Paper Snowman and Other Preschool Ideas

Micah has been needing a lot of attention and stimulation lately. My sister-in-law sent me this PDF Calendar of one year Preschool Ideas. I’ve been trying to do one or two things with Micah everyday. We made a paper snowmen and snow flakes this week. Before we made the snowman, we read this book called Snow by P.D. … Continue reading Paper Snowman and Other Preschool Ideas

Belated Happy Birthday to Me! – Advice Needed

THANK YOU x 1,000,000!!! For all the nice Birthday comments, wishes, messages, notes, calls, emails, cards and text. I read every single one of them and wish I had time to write everyone of you back personally! We celebrated by going to Tucanos. It seemed like everyone at Tucanos was having a birthday. That’s probably … Continue reading Belated Happy Birthday to Me! – Advice Needed

Inspired DIY Toddler Strider Balance Bike

For Micah’s two year old birthday, we wanted to get him the perfect toddler present. Micah loves cars, motorcycles,  and anything with wheels. In our neighborhood, Strider balance bikes were getting really popular for toddlers. We would see our neighbor’s kids ridding them to and from church all the time. Some of these kids would only be … Continue reading Inspired DIY Toddler Strider Balance Bike

San Diego Temple dubbed “Mormon Disneyland”

My husband had to go to San Diego, California recently for a conference trip. He never likes leaving the family at home so we all went with him. While we were planning the trip, the question came up: “Should we go to Disneyland?” We went back and forth on the decision but we finally decided that … Continue reading San Diego Temple dubbed “Mormon Disneyland”

Super Mario Family Costume

For Halloween our family dressed up as Mario, Luigi, Wario, and Princess Peach costumes. I found this tutorial on how to make a Mario hat and my awesome neighbor, Heather at Feather Flights helped me make the hats for me. They turned out super cute! I got to wear my old high school homecoming dress … Continue reading Super Mario Family Costume

Sunday Outfits

We were all matching for church on Sunday so I had to take a picture! It’s definitely not every Sunday where we match. Most Sundays we just try to get out the door and hope that there is a clean white shirt for the boys to put on. Dallin is usually at a church leadership … Continue reading Sunday Outfits

The Best Chocolate Cake in the World with Chocolate Mousse Frosting

For Micah’s 2 year-old birthday we made pretty much the best chocolate cake in the world. We got the recipe from an Irish friend we met while in Dublin. This cake is sooo good! Really… try it. The Best Chocolate Cake in the World Ingredients 1/2 cup butter 1 cup brown sugar 1- 14oz can … Continue reading The Best Chocolate Cake in the World with Chocolate Mousse Frosting

2 Year Old Photoshoot

Our little Micah turned two! He is so smart now. He knows that you’ve turned off the music toy so he turns it back on. He has day to day memory now so it’s a sad day when he loses his favorite car toy. I can’t wait to experience the terrific twos!! He is so … Continue reading 2 Year Old Photoshoot