Swimming Lessons

The kids took swimming lessons earlier this summer, and they both did such a great job. Elora is especially proud of herself – she learned to float and swim all by herself this year! Here she is proudly popping out of the water after swimming all by herself! She is not afraid of the water…

St. George Air Show

I keep waiting for Chris to help me with this post since he knows what all the planes are called, but I have decided to go ahead and post it and he can update it later. We went to the kids’ first air show down in St. George. I haven’t been to one since I…

New Pool

We got a new little pool for the kids, complete with slide. It was a big hit with the kids! And with this hot summer, we may be pulling it out a lot! Marion wanted to get in, but once she realized the water was cold, she decided to stand outside the pool and just…

Alton Picnic

Every year the there is a big picnic in the town of Alton, just down the road from us. We were excited to go this year – there is always good food, and of course, a little “train” ride that the kids love. Here is the Alton Train. Oliver has already asked multiple times if…

Kindergarten Graduation

Elora graduated from Kindergarten! And the ceremony was quite a big deal with cute little graduation robes and everything. I asked Elora if she wanted to wear a nice dress, and she said, “No! I will be wearing a red robe!” I especially love her red and white striped socks to match her robe. The…

Trip to Grandma’s House

The last time we came to California, it was around Easter. I didn’t have a camera and borrrowed my mom’s camera to take pictures, but forgot to get the pics from her… so a few months late, here are some cute pics of the kids on our Spring Break trip to CA. We went to…