Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Ready... Set... Race!

Here is the cake I made for Thanksgiving. It was the first fondant character I've ever done! Yummm! And I have to admit it was yummy too!

Here are some photos of the thanksgiving 5k. I got Brent and Cindy to run with me and here are some photos before we ran. And I was trying to pretend like I was running, funky picture, I know.
Ohh, aren't they so cute!!
Those are the only pics I got on thanksgiving :( I'll have to make sure I get more on Christmas!

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Happy gobble gobble day!

Well I never say what I am grateful for so I am going to join in and post what I am grateful for. LiFe in GeNeRaL is Beautiful! I love looking at the mountains out my window. I am SO grateful for my HUSBAND, I'm not just saying that because I am married. He is truly wonderful. He has made me open my eyes to life the good the bad and the ugly, even though I hate it sometimes. I have always been one to put all my issues in the back of my mind and forget about them, and as bad as it hurts to bring them back up and deal with them it feels great to have some more space in my life to fill with happy things! (if that makes any sense :) !) Life has been hard for us lately with loosing our baby. But my hubby has been right by my side through all of it. Even when it meant heading to the ER in the middle of the night, or breaking down crying on his shoulder. That experience has brought us so much closer and given me more gratitude for human life and how special every moment of it is. SO TRIALS in life are WONDERFUL (once we get over them)! I am also grateful for our families! They are always there to lend a helping hand whenever we need it! I cant begin to tell you how many things they have done for us. I am grateful that Kane and I have JOBS they may not be our dream jobs but we can provide for ourselves . There are so many I am grateful for but I don't want to make this post forever long. So thanks to all of you for being so supportive of Kane and I, we love you all!

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Happy Anniversary!

On Nov. 2nd it was our anniversary! Two years now and loving it! The 2nd was on Sunday and we went over to Cindy's house to meet her family. (Brent's future in-laws) We didn't really do much that day so we spent the whole weekend celebrating. Friday night was also Halloween and we went to see the Odyssey Dance production "Thriller". I believe this is my 5th year going, and Kane's 2nd. Then on Saturday night my parents gave us their season tickets to the Jazz game. It was a blast, at half time they had the bear come out with three little kids about ages 3-7 yrs old, dressed up in bear costumes! They played follow the leader with the bear and did hilarious things like kick the referees in the toosh. It was so cute and I am so mad I had my camera with me but I didn't get any pictures! This is the only picture we got all weekend, it was on Friday night before seeing Thriller. (The only picture I have also of my new haircut. The lady took off at least 5 inches :( but I am growing to like the shorter length.)

Laugh every day!

It was a couple months ago that I was reading the annual "humor issue" of Readers Digest at work. It had the cutest comments from kids! It was then that I decided that i need to laugh at least once every day of my life. Here are some of my favorites. Hope you find them as funny as I did...

  • Driving with my two young boys to a funeral, I tried to prepare them by talking about burial and what we believe happens after death. The boys behaved well during the service. But at the grave site, I discovered my explanations weren't as thorough as I'd thought. In a loud voice my four year old son asked, "Mom?" "Yes" I whispered. "Whats in the box?"

  • A family was celebrating their daughter's fifth birthday at a local restaurant when the little girl's father noticed her looking sadly at a moose head on the wall. Someone had placed a party had on its head. Her father knelt beside her and explained why some people hunt animals. "I know all that." the child sobbed. "But why did they have to shoot him at his birthday party?"

  • On the last night of our child-birth classes our teacher took us to see the maternity center. We were gathered by the door when a woman, clearly in labor, and her nervous husband came rushing in. When he saw our group of pregnant women, he panicked: "Oh my God. Look at the size of that line!"

Last but not least...

  • A woman from our office brought in her new bundle of joy along with her seven year old son. Everyone gathered around the baby, and the little boy asked, "Mommy, can I have some money to buy a soda?" "What do you say?" she said. He replied, "You're thin and beautiful." The woman reached into her purse and gave her son the money.

Monday, October 27, 2008

7 Random Things...

Alrighty, I have been tagged by Kira to say 7 random things about myself. The rules are: To say 7 random and/or weird things about yourself and then tag 7 people at the end of your blog to do the same thing . Let them know they have been tagged by leaving a comment on their blog.
1-When I was little I stuck Cheetos, m&m's and other random foods up my nose. I then ran to my mom telling her that my nose hurt, she had to use tweezers to get the food out of my nose.
2-Umm, kinda gross but I can belch like a guy. I don't do it all the time but i can win any burping contest!
3-I love m&m's and every time I take a handful to eat them I have to eat them by color. I always have to make sure I eat a yellow or green one last.
4- My other favorite candy bar is Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. Every time i eat them I have to eat all of the chocolate off first and then I eat the peanut butter filling! Yumm!
5-I have jelly bean toes! My pinkie toe on each foot curves in and looks like a jelly bean. I have stubbed my little toes too many times and now I can't even wiggle them.
6-I am one tough chick when it comes to sports or used to be anyways. When I was little and played soccer my dad would give me a goal of how many girls to knock over and if I did he would take me to Dairy Queen after to get a blizzard!
7- I HATE spiders!!! I really have arachnophobia I used to kill spiders with hairspray when i lived in my parents house. Now I have to make Kane kill them. Kane bought me a fly swater so that I could start killing them myself. I proudly announce that I have officially killed 3 little spiders with my swater!
Ok, I don't think I am going to tag 7 people but I will tag, Jessica, Mom, Mandi Jo, Allyssa, and Jeff! 5 is good enough right?!

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Katie and Bradley's Birthday Cakes

Round 1 of Katie's top layer above.

Bradley's Skateboard Lego's cake above.

Katie's Castle Cake above.
So here are pictures of the cakes I made this past weekend. They turned out alright I could have done Bradley's better, but live and learn. Oh but first here is a picture of round 1 of the top layer on Katie's cake. As you can tell it didn't quite make it! I guess thats what happens when you try and do too many things at once! Also Katie's Castle cake was supposed to have towers on the top of the first and second layer of the cake. Unfortunately my body wasn't going to let me stand too much longer, so it got balloons instead! However this was my first time trying out fondant icing and it worked!

Saturday, October 18, 2008

Long hard night...

It's times like this that I am grateful for blogs! When you are grieving it makes it a lot easier to tell a lot of people whats going on without talking face to face. Last night at 11pm I was able to get a hold of an on-call doctor since my doctor wasn't in the office. After explaining my cramping and other symptoms he said I should go to the ER. So off to the hospital Kane and I went. After urine samples blood tests, fun IVs, about 45 minutes of Ultra Sounds and hours of waiting we found out that I am currently having a miscarriage. If I don't bleed heavily in the next ten days they need to do a DNC. Of course we were heartbroken, no one else in my family has had miscarriages and I am 12 weeks along! I thought for sure I was safe since my last week of my first trimester was this week! We got home from the hospital at about 2:30 am and I finally got a few hours of sleep. I know miscarriages happen a lot, however, I have never been close to anyone who has had one. I didn't get to see my last ultra sounds but my mother n-law was there and she got to see them my baby stopped growing probably about 9 weeks and then finally died last week since I had a sudden burst of energy and my morning sickness was gone. Anyways here is an ultra sound of a baby at 11 weeks, its obviously not mine but that's what it should have been when it passed last week. I think the hardest part is knowing that it is still inside of me and I just have to wait for it to come out. Anyways thanks for listening to me grieve and on a happier note I'm not going in to work today so I am going to finish making Bradley and Katie's Birthday cakes, that will hopefully help me take my mind of of this. I'll post the cakes tomorrow when they are officially done. Love you all!

Friday, October 3, 2008

Birthday Cake Creations!

So this was a Birthday cake that I a made for my brothers birthday in July. I have to say that it turned out pretty good because I didn't plan ahead and buy decorations for it I just had to use whatever I could find in my parents house! By the way my brother went on a couple of hikes in the summer and got pretty close to some bears, so the cake is a bear head if you couldn't tell.
This one I thought was pretty funny, this was for my sisters birthday in May. I couldn't really think of what to do so this boy with the blue eyes is one of Jessica's scared patients. Below is a picture of Jessica with her mask on. (Jessica is a Dental Hygienist)
And there will be more cakes to come. Katie and Bradley's (my niece and nephew's) birthdays are this month so any good Ideas? Katie loves anything girly or with Princesses and I'm not sure about Bradley!

Summer Re-cap

So here is a re-cap of our summer now that it is officially fall! I ran my first half marathon in July! After I was done I swore I would never run again. Lol, that didn't last too long because there are so many different half marathons I would love to run, and eventually will someday! I unofficially beat my sister Sarah's first half marathon time, I accidentally ran the wrong way because the course wasn't clearly marked so I ran an extra block and a half!! Darn it, that added two minutes to my time and so my race time recorded is a minute slower than her first, but in reality it was faster!! However Sarah has run two half marathons and a full marathon. So she still has me beat because I doubt I'll ever run a full marathon.
Oh and by the way after the race my mom made me Peanut Butter Pie! My favorite!! And we got to go eat at the Olive Garden that night! Thanks Mom and Dad!!

Kane is still up to the same as always ... Basketball (other than work)! Kane is always signed up in one league or another. This picture is he is playing in a league out in Clearfield, which by the way they got first place in this league! For winning they each got a trophy and money towards another league! So yay more basketball!

For those of you who know me I love making birthday cakes! My birthday was in August and one of my dear friends Kristina made me these cute bear cakes for my birthday! They were sooo cute! The girl bear is me and the boy bear is Kane (the one with the missing ears, Kane couldn't keep his hands off of them).

We promised John and Kristina that we would take a picture of us eating of the bears heads. So here we are...

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

About Us!

First of all you can tell I am retarded at this because this description was supposed to be in front of our picture, however it cut off half of the words and I couldn't change it! So here as a post you can read about Kane and I! Again bear with me this is going to be a very disorganized blog!
Kane and I have been married for about 2 years now! Kane is working at Benchmark Hospital as a Mental Health worker and I am still working at Massage Envy in Bountiful. I am very excited though because instead of managing I get to go back to being a Massage Therapist (who knows what I'll do with my extra time)!
Life is going to change real soon for Kane and I, on my birthday (August 21st) I found out that I am pregnant! Dee (Kane's mom) was so excited she already got my due date which will be May 3rd, which will be a week before Kane's birthday! Anyways, I was hesitating on telling everyone because my first doctors appointment is not until September 24th but I can't keep it to myself!
I'm sure you'll hear about the baby more as time goes by!

Woohoo, Were now blogging too!

Hello everyone! I finally decided to start a blog for Kane and myself since my mom even beat me to the punch! So bear with me if I tell you things that you really didn't want to know! But I am excited to actually keep in touch with friends and family that I haven't seen in a long time so you all better respond!