Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Red Robin Birthday Lunch

We went to lunch at Red Robin and since it was Eva's Birthday, she got a free birthday sundae. She liked the whipped cream but wasn't a fan of the sprinkles.

Happy 1st Birthday Eva!

Today our baby girl turns 1 year old. I can't believe how quickly it has come, she's not a baby anymore. Her party is this Saturday so I will post pics then.

It's a girl!

Eva's new baby cousin, that is. My sister Brenda just found out yesterday that she is having a girl. She is due in May and Eva can't wait to have a little girl cousin to play with.

Christmas in Phoenix

We had a wonderful time celebrating Christmas in Phoenix. We played tennis and went for a hike....and when we came home to Boise there were several inches of snow on the ground. Eva stayed with Aunt Angela while me and Aaron and his parents went to the Poinsettia Bowl in San Diego. We had awesome seats and it was a really close game....it would have been great if BSU would have won but it was fun anyway.
Eva was definitely the star of the show as we hung out with all the relatives. And we had to borrow another suitcase to bring all her gifts home....she's not spoiled or anything.
Hope you all had a great Christmas too!

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Early Christmas

Since we are heading to Phoenix to spend Christmas with the Hutchings' this year, we got together with the Faulhaber family (us, Tami and Payton, Brenda, Ryan and Luke, and Grandma Faulhaber) last weekend to decorate sugar cookies and make Christmas candies. Eva got to open all her presents from Grandma and Grandpa Faulhaber, Aunt Tami and Uncle Ray, and Aunt Brenda and Uncle Ryan. And cousins Payton and Luke and Grandma Faulhaber opened their presents from us. We had a great time and ended up leaving with way too much cookies and candy.

Friday, December 12, 2008

Eva has something to tell you

We don't know what it is exactly but she apparently has something important to say.

Eva's first fat lip

Yesterday, I look over to see Eva chewing on her upper lip. Next thing I know, her mouth is all bloody. She gave herself a fat lip by chewing on her lip.

Monday, December 8, 2008

Claus and Paws

On Saturday we attended the annual Claus and Paws event at the Boise Zoo. Admission was free to the zoo for the day and Santa was there for pictures. Eva actually enjoyed seeing the animals at the zoo this time and "barked" at the monkeys. I'm pretty sure she thinks all animals are dogs. :)

Monday, December 1, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving! (a few days late)

Eva had a great first Thanksgiving. Grandpa and Grandma Hutchings came up from Twin Falls and Grandma Hutchings made a huge feast (it was yummy!).
A few things we are thankful for:
1) A loving God who takes care of us and is always faithful.
2) Loving family....I can't imagine my life without my amazing husband and beautiful daughter. I am lucky enough to have wonderful parents and in-laws as well as sisters and brother-in-laws and nephews to fill my life with love and laughter.
3) Health - Thank God that we are all healthy.
4) I'm thankful that in these hard economic times we are doing ok. Even though I lost my job I know that we are going to be okay.
5) I get to be a stay at home mom for a short time while I look for another job!