Friday, July 24, 2009

We Got A House

Okay, I am officially a terrible blogger but I thought I'd give it one more try. So we have been looking at houses for around a month since Obama is giving out money. We have had a few disappointments since we started. I now understand why everyone says house hunting is so stressful! We made another offer on a house yesterday and after a long day of waiting and several counter offers, our offer was ACCEPTED! Joe and I were so excited. Now my obsession with HGTV has become more serious! I finally have a house that Joe will let me PAINT! It is all so exciting and overwhelming.

So, now what you have all been waiting for.....DETAILS! It is a 3 bedroom 2 bath home, one story, it has a dining room (which I never thought I would be so excited about but I really am now!) a garage, the master bath has 2 sinks :) AND 2---count em----2 walk-in closets! We each get one! It is not the fanciest or biggest house by any means but it is a perfect first house for us. Really the only sad news is that it is not in Germantown ward :( We love the ward, but couldn't pass this house up just because of the ward. BUT on the other hand we will back in 2nd ward with my parents and the ward I grew up in :) Yay for Bishop DAD!

Here are some pictures, not the best.....just what was posted on the house listing, but a lot of you have been asking so here it is......OUR FIRST HOUSE!

Here is the front of the house! I think it is SO cute!

The living room...wood paneling...will be painted or taken down ASAP haha (any suggestions?)

The Kitchen. You can see the dining room a little bit in the 2nd pic and the "breakfast area" in the 1st pic.

The backyard. We LOVE this little deck! It has a bench that runs the whole length of it.

SO I hope you are as excited as we are!

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

The Biggest Loser is Drinking Parsley Smoothies

I have decided that I am going to use the free time I have this summer to exercise more! So far so good. I have been doing Jillian Michaels 30 day shred for 3 days now. Also, I was reading a magazine at my moms and found a recipe for a smoothie that sounded...interesting. I tried it this morning and it wasn't half bad. I actually drank the whole thing! SO now I'm going to share it with you!

Green Smoothie (and it literally is kermit)

1 cup parsley (leaves and stems)
1/4 cup pineapple
2 tsp honey
1/4 cup fat free yogurt (I just used whatever flavor I had in the fridge)
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 cup of water
a few ice cubes

I read online that these parsley smoothies help with gastrointestinal disorders, healthy digestion, and flatulence! This could be the answer to all of my problems! haha

Sunday, May 31, 2009

Back to Scrapping...

Now that schools out I finally have time to scrapbook again! I have had these pictures sitting on my desk for months and I just now got to them. This is a page I did from when we went to the Farmer's Market to pick out our pumpkin! I was so excited that Joe and I both looked cute in these pictures (that rarely happens :)) The colors are a bit off and the whole thing is crooked because my scanner isn't the greatest. Hope you enjoy!

Welcome to me brand new blog!

So. I finally bit the bullet and started a blog.  I was so inspired by all of my friends and family and figured, if they can do it, surely so can I! I have no idea how everyone makes their pages so stinking cute, so beware! I will be asking for blog help! My hopes for this thing are to keep everyone posted on what Joe and I are up to and maybe show off some of my scrapbooking stuff too :) So here it is.  My first blog post. A day that will go down in history.