Monthly Archives: September 2016

End of quarter Eve

Today was actually quite peaceful on the home front, although we ended with a three hour harp practice. It took us almost three hours to do six repetitions in Lightly Row. I am fried. Lydia, however, is always in a terrific … Continue reading

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Yay, it’s Wednesday!

I recently read a blog post about how to celebrate, among other things, Wednesdays. What a great idea. Actually, Wednesday is a great day for me now that Lydia goes to school on Wednesdays. I can, theoretically, get so much … Continue reading

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Happy 4th Birthday, Mary!

Today was our itty bitty Mary’s birthday. Except–she’s not so itty bitty anymore! Actually, before my mom moved in, she was still pint sized. But my mom actually takes the time to feed Mary her dinner, whereas Abe and I … Continue reading

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Mary’s birthday eve

Yesterday we had a peaceful Sunday. I actually forget what went on other than church. I think I read a lot in some homeschooling books and the girls watched a whole bunch of Veggie Tales. Ammon has been very fussy all … Continue reading

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Domesticity

We had a peaceful day today. My mom spent most of the day at the temple, Abe got some potentially good news at work, and I had a day of domesticity at home with Mary and Ammon. Lydia had a … Continue reading

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Stacked Tuesdays

Tuesdays are stacked for us. We have a harp lesson, Let’s Play Music, and ballet. We also have been sharing a small cold. I have been plying the kids and myself with nano-silver. Since we are on Dave Ramsey, I … Continue reading

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Playing with the Marshalls

Today we played with the Marshall kids all afternoon. I found them so delightful. The kids decorated me with flowers, and Carter was really sweet and gave Ammon lots of animal crackers while the other kids returned inside to play. … Continue reading

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Outside all weekend.

We were outside almost the whole weekend. We had an Elder’s Quorum barbecue yesterday evening and then our kids played with the neighborhood kids all afternoon today. Most of our pictures are from yesterday afternoon before the barbecue. Also, I … Continue reading

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the state fair

Yesterday I took the kids to the Utah State Fair. I bought both girls one treat each at the end. Out of the corner of my eye I saw Lydia drop her spoon on the ground. She conscientiously picked it … Continue reading

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Lemonade and soccer

Just some pictures from this afternoon and evening. We bought lemonade from some darling little boys in our ward. It was cute to see them talk to Lydia. Also, we had butternut squash soup and kale salad for dinner. In … Continue reading

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