Monday, September 28, 2009


Jeff went to the BYU game on Saturday, so I decided to take the kids to Cornbelly's at Thanksgiving Point. Some of the highlights were:
The jumping pillows:

The giant cornbox:

There were also pig races, big slides, duck races, a corn maze, and lots of other fun stuff that the kids loved! We spent almost the whole time there while Jeff was at the game.

Friday, September 18, 2009

More S'mores?

About a month ago, we went up Big Cottonwood Canyon with some of our good friends. There is just something about being in nature that is so refreshing--I love it! We had tinfoil dinners, hot dogs, and s'mores.

Claire enjoyed playing in the dirt as much as the boys.

The boys kept asking all night when it was time to roast marshmallows.

Tim with some perfectly cooked marshmallows.

Everyone had such a great time that we decided to do it again a few weeks later. We went up American Fork canyon the second time and it was equally as beautiful.

The boys found a couple of great spots to make some shelters.

They also had a ton of fun playing in a little stream. After putting their feet in the water, Jaxon told Jeff that his feet were too cold to walk back to the campsite.

We were able to perfect the s'mores this time around by putting the graham crackers and chocolate on the grill and letting the chocolate melt. I've never been a big s'mores fan, but I was converted. I didn't know s'mores could taste so good!

They were some very enjoyable nights and I wish we would have done it more often. Oh well, there's always next summer!

Starting School!!

Jaxon started preschool last week. He goes for 2 hours 2 days a week, and he is loving it! His teacher is Miss Cameon--a family friend who we knew in Price. He loves learning and making new friends.

The last time we were with Jeff's family, a family member asked Jaxon if he had made any friends at school and what their names were. Without missing a beat he said, "Optimus". We all got a good laugh at that. I asked him later if he had seen Optimus at preschool that day and he said "I was just teasing." (Duh, mom.) I love being involved and hearing all about his day. We love him and are so proud of him!! He looked so grown up and handsome on his first day.

Jeff has also started another semester of school. He is keeping very busy with 12 hours of school and his regular full time job. I feel like we hardly see him during the week, but I know it will be well worth it. I am so grateful for all he does for us and the the sacrifices he makes! We love you!!

Monday, September 14, 2009

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