Kids can create some interesting entertainment. We have a plethora of diaper boxes flowing in and out of our home. We occasionally do something with the boxes before recycling them. Here's one of the diaper-box-events:
Thursday, July 31, 2008
Sunday, July 27, 2008
Sunday, July 20, 2008
McKay has a difficult time in sacrament meeting. We have had a lot of family night chats on how to be reverent in church.
First of all, I don't think he knows what a whisper is. He talks way too loud.
Today in church the meeting went on forever! (Oh, but we did have the Merced Hansen's visiting and they shared their testimonies . What a great couple. They are in the Fresno Temple Presidency)
When the final speaker finished (about 15 minutes after the hour), McKay yelled, "He's done!". I was out in the foyer with Maren and I heard him! Embarrassment.
And the other day Sister Davis inquired, "How many children do you have again?".
"Is that all? Why does it seem like you take a whole pew?!!"
Thanks. It's because they are all squirming around so much....and we DO take the whole pew.
I'll tell ya, going to church is a real challenge for us. But a challenge well worth it.
My first quilt is my first quilt. It was a project..., or more like an experiment...you know, to see if I could do it. I am embarrassed to share it with you because some of you are amazing quilters (Rachelle, Aunt Stephanie, DeLane).
Confession: I didn't use a pattern. I made a LOT of mistakes. It's pretty pathetic. However, it is on our bed and we will use it for the time being.
But, guess what? I want to do it again! (Ok, but this time I want use a pattern and call on help from the pros.)
It is a great feeling to create something and know that you are the creator.
That's what I love about cooking.
And bearing and raising children.
And gardening/wood work(..in my future plans. I can imagine the good feelings.)
And now quilting.
Saturday, July 12, 2008
#2 Maren got stuck in grandma's small dog kennel. We weren't really paying attention to her until we heard her screaming because, well, she was stuck!
This is my good friend Kellie, and her daughter Chloe (and Taylor, of course). They came with us to J.I.P. They moved away now and we are sad!
Taylor loved all the big rides.
Chloe smothering her ice cream in her face. Gotta love it!
Tuesday, July 8, 2008
(from left to right: Sis-in-law, brother, sister, son, sister, mom, me, daughters, father, and husband) We missing the Clarke Bj family.
My parents hanging out with Mar at the firework show.
Ash & McKay
My sisters are the greatest AUNTS...ever!
Entertained by Uncle Duane's magic show at the college concert.
And here's the whole Bj gang! What a great family I have. I am truly blessed. I love you all!
God bless America, my home, sweet home!
Sunday, July 6, 2008
Taylor and McKay eating hotdogs in front of their very own tent! Maren took possession of my sleeping bag.
Spencer went white water rafting with his friend Carl. I hung out with Carl's wife and baby.