Monday, September 5, 2011
So I know it's been a while since I have posted life just got a little crazy for us. We came home from our camp out and I got a new job (same company just new position during normal daytime hours) so I had two weeks to get several things wrapped up with my current job, get a sitter arranged for Matt and Jake ready to start school. I started my new job on August 15th and Jake started school as a 1st grader that same week. We have really been enjoying getting to spend time all together and have been adjusting to the new routine. We felt like we were starting to settle in really well and then we had a surprise, Scott was called to be the 2nd counselor of our Bishopric, WOW! They just set him apart yesterday. We are so grateful for his willingness to serve and that the Lord felt that this is where we are needed. We know that all of our blessing come for our Father In Heaven and we feel so blessed. I will try to keep up better the last 6 weeks or so have just been so crazy. We love you all and we are so grateful to have you in our lives...
We were so excited to finally see some real fireworks!!! We don't get many at home because of the dry conditions and lot's of trees to burn. They were so fun, we got to watch them with my Mom & Sisters family. We then headed out to our annual family reunion camp out. We had beautiful weather and lot's of peace and quiet it was so nice to get away and spend sometime with my Grandma & Grandpa. My folks & Sisters family then came up to spend a couple of days with us. We did some relaxing, Scott built a swing for the "kids", we did some crafts, a little sight seeing, cut some wood, and way to much good food as usual.
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
I have fallen in love the St George! It is such a great community, we had a good time wandering downtown, we toured the Brigham Young Winter Home I loved all the antiques who know they were making waffels in the early to mid 1800s, I saw an early style barbie doll, some great furniture, the chair Brigham made him self and the bed was his as well so cool I loved it (Our guide did get a little hahah long winded but he had some wonderful stories, then we took the boys to the splash pad and the little water stream in the square and the kids got to put their feet in and cool off, we were having a great time and then, Matt decided to take a dive in (on accident as he was trying to go around someone) and tore his face up poor kid was so upset and pretty scraped and bruised up and had a chunk missing out of his eye lid I felt so bad for him. I decided to figure out how bad it was and asked if he was good enough to ride the Merry Go Round and yep he was, he still needed lot's of lovin' but was ready to move on and was a pretty good trooper the rest of the trip.
This was the tabernacle built in St. George. I saw the stair case through the window at night and we went back the next day I absolutely loved them. The most amazing thing about the stairs is that there is no central support post they are completely free standing. The building had such great features it was very fun to take a tour and learn more about it and also to be reminded about the importance of tithing and faith.
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
So I decided to do some baking and couldn't remember how many the batch would make, so yep I doubled it and wow did we have cinnamon rolls coming out our ears. They were so yummy and guilt free since the were fat free! I am getting so much better at figuring out how to create healthier treats for us to enjoy.