christmas day | 2018

christmas day | 2018

william officially started army-crawling on christmas morning! this was a huge surprise to mom and dad. we couldn’t believe it and joked that it was william’s “christmas present” to us. with his new-found mobility, william absolutely loved unwrapping gifts and crawling after them. watching him was more exciting than the gifts we received ourselves! it … Read More

christmas eve | 2018

christmas eve | 2018

christmas was incredible this year. lots of firsts with william. his first visit with santa, his first christmas tree, snowstorm, and first time unwrapping a gift on christmas morning. braden and i loved reliving all our childhood memories through him. william was the perfect age this christmas (6 months). just old enough to move around … Read More

Will’s First Christmas

Will’s First Christmas

i don’t know who was more excited for will’s first christmas, me or will? definitely me! everything is so much more fun with william around. i think this christmas tops most others in my books. despite the craziness of the semester ending, we were able to get our tree up and decorated which really brought … Read More

twenty-three

twenty-three

I’m twenty-three! Last year on my birthday I jammed-out to Taylor Swift’s “I’m feeling 22”, but this year I wasn’t sure what to do! I didn’t even have to worry though, because I have the best husband and family! My birthday landed on a Friday and I don’t have classes on Friday! Braden spoiled me … Read More

Christmas on Temple Square

Christmas on Temple Square

Braden and I had a really busy fall semester (our first as parents & students), but we survived! We were so excited for Christmas break and quality time together as a family. As soon as finals ended, Christmas was in full-swing! We started the festivities on Temple Square with Braden’s family. This year so many … Read More

Be a Treasure House of Happy Memories

Be a Treasure House of Happy Memories

Fall colors make me so happy! Just look at those yellows tones :) Braden and I noticed that many of our friends and family have the tradition of taking pictures at the same spot each year. We love that idea because although the spot is the same, you can see how much your family has … Read More

Cascade Springs at Sundance

Cascade Springs at Sundance

When you have a baby you begin to rediscover the world. I’ve really felt that way this fall. As I point out the changing leaves to Will, I find I look at them more closely myself. It’s almost like I’m seeing the world all over again through William’s little eyes! So thank you William. Thank … Read More