Thursday, June 4, 2009

Our New House

John wanted me to wait until we actually owned the house to post this (I guess he didn't want me to jinx anything) Yes it's true!!!! We bought a new house in Lehi! I am so giddy about it I can't even stand it. We just got the keys today and we will slowly be moving over the weekend and on Tuesday we will move our big stuff. So if any of you feel so inclined to come on by and help with cleaning, unpacking or watching our crazy kids BE MY GUEST! The house is 3670 sq. ft., walk-out basement (not finished yet), and it's on .35 of an acre. It really is our dream home. I can't wait to say "go outside and play". For the past 7 months we've had to pack up the kids and go the park if we've wanted to play outside -It doesn't really work very well when we live downtown, 9 stories up, and don't have a yard. We have been so blessed to have my in-laws let us live in their condo and save up a big down payment for our house. A huge THANK YOU to my amazing husband who works so hard and thank you for being so smart with stocks and making it possible to get our dream home. Love you babe!

9 Months Old

I can't even imagine the trouble that they're going to get into when they're older! Elysee looking nice and full

Dean is the new cookie monster

Elysee is quick to find new things to explore

Dean isn't potty trained, but that isn't stopping him from getting into the "potty prizes"

After going to the Doctor's reality hit that my little babies are already 9 months old!!! I can't believe how quickly time has flown by. Dean and Elysee seem to really be on just about the same level as far as growth and mobility. They are crawling all over the place and getting into EVERYTHING! They both stand up as soon as they have something to hold on to. Ely is now starting to cruise furniture and is getting pretty quick at it. They both have an excellent pincer grasp. They both say Mama and Dada. They like to play peek-a-boo and roll the ball with Ella. Dean is all boy! The other day I caught Dean putting his hand in Ely's mouth. Ely would start to cry and get mad and Dean would get a funny little mischievous look and just laugh. He kept doing it over and over. The next day Ely got her revenge and poked him in the eye and just as quick as I could pull her hand away, she would poke him again. I also keep on catching the babies getting into the dirt where our plant is and when I tell them "no" they get a huge grin, like it's some kind of game. Dean is always shaking his head "no", and Ely always nods her head "yes". I wonder if this is telling me a little bit of how the future is going to be. Ella loves that they are able to "play" now. As soon as Ella gets up she asks if Dean and Ely can play. Dean and Ely LOVE to eat! They will eat any and everything. Their most recent favorite thing is french toast. I can't believe how much they can eat, yet they are super tiny for their age. Here are their stats.

Dean - Height 27 inches = 10%tile - Weight 14.31 lbs = 0%tile

Elysee - Height 26.2 inches = 10%tile - Weight 14.69 lbs = 1%tile

Mamarazzi's at it again!

I can't even tell you how excited I am to be in another swap hosted by Mamarazzi! The last one was so much fun and this time it is a "Red, White, and Blue" swap. Her last swap filled up within 24 hours, so if you'd like to join in... you'd better hurry!!!