Anderson Farms 2019

Last Tuesday we met a couple friends from church for a great day at Anderson Farms. We couldn’t ask for a nicer day and the kids all had a great time. The kids jumped on a large bouncy area, went down slides, rode the mine carts, checked out the goats and chickens, picked pumpkins, played…

Long View 1/2 Marathon

I didn’t really plan on running a road 1/2 or full marathon again after I discovered trail marathons because trail marathons are far more beautiful and enjoyable and my slow times don’t really matter on trail marathons because really just getting up and down all the hills and somehow making it to the end of…

An Autumn Hike….

Since we have Thursday evenings free and open we decided to head up to Rocky Mountain National Park and go for a hike to see the leaves changing. We got there late enough in the afternoon that many people were headed out so we were able to park at the Bear Lake trailhead. We decided…

Change In Plans…

A couple of weeks ago on a Tuesday we were suppose to go on a field trip with the little’s preschool class to Miller Farms where the kids can pick vegetables and explore the farm but we woke up that morning to rain and temps in the 40s and so needless to say the field…

Edric-4 Years Home!

On September 23rd we celebrated Edric being home for 4 years. Actually we had a family dinner on the 22nd because no one had a practice or commitment that night. And I managed to not get any photos of his dinner. We had “crack noodles’ which I think is the actual name of the recipe…

Thursday Adventures

Despite me trying to have at least two days a week that didn’t have a commitment this year I was only successful in getting one evening during the regular week that we don’t have something going on. Yes we get to spend most lunches together because we homeschool and the littles are home from preschool…

And Coppelia is 4!

4 years ago on August 21, 2015, Clint and I were actually in Seoul, we flew out early that afternoon after Edric’s court meeting on the 20th for his adoption. Little did we know that across the city our little spitfire of a girl was making her way into the world. I think had we…

Twin Silo Park

Last week we went to explore a park that I had heard about. It was even better than I had imagined. I think everyone had a blast including Clint and I. The name of the park is Twin Silo Park and it is located in Fort Collins. There are two huge silos on site and…

Calm In The Midst of Chaos

At least that’s my goal, calm in the midst of chaos. Because let’s face it, 5 kids and a constantly changing ER schedule doesn’t make the calm easy. So I’ve had to work really hard to make a calm and functional day to day schedule. And I tend to keep everything in my head and…

Mimi And Papa Visit

Last weekend Clint’s parents came for a visit. It was really hot all weekend long but we had a good time despite the weather. There was a lot of playing in the water and running through the sprinklers. The kids had fun playing Legos, reading books and playing games with Mimi and Papa as well….