Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Lagoon!

 I had been wanting to take the kids to Lagoon for a long time but it is so dang expensive so when my brother in law got discount tickets we jumped right on it and had a ball. I was worried Brooks would be scared but he loved every minute. 
 Look at his smile! 
 They were so excited! 
 Nerds :) 
 My loves.
 I love Brooksie's face here. 
 They loved the splash pad. 
 Mia liked standing right over the water. 
 These crazies wanted to go on the sky coaster. 
 My beautiful baby boy. 
 No words. 
 I love Kade's face here. 
My princess girl is so happy :) 

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Fall Season

 Mia came out with a bang this season. Something clicked in her head and she decided to really play. She ran hard, scored goals, and played some defense we were extremely proud of her :) Shocker right haha. Her first game she had a hat trick, this was not a fluke she scored one or more goals in all of her games. She didn't even fight me putting on her uniform (normally she doesn't like to because it's not a skirt or dress) she happily got dressed and ready for her game each week. Way to go Mia girl!
 Mom and Brooks watching the game. 
 Mia and Rayleigh.
 Giving her coach five after scoring a goal. 
 I had to put up this picture because man alive she looks like me! 
Yay a trophy, great season Mia we loved every minute of it! 

Tractor

 My kids adore their Grandpa Nichol. They get so excited every time we go out there. One day he took them on a ride on his tractor and they thought that was the best thing ever. Here is Brooks with his name sake :) I love that we named him after his grandpa and his daddy, two of my favorite men in this world. Also Brooks is wearing Mia's old uniform because he was sad that he didn't have a "team" (just wait little man you will have plenty of teams to be on.)  

20 Years

I met Brook on the soccer field 20 years ago when we both showed up for a try out. We have been playing off and on together since then. Our latest team won our league last season and we were pretty excited. It's so fun playing with your best friend and winning isn't bad either. Love ya Brookie!

Pre-K

Mia started Pre-K this year. She was so excited for school to start she asked about it all summer. On their first day they got to wear their favorite color and if you know Mia she is all girl and loves pink. She chose this outfit and shoes all by herself. I love that she has such an opinion of the clothes, shoes, and how her hair is done. She is definitely Kade's. This year she is going to school three days a week and has Miss Teresa as her teacher. She has two new friends in her class, there are 7 boys and 3 girls so the girls tend to stick together, it is pretty cute. We are enjoying watching her learn and grow she is an amazing little girl and we are so lucky to have her in our lives. 

Friday, October 18, 2013

Guest

My awesome friend Lisa asked me to write as a guest on her Fitness Friday spot on her blog. I was honored that she would ask me. If you want to read it here it is:
 http://www.thespottedblonde.com/2013/10/fitness-friday-3.html

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

i can tri


We signed up and completed the Sandy City sprint tri. We did it with our friend Weston and had a great time. I trained for it and Kade worked his way through it haha. Our friend Jackie in our ward was also there and did awesome. I loved this tri it was fun, affordable, and a great challenge. The run was two loops which included rain tree drive, a long steep road that when I was in high school we would roll pumpkins down. My goal was to finish under 1:30, I finished at 1:29 yay! Kade was right behind me finishing at 1:30 and Weston finished way before that he is quite the athlete. Thanks to Christa for taking pictures and putting the frames together. 

 Me and the best supporter in the world, Kade is my rock and has been the most supportive. He is my best friend and I am so lucky to have him in my life. He does races with me even though he hates to and if he isn't racing or playing soccer he is on the sidelines cheering me on. I couldn't ask for a better husband or best friend. 

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Kade and I met in high school. We have been married 6 years and we have a beautiful daughter Mia and son Brooks.