This year was my first Mother’s day. Stephen told me he had something planned but wouldn’t tell me what it was. He made me breakfast, french toast with Great Harvest Cinnamon Burst bread. Then Reece and I took a nap – yep right after breakfast! We then got ready and headed to the car. Stephen told me to bring my camera and he took me to Utah Lake, which is about 20 minutes from our house. I had never been there and had mentioned that a couple of weeks before and how I wanted to check it out for photography spots. What a sweet guy to remember that. He looked up where to go and things to do in that area and planned it out. We walked around and snapped some photos – what a gorgeous place! I forget sometimes how much beauty surrounds me in this state but sometimes it takes my breath away!
Hello! It’s been a while. Had a kid, some issues after delivery, loved every minute of maternity leave, returned to work and still busy as ever adjusting to new mommyhood! I still have mommy brain but am starting to feel much more like myself and it is good to be back.
Stephen and I have challenged one another to not eat out at all during the month of March. We have some aggressive financial plans going on and are trying to improve ourselves and meet some new goals. Part of this challenge is financial based, not that we go crazy but all the little things really eat up and I am a nerd tracking all of our spending and making charts and graphs and I hate what I am seeing when other things could be done with that money – more on that another day. But another thing is the food isn’t usually healthy and more often than not it doesn’t even taste good so why waste the money! [Read more…]