Monday, October 31, 2011

Happy Halloween!

I really want to be one of those fun moms that makes a big deal out of holidays. I'm not great, but I'm working on it. Our October has had a few fun Halloween activities, including a visit to the pumpkin patch (which Norah LOVED, as you'll soon see in pictures), a ward party and a "no kids allowed" Halloween party.

Today we plan on carving pumpkins, getting all dressed up in our costumes and indulging in way too much candy. 

Thursday, October 20, 2011

16 months (almost)

Look who's getting so big!

Norah is a non-stop talker. Trouble is, we can't understand much of what she says. She's finally starting to say "mom," but only on rare occasions. She also has an affinity towards words with the "s" sound such as "shoe" "sock" and "yesssss." This little darlin' lights up our lives and we're not entirely sure what we did to get such a fun little girl, but we love it!

Monday, October 10, 2011

Farm Country

A while back Norah and I went to Farm Country at Thanksgiving Point with my friend Brittany and her two darling daughters ...

Norah attempted to ride a pony, but the second it started moving she freaked out big time ...

So we just watched.

The pony experience wasn't too traumatzing though, because she was hamming it up for the camera just a while later ...

She was rewarded for her cuteness with ice cream ...

Which she loved.

The end.

Friday, October 7, 2011

Playing Catch-up

You guys, I blogged once in September. Only once. I'm so ashamed. I guess because I blog fairly regularly over on my photo blog, I feel like I'm blogging often and I forget my little 'ole family blog. Shame shame. Do you want to know what we've been up to?

Jason: Got a new job. I know, right? Seems like he just got a new job (and he did, December of 2010) and now he's at an even newer job! And he loves it. And so do I. Because who wouldn't love increased pay and flexibility?

Jessie: Still has the same job(s). Namely: Mother,  wife and photographer. Between the three I am busy, and very much overjoyed to be me. I recently attended a business conference for wedding industry vendors. It was amazing, I learned a ton and I can't wait to implement all I learned into my business. I also had my picture taken in a photo booth, here's a gem from the photo strip:

Norah: Stinking cute. Seriously. The girl has a personality that never stops. In fact, our home teacher asked us last week if she was always like this. "This" being an entertainer who thrives in the spotlight and knows how to turn on the charm. Yes, she's always like this. The other day we had the first snow of the season. Norah and I were loving it! I even let her run outside in her pajamas. I'm a fun mom like that.

Sonny: Or, Mr. Sonny, as he's most often referred to, opted to enjoy the snow from inside. He's a scaredy cat.