Sunday, April 18, 2010

my sisters!!

have you ever seen or read Little Women?? it is one of the snyder girls' favorite movies. it's basically our life - who knew Louisa May Alcott would know us so well?

the problem we have, however, is that the characters - meg, jo, beth, and amy - and us snyder girls don't line up exactly. we tend to have their characteristics all jumbled together. for example, jo is the adventurous one, but we all tend to have that. meg was the first to be married, so that would be melissa, but all of tend to be creative like amy. 

so what??
well, i got teary as i read comments about an interview about meliss and becc. the world's most know fabric blog did a highlight on their new fabric line and interviewed them via email. you can find it by going to melissa's blog or becca's blog (plus then you can read how fun my sisters are!!)

other news:
i bought a beautiful ring!! i found it with my mom about a month ago. one of my all-time favorite stores is the sundance outlet. the sundance store is in provo canyon, at the sundance resort - founded by robert redford. i get the catalog, and then about 6 months later, the things i love end up at the outlet store in sugarhouse (east side of salt lake city)!! then, i wait a few more weeks, and the items i love are on clearance - joy!

i was returning some things after i had picked mama snyder up from the airport. the jewelry counter is right as you walk into the store (and conveniently, right as you walk out!). i had already returned things, but mom and i started looking through the beauties found in the glass case. and we found this!!

it was a rather hard week last week, and i needed something to emotionally hold on to - we've all had those kinds of moments, right?? you know just what i was feeling. sometimes we need chocolate, sometimes we need ben and jerry's half baked (half chocolate, half vanilla with cookie dough bites, and brownie bites!!), or sometimes we need to buy something beautiful.

there are many reasons why i love this ring. when i look at it, i think of lots of things. one thing in particular, is that it's so me - well, the me i want to be.

and, i am just getting back from a wonderful weekend in st. george. it was just me and mom and dad. i don't know when that has happened before; that it was just us three. it was relaxing, and chill. we got into the hot-tube friday and saturday nights, dad and i went on a bike ride up into snow canyon, i went on a walk while reading, i read two books, we slept was past typical "getting up time", we took naps, we had a bbq and family party, we had yummy salmon with rice and steamed broccoli, i tried to figure out my life, i stressed about the upcoming BYU Women's Conference talk, i went shopping, we ate a ton of beautiful strawberries from costco, i cried because my sisters are going to be world famous and are the dream sisters, i drank yummy orange juice, had rice pudding with berries added, we watched a John Adams movie, and i didn't get ice cream! it was perfectly divine. and i can't wait to do it again!!

this the the man of the hour!! he was ordained a high priest today. talk about a good, good man - and he's my uncle!!


Rebecca Snyder said...

Emily. Your hair looks really nice in these pictures. Also, the lighting in St George is lovely. Good work.

melimba said...

becca kills me. but yes, you do look awesome.
glad it was such a fun trip!

we love you. and, quit crying when you read stuff about your sisters. honestly... :)

happy wednesday.

Jenn -- said...

Em., did you know that I'm from St. George? I could show you some wonderful 'native' fun spots... someday :)

Do not stress over WC. You will be wonderful!