San Diego – Escaping the Heat

School starts back up this week, and the temperature in Phoenix was anticipated to be 115+ this weekend. Since this summer has been a little rough on the kids, combined with the fact that...

A day at the lake

It’s Tuesday, so we decided to take the day and head up to the lake for some fun in the sun on the lake. We left by 6:45am to have time to grab breakfast...

Birthdays during Covid-19

We survived two birthdays while in lock-down! April and May brought our kids to the nice round ages of 10 and 12. Although it was probably a little disappointing for them both to be...

Can’t Beat this Sunshine

Another day at home with the family. Today, I started the kids out with reading. They decided they wanted to lay by the pool and enjoy the sunshine and the breeze. Vi decided to...

No More Trees

Our neighbors cut down all 4 sissoo trees from their backyard! It took an entire day for the people to chop them down. It was crazy loud, and as of today, I’m not sure...

All the changes and updates.

It’s official. School is closed for the rest of the school year. Emergency schooling has begun at home (different from “homeschooling” and supposedly even a little different from “distance learning”). What it means to...

Years of Enjoyment

Back in 2015, we purchased a bunch of PVC piping and tubing with some pumps and bins. We gave them to the kids as a great way for them to play in the water....

A weekend without Dad

Mike left for Japan early this weekend, so I thought it would be a great opportunity to have some fun with the kids. Before he left, Mike took the kids to Golfland Sunsplash for...

Sedona – a day trip

This past weekend we took a trip to Sedona! It is still so hard for me to believe that we can just hop in the car and drive over and be in Sedona in...