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Weddings and grand baby!

Its February already and look how many times I posted 🤔 I’ll do that later but here are some updates at least. Our family has grown by 3 this past year, we love it. Changes are good , most of them anyway. Little Kyra has wormed her way into our hearts, she is changing so fast. Of course, I think she likes me best 🤣

She has such bright little eyes that stare right through you, I think she gets that from her dad!
Kate and Paul got married on October 6, and had a beautiful wedding. I felt pretty good, I had to do chemo the week after the wedding so I had to hurry and put wedding stuff away. Thankfully, I could put everything in Kate’s basement and sort through later. Samantha used some of the same stuff, lights etc so that was nice !  My mom and sister and a niece came out for the wedding and helped for a few days, we managed to run down to check out Ms. Statue of Liberty on the Sandpoint beach. 
Then David’s and Sams wedding on January 5. It was a typical winter day but it turned out …
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I’m Back!

I’ve been thinking the last few weeks of this poor forsaken blog, so I looked up the other day and it was actually 2012 that I quit. A lot of water has passed under the bridge since then and our family has grown and there’s been lots of changes and a wedding and a daughter-in-law and grandbaby coming and now we’re having another wedding In a few weeks! Wow , you never know what will happen in six more years!

I thought about trying to catch up over our lives the last few years, but most of you already know What all we’ve been up to so I’m not gonna try! I’m just going to start where we are now!

This is going to be a year to remember for sure! 2018, Who would’ve thought, that we would be facing cancer, looking forward to being grandparents, having a 19-year-old daughter getting married, another daughter dating!  It’s almost mind-boggling, but I am reminded  that when I started this blog and I was a busy younger mother with six little kids, that I literally took one day at a time and di…

Pictures Of Summer 2012, now That Its History. . .

I am so far behind, I'm not even gonna try to catch up on our summer! Did we even HAVE summer??? Me thinks the years are flying by too fast!
We had a relaxing Sunday afternoon today, Norvs mom and dad came up for lunch and Jay and April and the girls. . . Its been almost six weeks since hip surgery for my MIL, she's about ready to get rid of her walker! That'll be a wonderful sight to see her walk without it. Its been getting colder every night and raining for the past few days, knocking all those beautiful yellow leaves of of my maples in the front yard!

 We've started raking them into huge piles. But its wasted effort till they are all off. The snow is covering the mountain tops now so one of these days its gonna get us! :) We celebrated our 18 th anniversary the 8th of October! Norv had to fly to Seattle that weekend and Julianna had her 8th birthday, so we are gonna do a gateway later. This time of the year is always a little hard to get nice weathe…


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50th Wedding Anniversary

It was a fun filled week that ended not so good with flu bugs flying around , but we had a good time honoring Norv's folks  for their 50 years of marriage! The weather didn't always cooperate and it wasn't the warmest either but we had a nice big pavilion and a nice big fire roaring, lots of coffee, lots of food and  lots of gabbing and catching up with family we don't see very often!

 house, inspecting flower beds

Sweet springtime!

It's been a long time comin'...but its here! Today was such a beautiful day but windy and a little cool. We had a picnic planned down at the Twin Rivers ,but since it would be rather chilly down there, we went to Phil and Jenn's house instead to help do some planning for girls camp.
   This summer is starting to fill up and look really busy, and it's barely here! From around the middle of July to the middle of August, life in Idaho is too hectic! Our church is involved in men's retreat, boy's camp and girl's camp, and to top it off, a wedding all squeezed in those for short weeks. And those are the best months to go camping or driving in the mountains.
We have been working outside as much as we can,we've had a lot of rain which makes for nice green lawns to mow. Cody keeps busy with our lawn at home and mowing at the store. He's been helping me rescue some flowering crab trees that a nursery had dug out and left to burn later. Alot of nurseries…

Family Fun Night 2012

Our school has a "Family Fun Night " put on by the teachers and students every spring. The theme this year was the progression  of the USA starting from the Pilgrims coming to the new colony to our modern era that we live in! We ended with McDonalds type food which was a lot of work, but it turned out good! We had grilled hamburgers, and chicken and good old fries and chicken  nuggets and ended with homemade  ice cream topped with yummy hot fudge! drool... The brains that go into a project like this always amazes me!