Thursday, December 22, 2011
Dear Friends and Family,
We have had a wonderful year this year full of family, fun, joy and love! What more could a family ask for.
Lisa started the year off right with a long weekend in Vegas with some college friends and had more fun then she thought possible. She also enjoyed her church calling serving with the Young Women and was very upset when they released her a couple of weeks ago. She's enjoyed lots of reading and some Crocheting.
Joe is grateful to have a stable job. He was able to squeeze in one rafting trip this summer which is not nearly enough but he still enjoyed it. He also spent most of the year wishing it was fall so he could be out bird hunting and was very happy when fall rolled around. He Is very excited to be getting himself a little hunting buddy come May.
Adalynn has had some fun this year and has given us some experiences we aren't so sure we enjoyed. She got stitches in her forehead in May and a concussion in December. We also went through potty training and big girl bed training. She loves to help around the house and talk talk talk, and we can't seem to get enough of her! She's so sweet and good and so much fun! We spent lots of weekends at grandparents houses this year which Adalynn loved! She LOVES her grandparents and going to their houses. She doesn't quite understand the idea of getting a baby brother but likes to tell people that Mommy has a baby in her belly and she has food in her belly and Daddy has food in his belly. I sure hope she doesn't think I ate a baby. She is such a smart little girl and surprises us every day with the things she says and does.
We are thankful this year for our wonderful friends and the amazing family we have, we feel so blessed. We are thankful for our Savior Jesus Christ, for His life and His example. This is a wonderful time of year to reflect on the sweet baby Jesus and the man He became. We find joy through him and we hope you can feel of His love this Christmas season. We wish you all the best and send our love.
Love, Joseph, Lisa, Adalynn and Baby Boy Dryden
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Monday, August 1, 2011
"Do it myself."
"Shut the door."
"I want to flush it."
Mommy calls it potty trained. I get to wear princess underwear all day unless its nap-time or bed-time. Or unless Daddy is taking me somewhere, he's still a bit nervous about the idea.
insert from mom- just at this moment I was thinking I should get a picture of adalynn on the potty to post on here. So I ask Adalynn if she need to go potty? She says "I do it myself." so I thought I'll just wait till she's sitting on the potty then go in and snap a picture. I'm watching as she goes in shuts the door, and few seconds later she opens the door trows her panties and pants out onto the floor shuts the door again the then i hear her lock it. So much for a picture of her in the potty. A few seconds later I hear the toilet flush and a struggle with the door knob and then "Mom I want out." She cracks me up! not sure why she has to throw her pants into the hall but it sure was funny.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
The outfit I picked out for today. Really I didn't want to wear anything but mom told me I couldn't go to the store untill I put some clothes on.
I love to slide and love even more to swing but there wasn't a swing at this park.
Didn't my Mom do such a good job on my cake! I loved it!
Opening presents with Granny and Grandpa. I was so so so glad they came to celebrate my birthday with me.
Mr. Potatoe Head
Mrs. Potatoe Head
Thursday, March 10, 2011
And I even go to sit be Marcie and watch the show!
Just waiting for Daddy to get ready for our date.
Just enjoying this cookie that is bigger than my face! It was kind of messy and I don't really like being messy and sticky.
So in January mom left me with dad for a long weekend and went down to Las Vegas to meet up with some friend that she met her first year at college. She seemed to have had a blast. She said they spent lots of time talking and laughing and crying and laughing and talking and crying. It was almost too much fun she says. They are planning to do it again in two years in Washington where they all met!
Thursday, January 6, 2011
Umm... Yeah... not sure who the guy in the red is but mom and dad seemed to think it would be funny to put me on his lap.
I did NOT think is was very funny!