Christmas is coming

We are decorated for Christmas. The new door looks great with a wreath, and some garland. The tree looks great even though only the top half is decorated since the baby keeps running off with those bottom decorations. We have lights hanging in the windows out front since we did ...

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Brighton Meadows Campout 2011

Amazingly, the Brighton Meadows Campground had spots open on this Labor Day weekend. It’s owned by The Church and is available for free* first-come first-serve. I think most people just don’t know about it, because it’s a great place to camp and it was Labor Day weekend ...

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First week of school-Done!

On Monday the oldest two boys returned to school. Reece will start tomorrow. It has been nice to have a quieter house this week and enjoy time with him. Reece has actually happily done things like play with playdoh for hours, build with legos quietly, and help me bake instead ...

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This week was fun

Last week the kids took turns being sick so we did not do much. This week is the last week of summer for them. I had to make it fun. Here is what we did:

Monday: Ok- so shopping for socks and underwear and new shoes may not be super ...

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Adventures of late

Adventures from this week:

I vacuumed out my vent in my bedroom the other day thinking there must be some sort of blockage because it wasn’t putting out as much air as the other vents… Well, whatever I vacuumed out was small enough to fit in the vacuum hose- ...

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"Bye John!"

“Bye John!”

Those are the words yelled out a car window by a little boy as he waved at my son, his new friend. I don’t have a child named John you say? Well, that is mostly correct. I do have a silly little son who is so cute ...

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Porter Rockwell Trail

Several weeks ago we loaded all of the bikes, the bike trailer, water bottles, and some snacks, and don’t forget us too into the family minivan so we could go biking as a family along the Porter Rockwell trail. This is a trail in Draper that was put in ...

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Khan Academy

This morning, when they really should have been doing something better with their time, the boys turned on their computer so they could drool over lego sets they are saving up for, or play games or something. I walked into the room and said, somewhat sternly, “what are you doing ...

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