It’s been a long, been a long, been a LONG time.

Yes if you have seen “How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying”  THEN you know where that title came from. No shame. If you haven’t seen it-your bad. It’s interesting the times when your brain decides to reach into your memory and pull things out to correspond with the current moment. I like it.

SO it really has been a long time! THANKSGIVING?! Like for real Nicole? I mean it is almost half way into the first month of 2013! Yikers.

Quick update:

Won the best gingerbread house contest at the Christmas party. Ty is just really good at what he does. Glad he has that artistic brain. Hope our kiddos get that!

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Christmas was festive. I loved it. Decorated mi casa for the first year. House smelled like Mistletoe all month long. Treats, Elf, Christmas wrapping, Family, Snow and remembering the birth of our Savior. Loved it. We spent Christmas with my family this year in St. George. Warm and sunny. That is MY kind of Christmas 🙂

Ty & I finally met Nicholas, our nephew!! We spent a Sunday evening with the Heiner’s at their house for dinner and Nicholas time. I got to feed him. THEN when we drove to St. George, Lindsey and Nicholas rode with us! It was wonderful. Got to spend the next 3 days cuddling, kissing, feeding, playing and loving on the cute little nephew of mine. I AM OBSESSED. plain and simple. Don’t care how annoying my obsession is either 🙂

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The best part about spending so much time with Nicholas was seeing how much everyone loves this little guy. Tyler fell in love and Nicholas would smile real big for Ty, they became pals. It was so sweet seeing my dad play with him, he is such a good Grandpa 🙂 and my mom was infatuated with her grandbaby. It was my favorite Christmas besides the one spent in Haiti. To sum it up, I love that little guy and it made me want one. YUP I said it. I want a baby. BUT I also saw how much responsibility and sacrifice it is to have a baby. (woke up a few times from him crying in the middle of the night…) One day when I have one I know I will feel it is worth any sacrifice and feel privileged to have my own child.

Ty and I got ourselves some nice bikes from Santa! We love Santa! And Ty got his new fav sweatshirt (OVO) Thanks Rissa!

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HAPPY NEW YEAR! Can’t believe it is already 2013!? WHAT?! First Ty & I went ice skating with a group of friends then hit the Pie in SLC. And then we decided for 2013 that we were gonna try out this “hipster” thing.

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HA just kidding. We just tried on some hipster glasses for a pic 🙂

Met the cousin K’s for our annual Christmas lunch. THEN rang in the new year with my one and only.




Here is to 2013! I am going to improve myself each day, be the best Nicole. Make sure to live my life to the fullest, enjoy all the blessing I have been given and then love hard on those who have blessed my life.


TTFN til next time.