Friday, January 28, 2011

What's Up With Us

Stewart and I have started working on the basement.  It has not been the most fun we have had, but we are glad to be getting it done.  I will admit that I would much rather paint or lay tile than I would hang sheet rock.  School has been going well for me.  I have a very busy class this year with 30 students, and most of them are boys!!  Stewart has been busy with work and he getting ready to take his PLS test in April.   
This is my class during our Christmas party.

Here is Stewart as we were getting ready to hand the first piece of sheet rock.

One of the bedroom downstairs. 

This is Zoey every time Stewart or I come home.  She is sticking her head through the cat door and waiting for us to come in. 

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays everyone.  Stewart and I have been working alot and we can't wait for Christmas break.  Here are some pictures of what we have been up to lately.  

 This is Penny in her Halloween costume.  Dosen't she look so happy:)
 This picture is of some of my students from our field trip to the farm.

 Here is Zoey in her Halloween costume.  She actually enjoyed her's.

These pictures are of our house on the day we got the huge snow storm.  This picture was taken around 2:00 pm!!  It was a crazy day dealing with the weather, but the good thing was school was closed because of the storm!!

Saturday, July 31, 2010

Summer.....Part 2

I can't believe the month of July is over.  We only have one month left and summer is gone.  This summer has flown by.  Stewart and I are finally done with the front yard.  It is so nice to be done with it.  We started working on the yard last summer and we still have to finish the backyard, but that wont take to long.  We have been taking puppy training classes with Zoey and she graduated from her class this week.  I know some think it is silly to take dog training classes, but we have seen a huge difference with her.  We stayed home this year for the fourth of July.  My brother and his girlfriend came over.  We had a really nice time.  We thought Zoey would love the fireworks, but she cried most of the time and we ended up putting her in the house.  Here are some pictures of the yard, Zoey with her graduation certificate, and us on the fourth.      

Thursday, July 1, 2010


Stewart and I have been busy finish up the landscaping in the front and keeping Zoey from destroying the house.  Zoey loves to dig and chew stuff up.  We have decided to not do anything in the back yard.  She has already chewed on our trees and the two rose bushes.  She has been digging in our garden and this is the first summer where we have been able to actually do something with our garden!  So our back yard now consists of chicken wire over any living plant that we want to live.  Other than that we have been having a lot of fun with her.  We enjoy taking her on walks in the evening and taking her fishing.  She went swimming in the lake for the first time last weekend.  Stewart almost had a heart attack!!  It was hilarious:()
I have been teaching swimming lessons at Golds Gym and Stewart is staying busy with work.  These are some pictures of our two girls!!
This is Penny trying to catch a mouse that fell down our window well.  She stayed in the well for most of the day.  In case you haven't heard Penny has caught lots of mice and likes to bring them home to show Stewart and I. 
 P.S they are alive!!

Zoey had just gotten done digging in the garden after we had watered it.

    I just love this picture.  She is sooo cute especially with the dirt on her nose:)

Saturday, May 29, 2010

The newest member of our family....

This is the newest member of our family Zoey.  We adopted Zoey Friday night from the Pocatello Animal Shelter.  She is a Hound/Bulldog mix.  She is only 2 months old.  Stewart and I are having a great time with her.  She is a very sweet and loving dog.  Our cat Penny is taking this new addition pretty well.  She has not taken her eyes off of her.  Last night she "babysat" her all night.  It was pretty cute.  It looks like Stewart and I will have a pretty busy summer.   

Monday, April 12, 2010


On top of teaching 4th grade I have been on a dance company.  The company started with a few girls from the studio I teach at.  They decided that Pocatello needed a dance company for older dancers. So they asked me to join.  I was way pumped to be on the dance company until the school year started.  I panicked thinking I could not keep up with dancing and teaching.  It wasn't until my wise mom told me to suck it up and in the end I would be glad I stuck with the dancing.  Being the wise daughter that I am I listened to my mom and I am glad I did... 
This is our first year and we have a long way to go; like come up with a company name!!  But we have had a lot of fun and have done a few perfromances.  Most the dancers teach with me at the dance sutdio, but some dance with I.S.U.  To help promote the company we took these pictures in Old Town Pocatello.  They turned out really good and it was a lot of fun!!  Here are a few:)

Wednesday, March 31, 2010


We have returned to cold, snowy Idaho after 8 days in sunny, warm Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. We had a blast seeing the sites and relaxing on the beach. Here are a few pictures from our trip.