Saturday, October 17, 2009


Well, since my background now matches the season again, I thought I would blog! Maybe come Christmas time, I will try and change the background again. I only have two days left in my house! After almost ten years we are moving. We found a house we love in Sandy. We thought we would always stay north of 70th south, but when Scott's work moved to Draper, we decided to take a look. I have such mixed feelings about moving. I have made some of the best friends of my life where we live. It will be hard not being so close. What if I don't like my new neighborhood as much as my current one? My neighborhood is so down to earth. What if they are snooty? I am sad that my sweet daughter has to leave her best friend of nine years! I have to keep telling myself this is great! The good will outweigh the bad, right?
Moving has definitely been the most stressful thing!!!! "Will we sell our house?" "Will we sell our house for enough?" (barely) "Will the inspection go okay?" "Will they accept our offer:" ARGH!!! I can't wait until its over and we're in!!! But, then all the hard work begins of getting settled!!! What an adventure. Wish me luck!!!!

Sunday, January 18, 2009


For some reason I cannot change my background! I can erase the template so it is just blank and white, but I can't add a new one! Hopefully I will figure it out soon. Any advice?

Tuesday, January 6, 2009


ITS A GIRL!!!!!!

Needless to say, we are ecstatic! We had the ultrasound today. I don't know about you, but I am always a nervous wreck before my ultrasounds. I am so worried that they might find something wrong with the baby. Maybe its all the years I've spent working with kids with health problems. But, it is a cause of major anxiety for me! Everything looked fine! Isabelle was of course thrilled that it is a girl. I'm excited to use her cute baby clothes again. At least I hope they are still cute, that was almost nine years ago! Yikes, where did the time go? Now the problem is.... what do we name her?

Tuesday, November 18, 2008


great trip we took to Kauai a few years ago

sorry, I know it isn't the greatest picture! (especially of me!) GO UTES!!

gotta love the zip line wear

To one of the greatest friends in the world. Happy Birthday! I hope you have a terrific day and a wonderful year! Thank you for being such a good friend to me. Things I love about Kristen: honesty, fun, generous, helps me with my kids, caring, cleanliness, organized (especially her house!), a guaranteed good conversation, bakes great pies and she has great taste! All in all Kristen is fantastic!!! Happy Birthday!

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Better Late Than Never

She's a pro at crossing her eyes. I was Velma

He meshed Batman and Dash to go trick-or-treating

Superhero moves!

my masked boys

Finally some Halloween pictures. We had a great and busy (of course) day! I'm just glad the weather was awesome! Except that meant that my kids did a lot of trick-or-treating. 10 pounds of candy!!!!! Yikes. We probably only have about 2 pounds left (if that). I am welcoming in the Thanksgiving/Christmas season this year. Usually I dread the chaos of Christmas, but I'm looking forward to it this year. I just want to get all of my shopping done early again. I think that was the key to a great holiday last year. And probably why I'm not dreading it this year! Wish me luck!

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Sigh of Relief

I went to the doctor today. Good news. Everything looks great! My doctor did an ultrasound and the baby looked just fine. Growing appropriately with a strong heart beat. Yahoo!! I felt like everything was okay, but its nice to see it with your own eyes. She also told me that I can pick up my activity. No lifting and exercising until next week, but I can do normal stuff!!! Who would have thought I would be so excited to clean and go to the grocery store! I'm excited to get out more and enjoy this beautiful weather!

Saturday, October 25, 2008

A Tear?

I guess I have some sort of tear or something in the placenta. At least this is the educated guess of my doctor's office. What it boils down to is that I am still pregnant. My hormones look great. However, I tend to bleed when I have any increased activity. Bottom line... I am on low activity. All I have to say is...I don't know how people do bed rest!!!!! I can get up and move around. I'm just supposed to do very little. I am going crazy!! Bad enough, that I did too much on Thursday and started bleeding again. Its incredibly frustrating. I'm supposed to "take it easy" for seven days AFTER the bleeding stops. Yuck! Don't get me wrong, I am very thankful that I am pregnant. It could be much worse. I truly feel for anyone who has ever been on bed rest. There is nothing more boring than lying around all day. Okay, thank you. It was nice to vent! Have a good weekend! By the way, who are you voting for? I still have reservations. Give me reasons why you like one candidate over the other. Tell me, exactly what is that people love so much about Obama? I know he wants change. But what exactly is he going to do that will change our country for the better? People are PASSIONATE about him and I don't get it. I can't see me being that passionate about ANY politician. Please enlighten me. However, I don't really like McCain either!