Sunday, July 12, 2009

Summer Sampler.........

The kids and I at Deer Creek....we went up later in the evening and watched the sunset......
so beautiful and the lake was so full, looks like plenty of water this year!
Mom and I :)
Taylor loving the sand.....closests thing we have to a beach!
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Summer Sampler......

Chase and Grandma at the 4th of July Parade......Provo
Bridal Veil Falls - the cold water felt so good after a long hike!
Bridal Veil Falls.......Provo Canyon
Deer Creek Reservoir............maybe hes trying a back flip????
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Friday, July 3, 2009

Back from Girls Camp!

This was Taylors first year at Girls Camp. She spent a week up in Heber -weather was mostly great. It did rain and hail on them while on their hike, brings back great memories of camp in Washington. She just got home this morning - boy did we miss her!
She had so much fun and she hasn't stopped talking since we picked her up.
They hiked, they laughed, they cried, they sang and OH did they dance :)
Chase and I have spent the last hour learning all the camp dances.
I am so grateful she had a wonderful experience and made so many new friends. Taylor has always loved life and really knows how to have a good time -
we love her and are happy she is home again.
(you can tell by Chases face in the pic. how much he missed her)
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Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Taylor has been taking piano lessons for a few months as was ready to participate in her first AIM judging competition this Saturday. She was so nervous, but did fabulous. The students have to take a theory test, pitch hearing test, memorize and play two songs, sight read a song they have never seen and then compose an original song and write a paragraph about it, Sheesh.....I'm glad I never took piano :). She did amazing! We are so proud of her.

So Chase has had hair issue since the day he was born. The main issue has been having too much of it. Up to this point he has let us cut his hair religiously, that is up until a month or two it is a complete nightmare.......he won't let anyone touch him and he has become quite the helmet head. Sunday was it - I couldn't stand it anymore. It took three of us, one to hold him, one to hold his head still and one to run the clippers. As you can see from the pictures -we did it. I can see his cute little face again. Hopefully this cut will last for a few weeks.

Chase is becoming a good shot with the Nerf gun - don't turn your back :)

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

How do you get 7 kids to all take a picture together??????

Zac chillin in the Dino Mouth.
Cool hair Matt.


Family times in Utah

Matthew and Isaac having fun at dinner!

This ones for Jenni - he does clean up nice :0)

Love ya Tim!

This was the best of the worst - at least all the boys are in the picture.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

More New Mexico Fun

The kids and I took a road trip to New Mexico to visit my Bro. Tim and his family. It was so good to see all of them and to let the kids play and get to know each other. Poor Isaac and Sarah getting blown away by the wind.

Landon with a big smile as usual.
Landon went inside and came out with his hoody on to protect him from the smoke - funny kid.
Can I have s'more please - mmmmmmmmmmmm

We have never been to Four Corners so how could you make it this far and not only took us twice as long to get there.......hahahaha.........ask Tim about that one :)
Not really anything else there but,
"Four Corners"

Once again another fun filled windy day.
It was a great drive - both of the kids were awsome travelers. We loved seeing all the red rock and being able to see forever in one direction - we haven't been able to do that for awhile (to many trees in Washington, which of course we miss too)

New Mexico

Check out the white caps on the river!
We went to Durango, Colorado for the day and it was sooooo windy!!! We still had a blast though and spent plenty of money at Fuzzywigs candy store - yummy!

The boys had so much funny playing and Taylor was a good sport to play along - they all just love her.

Thanks Uncle Tim for taking me to the Twilight release party............You're the best!

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Musik Garten

Chase and I started a Music class about a month ago and today
he got his own symbols, books and CD.
He is very excited and YES,our house is very loud!!!

Monday, March 9, 2009

No More Monkeys Jumping On the Bed.........

Congratulations Jenna & Jared!
Can't wait to see the room all put together.

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

More Taylor pics..............

Hey Mom!
Taylor loves to be creative and take her own picture - not bad! Peace out Dude - favorite saying

Taylor and Cousin Makenna or "Kenna" according to Chase

More Taylors pics.

Taylor and New Friends Sara and Emilee Mt.Rainier from the airplane moving day

Taylor and Cousin Cassidy - Miss you Cassidy!

Thats one way to wear them!

Random pics.................

Taylor got a camera for Christmas but lost her USB cord. We finally got a new cord and can now share pictures she has taken.
Chase and I at the airport riding on the moving sidewalk at least a billion times.
Taylor and Grandma - Love you Grandma

Captured a smile on camera.

Taylor and Chase best buds!
Notice the Alice Necklace.