|(This picture was taken a couple of months before we started dating--at the very beginning of our friendship!)|
Friday, September 21, 2012
Friday, August 17, 2012
Seriously we are in Xanadu! Married life is amazing. I have an amazing husband who does so much for me. As we speak he is retrieving the oil to rub on my sore neck. Man, am I lucky or what??
Natalie & Spencer (Temple Only) from A Guy & A Girl Productions on Vimeo.
During our engagement, we sat down with our parents to plan what we wanted our wedding to be like and how we were going to do that. We thought it would be a fun idea to have video footage of our debut as husband and wife! I wasn't very interested in a long movie of the reception, etc, but we thought a little video would be fun. So, I sent an email to my friend Cameron of A Guy and A Girl Productions and this is what he came up with. It is AMAZING! We love it. It is exactly what I was looking for :) I have already watched it a million times (roughly) and Spencer and I love to watch it together.
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Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Remember how a few months back I posted a blog about how I couldn't believe I had been engaged to the most wonderful man in the world for four days?
|We did it!!!|
|Me and the boys!|
Well guess what? I have now been married to the most wonderful man in the world for over a month. It has been an amazing month! I didn't know I could feel so blessed and lucky. My husband is amazing and I love being married to him. We have already had some fun adventures including broken glasses, leaky sinks, and trips to the hospital, and we look forward to the adventures of the rest of our lives!!
|All the girls! Murrays on the left, Rileys on the right! I love my new family!! They are so amazing, supportive, and fun!|
|All the boys! Murrays on the left, Rileys on the right. I love that I have more brothers! And an awesome (and buff) father in law!|
Posted randomly by Natalie at 11:48 AM
Friday, July 20, 2012
Tuesday, July 03, 2012
|Our debut as husband and wife!|
|With our sisters Abby and Nicole.|
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Monday, June 18, 2012
A little over a month ago, Spencer and I set a goal to go to baptisms six times (in six different temples) before our wedding. We did it! We went to the Provo, St. George, Draper, Oquirrh Mountain, Mt. Timpanogos, and Salt Lake temples. It was amazing. I am so grateful and blessed to be marrying a wonderful, worthy man!
PS: 3 DAYS!!!
Posted randomly by Natalie at 3:50 PM
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Seven days until the wedding!! Can you believe it? It's coming up so soon!
Okay. I know I'm a bit behind! But...last week we went to the Mt.Timpanogos Temple as part of our countdown. The next time we go there will be when I go through the temple!
|100 day engagement brownies!|
Posted randomly by Natalie at 10:21 AM
Friday, June 01, 2012
These past few days have been great!
Okay, I will be the first to admit that I get incredibly stressed out by little things. I know, I know, something to work on! And lately I've been letting myself get carried away. It's like if I think one anxious thought, my mind won't let it go. So yes, I've jumped on the mind train a few times lately. But for every time I jumped on that awful train, someone has been there to help me jump off. And I have! So we're good.
Posted randomly by Natalie at 10:19 AM
Monday, May 28, 2012
Saturday, May 26, 2012
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Thursday, May 10, 2012
I know, you are all dying to know how many more days until the wedding! The official count is in: 41 days from tomorrow!! Considering we started counting down from the triple digits, this wedding is feeling incredibly close right now. And I am so excited! I can't believe someone as wonderful as S. Winston is going to marry someone like me! Wow. I am definitely blessed. Things keep falling into place and we are all but done with all of the wedding preparation.
Last week, Spencer and I set a goal to go to the temple and do baptisms six times before the wedding. And thus begins our temple countdown!
Posted randomly by Natalie at 10:32 PM
Saturday, May 05, 2012
There were dangers, and confusions, and our paths would often swerve. There were constant disillusions, but we never lost our nerve. And we reached the right conclusions, and we got what we deserved.
Though it's fearful, though it's deep, though it's dark, and though you may lose the path--though you may encounter wolves-- you mustn't stop, you mustn't swerve, you mustn't ponder, you have to act!
To get your wish you go into the woods where nothing's clear. Where witches, ghosts, and wolves appear. Into the woods and through the fear you have to take the journey. Into the woods and down the dell. In vain, perhaps, but who can tell?
Into the woods to get the thing that makes it worth the journeying.
Posted randomly by Natalie at 11:55 AM
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Friday, April 13, 2012
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Saturday, March 24, 2012
You may be noticing a trend in the topic of my blogs lately...they are all spencerspencerspencer! This is because he is AMAZING. I am the luckiest girl in the whole world!
Anyway, the purpose of this particular post is to inform you that we have created a wedding website, to satiate your desire to learn more about us!
Posted randomly by Natalie at 5:51 PM
Tuesday, March 06, 2012
...and I still CANNOT believe I am marrying this boy. I feel like I'm living someone else's life because it just seems so perfect! I could not have imagined someone more wonderful than Spencer. He's all I've wanted all my life and even more! Much more. Good as gold and better.
Posted randomly by Natalie at 10:14 PM
Saturday, March 03, 2012
Spencer is the most amazing man I have ever met. I am blessed to have him in my life. He is kind, wonderful, and so good. It blows my mind that someone as wonderful as he wants to spend forever with me! We are getting married June 21st and we couldn't be happier! I can't stop smiling and thinking about how lucky I am. It's amazing how life works out.
Monday, February 27, 2012
Saturday, February 18, 2012
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Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Monday, January 30, 2012
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
I was trying so hard to get off the mind train, but it's hard when the train is barreling down upon you ninety to the dozen!
I had to just jump off that train, in a very Sherlock Holmes sort of way. And I realized some things.
I have been dreaming of teaching school for a long time. And now what am I doing? Teaching school! I have a whole classroom full of little wonders. While school is crazy and busy and hard, it's a dream come true and I am loving it!
I'm dating a wonderful guy. No more a smart little girl with no heart! Seriously, he's lovely and perfect. True. And if you'll excuse an expression I use...
And lastly, a quote from my favorite British friend: "I've decided to just be happy, because if not then you can't really help anyone." And really, charity is always something I need to be working on!
Saturday, January 14, 2012
Sunday, January 01, 2012
So, to be completely honest, 2011 started out rough. But I worked at being happy, prayed a lot, and soon I was definitely able to grow and change. I've had so many great experiences and blessings this year! Wouldn't change it for the world, but I'm ready to see what 2012 has to offer :)
Spent more lovely time in a boot! Had to start wearing orthotics.
Finished the majority of my undergrad coursework and got hired as an intern at Orchard Hills Elementary. This is what I had been dreaming about for years...definitely cried on the phone when the principal called to tell me.
Met Marc Brown! Very exciting.
Was called as RSP for the second time...there's obviously a lesson I need to learn!
My best friend got married!!
Had a great vacation to Disneyland with my family. Went on Tower of Terror for the first time and I LIVED!
Started my first year of teaching! Totally fell in love with my job and 25 ten year olds.
Had an intense Halloween party at a barn--we survived, and luckily my car did too!
Talked to Santa...and he totally delivered this year. I believe!
Got to see the Mormon Tabernacle Christmas Concert with a pretty awesome guy and two of my best friends.
Ended the year by spending some great time up at Aspen Grove with the Murrays!
As you can see, I've had a great year. I feel very blessed and I'm excited to set goals and grow next year!