Thursday, February 25, 2010

Happy New Year! Hee hee hee

Well let me just start out with saying: Happy Thanksgiving, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Wow, am I really that lame? I told myself I would post more frequently, but what can I say? I get too tired by the end of the day to read others blogs, let alone post on my own. Well we had a great Christmas, love having little children around to remind you to sit back and relax a little. This year we had the best of both worlds, we got to spend it here in Utah and over New Year's weekend we got to go with my family at a cabin in Idaho. Lots and lots of fun. Now on to the fun and exciting stuff... my little brother got married and I am soooo excited! The wedding day was great, the colors looked awesome and the reception was a so much fun. They are the cutest couple. I will post the pics I have, I didn't get great ones so maybe I can some how get others? Other than that I am looking forward to spring and warmer weather. I can't complain because we have had a very mild winter but who doesn't just love warm weather?! I love to look ALIVE, and not feel so pasty white and gross- I think I get the winter blues every year, anybody have any good ideas on how to keep those spirits up?
Just a little update on my boys, Bry has been able to go with dad skiing a few times and thinks he is a pro now, he loves it. Ky wants to go skiing real bad but gets to hang out with mom and loves every minute. He is starting to be more of a mama's boy, he wants me to do everything for him, and if dad does it, watch out he will sit and scream and throw a little fit. Kade is crawling and loving life. He literally gets into everything, and I can't get mad at him cause he is just so cute and innocent- I just pick him up and place him somewhere new, and he just crawls right back so I find myself chasing him all day long. Oh I just love that boy, he knows how to put a smile on my face. Sweet little boy. Nothing else is new here in our home, just trying to enjoy life and get out of the house as much as possible!
Until next time...

Landon and Brittany

3 of the 4 brothers

My siblings (notice the cardboard cutout of our missionary :)

Ky making some weird face

Little Kaden boy

One more thing- I am super depressed because Bry has magically deleted over 500 pictures off my camera (I still haven't figured out how to delete more than one pic at a time). Uploading these pictures and seeing I hardly have any of Kade makes me want to cry. Uuuugh the challenges!!!

Thursday, November 19, 2009

A little of this and a little of that...

Why is it I feel my life really isn't that interesting but yet I feel like I am so busy all the time and I feel like I have a lot going on? I try to think back of fun things I have done so that I can post on my ole blog here and nothing comes to mind. Anybody else run into this problem? I did have the opportunity to go down to St. George with some of my girlfriends for the weekend and had so much fun. I took my camera and unfortunately forgot to take pictures... the story of my life. The weekend before that my honey and I were able to go to Park City for two nights for our 10 year anniversary. Can I hear a whoot whoot! I can't believe that I have been married for TEN years!!! Why is it I feel like I am only 23 then? I think that time stops for me and I haven't aged at all. Then I look back and my life and think man I am so old! And BORING! What ever happend to the fun exciting me? I guess the life of a mom is definately interesting from day to day, it may seem fun and exciting for other moms but very mundane and boring for the younger crowd and those without kids. My dad is always telling me that I have the life of Ryley- so I guess I should embrace this life and run with it right!?
We had pie making class at my house a few weeks ago and I was able to 'flute' a pie. I have to tell you how excited I am about this. I am such a retard when it comes to fluting. I can't tell you how many times my mom has literally held my fingers and helped me with this, and then when I tried it myself- well I just couldn't perform. So I had this class and I am so proud of my pie fluting abilities! I froze the pie crusts and brought them out for an early thanksgiving dinner with my family and my mom did not believe that I really made those, I think she thought I bought them at the store or something cause she kept looking at me and Cort back and forth thinking we were gonna start laughing or something. I will post a picture later on and you can see for yourself just how amazing I am.
Like I just mentioned my mom and dad came down for an early thanksgiving dinner at my house and it was nice to spend some time with them and enjoy quite the feast. We labored all day in the kitchen baking our little hearts out and then of course devoured that feast in about 15 minutes. So sad to see all your hard work gone so fast.
I do have to say that I am soooo excited- my little brother (1 of 4) is engaged and getting married!! I am so thrilled over this because I have been the only married sibling well, for 10 years now and couldn't be happier with his fiance. Just love her! I have been able to go look for wedding dresses and reception halls and do a lot of wedding talk-which I just love. It does make we think that I would do so many things different if I could do it all again. My how times have changed- I like the new styles and fun things they do for weddings now. It will be fun to see everything come together on their special day.
Oh yea, we had to replace our sewer line! So Merry Christmas to me and my hubby. We had a big excavator tear up our lawn and dig a big ole hole and replaced the pipe. All I have to say is I am glad snow is coming to cover up my lawn, let's hope by spring that it will look all better. I feel like our lawn has had a major surgery or something.
I will sign off for now- I hope everybody has a fantastic Thanksgiving this upcoming week. Let the holidays begin!!!
Each of us has something to be thankful for- take some time to tell somebody what you are thankful for and be happy!
*So my pictures are not uploading, I keep running into errors, so maybe another day I will upload some pix, sorry this one will be boring- maybe another day

Thursday, September 3, 2009

You might want to take a seat...

I know I know I know.... it has been almost 7 months since I have posted, so sad I know. I really have no excuses except I was always just so tired and didn't feel like getting on the computer! Everytime I got on and read blogs it was so addicting and then I would kick myself for staying up so late. So here I am to redeem myself, I feel like I have to go and recap the past 7 months of life... that could take a while and will most likely bore all of you to death so I will do a fast little recap-I had a beautful baby boy Kaden Marshall Glenn on June 1, 2009. The delivery was a little scary but all is good and we all adore him to pieces. The other boys are so good to him, I was a little nervous about Kyler wanting to hurt him or step on him (he would often make weird statements about other babies like, 'can I hit him mom?' or 'can I step on him'?) but he is great with him and wants to give him kisses all day. I have to step back and look at my life and wonder how I got to be a mom of 3, married for almost 10 years and just happy and content with my life, it is so bazaar to me- as my honey and I were saying the other day, that we are 'those people' and I am 'that mom' with the mini van hauling the kids around to playgroups and school now and to the park. But you know, I wouldn't want it any other way. I love my sweet innocent life, as crazy and very redundent (sp?) as it may be, I am so happy right where I am at.
We have had a busy summer with the babe and trying to enjoy what warm/hot days we had. I don't feel like I had much of a summer, I feel a little jipped actually with June being so chilly and now here we are in September, school has already started and winter is coming before we know it and it makes me want to through a tantrum. My sweet Bryson started Kindergarten this week and as much as I was excited to get him out of the house I have to admit mom had a bit of a rough day when I dropped him off. You wonder if you have taught him all he needs to know to make it out in the 'real world' and if he will make friends ok and learn and love to learn and love school.... ah! I could just go on and on about it all, I left with a lump in my throat and sick to my stomache! But he loves school, he is still in his first week and is already a little bored though, so hopefully things will pick up and he will start to get a little more challenged.
Cort and I and the babe went back to MN for my highschool reunion, the reunion was a bit of a bust but it was good to be home and to see my brother who is back running the ranch. That place is pretty magical for me, I can't get over the green rolling hills and small town feel everywhere you go. I am so thankful we moved back there and I went to High School there. I loved my highschool experience, I had the time of my life! I was telling my other brother that it truly shaped me into who I am today- and I am grateful for that!
We went boating a few times this summer, but not as much as I wanted, having a newborn and not enough hot days- I guess we have next summer to look forward to- I just love that boat and the experience we have had on it, my kids will have such fond memeries and I am sure looking back they will always remember all the great times we had with their cousins.
I could obviously go on and on about the past 7 months but I better stop while I am ahead or I might not want to post again for another 7.

Here are a few (well actually quite a bit) pics of the babe and summer, enjoy!
Our friends boating with us


Mel, Tati and Cort

Uncle Jace and Kade
MN 8/09

Cort and Kade in MN

Kade's first horse ride!

Oh, he was not a happy baby. This is a little river that runs through the ranch

You would think it was cold or something

Isn't this such a sweet pic? Love it! Sitting by our little bbq spot in the pasture

Me and Kade on the ranch in MN

Kade and Alilia

Sweet Kade sleeping while the rest of us swim

perfect pose Landon!

Ky went off the slide onto the tube, it was the only way

Bry going off the slide- perfect shot!

Cort and Ky hangin' on the tube

Bry and his first tooth he lost

Me and Kade in MN

More roping Bryson, the bull -what nice uncles!

Bryson's 1st day of Kindergarten

Jace in all his glory- having fun swimming with the fam

Jace and Landon 'roping' Bryson

Grandpa and Landon at Wasatch County Fair

Me and one of my best friends ever Chantel

My cute brother Jace watching Ky and I on the swing in Heber at the fair

Bryson and his friend Kaylee 3 months apart

Kyler and Jaren 6 days apart (sad look how short Ky is)

Cute Ky pouring sand on himself at Red Fleet

Ky pouring sand all over himself Red Fleet

Cort skiing with Bry for the 1st time! Notice Bry has no skiis...

preparing for that big ski

Family pic at the Dinosaur Museum in Vernal

Cute little cousins peering into the pond

A pretty little hike we went on in Big Sky MT- Ousel Falls

Me and my 3 boys

Dad, Bry and Ky

Grandpa T. and the boys, I love this pic

Bry and the t-rex at the dinosaur musuem in Vernal, UT

Proud Grandma and Kade with paint all over him (a little mother's day project)

Sweet grandpa and Kade and Bear World Yellowstone

Grandpa and Ky at Bear World

Ky very proud of his rock art- Big Sky, MT

Sweet Baby Kaden

Proud big brothers

Isn't that the cutest smile?

Dad a little worn out and emotional

Our Two Joys:

Our Two Joys: