Thursday, October 30, 2008

Our Pumpkin

We're a little late, I know, but it's been a busy week and tonight is the first chance I've had to carve our pumpkin, and this is also the first year that Sara has helped. It's not anything spectacular, and really not all that neat and clean, but it looks good when it's lit up, so that's all that matters!


















This the worst part to me. I hate cleaning out all the slimey stuff and seeds, the scoop does a good job scraping....


















...but not scooping, so I usually just dig it out with my hands, yuck!


















Sara's first time holding pumpkin guts! I'm hoping by next year she'll think it's fun and want to do all the cleaning out for me :)














Also most finished!














And the finished product! Like I said it's not the most neat, but when lit up....
















...it looks pretty good! (sorry it's blurry, my camera does not take good night pictures, or at least I haven't figured out how to do it yet!)

Also, I want to say Thank You to all the well wishes for our new addition! We really appreciate them, and feel so lucky to have such great friends!

Sunday, October 26, 2008

An Announcement....

We're expecting baby #2!!! I feel like the word has spread through all our family and lots of our friends, but I haven't officially announced it on the blog yet, mainly just out of hesistaion. But things are going really well, and I've been feeling pretty good for the most part. Morning sickness kicked at about 5 weeks, and the exhaustion has been pretty bad, but now that I'm at the start of the second trimester I can tell I'm starting to get some of my energy back.

We had an ultrasound at 8 weeks(picture to come if I can get a good scan)and got to hear the heartbeat(174 bpm for those interested), and then I had my second appointment last week, and got to hear the heartbeat again(166 bpm), so all is going as it should. And I wasn't sure of my due date until I had the ultrasound, I was thinking maybe the second week of May, but it turned out to be a little earlier, according to the ultrasound it's May 2nd. I already have my BIG U/S scheduled for December, where we're hoping we'll get a peek to see if it's a boy or girl.

We are all thrilled and are looking forward to meeting him or her. And Sara is looking forward to being a big sister and has already been getting in some good practice with baby cousin Will.

We would appreciate any prayers you want to send our way for us and our new addition, and to help get us through the sleepless nights to come, and that we won't go crazy trying to figure out how to handle a toddler and a newborn :)

(Sorry for the bad quality of the picture, I took it with my camera phone the day we told our families.)

Sunday, October 19, 2008

Success!

We got lucky, we have a little girl who loves football! Or maybe one that is easily occupied! She was fantastic, I really don't think we could have asked for it to go any better. She cheered, clapped, and even did a little yelling all during the game(except the first quarter, which she slept through), and I must say it made me a little misty-eyed to see her enjoying something Jeremy and I both love so much! So here is our little Bama fan in action:














On the way to Tuscaloosa, she was so excited about going to the Alabama "feet" ball game!














With Grandaddy and Daddy in front of the stadium before the game. I felt bad b/c we left her sunglasses in the car, she could have definitely used them :(














Getting some practice with her shakers before the game started.














She would repeat all the cheers after us, it was too cute!














ROOOOOLLLLLLLLLLLL TIDE ROLL!














With Mommy and Daddy after the game, excited about the win!

Thanks for all the good thoughts and prayers that were sent our way b/c they were definitely heard! We were both very proud of our girl!

Friday, October 17, 2008

Call us crazy...


Because we have decided to take Sara to her first Alabama football game tomorrow! I've been going back and forth all week on whether or not we should, but now that I've declared it on the blog, I guess we'll have to go through with it ;)

All kidding aside, I am really looking forward to it. I am more than shocked that Jeremy even considered, let along agreed to it, but it probably had something to do with me agreeing(and I have no problem doing)to leave the game early if she got a little restless, and head back to his dad's motor home, which are thankful to have access to and probably wouldn't be taking her if we didn't!

Wish us luck!

Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Sara is TWO!

Sara celebrated her 2nd birthday this past Saturday!! I just can't believe she's two, and how much she's grown up in the past year. We had her party on Saturday too, I don't think she knew what to think of having everyone here! And she definitely got spoiled by all the gifts, but LOVED every one of them!














Yummy cake!














Sara got a kick out of everyone singing Happy Birthday to her, she thought it was so funny. And Daddy helped her blow out her candles!














Sharing some cake with Uncle Jimmy.


















She loves cake, can you tell?














Having fun opening presents!














Sara's first Cabbage Patch doll, and can you believe her name is Macie?!? Hahaha!!














Trying on her new shades.














Her new best friend(who she takes everywhere), Dora!!


















Modeling her new Alabama sweatsuit!














Happy Birthday Sweet Girl!! I Love You!