Monday, March 30, 2009

3 boys and a girl?!?!

Ok so I don't know if yall have heard about the necklace baby predictor test. Well what you do is you put a necklace with some sort of pendant that dangles from it over a girl's wrist. The necklace will move certain direction back and forth if you are having a boy and the necklace will move in a circle if it's a girl. You can even do it to women who have already had children and it gets it right every time of the order of kids and how many they've had. We did it to Tami and it moved in a cirlce (for Chelsea), stopped, moved back and forth and stopped 3 times for each of the three Taylor boys. It was crazy. AND the necklace would only move when it was over someone's wrist. I was a little skeptical at first, but the person holding the necklace kept their arm and hand perfectly still. So I had to try. It said I will have 3 boys and 1 girl! I'm not totally banking my future on this necklace baby test, but I thought it was really interesting. My mom has ALWAYS said that I'm going to have 4 kids so maybe she's right! I guess I will continue the Briggs/Taylor family curse of basically only having BOYS. jk it's not a curse =]
So we shall seeeeee...not anytime soon though lol!

Monday, March 16, 2009

Laptop crash

Sooo sadly my laptop is no longer working, so no posts till Geek Squad fixes it. I am SO happy that my mom bought a 3 year warranty for my computer. That laptop has survived a lot: battery acid spilling all over they keyboard and several trips from Texas to Idaho.
However I do have GREAT news! One of Matt and James' friends, Johnny is letting us live in his HUGE townhome for 4 months in the summer for only $325 dollars a month! Johnny sells security systems every summer with his wifey, and they are letting James, Matt and me live there for really cheap. That way, they save money on their mortgage when they're not even living in their home for summer, and we don't have to spend every penny we earn on our current $625 a month rent payment and groceries. It's perfect! I wish it was more of a permanent arrangement, but it saves us about a grand! Woo hoo!

The townhome we will be living in this summer!!

Monday, March 9, 2009

Lots of fun things!

This post is a little spread out over last month and this month. Mikey got his mission call to the Argentina, Neuquen mission! He is giving his farewell talk at church this Sunday, and we are all driving down to the MTC in Provo next Wednesday to drop him off. It's going to be a very sad day. Mikey will be learning Spanish in the MTC, and he is happy that he gets to learn that language. I have never been to the MTC before to drop off a missionary, so it should be interesting. All of the boys in Matt's family (8 of them!) have all served missions all over the world.

At the grandparent's house after Mikey got his call
Mikey opening his mission call!!
We LOVE BOWLING! Bowling is one of our favorite hobbies (even though we are horrible at it) A few meeks ago we went with our friends, the Morley's, and the Mofrad's to an arcade/bowling place. Of course, Matt and I lost... Here is a picture of all 6 of us. The couple on the left just got married this past weekend in Boise!
Ali, Hailey, and Dan
Amanda and Ali!
For Valentine's day I bought Matt what he loves...sugar! I do not know how he doesn't have diabetes yet. I also bought him Batman Begins on Blu-Ray. It's a movie that he always wants me to watch, but every time we watch it I fall asleep! It's a way good movie though, and it leads perfectly in to the Dark Knight! Matt bought me (really us) an Xbox 360. Valentine's day treats!
Checking out the treats!
Settlers of CATAN!! Ok yall this is seriously the most fun game ever! It's a little expensive, but if you see it, BUY IT! It is so addiciting, and every time you play it's different. Our friends come over like every weekend just to play this game, and we also play every Sunday at Matt's parents. It's a lot of trading and strategizing to build "settlements" and "cities".
My two old roommates Mary (curly hair) and Nicole came to visit me and Matt a couple of weeks ago! Mary lives in Provo right now, and she just got accpeted to BYU! I am so jealous! I have known Mary since 2nd grade, and we were roommates for almost 2 years. Nicole is Mary's cousin, and we all lived together for the first 4 semesters of school. Nicole HATES all types of games, and she lovedddd Settlers of Catan, that's how much fun that game is!

Mary and Nicole playing street fighter.
Nicole and I going snowboarding with Matt a year ago.
Mary and I sledding in Provo last winter!
This weekend Matt and I took a trip down to Salt Lake! One of Matt's friends bought us tickets to the Utah Jazz vs. Denver Nuggets basketball game! We stayed with one of Matt's mission Companions, Trent and his wife Eliza. They got engaged a week before us and got married a week before us, and we went on almost the same cruise! They are sooo cool, and we love visiting them. I don’t know why, but we didn’t take a single picture with them!
Some things we did in Salt Lake: Jazz game/we went shopping for Matt ( he has not bought any clothes since he got home a year ago from his mission!) That was so fun for me picking out clothes for him!Going out to eat with the Guzy’s/Driving through a blizzard, and the wind shield wipers freeze…super funPlaying Settlers of Catan! Trent and Eliza had never played before, and we got them hooked!

Walking to the game!


This guy was HILARIOUS! He had an old school John Stockton jersey and did REDICULOUS dances throughout the entire game. He even got to dance with the cheerleaders during halftime! He was so weird and hilarious.

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

The let down!

So if any of you watched the Bachelor finale last night it was absolutely rediculous. The Bachelor, Jason picks Melissa, and proposes. She says yes. She was my favorite girl from the beginning of the show partly because she is a Dallas Cowboys cheerleader! So at the "After the Final Rose" after show, Jason claims that he no longer has feelings for Melissa, and decides he wants to be with Molly (the girl he didn't choose at the finale show) Molly still loves Jason so she gladly accepts. He never even gives Melissa a reason why he doesn't have feelings he just says over and over how he has to follow his heart. I thought Melissa handled herself very well, and put that fool in his place. I hate the Bachelor and I won't ever watch that show again...even though I probably will! lol! I just hope this Thursday isn't ANOTHER re-run of The Office, and they show a new episode already!

The not even cute, Bachelor