Sunday, February 21, 2010

Valentine's Day

We went over to my parent's house for a Valentine's Day dinner. We love seafood in our family and my mom was so sweet to get a bunch of fresh crab for all of us. I am happy to say that Ryan enjoys seafood now almost as much as I do! As usual we ate way too much but had lot's of fun...hope you had a special Valentine's Day too!

I made homemade oreos

Mom, Jake and Kiara
The next two pictures cracked us up. We love Jake...even though it may not look like it!

Happy Valentine's Day!!

Wednesday, February 17, 2010


Last weekend I was able to go back home for little Cooper's funeral. While I would have rather gone under different circumstances, it was an honor to be there and feel the sweet spirit that was present all weekend.
Lindsay and Patrick (Cooper's mom and dad) with Bets and I

I love this picture of Cooper It was a short trip but the day before I left it was so beautiful so we went sightseeing.
Ryan is extremely jealous because the last time I went home for a visit he came with me and it was so foggy he didn't get to see the bridge once. I wish he could have been there on this day!Next time babe.

Steve took me for a ride around the city on his scooter, the easiest way to get around.
I so miss the beach, maybe one day we will live near it again

Friday, February 12, 2010

Sweet Cooper

Two weeks ago today our dear friends Lindsay and Patrick unexpectedly lost their sweet little boy Cooper. I went out to California for the funeral last weekend and was able to experience the most peaceful, sweet spirit that was present that day. Lindsay and Patrick are amazing examples of parents that we look up to every day. Like us, Allie misses little Cooper, but she says it best when she tells us that "little Cooper went back to Heavenly Father, and one day I'm gonna see him up there again and we can play."