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January 2018

Corbin got a metal detector from Holly and Jona so the boys were trying it out!

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Papa came (a little earlier than Nana) for Cason’s birthday and baptism!

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Celebrating Cason’s birthday!

Cason bringing his new scriptures to church for the first time!

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The boys set up their room so they could watch a show together!

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Cason’s first time to cub scouts!

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Connor was in China for 2 weeks so there may have been a night (or two) with fast food in front of the TV.

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But we also went hot tubbing at my mom’s.

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Had play dates with friends!

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Parks!

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Cason’s first basketball game!

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Kinsley wore a dress I wore as a kid to church!

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Reading in our new family room!

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Martin Luther King, Jr Day.  Watching his speech and then a hike!

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They story about the above picture.  Our hiking group got separated and the group I was with (mostly all the oldest kids) arrived to the parking a good amount of time before the rest of the group.  As one of the only adults, I was trying to come up with things for us to do.  Some of the kids were trying to balance and walk across that blue curb but having a hard time.  So I came up with the idea that if they could get all the way across without falling down they could earn a dollar.  Each kid could earn one dollar and they could try as many times as they wanted until it was time to go.  They were all having trouble and then one kid did it and then all the sudden ALL the kids did it.  I felt like it was inspired because I only had exactly enough dollar bills to give to each kid and I didn’t even know that before I started. HA! 

Kinsley snuggling Nate.  She calls him Nate Nate!

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Kinsley had told me she had a loose tooth and then a day or two later, out it came!

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I must admit that there is something quite sad about my baby loosing her baby teeth.

I got to go on a field trip with Corbin’s class to a California Museum in Oakland!  It was pretty fun!

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They LOVED this room the most!

Signs for dad to welcome him home!

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We had Nate’s blessing at our house!  Chris with his nephews! Oh and all 4 of these boys wore that blessing outfit as babies.

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Crazy hair day at school! Kinsley’s was supposed to be a unicorn!

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I threw a baby shower for one of my friends.

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We played pool on the mini set we were given for Christmas!

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Kinsley celebrated 100 days of school!

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My super lame picture of the super blood moon eclipse!

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It actually turned out to be a great January.  The weather was beautful and we were able to do some pretty fun things!

Connor’s Trip to China

Connor went to China on a work trip for 2 weeks. He probably won’t write about it, so I’ll just share his pictures!

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Cason’s 8th Birthday and Baptism

Our sweet Cason (my youngest boy!!!) turned 8!!! I can hardly believe it.  In our church, when a child turns 8, they can choose to be baptized.  Cason decided that he did want to and that he wanted to on his actualy 8th birthday.  It made for a busy and fun weekend with family!!

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For breakfast he really wanted a guitar shaped pancake.  Ummm….ok?! This was the best that I could do and it broke.

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Cason got some snuggles with Nate while we were getting ready!

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At the chuch before his baptism!

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It was a lovely baptism.  I felt the spirit and felt Cason did too.  He is a special boy!! I’m so glad he is mine!!

He decided to go to Five Guys after for hot dogs and hamburgers.  It was a bit chaotic getting that many people there but we did and it was so fun.  No pictures though!

Then we came home for cake.  Cason really wanted a geode cake so here is my attempt.

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Cason’s birthday questions!!

1. What is your favorite color? PURPLE

2. What is your favorite toy? LEGOS (I read this post that the Lego company does not like it when you say Legos as the name for their product, but they would rather you use Lego bricks. However, it just doesn’t sound right to me, so this is a conscious decision!!)

3. What is your favorite fruit? GRAPES

4. What is your favorite tv show? NINJAGO

5. What is your favorite thing to eat for lunch? CHEESEBURGERS

6. What is your favorite outfit? MY COMFY CLOTHES

7. What is your favorite game? MONOPOLY

8. What is your favorite snack? Z BARS

9. What is your favorite animal? NONE

10. What is your favorite song? EAT IT BY WEIRD AL

11. What is your favorite book? MATILDA BY ROALD DAHL

12. Who is your best friend? DENIZ

13. What is your favorite cereal? CINNAMON TOAST CRUCH

14. What is your favorite thing to do outside? PLAY

15. What is your favorite drink? FANTA GRAPE

16. What is your favorite holiday? CHRISTMAS

17. What do you like to take to bed with you at night? BLANKET

18. What is your favorite thing to eat for breakfast? CEREAL

19. What do you want for dinner on your birthday? HOT DOGS

20. What do you want to be when you grow up? DOG TRAINER (This is funny to me since he is my kid that is the most scared of dogs.)

His dr stats.  

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We love this boy so much!

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