2018 family snapshot

Each year I like to do a “snapshot” of how things work in our family at that particular moment in time. (Links to the other snapshots are here: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)  I looked over some of those recently and I’m so glad I have them tucked away to remember. So here we go with how…

October little things

Old news but still good news. Lucy turned eleven and had been planning out that day for a long time. She was sure to let everyone know about the day. Even the minute of her birth (which Dave made up after her incessant asking and we couldn’t remember because we didn’t have her baby book…

September little things

Sun has set on September long, long ago, but here I am to document what happened that crazy month. (Claire took that above pic. at one of her soccer practices…or maybe it was game warm-up?  But I love how she caught that gorgeous big sky with the silhouettes of the players all tiny at the…

August 2017 little things

Grace got home from China the end of July, so the beginning of August was filled with Chinese gift-giving: …picture reminiscing: …and driver’s license testing.  More about that back HERE. Our life has changed for the better in SO many ways with that girl driving.  I honestly say a little prayer of thanks about every day…

January 2017 little things

New Years Day was HERE. And it was followed by family card games galore…especially while we had Elle home to hang with us. We soaked in the golden carpet covering our neighborhood. Lucy’s friends do these “food war” dealios where they create all sorts of creations with food. Then they have us taste-test to be…

general conference 2016

General Conference for our church took place this last weekend.   I was sooo excited about it, as I always am.  We have some friends who are interested in the church at the moment and when I was explaining what conference is to her I had to laugh at myself.  As I explained that it…