Thursday, January 17, 2008


Just wanted to post some pictures of the finished bassinet!
First - This is what it looks like. This bassinet was the one I slept in when I was an infant. Pretty sweet huh!
Then ... here is the darling original cover. Adam wasn't too keen on the Yellow flowers and bows, considering we are having a boy! 
SO I got an idea in my head from pottery barn kids ... 
and my mother-in-law Inez helped me create it! We are so excited! I am still finishing up the blue strip, and haven't "perfected" it yet, but it gives ya the idea!
Hope you love it as much as I do. Thanks again Inez for your HOURS of work helping me create it!

Monday, January 14, 2008

Welcome 2008!

This year has started out with lots of busy tasks! I would say that my new years resolution is to update our blog more frequently, but with the baby coming, I know that isn't a realistic goal. So we will do the best we can, and show you how we ended 2007 and began 2008
We have spent a lot of time re-arranging our house, getting ready for the new baby and working on lots of projects. While up in Utah for Christmas, we were able to find a crib and dresser that fit our needs perfectly.

My mom also let us use the bassinet I used when I was a new baby. It came with a cover that had lots of ruffles and yellow flowers. Adam wasn't too keen on putting our baby "boy" in it, so Adam's mom and dad came over from Kanab and helped us out. Adam and his dad helped a lot by playing Adams new toy (Xbox)
and Adam's mom helped me create a new cover for the bassinet.
I am going to wait until I finish to show you ... but it is SO cute!

As if we didn't already have too much going on in our lives, last week we got quite a bit of rain, and even a little snow. Adam and I went to go to bed one night and saw a puddle of water by our door.  We found that our ceiling was leaking and it got behind our paint, causing a large bubble. We think we found the problem, but aren't too excited about having this event come when there are so many other things to worry about before the baby comes!
Christmas was one to remember. I was able to come up a few days early for a work Christmas party, and won two tickets, lower bowl to the Jazz / Lakers game in March. Hopefully we can make it up to Utah after just having a baby. We were there from Dec 19th - January 1st!  We spent a lot of time shopping, and preparing for Christmas day. It was a totally different experience trying to do all of your Christmas shopping in really 2 days! My parents are serving at the MTC and my nephew Tyson is there. Seeing that we were visiting from out of town, we have the opportunity to attend church at the MTC with my parents. We just happened to bump into Elder Dudley ... which was so great because I really didn't get to say goodbye before he left!
Christmas eve we went sledding with the family, had a great mexican dinner and let the kids destroy a pinata. A great day to say the least.
Christmas morning was spent with my parents. Santa did come and we were excited to see what he brought. We enjoyed spending the day relaxing & got together with the family Christmas night.

We also went to dinner with most of the family on New Years eve again, and played some of those GREAT games we got for Christmas (thanks Ryan & Debbie). To sum up our trip ... LOTS of bonding time, and we enjoyed every minute! We also both spent a few days at work between the two holidays ... what a blessing to have that ability with our jobs! 
Last, we took the tree & decorations down.
As much as I dread that blessed day, it got me excited to get things ready for our baby boy. We are 35 weeks ... Just 5 more weeks to go and counting the days! We will keep you updated, and hope to post a few more times before he comes.