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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Happy One Year to Us

I am a little late posting this, 
and by a little bit I mean 
a month late. 
Eric and I Celebrated our 1 year Anniversary on May 31st, 2015
I can hardly believe it has already been a year. 

Here is a quick run down of our year.

May 2014

We were married and sealed in the Gilbert Arizona Temple for Time and all Eternity and honeymooned in good ol' Las Vegas Nevada

Las Vegas Temple

June 2014

We moved into out cute little town house that Eric's grandfather so lovingly let us rent from him. 
and we also added a new addition to our family who we like to call Penelope. 

Our dwarf Hamster Penelope

July 2014

We visited California for a Baker family reunion.
and enjoyed some time on beach. 
Can you guess the temple?? It is pretty obvious 

August 2014

August quickly became a busy month.
We lost Eric's Sweet Grandpa Joseph Reed. and I had the opportunity to put together a musical number for his funeral. It was really special because my sister in law Jessica played the Violin, I played the piano and then last minute we asked Eric's Uncle Rod to sing, and the spirit we felt there was so strong. "I know that My Redeemer Lives." 

 We also hiked Havasupi which was such a fun experience and something I want to do again! 
This was the only picture I could find from our trip 

This one is just for kicks and giggles

September 2014

I don't remember much about September except that I had gotten my AA Degree at Mesa Community College as well as I was getting ready to quit one of my jobs and I got a new job. Eric also began his second semester as MCC and was only working part time at Wells Fargo as a Teller

October 2014

October is always a fun month because of Halloween. I was sad because my Aunt didn't throw her annual party but it all ended up being fine. I always had my last day with one of the families I was working for and started working more days with my new family. I was sad to say goodbye but it was the change I needed to make. 
We also were able to be a part of our friends wedding and were so excited for them to be a family and get baptized as members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. It was such a sweet moment. 

November 2014

In November we attended the 5 seconds of summer concert who we didn't know much about but we had a fun time anyway.
I also became a Mary Kay Cosmetics Consultant and was so thrilled to sell something I was passionate about... Skin Care. 
You can visit my website here: www.marykay.com/savanna.mckay

 December 2014

Christmas!! Our Very First Christmas together was a lot of fun and what more could you expect?? I still woke up early an could not contain all my excitement. I ever knew what all the presents were and I still was so excited. I hope that never changes! We also went to Eric's uncles production of Christmas carol at gammage

January 2015

January was such an exciting month because we were able to have our second honeymoon and celebrate our birthdays in Hawaii!! And what an incredible experience it was!! It was so much fun and we did all kinds of things while we were there. The beaches and weather were absolutely stunning and I can't wait till we get to go back. In case you didn't know Eric and my birthday are a day apart so that was super fun. We plan to do big adventures like this for our birthday every year.

February 2015

This month is always considered the month of love but Eric and I didn't get many pictures together. However, Eric did begin his training as a banker at wells Fargo and began working there full time while taking online classes and a few night classes. This was a hard semester for him. I got a Cricut in this month and started getting crazy with the crafts. 

March 2015

We started getting the idea that we wanted to buy a house so we made an offer on a really cute one and the offer was accepted and then fell through. so we were disappointed about that. We still kept looking though. 
I also bought a season pass to Disneyland and went without Eric so that he could go to school... I hated having to leave him behind but it was still a fun time. He works so hard for our sweet family. 
I also attended my very first Mary Kay Event.
 The two of us also enjoyed many game nights in March and ATTEMPTED fishing, it wasn't very successful, but it was good to spend the day up north together. 

April 2015

We attended the Easter Pageant in April and decided we were going to have a pet sheep because of it... just kidding, but seriously look how cute that lamb is?? Maybe in a different life we will have enough room in our hearts to actually have a pet lamb. They are pretty cute and cuddly if I must say so myself. 

May 2015 

I have to end with May of 2015 because we didn't get married until the 31st so it doesn't seem fair to leave out the whole month of May. We celebrated our one year anniversary with a stay-cation, which are typically my favorite! Oh and Eric also had surgery in this month. He had hurt his shoulder earlier in the year at a different job he was working and happened to have planned his surgery 2 weeks before our One Year which put a little bit of a damper on our activities because we had planned to go sky diving... hopefully we will be able to get around to that next year!!!
It has surly been a blissful year and I can't wait to see what  many more adventures lie ahead of us in the year to come. 
I love you More Eric!