June 2008

Thank you, Betty Crocker….

June 24, 2008

….for providing my 2 1/2 year old with endless entertainment. We made brownies on Sunday afternoon. I let the kids lick the bowl, but not before making Annie remove her daily-worn blue Cinderella gown, thank goodness. But look closely and you’ll notice she kept on her glass slippers. A true lady. Annie was seriously in […]

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First "official" swim of the summer!

June 20, 2008

This week marked our first official trip to the pool this summer! Actually, we went twice! Brandon’s been taking swimming lessons the past few months and they both like to “swim” in our big bathtub, but this was our first real outside swim. We had a great time! These pics are at the nice, quiet […]

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Super Dad

June 18, 2008

I asked the kids to tell me some of the things they love about their daddy, and here are a few of the items we came up with. Reasons why Jaden is a Super Dad! *He plays “Daddy Monster” which is chasing the kids around the house and catching them and wrestling with them *He […]

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My Preschool Grad

June 11, 2008

Today was Brandon’s preschool program/graduation. I can’t believe that he’s finished 2 years of preschool and is off to Kindergarten in a few short months. We took a few pics before the program, and Annie insisted on being right there with her big brother. Aren’t they cute?? I think so. Even though they fight like […]

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June 9, 2008

On the second Monday of every month, my cousins and all of our kids gather at my Grandma’s house for potluck lunch. It’s so fun to get together and let the kids play their little hearts out and let us adults have actual conversations! Today Julie and Kirsten and I were feeling a bit nostalgic […]

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Rainy Day Survival

June 6, 2008

The last few days have been cold and wet. So we’ve been trying to do a few fun things to keep from going insane–especially since Jaden was out of town for 3 days! Movies, “popcorn picnics” in the family room, playing with every toy, watching home videos, playing with friends, making puppets and going to […]

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Haylie’s Blessing

June 2, 2008

Yesterday morning we had Haylie’s blessing. It was a beautiful day. Jaden gave her an amazing, inspired blessing and we were so grateful to have our families with us. My heart was full. Haylie is a little angel and looked beautiful in her dress. After church we had a delicious brunch at our house and […]

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