Thursday, December 31, 2009


Sunday was our anniversary. It was.....not the best. I got peed on at church ( we were only there for about an hour ). Then Tyler peed all over himself during his nap ( but him and Kayla DID nap for a good two hours or so! ) Then my computer crashed! I spent like two hours backing up all my pictures that were not on my external hard drive yet. Cody then tried to help my sick lap top but we had to wait cause we needed to buy something for it. It is back up and running just needed a little help. Unfortunately for me, I don't have anything on here now. No pictures, no programs...nothing. I have to down load a bunch of stuff again and put my pictures back. It will be a slow process. Figures since I was already slow putting stuff up here.

Cody leaves soon and when he is gone I always have mroe time to myself so I promise to try and get some blogs written and pictures posted so y'all can officially stalk me again.

I hope everyone had a great Christmas and is having a good New Years eve. Cody and I are watching Batman Begins on Blue Ray ( he is VERY excited to be watching a Blue Ray ) and then we are going to kiss at Midnight and go to sleep. I feel so old...

Monday, December 21, 2009


So excited! My sister's and mom got their purses today so now I can post pictures.

Here is one picture of each and if you want to see the rest of the pictures you can go look at my other blog.

My mom's

I didn't use a pattern or anything for this one and because the fabric is so busy it didn't turn out as cute as I wanted but my mom loves blue and yellow so I am sure she likes it.

My sister Kimmie's

I used a pattern I got free off line for this one. In my other blog I will post the link for it but right now I don't feel like looking for it. I love the fabric on this one.

My sister Kristy

I LOVE this one. My sister Kristy is big on "going green" and so I used a pair of old pants for the body of the bag. I wish I could have kept this one for myself. Just so everyone knows, this one is also a free pattern I got from someone's blog. I also copied one of her bags exactly! haha I wish I could say I was as creative as her but it's not true. The only thing I did different was use only one color of fabric for the flower instead of using a bunch of different fabrics. Again I will attach the link in my other blog.

Here is a picture of Cody with his new TV and our new TV stand

Doesn't he look happy?! He hugs his new TV all the time! It's his new baby!! Happy birthday, Merry Christmas and Happy anniversary to Cody! haha

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Making It

So my SIL Emily made something cute and posted it on her blog. I, of course, had to make one too because I am a crafting junkie these days. So here is my verions of what she made

I used the Texas sticky notes and then some wonderful magnets to the side. This is what I did while I was SUPPOSED to be cleaning. I get distracted easily!

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Pig Tails

My LITTLE GIRL has enough hair for pig tails ( the top half any ways...) can I tell you how much this thrills me! Check it out for your self

And this if officially my favorite picture of her right now


Tuesday, December 15, 2009

This is the dress my mom and I made Kayla! Ain't it cute?! I will try and do another picture of the front of the dress. I had taken one and then cropped it but blogger doesn't like the way I cropped it and keeps trying to turn the picture the wrong way. Grrrrrr

Kids Say the Darndest Things

My parents had a book when I was younger called, "Kids say the darndest things" It was a funny book. I can't remember what any of it said but I do remember reading it and us all laughing. Well, my kids say and DO the darndest things!

Last week during our lesson at church, I was showing the kids pictures and then asking them who was in the picture? The first three all had Jesus in them so when I held up the 4th picture of the three black guys holding a black baby and giving her a blessing and then asked, "Who is in THIS picture?" It should NOT have surprised me to hear Tyler exclaim, "JESUS!"

He said something else recently that I am desperately trying to remember so I could write it down but nothing is coming to me. Kayla did just do something funny, although she doesn't talk yet. She is the BIGGEST fatty! And by fatty, I mean she eats anything and everything. She is as skinny as can be though. She KNOWS if you have food and will crawl over to you and beg like a dog. It's hysterical, yet really annoying. Last night we went and got ice cream as part of our Family Home Evening and she stood right at Daddy's legs and would scream pretty much every time he gave HIMSELF a bite of ice cream and not her one. Also while in Utah we went to a eat at a Mexican food place. I was feeding her pears and they were cut up WAY to big for her so I was trying to cut them up smaller. She was getting impatient so I grabbed one of my black beans, smashed it on my finger and shoved it in her mouth. Yeah, she even TOUCH the pears after that! She just wanted to black beans.

My sister was eating some ice cream and Kayla crawled on over to her and let Aunt Kristy feed her ice cream until it was all gone. Then my dad got some ice cream and she through over Aunt Kristy for some "grandpa" time. When his was gone, she was done with him too. Then she noticed Aunt Kristy was getting something out of the Kitchen and she proceeded to watch her walk over to the couch with a soda and she crawled over to her as fast as she could! haha She doesn't get soda silly girl!

Any ways, juts now she had green beans, mac and cheese and a cookie for lunch. She had chocolate on her face so I took her to the sink, put water on my hands and tried to wipe her face off with the water. She made it very difficult because she was trying to SUCK the water off of my hands! LITTLE FATTY I SWEAR!

On a side note, do you have kids who are 3 or 4 and don't know how to read? DO you have a computer? Do you have internet? If so, try going to and checking it out. My bestie Sarah found the web site and her daughter who is 4 months YOUNGER then Tyler has already taught herself to read! Now she is one smart cookie but I think any kid can figure it out if they spent a little bit of time on it a couple of times a week. Tyler has gotten to the stage where he doens't nap because then he can't sleep at night. But he drives me NUTS when he is up ALL day and I don't get my break. Plus, I always have a million things I wanted to do during that nap time. So I have started letting him use my lap top to try out and he is doing great! He now knows several words he didn't know before and is starting to recognize them in all sorts of places like the super market. It is so nice to see him improving. I think the poor kid takes after his mom and is a little dyslexic. He mixes the beginning of the word up with the last part of the word and things like that. Here are some pictures of him writing on his chalk board. We didn't help him at ALL

his name

CAT which we didn't teach him, he learn the web site

and some slllllllight sucking up...

Nana! And he was so proud to have done it by himself!

Sunday, December 13, 2009

A Christmas Miracle!

Okay it was probably more of a Thanksgiving miracle but I just found out about it. Our neighbor who was in the motor cycle accident is okay! We have been wanting to call his wife but she is never home and we didn't want to bug her. Cody's phone started ringing about an hour ago and I saw the caller ID said his name. I figured it was his wife calling with an update. I didn't get the phone to Cody in time so he called his number back and HE answered. I could hear him talking to Cody on the other end and he sounded completely normal. Cody is going to go visit him sometime this week. How exciting! I am so thrilled for his family. I didn't mention this in the last post but right before his accident one of his sister in laws died and then a couple of days later his brother actually killed himself RIGHT after he left his house. It had already been a rough week or so for them and then a week or two later he had his accident. SO glad it is turning out to be okay. So just remember that prayers do work and sometimes doctors advice isn't always the right decision.

Early Merry Christmas everyone!

Saturday, December 12, 2009

BIG Girl

Check out my little cutie pie!

She is 17 pounds 10 months and has 3 teeth! She stands by herself for a couple seconds at a time but, took 3 steps a week or so ago but then has done it again since and knows a like 3 signs. When I sign "daddy" she smiles and says, "DA DA" It's the cutest thing EVER!

Friday, December 11, 2009

Getting Some Air

I have so many pictures from Utah that aren't shrunk yet so every time I go to write a blog I remember I only have half the pictures shrunk and say forget it. Today I am just going to write one and leave out some pictures for now. My parents have a trampoline in the back yard. The kids LOVE it. For the most part the grown ups do to because the kids get worn out quick. Any ways. I got a LOT of pictures on the trampoline this trip. Here are the ones I got shrunk. Lots of Tyler, Bradlie ( my brothers girl ) and Kayla. Kayla LOVED the trampoline. In fact, she actually tried to jump on it when you would stand her up. It was way cute.

Ain't she a cutie pie! Check out when she got upset at someone and started crying

Check out those big tears. I love her mom smiling about it. So cute. Here are some more of Bradlie jumping

Here is Tyler getting some air

and here are some family group pictures on the trampoline

grandparents with all the grandkids.

Here are the kids with their kids!

Thats all for today folks! Hopefully I can get more up later

Thursday, December 10, 2009

We had some snow! It was so fun. Tyler was making me laugh because he didn't realize snow was going to be cold! haha He wanted to play in it SO bad but didn't understand why his pants were wet and so forth. We got some good pictures.

I tried to get a cute picture of the two kids in the snow....yeah it didn't happen. Kayla got really cold and then just started screaming. But I did get this one which makes me laugh every time I look at it! I love the look on Kayla's face!

This one turned out cute and ALMOST made it on the Christmas card.

This collage of Tyler makes me smile. I love the progression of excitement to, "Holy cow it's cold!" Sorry I am still be so slow to post stuff but I will try and get some small blogs like this up as I go throughout the next couple of days.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009


Sorry I have not been on here. I have been in a rut. Partly because I went on vacation and was without internet for 2 weeks and then came back and had my in laws here and a million pictures to up load and.....well....I promise to come back. I am just not in the mood yet. I have some blogs in my head and I just have to make the time to do it.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009


My little boy turned 4 today......

I am a little depressed

Pictures to come another day.