About Us

Andy and I met on a blind date in Dec. 2005. One of my 7th grade students was his neice, and she set us up. Go figure. We saw each other every day after that! We were engaged by June and married in September of 2006. In January, 2008, we welcomed little Ethan into our home, and in August, 2010, little Addison arrived.

Andy is a diesel mechanic at Kennecott. I taught middle school science for ten years, and am now an evidence-based learning specialist for a school district.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Honey - aka Grandpa

A long time ago, Ethan started calling Grandpa A honey, because that's what Grandma called him. The name has stuck, and he now calls both Grandpa's honey! It's too cute. Anyway, Ethan loves Grandpa T (honey) and on Sunday I took this super cute picture of them.

Monday, June 21, 2010

My Little Man

Ethan loves to go on walks, so each night we try to make our way around the block and to the park around the corner to go down the slides. On our way, we ALWAYS have to stop and pet the neighbors kitty! He LOVES that cat. He hugs and kisses it, and always pets it for a very long time. Then, we're back on to our walk and to the park. You'll notice in this picture that he's also carrying two guns! He is obsessed with guns, has a million of them, and takes them with him everywhere he goes. Even to nursery. I know . . . totally inappropriate, but oh well.

Now that we have a baby on the way, we needed to get Ethan out of the crib and into a big boy bed. He climbed right in after we got it put together and has easily transitioned. He gets in and out himself, but when he wakes up the in the morning or after a nap he still yells at me to come and get him. He doesn't realize that he can get out when he wakes up, which is a great blessing. I keep wondering how long it will last.

A few weeks ago we went up to Midway to meet Grandma and Grandpa T. They were up camping, so they could play golf. :) So, that morning, grandma made us a yummy breakfast, and then we headed down to the duck pond and the park to let Ethan play. The ducks were in heaven and chased Ethan until all the bread was gone.

Ethan has been enjoying books a lot lately. I read him two books every night when I put him to bed. Mommy's Best Kisses, and How do I Love You. We've read them so many times that he has the words memorized and will "read" the books to himself sometimes too. It's too cute. I'm happy he likes to have me read to him, and I love to read to him too. Today he went into Addy's room and took several books and sat in the rocking chair and "read" for quite some time before letting me read the books to him.

This little man just melts my heart. I love him to pieces.