Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Hello again!

We took a few months off from blogging!

The kids are back at school. I am working and volunteering at the school. Tom is busy with work and church.

Here is a recap of our summer:

Farm living in CA. The kids had a blast living in the trailer on the farm. It was DIRTY, I think that is what they liked the best! A new calf was born (unexpected)

a filly was born (expected - but done quietly at 2 am)

we played with cousins and made 7 skirts for the girls

We came home, played more and Will was baptized.

Monday, May 24, 2010

Sewing again

I finished a baby blanket for a coworker of Tom's and forgot to take a picture! This is a dress that I am working on for P, I just need to hem and do the finishing stitching. I was worried it would be too big - she is going to have to wear leggings with it. I can't believe how tall she she is getting.

School is finished on Thursday - I have been collecting things to work on. We are planning a "Redwood Unit" and hike and "San Francisco" unit and visit while we are out there.
I am linking to Skip to my Lou.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010


I finished the aprons, just in time for the wedding! There were 11 total, I thought they all came out great, and I love the addition of the monogram. When I get a picture of the servers I will post it. So my question is: Am I sick and wrong to even think that I need to remember this for when Phoebe gets married? By then I know I will be senile and won't remember anything, but...

Anyway on to embroiderying backpacks for girl's camp, baby blankets, and organizers!

Monday, April 5, 2010


I hope everyone had a wonderful Easter weekend. We enjoyed the Conference talks at the Ranch with playing in between. The kids had fun riding their quads and playing in the very small amount of snow left.

I have been enjoying the blooms in the front yard and love to see the lillies every spring.


Spring is here and that means baseball for this group. Tom is co-coaching the boys team again this year. So while we had a limited life with Tom's new calling, we now have no life (outside ball games!) We have 2 games a week and lucky us - 1 is on every Saturday through May. I can't complain - the boys are busy with practicing, so it somewhat keeps them out of trouble. Phoebe loves to bring snack so she can boss the other siblings around.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Tip Junkie

It has been awhile since I posted! Baseball started for the boys and we have been BUSY! We had a blast at Disneyland and it was confirmed that Daniel is an adreneline junkie.

Have you seen the Spring Fling Contest Tip Junkie has going? I would love to win any of the prizes! Wish me luck.

Sunday, February 28, 2010

Busy, busy, busy

What have you been up to? I have been sewing, sewing, sewing! My hands are so dry from handling material! Starting Thursday skirts and aprons will be for sale in the loft at Glitterbox downtown. I will post a picture from the store.

On the home front, Tom is busy with work and church. The boys start baseball this week and Phoebe is telling everyone what to do!

Saturday, January 2, 2010

Happy New Year

I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas! We had fun in Utah, but are glad to be back in warmer climes!

We had a wonderful dinner last night (Pioneer Woman's Shimp and Pasta in foil) and I had the table all set with chargers, china and goblets. I even made a centerpiece with candles, tangelos and leaves. I was cooking so I asked Daniel to take some pictures. I looked through the pictures today and there is not one of the table. He took pictures of his sister, our friends that came for dinner, and the cartoon that was on TV.

On another note, what are your goals for the year? I decided I am going to help my kids learn to do more around the house to help! Our word for the year is SERVICE (to home, family and others.)