Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve was on Sunday so we all got up and went to church.  The music was beautiful, but the talks were strange.  One woman talked about the iron curtain and the other man just told his life story.  It was an interesting life story, but didn’t have too much to do with Christmas or…

Pre and Post Christmas fun

Our Utah trip was a whirlwind of family, food, fun and head colds 🙂  Here are some of the  highlights: Halle and White reunited! Swimming with cousins at the Lehi Pool Throwing Kristin a surprise bridal shower at Harvest House at TG Point Going to Candlelight Christmas at This is the Place Heritage Park.  This…

Advent 2017

It was a fun, and busy season leading up to Christmas.  We are so grateful for all the amazing opportunities we get to have, and the beautiful memories we create together.  Here are some of our favorites: Our Tsum Tsum Advent Calendar.  They’d race down each day to open up their cute little figurine. We…

Parade of Lights 2017

The warm weather keeps on coming!  We didn’t even need our coats this year.  So weird.  And so great.  We got to the hotel early so we could have lots of fun before the parade.  First up?  Snacks and soda from the Club, of course! Then on to the swimming pool.  Everyone had a blast. …

Thanksgiving in CO Springs

Rusty here: Thanksgiving morning we woke up for the Turkey trot. Everyone did great, the goal was to not walk until 2.25 miles and to try and finish under 35 minutes. Each goal got you $10. Blake made it shuffle running with me to 2.25 miles. So did Josh. Halle finished the fastest at 37…

Favorite Fall activities

It’s not really Fall until we visit Ya Ya Farms.  This year was COLD and WINDY.  We didn’t last too long. But, it’s worth it to brave the cold and wind to get a bite of our very favorite apple cider donuts.  Why are fall spices so good? The kids loved pestering the Turkeys.  They…