Monday, December 8, 2008


Sunday, December 7, 2008

Snip, Snip

We finally broke down and gave Landon his first hair cut. We didn't cut a ton off this first time because I figured we could always cut more off later. Landon was very cooperative. We gave him a candy cane and he was a happy camper. Grammy showed me how to do it because I was totally freaked out to do ANY cutting, but once I tried it I think I caught on pretty quick. I think, for having a moving target, it didn't turn out too bad.

Saturday, December 6, 2008

Such Is Life...

On Tuesday, we went to Robert's (the craft store) to buy a Christmas tree. While there, Landon became sick and puked all over Sean and all over the floor. We were so startled at first, we didn't quite know what to do. It didn't really faze Landon. In Sean's shock he put him down and he promptly started to play in his own mess, which only made matters worse. I quickly went to tell a store employee about our predicament. Upon returning, I found Landon's clothes in a pile on the floor, but the boys were nowhere to be found. Eventually, a woman came to tell me that I had to clean it up (which I didn't mind), and that they didn't have a mop. Grrrrreat! When I went to the bathroom to get some paper towels, I found Sean with his shirt off and Landon down to his diaper, playing with water in the bathroom sink. The look on Sean's face was priceless. After cleaning up the puke we realized that it was a cold winter night, and neither Sean or Landon had anything to wear out to the car. Luckily we were right next to a grocery store. I ran over there and tried to find a cheap shirt or something for Sean but I couldn't find anything. Eventually I decided to buy a couple of blankets. I thought it was a great idea, but I didn't realize that the blanket wouldn't fully cover Sean. Needless to say that I am sure we were a sight to behold (and smell) as we marched (most of us half clothed) out of the store.

We actually ended up buying a tree from Robert's, but I made Sean go to another store because I was too embarrassed to go back to the same one. So given that, I was even more embarrassed when a woman approached me at our ward Christmas party a few days later and asked if I remembered her. I said I didn't and apologized if I should have. She chuckled and said she was the lady that was helping us that night at Robert's! When her husband walked up, she introduced me by saying, "Remember the little boy I told you about that threw up in the store the other night? Well, this is his mom!" It was definitely the highlight of my night. I am sure it is the first of many blunders that come with being a parent. I just hope they don't happen that often in public!


We were able to go down to California and spend Thanksgiving with my mom this year. It was very nice to have some warmer weather, although it did rain while we were there. Dinner was delicious, and of course watching Grandma spend time with Landon was a highlight. This picture was taken on one of our many outings. This particular night we went to Balboa Park to kill some time with Juliette and Jonny. All in all it was a great trip!

Tuesday, November 11, 2008


Peek a boo

Me and Mom

Thanks for the boost Dad

I am so silly

All smiles

Crazy hair

I can't believe I get to play in here

Too busy to look at the camera

Landon had his first trip to the McDonald's play place on Friday. We couldn't really get him to eat anything because he was too fascinated watching the big kids play. I finally got him down and he wasted no time trying to climb on everything. They had a little baby slide that worked out really well for Landon and Kimbre. I eventually climbed up to the biggest slide with Landon and went down it with him. He had such a great time, he screamed when we told him it was time to go back in the car. Looks like we will be making another trip soon!

Thursday, November 6, 2008

The Cow

A few weeks ago we had Sunday dinner at Sean's brothers's house who lives in Lehi. Their backyard neighbor has a cow and the cow apparently loves poeple. Whenever the kids went outside the cow would come trotting over to the fence. Landon was so amazed by this huge animal. He kept pointing and looking around like "does anybody else see what I see?".

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Happy Halloween

For Halloween this year we went to JL and Shelley's house for dinner. They made pumpkin soup and put it in bread bowls that looked like pumpkins and an AMAZING salad...seriously. After hanging out there for a while we went to a party at Maryanne and Ryan's house. It was so much fun to be with all our friends. We ate (some more) and played games. As you can see, Landon was a dinosaur for Halloween. We even taught him how to say "roar".

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

An Evening At The Park

Let's race down the slide!
Landon kept trying to push Kimbre off the slide!
Matthew got himself a little stuck

Landon and I went to the park tonight with my brother Joel and his wife Mary. They have three children: Matthew, Kathryn and Kimbre. Landon absolutely loved the slide. I only had to show him how to go down it once and he immediately figure it out. All I had to do was sit him at the top of the slide and he would scoot forward until he went down. When I took him on the big slide I thought he would be a little scared, but he was laughing all the way down. We had a blast.

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Dance Fever

We found a show that is like Barney, but cooler. It is called Hip Hop Harry. It is Landon's new favorite show. In fact it is the only show he will watch. So now all we have to do is mention Hip Hop Harry and Landon gets ready to bust out his dance moves. He loves the music during the show.

Look Who's Walking Now

Friday, October 24, 2008


We went bowling with our good friends Kelly and Jeff this week. It was a lot of fun! Landon loved watching the bowling ball hit the pins. We couldn't get him to take his eyes off them.

Tracy Aviary

We went to the aviary the other day and had an absolute blast. It was free because of UEA weekend and so we thought we would take advantage. We were surprised by how alert Landon was. When we first walked in, a peacock walked right in front of him and he got so excited. The rest of the day he would point to EVERY bird we saw (which was a lot) and exclaim, "B" (translation: bird!).

Our Third Anniversary

September 24th was our third wedding anniversary. We decided that were weren't going to get anything for each other this year, but of course we each did something small. I decided to make Sean skor cake (his favorite). I was already stressed that day trying to get everything done. I was finishing up Sean's cake when I realized that it was very quiet all of a sudden, and with a 9 month old, that is rare. I turn around to see Landon with one of the cascade 2 in 1 dish detergent packets in his mouth. For those of you who don't know, those things dissolve incredibly quickly when they become wet. So I freak out and grab Landon and try to wash his mouth out. Two seconds later he throws up all over the kitchen. I promptly called poison control and was relieved that the detergent wasn't harmful to him, but it will upset his stomach (yeah, no kidding). So Sean had the privilege of coming home to his wife and son smelling of rancid Mac 'n' Cheese, puke all over the kitchen, the cat eating the puke, and me crying. Eventually we got it all cleaned up though. We dropped Landon off at Grammy's and made it to dinner. We ate at our traditional place, The Roof, which is where we went when Sean proposed. We had a great time at dinner, and the mess before makes for a great story!

Happy Birthday Sean

Sean celebrated his 31st birthday this month. We went out to dinner a couple days before because Sean had to teach late at ITT Tech the night of his birthday. I decided to decorate his car while he was in class to surprise him. It turned out really well I think. He was very surprised.


Wednesday, October 22, 2008


Jenny tagged me and I am supposed to post the fourth picture in the fourth folder of my pictures. So the one of Sean with the glasses is actually the fourth picture, but I had to post some others because they are just too funny not to. We got them off a site called in case anyone wants to try it out.
Now I tag Robyn, Shannon, Kelly, Liza and Lahren

Friday, August 8, 2008

A Spoonful of Sugar

Park City

Yesterday Juliette, Sean and I went up to Park City to experience the Alpine Slide. For those of you who don't know, there is a new attraction. It is called the Alpine Coaster. It is pretty much the same as the slide but you are attached to a track so you can't fly off. I thought it was way better than the Alpine Slide because you can go so much fatser. We highly recommend trying it. (Special thanks to Tineka and Helena for watching Landon!)

Mr. and Mrs. Yerg

The Alpine Coaster

Sisters, sisters...

Juliette beat me...yes, that black dot in the back is me


Sean loves to give bear hugs

The bear and I getting cozy

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Lake Powell 2008

The traditional family picture

Cool dude

Kisses from Mom

Landon wasn't too sure about the sand at first

Playing on the house boat

I love my Daddy

Our little swimmer

Cuddle time with Dad

Some of the nieces and nephews hanging around

Getting ready to go on the banana boat

Gavin and Trevan

Sean and Jessica on the tube

Jessica wake boarding

Sean trying his hand at wake surfing

Fun with bubbles