Friday, December 21, 2007

Belly Picture

30 Weeks! Last night Tristan and I had a little talk about the baby that was coming. I explained to him that some of his mommy time might be taken away. He understood.....uh huh.....and gave me a big hug. So sweet!

Sunday, December 16, 2007


Lost: One adorable baby. He has a mischievous smile...

Big Brown eyes...

And most of all... BEAUTIFUL CURLY HAIR!!!

If you happen to see him, please notify me as soon as possible...I miss him!!!

Found: One adorable little boy. Same mischievous smile, same big brown eyes...

But severely lacking in the curly hair department!!!!!

If you have any information regarding this incident, please let me know immediatly!


For those of you alarmed with the above post, before you call out a search party, read this post. Tristan actually just received his first haircut. He was starting to get called a girl and a hippie child, so we decided it might be time. The haircut started out great. Tristan was having fun sitting in his chair!

Yahoo!! I'm getting a haircut, and I'll look like a little boy again.

Daddy's tickling my ears!

Ok, not fun anymore!

Binky makes it all better!

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Stolen Pictures

Here are some pictures that I stole off of other people's blogs. Thanks!!! :)

Little Elves

Check out my little elf.

Ok, I had to do it again!! Look here, too!

Tuesday, December 04, 2007

Walking Video

I'm sorry that you have to turn your head sideways to view this video. Tristan makes the sound of a motor to power his own little motor. :)

Friday, November 30, 2007

These Boots Were Made For Walkin'

I keep forgetting to tell you the other news! Tristan started taking his first steps a week ago on Sunday. So, in the past week and a half he has really taken off!!! He can walk across the living room, and in the past two days he has practiced his walking constantly! It is so exciting to see him walking! I will try to get some pictures or a video soon! Also, when we were in WI, Tristan burned his hand on a wood burning stove. He had blisters all over his palm and up his fingers! They are healing really well, though. Poor baby!

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Thanksgiving Trip

For Thanksgiving this year, we went to Wisconsin to be with my family. We flew into Chicago and Sue Barnes picked us up from the airport. We went back to her and Jason's apartment and hung out while Jason was in class. We had an overnight flight, so we napped a little while we were there.

Tristan enjoyed not being on the airplane anymore!

On Thanksgiving Day we went to Joyce and Anders' for the usual feast! This is one of the three tables set up to accomodate the 45 people that were there.

Jason and Susan Barnes

Tristan meets his cousins Andrew and Carson from Colorado.

The annual Turkey Bowl ended with the "young guys" winning. In order to keep the teams equal in number, the age cut off between the old team and the young was 24.5 years old. So, Kale was considered an old guy!! I was on the injured reserve list with a swollen belly. Here's mom and dad enjoying a hot cocoa break.

Kale and Jaspar

Logi-Bear, Bryce, and Tractor

Barry and Alyssa

After the Turkey Bowl it was time for PIE!!!

Tristan is leader of the pack.

Garrett, the other crazy driver.

Jaspar wows us with her amazing talent!

Tristan was especially enthralled. He was so entranced, he slowly slipped down until he all of a sudden fell and bonked his head.

Jason entertains little Andrew.

Tristan and Brayden

Garrett checks out his depth perception with Jason's optrician goggles.

Kale and his new bride.

Cammy and Neale

Mommy's little prince

Tristan got a new car seat!! He giggled for the first 15 minutes he was in it. He loved facing forward and being able to look out the window. Mom and Dad gave us their Sienna minivan!!! What a wonderful gift!!! We started out on the 30 hour drive home late Saturday night.

Sunday after our little meeting, we were at the Badlands of South Dakota. We took a little detour so that we could see the wonderful sights. Jason and I hadn't been there for about 15 years, so it was great to see again.

We saw lots of deer on the way home. Hundreds of deer grazing in the fields....about a hundred laying on the side of the road, dead.....and one really up close and personal. We had only about 5 hours left in our trip when I hit a deer. It was about 9:30 at night and a deer jumped right in front of the van. It bounced off of the hood, and the van slid out and we ended up in the grass in the median. We were all totally fine (Tristan's car seat did a good job). The impact wasn't all that bad, but the van needs some work. We weren't able to drive it away, so it is still in Superior, Montana. We had to find a ride back to Missoula where we spent the night in a hotel and rented a car in the morning. We made it home Monday at about 4 pm. We have yet to hear what will be done with the van. We hope that it will be fixed and we can have it back for our winter vehicle. So, our trip didn't end very well, but we really did have a wonderful time being with our family and friends!!!

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Rory Daniel Baseman

Congratulations to Ryan and Holly Baseman on their newest addition: Rory Daniel Baseman. He was born November 15, 2007 at 6:40 pm. 8 lbs 5 oz and 20 3/4 inches. Big sister Ellery is very excited!!!


Tristan waits patiently to be admitted into the bath tub. (Good thing he has a little something to play with while he waits.)

A closer look at that cute little bummy.

Little Eli came out to visit Chelan this past weekend. He is about 8 weeks old.

Tristan got himself all tangled up in Ashlyn's birthday balloons.

Tristan was brushing his hair, and then tried to start in on Daddy's.

Caleb and Eli: Twin cousins.

All the cousins: Tristan, Ashlyn, Cody, Caleb, and Eli

Eli just naps through the ruckus.