What's in a Name?

thanks rachel!

so basically i think these name things are funny, if you don't, don't do it;)

1. YOUR ROCK STAR NAME: (first pet & current car) Speedy Honda
2.YOUR GANGSTA NAME: (fave ice cream flavor, favorite cookie) Vanilla Chocolate Chip
3. YOUR “FLY Girl” NAME: (first initial of first name, first three letters of your last name)
4. YOUR DETECTIVE NAME: (favorite color, favorite animal) Green Retriever
5. YOUR SOAP OPERA NAME: (middle name, city where you were born) Leigh Greenville
6. YOUR STAR WARS NAME: (the first 3 letters of your last name, first 2 letters of your first)
7. SUPERHERO NAME: (”The” + 2nd favorite color, favorite drink) The Orange Water
8. NASCAR NAME: (the first names of your grandfathers) Johnnie Lewis
9. STRIPPER NAME: ( the name of your favorite perfume/cologne/scent, favorite candy)
Happy Sour Straws
10.WITNESS PROTECTION NAME: (mother & father’s middle names) Elaine Allen
11. TV WEATHER ANCHOR NAME: (Your 5th grade teacher’s last name, a major city that starts with the same letter) Salmon Sacramento
12. SPY NAME/BOND GIRL: (your favorite season/holiday, flower) Fall Daisy
13. CARTOON NAME: (favorite fruit, article of clothing you’re wearing right now + “ie” or “y”)
Grape Crocsie
14. HIPPY NAME: (What you ate for breakfast, your favorite tree) Waffle Willow
15. YOUR ROCKSTAR TOUR NAME: (”The” + Your fave hobby/craft, fave weather element + “Tour”) The Cooking Rain Tour

Candy me?

i don't know if i agree with this but here it is:


Nutty and gooey - you always satisfy.

long time, no post...

we are still here, although our "HERE" is different than it used to be. we are getting settled in our new place. we like it a lot. it is basically EXACTLY our old house on steroids, another room and bathroom. i finally found a set of drawers for avery, another fixer-upper job, but what isn't right now? we have been sick and trying to get better and get everything back in it's place and trying to get ethan and avery to be contributing members of society...okay well we were definitely trying to do those first two things or three things but the last one...may have to wait until a later date:)

hope you are all well out there in the virtual and real world!


new music...

kendall helped me choose some sweet music (say it like Kip in Napoleon..."i'm making some sweet moola with Uncle Rico") for the blog. i must say that "Sweet Child O Mine" is one of the best songs ever and when i learn to play the guitar i will rock out to that song at some ward talent show...just watch...it's gonna be awesome:)


here are some cute pictures as of late...


Info. about Kendall and Me...

i got tagged by Melissa to do this and i thought it would be fun! (don't worry, Jenn, i'm still going to do the one you tagged me to as well:))

1. What's his name? Kendall Kyle Wilson

2. How long have you been married? 5 years

3. How long did you date? we dated for 2 years in high school and then he went on a mission and got engaged about 11 days after he got home...

4. How old is he? 26

5. Who eats more? i hope him:)

6. Who said "I love you" first? man, i do not remember...i think it might have been him.

7. Who is taller? He is, by a yard;) just kidding, we are both short, but he is taller

8. Who sings better? we both like to sing, he's probably better than me though.

9. Who is smarter? i think we are both smart in different areas. he is stellar though, i gotta say, law school is tough stuff!

10. Whose temper is worse? mine, i'm quicker to get upset.

11. Who does the laundry? Me, but he helps

12. Who does the dishes? Me, but he'll help wth this too

13. Who sleeps on the right side of the bed? me, closest to the door.

14. Who pays the bills? Me

15. Who mows the lawn? we live in AZ people, no lawn but i think he'd do it:)

16. Who cooks dinner? i do most of the time, but since kendall is on atkins, he cooks a lot of his own meat...since that's about all he eats:)

17. Who drives when you are together? He does

18. Who is more stubborn? we are both very stubborn but i think he might be a little more than me...uh, lawyer!

19. Who is the first to admit when they are wrong? don't know...maybe me? i'm wrong a lot:)

20. Whose parents do you see the most? definitely his, they live 5 minutes from us...and WE LOVE IT:)

21. Who proposed? kendall did!!!

22. Who has more friends? he always says he doesn't have many friends but i don't think that's true, so i think it's a tie.

23. Who has more siblings? i do, 2 sisters and a brother, he's got 1 of each.

24. Who wears the pants in the family? what an archaic question, we both wear pants, DUH! anyway, we both participate in decision-making.

i love kendall.

i tag jackie, elise and mariley.


E*Trade Baby trading commercial...

oh man, how funny! i don't e*trade, but come on, this is funny superbowl commercial stuff!

E Trade Baby Clown Commercial...

i do not in any way endorse E*Trade, but this is SO FUNNY and aptly describes my fear of...CLOWNS!


how things are going...

things are going well. i am currently trying to figure out what to pack now, and what we can't live without until next tuesday when we will get the keys to our new (to us) 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom house. we are bursting at the seams in this 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom house and need a change. so we are happy to be moving but all the same, i'm a little overwhelmed at where to start. one drawer, one closet at a time, i guess!

other than that, things are good.

avery crying update: that situation has gotten much better, i am happy to say! (please let me not be up all night tonight!) it seems we had to have quite a rough time for about a week and now she knows what our routine means and most of the time (sometimes she still isn't tired enough etc.) but most of the time she will settle in, with minimal fuss. a couple times with no fuss at all! it is going well!

ethan is very into pretending he is an animal, a tractor etc. and anytime he is doing said pretending, and you talk to him, it goes something like this

me: "ethan will you please eat your lunch?"
him: "no mommy, you say, tractor, please eat your lunch"
me: "little tractor, please eat your lunch"
him: "okay mommy tractor, i'll eat my lunch"

eating commences.

during these pretend times, everyone is a tractor (or whatever he is pretending to be) there's a daddy tractor, a mommy tractor, an avery tractor etc. very cute!

we've been getting some rain here and ethan loves it. i have a feeling if we actually lived in WA where our family lives and he was there ALL the time in the rain he wouldn't love it but because it is novel...he does. he also loves to wear his jacket with a hood. he won't wear another jacket, just the one with the hood. sometimes he wants to wear it in the house...go figure.

avery has mastered rolling from her back to her front, but hasn't quite got front to back rolling yet. but i imagine that will come quickly. the rolling from back to front actually happened, not this past sunday but the one before that, in church! pretty funny! and of course we couldn't make as big of a deal about it as we wanted to, so we sat in class, clapping silently for her and telling her what a good job she did in a barely audible whisper, i'm pretty sure she was nonplussed about our celebration...like come on people, i'm partially mobile let's have some noise!!