Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Springtime in Missouri

Spring has definitely sprung in Missouri. For awhile there we went straight from winter to summer...but now we are back to more springlike temperatures and I am very thankful for that.
I worked my butt off planting bulbs last fall when I was first pregnant and it finally paid off!

The trees & lilacs are also blooming:

And of course, it's just not spring without baby calves:

It's even better when the cows & calves get to be turned out to grass for the year. The alfalfa field:

It sounds like spring has finally made it to Montana after one last (hopefully) snow storm, so I hope everyone is enjoying the weather & spending time outside!

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Productive Weekend!

Luke & I were very busy this weekend & we are feeling much more prepared for the next 9 weeks and whatever they bring!

Saturday we went to Columbia to look at baby stuff & registered at Target. We also got a new ceiling fan & some other "home improvement" stuff at Menards, spring maternity clothes for me & some new fishing lures--what a day! We were very shopped out by the time we got home Saturday night.

Sunday I woke up very tired, but Luke was very ambitious and was on a mission to get some stuff done. He got the office cleaned out & another coat of paint on, the crib put together & pork burgers bbq'ed without me asking him to do a thing. I got our stoller put together--we got an awesome BOB stroller on Ebay for half price and tried it out in the yard. We also re-arranged our bedroom and then spent the afternoon burning the road ditches from our house North along the property line.

Spring is definitely here and we are enjoying being able to enjoy the outdoors more--although I already am getting hot, very easily. Oh-and about the baby-we went back to the Dr. on Friday and the baby has flipped into position. Yay--I was so nervous that it would still be breech! We also went to the hospital and pre-registered so when I go into labor we wont have to waste any time filling out paperwork. Things are good!

Saturday, April 10, 2010


We had a really nice Easter weekend in Carrollton, with Luke's family. Saturday we enjoyed the bright sunny day and spent some time fishing. I didn't actually fish but everyone else did. The guys had much more luck than the girls and ended up with a whole stringer of bass. That afternoon we went to some family friends' birthday party & hot dog roast.

On Easter morning we got up early and went to church. Then we went back to the Miller's and had strawberries (a Miller tradition) before leaving for Luke's Grandma's house for lunch. We had a really nice time & got to see some of Luke's family that we hadn't seen in quite a while. Here's our new family photo that Debbie took for us:

Hope everyone else had a nice Easter & some spring weather!