Thursday, January 21, 2010


Hey everyone. I am trying to keep up on my blog mostly for me but I do like comments. Anyway, I am just going to use this post to update what has been going on since the new year.

First off Ryker is getting so big. He says so much now and I can't hardly keep up learning all his new words. Some of my favorites are:
Munga (milk)
baka (bark)
juie (juice)
cucky (cookie)
reeree (treat)
Homie (horton)
Carz (cars)
He is soo funny. He has started walking up the stairs which makes me a little nervous but he seems to be pretty good and it and he has started saying no alot. It is so cute when he says it that I can't keep a straight face. I will have to try and get him on video saying it!

Next Jason is back at work after our vacation to Utah. He is planning on making some changes and is grateful that we are finally getting all the insurance crap worked out (a whole year later). I still think he is having a hard time adjusting to life in Idaho and living with my parents. It has been a rough year but we made it through without too much damage. Hopefully we will be able to get our own place in the coming year.

As for me I am teaching dance once a week and have been really committed to losing weight and get in shape. I have been playing volleyball twice a week on a city league and I have been to the gym everyday since the New Year. So far I have lost 5lbs and I am feeling almost the best I have felt since getting pregnant with Ryker. I have two more pounds to lose and I will be at pre-baby weight again. It is nice to start feeling like my old self again. And for those of you who are wondering when Jason and I are having another one. We decided that we are going to wait until moving out of my parents starts looking more plausible.

As for little miss Millie we are planning on breeding her soon and she is loving having all this room to run. She is such a fun part of our family and we love her dearly. Sorry this is long and I don't even have pictures but now you know what is going on in our lives.

Friday, January 8, 2010

Vacation...Whoot whoot!

I do love myself a vacation. We didn't take a huge exciting vacation but anything that gets us out of Burley is wonderful. We decided to come to Jason's parents house for a week. We have been hanging out here in Utah and finding fun things to do. We started our trip with a late Christmas. We weren't able to come up here before so they saved our presents until now. Ryker got an awesome train and a sled. While Jason got a gift card to get some new clothes and so did I. We also got a salad spinner which I can't wait to use. Then Ryker and I got caught napping on the recliner. So we added to our already wonderful Christmas.

We decided today to take Ryker to "The Living Planet Aquarium". It was fun and Ryker really enjoyed it. We got to introduce him to a lot of new things. It was so fun to see his little face. The aquarium had a little place where you could touch some of the animals. Ryker didn't want to do that but Jason touched a few. They also had a fun little coral reef exibit where the kids could walk trough tunnels and see the fish face to face. Ryker loved that and didn't want to leave. We finished our adventure with an ice cream at Calypso's Cafe. It was a little cafe they had there. It was really fun to spend some time just the three of us. I love taking Ryker places like this where I can watch the wheels turn in his head. He is so fun and always keeps me on my toes. I couldn't be more blessed!

Christmas 2009

We had the most wonderful Christmas. Ryker got spoiled right along with the rest of us. We got more that we could have ever asked for, I cooked my first prime rib, and we had tons of fun with family. Ryker got a big dump druck and a slide. I got clothes, and Jason got 2 new coats. We are ready for the snow. We played tons of games and had Derek and Jessica over for dinner along with Grandma and Grandpa Despain. Below is a slide show with a few pics that we took of Christmas eve and Morning. We didn't take any pics during dinner.