Wednesday, May 16, 2012

I ♥ 2 C The Temple!

Saturday we were able to go to the Washington D.C. Temple! It was the stakes planned Sister Temple trip! I’m so glad we went! Kate drove so we didn’t have to ride on the slow, stinky, bus for 4 hours! The weather was PERFECT that day too! We had fun! So glad I decided to go! :)

The Temple is always so beautiful!

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Robin, Debi, Kate, Amanda, Julie, and Karyl.                                      

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Lunch/Dinner at Olive Garden.

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Thanks again for driving Kate! ;) ♥

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Sunday, May 13, 2012

♥Happy Mother’s Day!♥

I’m so proud to be the mother to these 4 beautiful children! I love them with all my heart!


              Lily and Me!                                             My boys!

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Grateful to Darren for helping me be a mother to these wonderful children!

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♥ Our Fam! ♥


Talking to my mom on the phone on Mother’s Day

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Darren and the kids got me my favorite flower! And it’s potted so I can plant it! :) The note below Darren drew by hand and painted. He’s so talented! Super thankful!

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Here’s the cute care the kids got for me! It was HUGE! Loved it! It even played me a song! Super cute!

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♥ I had a wonderful Mother’s Day and I’m so thankful to be able to be a mother! As hard as it is, I wouldn’t trade it for the world! ♥


This woman is AMAZING! She had 4 children. One passed away. My father shortly after passed away and she was left to raise 3 small children alone. And that she did, and did very well! She set out to work and go back to school. She worked hard every day of her life! I never remember her being lazy. She worked and worked and worked some more! She would put in a full day of work, then come home, clean, cook, do yard work, run us to sports and music lessons, and of course be our mother!

My mom has taught me how to budget, how to clean, how to cook, how to love, and most importantly, how to be a mother! ♥

This is my mom with my sister who passed away. Also a picture of her on her wedding day to my father!

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My mom and me! ♥

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From my first baby to my last, my mother has been there helping me all the way. I remember how LOST I was when I had my first baby, and she swooped in, saved the day, and calmed me down! She is truly amazing and I thank Heavenly Father for my mother! And for all the love, memories and lessons she has taught me along the way!

I love you mom! Happy Mother’s Day! ♥

Friday, May 11, 2012

tHe reAdinG bUs!

Tuesday I was able to take Jacob on the “Reading Bus” with Kate and her kids! It’s such a cute thing to do with the kiddos! And…. We were the only two mom’s with kids there! Sweet!

They let them play with toys, they tell them stories, sing songs, and do a craft! The kids had fun!


The bus looks like a kindergarten classroom inside!

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The craft Jacob help make me! :)

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Cute Parleigh and Kate with the kids by the bus!

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Thursday, May 10, 2012


Dawn and Curtis came out for Ashton’s baptism. The kids were super excited to see their cousins! We had fun for the short time they were here!

Here’s the boys reading their “cool books”!

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Lily and Cora were so giddy to see each other! They immediately started playing! And here are the cute twins Coby and Doon!

They have grown so much!

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Dawn and Me!

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Thank you Curtis, Dawn, Conner, Doran, Cora, Doon, and Coby for coming to visit! We had a blast with you! ♥