Monthly Archives: December 2015

Good-bye to family and Ammon’s baby blessing

Lily told me that before she met me she had never heard of a “recovery day.” Apparently I have enlightened her on the concept, but a “recovery day” is a day where you literally expect nothing from yourself for a … Continue reading

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A Holly Jolly Christmas

Lily turned to me (Abe) this evening and said, “I think this is the best Christmas I have ever had.”  It made me so happy to hear that. She put so much work into making it a nice Christmas for … Continue reading

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Aloha!

This week we went from this: to this: We are so happy to be in Hawaii! Abe’s extremely generous CEO gave this gift to our family and ten other Qualtrics families. It has been so nice to escape the cold … Continue reading

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back to blogging

I took some pictures of Ammon smiling this morning. And then I wistfully took this shot of him sleeping. I worked for hours to get him to this point, and then it was time to pack him up to drop … Continue reading

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early in the day post

I’m just going to blog now while Ammon is napping because at night I get too tired. Here are some darling pictures and a video I have of Lydia playing peekaboo with Ammon. And here is a picture and a … Continue reading

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Gearing up for Hawaii

Today I promised the girls we would wrap Christmas presents. We are gearing up for our trip to Hawaii on Saturday and are trying to get everything done before we go. Last week Abe found out Qualtrics is sending our … Continue reading

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another catch-up post

Today we went to Salt Lake to have dinner with the Sorensons. Rich made rouladen, a dish he came to love on his mission in Germany. As always, we had a great time and forgot to take pictures. This morning … Continue reading

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the girls get new beds

We have been operating on energy fumes lately, but somehow we managed to set up the girls’ new beds in the middle of the work week. It wasn’t exactly wise because we are now exhausted beyond reason, but the girls … Continue reading

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live nativity

Today we went to the live nativity in American Fork with Chelsea, Derek, et. al. We went last year right after we moved and had a wonderful time. This time was even better because the weather was lovely. (Last year … Continue reading

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Caterpillar, caterpillar…

I really want to start blogging again daily, but things have felt so crazy lately. By the end of the day I am ready to jump off a cliff or go straight to bed. We have been trying to potty … Continue reading

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