Monthly Archives: October 2014

Offer accepted! (and pie night)

Grandma, I specifically cleared my camera this morning so I could take pictures of the Halloween parade at Lydia’s preschool, but when I got there, my card was still full! My friend Paige took pictures for me, but she’s moving … Continue reading

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House hunt ended (hopefully)

Grandma, I am throwing up some pictures just for you. We are completely crazy with the house buying business, but Abe put in an offer tonight and we are waiting on pins and needles for the response tomorrow. A week … Continue reading

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dinner with the Petersons

We had the usual harried Sunday, with Abe going to hours upon hours of meetings on top of our regular three-hour church block. But it was better day than expected. I spent the afternoon cooking and preparing for dinner with … Continue reading

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All sorts of adventures.

Today was one of those marathon days. First, Lydia’s dance class had a Halloween celebration. Lydia invited Sophia, who came as the cutest Miss Piggy I have ever seen! Then it was farmer’s market time: Then Abe went to the … Continue reading

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Wherein we decide to move to Provo next month.

This morning Misty invited us to the Gateway for the children’s museum’s Halloween Party. Abe and I counted and realized that the girls will have gone to TEN Halloween celebrations by the time the actual day rolls around! Crazy, but … Continue reading

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Gardens after Dark

We have had so many Halloween activities that I accidentally dressed Lydia up in costume for preschool. I thought the Halloween parade was this week. The school administrator patiently informed me that the parade will occur on Halloween, as the … Continue reading

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Play group party

I have been really depressed by the news lately, and I came across this scripture this morning: “Wherefore, whoso believeth in God might with surety hope for a better world, which hope cometh of faith, maketh an anchor to the … Continue reading

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fix-it cut, the aviary, and Provo

This day was the kind of day that made me stop and feel grateful to be a stay at home mom. I enjoyed each part of the day. Even though I dropped Lydia off half an hour late to preschool, … Continue reading

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Red Butte and dinner with the Pe’as.

This morning we went with Lalitha and Eden to Red Butte Gardens. It was a beautiful day. In fact, Abe and I keep having conversations about how amazing the weather this year has been. I wish this year would just … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Mary (round 2 1/2)!

We celebrated Mary’s birthday again tonight, this time at the Miners’. I baked a cake and filled the pan too full, so now the bottom of the oven is chock full of burnt cake. I will have to clean that … Continue reading

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