Saturday, December 26, 2009

Durango Trip

We had a blast on the trip. It was so good to catch up with Jamie, Jeff, and the kids! Fun times!!! While there we...

Cut Koda's hair. It was already like a buzz on the top and he was wearing a bald spot. So...we just evened it out.



Finished product. So handsome!!!
We rode the polar express. It was so much fun to drink hot chocolate, sing songs, and visit Santa's town.



Jamie and I stayed up till the wee hours of the morning making pillow cases for the YW. Yes, it was probably only 1230am, but we are old and it felt sooooo late.

While there Koda had his 7 week old birthday. Yeah!

To Durango, Colorado

This was Koda's first big long trip. Crystal traveled with him to see Jamie's new house. It was quite a trip. Koda actually did really well. He pretty much just slept and woke up to eat. The tricky part was finding a town to stop in when he wanted to eat. I didn't want to pull off in the middle of no where.

Here is Jamie's neighborhood entrance. She seriously lives in my paradise. Her neighborhood is nestled in the mountains. I have always imagined having a cabin in a place like this....one day!

Here are some neighborhood pictures...

Monday, December 21, 2009

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Koda's first Basketball game!

We took Koda to his first Basketball game on Monday. He loved the noise and the lights, we will definitely be taking him to more games. Will not be going to Flash games they lied to us about Jordan coming and Koda was very upset, he really wanted to see his "Airness".

My first trip to chadder's!

I think I would prefer In and Out, but I can't handle the 3 hour wait.

I'm Six weeks old today! Dec 11, 2009

Koda at work

Give me some privacy!

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Saturday, November 21, 2009

3 weeks old - Getting Bigger

I'm growing by the day, how can you not love my cheeks!

Nacho giving Koda a Kiss

Nacho is finally gaining the courage to buddy up with Koda.

Trying to calm Koda down


Crystal and I taking turns trying to put Koda to bed. Karissa always told us that he was most active at night, i guess we believe her now.

Ready to go hiking!

I guess Crystal is just getting Koda ready for next spring with his hiking pack. Crystal has found a use for this around the house, he loves it. We also think he is a big fan of this position, he has been use to it over the past 9 months with Karissa.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Koda loves the swing!

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Thanks Brett and Emily for letting us barrow your swing, Koda loves it!

Loooooooooonnnnnnnnnggggggg Night!


Well Koda's sleeping schedule is completely backwards. He likes to sleep during the day and that means awake all night. Crystal and I are on swing shifts until he can figure out that he lives in Utah and not Australia. Even though he keeps us up all night we love him so much, his faces, noises, and wiggles are the best.

Give me that bottle!

Koda loves to eat! whenever you feed him he has to have his hands on the bottle. It will only be a matter of time before he feeds himself. In this picture you can really see how his face is filling out.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Adoption Day!


November 10, 2009 - this is the official day that we signed the adoption papers. This is Haylie (left) and Loni (right) our case workers. Haylie worked with us and Loni worked with Karissa. Just want to say thank you to you both for all your help - your the best. For the record we heard that Karissa was AMAZING in front of a hard nose judge, your such a strength to our little family Karissa. We love you!

Night of Seinfeld

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Like father, Like Son

My First BLOWOUT!!!!!!!

This was funny, I was in the living room when I heard Crystal yell for me. I ran in and saw that Koda had dropped the bomb as she was changing him, it must have went 3 feet and of course I was able to clean it up, Thanks Crystal

2 Weeks Old!!!!!!


Koda had his two week check up today and is doing great! He weights 6.9 LBS and is still 19 inches long. Time is flying by.

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Kodas First Real Bath

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Little Koda was so cute. He didn't know what to think about bath time. It's funny because the bath basin was so big and so he kept slipping down to the bottom making it hard to wash him with ease. His little whimper was so cute though! He survived though and smelled so good!

Friday, November 6, 2009

One Week Old!!

Today is Kodas one week birthday - time is flying by. Pretty soon he will be dominating the basketball court.

Hello Doc

Koda's first doctors appointment - he was so good, he was back to his birth weight in 4 days - Which is fantastic. Also his Bilirubin was normal, Yeah!!!!

My Bouncy Chair

Crystal took this picture - Koda had the hiccups and the chair was bouncing without even turning it on. He always has the hiccups!

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Kodas Friends

Koda already has to fight of the ladies. He better get use to it!

Very Proud Dad!

Bart loves to hold Koda - last night he just held him for hours singing primary songs until Koda fell asleep. Koda is the only one that can tolerate Barts voice.

Hello Grandpa Marks!

Koda melted Grandpas heart as soon as he looked into his eyes!

Nite Nite you two

What a long day of eating, pooping, and sleeping.

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Lets Roll

Lets do it Mom and Dad!

Finally I'm home

Karissa and Koda just chillin at our house, and of course Koda is sleeping (always).

Trick or Treat

Ya I know this is waaaaaaaayyyyyyy too big for me, but who cares it rules!