Archive for April, 2011

Backyard Fun

What do you do when the sun is shining and you want the kids to play outside? Take the pool out of the box and have a picnic. The kids played and had fun for hours. “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD! Praise the LORD! Psalm 150:6

Resurrection Sunday

Why is resurrection Sunday significant to the Christian faith? Whether it is called Easter or Resurrection Sunday is not as important as the event and purpose of the resurrection. However, the timing of the crucifixion and resurrection is significantly meaningful. The resurrection of Jesus is the culmination of all things meaningful, faith and fact, in […]

Easter Egg Hunt

Being in a new city has given me the motivation to find new places and activities for the family to enjoy. Easter just so happened to come at a great time. I found an easter egg hunt and mini festival at Hagan Park, which is just 2.5 miles from us. I am loving all the […]

Earth Day

Yesterday I came home to a big surprise. While our landlord was installing the new water heater, his mother was in the backyard creating a gardening box just for us. I must have said “Thank You” a hundred times. What landlord does that? They blessed our socks off. That same night, as soon as the […]

All Aboard The Poo Poo Train

Corbin is in the process of potty training and we’re hyping it up by giving him lots of praise, being enthusiastic when he tries & is successful, giving him stickers for #1 and little lego pirates for #2. I have also come up with a few silly songs to sing. Here’s a song called “All […]

Baby Tag Blankets

Whenever friends have babies my mind starts reeling. What should I make now? I decided to try my hand at making baby tag blankets. They turned out so cute! The hardest part is choosing which ribbon to use with the fabric and pinning everything. Once everything is set, the sewing is a breeze. Now I’m […]

St Patty’s Day

For St Patty’s day we joined a few friends at a park in La Mesa. The boys had a great time playing and exploring the new playground. Corbin is getting braver and makes friends so easy. He may play shy, but he is very talkative and outgoing. Benjamin loves to walk and climb the play […]


I took a few photos of the boys in Nana and Papa’s yard before we left for Sacramento. Corbin is 3 years 4 months and Benjamin is a year on Monday. It’s an exciting time and we look forward to all the fun adventures we’ll have in a new place, but it’s still heartbreaking to […]