Girls Weekend

I feel blessed and honored to be called mom

A surprise lunch date

Who wouldn’t love to have his arms around you???

Lets go listen to the prophets voice at Women’s Conference

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I love to see the temple

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We thank thee of God for a prophet

President Nelson’s 4 Challenges in

Women’s Session 2018

1. Participate in a 10-day fast from social media

and any other media which may produce

negative and impure thoughts. Notice and

record changes, experiences and impressions

during this time. “The effect of your 10-day

fast may surprise you.”

2. Read the Book of Mormon between now and

the end of the year and mark each verse

which refers to the Savior. Doing so will invite

blessings of increased inspiration, revelation

and miracles by bringing you closer to the

Savior.

3. Attend the temple regularly and make it a

habit. Time in the temple will “teach you how

to draw upon His priesthood power with

which you have been endowed in His

temple.”

4. Participate more fully in Relief Society and

study the current Relief society statement of

purpose. Doing so will help women to better

understand their purpose at this precise time

and their role in the gathering of Israel.

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Hillary made this 85 day reading schedule and President Nelson’s Challenge.  I washi taped them inside these Books of Mormon and gave them to the sisters I minister to.

A Day at the Park

We thought going to the park is the perfect place to get some great photo’s of the kids together…funny how it never turns out quite how you picture it in your mind…we did get a few shots that are worth printing!!

 

SMILE…

These things make me smile….
   
   The smell of spring
   A rainy day and a good book
   A text that says, “I love you”
   Monday morning emails from Andrew
   Looking at my fabric
   Turning on my sewing machine
   Walking out of the gym
   Yummy tacos
   A bike ride along the ocean
   Visits from my kids
   Weekends with Don
   Going to bed
   Walking into a massage
   Birds chirping outside my window
   Shopping
 Holding my grand babies
   Reading my scriptures
   Walking into the temple
   A movie that makes me cry
   A book that I can’t put down
   Taking pictures
   Flying
   A yummy salad
   Lunch with friends
   Facetiming
   An afternoon at the hair salon
   A clean house
   The sound of laundry in the machine
   Spending time on FamilySearch.org
  Our family text group
   Ice Cream
   Cute shoes
   Oranges hanging from our tree
 INSTAGRAM
 When all kids are happy…
   PINK PEONIES 

I could go on and on!  My favorite saying is “Look for the good in everyday”…as we do this a smile should be on all our faces!
   
   
   
   

Forever Friends & Family

Every one needs a best friend and when that best friend is your shopping buddy it’s an added bonus!  We vacation together and every year attend BYU Education Week…it is a wonderful experience and one that I look forward to and cherish!
What’s really unbelievable is that we are sister in-laws and we share the same birthday.  When people make comments and ask if we are sisters my response is, “sisters from different mothers”!!  (of course I always say she’s older, but clearly you can tell that is not true).  Cyndy will be in many of my post because she is one styling’ woman!!
Meet Cyndy from St. George Utah




 

 

 

 

Merry & Bright??

This photo shoot didn’t turn out quite like Hillary and I imagined…besides the fact that Q loved the lights and started swinging them…surprise, they broke, we just couldn’t get him to stop moving.  Why is it that pinterest makes it look sooooo easy??  We need to do a take two, and then use lights that won’t brake!  

 

Quentin is 1

 

It’s been so fun to watch Quentin grow and show us his personality!!  He has had some challenging issues i.e..food issues, dry skin but he is a doll and has brought so much love into all of our hearts!!  Grandma loves her Q!!!

 

Part 2 of Mother’s Day week…

I asked each of the kids to write about one of their memory gems…everyone of them made me cry!! I truly do love being a mom!!

(this time I am going to start with Andrew and work my way up to get it in the right order…)
Andrew….

I always remember when I was younger and I had a nightmare I would always go to moms room and she would always come and sing me back to sleep. She always got right up and I never heard her complain. Whenever she would sing, I’d fall asleep immediately and I wouldn’t have any more nightmares that night. This is one of my favorite things about mom! Love you mom!! Happy Mother’s Day!
Moms not only just my mommy but she’s my best friend. Something that both of us have noticed is that I usually only get super sick when dad is out of town. That has its advantages and disadvantages but I remember countless time when I was sick and went into moms room and woke her up. When I told her I wasn’t feeling well she would tell me to crawl into bed with her and we would cuddle until I fell asleep again. 

 

Another memory is that when I was in high school me and mom would go shopping literally every weekend. I remember this one time when we were in Nordstrom and I was trying on some clothes and I fell in love with a shirt I was wearing. I looked at the price tag and told mom the price and we both knew I didn’t have enough money. I put the shirt on the hanger and we left. We went and grabbe lunch and mom said out of the blue that she had some cash in her wallet that dad had given her and she would let me use it to get the shirt I wanted. I knew that money was moms clothing money and I also knew she wanted to use it on something we had seen earlier. Yet she was willing to give up what she wanted to make me happy. I love you mommy!! You really are my best friend and I know that you will always be there for me! Xoxo

 

My favorite memory: My last day in Panama was a Monday. President had told me that I would see my parents Monday evening after we had completed the days activities. Cheng, Storey, and I had our interviews in the city at 8 am. We finished and then had free reign over where we went for the next few hours. We went down to the waterfront, then to the rich mall, then to the poor people mall. We finally decided to head over to the temple early and grabbed a taxi to get us there. We arrived at the temple. Next to the temple is a large building where the temple presidency lives and is also a guest house for those who travel long distances and need a place to rest. The building has a main entrance and then various side doors. Since it was a monday, the temple and its facilities are basically closed to everyone, except missionaries leaving the following day. We went into the building using a side door that some construction workers opened for us. We then entered the main salon of the building and I look to my left and see two gringos sitting there. I did not know who they were at first. Then upon further observation, I realized that it was mom and dad sitting there. I was completely surprised and happy to see them. I was a bit upset that the mission president lied to me. But I was so happy to see mom and dad. It was an experience that I will always remember. Love you mom!

 

Dolder Hillary Corbett:
Most recently mom changed her flight so she could help me when Q came early. I didn’t have to ask her and she didn’t act put out by coming. This is just one example of moms ability to know what each of us need and how she always goes out of her way to help, sometimes at her expense. She has given up time, new clothes , hair cuts and sleep to help each of us and in my 26 years I have never heard her complain. She is  my role model and best friend