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Nate and I have been married for 2 and a half years now now which has gone by pretty fast! In January we were blessed to have Brynlee join our family. Nate works as a software engineer at Novell and I am so grateful for the hard worker he is and how he goes to work every day to support us. He is the best husband to me and the best dad to Brynlee and she can't get enough of him. I stay at home with Brynlee along with doing esthetics part time. And Brynlee just stays busy keeping us smiling everyday! We couldn't be a happier little family!

Wedding Slideshow

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Park City

My dad and little brother Colby getting ready to go out on the rafts
The couple still happy and doing things like rafting together after 25 years of marriage :)

My sister and my brother doing I don't know what. It was my brothers idea...

Nate and I about to go out on the lake in the raft.

Nate wasting my little brother tyler in their little tackle game

Me, my mom and sister doing what we do best. Eating and just relaxing on the sideline

A few weeks ago we are able to spend the weekend in a cabin up at Park City with my family to celebrate my parents 25th anniversary. We missed having my brother on his mission with us, but luckily my sister and her husband were able to come up for a few weeks from Arizona so it was fun to be able to spend a weekend with them and be with the rest of my family. We hung out at a lake one day (where we got most the pictures. I didn't put to many on though cuz I just don't like the being pregnant look in pictures of me!) went shopping, ate, and just hung around the cabin playing games and watching movies. It was a lot of fun to just get away with everyone and enjoy the weekend! I'm so glad that my mom and dad and have made it 25 years cuz they are the best parents in the world and our family wouldn't be near as fun without them both. Thanks mom and dad for letting me have the best family ever!!!

Monday, August 24, 2009

Need help! :)

I know we have a while left, but Nate and I are both very indicisive and can't really come up with a girls name. Well, I guess there are a couple we like, but it changes everyday! Luckily we have a lot of time left to decide, but I was wondering if anyone had any cute girl names they like and would be willing to give us some ideas to add to the list? So maybe next time somebody asks "Do you know what your going to name her, or do you have a name picked out?" We can have something to tell them besides not really :)

Wednesday, August 5, 2009


In January we are going to be adding a new addition to our family. I know I took forever to post it, but I wanted to wait till we found out what we were having. I am about 17 weeks along and had the first ultra sound yesterday and we found out that we are going to be having a.......... GIRL. We are so excited and it now finally seems real! Seeing the baby move and everything makes it so much more exciting and real (not that we weren't excited before) Now we just have to wait and hope that January comes sooner then later :)

Thursday, July 23, 2009

SAN DIEGO 4th of July

I'm a little late posting this but overe the 4th of July we were able to go to Coronado and just relax and do whatever we wanted for a few days. Our good friends were so nice and invited us to go with them and we couldn't have asked for a better 4th of July! We hung out at the beach, the pool, went out to eat, tennis, and just whatever we felt like doing. For the 4th we woke up and went to the parade on Coronado, and the coolest part was at night when the fireworks went off. We watched 5 different fire shows across the bay at the SAME time IN our condo. We definately had the best seats in all of San Diego! Thanks so much Kim and Jake for being such great friends and for letting us be tag alongs on your trip! :)

Like always I didn't get to many pictures, but here are just a few of what we did get!

Nate and Jake just chilling by the pool I guess when you live on an Island this is what your parade consists of :)

Just waiting for the parade to come

Jake, Kim and Nate.... still waiting for the parade

Nates favorit place to be in the world (the water) Looking for Sand Dollars and Shells in the sand

Thursday, July 9, 2009

A new Job... A Girls Day Out

So its official, starting on Tuesday July 14 I am moving to "Amara Day Spa and Salon." Amara Day Spa is moving locations to the Tuscan Villas off of 8th North in Orem, and to celebrate there will be a Grand Opening event with free services, giveaways, free cosmetic bag full of goodies for everyone who comes, catered food, cupcakes and treats. - Free Botox consults, Plus $9 per unit that day only-$50 credit for permanet make up-All Retail and Boutique items will be 20% OFF or more-Drawings and Door Prizes. Bring your friends and come see us!! You don't want to miss out on the fun and a great girls day out! The time slots will fill quickly so if you want a free service done call first thing Monday morning the 13th (801-226-2300) Otherwise, you can just stop by, look around and see what they are all about :) Feel free to let me know if you have any questions. Below are the services being offered and what all is going on that day!! (click on the picture and it will enlarge on a new screen)

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Strawberry fields, Plantation Houses, Atlanta

These two pictures are at the plantaion houses, the one below was the biggest one. If you look really hard you can see us on top of the stairs.
In the good old days, this was the bathroom. Try going at the same time along with 3 others. I am sure glad we have stalls with doors on them these days! (the 4th hole got cut off)

Nate and his parents holding our hand picked straweberries in our bucket in the strawberry field

Nate couldn't wait long enough to put them in the bucket so they made it to his mouth and I don't think he got a lot in the bucket. Good thing there were 3 others of us so we were able to make it home with enough :)

Last week Nate or I should say Nathaniel (thats what he is known by in Georgia) and I went for a short visit to Dunwoody Georgia to visit his family. We were there for almost a week, so we tried to fit in as much as we could. We didn't get too many pictures cuz we were slackers, but thats what our memory is for right!? :) We went to the lake for the first couple of days which is always tradition. Besides seeing his family, that is what he LOVES about Georgia We also were able to go to a Strawberry field to pick strawberries. You fill up a bucket with as many strawberries as you can fit, and they were so fresh. I wish we had somewhere here like that to just go pick fresh fruit! We were able to go to the "plantation houses" in Georgia. That was pretty neat to see the old homes and how they lived back in the days. It was cool to see the slaves houses, and how all of that took place. It was really interesting to see cuz you here about it in history but it was neat to actually be there. Then another day we went to downtown Atlanta and hung out there for the afternoon. We actually were able to go take a tour of Martin Luther Kings birth house which was pretty neat as well. I guess you can say this last trip was kind of a history tour which was neat because we haven't ever done that before. Besides all that, we were able to just hang out with his familiy and enjoy the "southern" life. Thanks so much Kranendonks for letting us come spend the week with you, we can't wait till we get to come back next summer :)

Monday, April 20, 2009


This past weekend Nate and I were able to take a nice long road trip down to Arizona to visit my sister and her husband. We didn't leave until after work on Wednesday night so we ended up staying in Vegas for the night. We really just walked around so there wasn't anything too exciting to take a picture of so I just ended up taking one of Nate in front of the Bilagio Water Show. We left the next morning bright and early to finish out our drive. I had to put the picture of the Hoover Dam up because Nate insisted I take a picture of it since it was a famous scene in "Superman" I wasn't up for it because my ear was killing me but I took it anyway since it was such a memorable moment for him :) We finally arrived to my sisters apartment then we all went bowling. We didn't do to much that day cuz I spent most of the day in Urgent Care finding out that I got a ruptured eardrum and that was why my ear was killing me. Needless to say, it put a damper on swimming or any fun activities for me and being able to hear out of my right ear for at least a year. Although it was a great excuse so nobody could push in the pool since my brothers think that is so fun to do :) I still had a good time though just being able to relax and taking it easy! We went out to dinner twice and both times we celebrated Nate and my brother Colby's Birthday. That is what those lovely balloon hats are in the pictures, and the cupcakes from the second restaraunt. To sum it up it was a great trip, fun to see where Bri and Bret live and their lifestyle and we will for sure be going back!!

Sunday, March 15, 2009


This past week Nate was so willing to let me go on a trip with my mom, my sister, and my grandmother down to San Diego to visit my aunt and her 4 kids while her husband was away for business. It was so great to spend time with all of them! We went to parks, went on walks, went mini golfing, hung around the house and just got to spend a good few days together. My aunt actually ended up getting appendicitis and having to go to the hospital, so we were able to spend a couple days watching her kids which was so great to be able to spend one-on-one time with them. They sure kept us busy but they were so fun! I LOVED it. Her 2 oldest did a run-a-thon so we were able to go cheer them on. They are all such cute kids!! (We really only took a few pictures which is the reason I am wearing the same shirt in most of them :) I love California, I love the Arnlolds and I can't wait until I get to go back!

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Picture Tag!

So I was tagged by Misty. I got into my sixth folder on my computer and found my sixth picture. This picture was taken about 2 yrs ago. Nate and I were dating and it was my first time visiting Georgia. One of the days we spent in downtown Atlanta and this was at the Coke Museum. We were about to go see the 3D movie, as you can tell by the glasses :)
I tag: Marcie, Kim, Bethany, Melissa, Devyn, Alyssa and Cindi

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Meet the Kranendonk Family

Meet the Kranendonks! We had a fun time visiting them in Georgia this past Christmas and New Years. We didn't really get any pictures this past trip, but at least you can see sort of what we do when we go to Georgia! We go waterskiing, to parks, or just hang out :)