Wednesday, June 23, 2010

So much has changed...

since the last time I posted anything. Isa was beginning swim classes and she is growing up so quickly. I just dropped her off at school (can you believe it - SCHOOL!) It's only 3 half days a week, but that's huge to me and Chris. I can't sing the schools praises enough. The teachers and other staff are incredible and we are thrilled that her first experiences with school are positive ones.

Her second birthday is coming up in a few weeks. Last year was great - we had her baptism on the same day as her first birthday. We were so blessed to have friends and family there. Our house was packed and we loved every minute!! She had a big party with inflatables, cakes, and games. This year we are going to downsize it a bit - still with family present, but a small cookout should do the trick. I told Chris I probably won't do another party of that magnitude until she turns 15 or 16.

For those of you that are still reading this, my sincerest apologies for not posting more often.

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Our little swimmer.

We have signed Isa up for swimming lessons and she is enjoying them. She's still trying to figure out why Mommy is in the pool with her. It's a lot of fun for both of us and the other little boy in her class has appropriately been nicknamed "Mad Max". He is just too funny - splashes and shouts the entire class. After staring at him for awhile, then Isa joins in the splashing with him.

Here's a pic of our little bathing beauty...

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Time Flies....

Isabella has certainly has us on our toes! We have been having such a great time with her and we are just amazed at how she is already 7 months old. I was looking through pictures and videos and just shocked at how quickly the time has passed. Plans are already in the works for her 1 year birthday. CRAZY!

A quick recap - I've been bad about updating the blog. We had a wonderful Christmas with almost the entire family at our house. Isa had her fill of attention and love from everyone. She's been blessed to have all of the family taking care of her - Gram (Charlene), Abuela (Delma), Yaya, and Abuelo (Wayne). She loves her Daddy and Isa days where Chris gets to hang out with her all day.

I'll have my first work trip coming up and I'm dreading being away from her for 6 days. We shall see how I cope!

Here are some recent pics of the munchkin...

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Happy Fall!!

Isa visited her first pumpkin patch on Saturday. We had a great time with her Abuela and Abuelo at Huber's Family Farm.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Lovin' it!

Isabella has certainly turned our world upside down in the most wonderful way! She has been a blessed little girl with all of our family just head over heels over her and coming to visit her. We can't believe that it has already been 2 months since her arrival!

Here's a picture of her giving us one of her smiles that just melts your heart.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Goodbye Russell...


It is with great sadness that I report that our favorite Jack Russell, Russell, passed away on Monday. He was a very special dog with a personality all his own. He loved to chase his Jolly Ball and run around with his close pal Vaquita. After 10 years with us, he wasn't just a dog, he was a member of the family. While there were plenty of times that he tried our patience with his antics, he managed to make us laugh at them as well.

We will miss you Russell.

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

She's here!!

Isabella decided to be a holiday baby and was born on the 4th of July. We are so excited to have her here finally. Everyone is healthy and happy (except for some needed sleep by Chris and I).

To everyone who we haven't contacted right away, please forgive us, her arrival was extremely unexpected and we have been trying to keep up with this little bundle.