Sunday, January 31, 2010

On growing

Thank you thank you for all the excitement over our big announcement. It's hard to believe that on June 30th (or some time around) we will be a sleep-deprived but blissfully happy family of three.

This past year has been a huge year of growing up for Jason and me. In July, after trying for quite some time, we bought a beautiful home.

On October 21st, again after trying for quite some time, we found out we were going to be parents.

On December 9th, we received further confirmation that there is indeed a little baby Evans on his/her way

And today I experienced the result of the literal growth that comes with pregnancy. As I attempted to get dressed for church, I realized sadly that none of my skirts fit and most of my dresses have ties around the waist that are very uncomfortable. Yes, this made us late to church and no, there is no picture to document this growth.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

The post you've alllll been waiting for

Yes, that's right. For those who haven't heard through the grapevine yet, a little person will be joining our household in June. Or July if (s)he decides to come late. Which would be an all too fitting punishment to me since I made my mom wait two weeks past HER due date for me to come.

And guess what? We get to find out what we're having in two weeks!

According to old wives tales I have a 17 percent chance of having a boy, and an 82 percent chance of having a girl.

And Here's Why...
You are carrying the extra weight around the hips and bottom, so it's a girl.
The hair on your legs is not growing any faster during your preganacy, so it's a girl.
Boys are carried low. You are going to have a boy.
Sleeping in a bed with your pillow to the south indicates that you will be having a girl.
Your feet are not colder than they were before pregnancy. You are having a girl.
You refuse to eat the heel of a loaf of bread. You are having a girl.
Dad-to-be hasn't been gaining weight along with Mom-to-be, so it will be a girl.
The maternal grandmother doesn't have gray hair (dyed or natural), so a girl will be born.
You had morning sickness early in pregnancy, so you are expecting a girl.
You are not looking particularly good during pregnancy. Therefore, it must be a girl, because girls steal their mother's looks.
Your chest development has been quite dramatic during pregnancy. You should expect a girl.
Since the sum of the mother's age at conception and the number of the month of conception is even, it will be a boy.
A needle on a thread held over your belly moves in circles, so you will have a boy.
Your urine is a dull yellow color, so you will have a girl.
You are craving sweets, which means that it is a girl.
Your nose hasn't changed during pregnancy, which indicates a girl.
You have been craving fruits, so it is a girl.
Your baby's heart rate is 140 or more beats per minute, so it's a girl.
You have no desire for orange juice, so it's a boy.
You are not having headaches, so it's a girl.
Your belly looks like a watermelon, so it's a girl.
You show them the palm of your hand, so it's a girl.
You use the body of the mug, so it's a girl.

I few things pregnancy has done to me:

I LOVE fruit. Can't get enough. Would die without
I HATE onions. Sick gross yucky nasty. Especially purple ones.
Cinnamon smells and tastes don't smell or taste good. Not gross, just not good.
The smell of canned chili (Jason's favorite) will make me vomit instantly.
I always want to be sleeping. Even when I wake up after a full night of REM cycles, I want more.
My hair is awesome. Grows like crazy and is super silky softy and shiny.
My skin is not awesome and I don't want to talk about it.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Arizona for New Years!

We spent our New Years in the warmness of Arizona. 70 degree weather, lots of relaxing, great company and great food. It was perfect. Unfortunatly the only pictures I took were for work, some engagement pictures of Whitney and Chase. Feel free to check them out on my photo blog!

Monday, January 11, 2010

An explaination

This is (one of the many) reason I've been a bit absent from blog land, the Utah Wedding Expo! Prepping for this event was not as consuming as it was the first time, but you throw in holidays, travel and illness and things like blogging go out the window! But check out my booth! Isn't it cute? Jason was a HUGE help at the expo, and we both really enjoyed meeting all the awesome couples.