Wednesday, October 28, 2009


Some pictures from a fall geocaching trip we took. I think we had crossed over into Wyoming when we took these.

Playing in a stream.

Julia's Island:
My kids are huge fans of Gillian's Island. They are always quoting the very wise Mr. Howell or singing, "Just sit right back and you'll hear a tale..." So when Julia saw this patch of grass in the stream she was so excited to have her own island.

Harvest 2009

As a child, I spent many a hour complaining while weeding our huge vegetable garden. Now I love gardening. My children are surprisingly really good at helping me plant, weed and harvest and they get so excited to see our garden's progress. No fall is complete without canning. I made spaghetti sauce, peach jam and apple sauce this year.

Meghan with her gigantic cabbage that she grew for a school project.

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Family Reunion - August 2009

We had the greatest opportunity to be all together with my family. Our reunion only lasted for a weekend, but we had made some great memories and just enjoyed being together.

Hogle Zoo


Christmas in August

Boys will be boys
Josh and Anthony discovered colonies of salamanders living in the sprinkler boxes at the park we visited. Slimy things = hours of fun!

My beautiful family

Salt Lake visit
The Conference Center

We got to hear the Mormon Tabernacle Choir practice "The Prayer"

The Salt Lake Temple

The Logan Temple

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Last Days of Summer

On the last few days before the kids went back to school we tried to finish doing some of the things they wanted to do this summer. One was to go to the Splash Park one more time. They rode the carousel, got wet and played at the park too.

Our city holds a "Celebrate Youth" activity every year on the evening before school starts. This was our first year going. The kids loved it when a fire truck sprayed into the crowd.

First Day of School 2009