My life today...

Isnt it weird how you can be in a situation and the lyrics to a song pop into your head that completely describe the situation at hand? Yup that happened to me today. Unfortunately it had to be this song that popped into my head and not some of the others that i would have hoped for. Anyone else had something like this happen?

I used to think one day we'd tell the story of us,
How we met
And the sparks flew instantly
And people would say they're the lucky ones

I used to know my place was a spot next to you,
Now I'm searching the room for an empty seat
Cause lately I don't even know what page you're on

Oh, a simple complication,
Miscommunications lead to fallout,
So many things that I wish you knew
So many walls up that I can't break through

Now I'm standing alone in a crowded room
And we're not speaking
And I'm dyin' to know
Is it killing you
Like it's killing me?
I don't know what to say since a twist of fate, when it all broke down
And the story of us looks a lot like a tragedy now

How'd we end up this way?
See me nervously pulling at my clothes and trying to look busy
And you're doing your best to avoid me
I'm starting to think one day I'll tell the story of us
Of how I was losing my mind when I saw you here
But you held your pride like you should have held me,
Oh I'm scared to see the ending why are we pretending this is nothing
I'd tell you I miss you but I don't know how
I've never heard silence quite this loud.

Now I'm standing alone in a crowded room
And we're not speaking
And I'm dying to know
Is it killing you
Like it's killing me?
And I don't know what to say since a twist of fate, when it all broke down
And the story of us looks a lot like a tragedy now

This is looking like a contest
Of who can act like they care less
But I liked it better when you were on my side

The battle's in your hands now
But I would lay my armor down
If you say you'd rather love than fight

So many things that you wish I knew
But the story of us might be ending soon

Now I'm standing alone in a crowded room
And we're not speaking
And I'm dying to know
Is it killing you
Like it's killing me?

Happy Sunday everyone!

Take 2

Remember how i said i had some exciting news about Africa? Welp people.. Its official. I am going to Kenya again this June! ahhhh!!!!!!! i am soo excited words cant even express how excited i get when i think about it. This year will be a little different in the fact that i will be an assistant team leader--meaning that i will be helping plan/organize/oversee the whole expedition! So crazy right? i cant even wait. 

My boys Ezra and Evans.
I realize that i completely sucked at telling you guys about my amazing experience that i had last year. I think it is because those experiences that i had are so near and dear to my heart that trying to explain them even somewhat never really seems to give them 'proper credit' if you will. I have said it before.. but i really am going to try and tell my stories with you all though! Posts will be coming and you will LOVE 
them. maybe. :)

Just ignore the HUGE shine spots.. i was sweaty ok?
Oh one more thing. I bet some of you are wondering..(ok maybe not but i have to throw this in).... WHAT ABOUT THE BOY?! He gets home in June? ...You are leaving in June? i know i know. i am a crazy person. i have waited two years for that beloved day when i get to see the lovely Elder Woolf.. and i am leaving for 3 weeks out of the 4 weeks in the month that he is supposed to get home?! Insane. Andddd since i dont know his exact release date there is the possibility that he will get home while i am off doing my thing. But i just know that either way, things will work out how they are supposed to. Of course that would be crappy if i wasn't here when he arrived, but i will be doing amazing things in Kenya and i know Ben will be here when i arrive. :) 
 Plus that will give him time to get out of his 'weird' stage, and then.. HE can pick ME up at the airport! hugs and all! ahhhh thinking about this gets me WAYYYY too excited for june 25. has it really been 19 months?! gahh!
 oh ps.. ben conducted a huge conference last week that ELDER SCOTT spoke at. He sat right next to an apostle and talked with him one on one! That is so crazyyyy! He is happy and doing well. Although he did inform me last week that he misses Carson so much and that he is going to marry him.. sooooo.... Cars hasnt even been home for a month and he is already stealing my boy? what the crap. But i am ok with it cuz lets be honest.. those two boys are two peas in a pod. Literally. okkkk But on a side note.. how cute is this boy really though? :)


Yesterday i finally got up the courage to attend a singles ward. I must be crazy right? I went alone even! good thing i had my cute friend Lindsey Canfield meet up with me for second and third hour. I must admit.. i loved it! i am excited to be back in a University ward.. i have missed my Dixie ward and calling! It is pathetic i know but i felt like i was getting into limbo mode. Just kinda floating along, not really improving, not really digressing, just floating. You know the feeling? i am excited to say this singles ward will force me to learn and do things my way instead of just going to each hour of church with my mom and sister. I know am fully responsible again for my sunday church habits and i am excited! It is an absolutely HUGE single's ward, and there are quite a few people i know. I ran into my team leader from Kenya last year.. i was so excited about that. Also i have big news coming about the possibility of another trip to Kenya?... That is a subject for another day! Anyway.....Who knew i would be so excited to head back into a singles ward? not i!


On saturday while i was at work i got the exciting call that we would be throwing a surprise party for Jason that night. We were to meet at carson's at 6:30 so when jason arrived at 7 we could blast him with the surprise! Well true to Jasons character.. he was an hour late! He made up for it though with his shocked expression when we all came running out of Carson's room yelling "Happy Birthday" and "SURPRISE!" I think he was completely confused, shocked, and happy all at the same time. it was so cute.
The Birthday boy and the ladies
The surprise crew
We ate, hung out, watched the most adorable movie Brayden made that showed pictures and videos from the evolution of our friendships, and then decided to go to a 3D movie. 
my lovely date Ky Ky
You know how in big groups the "pair off" usually happens? well in our group of friends i feel like that seldom happens, however this night unfortunately it did! Good thing i had my lovely date Kylee! Screw boys when you have the best girlfriends ever right?!

Ps you can see the cutest video of the surprise HERE.

Confession of an Obsession

Ok here it goes..I feel like i have a slight weird obsession that i have to admit to all my faithful followers haha ...whoever you may be? My dear friend Kylee already knows of this obsession because she too shares the same love. I have been thinking about this doing this post for awhile now and i am finally getting up the nerves to go for it. I just know the suspense is killing you so i will just say it..
I love weddings!

I know creepy.. right? weird? abnormal?? I KNOW PEOPLE. But i have always loved them. Ever since i was little i have loved going to weddings with my parents. Everything from the bride's dress, the centerpieces, the bouquet, the tuxes, the pictures, the food, the wedding video, the colors, the themes---it all completely intrigues me! My favorite part though is observing the newlyweds... the way they look at each other says it all and i absolutely LOVE that. Now now now.. i know what you are thinking.. "haley just really wants to get married!" or "haley just really needs to get married"... both of the above are soo wrong! I am in no hurry to get married, no hurry to plan a wedding, and quite frankly no hurry to have to stress over any of those things, but maybe that is why the obsession is so awesome? because i dont really have to worry about it at all! I love stalking wedding blogs, photographer wedding portfolios, facebook albums, and florist websites.. basically anything to do with weddings. I have two favorites.. The Perfect Palette, and Utah Bride Blog. I could look at these two websites literally ALL day long. Freaky i know. you dont even have to tell me.

The one weird thing about this obsession would think i know exactly what i want for my future wedding(who knows when the crap that will be haha) But.. i can assure you that i definitely do not! Of course i have a TON of ideas in my head of color schemes, flowers, pictures, etc, buut as soon as i think i have a good grasp on something.. the next day it completely changes. haha Does that bother me? ....nope not one bit considering i dont even have a good reason to think about all this stuff right now! Someday i am sure i will know exactly what i want, but for now, i can call this crazy obsession a hobby. I have to admit.. i was semi upset about the 'pantone color of the year' this year. Pantone comes out with the 'wedding color of the year' every year and is very well known to set the color trends for the following year. For example, last years color was the light tiffany blue. Trend? ABSOLUTELY.
 ....This years color? The exact pink that i have always loved. I guess i will be seeing a lot of pink weddings this year! gahhhh!!!!

Although i am upset.. i have to admit my current love is... gray and pink. 

I dont love this pink.. but I LOVE gray. (the perfect palette)
 Pantone Color of the Year
Honeysuckle pink
The rose center piece that fades from white to dark pink.. OBSESSED. (compliments of
Check out the other Pantone colors here:

Call me crazy people.. but i love it..i love everything about it.  And if you dont, i think you can at least admit that you love seeing people in love! It makes the world a happy place right?

He's Backkkkkk

Welcome home Elder Williams!
I am sooo happy to have Carsy home! It is the absolute best feeling ever having my friends coming home. We only have 3 more and we will all be officially reunited. Eric gets home in may, Ben in June, and Preston in July!

Left to Right: Jason, Brayden. Kylee, Stetson, Jess, Carson, Nate, Haley, Craig, Lacey, Heather.

Last night Jess, ky, and i, were talking about how truly lucky we are to have such an amazing group of friends. We have all been friends for such a long time now and it is just fun to know that we are friends to stay! Also, Lacey and i were talking about how blessed we were in high school to have such a good grade. We felt like everyone in the '08 class at Jordan got along so well and cliches weren't really that big of an issue. I feel so grateful to have such awesome friends that i know will always be there to support, uplift, and love me no matter what trials i face!


This week school started and along with the new semester we also had RUSH week for Lambda Delta Sigma. I have missed my Omega girls so much and it was so great being with them again! Rush is pretty crazy, but it wasnt nearly as crazy as it was back in the fall when i 'rushed'. We got 9 new pledges this semester compared to the 25 ish pledges we had last semester when i joined.
 We prepared a little skit for the pledges to help 'sway' their decision. Ours was short and sweet and very simple. It must have worked!

Jessica, Haley, Scottie
My girl Heather.. she is a trooper her missionary just left a few weeks ago!
We got our hoodies! I love them and they are so cute and comfy! I am so glad Omega is started back up and i love the fact that i will be busy on wednesday nights from now on! GOOO Omega! :)


Well the year 2010 was certainly good to me! I had so many amazing experiences, decisions, memories, and fun times that I will remember forever. Every year i make a year end video of pictures and movies that i have gathered over the past year starting with pics from the previous New Years Eve. This years was so hard to decide what to put in, and what to leave out...ahh depressing! I know it is long, but i promise it will be a good waste of 10 minutes! If you dont know me too well, it might be boring, but there are certainly some great and funny videos that accompany this look back. And plus it is more for my memory and my kids to look at someday!
Take a look, let me know what ya think.

Christmas day

Christmas this year was so great. I got a lot of fun and cute gifts...Santa definitely spoiled me. I was especially excited that i got a new camera! My camera that i LOVED had broken like 2 weeks before Christmas and i was ecstatic to see that i had gotten the upgraded version of my old one! It is sweet, 12 mega pixels, 12x zoom, and HD video. Awesome right? I also got some new perfume, some new clothes, two new pea coats, and some way cute accessories. It was so great to just spend time with the family and relax for the day.

I have to say.. the best part about Christmas was definitely the phone call i received that morning around 7:30. :) GAHHHH!! That boy.. still somehow just makes my heart skip a beat.. even with a simple "hi hay!" It was seriously the best thing to wake up to! Just talking to him for the short amount of time that we did made me twitterpated for the rest of the day. i am an official nerd. We talked mostly about his mission and how Elder Scott is coming because he thinks they might open a stake in Mozambique--which would be so cool! We talked a little bit about school, work and just life in general. It was so fun i cant even describe. He sounded just the same.. this time there was no accent, and no weird english. Except he did keep asking me "is that a normal way to say that? how would you say that?" It was hilarious! Later on i commented on how he didnt have an accent and his response was.."Well duh Hay! i brought my 'A' game english!" ahah what a nerd. He is doing so well and i couldnt be more proud of him and how hard he is working. I also loved hearing how his perspective has changed. He commented on how boring his letters have gotten because "everything i use to think was so crazy and weird, is now just so normal and expected." I absolutely loved hearing him talk about how much he loved the people he was teaching. He has truly immersed himself in the work and is so close to Christ. I love it. It definitely has helped me keep my perspective on what is important! We just a have a little over 5 and half months til he is home!!.....Still not letting myself get too trunky yet... :)

Christmas Eve

Wow i have so much to catch up on! Christmas break has treated me so well.. lets talk about christmas eve. Every year we go to my grandma Tuckers house and eat dinner, chat, play games, and open a few Christmas gifts. Oh and we always take the traditional family Christmas photo..
This year it turned out pretty decent if ya ask me! It is always fun to be at grandma and grandpa's, and i was especially grateful to have my grandpa with us this year. After some heart issues this year we realize just how blessed we were to have him still with us. I have the best family!
We got our traditional Christmas pajamas and i LOVED mine. The sweatshirt is my favorite. We always act out the nativity, and seeming that all of us kids are quite grown up it makes for the funniest nativity around! I was the narrator this year and i have to say that was the best job! :) We then went home and exchanged our sibling gifts, Kali got me the cutest pair of runners spandex, and i got chandler a giftcard so he could buy some Ute sweats. It was a fun Christmas eve besides the fact i didnt sleep at all that night cuz i was too worried about sleeping through a certain phonecall! :) but we will talk about that later  :)