Just a Thought

I realize more and more every day how well my sister knows me and how grateful I am for her friendship. "Reese, just listen to me. You know I am always going to give you the best advice. Forget everyone else."

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The other day I was complaining about something and my friend's response was "Babe you are thirty." That is not okay!

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Spending time with a true gentleman is a game changer.

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I have been 7 weeks without Diet Coke. It feels great. The other day though I caught myself saying "look we both know you are going to relapse eventually, it might as well be today." That is straight up addict thinking and it scared me a little.

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I still haven't told the bestie about my incident the other night with the Woods Cross police. But he came really close to guessing it.... I haven't told my father yet either.

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The Jason Aldean Concert was AMAZING!!! Seriously! Who is going to Luke Bryan with me? I am designing some seriously funny/sexy t-shirts for the event. You will want one for sure!

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Latest Obsessions

with Fresh Parmesan and red pepper.

Luke Bryan
I can't stop listening. ALWAYS on repeat on my ipod. Concert AND new album next month. "I can't even talk to you right now... The new Luke Bryan album is on itunes!" I maybe said that to my boss.

Noosa Yoghurt
Seriously, it is so expensive but try it. You will never be the same again. The strawberry rhubarb is my favorite.

HATING on the new format. How is with me? Is it just me or should one of the categories be reference? You know, a folder I can save my recipes and pictures people have email to me? None of that fits into the 4 given categories. Google! I want to make my own flippin category!

Mormon Memes
Oh my goodness I want to have this as my screen saver. It makes me laugh out loud every time I look at it! 

I'm dying! Look at his face! 


 Where do people come up with this stuff?

The head... in the bed... It kills me!
OK. I'm done now.


Sharknado V. Pacific Rim

Last night I left Dave's house early and was heading home to do some laundry, watch some well earned television, and go to bed early. The Lord had other plans for me. So did the Woods Cross City police department. But that is a story for another time.

In the middle of "Traumatic" experience my phone rang. It was Kyle. It was extra funny because his ring tone is a "DUN DUN DUN" kind of tone. Oh so accurate for the situation I was in. I couldn't help but laugh. I think it actually helped my situation.

Anyway... Kyle wanted to go to a movie. He gave me a list of options. Then after I picked one he picked a different one and we went to see Pacific Rim.
I have seen movies in 3D before and thought "meh." This movie was AMAZING in the 3D department. But oh the cheesiness. I could not take another moment of poorly written dialogue. This is one of the movies you see for action only. That is totally fair. But if you can't write a tender scene just leave it out. Don't make us all sit in the theater cringing from how awkward these scenes are.

Spoiler alert. At the end of the movie, the two pilots that you are supposed to have grown attached to but really you still don't care much about the fate of either, have just saved the world from the Kiju and are floating in a life raft in the middle of the ocean... This is intense guys... They lean in and... nothing. That is the end of the movie. You save the world, and with all that adrenaline pumping through your system you don't even kiss her face off? Seriously. Why even save the world?

While watching this movie I couldn't help but compare it to a movie Dave and I had seen a few weeks ago. Have you heard of Sharknado? It's on the Syfy channel. Go DVR it right now and plan a movie night, you will not be disappointed. I promise.

Warning. This movie is bloody. But in an almost comical way. You are going to want to pay close attention so you don't miss the part where one of the main characters falls out of a helicopter and is swallowed mid air by a shark. Only a moment later another shark comes after our other female lead and her father fires up his chainsaw and jumps INTO the shark to save her. You will want to watch the rest of the clip so you can see how this movie ends. It is incredible I promise!

But at the end of this movie after he has saved the world and his daughter. He is COVERED is shark blood and guts he gets a kiss from his ex-wife. That kiss made Dave gag and so I made sure to find a clip that included it for your viewing pleasure.

We discussed in depth whether there would ever be a time in life where your significant other might be covered in blood and you wouldn't be able to wait a couple of minutes for them to get cleaned up. We couldn't come up with one. While watching the movie one of those little blurbs popped up showing fun tweets about the movie and one said something along the lines of "will people start putting 'I would chainsaw myself out of a shark for you' into their wedding vows?"

I would like to add to the list... True love means never sharing a bloody entrails kiss. But to be fair at least in this movie someone actually felt some perceivable emotions after saving the world.


But Seriously... Thanks!

To all the men I have dated... and "dated." That's right, I mean you. 

I am so grateful for you. That's right all of you. I have been thinking lately of how truly blessed I've been.

Thank you for respecting me. I hate when you send me home at 11 because I just want to stay with your arms around me. Thank you for putting that aside so we can both be functional for work in the morning.

I am not the only one who is grateful that you never pushed the line. Thanks for treating me like a daughter of God. I don't have to tell you I like kissing, you know I do, but respect is sexy. Thank you for never asking me to compromise OUR standards. It made me feel safe with you, and that's another very attractive trait.

Thank you for truly knowing me. The ins and outs, highs and lows... the details. For seeing me at my worst and loving me anyway. 

Thank you for making me laugh.

Thanks for all the dates at Formosa when you'd have rather eaten about anywhere else.

Thank you for being honest with me. I never had to wonder what I meant to you. I never had to feel insecure.

Thank you for loving my family. For chatting with mom, for playing with the babes. They really like you guys.

Thank you for sharing your families. I love how easily they open their hearts and homes to me and made me feel like one of them. I can't tell you how much that has meant to me over the years.

Some of you had big secrets, things maybe you hadn't even admitted to yourself. But you were honest with me. You trusted me with your secret and your heart. We loved each other through it. I hope you are stronger for it and know how much I love you.

Thank you for reminding me even now that you love me and that I'm beautiful. That I am worth it. 

Thank you for loving me through the hardest times of my life, when I was a little crazy and didn't always have the strength to love you back the way you deserved. I appreciate your patience.

I could not have asked for better men in my life. The Lord has truly blessed me. 


A Serious Crush

On my trip to Flaming Gorge this weekend...

I met someone.


Should I add them on facebook?

Should I wait and see if they add me?

Is it too soon to call?

I wonder if they like me.

Was I cool enough?

Funny enough?

Come across too irritating?

Was I too clingy?


I totally have a GIRL crush. I met this girl and I just feel like we were meant to be best friends. But seriously... is it too soon to call?



I went to Flaming Gorge this weekend. We were rafting the river and meeting so many new people that I couldn't remember anyone's name. A quick name game was suggested.

"I'm Annie Hall. My name is a famous movie that beat Star Wars for best picture!"

"Your name is Jaws?"

"Well played David Oaks, well played..."

I will long remember your name.