General Conference Traditions

Twice a year we get to hear messages and teachings from our Prophet, Apostles and Leaders of the LDS Church. It is something I look forward to every Fall and Spring!! In our family we have had a tradition for as long as I can remember where we make my Nana’s home made jam and scones for the Sunday Morning Session of Conference! Below we made a little video of our favorite tradition for our favorite semi-annual event!

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Cecret Lake

Ad and I hiked up to Cecret Lake near the Albion Basin in Utah and had an absolute blast! It was stunning! The trees are all different colors and this year’s fall season is quite breathtaking! We were so happy we were able to pack a lunch and take a few hours out of our day to enjoy the beautiful mountains we are lucky enough to have in our back yard! This hike is very simple and not very long so its the perfect outdoorsy getaway for the busy lives we all lead!

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ONE YEAR

Today today today!! It’s a great day! Last year TODAY my sweet Adam and I officially linked ourselves together forever and it was the best decision I’ve ever made! I have quite the husband not only does he make me laugh at least 5 times a day but he knows exactly how to make me smile and genuinely treats me like a million bucks without even trying. I lucked out to have such hard working and caring guy to spend my every day with!!

Anyway enough sappy talk we are reliving our wedding day through our incredible wedding videos made by the oh so talented Kale Fitch. It is so special to be able to replay our perfect day over and over again !! If you missed our big day last year..you missed out! We even had THE STRIKE play our wedding with a special guest singer….my beautiful big sis!! They are seriously amazing they made us a rendition of mine and Adam’s “song” and it was AWESOME then having my sister sing made that night so special!! DONT WORRY if you missed it, its okay, we forgive you! You can feel like you lived it too through our videos below!

Happy First Anniversary to us!

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Our Love Story

My sweet Nana started a tradition for each grandkid as they got married. She would write a poem about the love birds and send it out with an invitation to their wedding shower! Well my Nana attended our wedding from heaven so she was unable to write us a poem. But I was so lucky to have my Auntie Tina write one for Adam and I last year at the shower she threw us! We have a long and great history together so the poem my Aunt wrote for us was very special as it is a condensed version of our love story! So grateful to have such a wonderful and talented family!

Thank you so much Tina! We will cherish this forever!

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And a Happy Birthday to my Amazing Nana who is the reason our family turned out so awesome! Love you NANA!IMG_5998

While in Chicago..

This city always has some fun things going on! We of course ate some yummy food, spent the day around Navy Pier, got some Museum time in, took a nice little stroll along the lake then finished out the day by cheering on all the athletes in the ITU World Triathlon Series! It was so fun, so much fun that my dear sweet husband now wants to do one for himself…. we shall see how that goes ;) ChiTown-25

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Engagement Fun!

Probably the next best thing to marrying my Adam last year was being ENGAGED to my Adam last year! Being engaged is possibly the best time of everyones life and people don’t take advantage of it. There is nothing more fun than planning a huge party to celebrate just you and your loved one! Seriously though, it was the best! So today I’m reminiscing to that glorious time, this time last year, that Adam and I were on cloud nine!

We had a sister duo help enhance the magic through their talents of photography and videography! These two are the sweetest people and I am so lucky to call them both friends!

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LDS Church History!!

I have been dying, my whole life, to visit some of the church history sites and it was even more amazing than I could have ever anticipated!! We were able to visit Carthage Jail where Joseph and Hyrum Smith were Martyred, as well as the Nauvoo Temple and Historical Sites. It was so incredible to stand in the exact locations where so many marvelous things took place in accordance to the restoration of our gospel! Adam and I may have shed a few tears ;) I am so grateful to be a Latter Day Saint and for all the happiness this gospel brings to my life! Click here to see more of what I Believe!

 

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*** 4th of July ***

We had the best Independence day celebrating the birth of our country Glen Ellyn Style. This is our favorite little village and we were lucky enough that it had one of the greatest firework shows which rivaled the navy pier! It was so much fun especially since all my friends out here are mommies I got to play with their cute little chunks alllll dayyyy long! Seriously my friends have the cutest kids! Since this weekend was just the best I had to document as many seconds of it as I could! Thank you Glen Ellyn for a beautiful 4th of July!

 

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