Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Look what we got!!

So we sold the lumina, it was an awesome car, but man it loved to gobble up gas!! So we were on a quest to find a car that would be cheap for Steven to drive to work, and that would hold up for quite some time. In my search, I ran across a Volkswagon Beetle. I thought, "oh man, that's cute and I've always wanted one...but no way that Steve would go for that" Well, I showed him and to my surprise, he was stoked about the idea!! So, the decision was made, that was what we wanted, now we just had to find one that ran well and needed minimal work. Look what we found!!

It's a 1972 VW Super Beetle!! I absolutely love it!! It's a blast to drive, although we haven't been able to drive it much. My brother and my dad have been over a lot to help Steven work on it, changing out the brake system and getting it ready to be registered.

The first drive in the Bug! Steve just took it around the neighborhood to see how everything was working. Isn't it cute?? Over time, we plan to fully restore it so that when our boys are old enough they'll have a ton of fun driving it around. :0) Anyway, I was way excited about it and thought I'd share that with you all.

Friday, December 26, 2008


Bridger-bot has the kindest heart. At only 6 years old, he would gladly give you anything he has to make you happy. Literally, he is only happy if he is making others feel good or proud. He is always ready and willing to help, and is a great big bother.

Bridger is in kindergarten and his teachers and principal just rave about him. He has a speech delay and he gets speech therapy at school and at the Scottish rite learning center. He is such a hard worker, and is improving every day. :0) He is thrilled to be learning how to read, and write everyone letters! His favorite subject though, is math. He is a whiz when it comes to numbers. He can add single and double digits. The final score to a Jazz game a couple months ago was 98 and 94. When we told him, he was so thrilled that we won by 4. Not even 2 minutes later he came in to tell us that 94 plus 98 is 192. He just figured it out in his head, and and had a whole explanation on how he got the answer. He loves to add, and so whenever he gets the chance, he asks for numbers to add together. Of course, he is sometimes wrong, that's only ususally when he has an audience. But more often than not, he gets it right on. :0)

No one could could ask for a sweeter boy, we are very lucky and blessed that he came to us.


A.K.A. Coenator is 3 and a half years old. Coen has been described as our tease! He most definately has 2 very opposite sides of his personality!! He is always the first one to get upset or snap at someone. But he is also the the first to come sit under a blanket to cuddle. He loves attention and also loves to do everything himself. He's full of energy and is always good for a laugh!

He spends a lot of his time with his mousey. The little blue stuffed animal that he fell in love with when he was 6 months old. Okay, so it's not exactly the same one, Mousey has had to be replaced...twice. He's a retired ty animal, so it's going to be pretty hard to find another one if we ever need to! So we always panic a little when Coen says he doesn't know where he is!!

Coen loves giving hugs and kisses and never fails to let you know how much he loves you. He is happy and silly and definately keeps us on our toes!!


Jarekhi is 19, almost 20 months old. He is the baby of many names! He gets called Khi most of the time, but he also answers to Khi-J (his middle name is James) Khi-Khi, Khi-B, JJ, Jarek, James, And of course, Jarekhi. I guess we will just have to wait and see what he prefers when he's older. :0)

Khi is our eater!! He loves to eat. Every weekend, either Saturday or Sunday, Steven makes a big breakfast for us all, Jarekhi eats way more than anyone else. He eats 4 full size pancakes, 2 eggs and bacon. After he's done, he's begging everyone else for their food. He walks around saying, "bite, bite", "more, more", "want some", "pleeeese". He is so cute!!

He's such a good boy, usually a pretty easy going, happy camper. He loves rag quilts. You know? The ones that are frayed between the squares? He will drop everything he's doing to lay down with a rag quilt, even if it is just for a second. :0) He's learning and growing so quickly, and is happy to be doing whatever his older brothers are.

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Cake, cake, cake.

Hello, I thought I may as well throw a post on here about what I do. :0) Although, I'd imagine that anyone reading this already knows. Anyway, I love to decorate cakes!!

This cake was so fun and so pretty!! I do more than wedding cakes though, I love doing fun birthday or other occasion cakes.

Anyway, that's my little shout out to everyone that may not have known. :0) My website has most of my pics on it. It's Everyone asks me what that means, well, I'll tell ya. :0) When I was little, my dad used to call me Kooks. Dunno why, or where it came from, but for whatever reason, that was all that I would answer to. So when I was trying to figure out what website to do, or what to put on my business cards, I just thought that it sounded cute and had a hidden meaning. :0) Anyway, go check it out. It's kinda fun.

Let it snow!!!

Okay, so as much as I HATE the cold, the snow is so pretty!! Just like the song says...Since we've no place to go...let it snow! I agree, when I have nowhere to go. Unfortunately, today, in this snow storm, I do have places to go and things to do. Yuck!!