Wednesday, July 6, 2011

July Happenings!

On July 1st we found out that we are having a little BOY!!!  I can't tell you how excited I am!!  I would have loved to have another girl, but there was just something inside me that really, really, really wanted a boy this time.  Maybe so we'd have one of each and now for the next two I won't have to worry what we're having.  But regardless, we're having a SON and I am just thrilled!!  Here are a few pics of our baby boy and the proof that he's a boy.  :)

Keira was also very excited to have a little brother.  We tried getting a good picture to post on facebook but were pretty unsuccessful after many tries.  Here are some of the best ones.  :)

The Saturday before the 4th, we had a staff get together out at the Wallace farm.  It was fun to go out there and hang out with everyone and watch the kids play.  I actually got to shoot a gun!!  :)  haha.  The joke was this is what we do in Kansas....pregnant women shooting guns.  :)  Yikes!!  I felt very country! Here are some pics from that afternoon:

Our fourth of July was very, very low key.  Pete had to work a lot of the weekend and so Monday it was nice to have him just be home.  We slept in and then went to the Riverside park and there was supposedly a "Children's Parade".  I just saw it online so we decided to take Keira.  Well, that's exactly what it was, children parading on their bikes, strollers, etc.  It was still fun to be out and about and Keira got to play in the water fountains and at the park.  It was pretty warm outside already so we didn't stay for too long.

Keira's 4th of July attire.  :)

We had lunch and then Keira went down for her nap and Pete and I spent the next 3 hours doing this:

We were pretty impressed how quickly we got it done for how hard it was!!

That night I wanted to go to the fireworks so we decided to wake Keira up and head down to the river.  We found a parking spot and put our blanket out.  And waited.  And waited.  We waited with hundreds of other people and only saw fireworks off in the distance!  :(  I guess Wichita did their fireworks on Saturday night and we never got the word.  SUPER disappointed!!  Booo!!!  :(  Oh well, I suppose we'll know better for next year.  We should have just got on our roof and watched our neighbors cause from what I hear, they put on a pretty good show.

Anyways, I'm off to a Thirty-One party tonight and praying for success!  I'm officially in my DIQ right now (Director in Qualification) and if I hit the goals I need to I'll be a director next month.  THEN if I hit them 3 months in a row I'll get a $1000 bonus!!  Whoo hooo!!  The pressure's on!!  I'm still loving my job and working really hard at it!!  I just earned a $1,600 Best Buy gift card and next year will plan on earning a trip to Mexico for Pete & I.  I'm so thankful for the opportunity to work from home and still make a good income!!  And it only goes up from here!!  :)