Monday, May 30, 2011

The New Place

 Check it out. We took some pictures of the new apartment right before we moved in and here they are. A little tour if you will. Minus all our crap. I'll try and get pictures tomorrow of what it looks like now but this should hold you off, right?
First, you walk into the living room. That door is the front door. The window looks out to a big grassy area between the buildings.

The kitchen is right off the front area. Nice and big. With lots of counter space!

And there is a little space for a table to the side of the kitchen, basically right next to that window. The closed door below leads to the patio and the open door leads to the master bedroom.

So... Master Bedroom. To the left of the room, a window that looks out onto the patio.

And to the right, the closet and the bathroom.

Our closet.

And the bathroom.
If you go back towards the kitchen, but turn right instead of going into the kitchen you reach a hallway. Here on the left is the washer/dryer closet. The door straight ahead leads into Lilly's room. To the left of the closet there is a door that leads into the second bathroom.

And to the right is a built in desk area. 

  Here is Lilly's room.

Here I am standing in the doorway that connects the second bathroom with Lilly's room. In the corner of the picture is Lilly's closet.

Here is the second bathroom looking in from Lilly's room.

And here is the view from the hallway door.

So far we are loving the new apartment. Even Lilly was so excited to be back after our week in Vegas. 
Ok, maybe that had a little more to do with her daddy and her toys than the actual apartment but whatever.

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Houston, Here We Come

Hooray! Christian got an internship offer.

And of course he is saying yes.

That means we are heading back to Houston in about 2 weeks.

For 2 months.

He will be working for Baker Hughes, a big oil rig company, in their legal department.

And the best part, its a paid internship!

Can I get an amen?

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Lilly the Dog

As requested, here is a little more detail to my last post...

We decided to move because we didn't like our last apartment very much.  It was spacious but other than that it didn't have much going for it. We basically moved down the street 5 minutes. We are still in the same ward but we LOVE our new apartment. It is so nice and the managers actually do what they are supposed to. What a concept!

I am in Vegas now too.  Kristin is doing so well, just a week after having Cole. And Cole is doing well too. At his first week check-up he already gained 9 oz! I have a feeling he might be a chubby little thang.  I love holding such a tiny little baby; its amazing how Lilly transformed into a giant right before my eyes. And Lilly is so soft and sweet to Cole, unless I am holding him and then she is just jealous. Oh well, I guess that is to be expected.

As for the picture above, that is Twinkle's dogbed in Houston. Lilly loved to sit/lay in it to watch TV at Bestefar and Bestemor's house. Silly little girl.

And lastly, Christian's interview. He should hear back this week so keep your fingers crossed!

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

May Happenings

Life has been crazy.  So many things have been happening this past month.

-Last Tuesday, Christian finished his first year of law school! One year down, two to go.

-Next, we moved. The same day as Christian's last final. So basically Christian's family, me and the missionaries moved us. But we love our new apartment. Pictures will come soon, hopefully. We've unpacked almost all the boxes but everything is still pretty messy and far from organized.

-That week, we also heard back from a company for a possible internship in Houston. Christian needed to come down to interview so on Saturday we decided to drive down early the next morning. We arrived Sunday afternoon and have just been hanging out with the family. We even went down to the beach at Galveston.  Today is the interview. We're praying it goes well. It would be a great internship for him.

-Early Monday morning my sister Kristin had her baby! Welcome little Cole.

-Tomorrow morning we are leaving to head back to Lubbock. 9 hour drive, here we come. Boo.

-And finally, Saturday afternoon Lilly and I are off to Las Vegas. We are going to help out Kristin for a week, snuggle with new baby Cole, and visit with the Grandparents too. I'm excited... except for Christian not coming. That is a little sad.

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Moving... again

Sorry for the lack of posts but since I am in the middle of packing our entire apartment by myself, I don't really have the time. Christian has been constantly studying for his finals. His last final is Tuesday afternoon, the same Tuesday that we are moving to a new apartment! So crazy. Thankfully, Christian's parents and brother will be here to help us move. Anyways I'll try to take some pictures of the craziness and of the new apartment once we get in next week. 

Anyways, here is a Lilly picture for your enjoyment.
Lilly with powdered donut mouth.

Monday, May 2, 2011

I Like to Climb

Lilly loves to climb on chairs now.  Of course, once she is standing on the chair she is then too scared to climb back down and whines until you come and get her.
Lucky us.