Sunday, December 26, 2010

Over Excited

Reg got so excited with his new toy from Tutu.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010


So this past weekend we went up north around Flagstaff to a cabin. It was so much fun to get away and be out in the beautiful woods. It was in the 40's during the day and low 20's at night. Perfect weather if you ask me!
While we were there we went to this wildlife park called Bearizona. It is a park you drive through and see all kinds of animals. There were bison, big horn sheep, black bears and grey wolfs. I asked Brent to take pictures. As you can tell he didn't do a very good job.
The Bison

As you can tell Reg is not a happy camper in the picture.

Next we went to Winslow and looked at trains. If Reg grows up to be anything like my nephew Lincoln he will be obsessed with trains! We walked around and saw the Polar Express. I hope someday we can take Reg on it.

Despite the chilly temps Reg was in his happy place when he could be outside in the swing. I think its safe to say Reg is going to be a TOTAL boy just like his dad. I guess this means I am going to have to invest in a good pair of running shoes so I can keep up with my little guy.

The BEST part of the trip was seeing this outhouse. Can you imagine having to run outside in your pj's just to go potty? Just think how cold that toilet seat would be. No thank you.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

New find


I dare you to find a better one!

Monday, November 1, 2010

My Boo

1. Where did you meet?
Mexico spring break 2007

2. How long did you date before you got married?
1 year... And I would not change it for the world... We REALLY got to know each other

3. How long have you been married?
Almost 3 years. WOW!

4. What does he do that surprises you?
He has a soft side

5. What is your favorite feature of his?
His smile, oh ya and his HOT BODY:)

6. What is your favorite quality of his?
How selfless he is and willingness to serve

7. Does he have a nickname for you?

8. What is his favorite color?
black or gray

9. What is his favorite food?

10. What is his favorite sport?

11. When and where was your first kiss?
As a couple... My moms house

12. What is your favorite thing to do as a couple?
just being silly, and playing with Reg

13. Do you have any children?
Yep Reginald Cole Lewis

14. Does he have a hidden talent?
he is a baby whisperer

15. How old is he?

16. Who said I love you first?
Brent at my mom's house

17. What's his favorite music?
Anything but he loves johnny cash and pink floyd

18. What do you admire most about him?
I love how kind he is to everyone, how outgoing he is and most of all how much he loves Reg. He is a big softy when it comes to Reg.

19. Do you think he will read this?
Depends....If I tell him to he will, but I don't know how often he reads the blog.


So this was our first Halloween as parents. It was alot of fun getting Reg all dressed up and showing him off. He was the cutest lion anyone had ever seen.

So at 11pm the day before the Halloween party Brent rolls over and tells me he has just the perfect costumes for us. He explains how we could switch places. I would be a construction worker and he would be a hair stylist. I was so tired I agreed to his plan. Needless to say we were the oddest looking couple at the party. Brent with his blonde wig and dark bushy eyebrows and we wearing bright colored clothes that were two sizes to big.

For a look at some of our cute family pictures go to

PS Reg can now suck on his toes. YUCK!

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

5 months

Can you believe my little man is almost five months old? He is getting so big and so much personality! He is such a chunky little guy I just love to kiss him and pinch his rolls. This week we gave him rice cereal for the first time. He was not to sure at first but then he warmed up to it. The only set back is he has STINKY toots and gross poop. Its all part of growing up I guess.

Since giving birth I have lost almost all my baby weight. All but these last ten pounds that just wont go away. I have tried diet, exercise anything you can think of but still nothing. And on top of that it seems like everything has shifted south if you get my drift? So needless to say I am not to happy with myself. I feel bad that Brent has to hear me complain and watch me pull things and talk about how this extra skin was not there before. So I have come to the conclusion that not only do we sacrifice time and money for our kids but also our bodies, and I am ok with that. So here is to my life as a mom with an imperfect body and a little less cash in my pocket but a sweet chubby boy. Cheers!

Monday, September 13, 2010


Today we took Reg to get his shots. Brent held him while I told Reg he was a brave boy and that mom and dad loved him. Every time they would poke him I would close my eyes while Reg would scream. He got three shots and was so brave. After it was all over I held him until he st oped crying. We put him in his car seat and drove home in silence. I think both Brent and I felt bad for putting our little bubba through pain. Since he got the shots at 10:30 this morning, Reg has been asleep and I have taken his temperature three times and its 100F. They said if it gets over 101f to give him some Tylenol. Poor little baby. He is just fast asleep in a puddle of sweat on his doggy rug my aunt gave him. Poor little dude doesn't even know what hit him:(

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

a day in the park

Model Dog

His Westwood outfit

As you can tell I am in NEED of some sun and to shed some pounds
Best FriendsSo this past Sunday we decided we needed a family adventure. So after church we came home changed our clothes and packed up the entire family. We went to a near by park and had a picnic. We also decided since the weather was so nice (71'f) that we would just take a nap there too. Yes I know that we looked homeless but how often can you do that in Arizona at 3pm?

Monday, July 19, 2010

please dont stop the music

poor baby


This weekend we went to Sand in the City in downtown Portland. They bring in sand and people carve it into cool things. It was fun to look at.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

All before 10

I remember the days of waking up around 11, throwing on a swim suit and sitting by the pool for the next 3 hours. Then heading inside to watch Passions (the BEST soap opera EVER) eating a snack, and off to bed for a quick cat nap. Waking back up around 6 to get ready for the night! Oh what a life. Now I get up feed Reg, change Reg, feed Charlie, take him outside to potty and working out with Jillian Michaels all before 10. Man I sure do miss those days but I would not give up my life as a mommy for anything!

Speaking of being a mom, I seem to have gained a few extra pounds and some loose skin I am in need of shedding. So if anyone would like to join me we can work out and do Weight Watchers together. It's always better with the buddy system!

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

2 months

Reg is almost 13lbs now and loves making ALOT of noise!

BIG yawn

with daddy at church

Friday, July 2, 2010

7 weeks

blurry I know but it's Reg laughing

Thursday, July 1, 2010


It seems like all the Lewis boys in my house have odd sleeping habits. First there is Charlie. He howls and snores all night long and wags his tail like crazy. Then there is Reg. He grunts and coos so loud, Brent says he sounds like a dinosaur. Last but not least there is Brent. I have had a full conversation with him while he is asleep and on top of that he will try to talk to me in Portuguese. So is all this "normal" or am I the crazy one? I guess I will never know.

Monday, June 21, 2010

baby daddy

So in honor of Fathers Day I would like to tell you a little about my baby daddy!

Brent and I were told that if we wanted kids we would have to do fertility. So because of this we started trying about six months after we were married. I would always think i was pregnant, take a test and be sad and depressed when it would come back "not pregnant." So last August i was late and wanted to take a test, Brent said i should just wait. I was mad because i thought he did not want me to be pregnant. So the next day from work he sent me this email.

Sorry I made you feel like I don't want to have a baby yesterday. I just know how excited you get and I don't want you to be sad if you aren't. I want to have a baby too but sometimes I am afraid that I am not ready and will not be a good dad or that we wont have enough money or time for each other anymore. I love you and am so happy that you married me.

Needless to say i took a test a few days later and i was pregnant.

Now that Reg is here Brent is the best dad ever. In the hospital i was so drugged up and could hardly move Brent would change, feed and rock Reg. He would also have daily singing time with Reg. He would put on Johnny Cash and sing to him for hours. The nurses would come in and just smile. Then when Brent would walk down the hall all of the nurses would say, "Oh you are the dad with the great singing voice." I was so proud! Brent loves holding, kissing and cuddling with Reg. I cant even imagine anyone loving their baby more than Brent. I am so glad i married Brent and that we have the cutest little boy together. I cant wait to have more babies with him and see him as our kids grow. So HAPPY FATHERS DAY TO MY BABY DADDY!

Monday, June 14, 2010

1 Month

Fat feet

Chubby belly and arms

The WINDY beach

So on Saturday Reg turned one month old. Time has gone by so fast. It seems like yesterday he was a little baby who just slept all day. Reg has gained a little over 2lbs so he is over 10lbs now. He also is getting alot stronger. He can hold his head up and move it side to side. He also recognizes my voice and will turn to see me. He is so alert! Sometimes I wonder what goes on in that head of his. So we took a trip to the coast with Brent's cousin. IT WAS FREEZING. The wind was blowing so hard. It was nothing like the beach in California. We had to keep Reg bundled because he was not a fan of the wind. It was fun when the tide went out because we got to go to the tide pools and saw fish, sea enemies and star fish. I wish Reg could be bigger I think he would have loved it. So I was looking back on what I thought Reg would be like and I was dead on. He is such a good baby. He is a social butterfly but LOVES his mom. He already shows his strong personality, and I know it will only get worse the older he gets. I love my little peanut and could not imagine him any other way!

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Watch Dog

So the past few days I have been exploring our new home. The weather is nice it just stinks not knowing how to get around. I have been using the Internet and our gps to find places to go. Some things on my to do list are, get my hair done, get a spray tan, go pick fresh fruit, and go to the Portland Temple. I have been going through sun with drawls but not having to BLAST the a.c. is making up for it. The past three nights have been awesome. Reg is like a clock. Every three hours he is up and ready to eat. So Monday night he went 4 1/2 hours between his feedings. Then Tuesday night he slept from 10 to 4 and he did it again last night. I have NO idea why he is sleeping so well but I sure hope it continues. Reg also is a LOUD sleeper. He coos and grunts in his sleep. We have to sleep with white noise to drown him out. Its so cute all the noises and faces he makes while he is sleeping. He also loves to be held. He can be crying but the second he is picked up he smiles and stops. This is a good thing but when it comes to setting him down when he is asleep he will wake back up and give a sad face and start crying again.

Charlie is becoming a wilderness dog. Back home he would not go out in the rain and would jump over puddles. Here in Washington he has had to get over the rain thing but still jumps over puddles. He does however love running through the tall grass and chasing after rabbits. He also is constantly sitting by the back sliding door watching for squirrels. He will sit there for hours just waiting for one to come on the back porch. Then when he sees one he will bark and whimper at it. It is so funny to watch. It reminds me of the dog on the movie UP!

If you have seen the movie Zoolander you will get this. Blue Steel!

Reg loves his binkie

He also loves waving his arms around like a crazy man

Sunday, May 30, 2010


So we are here in Washington now and it is so GREEN! It is a little chilly for me but I will take it over 100 degree weather any day. The house we are staying in is so nice and Reg seems to like it here along with Charlie.

This is our backyard! Yes that is a bridge over a creek!

On a walk in the neighborhood
This video is Reg in his happy place