Monday, December 22, 2008

Almost all moved in...

Moving is not my favorite thing. I love the idea of being able to have a new place and decorate it however I want, but having to move all of our stuff is definitely the downside of things. :) Things went pretty smoothly and there was no snow! We had tons of help from our ward and are so grateful for them, my Uncle Coray and my in-laws. We have almost everything set up but there are still some things left over at the old apartment. I think that we will be living out of both places until after Christmas. My friend, Mimi, from Mexico is coming tonight and will be here for a week. It has been stressful trying to figure out what we were going to do about sleeping arrangements since we're going to Evanston this year but things have worked out and I owe my mother-in-law big time (she is too good to me).

Friday, December 19, 2008

Pray for good weather:)

We closed on the house this last Wednesday and are so happy to be able to have a home and start a new phase of our life together. We have been packing like mad for that last couple of days but looking outside is making me a little uneasy. Right now it is a complete blizzard! They are probably going to close down the point of the mountain it is soooo bad! I am grateful that we are only moving about a mile away, but please pray that the snow will let up tomorrow so that we can move everything without getting it soaking wet and freezing our butts off at the same time:) We love you and after Monday, everyone is invited to come and see our new place!

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Christmas Tag ( I stole it from Paula:)

Cherry all the way! The peppermint is way too strong.

Kit, since I don't know how to make gingerbread.

"Mary did you know, that your baby boy" it drives me up the wall.

Christmas Song, by Nat King Cole and no one else!!!!

One year we had finished opening up our presents and thought we were all threw, but then my dad walked behind the couch to go into the kitchen. He discovered a box of the coolest stamps I had seen in my life. We asked who they were for and my mom couldn't remember so she sat for a minute and thought. After what seemed like forever, she asked me if I liked them and then asked my dad if he thought Briana would like them.... I was heart broken. Then my dad piped up with, "Well, Briana would like them but Jamie would like them more. Maybe they can share." Whahoo! I was so excited, even though I had to share, to find a hidden present! Thanks Brooke for not being interested in them at all:)
Also, the christmases on mission were the best! I wish I could have had more of them.

Money for children's books and a house... HA

Elf and Home Alone

Right after Halloween baby!!!!!! Adam is a staunch supporter of after thanksgiving.

I did. One year I devised a plan to hide between the Christmas tree and the couch. I had it all planned. I would ask my mom for something in her room and then when she was back there I would yell and say, "Nevermind. I'm going to bed." All the while I would be shutting the downstairs door and running to my hiding place. Needless to say, my mom found me a few minutes later and asked me what I was doing. Very embarresing but funny.

Stay in PJ's but do my hair and makeup so I like the pictures:)

My favorite time of year! I've gone every year since my mission. Brooke and I have figured out a system. I go and stand in line while she gets the things. When I finally have kids, I will get her kids stuff from the previous year for free and still stand in line so that we all benefit! I'll let you all know if the system keeps working. LOL

Both... I can't decide.

No, unless you count local productions.

Every Year! This last Christmas Adam thought I was so wierd, but he'll learn to love it!

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

The Age of Innocence...

Here is a funny exert from a conversation that I had with one of my students this week. As background, this is a 13 year old, hispanic male and we're studying about the revolution in history class.

Student: Why did the americans fight?
Me: To win freedom.
Student: If they won freedom why do we have so many rules? Why can't we just do whatever we want?
Me: Well, because freedom isn't just being able to do what you want. It's being able to have the freedom to choose what you want to do.
Student: Well that isn't fair. We aren't really free.
Me: Then you can go live somewhere else if you don't like it here.
Student: No. You can go live somewhere else because now that Obama is President he's going to deport you all.
Me: What?
Student: Yeah, instead of us getting deported, you all will be deported.
Me: That's not going to happen because the President can't do that.
Student: Yeah it will. Why do you think so many people voted for him. He's black so he'll kick out the white people.
Me: One day you'll learn.

Hope you enjoyed this exert from my day:) And just to clarify, this is not a political attack. It is just a funny conversation I had with a 13 year old.

Saturday, December 6, 2008

Happy Birthday Banana Boat!

Today would be Briana's 24th birthday. We had the usual grilled cheese sandwich, french fries and chocolate milk. Oh how I miss my little family... one day we'll all be together again and I can't wait for that day! We had so much fun together and Briana made our days that much better. I'm grateful that I had Bri for 16 years and that we'll also be together for eternity. Here are some of my memories of her:
"What name?"
Writing on the back seat of the Durango
Mimicking Tickle me Elmo
Taking your spot as soon as you stood up
Calling chancey over to her
Seeing her underneath her blanket, like a teepee, every morning
Being so excited for school
Cutting our coupons!
Making her own recipes
Nawing on the cheese
Eating a stick of butter
Letting me paint her nails
Watching Barney a trillion times
Taking her to soccer games at the high school so I would have someone to sit with:)
Having one weekend night with her for the last year of her life.
Being able to feel the Spirit whenever she was close
Singing primary songs
Say party.... "party" on.... "on dude".
There are many more but I must get to bed. I want to invite other people to leave their memories as well! I'm so excited to read them.

Thursday, December 4, 2008

It's official!!!!!!!!

So, I know that this is kind of a whopper to lay down but I didn't want to say anything until the loan was approved. We are buying a house over by Hillcrest Elementary in Orem. It is a 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom (it has a basement apartment)on a .23 acre lot! We are so excited! We close on December 17 in two weeks! Hope you enjoy the pictures.

The HOUSE!!!
The Kitchen
The Living Room
The basement apartment kitchen

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

To My Dearest Wifey

Here i am, this is Adam in case you didn't know, i rarely do this and, i know that my wife will be very ashamed of my poor grammar and spelling. However, that is why she loves me and i love her. i often take her for grantit (miss spelled i know where is spell checker on this thing anyway) i guess i just wanted to get on here and let my wife know and quirous minds that i am lost with out her. She is my everything i live to make her happy each and every day (most days i fail to do so but i am trying) my soul purpose in life is to take care of her. that is what the temple sealing is all about. It is not about me its about her. giving our lives for each other, not sacrificing our lives but living our lives for each other. and so i don't do this blogging thing hardly ever because last time i did it. i whent to hit post and it deleated the whole post. so having made this clear, jamie i love you and live to love you each and every moment. i need you in my life and am lost with out you. you may think that you can't wait till i get home at night. well i really can't i have to admit that i have gone and waited at school for you some nights in hopes that you would come out on break and found that i just have to go home and wait there. i will love you always and forever Adam

Monday, November 24, 2008

Math has taken over my life.... so sorry

I'm positive that most of you have noticed that I haven't posted for almost two weeks now... well here is what has been happening during that time:) I loved teaching at Sera Park! My class is full of chatter boxes but they have so much energy and excitement that can be harnessed.... if I can do this then magical things will happen! (any suggestions?) Here are some of the funny and wacky things that happend during my field work:
We had a little boy run away from school in the morning. They found him at the mall a couple of hours later:)
We went to the Space Center and I have never been so exhausted in my life... except for the mission!!! Moral of the story- field trips are tiring.
My kids aced their pre-test about data analysis so I had to create a NEW one overnight.... that was a grueling task where I literally cut and pasted the problems I wanted to use from worksheets. (our house was full of scraps for a night:)
Most of them failed miserably on my second pre test and it made my day!!! Sounds funny, but I was happy to finally have something to teach.
Who knew that measuring the length of your foot could take sooooooooo long... only in 6th grade!
My first math lesson completely bombed and I came home telling Adam that I didn't know if I would ever be able to teach math...LOL The fourth math lesson went a lot better and I've decided to still pursue my degree (phew:)
I've never had so much fun singing silly songs to break up the day!
Things that I thought would take my kids a short time took forever and the things that I thought would take longer were over in a heart beat... how is that?
There are more that I'm sure I'm forgetting but at least it's a start!
I'll write more now that I'm done teaching math for a bit and my math project is almost finished:)

Sunday, November 9, 2008

A Piece of Humble Pie

Today in church I decided to go to the Gospel Essentials class since Adam had left for home because he wasn't feeling well. We normally go to the regular Gospel Doctrine class but I didn't want to sit in their all by myself so I thought it would be nice to go to a smaller class. Most of the people in that class are newly baptized or becoming active again so we go over the basics (just like on the mission:). Today's lesson was on Jesus Christ. We began by discussing the pre-mortal existence and what Christ's role was during that time. As well know, he chose to follow God's plan and Satan decided to follow his own plan. The teacher then talked about how the 1/3 that followed Satan were thrown out of heaven and not allowed to have a body while the rest of us came down to earth and received a body. This is where my humble pie began.
After she said this, a strong and clear thought came to my mind. The 1/3 did not receive a body but it wasn't really because Heavenly Father wanted to be mean and punish them. (Here comes the gist of my thought) They didn't have a body because they didn't want one and basically told Heavenly Father, "No thanks. I don't need one of those." After expressing this thought a few other thoughts came to me. Many times when the Lord is wanting to bless me I, in affect, say, "No thanks. I don't need one of those." I can get so prideful at times and think that I can do it all by myself. This has become especially clear after my mom died. As I look back I know that Heavenly Father was there with blessing ready for me but I chose not to accept them because I was determined to do it all by myself. Looking at my thinking pattern I feel kind of embaressed but grateful at the same time. I'm realizing more and more that I don't have to do everything alone. I need to depend on the Lord and realize that He has much in store to help me with. While it's important to do all that we can, it doesn't mean that we will be able to do everything. I know that I will be reminded of the lesson I am learning for years to come but I'm so grateful that He lets me learn it, repent and become a better person.
Another thing: I went with Adam to home teach and he shared a quote from Elder Wirthlin's talk this past conference that helped lift my spirits. The topic of his talk was "Come what may and love it." He outlined steps that we needed to learn to deal successfully with life's challenges and I especially hooked into the third step. He said,
"The third thing we can do is understand the principle of compensation. The Lord compensates the faithful for every loss. That which is taken away from those who love the Lord will be added unto them in His own way. While it may not come at the time we desire, the faithful will know that every tear today will eventually be returned a hundredfold with tears of rejoicing and gratitude."
There's some of what I learned today. The gospel is true and there is still so much to learn!

Saturday, November 8, 2008

A Shout Out To Bekah!

Bekah and I have been friends for the the last three years and it has been one of the greatest blessings in my life! She has always been there for me and we have such a good time together doing whatever! She was the greatest roommate I've ever had and I'm so grateful to be her friend and learn how to become an even better friend from her example! Today is her birthday and I want to list at least 26 things that I love about her in honor of her 26 years!
1. Her gorgeous eyes
2. She is a genuine person
3. She does what she knows is right
4. She reminds me of my mom because everyone likes her!
5. She loves bagel pizzas
6. She's always there when I need her
7. She'll let me gab on and on about silly trivial things
8. She lives her testimony
9. She is going to be translated one day
10. She helps me be a better person through her example
11. She will watch sappy love movies with me
12. She calls me often to see how I'm doing
13. My family loves her! (especially Parker and Makenna)
14. She does thoughtful things that make my day!
15. She keeps her room clean
16. She is involved in my life
17. She doesn't fake things and sees the best in everyone
18. We can watch the office and laugh together
19. She'll come down from Salt Lake to see me!
20. She was an amazing missionary!
21. Ella habla espanol y portuguese
22. She let me come home and cry when my mom was getting worse
23. I love her hugs!!!!!
24. She really does continually give of herself
25. She is humble (so humble that she probably thinks I'm exaggerating:)
26. What you see is what you get and I couldn't ask for more chica!
Bek Bek, you are the best lady! I'm am continually grateful to have you as my dearest friend! If you don't know Bekah you should because you're missing out! Happy Birthday and know that you are loved!

Bekah hanging from the wall!

Friday, November 7, 2008

And so it goes

Here is my post. I've got a math unit to plan this weekend. Adam is still not feeling well and my house is a mess. I guess I'll have plenty to do over the weekend, eh? Sorry it's not very exciting. Wait, actually there is one exciting thing: The kids begged me to eat lunch with them in the lunch room today! I'm a regular American Idol don't you think? It's great to have 12 year olds as fans!

Thursday, November 6, 2008

My childhood fulfilled!

So, you'll read later about our not so good trip to Vegas and St. George but some good did actually come about:) First things first:
Do you remember Zoltar from the movie "BIG"? Well while we were at Circus Circus I found him! I couldn't resist taking a picture! I still remember wanting to find Zoltar and make a wish to be a grown up after I watched that movie! So if you had the same wish, Zoltar can be found in Vegas at Circus Circus.
After the fall out with our friends, I took Adam to Excalibur. The first time I stayed there my parents surprised us by not telling us we were staying there until we were driving past. I was so excited!!! Life couldn't have been better for a 12 year old girl! I had some confusion with mashed potatoes and horseradish, but it cleared itself up quickly... LOL Yet, when it came time to go to the kids games I was determined to win something in the knight/horse race. All I had to do was roll a ball into different holes and beat everyone else to the end and the coveted stuffed animal would be mine! In the end, it never happened and I was very disappointed. Flashing forward, since I hadn't been to vegas in years, I knew that I needed to try again. Adam and I sat down to a full competition and the race began! I rolled my ball three times and then............ it got stuck! I sat the rest of the race watching my opportunity pass me by. Don't be sad yet though because I told the worker what had happened and that I was hoping to get a new game for free. She didn't give me a new game but did present me with my coveted stuffed animal! I know all of this is quite trivial but I couldn't stop grinning after that!

This is what Adam would look like if he were a skater! Enjoy! (in case you're wondering, it's a hair piece that we found at one of the kiosks in the mile shopping center)

Worst Week

You may wonder why I have such a scandelous poster in this post but I will explain. Adam and I have started to watch the new sitcom "Worst Week". We love it and we hate it all at the same time! We feel bad for all of the bad things that happen to him but we can't help having a good laugh:) Although, last week was about my worst week ever. We had a really rocky trip to St. George with some of our friends (but I learned who my real friends were) and my mom's birthday hit me harder than I thought it would. The good news is that the gospel is true and that after some long prayers and humbling, life has turned out better and it has "worked for my good."

Bah... I missed some days

I'm really going to try and make up for missing a few days with about three new posts:) My 6th grade class has been awesome!! They get a little chatty at times but they are a lot of fun! Miss Greaves has actually had me teaching almost every day so it has helped me to build connections with the kids! We had a field trip yesterday to the Christa McAulliffe Space Center in PG. We had prepared them for a couple of days for their "mission" on the Star Trek Voyager and were happy to see them perform with flying colors! If you haven't been to the Space Camp at Central Elementary School you should really plan a trip! They put you in a simulator where you and your crew have to complete a mission. You run the ship and your decisions really do make a difference! I had been there before with some friends in college so it wasn't my first time. Yet, because I came as a "teacher" they let me stay in the control room and see how things work behind the scenes. It was awesome! One thing I did learn was that field trips are not relaxing at all. I was more tired after a full day field trip than a full day of teaching!

Monday, November 3, 2008

The First Day of School

Today I started my field work at Scera Park and got to teach right away! Miss Greaves had to go to a meeting for most of the morning and asked me to teach the kids what they needed to know for a trip to the space center on Wednesday. Some of them couldn't quite remember who I was and others were excited to see me back! They are quite the lively batch of students but it'll be fun to harness all of the energy:)
As I was walking down the halls I couldn't help but feel my mom by my side. I get that feeling every so often and cherish it in my heart. I am gaining an appreciation for all she did in the classroom as I see what it really required of her. My dad, Brooke, the kids, my grandma Joyce and I went to the cemetery and placed some daisies and sunflowers on Briana and my mom's grave. It was nice to be together. I also spent some time over at Brooke's playing with the kids. I love being around them, not just because they are fun and adorable, but because I know that my mom is there playing with us. She loves her grandkids and I'm sure she doesn't want to miss a day of their lives:)

Sunday, November 2, 2008

Halloween Festivities!

We had an awesome Halloween party with our friends, Camie, JD, Bryce and Rachel! We all met in the ward and have a lot of fun together! We ate chocolate and cheese fondue with bread, pretzels and fruit. I've never really had fondue before but I must say that I'm a believer! Cami and JD made some tasty and bubbly apple cider and also provided the pumpkins! They have been growing them all summer and there were huge ones as well as small ones. The boys carved the gigantic ones and the girls carved the smaller ones:) We listened to some old school halloween music and chatted about past Halloweens! We are so grateful to have wonderful friends like them! Here are some pictures to document our adventure:
Everyone's spooky and awesome Jack-o-lanterns!!!
Adam's is the large one on the left and mine is the bull on the right
My battle wound when my pumpkin bit back:)
My "tat" of "I love Jesus"
Our Jail Bird Costumes (thanks Tress and Kevin!)
JD making some bubbly brew while Cami changed into her costume. They were John McCain and Sarah Palin!!! Freaking Awesome costumes!
Rachel and Bryce McEwen...we love them!
At Cornbelly's with some of the Young Marrieds in our ward

Saturday, November 1, 2008

National Blogging Month!

Yesterday we ended the night by going to Wade and Paula's house to play some games and gawk(sp?) over Wyatt as usual!! While we were there Paula reminded me that November is National Blogging Month and that I needed to post EVERYDAY! (LOL) I remember her writing about it in one of her earlier posts but I've decided to give it a try. I'm going to start my field experience at Scera next Monday so I'm sure I'll have plenty to share each day!
Now time for some catch up with pictures:
For our anniversary we stayed a night at the Little America in Salt Lake. We stayed there for the beginning of our honeymoon as well. Adam kept telling me that we were going somewhere but would never tell me where or what I needed to pack! Now, for those of you that know me I have a hard time with surprises that I can't plan for.... I think it stems from my control freak side (and some wonder why I'm going to be a's the perfect job for control freaks!!! ha ha ha). The poor kid had to endure questions for a week. I tried everything I could to get him to squeek but nothing worked. Finally, the day after our anniversary when we were supposed to go away on a "trip" I freaked out a little bit because I wanted to know how much money we were going to spend since Adam had told me were going to San Diego or maybe Mesquite or maybe Park City.... can you imagine my frustation..?! I know I'm such a dork. Back to the story, Adam let me be frustrated for a bit until he finally cracked and told me we were only going to Salt Lake. I really do have a wonderful husband! He puts up with so much from me.
Feeling bad about ruining the surprise a few hours early, I agreed to go shooting at a rifle range in Salt Lake. Here are some of the pictures.
Adam shooting his 22 ( or at least I think that is what it's called:)

Me shooting the same gun. It was so loud in there!

Shooting what I called the "war gun". It took Adam a good five minutes to convince me to shoot it. I was weary of it because it looked like a gun that you would use in a war. He was so excited to shoot it though and doubly excited when I agreed to shoot it a couple of times.

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

In Memory of My Mom

Here is a poem I wrote tonight in my ESL Methods class. Hope you like it.

My Mom's Hands

They held me when I wanted to cry
and scolded me when I tried to lie.
They lightly tickled my ears at night
and helped me count my years just right.
I miss them running through my hair
or waving goodbye to me in the air.
Their shape was perfect in every way
and were always there when it was time to pray.
They shaped my life through service and love
and continue to do so from up above.
Now when I look at my hands I see
the person my mother always wanted me to be.

Love you mom and will always strive to be that person!

Saturday, October 11, 2008

One year down..... and all eternity to go!!!

October 10, 2007 to October 10, 2008

This is where the party began!!

The evolution of Adam and Jamie....

Come on... hold the sexy serious pose for a minute...

Ahhhh, forget it! This is just how we are!

"We're not really married, ...are we? Don't we have to complete some sort of obstacle course or something first?

I'm so grateful to Adam just for the fact that he was worthy to take me to the temple! We are sealed for all eternity and life has never been better!!

This is one of my most favorite wedding pictures!!

I can't believe that a year has passed by already! Some days it feels as if we have always been together and other days it appears that we just got hitched! I'm sure that I'm not the only one to have felt this way and as the years go on it will just get better and better! This past year taught me a lot about who I am as a person and a wife. I have also been able to see the man that Adam is becoming and the husband he wants to be! I guess the biggest thing that Adam has taught me is to take joy in the journey. Sometimes I get caught up in the little things that aren't that important and I forget to take in the moments that are happening. The Lord knew that I would need Adam and I'm so grateful that he led me to him. He is my everything and on the days when we both leave early and get home late I realize more and more how happy he makes me just by being there (whether awake or asleep:) Life really does just keep getting better and better!

Wednesday, October 8, 2008


Three more pounds down the drain!!! That's all:)

Thursday, October 2, 2008

One more month and then....

As most of you know, my 7-7 schedule is officialy back in swing. Therefore my blogging has been decreasing but I promise that I do have lots of news to share. I've been keeping myself quite busy with lesson plans for language arts, differentiation, math and physical education. I start my field work with Miss Greaves on November 3rd and will be there for three weeks. I'm excited, overwhelmed and yet mostly relaxed all at the same time.:) Sometimes I feel like a walking oxymoron. I'm getting more nervous about my student teaching in January but I talked to one of my intern friends about what's going on with her and she told me one piece of advice that I liked a lot. Here it is, "Don't be afraid to go on instinct and wing it!" Planning is great but there is a lot of instinct that goes into the teaching process. I'll make sure to let you all know how it goes.
Some of my recent obstacles are....
Figuring out where I will work during field and student teaching.
Passing my praxis II exam to get my certificate.
Keeping my house clean.... an on going process.
What to get Adam for Christmas?
Cutting down on some bills, etc.
and many more!! I'm sure you all have things you're doing as well:)
Things we've been doing lately?
Adam and I have mostly kept busy with school but we have had a little bit of time to go out and have some fun!

We celebrated my Grandma Tate's 75th birthday over the weekend. I loved being able to see a lot of my family and also spending some good old fashioned "Tate" time at Becky's! I'm so grateful for my Grandma and can't express how much of a support she has been to me without my mom here. She is always so mindful of us and very present in every aspect of my life! I love you Grandma and I already know that there's no way I can ever repay you for what you have done for me:)

Adam's little brother, Scott, came home from his mission in El Salvador in September. I know that you can't see Scott in the picture but it's a good photo that shows Adam and Scott seeing each other after 4 years. Adam was almost home when Scott left, so it's been awhile. We went up the weekend after he got home to spend time with all of the family and then the weekend after for his sacrament talk! It's been great getting to know Scott, since he was gone when I came into the family. We made fruit pizza for the shindig after and it was a great hit!
That's all that I can get out this evening but I'm going to round up some more pictures and get them posted soon!

Saturday, September 13, 2008

She gave them to me

This is Adam. So those three pounds that jamie lost, yeah, she gave them right to me. Now I have to lose them. OOOH boy...

Friday, September 5, 2008


I've lost three pounds in the last week or so! Hooray! I know I can do more but at least it's a start!

Thursday, September 4, 2008

Lagoon Fun

We got dirt cheap Lagoon tickets through the Red Cross so we decided to invite some family and friends. It was so much fun and I don't think I've been there for about five years!! The weather was hot but the company was great! Our friends, Matt and Mary, were able to come and it was awesome to take a saturday and play! We had many adventures but those details are to come. I still have not overcome my fear of heights and closed my eyes on every drop, much to Adam's dismay. We first rode "Wicked" and boy were we in for a surprise. The dang thing goes straight up and then straight back down... but that was the least of our worries. Adam had put the keys in his pocket before the ride and then they were no where to be found when we got off the ride. Keep in mind that this was at 1:00 pm and the operators informed us that they couldn't do a check until 4!!!! We came back at four and they came back with everything but our keys! Frantically we begged them to search again but they told us they couldn't do it until 8... blast!!! Yet, after a little convincing they allowed Matt to ride it again and see if he could spot our keys on the ground. We had little faith but Matt pulled it off and found our keys right before the ride ended!!! Thanks Matt! Moral of the Story: Don't bring anything on the rides!
We were lucky to find our keys again and ended up staying until the park closed! As far as the dress code there... it needs some serious revamping (dido to Shelli's blog)! Skimpy shirts and short shorts should not be allowed.

Just after surviving the Jet Star!

Me and Adam on the train!!

Mary and Matt on the train.

Typical Adam and Jamie....need I say more?

The whole gange with Mary and Matt added!

Amigos de Espana!!!

The familia Garcia!!! They were in my first area of San Fernando. Their daughter, Laura, has been serving her mission on temple square so they came to pick her up and see the sights while they were in Utah. It was so good to see them and I'm grateful to my sister for letting me use her house:) One of the best parts was speaking in Spanish a ton!!!

Adam and I enjoying the leftover chocolate pie... yummmm

Sunday, August 17, 2008

Back in the day...

So I remember when I used to be skinny after my mission... but that was back in the day. I was looking through some old pictures and I've decided that I want to get back to that skinny stage. Now I want to hold myself to that goal so I figured I would post the picture of what I used to look like and then post some progress pictures every couple of weeks. It is time for a change so if I don't post write me a comment and remind me not to be a slacker!

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

A Whole Lot of Fours!

Four, four, four, four

A) Four places that I go to over and over: Dixon Middle School, UVSC, Walmart and Church

B) Four people who e-mail me (regularly): Carrie Anne, Renee, Redbox (:)), and Facebook

C) Four of my favorite places to eat: Cafe Rio, Thai Ruby, Cheesecake Factory and Wingers

D) Four places I would rather be right now: With Adam, in Spain, with my mom, shopping

E) Four TV shows I watch: Lost, The Office, Las Vegas and CSI: Las Vegas

F) Four of my favorite books: The Chosen, Book of Mormon, Pride and Prejudice and too many others to count!

G) Four places I have lived: Utah, Idaho, Spain and Brooke's house

H) Four things I wish to do before I die: Get a Masters, have kids, Serve a mission with Adam and travel the world

I) Four people I'm tagging: Cami, Rachel, Carlie and Amber

Monday, August 11, 2008

Another post for you:)

Some of my aunts and cousins pulling up next to us at a stop light during Girls Weekend. Can you tell we had fun?!

Mormon Drinking Games with Shasta!! Love it!

We went camping after the 24th of July with our good friends, the McEwens. Adam even bought me my own fishing pole so that he could teach me how to fish. I ended up catching about four fish and here's the proof! I have learned that A. I don't like to bait the hook, B. I don't like to watch Adam kill the fish, and C. Fish like to swallow hooks. Adam's parents came up and met us the next morning for some delicious breakfast! Thanks to Adam and Kevin we all got to fish and not bait our own hooks!!

Adam's grandparents were down from Powell so we went out to dinner at the Cheesecake Factory. I love the Cheesecake Factory!!! Paula, Wade and Wyatt were able to come as well. He sure is getting to be a chunk and very, very cute!

Friday, August 1, 2008

My name is great!!
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or fewer people with my name in the U.S.A.">How many have your name?

I am the only Jamie Fieber and Jamie Densley in the U.S. But there are over three thousand people with the name Jamie, a little over three hundred with the last name of Fieber and there are 823 people with the last name of Densley.

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Park City....nine women...what could happen?

This past weekend, I went with my grandma, aunts and cousins to Park City for the annual girls weekend! I can remember when I was younger I always wanted to go with my mom when she went but wasn't quite old enough. They always had funny stories to tell after they came back and let me tell you... it doesn't get any better than this! We started the weekend with a movie and dinner. We saw a matinee of "Mama Mia" and it set the mood for the rest of the time!! After the movie we all felt we needed to become part of the film and sing and dance around Park City. Amy helped to facilitate this by buying the Mama Mia soundtrack during a treat run. We listened to Abba every night while singing, playing cards and dancing around. Kim has the evidence on her camera... even if some of it might not be suitable for children!!! LOL It's always so much fun to see how my aunts act when their husbands and children are away. I wish I could have seen how my mom acted while she was away, but there are plenty of stories to go around from my aunts and I always feel my mom a little more near when we are with her sisters!

The whole gang together for one crazy and extremely fun weekend!!!!
Grandma Tate, Lauren, Me and Emily (The up and coming generation of girls weekend)

This has been a tradition since San Francisco...jumping pictures!!

My aunts and grandma on saturday morning. We were ready to go shopping and get pampered!