Tuesday, December 20, 2011

1 Year

She got 6 shots at her 1 year check up, poor kid. She did much better with the shots than earrings by far.  She is 32'' long and 20.6 something pounds which puts her in the 97th percentile for height and 52nd for weight! He asked me how many words she is saying I said oh about 15 I think he said WOW she is good then. I guess they have to be saying at least 2. I made a list because I wanted to know how many she says. Ma Ma, Da Da, Ba Ba, Kilo, Sit, Down, OOO and OH, Hi, Uh Oh, MMM, Co Co, Mi Mi, Nigh Night, Right There, NO, Thank You. I think i'm missing a couple, but those she can all say. She signs more and points when I ask her were something is. She also knows to be "soft" with Kilo. Any many more. As far as what can't say, but understands what I'm talking about amazes me. For example I tell her to "Turn Around" to go down the stair on her belly and she knows she just needs that little reminder or else she will just stand at the top and throw stuff down them...

This month Peyton has continued to amaze me. Her personality is really shining through, even the stubborn side.
* No is her favorite word... She doesn't know what it means because I was saying it to my dog. I've tried to never say no to her unless its a big deal. I just distract her with something else so I don't have to say it. She is also saying mi mi (minnie mouse), co co (Colton) and Hi especially when she has her phone up to her ear...
*She fell out of the crib, bad parenting on my part. I should have lowered it. I didn't think she's climb over, but one morning she came crawling in the hall way with a bloody lip luckily the tears and blood didn't last long. I won't ever make that mistake again.
*Pey sleeps from 10 to 8 depending on the day and if she is teething. Sometimes she cries and sometimes she just plays in her crib for a while and lets me sleep in.
*She loves books, that's all she wants to do. I know that is from her dad because I don't read!
* She is now only walking if she does crawl it's rare. She also tries to run, but trips in her jeans.
* The hotdog song from Mickey Mouse club house is her favorite. Mike sings it all the time....
* I gave her a skittle and she was in 7the heaven! She LOVED it. She said mmm like 10 times with 1 skittle.
* Last month Mike and I took her to my parents and she played in the leaves. She kept crunching them in her hands.
* She loves the wind, I worry it will get her sick, but she laughs when it hits her face.
* She has 2 bottom teeth and I kid you not she is getting 5 on top. She wakes up and just cries I hate it, it breaks my heart. Luckily I have the numbing stuff and it works. Yes I tried it to see :)
* I had a Relief Society dinner the same night Mike had Scouts so I had to take Pey. I put her in with the Nursery kids so I could hear the speaker. I teared up a little then I realized how nice it was to be able to listen again. The next 8 months church is going to be very difficult.
* My friend Kristen and I were shopping and I guess we say "Cute" a lot because  we put a bow on Pey's head and very clearly she said  CUTE! We both looked at each other and laughed. From now on when I put a bow on her head I get her to say it. :)
* She absolutely loves food and sugar! If I make her a bottle or rice cereal she won't drink it if she knows there is other food cooking or being eaten.
* She went to her first movie The Muppets. She was good for the first part. Then wanted to walk around. Then wore her self out running in the Hall. When she fell asleep I got to watch a the end of it.
* She is a mooch! If she sees something cool or yummy she wants it and doesn't care who you are! Like the people behind in the movie had popcorn and she wanted some. Her yogurt melts weren't doing the job.
* I can't take her to the store. First because she hates sitting in the cart, I showed her she could stand in the big area and now that is all she wants to do. Crap. Second because all of the elderly want to see the little girl I get stuck talking to random people. A quick trip for Milk or something in non existent.
* We were in line at In-N-Out and she kept saying "mmm mmm mmm." I decided we go there too much.
*We took her 1 year pictures and she was an onry butt the whole time, she didn't even smile when eating the cake, but she LOVED it. I think she would have ate the whole thing if I would have let her.

Pey had her first fever. She woke up and was fine, but I noticed she was really cuddly and just wanted to be held. Which is not like her at ALL!  We were just watching some Disney when I felt how hot she was I took her temp and it was 102.8   I was a mess. I was so worried I called up my doctor and luckily a nurse calmed me down. Mike left work and brought me some baby Tylenol which is what the nurse said to do. I gave her a bath with the water at room temperature another thing the nurse said to do. It was going down a few hours later it was at 100.3  I held her all day and she slept a lot and just wanted to be close to me. It was really sweet. In a way I'm kind of glad I got to have that cute little sick day with her. Other than the fact I was scared out of my mind. Oh and I learned later the reason for the fever is that she was cutting (getting) her top two teeth.
December 19th
Pey woke up early sheesh she didn't even sleep in on her birthday ;) Daddy got to wish her a happy Birthday before work though. She ate her favorite breakfast and we played for a few hours just me and her giggling she was really really happy. I kept singing Happy Birthday to her just to get her ready ha ha ha. Then we cleaned and rearranged furniture for her party that night.
We got ready and headed to the mall, we met up with my friend Kristen. We went down to Clairs and waited in line for 45 min. Finally it was our turn they asked to see my ID. Sure enough I didn't have it because a few months earlier I lost it, it this same mall.... GREAT the girl said she couldn't do it with out the mothers ID. So my friend Kristen said well what if I'm the mom now and the girl said no. I was MAD. I've been waiting a year to do this. We walked around for a bit while I tried to calm down. We then walked passed Icing and I asked Kristen if she'd be Peytons mom for a bit. We went in and waited forever again. Finally the pearcing came.
I had to hold her arms and her head. It reminded me of her getting shots. They did one and the tears began to fall. I tried not to cry because i'm not suppose to be her mom. Then they hurried and did the second one she was so sad and cried and cried and cried. Kristen comforted her then gave her to me. It was so sad. They gave her a sucker and that quickly calmed her down. As we left they said to Kristen you are a really good mom we can tell you love her so much. I said well that will be a fun story for years to come and I'll be happy to return the favor.
Mike and I think they look adorable on her!

It was simple small family and close friend party. We ate and opened presents. She got lots of clothes books and toys. The highlight of the night was her eating the cake that Mi Mi made just for her.

The Before shot

 Sad little face
 and then the tears :(

Trying to figure out if Dane made 2 or 3 bracelets. Thanks Dane they are very cute!

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Happy Birthday and Thanksgiving!

This year my birthday was the day before Thanksgiving.
Tuesday- My family went to Sammy's in Pleasant Grove. It was BOGO so it was prefect. Who doesn't want free shakes? MMM Peach Cobbler and Raspberry Cheesecake are my fav so far. Any way it was a lot of fun just eating junk with the Fam bam. And opening presents of course. Thanks everyone!

Wednesday- My Birthday~! My best friend Kristen came over and did my hair and got Peyton all ready. It was wonderful! I couldn't figure out how to curl my hair with a straightener, but she thought me! So you will probably see a lot more pics with me in curls and Mike loves it that way. We hung out and watched GTU then headed to lunch at Zupas with Emilee, Mckell and their kids. I really love the soup they have. It was so fun catching up with everyone.

That night Mike came home from work and we dropped Pey off with Grandma Parry and headed to SLC! I usually go to the Harvest or Flemmings for my Birthday this year it was Flemmings! The filet minion just melts in your mouth. Ah so good! It was very romantic and wonderful just to be with Mike on my big day. We shopped at Gate way and hung out by the fire, fountain and Christmas tree. Then we headed home. Mike gave me a camera (yes my other one got stolen) for my Birthday a month early so I could have it for Disneyland. I knew he was getting me something else though, but I wasn't holding my breath just incase he didn't, but he did!!! Disney Kinect Adventures and I ended up staying up late playing it :) 

Thursday- Thanksgiving morning Mike went golfing with his family and I headed to go duck hunting with my family.  Sadly I didn't get one, but my brother did since they flew his direction and not mine. Later that day Suzanne pick Pey and I up and we headed to Bountiful for Thanksgiving dinner at the Altoms. We ate a delicious meal and played Mafia and Scum. I was actually winning for once it was great since it was only my second time playing Scum. And of course we watched lots of football. Jason and Adam taught Sharolee and I how to play Risk. We didn't ge to finish, but we have a few pictures of the board. I was really a relaxing day just to vegg out. This year I was Thankful that I was not sick on my birthday and on Thanksgiving.

About 10PM my best friend Spencer picked me up and we headed to Wal-Mart. Yes we are crazy, but it was a lot of fun. I got some really great movies for cheap and other stuff I can't say because Mike reads  this :) Then we headed to Khols and it was also madness. So we hid our stuff in a coat and left so we could pick it up the next day. It was around 2 or 3AM and I was tired. We did stop at BestBuy, but the T.V. didn't compare to Costo prices.

Friday- Mike and I went shopping for our families presents and just hung out and played some COD. We went over to my parents for some Thanksgiving leftovers and to take pictures of Pey in the leaves.

Saturday- Mike, Whitney, Pey and I went to the Muppets. Mike absolutely loved it!! I did a lot of playing with Pey in the hall way. She was way to hyper to watch a movie then will all of her running she crashed and fell asleep. I got to some of it and liked what I saw.
That night we went and got some yummy Indian food with my parents, Colton, Lynne, Payden and Annette. It was first time for a lot of them and I think they will all go back!

Sunday-  Church of course and then we went to Mikes family for mine and Jasons Birthday Dinner! I got and entertainment center a few months ago, but Suzanne got me a giftcard to Tai pan!! Sneaky lady oh and I got a ton of hot coco wrapped up like a kiss! Those Zippro's are clever aren't they! Strawberry cheese cake for dessert! Jason and I were in heaven! We talked the night away and laughed at Pey she is good and entertaining us. Now that she is walking everywhere she is has a lot more bonks too. She is so fun and so hyper.

Jason and Sharolee gave me this big kiss! Inside was lots and lots of hot coco! :)

In conclusion it was truly an amazing week! I was defiantly spoiled! I really am so lucky and so grateful for all of the family and friends I have. I really love each and every single one of them! Thank you everyone. I am so blessed!

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Hawaii Day 10

Our last day we slept in and packed everything up. We met the family out at the pool and played there and in the ocean. It was the only cloudy day and it did eventually rain a little. For dinner we went to a Sushi place that we found online that was recommended by locals. It was quite the hole in the wall. I thought the food was great and the rolls were so big!
 The fish pond

This conclueds Hawaii! We flew 7 hours and I wore a BK crown and this little kid though I was weird till I gave it to him. It was nice to be tan for a while and so nice to see Pey when we got back she was standing up and holding on the couch and walking.
Hope you enjoyed the pictures.
 Until Maui 2013!

Hawaii Day 9

Today I had one thing on my mind Surfing. I knew it was another free day hanging out at the beach. Mike and I woke up and got breakfast at this cute little shack right by our hotel. Then we headed to where the rest of the family was.
Jason got a horrible sun burn from the sail boat and the trap the day before.
Here they are building the famous Hall sand Castles!

I rented a board with Amanda and we headed out to brace the waves all by our selves. No instructor! It was a lot of fun. 

We went over to a local beach and Suzanne got her boogie boarding on. She rocked the waves! I wish I had a picture, but I forgot the camera.
After a fun day in the sun I was tired. They taught me how to play scum and we went back to our hotel and sat in the hot tub and relaxed.

Hawaii Day 8

Sailing the Na Pali Coast
I will say it again BREATH TAKING! Hawaii is truly beautiful!

This mama had a baby swimming under her wing, it was so cute.

 I was really EXCITED to stear the sail boat!!

 Heading back this is about the point I got sick. It could have been the Marlin jerky, yes fish jerky the locals eat it like candy. I'll stick to deer and buffalo.
Jason, Amanda and Adam were on the front of the boar where the trap is when they hit a wave they would fly up. So they had to hold on tight!

It was late in the day when we got back. We at a "Cat" Restaurant and Michael got the best fish n chips! We went and got gilato after that yum!