Thursday, February 3, 2011

Our Life in Elko

To say living in Elko has been a crazy adjustment would be a total understatement!!!! It has been so cold at times that I thought I was losing my mind from staying indoors most of the time. We are all the sudden having to worry about things that we didn't even give a thought to while living in sunny Az. Like remembering to start the car 15 minutes before we have to leave for preschool. Making sure the kids always have their coats, hats, and gloves every time we leave the house has totally thrown me. Always checking the weather to see if it might be warm enough to go to the park....and lots of etc....Anyway but all-in-all we are starting to get use to this new way of living and are enjoying this small town feel. The people are some of the nicest I've ever meet and the mountians that surround us are beautiful. We are really looking forward to doing lots of camping this summer:)
Addelyn's preschool had a cowboy/cowgirl day last Thursday. Adde got to wear her cowgirl stuff and she was so excited. They also had a cowboy breakfast when they arrived and I was told by Mrs. Hendrix that Miss Adde Mae ate 5 whole pancakes:) needless to say she didn't eat any lunch that day!

Addelyn at the park a few days ago.

Alivia 18 months Today
At 18 months Alivia loves Dora, hugs, her blankie, anything her Daddy likes to eat, play chase, act like a monster, talk on the phone, her sissy,  mommy and daddy.
She talks, runs, jumps, wrestles and is pacifier free.....YAY!!! She is growing up too fast. Livvy brings such joy into lives and we are so thankful she's part of our family.

Amy Attridge

Friday, December 17, 2010

Kids & Moms at Play

 So yesterday we got to play a lot with cousins. We're getting in all the time we can before moving to Elko next week. The kids had a blast just being together while I helped Jeanette (my sister-in-law) with her very first sewing project. It was awesome to help her and to see her catch on so quick....she's a natural!!!
 Alivia and Ashlynn playing in the rain. It was hard to get them to stay in after this.
 BEST BUDS!!! Addelyn and her very best friend Nate (also cousin). They love each other so much and would do anything and I mean anything for each other:) They are sure going to miss one another!
 Pretty girl Ashlynn! Who reminds all of us of Addelyn in her toddler years! Oh boy!!
 Alivia having a ball outside. I love her chubby legs!!
 Earlier that day Nate was over and doing some crafts!

The newest member of the sewing family! Nate is going to love his cars pillow!
Helping Jeanette with this pillow definitely put me in the mood to make some cute pillows for the girls. Great job Jeanette!

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

*Making a Snowman*

We had so much fun today making a snowman out of popsicle sticks! We love doing crafts together and get have some good mother daughter talks too!

 Addelyn with her snowman. I had to add the snow in the picture....Adds to the holiday spirit!

I had to get a picture of my Alivia too....dirty face and all!
This is where Addelyn decided to hang her snowman.

--Amy Attridge

Thursday, December 9, 2010


At Kelli and Lee's Sealing in Salt Lake
Love this picture of all of us
 Kim*Kyle, Kelli*Lee, Bryan*Esther, David*Amy

 Just being cute at 14 months

Nate and Addelyn made scary ghost 

 Adde wanted to paint her pumpkin this year


 Made them from handkerchiefs I found at the dollar store....the girls love them!

 Right before we left. Livvy would not take a picture unless she had her bottle.
 Addelyn got her face painted.

The girls climbing all over the pumpkins....I think they thought it should be a maze!

 Addelyn was so proud of her door she decorated
Adde was Tinkerbell....she added the snow boots....NOT surprised. Alivia was a lady bug!

 She was really excited to go to preschool that day because she was bringing cupcakes to class.

 Addelyn and her friends
 Her favorite gift she got was a pillow pet from her cousin Nate
 Singing to the birthday girl
1. She makes fun everywhere she goes. Does not matter the place.
2. Her constant singing and dancing.
3. Such a rock-star big sister.
4. She changes into about 100 outfits a day. We never know what to expect!
5. Her love and concern for her family. Especially her cousin Nate.
6. Always trying to fit into Livvy's clothes even though they are way too tight.
7. The way she tells us she wants whiskers like!
8. She always rolls down the back window at the bank and asks the teller for suckers.
9. Whenever her cousin Nate is in trouble or sad she always is on his side no matter what....then she tries to stand up to the adults about it....seems to always be Uncle!
10. The sweet little put very long prayers that come out of her mouth.
I could go on and on about her but will stop here....

As most of you know Dave landed a job in Elko, NV!!! YAY!!! Finally after 5 months being out of school:) We feel so blessed at this time in our lives. We know we have been guided in this direction in life for a reason and we are looking forward to making some new friends in Elko. We will most definitely miss our family and friends in AZ but if you have been in contact with our family these past 8 months you would know that this has been a very long time coming and are happy that we'll get to be a family again! Getting ready Elko the ATTRIDGE FAM IS COMING TO TOWN....WATCH OUT...LOL!

Addelyn and I made some peppermint bark for her teacher....let just say sooo yummy! If you have never tasted it before it's a must. If you want the recipe just let me know...I'm so happy to share!
 Here's the cute little box we put it in and a little note we cut out with my Cricut Machine.

Well that's all for now. We hope this holiday season finds you in good health and happiness! Love you all***

**Amy Attridge**

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Our Little Dancer

Addelyn Mae had her first dance class today!!! She had a blast and did very well. Her dance teacher said that she catches on quickly and is very strong:) Anyway, when she came out she told me she had a lot of fun and that she worked really hard...LOL!! Oh Addelyn~ We love you and are so proud of our little dancer***

Amy Attridge

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Together Forever

I had the opportunity to attend my sister-in-law Kelli's sealing. It was awesome and we couldn't have asked for a more perfect day! Congrats to the new forever couple!!! We love you both dearly~

Amy Attridge

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Addelyn's First Day of Preschool

Funny Face
Very excited
Livvy excited about spending some alone time with Mommy

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

A Ride to the PaRk!

Addelyn had her best friend/cousin over yesterday to play and the first thing they wanted to do was ride their bikes to the park!!! It was so nice for me to watch Adde enjoying for bike so much.

Nate, Grammie and Addelyn

And they're off~

Livvy enjoying the ride!!