Wednesday, July 28, 2010

July 24th weekend

Jason had taken all last week off so we spent most of our time working on the deck.  By the time the weekend came around we were both ready for a break and needed to have some fun.  We got some fireworks to light off with the boys.  Ashton originally was very excited about this but once we started lighting them he was scared and wanted to head inside. 

I made him sit by me and kept telling him it was fine and there was no need to be afraid.  Noah on the other had sat in my lap and wasn't bothered at all by them.

Sunday we decided last minute to head up to Sundance and ride the lift.  I figured it would be cooler up there so it would be a nice break from the heat.  We stopped at Mom and Myron's house on our way to see if they wanted to join us.  So we all piled in our car (it's so nice to be able to fit 7 people) and headed up the canyon. 

We got our tickets and headed up the mountain, I love to be up Provo Canyon it just feels like home.  Noah was quite thrilled with our little adventure for most of the ride up then he decided he didn't want to sit still any longer.  Ashton rode with Mama and Pappa, and loved the whole ride.

So we had to get off at the top and let him run around for a while before we got back on the lift.  I am still amazed at how different my two boys are Ashton will be still and enjoy what is going on and Noah doesn't enjoy anything unless he is going full speed ahead.  It definitely makes for some interesting times around our house.  This is a typical example with Noah, everyone smiling for a picture and Noah is throwing a fit, hopefully he will grow out of this soon.

Ashton puts up with mom having the camera out and wanting to take pictures pretty good these days, he will even smile on command most of the time.  Although here is saying mom I am done with pictures right now :)

Noah decided to scream and carry on the whole way down the mountain, we did get a few minutes of peace when we passed some other people coming up and an older gentleman said "Hey stop that crying" and he actually did at least for a few minutes. 

During he struggles he managed to lose one of his crocs, so when we finally got down to the bottom he had to run around with only one shoe.  It didn't bother him at all, now I have a good excuse to go and buy him some new shoes :)

It wouldn't be a stop at Sundance without getting  a sucker so we all had to have one and just walked around and let the little boys get some of their energy out.  It was an awesome afternoon. 

Afterwards we headed back to mom and Myron's and had some dinner and played a few games of croquet.  It was a great way to end the weekend.


Tuesday, July 20, 2010

4 years

I can't believe that 4 years have passed by so quickly.  I wouldn't trade anything for the years that we have had together. 

There have been good times, not so good times and everything in between, but I have had you by my side so no matter what we go through I know that we will be able to get through it together.

Love you babe, and here is to many more years together.

Monday, July 5, 2010

Happy 4th of July

We had an awesome 4th this year.  I have been wanting to take Ashton to go and see Toy Story 3 for a while now I knew Noah wouldn't sit through the whole movie so we haven't gone.  Well we decided to go to a matinee and see how it went.  We made it to the first show which was at 10:20 and there were only like 7 other people in the theater so it was perfect.  Noah sat still for about 40 mins then he just wanted to wander we were in the back of the theater so I just let him walk around and he was fine.  I never could of done that if there had been a ton of people there.  Ashton loved it and sat for the whole movie. 

I wanted to get some pictures of the boys, but as usual only Ashton would cooperate. 

We came home from the movie and Noah had a nap then we headed down to Mom and Myron's for a BBQ to celebrate Tyson's 18th b-day and the 4th.  As always the food was yummy and we had a lot of fun hanging out and playing croquet.  Our last round was a really close one and I ended up the winner, which was fun, I never win playing croquet.

I tried but was never successful in getting Noah to smile or to put down his toys for a picture, maybe next year he will be a more willing participant.

The weather was beautiful, only like 75 degrees which is unheard of that I can remember on the 4th of July.

Tyson wanted pumpkin pie, instead of cake it is his choice every year, a little weird but hey it's his day and he can choose what he wants.

Friday, July 2, 2010

Deck update

So this is where we are with the deck.  the main structure is done we just need to get the railing up.  This has been a huge undertaking but it is so awesome to have a deck that I don't feel like it is going to collapse when I walk on it. I will be even more excited when it is totally done and I don't have to worry about the boys getting out on the deck and falling.  One hospital stay for a child is enough for the year :)