Sunday, January 30, 2011

Day 12 a photograph of the town you live in

Welcome to Orem, Utah
We have an abundance of Green Jello, mountains and peaches :)

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Day 11 what's in your makeup bag?

Mascara (2) for double the length
Mary Kay sunshimmer eyeshadow

It kind all lies on my desk (that I never use for homework) anyway.

I don't have very much at all.
I wish I had more, I knew how to use it better.
Especially the smoky eye look, but no luck for me.
Anyone wanna teach me how?

Friday, January 28, 2011

Day 10 a photo of your favorite place to eat

I would like to start out by saying that I.Love.Food.
So this day 10 challenge is, in fact, a challenge for me.
I love all sorts of food but for the sake of time and my sanity I will narrow it down to Yep Three.

Cheap-o place to eat that I love:
Middle Class, kind of more expensive than previous place to eat:
mmmm. Meat.
And the last is the most expensive by far and I usually get to go it with my papa on my birthday...sometimes. I've only been a few times but I love it to death.
If you like fondue (which I do) and enjoy a 4 course meal with you and a special someone...mmmmm this place is for you. Yummy. But definitely don't forget your pocketbook, meals for two cost roughly 70-95 dollars. Lovely.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Day 9 a photo of something you last purchased

To find the last thing I purchased, I turned to my checkbook.

I wish I could say it was a dress.
I wish I could say it was a book.
I wish I could say it was the last know star that I named for myself.
I wish I could say it was a plane ticket to Fiji.
I wish I could say it was a new sister for Mushu.
I wish I could say it was anything but food,
But was the king of foods!
(At least for a poor college student budget in Utah County)
I bought...
Can everyone just say in sync, "Mmmmmmmmmmm"

Don't judge me on this monster of a meal. It was amazing.
...and yes, I did finish it. MMMM.

Day 8 a song to match your mood

When there's nowhere else to run
Is there room for one more son
One more son
If you can hold on
If you can hold on, hold on
I wanna stand up, I wanna let go
You know, you know - no you don't, you don't
I wanna shine on in the hearts of men
I want a meaning from the back of my broken hand

Another head aches, another heart breaks
I am so much older than I can take
And my affection, well it comes and goes
I need direction to perfection, no no no no

Help me out
Yeah, you know you got to help me out
Yeah, oh don't you put me on the blackburner
You know you got to help me out

And when there's nowhere else to run
Is there room for one more son
These changes ain't changing me
The cold-hearted boy I used to be

Yeah, you know you got to help me out
Yeah, oh don't you put me on the blackburner
You know you got to help me out
You're gonna bring yourself down
Yeah, you're gonna bring yourself down
Yeah, you're gonna bring yourself down

I got soul, but I'm not a soldier
I got soul, but I'm not a soldier

Yeah, you know you got to help me out
Yeah, oh don't you put me on the blackburner
You know you got to help me out
You're gonna bring yourself down
You're gonna bring yourself down
Yeah, oh don't you put me on the blackburner
Yeah, you're gonna bring yourself down

Over and out, last call for sin
While everyone's lost, the battle is won
With all these things that I've done
All these things that I've done
If you can hold on
If you can hold on

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Day 7 your dream wedding

To be honest I haven't really thought about this one in very much depth. Plus when I was 15 or so in Young Women's we made an engagement time capsule to be opened on the day we get engaged, should have all the answers hahah plus Seeing as that hasn't happened yet and I have no idea what is in that little box, I will try to create MY dream wedding... Ok ok maybe I HAVE thought about it....a little :)

But to start, let's start with the day.

I would like my wedding to take place in April, May, June, or July. Why do you ask? No, not because everyone else gets married in those months because 1. they are either spring or summer 2. which means good weather 3. Outside reception (no cultural hall) and a dance floor like this :)
My new husband I definitely would have a first dance or two or three on this awesome dance floor, boogie all night long.

I would love to have a full course meal before the dancing and other things (but on a utah budget one can only dream) And we would eat something yummy, like this.

Every girl has to have an awesome, the wedding ring for the big "dream wedding" day. So if I had vast amount of money (which I do, seeing as it's a dream wedding) I would have this ring or something along the lines of it! Oh Verragio, the rings you come up with are to die for, gives me chills just looking at this set :)

Drool much? Yeah, me too :)

- My dress? hard one. hmmm
I like this dress but I'm not sure it will be THE dress when the day comes along but I love the red ribbon. yay color. But yea you get the gist of what I'm going for and that what I need you to see. So next point: Colors?

Colors will either be: Red and Yellow. Or Blue and Silver Or Green and Blue
Just some odd combinations and hopefully I would get some bridesmaid dresses that rock the socks off what you see this:

Cake: Oh man the cake will be the best part!!!!
I love the one on the right so pay attention to that one. I would like that with red velvet cake in the middle. AWESOME!!!!!! I love the drizzling of chocolate down the sides and I'm a HUGE fan of roses.

And to have a wonderful wedding video made about my spouse and I. Kinda like this!

What else is there to the wedding? Hmm well. The Groom...and lots and lots of happiness :)

OH! And I almost forgot the place where I want to get married. That one has been an easy one to answer ever since I was a little girl.
Right Here:
Being married in the temple is non-negotiable.

So in the end I feel like my dream wedding is pretty practical (what do you think?) maybe it is what I want and really hope for or just a fools dream of an idealistic girl. haha. Either way it was fun to find the pictures and stuff. What girl doesn't like imagining her wedding, come on :) Favorite past-time of mine.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Day 6 a photo of an animal you'd love to keep as a pet

How can you not love this little guy?
He is little, cute, cute, and little.
I may have an infatuation with little things.
I say, "'s so cute" a lot in my daily life.
I'm proud of it and I want to carry this little guy around, have him lay on my lap and just be cute until the day he grows old and I buy another one.
OHHHHHHHH! He's cute.

Monday, January 24, 2011

Day 5 a photo of yourself two years ago

My hair was shorter
My jacket was newer
I still had those awesome shoes
I was dating someone else
I was less mature and lost spiritually
I had insecurities, and self doubt
It's surprising the changes that have taken place yet:
Two years is a long time, why does it seem only like yesterday?

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Day 4 your favorite photograph of your best friend

This was is a bit difficult seeing as I have like 5 or 7 (thanks ashleigh)best friends. Really I do. So I'm going to give a little ode to them all. Ready? ok!
Veraunica (Rauni) Stauffer
Known: 18 years
Laurie (da bomb) Hite
Known: 18 years
Madelyn (blue) Whitlock
Known: 16 years
Matthew Anson Call
Known: 4 years (feels longer)
Ashleigh and Shelby Simmons
Ash known: since birth! Shelby known: 19 years
Tammy (Mommy) Pettit
Known: since she birthed me
I lovers her

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Day 3 your idea of the perfect first date

As I was thinking about the theme for today's post I was taking a look down memory lane, trying to remember if any of my first dates were the "perfect first date". And I was taken back to about three years ago, after I had graduated, to a date that I was taken on that was one of the most fun and unexpected dates I've been on.
Perfect date wants:
  • Good company
  • Dancing (if you like the guy)
  • Lots of talking
  • Memories that you would like to write down
The date I went on about three years ago was the homecoming dance the year after I graduated at Orem High. Matt Call (Good company) had called me on the phone (I know silly, but I liked him so I didn't care) and asked me if I would like to go with him. Inside I was flipping out. On the outside I was playing it cool and playing hard to get (us girls and our mind games) The dance was on a Saturday night so we figured out times and such and we hung up.
I had to figure out what I was going to wear and how I was going to do my hair, this was the last hoorah for high school and I was going with a guy I had wanted to date since I met him at the beginning of senior year. I called up my friend Blue and she helped with my hair, it turned out a little bit like Belle's hairstyle in Beauty and the Beast, bu
t more updated.
Saturday night came and promptly around 5pm Matt shows up to my house in his grandfathers suit from the 40's or 50's (it was so cool).
If you wanted a visual here you go:
He gave me a beautiful corsage and we headed to China Lily in Orem to meet up with the rest of the group. We ate some dinner (Lots of talking) and then proceeded to the dance that was being held at Orem High.
We saw some friends that were in the grade beneath us and we talked a bit but mostly stayed in our little group of super seniors!
Matt and I would always dance the slow dance together (
Dancing (if you like the guy)...(which I did)
and as the night continued on we would get a little bit closer and a little bit closer (haven't you girls ever gone on a date and the guy smells amazing? looks amazing? and is just amazing? Where you don't want the night to end? THAT: was this date) when the dance came to an end for the life of me I can't remember what we did...I think we have just taken everyone's dates home..he took me separately in his car. (Memories that you would like to write down) He walked me up to the door and we talked a little bit (I looked into those eyes and I wanted to kiss him right then and there, but, "what would he think of me" ..."would we still be able to friends if he didn't kiss me back"..."would his current girlfriend come hunt me down"..."dang he looks good" ... all these things were running through my head as it went quiet, the moon was out and there were no cars around. I could have easily just leaned forward and smacked him square on the lips right then and there...Did I? Did I?
No....too impulsive sadly :(
I said,"My mom is probably waiting for me, so I have to go"
.....Really Brianna?.....
So besides my little "scared" moment this was and is my perfect date. It fit all my wants and fulfilled all of my needs. And if I wasn't a pansy I could have gotten my first kiss ever with a guy that I had liked for a year or so and we clicked.

Well let's just say: Thank goodness for second chances ;)
but that's a story for another time.
So my perfect first date was with the guy i'm dating now. Woot. He did a pretty darn good patootin good job:) haha. Best. Date. Ever.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Day 2 a photo of something you ate today

My breakfast pretty much everyday of the week is Maple and Brown Sugar Oatmeal :)

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Day 1 a photo of yourself and a description of how your day was

I didn't get to sleep till 2am so my day started before I even went to sleep. :)
Start: 7:45 after sleeping in from my alarm clock which went off at 6:30
Social Work class at 8:30 - we got into groups and discussed ethical issues, my group got sexual harassment...yay.
I have a two hour break between Social Work and LDC so I called up my papa in Colorado and talked to him for a little bit. It was a nice conversation.
LDC we were learning a new song that has Swahili and Spanish sections and we were trying to get the rhythm down. It was taking a bit of time but now I have 1-ta-te-ta, 2-ta-te-ta, 3-ta-te-ta ...and 1-la-li, 2-la-li, 3-la-li...stuck in my head.
Afterwards a friend of mine invited me over to make a chocolate cake, for kicks whilst watching/catching up on the last two seasons of The Office! (love it)
5:15-Zumba down at BYU, and with friend in tow.
Food preparation: pasta, beans and bacon, and another piece of chocolate cake.
Talking with friends roommate about girls and how hard dating is.
Driving home in the cold and staring in awe at the moon above in the heavens before I walked into my house and checked if my mother was home from school.
Got into my PJ's.
Sat down at my computer to finish this post.

Happy Day 1

30 Day Blog Challenge!

It seems natural to jump on the bandwagon with everyone else doing the "30 Day Blog Challenge." I think this will give me some new insight to my life and to have you guys (whoever reads) be able to see me in a different and maybe not so boring life...seeing as a lot of these suggestions for the next 30 days include pictures!!! So, tomorrow (which is today, seeing as I am blogging at 1:42 am January 20, 2011) I will start my 30 day blogging extravaganza. I hope you tune in for the next 30 days to see what I come up with, comment, and maybe try it out yourself : )

Day 1 a photo of yourself and a description of how your day was
Day 2 a photo of something you ate today
Day 3 your idea of the perfect first date
Day 4 your favorite photograph of your best friend
Day 5 a photo of yourself two years ago
Day 6 a photo of an animal you'd love to keep as a pet
Day 7 your dream wedding
Day 8 a song to match your mood
Day 9 a photo of something you last purchased
Day 10 a photo of your favorite place to eat
Day 11 what's in your makeup bag?
Day 12 a photograph of the town you live in
Day 13 your favorite musician and why?
Day 14 a TV show you're currently addicted to
Day 15 something you don't leave the house without
Day 16 you celebrity crush
Day 17 a photo of you and your family
Day 18 something you crave a lot
Day 19 another picture of yourself
Day 20 the meaning behind your blog name
Day 21 a phot of something that makes you happy
Day 22 a letter to someone who has hurt you recently
Day 23 15 facts about you
Day 24 a photo of something that means a lot to you
Day 25 what's in your purse?
Day 26 a photo of somewhere you've been too
Day 27 a picture of you last year and now and how have you changed since then?
Day 28 your favorite music
Day 29 something that you could never get tired of doing
Day 30 a photograph of yourself today + three good things that have happened in the past

Sunday, January 16, 2011


Time seems to stop and have no meaning while you're waiting to hear if you got something or not.

Thursday, January 6, 2011

Thursday already

I've already been in classes for a full two days now. Wow, it seems like it has been a week at least. I LOVE all my classes, they are wonderful family ridden classes. I love it. Especially my marriage and family relationships class. One of my text book titles, "How to NOT fall in love with a jerk." hmm. good title I think. I probably would have bought that book not for a textbook if I ever saw it on the shelf. But now I have to go BEG my statistics for behavioral science to let me into the class.....

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Winter Semester...

has begun.
I have 9 credits as of right now, I need 12-13 by the end of the day.
I really wish that I was going to BYU...because...
1. Religion classes COUNT towards credits and GPA
2. There is a certain boy I would like to be there with...(sigh)
BUT alas, I did not work hard enough in high school so here is my kick in the pants for not being able to go to BYU. Sad day. My own fault, no one else's.
(Even though I sometimes feel that the ACT had a major conspiracy against me)
But, there are a lot of good things that could happen this semester, even if going to BYU is excluded from the mix, I have an array of awesome marriage/family/psych classes which I am so stinking exciting for. And I am working and preparing for a little audition I have next Saturday...bum bum bum (That was supposed to sound creepy, but came off as kinda of lame, I apologize)
Anyway, Off to school
Start of a new semester
I would say that life is going too good right now...
Life is practically better than my dreams, and I can imagine it will only get better.