My funny little Harper. She takes after her siblings...she is not good at smiling and looking at the camera at the same time.
I went on a youth temple trip. We met at 5 in the morning (it was amazing that there were 20+ youth in attendance at that time!). We got done about 7 am, and the temple just looked beautiful. I took a bunch of family names for baptisms and confirmations - it was a great morning.
Me: Henry, what happened to your head?
Henry: I scratched it on the tree!
H: It's okay! Harry Potter has a scratch on his head!
Glenda and Bryant gave us this great little shade tent for us to use at the beach, but it worked just as well in the back yard on a hot day!
Glenda and Bryant also gave the kids this fantastic picnic table for the kids. We have put both Grandma and Grandpa gifts to good use!
Backyard discoveries: Claire found a ladybug (my kids' favorite), and Henry found this white garden spider.
Harper didn't find anything...she was just bummed that Brother and Sister were the ones with the bugs. (Harper loves bugs.)
Claire's speech bubbles just crack me up!
Harper, showing Henry where all the pieces go. Henry begins to stick the last piece in, and she exclaims "Goody job Why-ee!" (which is how she says Henry). When the puzzle piece meets a little resistance, she begins yelling "pursh!!" Love how this little girl takes charge! I actually bought this puzzle for Claire - not because I thought it would be challenging, but because Claire is interested in maps and where everyone lives. I thought it would be a good way to learn the states. But Harper declared the puzzle was hers, and learned how to do it in about 3 tries.
I took the kids blueberry and raspberry picking. It proved to be a very successful activity, though Harper's bucket stayed suspiciously empty through the whole venture, though I know she picked berries...
Claire and one of her best school friends, Madelyn.
Cheering for Daddy at one of his softball games.
Look at Harper's little face peeking up over the movie setup!
We went on a family walk at the Cooper Mountain nature park. We live in a beautiful place.
The girls enjoying the new hammock.