The rest of Spring Break

Last summer when Halle was flying home from EFY, her flight was delayed for like 5 hours.  Southwest gave her $100 voucher and she decided to use it over Spring Break to go to Utah.  She had such a fun time!  She got grandparents all to herself, got to see cousins, and sleep in the…

Spring Break Ski Trip

Nat and Michael and Jack and Leo picked up Halle from Grandma’s house  Thursday and came to Silverthorne to meet us for a Spring Break ski trip.  my good old Sequoia is nearing 250,000 miles.  Well….we got about 2 miles from our freeway exit and started hearing an awful squeaking noise.  We weren’t sure we…

Ralph Retires

I had the BEST WEEKEND!!  About a month ago or so my mom called me and we cooked up a scheme to surprise my dad at his retirement party.  I booked my plane tickets and flew into SLC the morning of the party.  I took the Front Runner train down and my mom picked me…

Feb 2019 recap

Circle pup on a lot of morning drives to school.  Everyone loves to take Dash along. The Banks’ favorite kind of Super Bowl.  The Puppy Bowl! Superbowl Sunday snack food! Circle Pup! Dash rocking the man bun. Doing a Come Follow Me lesson when Jesus fasts for 40 days and then rejects Satan.  In this…

Valentine’s Day 2019

This will go down as the year of the strawberry.  Halle and I are trying to earn some $$ to go see Carlie in Berlin.  So, we decided to sell chocolate covered strawberries for Valentine’s day.  It was a huge hit!  We sold over 200 strawberries.  Which is waaaaay more than we expected to get,…

Grand Canyon and Phoenix

For our yearly winter get away, we decided to hit up Phoenix again.  It’s cheap and easy to get to and we always have a great time.  We decided to switch things up a bit and get a check on the bucket list by hitting the Grand Canyon for a day.  And, wow!  We are…

Harry Potter Holidays

We had the opportunity to attend two really fun Harry Potter events this holiday season.  First up was the Yule Ball at the Longmont Museum.  I had seen this advertised last year but it was already sold out.  I made a note in my calendar in Sept so I would remember to register early.  I’m…