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Ryan and Lou are engaged!!

My brother in law Ryan has been dating the cutest girl and they FINALLY got engaged. Just kidding, it's been like, a few months, but you know, in Mormon time that's like eternity. We hiked to the Grotto in Payson canyon where they had their first date. Owen was not thrilled with this idea. 




Dark heavy clouds and thunder started rolling in so we tried to hurry.


Owen playing fetch with a couple dogs. He loved it.





As he was on his way to the ground, she said yes. haha It was the sweetest thing. He got to his knee and asked and by that time she had said yes at least ten times.





Owen has had a little crush on Lou and he was not happy at all that they are now going to get married. haha He said "NOOOO" after she said yes. Poor guy.

We are so happy for them and we just absolutely love her. And in true Mormon fashion the date is October 10th, that's about seven weeks I believe. haha It's possible, we did it.

Charlotte's due date 7-31-15

Today is our little miss' due date. July 31st, just like her brother (Owen). I had a feeling this day would not be my best but I didn't think I would be completely depressed either. Thanks to the hospital for helping with that.

I got a call a couple days ago from the hospital calling to confirm an appointment. I was wracking my brain trying to figure out what I was not remembering. When I asked what for she jokingly said "Well it's your due date tomorrow and we've gotta get that baby outta there".

Obviously, she didn't know. She didn't know how much that one sentence took me to such a deep, dark, sad place.  I just told her that I already had her and she didn't live. That's all I could muster out. As if I needed another reminder that I won't ever have my baby in the way that most women/families do. She apologized and I hung up. I fell to the kitchen floor sobbing. Sobbing so loud it woke Owen up from his nap. He quietly opened his bedroo…

Owen turns 3!

Our sweet Owen boy turned 3 on the 19th of this month. We had my family over and all crammed in my tiny apartment to celebrate. 
Phrases commonly said: 
"That's besgusting" "What's a boom boom?" "But why?" "Don't talk to me" "Dad, do you have work tomorrow?" "Mom, watch this trick" "Can you pway with me?" "But why?" "Dad, do you have work tomorrow?" "Lazers!" "But mom I just have to grow up" "I wuv you" "Ya.. sorry mom" "Hi mom" (always in a high pitch voice and when he did something bad)  "Can we got to Chic Fur Way?" ( I will admit, the weeks after Charlotte, we had WAY to much  Chic-Fil-A) "Why?"

Opening his great grandmas present





Because what three year old doesn't use scissors to open presents.


And my parents just had to get him one..


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