Friday, November 18, 2011

Fall 2011

Wow it has been awhile since I have posted anything, but I have lots of good excuses... ;) Really though our lives have been extremely busy. We moved into our house about 4 months ago and so have been trying to get settled-it takes forever it seems, even now I am still decorating and trying to do home improvement projects- and all moved in. Jake and I both started school again this Fall. I am still working on my Exercise Science degree at UVU and Jake started his Masters degree at USU (he goes through a branch at Thanksgiving Point) so we are both busy with taking classes and homework. Jake is still working at Vivint and he still enjoys it for the most part. However they have been making them stay late a lot of times so during the beginning of the month and end I don't see him hardly at all. Jake also got a calling in the ward so he is over varsity scouts and is loving it. Campouts, activities and meetings take up a decent amount of his time too, but I can't complain too much because I know it is such a good thing that he is doing. Besides school I am staying busy taking care of Leah and trying to take care of myself too :) This pregnancy thus far has been pretty relaxed and now that I am going with a midwife that I LOVE everything is great! I can't believe that in less than a month we are going to have a new addition to our family-I am SO, SO, SO excited! It is still crazy to me that we don't know what it is yet, but it is kind of fun too, I think it makes me that much more excited, haha.

And now for a Leah update: Tomorrow she will be 19 months old! Time has flown by so quickly, she defiantly is not a baby anymore and everyday she is learning and growing and just getting bigger. She is talking so much now, mostly just one word at a time, but once in awhile she will say two in a row. She also loves to sing and do the actions to different songs. Her favorite is "A peanut sat on a railroad track", she also likes the "3 little monkeys" song and when she wants to sing it she will say "nap da mooney (pause) tree" (snap that monkey right out of that tree) it really is sooo cute! She still wakes up at night around 2 times, but goes back to sleep easily if we just go in and cover her up. I am not sure what is going to happen when the baby comes, but I have a feeling it might be a big family bedroom. Which is okay with me as long as they both sleep!

Anyway that is our life for now, I will try and post again soon, but with baby coming we will see if that happens :) Here are a few pictures from the past months.

                                    Leah painting a pumpkin for the first time

                              Jake's birthday. Stef made such a yummy cake!
Leah at the pumpkin patch

Playdate with friends-Leah, Claire, Emma

Our little hiker-she did such a great job keeping up :)

Made it to the top-some hike in Zions Park...cant remember which one.

Papa, Marmie and Leah having a snack break

Our pumpkins that we carved

Jake and Leah's pumpkin

My friend Amber and I on a walk with our girls. Went down the river trail in SF.

Dressed up as a princess for Halloween, that face doesn't look very princess like though, haha

Leah the princess and me a witch

Halloween night-Uncle Matthew, Aunt Hannah and Leah (I decided not to dress her up again because she had already worn her costume twice and I was tired of getting her dressed)

Poor Cedar, Leah thinks she can ride him whenever she wants.

At the park on a cool November day, playing in the wood chips

Back from gathering eggs at Marmie and Papa's

She is such a good helper-putting the eggs in the carton for us :)


  1. Sherri Price, she is an at home or birth center midwife. But we LOVE her! She makes you feel super confident and seems to be great :) I will let you know how the birth goes...are you expecting again?