Carson got up really early again this morning to go ice fishing. He accidentally locked the keys in the car while it was running and it was just a nightmare. Poor guy. I don’t know what he ended up doing because I was in bed nice and warm. But he was fishing for a good 8 or 9 hours. He loves it! While he was off fishing I got up, got ready, sorted through presents and wrapped some more. Then we went to his grandmas. I met almost all of his mom’s siblings and their families. Then we went to the Hansen Christmas party. It was so much fun! There was lots of good food. Santa came, then we played Bunko. It was my first time playing but I loved it! Carson lost his ring (second time since we’ve been married!) but he ended up finding it in one of those metal strainers for the sink. His ring is tungsten carbite and it’s abnormally huge. So it doesn’t look like a wedding ring, it looks more like a giant washer. But luckily we found it :] After the party we packed up and headed to our home sweet home in Ephraim.
Thursday, December 22, 2011
We slept in until about a half hour before we had to check out. I woke up with this awful migrane and I felt so so sick. Carson did all he could to make me feel better. He’s so good to me. Then we hurried and packed and then headed back to Richfield. We stopped in Cedar City for lunch at Gandolfos. It was so snowy and stormy. I was really scared because my car sucks in the snow. So I just had to lay back and sleep or else I would have just freaked out. Carson is an excellent driver though so he got us back safe and sound. We got back and I was still feeling really sick so I went downstairs and took a nap. Then I got up feeling a lot better and Carson and I started watching the new season of Supernatural. Ate some delicious dinner and then we wrapped some Christmas presents and went to bed.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Today we slept in then we got up to go look around for a grocery store. We bought a ton of snacks and took them back to our room. We watched a ton of Supernatural and then we went out and got some lunch. We went to this little diner called Blondie’s diner. It was delicious! I got the buffalo burger and Carson got the Elk burger. Food was delicious. The lady that owned it was hilarious and so cute. Everytime she came to check up on us she would tell us stories or crack some jokes. She was a really nice lady. Fun place. We definitely recommend it to anyone who goes there. That night we went to a sports grill called Jacks. All day I had been craving pasta and there was no place in town that was open, that served pasta. We came here because TCU was playing their bowl game and we thought that we might as well watch that while we ate. Carson got a burger (again) and I got macaroni and cheese. It was the closest thing to pasta and it definitely hit the spot. We got an ice cream sundae to share and it was also really good! We went back to the room and watched some more Supernatural (it’s just one of those shows that hooks you!) We got in an argument and I went on a drive. But when I came back we talked it out and figured it all out. He is really great that way. He won’t let feelings sit and fester. He likes to resolve things then and there. He wants us both to be happy. And he works really hard to resolve any disagreements we might have.
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Today we headed off on our belated honeymoon to Springdale, UT right next to Zions National Park. We got there and checked in. Our little suite was perfect! There was a huge TV, a couch, coffee table, bathroom. It was just a nice place to spend some time. We took naps and then went off to go find some dinner. Everything was basically closed for the season. We ended up going to this place called Wildcat Willies. It was a western themed saloon and restaurant. It was so good. Carson got a hamburger (of course) and I got a chicken fried steak with guacamole on it. It was soooo good! They served their drinks out of mason jars. It was awesome!
Monday, December 19, 2011
Today I got to sleep in til the early afternoon while Carson went ice fishing with his friends. After I couldn’t sleep any more I got up and got ready. Then headed out to do some Christmas shopping. I got all of my presents for Carson bought, wrapped and ready to go by the time he got back from fishing. He brought back a few pretty good lookin fish. While he was gutting them he sliced his finger open. It was bleeding pretty bad. But luckily for him (and me) I took and then was a TA for an EMS class in High School (so I wasn’t freaking out). I bandaged him up and things were all good. Then that whole afternoon him and I went Christmas shopping for my family, his family and then the people we had for various gift exchanges. Got home and watched the Steelers game and then went to bed.
Sunday, December 18, 2011
What a wonderful day. We watched a ton of football. Ate a ton of snacks. Then we packed our bags for the week and headed to Provo for my stepfamily’s Christmas party. It was such a blast. We had an Italian themed dinner. Pizza, pasta and bread galore. Plus for some strange reason there were saltenas too. So good! Then for dessert there were all sorts of things! Needless to say Carson and I were very happy. After dinner we got a visit from Santa!! The little kids were so happy! I was a little bit terrified. For some reason I am terrified of Santa. But Carson dragged me (he literally dragged me part of the way) to go take a picture with him. He asked me what I wanted for Christmas, I told him a baby. Carson told him not a baby, yet. Santa left and we played some Christmas games. There was a wordsearch, a Christmas trivia game and a Christmas movie trivia game. Then we played the stealing game. I don’t know what it’s really called but it’s my favorite part of the party every year. Each person brings a gift worth 5 dollars or less. Each table is a team. Each table gets 2 dice. Whenever you roll two sixes, the runner from your table gets to go to the gift table and bring a present back. When the gift table is out of gifts, you go and steal gifts from the other tables. This all happens in 5 minutes. Then at the end you divvy out all the gifts amongst your table and open them up. Carson got a giant starbucks mug and hot chocolate. I got crackers and a somer sausage! After the party we went to my moms house, picked up some presents people had dropped off and then headed to Richfield.
Saturday, December 17, 2011
We have been married a week today! And what better way to celebrate then go to Carson’s best friend’s wedding. It was a beautiful sealing. They got married in the Manti temple too and they were even sealed in the same room that we were. It was pretty neat to be back there, a week after we were married, same place and stuff. We went to the luncheon then back to Richfield again. I took a nap while Carson looked up some stuff on the internet because the internet at our apartment isn’t up and running yet. Then we went to Adam’s reception. It was so pretty. It was all Christmas themed. When we went through the line, they looked exactly how I felt standing in the line at our reception. Tired but so happy. It was awesome to see one of our good friends feeling that same happiness that we felt and still are feeling. At the reception we sat at a table with a bunch of the other groomsmen and their wives. It was weird to be part of that married group. It was cool but weird. Whit and molly were there too but they were sitting at another table and it was weird. I wanted to go sit by them and all my other friends but I felt like I was supposed to be with the married people. It’s cool but different to me to have other married friends. After the reception we went to Carson’s uncle Kevin’s house to pick up a dresser that he didn’t want anymore. Landon packed it in his truck and we came back to Ephraim. It’s been a busy, fun, long day.
Friday, December 16, 2011
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
I had a final this morning at 7 in the morning. It was so hard for me to get out of bed because of 3 reasons. 1) It was early. 2) It was cold and 3) I didn’t want to leave Carson. There is just no place I’d rather be than next to Carson. No matter what it is that we do I just love to be next to him. Later on that night, we got a visit from my old roommates Molly, Whit, Jaime and Jenny and Carson’s old roommate Landon. They came over to see our little apartment and brought us some treats. We just sat and talked for a while. It was nice to have some company. I love being married and having some time to myself but I get kind of lonely when Carson isn’t here. It’ll get better when I have kids to keep me company.
Monday, December 12, 2011
My classes were over but Carson still had to go to some of his. I stayed home got some cleaning and unpacking done. Then at 4 I had my team meeting for SBAs. After that Carson and I had our first FHE together. We threaded some popcorn to decorate our tree and watched the Goonies. I could definitely get used to and LOVE being at home in the evenings with my husband. Eating dinner and just spending time together. It’s going to be so great.
Sunday, December 11, 2011
Today was so relaxing. We stayed at the Hines Mansion.It’s this nice little bed and breakfast place. So cute. The breakfast was delicious! They had a little parlor with books and games. Little goodies for whenever we were hungry. The family that owned it was so nice. Highly recommend it to anyone! We stopped by my house on our way back to Ephraim and grabbed some things we needed. He carried me across the threshold of our apartment *aww* We unpacked some things and got settled in. Then we opened all of our presents. We got a lot of awesome things. Then it was back to unpacking.
Saturday, December 10, 2011
Friday, December 9, 2011
One of the most annoying things of being married is getting asked the question: So how’s the married life? I haven’t even been married a week! How the heck am I supposed to know what married life is like? Doesn’t it take a while to be able to know how married life is? So for all those people who ask how’s married life; here is a look into the glamorous life of the newly wedded Carson and Whitney Gentry.