Saturday, October 18, 2008

Fair Day!

We made it to the fair yesterday. It was the girls first time, and Jaron and I hadn't gone since we've been married, so it was a fun day. Tymon, Eric and Zane joined us. Here's some of my favorite pics. The rest are on facebook (and some videos). If you're not a member, here's the link...

http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=57298&l=cbfc4&id=502260078













Saturday, October 11, 2008

Emmie is here!

Eric and Aimee welcomed Emmeline Rae Smith a little before 1 am this morning (10/11/08)- on her due date! Mom and baby are doing spectacular and get to come home tomorrow. I'll let the pictures do the rest of the talking...

I stole this first one of Emmie's stats from Becca Schaefer...


And these first few are from our day yesterday... Jaron was home so of course he got the kids watching the animated Star Wars...




Here she is!!! I think Zane's still trying to figure her out, but Makayla and Bryn were very happy to see Emmie. :)

















And here's a couple of videos for your enjoyment...



Thursday, October 09, 2008

Quirks

I got tagged by Kristina a LOOOOOOOOONG time ago, sorry. :(

7 quirks about me:

1. I cannot STAND scary/thriller movies. I've tried to see a couple with Jaron, but its been torture the entire time. I think I had my eyes closed for most of I am Legend (Will Smith), and yes, I realize that wasn't that scary of a movie. I'm just a weenie when it comes to that stuff... I think The Ring really did me in- just ask Jaron, I think he was a little surprised at how much it freaked me out.

2. The only foods I will not eat are bananas, olives and pickles. Over my lifetime, I have learned to at least tolerate other foods that I used to despise, except for these three- I just can't do it. And wouldn't you know, one of Bryn's favorite foods is bananas, and Makayla's is pickles. Of course.

**Side note: Thanks to Brigitte's LIFE changing message on nutrition at the Women's retreat, I have eaten mostly raw/organic foods and drank only water since Saturday. This is the first time I've changed my diet solely for my health, without really thinking about weight loss, and I'm LOVING it. But more on that later...

3. My favorite book series is the Mark of the Lion trilogy by Francine Rivers. Through a beautiful work of fiction, I found a faith in God I had never known, and still read it once every year or 2. I've probably read all three books at least 6 or 7 times. In fact, just writing this makes me want to go pick it up. Its SO good!!!

4. Despite the up's and down's of the show, I am a die-hard Grey's Anatomy fan. I think I love it so much because I've watched it since the first episode- It was right after Makayla was born and Jaron was still in his rock band, and they practiced late on whatever night it was on (I think it started on Sunday nights). So, I just have special memories of holding my little newborn, watching this new show about some crazy, very unrealistic doctors. And its still a fun show, I don't care what you say. :)

5. I'm a night owl, almost to a fault. Its very hard for me to go to bed before midnight- I just feel like I can get more done at night. But, that means I'm a little grumpy in the mornings. When I had 5am reports in my Flight Attendant days, I felt very sorry for my crew and passengers. Luckily, most of them slept the whole flight. Well, everyone but the pilots of course. :) Now, I just have to keep my mouth closed early in the mornings so I don't snap at my hubbie and kids. Dora and SuperWhy have definitely saved us many a morning in the Pitts house. :)

6. If I had my way, I would live in Starbucks. I don't think I've had a drink there that I haven't liked. I try and be responsible and only go once a week (usually on a Sunday morning at 8:30, on the way to church), b/c, yes I realize the prices are ridiculously high and its really not that good for you. My fav is an iced grande soy chai tea latte. hmmmmmmmm....

7. My dream is to travel the world with my family. God willing, we will someday go to Africa (well, again for me), Italy, Greece, Ireland, France and hopefully many more places. Traveling abroad changed the way I thought about so many things and I can't wait for my girls to experience that.

Ok, I tag.... MEGAN!! I know you have a newborn, but maybe in a few months/years you'll enlighten us all with your little quirks. :) Love you all, have a wonderful Friday!!!

Thursday, October 02, 2008

Arboretum pics...

We went to the Arboretum on Monday with my mom, Aunt Sharon, Aunt Marsha, Grandmother, Aimee and Zane. Curissa, Cannon, Meg and Maggie met up with us later. Got some cute pics, here ya go...

Looking at rolly pollys outside our front door...


She's so grown up


These next few are the girls practicing their "pretty smiles". Makayla pretty much gets it, Brynley, not so much.














And Makayla had to have a pic of her new kicks


On our way to the Arboretum in Grammy's awesome car that can fit all 6 of us...






And let the posing begin...






















Emmie, we're ready to add you to this circle!!!


Makayla waited for over an hour to get her face painted!


And she never wavered on what she wanted...



A purple and white and pink kitty cat! Meow.