Friday, October 31, 2008

Cute Little Lamb...

For Halloween Alli was the cutest little lamb! She looked adorable. We took her trick-or-treating to a few houses around the neighborhood. We ate all the candy for her, and she had a sucker, her favorite! It was a win win for everyone, Happy Halloween!!!

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

We have a Walker!

Alli took her first steps (three steps to be exact) on October 7Th, and since then she's gotten better and better. Today she has been walking all over the place on her own. I was doing the dishes this morning and next thing I know Alli was walking to me! She's been practicing all day long and now that's all she wants to do! She's still not 100% stable but she's definitely gotten a lot more confident. Here's a couple short videos of her in action.

Baby Shower

Last weekend I went to Richfield for my friend Jennie's baby shower. She is having a baby girl in November and she looks so cute prego!
It's been a tradition to go to Pepperbelly's in Richfield for each baby shower to have dinner and open gifts. I look forward to these so much to catch up with everyone! We always have a blast when we get together and end up talking for hours. After the shower we went to Cami's house to see her new twins which are adorable...we stayed there until almost eleven just talking and holding her babies. It was so much fun, I love these girls!

Friday, October 24, 2008


A couple nights ago I was driving to the gym listening to 97.1. They said "text in to win Thriller tickets," so I did and it wasn't working for some reason. So a few minutes later I decided to just call the station and he said "It's your lucky day, you win!"
So last night Josh and I went to it. Thriller is a Halloween dance performance presented by Odyssey Dance Theatre. It was prety fun and entertaining. Mostly it's just fun to win stuff, I hardly ever win anything so I was excited! If you're looking for a fun Halloween activity you should go check it out. It's at Kingsbury Hall at the U of U right now.

Thursday, October 23, 2008

12 Month Wellness Check

Alli had her 12 month wellness check-up today. She's as healthy as can be, and the doctor gave her and A+ for cuteness!

12 Month Stats

* 22 lbs 8 oz (74th Percentile)
* 30 inches long (79th Percentile)
* 18.25 Head Circumference (84th Percentile)
* 5 teeth

And...she is now sitting in her car seat facing foward and loving it! I love it too because now I can see her cute lil face in the mirror!

Sunday, October 19, 2008

Our baby is One Year Old...

I can't believe Alli is one year old today! She has been the best baby, I have been so lucky! We've had so much fun with her this first year and I'm sure it will only get better. She now has 5 teeth and can take a few steps in between people. She walk all over the house with her new walker so I'm sure she'll be walking on her own very soon! She is such a sweet, fun little girl. We celebrated her birthday party yesterday and had a blast! She got tons of presents and definitely got spoiled! Happy First Birthday Alli, we love you more than anything.

1st Birthday Party!

Friday, October 17, 2008

Party Time!

We will be celebrating Alli's First Birthday in Richfield this weekend! Yay for Alli!!! It's going to be a fun time, pictures will be coming...

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Yet another tag...8 Things

Tagged by Sarah, thanks for always tagging me I love it!

8 TV Shows I like to watch
Dancing with the stars
The Hills
Gossip Girl
Samantha Who
Regis & Kelly
Good Things Utah

8 Favorite Restaurants
Ruth Chris
Steve's Steakhouse
Olive Garden
Mama Chu's

8 things I did yesterday
Cleaned up Alli's messes
Made taco soup
Went on a walk
Cleaned the downstairs
Did some laundry
Made some important phone calls
Took a shower
Hung out with Alli

8 things I'm looking forward to
A vacation
Alli's first Birthday!
Carrie Underwood concert
Family Pictures
A new computer
Being 100% Debt free
Spending time with Josh and Alli

8 things on my wish list
New bookcase
New blinds
New carpet
Patio furniture for next summer
A day at the spa..all day!
To find a little side job I could do from home
To win something amazing
Go to the temple every month

8 People I tag
Who ever wants to do this tag!

Oh and just for the record this is my 100Th Post!!!! Wow, that's a lot of blogging!

Monday, October 13, 2008

Five Quirks

Tagged by Sarah

1. I love sleeping under heavy blankets. I don't really know why, I think it just makes me feel more secure. Also, I have to sleep with at least three pillows everynight. One for my head of course, one in between my legs, and one to hug on the side of me. We have LOTS of pillows at our house. When I'm pregnant it's more like five!

2. I love to eat basically any kind of batter. I like cake batter, pancake batter, dough, everything! I'll probably get salmonella one of these days. When I'm making cookies and you have to cream the brown sugar and butter together I could just eat this. I love brown sugar just plain too, I think it's so good!

3. I don't like getting ice out of ice trays, it makes me cringe.

4. I love the smell of gasoline.

5. I cannot stand to see someone with bad posture, it bugs me so bad. I just want to go up to them and pull their shoulders back! Maybe this is because my mom was always big on posture growing up, she would always remind me when I was slouching.

I tag Savannah, Requel and Amber

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Mother's Cookies

Yes it's true, these famous circus cookies will no longer going to be on the shelves! Apparently Mother's Cookies filed for bankruptcy after more than 90 years of business because of the cost of raw materials, and an inability to borrow in the frozen credit market. I heard this on the news and I was so sad! So go stock up because I don't think they'll be around much longer.

Friday, October 10, 2008

Here are the pictures of Josh's Antelope, or "goat" as he would say. I know you were all just dying to see it, ha yeah right, looks kinda gros if you ask me! But I'm glad he got one, glad he had fun, and mostly I'm glad it was only a couple days long!

It looks like it was just a little bit muddy!

Monday, October 6, 2008

Antelope Hunt/Richfield

Last weekend Josh went up to Idaho with his friend Kevin to fill his Antelope Tag, and he got one on Saturday night! This was more of a laid back fun hunt for him. It was pouring rain the whole time, so they ended up driving back at like 3 am because they didn't want to stay another night! I don't have any pictures of the actual antelope because they're all on his friend's camera, but here are a few of him on the hunt.

I went to Richfield to visit. My Dad and brother were elk hunting, so I kept my Mom company! I got to see Carrie, Brandon, Wyatt and my Dad for part of it though which was nice. We made Halloween sugar cookies, went to some stores and listened to conference. It's always fun to go home to R-Town!

Alli's first Halloween Sugar Cookie...Yum!

Thursday, October 2, 2008


Alli thinks she's pretty cool now that she can stand alone with out any support for a few seconds! She just laughs and laughs it's so funny. Before we know it, she'll be walking.

This picture shows her new tooth on top. She has 4 teeth now and 2 more that will be coming in on the top soon. She's such a little cheeser and scrunches her nose when she smiles somtimes.

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Who Am I?

I am: Ashley Sutherland
i AM: A chocolate addict
i AM NOT: Your average girl!
i KNOW: More than you might think i know
i THINK: I have the cutest daughter in the world
i DON'T THINK: That the office is that funny
i WANT: To win the lottery
i HAVE: Expensive taste
i LIKE: Being a mom
i DISLIKE: Horror movies
i HATE: Not getting a good night's sleep
i MISS: Shopping ALOT more than necessary
i FEAR: Having a loved one get killed in an un-expected accident or getting cancer or any disease for that matter
i FEEL: Like i want to go to the gym
i HEAR: The fan in our computer room
i SMELL: Good! Just took a shower
i CRAVE: A vanilla steamer from beans and brews with whip cream on top
i USUALLY: Am very motivated
i CONSIDER: Myself to be hard-working, loving and down-to-earth
i SEARCH: The floors of my house to make sure there is nothing alli will choke on
i HIDE: From strangers who knock on my door
i WONDER: Who will win the election and about the economy
i REGRET: Playing too much for one year in college...i had to retake a few classes!! I could have gotten my degree in 3 years but instead it took me 4, woops.
i LOVE: Nice weather, being outside
i CARE: About the future of my children and my family
i CAN: Get road-rage very easily
i TRY: Not to speed and keep my house clean
i DON'T CARE: To watch football on tv, except for the superbowl
i ALWAYS: Say i love you everyday
i NEVER: Want to get old
i WOULD RATHER: Be at a spa
i WORRY: About becoming a "frumpy" Mom
i RELY: On my instinct, advice, holy ghost, and my heart
i AM NOT: Into scrapbooking
i REMEMBER: getting my first new car in high school, i was so excited
i BELIEVE: In prayer
i DANCE: Pretty much everyday
i SING: Horribly! I sing in my car and shower every now and then
i DON'T ALWAYS: eat healthy
i ARGUE: to prove that i am right
i WRITE: to make a list for myself everyday
i WIN: At a lot of stuff! (bowling, games, bets, etc)
i LOSE: My patience at times
i WISH: On shooting stars
i LISTEN: To Regis and Kelly every her
i DON'T UNDERSTAND: All the crazies in this world..there is a lot of them
i CAN BE FOUND: At home with Alli, shopping, going to lunch, walking or at the gym
i AM SCARED: Of snakes, sharks, and killer whales
i FORGET: Very easily
i AM HAPPY: To be a married, and have the cutest little girl i know!