Sunday, August 24, 2008

Gemma Stays

These kids crack me up. I love this picture of Gemma because even though she is a girl and may seem so sweet and innocent she is also my sneakiest and conniving child. Yesterday Tanner and Gemma woke up before Mason did and they started playing with some of Mason's toys. When Mason woke up he was very upset because he found that Gemma had broken one of his toys. Now I must say that Mason has been a very good big brother and he is so patient with Tanner and Gemma, but sometimes they push him past his limits. So I have all three kids standing around me and Mason who is crying says mom we have to get rid of Gemma. I want a new baby. A new baby girl. Then Tanner gets this sadder then saddest face and starts to cry tears and says I don't want to get rid of Gemma. SO SWEET! I say Tanner it's ok we are not going to get rid of Gemma. She is staying here. Then Gemma gets upset and says I DON'T WANT TO STAY HERE!! All right lets have a family vote. Does Gemma stay or go. Sorry Gemma. You are stuck with us forever!

Sunday, August 10, 2008

8 Years

Happy 8 year anniversary!! I often wonder how I got so lucky. I have the greatest husband that there ever was. He is so patient and kind and loving to me. We have had a lot to deal with since day one and I am so grateful that he has been there for me every step of the way. We have been kind of bummed the past couple of days. About a month ago Rob had a really big order of about 200 pictures that he had to have shipped to a clients house in California. He stayed up late and worked really hard to get it all done. He shipped the pictures 3 weeks ago and they arrived safe and they looked great. The pictures have been hanging on the wall so beautifully arranged. Mind ye this is California so the pictures are stuck to the wall with something called earthquake putty. We hope the pictures come down easily. Rob got a call Friday night saying that some of the pictures are starting to ripple and that he needs to come right away with all his equipment and fix the pictures. All 200 pictures need to be taken apart and put back together and it all has to be done before this Wednesday. I have never seen my husband be so overwhelmed. He rented a cargo van and loaded up all his stuff and arrived safely in California last night. He will be working very hard all day today and tomorrow and will hopefully be home to us by Tuesday. He was able to take his brother Matt with him which we are very grateful for. Thank you Thank you Amy for letting Matt come. You can have whatever picture you want. Rob was so sad to be missing our anniversary and Mason & Tanner's first day of school:( I'm ok with it. We were just going to go out to dinner last night since our anniversary is on Sunday, but now he says we are going on a cruise because he feels so bad for not being here. CRUISE DINNER CRUISE DINNER. Hmmm which one do I want? No really. We'll see. I would probably rather just fix up the house a little bit, and save the cruise for our 10 year. Anyways Rob did say that he wished he could go over to California to see this house. We hear it is crazy big, and in one of Oprah's neighborhoods. Take lots of pictures. I love you Rob!!!!!!! Thanks for being such a hard worker and for providing for our family. Speaking of anniversaries and picture framing . . . . . . . .

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Saturday, August 9, 2008

My sweet Mason turned 7 in July. I'm just now getting to it. You have probably already seen pictures of the festivities on other family blogs. They are much faster then me. Let's take a stroll down memory lane. I love this kid so much. He has brought me so much joy. Love ya Mase.

Mason Worth
8lbs 6oz
First grandkid on both sides.
Spoiled rotten

1st Birthday

2nd Birthday

3rd Birthday

4th Birthday

5th Birthday

6th Birthday

Gotta show the cake!

7th Birthday

And the rest of these pictures are just because they make me smile!

Our 4th of July

We decided to take a last minute family vacation, and we had a lot of fun. We flew over to San Diego on Wednesday night. Then we spent Thursday at Legoland and flew back home that night. When we woke up the next morning we drove up to the ranch and spent a couple of days up in the mountains. We are glad that we were able to spend some time together as a family. We haven't been able to do much of that since opening up the store. Here's the pics.

Money well spent.

Didn't want nothin to do with the princess.

We left the kids with this guy so Rob and I could ride the roller coaster.

Mason used to love Star Wars. He's moved on to Pokemon.

Mason hopped right up and posed for the camera.

We got so wet on this ride. Tanner and Gemma were both crying at the end.
The girl helped us off and said did you have fun? Does it look like we had fun? Duh.

I think this was the only ride we could all sit together.

Our 65$ lunch and they ran out of toys for the kids meal. They told Rob uh you can
have an apple or banana since we ran out of toys. Ya the kids loved that.

Family pic. at the deer farm.

She was not very happy about this.

So sweet!

Mason taking the little kids on a ride.

We really aren't the farming type.

Tanner really didn't enjoy feeding the dear.

He liked this much better. Thanks Grandpa!

Grandma playing with the kids on the cinder pit.

Rob still thinking about paying 65$ for grilled cheese sandwiches. Oh well. Like I said we had
a lot of fun, and it's always a plus when nobody throws up all over themselves.

Uncle Brian the Missionary

Well it has been almost 2 months since my little brother Brian left on his mission to Brazil. He is doing great! I am so thankful to my in-laws for taking Brian into their home for the past 3 years. It was hard to ask them if they wouldn't mind adopting a 15 year old boy, and they so willingly agreed to do it. I know it wasn't always easy, but they loved Brian as their own son & brother. Thanks Jeff, Heidi and Tate. Hopefully Brian wasn't too much of a pain! Thank you Robert and Nanette. You are the greatest parents ever! We love you Brian! Thanks for being a great uncle to Mason, Tanner, and Gemma. They miss you so much!