Monday, March 29, 2010

Baby room remodel

Before and after pics of the baby room. Just waiting for background checks to come through and we will good to go. Were ready baby whenever you are..

Monday, February 8, 2010

By love and Grace Adoption

Well we have finally picked an adoption agency. It is called By love and Grace Adoptions. They are located in Alpine, Utah. They cost about 18,500. We have started the process. And actually don't have much more to do. We just need to start the Birthmother letter. That is making me nervous, because I feel that this is a very big part of placement process. I hope that me and Derek can write from the heart and express what we feel to the sweet mother that will pick us.
We are very thankful that Derek's father is helping us out with a loan and that we will be able to have a sweet spirit in our home soon.
Thank you for your love and support through this emotional, stressful and exciting process. Thats really all for now. If you have suggestions on the birth letter let me know.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Derek's sweet Grandma Anderson passed away on sunday. She was without pain, and very comfortable. I know this is kind of sad blogging since I have two Grand parents that have passed so close together, but I feel that if I don't write about them it would be in vain. We love our Grandparents and will miss them. I am so grateful to know that we will see them again. I told Derek's parents that what a great day it was for Grandma to see so many loved ones again in Heaven. She is probably talkin up storm. We are sad for her passing, but we know she is happy. We love you Grandma Anderson.
Here is her Obit.


Margaret Ruth Diston Anderson 1922 ~ 2010 Our dear mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend passed away peacefully, January 10, 2010. She was born on January 19, 1922 in Green River, Wyoming to John Thomas and Margaret Esther Randall Diston. She married William Edward Leyshon in 1943. After his passing, she married Ralph Corliss Anderson in 1944. They were married for 63 years before Ralph's passing in 2007. Ruth was an active and valiant member of the LDS Church. She served faithfully in many leadership positions and other callings throughout her life. She enjoyed bowling, crossword puzzles, computer games and spending time with her friends and family. She will be remembered for her work ethic, sense of humor and love for her family. Ruth is survived by her two children: Paul (Pam) Anderson, Shirley (Larry) Wright, six grandchildren, Ken (Denise) Anderson, Cherie (Brian) Walsh, Heidi (Tyler) Nixon, Derek (Crystal) Anderson, Andrew (Emily) Wright, Phillip Wright and nine great-grandchildren; three brothers-in-law, Blaine Anderson, Robert Anderson, James (Lois) Anderson; three sisters-in-law Elizabeth (Libby) Diston, Luella Diston, Kathleen Burt and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husbands, parents, four brothers and one sister. The family would like to give special thanks to the staff of Beehive House, Gentiva Home Health Services and CareSource Hospice for their tender care. A special thanks to her neighbor, Anke Hinmon, for her and Jake's concern and the many wonderful meals they provided for both Ruth and Ralph. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday, January 16, 2010 at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 East 10600 South, Sandy. A viewing will be held from 10:00 to 11:45 a.m. prior to the services. Interment will be at Larkin Sunset Gardens. Online condolences welcomed at

Monday, January 4, 2010

Memorial to Granddad

This is a memorial to my sweet Granddad. He passed away Oct 28, 2009. He was cremated. Then we had to wait to get him at the cemetary at Fort Rosencrans on Point Loma in San Diego California. We had a memorial for him on Dec 28, 2009. We had a 21 gun salute, color guard and also a bagpiper. I cried like a baby, but it was nice to finally say goodbye. Here are a few pics of the memorial.

Christmas 2009

This is me and pugsley on my new cedar chest it opens up and you can put blankets in it. Derek got it for me for Christmas.

This is Derek and one of the paintings that I got him for Christmas. This is a picture of Christ holding the US constitution. It is such a beautiful painting of how our country was really established.

This is Grandma Anderson and some of her great grandkids. It was nice to have her there with the family knowing that this will probably be her last christmas with us.

Christmas 2009. Our cute dogs posing in front on the tree, Pugsley and Max. Merry Christmas .

Friday, January 1, 2010


Hello we are the Anderson family. We have decided to start a blog about our lives. What better time would be then the new year of 2010. We have decided to do this for a way to get our name out there for adoption. We would love to have a little one to complete our family.
So if there are any referrals that anyone is aware please let us know. Thanks for all of your support.