Saturday, September 29, 2018

Two six year olds!

Tyler and Kallie turned six! 

They got their usual mickey mouse pancakes in bed and I made them pancakes in the shape of a number 6 as well. They were of course super excited about their birthday.

We got them simple presents since we were having birthday parties for them two days later.

My parents wanted to take them somewhere fun so we kept Mckinley home from school and spent the morning at Coconut Cove, which of course they loved.

I got to go to their classroom and talk about them and bring birthday treats.

Then that evening we went out to dinner at the Pizza Factory.

Their amazing primary teacher got them cupcakes.

The next day we took them to Build a Bear for the first time ever. They thought it was pretty cool.

The day after that was Saturday, party day. We had a party for Kallie first with all girls. They were so adorable and had a great time.

We kept it simple and did pin the tail on the donkey, duck duck goose, cake and ice cream, presents, and a treasure hunt.

We had a 30 minute break and then Tyler's party started. It was so crazy to see the difference between the girl party and the boy party. The boys were insane and couldn't sit still and wouldn't listen to us and it was just crazy! Ha ha. But still fun.

They pretty much did the same thing. Tyler and Kallie both loved their parties and I'm so glad we could do that for them finally.

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Salt to Saint

Brandon rode in the Salt to Saint bike relay with his brothers and dad for the third year in a row. This year we decided to all go down and stay for a day after the race. It was a fun short trip.

I drove with the kids and met up with all the bikers off the freeway in Nephi. This is us in the back of the RV.

I was really proud of myself for driving alone with my 4 kids down to St. George. Shannon, Shellee, Annie, and I all stayed at a condo with our kids the first night while the bikers were still on their way.

It was a tight squeeze with 4 adults and 12 kids!

The next morning we went and saw the bikers come through the finish line.

While Brandon and Ava napped, I took the big three kids to see my friend Kristen. We had such a great afternoon together!

The kids loved swimming and Tyler went floatie free and was swimming all over the pool. Kallie swam a lot on her own but didn't really go to the deep end. And Ava is finally happy wearing floaties! A milestone for sure.

On Sunday we drove to the St. George temple and walked around the grounds and talked to our kids about the things we do inside temples.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

New baby cousin

Kallie had a rough second week of school and cried for three days in a row before school started so I hung out with her on the playground until her class went inside. This is her cute friend Harper.

Ava has all of our hearts!

Kristen had a new baby named Harley. Ava was so cute holding her!!

We have been enjoying watching Tyler play soccer. He scored his first goal in a game that I missed. Of course. :)

Picture day at school.