March 25, 2010

Birthday at Nana's

Bristol was able to open more presents at Nana and Grandad the Great's house. She loved it! It was fun to visit!

March 24, 2010

Yellow Sunnies

Here is a better shot of Bristol in her sunnies! She loves them. And I also love this shot of Bristol begging my Dad for ice cream. So cute!

3-16-2010 Bristol's First Birthday: Boise

Bristol had a great Birthday! Annie helped me decorate her Birthday cake. (I wanted her to have a whole cake because that's what I had!) We had a great dinner, followed by opening presents. She was spoiled soooo bad by everyone. We then had cake and ice cream. Bristol dug into her cake. It was so cute! She fed me some too! I was surprised, I thought that she would just touch the frosting, but she made some pretty good dents in it. She is so cute. I just can't believe that she is already one year old. Time flies by so quickly. I'm glad I take a lot of pictures! P.S. Bristol actually loves her glasses. Her face in that Pic is a little...sad. I'll post a better one!

Mac and Chesse In My Hair

Bristol had her first bowl of Mac N Chesse the other day.Bristol will get the goo on her hands and then rub it in her hair. It creates quite the mess. We think she's still pretty cute though!

March 20, 2010

First Day of Spring

SPRING...I welcome you with OPEN arms...if only you will not act like winter!

March 10, 2010

Bristol's New Cousin

Yes, Bristol has a cousin. I'm not going to go into detail because I believe in the parent's sharing the excitement, but I can tell you that his name is Jeffrey! He is my most favorite nephew in the world! Love him to pieces. These pictures depict Bristol first meeting her cousin. She loves him already! We can't wait to meet Jeffrey in person!

March 7, 2010

Tag...I'm It!

I got tagged by Kristen today. Honestly, I don't mind tags. I think that they are fun! Always looking for something new to blog about! Here is my photo!

Of course it is a picture with Bristol in it. This computer is quite new, so most on here are of her.
This picture is on the 4th of July 2009. Ty was still in California selling security systems, and I made a trip to my favorite place...McCall, Id. Every year on the 4th McCall does a firework show on a barge in the middle of the lake. So, we fill the boat with blankets and treats and drive to the other side of the lake and watch the show. This was Bristol's first 4th of July, and she LOVED it. She loved being on the boat, and loved watching the fireworks. And since we were in the mountains, the sound didn't bother her much at all! Also pictured is my MOM!

I tag Amber, Emily, Amanda, and whoever else wants to participate!

1. Open up your first photo file
2. select the tenth photo
3. post it to your blog with the story behind it
4. Tag 5 friends

March 6, 2010

Chocolate Chip Lovin'

I have been making the same chocolate chip cookies forever. visiting teacher gave me this recipe. It is AWESOME! I halved it for just the 3 of us.

2 c. butter
2 c. sugar
2 c. brown sugar
4 eggs
2 tsp vanilla
4 c. flour
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. baking powder
4 c. old-fashioned oats
2 bags Hershey's milk chocolate chips
1 symphony bar w/ almond and toffee ships (frozen)

Grind oats in blender, set aside. Grind frozen symphony bar and set aside.

Cream butter and sugars. Add eggs one at a time. Add vanilla and mix well. Mix flour, salt, soda, powder, and ground oats separately. Gradually add flour mixture while mixing. Gently stir in ground symphony bar and chocolate chips.

Bake at 350* for 7-8 minutes. They may come out looking doughy,but will harden fast. Do not over bake.


I'm looking for some direction on making my own calendar. I don't want to spend a TON of money on it, but I do want a cute one! I would like to upload my own photos and add my own events. So, if any one knows how to make one or knows a great web-site tutorial I would love to know about it! Thanks!

March 5, 2010

Bristol's Hissy Fits

Yes, she throws fits. It is actually quite funny really. I must tell you about last night. Bristol has this thing with wash cloths, or rags. She just swings them around. Last night it got stuck under her foot and she couldn't get it out. So she started throwing a little hissy fit as I like to call them. Not a full on tantrum, but a hissy fit! Ty and I were laughing soooo hard. She managed to get the rag from under her, but then couldn't get it to do what she wanted (whatever that is) and started screaming at it again. FINALLY (while Ty and I are doubled over laughing) she finds something else...her sock. She takes it off, opens it back up and tries to put it back on. Throws another hissy fit because it she can't get it back on, and then opens the sock once more and tries to put it on her head! Maybe Ty and I were a bit tired, but we were laughing so hard we were crying. Anyway, just one of those moments I had to write down somewhere so I wouldn't forget.

P.S. Don't rent "The Box." Not a good movie.

March 2, 2010

Ode to Duke

In keeping up with the Winter Olympics, I also followed Hailey Duke. I went to high school with her, and even though we weren't "buddy-buddy" we still knew each other and chatted once in a while. How cool is it that this year she made her Olympic Debut? Pretty awesome! I KNOW HER!!! She took 30th after her 2nd run in Alpine skiing. AMAZING!