Friday, May 13, 2011

Thoughts on tithing

So last night I went to Relief Society to hear some speakers talk about rags to riches. One of the speakers was talking about all the things we should be doing like praying(not as often as we should), scripture study, and so on. Well she got to tithing and said that was one thing they always did no matter what. That got me to thinking. Paying tithing is also the only thing we do on a regular basis. Sad as it is to say, scriptures are not being read all the time, and prayers should be said more in our home. So I just wonder what would happen if I looked at these other things we should be doing the same way I look at tithing? I need to do these things on a regular basis as well. Not only because we've been commanded to do so, but to receive the blessings promised to us. Obedience also comes to mind. We are given commandments to see if we will obey. I never really thought about it this way before, but it makes perfect sense to me now.

Sunday, April 3, 2011


These pictures were taken on Christmas morning so we'll say these are before pictures. You can see how chubby we both are (or were). James and I are doing really well with our weight loss! James has lost around 40 pounds!! I've lost about 25! I'll post some pictures of us now when I find some good ones...

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Fry bread!

After school one day when the kids had some friends over, we made fry bread. I let them use cookie cutters and they had a lot of fun! This was pretty hard for me, with being on HCG and all, but the kids enjoyed themselves!


Christmas Morning 2011

Santa was very generous this year!


This was at the beginning of the 5K Thanksgiving morning in Arizona. Soon after this shot I was dead last and soon got lost. I was so far behind I couldn't even see the last of the runners! It was so much fun to finish and see all my family members at the end. It was worth every step I took!

Hoover Dam

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Carter pics

Dancing King

Garden Smarden

This is all our garden produced. A nice sized zuchinni, and a couple rotten tomatoes and peppers! Boo!