Friday, January 27, 2012


This post is so delayed because it took me so long to upload all these pictures! I took so many pictures! I wanted to share so many but I don't have the time for that and you probably don't care to see that many pictures of us.

This trip was a blast. It was so fun to see family. It was awesome to see Colin's parents, Evan and Cindy, in missionary mode. You can tell that all the missionaries just love them! They are so good at what they do. It was also cool to experience some of the different things the Philippines has to offer, although some of the food didn't sit so well with me. The people there were so kind and the members we met were so sweet to us. Overall it was just so great to spend time with family. We'll see you in 2 1/2 years Evan and Cindy! We miss you!

Monday, January 9, 2012

I have so much blog catching up to do!

I am going to post about our trip to the Philippines I promise. I have tons of pictures which you may or may not be interested in but I think they are pretty cool. You will have to wait though. I am going to save that for another day and tell you about this last Friday.

It was a big day.

Coop turned 1.

Can you believe it? I can't.

It's freaky how fast time goes. One minute you have this tiny newborn and you have no idea what you're doing and the next thing you know a whole year has past and they are still alive and healthy and happy and you think maybe I kind of do know what I'm doing. It's crazy!

I'm just so grateful to have this little guy in my life. I'm often caught off guard randomly throughout the day and think, "I'm so lucky. I love this little boy more then I ever knew I could."

Just a little bit of an update on what Cooper is up to these days.

- He's close to walking (I think). I think he could do it right now if he had the desire.
-His favorite word is ball and he says it all the time. He points at everything and says ball. Needless to say we are working on teaching him that not everything is a ball.
- He is a very picky eater and it drives me nuts!
- He pulls the best fake cry face when he wants my attention.
- He loves to throw things. Anything you put in his hand he will chuck as hard as he can. This includes cell phones. And sometimes those cell phones break and dad gets really mad. Oops!

Cooper was lucky and got a few different birthday celebrations including one in the Philippines. Here are some pics for your viewing pleasure.

Happy Birthday Cooper!