- I am a native of Utah. I was raised in the small city of Price, a place which I have heard described as the "armpit of Utah." Despite its less-than-glamorous reputation and terrible education, Price was a good, safe place to grow up.
- I am a Mormon, which is awesome! It means I have a great church community and a tight-knit family supporting me.
- I majored in English Literature in college. I made my way around the state, attending CEU, then BYU, and finally USU, where I stayed because I got 175% tuition paid and could earn my English degree without having to learn another language. I tried French… quite unsuccessfully.
- I love literature -- especially British lit. I dream of visiting and exploring the U.K. someday since I elected to get married instead of doing study abroad during my junior year.
- I met my hubby Dave in September 2003 and we were engaged by the following January. It was the best decision I ever made. We were married in the Salt Lake Temple in May of 2004.
- I am the mother of two adorable, sweet, and insanity-inducing kids -- a 6-year old boy named Eddie (who loves skeletons, army guys, and super heroes), and a 3-year old girl named Violet (who loves pretending, singing, dancing, and getting into trouble). In summertime, you'll find us digging for roly-poly bugs or rolling down hills. In winter, you'll find us having movie picnics in the living room. When I am blogging, I usually have at least one of them "helping" me.
Random Facts About Me
The phrase I use most often: "This might be a horrible thing to say, but…"
The scariest thing I ever did: ride in a small plane flown by my brother (this was also the first time I hyperventilated).
The weirdest thing I ever cried about: getting the rubber drain plug stuck in the sink drain.
The craziest dream I ever had: running alongside a train carrying zebras in hammocks.
The dumbest thing I ever did: lighting jack-o-lanterns on fire as a teenager (flaming jack-o-lanterns are not as exciting as you might imagine).