Food: I haven't been cooking new stuff quite as much recently, but I still have some things I am proud of.
My first attempt at making my grandma's famous cinnamon rolls.
Parmesan and pepper asparagus. Yum!
Apparently people think I make good sandwiches...
English muffin pizzas.
A totally experimental pizza burger. Actually decent.
Color Me Mine: For Ellyn's birthday my roommates and I went and painted ceramics. It was super fun and I love my plate.
Jordan and I with our creations!
The Festival of Colors: During the first weekend of spring the Hare Krishna temple throws this giant festival. Everyone goes and throws colored corn starch at each other. It's supposed to be a religious hindu event, but it being in Utah it ends up being all Mormons. I hate the feeling of breathing in the colors, but it is ever so fun.
Chad and I before the throwing.
After the throwing.
I love this one.
The whole crew.
Love these two.
The colors make me a little strange...
The Hunger Games: Gah! I love those books and I love the movie. Peeta is wonderful. Enough said.
General Conference: I have never been so reliant on the Lord in my life. Everyday I feel so overwhelmed, confused, and stressed. And everyday I just fall to my knees and pray. Going into conference feeling this weak really made me see it completely differently. I got so much out of the messages. I feel like so much of it was just for me. I am so grateful to have living prophets to listen to. I am so grateful for this opportunity to grow closer to my Savior. And I am so thankful for the optimism I received from general conference. Here's a few of my favorite lines:
"You have not traveled beyond the divine reach of God." - Elder Holland
"Stop it!" - President Uchtdorf
"Let us run with patience the race that is set before us." - President Monson
City Creek / Temple Square: While the guys went to priesthood session the girls went shopping at the beautiful new City Creek Mall. It was hands down the nicest mall I have ever been to. Getting there was a little sketchy. The guys dropped us off in an abandoned parking lot where were chastened by a security guard... We also spent a little time at temple square. I love that place. It is always so beautiful and the spirit there is incredible.
I love this building!
Check out our awesome outfits.
Fun. concert: I got to go to my first concert ever! We went to see Fun. Most of you probably know their song "We Are Young." They were incredible live. I am obsessed. Also, shout out to the guys who gave me piggy back rides so I could actually see.
Rockin' our colored pants before the concert.
Obviously the stage.
Looking a little scary during the concert.
Well that's all for now... Only two and a half more weeks until the end of the semester and then I am free!