weekend in a nutshell

halloween is one of my favorite holidays. after valentines, of course.
we celebrated this weekend by corn-mazing and a haunted house. by the way... as i have mentioned plenty of times,  i hate clowns.
i cried in the clown haunted house. why?  mr. schroeder told the clown to chase me around the pla…

i remember

i remember seeing photos of you.. and thinking, "he is so handsome. ah stop. he is a missionary. that is weird. ohhh my gravy... where is that kid from?!"
i remember dismissing those photos from my mind and fast forwarding my life..
i remember being foolishly heartbroken.  i remember nev…

having a rough time?

a very wise man once said,  "when you are physically  sick, tired, or in despair, steer your thoughts away from yourself and direct them, in gratitude and love, toward God."  -f. enzio busche
there is so much to be grateful for.  i've shared this photo before... but i absolutely love…

mandarin chicken

this is one of mr. schroeder's favorites. almost everything i cook a lot is pretty simple.
once again, i got the recipe from the worldwide ward cookbook. [my favorite.]
here is the recipe: 
4-6 chicken boobs.
heh. boobs.  1/4 c. butter. 1 11-oz. can mandarin oranges. 1/4 c. soy sauce. 1 tbsp. c…

weekend & a winner

we celebrated mr. schroeder's birthday  this weekend.
 homemade cheesecake made by yours truly.

is anyone else stoked for halloween?  personally, i can't wait. i am so excited. 

a letter

dear mr. schroeder,
you are 23.and this day is all yours. all month, you have been saying, "i don't have a birthday. what are you talking about?" you little humble man, you. thank you for making me complete. thank you for loving me. and thank you for showing me how to truly care for s…

bear lake

if i haven't already mentioned.... my parents are building a lake house in bear lake. it is coming along not to mention it is gorgeous with a beautiful view. instead of walls... they have windows.
this weekend, we went to bear lake.. went boating and a little four-wheeling. it was a good getaw…