Thursday, February 19, 2015

365

Yes!  I am here.  I fell off the blogging band wagon for a bit, but I did not quit my goal of taking a picture everyday. 

I took a little vacay with my hubby.  I have been home about 10 days, and I still haven’t recovered.  Reality hit me smack dab in the face early on my first morning back, and that first morning at 7am, it felt like 4am(that was Hawaii time, which I had adjusted to), and that was after a red-eye flight home.

So… lets just say I need a nap.

I do want to share what I have been up to. 

I also have one confession.  My goal was to take pictures with my big girl camera each day.  I must tell you the honest truth that I just couldn’t do it while I was on vacation.  I took my big camera to Hawaii, but it was so hard to lug it around.  I was also so worried it would get stolen. 

I am satisfied with my efforts, because I did take a picture every day.  It just happened to be with my Iphone while I was in Hawaii. 

I think I made up for it tho, because some days I took 2 pics.

So… lets begin with where I left off:

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Skiing with the family.  I enjoyed watching them all hit the slopes, and it’s so fun to capture those moments too.  I love this picture.  It shows Jonathan doing something he loves, and a peak of me doing what I love too.

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Sunday, January 18, 2015

Sunday Nap.

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Monday, January 19, 2015

My cute kids heading off to catch the bus.

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Those cute kids coming home from school

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

I made some delicious cupcakes for a cute little girls birthday party, I enjoy helping friends put parties together.

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

Little miss helps out by unloading the dishwasher

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Friday, January 23, 2015

Scrapbook Overnighter.

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Saturday, January 24, 2015

Scrapbook Overnighter part 2(it’s a hat party, and the best part: my sister came.)

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Sunday, January 25, 2015

Jex is learning this Hymn.  Seeing it open on our piano was a great Sunday reminder.  I need to make more time for a “Sweet Hour of Prayer.”

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Monday, January 26, 2015

Stella mails Valentines to her Grandparents.

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

I bought a fun new chair for my great room, I like it even better with this cute girl in it.

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Jex gets in his piano practice…

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…and Isaac plays Legos with a friend.

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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Stella works on a school project with a friend.  They are doing a report on the twin towers.  They were surprised by the photos of what happened on 9/11.

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Friday, January 30, 2015

I decided to put out all my Valentine decor before I went to Hawaii.  I thought the kids would enjoy seeing all the hearts as a reminder of how much I love them.  It was a good reminder for them while I was gone.

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Saturday, January 31, 2015

Packing day and on our way.

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Sunday, February 1, 2015

On the plane.

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I spy an island in the ocean. I’m looking forward to landing there and laying on the beach.  I had fun taking pictures out the window with my big girl camera.  This is one of the few shots I got with my good camera.  I decided to add a texture to it; just for fun.  I’m looking forward to landing there and laying on the beach.

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After landing we went to our hotel to check out the view, another pic I took with my big girl camera.

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Monday, February 2, 2015

I went on a run this morning.  Luckily I had my phone with me and I could take a pic of this pretty flower.  I was smiling during my entire run.  It’s way more fun to run in such a beautiful place.

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Selfie on the beach

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

It was super fun to share the trip with our good friends; the Chadwicks.

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We went on a helicopter tour today.  We saw the volcano, waterfalls, and whales.

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Thursday, February 5, 2015

We stopped at the sweetest mom and pop joint, and had the best French toast.  It was made out of sweet Hawaiian bread.

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The owner told us about this cool spot we needed to check out.  We made the little journey, and scored when we found this tree.

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Friday, February 6, 2015

We spent most of the day lying on the beach today.  This was my view.  A sweet dad and his children built this little sand town for us to see.

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It was so nice to just chill and relax with the man I love.

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Saturday, February 7, 2015

We made sure we went to Kona to check out the LDS temple.  It was beautiful.  I loved seeing it all lit up at night.  Even though we didn’t get a chance to make it inside, you could still feel the spirit.  Thanks to my Iphone, I got a panoramic pic.

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Sunday, February 8, 2015

Our last day in Hawaii and definitely my favorite day.  We went on the most beautiful hike.  We went through bamboo, a ginger forest, and the most amazing cliffs on one side of us. 

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Monday, February 9, 2015

We made it home.  I am so tired that Isaac steps in and reads to Tess before bed.  Thanks Isaac!

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

We headed back to the airport to welcome my nephew Elder Argyle home from his two year mission for our church.  He served in Eugene, Oregon.(also taken with my Iphone because I forgot my camera.  I was so tired, I couldn’t think.

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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

We spent the afternoon putting the kids Valentines together.

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Thursday, February 12, 2015

Tess had her Valentines party at preschool so we had to do “heart hair.”

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Friday, February 13, 2015

The kids took there Valentines to school today.

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Stella took her awesome gumball Valentine box too.

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Goodnight.  More 365 to come soon!

3 comments:

Eileen said...

This was delightful!

KW said...

Jealous of your trip! Looks like it was a great time!

KB said...

I really do love your blog and I get a lot of ideas from your cute decor. I hope this doesn't come across harsh (and feel free to delete, I would send you a private message if I could), but it's a little worrisome to see you home address. You have such a beautiful family and I would hate for a simple picture to lead to anything negative.

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