Monday, November 12, 2012

Preston trip

  These are some of our most favorite moments from our trip!  We love being with our family, having Hunter hang out with his Cousins.  Visiting Hudson's Grave, seeing all the rollings hills of Preston and visiting as many family members as we can in the short time frame we are there to visit.  We feel very blessed to have such wonderful family and it sure was fun to show Dax off to all of them.  And also we have loved keeping this tradition of spending Halloween and Ryans birthday with family.  Don't know if we will do an October trip again as we realized kids are busy now with school and tons of extra curricular things that it makes it hard for us to spend as much time with everyone as we want.  So this trip was a bit bitter sweet as I realized we may only be headed over there in the summer time now.  Man how life does change but this trip went by fast but man oh man it was a fun trip.


2 things

 Two of my most favorite things about Dax as a baby is #1 I love his smile and the cute sounds that he makes when he is staring at you and wanting you to focus 100% on him.  #2 would be the way he sleeps, to me he looks as though he is constantly praying and I just love how peaceful he looks.

My little upside down boy!

Hunter inspires me to do new things and work hard on improving the things I am  good at.  For Hunter standing on is head comes easy and he practices EVER single day.  He is strong, brave and loves to show all of his friends his mad skills in this department.  

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Coast Guard ready

I love this kids imagination.  Not a day goes by that he isn't doing something that amazes me!  Since Ryan was at meetings for Church hunter and I came home played hard and both took a nap.  Well Dax and I took a nap and I did not expect to wake up to this sweet boy zonked out in his "Coast Guard" attire LOL. (notice the police badge as well)  Can't wait to see what this boy grows up to be, well actually I can wait as that seems to be happening way to fast.

Friday, November 9, 2012

First snowfall

Today we were blessed with tons of moisture that is very needed.  The snow is beautiful and so much fun to play in.  Dax was not a huge fan of wearing his extra warm snow outfit but we managed to at least get him outside and into the snow at least once.  Hunter played with his friends for hours in the snow and had a blast.  We love all the seasons!

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

I am tired

Today I'm thankful for sleep. Since having Dax I have not gotten much of it. But the memory of restful night sleeps is something to be thankful for. Lol. He is so worth it though.

Sleepy Bathroom boy

So funny story....  Ryan was in meetings and so me and Hunter and Dax were just chilling watching a show.  I looked down and realized Hunter was out, so I woke him up and told him to go potty.  Not two seconds later I hear a little thud and then I walk in the bathroom and find this.  I laughed so hard!  

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

I am a lucky mom

These boys is what makes my life worth every moment I have!  I sure do love these boys!

Sunday, October 21, 2012

A special Sunday

So many special things to be thankful for this day.  First off today is a day that our family looks forward to as our first son Hudson would be 7.  Although tears are shed every time I think of him and how much I miss him I have to say it is such a blessing knowing that you have a child that is waiting in Heaven for you.  With this knowledge it gives our family the desire to work together, make good choices and prepare to see him again.

Today was also a special day for another very special reason.  My husband was asked to be 2nd counselor in the Bishopric which is a huge responsibility but I know he will be fantastic at it.  Because of this responsibility we wanted my dad there  with us and wanted him to  ordain Ryan to be a High priest.  It really was a very special Sabbath day!

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

A special day at Greenbluff

Nothing like spending a day together as a family hanging out and doing fun things.  Today was fun cuz we went out to lunch and then headed to Greenbluff.  We love being together as a family.  The day ended with watching some football and getting cozy.  I love my life!

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

2 months old

Friday, October 12, 2012

Reflection of a tiny heart!

This time of year always gets me into the reflecting mood. In 9 days time my little Angel Hudson would be turning 7 years old. There is not anything in this world that would make me forget his sweet face, his tiny hands and the 19 wonderf
ul days that we were able to spend with him. It is at moments like these that a beautiful picture like this one takes on such a sweet meaning in my life and causes me to reflect the tiny heart that left my earthly arms to be with our Father in Heaven.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Rolling oh my

So Ryan and I are sitting here hanging out with DAX and Hunter and all of a sudden Dax got really frustrated and then just rolled from his back to his belly and then back to his back!!!!!!!!!!! I am not fibbing at all we were so shocked. He has been rolling to his side since the day he was born and we were amazed at that but this was craziness we could not even believe it.  I think we may have a mover and a shaker on our hands what do you think?

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Tender Moment

Hunter has the ability to touch my heart without even knowing it. This was a preschool project he did at school that is hanging on the wall and at first glance you won't think anything of it but if you take a moment to really look at this artwork you will see there is a Blue dot in the sky. It brought tears to my eyes. He is such a sweet boy and I am so thankful for the small reminders like this in my life.

Monday, September 24, 2012

Emily Rocks

I was so excited to have Emily do pictures for me as well!  So thankful for two wonderful photographer friends!!!
Check out Emily if you have a moment. 

Misty Rocks

Better School Pictures by Misty

My good friend Misty is one talented photographer and I love when she captures just how cute my child is.  Hunter is so wonderful and we just love him so very much!!!!


A Brother’s Blessing
May you look back

and know from where you come.

May you look forward

and know to where you are destined.

And may you look at the Now
and know just who you are.

I am so thankful every day that I have these beautiful boys to bless my life!

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Dax's Blessing

Attended:  Grandma and Grandpa Kepler, Grandma and Grandpa Johnson and Kaden, Susan Barret, Valerie Kloepfel, and walker, Rick and Julie Willard, Chandler Willard

At this time we give you a blessing Dax, first thing is to bless you with peace as you transition from your Heavenly Home with your Father in Heaven to this earthly home with earthy parents and as you trusted your Father in Heaven to come here to earth to be tried and tested you will return to live with him again. I also bless you that you will be able to trust your parents that he has entrusted with your Earthly care, that as you will seek to do their will you will be blest.  I seek to bless you with the knowledge that many thousands of prayers were said on your behalf and on the behalf of your family.  That in so doing you will seek the lord early even while in your young life and seek his guidance. And that his guidance will bless your life that you may live your life so that it may be a prayer unto him.  This earth life is a time for you to learn, to learn lessons you would otherwise not learn and that you will learn all you can on this earth life.  And that at your designed time you will return to your Father in Heaven.  I bless you that you will receive the priesthood of God and use it to uplift others and help others as that is the purpose of Gods priesthood.    That you will prepare to serve a mission to share the gospel with others whose lives could be blessed by the knowledge you are blessed with.  I bless you that you will seek out a worthy companion, one of the beautiful daughters of our Father in Heaven has prepared for you and that you and her will go the temple and be sealed for time and all eternity that your family may be sealed forever for the man is not without the woman and the man is not without the Lord.  Dax I seek to bless you with the knowledge that the adversary is real and his only desire is for your destruction so I bless you with that knowledge so it may help you to trust those that would do you good. And to listen to your Father in Heaven, I bless you with the knowledge that there is much good in this world and I bless you with the desire to seek out that good and your life will be blessed forever because of it. And I say this in the name of Jesus Christ Amen

Dax's Blessing

He looked amazing and the blessing was oh so special.  So thankful for a worthy husband that can bless our children and so very thankful for wonderful family who supports us!
So thankful for my family
Love all of them
So wonderful they could come to town for this special weekend for us