Sunday, February 5, 2012

Coming back to Utah!

So as most of you know we are coming back to Utah in May because I got accepted to the University of Utah and will be starting that residency in July. We feel extremely blessed because we thought there was no way I was going to get the position, and I had basically convinced myself beforehand to not be disappointed when the reply came back 'no.' But somehow I got in and we are so excited to be close to family again (even though there are some who are leaving as we get there :( but we're happy for them too). When I called up McCall that morning she squealed like a preschooler, and mom cried like... well a mom. When I got home McCall put a huge poster on the door that read, "We are so proud of You!"

Here are some other pictures of day to day life. Here are my two girls, for some reason I love pictures of just the two of them.
Lydia has really changed a lot recently. She has decreased in whininess about 10 fold, and she is generally so happy and full of hugs and love. I owe it to taking her binky away, McCall may agree sometimes.

Emree is getting pretty big now days. She has progressed to rice milk and bananas because she's always hungry. She scoots out of everything she's in and has near escaped even this bumbo on more than one occasion. She still loves Lydia even though at times Lydia's hugs and kisses just about suffocate her. Lydia has learned not to get too close though, cuz Emree has learned out how to use her hands to pull Lydia's hair. I can always see a smirk in her face when Lydia starts to wail and heads toward her momma.
We were given tons of books by a nice lady in our ward, and that's all Lydia wants to do now. Emree joins in every now and then. If Emree gets to close to the pages and starts grabbing them, Lydia makes sure who's in charge and shoves her back pretty hard against my chest.

Love my girls! And all 4 of us are so excited to be back in Utah in a couple months!


  1. Congratulations!!! It will be fun to have you guys back in Utah! Let me know when you are looking for a hygienist ;)

  2. ok I wrote a long comment it didn't show up. But... that little Emree in the green picture made me laugh so hard she's a little chub chub. The last picture is adorable of her that huge grin - love it. Yea for Lydia becoming a happy girl I'm so proud of you. Funny about the hair ahh that stage is fun except that. And yes we are so S I K E D !!!!!!! Y E A! ! ! ! ! cant wait.

  3. I'm so happy that you guys are coming back to Utah. Think if you moved somewhere else, we would see you less because when we come home we'll be coming home to utah. So even though we're leaving we will still see you more :) eh like the positive :) I can't wait till Daxton hits that less whiny stage. Yikes... hopefully its down the road soon.

  4. This summer is going to be rockin.. i already have so many ideas of things we must to do! We had so much fun with you guys last june that i can hardly wait. Glad the whinnyness is gone and you get a little miss in charge (that cracked me up) Emree what a doll cant wait to squeeze those cheeks.

  5. Oh my gosh that last picture is absolutely adorable! Can't wait to get to know those two little girls better. This summer will be great! I'm super excited for you guys to be back!!

  6. ah!! yay!! I am so excited for you guys!! dream come true!! (: haha jk but really that is awesome! yay! (: can't express how happy I am! That is sooo funny about lydia and emree. I love your posts they always make me laugh. haha lydia sounds like the perfect older sister! They are both so cute! (: aww so fun! yay! Can't wait to see you guys soon!