saying goodbye to 2013.

fun events of 2013:
April - celebrated our first anniversary!
May - started searching for a home to buy
June - celebrated our birthdays and also went camping for the first time
August - hit the one year mark of being in St. Louis and Ben committed to a research lab
November - moved into a house
travels in 2013:
Denver, CO
Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park, MO
Nauvoo, IL
Salt Lake City, UT
Boise, ID
St. George, UT
Portland, OR
Chicago, IL
Denver, CO (again!)
Salt Lake City, UT (again!)
things we were grateful for in 2013:
our church callings
the temple
date nights
furnaces that work
our health
most things we bought in 2013:
moving boxes
movies off of iTunes
airplane tickets? ;)
favorite books of 2013:
Ben - Ender's Game
Lex - The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society


  1. Looks like you two had a great year!

  2. so much fun you two had! I've read the guernesy book & absolutely loved it. one of my faves ever! I like that it was all letters! haha