Monthly Archives: April 2017

Mary’s first piano recital

On Tuesday¬†Mary had her first piano recital. It was a little unexpected. I forgot that she didn’t have a lesson and didn’t reschedule with the teacher, so he offered me a last minute chance for Mary to play in the … Continue reading

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Toes

On Sunday I painted Lydia’s toes before church. That’s all I remember from that day, and I only remember it because we have photographic documentation, thanks to Abe.

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Marathon Saturday

On April 22 we had a lot of things going on! Lydia had a harp recital at the Springville Art Museum, the girls had their final ballet performance, and I thought Lydia had her final performance for musical theater. Because … Continue reading

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FHE

Sometime in April we had an FHE wherein we played Monopoly and learned about the plan of salvation. Here are some videos of the girls telling us the plan and of Ammon playing Monopoly.

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Meeting Baby Helen

The Hongs were in town and so Abe and I drove to Sundance to meet their new baby, Helen. She was adorable! She was so calm, sweet and cuddly. We also got to visit with their friends, Ruth-Ann and…I forget … Continue reading

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Easter

On Easter Eve Abe and I scrambled to get the egg hunt and baskets together. We were exhausted. We officially made the ugliest baskets EVER, complete with rabbit sculpture kitsch that a sweet octogenarian neighbor gave me before she moved … Continue reading

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Seattle weekend

On Friday I flew to Seattle. I felt anxious leaving the kids behind, but my mom was so sweet and watched them until Abe came home. When I got to Seattle, I met up with my friend, Candace. We had … Continue reading

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magic show and dinner at the Harper’s

This morning we hustled to get piano done before leaving for the library story time. When we arrived home from story time, Eli, the neighbor boy, had set up a magic stand. He was selling tickets to his magic show … Continue reading

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ice skating and bird matching

This morning we got our music practice out of the way, read some books, ate lunch, and had some quiet time before heading to the ice skating rink to meet up with the Marshalls. I was horrified to learn that … Continue reading

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Lunch with Kim…and a nose wax

I love Spring Break! I love the pace of life and not having to run everywhere with our heads cut off. The kids are loving it too. This morning the kids had a dance party to Moana. I stopped doing … Continue reading

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