Sunday, November 30, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving

Here are a few pics of the fam on Thanksgiving. The top picture is Matt and Brandy followed by Casey and Rachel.My two sister in laws (Brandy and Rachel) are both pregnant with boys! We had a good time with everyone.

Saturday, November 29, 2008

Update Blog

We haven't updated our blog much because the internet is still not installed at our new place. We ordered it almost a month ago and it seems like it is taking so long for them to come and set us up. Hopefully they will come on Tuesday when it it scheduled so I can blog more frequently. Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. We had a good time here with my parents, brothers and sister in laws, cousin, Grandparents and Aunts/Uncles. Then we had a great weekend with Trent off so we could relax, shop and see a movie. I'm so excited for Christmas now and getting ready for that and our trip ti Utah for New Years! YEAY!

Friday, November 21, 2008

This is for you Stacy!

Here is a picture of Trent from Halloween. A few of you wanted to see Trent's whole costume. I snuck a picture of him before we left to the party (sorry it took so long, we just got our computer up at our new place!)

Friday, November 14, 2008

Holiday Pictures

We went and had some holiday pictures of bailey taken at a Portrait studio. I'm not going to put many on here, because they will be sent out in Christmas cards, but here is a picture that we didn;t get printed out, but is still cute!

Friday, November 7, 2008

Prosposition 8- just the beginning

I want to inform everyone of of what is going on in California and how important Proposition 8 is to Trent and myself. Proposition 8 passed on Tuesday banning same sex marriage. The church had told us to help with this effort any way we could. We met Saturday mornings for the passed few months to go door to door informing people of this proposition. We held signs on street corners, donated money and made tons of phone calls to help support this. Well it passed. While many may think this is the end, it is not. It is now in the courts trying to get appealed. The sad thing is that many saints do not know WHY this is so important and actually go against it. The first reaosn it is so important is that the Prophet came out and said to help with defeating this. This reason alone should have saints know where to stand. Where is the testimony of the Prophet? Many saints in Utah and Steve Young have also come out against not only the prophet but against fellow church members. There are many articles about saints upset that the church got involved and why can't we just stay out. GAY MARRIAGE WILL AFFECT THE CHURCH AND ITS MEMBERS! Everything that we have donated is being wiped out by members voting against us. There have also been commercials on TV against the church that were run. One shows missionaries going into a lesbian couples house and tearing up their marriage liscence. They speak falsely about the church. Then, just yesterday people were picketing in front of our temples here. There are signs people stuck in the LA temple fence saying how awful, hateful people we are. This is just the beginning on this issue and I hope that each of you can really understand why the church takes such a strong stand on this issue. If it does pass, we will be sued if we don't marry same sex couples...then what about in the temple? If they can't get a recommend because they are gay, they will then sue us that we are discriminating. How can people make you change your values and beliefs? Please help support the California saints as I feel this will be a battle against us.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Oreo Mess

Bailey got ahold of an Oreo Cookie and....ta da... this was the messy result! Needless to say, she loved it!


We are all moved into our new place. It is still full of unpacked boxes and empty shelves, but we are slowly getting it put together. We don't have our computer up yet but hopefully by the weekend it will be up. We miss Madera (although I still work in Madera) but are enjoying convience living in a bigger city. Bailey is adjusting not having grandma and grandpa around much, but she is a brave little soldier. Trent is so much happier being just a few minutes from home during the day and able to be with the family.