Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Merry Christmas! We wish you and yours the very best as you celebrate with family and friends! May the Lord bless and keep you as we celebrate His birth! Love to all!
Thursday, December 10, 2009
The next module is my lake module. I like the sea serpent on my old layout so much that I had Tonya make me a new for the T-Trak layout. Tonya made it so that it was looking back, so I put a little girl standing on the shoreline and it looks like the dragon is looking at her. I have named the Dragon Susan after the character in Monsters vs. Aliens. Again I used the new trees and used a quite a bit of Woodland Scenics Realistic Water in the lake. Tonya painted the base of the lake to have a shoreline and look like it gets really deep.
Here is a closeup of the little girl and the serpent. You can't see it in the picture, but I have three adults running away from where the girl is standing. Also, I put some dead trees around the lake to show that when there are not kids to eat, Susan goes around and eats the leaves off of trees. Also to the side you can see part of the dam. On the other side, it has two culverts where water is coming out, looks pretty neat, but the picture of it was blurry, so you will have to trust me.
Lastly, here is a picture of them together. With these two modules and their sister modules that James is building, we can have four trains running on their own tracks and the layout is shaped like a +. It was very popular at the last show we were at, and it is still very easy to move the layout and setup. Can't wait to put the big layout together again! Hopefully in January! BTW, if you didn't notice, you can click on the pictures to see a bigger version.
Monday, December 7, 2009
Sunday, December 6, 2009
On the first night, we attended a special program that celebrated the things Taylor has been working on this year in her Young Womens group. We listened to some great spiritual motivational speakers, and had a chocolate fountain, which Shaylie loved.
Day two: we visited an amazing train layout built by a friend of Scott's. It is a huge room full of Christmas villages, ice skaters, sledders, trams, and much more. It really was a treat. I also got to see Shaylie's choir perform this day, though unfortunately the others had to work/school.
Day three: We went to Taylor's winter band concert as a family and enjoyed their talents. Taylor really is a great flutist. They were very enjoyable.
Day Four: Again, a musical outing--don't you just love music at Christmastime--Taylor's piano recital. She played O Holy Night and did very well. Shaylie's choir performed again at school and this time her dad and I and Grandma Dawn all got to go enjoy it.
Day five: We spent the day at the annual Dicken's Christmas Festival. Always a ton of fun! We got to see Shaylee Sabaitis dance and another of her friends in a short production of Oliver! My mom, Anissa and Anje joined us as well.
Tonight, day six: We watched the LDS Christmas Devotional and baked sugar cookies. Yum!
I will post another update after the next few activities. I am really enjoying the time we are spending as a family. It gets harder and harder to remember the real reason for the season and I hope this will bring us closer together as a family.
Thursday, November 12, 2009
This is a competitive league and they will likely play in the Summer Games in 2010, as well as some regional qualifying tournaments. It will be a bit pricey, but the team is looking at doing some fundraisers, so that will help. I think of it as a good investment. :-)
There is only one catch--I probably should have mentioned that earlier--and that is: She is only 13 years old and she may be playing against 18 year olds which the league has to approve with a signed waiver from us. So all of this pending that approval. The good news is that the coach already told us that even if she can't "officially" play with the team, she can still come to practices and work out with them. So it's all good, but better if she can actually play!
I'm excited for her! And for us too! What would we do without soccer to keep us busy? Or maybe I should say distracted? Anyway...we love it!
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Shaylie: DSi (or money towards one), Crayola Color Wonder Magic Light Set, Littlest Pet Shop LPSO Pet--these are the giant LPS toys that have a computer code, DS Games: MySims Agents or Harry Potter, Books.
Taylor: The only thing I'm really recommending for Taylor this year is Cash or Gift Cards. She has mentioned wanting a new clip-on ponytail and rollerblades...or money to fix up her motor scooter, as well. She is very hard to shop for so if anyone else has good ideas...maybe you should let me know. :) She would also like anything to do with decorating her room...but don't ask me what she wants. ??
Scott's super easy to buy for usually. My trouble is knowing where to stop. If you need ideas...look at any hobby shop, ThinkGeek, or the Tech section of any store. He could also use tools for his train room...he's mentioned a jigsaw or scroll saw, but I don't even know what those are exactly.
As for me, Dear Santa Claus...I need new earphones (not earbuds), anything to replace my old kitchen stuff most of which I've had since I got married, and world peace. Unfortunately, the nook that I really want is not available until January
And of course we always love games (Pictionary Man and The Things Game look fun! or Wii games are faves too! And I'm in love with Bananagrams since Erin got me addicted!)
Hope this helps! And I hope you know the best gifts are just knowing that you love us and having you in our lives!
Do me a favor please....comment with your wish lists too so we can have fun shopping for your ideas too!
Monday, November 2, 2009
Sunday, November 1, 2009
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
I am also starting to feel kind of yucky, but I don't know if it's sympathy pains or if I'm really feeling it. I'll know if I get a fever or start losing my lunch, I suppose. I don't know if all this has anything to do with the dreaded Hiny Virus but we're just treating like another sick day around here.
Wednesday, October 14, 2009
Shaylie with her crazy contraptions...she had cheek spreaders, bite block, expander and hands inside her teensy tiny mouth.
Dr. Simister did a great job! We sure love their office.
Shaylie and Trishchelle, the super nice assistant that was so great with my nervous little girl!
Beautiful Brace Face!!!
Sunday, October 11, 2009
I am very excited to have a fun vacation! It's been a while since our family got away to do something fun! Yay FALL!!!
Monday, September 21, 2009
Sunday, September 13, 2009
Despite one big growly barking incident (Cricket and BB were both in the bathroom as we were getting ready to leave for church and I guess C was whining too much and BB snapped at her!) Several times during the day, he would come up to sniff her and there was a definite wag of the tail.
Then, later this evening, he was so cute. He started picking up his ball and dropping it about a foot away from Cricket and wait for her to come get it. If she didn't, he would pick it up and drop it again. So funny! It was too dark outside to take a video but if he does it again I'll post it.
Lastly, I had Cricket on my bed while I was sorting some laundry and Bub came in and hopped up onto the bed, laid down as far away from her as possible-with his back to her-and laid down. A far cry from last night when he wouldn't even be in the same room with her without pacing and whining, and definitely would not relax around her.
I have great hope that they will be good friends soon.
Saturday, September 12, 2009
I can't believe we got suckered into it again! Our friends the Terry's had two litters they were selling today and Taylor turned on the Persuasion Skills, promising everything in the book. I made a deal with Julie and we've got her on a trial run until Monday.
But she sure is cute! The girls are calling her Cricket or Kiki for short. She's an 8 week old purebred Shihtzu puppy and we love her already!
Blackberry is tolerating her and making sure we don't forget him by whining, barking and doing tricks. Hopefully, he'll get used to her soon.
She doesn't shed, so it looks like Scott will do okay with her too. In fact, she sneezed while he was holding her so maybe she's allergic to him! :)
Wish us luck! We're going to need it! Puppies and babies. The Lord sure makes our memories short otherwise why would we ever do any of it twice? :)
Sunday, August 30, 2009
Was sitting in church today and a guy walked up to me and said do you know me. I recognized him but could not place him. It turned out he was the dentist at the office I was updating computers at on Thursday. I updated just about all my offices in the past two weeks with new antivirus software and all the laptops got pgp, a hard drive encrypting program.
Took Taylor and Shaylie to the SUU soccer game on Thursday, SUU lost, but it was pretty fun to go to. Tonya is looking great! Her diet is awesome, I am so proud that she has been able to stick with it, sometimes it seems very hard, but she is doing great!
Still haven't fixed my bike (no money), but I have been on the treadmill a lot so hopefully I can keep my weight down. I am hoping that when I do the last HCG round with my wife, I want to get into the 180's. As Tonya has been losing around 40 pounds a time, I need to get down a little to do this.
Our train club is going to do a layout tour in the middle of November, so I need to get working on making the garage and train room look nice. Hopefully things will work out on that. More later.
Friday, August 28, 2009
Unfortunately, it is quite expensive and Taylor will have to earn most of the money herself if she wants to go. We can subsidize some of her trip, but she is looking at earning $1700 by the end of the school year. I think she can do it! She's always been great at earning money and even though this seems like an overwhelming amount--I think it will be good for her to learn she can succeed at it! We are thinking about selling door-to-door, having a yard sale, car washes, bake sales...etc. It will be a challenge, for sure!
I know we'll be able to count on our extended family to support Taylor in this, and donations would definitely be welcome, but even more..if you could give us ideas, motivation and encouragement. That would be AWESOME!!
Wish us luck!!! We'll need it to make this a success!!!
Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Last night I took Shaylie to Pine View High School's Girl's Soccer Game vs. Hurricane. As I was watching the game, I got this freaked out feeling that Taylor could be on that team NEXT YEAR! Where has the time gone? Shaylie wanted to go play on the letters at the side of the stadium so I let her go, plus Pine View was dominating Hurricane almost as badly as Taylor's Killer Sharks would dominate the Hurricane AYSO team. I told Shaylie that a couple of her teammates could make Hurricane's team right now except that they were too young.
To get Shaylie home for bed, we left early. The score was 3-0 when we left and as we go in the car, we heard Pine View score again, I read in the paper that PV won 5-0. It was fun to watch, can't wait to see Taylor in a Pine View uniform, hope her knee heals up soon.
Monday, August 17, 2009
For those of you who don't know our daughter Shaylie, suffice it to say she is a born businesswoman! And now she has her own website!
Shaylie is hard at work everyday, making cute new necklaces, bracelets, and keychains to fit every style.
She's also got some fun toys to sell!
Check back often since we never know what she'll be selling next!
Saturday, August 8, 2009
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Scott and I have been married 17 years today! I guess we are getting to be an old married couple:) To celebrate, we took a day trip to Cedar City and revisited Cascade Falls. This was the location of my would-be proposal but timing and weather thwarted all of Scott's plans...so we went back up a year later (after we were married) and he recreated his proposal for me. Today, we did the same thing. It was actually very fun and quite romantic.
It's such a beautiful place! It's an outlet for Navajo Lake just off Highway 14 in Cedar. Red rock, pine trees, and quakies everywhere. The trail was actually closed because parts had collapsed earlier, but all kinds of people were coming and going and they said it was safe enough, so we decided to chance it. And it was! We're glad we went.
We came down off the mountain and ate at Applebee's. I was pretty beat. (I do not recommend hiking on a 500 calorie a day diet!!!) I had my steak and broccoli and felt immensely better.
It was just fun to spend time one on one with my wonderful husband. Too often we get caught up in the craziness of life and forget to remember why we love each other in the first place. I always remember quickly after spending any amount of time with Scott. He has always been a natural fit for me--he is so fun and makes me laugh constantly. He has been a terrific husband and father over the past 17 years and I'm so glad to share my life with him.
Happy Anniversary, my love! I'm looking forward to the next 17 and more!
Thursday, August 6, 2009
Friday, July 24, 2009
The 24th is probably my favorite holiday. The entire town of Holden shows up for the Children's Parade and then the town puts on a free breakfast at the park. They have omelets, pancakes, scones, biscuits and gravy, eggs and bacon and sausage, and other stuff. It is so great! Then they have children's races and then sack races that Tonya and I did (but not so well) and then the rocket competition. All in all, a very fun day!
Even Shaylie was able to have a twinkle in her eye in defeat!
Sunday, July 19, 2009
We will have handouts for the kids to color and cutout. We hope that you will come out and attend! This has been popular in the past when we have done this, and we hope that it will continue to grow.
Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
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Sunday, June 7, 2009
Later Taylor and I went to the Real Salt Lake soccer game. It was a really big deal night. They had people parachute in.
And the main reason we were at the game, David singing the National Anthem:
Here is a picture at the start of the game.
Picture of us at the game.
Then after the game, which ended in a boring 1-1 tie, They had a mini concert, the real reason for the sold out stadium.
While Taylor and I were at the Soccer Game, Tonya, Shaylie and Grandma went to see the movie UP. So everyone had a pretty great night!
Saturday, June 6, 2009
After traveling late into the night (We got into Salt Lake at midnight) we slept in. We traveled up to Salt Lake to go to the Gateway Mall. We went to the Planetairum and then ate and then went to the children's museum. After that we watched the fountain for a while and then the girl's went shopping for shoes.
After that, we traveled down to a Trax station and left the car and hopped on Trax and rode that to FrontRunner, which we then rode to Ogden and back, it was fun passing all the cars on the freeway. The girls were happy to see lagoon (we will be back up here to go to that in a couple of weeks) and it was a nice relaxing ride. We sat way in the back, so that when we were coming home, we were in the front and were able to watch the track out the front window.
Tonight we are going to the Real Salt Lake game with David Archuleta singing the National Anthem before the game and having a mini-concert afterwards.
Saturday, May 30, 2009
Well it has finally happened! Shaylie can ride a bike! Taylor said that she was going to ride a bike this summer, and it took less than 5 minutes to get her going.
We then went for a ride and Shaylie was saying to me, "why, oh why, did I wait so long to do this, this is better than riding a scooter! Now I can ride to the park and my friend's houses."
I can't wait for more rides together.
Friday, May 29, 2009
Taylor and I are going to our first ever Pro Soccer Game! We are going to see Real Salt Lake play, plus David Archuleta is going to be singing the National Anthem and performing after the game, so I am sure that will make her happy.
I will hopefully get to visit some real hobby shops and dream about buying things. It will also be good for me to get away from our DVR, I think I have watched "Glee" as many times as Tonya has seen "Twilight"
Saturday, May 16, 2009
Thursday, May 7, 2009
Taylor was pretty upset by it, but she pulled herself together to coach her final game with Shaylie's team and her dad. Shaylie played a great game and they won with a goal at the last minute. The whole team was so thrilled and even more so when Scott pulled out the medals that every team got this year. Then when he announced the end-of-season pizza party, they were in heaven! I'm so proud of both Taylor and Scott for the great coaches they were this year. Taylor took this on as a project for her YW award and she really was awesome with the kids!
We're actually pretty sad to see the soccer season end! But I think the girls both learned a lot this year. Taylor is learning that you can't be SUPER AWESOME at EVERYTHING...ALL THE TIME! And Shaylie is learning that hard work and practice really can be rewarding...and playing just to play can be fun too!
Summer for us is going to be pretty low-key this year. We don't have all the camps and activities going on that we usually do. We are going to try to get some work done on our backyard and I have Girls Camp with Taylor in July, of course. But other than that, we are going to hang loose. I am SO looking forward to down time with the fam! We might hit Lagoon again this year, but for now...not much planned. And what could be better than that?
Friday, April 24, 2009
Shaylie is staying over at Aunt Anissa's and tomorrow when she comes home we'll have a family bash. We might have some grandmas here too...we'll have to see.
Taylor is excited, I think. I'm sure they'll have a great time. I think she's growing up to be an amazing person. Here are some of my favorite things about my wonderful daughter:
- I love her determination-she is a go-getter. Anything she decides to do, gets done. She is very driven and result oriented. From the time she was very small, she would decide she wanted to learn something--tie her shoe, whistle, blow a bubble, ride a bike, do a backbend, play an instrument--and she would never give up until she had mastered that goal. What an amazing talent to have!
- She is very responsible. She has always been an incredibly independent girl. I never have to remind her to get up, or get ready for school. She is very good at getting her homework and chores done and she almost always does whatever she is asked. It's hard for us to remember sometimes that she is still just a kid..for a couple more days at least!
- She is very musical. I love hearing Taylor sing, play the piano, play her flute, the guitar, the piccolo...even the trumpet, though she needs some practice on that..lol. She brings such a wonderful spirit to her home with her ability.
- She is a great friend. Taylor has always gone out of her way to be a friend to everyone around her. She won't believe that this is true-but I know she is admired by so many of her classmates and the people who know her. Whenever we see her around her friends, it always makes me smile to see how many people know her by name and smile and say HI or wave. It gives me a warm feeling to know she is kind to everyone she meets.
- Taylor is beautiful, inside and out! She has such a smile!!! When Taylor is happy the whole world lights up. Her laugh is contagious and we hear it often. I know Taylor feels the ugly duckling sometimes, but in my eyes there is no one more beautiful and amazing in this world...if I had one wish for her, it would be that she could see herself through the eyes of those that love her.
- She has an unusually mature ability to snap herself out of a bad mood. I think this is a gift. If ever Taylor is having a bad day, it shows..just like it does with everyone...but Taylor can get over it so quickly. It's like she just decides to be happy, and she does it. (See first bullet.) She is a great example to me, since I'm a little slower to cool off. :)
- Taylor is a girl with much faith and a strong testimony. She is so much stronger than I was at her age. She is a great example to our whole family of what it means to be a daughter of God. I'm so proud of her for choosing to love her Savior and follow His plan for us. She often shares her testimony with friends, and family and reminds all of us that faith is so important to our happiness.
I could go on and on...but time is short and I still have lots of preparations to do. We'll post some pics, and highlights soon! Love you Tater Tot! Have a terrific 13th birthday weekend!
Sunday, April 19, 2009
Then at 11:00am, Tonya and Shaylie went on a hike at Red Cliffs. When they came back, Taylor and I went to her friend's soccer game, which they lost in a shootout.
When we came home, Shaylie and I went to the annual kite festival. There was only one problem, little to no wind. We got her kite up a few times, but the wind would die after a few minutes and all the kites would come back to earth. But the good news is, she made the newspaper! Our family is getting famous, here is a link to her picture: Shaylie's Spectrum Photo!
All the while at home, we were watching the Star Wars Marathon on Spike (All six movies) and working on the train layout that is going to be displayed for the public at the scout festival this Saturday!
Monday, April 6, 2009
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Saturday, April 4, 2009
She bounced back pretty quickly and jumped into her coaching hat to help Scott and Shaylie with their game. I have to say I am really proud of the way she handles her little players. She is always so patient and understanding with them...plus she has a lot to teach them. Scott is doing very well with the team too...the kids are just so young they don't have a great handle on fundamentals yet. But they are definitely improving...Shaylie got her feet on several balls today and they had fun, which I think is the MOST IMPORTANT PART!!
We spent the afternoon shopping and having fun with the girls, since it was Priesthood session of conference. We found a cute outfit for Taylor for Easter. She is playing her flute in church, while I sing, that Sunday. Now she'll be gorgeous too!
All in all today turned out to be a good day!
Thursday, April 2, 2009
April is also Taylor's Birthday Month....she will be 13 this year.....I can't believe it! An actual TEENAGER...I hope we all survive it. ;) Seriously though, I am not dreading it at all. She is such a great girl...we love everything about her...and these coming years are going to be so much fun. I'm more worried about me than her...just hope I don't make too many mistakes! I think both our girls will grow up to be Awesome despite their parents involvement.
Soccer is still in full swing...we have games pretty much every Saturday until the middle of May...so if you're interested in coming down and checking out some of the crazy soccer action, you won't be sorry! 70 and sunny by the weekend....it beats snow anyday of the week!
Let's see what other news...Scott's still excited about his T-trak modules...He's getting written up in another paper about his work...the lady who invented the T-trak has asked Scott to write up an article for her monthly newsletter. So more kudos to him!
The annual Kite Festival is coming up and I think they are setting up trains there too. Not to mention the girls always love this event.
I'm busy, busy, with work, camp, soccer, life! Can't wait for summer...only two short months away and I'm trying to keep a very positive attitude about the future. I'm looking at some options but no decisions made as of yet.
Hope everything is great wherever you are!
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
I just got back from the veteranarian's office. We decided to take Bubs in because we noticed one of his eyes is clouded over and kind of reddish around the outside. Dr. Jace King (also a friend from our ward) was great. He diagnosed him with Juvenille Cataracts. The bad news is that he is developing one in his other eye too. The only real solution to the problem is surgery, which Jace thought would run about $2000 per eye!!! He recommended waiting to see if the other eye goes blind too...and then we can consider the surgery. He said he's seen many dogs function with no sight, but poor Blackberry. We're supposed to watch for signs of Glaucoma too, which can be painful, but nothing on that front yet. He's still just a puppy...it's so sad. I think he'll be all right, but we're going to watch him and decide as things get worse.
Friday, March 20, 2009
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Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Tuesday, March 17, 2009
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Monday, March 9, 2009
Saturday, March 7, 2009
Taylor and Shaylie both had their first soccer games today! Taylor won her game 3-2 and Shaylie tied hers 2-2. Taylor only played goalie the last 5 minutes and she scored two of the goals for their team. Shaylie played goalie the second half of her game and stopped several shots but two did get past her. Scott and Taylor also had their coaching debut and did a GREAT job! We are so proud of everyone!
It was a cold clear morning which is great since last night we were anticipating snow!
Tuesday, March 3, 2009
Monday, March 2, 2009
This week the stake wants me to go around to all the wards and figure out which machines need more memory (which is all of them), what type they need, and get it ordered. I love how my church calling is SOOOO different than my job. I have a new found respect for mothers with new-borns getting called to the nursery. Then I need to fix some people's computers and a couple of family member computers (one of which is the ten year old dinosaur that I call my own, bet you didn't know a computer could work for ten years) Plus at work I need to install at least 25 computers and then get to work on surplusing 100+ machines.
Then there are soccer practices and Shaylie's first soccer game and a train show in Ogden. Just address all mail to me at the local mental institution. :-) Will write again if I make it through.
Friday, February 20, 2009
You know how when your kids are small and you child-proof your house and you especially watch them around electrical outlets because they're really dangerous? Well, nobody tells you that you need to keep warning your kids well into their older years too.
Yesterday at school, Taylor was in her TLC class doing a lights and lasers module. She went to plug in the machine she was using and the electrical outlet pretty much exploded. She got quite a shock! She said she saw "blue fire" all around the outlet and it hurt quite a bit. Her friends told her that her legs were shaking and her eyes were dilated. Mr. Mitchell told her to call me which she did.
I don't know if your kid has ever called you and said, "I was electrocuted at school today" but I wasn't really prepared to hear this. She sounded all right and there was only an hour of school left, so I told her to go find the school nurse and get checked out and call me back. The nurse thought she was fine, her heart rate was a little high, but she was feeling shocky (no pun intended) so I decided to go pick her up and bring her home just to be on the safe side.
When I got to the school, she was being wheeled down the hallway on a chair by her teacher and the school nurse. She was acting as though she might pass out at any moment. There may have been a little extra drama going on, but we got her out of the school and into the car and home, where she slept it off for a while. Her principal called a while later to see if she was doing okay. Taylor was happy about that.
She was fine after a few hours, in fact, she went to play Ward basketball later in the evening. That wasn't the best idea however since she felt pretty crappy when she got back.
Today, she was glad to see how many people had heard what happened and were worried about her. She was a little freaked out by the fact that she "almost died." I told her to ask for extra credit in her TLC class, after all, how many people get electrocuted in class, it should be worth a few "experience points!" When she asked her teacher, he said he already posted the points to her grade! LOL. Besides repairing the outlet/cord, that was the least he could do!
PS--Taylor wanted everyone to know that this in NOT an actual photo, but was just her mom being dumb!!! LOL :)
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Taylor spent much of the weekend babysitting, which works out great for her since she has decided to start saving money to buy a car when she turns 16. Scott and I decided to avoid the dinner crowds and he took me to lunch at my favorite-- Red Lobster! I had my favorite Coconut Shrimp and Clam Chowder.
We all had our fill of chocolate and the girls each got a plush valentine buddy! (I kept meaning to take a picture but they never happened!) Most of the weekend was spent watching some of our favorite movies: Dances with Wolves, Lord of the Rings, the Matrix Trilogy (shhh!) and Space Buddies. That last was mainly a concession to Shaylie.
Scott and Taylor hit a couple of soccer games. They watched the team that Taylor is trying out for...the Dixie Dragons. They were playing in a tournament, which they won! Good to know...hopefully Taylor will be able to add to their winning tradition. Shaylie is going to play soccer this year again too! She has decided that she is good at sports. I hope she it right. Scott wants to coach her team and I think they will have fun.
We are waiting patiently for warmer weather. Usually, President's Day marks the beginning of my favorite time of year. I love the rain, but I'd like some sunshine and rainbows too. We'll have hot summer days before we know it and I really love the spring down this way! The trees do have blossom buds on them, so it won't be far off.
Spring Break is only three weeks away! I am DETERMINED to do something fun. We'll see. My planning doesn't usually pay off, but I can't help trying. Of course, part of my planning has to include the Twilight DVD release....and maybe some camping. It can be a dry run for my Camp Director duties. Stay tuned to hear what we decide. Love to all!
Tuesday, February 10, 2009
02-14-09 UPDATE!!!! We just found out tonight that the judges chose Taylor as one of the best overall in her category and she will be awarded a $50 Scholarship from SUPAF at an awards ceremony on March 6th. She is only allowed to bring two guests (I know !!) but we will document all the pomp and circumstance on our blogs....so stay tuned...Congratulations Tater Tot! You are awesome!!!!
Monday, February 2, 2009
Wednesday, January 28, 2009
Tuesday, January 27, 2009
The girls made birthday posters for Scott today and they made me laugh! Taylor did her best to make dad feel OLD....over the hills, 30+8=OLD, and more...but Shaylie was trying to make him feel better: "10 more years til over the hill", "you're not as old as Papa"...too funny! I hope you can see all the fun details! They love their dad!
Friday, January 23, 2009
Here are the pictures from the trip: http://colorcountrytrains.org/gallery/v/misc/uta09/
Saturday, January 17, 2009
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Friday, January 9, 2009
Scott and I decided to have a Cheap Date, so we went to Taco Bell and then to the $2 movie to see Eagle Eye. (We bought popcorn, which wasn't in keeping with the theme, but it was yummy anyway.) Then, we stopped at Maverick on the way home for an ice cream cone.
It was fun and very reminiscent of our college days. We used to walk from the campus up to Taco Bell, KFC, or McDonald's. It also reminded Scott of Taco/Hot Dog night at his mom's growing up.