Monday, November 7, 2011


Leta (a mess from shopping and errands galore) with a self applied bandage to her "forehead" she bonked riding her bike hiding in the corner eating a cookie she snuck out of the grocery bags I was putting away.... That's what makes me a Mama!
The Good the Bad the Ups and Downs I wouldn't trade any of it for a minute...

Snow Fun **

Leta battled a high fever from Friday night to Sunday morning and yet this morning we where out in this.....

I think it's safe to say Winter is here!

Surprise Visit

The weekend before Halloween My Aunt Mary Lou showed up for a surprise visit, we always enjoy visits from Aunt Moo..While here we did a lot of playing, Halloween activities, a picnic and a lot of laughing :)

More Halloween Fun!

Hallelujah night Fun..

Trunk or Treating at the Dealerships..

Costume #2 a "Dragon" named Sassy ( our attempt to follow Dragon Tales Cassi which no one makes a costume for)

Story time at the Library with the Cousins..

Halloween was a several day event in which we Did Story Time at the Library, Trunk or Treat at the dealerships, Ward Party (previous post), Hallelujah carnival in town and Finally Trick or Treating itself! I was surprised at how well she just marched up to the door's knocked and said "Trick or Treat" and "Thank You!" and for only doing a loop around two blocks she filled her bucket and wore herself out plenty :)
Sorry for the randomness of the photos I was downloading off 2 different cameras.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Tonight was our Ward Halloween Party and was a blast with game and craft stations and yummy food :)
Leta her cousin and best bud Jac who as you can tell neither wanted to have there pic taken
Craft table
Fish pond
My Smurfette! She was a hit at the party everyone raved over it :)

Her favorite pose LOL
I like this shot of getting her ready...

Beginning of Halloween...

Before Keith and Pam left for there new home in Alaska we did a pumpkin carving party, Leta helped pick the pumpkin and a few seeds out and poke a few holes in the stencil and she was done. That's a 3 yr. old's attention span for you...
Her pumpkin from Grandma Allen's patch
Kaylee and her daddy working on there pumpkin..
Mommy and Leta working on her's
And Tada we have a very scared Scooby Doo!!!

Home away from Home!

A quick picture before Daddy hits the road

Daddy's new home!

It's official not only is the house for sale and Jayme quite Sysco. But now he is now residing in the State of North Dakota! Major changes for the Allen's!
For the couple who swore they wouldn't have a marriage divided by miles and have never spent more than 2 weeks apart in there entire 9 yr relationship, this is going to be tough. And has been tough and it's been a week! But this same said couple also accept the fact that despite all her attempts of being frugal and cheap, the money just can't stretch any further. And Fertility treatments are not cheap!!!!! So they sacrifice now to obtain the future they want :)

Friday, October 14, 2011


My mom found a way to censor cute photos you want to share without compromising modesty, Jayme finds it silly I find it the perfect solution :) What do you all think?

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Missing Bumma

Today is the one year mark of losing our Good friend and surrogate Grandma we affectionately called Bumma...We love and miss you!

Heaven Bound

For Baby Jrayden...
Showing Grandma the balloons..

Going to Jrayden..

Getting ready to send off balloons..

The sweet Lady who did our cousin shoot shown in last post lost a precious little boy to stillbirth last year and in honor of his birthday she asked everyone who wanted to participate to release a balloon for him. We where more than happy to send balloons to her little angel and my grandparents ...

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

More cousins!

Some fun shots from our cousin/ Brown Family photo shoot....Kudos to Jessica Dupass for capturing some great pictures under tense situation ;)
Leta with all her Girl Cousins..
All the Brown Children and Leta (3 Grandsons are missing)
The Oldest Grandchild Sharrisa
Braelynn with Dad
And the youngest new addition Joel

We missed the 3 Ellsworth boys maybe next time :)