Thursday, May 14, 2009

Catching up a little

Agghhh! This post won't be nearly as good a quality as I want it to be because I'm going to try to catch up on the last few weeks without writing a novel. A LOT has happened. First, here's a couple videos. They're from my phone, so the quality isn't the best. I would post more pictures too, but I have temporarily lost my camera cord to upload the pics to my computer. I'll find it soon.
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The best tummy time she's ever had. She wasn't shoving her face into the ground screaming :)

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I'm so glad I caught this on camera. She started playing with the toys with her feet!!

Now to the news -- First of all, Justin got two jobs - yeah!! Both are paid only on commision, so that kind of stinks, but hey, a job's a job.

One of them he is a sales agent for Freedom Team Financial. They help people modify their home loans. There's a lot more stuff involved obviously, but I don't exacty know what it all is.

The other job (which is occupying all of his time) is door-to-door pest control sales in the hot, yucky Arizona aternoon heat. *By the way, he's out now and it's currently 98 degrees, or so my computer says... it probably feels a lot hotter than that*

I have picked up a couple shifts next week at a doctor's office and in the last couple weeks I've spent a few days tutoring a girl for 7th grade math. It's been good to be able to bring in a little extra money. *Plug for myself- does anyone need a trained, experienced math tutor or piano teacher? CALL ME!! 480-861-1986*

Our anniversary was on the 2nd :) 3 years already?! It's crazy, but it's been great so far! Compared to our weekend trip to Jackson, Wyoming last year for our anniversary, we grossly undercelebrated this year. We went to the dollar theater at the mall and then the food court for dinner. Our entire date cost $18. I actually am pretty proud of it because we still enjoyed being together and remembering the last fabulous 3 years!

On the 5th we moved into a new apartment! We now have a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom all to ourselves :) Carrie has moved up from our closet to a whole bedroom with a closet of her own! It's still a mess, and it's hard for me to get stuff done, especially since Justin works until around 9 at night and every Saturday. Slowly, it's getting organized.

Carrie is learning how to take naps and isn't loving it. For example, yesterday she went down at 9, woke up at 9:30, 10, 10:15 and 11. Each time she woke up, all it took was me going in, giving her binky back and she was right back asleep. So she really got the whole 2 hours of nap, but did it in 4 spurts. She's getting better everyday though. She's been sleeping 11 hours at night for weeks. It's awesome! We're so spoiled!

I'll probably remember something that I wanted to say later, but that's all for now. So much for not writing a novel ;)

5 comments:

Henderson Family said...

Sounds like things are going fairly well. I hope things continue to improve. That is great that Carrie is sleeping so well for you at night. Cute videos.

Heather F said...

Congrats on the jobs!!
Carrie is so adorable!! Good luck on training her with the naps.. that was the hardest part for me. Once you're totally settled in your new place im sure it will become really easy.

Stephanie said...

congratulations on the job, and the new apartment!! As for the naps I guess you just need to teach her-- Kyle and Jack go to bed at about 8 pm and don't wake till about 11 am (15 hours) they are then down for a nap at 2 and sleep till 5 or 6. you just have to keep her on schedule! it will happen i promise!!! : )

Duncan Family said...

so cute! Congrats on the job!

Coleen said...

Loved the videos. She is so adorable. We continue to keep you all in our prayers everyday for luck with jobs and everything! Give Carrie kisses for us. Miss you all.