Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Old School

Brian worked in a building last week that was being remodeled. He brought home a sample of the old carpet from the building. He said the pews matched as well. I'm glad the building was being remodeled. I'd have a hard time attending a building that looked like that!
All I can say, is YUCK!!!

7 Months Old

Here she is... 7 Months old, yesterday the 25th. I can't believe it!

Bibs for Lily

I've been wanting to make some bibs for Lily and I finally did it! I used scrap material I had from previous sewing projects. They turned out pretty cute. They tie around her neck, covering her entire body. They're wonderful!

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Lily's Apple

The other day, I decided to give Lile the core of an apple to gnaw on. She absolutely LOVED it! She played with it for a very long time!

Mormon Station

About 40 minutes from is, in Genoa, NV, is Mormon Station. It's the first 'white' settlement in Nevada. We have driven past it several times but never stopped to see what it's all about. We decided to go have a picnic there. It's a beautiful little park! A nice museum, with Pioneer memorabilia. It's our new favorite place for a picnic!

Part of the park grounds
The last kabobs we BBQed (VERY delicious!)

Lily enjoyed eating bell peppers and watermelon.

Monday, May 18, 2009

For Aunt Anna

My sister, Anna, has been known for her sleeping habbit of putting one foot out of the bed. She's done this ever since she was a baby. I guess Lily is going to follow in her footsteps.

Brian's Sunburn

Sunburns are funny things. This is Brian's most recent one.
How did he get stripes down his arm?

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Beach Day at Lake Tahoe

We decided to go play at Lake Tahoe. The weather was perfect! The beach was great! Great picnic lunch! Lily LOVED it! We didn't get in the water too much because it was FREEZING cold! But we sure did have fun!

Friday, May 15, 2009

BBQ Friday Night

Friday night was BBQ chicken night. We had some yummy corn on the cob to go along with it. We thought Lily would enjoy it too. She got to suck, gnaw, and chew on empty cob. She could have played with that for hours if we would let her!

Our Little Lily

Lily has been battling a double ear infection for 8 weeks. There are many times when we're very frustrated, sad for her, and just plain AHHH! with her these past couple of months. The past couple of days have been pretty rough. She is usually quick to smile and talk but she hardly does it because she's so uncomfortable.
We still have a few rare moments when she's like this:


Monday, May 11, 2009

Eagle Scout Scott

This past Saturday, the 9th, was a big day for my little brother Scott. He received his Eagle Scout award AND it was his 18th birthday.
I guess he's no longer my 'little' brother.

Scott with my parents, Steve and Gail.

The scouts in his troop lined the grass area around the whole church building as well as my parents' house. It was pretty awesome to see a total of about 100 flags put out in honor of MY brother!

Silly Brian

Brian decided to goof around while at my parents' house.
This is one of the things he did:

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Graduation Announcement

I volunteered to make the graduation announcements for my brother Scott. Here are the final results. I think they turned out pretty good!

On the blank side, Scott's picture will be placed with the caption:
'Scott will attend Brigham Young University in Provo, UT this Fall.'

Wednesday, May 6, 2009


This morning I was shaking up Lily antibiotics, for her ear infection,
and the lid wasn't on all the way. This is the result of shaking a bottle of medicine.

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Miss Messy Lily

During her lunch, I gave Lily a graham cracker.
This is what happened to it!

Monday, May 4, 2009

I just LOVE this little girl! She brings such happiness to my life. Sometimes is gets a little tough but she always brings a smile to my face. She lights up and squeals with excitement almost everytime I walk into the room. Her facial expressions brings tears to my eyes because of so much laughter.

Friday, May 1, 2009

99 Things

Here are the rules: Bold the things you’ve done and post on your blog!

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland
8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
18. Grown your own vegetables
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
20. Slept on an overnight train
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Run a Marathon
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
31. Hit a home run
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught yourself a new language
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David
41. Sung karaoke
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
44. Visited Africa
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
46. Been transported in an ambulance
47. Had your portrait painted
48. Gone deep sea fishing
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater
55. Been in a movie
56. Visited the Great Wall of China
57. Started a business
58. Taken a martial arts class
59. Visited Russia
60. Served at a soup kitchen
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies
62. Gone whale watching
63. Got flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma
65. Gone sky diving
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67. Bounced a check
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. Eaten Caviar
72. Pieced a quilt
73. Stood in Times Square
74. Toured the Everglades
75. Been fired from a job
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
77. Broken a bone
78. Been a passenger on a motorcycle
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book
81. Visited the Redwoods
82. Bought a brand new car
83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
85. Kissed a stranger at midnight on New Year’s Eve
86. Visited the White House
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous
92. Joined a book club
93. Got a tattoo
94. Had a baby
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a law suit
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee

That was fun! Who wants to play?