Kids White Elephant Party

The kids hosted a White Elephant Party for their friends this year.  Coincidentally, it fell on the same day we picked up Dash.  Trust me, I wouldn’t have planned it that way.  It was a crazy, fun day!  They split up into groups and did the Plastic Wrap game, ate snacks and had hot chocolate,…

Advent 2018

It felt like we didn’t have as much time for Advent Activities as we normally do, so I went for quality over quantity.  Love spending time with this crew in the Christmas season. Dec 1 Scavenger Hunt.  I found a Harry Potter Funko Pop advent calendar. I had been telling the kids I couldn’t find…

Cornell Christmas Party

Many nights of Dec Josh goes to bed licking his chops, dreaming of Christmas Eve dinner.  Ribs and Cheesy Potatoes.  His FAVORITE!  And it lived up to every expectation.  So yummy.  My mom even changed up her recipe a little to make it Gluten Free for me.  She also went to Cravings and bought me…

DASH, Welcome to the Family!

Our best Christmas surprise came early this year.  I still can’t really believe it.  After we babysat cute Churro, I couldn’t get puppies off my brain!  So, we called the same breeder, Tracy from Powder Valley Poodles, and as luck would have it, she had some black mini poodles and some Yorkiepoos for us to…

Parade of Lights 2018

Parade of Light 2018 is in the books!  Blake and Max had an afternoon basketball game and we left for Denver right after they were done.  Our first stop after we drop our bags is always to the Club for sodas and snacks.  After that the kids threw on their suits and headed to the…

November 2018 Recap

What a fun month this was!  Learner’s permits, dog sitting, and Josh’s first trip to the temple! Blake got to bring home a few of his class Beetles over the break.  They escaped 2 times and one of the times one just crawled across Blake’s foot as he was eating breakfast.  It scared him to…