Our trip to see my sister Lauren in Spokane for the Fourth of July was just perfect! She recently moved into the cutest house and it was fun to be her first guests. Uncle Steve was quite the chef while we were there, spoiling us with amazing apple sauce pancakes and cowboy burgers. We also got to eat at Cafe Rio, which is a definite favorite of ours. Our neck of the woods doesn't have nearly enough good eats, so this was a real treat.
Everything was within walking distance... the farmers market, the splash pad, the library (we didn't venture to the library, but still! How cool would it be to live within walking distance of the library?!), the fireworks show.
Every afternoon, Lu, Isabella and I would go for an afternoon shopping trip. It was so fun. I love to shop so much, especially with my sisters!
But best of all was just visiting, of course. It's so, so awesome to have a sister live within driving distance! And now if the rest of my family would hurry up and migrate to Washington.
And last but not least, Happy Birthday, America! We love you so much!
Had to include my iphone pics from the trip too (looking at them makes me want to plan our next trip already!):
Friday, August 8, 2014
We sure enjoyed watching Isabella in her second dance recital! She looked beautiful and did so great up there. And what's not to love about dressing up in a fancy costume and getting to wear makeup...super fun for the both of us! As much as I love to see her on stage, though, I still think my favorite thing in the world is watching her dance around our home freestylin' it. She's always dancing and I love that!
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
It's hard to believe we've lived in our house for nearly seven years! In those seven years, we've been part of the most amazing ward at church. I've never been in a ward that wasn't amazing, but this is the longest we've been anywhere and I feel like I'm extra attached because of that. My babies are growing up with these people, and they truly are cream-of-the-earth kind of people. For a recent Primary activity, we had a color run and it was so fun! I'm glad I could take some pictures, not just of my cuties, but also of some of the people we love and admire so much. Thank you, dear Primary leaders, for putting on such a fun event!
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