Tuesday, June 24, 2008

4 Years

Matt and I have been married 4 years today and I love him more than I ever thought possible. These have been the best years of my life. The time goes by so fast, yet I feel like I've known Matt my whole life. I love you Babe! Happy Anniversary!!

Tuesday, June 17, 2008


Yes, Altamont. You ever heard of it? I hadn't until about 2 weeks ago when we were invited to go with our friends Matt and Lynsey. It's a little town in the Uinta Basin right by Roosevelt, another town I had never heard of. Well, we went there this weekend and had lots of fun fishing and hanging out on the lake, playing games, and just relaxing. I've decided that I really like fishing. It's something that I decide after every time I go fishing. I guess it's just the in between times that I forget how fun it is. It's also nice to get away form yard work and that list of all the things we need to do at home. We caught a lot of fish and kept about 15. Roxy did great on the boat. She probably slept about 2/3 of the time we were out on the lake. Oh, and I GUTTED A FISH! My first time ever, and it looks a lot worse than it is. It was actually pretty easy. Overall it was a great weekend. Thanks Matt & Lynsey!

Roxy loves fishing, and playing in the fishing line.

Me gutting my first fish
Matt's got guts too.

Monday, June 9, 2008


This weekend we had the Nelson Family reunion. Overall it was a lot of fun, but I feel a little defeated.
Friday night didn't start off too well. I had a coed soccer game and we lost 5-1. Which wasn't that much of a heart breaker because we loose all our games. Although, I did have the greatest shot of my life. It didn't quite go in the goal, but I kicked it right out of the air. I was proud of myself.
Then it was off to the cousin bash, where I ate way too many treats, sang very badly at karaoke, and actually managed to win a game of 'Last Word' in which I just barely beat my brother John.
The next morning we got up at 5:45am to go to the golfing tournament at 6:30. This is where it starts to go down hill. Now, if you know me or Matt, you know that we are not golfers. I've been about 5 times in my life (3 have been at the Nelson Family Reunions), and Matt has been about 4 times in his life (2 have been at the NFR). I feel pretty good with my golfing skills considering the fact that I never practice and Matt had never beat me before. But he finally beat me! He shot a 58 and I got a 63. I was very surprised. And Matt couldn't be happier and I was proud of him too. I know it is usually the other way around in that the woman is happy when she finally beats the man, but not in this family (no offence Matt). It was a little bit of a sad morning for me, but hopefully it will never happen again, especially if I try to stay away from the 4 trees I hit.
Next came the annual softball game. Ever since I can remember, the team that had my family, the Hendersons, on it always won. Every year. And contrary to the Kent Nelson family's belief, we won last year also. They think they won last year, but they totally didn't. But this year we lost! So sad. I could list a whole bunch of excuses as to why we lost like the fact that John and Josh decided to leave in the middle of the game or that they only won because they didn't have Jenn Haycock there to bring them down, but we really lost fair and square. I guess it's good to lose every once in a while or no one will ever want to play us again.
Last, we had a fabulous dinner, and Hailee Nelson, you need to give the the recipe to that really good creamy, fruity, cookie thing you made.
So that's it, the reunion of defeat. Hopefully I can turn every thing around at my slow pitch game tomorrow night. (Knock on wood)

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Tag a lag

So Roxy and I have both been tagged, and since I'm bored and have nothing better to write about, here goes...

Here are 7 facts about Roxy that you may or may not know:
1. She's become a little clingy to Mom and Dad. Well, mostly Dad. But shortly after she looses sight of us and there is someone else around to play with, she's okay.
2. She puts everything in her mouth. I have to vacuum way too often.
3. She is officially down to 2 naps a day and still sleeps pretty good through the night.
4. She loves playing Peek-a-Boo.
5. She hates laying on her back unless she's eating.
6. She loves to crawl as fast as she can away from mom and dad when we walk towards her.
7. Food almost always makes her happy, and she'll eat anything. No wonder she's a chunk.

A- Attached or Single: Attached
B- Best Friend: My hubby and Lynsey
C-Cake or Pie: White Cake, White Frosting, mmmmmm
D- Day of Choice: Saturday
E- Essential Item: Softball glove
F- Favorite Color: Blue
G- Gummy bears or worms: Worms, but they're both good
H- Hometown: When does your hometown change from where you grew up to where you live now??
I- Indulgence: Oreo Ice cream
J- January or July: July!!
K-Kids: Just one little girl, Roxy
L- Life is incomplete without: Family
M- Marriage Date: June 24, 2004
N- Number of Siblings: 3 brothers, 2 sisters. 7 brother-in-laws, 4 sister-in-laws
O- Oranges or Apples: depends on my mood
P- Phobias or Fears: Really Big Spiders
Q- Quote: There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can circumvent, nor hinder, nor control the firm resolve of a determined soul.
R- Ring Size: 8
S- Season: Summer
T- Tag 3 Friends: Nah
U-Unknown Fact About Me: I can juggle
V- Very Favorite Store: Any sporting goods store or craft store
W- Worst Habit: Back seat driving, usually only with Matt. I'm working on it.
X- X-ray or Ultra sound: What a weird question...
Y- Your Favorite Food: Kosher Dill Pickles
Z- Zodiac: Gemini