Monday, October 25, 2010

Jake's First Post: One thing I admire about Trisha

One thing I love and appreciate about Trisha: she discovers a skill that she desires to have and works at it diligently until she masters it. When I married her she had hardly cooked a meal in her life and she now has books and books of recipes and her cooking is my favorite. She knows how to make bows for Bailey's hair, memory boards to fill with pictures, how to decorate cakes, and the list goes on. Right now she is hovering over a used sewing machine that she bought for $12 at Goodwill...she's been at it for hours now, making burp cloths for our next baby. She didn't know how to sew earlier today and now she's whipping out burp cloths like it's nothing. I admire her for that.

25 Weeks

Sunday, October 24, 2010


Me and Bailey were able to take a trip to AZ while Jake stayed home and got things done for school and work. We had so much fun. Bailey loved having all the attention and I loved not being the sole entertainer.

We ate out at all my favorite places including Cafe Rio, Native New Yorker, Sweet Cakes, Paradise Bakery, and Sprinkles!! And we took Bailey to the Organ Stop, which she loved!

Here is Bailey at Sweet Cakes enjoying the chocolate chip cookie. They have some of the best desserts!

I loved being able to spend time with my mom, grandma, and my two sisters-in-law.

My parents got Bailey her own little car and she had so much fun with this toy. She would get on, put up her feet, and wait for someone to push her around. Good thing there were plenty of people to take turns pushing her.

We went to the zoo one day, and it was still a little warm so we only stayed for about 2 hours. Bailey's favorite part was the petting zoo. I guess we should have just found a petting zoo to take her to...

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Greenbluff in October

The other day the girls and kids took a little trip out to Greenbluff for the October festivities. We looked at the animals, drank hot apple cider, picked out little pumpkins, picked berries, watched the pumpkin launcher, and played with kids. It was a fun fall morning.

pumpkin launcher....Bailey response to this was "wow!!!! uh oh, uh oh, uh oh!!!"

some of the girls

Wednesday, October 6, 2010


I am now 22 weeks pregnant and things are going great! I love the second trimester because I am not sick anymore and not big yet. I can't believe in 4 months we will have another little baby in the house. We are so excited, but also nervous. I think I am most nervous to see how Bailey reacts to not having all my attention. Bailey has just started getting really interested in babies. I think she will love having a baby in the house until she notices I can't give her all my attention. I love spending my days with Bailey and she definitly gets A LOT of attention. She is such a good little girl and we are so grateful she is ours!

Jake is busy with school, work, studying, and looking for a job! This is his last semester of classes because next semester he will be able to extern for his remaining 15 credits. It will be so nice for him to have an 8-5 work schedule with no homework when we are having another baby. We have always thought we would be moving back to Arizona after law school, but have been very dissappointed with the job market in Arizona. Jake has had interviews in Boise and Montana so far. We are willing to move anywhere we have a job, but are still crossing our fingers we find something in Arizona. I have really come to enjoy Spokane and graduating will be a very bittersweet day. We have counted down to graduation since the day we were married, but I did not expect to enjoy graduate school so much. We have made some really good friends and it will be so sad so see everyone go different directions. I love the group of girls I am able to hang out with and that is hard to come by!

Some of the things Bailey loves:
Reading Books
her blanket! (she gets so excited to go "night night" because she gets her blanket)
going outside
going to music class
playing with other kids
Bath time

Some things that Bailey hates:
the vacuum
the ironing board
the shower head

Bailey sitting in the love sac reading "Are you my mother"

some of the girls and our kids

Music Class: We are able to go to a music class on Wednesday's that a lady does for free from her home. It is so much fun for the kids!