Monday, December 24, 2007

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

A couple that in my ward own a fabric company and design fabric. They are cleaning out their warehouse and gave me a ton fabric. I was going through one of the boxes today and found this fabulous piece. It has every town (basically) from my home state.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007


This girl loves her daddy.

Sunday Mornings

I love it when we have late church. We can take our own sweet time getting ready. I make breakfast for the family. This past Sunday I got up before the kids to make orange rolls for them. It was a chilly morning and I imagined them waking up to the smell of bacon and orange rolls. Everyone was going to be in such a good mood. Well one by one my little sweeties started to roll out of bed. One by one I heard, " I don't like orange rolls." "I don't like cream cheese frosting." "These aren't as good as Cinnabon." And they wonder why they get Eggos for breakfast most of the time.

Mistletoe anyone?

Our town has a little Christmas celebration on Main Street. Our Bishop has his office there and every year has pictures with Santa in front. The line is always really long. This year our YM/YW were selling mistletoe and Sees candy. Emily and Thomas started going around with our friend's little boy selling mistletoe while we waited in line. They did pretty good. I don't know if it was because people felt sorry for the six years wandering alone selling things or if they really wanted the mistletoe.

Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Friday, November 30, 2007


Our little Jills (Allie's nickname for her) is two months old. I am a week late in posting it. She is such a sweet baby. She is more than a bit spoiled though. She has started to smile and coo. She is such a good sleeper, most nights. She is a big chunk. We can't believe how chubby she is. We wouldn't have it any other way.

Sunday, November 25, 2007

Talent Show

This year after Christmas dinner we are having a talent show. I was hoping that just the kids would perform and those that don't have kids would have to provide a talent (Judd). Lindsay is calling me out. Do you not remember "Love Shack"? I know that my sister Erin remembers that awful night of karaoke. All I can say to you Lindsay is Bring it!

Thomas turns 6

Well our little Thomas finally made it to 6. He had a fabulous party with some of his friends. We got to celebrate again on his real birthday the day after Thanksgiving. Poor kid is never going to have a real birthday cake because his birthday is always too close to Thanksgiving. Usually it is pumpkin pie. The one year he could have a real cake he chose the rainbow cake from Costco. We love you Tom Tom.

Monday, November 19, 2007

Why I need a bigger car

As we were driving home from school this afternoon, Allie kept saying, "Jilly really likes this." I thought that she was tickling her with something. Turns out she was sticking stickers all over her face. At least they are hearts!

Monday, November 12, 2007

Monday, November 5, 2007

i had to find a flip flop image for YW and i started going through the digital scrapbooking sites and now i am hooked. i was already fighting an addiction to Photoshop. this just adds to it. there are so many cute things out there, lots of free kits. its way better than regular scrapping because there is no mess. (except for my house)

Friday, October 12, 2007

Three Weeks Old

Our little Jillian is three weeks old today. I can't believe how fast that went. She is still pretty much just eating and sleeping. We are getting smiles from her when she is asleep. Probably dreaming about eating. She is an angel baby and we are so blessed to have her in our family.

How was your day?

Thursdays are the worst day of the week for us. Not only do I have to pick up Emily and Thomas from school at seperate times, Emily has piano at 2:30 (school gets out for her at 2:07), both her and Thomas have soccer. So basically I leave the house at 1:30 and don't return until 3:15 and then back out the door for soccer.

Yesterday was a typical Thursday. Jillian was taking a super long nap. I fed her around 11:00 and she didn't wake up before I went to pick up Emily. As I was dropping Emily off at piano Jillian started screaming. She was really hungry. I had just enough time to feed her at school as I waited for Thomas. I park the car at school and get her out of the carseat and she has messy pants. So I lay her on my lap and start to change her. Thats when I discovered I didn't have any wipes. No big deal, a little poo, I'll just use this napkin and clean her up. As I was reaching for the clean diaper it happened. Poo spraying everywhere. Like a firehose. It was absolutely everywhere. My purse was covered, the steering wheel, the center console, the new magazine I was looking forward to reading, my arms up to the elbows (don't ask me how both arms got it), Jillian's clothes, ears, chin. It was the biggest mess ever. I had to call Sue to come get Thomas. When we finally got home, after first getting Emily from piano, I opened up my purse and some how it was inside. How can something so small make such a gigantic mess? Covering her face in shame
Her legs were stained yellow
My bag before I discovered the surprise inside
I couldn't take a picture of the mess on my shirt so
my pants will have to do

Tuesday, September 25, 2007

She just has a nice tan!
Major problems.

Good News!

Our little Jillian has been jaundiced as we expected. When I took her in to have her blood checked yesterday her count was up above 12 so we had to take to the hospital today to have her blood checked again. Lucky for us she loves to eat and is flushing the nasty stuff out. So today her count was going back down. I am so glad we don't have to take her back and to the light treatment.

Sunday, September 23, 2007

Precious Bundle

Jillian Louisa Kendig entered the world on Friday, September 21, at 9:15 am. She weighed 7lbs 12 oz and is 21 1/2 inches long. She was 2 1/2 weeks early, but other than being a little jaundiced like her brother and sister Allie, she is doing very well. She sleeps all of the time and enjoys eating and opening one eye. We have yet to hear her cry. She does like to make little squeeking sounds. Emily, Thomas and Allie are all absolutely in love with her. Rex isn't quite sure what to make of her. We all think that she looks exactly like Emily did except she doesn't have a head full of black hair like Emily. We are all doing well and are excited to have another tiny at our house.

Thursday, September 6, 2007

Emily's 9th Birthday

Sunday was Emily's birthday. We actually celebrated on Saturday because Nate and Mina's family were here and they left early Sunday. We spent all day swimming and eating and having a good time. Matt and Brooke came with their kids and of course it was at Grandma and Grandpa's house. It wouldn't be a birthday party if it wasn't there. It was only 103' on Saturday. Nothing compared to the 110' Monday. Too hot, especially when you are 9 months pregnant.

The kids had a blast trying to break open the pinata. Those things are made of steel. Note that Allie had her life jacket on the entire time. You never can be too safe.

Emily finally breaks it open.
I love Allie's face. CANDY
David grabbed his candy and ran to the trampoline and immediately started digging in. He wasn't going to risk losing it.

Emily opening her IPOD. Just a little excited.

One of many tragic Big Wheel accidents.

Poor Jack.

This one looks serious.

Big Ol' Mama with her baby Rex.

First Day of School!!!

Tuesday was the first day of school for Emily and Thomas. Em is in the 4th grade and has an awesome teacher, Mr. Sanders. There are 38 kids in her class. I guess that it is against the law (as it should be) so they are going to be moving some kids around. Thomas is in kindergarten. He has been so good. I thought that he would have a hard time leaving his mama but it has been quite the opposite. He doesn't even look back. Allie is loving having mom all to herself. She starts school on Monday. Hopefully everything goes well for her.

Saturday, August 4, 2007

Emily and Aubony
Allie, Callin and Thomas
Thomas after seeing the size of the "calf" he is suppose to ride.The "Calf"