Monday, November 23, 2009

Aiden's 2nd Birthday

Aiden turned 2 a week ago, but we had her party last night! She loves Mickey Mouse Clubhouse so that was her party! Most of Amy's family was able to come out from Indiana and so she had a great turn out!

Aiden blowing out her candles
I made Aiden's cake (with some help from Dusty)

Aiden opening her gifts

Happy Birthday Aiden!

Tuesday, November 10, 2009


We took a much needed long weekend vacaction to California. My mom's friend was putting on a concert and my mom was going to be there so we decided to make a trip out of it. We stayed in Huntington Beach and it was awesome!

Outside the place that we stayed

Dusty and mom chilling inside

Me and my adorable mom! We look more alike now that I have blond hair. This is how we got around. We rode bikes every day. It was a blast!!! There is nothing better than riding your bike by the ocean. So we took full advantage and rode our bikes everywhere. It was such nice weather, not too hot and not too cold, all you needed was a light jacket. Name the movie! :)

While there we also ate and some amazing places!

This is the Crab Cooker!

Dusty was in heaven, they serve all seafood and it is super fresh. They also serve you on paper plates and use paper cups. It was great! Since I don't like seafood I got some yummy coleslaw and potatoes. But I did try shrimp. It was good with the bacon, but I don't think that it is going to become something that I eat on a regular basis.
Ruby's is another favorite. They have amazing shakes!!! The Ruby's that we went to is out on the pier in Huntington Beach.

The best place had to be Fred's. It was amazing Mexican food. We all ate a lot, and probably could have eaten more if we weren't so stuffed. It is a must to go to! I am afraid that I will be getting cravings for it.

Dusty picked a flower for me to wear in my hair.

We had an AMAZING time!!!

Thanks mom for the invite! We need to do it again soon!

On Saturday we headed down to Santa Monica for Ashton Zyer's, my mom's friend from Las Vegas, concert. We had some time during the day so we met up with Dusty's cousin, Chad. We grabbed some delicious lunch and had a great time catching up.
Outside of Chad's house
Dusty and Chad

Ashton Zyer
She is super talented!
She composes, sings, plays the piano and the guitar
Check out to listen to her music
Dusty and I then headed over to the Santa Monica Pier. I have always wanted to go and ride the ferris wheel. I was so scared because it is really high and right on the ocean. But we did it and had a great time! The view was awesome.
The Pier
Dusty's Scared Face
My scared face

Us at the bottom of the ferris wheel

While in California we spent A LOT of time on the beach. It is so relaxing watching the waves, and all of the surfers. There was a surf competition in Huntington Beach on Saturday and Sunday. We had a great time just sitting there.
Beautiful Ocean Smiling on the Beach

They saw a cool surfer!

We played in the ocean - It was not planned but we were taking pictures and kept on getting wet so we dived in. It was cold, but once your body was numb it was a lot of fun!
This was the picture right before my mom lost her phone in the ocean - yeah it was a big bummer
All 3 of us

Monday, November 2, 2009

Baby Dax

My amazing sister had a new baby last week.
Dax Jolley was born on 10/29/2009. Dusty and I were able to go up to Idaho for a quick weekend trip to visit. He is so precious and so little. He likes to cuddle, so it was fun to hold him. But we had to share with Trae and Kira a lot because they thought that it should always be their turns. They are such a good big brother and sister and love baby Dax a lot! Congrats Jolley's on your new baby! Sweet Baby
Dax and Kira
The awesome big brother, Trae
Me and baby Dax