Wednesday, March 25, 2009

yes, i have the cuttest little boy ever!

Our good friend Jennifer Lewis took Coltons 2 year pics (she has done all of our pics from wedding to family and baby) we just love her thanks Jen! check out

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Happy 2nd Birthday Colton!

on March 23, our baby turned the big 2... oh boy, here come the terrible 2's!
We had a great birthday weekend for Colton. We celebrated with a big birthday party with our family and friends at the local Pappy's Pizza wich has a big indoor play place the kids can run wild and play in. He got tons of fun toys, and he was so excited to open every present on his own...Mr. Independent wouldn't even let us help with the cards.;) On his actual birthday, we had a busy day, one of Coltons gifts from Carson and I was he got to go to the pet store and pick out his very first fish. he picked out a very pretty blue Beta fish, I asked him what he was going to name her, and he said 2... so i guess we will call her 2 until he can come up with something else. I took Colton to lunch at Red Robin with his best little buddy Melia, they had a great time together. later in the evening, our families came over for more cake and presents for the Birthday Boy.
Today, Colton had his 2 year check up with Dr. Chun, he weighs 33lbs and is in the 95% for his weight, and he is 37 1/2 " and is off the charts for his height. they said he is the size of an average 3 year old. Doctor says you can take their height at 26 months and double it and that is how tall he will be when he is grown up... so if we figure he will probably grow a bit in the next couple months, so he thinks Colton will be around 6'4ish... WOW! Everything else seems to be going great, he is a very smart little boy, and somewhat ahead for his age group.
Everything else is going great here with all of us, Carson had a phone interview with the Madras prison that he has been trying since Oct. to get on with, so keep your fingers crossed that he gets called in for the written tests. rumor has it they are only going to hire a few people, but it would be great if Carson was one of them.
I will post more pictures as soon as i upload them from my camera!
take care!!!

our lil' man

Relay for Life Walk

On June 13th and 14th, i will be participating in a 24 hour walk for the Relay for Life.
as most of you know, Cancer has hit my family very hard this year, and I will be walking in honor of my mom.
My team has a goal to raise $2000 for the Cancer Society of America. We are doing a few fund raisers in the next couple of months to raise money for the relay. The first one is, we are selling PartyLite Mini Barrel Jar candles for $11 (that includes shipping).
The second fund raiser we will be doing is a big yard sale. If you happen to have anything sitting around your house that you want to get rid of and would like to donate it to us for the sale, please let me know, and i would be glad to come and take it off your hands. We are planning on doing the sale at the end of May. ALL proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society.
We will also be selling "In honor of" and "In Memory of" stars which you donate an amount of your choice and have your loved one's name on the star and we will be displaying them during a special lap around the track.

Please let me know if you would like to help support us in anyway.
Also, if you think you would be interested in joining our team, please feel free to contact me and I can get you the information you need.
for more information, click on our team page

Saturday, March 7, 2009


wow! it sure has been a busy few weeks for us. My grandmother was able to visit for 2 weeks and stay and help out my mom. it was great to have her here, and i know that my mom appreciated it very much. when she was not sick, they were able to do a little shopping, and hanging around. So far besides the one really bad week of being sick, she has not been that bad. i pray that it just continues this way for the rest of the 14 treatments. Colton has loved playing with GG (great grandma) he is going to miss her very much. luckily, she will be back this summer when my mom has surgery to help her out again. On March 5th, we welcomed our new little niece Isabella Rose into our lives. Tanna and Matt did a great job, and she is absolutely perfect in every way. Carson, Colton, and I took the 2 hour drive down to the oh so lovely town of Klamath Falls Oregon, where Tanna and Matt live so we could visit them in the hospital and meet little Bella. We are so in love with her and wish that they lived closer to us so we could see her all the time. I miss her already!!! I can not wait for her and Colton to grow up together and become best friends. We are all doing good, hard to believe that Colton will be 2 in just a few weeks, guess i should start planning his birthday bash! well, its late and we have had a long few days. here are some pictures of Grandmas visit, along with our visit to see Bella.