Friday, March 20, 2015

Monday, December 1, 2014

Merry Christmas
 Mia and Cayden sleeping under the tree- Brenner was absent this year- 14 is too big to do that sorta thing you know!
 The front of the house- Beautiful!
 Fuzzy - but our tree
 Nutcrackers - the one on the end is the new "gingerbread" baker- you will see why in a bit! 
 Our Christmas Village that has gotten very large- 19 houses- we will do 20 and be done but a hospital has not come out yet for Nikki???  Very fun- we love it!
 Now this year Stacy had a great idea to enter the Festival of Trees Ginger Bread Village- we looked around and "I" came up with the idea to do the Salt Lake Temple.  WHY? Why would we take on such a project???
We started and after lots of baking, engineering, frosting making, baking, lighting, candy making, and  even more baking- we ended up with..... 
Truly Beautiful and Amazing!!!
But next year- no way!
And look who showed up riding down a zip line this year! 
Much to Daddy's dismay- an elf on the shelf! And she is a Girl!
Looks like she will reek havoc and mischief around our house for the next 25 days!!!
Mia is elated!!!

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving
 Mia as a "native american" not an Indian!
Just look at that FEAST!
 The boys
 The girls
And the best part of thanksgiving dinner- the black olives!

Saturday, November 15, 2014

 Mia has been practicing like a little "orphan" for the production Annie put on by Farmington City.  She and Nikki have found a new passion- the theater!!!  Mia loves to act and all the friend time she gets in on the side and Nikki loves the "drama" and being back stage with sets and props!
Go Girls!!!
 Mia and her "orphan" friends.

Friday, October 31, 2014

Happy Halloween
 Brenner made a "scary" pumpkin this year
 Cookie Decorating
Our traditional "bubbling" root beer and "ghost" chili- Yummy!!!
 Our last little trick or treater- Pink Bat Woman.
Giving out the goods!

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Summer fun 2014

Summer Fun 2014
(in no particular order)
 Ninja gives birth to four kittens- the kids favorite past time!
 Brenner and Cayden get the Aviation Merit Badge in Heber Utah.
 Dad has a truly wonderful Swiss Days-
 The chickens start laying eggs.
 At the Ogden Temple open house.
 Some cement goes in the backyard- we have walkways!!!
 The front of the house after Daddy installed some new lighting
Truly Beautiful- says Daddy!
 Brenner finishes up the last three climbs for the climbing merit badge from camp.
 Cutting lots of at the Cabin for our yard edging.
It will be beautiful when done!
 The chickens lay "more" eggs!!!
 Mia's 8th birthday party.
 Playing in the water at Pine view Reservoir.
 Riding the trains behind our home.
 Making cupcakes with Mommy.
 At a swim meet.
 Lagoon a Beach day.
 In Yellowstone.
 Mia and Maddie at Peter Pan.
 Nikki and Granddaddy do some yard work.
 Mia and Maddie at the Susseical.
 Daddy and Mia at the Hill Air Show.
 Moving Mimi and Granddaddy cross country.
Denver Traffic- Argh!
 The boys in the freezing water at Hinkley Scout Ranch.
 Mia's Baptism.
 Saint Patricks day.
Our 15th anniversary cruise- what fun!!!
 Nikki's 40th Birth Day.
 And with all that we still found the time to...
Finish a Basement!
Now on to the front and back yards!
No rest for the weary!!!