Christmas 2020

Luckily, Dr. Fauci went to the North Pole himself to vaccinate Santa. So, Christmas went off without a hitch! Both sets of Grandparents joined us over Zoom to watch the kids open their gifts. And I tricked them all this year–no one correctly guessed their wrapping paper. Santa brought Blake a Sonic Watch. Josh got…

Christmas Eve 2020

It was just us this Christmas. But thanks to the magic of Zoom, we still had fun connecting with our family. The day started with opening cousin presents. It was late morning for us, and almost bedtime for the Schofields! I’m glad we did it this way–it was fun to see all the kids and…

Nightmare Before Christmas

This turned out to be such a fun theme! Halle found an amazing Jack Skellington dress that kicked off the whole thing. I think in the beginning only Halle was really excited about it. But by Halloween we were all fully on board! I think everyone looks amazing. And it was so much easier to…

Feb 2020 recap

Feb is usually a very slow month.  But not this year!  It began with a Vex Robotic tournament for Blake at Soaring Heights.  I was impressed!  This was quite the set up.  And for first timers, Blake’s team did great.  Then, a glorious 70 degree Sunday nap.  Everyone needs one of these in Feb.   But…

Utah Thanksgiving

This is the first time we’ve traveled at Thanksgiving since Josh and Halle were tiny.  As we are going to Germany over Christmas, we wanted to be able to spend some holiday time with our Banks family.  It was a great trip!  The night we were leaving Blake cried and cried saying he wished we…