Arizona State VS Oregon State

The Huge Student Section!

The marching band before the game


ASU is about to score a TOUCHDOWN!!

Tom and his Bro, Sam

Greg Laybourn, he is Tom and Sam's Friend from Oregon.

Arizona kills Oregon 41-26!

After the game we went down to meet Greg. He plays for Oregon on their special teams. He was good friends with Sam in High School and Tom is really good friends with his older Brother, Chris. I was so excited to get a pic with him, he is like the most famous person I have met:) We had such a great time at the game!! And a special thanks to Grandma Debbie for watching little Braden!! Your'e the best!


Madison High School

I saw this on Sonda's Blog and I thought it would be a fun blast from the past. These are all questions about High School...
1. Who were your best friends? Tara, Shalee,Rachael, Kim, Michelle, Jenny
2. What sports did you play? Mostly Basketball. Track and Softball my sophmore year.
3. What kind of car did you drive? Nissan Altima, now Tom drives it, and he just barely took the Roxy stickers off the back of it:)
4. On a Friday nights what were you doing? Probley rolling burning tires down the Teton Dam, freaking ourselves out at Wolfman's Cabin, bon fires and fourwheeling at the sand dunes, going to the ice caves, cheering at the football games, then, sleeping out on the tramp. You gotta love Rexburg!
5. Were you a party animal? Not really, just good clean fun!
6. Were you considered a flirt? Hmmm, not sure.
7. Were you in band, orchestra, or choir? No musical abilty whatsoever.
8. Were you a nerd? Definately in Middle School, but I kinda grew out of it by High School.
9. Did you ever get suspended/expelled? No way.
10. Can you still sing the fight song? Parts of it, its a little fuzzy
11. Who was your favorite teacher? Probley Mr. Gumpke. Not many people can make trigonometry fun.
12. Where did you sit during lunch? A variety of fast food resturants. Usually Wendy's, Subway, KFC, or Taco Time.
13. Name the school full name? Madison High School
14. School mascot? Bobcat
15. School Colors? Red, White, with a little grey
16. Rival high school? RIGBY!
17. Did you go to Prom? I would never miss a reason to DANCE!
18. If you could go back and do it again, would you? Maybe, but I wouldn't change anything. It was good times!
19. What do you remember most about graduation? It was outside at the BYU-I Stadium and it was pouring rain and FREEZING. I couldn't wait for it to end.
20. Where did you go senior skip day? I don't think we had that. But we did ditch one day to just drive up and down Main Street in the back of a truck throwing water balloons.
21. Favorite memory? Thats really tough. There are so many fun times on the basketball team. And I can't forget about the senior trip to Lagoon:0)
22. Were you in any clubs? Not a one.
23. Where did you go most often for lunch? WENDY'S, chicken nuggets and fries. We were really healthy.
24. Have you gained some weight since then? I agree with Sonda, this question is crappy!
25. Who was your Senior prom date? Bryce
26. Are you planning on going to your 10-year reunion? If im in town, but I won't make a special trip for it.
27. Who was your home room teacher? ???
28. Who will re-post this after you? Probley Kasey!
29. Who was your high school sweetheart? He knows who he is.
30. Do you still talk to people from high school? Not too much, but we try to keep in touch, mostly on facebook.
31.Did you win prom queen or king? Heck no.
32. Where did you work in high school? Never had a full time job, but I did work Potato Harvest. Two weeks in October, they let out school so we can all work in the pits. Two grand in two weeks, lasted me the whole year!
33. What were your grades? 3.9 gpa
34. What was your dress style? Just jeans and cute tops, nothin fancy.
35. What year did you graduate? 2002


Braden totally cracks me up! His favorite thing to do is walk around the house to find things to pick up and walk around with. Here are a few of his "choices". Everyday I find him with something new..


The Toilet Brush

The Remote for the TV

His sippy cup and some plastic thing

My Cell Phone
My Old Toothbrush
Last, but not least- The Plunger!


Braden's Turning 1!!

Hey all of you that live in this wonderful Desert of AZ! Be sure to keep October 13th open, cuz you don't want to miss out on BRADEN'S BIG BIRTHDAY BASH!! I'll be sending out invites soon, but just wanted to make sure that you SAVE THE DATE! Have a good one!


Labor Day at the POOL

The Bear Crawl

Lemon-Lime Cake Recipe

I forgot to take a picture of it, until it was half gone:)
But this cake is Awesome, and SOOO easy to make!!!

All you need is:
1 box of lemon cake mix
1 small box of lime jello
1 small box of instant lemon pudding
1 packet of dream whip
1 1/2 c. milk

Make the cake as directed on the box
Let cool in fridge for about an hour

Mix jello with 3/4 c. boiling water
add 1/2 c. cold water
Put in fridge for about 10 minutes to cool, but don't let thicken

Poke holes in cake with serving fork, about 20 times
Stir jello and pour over cake evenly

For the Topping:
Mix pudding, dream whip and 1 1/2 c. milk with hand mixer for 5 minutes or until it thickens.
Spread over cake and ENJOY!!

Put leftover cake in fridge.


Oregon Duck Season Begins!!!

Yeah!!! The Ducks have their first game today!!

Lake Season Over:(

Sadly, the Lake season here is pretty much over:(
Here are pics and video from our last boat trip with the Garlocks!
All the cousins eatin chips on the way back to the dock
The Lake Babies

Jared, Drew and Rocky on back of boat

Kassie Face Plants!

Tom Crashes and Burns!

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