Sunday, September 5, 2010

Eve is really good at getting away with whatever she wants here. We went to Shanghai and saw the World Expo. While there Eve saw this little stool and just backed her little bottom onto it. No problem just helping herself...

"Wow, look at this cool stool!"

"Oh, this is yours?... Hey, I want that too! Give it here"

"Whoa, cool. I think I should hold this..."

"Yeeaahh! Victory!"

"What you lookin' at?"

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Trip Home

In August we went home to Utah for a few weeks. Eve and I went home a week earlier than Sam (to help Eve get over jet-lag -- it took a whole week by the way. If you saw someone walking with a baby out in the moonlight of the wee hours of the night, chances are it was me with my baby who thought 2am was daytime =) It was just wonderful to be with family. Eve learned the joy of Grandma and Grandpa, aunts and uncles, and cousins galore!

Being with Cousins was the best!! This is Eve with cousin Josie (9 months)

While in Utah we also took Eve to learn about her heritage at the Pioneer Park. She was most interested in the rocks, leaves and dirt on the ground, but we can try for Pioneer appreciation next time I suppose =)

With Nicole and Ashley learning how to make wool into yarn (sort of...)

Cousins Elijah and Caleb washing clothes Pioneer-style

Cousins Taylor, Lydia, and Ashley with Aunt Emma making butter

Joshua, Nicole, and Kira petting the lambs. Eve liked to pick up the poop off the ground in the petting zoo so she got to be held a lot...

Getting acquainted with our nations mascot

Eve just lookin' cute

So my family also had a little informal cousin "parade" where all the kids decorated their bikes and rode them around the circle a few times. It was really fun.

Eve on her parade-mobile

It was good to be with both the Drennan and Curtis families. Here we are with Tom and Steph's house after a great meal and good cousin play time

Thomas, Rachel, Tom, Steph, Eve, Amy and Sam

Jungle Gyms was an important stop in our outings.

Joshua, Audrey, and Eve

This is a picture of Ephraim teaching Eve how to do an Indian war cry. Every time after that when she saw him, she would do it =)

Daddy Daughter roller coaster time

Eve with Shelby, Audrey and Anya

Eve thought she could just go through the bars. I wish I'd gotten a picture of her with her face squished between them trying to squeeze through!

She even tried it backwards. Still no luck -- She's solid backwards and forwards!

Stairs Plant Drennan Family Picnic

Elijah, Kira, Lydia, and Adria

Eve =)

While in Utah I caught up with two of my wonderful roommates, Emily and Jana. It was great to catch up!

Amy, Eve, Em, Patton, Jack, and Jana

What is a trip to Utah without going to the cabin!?

Aunt Jamie teaching Eve how to be stylin' like her Uncle Jon

Sporting her cute BYU sweatshirt from cousin Rachel in honor of the great news about going independent. Go BYU!! =)

4 Wonderful Years and Counting

Sam and I just celebrated our 4th year anniversary on August 24th. Best 4 years ever!! I can't imagine a happier life than mine with my wonderful husband.

When we got engaged

Four years later