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…

Christmas Eve Skiing at Brighton

It started out as a rough day.  We decided to expand our horizons this year in part due to Brighton’s Kids Ski Free policy.  It took FOREVER to get up the canyon and parking was a mess.  We finally got to the rental center, only to be greeted with a 1.5 hour line  WOAH.  Here’s…

Christmas 2018

Merry Christmas! What a fun day we had. Santa found us once again. And, once again, the kids slept in! They talked a big game about getting up at 5am, but we had to wake them at 7:45!Dash was our main present this year, and he was simply adorable.  He loved sitting next to the…

Nativity Night

Our annual Banks family Christmas party was pretty special this year.  My mom had helped me scan over 600 of Alan and Sharon’s old picture slides at the Family History Center.  Then, I pulled my favorite ones and made them into a photo book. All the members of the family included notes of love and…

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…

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…