"In our search to obtain relief from the stresses of life, may we earnestly seek ways to simplify our lives. May we comply with the inspired counsel and direction the Lord has given us in the great plan of happiness. May we be worthy to have the companionship of the Holy Ghost and follow the guidance of the Spirit as we navigate this mortal journey. May we prepare ourselves to accomplish the ultimate purpose of this mortal test- to return and live with our Heavenly Father."

-L. Tom Perry

From the beginning

January 2001
-Juniors in High school
-Met in Seminary
-he loved all my purses (his idea of a pick-up line)
-I loved his eyes (and he was the mysterious "new kid")

March 2001
-first date (pizza and lazer tag)
-held hands (not on the first date)

April 2001
-school dance
-first kiss (great story)

fast forwarding.....

May 2001
-he goes to Texas for the summer (it felt like eternity!)

August 2001
-he returns
-we are seniors!
-he graduates early
-I don't.

fast forwarding...

June 2002
-he moves to provo
-i move to SLC

fast forwarding.....

January 2003
-he leaves on a mission
-I write.  I work.

fast forwarding.....

August 2004
-He returns
-I'm happy. I'm confused ;)

September 2004
-He proposes.
-I say "yes!"

January 2005
-We are Hitched!

September 2005
- We are expecting a baby!

October 2005
-We move to Texas

November 2005- May 2006
-I get fat.  I'm happy, I'm sad, I'm happy, I'm sad.
-He works.
-We don't know what's coming....

May 2006
-We are parents!!

May 2006- September 2007
-lots of learning, laughing, working, playing, loving, crying....

September 2007
- Surprise!  Baby # 2 on it's way....

October 2007-May 2008
-I get fat. I'm happy, I'm sad, I'm happy, I'm sad.
-He works.
-We learn more, we play more.

May 2008
- We're parents again!

August 2010
- Moved into our new house! Pretending to be farmers.

August 2011
-Carly starts Kindergarten

September 2011
-After a lot of waiting Baby number #3 is on it's way!!!