"Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, "This is the way; walk in it."

Isaiah 30:21

Monday, May 26, 2008

Pool Fun!

This past Christmas, my parents gave
us a new pool. Olivia has been begging
every day since it's been nice out for
Eric to get it set up. So that's what
we did today! The kids were so excited!

Eric had the kids help him
get all the wrinkles out :}
They were lovin this!

No, I don't dress my son in speedos :}
He was just so excited to get in there
that he just took off his shorts and
hopped in! We got his suit on later.

It's getting fuller!

Cam had to help Daddy
put the ladder together.

Oops, a little crack action

going on here :)

Here's Olivia going in for
the first time. The water
was freezing - straight from
the hose! BBBRRRRR!

She is one brave girl.

She came up sputterin,
but wanted to jump in again!

That was the last time she did
that :} It was a great sunny day!
We're gonna have lots of fun
with the pool this summer!

Sunday, May 25, 2008

Fun in the Sun!

We've had a couple beautiful days
here, and have been out in the sun
enjoying it thoroughly! Cousin Madelyn
was over today and Olivia has been begging
to go swimming and play in the sprinkler
for 2 days now! So we let them get their
suits on and have some fun. It
was hilarious! Here's some pictures.....

Cam didn't care to much for
it. He just stood and watched
the girls, and said "Mom, I'm
too cold" :}

This only lasted about 4 minutes tops,
and they were running for their towels.
Maybe this will tie them over until
we have lots of sunshine and warm
weather! We're ready for it!

Saturday, May 24, 2008

Mother Daughter Night

This past Wednesday, Olivia had her annual Mother Daughter night at her GEMS (Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior) club. We got to go have supper, see them get their awards for the year, and make a craft together. We made this fun little tote bag. How cute! Daddy snapped some pictures of us before we left. We had a great time!

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Six Months Old!

Wow, Emmitt is 6 mo. old today! It's so
hard to belive. It's gone way too fast. He is
doing so well. He's sleeping all night
(hallelujah!), and is a very happy, content
baby. It's not hard to get a smile out of
him:} He's scootching all over now too -
won't be long before he's up on all fours!
He brings such joy into our lives, and we
are so thankful to God for him.

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Chicks in the Mail!

So, we thought we'd try raising some
chickens this summer. I grew up doing
chickens in our local 4-H every summer,
and Olivia is old enough to do this now,
so we're gonna give it a try. I have very
fun memories of it, and we hope our
kids will too.

I got a phone call yesterday morning from
our post office saying our chicks were in.
They come right in the mail! It was so
fun to pick up that box and hear all the
little peeps! Cam was with me and
didn't know what to think at first :}

Here he is helping me unload
the box of chicks.

Saying Cam loves them is
an understatement!

Olivia was in love too. They are

both out in the chicken coop
all the time now :}

Here's our chicken coop that
Eric fixed up. It works great!
I'm sure we'll have fun doing this!

A big load of wood!

Well, since we're heating with
wood now, we had a load
delivered last week so Eric
could start cutting and chopping
it, so it's dry and ready for
this coming winter. The big
truck with the "claw" was really
cool. Cam was in awe. He
didn't move the whole time it
was here. :} It was pretty cool to watch.
Both the kids sat on the steps
and watched for a long time.

Signs of Spring!

It seems like spring took a long time to
get here. It was a hard winter! We've
been out enjoying the springtime
weather and wanted to share some

I love my spring perennials!

Cam loves his camo cargo
shorts and couldn't wait to wear

Lucy fell asleep in such a funny position
we had to snap a picture of it. The kids
had fun waking her up too :}