A Day at the Beach

Still back blogging… We went to the beach one day with my sister Sharon and her crew of kids. Elora asks every couple weeks if we can go to the beach, so I am glad I was able to take them one day! The kids could not contain their excitement about the water and were…

Bates Nut Farm

As always, when at Grandma and Grandpa’s house we visited Bates Nut Farm. The kids love the animals, and I love the homemade chocolates… Elora filled Marion’s pockets with corn so she could feed the animals better. Marion also tried to climb into the sheep pen. Luckily it was the sheep, because one of her…

Slip N’ Slide

This summer we spent a couple weeks in California at Grandma and Grandpa’s house. Here was one of the favorite activities: I tried to explain to Oliver how to slide on the Slip N’ Slide, but he didn’t really get it… He just likes running around and getting a little wet. There was a fun…

Hiking in Zion

We went on a hike in Zion a few weeks ago. We headed down to a little known slot canyon that Chris discovered way back when we were doing out 365 Days in Zion project. It became a favorite for us, since there were often frogs there, and it always stays nice a cool. We…

Pioneer Day

Here is another favorite Utah holiday – Pioneer Day! Which celebrates the date that the first settlers came to Salt Lake City. Elora and Oliver were both really excited to be in the parade this year. They were supposed to wear either pioneer clothing or western wear. We are a little short on both of…

Fourth of July Celebration

We love the fourth of July celebrations in our town! It is a fun time of year where everyone takes a day to celebrate this great country we live in. We started out at the flag raising in the morning, where Marion learned a new word – “donut!” I think she liked it! Marion loves…