Monday, February 20, 2017
Oh Zach's soccer team is going to play in a tournament in Vegas in February?...Where do I sign up? We left the middle two kids at home with Marissa Schnell and flew down with Preston in tow, because clearly Vegas is the place to take your baby for their first trip. While we were hoping to experience warmer weather we didn't, but we did have a great time watching he and his team play. They beat the #4 team in the nation(woot woot) and we saw some old friends(Casey and Tammy Waldren) from Justin's BYU Soccer days. Justin's parents and Aunt Jayne and Uncle Tyson and kids also came to cheer Zach on since we were close to them. We of course hit up our favorite, Cafe Rio, and had a wonderful time catching up. We are grateful to have such a supportive family! What a fun trip! I am sure the first of many to come...
Monday, February 13, 2017
Saturday, January 21, 2017
The process of our move started 2 years ago when I got a county letter in the mail about the development of the lots one street over from our current house. As much as we loved our street and our current neighbors we knew with our growing kids and the possibility of a fourth child we would outgrow our house and have to move. But like I said we LOVE our neighbors and being so close to the park so the moment I realized they would be building new homes one street over I contacted my realtor friends and they did some investigating to find out who the developer was. From there I hunted him down and the rest is history...nearly two years its moving day. One street over and still next to the park...I think we are going to love it, minus the packing and unpacking, with a baby, oh and with having to sell our current house too!
This was quite the process, and not for the faint at heart I might add. If I had to do it all over again I think I would but yikes its a lot of work, decision making and meeting and decision making...did I mention decisions? I am grateful for a husband that trusts me and likes my taste. I hope I like it ten years from now too! What a blessing this house is for us. I am so grateful all the pieces of selling our current home and moving into this house fell into place the way they did. It is evident that our Heavenly Father is in the details of our life, because prayers have been answered.
Friday, January 13, 2017
Waahhh...he used to sleep so good! Darn first tooth! Oh and we started feeding him solids. SO far he is our best eater. The way they mix the baby food these days is A-Maz-Ing! No more veggies just by themselves. The food companies now mix them with the fruit to make yummy food combos so babies will eat it. And they package them so your baby can just suck the food right out of the packet rather than having to be spoon fed...genius!
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Did I mention we have had a crazy year of snow in the PNW?! Well this storm was a doozie leaving us with a foot and as far up to 3 feet in places on the ground. The entire city of Portland shuts down. We are not prepared for these kinds of road conditions. The kids sure loved it though because it meant NO SCHOOL! I don't mind it for a few days, but after awhile the cabin fever starts to set in and that need to get out and do something is all we can seem to focus on. Justin was especially stir crazy this year along with all the other hubbies in the neighborhood. They took their cabin fever out on clearing sidewalks and driveways.
On another note we are supposed to be moving on January 19th, but if this weather doesn't quit I dont think that will be happening...ugh!