Monday, March 31, 2008

My little deal maker.

I have to tell this story about Ashleigh.
Last week I was watching her in Elders Quorum. Our Elders sit in a circle so we can all see each other. Ash was wandering around quietly visiting each person in the circle as she does. She happened upon Brother Eyre who has a new iPhone. He had the phone out, reading scriptures and was resting his arms on his knees. So Ash walked up and tried to grab it because she loves the latest technology. Brother Eyre gently pushed her hands away and she walked back to where I was sitting. She then got her back of animal crackers and went back. She put them up by his hand until he took the crackers. Then she tried again to take the iPhone. It was clearly a trade and I'm sure she thought a good one. She loves her crackers. Half of the elders saw this little transaction and there was alot of muffled laughter and smiles around the circle.
I thought some of you might enjoy that story. I will never forget it.

Monday, March 24, 2008

Easter in Tucson

Our friends from Tuscon invited us down for the weekend. Here are some highlights. We went to a community party where the kids were able to climb rock walls, bounce on blow up bouncers, and go on a massive Easter Egg hunt. Here is Logan climbing the wall.

Dyeing Easter Eggs - Makenzie, Logan, and friend Virginia.
Here is the two youngest - Ashleigh and George. They seemed to have a good time together.

And of course - Sunday best picture. By this time Ashleigh had had enough and was ready for a nap.

Sunday, March 23, 2008

Grandma's are great!

Before Going to Tucson my mom had the kids come over so that she could give them a surprise for Easter. She made fudge and molded it into an egg shape. Then she put the kids' names on them. And the real fun part was she let them go crazy decorating them with the rest of the icing. The kids had a blast. Ashleigh mostly enjoyed eating the icing. Both Logan and Makenzie used their artistic abilities and spent about 30 minutes on their egg.

Thursday, March 20, 2008

Fun At Grandma's

We had the opportunity to go down to Jeff's mom's house with Aunt Jill and cousin Cohen for a couple of days during spring break. The kids had a great time.

Logan being superman on the fun tire swings.
Ashleigh loves to play in the sand now.

A new favorite. Playing in the canal behind grandmas house. They loved throwing rocks and sticks in the water.

Monday, March 17, 2008

Camping Fun

We went on our ward camp out this weekend and had a great time. Well except when it was time to sleep.

The kids eating our gourmet meal of hot dogs and hamburgers.

Logan and best bud Brody using logs as guns.

Makenzie and good friend Macie posing for a picture.

Ashleigh who loved the chocolate peanut butter rice crispy treats a little too much.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008


We went yesterday to have an ultrasound to find out whether we are having a boy or girl. The baby didn't cooperate. He was positioned so that the doctor couldn't get a real good look and the umbilical cord was between the baby's legs. The doctor said if he had to guess he'd guess a girl but he wasn't willing to commit to that. Anyway we'll take another look next month. Here is a profile of our baby.

Sunday, March 09, 2008

Logan's Soccer Season

We signed Logan up for the winter soccer season. He had a good time. It was funny, at first he was afraid to get in there to get the ball. He didn't want to kick anyone. Then I explained to him that is the reason everyone wears shin guards. He was more aggressive after that. He finished his season on Saturday. His team didn't have the best record but they had fun and learned a lot. Here he is playing goalie.

Monday, March 03, 2008

Just For Laughs

I can always count on my kids to make me smile.