Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Posted by Craig and Cricket at 12:29 PM
Tuesday, November 25, 2008
Okay, I must say that I am almost 100% sure that Craig will not like that I am doing this for all the world to read but I have to say that I have the best hubby ever. He is amazing. He treats me so wonderful, and loves me no matter what. He is a wonderful father and sets such a wonderful example for my children and myself. He is a good sport and puts up with some of my crazy ideas, and tries to have a good time while doing them. (some ideas he likes more than others).
I have to tell you that the past month of so has been very hard on me. I am not a litttle pregnant girl I never have been blessed that way, I get huge!!! Well, I am so big already that everything is coming on so much faster...such as, trouble breathing, trouble getting from a laying position to a upright position, the feeling of being wiped out, shortness of breath from walking up the stairs, swelling, and having a horrible time sleeping and finding a comfortable position. Well, I know that I keep him up most nights and I feel really bad, so a few weeks ago, he started putting me to bed in our bed, making sure I had everything I needed and then he goes out into the family room and sleeps on a blow up mattress. It makes me feel so bad when I get up in the morning and see him there in the family room. He tells me he sleeps okay but still I feel bad. What a guy! I miss him! It seems like there are some days that bedtime is our only time to talk and me being so wiped out from working all day, I tend to crash if I have any down time in the evenings. I can't help it. He is very understanding and loving.
So I must just say thank you to my guy. He helps me so much, and I am hoping that he doesn't think I don't appreciate it. Because I really do! Sometimes the smallest things strengthen a love that is already strong. I can't tell you how much I love that he loves me now matter what!
So here's to my guy! I hope you all have a guy as good as mine. Thanks Craig! I LOVE YOU!
Posted by Craig and Cricket at 3:08 PM
Friday, November 21, 2008
I am pretty sure I never looked like this in 1992! Lovely, isn't it!
Also, elfyourself.com is hilarious. It doesn't matter how many times I watch it I still crack up!
Yes, this is Craig and I and I know that Craig will kill me when he sees this! I am trying to figure out how to get my dances on here but for now this will have to do!!!
Here is one of the whole family! I haven't laughed this hard since last year when I did this. I love it! Maybe this could be our Christmas photo for 2008!!
This is what I have done tonight...who knows what else I will find for tomorrow night! I'm sure you are dying to see. Happy Sleeping!!
P.S. It is now 4:40 am, I have been up since 2:35 am, and I have to work tomorrow. I better hit the hay and hope I get some shut eye!
Posted by Craig and Cricket at 2:48 AM
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
We live across the street from our Stake President and one day he noticed that Caleb was out using the new mower and challenged Caleb to a race. The conversation went something like this.
The race is on!!!
Pres. Atkinson & Caleb in the heat of the race!
The race is over...them sitting and chatting! This photo is priceless. I love it.
I am pretty sure Pres. Atkinson asked for a rematch. He chuckles everytime he sees Caleb and mentions it.
Posted by Craig and Cricket at 8:05 PM
Posted by Craig and Cricket at 7:45 PM
Saturday, November 15, 2008
So Thursday afternoon I decided to take Friday off. It was very well needed. I have been really tired and honestly have had something every night after school so nothing at home was getting done. I needed to take action. I found a sub and looked forward to have a day to get things done while being able to relax.
Friday morning I started to think about while growing up my mom would let us stay home just because every once in a while. Well, as I walked downstairs to wake up the kids, I decided to make them so happy and let them stay home with me. I think they loved me more yesterday morning then they ever have. I just laughed as I walked back upstairs letting them catch up on sleep.
We got their rooms cleaned and laundry folded and put away. It was nice to have that accomplishled. They were good helpers, and they even went and cleaned up all the leaves in the front yard. I am sure that anyone who drove by wondered why they were home. But it was a great day. When afternoon hit, I think I had totally overdone myself and I crashed. Craig came home and took the kids to dinner and to the Bean Museum at BYU. A place they love to go. This is the first time they got to see the White Rhino...since we were in the newspaper a few months ago. See article (http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4188/is_/ai_n21143552). They thought it was pretty cool.
They had a good time and even ran an errand to WalMart and Caleb was thought to be shoplifting when Zach said, "I get shot gun" he and Caleb took off running out the doors, Caleb just happened to have a new toaster oven (which is very well needed here at home!) that wasn't bagged. The door greeter went running after him yelling "young man" until Craig caught up and showed him the reciept. I wish I could have seen that. I still laugh when I think of it. Zach ended up in shot gun. Even after all of that. So funny.
It was a fun day, even if I was wiped out by the end of it. Sometimes those days are just needed. It made me really excited for Dec. 19th which happens to be my last day of work. I think I will be able to get things accomplished that have been put on the back burner for far too long. I can't wait.
Posted by Craig and Cricket at 9:20 AM
Monday, November 10, 2008
Even after a couple of days she was still very proud of herself and her toothless smile!
Posted by Craig and Cricket at 4:50 PM
Saturday, November 8, 2008
Look at all these blonde boys! It honestly took me a minute to pick Caleb out of the line. It was crazy!
Caleb with other teammates waiting team meeting
As part of the celebration the team gets down and pounds the score on the large Viking at the 50 yard line.
One of Caleb's biggest fans!
Caleb had the chance to play his cousin Christopher's team for the Super Bowl. I am sure there will be many more times these two boys have to play each other. But I love this photo of the two players.
Check out the enthusiasm on their faces. I love it!
Posted by Craig and Cricket at 7:54 PM
Tuesday, November 4, 2008
Don't ask me what I did wrong here! What a mess!
I couldn't let him go to school like that, keep in mind it is now 10:00 pm and the beauty supply store is closed so we quickly run to Walmart to see what we can find to fix it. This is what we came home with...
Notice the smile is gone!
Not exactly the look we were going for! I think Caleb (I know I was expecting) the white blonde look and we got the yellow blond look. By the time we finished the second round of bleach, Caleb looked at me and said I don't care if it is yellow, I don't want anymore bleach on my head. (I think he was thinking that it wasn't all it was cracked up to be). We went to bed and Zach and Libby were shocked to see him this morning. He was all cool about going to school but I had to snap this photo after I dropped him off he jumped out of the car and pulled his hood up as he walked into school. I just laughed!
He's walking into school with his cousin McKinsey who was shocked he actually did it.
Caleb Before Caleb After
I still love my son, but I prefer him with dark hair! Good luck Caleb! Play hard, you know blondes do have more fun!!! Go Vikings!
Posted by Craig and Cricket at 7:31 PM
Posted by Craig and Cricket at 7:19 PM
Check out the lovely remnants it left for us on the garage floor.
I will save you the details of the smell. You don't even want to know! But it is now cut up into roasts and sitting in the freezer waiting to be eaten. Just thought I would share! You know we have to document everything right!?!
Posted by Craig and Cricket at 7:08 PM