Sunday, October 6, 2013

A Walk in the canyon

Tonight we went for a walk in the Canyon above Grandpa and Grandma Cederstrom's house in Springville.  We had so much fun enjoying nature and talking as a family.

The girls had a lot of fun on the walk looking for treasures and bugs.  They all got a little tired after awhile, though, and were ready to go home.

If you look really close on the road you can see the cricket that Evie wanted me to take a picture of.  All three girls were fascinated by it, but I wasn't fast enough to catch them all on camera.

This one reminds me of the movie "The Village" except it is the good color instead of the bad color.  The coolest part about this pick is that I didn't play around with the saturation at all.  The yellow really was this bright and the leaves really were that dull. 
Oh The Beauty of the EARTH.

Homemade Gummy Worms aka coolest jigglers ever!

Last week we decided to try something fun that we saw on pinterest...
Homemade Gummy Worms
It sounded like an awesome idea, and although they turned out a little different than we expected at first, they were still super fun.  So, first you make a small box of jello with only 2/3 c of water.  (we doubled this, which was 2 packs with 1 1/3 c of water)  Then let the jello cool until just warm to the touch.  While waiting arrange straws in something that will hold them up.  Next poor the jello into the straws like so...
 Next you play the waiting game... we had to let our worms sit in the fridge over night for them to set up completely.  Then you get the worms out.  Pinterest says to just push them out with a rolling pin, but after some trial and error I found that it works better if you run the straw under warm water for just a second to loosen the jello and then use a rolling pin to push them out.
The rest is history!  My kids loved slurping the jello like noodles. 

Monday, September 30, 2013

Thanksgiving Point Harvest Festival

This weekend we had tons of fun looking at the giant pumpkins, carved pumpkins, giant squash, and more at Thanksgiving Point's Harvest Festival.

Of course the girl's all got their faces painted, and they turned out soooo cute! 
 Evie's favorite part was the Chick-Fil-A cow, but we didn't get a picture of him.
 Ella's favorite part was the scavenger hunt that they got to do while they were walking around.
 Of course, Elena's favorite part was getting her face painted.  If she had a fortune she would blow it all on face paint!

Friday, February 1, 2013


Ella's Crazy Dance Season has officially began.  The best part is that she gets to dance to "Cover-girl" by Rue Paul.  She needs to get a little more sassy, but other than that she is a great job!!

Valentine's Cookies

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

My Evie Elizabeth turned 2 today.  I can hardly believe it!  She is getting so big!  We are having her party later in the week, so we just did something small tonight.  She loved looking at her candle!  When her daddy took it out of her cupcake she cried, so he had to bring it back.
Evie I love you to death!  You are getting so big!
Happy Birthday Evie Boo!