our family's journey in military ministry (current abode: Ft. Lewis-McChord, WA)

Saturday, April 28, 2012

A B&B Week

B&B is short for Bill & Barbara, which is my nickname for Glen's parents.  They flew in from NJ this past weekend and stayed with us for a week.  Had a wonderful visit together.  Glen was able to be there for all of the visit too, which was the first!  Here are capstones from the week:
Caleb gets to know Popie & Grandma
 Found Bumbo cheap on Craig's List, seems to fit...like a glove!

Park Day
 Beautiful tree.  Love yellow!
 A friendly game of golf perhaps?
Sweet, lovable Caleb
 Date night at D-Backs vs. Phillies game

Family Night, Western Style
We surprised B&B for their 40th wedding anniversary, Popie's B-day, and Mother's Day.  I (Shilo) used to go here as a little girl so it brought back fun memories.
 Petting Zoo (see baby goat on left, so cute)
 We had Bill arrested, aren't we mean?!
 Cutest cowboy!

A few more...
 Grandma & Anna
  Three generations
Popie & Grandma buy Anna a trike!

Friday, April 13, 2012

Oreo Surprise Recipe

This is a wonderful dessert that is easy and kids LOVE it too!
What you need:
1 Bag Oreos 
1/2 gallon Vanilla ice cream (I love Breyer's)
1 stick of butter (melted)
Caramel topping
Chocolate topping (Hershey's)

Recipe follows:
Smash up Oreos in gallon size freezer bag, leaving 1/8 out.  Mix with butter in medium-sized bowl, spread in 9x13 pan (to make crust).  Spread ice cream on top (leave out for awhile so soft to spread), pour caramel and chocolate on top (quantity of course to your liking), then sprinkle the 1/8 Oreos on top.  Chill overnight in freezer, but if can't wait, then at least a few hours.  Yummy!

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Family Photos

Glen and I are so thankful for Dina (photographer)!  She is my nephew's mother.  She took photos at our wedding and most all of our family photos.  Here are some of our favs from over Easter weekend.  Blessed.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Outdoor Fun

I am officially caught up, these were taken today!
 Micah's new scooter from Papa.  Who told him to pose like this?  What a ham.
 "I'm walkin' walkin' walkin'...rawhide!"

 "Brother, you crampin' my walk?"
Must you be so happy Caleb?  Thanks for bringing constant sunshine to our day!

Still trying to catch up!

Pics from early April:
 Caleb's new bumbo seat, got for cheap off Craig's List
 Micah receiving medal at last T-ball game.  Team surprised us w/ thoughtful gifts.
 Glen was a great & PATIENT coach
 Our big boy, we love him so much!
 "I have to kick THIS mom?"
 "Hello?  More candy please"
 Anyone notice my goofy brother in the background?
 See those gums?! :)
Sleeps like this every night, cracks us up

March-ing Ahead (to catch up!)

I've been super behind with updating our website, but what can I say-I've got 3 kids that buy for almost all my attention.  A busy and yet wonderful season!  Enjoy pics from March, if you still drop in to visit :).
 Dear friend, Crystal, & Caleb
 Ready for spring training game: D-Backs vs. Rockies!

 Crystal attempted a family shot, ain't it lovely?
Caleb oozes cuteness
 Anna holding an American & Race Car flag, trying to be like brother!
 Caleb & Dad
 Micah's rendition of "our family" during bathtime
 Bugs, your such a sweet girl!
 Attempting a sibling shot before church
Movie night, the kids love this