Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Adventures in Utah

Jake and I have just returned from a memorable trip from Utah. We had a great time with family and friends and had not such a great time with our car. James and Lyndsie were kind enough to offer their basement while we stayed there and it was so nice! We even got our own twin beds so, I got some great nights of sleep!... :)

I got to see my girls at the gym and that was definitely a highlight for me. I love those girls and it was so great to see them all again!!!

We got to see our friends Eric and Alison's newest and first addition to their family (Ashton) and he is ADORABLE! Oh I can't wait to hold our own little baby!

We celebrated Jake's birthday with family a little early (his 29th b-day is on May 13th) and that was a blast, even though the Jazz had another disappointing loss to the Lakers, OH sorry KOBE BRYANT and the Los Angeles Lakers----blah!!! :) Anyway, it was so fun to have almost all of the nieces, nephews, grandparents and inlaws together---(we missed you Ben, Kaylee, Alliya, Payton, and Martin!) Melissa made an awesome chocolate cake with chocolate frosting or as Lexie calls it, "brown cake with brown icing". Everybody chipped in and it was just so much fun!

Car broke down and delayed us an extra day, we ended up getting things fixed up and on our way though--- thank you mom and dad Webster for all of your help!!! And thank you Dan for going out in the cold snow/rain to help us figure out what was wrong with our car! Thank you, thank you, thank you!

We were able to spend two nights with Abby, Sean and Baxter (happy birthday Sean!), which was so nice and we are greatful that they let us come visit so often!

Jake and I bought our tickets for the family reunion and we are SO looking forward to that!

I'm 5 months pregnant and everything seems to be going very smoothly, and we feel so blessed for that! Swollen feet and achy pains are a small price to pay for what is to come and we are SO EXCITED! August will be here before we know it!!!

Saturday, April 11, 2009

It's a girl! Well, it will be in August... :)

Abby would like you all to know that she was right! ---and 5 others as well, at least according to the poll. Jake and I went in last week for our ultrasound and we got to see our little baby girl! She was pretty stubborn about the whole thing though. It was pretty amazing, while she was squirming around on the monitor I could feel all of her little squirms this time! She gave us some great pictures too, we got a great one of her sucking her thumb and another of her finishing up a great big yawn, in which she stretched her right arm out as she tilted her head back and opened her mouth for a nice big yawn. As far as finding out if she was a boy or a girl--- She was being pretty tricky! If her hand wasn't right in the way it was the umbilical chord she was holding! After about an hour of investigation the woman doing our ultrasound said that there was no evidence of any male parts and that we were having a girl! Jake and I are both so excited! This time is flying by and she'll be here before we know it!

In other news...

Sean (our brother in law) bought a hunting rifle this weekend and is cradling it right now like baby (unloaded of course) but he hasn't put it down since he got it. :) Boys and their toys...

Abby and I tried to be sneaky about making Easter baskets for our husbands and had a plan that while Abby distracted them I would run and hide them upstairs, but I had only made it up TWO steps when I froze in a laugh attack, I couldn't move and could hardly breathe I was laughing so hard! Abby--- laughing and screaming at me to "GO" only made me laugh harder....

We're headed to Utah on the 22nd of this month! YAY!!! We'll get to spend a few days with family and friends, and we are just really looking forward to the break!

McCall is really beginning to melt and thank goodness! I'm craving some warmth and sunlight!!!