and got shakes! Don't ask me, it made sense at the time! It sure was nice being able to go somewhere with everyone and not having to drive separate cars! We just won't think about the hit the bank account took, lol! Thank Heaven for savings, right?

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

I'm MARRIED TO THE MAN OF MY DREAMS!!!!! And then some.

Okay, so this is a couple weeks late, but hey! What with the honeymoon, a court summons, and trying to figure out my role with each of 7 kids, it's been a busy couple weeks since June 21st. But now I can officially say I am the most incredibly, wonderfully blessed woman in the world. (Note I didn't say PERSON -- Steve keeps arguing that's he, so I decided to keep this blog argument free, lol!) I love my husband to distraction and I have some of the cutest kids in the world.

I have the most unselfish friend who watched ALL the kids outside the temple during the wedding,

a wonderful cousin who came early to keep me company the night before the wedding, and a wonderful family (mine and his) who all rallied around us with such support that I didn't expect but certainly am grateful for.