Friday, December 31, 2010

Happy Birthday Kyrina

My Sister in Law's Birthday is October 2nd and we celebrated by doing a few girl things and of course dinner! 

We went to dinner as a family over Conference Weekend and luckily Michael, Amy, Trissa, Ashley(Amy's friend) and Mike (Michael's friend) were in town visiting for conference so they joined us. Kyrina decided she wanted to go to Tepanyaki and I was soooo excited. So we all met up there for dinner and chowed down. They we went back to their apartment and opened gifts. After gifts Kyrina and I went to grab Coldstone for us and our hubbies. Yummy! The following day, Saturday, Kyrina and I got a manicure, grabbed lunch and went to a movie. We had lots of fun with no babies and no boys!!! Thanks boys for watching the kids.

Kyrina has become one of my best friends. I am so happy she is a part of this family and that they live here in Utah now. She and I were able to spend a lot of time together over Thanksgiving, and we really got close and I love that we see eye to eye. Happy Birthday Kyrina. I look forward to spending many more birthdays together! Love you!!!

Thursday, December 30, 2010

The Zoo...9-13-2010

Because Olivea loves animals right now, we went to the Zoo the day after her birthday. Most of my family couldn't make it... :( Garron, me, Olivea and Owen started the day then Kallie, Brynne and Jackson (the kids she nannies for a bit) joined us later on. Garron ended up leaving around 1pm or so to catch a flight for work so Kallie and I tackled the zoo together. It was pretty fun and Olivea enjoyed seeing some of the animals. I dont think she understands yet that she has to look for the animals in the trees or around a rock instead of them just showing up on the TV screen. I think she will definitely love it next summer.  

Happy Birthday Sweetheart. I love you sooo much!

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Olivea Turns 1!!!

Olivea turned 1 on September 12th at 10:40pm. That day was a Sunday and it was a crazy day with church and naps and getting the house ready. However, we had a ton of fun and loved celebrating Olivea with family.

We had everyone over for dinner. We had Taco Salad, quesadillas, watermelon and grapes. Little bit random right??!! But at the time Olivea's favorite thing was quesadillas and watermelon and grapes so we of course had to have that, but for the adults we added Taco Salad to make it more of a meal.

We of course had the traditionally cake smashing and she LOVED the cake. She gobbled it right down and wanted more for sure. She totally had a sugar high after that, then all of the sudden, she crashed and it was time for bed. Haha.. Kind of nice.

Olivea got some great presents too. Grandma Dawes and Curtis got her some cute new clothes. Auntie Kallie, Kyrina, and grandma got her some stuffed animals, boots and a fun new vacuum. Her dad and I got her a new sweat outfit, shorts for our trip to California, and some fun new tights. Girl made it out nice!!!

Again, here are some pictures that document the day.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Garron's Birthday.. September 4th

Happens every year, but although he is technically older each year, he sure doesnt act like it. But that's one of the reasons why I love him! 

This year we went to Pizza Factory for dinner and enjoyed the day at Raging Waters. I dont have any pictures of the waterpark that day but we had fun. We also went with our good friends, the McClellans. We had a blast and cant wait for the summer again now that it is snowing outside.

Happy Birthday Sweetheart! Love you!!!

Cousins Come to Play

Over Labor Day, my cousin Brynn brought her family out to Utah to visit before the baby came. It was great to see her and her kids and let them play with Olivea. I loved catching up with her and seeing her as a mom of almost 4. Definitely someone to look up to! 

Just a few pictures to document the kids together.