S: Skaggs 2010
FC: Skaggs 2010
1: Skaggs 2010
2: Rob and his friend Pye were able to go on a trip for a few days to Xi'an and see the Terra Cotta Warriors. They stayed in a really nice hostel, saw lots of neat sites and had a good time together.
4: Our trip to Beijing In February when we both had time off for Spring Festival, we went to Beijing. We stayed in a hostel and got to do everything we wanted to. It was a great trip.
6: While in Beijing we were able to go see the "birds nest" which hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics. Us outside the summer palace. There were so many neat places to see.
7: Rob, drumming for good luck in the the upcoming year. | I thought it was appropriate to get my picture taken with this tiger since I was born the year of the tiger. | So excited for Coldstone
8: Senior Pictures- There were lots of oppourtunities to take pictures that to me looked like senior portraits.
9: Enjoying Beijing duck | Trying on some shades | Pausing for a picture
10: A SHARED BIRTHDAY Being in China this year for our birthdays we didn't have an ordinary birthday. We decided to share our birthday and went to dinner at Giannos and then went to Mr. Mies for dessert. It was fun to get together with everyone. | Rob Turns 26 | Jacque turns 24
11: We're Pregnant This came as quite a shock to both of us. It wasn't something that was planned, but we were so excited about it.
12: Robs trip to Shanghai Rob had alot of time off of school so him and a few of the other teachers took a trip to Shanghai. Rob loved it. He had a great time and got to see lots of fun stuff.
14: Business Trip for Rob When we were living in Wuhan and found out we were pregnant Rob and I started looking for jobs back in the states. There was a company in China who had a branch in Sacramento. They had Rob come and visit their facility in Nanjing. He had a bit of time to travel around that city, and had some great food and a good time.
16: Rob got the job! Rob got the job offer from the company in California. We didn't even give staying in China a second thought. We packed up and were gone in a week. | i got phoned home | Robs first day of work
17: Our New Place It was hard living in China and picking out an apartment from pictures on the internet, however after living in China we decided we could really handle living anywhere. We love our apartment. Its in a great location, and we are really happy here.
18: Settling down in Sac Town There are so many historical sites and great architecture about Sacramento. Its been fun getting to look at all of them and see all the different sites.
19: Old Town
20: Its a...GIRL I went back and forth thinking of what it would be and from the beginning I really thought it was a girl and one night decided that I needed to be okay if it was a boy. Motherly instincts told me it was a girl. We were both so excited when we found out it was.
22: Visitors Over Memorial Day, Bill, Mindy and Hanna came for a visit. We went to Suttersville, ate out lots and had lots of fun showing them around Sacramento. Its always fun when they come visit.
24: Trip to Corona This was a bitter sweet trip as we went to Corona to go to Uncle Jim's funeral. It was great to see everyone there, but wish it would have been under better circumstances. We will all miss Uncle Jim
26: Jacques trip to Boise, and the Oregon Coast I hadn't seen my family in about a year since us going to China so I decided that I would go to Boise and visit them and then go to the Oregon Coast with them for a week. It was great to see everyone, and spend time with my family. I only wish Rob could have come with us. Hopefully next year.
28: Baby Shower for Jennie and Me While we were at the Oregon Coast we had a baby shower for Jennie and me. Grandma Carol was there and Aunt Kim came up for the day. It was lots of fun. We got lots of great things too. Its so fun that Jennie and I are pregnant at the same time. Our babies are due 5 weeks apart.
30: Dane and Korine Come to Visit In August Korine drove out for a week and Dane came out for the weekend, we relaxed, went to San Fran, Rob took them to old town, we went out to eat, went to the drive in, and just hung out. It was so fun spending time with them.
32: River Cats Game Rob and I went to see the minor league in town play a game. They played horribly and lost by alot. It was fun spending time together though.
33: Pregnancy through the weeks
34: Betsy Lee Skaggs 10/21/2010 7 lbs. 4 oz. 20 1/2 inches long
36: Going Home We were only in the hospital for 8 hours after Betsy was born when we decided we were ready to head home | happy with dad | ticked with mom
37: Sleepy oh so Sleepy This is one of my favorite pictures of Betsy. Isn't she so sweet.
38: Grandma, Grandpa, and Aunt Hanna come to visit. The weekend after Betsy was born, we had some visitors. Bill, Mindy and Hanna came up from Corona. We went on a walk, Mindy cooked, and they all loved meeting the newest member of the family
40: Happy Halloween- Betsy was only 10 days old on Halloween, but I still made her a little costume, and she sure looked cute. She was the cutest Ghost I have ever seen
41: Playing Dress Up- Rob and I both own bears from Build a bear. He made me one when we were dating, and I got him one for Christmas one year. We figured their clothes were just about the right size for Betsy.
42: Grandma Jill Comes to Visit Three weeks after Betsy was born my mom came to see her latest grandbaby. It was so nice having her here. She cooked, we went and got manicures & pedicures, went to the goodwill bins, she held Betsy night and day. It was sad to see her leave but I knew I got to see her in only two weeks so that made it not so bad. | All her favorite treats
44: Thanksgiving- Rob and I switch off Thanksgiving and Christmas, and this year we got to go to Boise for Thanksgiving. I flew up there a week before Thanksgiving, and Rob came up three days before. It was so fun to see all my family and spend Thanksgiving with them. We made mini pies, went bowling, decorated cookies and ate lots of great food. | Indian and Pilgrim
45: Betsy & Kate & Grandma | Becks getting bites
46: Betsy's Newborn Pictures When we were in Boise for Thanksgiving we had my sister Betsy take some pictures. They turned out so great. She is such a pretty girl.
48: Skaggs Family Christmas Party- Every year the Sunday before Christmas, there is the Skaggs family Christmas party. Talents are performed, food is eaten, and chatting is done. We were able to attend this year and we had a great time.
49: Christmas Eve Grandma and Grandpa Klenzing drove from St. George to spend Christmas Eve with us. We had a great time going to breakfast and spending time with them. We all got new pajamas too.
50: Merry Christmas Christmas is always fun with a newborn. We had a great time in Corona this year and enjoyed spending time with Robs family.
51: Betsy got worn out from the festivities
52: Betsy's Baby Blessing- Over Christmas we decided to have Rob give Betsy her baby blessing in his home ward so that all his friends could be there too. Rob gave Betsy a beautiful blessing. She was blessed in the same dress I wore when I was blessed that my mom made for me.
54: Rob- Merry Christmas. It has been a great year, and I am so proud of us and all we have been able to do and accomplish together. I am so happy to have you as my husband, best friend, partner, and father to Betsy. I love you and hope you will enjoy looking at this book to remind you of all the fun things that we were able to do. I love you. Jac