World Records New Years Party

This New Years party the theme was World Records. Weldon & Lorianne Stogsdill, Bronwyn Cotten, Brett & Leah Corle, and Heidi Brown were the brains behind the ideas for the evening. We went over early to help set up. They table set up with finger foods and appetizers from all over the world. Between those table there were games that you could try to beat the records on. It was so much Read more...

December 2014

Wow! I can’t believe this year is coming to a close! What a busy, memory filled year we have had.

Dec. 6-Today Cooper and Bryant got up and headed out on a Guy’s field trip today with Bobby, Laura, Landon, Kenley, & Luke Woods, and Blaine Bledsoe. They went to the Marine Museum. The boys thoroughly enjoyed their day. They were very impressed with the number of restaurants Read more...

Bivy Night

We got up and got the kids around and ran them over to Matt & Amy’s by 8:15 am. and headed to O-Hill for bivy training. Training started at 9:00am. First we had to find a spot that was fairly flat and clear it of sticks and rocks. Chester & I found the perfect tree to build our bivy against. It had a small fork coming off that was perfect for placing the spine of our bivy Read more...

Kids Birthday Pictures (FINALLY)

Well I finally got to taking the kids birthday pictures. Better late then never… Kolby is already 2 3/4yr and I’m just now getting to his 2 year pictures. They turned out really well so I’m happy even though I wish I would have done them sooner. Bryant has lost 2 teeth since his birthday so that has changed his looks. Anyway here are the pictures!

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Douthat State Park Camping Trip

October 23-26

We have been wanting to go camping for a while so decided to go camping in honor of Chester’s birthday. We decided to wait until after Apple Butter to go. I figured that the campgrounds would have lots of availability with it not being summer any longer and school being in session. Well not so! I forgot it was peak fall foliage time! We didn’t want to travel too Read more...

October 2014

4th-We have been planning on having a yard sale all year long but when it came down to it we weren’t as prepared as we were hoping to be. I crammed this week and got a bunch of stuff out and priced for the sale. I was able to make some muffins and cookies last night for the kids to sell. They believe their part of a yard sale is to sell muffins and cookies that I have made and keep all Read more...

September 2014

The last day of September camp started our September out. (see August’s post for camp’s post) We actually made it home before dinner time and were able to clean out the motorhome, finish entering my consignment stuff, and go to bed at a decent hour.

Sept. 3-5

Chester left the house to fly to Denver, CO at 4:30 am., on Wednesday after camp for his OHMA face to face Read more...

August 2014

Well August has been about as busy as we could possibly make it. Wow! I feel like my tongue is hanging out trying to keep up.

We started school on August 4, after a busy weekend going to DC for Brick Fair. Cooper finished up his extra work over the summer so got to skip 4th grade and go into 5th grade. He is starting a new curriculum this year. We switched him to Alpha Omega’s Read more...

Cooper’s 9th Birthday Party

Today we celebrated Cooper’s 9th birthday! Our plan was to have a swim party at David and Janelle’s and then bring all the boys home with us for the night. Well when we got up Chester didn’t feel good. He wasn’t sure if he was getting sick or not. We decided I would go ahead and do Cooper’s party at David and Janelle’s but just not bring the boys home. I Read more...