Sunday, March 30, 2008

Thank you Great Grandma Marion

Thank you for my boppy great grandma marion. I love it. I know I am supposed to be doing tummy time, but I really like to just take naps on it!!

Emily's 1st Easter

Emily had a very nice first easter. She got to wear her adorable easter dress twice!! On Saturday, we went to Bonnie & Tom's and had dinner at Kory's favorite prime rib restaurant--Buckhorn in Edgerton, WI. Then on Sunday we went to IL to see my family. It was a full car, the trailblazer had Otis in the way back; Teresa, Casey and Em in the middle; and Mike & Kory in the front. It was a fun trip.

Here are some pics to share:
Pretty girl:
Arms are flying!!!
Enough pictures mommy!!!!
Otis and Em sharing the boppy.

Friday, March 21, 2008

Pictures of Emily

I have moved all of Emily's pictures to I had been hearing how webshots was not very user friendly. So there are now albums for each month.

I also have the new month 3 photos uploaded. There are a lot of them, so enjoy!!


Month 1:

Month 2:

Month 3:

We Survived the First Week

Well Emily and I survived the first week back to work. I should say that I survived...I knew Emily would be fine! ha ha Unfortunately, due to the bad weather today, Em is staying with Grandma Bonnie for the night. Thanks Grandma!!! I am missing her to pieces, having been away from her for the last two work days, but thought maybe I'd get started on her scrapbook. That way at least I am doing something fun!

Here are some pictures from St. Patty's Day at Aunt CeCe's and Uncle Mike's:

Here I am eating my hands. I LOVE to eat my fists. All day long!!! Yummy!

Oh shoot! You caught me eating my hands again....

Here I am sitting all by myself. I am so darn tiny!!

Yes...can I help you?

Oh! You want a you go!!!

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

The Last Day is my last full day with Miss Emily before I go back to work. We've spent the day in our jammies, snuggling on the couch. Let's all hope the transition goes well. Wish us luck!!

Monday, March 17, 2008

March for Babies


I am participating in March for Babies on May 3rd in Madison because I believe in the March of Dimes mission to save babies. Please support my fundraising efforts by sponsoring me in March for Babies today.

Contributing to my march online is fast, easy and secure. You can donate directly from my personal webpage with a credit/debit card or PayPal. If you prefer, I can also accept cash or check. Just click the appropriate box on my webpage.

The money we raise helps save premature and sick babies. Premature birth is the #1 cause of newborn death and the biggest threat to babies’ health today, and through March for Babies, the March of Dimes is funding important research to find out why premature birth happens and what can be done to prevent it.

I’ve joined with millions of compassionate people across the country who support March for Babies each year. Won’t you please help me in this worthy cause? Visit my webpage and sponsor me in the march that saves babies!

With your support, there’s hope.
Please donate to support my walk. Miss Emily will also be walking with me. Here is the webpage where you can donate:

Thank you!!!

Friday, March 14, 2008

Visiting Madi and Maya

This morning I went to visit my friends Madi and Maya. Madi is 4 and Maya is 2. I had so much fun. Thanks for having us Shell!!

I am so confused....

Am I a Bears Fan:

Or a Packers Fan:

Only time will tell Miss Emily!!!

Thank you!

We wanted to thank Aunt Kacey and Uncle Tony for the awesome canvas they painted for above Em's crib. It is so pretty and she looks at it all the time. I think she likes all the blocks of color. It matches her room beautifully!!

I also was surprised when I got home today and got a box from Aunt Kristen. Thank you so much for the piggy bank for Emily. It's georgous!! I can't wait for her to put the first coins in it!!! You are the best.

Thank you everyone for loving Emily so much. It means more than you know. Kory and I are so happy that she has so many people who care about her.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008


So I have been doing more tummy time with Emily. Today I put her on her boppy pillow and put her mirror in front of her. She can now push her legs so her head hits her mirror! ha ha She is a genius!! She must really like herself, because she keeps wanting to get closer and closer! Just thought you would all like that story.

We are heading to Grandma Bonnie's work tomorrow morning (Curves), so Emily can meet all Grandma's lady friends! It should be fun to be oohed and awed at!!! Then we are heading down to Grammy and Grampa Walker's in IL for our last trip before I head back to work. I go back on Thurs. the 20th! I can't believe my leave is over already. I am anxious to get back into a routine and I know Emily will love going to Chris's house for daycare.

Oh! One last big milestone. Em has officially grown out of her newborn diapers and now wears size 1 YAY!! It's too funny all those people who told me not to bother buying any newborn diapers cuz they'd only wear them for a day or two....ha ha! She wore them for 2 1/2 months!!!

Talk to you all soon! Thanks for checking in to see how the little peanut is doing.

Friday, March 07, 2008

My Busy Week

I am so excited that I got to meet my Aunt Kristen, Aunt Kalli, and my Cousin Reese a few weeks ago.

Here I am with my Aunt Kalli:

Here I am with my Aunt Kristen:

Here I am with my Cousin Reese:

Look at my goofy Aunts all dressed alike! They are so cute!!

I am the star of the show!!! We are at Grandpa Randy's having fun hanging out.

Here I am also with my Aunt Liz. She loves to hold me!!

Here is my cousin Reese playing with me. He is such a good "big brother cousin"!!

Just thought this was a fun picture of Uncle Tony and Reese. Tony found this icicle hanging off the house at Grandma Bonnie's.

Hope you enjoyed all the pics. I am getting bigger and bigger all the time. Mommy goes back to work in a week and a half. I am excited to go daycare!!! I have also been a bit sick lately with the stomach flu or something of the sorts. Lots of icky diarrhea. I am now taking lactose free formula hoping to feel better soon.

Sunday, March 02, 2008

The Many Faces of Emily

Thought these pics of Em were adorable. She was taking a break while drinking her milk.

Can she get any cuter????

Emily and Uncle Mark

Uncle Mark came to visit last week all the way from Portland. Here are some cute pics!

Spending Spree

Having a new baby has thrown us into the world of bigger vehicles. I know...I always said I wouldn't drive an SUV, but I have decided it is so much easier when trying to travel with Emily. Gosh kids have a lot of stuff!!!

Kory also needed a new truck since Em's carseat barely fit in his truck.

So I am now driving a 2006 Chevy Trailblazer:

Kory got a 2006 Chevy Silverado:
Do you like? We do!!!!