Breakfast With Santa 2011

December 30, 2011

*I’m going to try and update with our Christmas pictures and then we will see if I can blog better in 2012! * One of our favorite family Christmas traditions is to go to “Breakfast with Santa” at the Grand America with Grandma Wendy and Grandpa Russ. The kids get all spiffied up in their […]

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2010 Crafty Projects Roundup

January 21, 2011

I thought I’d do a “roundup” of my crafty projects I created and posted last year—putting them in one spot so they are easy to find. I’ll link to the original posts as well. Rose Heart Shadow Box iPhone Valentines + Fancy Nancy Valentines “All I Need to Know I Learned in Primary” free poster […]

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Annie’s Nutcracker Weekend

December 7, 2010

Last weekend Annie’s dance studio put on their annual Children’s Nutcracker performance. It’s a crazy whirlwind of rehearsals and several performances but in the end Annie and her friends had a blast together and did a fabulous job–it was worth it. While I loved Annie as a Peppermint Stick last year, she had lots of […]

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Annie in the Nutcracker–Dec. 2009

January 8, 2010

Who can believe that we are here in 2010, a new decade??? I love the feel of the fresh new start of a new year. We spent the week after Christmas/the first few days of the new year in Maui with Jaden’s family—it was heavenly. Definitely hard to get back to the regular routine and […]

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Merry Christmas!!

December 26, 2009

I hope your holiday was full of everything that you love. Our family had a wonderful Christmas together. I loved it. I know I’ve been scarce around this blog lately, we’ve been busy doing all that fun stuff that goes along with the month of December! We’ll be enjoying the break this week, and then […]

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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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Merry Christmas

December 24, 2008

Luke 21 And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed.2 (And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.)3 And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city.4 And Joseph also went up […]

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Breakfast with Santa

December 7, 2008

Yesterday morning we went with Grandma Wendy and Grandpa Russ and had a special breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus! Well, they didn’t actually sit at our table per se, but we had a delicious breakfast buffet at the Grand America while Santa and Mrs. Claus visited each table. They were fabulous. It was so […]

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Christmas Pictures

January 9, 2008

I wanted to post the pictures I took of Brandon and Annie in their Christmas outfits before it’s NEXT Christmas, so here we go. The toughest was getting one of them together!! Nearly impossible…..but I think they are cute anyway. I am barely functioning today! Last night I was awake more than I was asleep–don’t […]

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December 30, 2007

You might want to grab a mug of hot chocolate and some munchies, this one’s gonna be on the longish side. We had a great Christmas! The kids were so excited the entire month and it was contagious. I loved hearing the kids singing Jingle Bells, Annie randomly shouting “Santa Pwaus, Ho Ho Ho!”, Brandon’s […]

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