Wednesday, March 26, 2008

malina...mini mina

Since we have missed the last five months of updating you on our sweet little one…i have decided to post some pictures so you can see how she’s grown…or not grown. She is on the smaller side weighing in at a whopping 11.5 lbs. She was born at 6lbs 13 oz. So at five in a half months she’s about to double her birth weight…though she may be petite she makes up for it in the hair department….she’s got a full head of it…what a surprise! We are so excited that she at least has her eyes open for most of the day. The first three months all she did was sleep sleep sleep. Now she loves to jabber, smile, giggle, and suck on her left thumb if she can find her mouth! With all the toys and books out there…her most favorite toys are her hands and feet…i still don’t think she understands they belong to her…every time she notices them its like the first time she’s ever seen them…anyhow…Here is an overload of pictures to get you caught up - birth to 5 months old.

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Monday, March 24, 2008

meet the corotan's

Just to update those of you that we haven’t been in touch with in the past few years. Gabe and i both graduated from BYU with our bachelors degrees. Gabe then went on to finish his masters in information systems while i went on to work for a local company called Tahitian Noni. I lucked out with a job that i loved in their product marketing department creating and designing the gifting line. A few months before Gabe started his grad program we bought a town home in Pleasant Grove. Finally graduating from on campus housing…Thank goodness!

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The best news that we have to share with you, and the main reason for this blog is the little babe we welcomed in to our family just five months ago…October 8th to be exact. Malina Kailani…our sweet and petite bundle. We are now navigating the world of parenting and loving it…

Gabe graduated in December and started just three weeks ago at a web-analytics company based in Orem called Omniture…he’s loving the new job. And i am loving my new one as well. Its definitely a shift to go from the office to home…but i couldn’t be happier. Luckily i am still consulting for my company and am working from home a few hours a week. Its a sweet deal and right now is a perfect balance for me.

So this is us in a nutshell….stay tuned for more of Life with the Corotan’s….

Saturday, March 15, 2008

here we go

I am a little late, but I’m doing it. I haven’t been the greatest keeping up with friends and family and this blog will help me stay connected and help my people stay informed. I have been putting this off until I have more time, and that hasn’t happened yet. So now is as good a time as any. I hope to keep everybody up to date with photos and hear from people about their lives. Here we go.