Halle’s 15th birthday

Dear Halle, Wow.  When your kids are little everyone tells you how fast time will fly.  And it’s super hard to believe.  Because every day feels like eternity.  But then I blinked my eyes and I have a smart, fun, kind, sweet, beautiful 15 year old baby girl!  I love you so much and I…

Joshua’s 12th Birthday

Dear Josh, What a special birthday!  Turning 12 is so much fun and I am so excited for you to get to join the YM program.  Last week I had the opportunity to sit in on your interview with the bishop as he interviewed you to receive the Aaronic Priesthood and gave you your very…

Oct 2018 Recap

Again, it was another fun, full, busy month! Kit Kat Challenge. Blake planned this fun FHE activity for us. We tried to break the world record of eating a Kit Kat in 22 seconds without using our hands.  We didn’t break the record, but we had fun trying!Another FHE–we listened to President Nelson’s address from…

Toy Story Halloween

BEST. HALLOWEEN. EVER.  Sarah and the kids were doing a toy story theme, and we knew we had to join in the fun.  Sarah and I made most of the costumes, and I have to say, I’m pretty darn proud of how they turned out!  We spent hours planning, and about a million trips to…

Other Halloween Fun

Halloween is a holiday that keeps on giving 🙂  We had lots and lots of fun, Halloween things in the past few weeks.  Here are a few of them: Pumpkin Carving.  And the first snow of the season!  It was a Stake Conference Sunday (WHERE I SPOKE! I think it went really well, and it…

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

On a whim, about 8 months ago we booked a hotel room in Albuquerque in case we decided to go to the ballon festival. It’s long been on my bucket list as a place to take the kids before they are grown up. As the day approaches we solidified our plans and decided to go…