Town Clean-up Day

I took the kids with me to help at the town clean-up day. Oliver doesn’t like to weed AT ALL, but I convinced him that it was important to help. He also liked using the weeding tool. He was SO proud of himself after pulling this big weed.  Marion loves to help outside. She would…

Hiking in Zion with Lisa and Jessie

We went hiking on the East Rim Trail with Lisa and Jessie. It is becoming one of my favorite trails because it is the trail closest to my house! It is also very beautiful. Marion looked through the whole bucket of animal crackers to find animals she wanted to eat. If there are no kitties…

Rosenbruch Wildlife Museum in St. George

My sister Lisa and her daughter Jessie came to visit us last month for a few days. It was super exciting because the last time she was here my whole family had the flu and then her family kept either being sick or having conflicts when she was trying to come back to visit. Yay!…

What We Do May Edition

Elora had her dance recital last month. She was super excited about it – Oliver gave her a little bundle of flowers afterwards and told her she did a good job. He sure loves his big sister. It was fun to watch her dance and see how she has progressed this year – still scared…

Petrified Dunes in Snow Canyon

Chris took some family pictures for his friend Greg in Snow Canyon after we camped there. The place where they took the pictures was on the petrified sand dunes. It was so amazing to explore there. The kids really loved it. The kids found a Juniper tree and decided it would be SO fun to…

Snow Canyon Campout Part 2

My friend Stefanie and her kids came to hang out with us and the kids all decided to play hide and seek. It was so fun to see all the kids running around together. Stefanie’s little girl Sophie brought presents for our kids. They all got magic towels and glow sticks. There was a water…

Snow Canyon Camping, Part 1

We took the kids for an overnight campout near St. George at Snow Canyon State Park. On the way to the campsite we decided to stop at the Zion museum and let the kids do a Junior Ranger geology session. Marion found a fuzzy caterpillar in the parking lot, and even though she was told…