Friday, July 29, 2011

Not sure if anyone reads blogs anymore... and the ones that do probably already know the news... But here it is anyway... We are having another one, folks!! As Brandt says, "We make awesome babies, so why not make another!?" ;) I'm just on week 10 this week, but saw the heartbeat today, so things are looking good. Due date is March 1st. Been pretty sick and crazy hungry this time around (thought there was two in there-- so thankful there's only one!)... but hopefully that will pass soon. Addie is really excited. We talk about what size the baby is each week. This week it's the size of a large grape :) We will not find out the gender this time (crazy, I know!), since we have one of each. Not sure if I'll be able to make it without wanting to know, but it'll be fun to have a surprise. That's all the news! Prayers appreciated for continued health and growth of the babe.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Brandt and I had a fabulous 5 days in Florida. We laugh because every day was spent laying by the pool, reading books, and basking in the silence! Yes, we enjoyed being with each other, but it was so refreshing to just do nothing and not have someone saying, "Mama! Dada!" all day long. I love my kids and I was so ready to see them today, but it was so wonderful to have a break. I feel relaxed, rejuvenated, and ready to be a mom once again! ALL parents should get away. It's so important! I highly recommend it :)
We definitely ate too much, slept longer each night than we ever will again, played cards which we haven't done in years, and just loved hanging out with no schedule, no work, and no place to be.
I'm so thankful for family that juggled our kids around the past five days. As excited as Addie was to see us tonight, she still went to bed saying, "I'm sad I won't be sleeping at Grammy's again for a long time."
We didn't take too many pics- cause it's more fun to take pictures of our kids than of ourselves, but here are a few :)

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

This is my Addie blog post...
I am so proud of this girl and the person she is becoming! We have been attending New Hope Church and after only 4 weeks of being there, I threw her into her first year of VBS. She walked in like a champ, knowing no one, but excited beyond belief! She loved every day of Bible School and was bummed she didn't get to go back this week. Eli and I had some good quality time together each morning-- kinda gave me a taste of what Kindergarten will be like :)
Addie is also in swimming lessons. Our last swimming lessons was a parent/child class and it was a horrible experience. We didn't even finish all the sessions because she would scream through the class and not let go of my neck. She's in a class without me now, along with 5 other little girls, and she LOVES it! She's doing everything they ask with excitement and energy! I just sit in the bleachers beaming the entire time because I am so proud of her :) Growing up so fast!!
Brandt and I leave for Florida this Saturday-- 5 days by ourselves!! I couldn't be more ready and more excited for a vacation. Looking forward to some relaxing, good eating, and lots of movie dates. I'm so thankful for our family, willing to take our kids and love on them for a few days. They will be in great hands :)

Sunday, July 10, 2011

What have we been up to lately!?

Addie and I have been scrapping-- yes, we spent an afternoon at Archiver's together and she made those two pages all by herself! Best mother/daughter date ever :)

We have gone to the beach!

We have been lovin' on our dad :)

We've sent a few emails :)

We have been enjoying our month of July!

Sunday, July 03, 2011

Spent yesterday at Trout Lake Camp with the fam. It was a beautiful day! We had a blast :)