Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Guessing Game...

What did Jeff and Jenna do today??

Let's play a guessing game...

I'll give you three clues:

Clue 1:


Clue 2:


Clue 3:


???

We become official
Home Owners!!!


We are so excited! I can't believe we took this leap of faith! :) But how could we not? Everything fell into place to perfectly. We wern't even really looking, and this just plopped into our laps. We love it! 5 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms.
3 bedrooms, 1 bath, kitchen and living room upstairs,
2 bedrooms, 1 bath, big family room, and kitchenette in the walk-out basement.
3 Almond trees, 2 Walnut trees, 5 Apple trees, 2 peach trees...
PERFECT!
(For us...)
We are so excited. The next two weeks are going to be CRAZY!! Trying to move, paint, put flooring, clean, etc... with two little kids... Sheesh... but it will great! :) Luckily, it doesn't need a ton of work... just things to make it our own.

We love Dale and LaPreal and are sad to see them go. They are both so sweet! But they are getting older and are moving closer to their kids.

On with the crazy next couple of weeks!! :)

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Halloweening...

On Friday, we started off the weekend with some Home-made Banana pancakes in the shape of Ghosts. They turned out Yummy!!!


We headed over to the annual Halloween Parade in the afternoon. Ever year, all of the kids AND teachers dress up and parade around the town to show everyone their costumes. It's a lot of fun. I love that everyone gets involved too!
*The first of the parade, and getting a witch kiss!*

We went down to St. George that evening, and got back on Saturday just in the nick of time for a little get-together and a little bit of trick or treating.
Jeff and I really like to dress up and have a fun time on Halloween. Why Not? It's one day out of the year. :) Dallin had decided and told us what were all going to be for Halloween back in June or July! So here we are- Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach... and Minnie Mouse! :) (Dallin actually wanted Allison to be Baby Peach, but she was a much cuter Minnie Mouse!) :)
Here's a few pictures of the Halloween night:



(Every time I wanted to take a picture of Dallin, He's strike this pose... :)

We had the Blodgetts and the Hepworths come over to have a some Pizza and to see everyone's costumes. It was really fun.
Brent was also Mario... This two make a lovely pair, don't you think? :) Awesome!

It was a pretty laid back "party", and the kids watched a movie downstairs, and decorated cupcakes...


My mom was wonderful and when she heard I was having a get-together, she made me a bunch of cupcakes, got decoration things for them, and got me a bunch of little things to put in Goodie Bags for the kids too. She's so great! I love her.
(Her and Darrell went to a "Roarin' 20's" Halloween Party and they looked really cute! Thought I'd share:)

We had a really good time all together for Halloween! Hope everyone had a great time too!

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Changes...

Allison is changing so much lately! Her personality is so funny! Jeff and I will just be watching her and glance at each other, then just start laughing, because of how crazy she is! She's so much fun. She's been jabbering up a storm lately, and I think that she's been calling Dallin, "Da". She always looks at him, and says it and sometimes points. They are pretty good little buddies. She loves her sippy cup and freaks out if you take it away. She also loves to splash in the bath, Pat-A-Cake, and Miley Cyrus' song, "I Wanna Know You". Seriously. If we're in the car and she's crying, all we have to do is turn that on, and not one peep is made. She has the CHEESIEST grin that consumes her whole face- Eyes squinting, nose scrunched... Cutest darn thing. I really need to get it on camera in full swing. No teeth yet though. She's pretty clingy to Mommy lately... which isn't always the most fun thing, but I am glad that she likes me. :)

Allison finally started to get the crawling thing down at 7 1/2 months (after a couple weeks of trying). By the way... this toy in this video was 50 cents at a thrift store. I think it's the best 50 cents I've ever spent. She LOVES this thing!!
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She also LOVES the piano. When she was born, so many people told me that she was born to play piano because she had such long fingers. They were right! :) She'll sit at the piano for sometimes 15-20 minutes- just playing and singing. I love it!
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Pumpkins!

We've had our pumpkins from our Pumpkin Party for a few weeks now, so I was really excited to finally do something with them. My amazing friend, Ann, stopped by on Thursday, and after realizing that neither of us had planned dinner yet, she was sweet enough to invite our family over to eat and to also finally carve our pumpkins!
Dallin wasn't too into getting the "guts" out again... But after that was over he was super excited to make a Spider Pumpkin (just like Brynn).


Ann helped him carve out a really cute spider and he was totally stoked! :)

Ann's husband, Marty, is such a hoot. He got out his drill and was happy to help with any part of the pumpkin carving process... as long as it involved making a hole with his drill. :) He said, "If it were up to me, I'd just make a pumpkin with a bunch of holes all over it"... Total Guy... :)
I made Allison's with two seed teeth... secretly hoping that it would send secret teeth vibes to coax her two bottom teeth out. We've been waiting on them for a couple weeks now and I'm sure she's ready for them to finally poke through (I definitely am!!)...

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Then, On Friday night, Dallin also got to carve pumpkins with my family. My mom carved a pumpkin with him and she said, "Dallin, Let's make a Grandma Pumpkin!" Dallin answered, "Yes! Let's get some Grandma Glasses". My mom wasn't too happy with that-haha. Dallin had a really fun time though. (I didn't end up getting a picure with the finished product though) :)



My mom is really good with him. My mom is the QUEEN of finding little things at the Dollar Store and entertaining Dallin for hours! She's so fun. That night, she got these funny socks for him that are a bunch of different animals with little tongues that stick out. Dallin loved them, and hasn't taken them off since...