Thursday, December 30, 2010


So today is December 30th...... The day I've been waiting for for about 9 months.
My due date.
And no baby.
I'm realizing this baby has his own schedule that I cannot control, which bothers me.
I don't like not being in control.
I'm fairly certain he will a January baby.
Maybe a New Years baby! Wouldn't that be kind of cool?
But I'm not holding my breath.
I have this terrible feeling that I might be pregnant for another full week.
And I thought this was the longest week of my life.
I'm done with work now so I am just chilling at home...
waiting. waiting. waiting.
Today I think I'll clean my shower (maybe that will put me into labor), do the dishes and take a long nap.
Anytime now baby boy.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

4 more weeks to go

I am a lazy blogger. Yep. Oh well. I would like to say I will be better once the baby comes but I can't make any promises.
Anyways, a little update on our lives.
  • We just got back from Las Vegas where we spent Thanksgiving with Col's family. It was so fun and we had a blast, but my poor ankles (or should I say Cankles?) did not love the drive, oh well, it was totally worth it.
  • My sweet friends Whitney and Kim through me a baby shower and I got some really cute gifts for baby boy. Thanks girls.
  • I cut my hair. I promised myself I would grow it out the whole pregnancy but I'm weak and gave in and cut it. And you know what? I'm happy I did.
  • It's December! December in this house doesn't just mean Christmas time, it means baby time! We finally made it to the month we've been waiting a long time for and just watch, this baby won't even make his debut until January. I really really want him to come this year so cross your fingers for us.
  • Oh and I'm freaking huge. I didn't realize how big I was until I looked at this picture. Woah! This little booger is running out of room in there and I can feel it. I just cannot wait until he is out of my belly and in my arms. Just 4 weeks or just 28 days to go but who's counting right?
36 weeks

I just realized this whole post is talking about the pregnancy or the babe. Can you tell it's all that's on my mind right now?

Monday, October 25, 2010

I found my camera.....

Well, Colin found my Camera. It was in the filing cabinet. How it got there I have no idea. I swear it was not me and Colin swears it was not him. I think he did it to make me feel like i'm going crazy. Anyways here's the update on the baby...

And then I grew alot...
I'm now thirty and a half weeks! 2 more months and baby boy is here. Crazy! I'm so ready to have him here and yet so unprepared. I really haven't bought much of anything because I keep thinking it's still so far away, but I'm realizing it's really not. Aww! I'm determined to start some of the baby projects I've been planning.

This baby is kicking up a storm, I honestly don't know when he sleeps.
He thinks it's fun to kick me in my ribs. Not so fun for me.
I feel like he is running out of room all ready and he has a lot more growing to do so my already big belly is in trouble. Oh well.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

My Life.....

Life has gotten busy, a little too busy. I am beginning to feel a little like Bilbo Baggins, "Like butter scrapped over too much bread." But that's is supposed to be about stretching yourself and achieving more than you thought possible. I am taking the LSAT this Saturday and am super nervous about it. If I don't get above a 165 Marissa and I will most likely be packing up our bags and moving away from Utah! In a way that would be super exciting. Me, Marissa and the yet to be named little guy. It would be a real adventure.
Marissa continues to expand. It is funny seeing her stomach bulging like it does. I can't wait until she pops and births our 1st born. He is going to be awesome. Marissa is determined that he won't be a golfer, but he will. There is no way to avoid it. Sorry baby.
Well, I just needed a break from studying for a minute, so I am going to get back to it!

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Things I love/want

Colin is busy...... a that leaves me with a lot of time to think about/browse baby things and long for things I can't afford.

I can dream can't I?

I had a preggie belly picture to post but I seriously cannot find my camera anywhere. I just searched my house for a good half hour and it's no where to be found. It's really bugging me because there is seriously not that many places to look in my house, it's pretty small, and I've checked them all. Twice! I'll blame this on pregnancy brain. I'll post once I find it, if ever.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

And so it goes...

I haven't blogged in awhile. I'm blaming it on the the whole pregnancy thing. I'm tired alot okay? I mean, I am growing a person here and it's hard work so I should use this excuse for as long as I'm able to right? I think Colin is catching on though.

My new favorite thing right now....

Oh my, body pillows are amazing. Colin has been telling me to get one for awhile and I thought I didn't need it but this week my back has been killing me and sleeping has become a chore. For a girl that used to easily sleep deeply ten hours without moving, I
am having a hard time being constantly waking up in discomfort. This little guy is killing my back and ruining my sleep already and he's not here yet. I finally gave in and got one and boy was it worth it. mmm... i can't wait to go to sleep with my body pillow tonight.
however I don't think even the body pillow would have helped me when we went camping overlabor day. Note to self: never go camping when I'm pregnant again. I don't know why I thought it would be fine to go camping and sleep on the ground when I was 5 and a half months pregnant but let me tell you it was not. We ended up driving home in the middle of the night because Colin knew that neither of us would get any sleep. call me a wuss if you want.

Also loving this...

It was so good. I keep telling Colin he needs to hurry and read it so I can talk to someone about it. If you haven't read it or read the other books in the Hunger Games series you should.
I'm now looking for a new book to read.
Any suggestions?

Colin started school and I'm beginning to realize I won't really see my husband for the next couple months. This makes me sad. I'm working on finding a hobby to fill my time while he is studying awhile. I think I might take up sewing and try to sew the little man's bedding. We'll see.

No pictures this time. I'm blaming it on pregnancy brain. I just keep forgetting to take my camera out. Now if Colin would buy me a nice new camera I might just remember more often. hint hint.

Thursday, August 12, 2010


Here is a quick update on what we've been up to lately via pictures

Vegas baby!
(note to self: never ever go to Vegas in August ever again. It should be illegal to be that hot)

Colin is getting old! Can't believe I'm married to a 25 year old.

Family in town, yay!

Vacationing in St. George with our friends
(pretty much a lot of hot weather, golfing, and shopping. It was so fun!)

And I've been very busy cooking a baby.
Half way done!

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Sunday, July 25, 2010

baby boy or baby girl?

So first of all Colin is gone and has left me home all alone. He is in Scotland on a boys trip with his dad and brother, and did I mention I am home all alone? Oh and that i'm sick, nice right? He better be having a lot of fun because he totally owes me when he gets back. I recommended that he get a present for me everyday that he is gone.
We found of the sex of the baby in a little over a week!
(don't worry, Colin will be back)
Is it a baby boy or girl?

The anticipation is killing me.
I've had a feeling it was a girl from the beginning.
But as it's getting closer I'm second guessing myself.
Colin thinks it's a boy.
One of us has to be right.
So what do you think...
Baby boy or baby girl?

Monday, June 28, 2010

1st Trimester Down

I am almost 14weeks along now and am officially done with the first trimester of my pregnancy.
So glad it's over.
I think i'm pretty much done with the whole morning sickness thing but everyone once in awhile the nausea will just creep up on me out of the blue.
Overall, I am feeling so much better.
I have more energy then I did before. (which was practically zero)
And I am feeling the urge to do as much as we can this summer because it will be our last as just a couple.
Next summer we will be a family of three. (woah crazy! Still not used to that idea)
Colin just got done with spring semester of school so summer pretty much just started for us. We are excited for some bbq's, house projects, and vacations.

By the way, I just found out Colin doesn't like going to public pools. What the heck?! So since we don't have a pool or really know anyone that does. I will not be going swimming with my husband this summer. bummer.

hope you are all having a happy summer.

we are.

Monday, June 21, 2010


This is my dad.

My dad is one of the most generous, kind men that I know.
When I was a little girl I remember thinking my dad is way cooler then all my friends dads. (even though I wouldn't tell him that)
I know that he would do just about anything for me.
He has taught me so many valuable lessons that I know have made me who I am today.
Thanks dad. Love.

This is my father-in-law

Can you tell me these men don't look like twins 30 years apart?
Colin may not be fully aware of this but he strives to be just like his dad, and I definitely can not complain about that.
I am certain that Colin would say his dad is one of the best men he's known and I would have to agree.

And this man will be the father of my children

I know Colin will be a great daddy.
He is so beyond excited for this baby that will be in our lives soon.
I can't wait for the day I can see him holding our little one.
He takes such good care of me I know he will take great care of our family.
I am so grateful that I know our kids will have a worthy priesthood-holding father in their home just like I was blessed with.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

I might as well come out with it.

I know I have been pretty neglectful of this blog lately.

I'm sorry.

I've been extra tired, slightly irritable and in a general state of not feeling good.
You see I have a good reason I promise.

Surprise! (literally surprise)

That little plus sign on that pee stick means we are going to add a little Schmutz to the family come December 30th.

If you are shocked by this don't worry we were too.
But I am now so excited to meet this little thing growing inside of me
that's causing me to puke my guts up and I'm sure once the puking stops (soon I hope!) I'll be even more excited.
And let me also add Colin is the cutest super excited dad to be that I have ever seen.

Sunday, June 6, 2010


Summer is finally here and with it has brought campfires, lawn mowing and allergies. I love the warm weather. This weekend Marissa and I cooked some TFD's (tin foil dinners) with Lane/Kim and Scott/Whit. It was awesome. We cooked the potatoes and carrots to perfection. I am convinced that is what makes a good TFD. I have also started golfing again. I forgot how much I love the smell of fresh cut grass and the sound of steel striking the dimpled shell of a golf ball. It is truly intoxicating. I have decided that I am going to play a minimum of two times per week. Marissa doesn't always support me in this, but she let's it slide most of the time. I am going to Scotland in July and am looking forward to playing St. Andrews. Most of you might not know, but Scotland is the birthplace of golf. St. Andrews is one of the oldest and most prestigious golf courses on Earth. I can't wait to tee it up and let it fly. I will let you know how it goes. This also irks Riss because it is a guys only trip and she isn't coming. I know that is harsh, but I couldn't pass up the opportunity! Sorry sweetheart, I love you, hopefully you still love me. Oh and did I mention, Braveheart is one of my favorite movies. We are going to go to the Highlands and take a castle hike. Man, I am stoked!!
Another thing I am looking forward to is getting out of school. I only have two more weeks of grueling studies and then I am free for two months. It is going to be amazing. Once I am out of school, Riss and I look forward to relaxing and yard work.... So i guess there are pluses and minuses of being out of school. But I think the pluses out way the minuses.
So Riss just caught me posting and ruined the moment, I think I am blogged out for the time being.

Monday, May 3, 2010

No Longer Newly Weds?

So our anniversary was over a week ago and i'm just getting around to posting this.
I've been lazy lately but whatever.
My dear husband and our have officially hit (and now past) the one year mark.
I can honestly say it's been the best year of my life,
and I can't wait for to see what the many years ahead have to hold.
I have learned a great deal about Colin and about myself over this last year. I've learned about compromise, cooking, holding my tongue, and sacrifice. But mostly I learned about love and how it can keep growing more then you ever thought it could.

We took a trip to Boston for our anniversary and to visit Colin's brother and his wife. We had a blast and we're so grateful for Mason and Ashley for putting us up!

We scalped tickets to a Red Sox game and found some decent seats. Go Red Sox!

We spent a couple days in New Hampshire and it was beautiful! I could have stayed there for a couple more months.

It was a fabulous trip and it's been a fabulous year!

Wednesday, April 14, 2010


To the 13 year old boy that prank called me at work today saying explicit things which i will not repeat on this family friendly blog,

First of all, you are disgusting. Second, you should get a new alias name, Michael Jackson the king of pop, is dead. Third, you should get a hobby....or a girlfriend.....or a life. Last, you have a strange way of making me hate my job but laughing about it.

an annoyed customer service representative

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Diggity Dig

This was the scene at our house when I came home from class this morning.
Yes, that is a tractor in our front yard.
And yes, that is our bush that was so heartlessly yanked out and thrown aside.
The joys of being homeowners and
getting unexpected leaks in your basement at the most inconvenient times and having to pay someone to dig up your lawn to find the problem.
So fun.

Oh and Happy Easter.
As you can see from this Easter photo, Easter egg hunts can be slightly stressful but we survived.

Monday, March 29, 2010


We're rich!

Okay so maybe rich is not the word to use, but we did receive our first time home buyer credit in the mail today so we deceivingly feel rich.
We jumped around in the kitchen today when we opened the mail screaming.
(sorry downstairs neighbors, but no not really)

Dear President Obama,

We, the Schmutz's, personally thank you Mr. President,
for finally sending us our credit check.
We've only been in our house a year now.
We're just glad we got it before you've spent all our money
and the government goes bankrupt.

The Schmutz's.
(doesn't Colin look freaky in this picture?)

Monday, March 22, 2010

we are the champions my friend

(yes he is as sweaty as he appears, and yes I am touching him)

Look at my amazingly athletic, all-star husband. I am a proud wife tonight.
Colin's team pulled out the big win tonight. They are the champions of all the six feet and under teams in all of Provo.
(okay so let's just forget the part about them being in the consolation bracket and only winning two regular season games)
Basically, I was thrilled they won because if they lost they would have to play a second game tonight starting at 8:30. As much as I love these game I was not down with that so I told him that he had to win or else (and other encouraging words to pump him up) and I guess it worked.
They won a T shirt and I thought that was pretty cool under I saw that the losing team got shirts too.
Hmm..whatever, but they have the title at least.
Good season boys.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

celebrity siting

Okay I don't know if you would really consider him a celebrity but I would. I came within arms reach of, are you ready for this?
Kyle Korver .

I think I have mentioned on this blog before that I have a crush on him.
Colin said that if the opportunity arose he would be fine if I went out with him and I told him if the opportunity arose he could go out with Jessica Biel (like that is going to happen).
Anyways, we were at the gateway in Salt Lake standing outside of a restaurant with some of Colin's old mission buddies we went out with, then it happened...Kyle and his girlfriend, I suppose because they we holding hands and acting all starry eyed, walked towards us.
Colin noticed him and Kyle tried to pull his hat down to act more conspicuous. Then as they passed us Colin said,
"Hey nice shotting lately Kyle."
and then he said,
"Thank you."
He talked to us!
Well Colin but that basically means me too.
I kind of couldn't stop talking about it the whole night.
I'm pretty sure Colin got jealous. (Love you way move then him babycakes)

moving on....

My bracket is screwed. Colin said that if I beat him we could go to Olive Garden (heavenly food) and he wouldn't complain at all. When a large majority of my teams lost today I asked him if we could still go there and he said sure so now I don't really care how my bracket turns out.

Oh, and go BYU!

Monday, March 15, 2010


Can it just be spring already? i would really enjoy that right about now. Also, BYU doesn't have a spring break. Total bummer.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

gimme back that filet-o-fish

So.... I want to be one of those bloggers that has something interesting to post everyday....but I'm not. Maybe someday I will become that blogger but that is not today. I promise we will be more interesting people once this semester is over. I am craving the end of the semester, warmer days, and more free time.

This post has no one topic and these are all random thoughts...whatever.

I decided I need to be a better photographer of our lives. I was telling Colin that I don't take enough pictures and so he said he would be a model for me and made this face. Hott.

Have you seen this commercial yet? Or heard it on the radio? Love it.

Colin is getting quite sick of me singing this over and over.

There was a near kidnapping a few house down from us last week and the guy got arrested pretty much right by our house. Creepy right?!
Also, as we were driving to my parents house last Sunday we drove by a trailer park near our house. In the right turn lane someone had conveniently left an opened pocket knife just for us to run over. I'm sorry if this is rude but I'm convinced it was someone from that trailer park. I wanted to call the police and have them fingerprint it but Colin thought that was a little over dramatic. Luckily I knew how to change a tire and taught Colin how. Okay so maybe it was the other way around but anyways.
It's now official that we live in the ghetto.

I'm sitting in bed and there was just a really strange noise out my window. I'm scared now. Maybe I will make Colin go check what it was. After all this is the ghetto.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

the stairs of death

Today I was so sore when I got out of bed that I seriously considered skipping class so that I would not have to face these

The stairs of death.
There are many more stairs to it then you can see in this picture. This p90x business is killing me. Literally the last two days I have been near tears going up and down my porch stairs, getting in and out of the car and so on. My legs can not take another squat or lunge for another year, okay at least a week.

So back to the stairs of death. Today Colin left to class earlier then me and parked in another parking lot. I was planning on him supporting me on these stairs and to be with me so I didn't feel like such a fool by myself. Going up was slow going but not that bad as I thought it would be. It was actually the going down part that was the worst. I had to lean against the railing the whole way down and everyone was looking at me funny because I was grimacing in pain the whole time.

All I can say it that I better have freaking hot legs in approximately 90 days
or I am going to be pissed.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

future body builders

I am determined to get in shape again. Let's just say since I got married and especially this winter i have become a lazy butt and my butt certainly is showing it. So we bought P90x and Colin and I are determined to become healthy eaters. Maybe by posting this, it will make me more accountable. Today was day one and the workout killed me and I am definitely feeling it tonight already, I could hardly lift my arms to shampoo my hair.
And I only ate one cupcake! I made them before my plan started and now they are just sitting on the counter tempting me with their red velvety goodness, it was all I could do to stop at one. Anyways don't be surprised when you see me and I look like this:

don't even tell me you don't think that is so hot.

And don't be surprised when Colin's back looks like this:

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

currently feeling.....

stressed out
like a need to clean my shower
slightly hungry
definitely thirsty

If these sound confusing to be feeling all at once they definitely are. One of those days today. As my husband reminds me everything is fine and tomorrow is a new day. Atleast I came to a clean house and a man that doesn't mind cuddling with me while I tell him about my bad day.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

thats was going on

I've become blog lazy lately. I'm a busy person okay.

So quick update in our lives.

1. We sold our Subaru and are currently a one car family. The Subi will be very missed. I was with Colin when he bought it before we were even engaged. He got so excited he wanted to put both our names on the title. Yeah he was hooked so fast. We had some great moments in that car.
2. School is killing us.
3. I have a crush on Kyle Korver but don't tell Colin.
4. I'm am debating weather to by a P90X. I need to get my freaking butt in shape but Colin thinks I won't actual do it. Should I just get it to prove him wrong or just agree with him?
5. Our washer and dryer are now fixed. We can finally have clean clothes for the first time in months (okay so we haven't been living in our filth, I was doing it at my mom's house but that was so annoying.)
6. Colin's basketball team lost by 4o points last week. Ouch right? This week they will dominate (fingers crossed)
7. The Superbowl was awesome... because it means football season is over. I get my husband back on Sundays and Mondays.
8. I woke up this morning and got ready for class and then decided to skip class and go back to bed for the 2 more hours, totally worth it.
9. According to this little girl......

This guys name is Ca Ca.

10. I love Ca Ca.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Stupid Rodent

That is just not going to do Phil. I think you should try again and this time pop out of your hole (or whatever it is you do) and look to the other way, then you wouldn't see your shadow. I may have to take drastic measures against you if you do not consider my request. Consider yourself warned you ugly rodent.

Sunday, January 31, 2010

Our Baby

Got you with that post title huh? So we are not have a baby yet but if we did this is what the little bugger would look like....

Cute huh? I decided to morph Colin and I's faces to discover what our children would look like. I think it has my eyes and Colin's chin. Now I'm not quite sure if this is a boy or a girl but that's okay, because it is gorgeous anyway. Colin decided that it was a boy and that we would name him Golden Texo Schmutz (don't worry I would never let our real child be named anything like that). So baiscally we are going to have some hot kids when we do. Go here if you would like to morph you and your mate and see what your kids would look like (it take like 25 minutes to generate but i think it's worth it).

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Obama Bin Laden

Did anyone else watch the State of the Union Address last night? I only watched parts of it, but it reconfirmed to me how badly Obama Bin Laden manipulated the people in the '08 election. On the campaign trail he promised to be in the center and fight for the people. He inspired millions with his "CHANGE" speeches. But the only thing that has changed since he took office is the unemployment rate and the skyrocketing national debt. The democrats have squandered the largest senate majority lead in decades by arguing relentlessly a health care bill that the people don't want. Last night Bin Laden said, "The longer it was debated, the more skeptical people become...I will not walk away from these Americans, and neither should the people in this chamber." A Rasmussen poll last week showed that the American people don't want the health care bill with 53 percent opposing the 'Obama agenda' and only 23 percent actively supporting it. So exactly what American people is he referring to? The people don't want it! When is he going to realize that and stop trying to push health care down our throats. His approval rating has gone from an alltime high after the election to below 50%. This was evident in last week's Massachusetts Senate election. Obama Bin Laden's prides himself on knowing and understanding the American people. I ask, where is that understanding now?

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

This is why I don't post more pictures of us

So for some odd reason we have a lot of trouble taking any normal picture together. First and foremost it is not physically possible for Colin to make a normal smiling face in a picture (yes it's a cute face honey but not normal). And I can always find a problem with myself in a picture. Yesterday we actually got in a little disagreement about it. I mean honestly why should it be such a hard thing. It kind of went like this.

Me: Oh sick I look gross in this picture. I need to tilt my head down more.
(you can tell Colin is already doing the i'm fake excited about this face)

Me: Oh sick, my cheeks look so fat in this picture and Colin can you just smile please.
Colin: oh my gosh you do not look fat.

Me: Colin! Can you please just take a normal picture. Just act like you are enjoying being my husband.

Colin: I freaking hate taking pictures especially close up ones.
Me: Sorry I want to document out lives together. I'll never ask you to take a picture with me again.
Colin: You've said that before.

(About a half hour later after I was finished "pouting" as Colin says)
Colin: i love pictures. I really wish that we took more pictures together. I think we should definitely take more pictures.
Me: Oh please

So we got one half way decent picture but learned a valuable lesson. I better always look good in the first picture because I may not get another!

Friday, January 15, 2010


Gross Heidi. I never really liked you but I must say you looked better before your plastic surgery honey. And If you are asking me your boobs have reached the size of grossness... just saying. also Tiger Woods is a dirtbag...just saying.

On the other hand, I'm digging the new hair for Kate. You go girl. Just because you have freaking 8 kids and you husband left you for their third grade teacher doesn't mean you can't look hot.