after our LOOOONG stay in moab, we finally made our way to the next stop on our epic stretch through the utah national parks – capitol reef. we got in late friday night, so we had all day saturday to explore. we decided to check out the fruita historic district part of the park. back […]
last year, since i was super pregnant, when the modern maples craze swept the quilt world, i opted to just make a few small placemats for our family. this year, i started seeing them pop up in instagramland and i knew that i just had to make a quilt this time around. with no projects […]
a few days (weeks) ago, our friend stephanie invited us to go to lazy 5 ranch with her family. they had won some tickets and couldn’t use them all and anna and kaylin are super good friends and we’ve never been, so we gladly took them up on their offer. poor isaac missed out, because […]
fall is in full swing and leaves are filling up our backyard. so, obviously, we made a pile for the kids to jump in. and by we, i mean derek. contemplating their strategy. as always, anna preferred to just sit in the leaves with her stuffed animals and bury herself and play pretend. isaac stomped […]
yesterday, we made our annual-ish trip to patterson farms for some fall time fun. and i took exactly one jillion pictures to document it. last year, the eating situation was disastrous. we waited in line for like an hour for some terrible hot dogs and hamburgers. so, we decided to eat on the way this […]
my friend heather has a birthday next week. her sister ashley threw a semi-surprise party for her. semi because heather knew she was going to a pampered chef party and had no idea it was for her. it was super fun. ashley got the idea (from pinterest, of course) to have a favorite things party. […]
derek had to work all day yesterday, so i decided that the kids and i were going to do something fun and get out of the house. after exploring various options, we settled on staying local and heading to old salem for harvest day. we invited derek’s mom to hang with us and that she […]
Ike and I made these cookies for a fun little autumn project. I handled most of the icing, but he selected the colors. His cookie cutter skills have vastly improved since last Christmas. His eating-raw-dough skills have always been sharp.