31 December, 2009

{Chistmas trip to Montrose} part 2 of 3

Thank you Kayla for letting Ellie and I play with your crimping iron. You know that is one of the first things on the do to list of 2010 ... get crimping iron! Ellie loved her hair and told me it looked like a shark had bit it all over {ah the mind of a 3 yr old} I told it looked rock and roll. She also decided that she was never going to sleep again so that it would not mess up and stay that way. I told her ok {world's best mom right :o) }

30 December, 2009

{Christmas trip to Montrose} 1 of 3

We just got back from a short/relaxing trip to Montrose. Mike was able to only stay one day, but luckily the kids and I stayed for about 4 days. We laughed, ate, took naps, stayed up late and meet my brother Brody's girlfriend Kayla. They meet at BYU. One evening we went to the Hot Springs in Uray, CO. The snow began to fall almost as soon as we got there. It was so beautiful and calming. The water was so hot {love it} I wish we had springs closer to us here in Thornton, guess there is always the hot tub right?!? he he he he he . . . maybe not :o)

29 December, 2009

{Merry Christmas 2009}

We had a crazy Christmas this year. It all started Friday night the 18th. I came home from work and Mike and the kids were sitting on the couch looking at the tree. The kids asked me very nicely if they could open a present {they had been sitting there for a couple of weeks} I looked at Mike and an idea was born. Mike and I had some crazy work schedules around Christmas day and I really wanted to enjoy the day with the kids and Mike. So we decided to let the kids open a couple of gifts and then we would text Santa to see if he could stop at our house early. Well Santa was to busy {tired} to come Sat. morning but luckily for the kids he came Sun. morning. There were still some gifts left to open under the tree but we left those for the 25th. The kids enjoyed their spoils of the season and Mike and I were able to relax and enjoy with them.

The morning of the 25th we were blessed to sleep in, make a huge family breakfast, open the last of the gifts, be visited by Mike's parent's and siblings and then enjoy a couple of hours at the Brassard's before I went back to work to do an overnight shift.

WOW, what a day. We hope all of you Christmas's were filled with Joy and magic and we hope in all the crazy the Reason for the Season was remembered. We love you all and miss you all!!

The Bealer Babies . . . Mike, Dee Dee, Joey, Gavin, Ellie Ann, & Beau

22 December, 2009

{I am still here}

Things have been nuts around here and I have a lot to blog about. Just wanted to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy Holiday! Much to come stay tuned! Love Deeds

11 November, 2009

{Happy Birthday Mikey}

Mike is "30" I can not believe he is that old! J/K {my day is coming} Mike did not want to do anything big or rather at all for his birthday. So in true Dee Dee style I planned a surprise dinner out with friends. It is rough to have a birthday on Halloween we you are a kid, even worse when you are a daddy. We were unable to celebrate on his birthday {we did sing to him at the Halloween party} so we went out to dinner the next evening. We went to The Old Spaghetti Factory and had a blast. Neither Mike nor I had ever been so it was a lot of fun. The food was great and we were glad to spend in with a few friends {Devin and Jacquelyn, Shantel and Gerardo, & Arif and Karry} Happy thirty love, I love you. Can not wait to see what surprise I will have for you @ your 40th!

*** ok about the balloon hat. We were about to leave the restaurant and then the balloon guy came over. A few jokes later and Mike, Mr. I can take it, received the lovely hat. It was so funny, BONUS the kids loved it!***

{Best Buddy Sleep Over}

Happy Veteran's Day! There was no school today and so we invited Gavin's best friend Zach over for a sleep over. Gavin and Zach meet when they were 3 at TLC Preschool and for over almost 2 years they have had a standing play date on Tues. afternoons. It was a huge culture shock, to Gavin, when he started Kindergarten and did not have Zach with him {he is at a different school} So we try really hard to keep getting them together. They played, watched movies, ate popcorn, ad had fun with was/candy mustaches, even Ellie and Joey had one! It was fun to see those two together and having fun!

06 November, 2009

{Halloween 2009}


We had a lot of fun this Halloween. I still had family in town from the wedding we had the weekend before Halloween. We had a PaRtY at my aunt's house in Littleton! It was a lot of fun to spend time with cousins. Joey was a "hunter", Gavin was "Count Dracula" {thank you Amanda}, and Ellie Ann was a "50's girl". I used Gavin and Ellie's dance recital costumes from this spring and converted them. Joey had the camo shirts and some boots, he loved the $10 shot gun Mike picked out for him!! And also this Halloween was Mike's 30th birthday {that is another post, coming soon}

28 October, 2009

{Puppy part 2 of 2}

our sweet Beau is getting bigger all ready. But I do love how much he still loves to sleep on, with, around, near ect. us He is a lot of work, but a lot more fun. He is learning a lot and we are so glad he is a part of our family {accidents and all!}

{Puppy part 1 of 2}

Snow days makes baby puppies wanna pee inside!! No accidents yet today, but I am a good puppy mama! Beau does not want to go outside, let alone stay out there long enough to do his business. I thought I would get a cute video of his first romp in the snow, just kidding. Beau just ran right back to the front door. I had to keep picking him up and putting him out in the cold snow to do his thing, he eventually did what he needed to and then came in. I wrapped him in his blanket and Ellie loved him warm and to sleep.

{Snow Day, Snow Day}

Joey and Gavin have had to brave the snow and go to school already today {thank heaven for carpools and this was not my day to drive} Ellie and I have not even gotten out of our jammies yet today! Lot's of snow, cold and wind! Ellie looked out the window and told me she was going to make snow angels, we went on the back porch to see the snow better. She lasted as long as it took to film the little video!

22 October, 2009

{Ellie Belly}

I took this picture if Ellie on Conference Sunday. She was all cuddled on the floor ready to listen. She did her own hair that day and put a flower bow right on the top of her hair. I thought it looked silly but somehow made this picture really cute. I can not believe that my baby will be 4 in January, nor can I believe the things she thinks of or the little person she is becoming. When I look at this picture it has become one of my favorites of her. She is so innocent and not at the same time. I love her so much and feel so blessed she is mine, I know the lord knew what he was doing when he sent Ellie to me.

{Intoducing our new Bundle of Puppy Joy}

We have a new member of our family . . . Beau. Beau is a "pure bred hybrid" i.e. he is a puggle. His mother is a Beagle and his father is a Pug. He was born Aug. 29th and joined our family Oct. 17th. Mike and I originally talked about getting a puppy for Christmas, but as you can see Mike could not wait that long { I guess I wanted him a lot too!} Beau is a really good puppy and has a perfect personality for our family. He is sweet, loving and wants to always be with us. He will come follow you around and sit at your feet waiting for you to pick him up. He is a little teether and we are helping him learn what are his toys and what is not ok to put in his mouth, no major causalities yet. I love how Beau will come and curl in your lap and just crash, he is still a baby :0) We are very excited to watch our "puppy puppy" {Ellie's name for him} grow and all the memories we know are in store.

06 October, 2009


The kids were watching WallE and the music is from the beginning of the movie, Gavin has some silly moves! Well is silly the right word ?!? he he he he

04 October, 2009

Sunday To Do List . . .

1. Go to Aunt Dee Dee's
2. Empty toy bin
3. Get inside and chill

note to self, add suck on bracelet to list!

My little niece Kalea came over today with her family while we watched conference. She was very silly, but entertained for a long time!

Aisha's Rose

My niece Aisha and I were playing with photoshop while we were watching conference today. She had a lot of fun editing and playing with the different filters and enhancements. She did a great job!

03 October, 2009

Gavin Being Sillly

One more for tonight . . . My friend Sara knows a lot of words to a lot of songs. One of her favorite or should I say one she knows well is "Baby Got Back" by Sir Mix A Lot. Well Gavin and Ellie were watched by her and so along with her children Gavin learned the words to the song. He can do a lot more than he was on the video. When he gets stuck Joey helps him out!
here's an other one, Auntie karin taught Ellie to pull petals off and say "he loves me, he loves me not." Only she got stuck on "he loves me not!" Listen to what Mike says at the end.

Gavin Dancing in his P.J's

Here mom, this one's for you!! Gavin watched a "Salsa Dancing" competition on T.V. and his interpretation of the way the men move their hips turned into more of a "Chip and Dales" dance than salsa. This one always makes me laugh!!! There is a little "tap" in there too from dance class!

23 September, 2009


have you ever gone to a movie and felt it necessary to see two so you get the most bang for your buck? It's like that! I felt inspired to go with one more retro post.


For some reason this is like one of the only pictures of Mike and I while we were dating. This was before we were engaged. It was at year end event I had for my work and he was my date. I don't feel like I look as different now as Mike does! Look at that baby face. Now that's the man I feel in love with!!!


I meant to post this on google video and share it with all for Valentine's Day. My computer was so slow downloading that I gave up. I finally got it on there but well after Valentine's. So for today's RETRO WEDNESDAY here is a treat for you!

the song Joey is singing is
"I'm gonna wrap myself in papper,
I'm gonna dab myself with glue
Stick some stamps on top of my head
I'm gonna mail myself to you!"

17 September, 2009

It's one of those days!


And today I am not the slip-n-slide I am . . . . well you get the idea. I have stubbled one a new website that I am having a lot of fun with. It is http://www.awkwardfamilyphotos.com/ barrell of laughs! check it out!!

P.S. this is not Ellie it is just one of the funny photos on the site!

16 September, 2009

Retro Wednesday

Because I have so much in the past that did not get a chance to be "blogged" about I have decided that every Wed. will be RETRO Wednesday! Today's post is a bit new it was Aug 7, Mike's brother Todd and his wife Rachelle were in town to visit so the whole Bealer family got together for some summer fun at our pool! There were a lot more pictures than I have space or time to post, but Mike's family is a little big!! He He He He little big that's funny! Well hey I am laughing, and now technically talking/typing to myself, ummm ok enjoy.

14 September, 2009

One more for tonight

Yesterday Wesley Mikawa (my new nephew) was blessed. Now I am sorry to say that my camera did not make it out to take pictures, but I did get pictures of Ellie before we left the house. With the help of Aunt Jenna Ellie's Nails matched her dress. It was fun to be that matchy/matchy for the day.

Aug 25th, the day after Joey's endoscopy Gavin missed his first day of school. Gavin is allergic to mosquito bites, if he gets one the whole area around it swells and gets hard. Like he got one on his check and his eye swelled shut and started turning purple! Poor guy. He had to stay home and take a lot of Benadryl to get that swelling down. Ended up that there were three in that side of his face but only the one made his eye swell.

Joey had an endoscopy . . . on Aug 24th actually. He was having symptoms of reflux or GERD disease and so his allergist suggested we take enroll him in a study that is for reflux. He was a trooper, he needed general anesthesia, but he kind of thought that was cool. Missing a day of school is cool too!! He had to watch what he ate for the next hrs so Mike and I took him to Baskin Robbins for a special treat when it was all said and done. So currently he is enrolled in the study and because he has a stomach infection he is only some major antibiotics. The meds do seem to help, he will get another endoscopy to see the progress so . . . I will let all know how that goes!

09 September, 2009

Ellie's Official First Day of School

Never have a Dad do a Mother's job. Lesson learned . . . sorry Mike. I asked Mike to take a few pics of Ellie on her first day of school, I shot this one before I left for work. Mike did take one pic but it was on his cell phone and so I will get some this weekend and post some "fakes" so you can all enjoy how cute and excited she is for school. She did great on her first day, she was class leader and Mike said she put her backpack on around 7:30am and did not take it off until she was hanging it on her hook in school at 9:30am! I am so glad that she loves school and feels like such a big girl cause she gets to go! My baby is growing up!!

We visited Wes-A-ley (Ellie's loving way of saying Weley)

We were able to go to Mike sister Karin and her husband Denni's house to visit Wesley and the girls (on 9-05-09). I had a lot of fun helping Karin decorate his new room, I do not have pictures of that but Karin will! The kids were glad to see each other and of course Ellie had a lot of fun holding Wesley. Mike fell asleep with him in his arms, he really wanted to hold him, maybe we will have another ;) we will see!