The Peppermint Place

Kaylin and I went to the Peppermint Place in Highland, Utah with my friend Lisa Bearnson. When Nichole and Nichelle were 12 years old, we took them there with the Young Women. I haven’t been back since until a couple of weeks ago. It has such cute candies and lots of seconds. I bought a […]

It’s for the Birds!

Bald Eagle in backyard One of my favorite things to do in the winter is to take pictures at The Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area. Every time I go it is totally different. You will never see the same thing twice as far as the type of birds and amount of birds. Sometimes you will […]

Gateway and More Hospital Visits

We have had a few set backs in Nichelle’s recovery efforts in relearning how to walk again. In December Nichelle was having physical therapy and passed out because of a lack of oxygen. Her oxygen saturation levels were at only 50, which is very low. This led to her having to change all of her […]

Kade’s Farewell

On January 10th, Kade Bearnson had his farewell. He is assigned to the Raleigh, North Carolina Mission. He is to enter the mission home on the 20th of January. Lisa planned an amazing open house so family and friends could visit with the family to give them their missionary advice. I love to plan parties […]

Persimmons Pudding, a family recipe!

A persimmons is an edible fruit of a number of species of trees of the genus Diospyros in the ebony wood family. The word Diospyros means “the fruit of the gods,” in ancient Greek. The word persimmons comes from the Algonqulan language meaning “dry fruit.” Persimmons are usually light yellow-orange to dark red-orange in color […]

The President!

Aren’t children delightful? Recently, I had an experience that made me laugh. I was in a situation where a four year old made all of us laugh. Someone in the room saw a face that she recognized walking down the hall. She shouted out, “Hello, President!” The little girl blurted out, “That is not the […]