Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Claire is going to be a.....

....Big Sister!!!
Baby #4 is coming the end of May 2010!

Tuesday, October 27, 2009


I LOVE how Claire says Chloe..."CoCo". It is so cute. Claire calls Chloe's name all the time, when she wakes up and hasn't seen Chloe yet, while Chloe's at school, etc.

Claire may be our best cheerleader. She says "Rah, Rah Rah" and "Go Cougars" with such excitement and a lot of times when we don't even tell her to. They're never too young to train right?

She also likes to snuggle her babies and say "Awww" in her high pitch way while she rocks them back and forth! (excuse the mess...it was clean earlier!)

She's so much fun!!

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Random happenings lately...

BYU football of course! Claire is actually quite the little cheerleader!

Hannah and her family came and we had a surprise party for her 9th birthday!!
Me and Caleb on his fieldtrip to the Big Red Barn

Caleb and his little buddy Trey

Me and Chloe on the way to her field trip at Kennecott Copper Mine. It was fun, even though our bus broke down and we had to get a new one!! :)

The mine. They say that the dump truck right there is as big as a house.

Chloe's class in front of a wheel from a dump truck.
Miniature Golfing

Claire the spectator!
Drive up Payson Canyon to see all the changing leaves!
Payson Lakes
Chloe and Brenna sharing a coat this morning at their friend's baptism. Silly girls!

Sunday, October 4, 2009

Red Ribbon Week

Crazy Sock Day....They had a winner each day for who was the best dressed up and Chloe won for Crazy Socks!!!

Backwards day...

I french braided Chloe's hair from the back to the front

Wear Red Day....

Needless to say, she won on Wear Red Day too!! She looked pretty awesome!! It was fun getting her dressed up. We both get really into it!!

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

First Days of School

Chloe's first day!

Chloe was so excited to wear her new purple dress to school on the first day of SECOND grade! She LOVES school and her teacher.....

Caleb's first day of Kindergarten....

Caleb was SO excited to start school. He was counting down the days...especially since kindergarten starts a week after the rest of the school. He's in the afternoon class and when we took Chloe to school in the morning he wanted to stay so bad and go right then!! So far he is LOVING it.

Mommy and Caleb. I miss having my little buddy home....but the quiet (Claire takes a nap while he's at school) is SOOO nice! Notice Claire escaping in the background of the picture!

Riding his bike to school!

Grammy came to see Caleb start school!!

Outside the school before it started....we got there early because he was so excited to go!!

Caleb and his Spiderman backpack

Chloe was going to lunch and came over to say hi!

Caleb sitting at his table ready to start!

Caleb, Daddy and Grandma. Grandma works at the school so the kids love seeing her there.

After school with his teacher, Mrs. Eckhardt

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

better safe than sorry...right?

Jeff has been wanting me to make the blog private for a while, so I'm finally doing it!!! If you want an invite to read this blog, leave me a comment with your email or send your email address to stefanychandler at hotmail dot com.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Final Summer Vacation...

It seems like we've been on vacation all summer! This last vacation was an awesome way to end the summer! My parents took my entire family (27 people) to Disneyland!! I know, it sounds crazy, and it was but it was also tons of fun!

Matching shirts for the 15 kids was a definite must!! RED for the first day and YELLOW for the second. It helped so much to keep track of the kiddos! Here's a sampling of the over 200 pictures I took.

Dad and Allyson

Caleb, Mom and Avery

Chloe and Jeff

Me dancing with the parade guy! I guess I was having too much fun on the side so he pulled me out to do the twist!

Meeting Pooh

Jeff, Caleb, Mason and Tim with Mickey!

Hannah, Caleb, Abbie, Allyson, Lindsey, Cassidy, Avery, Chloe

Claire LOVED getting wet. She was soaked all the way through and just couldn't get enough of the water!

Watching the High School Musical 3 concert

Midnight on day 2!! Caleb and Claire couldn't stay awake. Chloe was wide awake and soaked from going on Splash Mountain a few more times before they closed! We put Claire on top of Caleb to walk out of the park and back to the hotel!


After a couple days of Disneyland, we headed north to Solvang, which is about 40 miles north of Santa Barbara. My parents have a timeshare thing so we stayed in it there. It was super nice and pretty close to the beach!! We all had our own 2 bed/2 bath condo with a full kitchen and family room, dishwasher, washer/dryer. It was so fun and relaxing! We were wishing we could have stayed there a few more days.

Chloe, Avery, Mason and Caleb playing cards in their jammies on the balcony after breakfast
At the beach...Chloe was so excited when she found some seaweed!

Kali the mermaid with nasty seaweed for hair...I can't believe she let them do that. She was grossed out and could barely open her eyes!

Cool Claire with shades!

Kyler and Caleb had so much fun jumping the waves. It was fun to watch because they kept knocking Caleb over!


Claire LOVED the beach. She loved playing in the sand and in the water. She was completely happy the entire time...which was nice for us!!

Solvang...it's a cute little Danish town with lots of character.
Solvang is only about 15 minutes from Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch. Jeff, Tim and Claire went to check it out. They couldn't get in, but here are Jff and Clarie outside the gate!

All the kids before we left.
Top row: Cassidy, Kali, Ashlyn, Hannah, Meg, Maeve, Kate, Abbie
Bottom row: Kyler, Claire, Chloe, Avery, Reese, Mason, Caleb

The view from our balcony.

Thanks Mom and Dad for an awesome vacation! We had a blast!