Wednesday, December 23, 2009

So excited, so blessed

I'm sitting here in my Father in laws study listening to my husband and all my in-laws play Wii golf and bowling, while listing to Mo Tab "Away in a Manger."
& Just before that, I was at Target with my Mom in law getting a baby sling for our trip down to Mesa AZ tomorrow.
I am very excited for this trip, I'm not sure I'll be able to sleep tonight.
( not that Adelynn will let me anyways lol)
But as I was listening to my family in the next room I realized that I am going to miss these people so much while I am away.
For so long there, I was home sick and the only thing I really wanted was to see my family in AZ .
I realize now that Its going to be wonderful to see my folks but these are my people here the ones that I see all the time and have been such a support system for us have become my family and I will miss them very much.
Funny how that happens.
I'm feeling that Holiday Spirit...
So happy for Christmas Eve tomorrow,
For good Mexican Food, for watching "Its a wonderful life' and "A Christmas carol" and lets not forget the awesome Glidewell Nativity reenactment.
Good Times will be had, & I can't wait!
Merry Christmas everyone!
I pray that Christmas will be wonderful for all of you.
& to the Glidewells I am sorry Topher and Heidi, that I will not be seeing you for Christmas but I can't wait to see you for the new year!
May God bless and keep you until we see each other again!

Sunday, December 20, 2009


To be Feeling that Holiday spirit.
I went back to church today. &
There really could not have been a better day for us to go back.
I loved hearing the holiday carols as I was walking up to the building, they really drew me in.
I was so excited that we got to partake of the sacrament & feel of the holy spirit.
Something I have not experienced in so long; its was sad.
Joel and I also have a new calling in church.
I am glad that we have a calling because to be honest I've never really had one as an adult.
My years of way-ward feelings toward the church and my anxiety never let me fulfill one.
& now that I have the chance again I am so excited!
It was wonderful to teach CTR 6 class today.
Amazing & uplifting to be teaching them about the Savior and his birth.
What a wonderful blessing to be teaching about the single most important event that has ever happened to this world.


Just felt the need to Say that I am a much happier woman as of the last couple of weeks.

I was feeling so depressed this past month...

Not because of the baby, she has made my life worth living & wonderful/awe-inspiring/beautiful.

I was just so tired obviously from the late nights and also from feeling lonely.
I never saw my husband except to switch off with the baby +
My home was always a mess which was a bummer.

I want to give a shout out to the Fauvers for being so helpful the last couple of weeks.

I know I would have never admitted that I needed allot of help,

so I'm glad you came in there and insisted on helping me.

You knew Joel and I needed the rest, needed the company, needed the help.

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you for opening up your home and your hearts to us at this time when we needed it most.
Thanks for showing us a wonderful example of what it means to have that Christmas spirit of giving and loving our fellow man, the Christ like spirit.

Merry Christmas &

Joel, Autumn & Adelynn Fauver

Happy to be

  • Happy to be struggling with trials. Living and loving with my family good times or bad.
  • Happy to have those sleepless nights with my little one. She's growing so fast before I know it she will be crawling and then soon after walking! I'm trying so hard to live in the moment with her and take it all in. I just don't want to forget a thing.
  • Happy to married to my best friend in the whole wide world. He's so good to me. He's a better person than I've ever been. I'm a lucky woman to have him.
  • I'm just so happy for my life, I am so happy to be me.
What makes you happy?

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Christmas with the Fauvers

I took some Christmas card photos of my brother and sister in laws
Joshua, Heather & Andrew last Saturday.
I don't have a great camera, but I think they turned out pretty darn cute.
by the way they have the cutest kid,
gotta love his cute smile and curly hair!

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Can you see the difference?

This is Adelynn at 8 1/2 pounds
she is two months old!

This is Adelynn about a week after the above photo was taken.
with the help of with her new formula and she is now over twelve pounds!

Sunday, December 13, 2009


The snow has arrived!! Well at least a couple of inches...
buts that's allot to an Arizona girl and its enough to make me excited! :)

(Note that I took this right before the snow storm.)


This is Joel's pinkie finger, as you can tell it has pins stuck in all directions at the tip and what seems to be a very shiny fingernail. that's foil to cover the lost nail and stitches and pins to hold together the crushed bone in his finger tip. Gross.

Joel had his finger tip crushed and partially severed nine days ago while working some overtime. He was in a elevator, you know the kind with the steel doors that you pull down yourself? yeah it had a malfunction and the doors can slamming down when he and his co-worker were trying close it up and obv caught Joel's finger in the process.

Joel had to have his finger tip sewn back on with pins put in place for the bone that was crushed that Friday night. & yes he went under for this.

Funny thing is the accident happened that Friday morning and none of the many, many doctors and emergency room doctors he visited wanted to keep the end of his finger but he ended up getting referred to a orthopedic specialist who saved his finger and now after nine days and one amazing surgery later he's starting to get feeling back into his finger and slowly moving it.

on a better note....

Adee is Doing a bit better she was put on a special kind of formula that is called smililac allimentum and its super expensive but has made allot of difference! She is now over twelve pounds and is not near as fussy or gassy as she was just days ago! We are not sure if its a quick fix but I definitely think its a good start! Allimentum formula is a formula for sensitive stomachs that have a hard time breaking down proteins and its hypoallergenic because often times there are food allergy's as well with babies that are prescribed it.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

allot has been going down

I will make an update as soon as I catch my breath there's so much to say I've had a wild week!

see you soon


Wednesday, November 25, 2009


I am so excited for the holidays!
Especially sense Thanksgiving is tomorrow yay! & I can officially start counting down the days for Christmas and AZ while I'm stuffing myself with stuffing and turkey yay! Anyways I guess the real point in this post is I wanted to express my gratitude sense that is the theme for this month and blogger!

I am grateful for all the many many changes in my life that have happened to me this year.
It has not been easy, its been one a very hard row to hoe but I've come through it and learned allot about myself and in particular Joel and I learned allot about what we are capable of as a couple.

I am grateful for my daughter
Its been a relief that she has been healthy and strong despite all the trials mom went through to have her brought into this life.

I am thankful for families.
even though my family is a thousand miles away I've never felt closer.
I'm thankful for the family that I've had right here in Washington.
I'm thankful for the generosity, kindness and friendship shown to Joel & I. & also thanks for sticking with me personally even when I was a grouch. (aka pregnant autumn in all her fierceness. )

I am grateful for my blog.
Silly as it sounds, when I moved up to Washington I did not have many people to hang out with, besides my wonderful brothers and sisters in law (which was great and we have had good times) But I was really lonely for AZ and my friends. My blog was wonderful for me because (in a kind of pathetic way) gave me something to look forward to while I was on bed rest and so forth & I did not feel so homesick either.

I am grateful for My husbands job.
We moved across country for something I was not so sure was going to be what we wanted & you to know to be honest I was never all the happy about it until when I got here and I started to slowly see the lords plan. We could not have gone through all that we went through with my pregnancy without Joel's job and insurance. & as much as I was frustrated with moving, it turned out to be a wonderful blessing for our family, one that I will look back on and say without a doubt that God was watching over us.

I'm thankful for a home.
I am grateful for our lovely duplex its had allot of work done to make it what it is today & I am so glad that we did what we did to fix it. I am thankful for all the help I had also. Could not have done it without you. Mann Its so nice to be in our own place!

I am thankful for neighbor's.
Yes, I can hear every move you make through your house but I love living next door to you because you are such wonderful, kind people. We honestly feel so lucky to have a great family to be neighbors with! :)

I am thankful to the lord for all his bounteous blessings he has seen fit to bless me with. I am thankful for the trials & the chastening because through them our relationship has grown stronger. I am thankful for the book of Mormon. I never had a truer desire to read them. I took the challenge to read it in a year and guess what? I finished it by September! I am so happy that I decided to do that, I have learned so much and grown so much closer to my Heavenly Father. :)

Monday, November 23, 2009


IS... a new swing that turns your crying baby into a happy & content baby that's sleeping!

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

I realized that I had not done any posts on getting to know me so I thought I would write I few random facts about myself lame or not.

Hi my Name is Autumn Renee Fauver I'm 22 and I've been married for about a year and 6 months. I now have a baby her name is Adelynn Janae Fauver and she is month and a half (its so crazy to say that, the time has really flown!) UMMmm I love to decorate, I love a good movie night curled up on the couch, I love to shop, I love doing crafty sorts of things, I love to draw (although I don't do it enough.) My favorite things that have inspired me in the past to draw (and other art I've done) is horses. That's because I've been in love with horses, and the whole western/ country living life style that goes with horses ever sense I was knee high to a grass hopper. lol Ok umm...
One of my new found loves is photography. I would love to have the chance to take photos for others and I know someday I will. I love animals. Not in a creepy like, I- want- twenty- cats- sort of way, I want to be a vet tech. I want to help animals, whether that is volunteering someplace or doing it day in day out in a vet hospital.
lets see...I am a very opinionated person (it gets me in trouble lol) although some might not think so because I'm very shy at times. I love to do things for others, putting a smile on someones face is the best feeling ever. I love to spoil my nieces and nephews if I get the chance and I love my brothers and sisters more than anybody. Umm... my husband is my best friend has been sense the day that I met him. & I think nobody honestly could be more perfect for me.♥
Hmmm what else? I love food but 'm a picky eater & I really don't enjoy cooking much. I love to go on walks but I hate running because I have bad arches. I love the church I belong to and don't know where I would be without it. Hmmm I dream of visiting the Caribbean islands someday. I'd like to lose twenty pounds by next spring. I think christian bale is smokin and hero's and supernatural are my favorite TV shows ever. Do we have anything in common?

I listen to too much TV

Lately I've noticed I've been using/ listening to the TV too much.
You want to know why I believe this? This morning I realized I would turn it on just to hear it even if I don't watch it. My mind is completely else where &&& I've started to talk back to the TV when I do, lol especially when whoopie says something ridiculous on The View.
Sorry y'all I can't stand her, she's too liberal for me kthanks.
I even got excited to watch paid programs yesterday! haha for products I could never afford and is probably a waste too (except for you cricit machine I will continue to drool over you.) Its even gotten so bad that I am giving in to boredom & watching soap operas such as, "As the world turns" and "All my children"
Feels like I need to go to rehab after watching those shows.
Ohh snap. What has my life become lately?
I need to find something else to do when I am watching/feeding Adelynn cause... Dang.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Mmm love those cute baby cheeks!

Thought my outfit was cute even for post pregnancy

Sunday, November 15, 2009

I realized the other day that sometimes seeing how successful other women are at cooking, keeping up with their home, decorating, dressing fashionable etc. Sometimes I get distraught because I feel like I am doing well at something and then I see how much better somebody else does whatever it is, or manages to get more done in the week than me. It can be frustrating.
But then again, I realized as I was looking at my daughter, that I may not be very smart, not very creative, funny, great at cooking or cleaning, organizing or fashionable but I am who I am and I am grateful for my life and it does not matter what somebody else does.
I applaud others for being so excellent but I am just going to do what makes me feel good and keeps me happy. I am going to be my best happy self for Adelynn and that is good enough.
ps. The pictures are just something I felt like posting. I love those pictures.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

I heart


I want them all!
MMm joel??? can I please???

Monday, November 9, 2009

My favorite person

I guess you could say that's Joel and Adelynns version of Eskimo kisses lol

She really does not like being on her tummy right now

Such a good sleeper (like her mom) ha ha

bath time!

Sucking her Thumb in the bath!
She's too darn cute for words :)

We love this cute ducky towel.
She loves to be wrapped up in it too

Saturday, November 7, 2009

I'm so in love

With my new Profile song by: boys like girls and Taylor swift!
holy moses this song is amazing!
Where was this song when I got engaged??
Please listen you will love it!

Friday, November 6, 2009

Things I've been drooling over this winter

  1. This Juicy necklace

I can see this going with so many outfits!

I am more of a shopper that likes to find things that can be used with allot of things,

I don't like buying stuff that can only be used once or with one outfit.2. YUM. This stuff smells so good and lasts!
3. I have the matching necklace and have been wanting the earrings ever sense

4. Down east basics skirts and long sleeve shirts are adorable and keep you modest!

5. Ok so I love these UGGS.

I've never been a huge fan of uggs, I always thought they were ugly on me because I'm short, but I can't help but want these darling boots with buttons!

6. Pea coats!

They make every outfit look like a million bucks! And aren't the buttons so cute!?

7. These boots! OMG so cute and would look sick with skirts.

8. Mary Jane pumps ♥

so gorgeous!

These christian louboutin's are perfect.

They are only like 800 bucks,
it ain't no thang.