Wednesday, August 20, 2008

15 times!

Spence and I have been married 5 years and in that time we have moved 15 times.. got married, moved to Cardston for the summer, moved to Lethbridge for the fall, then Phoenix,back to Cardston, then Rexburg, back to Cardston for the summer, back to rexburg, moved to a different apt in Rexburg, to Indianapolis, back to Rexburg, home to Cardston for a semester off to have Sophie, off to Philadelphia, to Lethbridge, to Indianapolis, then to Edmonton. I am now packing up for the 16th time!! HIDEOUS! Although I am becoming quite an expert in packing it does not change my hatred for it. Anyway the one good thing is that we going home in a week in a half.. This going away every summer is getting a little old but it is also kind of a fun adventure. It would be a whole lot more fun if I could hire someone to our packing and moving.
So I am totally seeing all the things that I do and didn't realize come through Sophie. She is such a little mimicker. I have realized that I say "ummm" alot because everything she says she has to add in an "ummm" in there. I also realized that I tilt my head back when I laugh, slap my knee, touch my chin while I am concentrating, and say "cute, yep, gosh and gee" a lot too. She always tells me after I get dressed "oh mom, SO CUTE". It is hilarious but i know exactly where she is learning it from.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Butterflies in my tummy!!

The past few days I have been feeling a little fluttering going on in my tummy. I am only 16 weeks so I am feeling it alot earlier than I did with Sophie. I guess I shouldnt be suprised. Everything about this pregnancy has been sooo much different.... boy?? hmmm. I guess we'll see! Anyway I am trying to enjoy this little bubbly feeling inside of me because I remember how it feels at the very end and it can be not so enjoyable when you are being kicked in the ribs all night.
Anyway we are back in Edmonton!! Here for a few weeks and then we are done!! I am so looking forward to being back in Lethbridge... ALL 3 of us!! I thought I would post some pics of what happened on our overly extended trip home.

Sophie fell in love.. with another Briggs.. Linds your gonna have to break the news to your Briggs that she has two in her life now! We went into dinner at the silk purse on Sunday night. They built a new facility in the old curling rink that is sooo beautiful! They have been doing dinner theatre there and it seems that everyone has been having there wedding receptions there. Anyway we went in on Sunday with some family friends and it was so hilarious to see sophie run after Briggs. I am gonna have to teach her to play hard to get. She can be so forward sometimes!
My dads land! He was so lucky this year and got an AWESOME crop!! Go DAD!!
Right before a big rain storm
We went to the Cardston parade which was really great this year! sidenote: Sophie is in love with the Quinton girls!! she bawls when they leave. I pretty much didnt see Sophie when we went to the theatre. I am gonna have to have them over for many sleepovers in the fall. They are a great help. This is Sophie with Teagan (tigger) at the parade!

My cute mom! I thought she would appreciate this one..
Sophie loves soup. She would eat for every meal. When she sees me grabbing a can she is so excited yelling, "yay soup yay soup!" she is getting quite good at eating it too!

Right when she woke up! My favorite time ever!!

I think this is a hilarious picture. My mom took it and showed it too me as she is laughing her head off. We both agree that it doesn't look like her at all. She looks so uptight!

Sophie with Kimber (as sophie would say- kimbee)

My cuteness sisters!

a pic of sophie in my dads field

sophie and kara (kaya as sophie would say)
I realize that the majority of these pictures Sophie has a dirty face. Sorry about that! She really isn't dirty all the time I promise. Anyway thanks everyone for the congratulations! I know I was kinda vague when I announced it. To answer your questions.. I am 16 weeks, due at the end of January. I don't know what it is yet but have an ultrasound scheduled for when we get back in a few weeks. I have been feeling good! Not great for a few weeks but I had a pretty nast pregnancy with Sophie and so this has been heaven. i haven't puked once so that is awesome. I didn't announce it for so long because I wanted to hear the heartbeat first. I am starting to show, I can't believe how much faster that happens when you have already had a baby. Yikes!

Sunday, August 3, 2008

I'm still here...

This is so not me, but I am still in Cardston. I have been here just under a month and was only supposed to be here a week and a half. Poor Spence. He has just been so dang busy I knew that I would have just been going back to seeing him for a few hours a day and there was so many fun things going on here. I am going back in a week. I thought it would be fun to go to the parade and then I will go back to Edmonton and spend the rest of the summer there. Spence did come down for 2 days last week, which was awesome.

We have had fun going into Lethbridge to see my bestest friend, Kristi and her darling little girls. Sophie and Grace play really good together.. most of the time ...and I am in love with her brand new tiny little Kaia. She is such a little angel.

This is Kaia 1 week after she was born. mmm I love her!!!

We have loved being here. We have enjoyed the shows at the Carriage House and have had so much fun with friends and family. Sophie has really enjoyed all the yard that my mom has and I have enjoyed just lounging on the porch while she runs around.
Oh ya I'm pregnant! 14 weeks along. Sophie will have a little brother or sister right after her 2nd birthday. Happy birthday Sophie!!