Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Home Sweet Home

Marcus, Johnny, and I have been living in our apartment for 9 months and I haven't given a tour on my blog. So without further ado- here is our humble abode. All curtains, pillows, and chair pads courtesy of my extremely talented mother! (Check out her Etsy site at www.etsy.com/shop/sherryshangups).
Front Porch
Living Room

Laundry Room/ Pantry
Half Bath downstairs
Dinning Area
Upstairs Hallway
The Guest Room part of Johnny's Room
Johnny's Room
Johnny's Crib, Quilt, and Name
Johnny's closet. (I love our big closets!)
Full Bathroom Upstairs
Marcus and I's room

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

The Scoot

Johnny has started scooting! The video is one of the first times he started scooting- he's a little faster at it now.

When did he get so big?

Wednesday, January 4, 2012


Marcus, Johnny, and I were able to go home to North Carolina for Christmas and it was beyond wonderful. My whole family was home for Christmas-which was awesome! We spent lots of time together as a family and ate at all of my favorite restaurants. Thank you Mom and Dad for a truly amazing Christmas!

Our first night in North Carolina. Grandma has lots of fun toys.
 Johnny and Adrian. She is the best with kids!
 We took lots of great walks. The weather was beautiful!

 Trivia Night! This is held at a pizza place every Wednesday night and it is so much fun! I wish I could go with my Dad every week.

 Johnny's first time in the swing. He loved it!

 We love being at Grandma and Grandpa's house!
 Johnny and my youngest brother Tristan's new dog Xena. She's a Great Dane
Madison, Johnny, and Ashlynn in their Christmas PJs. Johnny and Madison are only 3 months apart. The 3 of them were so cute together!
Johnny and Ashlynn conversing. So cute!
Apparently, he really wants to tear the ribbon in two.
 Johnny on the plane getting ready to head home to SLC.
 We hope you all had as wonderful a Christmas as we did!


It's only been 1.5 months since Thanksgiving- no big deal. Marcus, Jordan, Shelby, Johnny, and I went to Arizona to spend Thanksgiving with Grandma and Grandma Smith, Lori, Kelly, Brent, and Bryce. We had a fantastic time with them! The weather was amazing and the company was even better. Here is a recap in pictures.
We went to a Goldfield Mine. It was lots of fun!

 Jordan, Brent, and Bryce in the mystery shack.

 Grandma and Grandpa :)
 Everyone except for our picture taker, Shelby
 Ah- I love this boy..
We went and saw the Mesa Temple lights- so beautiful!
 Johnny and Bryce
 Johnny on the hike to hole in the rock. When I was growing up in Arizona, it was a tradition to go to this rock every Thanksgiving. It's fun to go back and relive the tradition.
 I also love this boy :)
 The view from hole in the rock.
 Our little puppy
 My Grandpa makes the B.E.S.T tacos in the world! This is his bikini taco shell :)
Johnny fitting in to the Arizona desert castle.

We had the best time in Arizona! Now they all need to come here in April for General Conference! :)