Monday, March 7, 2011

Isaac only for hie Great Grandma

Here is a video of Isaac. He has changed so much since you last say him. Of course once we got done making the video he picked up his play phone and said Hi Grandma, over and over again.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Pictures for Grandma

These are random picture of the past few months...start of kindergarten....start of preschool....camping....and some other stuff.....for my Grandma who asked for them last week.....and marie.

Monday, May 31, 2010

This Post is Dedicated to the one I LOVE!!

Today I did a hard thing. Noah and I ran the Bolder Boulder.
Over ten years ago (almost 11) Noah and I met at BYU-Hawaii. Our first semester at college I had a Physical Fitness class that required me to work out 3 days a week. One of my friends, Noah Beals, volunteered to run with me in the mornings.

I have to admit that maybe about half the mornings one of us didn't show up. When we did we would run to the temple, and down to the beach, and run along the beach and back up to school. These early morning runs built our friendship. The second semester of school I missed the runs with Noah, and the time that we spent together as two good friends.
In January, in the middle of January this year I told Noah that I wanted to set a goal to run the Bolder Boulder this year. He told me, that while this would make the semester at school a little harder, he would do it. So we trained. Sometimes we didn't train so well, and come race time I had yet to run 6 miles in training.
So we woke up this morning, ready to have a nice quiet morning together without the kids. We made it to Boulder and to the hysteria of a race that is run by 54,000 (yes, fifty-four-thousand) people. It was SO MUCH FUN! There were bands for entertainment, some scary belly dancers that were not so entertaining, the Blues Brothers, and Elvis. As the miles went by, my sweet Noah who could have finished the race at least 15 minutes ahead of me stayed by my side as we ran all 6.2 miles and finished the race in 1 hour and 9 minutes.

Thanks babe for staying by my side and finishing what we started together 11 years ago.
I love you!

Friday, April 16, 2010


Thanks to the city of Denver, Noah ended up having a 5 day weekend. Grams had the same days off. So we decided for a few of those days we would take a little overnight vacation to Glenwood Springs. It is a little city up in the mountains where there are hot springs where you can swim. It was nice to get away and a lot of fun to be together.
We also took a gondola up to the top of the mountain where there are activities and a cave that you can tour. Levi was a little intimidated by the cave. By the end he was doing all right, but would not tell you it was his favorite part of the vacation. Isaac liked walking through the tunnels. When you get through one of the caves, you come out to a fantastic view of Glenwood Springs and No Name. Yes, the city's real name is no name.

Poor Levi.

Before the hike into the cave. Grams made me promise her that there would be no crawling on he hands and knees.
Me and my baby!
Daddy and his princess. Levi rode with Grams and Yampa in the one ahead of us

Happy Birthday Levi!!

I cannot believe that Levi is 5. I know everyone says that....but when I say it I absolutely mean it! I have a 5 year old and he is so adorable.
He has actually been talking for months about his "Mario Bowling Birthday." We ended up giving him almost exactly what he wanted. We ended up with a Luigi Bowling Party. I procrastinated too long, and could not get a Mario figure for the top of his cake. Finally after many phone calls I thought that I had found one. Noah's parents were by the particular Toys 'r Us, so they stopped to pick it up for me. However, the only thing that they had was Luigi. When I told Levi he said "Grams is the Hero of the Day!" SO Luigi it was.
We woke up and opened presents before Noah went to work. Ate McDonald's for lunch and headed to Mr. Biggs for pizza and bowling with some of his friends. The kids had a blast. We were a little worried because Levi is a bowling pro on the wii, and even with bumpers we knew he would not live up to his wii bowling scores. He ended up bowling 3 or 4 spares and finished with the highest score and was very happy. We had a wonderful time.

Best Friends!

Levi and Ruby can be so cute together. It makes me so happy to be their mom when they have moments like these.

There was one Sunday where I left to go visiting teaching and came home to find this.
Ruby fell asleep hiding in her closet. So Levi got her blanket and covered her up. As if that wasn't cute enough, he got his blanket and "went to sleep" next to her. Of course after I got my camera and came back I discovered that he really wasn't asleep. He was just taking good care of his little sis.

Anniversary #6

This year Noah and I celebrated our 6th anniversary. A lot has changed for us in the past 6 years. A lot is still the same also. I am so happy to be married to my best friend.

Sadly, the pictures of us without the little ones did not turn out, so here is one of us on our anniversary with our little princess of Rubia.

Friday, March 5, 2010

Leviisms and Rubyism

I am interrupting the catching up of our posts to bring you the funnies of our children.

Yesterday Levi was in rare form. Here is a warning that the rest of this paragraph is a little graphic. We were having a nice dinner yesterday. Towards the end of dinner Levi decided to stuff all the rest of his mashed potatoes in his mouth at the same time. This resulted in gagging which resulted in throw up all over his plate. Noah (the best husband ever) went to get his plate and take it to the sink. When Noah took his plate Levi said, "WAIT! IT LOOKS LIKE PACMAN!"

Then later last night Grams and I took Levi and Ruby to see a play at one of the local high schools, that our friend directs. The play was Hello Dolly! For those of you who aren't familiar with the play, one of the lead characters is named Dolly Levi. Upon hearing her name in the play Levi was quite upset, and had the funniest face and folded his arms and pouted. How dare someone use his name without asking!

Ruby and Levi both love the son "I'll be there" by the Jackson 5. It is on a certain commercial on TV, which is where they learned it. May May downloaded it to her ipod, so the kids now listen to it more ofter. Today, I ran in a store and left Ruby in the car with Meghan. Ruby started asking for a song, and she finally figured out it was "I'll be there." What was Ruby saying? "I'll be Dave!" So the song now goes, "Just call my name, and I'll be Dave!"

Hope we made you laugh.