Family & Friends

Posts about family, friends, kids, and everyday life.

Twin Outfits

This may have been mentioned before, but after April had Buddy, she started telling everyone that she wanted twins because they are 2 for 1 – two kids, one pregnancy. No one in the family or extended family has twins, so we told her...

Oh, Brother!

As the youngest, Squash has had to suffer through many siblings falling in love, but it doesn’t change how annoying that can be…

The Name Game

We used to play a lot of games as a family when we got together – board games, card games, etc. But as April and Paula kept adding children to the mix, the number of games went down. It was too hard with small babies who needed constant...

Real Human Food…The Joy of Graham Crackers

I am pretty sure I look something like this when I eat graham crackers. There’s something about their grainy, sweet, crunchy-ness that turns on the Cookie Monster inside of me. I’m talking about the real Cookie Monster from...

Happy New Year 2013 Everyone!

Last year was great with some great ups and a few downs as normal life goes.  Our family tradition is to count down to midnight, then go out on the porch with pots and pans and bang out the old year and ring in the new year as loudly as...

Portraits from Vacation

It is once again time to update everyone’s family pictures. Another year has gone by and I need new portraits of the kids. So once again I’m attempting to take some of my own. This time I thought the extreme location...

Pool at Ruby’s Inn

As part of my ongoing collection of photos from Spring Break 2012, I thought I’d include some of the fun ones from our time at Ruby’s Inn just outside Bryce Canyon, Utah. My sports addict always tries to find hotels with a pool...

Fun and Snow at Bryce Canyon

Missy K at Bryce Canyon So much has happened over the last month and a half, not to mention I am supposed to have a baby in the next week. This little tidbit seems to have me in a hurry to finish lots of projects. One such project is...

Capitol Reef National Park & Petroglyphs

Let me explain that I’m working my way backwards through our vacation.  It’s a bad habit I have with photos, technical manuals, and even some books.  So for posterity’s sake, let me explain that my posts are not in...

Goblin Valley and All My Goblins

It was spring break this last week which meant family vacation on a budget for us. So we loaded up the minivan with Walmart snacks and our favorite, flavored water and hit the road for a short tour of several Utah State and National...