June 25, 2010

Birthday Series Part 3

After classes were finally over, we went to the ORC on campus and rented a tandem bike. Something we tried to do last summer but never got around to it.

We were on our way to Porter Park to chalk when I got the great Idea to go to Four Paw's! An animal shelter that mostly, and when I say mostly I mean only has Cat's. Dream come true for me!
The Cats love attention and love to swarm your lap if you sit down even for a minute. I think it's hilarious but some Cat's are determined to be held like this little girl. She would not leave David alone, jumped on his back whenever she got the chance.

This is Dudley. I want to take him home.
After a visit to the kitties we went to the park to chalk. David's made me a chalk birthday card
The amazing man behind the b-day celebration madness.
We never get fast food (beside Taco Bell) but it was my Birthday and I wanted to splurge so I chose Sonic for dinner. The perfect place to go after a long summer's day. Two corn dog's, some tater tot's, and a limeade.
Yes I broke my Diet Coke fast. I went 2 months. But I think I deserve a little DC on my B-day.
My Beautiful Black & white birthday cake. We couldn't find the candles anywhere! So a tea candle had to do, but I loved it anyways! Perfect and simple just for me.
and then just when I thought all the surprises were over.
David gives me this.

The Love type monument he made for me awhile ago. But we didn't have a frame for it, and it wasn't printed the right way. So he re-printed it and found me a frame. The whole thing is made out of type using just the letter's L-O-V-E. It's amazing I will have to zoom in on it sometime.
I always suggest having a sleepover in the living room, but the boy in David doesn't like sleep over's and isn't excited about moving the mattress to the living room, naturally. But since it was the girl's birthday I got to move the mattress to the living room, have a sleep over, and watch a movie. The perfect ending to my day.

The End.

June 24, 2010

Birthday Series Part 2

Unfortunately I had to work from 8 to 12:30 that morning. But David showed up around 10 with a huge bouquet of flower's and balloon's that said Birthday Girl. I felt so special and loved! Especially because I know that David pick's out every one of my flower's in the bouquet's he buy's me instead of just getting something pre-made. It makes it extra special to me.

A very happy Birthday girl!

After work he took me on a picnic. We got some Taco Bell and hung out in the sun at porter park on my favorite pink blanket. It's hug! We will probably be able to fit our whole family on it one day. but I'm kind of selfish with my picnic blanket space so they will get their own.
My Birthday was one of the first beautiful and warm day's of the summer. David kept saying it was Heavenly Father's gift to me which is silly! But I couldn't argue it was so nice out.
Then I had some more classes to go. Which is a first. Having a summer birthday mean's you get to do whatever you want all day long...I wasn't use to this.

June 23, 2010

Birthday Series Part 1

I took a lot of pictures of my Birthday and was trying to make them all fit in one post. It was just too much going on and too confusing. I was starting to cut out pictures, but pictures are way better then words so I'm going to break my Birthday down into 3 parts. Because I would much rather tell a story with pictures then without.

Let's begin the Birthday Extravaganza

David woke me up at 6:00 a.m.
I walked into this beautifully decorated room.

and saw this elegant little package.
"Click Click Camera" kind of gave it away but I wasn't totally sure.
David is a trickster sometimes.
Once I saw the box I knew
and was really excited.
A new Lens! One I've been wanting for a long time!
I told him a couple months ago that I really wanted a sewing machine. I'm so glad he didn't get me a sewing machine. I wouldn't have even known where to begin. Even with my experience from Clothing Construction 1. and I couldn't carrier it around with me all day like I did this guy!
Then in perfect taste I was served Cinnamon Rolls and Simply Orange.
The perfect beginning to my Birthday.

June 22, 2010

Mrs. Lawrence

This post is way over due, but way back in May I went home for a friend's wedding. I have known Nichole since the 4th grade. We use to play walkie talkie hide and seek. We went to the same Dance studio when we were younger, were on Red Jackets together, went to Prom together our Sophmore year and our Senior year. I have so many memories with her it's crazy we are both older and married now. I went away for college and miss our friendship dearly. However it was so great to be there for her wedding, and to see some of my older friend's as well.

Mr. and Mrs. Eric Lawrence
Sarah loved the Wedding.
Miss Lauren!
Me and Madison. I've known Madison for a really long time I can't ever remember now how we met but I have a ton of memories as a little girl with her as well. It's so weird to see everyone now, older and moving on with their life's. It makes me feel old.
me and the Bride
Madison, Me, Nichole, and Lauren.

1st Dance.
Congrats Nichole! I couldn't be happier for you and Eric!

It was a short weekend home but it was good to see my Family and spend some time with them. I can't wait to go back with David in August!

June 20, 2010

My Daddy-O

Happy Father's Dad!
Thank you for everything you have done for me.
Thank you for helping me become the person I am today.
Thank you for helping me become a better person tomorrow.
Thank your for your example of true love.

I love you more then the whole Universe forever and ever!
I miss you very much!
Love, Your favorite daughter

June 17, 2010

Camping 101

For part of my Birthday David took me camping. He planned the whole thing without me knowing, all I knew was that we were taking some kind of trip for my birthday and had forgotten that I said I wanted to go camping for my Birthday a few months back. However he eventually had to tell me what I was packing for and I figured it out. But it was still an amazing surprise.

We camped at Heise and it was absolutely beautiful. They have the most amazing camping spot's right next to the water. But we couldn't stay by the water because the river was rising too fast and we would have been floating down the river in the middle of the night so we opted for just a normal pretty camping spot.
Our new blow up Mattress hooray!

We learned many thing's on this camping trip.
Camping 101: Blow up air mattress in tent instead of outside.
We're so hardcore with out air mattress. I don't even care if people think we are weird for bringing a million blankets, a mattress, and pillows. We were comfy! We bought the mattress about a month ago and I've been so excited to use it. Last year we got the tent this year the mattress. Slowly but surely we are building up our camping supplies.
After we set up our camp sight we went on a walk around the campgrounds.

The rising river.
Then we went into Disney mode and started singing Pochohantuas song's like
"just around the river bend."
and talking to Mother Willow.
but really it was absolutely beautiful. I'm so grateful summer has begun to bloom here in Idaho.
Fire 101: Don't put hands in the fire.

Cooking our Tin Foil Dinner's. A must when camping.
Then with nothing else to distract us we sat in our tent because it was a little windy/chilly out.
and attempted to play home, home on the range and other campy song's with our Harmonica we got on our last camping trip. Then it was time for sleep except the wind was crazy it kept waking me up. David thought the wind was going to blow over our tent.

I woke up around 3 and swore that there was someone walking around outside our tent. It scared me so bad. But it was just the crazy wind.
For Breakfast David packed Sausage (my aboslutely favorite breakfast food) &....
Shake and Pour Pancakes!!
Camping 102: Don't forget to bring a spatula so you can flip your breakfast.
Once again we are very Hardcore Camper's. We don't mess around.
The wind from the night before made it impossible to enjoy a good classic s'more. So we had them with our Breakfast.

We thought of more camping lesson's on our trip but I can't think of them at the moment. I love to camp and love it more when I go for my Birthday!