Saturday, August 10, 2013

Our Two Week Summer Get Away

 Riding the MS ride in Honor of our Hero and Dad! One of my favorite things we did this summer!
 Then we headed up to the wide open spaces of Wyoming, with all of Shawn's family.  We were all in Heaven, we even extended the vacation an extra day.

 We sent Dad back to St. George to work and The boys and I stayed with Aunt Carly's and Family. We had a great time relaxing and playing with cousins.

 Jack and Boston spent the mornings going to Lego camp. They had a ball learning everything they could about LEGOS!!! They even built a tower all the way to the ceiling!
This is my favorite photo of the trip. Posed and put together by none other than, Jack and Boston. They will love this photo when they get older. It's a classic!

A few Other Summer Happenings

 We got to go on a fun Date with our Maddy Girl to see Starlight Express. It was very  fun and entertaining. Now Jack and Maddy want to be professional roller skaters.  Let just say Jack has a lot of practicing ahead of him!
 We threw together a last minute 24th of July party with the Hardy's and Betts. Which involved swimming, food and fireworks.
 Shawn had a successful Aspen Mill Yard Sale, to get rid of weird odds and ends. While Jack racked in the money at his Lemonade stand. He made $35.00 dollars, which was spent before the day was over.  
 Our summer has consisted of a lot of LEGOS!!!! Organizing , building and playing!
 We hated that this cute little buddy and neighbor moved to Vegas this summer. :(
...and last, but it was really at the first of the summer, I had my 10 year class reunion. Really where has the time gone?

Taking Time To Be One With Nature

I love serving in Young Women's, but HATE girls camp. It seems like every-time I force myself to go I enjoy it far more than I expect.  These girls taught me so much. They are so strong, kind and excepting of others. I am always  hearing such negative things about the rising generation. I must say there are still a lot of great teens out there. Thanks for letting me be a part of Girls Camp!

These Buckaroos Are 2

These two little Buckaroos turned Two!!! Every time I think about these little guys they amaze me. They both talk ninety miles a minute, run around trying to keep up with Big Bro. Jack, are great friends to each other, not to say that they don't fight too. Both of them are as tough as nails, nothing stops them. They both have very determined little souls, we should have known that from the start! I can honestly say I still wake up every morning and wonder how I got TWINS! I couldn't ask for a better blessing in my life. 

Sunday, September 2, 2012

The Twins and Jack

It amazes me every day how fast time flies. I have been telling myself that I was going to sit down and update the blog about the twins first birthday. They are now 13 months today. Well.... better late than never. I still wake up every morning and am completely shocked that I have twins. I am not sure when I will get use to the idea. They are so full of fun and love lately. I can hardly stand how cute they are. They hate to hold still, always on the move. Their development has really caught up to each other. They both crawl, stand and walk around everything. They clap and try to do patty cakes. They love to wave good by. They both try to say ball and more (as well as sign it).  In the past few days they have both tried to stand on their own. I hope that walking is around the corner. Well, I kind of hope walking is around the corner. They lately have developed quite different personalities. Which is so fun to watch. Luke is loud and very energetic. Sam is reserved and thinks through everything he does. I love that they have some unique traits because the older and bigger they get the more they look alike. People mix them up all the time. Which is fun:) They both have two teeth, that were buggers coming in. All three of my kids have been horrible teethers.  They both give kisses now. Luke's kiss are more of a lick and Sam just makes the noise of a kiss. But either one melt their Moms heart!

We celebrated their first birthday monkey style. It was so fun. They loved the puppet show and eating the cake. Luke jumped right in stuffing it in his mouth, Sam was slow and a bit more neat about eating his cake but he loved it just as much. They got spoiled with fun new toys and a wagon! 

They are the sweetest little twin boys. I feel so blessed to have them in my life. On their birthday I couldn't help but think about what a rough start they had and how far they have come. I am reminded everyday how lucky I am to have them both.

Not only do we have the busy little twins but Jack is just as full of energy as ever. Jack had a great summer. We had the neighbor boys at our house everyday. Which was so fun. He has had a hard time jumping back into the whole school schedule. Now that we are on to week two it is getting better. It was the biggest shock to me when his teacher said she was worried about him because he isn't making friend and just sits in the corner. This probable sounds like a bad mom, but I told her to enjoy it because the second he feels comfortable he won't stop talking and playing, promise. He came home yesterday and told me that he has tons of friends and he love school. Phew!  He is still in karate and is getting better everyday. I love to go and watch him. He is getting too big, too fast. Jack loves his brothers and get down and plays with them all of the time. The twins think he is the coolest thing ever,which he is. 

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Lucky for me I have pictures on my phone to remind me of the things we have been doing lately. So lets back track a bit...

Jack completed preschool. It was a great year with Mrs. Dani. He was sad to see it end, I was too.  

Jacks Last day of preschool

Birthday spot light on the last day

Graduation Dinner with Grandpa and Grandma


The Graduate
5 Year old Birthday Party Ninja style!
This getup is actually not from Jacks party. He and his friend Luke had  matching Ninja parties back-to-back.

The party table

Treat bags and golden weapons

Birthday morning.

Black and white ninja instructors. They were the hit of the party.

Learning ninja moves

Best part about birthdays.... opening the card from Aunt Juli. 

There is a lot more to come....But for now, this is as far as I have made it. :)

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Growing and Fighting

The twins had their 9 month checkup this past week and rolled in at a whopping (Luke) 17.2lbs and (Sam) 13.10lbs. More growth than I expected!!!! Both are looking great and catching up in development. Now if we could only get them to get along. They are always fighting!!!