Monday, January 28, 2008

"Friends and Babies"

My two good friends and I were all pregnant last year at the same time. Leah on the right had her baby girl Sophia in early July and Amy delivered her baby boy Simon in early November. We finally got together this weekend and visited with eachother and our babies. We were really close friends in highschool and we couldn't believe we were all together now with our babies. We walked down to the circle and had some amazing lunch at Cafe Lucca...we got to catch up on eachother's was like old times but now we have babies. We shared our labor stories and Amy definitely takes the cake on that one. Over 24 hours of labor and no epideral...she's my hero! Thanks girls for keeping in touch, I hope to do this again soon :) Love You!

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

"My Girls"

I have know these two since they were about twelve years they are in college, have jobs, and each lead a small group of highschool girls of there own. I started a small group with them when they were in 7th grade and we have been close ever since. I love them so much and it was such a treat to spend some time with them on Saturday. Shane watched Micah all day while I went snowboarding with Katelyn on the left and then Katy on the right showed up a little after we got back. I feel so blessed to still be apart of there life, and it stokes me to see how in love with Jesus they are. They encourage me so much and I pray the Lord will continue to keep us close through many more years. I love you girls!

Saturday, January 12, 2008

Girls "D" Group

Once a month on Saturday mornings I meet up with some highschool girls at my house. This morning I had 3 of them here: Heather on the left, Emily then Caitie. I enjoy spending time with these girls so much and I feel so blessed to be a part of there lives. Just this morning they were sharing just about how close they felt to the Lord and what the Lord has been teaching them. It excites me so much to know these girls are seeking Jesus in there lives and want to be close to him. God teaches me so much through this ministry and I am so honored to be a part of it.

Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Something funny...

ok so I just got off the phone with Shane and I realized like many times before, his job fits him perfectly. He is on a one night retreat up at big bear with some pastors and on the phone I asked if I could call him back. His response, "Well I'm gonna go make a snowman with Matt right now," so we made the run down of our day pretty short and said goodnight. As I hung up the phone I just thanked the Lord for giving me a husband that loves to play and have fun like a kid...he is going to be such a great dad, it will be a joy to watch :)

Fresh powder, beautiful mountains, my hubby...

it was a perfect day of snowboarding! Shane, I and a couple of our friends went up to Mountain High yesterday to go snowboarding. The night before the snow just was the perfect day to go :) I had not been in a couple years since last year I was pregnant, so I was pretty anxious to go. I was a little nervous...but by the end of my first run it had all come back. It was such a blessing for us to have my in-laws come out, stay the night and watch Micah while Shane and I were enjoying the day together. I praise God for blessing us with such a fun, beautiful day!

Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Christmas and New Years

Shane and I had so much fun celebrating Micah's first Christmas. His favorite thing was the wrapping paper, boxes and ribbons. We went out to OC for a couple days and celebrated with both of our families.

Our good friends the Pardue's invited us and the Hsieh's over for a little New Years Eve celebation. We ate tacos had a dance party and played a few games. We were pretty tired by 10:30 so we didn't ring in the New Year with eachother. At 3 am I rang in the New Year with Micah because he has been teething and waking up periodically in the friend Shaina who is pictured up above said to try some Motrin. I tried it last night with him and it knocked him out...woo hoo! Thanks Shaina :)