Saturday, December 17, 2011

3 days

Avery is almost here!!! I think getting nervous about it three weeks ago, has given me time to not be so nervous now, and to be more excited for her to come. I still don't need her to be out till Tuesday. I still have a few more days to enjoy sleep, mostly I get nervous about the c-section and recovery, but I think we are as prepared as we are going to be, so I have a kind of peace about it now. Its really fun to see Braxton be so excited for her to come, its like two Christmas' for him. I know everything will go well, and I am really excited to see who she will look like, so here is my ready to pop, three days to go picture.

Santa 1 more time

We have been lucky to see Santa so many times this year. Bailey loves Santa, she sits in his lap. That's what she tells everyone when she sees or talks about Santa. Sometimes she is scared and sometimes she just runs right up to him. Brynn and I were lucky enough to get to sit on santa's lap too. My present will arrive just in time for Christmas, but Brynn will have to wait till after the New Year.

Making a Gingerbread house

Logi finally got done with school and can now play, so him and Braxton put together their Gingerbread house. Before he got off work that night we were lucky enough to get to watch Sadie for a little bit. Gave us a little glimpse what to expect in a few days.

Braxton and Bailey love Sadie, and it makes Braxton so excited for Avery to arrive.

Bailey loves the Santa hat.

Bailey's new thing is coloring on paper, not table. She really could of cared less about making the gingerbread house, but she enjoyed the candy on it the next day.

Braxton and Logan working hard to decorate their gingerbread house.

The finished product.

1st Grade Christmas Program

Braxton had his 1st grade Christmas Program, They did Dr. Seuss' "How the Grinch Stole Christmas". It was fun to listen to him practice at home and it was fun to see him perform it that night. He had such a great time performing it.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Projects and Bailey's Room

Since Christmas shopping is done I have been trying to get other projects done before the baby comes, because I know it will take me forever to do them after the baby comes. Bailey has a new room and a big girl bed and she has done so awesome with sleeping in a big girl bed. I finished her name on the wall, now if I can just get Doug to hang her purple curtains. It has been fun to decorate her room. I changed out Bailey's name for Avery's name in her room, so that is one more project done and I finally made a hair bow holder for all the bows and flowers we have. I think we are about ready for our Avery to come, now if I can just relax and enjoy this last week.

Bailey's new room, I will have to show more pictures when it is all the way done.

The hair bow holder. You can't really see how cute it is with all the bows and flowers on it, I should have taken a picture before I put them all on. It was so easy to make too.

Avery's name.

Santa Again

The kids got to see Santa again, this time at Macey's, and I actually got Bailey to sit in his lap.

Temple Square Lights

We made the trip up to Temple Square with the Spence Fam. I always love looking at the Christmas lights. My favorite is the huge tree with red lights.

Watching the Nativity

I had to wear Doug's coat, I can't fit into any of mine right now.

The Spence Family

Sadie having a peek.

Jackman Family

Losee Family

Mom and Dad, Aaron was with us too, but somehow did not get a picture of him.

Gardner Village

We have made a tradition to find an ornament each year for the Christmas tree and Gardner Village has been a great place to get them, except this year. They were bought out by Modern Display and they did not have the ornament selection we were looking for, but we had fun looking at the Elves and feeding the ducks, even though it was freezing. It was a fun to spend the day with Alicia and the kids.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

3 more weeks

Technically I am 36 weeks, but we are scheduled for c-section in three weeks, so I am going by that. I am really excited, but I am starting to have some anxiety. It seemed so long away and now it is so soon, I don't feel like I am ready, but who ever is. Luckily most of my Christmas shopping is done, and we already have the baby things, so hopefully she stays on schedule and doesn't come any sooner. I love how excited Braxton is for her to come and Bailey says she is, but she has no idea what is happening. We are excited for her to come to our family, just not so excited for recovery, but I have done this two times so it should get easier, right?

Santa came to Town

Monday night we went to the park downtown to see Santa ride in on a fire truck and watch them light the Christmas tree. Bailey and Braxton were excited to see Santa ride in on the fire truck, but when Bailey gets close to Santa she is a scaredy. Braxton of course has never been scared of Santa. Santa talked to Bailey while I held her and asked if she wanted a dolly, she said yes, then Santa picked up Braxton and asked him what he wanted, and talked to him for a while, it was so nice we didn't have to wait in a long line to sit on Santa's lap and Braxton was able to tell him what he wanted. So begins our Christmas Festivities and so many more to come in the coming weeks.

Christmas Decorating

The day after Thanksgiving it was shopping and putting up the Christmas decorations. We got a new tree this year because our tree of ten years finally broke last year. I finally got a prelit tree and it was so much nicer putting it up this year. I also made an advent calendar for Braxton, he is so excited to start doing it, and I am excited to do all the Christmas festivities with him.

My Bailey Bean

Pretty soon my Bailey will not be my baby anymore. I am a little nervous with how she will handle having a new baby. She is such my sweetheart and I love getting to spend one on one time with her while brother is at school and daddy is at work. She is getting so big, she has been sleeping in a big girl bed for over a month now and she has done so well. She also doesn't have a bottle at all now. I can't believe how grown up she is becoming. She is so good at throwing garbage away and cleaning up after herself, she even cleans up after her brother. She says the cutest things, when she gets exciting about something, she says " I ike it", and she loves her cousins "ky ky", "illum" (William), and of course "Sadie". Her favorite song is "Tonight, Tonight" by Hot Chelle Rae. She sings "Tonight" in a high pitch voice and she loves dancing to it. I just love this little girl, and I know she will be such a good sister.


My Mom always says I was the girl with a curl, when I was good I was very good and when I was bad I was BAD. One of her favorite stories to tell is when I got into the desitin at my Grandma's house and got it all over. So the other day this is what I found Bailey with the desitin, luckily she didn't get it all over.

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Pregnant Belly

I thought I would finally update my ever growing belly with pictures. I can't believe we only have six weeks to go. Before we know it our little girl will be here.

28 Weeks

32 Weeks


We went bowling as a family Saturday and it was really fun. Bailey tied with Doug for a 96, I got a 95 and Braxton got a 69. It was fun to watch Braxton and Bailey, it was Bailey's first time and she was so excited to bowl.