July 2009

Zucchini, tomatoes and peas, oh my!

July 27, 2009

Admittedly, I am NOT a green thumb. I can manage to keep 3 children and a husband and myself alive, but alas, I cannot maintain the life of a simple houseplant. But this year I was determined to have a small vegetable garden–it is our very first family garden as this is the first house […]

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Christmas in July

July 22, 2009

I am home today with a sick, throwing up baby while the rest of my family is spending the day boating for a family reunion. I am so depressed about it! Mostly because I hate it when my kids are sick and helpless, and poor sweet Haylie just feels terrible, you can see it in […]

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Can I go to bed yet?

July 19, 2009

Today was one of those days. Just keepin’ it real. Battles and tears and accidental owies and stomping up stairs and other activities began before church and carried well through Sacrament Meeting. Haylie has perfected her high pitched shriek and refuses to sit peacefully on laps for 3 hours (well, what nearly-16-month-old baby DOES???). She […]

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Our 4th of July Weekend: Part 2

July 13, 2009

On Saturday morning we slept in a little bit then headed up to PC to spend the day with Jaden’s side of the fam. It was only about 68 degrees when we got there, which was a nice change. We met at Uncle Kevin and Aunt Cheryl’s condo and walked over to the parade, making […]

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Our 4th of July Weekend: Part 1

July 9, 2009

I always love the 4th of July weekend. Dressing all in red, white and blue, talking with the kids about why we celebrate Independence Day and our freedoms, parades, family, fireworks, and of course, good food. We had a great time this year, starting off with a BBQ at my parents’ place on Friday night. […]

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My Patriotic Flag Cake :)

July 6, 2009

Just looking at this picture makes my mouth begin to water! I’m prepping my patriotic pics to share soon (we had a great 4th of July weekend!) but thought I’d give you a little taste (hee hee ha ha) to tide you over. I decided that I really wanted to make one of those 4th […]

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