Monday, April 12, 2010

Nights and Weekends- PHOTO style!

So now that we both work full time, the nights and weekends have become the only time we can LIVE! I am trying to embrace the "living" in the workplace, but it's hard as an extrovert in a solitary environment. Scott's work is so social he has to put headphones in to deter people from chatting with him! Jealous. Anyway, back to "embracing nights and weekends," as Heather advises. Here's what we've been up to the last little while (In no particular order):

We played a few killer games of Pedro at the Kimball hotel where mom and dad stayed for conference.
My parents brought my diploma! I guess now it feels like I really graduated :)
Mom brought us tons of new games for our closet! We are the luckiest! Last Word is super fun if you've never played it!
We dyed Easter eggs!
With Emilie and Jake Cahoon,
And Steve and Jessica Marcum. Jess totally won the cutest dye job contest. There was pretty steep competition, but she definitely took the gold.
Emilie brought the BEST trifle. Scott loved it so much, I'm honestly surprised he hasn't gotten the recipe and left it under my pillow yet :)
FHE the night before was an easter egg hunt. I don't know who had more fun: Whitney (rockin' out), Craig, or Katrina ? :)
Here is the whole gang! What a fun flashlight hunt! Craig introduced us to finding the "black egg!"
People opened their eggs and traded candy like 5 year olds.
Here is Easter morning :) Scott introduced me to the tradition of hiding baskets. I got a great basket too (it had Dove in it, how could it not be great?) but my morning face isn't as cute as Scotts :) (I also got a pair of earring and a sweater I picked out but then lost track of like 3 weeks before. Sneaky, Scott. And, I got a coupon for popcorn at the movies. Turns out the Easter bunny is almost as cool as Santa!)
My cousins came over the other night. It was a such a great time! I just can't figure out if we are friends or family first? We just LOVE each other!
Look at that bottom portion! Allie is a PRO.
And Scott is... animated... who knew?
We spent an evening at Sundance with Dane and Korine. Korine LOVED her spice apple sucker. It was pretty snowy and cold.
This photo made enduring the cold worth it. After all the nature/waterfall/beauty pics I took while we were there, this one I snapped while walking to the car is my fav. Aren't the tree shadows Utah-esque?
Oh, this was at Easter dinner. THANK YOU Charlene for hosting! I didn't actually color eggs there, but a lot of people did, so for the sake of the family, here's the photo:
Oh, and this is a picture of the city we live in now. We try to get to Salt Lake as much as possible so we don't become podunk country folk. Wait until you see a pic of our "theater" where we saw Avatar the other night!
We had some friends over for dinner the other day. Apparently searing the pot roast is a smoky experience.
Josh And Katrina went climbing with us the other week. They are our very adventurous friends :) Hopefully we'll have some fun trips together this spring/summer!
Scott found this headdress (sp?) I brought him from Israel in his climbing bag. It worked well as a snow shield. Oh, did I mention it was SNOWING while we climbed? Yeah, not anxious to do that again.
Here is much of the Tanner family at Carson's baptism. What a special time that was to be with him and all our family. I especially loved when my dad and his 3 brothers sang. You can tell who the brothers are because their bald heads melt into the white background :)
My parents found this hidden treasure in SLC where we had breakfast before the Sat. am session of conference. Best (and cheapest) omelets and cinnamon rolls around!
We are almost done (Hallelujah), but how could I not include a few shots from the Hare Karishna festival of colors! I had never been, so this was definitely a new experience for me. We went with Marcie, and saw the Merrill sisters there too! (All from New Zealand).
Overall, we are having a great time and LOVE being married :)


Heather said...

Looks like you're doing mighty fine at livin it up nights and weekends. Gee, Scott, get a bit of chalk in your eye? Amazing!

Missed you at Easter.

Julie T said...

Okay, you've totally redeemed yourself with this "colorful" and wide variety of evidences of what you've been up to- thanks! I love Heather's answer of embracing the nights and weekends. When you have the anticipated events planned ahead and in mind, you can get through the most boring days ever!

NatalieD said...

Fun times and great memories and wonderful photos to prove it!

Allison Tanner said...

Loved this picture review! It was great to come over the other night and see you guys! Can't wait to come again this sunday!

Shawna said...

Thank you Stefanie--my cup runneth over--and you've made my day!

Janet said...

super fun!!!! you guys are the best!!

Whit said...

Love the pictures!!!

Alison Spencer said...

I'm glad Scott showed you the light with hiding Easter baskets. That is the only way to go! And I agree--Last Word is a killer game. Very stressful, but a good time. Looks like you guys are having fun!!

Noelle said...

GREAT photos! Thanks for sharing all of these. I love having a little window into your life. I can't believe I went to the festival of colors but left before they threw the chalk. Um, lots of apron wearing I'm noticing...I like it! I am so glad you have such fun games, keep it up. Shannon just got blockhead for her bday.I think easter egg hunt in the dark should be a new tradition. Was that the worst climb of your life?

dixiewhitehead said...

You definitely live up to the name of your blog! What a fun time.