Sunday, January 30, 2011


Curtis and I had the chance to go to the Vernal Temple with my Mom over the weekend. It was so fun, even though the endowment session (which we wanted to attend) was full, and we had to go through and do initiatories instead. Curtis and I always enjoy going to the Temple and we are thankful for the chance that we have to go so often. We are really blessed to live in Utah where so many Temples are accessible.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Loads of festivities!

Ok first of all it has been way to long since I last posted. What with school starting and trying to get settled into a routine I haven't had much time. It has been an amazing couple of months and Curtis and I have been having so much fun. Below are a few photos of the festivities. They are a little out of order, but hey I tried!

Christmas at the Jackson home. This is Curtis opening his first Christmas present. We decided we wanted to keep the tradition of opening up one present (usually pajamas) on Christmas Eve in our little family.

This is me Christmas morning, bed-head and all. It was a good morning! Curtis lead me on a wild goose chase (or scavenger hunt) in order to find my gifts. I had to search high and low for clues which finally lead me out to the car to get my gifts. Here I am sitting at the kitchen table trying to sort through some fake money to get a combination to a lock that was holding my next clue. Christmas is intense around here!

Here is Curtis with our Christmas tree. We bought it like the 2nd or 3rd of December and let me tell you, I will never buy a tree that early ever again. By the time we took it out, (about the 2nd of January) it was so dead that it made a HUGE mess all over our house. I wish I hadn't have been so worried about cleaning it up and snapped a picture instead but I didn't. It was the worse mess I have ever seen.

Christmas was amazing though. Honestly the best one of my whole life. I am so thankful that I get to spend every Christmas from now on with Curtis. He just makes my life so much better.

And lastly, we have done a TON since I last blogged and I promise from now on to make a better effort to keep up with our busy lives. One of the most amazing and fun things we did though would have to be going to the circus. The Jordan World circus comes to Orem, Ut once a year. Curtis and I both went last year, he with another girl, and me by myself (because my family bailed on me last minute). It was fun last year, but of course something was missing. This year the circus was AMAZING. Curtis and I both had so much fun! We laughed and giggled and ooooo'ed and aaaaaa'ed at all the fun things there. In planning to go to the circus I told Curtis that I would love the chance to ride the elephant (since last year I didn't want to look like a complete loser and try to ride it by myself) and Curtis, being the amazing man that he is got us tickets to RIDE THE ELEPHANT! It was awesome. It was a moment I will never forget, and I am thankful for a loving husband that is willing to sacrifice so that we can do fun things.

Keep checking back for updates. As I said, I will be better about posting, I promise.