Monday, February 23, 2009

Rules: It's harder than it looks! Copy to your own note, erase my answers, and enter yours. Use the first letter of your name to answer each of the following questions. They have to be real, nothing made up! If the person before you had the same first initial, you must use different answers. You must put the first answer that comes to mind! You cannot use any word twice and you can't use your name twice for the boy/girl name one

1. What is your name: Ann
2. A four Letter Word: ages
3. A boy's Name: Andy
4. A girl's Name: Aubrey
5. An occupation: Architect
6. A color: artichoke green
7. Something you wear: A line skirt
8. A food: Apple
9. Something found in the bathroom: (ok so I really went and looked in my bathroom for something that starts with A.) Aquelle, it helps bring out the natural highlights in your hair.
10. A place: Arizona
11. A reason for being late: Aching back
12. Something you shout: Awwww
13. A movie title: Aristocats
14. Something you drink: Apple Beer! (YUM!)
15. A musical group: AJ's Band (Yup pulled that out of thin air!)
16. An animal: Ant Eater

Ok so I tag, Cami, Jessica, Shae, & Annika

Friday, February 20, 2009

What would you do?

Ok so we've been house hunting for over a month and a half now. Put offers on 5 homes and been under contract once and then backed out since there was oober amounts of mold under the kitchen sink. So we've been waiting to hear on 2 homes if our offer has been accepted. Now they both have similar layouts but one has very nice finishes with an awesome master bath, but the yard and the basement are not finished. The other house has "normal" finishes but 1/2 the basement is finished and the yard is fully landscaped. Were getting to the point that we don't know what to do if both our offers are accepted. So for grins and giggles I was just wondering what you would pick? I'm mainly doing this to keep me from going totally crazy waiting to hear from the bank. So just humor me for the time being. :)

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Do they look alike?


So here are my girls at 6 months. What do you think?

Happy 6 Monthday!

My Melody turned 6 months! She is progressing so well, I'm so proud of my baby. She can sit up, hold her own bottle, grab anything in front of her, and responds to any happy face! The doctor was so impressed with her smiling face and her big blue eyes.
So here's the stats:
Height: 27 inches (90%)
Weight: 15.8 lbs. (50%)
Head: 16.4 inches (50%)
She still won't roll over, and has only scooted once. So no signs of being mobile, I have no problem with that!
But everything else looks great!
Yay Melody!

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Silly

Here is Elise trying to get in our hiking backpack, & getting mad at me that I'm taking a picture of her instead of helping her. I know I'm such a good mom. :)
Such a beautiful sight! Elise didn't hold her bottle until she was about a year old, so we are so excited Melody is doing this at 6 months!

video
Just enjoy the sweetness of 2 sisters who love each other so much!

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Cute cute cousins!







So while Jen and Jason were here we decided to get pictures of all the grand kids together. I also decided to go ahead and do Melody's 6 month pictures while we were there, she's not quiet 6 months but we'll just round up. :) I was really happy with the results. Especially compared to the last time we tried to get professional pictures that was a disaster! So enjoy my cute girls and my one and only nephew!



P.S. Nothing is wrong with Elise's forehead, I had to scan these pictures in and we don't have the highest quality scanner. In case you were wondering. :)

Congrats Jason, Jen & Gavin!


Yesterday Brian and I were able to share in such an amazing experience. Brian's brother Jason, his wife Jen and their little son Gavin were able to be sealed for eternity. I've never been to a sealing with children involved, they do bring such a sweet spirit to the room. Gavin was such a good boy for the sealing and the blessing, which was later that night. I can't even express how incredibly happy I am for them, to finally start their family. It is so sweet to watch them with their little boy. Jason and Jen adopted Gavin from birth but it was finally "official" this last Monday. It has been very educational to watch from the sidelines and learn more about adoption. It really takes such a special person to understand and love this child so much to "give it up" to a couple who could really love and give this child more. I'm also happy Melody has a cousin around the same age (they are about 3 weeks apart) They were very sweet to listen to them coo back and forth to each other. Congrats Jason, Jen and Gavin! Thanks for letting us be apart of your special day.

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