It is hard having such a gorgeous family :)

It is hard having such a gorgeous family :)

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Mama Mai... here I go again....

For our ONE YEAR anniversary Keri got us tickets to see Mama Mai in London! Mind you he downloaded the music from the movie and made us listen to it everynight for like 2 weeks! He can sure belt out a mean Dancing Queen!!!
It was a freeeeeeezing night in London! Keri braved the weather without a coat, but doesn't he look handsome all dressed up? This is him outside the the Prince of Wales Theater!

Okay so Keri doesn't know how to work the flash on the camera! Every picture he took had me in the dark! Just picture that I probably looked cute ;)

Ummmm funny how I could work the flash on the camera on my first try! ;)

On our first trip to London I spied this quaint restaurant and we decided to eat there for our anniversary dinner... every table has a real lit candle on it... made me kinda nervous ;)

Keri is trying to think of his favorite memory of the past year being married to lil ole me! Plus I thought it was funny to take this picture due to the waiter's behind being right next to Keri! Oh my gosh.. remember when we missed 3 flights on our honeymoon and our luggage got lost? And that guy in Jamacia tricked us into buying those two HIDEOUS idols and wanting to charge us $60 after he already carved our names into them?!
He can't believe what a glorious one year it has been! I can't either! Who would have thought one year after being married I'd be 7 months pregnant and living in ENGLAND!! I'm scared to think what our lives will be like by our second anniversary!!!

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Our delightful trip to Cambridge

So yesterday was Friday and I awoke feeling exceptionally giddy. I had my 28th week appointment with the OB the day before and the baby was doing excellent. I had been struggling with a sinus infection and migranes and the doctor finally gave me an antibotic.. so for the first time in a while, I woke up on the right side of the bed!! Oh there was loud singing on my part in the house, I even did a few little dance steps... and basically if I had done all of that in my parents house they would have been yelling at for me to calm down and to not be so loud.... but I was in England and not home so I proceeded to belt out the national anthem....

Well we had decided to spend the day in Cambridge which is about 30 minutes give or take the traffic, and how many times Keri had to circle around the roundabout to find the right exit. You know you can go round and round and round until you figure out which exit you need. And in our short time in England we've done a few circles! So we stopped for some gas and I ran in to get some pounds out of the ATM. So I get back in the car and I jokingly look at Keri and say that I'm going to keep the pounds safe and I proceeded to put them in my bra.

So we head to Cambridge and we stop by ASDA which is really just a british version of Wal-mart. We find a few things and then head to a few other stores. Well at the end of the row of stores was Babies R Us! Yay I love Babies R Us! I would love it even more if everything wasn't sold in expensive pounds.. but still my eyes sparkle everytime I go into that store. So we find a few cute things in the store and we head to check out. Well since they can tell I'm clearly pregnant the lady has me fill out this membership card to start collecting points whenever we buy stuff. So I'm filling out the paperwork and the lady is ringing us up. She tells us how much it is and I'm waiting for Keri to pay as I'm trying to remember what our physical address is. So I remember thinking why is he just standing there and then the lady said a bit too snottily, who is paying? So I look at Keri and he goes lets just pay with the cash. So I agree and I'm still waiting for him to pay and I keep trying to think of our address. (It's not a typical US address mind you hence the blank I was having) So Keri says AGAIN ... lets pay in cash....

Well this time it registered.... and I realized that I had never taken the cash out of my bra!!!!!!!!!!!! Oh I was mortified! Here we had this snotty lady waiting for us to pay and I had to reach into my bra to pull out the pounds!! Seriously I could have died of embarrassement!!!! She was probably thinking... stupid Americans!

Anyway the rest of the day went better. We hit the mall in Cambridge, went and saw the James Bond movie.... our first movie off base!!! Then we ate at the best Italian place called Bella Italia! Mind you as we sat down they had a real candle burning on the table and I almost caught my hair on fire! Oopsy!

Anyway it was a good day... just a word of caution to all your pregnant ladies with a forgetful memory like mine.... keep your money in your purses as to avoid embarrassing encounters with snotty cashiers!

Saturday, November 1, 2008

London Calling

Keri and I decided to head out to our few first trip to London a few weeks ago... this sign was our first indication it was going to be a great trip!!

The happy couple on our way to London ... we're on the underground...

Our first view of London after getting off the underground... busy busy bees...

Keri standing on the famous London Bridge..

How come every time I come around those London -London bridge wanna fall down... (Fergie)

This was the ONLY bathroom we could find.... and I simply had to use it!!

Twenty pence to use THIS???

Note to self: Bring soap next time

Keri GET UP.... we have lots to get done.. and I'M HUNGRY...

Now where do I find the millenium bridge...

The millenium bridge..

We make London look good.. even pregnant!

We took an awesome water tour to Westminster! It could not have been colder however! Why did we wear flip flops!!!

You won't catch me on that ferriswheel!

Can anyone else picture peter pan flying past this to get to Never Never Land?

Keri standing infront of Parliment..

No I disagree, BYU has a much better offense than Utah... (That was the ACTUAL conversation I overheard them having)

I think this is still part of Parliment! Its gorgeous!

Charge!! For Virginia... uh England ;) Right outside of Parliment..

The not whatsoever confusing street signs... Keri is trying to point the way to Waterloo...

Taking time out to call a few mates..

Keri lost in England and a jolly man with a nice camera ;)

Where can I find me a hat like that? I must send one home to daddy...

Open the gates and seize the day (reference from my old favorite show Newsies!!)

My home away from home... BUCKINGHAM PALACE!! Soooo gorgeous!

THE QUEEN IS HOME!!! Why hasn't she invited me in for some tea?!

Welcome to my favorite part of London! Picadilly Circus.. First item of business for Keri... eat at McDonalds!! I sure hope they have some fry sauce!! Oh and a bathroom!!

Shaun and I have grown up singing songs from this play! I have to see this while I'm here!!

The Lion King!!

There is so much to do at Picadilly Circus! Every street is lined with shops and naturally I made Keri let me look in ALL OF THEM!!

The big bad Underground!
Our long London Adventure had come to an end!! My feet could literally not take another step but it was a fun filled day for sure! VIVA LONDON!

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