December 31, 2009

Happy New, New, New - New Year

So what is it that is making the Carpenter family's new year so new...and happy?

The first new is a new job for Jeff. There were many things he loved about his old job at Troon ( like the golfing perks), but his new gig is better in a lot of ways too. The new company is a software company and his first day was new year's eve. The opportunity came really just hours before we were supposed to close on our new house here in phoenix. I have really just decided to not plan. You never know what is going to happen around here.

The second new thing is a new home/state for all of us. Back to Salt Lake City we are coming....it is where the new job is. It seems a little ridiculous to head back to four more months of winter when it is a beautiful 70' outside, but somehow that freeze just feels like home. We are sad for many reasons to be leaving ( I am sure there will be a longer post later about all of that), but also excited to see what downtown has to offer us, and for all the chances Kaylie will have to see her grandparents and cousins.

She looks happy about moving in this picture, but really she screams uh-oh, or no-no when anything gets put into a box, or taken of the walls.

The third new...and most exciting thing is the new baby. We have know for some time that we were soon going to be a family of four, but earlier this week we found out that it will be another sweet baby girl and really we couldn't be more thrilled. Although this pregnancy has been heads and tails different than the last ( a lot more time feeling green), I felt from the beginning that it was another girl. Or at least I have really wanted it to be another girl. My sisters are some of my favorite people and best friends, and I really wanted a relationship like that for Kaylie. That and baby girls are just sooooo sweet and everything of theirs is so much more cute.
To bad, we can never decide on a girl name. With each pregnancy from the beginning we have said if it is a boy we should name him....and we both agree. But when we try to think of names for little girls we couldn't disagree more.....any suggestions?

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

I LOVE hearing all your great news! Congrats especially on expecting another little girl! Good luck with everything!

Staci said...

Whoa Jeff and Amy you guys are in for a lot of new, but it is all good, so we are happy for you.

Emily said...

What fun news! Good luck on the move and the new baby. I gave up on planning with our last move too.

Laura and Joseph said...

I'm glad we'll be able to keep up with your happenings even though you'll be far away. Good luck with everything! I can't wait to see pictures of your little one too!

Kyle and Amy said...

Congratulations on another sweet little girl!! That is so exciting! Were excited to have you guys close so all the girls can play.

Taney Family said...

Amy our family is so excited to have you guys close again... the girls are always talking about wanting to play with Kaylie!! And Bri hopes to be babysitting next year. Maybe she should pratice on Toby first :) I believe you're on the road today, drive safe and we'll see you soon... Love, Your "Carp" sis!!

Heather and Dave said...

Girls are the best - and we're SO SO SO excited you're having another one too!! YAY! Glad we're on the same baby track as you guys. Our little ladies will be the best of friends!