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One of Those Days…
You know those days when everything seems to be going wrong? At first those times may feel frustrating, but eventually you end up laughing when you think about how many things went wrong in one day. Today was one of those days in our house. Except it wasn’t all day; no, all the crazy happenings were…
Ahhhh! What a joy it is to have friends from all over the country who share your beliefs and know how to make you laugh! Some of our best friends are Laura and LiliAnna Beasley who live in Oklahoma. With Dad being a pilot and a free weekend on the calendar, we packed our bags…
We recently returned from a week on the Big Island of Hawaii. What a treat it was to experience the island lifestyle, witness beautiful sunsets, and drink some awesome guava juice! Through my dad’s company, we were able to enjoy a mostly-paid-for trip to the Big Island. None of us had ever been to this…
Oklahoma Part 2: Fun with the Beasleys!
So after making a bajillion gallons of ice cream, what better way to unwind than to visit with wonderful friends! We drove about 1.5 hrs to visit the Beasley family and spend a couple days with them before heading home. Words cannot describe what a magnificent time we had with the Beasleys! Check out the…
Oklahoma Part 1: Peach Festival!
Hey y’all! We just returned from Oklahoma where we spent a week making ice cream and memories. This post is all about our time at the Peach Festival in Stratford, OK. Once a year, folks come from far away to taste the delicious homemade peach ice cream made by the Burnett family. Well this year…
Trip to Greer
For those of you who live in AZ (or other hot locations), you understand the necessity to escape the heat every so often. And that’s just what we did. Last week we packed up and drove to Greer, AZ (about 4 hrs east of us) for a few days. Let me tell you, the weather was…
Fall Break in CA
so in az we start school in early august and take a week break in october. i didn’t realize not many states have a fall break but i guess it makes sense considering they usually start school in september. anyway, even though we homeschool, we often follow the local public school’s breaks and took last…
Big Sandy Conference
this april was our first year attending the annual ATI family conference in big sandy, texas. we left after church on easter to drive 18 hours and arrive sometime on tuesday. between the few stops we made and dad’s speeding (he did receive a ticket while in texas!) we made it to the campus on monday evening.
Spring Break 2014
a few weeks ago, we headed up to a friend’s cabin in flagstaff with our good friends the Carmona’s. we were only up there for three days but, we still had soooo much fun!!