About Me

I am a wife to David, mother to 7 lovely daughters and 3 handsome sons, a music teacher, and I am me. This is what I love and live for!

I love being a mom.  I love babies.  I am completely in love with my husband. I love reading.  I love talking with my kids.  I love Anne of Green Gables and Jane Eyre.  I love baking.  I love healthy cooking.  I love apples.  I love mint hot chocolate.  I love playing in an orchestra.  I love teaching.  I love giggling with my kids.  I love getting new clothes.  I love staying up late.    I love back scratches.  I love things that smell good.  I love having teenagers.  I love playing beautiful music with my kids.  I love Rachel Portman, Hilary Weeks, Alex Boye, BYU Vocal Point, and David Archuleta.  I love teaching my children about the Savior and His gospel.  I love watching movies and holding hands with Dave.  I love heart to heart talks with Akayla.  I love Corina's high-pitched giggle.  I love Tanner's jokes.  I love singing with Adriana.  I love playing games with Annalisa.  I love reading with Mariah.  I love dancing with Elora.  I love rocking Leandra. I love tickling Landon. I love snuggling with Mason. I do not love laundry.  I love reading to my kids.  I love phone calls with my mom.  I love listening to my dad's stories.  I love a clean house.  I love family bike rides.   I love my in-laws.  I love cuddling and talking late into the night with my husband/best friend.  I love the smell of pine sol.  I love playing the piano.  I love dinner-time conversations. I love celebrating holidays.  I love shopping with my girls.  I love family reunions. I love blogging.  I love spending time with friends.  I love planning parties.  I love family night.  I love trying new recipes.  I love meeting new people.  I love time-outs with my kids. 


Life is just like an old time rail journey.....delays, sidetracks, smoke, dust, cinders, and jolts, interspersed only occasionally by beautiful vistas and thrilling bursts of speed. The trick is to thank the Lord for letting you have the ride! (Gordon B. Hinckley)