Bryce Canyon

So we are back-blogging from earlier in November. Our friend Tom who works with Chris came out to visit us a few weeks ago just before Chris and Tom headed off to a trade show. We were enjoying a nice sunny Saturday, so we decided to drive over to Bryce Canyon National Park. As we…

Chimney Fun

We got a new wood burning stove insert for our house this year. We put it in and… voila! It smoked up the house so we had to buy a chimney pipe to put into our chimney. Sigh. It was starting to get cold so I got to be Chris’ helper in this fun project….

Kids are Funny

I teach a Mommy and Me Music Class. Here is Oliver and his little friend Jane at Music Class last week. Oliver has made some great new friends in class and he LOVES having the other kids come over to play with the instruments. These pictures are to chronicle an interesting behavior of Oliver’s. First…

Painting is Fun for Everyone!

We got out the trash bags and paint a couple weeks ago and went outside to make some masterpieces. The kids love to paint and haven’t gotten to paint much since we got back to Utah. I guess I like my table here better than the one in Vienna because I feel hesitant to let…

Marion’s Birthday!

I saw this cute cake on pinterest and decided I would make it! It turned out pretty good I thought. Elora was so happy to help put sprinkles on the extra cupcakes. I think she ate as many as she put on the cupcakes. Oliver got to help out too. He was excited to eat…

Halloween

Halloween is a big favorite around this house. I love costumes and we have plenty of them. I always seem to make more, in spite of the huge box we already have. This year I gave myself a break from making costumes (since there seem to be plenty of projects already going on in this…

Circus!

Chris got some cheap tickets to a circus up in Orem on groupon.com. Our kids loved the circus in Vienna, so we took a little road trip up north so the kids could see another circus. Marion loved seeing the animals. There was a little petting zoo set up before the circus, and she really…