Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Fav bands

Yesterday Quinn told me that her two favorite bands are Copeland and Justin Timberlake....wait?!! Justin Timberlake??!

New baby!!

Our good friends, Jake and Kelsey, had their baby!!! A GORGEOUS little girl. I finally got to see her last night--I just love her already!

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Remember this??

I have been growing my hair out FOREVER!!! Seriously though--since before we got pregnant with Quinn. It still isn't even that close to how long I want it. Sometimes I reminisce about my cute short hair. What do you think it cuter--long or short? Be honest.
Short...

Short...

Long. (SORRY--this was the only picture I had on the computer of my LONG hair...haha...it's horrible, I know)

Monday, April 28, 2008

Grandma and Grandpa Keller came over for a visit this weekend. I should take a picture of all the landscaping we did!! Our yard is looking awesome. Before they left they wanted to take a family photo--this was the best one from our camera--hopefully they got a better one on theirs!!!

Here's Quinn looking cute having a snack before going outside to play.

Friday, April 25, 2008

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I don't know what to say to explain this video....um....she LOVES the challenge of walking about with something on her head or shoulders...so she is wearing the bag I just made. She's saying 'open,' if you can't tell--then 'cracker.' then 'dada.' She's a nut!!

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Thursday, April 24, 2008

new bib

I guess I've been sewing a lot lately...here's the bib I just finished. Quinn was so willling to model it for you....

But just for a minute...then she said 'open, open, open, open, open.' until I took it off her :)

Quinn giggling

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Wednesday, April 23, 2008

just Quinn being cute

These are of Quinn today....nothing exciting going on, I was just taking pictures. Her pigtails were adorable today, but the carseat kind of messed them up. I'm sure you still get the idea


bag I made

check out the bag I just finished making!!

13 months!!

Quinn is 13 months old!! It's been so much fun since she got over her flu--she has been so happy. She walks ALL over the place, laughs all the time, and talks NON-stop. She also got her great appetite back....what a life.

She had a 'weight check' at the doctor's this week....she's still 15 pounds!! So much for fattening her up. Having the flu right before her weight check didn't help!

Monday, April 21, 2008

walking update

Here's a good video of Quinn walking....plus you get to see her in her cute dress--AND practicing her 'ssss.'
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Sunday, April 20, 2008

ABC tag

A. Attached or Single? Attached

B. Best Friends?My mom and Dave

C. Cake or Pie? CAKE...I seriously LOVE cake

D. Day of Choice? Now that I don't work in a salon--Saturday. Now Dave and I can actually spend it together.

E. Essential Item? 13 months ago I probably would have said lip gloss, now, who has the time??

F. Favorite Color? Probably pink.

G. Greatest accomplishment? Delivering Quinn.

H. Hometown? Kentwood, Michigan

I. Indulgences? Shaving my legs

J. January or July? July-- I would MUCH rather have it warm

K. Kids? the CUTEST little girl on the planet.

L. Life is incomplete without? My family and food

M. Marriage date? December 20, 2002.

N. Number of siblings? 3

O. Oranges or apples? Ummm....I think they are tied

P. Phobias or fears? House fires

Q. Quotes? "Wherever you go, there you are."

R. Reason to smile? Quinn learning to talk---her latest word "Elephant."

S. Season? Fall....I love the weather, the colors, my birthday

T. Tag three friends? mom, Audra, Kelsey, (mom--that means you have to do this on your blog...I can tell you how)

U. Unknown fact about me? I guess I'm an open book--I can't think of anything

V. Very favorite store? Target.

W. Worst habit? Eating sweets

X. X-ray or ultrasound? Ultrasound!

Y. Your favorite food? Cake or Pizza

Z. Zodiac? Libra

Friday, April 18, 2008

Hooray!! Healthy baby!!

It has been five long days with a baby with the flu and she is FINALLY better!! What a great day. Here she is looking super cute and ready to finally leave the house after being cooped up for so long.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

"Open"

Quinn can say 'open.' She says it a lot--she wants me to open all sorts of things....doors, cabinets, gates, ziplock bags--pretty much anything we are trying to keep her out of. This time she wanted me to open the Pediasure...over and over again. At least I could get her to take a sip in between the openings...she probably needs the nutrition since she's been so sick!! ( i love the milk mustache)

If she could say 'please,' right here she'd be saying "please open."

We got Quinn this magnet toy for the fridge. It plays music--right here she is dancing, but unfortunately it's just a snapshot...so imagine her little legs bouncing up and down.

piggies?

Here are some adorable pictures of Quinn sporting some pigtails yesterday. We've been home sick since Sunday--poor girl. Hopefully she is almost better!

Monday, April 14, 2008

enjoying the weather

The weather on Saturday was perfect, so we took advantage and hung outside for a long time. We went to the park and for a walk and then decided to just put a blanket on the lawn and bring out some toys for Quinn. What a fun day!

Dave after 10 minutes of having the blanket outside.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Where's the ball??

Quinn has been getting in boxes again lately. This one just seemed too tiny--but somehow she managed.

Great spot to stand and read books?

This video cracks me up...I love how she laughs about it....sneaky, sneaky.
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ps...i swear Quinn has pants

Tuesday, April 08, 2008

Going down steps

Quinn has become a pro at going down the steps. I wish that she would take her time more....it's like she's trying to go as fast as she can. The end of this video is funny..you can tell she knows the drill.
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Monday, April 07, 2008

more Quinn steps

Sorry--this one is of her back---but good steps!!
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Pay attention to her little laugh at the very end...she's funny. And yes--this is the balloon from Kelsey's baby shower like 3 weeks ago. Quinn uses it to stand up all the time, and also pushes it around the bonus room. Best $1.50 anyone ever spent
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a few steps

We had a hard time catching a video of Quinn walking this weekend. It turns out it has to be HER idea. If we stand her up and try to have her walk she gets MAD. But if she happens to be standing near something and she wants to go...she goes. Super cute. Here are just a couple steps....don't blink, you might miss them.

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Saturday, April 05, 2008

First steps

Quinn took 10 steps in a row yesterday!!! Hopefully a video soon to come.

Thursday, April 03, 2008

Hooray! It's Spring!!

We went to the park today...the weather is finally amazing. We've been to the park lots of times, but Quinn hasn't ever really 'played' before. Here she is trying out the slide.

Here she is trying out the wood-chips.


Wood-chips are fascinating. She even carried one home as a souvenir.

Quinn loves to hand me things....I guess wood-chips are no different.

Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Fun Facts

I thought I'd tell you all some things about Quinn right now since I haven't for a while:

Her favorite toy is her bike (she gets really excited when she sees it. She can run and steer amazingly well. She even goes 'beep, beep.' super cute.
She LOVES prunes. For obvious reasons I only let her have one...but it is never enough--she would probably eat the whole bag if I'd let her
She is a GREAT eater. Sometimes I swear she eats more than I do. Pretty amazing for a shrimpy girl.
She weighs 15 pounds 2 ounces
She is hilarious...getting her dadd'y's sense of humor I guess
She can say: happy, apple, ball, baby, daddy, mommy, beep, up, woof, aachooo, and daalabebebelabe
She is ALMOST sleeping through the night. She was for a while, but then we started her on an allergy medicine that messed everything up...but we are confident that she will go back to sleeping all night again....soon.
Despite being a good sleeper at night she has always been a HORRIBLE napper
She loves to see pictures of people. (we have a picture of Caleb,Ellie, and Levi on the fridge....we should get a video of how sweetly she smiles when i point and say their names)
She is better in the car, but still no angel. The only thing that keeps her happy are snacks...so I try to not give her any before we leave so she is still hungry for the food I pass back to her.

Tuesday, April 01, 2008

New family pic

We took a picture of all three of us on Sunday. It seems rare to have all of us in a picture since there is rarely someone else around to take the picture. Too bad Quinn isn't looking at the camera.