December was busy busy but lots of fun! Here are the highlights… Emmie had her first choir concert. We were proud of her! We assembled and decorated gingerbread houses.  We still have leftover candy. We made a play doh nativity for FHE complete with an


November highlights… The kids talked me into sleeping in the living room while Brenden was out of town. The Navasards had us over and we played pie face. Peter had a reading assignment where he had to read in all sorts of strange places.  His


October highlights… Grandpa and Grandma came up for conference.  We even got up to Salt Lake to visit grandma and grandpa B. Peter had a birthday!  The big 7!  The thing I like about 7 year old Peter is how funny he is. He cracks


September flew by.  Here are the highlights… Peter and Emmie started soccer! I met Rachael in Chicago and we had an awesome weekend with her sister Beka. We saw all the sights and ate delicious food for every meal. My favorite thing was the art


August highlights… We finally had a lemonade stand. We hit the pool one last time. Evening mom hike! We are making this a summer tradition. Look away if you are squeamish. Peter bit his tongue while playing tag.  We were lucky our bishop is an


We had an awesome July.  Here are the highlights.  The Kearl’s had an awesome movie party.  We brought food that corresponded with a movie clip.  I chose The Burbs and the scene with the anchovies and pretzel.  These three were brave enough to eat it!

Road trip

Summer road trip to Washington! 1st stop: Columbia River Gorge 2nd stop:  Bonneville lock and dam and fish hatchery 3rd stop:  Mount St. Helens 4th stop: Bellingham, WA 5th stop: Deception pass


We had a pretty busy month of June.  Looking back it is almost a blur but we sure had fun!  Here are the highlights. The week after school ended we started swimming lessons.  The kids did great and loved having the Navasards in their class

Emilia turns 9!

Emmie turned nine.  I can’t even believe it!  My parents, Brenden and I got stuff to redecorate Emmie’s room in a Harry Potter theme for her birthday.  The night before we talked the kids into sleeping in the basement so we could redo her room


May went by like a whirlwind.  Here is what we were up to… Emmie had her dance recital at the Scera.  I loved this dance class!  It was low stress and the recital was adorable.  Each class took on a different decade to dance to.