Thursday, August 29, 2013

'My Own Mr. Darcy'

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Today, I finished reading my sister's latest book.
I was sad every time I had to put it down because I just needed to see what was going to happen...
and now that I am finished, I am really sad that it is over. :)
I was so excited about this book even before finishing it, that last night my sister, Karey, and I went through actors and actresses who we would want to play the parts of all of the main people in a movie of this book.
It was fun. Maybe I will post the collage I made of our picks down the road a bit...

I loved this book!
I recommend this book to any and all.
It is a clean read, a romantic read, and a BRILLIANT read.
AND, the cover just happens to be a photo of my niece. Isn't she beautiful?

Order it online on Amazon.

Also, go to my sister's writing blog to see what other books she has written.
Karey White's Blog
I love them all.

You, too, will love it.

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Monday, August 26, 2013

Random June ~ 2013

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Stella and Aaron at Stella's baptism.
What a beautiful and special day it was.

That day, we also said goodbye to Veronica.
It was the last time we were going to see her before she left on her mission.
We miss her, but we know she is happy serving the Lord and the people of Washington.

We got to meet my first great niece at the beginning of June.
This is Jane, my great niece and Aaron's first cousin once removed.
Richard and Haley's sweet baby.
We love her.


Aaron loves babies so much.
And he is so good with them.

Robert had a chocolatey treat.
It got a little out of hand, I think.

Their cute dog, Molly.

These are a couple of photos of all of the sisters who were still there and my Mom.
We sure wished that Maria, Kristi, and Suzy had been there for this photo so it was complete.


Not sure what Lisa and I were laughing at, but no matter how blurry it is, I like it.

A ladybug on my arm.

Elise, Monique, Hannah
Great friends.

I can't remember right now what kind of flower these are, but I love them.

We found this snake in our yard.

Aaron tucked his shirt in and said "I'm Dave."
That is his cousin who loves to have his shirts tucked in.
We love Dave.

Zach and Aaron in the racing cars at Boondocks.
We sure miss their family.

My hilarious son.

 Aaron after riding on the bumper boats.

The gift that the kids made in primary for their Dads.
Aaron gave his to Grandpa.

Joe, Savannah, Aaron...
jumping with pieces of ice.

Nairn, David, Henry, Jacob
four of my cute nephews.

Comfy Aaron watching TV.

Aaron helping me fry some zucchini.
Mmm... we love it.

Making peanut butter sandwiches at the family reunion.

Aaron and cute Charlie.
Cute Henry in the background.

 Evan, Aaron, Isaac

 Cute Gus giving Aaron a hug to thank him for a few toys he gave to him.

We were at a park sitting in the parked car waiting for some friends.
Aaron got unbuckled so he could sit forward to see out the window to check if our friends were there yet... he went forward harder than he thought and bumped his head on the windshield. He didn't even hit that hard, it didn't make a mark on his head really... but it made THIS crack on the windshield. SO strange! :)

We were eating peanut butter M&Ms and Aaron took a little bite out of one, then showed me that it looks like a heart. We look for hearts in everything... its one of our things.
WOW! Gotta love that. :)

Night #1 of the SuperMoon!

Night #2 of the SuperMoon!

Aaron singing a song at bedtime.

And there you have it.
I thought I would end it with this sweet photo of Aaron sleeping.

So... good night.

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Saturday, August 24, 2013

End of School Year Fun! End of First Grade!

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Field Trip to see the chickens and then to the park for lunch.

Does this give you an idea of how tall Aaron is in his grade?

First Grade Pancake Breakfast.


Field Day.


Aaron and Stella.
Great friends.

 Hannah, Elise, Monique

These next two photos are of Aaron running the obstacle course.

The next day at the End of School assembly, Aaron won an award for taking first place for the fastest time for a first grader on the obstacle course. He was excited and I was proud of him.

When I was volunteering throughout the year,
I was glad to be there for the Pledge of Allegiance sometimes.
I had to get one on video. Brings me back to my school days.

Last day of school.
Last home lunch for the year.
Couldn't have worked out better with the peanut butter.
I don't think I could have gotten another sandwich out of that jar.

Aaron's first grade teacher, Mrs. B.
Good bye, first grade.
Good bye, Mrs B...
Thanks for everything!

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