Monday, December 28, 2009

For our 4 year anniversary we went to Old Town Alexandria for dinner, and to walk around.  It is the cutest little town, it's a lot like Georgetown, just not as crowded. It had a ton of restraunts around and shopping, and a beautiful water front of the Potomac.

The streets were all lit up for Christmas

We ate at the chart house, and if you look carefully our name is on the menu!

It was a beautiful water front table, and the food was wonderful!

Can't believe it's been four years!

We will definitely be going back to Old Town, it was so cute, and it felt like we were on vacation.

Christmas Eve was spent at the wonderful hospital, because Bryan had to work, and on Christmas day my parents came into town to celebrate! I'm loving my new scarves!

Saturday, December 19, 2009

So, I had to update, the snow is crazy! Even church was cancelled tomorrow. They think this is going to be a record breaking snow storm DC has ever had. The cars a literally barried in snow, and for some reason people are still trying to drive.

Well we woke up this morning to so much snow! The service project we had going on today has been canceled, and I'm assuming our double date to see the temple lights will be too! The snow just won't stop.
We finally got our Christmas tree up!
This is just the beginning, it's supposed to snow all day long

We decided to make a big breakfast of eggs and hashbrowns, and bacon, and stay inside and listen to christmas music, and enjoy the saturday we have together. We don't get many of them.

Bryan was freezing, he didn't bundle up enough

Monday, December 14, 2009

We got to go to AZ for a VERY quick trip, but it was well worth the travels. Nothing like a little AZ to give us a reality check that we definitely don't live normal relaxed lives! We didn't get pictures with the Whites, but it was so fun to see everyone!

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

DC got it's first snow day last weekend, it started as rain as I went to the grocery store, and when I got out it was snow. I actually liked it, I listened to Christmas music all day, it just brought that christmas cheer, I'm just glad it's not as bad as those Utah pictures I'm seeing, now that looks cold! I had my last day of clinicals at the hospital today! Can't believe it's already over, one semester of nursing school down (well almost, I have my final monday) 3 to go, and I'm loving it!
My clinical group minus one person who is taking the picture! Hooray for being done!

Friday, December 4, 2009

Would you believe me if I told you that the hat was fake and the sun glasses were too??? Probably not because I just found this real life photo thing on my computer that makes it look like you are in exotic places wearing really cool things. Here I am on a stage. As much as it looks like it, I'm actually not at a carnival and I'm not in the military.

I was so impressed by these pictures and how real life they look that I would suggest it for stacey and geoff then they wouldn't have to worry about always finding new locations
This one is a real nice surprise

Monday, November 30, 2009

This past weekend we decided to check out Virginia Beach and see if it's a place we'd like to come back to when the weather is actually warm. The decision is we will definitely be back, we had a great time! This is a terrible picture, but they put Christmas lights up the beach front for 3 miles which was pretty cute. This was Sunday, the weather actually got up to 70, and we went back and changed into our swim suites and got some sun. It felt so good, both of our skin has been in hiding from the sun for too long!

A picture of the coast line
One of the inlets with super cute houses on it
One of the highlights were the amazing crab legs we got, freshly caught and served...mmm mmm
They had a 3 mile board walk you could jog or ride bikes up and down

The beach at night
We rented some bikes as we usually do when we go to the beach, it never lets us down
You'll notice our attire, this day (Saturday) was really cold, we were completely bundled up so it was a pleasant surprise to find the next day so warm I think back east has some serious bi-polar weather.

Thanks for a fun trip Virginia Beach we hope to see you again soon!

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Although we were sad we didn't get to go home for Thanksgiving, we made the best of it and decided to make our own dinner. Everything turned out pretty good, and we had another couple over to enjoy it with us. We did the whole pumpkin pie thing too. I didn't have evaporated milk so I used skim milk and they still turned out ok suprisingly!

Our fellow friends who don't get to go home for the holidays either

The finished product.
Now we are going to one of Bryan's residents house on the real thanksgiving day and off to Virginia Beach tomorrow after Bryan gets off work! We can't wait!
Hope everyone has a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Saturday, November 21, 2009

A year ago from today, me and Bryan were here in Washington DC for his interview. This interview was the last of 12 in less than a month, and Bryan had gotten little sleep, little food, and some seriously high stress. We didn't get to our hotel till after 2 in the morning because we got lost, on top of not getting much sleep before. This is him before he went to his interview a year ago. He said this place was a long shot, but he'd give it a try anyways. As you all know despite these things it went well, and we are very happy it did because DC is awesome. Now he's on the other side of it all, interviewing not the interviewer and man is it a much better side to be on for him. Here he is getting ready to go and see who the next years possibilities will be.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

A few weekends ago Bryan and Shelly got to come down and visit us. We fit in as much as we could in a weekend (including sleeping in). Tried some good restaurants, did some site seeing, and played games. Everything was great except for a disturbing story they told us about an 8 year old girl who still breast feeds... still can't shake that one off. This is 2 Amy's and amazing pizza place, if you ever come down we suggest you try it out.

Thanks for visiting us Barneys!!!

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