Thursday, March 31, 2011

Its all in the name

So this week i started my new job.
My new job at my mom's family's jewelry store.
I kinda-sorta love it.

Not that i ever thought that this is something that i wanted to do, or that its something i'll do for a long time, but for these reasons:

1. I miss my moms family. I used to see them WAY more than i have in the last 5 years...and its so nice to get to be a part of the Gunnell clan again! and what is more fun is that we are having a Gunnell reunion at the end of April.

2. When I'm in downtown Mesa....i feel more connected to my grandparents. Is that silly?? Its just more of an old feel...and my grandpa's brother started the jewelry store 65 years ago. and its still here. So is my grandpas brother. its just a feel good to me.

3. The Lord was looking out for me. My cousin Amber and her mom both thought of me for the job before I had even voiced that i wanted to quit my job. I work WAY less hours, for the same pay, in a more loving and happy environment. PLUS i get to reconnect with my moms family.

Thank you Heavenly Father. ..... I am a proud Gunnell/Farnsworth/Wight/Harper/Hunt and I love that I have so many of my family around me so often. I truely am blessed.

Speaking of family and names...I am just wanting my own little baby so much. I dream about having kids and how complete i feel. I know its not the right time for us, or we would have a little bundle around. I know that when we're ready the Lord will bless us. I just wish it was sooner than later. I get jealous of my friends and family that keep having all of these adorable children. My cousin Julie will have her little bailey in 2 short months! J and I are all ready in the name department too. We picked out 2 girl names and 2 boy names. J even says "when so and so does this...." or if so and so wants to do sports he can..." he is so funny. talking about them like we already have them. J is really really baby hungry. As much as I am, but in a different way. I am a little more silent of wanting a baby (except to him and my mom) and hes yelling at me from across the room saying that we should start our medication so i can get pregnant.

haha, boys.

well, my time will come.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Spring is in the air

No pictures for this post. SORRY! i promise promise promise there will be new pictures soon.

A few new things with me...uh i mean us. This blog IS titled a AND j, right?? haha

  • SPRING IS HERE! and with it comes the delicious smelling, but allergy inducing citrus blossoms! i'm all red and sneezy.
  • Jace has officially become a member of team FARMERS! He has business cards and all that knowledge to prove it.
  • I quit my job at the salon. There were many reasons, and lots of praying about it, and i just felt that it wasnt the place for me to be.
  • My baby brother tore his ACL and MENISCUS while playing church softball. He now will have to have major surgery and wont be able to play ANY sports (including starting on the varsity football team) for a whole YEAR :(
  • and for the BEST thing on this list...i bought 7 disney movies for only $21.90!!! THANK YOU DISNEY MOVIE CLUB!

Thursday, March 17, 2011


#1. Dear Arizona, please please cool down a little! We only get 2 weeks of spring here and i would really love to enjoy them.

#2. Dear Mom, thank you so much for going shopping with me. Having you help me find shirts that are cute, and FIT! was wonderful. Having you offer to pay for some of them, even more so. i love you.

#3. Dear smokers of the world, please PLEASE stay in areas that are for smoking only. I get such nasty migraines due to cigarette smoke that i cant stand it. literally. i go home and have to lie down.

#4. Dear Basha's customers today, i realize its the 17th. Which means its St. Patties day... but honestly. With all that beer i was watching you buy, you really should be buying food stuff to go with it. Or you know buy the food stuff and leave the beer. That would be good too.

#5. Dear work, i'm really disliking you at the moment. I want to be home and clean, and then go for a walk or something before the weather gets all crazy hot. Instead i'm stuck indoors waiting for clients who arent coming in because they are too busy doing what i want to be doing!

#6. Dear Spring Break, remember when we used to have fun? Back when i was in school and didnt work? I miss those days. Hope you are doing well and having fun on your vacations. xoxo

#7. Dear Friends, JACE is now fully licensed and working at FARMERS insurance! You should call him and get a quote.

#8. Dear Katie, I'm glad you found Adam and that you are so happy!

#9. Dear Bicycle, Thank you for helping me get in shape. My legs dont want to fall off anymore!

#10. Dear Pepper Potts-Hunt, you are so cute.

The end.

Friday, March 4, 2011

In a mood...

I'm in a mood today. a bad one.

i HATE being in a bad mood.

today i told my husband that i didnt like my job. and in fact didnt really like people today. and now hes working till the wee hours of the night (or you know, till 1130-ish)

i called my parents house to vent and my momma wasnt there so i vented to my dad. he listened faithfully (but hates the phone...) so after about 8 minutes he told me to make sure and call back when my mom was home. LOL

SO. i decided to try and counter-act my mood.

Here are some of my very favorite things, things that make me happy.

In no particular order:

Um, yeah hi. Walker, Texas Ranger--you rock my little socks.

Hahaha Joe looks like he's doing the Thriller dance

My nieces!!!

Tuesday, March 1, 2011


Hard to stay in a bad mood when this is what you are driving home looking at. Isnt it? Happy March 1st everyone.