Saturday, June 25, 2011

Cabin Getaway and Funny Faces!

Ryan still has some clients in from NYC so we took them up to the cabin for some fun on Friday. The weather was so nice and everything was beautiful and green!

I was so happy Carole ann and Jonathon could come! He is such a fun little guy and I love being hanging out with C ann!
We had some delicious grilled food, that Ryan obviously fed to Moosie!
Our friend Brad, his wife, and two little girls came up and they had so much riding around on the 4 wheelers.
Aunt Kristen couldn't come to the cabin but she was over the night and Hudson did not want to be burped, and this is the funny face we got.
Hudson got a "Kermit" beenie, it's way to big but we couldn't resist.

Monday, June 20, 2011

Weekend Events!

Things have been awfully smiley around our house lately. Hudson has just been smiling and talking up a storm. He is so much fun to have around and just getting cuter and cuter.
Saturday we went to the pool with the girlfriends! Carol Ann and Johnathon are in town and we had to take them to our favorite pool. The water was warm enough that Hudson loved it, and then he decided he just wanted to lay out with aunt Kristen. (Not really, we are very careful about him being out in the sun, so he was only there for a second, so don't call Children's Services on me!)

Johnathon could not be any cuter! He has the cutest little personality and is so much fun to be around. Oh yea, Canne's not bad either. Just kidding, we love her!
Ryan scored us free tickets to a Ray Lamontagne/ Brandi Carlile (two of my favorite artists!) concert for Saturday night so we had to say goodbye to Hudson for the first time and leave him with Allen, Eva, and the girls for a few hours. That's not entirely true, I've left him with my mom a couple times, and my brother Matt, while Kate and I got pedis, but never for very long. It was hard for me for to say goodbye but we had such a good time and the concert was amazing and I knew her was in great hands! If you've never heard of them, get on itunes and check them out. Brandi was almost better live then on her albums. I would go to her concert again and again!
Hudson is fascinated by whistling! So we do it alot!!

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Hudson's Dad!

I sure love Hudson's dad! I love watching him be dad, and he is so good with Hudson so it was really fun to celebrate the holiday with our little family! I never dreamed he would be as involved as he is.......a very pleasant surprise! I'd love to be able to say that the nick name "Kermit" has died and gone away but it is still very much alive. I also hate to say it's growing on me....purely as a nick name.

Friday, June 17, 2011

Happy Father's Day!

I'll post about my baby daddy later. But today's post is all about my father! I'm not even going to start it off by saying "I know I may be biased".......because I have , hands down, the best dad in the world. Those of you who know him, I know are nodding quietly at home in agreement! He has always been so hands on, playing with us, coaching our teams, or loudly cheering in the stands. We've been on so many adventures together as a family because our ring leader can leave no stone unturned on this earth. He must do it All!
One of the funniest things about my dad is how predictable he is....
There are a few things about him that I can guarantee
1. If he's at a track meet he will be yelling "Dig, Sean Dig!" (or whoever is running
2. If you are at his house on Sunday night he will have made caramel corn
3. If you are at his house on a Sunday afternoon he will be taking a nap on the couch in the family room, head on the west side of the couch with his arms crossed at his midsection
4. If there is some kind of special event he will be at his grill cooking a very specific kind of steaks served with potatos and salad
5. If he is running, he will be slightly bobbing his head, his hair will be flowing in the wind, and he will be making a weird kind of humming sound
6. If there's water and he's going to jump in , his phone will no doubt be in his pocket
7. a more recent development, if you are with him and can't find him for an extended period of time, he will have wandered off and will be taking pictures somewhere far off the path from where he should have been
8. if he is on a warm weather vacation he will be wearing his white linen button up shirt with his swim trunks and it will be unbuttoned
9. if he is're in for a few laughs!

We love you! Happy Father's Day!

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Recent Happenings

This is what we've been up to lately........our niece Maegen had a dance recital and she danced so beautiful! I can't believe how grown up she is!

And speaking of growing up......Camryn and Brooklyn turned 5! I wish I had better pictures from their party but I was preoccupied with cupcakes and cute girls! Happy Birthday C&B we love you so much!!
Ryan is working on this awesome project at work where they are writing a program that people can learn how to play the piano. Some people came in from New York who are also on the project and we got to entertain them for the day. So we took them up to Sundance to hike to Stewart Falls. It was a beautiful day and a beautiful view, and always fun to meet new interesting people. We took Hudson but didn't get any pictures, he slept through the whole thing in his carrier!

Ready for some fun in the sun!

Ohio Cont....

I mentioned in previous posts that I went to Ohio for my youngest brother graduation. Hudson and I flew by ourselves and it wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. He slept the whole way and I just carried him in my sling......which is my new best friend. Both sets of grandparents were already there when we arrived and it was so nice to spend time with them.
The last day we were there we went to a prison where Shawshank Redemption was filmed. It's one of Ryan and I's favorite movie so it was exciting to go walk through and recognize things. This prison closed in 1990! Isn't that crazy?

If any of you have seen the movie you can remember this seen. In the movie it was supossed to take place in a hotel near by but it was actually filmed in a room in the prison.

This was at the airport when they picked us up with my Grandma Clark

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

9 weeks

My little man had his 2 month check up this week. He was actually 9 weeks 1 day. It was hard to watch him get all his shots but I realize it had to be done. On a completely different note. I'm selling my brand new chicco stroller if you know anyone who wants it. It has been used literally 3 times......twice at the mall once on the Provo River Trail. Let me know!

2 month stats
weight 10 lbs 4 oz 20%
length 22.75 in 50%
head circ 40.4 75%

Everything looked good and he seems to be pretty healthy and growing very nicely! He obviously inherited my large head, poor guy.

Things he's been doing-
*rolling over....only from stomach to back
*focuses on things, makes eye contact
*smiling and cooing....which is my favorite, it makes me so happy!
*he sleeps really good at night, he usually only wakes up once but sometimes twice on the down side he has not been sleeping much during the day
*he is reaching for the mobile toys on his bouncer and swing
*took his first flight and he did so good...he slept the whole flight out and was wide awake the whole flight back, but did not cry, he was just curious
*grabs my hair...he needs to realize I don't have much as it is so it is imperative I keep what I have! Don't worry we had a talk about it this after noon and I think he gets it now.

I realize these things are not ground breaking but it's funny how when it's your baby doing these things it feels like the first time anyone has done anything like it!

Sunday, June 5, 2011

The Seanster Graduates!

My youngest brother, Sean, graduated from high school last Saturday. He was ranked #1 in his class and the only one graduating with a 4.0 for his entire school career. He was also national honor society president. Can you say over achiever? He was asked to sing a solo at graduation and he did awesome! I am so proud of him and everything he has accomplished and can't wait for him to come out to go to BYU!