Happy Pioneer Day!

Elora really wanted to have a Pioneer Day Party, so she planned lots of great activities and invited some friends to join in. We had planned to have the party at the park, but due to the rainy weather we decided to have dinner at our place and hope for the rain to depart in…

Easter Fun

We had a great time this Easter Season! We spent time together on our Salzburg trip and got home to enjoy Easter festivities the week before Easter Sunday. We spent time dying eggs with the kids. This year was a lot of fun because Chris pulled out glitter, pom poms, googly eyes, and and glitter…

Happy Valentine’s Day!

On Valentine’s Day we had a little party in the afternoon. We had heart shaped snacks, made valentine’s cards and played games. It was such a fun afternoon together. We got this awesome bead kit from our friends in Germany and the kids LOVE IT. I am amazed at how long James will spend placing…

Christmas

We had such a wonderful Christmas season this year. After celebrating Christmas early with family in Salt Lake City, we flew back to Vienna and enjoyed Christmas markets and going out everyday to enjoy this wonderful season in the city. We kept seeing Christmas trees for sale everywhere we went. The kids would get so…

Christmas Markets in Vienna!

Christmas is my favorite time of year, and even more so in Vienna. I love all the Christmas markets, the lights, the yummy food, warm drinks, Christmas music, and especially the Christmas ornaments! Our first market was the Rathaus market one cold night. I love the ornament stands here and was able to find a…

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas Concert!

We got tickets to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas Concert – it has been a lifelong dream of our little boy to attend one of these concerts! Both sets of grandparents and my sister’s family also got tickets and we had enough spare tickets for another sister to come with her boys too. This led…

Chris’ Big 3-0

Chris had his 30th birthday about a week ago, so of course we had to have a party. I asked if he wanted to go out, and instead said he wanted BBQ pork sandwiches. Two weeks away from moving home to America, and we had a party with the best American food we could make…

Heidi and Marco’s Wedding

Our friends Heidi and Marco got married a couple weeks ago and we went to their wedding banquet. And banquet it was! It was quite the party, we were there from 5:30 to 10:30 and the party was still going strong… Heidi is the kids’ favorite person in the world, so they were excited to…

Elora Goober

Elora is a very unique little girl… we have quite a few interesting moments with her in the house, so we are posting just a couple. She likes to be “Fancy” so here she is all dressed up for a fun day of playing with Dirty Teddy (it may have been his birthday, he has…

New Year’s Eve

Nana and Grampy were excitedly waiting for our New Year’s celebration… Elora planned some activities for us on New Year’s Eve. Although Christmas was over, she really wanted to act out the nativity. So we got out some blankets, and voila! Here is Mary and Joseph. Marion got to be baby Jesus. Here are some…

Elora’s Christmas Party

After building our igloo, Elora really wanted to have a Christmas party inside her “snow castle”. So we invited over our friends who live across the street, put rugs down inside the igloo, cooked tons of food, and let the party begin! It was actually a really cold day. The kids all started out inside…

Christmas Momo Party (part 2)

Sarita and Om came over to help us prepare our Christmas Momo Feast! Here is Sarita opening her gift. We put together some pictures of every momo party we have ever had, and some other fun times we have had together. We will be moving away soon, but we wanted Sarita to know we have…