Wednesday, September 24, 2008

the backyard

Our backyard is finally finished. Yea!!! You may have seen a glimpse of it in other pictures, and some of you may have seen it in person already, but here are a few pictures of our new sanctuary. During the day I like to just go sit out there and stare at everything. Look forward to lots of swim parties next summer!

Friday, September 12, 2008

a blessing.

Talya was blessed in Sacrament Meeting last Sunday. Jordan gave a beautiful blessing even though Talya cried and fussed most of the time. Afterwards we had a luncheon at our house with all of our family. It was a lot of fun to have everyone there. We are so grateful to have Talya as part of our family and are so blessed to have her in our lives.

Saturday, September 6, 2008

T & T

I just had to share how much Trey loves his little sister. So cute! He saw me taking pictures of her and went and grabbed an old broken camera. He tried to take pictures telling her to say, "Cheese!" but was frustrated when the camera "No work".

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Trey is 2!

Monday was Trey's birthday! He turned 2 years old. Days before we tried to teach him to respond with "2" when someone asked him how old he was. We were driving in the car when we were doing this and as he was saying two, he saw some tractors which he yelled out to get our attention. Jordan says, "Two tractors??". Trey said, "Yeah". So all this last week, when we asked him, "Trey, how old are you?" he would answer "Two tractors". It's pretty funny.

His birthday this year landed on Labor Day, so it was nice that everyone had work off and could spend the day with us. We started the day off with breakfast at the "Beach Cafe", a small restaurant near our house. Then, in the afternoon, we had a pool party since our backyard is finally finished... yea! Instead of going all out with a theme and stuff for his party, I just went to the party store and let Trey pick out a set of plates, napkin, etc. He enthusiastically picked out Curious George. For a cake, we did a cupcake bar. I made chocolate cupcakes and everyone could choose their own frosting and decorations for the top. Trey just went straight to the sprinkles and mini M&M's. Of course!

We had a very fun day and Trey got some great presents. Tractors, trucks, bikes... all his favorites. Happy Birthday, Trey! We love you so much and can't imagine our family without you! We're so glad you're "two tractors" now!